Schlitz Playhouse

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Schlitz Playhouse of Stars is an anthology series that was telecast from 1951 until 1959 on CBS. Offering both comedies and drama, the series was sponsored by the Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company. The title was shortened to Schlitz Playhouse, beginning... read more

Schlitz Playhouse of Stars is an anthology series that was telecast from 1951 until 1959 on CBS. Offering both comedies and drama, the series was sponsored by the Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company. The title was shortened to Schlitz Playhouse, beginning with the fall 1957 season.

Original Release

10/05/1951 on CBS

Cast

# Title Air Date
1 A Thing to Fight For Friday, 26 September 1958
2 The Hasty Hanging Friday, 10 October 1958
3 The Trouble with Ruth Friday, 24 October 1958
4 False Impression Friday, 07 November 1958
5 Last Edition Friday, 21 November 1958
6 Third Son Friday, 05 December 1958
7 No Answer Friday, 19 December 1958
8 A Fistful of Love Friday, 02 January 1959
9 You Can't Win 'Em All Friday, 16 January 1959
10 And Practically Strangers Friday, 30 January 1959
11 The Man Who Had No Friends Friday, 13 February 1959
12 On the Brink Friday, 27 February 1959
13 Ivy League Friday, 13 March 1959
14 The Salted Mine Friday, 27 March 1959
15 The Rumor Friday, 05 June 1959
16 Hostage Friday, 19 June 1959
17 Cowboy Five Seven Friday, 17 July 1959
18 Ballad to Die For Friday, 31 July 1959
19 Death Trap Friday, 06 February 1959
21 Various Temptations Friday, 20 February 1959
23 Stand-In for Murder Friday, 06 March 1959
25 Frederick Friday, 20 March 1959
27 The Dreamer Friday, 03 April 1959
28 This Will Do Nicely Friday, 17 April 1959
29 The Case of the Two Sisters Friday, 01 May 1959
30 Boy on a Fence Friday, 15 May 1959
31 Mirror, Mirror Friday, 29 May 1959
33 The Miss and the Missiles Friday, 12 June 1959
36 A Ballad to Die By Friday, 31 July 1959
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Directors

Roy Kellino, John Brahm, Justus Addiss, Robert Florey, Don Weis, Ted Post, Paul Henreid, Bill Karn, Christian Nyby, James Neilson, Jules Bricken, Arnold Laven, Phil Brown, Harold D. Schuster, David Butler, William Self, James Sheldon, George Archainbaud, Anthony Jowitt, William H. Brown Jr., Herbert Kline, Arthur Pierson, Herschel Daugherty, Frank Telford, Gerald Mayer, William A. Seiter, Charles Bennett, Lewis Milestone, Arthur Hiller, Robert Stevenson, Edward Mann, Reginald Le Borg, Edmond O'Brien, Ray Milland, Sheldon Leonard, Richard Haydn, Earl Bellamy, Hollingsworth Morse, Alvin Ganzer, Lewis R. Foster, Edward Mann, Joseph Sciretta, Russell Stoneham, Sobey Martin, Harry Horner, Bernard Girard, Allen H. Miner, Jack Gage, Don McDougall, Lew Landers, Robert Boyle, Ted Tetzlaff, Paul Helmick, William F. Claxton, Anton Leader, Mark Stevens, Harry Keller, Rod Amateau, Peter Tewksbury, Richard Irving, Frederick Stephani, Leslie H. Martinson, Robert M. Leeds, Don Medford, Jules Munshin, Leigh Jason, Robert Aldrich, James Stewart, Delbert Mann, William Asher, Richard Whorf, Jacques Tourneur, Sidney Lanfield, James Sheldon, Charles Bennett, George T. Clemens

