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Playwrights '56, a.k.a. The Playwright Hour, is a 60-minute live American dramatic anthology series produced by Fred Coe for Showtime Productions. Twenty episodes aired on the National Broadcasting Company from 1955 to 1956.

Playwrights '56, a.k.a. The Playwright Hour, is a 60-minute live American dramatic anthology series produced by Fred Coe for Showtime Productions. Twenty episodes aired on the National Broadcasting Company from 1955 to 1956.

Original Release

10/04/1955

Cast

Conrad Nagel Mr. President
Janice Rule Quentin
Kurt Kasznar Professor Gersohn
John Forsythe Joe Neville
Sylvia Sidney Sophie
Sada Thompson Nurse
Paul Douglas Gen. Marcus Scott
Karl Swenson Sy Crandell
Albert Dekker Maj. Tobey
Albert Dekker Mr. Anderson
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 The Answer Tuesday, 04 October 1955
2 The Battler Tuesday, 18 October 1955
3 The Heart's a Forgotten Hotel Tuesday, 25 October 1955
4 Snow Job Tuesday, 08 November 1955
5 Daisy, Daisy Tuesday, 22 November 1955
6 The Sound and the Fury Tuesday, 06 December 1955
7 The Waiting Place Tuesday, 20 December 1955
8 The Day the Trains Stopped Running Tuesday, 03 January 1956
9 Lost Tuesday, 17 January 1956
10 This Business of Murder Tuesday, 31 January 1956
11 Return to Cassino Tuesday, 14 February 1956
12 Flight Tuesday, 28 February 1956
13 Adam and Evening Tuesday, 13 March 1956
14 The Undiscovered Country Tuesday, 27 March 1956
15 You and Me and the Gatepost Tuesday, 10 April 1956
16 The Center of the Maze Tuesday, 24 April 1956
17 You Sometimes Get Rich Tuesday, 08 May 1956
18 Keyhole Tuesday, 22 May 1956
19 Nick and Letty Tuesday, 05 June 1956
20 Honor Tuesday, 19 June 1956

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