With Avasta Productions (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)

60 min | Drama

7.4
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Hosted by famous dancer and actor Fred Astaire, this series presented a new drama with each week's episode. Unlike some of the earlier drama series, which tended either toward classics or ... See full summary »

Stars: Fred Astaire, Keir Dullea, Paul Comi, Joan Staley

Votes: 87

2. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: Flashing Spikes (1962)

53 min | Drama

6.9
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An old ballplayer, thrown out of baseball due to a bribery scandal, becomes friends with a young phenom. The younger player is at first tainted by his association with the oldtimer, but ... See full summary »

Director: John Ford | Stars: Fred Astaire, James Stewart, Jack Warden, Patrick Wayne

Votes: 69

3. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: A Place to Hide (1962)

Drama

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Director: Alan Crosland Jr. | Stars: Fred Astaire, Frank Ferguson, Joan Hackett, Paul Langton

4. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: All My Clients Are Innocent (1962)

30 min | Drama

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Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Fred Astaire, Mari Aldon, Lillian Bronson, Richard Davalos

5. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: Blow High, Blow Clear (1963)

60 min | Drama

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Director: John Brahm | Stars: Fred Astaire, Tommy Sands, Dan Duryea, John Anderson

6. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: Blues for a Hanging (1962)

60 min | Drama

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Director: Bernard Girard | Stars: Fred Astaire, Janis Paige, Robert H. Harris, Tyler MacDuff

7. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: Chain Reaction (1963)

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Fred Astaire, Bettye Ackerman, John Alvin, Ralph Bellamy

8. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: Cry Out in Silence (1962)

30 min | Drama

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Director: Ted Post | Stars: Fred Astaire, Philip Bourneuf, Celeste Holm, Dayton Lummis

9. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: Delbert, Texas (1961)

30 min | Drama

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Director: Peter Tewksbury | Stars: Brett King, Med Flory, Anita Gordon, Florence MacMichael

10. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: The Witch Next Door (1961)

30 min | Drama

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Stars: Fred Astaire, Susan Gordon, Tom Greenway, Warren J. Kemmerling

11. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: Five, Six, Pick Up Sticks (1963)

60 min | Drama

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Director: Robert Ellis Miller | Stars: Fred Astaire, Geraldine Brooks, Marian Collier, John Forsythe

12. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: George Gobel Presents (1963)

60 min | Drama

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Director: Coby Ruskin | Stars: Fred Astaire, Georgia Carr, George Gobel, Lindis Guiness

13. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: Guest in the House (1962)

60 min | Drama

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Director: Ted Post | Stars: Philip Abbott, Fred Astaire, Phyllis Avery, Lloyd Bochner

14. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: Hornblower (1963)

60 min | Drama

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Director: John Newland | Stars: Fred Astaire, David Buck, Terence Longdon, Nigel Green

15. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: Impact of an Execution (1963)

60 min | Drama

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A doctor tries to convince a mother to approve a life saving operation for her boy while his daughter's murderer is due to be executed. A judge tries to convince the doctor to petition the Governor to halt the execution.

Stars: Stanley Adams, Fred Astaire, Ralph Bellamy, Robert Colbert

16. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: It Takes a Thief (1962)

30 min | Drama

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Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Fred Astaire, Edward Andrews, Christopher Dark, Constance Ford

17. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: Jenny Ray (1963)

60 min | Drama

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Director: Herschel Daugherty | Stars: Fred Astaire, Stanley Adams, Olive Carey, Jim Davis

18. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: Lollipop Louie (1963)

60 min | Drama

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Director: Don Weis | Stars: Fred Astaire, Paul Comi, Kurt Kasznar, Ralph Manza

19. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: Million Dollar Hospital (1963)

60 min | Drama

6.2
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Stars: Fred Astaire, John Banner, Arthur Batanides, Ken Berry

Votes: 5

20. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: Family Outing (1961)

30 min | Drama

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Director: John Newland | Stars: Fred Astaire, Henry Brandt, Michael Burns, Norman Leavitt

21. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: Mr. Easy (1962)

60 min | Drama

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Fred Astaire plays a swamped investment broker who retires early, only to become involved to the point of overwork in another career as a cartoonist.

Director: John Newland | Stars: Fred Astaire, Joanna Barnes, Marjorie Bennett, Brian Eliot

22. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: Mr. Lucifer (1962)

60 min | Drama

8.5
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In the guise of Mr. Lucifer, a Madison Avenue executive, the devil summons all of his powers and know-how, including his attractive young assistant Hecate, to break the will and sinlessness... See full summary »

Director: Alan Crosland Jr. | Stars: Fred Astaire, Elizabeth Montgomery, Joyce Bulifant, George Petrie

Votes: 11

23. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: Of Struggle and Flight (1963)

60 min | Drama

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Director: Ted Post | Stars: Fred Astaire, Tod Andrews, Dabney Coleman, Jordan Grant

24. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: Of This Time, of This Place (1962)

60 min | Drama

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Director: Alan Crosland Jr. | Stars: Fred Astaire, Burt Brinckerhoff, Jamie Brothers, Paul Carr

25. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: Once a Bachelor (1962)

Drama

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Stars: Fred Astaire, Bill Bixby

26. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: Ordeal in Darkness (1962)