Writers

DeWitt Bodeen, Philip MacDonald, Sidney Biddell, George Bruce, Douglas Morrow, Don Martin, N.B. Stone Jr., Frank Burt, William Bruckner, Edna Anhalt, Muriel Roy Bolton, Frank O'Rourke, Luther Davis, William Fay, Steve Fisher, Oscar Millard, Martin Berkeley, Jameson Brewer, David P. Harmon, Tom Seller, Robert J. Shaw, Robert Leslie Bellem, Thomas Phipps, John Dunkel, A.M. Seaholm, L.J. Beeston, Christianna Alexander, Walter C. Brown, Mona Kent, Thomas Walsh, Irving Gaynor Neiman, Joel Murcott, Montgomery Pittman, Nelson Gidding, Adrian Spies, John McGreevey, Donald S. Sanford, Frank Gruber, Jack London, Norman Reilly Raine, Lawrence L. Goldman, Les Savage Jr., Lowell Barrington, John T. Kelley, Paul Monash, Jack Bennett, Jacland Marmur, Murray Leinster, Charles Marquis Warren, William Fay, László Görög, W. Somerset Maugham, Charles Larson, Richard Berg, John Kneubuhl, Leonard Freeman, Gene L. Coon, Fenton Earnshaw, Louis L'Amour, Aben Kandel, Thomas Thompson, Herbert Moulton, Arthur Sheekman, Harriet Frank Jr., Laurence Heath, Jerome Ross, Oliver Crawford, Dwight Taylor, Gene Levitt, Jack Roberts, Kathleen Hite, Lawrence B. Marcus, Therese Lewis, William Tunberg, Dean Riesner, Al C. Ward, Eric Scott, Herbert Kline, Norman Katkov, Richard English, Louis Paul, Gabrielle Upton, Mac Shoub, Thomas Nord Riley, Gail Ingram, Allan Vaughan Elston, S.N. Savage, Stuart Cloete, Willard H. Temple, Albert Richard Wetje, James Hensel, Charles W. Chesnutt, Marjorie Carleton, Eddy Orcutt, William Brandon, Barry Perowne, Wythe Williams, Benjamin Siegel, Richard Thornton, Andrew Kevin, Richard Stern, Allan V. Elston, Harry Klingsberg, Gordon McDonell, Herbert Depew, Gordon Gaskill, Colin S. Darroch, Charles E. van Loan, Tom Millstead, George Carousso, Charles Anghoff, Andrew Greer, William Chamberlain, Sam Thomas, Emmett Murphy, Josephine Conway, Frank R. Stockton, Dorothy Cummins, Lois Landauer, Phillis Tyler, Josephine Kelley, F.L. Scott, J.L. Bouma, John Q. Copeland, Robert Dexter Neff, Phil Cole, Wayne D. Overholser, James Norman, Arthur L. Most, Jerome Barry, Ward H. Tanzer, Ralph Delahye Paine, Anna Fuller, Percival Wilde, James Atlee Phillips, Thomas Flanagan, John Falcon, Jean Graham, Alphonse Daudet, Tee Stillah, A. Nisseman, J.S. Burrell, Leonard T. Holton, Paul Ludwig, John Duffield, Arthur Stringer, White Gibson, Cathrin Norgaard, Jorgen Falk Ronne, Miles Barnes Jr., Philip Ketchum, Morgan Lewis, Robert Lowry, Richard Pedicini, A.A. Milne, Joseph Hergesheimer, Kenneth Kay, Judson Philips, Robert Zacks, Sholom Asch, William Manners, Thomas Raddall, Kenyon Nicholson, Ambrose Flack, Elaine Carrington, James Ronald, Nelson Algren, Therese Vernon, Bud Hutton, Val Lindberg, L.C. Stoumen, Aladar Laszlo, Edward Sherman, Theodore Sturgeon, James Yaffe, James Barnett, Kenneth Perkins, Jack Guss, Adrian Gendot, William N. Robson, Gloria Elmore, Les Crutchfield, Vincent McConnor, William J. Locke, George Fass, Gertrude Fass, Veronica Parker Johns, Ben Canfield, Harry T. Madden, George Sumner Albee, Mildred Cram, Matt Taylor, Richard Paul Stenger, Winifred Wolfe, Margaret Cousins, Robert Howard Lindsay, Hal G. Evarts, Arthur Julian, Robert Riley Crutcher, William Kendall Clarke, Irving H. Cooper, Halsey Melone, Fred Shevin, Ralph Rose Jr., Bob Mitchell, John Hawkins, Ward Hawkins, Hector Chevigny, Otis Carney, Norman Jacob, John D. MacDonald, Oscar Saul, Herman