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  • HALLMARK HALL OF FAME: WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE'S HAMLET (TV): November 17, 1970

    One in this series of dramas presented by Hallmark. Richard Chamberlain stars in this production of William Shakespeare's "Hamlet," this version of which is set in the early 1800s. The tragedy concerns Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, whose dead father appears t...

  • HALLMARK HALL OF FAME: APRIL MORNING (TV): April 24, 1988

    One in this series of dramas presented by Hallmark. This production presents the events of the Battle of Lexington on April 19, 1775, through the eyes of fifteen-year-old Adam Cooper. Adam, a thoughtful, sensitive youth, is at odds with his father, a princ...

  • HALLMARK HALL OF FAME: DECORATION DAY (TV): December 02, 1990

    One in this series of dramatic specials presented by Hallmark. Set in the rural South and based on a novella by John William Corrington, this drama concerns the grieving and reclusive widower Judge Albert Finch, who is forced out of his self-imposed retire...

  • HALLMARK HALL OF FAME: HOME FIRES BURNING (TV): January 29, 1989

    One in this series of dramatic specials presented by Hallmark. This drama concerns newspaper editor Jake Tibbetts, a feisty and stubborn Southern patriarch who attempts to reconcile with his loved ones during the final hours of World War II. Jake often att...

  • HALLMARK HALL OF FAME: TRUMAN AT POTSDAM (TV) : April 08, 1976

    One in this series of dramatic specials presented by Hallmark. This docudrama interprets the events of the Potsdam, Germany, summit of July 1945, attended by President Harry S Truman, British Prime Minister Winston S. Churchill, and Soviet leader Joseph St...

  • HALLMARK HALL OF FAME: LISA, BRIGHT AND DARK (TV) : November 28, 1973

    One in this series of dramas presented by Hallmark. In this drama, high school senior Lisa Schilling appears to have everything -- she is an "A" student, attractive, and comes from a well-to-do family; but Lisa's mood swings have gotten out of control, and...

  • HALLMARK HALL OF FAME: THE CRADLE SONG (TV): May 06, 1956

    One in this series of dramas presented by Hallmark. In this drama, broadcast live from New York, a baby girl is left anonymously at a convent of Dominican nuns. The sisters decide to raise the child in accordance with the mother's wishes, as expressed in a...

  • HOLIDAY AT POPS! (TV): December 21, 2001

    This televised concert special, filmed at Symphony Hall in Boston, features classic holiday songs as performed by the Boston Pops Orchestra, the Tanglewood Festival Chorus and other special guests. Hosts Mary Richardson and Joan Lunden introduce the show, ...

  • HALLMARK HALL OF FAME: THE LITTLE FOXES (TV): December 16, 1956

    One in this series of dramatic specials presented by Hallmark. This television adaptation of Lillian Hellman's play exposes the underlying greed and treachery of a Southern family's struggle for wealth and power at the expense of decency and their own happ...

  • HALLMARK HALL OF FAME: THE COURT-MARTIAL OF GEORGE ARMSTRONG CUSTER (TV): December 01, 1977

    One in this series of dramatic specials presented by Hallmark. In this speculative historical drama, George Armstrong Custer survives the massacre at the Little Big Horn and stands trial to determine whether he is guilty of defying orders and knowingly lea...

  • HALLMARK HALL OF FAME: ALL THE WAY HOME (TV) : December 01, 1971

    One in this series of dramatic specials presented by Hallmark. Based on James Agee's Pulitzer Prize-winning autobiographical novel, "A Death in the Family," Tad Mosel's 1960 Pulitzer Prize-winning play concerns Jay Follet, a man suffering through a mid-lif...

  • HALLMARK HALL OF FAME: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (TV): April 06, 1979

    One in this series of dramas presented by Hallmark. This production retells the classic fable of a beautiful young woman who learns to love a monstrous man-beast. Edward Beaumont takes a wrong turn in the forest and finds himself on the estate of the Beast...

  • HALLMARK HALL OF FAME: THE PRICE (TV) : February 03, 1971

    One in this series of dramatic specials presented by Hallmark. For this presentation, Arthur Miller adapted his 1968 Broadway play, which deals with his familiar themes of guilt and responsibility. Two estranged brothers -- Walter, a wealthy surgeon who ab...

  • HALLMARK HALL OF FAME: THE LARK (TV): January 10, 1957

    One in this series of dramas presented by Hallmark. In this drama about Joan of Arc, Joan is convinced that God has chosen her to save France and persuades the Dauphin to place her at the head of an army to march against Orleans. Following her victory and ...

  • HALLMARK HALL OF FAME: THE MAGNIFICENT YANKEE (TV): January 28, 1965

    One in this series of dramatic specials presented by Hallmark. Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne star in this historical drama about the life and career of Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes. Biographical details of Holmes's life covered in the drama ...

  • HALLMARK HALL OF FAME: THE DEVIL'S DISCIPLE (TV): November 20, 1955

    One in this series of dramas presented by Hallmark. In this program, George Bernard Shaw explores the unlikely acts of heroism that emerged during the American Revolution. Prodigal son Richard Dudgeon returns to Westerbridge, New Hampshire, in 1777 to hear...

  • HALLMARK HALL OF FAME: THE BIG BUILD-UP (TV): January 20, 1952

    One in this dramatic anthology series presented by Hallmark. In this production, Mark, a Hollywood press agent, is reunited with his wife Claire when his company decides to give her what they call the "big build-up" and make her a movie star. Though the co...

  • HALLMARK HALL OF FAME: THE LITTLEST ANGEL (TV) : December 06, 1969

    One in this series of dramas presented by Hallmark. This Christmas musical tells the tale of Michael, a shepherd boy who goes to heaven and must learn to adapt to his new home so that he can become an angel. Michael has trouble adjusting to heaven because ...

  • HALLMARK HALL OF FAME: THE OTHER WORLD OF WINSTON CHURCHILL (TV) : November 30, 1964

    One in this series of special presentations by Hallmark. This documentary focuses on an aspect of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill that is rarely highlighted: the statesman as painter. Actress Merle Oberon, painters Paul Maze, Lady Birley, and Fiel...

  • HALLMARK HALL OF FAME: ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT (TV): November 14, 1979

    Premiere of the CBS run of this series of dramatic specials presented by Hallmark. Part one of three of this adaptation of Erich Maria Remarque's classic novel about the ravages of World War I as seen from the viewpoint of Paul Baumer, a young German who j...