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The Star and the Story 

Each show features a different star or stars in this dramatic anthology produced by the successful team by Four Star Productions, there are many young actors and actresses that went onto bigger things.
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Originally billed as "Playhouse of the Stars" this long running anthology series was originally presented live from New York City. Irene Dunne was briefly the hostess in 1952, and the show frequently used Broadway performers in classic stories.

Stars: James Mason, Irene Dunne, Robert Paige
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Henry Fonda ...  Himself - Host 32 episodes, 1955-1956
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Each show features a different star or stars in this dramatic anthology produced by the successful team by Four Star Productions, there are many young actors and actresses that went onto bigger things.

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Drama

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

8 January 1955 (USA) See more »

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The Henry Fonda Show See more »

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Four Star Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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Star and the Story
1 December 2005 | by ejrjrSee all my reviews

IMDb has erroneously titled this drama anthology series. Four Star Productions produced and released this for non-network, first-run syndication as Star and the Story. In the northeast portion of the USA, Rheingold Beer sponsored broadcast of the episodes and hired Henry Fonda to present such plus appear in commercials for Rheingold beer. However, Mr. Fonda was not the presenter of the series nor the sole host as other film stars such as Peter Lorre hosted. The regional syndication prints with Mr. Fonda and the Rheingold commercials are very rare and reveal the reality of first-run television program syndication in the early days of non-network, independent station deals.


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