Melville, Arthur Schnitzler, Jerome Weidman, Robert Eggenweiler, Stanley Ellin, James Fritzell, Robert Presnell Jr., Leon Gordon, Curtis Kenyon, Harry W. Junkin, Francis Swann, Sam Locke, Octavus Roy Cohen, Harold Shumate, Sig Herzig, Arnold Schulman, Joseph Conrad, Jean Giraudoux, Don Mankiewicz, Bernard C. Schoenfeld, Richard De Roy, Selma Lagerlöf, Ellis St. Joseph, Richard Wormser, Borden Chase, Jerry McGill, Allen H. Miner, Charles Beaumont, Dwight Cummins, Adela Rogers St. Johns, Gina Kaus, Robert C. Dennis, Zoe Akins, Allen Rivkin, Howard J. Green, Arthur Conan Doyle, Don Ettlinger, Ed Adamson, Leonard Praskins, Carey Wilber, Zachary Gold, Dale Eunson, Katherine Albert, Anton Chekhov, Henry Slesar, Beirne Lay Jr., Richard Connell, Herman C. McNeile, Arnold Belgard, John Tucker Battle, Alec Coppel, Betty Ulius, Fred Eggers, Arthur A. Ross, Milton S. Gelman, Hagar Wilde, Halsted Welles, Maurice Zimm, John Vlahos, Jean Holloway, Flannery O'Connor, Zane Grey, Kenneth Grahame, James Ramsey Ullman, Roy Chanslor, Margery Sharp, Frederic Dannay, Manfred Lee, David Boehm, Vern J. Sneider, Cornell Woolrich, Ernest Haycox, Barney Slater, Frank La Tourette, James E. Moser, Mark Hellinger, Everett Greenbaum, Lewis R. Foster, Paul Helmick, Clarke Reynolds, Elmore Leonard, Sydney Box, William Dozier, Everett Freeman, Richard Collins, Larry Williams, Charles Smith, Joan Harrison, Jack Bennett, Ernest Hemingway, Oscar Brodney, Frank Butler, Sinclair Lewis, Tony Barrett, Ben Hecht, Frederick Brady, John Phillips, Raymond Chandler, John Patrick, Wallace Bosco, Noël Coward, Robert Anderson, Charles Bennett, Charles Robinson, Wallace Smith, Richard Carlson, Denis Green, Nunnally Johnson, Liam O'Brien, Stephen Crane, Charles Robinson, Robert Anderson, Andrew Solt, Charles Bennett, Albert Hirsch, Robert D. Neff, Arnold Byron, Hugh Fosburgh, Clock Dailey, Wyatt Blassingame, Michael Shaara, Arthur Gordon, Murray Bennett, Charles Caldwell Dobie, Van Cort, Nelia Gardner White, Norman Matson, Edward Sherman, Denis Green, William Forrest, Ernest Dudley, William Sansom, Helen Cooper, A.P. Willson, Richard Le Gallienne, Arthur Pritchard, Victor Ullman, Stewart Toland, Faith Compton Mackenzie, Lynn Sherman, Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr, Berkeley Matthew, Harriet Washburn, Rose Terry Cooke, Peter Gurney, Walter McQuade, Harry Middleton, Robert Bristow

Cast

Producers

Editors

Joseph Gluck, Danny B. Landres, John Hall, George Amy, Richard Belding, Edward Haire, Robert B. Warwick Jr., Michael R. McAdam, Alberto Valenzuela, Stanford Tischler, Fred W. Berger, Daniel A. Nathan, W. Donn Hayes, Richard G. Wray, Ray Snyder, Stanley Rabjohn, Bill Mosher, John Yates, Milton Mann, Pat Goldin, John Halloran, John Agar, Lynn Harrison, Edward W. Williams, Aaron Nibley, Edward Mann, Gene Palmer, Charles L. Kimball, Douglas Stewart, Milton Shifman, Suzanne Cabon, Marston Fay, Lee Huntington, George Marsh, John B. Moss, Carmen de Ossa

1959 Emmy Best Editing of a Film for Television Nominated
1958 Emmy Best Teleplay Writing - Half Hour or Less Won
1958 Emmy Best Editing of a Film for Television Nominated
1956 Emmy Best Art Direction - Film Series Nominated
1955 Emmy Best Direction of Photography Nominated
1955 Emmy Best Television Film Editing Nominated
1955 Emmy Best Art Direction of a Filmed Show Nominated
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