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  • PHILCO TELEVISION PLAYHOUSE: NOCTURNE (TV)

    (April 02, 1950)

    One in this series of dramas. Set in London in 1910, this drama depicts the Blanchard family: ailing "Pa" Blanchard, Jenny, a shopgirl, her sister Emma, housekeeper and nurse to Pa. Both Jenny and Emma are courted by and eventually engaged to their beau...

  • PHILCO TELEVISION PLAYHOUSE: THE RICH BOY (TV)

    (February 10, 1952)

    One in this series of live dramas. Based on a short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald, this program concerns a wealthy man, Anson Hunter, who loses his fiancee Paula as a result of his stubborn, selfish ways. He takes up with Dolly, but the romance ends when he...

  • PHILCO TELEVISION PLAYHOUSE: ERNIE BARGER IS FIFTY (TV)

    (August 09, 1953)

    One in this live dramatic anthology series. This drama examines several concurrent crises in the life of middle-aged Ernie Barger (Begley). Ernie, co-founder of the Barger-Abbot China Mfg. Co., tells his co-workers that his son Roy (Connell) is graduating ...

  • PHILCO TELEVISION PLAYHOUSE: THE STRANGE CHRISTMAS DINNER (TV)

    (December 18, 1949)

    One in this live dramatic anthology series. Christmas is fast approaching in New York City, but Alfred Stubbs, the miserly old manager of the Wayfarer Inn, does his best to resist the holiday spirit. He constantly snaps at his employees, including the c...

  • PHILCO TELEVISION PLAYHOUSE: MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT (TV)

    (September 09, 1954)

    One in this live dramatic anthology series. In this drama, a twenty-two-year-old divorcee, Betty, and her fifty-year-old co-worker Jerry, a widower, fall in love. Betty is upset by a late-night phone call from her ex-husband, George, a barroom piano player...

  • PHILCO TELEVISION PLAYHOUSE: HOLIDAY SONG (TV)

    (September 20, 1953)

    One in this live dramatic anthology series. Cantor Boaz Sternberger is having a crisis of faith the day before he is to sing at Rosh Hashanah services. His niece Naomi enlists the help of Boaz's friend Zucker, who sends Boaz to see Rabbi Marcus in New York...

  • PHILCO TELEVISION PLAYHOUSE: ANGEL IN THE WINGS {FIRST HALF OF SHOW ONLY} (TV)

    (October 24, 1948)

    One in this live dramatic anthology series which "brings to your home the all-time hits of the American theater performed by the stars who made them famous." Host Bert Lytell introduces this satircial revue, which opened on Broadway in December 1947, as th...

  • PHILCO TELEVISION PLAYHOUSE: A SENSE OF JUSTICE (TV)

    (February 06, 1955)

    One in this live dramatic anthology series. In this drama, written by Gore Vidal, Peter Chase travels to the western town of Talisman to execute a personal duty on Dennis Leighton, a ruthless political boss who runs the town. Leighton has assumed control o...

  • PHILCO TELEVISION PLAYHOUSE: OTHELLO {SEGMENT} (TV)

    (September 06, 1953)

    One in this live dramatic anthology series. The narrator explains that the tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice, will unfold during the next two days on the Isle of Cyprus. The narrator introduces the following protagonists: the valiant general of the fl...

  • PHILCO TELEVISION PLAYHOUSE: 0 FOR 37 {ZERO FOR THIRTY-SEVEN} (TV)

    (September 27, 1953)

    One in this live dramatic anthology series. This drama, which ran just before the 1953 World Series, focuses on a baseball player who lets a slump jeopardize his home life. As the teleplay opens, Danny Keel and the Grays return to their hometown triumpha...

  • PHILCO TELEVISION PLAYHOUSE, THE: LET THEM BE SEA CAPTAINS (TV)

    (February 18, 1951)

    One in this live dramatic anthology series. This drama is about the life of Margaret Fuller, the 19th-century feminist journalist and critic. The program begins as the narrator explains about certain advances in women's liberation and the political tension...

  • PHILCO TELEVISION PLAYHOUSE: THE MAN WHO BOUGHT A TOWN (TV)

    (February 25, 1951)

    One in this series of live dramas. This play concerns one man's efforts to save a town that is threatened by the closing of the local factory. Shop owner Ed Mueller has lived happily in the small town of Farrellville for thirty years. His beloved, close...

  • GOODYEAR TELEVISION PLAYHOUSE: WISH ON THE MOON (TV)

    (March 29, 1953)

    One in this series of live dramas presented by Goodyear. This drama by Sumner Locke Elliott concerns two young women, Frances Barclay and Olivia Beech, who meet on a train on their way to New York where they hope to fulfill their dreams. The ambitious Fran...

  • GOODYEAR TELEVISION PLAYHOUSE: THE LAWN PARTY (TV)

    (May 23, 1954)

    One in this series of live programs presented by Goodyear. In this drama, a young housewife named India, who is obsessed with appearances, wants to throw an elaborate party for her daughter Beatrice. Her neighbor, Miss Mudd, whom India snobbishly deplores ...

  • PHILCO TELEVISION PLAYHOUSE (TV)

    (July 09, 1950)

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  • GOODYEAR TELEVISION PLAYHOUSE: MY LOST SAINTS (TV)

    (March 13, 1955)

    One in this series of live programs presented by Goodyear. In this drama, Katie, a live-in maid, is visited by her mother, who has recently lost her farm as the result of a lawsuit. Her mother plans to move in with her brother, Katie's uncle, but she reall...

  • PHILCO TELEVISION PLAYHOUSE: OTHELLO, PT. 1 {SIC?} (TV)

    (September 06, 1953)

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  • PHILCO TV PLAYHOUSE: AND CROWN THY GOOD (TV)

    (July 06, 1984)

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  • PHILCO TV PLAYHOUSE: PT 2 {ED BEGLEY}

    (March 09, 1953)

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  • AMERICA APPLAUDS: AN EVENING FOR RICHARD RODGERS (TV)

    (March 04, 1951)

    This star-studded special, set in a New York television studio, pays tribute to composer Richard Rodgers as he celebrates his silver anniversary in show business. Playwright Russel Crouse begins with a brief mention of the two lyricists with whom Rodgers h...