Lux Video Theatre

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Lux Video Theatre is an American television anthology series that was produced from 1950 until 1957. The series presented both comedy and drama in original teleplays, as well as abridged adaptations of films and plays.

Lux Video Theatre is an American television anthology series that was produced from 1950 until 1957. The series presented both comedy and drama in original teleplays, as well as abridged adaptations of films and plays.

Original Release

10/02/1950 on CBS

US Release

10/02/1950

Cast

Ken Carpenter Self - Announcer
Jay Jackson Self - Announcer
Otto Kruger Self - Host
Gordon MacRae Self - Host
Ken Carpenter Self - Announcer-Host
James Mason Self - Host
Ken Carpenter Self - Host
William Hellinger Extra
Maureen O'Sullivan Intermission Guest
Ken Carpenter Announcer
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Mildred Pierce Thursday, 20 September 1956
2 Only Yesterday Thursday, 27 September 1956
3 Now, Voyager Thursday, 04 October 1956
4 The Guilty Thursday, 11 October 1956
5 Flamingo Road Thursday, 18 October 1956
6 Because of You Thursday, 25 October 1956
7 You Can't Escape Forever Thursday, 01 November 1956
8 Jezebel Thursday, 08 November 1956
9 The Glass Web Thursday, 15 November 1956
10 The Gay Sisters Thursday, 22 November 1956
11 Old Acquaintance Thursday, 29 November 1956
12 Christmas in Connecticut Thursday, 13 December 1956
13 Hollywood's Musical Holiday Revue Thursday, 20 December 1956
14 Michael and Mary Thursday, 27 December 1956
15 It Happened on Fifth Avenue Thursday, 03 January 1957
16 Just Across the Street Thursday, 10 January 1957
17 To Have and Have Not Thursday, 17 January 1957
18 Vice Squad Thursday, 24 January 1957
19 One Sunday Afternoon Thursday, 31 January 1957
20 The Undesirable Thursday, 07 February 1957
21 Dark Victory Thursday, 14 February 1957
22 One Way Street Thursday, 21 February 1957
23 Possessed Thursday, 28 February 1957
24 One Way Passage Thursday, 07 March 1957
25 Eileen Thursday, 14 March 1957
26 The Great Lie Thursday, 21 March 1957
27 The Black Angel Thursday, 28 March 1957
28 Adam Had Four Sons Thursday, 04 April 1957
29 The Taggart Light Thursday, 18 April 1957
30 The Man Who Played God Thursday, 25 April 1957
31 The Hard Way Thursday, 02 May 1957
32 Stand-In for Murder Thursday, 09 May 1957
33 Death Do Us Part Thursday, 16 May 1957
34 The Armed Venus Thursday, 23 May 1957
35 Paris Calling Thursday, 30 May 1957
36 Payment in Kind Thursday, 06 June 1957
37 Design for November Thursday, 13 June 1957
38 Edge of Doubt Thursday, 20 June 1957
39 The Latch Key Thursday, 27 June 1957
40 Who Is Picasso? Thursday, 04 July 1957
41 The Softest Music Thursday, 11 July 1957
42 Summer Return Thursday, 18 July 1957
43 High Tension Thursday, 25 July 1957
44 Dark Hammock Thursday, 01 August 1957
45 Barren Harvest Thursday, 08 August 1957
46 Judge Not Thursday, 15 August 1957
47 Diagnosis: Homicide Thursday, 22 August 1957
48 Old Witch, Old Witch Thursday, 05 September 1957
49 The Last Act Thursday, 12 September 1957
50 Diagnosis - Homicide Thursday, 22 August 1957
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Directors

Richard Goode, Fielder Cook, Buzz Kulik, Earl Eby, Norman Morgan, James P. Yarbrough, David Orrick McDearmon, Michael Dreyfuss, Fred Carney, Harold Loeb, Peter Godfrey, George Roy Hill, Richard Dunlap, Larry Goldwasser, Richard Dinkas, Howard Loeb, Cal Kuhl, Calvin Kuhl, Charles F. Haas, William Keighley

