This live series featured adaptations of other works (novels, plays, et cetera) plus original works for the show. It was primarily dramas, but a few musicals also were presented. The show ... See full summary »

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Nominated for 6 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win. See more awards »
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Series cast summary:
Luis Van Rooten Luis Van Rooten ...  Bernstein / ... 5 episodes, 1955-1957
Loïs Bolton Loïs Bolton ...  Agnes / ... 4 episodes, 1956-1957
Robert Emhardt ...  Doc Jones / ... 4 episodes, 1956-1957
Robert Dryden Robert Dryden ...  Co-pilot / ... 4 episodes, 1956
Paul McGrath ...  Father / ... 3 episodes, 1955-1957
Robert Preston ...  Doug Hallock / ... 3 episodes, 1955-1957
Ed Begley ...  Michael Francis Dixon / ... 3 episodes, 1955-1956
Cathleen Nesbitt ...  Angelica / ... 3 episodes, 1955-1956
Patricia Barry ...  Grace Barre / ... 3 episodes, 1956-1957
Hume Cronyn ...  Ralph Grimes / ... 3 episodes, 1956-1957
Virginia Kaye Virginia Kaye ...  Dorothy Parsons / ... 3 episodes, 1956-1957
Henry Lascoe ...  Bridagiere / ... 3 episodes, 1956-1957
Vivian Nathan Vivian Nathan ...  Farmer Mother / ... 3 episodes, 1956-1957
Jason Robards ...  Bert Palmer / ... 3 episodes, 1956-1957
Evelyn Varden ...  Clara Carr / ... 3 episodes, 1956-1957
Milton Selzer ...  Fisherman Father / ... 3 episodes, 1956
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This live series featured adaptations of other works (novels, plays, et cetera) plus original works for the show. It was primarily dramas, but a few musicals also were presented. The show is considered one of the major drama series during The Golden Age of Television. Up through episode 1.8, the show alternated with "The Goodyear Theatre" and "The Philco Television Playhouse"; beginning with episode 1.9 to the end of the series in 1957, the show alternated with "The Goodyear Theatre". Written by Jack McKillop <jack-mckillop@worldnet.att.net>

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Laurence Harvey made his U.S. television debut in season one, episode two, "The Small Servant". See more »

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Followed by Alcoa Theatre (1957) See more »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 October 1955 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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1.33 : 1
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