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  • HALLMARK HALL OF FAME: WINTERSET (TV): October 26, 1959

    One in this series of dramatic specials presented by Hallmark. In this adaptation of Maxwell Anderson's blank-verse play, a young man, Mio, seeks to avenge the death of his father who was framed and executed for a crime he didn't commit. Mio's search for t...

  • HALLMARK HALL OF FAME: BRIEF ENCOUNTER (TV): November 12, 1974

    One in this series of dramatic specials presented by Hallmark. Based on Noel Coward's 1936 play, "Still Life" (which was filmed by David Lean in 1945 as "Brief Encounter"), the bittersweet story concerns an adulterous love affair between two married strang...

  • HALLMARK HALL OF FAME: GIDEON (TV) : March 26, 1971

    One in this series of dramatic specials presented by Hallmark. This play by Paddy Chayefsky depicts the Old Testament story of Gideon. Although Gideon is considered to be the lowliest of his clan, God chooses him to lead the Israelites to victory in a batt...

  • HALLMARK HALL OF FAME: DIAL "M" FOR MURDER (TV): May 25, 1958

    One in this series of dramatic specials presented by Hallmark. Frederick Knott adapted his classic suspense play (which Alfred Hitchcock filmed in 1954) for television. Having married Margot for her money, Tony Wendice decides to do away with her when he d...

  • HALLMARK HALL OF FAME: EMILY, EMILY (TV): February 07, 1977

    One in this series of dramas presented by Hallmark. This drama focuses on the development of mentally-challenged Freddie Putnam and his young teacher, Emily, who challenges him to become more self-reliant. Freddie joins Joe Crane's Midstep program after Jo...

  • HALLMARK HALL OF FAME: FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE (TV): February 03, 1952

    One in this series of dramas presented by Hallmark. This presentation depicts the life and work of pioneering nurse Florence Nightingale. Born into privilege, Nightingale develops an early interest in nursing after witnessing the squalid conditions in hosp...

  • HALLMARK HALL OF FAME: LITTLE MOON OF ALBAN (TV): March 18, 1964

    One in this series of dramas presented by Hallmark. This drama takes place in Dublin during the Irish rebellion. A young girl named Brigid Mary Mangan joins a religious order after her father, brother, and fiance are killed in the conflict. She is assigned...

  • HALLMARK HALL OF FAME: CYRANO DE BERGERAC (TV): December 06, 1962

    One in this series of dramatic specials presented by Hallmark. This installment presents Edmond Rostand's popular drama about Cyrano de Bergerac, a seventeenth-century poet and cavalier with an unfortunately large nose. Cyrano, who is in love with Roxane, ...

  • HALLMARK HALL OF FAME: TAXI!!! (TV) : February 02, 1978

    One in this series of dramatic specials presented by Hallmark. This drama concerns a taxi ride that a worldly, middle-aged woman takes with a garrulous New York City taxi driver. Although the two live in different worlds, their conversation reveals the unh...

  • HALLMARK HALL OF FAME: GIDEON'S TRUMPET (TV) : April 30, 1980

    One in this series of dramatic specials presented by Hallmark. This docudrama is a fact-based portrayal of the landmark case of Clarence Earl Gideon, an obscure Florida inmate who challenged the American legal system after he was convicted without proper l...

  • HALLMARK HALL OF FAME: HARVEY (TV) : March 22, 1972

    One in this series of dramatic specials presented by Hallmark. In this television adaptation of Mary Chase's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, James Stewart reprises his 1950 film role as Elwood P. Dowd, a disarming gentleman who claims that his best friend is ...

  • HALLMARK HALL OF FAME: ERIC (TV) : November 10, 1975

    One in this series of dramas presented by Hallmark. This drama is based on the true story of Eric Swensen's courageous struggle to experience his life to the fullest after learning he has leukemia. Eric is an athletic teenager who shows no signs of ill hea...

  • HALLMARK HALL OF FAME: GRAHAM GREENE'S "THE TENTH MAN" (TV): December 04, 1988

    One in this series of dramas presented by Hallmark. Adapted from the novel "The Tenth Man" by Graham Greene, this drama, set in Nazi-occupied Paris in 1941, stars Anthony Hopkins as a wealthy lawyer, Jean Louis Chavel. As the drama begins, Nazi troops arbi...

  • HALLMARK HALL OF FAME: SKYLARK (TV): February 07, 1993

    One in this series of dramatic specials presented by Hallmark. In this sequel to the drama "Sarah, Plain and Tall," Jacob and Sarah Witting deal with a devastating drought which strikes Kansas. The production begins in 1912 as Sarah, Jacob, Caleb, and Ann...

  • HALLMARK HALL OF FAME: JOHN STEINBECK'S "THE WINTER OF OUR DISCONTENT" (TV) : December 06, 1983

    One in this series of dramas presented by Hallmark. This drama tells the story of New Englander Ethan Hawley, whose conscience is tested when he has the chance to regain the family business that his father lost in a bank foreclosure. The Hawleys live in Ne...

  • HALLMARK HALL OF FAME: THE ROOM UPSTAIRS (TV): January 31, 1987

    One in this series of dramatic specials presented by Hallmark. This movie, based on the novel by Norma Levinson, is about Leah Lazenby, a lonely woman in Boston who falls in love with a kind-hearted cellist. Leah runs a boarding house -- her deceased paren...

  • HALLMARK HALL OF FAME: THE BORROWERS (TV) : December 14, 1973

    One in this series of special presentations by Hallmark. This adaptation of Mary Norton's popular children's classic revolves around the lives of the Clocks, a family of miniature people who reside under the floorboards of a home owned by a dotty, bedridde...

  • HALLMARK HALL OF FAME: THE PIANO LESSON (TV): February 05, 1995

    One in this series of dramas presented by Hallmark. Adapted by playwright August Wilson from his 1990 Pulitzer Prize-winning Broadway play, "The Piano Lesson" is one in a series of plays exploring the black experience in America during different decades of...

  • HALLMARK HALL OF FAME: INHERIT THE WIND (TV): November 18, 1965

    One in this series of dramas presented by Hallmark. This adaptation of the courtroom drama by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee is based loosely on the famous Scopes trial of the 1920s. Bertram Cates, a schoolteacher in the small southern town of Hillsboro...

  • HALLMARK HALL OF FAME: THE HOLY TERROR (TV): April 07, 1965

    One in this series of dramas presented by Hallmark. This program explores the accomplishments of English nurse and hospital reformer Florence Nightingale. Nightingale, the daughter of wealthy parents, tells family friend Sidney Herbert that she wants to he...