Writers

S.H. Barnett, Richard P. McDonagh, Anne Howard Bailey, Stanley H. Silverman, Rod Serling, John Whedon, Robert Cenadella, Mac Shoub, Harry W. Junkin, Ed James, Ben Simcoe, Charles Bennett, Elinor Lenz, Eric Hatch, Paul Franklin, Carey Wilber, Ellis Marcus, J.M. Barrie, Lenore J. Coffee, Harry Kronman, James Truex, Walter C. Brown, Lawrence DuPont, DeWitt Bodeen, James B. Allardice, Cornell Woolrich, Catherine Turney, Robert Thoeren, Irwin Blacker, Stephen Vincent Benét, Roy Chanslor, Joseph Cochran, Ranald MacDougall, Philip G. Epstein, William Faulkner, Mortimer Braus, Julius J. Epstein, Casey Robinson, Norman Krasna, Billy Wilder, Preston Sturges, Charles Brackett, Kay Linaker, Oscar Brodney, Ayn Rand, Philip Yordan, Al C. Ward, Michael Blankfort, Ketti Frings, John McGreevey, Henry Denker, Ladislas Fodor, Lawrence Kimble, Alma Reville, Laurence Heath, Bertram Millhauser, Fred Niblo Jr., Frank D. Gilroy, John Gay, S. Lee Pogostin, Viña Delmar, George Lowther, Bernard Drew, William Hurlbut, David Goodis, Herbert Abbott Spiro, Dwight V. Babcock, Geza Herczeg, Jean Holloway, James M. Cain, Daniel Fuchs, Lawrence G. Blochman, Reginald Denham, Jack Barden, Frederic Manley, Harry Brown, George Kelly, Ronald Elwy Mitchell, Will La Jolla, Andrew Solt, Percival Wilde, Emmett Murphy, Lois Landauer, Seymour Stern, Edward S. Fox, A.A. Milne, Carol Warner Gluck, William L. Stuart, Joel Malone, Bellamy Partridge, Bruno Fischer, Charles Bonner, C.C. Clements, John Robert Lloyd, Walter Prichard Eaton, Imelda Coleman, Melina Palmer, Kenneth S. Goodman, Albert Hirsch, Jacqueline James, Bruce Jewell, Leonard Wibberley, Patrick Kearney, Anthony Berkeley, Rita Weiman, Marghanita Laski, Roger Garis, Konrad Bercovici, Eve Greene, Jack Roche, Elihu Winer, Henry Martyn Blossom, Kalman Phillips, Merle Miller, Leslie Bush-Fekete, Turnley Walker, Eleanor Tarshis, Holworthy Hall, Robert F. Caroll, C.M. Nelson, Irwin Lewis, Lord Dunsany, Mary Orr, Turner Bullock, Joseph Liss, Joseph Shearing, William Kozlenko, Ruth Woodman, Max Brand, DeWitt Copp, Robert Esson, Vick Knight, Bill Coleman, Bertram Bloch, George Emerson Brewer Jr., Robert Zacks, F. Tennyson Jesse, Michele Cousin, Joan Alison, John D. Weaver, Jack Gordun, Winifred Wolfe, Richard Goode, Gordon McDonell, Mona Williams, Carroll Carroll, Hamilton Benz, James Ronald, Harry Miles Muheim, Ernst Lothar, Jack Leonard, Jack Wagner, Anthony Gilbert, Liam O'Brien, James F. Cooke, Stanley Paley, Sam Robins, Aileen Hamilton, Monte Collins, Robert Carson, Virginia Lee, Kathryn Keeley, Robert B. Skeley, Gerald Holland, Jack Campbell, Joseph Carroll, Jeff Brown, Elliott Street, David Hill, Joseph Hoffman, Michael Morris, James Gunn, Ronald Alexander, Margery Allingham, Larry Riley, Paul Slocumb, Frank Mitchell Dazey, Paul Morrison Barton, Jacques Théry, D.M. Marshman Jr., Martha Cheavens, Christopher Massie, Frederick Landis, Ruth Southard, Charlotte Hastings, Margaret Echard, Graeme Lorimer, Eileen Tighe, Augusta Tucker, Marie Belloc Lowndes, Dick Irving Hyland, James B. Fagan, Donald Henderson Clarke, Thyra Samter Winslow, T.A.W. Purefoy, Olive Higgins Prouty, Sally Wilder, Clements Ripley, Leslie T. White, Polan Banks, Jules Eckert Goodman, A.E. Coppard, William Arthur Breyfogle, Philip Cyrus Cunion, Patricia Joudry, Charles L. Emmons, Erik James Martin, Mildred Masterson McNeilly, Earl Booth, Jo Schillig, Robert Knipe, Adrian D. Knepper, Charles Devlin, Jay Dratler, Myles Connolly, Paul Osborn, Arthur Sheekman, Henry F. Greenberg, David Shaw, Clare Kummer, Lewis Meltzer, Hartzell Spence, Muriel Roy Bolton, Agatha Christie, Ben Ames Williams, Adele Comandini, Jerome Brondfield, John Steinbeck, Loring Mandel, Robert Hichens, Max Ehrlich, Stephen Longstreet, R.C. Sherriff, Oscar Saul, Erna Lazarus, Sally Benson, Roswell Rogers, Thornton Wilder, Samson Raphaelson, Robert E. Sherwood, Julien Josephson, Grant Garett, Heinz Herald, Thelma Robinson, Jerome Odlum, Lennox Robinson, Josephine Lawrence, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Joseph Hayes, Morrie Ryskind, Jessamyn West, MacKinlay Kantor, Peter Viertel, Cyril Hume, Fritz Rotter, Augustus Goetz, Ruth Goetz, Steve McNeil, Dennis J. Cooper, Abem Finkel, Halsted Welles, Edward Percy, George Beck, Betty Ulius, Isobel Lennart, Richard Flournoy, Arthur Richman, John Van Druten, Robert Louis Stevenson, Richard Connell, Wendell Mayes, Hugo Butler, Robert Wilder, Leslie Waller, Thomas Cullinan, John D. Hess, Silvia Richards, James Hagan, Hector Chevigny, William Kendall Clarke, Herbert Clyde Lewis, Francis Bethencourt, Jack Jacobs, Leo Lieberman, Don Tracy, Nelson Bond, Alvin M. Josephy, Joseph Ruscoll, Frederick Lewis Allen, Barney Slater, Herbert Fields, John Hersey, Edward Huebsch, Frank Fenton, Dorothy Davenport, Agnes Christine Johnston, Jules Furthman, Martin Berkeley, Frank Partos, Gladys Lehman, Sonya Levien, Leo Townsend, Vincent Lawrence, Stafford Dickens, N. Richard Nash, Sydney Boehm, Maude T. Howell, Leonard Praskins, Lionel Houser, Oliver Crawford, Arthur T. Horman, Hanns Kräly, Karl Tunberg, Karl Kamb, Louis Weitzenkorn, Martin Flavin, Katherine Albert, Leonard Lee, Elwood Ullman, Owen Davis, Florence Ryerson, Malvin Wald, Horace Jackson, Don Martin, William Sackheim, Seton I. Miller, Manya Starr, Harry Kurnitz, Benjamin Glazer, Ann Loring, Alan Campbell, Dale Eunson, Terence Rattigan, Jo Pagano, Leonard Spigelgass, Robert Riskin, Abby Mann, Hans Jacoby, Sumner Locke Elliott, John Taintor Foote, Don Mankiewicz, Charles R. Marion, Edwin Blum, László Vadnay, Anne Froelich, Norman Reilly Raine, George Bellak, Raphael Hayes, Cecil Maiden, Elizabeth Meehan, Arthur Wing Pinero, Daphne Du Maurier, Maxwell Anderson, Augustus Thomas, Howard Emmett Rogers, Robert Presnell Jr., George O'Neil, Frank Waldman, Lawrence Roman, Leonard Merrick, Ted Kneeland, Eleanor H. Porter, Louis Pelletier, Roald Dahl, Paul Vincent Carroll, George Moskov, Henry James, Bruce Manning, Frederick Stephani, Joseph Jackson, Frank Butler, Theodore Dreiser, Maurice Hill, Ernest Hemingway, Murray Burnett, Michael Dyne, Sidney Buchman, Michael Wilson, Clarke Reynolds, Meade Roberts, Everett Freeman, Robert Presnell Sr., Felix Jackson, Ronald Millar, Frank Ryan, Eugene O'Neill, Robert Blees, Howard Koch, Wilson Mizner, Robert Lord, Steve Fisher, Joan Harrison, Aubrey Wisberg, Roy Huggins, Rupert Hughes, William Perlberg, Reuben Bercovitch, Virginia Van Upp, Robert Middlemass, Robert Pirosh, Chester Erskine, Dennis O'Keefe, Andrew L. Stone, Leo McCarey, Norman Foster, John Huston, Delmer Daves, George Seaton, Andrew Duggan, Charles Bennett, Herman J. Mankiewicz, William Bowers, Ernest Lehman, Charles Kaufman, Roland Winters, Raymond Chandler

