Dr. Bill Cortner is a successful scientist, and has a beautiful fiance named Jan Compton. After a horrible car accident that decapitates Jan, Dr. Cortner rushes to his laboratory, where he revives the severed head and manages to keep it alive in a liquid-filled tray.
A woman enters a book store to find out she has travelled 25 years into the past. Four Star Playhouse was a repertoire theater, often with Charles Boyer, Ida Lupino, Joan Fontaine and David Niven as stars.
Gracie gets public spirited with an adventure with the society ladies of Beverly Hills.
Blanche Morton gets jealous when Harry hires a new secretary and Blanche thinks it’s a pretty young secretary that came to the house to interview George.
A desperate group are trapped on a remote island by a hurricane. On the island, a doctor works to make humans half-size. This, apparently, will reduce world hunger as smaller humans would presumably eat less. Unfortunately, his experiments have also created some giant, venomous shrews.
Beginning in the 1950s, American and Soviet scientists embarked on a perilous race to see who could build and detonate the world’s largest bomb. The results exceeded all expectations about how big a bomb could be built.
Jim Taggert, a ships engineered is rescued from a torpedoed tramp steamer by Joe Morgan, a gangster who was running away from trouble at home. Jim finds out Morgan is in league with the Nazis and he’s been selling them weapons.