60 min | Drama

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Director: James Sheldon | Stars: Fred Astaire, Richard Conte, Keir Dullea, Dan Frazer

27. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: Pattern of Guilt (1962)

60 min | Drama

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Director: Bernard Girard | Stars: Fred Astaire, Ray Milland, Myron McCormick, Howard Caine

28. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: People Need People (1961)

60 min | Drama

6.2
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Director: Alex Segal | Stars: Fred Astaire, Lee Marvin, James Gregory, Arthur Kennedy

Votes: 6

29. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: Second Chance (1962)

60 min | Drama

7.5
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Professional bronco rider Hoby Dunlap was acquitted of treason during the Korean War, but his efforts to enter a rodeo contest are blocked by officials who fear audiences won't want a "... See full summary »

Director: Ted Post | Stars: Fred Astaire, Earl Holliman, Andrew Prine, Cliff Robertson

Votes: 6

30. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: Seven Against the Sea (1962)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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A US Navy sailor must deal with the hardships of World War II - his name is Quinton McHale.

Director: Bernard Girard | Stars: Fred Astaire, Ernest Borgnine, William Bramley, Ron Foster

Votes: 12

31. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: The Best Years (1963)

60 min | Drama

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Director: Alan Crosland Jr. | Stars: Fred Astaire, Paul Carr, Jason Evers, Alice Frost

32. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: The Boy Who Wasn't Wanted (1962)

60 min | Drama

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Director: James Sheldon | Stars: Fred Astaire, Dana Andrews, Marilyn Erskine, Thomas Browne Henry

33. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: The Breaking Point (1961)

30 min | Drama

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Director: Richard Carlson | Stars: Fred Astaire, Joseph Bernard, Brad Dexter, Brian Keith

34. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: The Broken Year (1963)

60 min | Drama

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Director: Jack Smight | Stars: Fred Astaire, Keir Dullea, Shirley Knight, Leif Erickson

35. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: The Contenders (1962)

Drama

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Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Fred Astaire, Edward Asner, Robert Christopher, David Frankham

36. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: The Dark Labyrinth (1963)

60 min | Drama

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Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Fred Astaire, Barbara Barrie, Salome Jens, Arthur Malet

37. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: The Doctor (1962)

30 min | Drama

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Director: James Sheldon | Stars: Fred Astaire, Don Keefer, Richard Kiley, Cloris Leachman

38. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: The End of a World (1961)

60 min | Drama

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Director: Bernard Girard | Stars: Fred Astaire, Ralph Clanton, Gary Clarke, Frank DeKova

39. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: The Fortress (1961)

60 min | Drama

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Lloyd Bridges stars as a US fighter pilot shot down during the Korean War who is tortured and imprisoned in solitary confinement. To resist his captors he uses his mind to design a house ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: Fred Astaire, Philip Ahn, Lloyd Bridges, Amy Fields

40. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: The Fugitive Eye (1961)

60 min | Drama

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Director: Herman Hoffman | Stars: Fred Astaire, Elizabeth Allen, Irvin Ashkenazy, Colin Campbell

41. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: The Glass Palace (1963)

60 min | Drama

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Director: Lawrence Dobkin | Stars: Fred Astaire, Joanna Barnes, Wallace Ford, Anne Francis

42. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: The Hands of Danofrio (1962)

60 min | Drama

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Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Fred Astaire, Beulah Bondi, Joseph Campanella, Janet Margolin

43. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: The Hat of Sergeant Martin (1963)

60 min | Drama

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Director: Earl Bellamy | Stars: Fred Astaire, Claude Akins, Roger Perry, Alex Cord

44. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: The Hour of the Bath (1962)

60 min | Drama

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Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Fred Astaire, Viraj Amonsin, Harold Fong, Robert Fuller

45. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: The Jail (1962)

60 min | Drama

7.4
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Director: Norman Lloyd | Stars: Fred Astaire, John Gavin, James Barton, Barry Morse

Votes: 8

46. One Step Beyond (1959–1961)
Episode: The Last Round (1961)

Approved | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

7.2
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A prizefighter who has fallen on very hard times is visited by the ghost of a fellow boxer, who reminds him of a terrifying old legend that may well come true.

Director: John Newland | Stars: Charles Bronson, Felix Deebank, Ronald Long, Wally Cassell

Votes: 68

47. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: The Long Walk Home (1962)

60 min | Drama

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Director: Bernard Girard | Stars: Fred Astaire, R.G. Armstrong, Paul Birch, Ben Bryant

48. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: The Man with the Shine on His Shoes (1962)

30 min | Drama

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Director: Alan Crosland Jr. | Stars: Fred Astaire, Crahan Denton, True Ellison, Bill Giorgio

49. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: The Masked Marine (1962)

60 min | Drama

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Director: James Sheldon | Stars: Fred Astaire, Harry Guardino, Chris Robinson, George Brenlin

50. Alcoa Premiere (1961–1963)
Episode: The Potentate (1962)

60 min | Drama

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"Disquieting is the word for Stefan Tamarov's first visit to New York City. As Minister of Economics and Foreign Trade for a Communist satellite country, Tamarov has no trouble with his ... See full summary »

Director: John Brahm | Stars: Fred Astaire, Theodore Bikel, Angela Clarke, Paul Genge


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