Cast

Ken Carpenter Self - Announcer
Jay Jackson Self - Announcer
Otto Kruger Self - Host
Gordon MacRae Self - Host
Ken Carpenter Self - Announcer-Host
James Mason Self - Host
Ken Carpenter Self - Host
William Hellinger Extra
Maureen O'Sullivan Intermission Guest
Ken Carpenter Announcer
Jay Jackson Self - Host
Roy Baime Extra
Horace Braham Narrator
Elizabeth Ross Sarah
Walter Teschan Extra
Helen Ludlam Extra
Margaret Lindsay Self - Intermission Guest
Helen Parrish Self - Intermission Guest
Maureen O'Sullivan Self - Intermission Guest
Fay Bainter Innkeeper's Wife

Producers

Stanley Quinn Executive Producer
Cal Kuhl Executive Producer
Earl Eby Executive Producer
Cal Kuhl Producer
Earl Eby Producer
Jack J. Gross Producer
Philip N. Krasne Producer
Stanley Quinn Producer
Marshall Grant Producer

Editors

Edward A. Biery, Chester W. Schaeffer

1956 Emmy Best Art Direction - Live Series Nominated
1956 Emmy Best Camerawork - Live Show Nominated
1955 Emmy Best Actor in a Single Performance Nominated
1955 Emmy Best Actress in a Single Performance Nominated
1955 Emmy Best Actress in a Single Performance Nominated
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