One Step Beyond: Brainwave (1959)

USA, 6 October
35mm film, black and white, 4:3
mono (Westrex Recording System), English
Series: One Step Beyond (1959-1961) – series 2, episode 3

An American science fiction television episode directed by John Newland.

Plot Summary

During World War II, a US navy ship is attacked in Japanese and Captain Fielding is critically injured. A crew member must use advice from a doctor on another ship via radio to save his life.


Directed by: John Newland
Joseph M. Schenck Enterprises
Created by: Merwin Gerard
Produced by: Collier Young
Associate Producer: Merwin Gerard
Written by: Charles Beaumont
Executive Writer: Larry Marcus
Director of Photography: Dale Deverman
Editor: Henry Berman
Music by: Harry Lubin
Recording Supervisor: Franklin Milton
Wardrobe: Leonard F. Mann
Art Directors: Phil Barber, George W. Davis

John Newland (host)
George Grizzard (Pharmacist's Mate Harris)
Tod Andrews (Lt Cmdr Stacey)
Whit Bissell (Capt Will Fielding)
Bob Osborne (Seaman Driscol)
Raymond Bailey (Capt Clyde Madison)
Harry Harvey Jr (radioman)
Bob Alabama Davis (Boats)