Repertory Theatre

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  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 1948
The Philco Television Playhouse is an American television anthology series that was broadcast live on NBC from 1948 to 1955. Produced by Fred Coe, the series was sponsored by Philco. It was one of the most respected dramatic shows of the Golden Age of... read more

The Philco Television Playhouse is an American television anthology series that was broadcast live on NBC from 1948 to 1955. Produced by Fred Coe, the series was sponsored by Philco. It was one of the most respected dramatic shows of the Golden Age of Television, winning a 1954 Peabody Award and receiving eight Emmy nominations between 1951 and 1956.

Original Release

10/03/1948 on NBC

US Release

10/03/1948

Cast

# Title Air Date
1 The Miss America Story Sunday, 04 September 1955
2 The Outsiders Sunday, 18 September 1955
3 A Man Is Ten Feet Tall Sunday, 02 October 1955
4 A Business Proposition Sunday, 23 October 1955
5 The Mechanical Heart Sunday, 06 November 1955
6 One Mummy Too Many Sunday, 20 November 1955
7 The Trees Sunday, 04 December 1955
8 Christmas 'til Closing Sunday, 18 December 1955
9 Rise Up and Walk Sunday, 01 January 1956
10 This Land Is Mine Sunday, 15 January 1956
11 The Starlet Sunday, 29 January 1956
12 Kyria Katina Sunday, 12 February 1956
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Directors

Delbert Mann, Fred Coe, Hal Tulchin, Gordon Duff, Vincent J. Donehue, Arthur Penn, Robert Mulligan, Jeffrey Hayden, Albert McCleery, Garry Simpson, Jack Smight, Paul Lammers, Herbert Hirschman, Victor McLeod, Ira Skutch, William Corrigan

Writers

David Shaw, Joseph Liss, William Kendall Clarke, Paddy Chayefsky, Sumner Locke Elliott, Robert Alan Aurthur, H.R. Hays, Thomas Phipps, Horton Foote, Samuel Carter, Hoffman R. Hayes, Samuel Taylor, David Swift, Stephen de Baun, William Shakespeare, Fred Coe, Lionel Shapiro, F.W. Durkee, Bernard Woolfe, Nelson Olmsted, N. Richard Nash, Henry James, Alexander Kirkland, J.P. Miller, J.M. Barrie, Walter Bernstein, John Vlahos, Max Wilk, Nelson Bond, Tad Mosel, Josephine Tey, Calder Willingham, Reginald Denham, Elmer Rice, Mann Rubin, Roger O. Hirson, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Jane Austen, Gore Vidal, Margaret Cousins, Harry Miles Muheim, Ira Avery, Norman Rosten, Sylvia Dee, Conrad Aiken, Philip Clark, Paul Peters, Vance Bourjaily, Howard Richardson, Greer Johnson, Abram S. Ginnes, Mildred Cram, Peggy Mann, Robert Sylvester, A.A. Milne, Mary Orr, William McCleery, Christopher LaFarge, Hoffman Hays, A.B. Shiffrin, George Baston, Brian Hooker, Frances Parkinson Keyes, Aurand Harris, Henry Fisk Carlton, William Berney, Gilda Varesi Archibald, Dorothea Donn-Byrne, Claiborne Foster, Edna L. Lee, Dorothy Whipple, Edwin Gilbert, Steve Hill, Herbert Dalmas, Gertrude Schweitzer, Gertrude Tonkonogy, Josephine Bentham, Marghanita Laski, Peggy Lamson, Scott Corbett, Lawrence Dugan, Virginia Dugan, Joan Crowley, George Giroux, Jean Crowley, Ngaio Marsh, Mary Jane Ward, Harry Nuheim, Sam Hall, George Papashvily, Charles Robbins, Thorne Lee, Paul Brickhill, Geoffrey Holiday Hall, David Swift, Dana Lyon, John Patrick, Raymond Chandler, Sam Taylor, Jeanne de Casalis, Emlyn Williams, Edwin J. Burke, George S. Kaufman, George Manker Watters, Norman Corwin, Jerome Ross, Arthur Hopkins, Budd Schulberg, Michael Fessier, F. Hugh Herbert, Sinclair Lewis, Sam Hall, J.B. Priestley, Richard Sanders, Walter Black, Jane Hinton, Edna Ferber, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Lloyd C. Douglas, William Makepeace Thackeray, Edmond Rostand, Honoré de Balzac, John Van Druten, Sidney Howard, R.C. Sherriff, Edward Percy, Charlotte Paul, Aben Kandel, William Mendrek, Frank Gabrielson, Jay Presson Allen, Paul Gallico, Alvin Sapinsley, Myles Connolly, Alexandre Dumas fils, Jerome Weidman, Daniel Fuchs, D.H. Lawrence, Edmund Morris, Harry W. Junkin, Bill S. Ballinger, Christopher Morley, Marion Hargrove, Edward Hope, A.J. Russell, Harlan Ware, Daphne Du Maurier, Maxwell Anderson, Charles Dickens, Marc Brandel, Ernest Kinoy, Eric Hatch, Eustace Cockrell, Frank Yerby, Ludwig Bemelmans, Joseph Cochran, Jean Kerr, Walter C. Hackett, Henry K. Moritz, P.G. Wodehouse, Booth Tarkington, Arthur Chesney Train, Margaret Kennedy, Louis Paul, Cleveland Amory, Patterson Greene, Irving Gaynor Neiman, Robert Shackleton

Cast

Producers

1956EmmyBest Original Teleplay Writing Nominated
1955EmmyBest Actress in a Single Performance Nominated
1955EmmyBest Dramatic Series Nominated
1955EmmyBest Written Dramatic Material Nominated
1951EmmyBest Dramatic Show Nominated
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