The Alcoa Hour

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  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 1955
The Alcoa Hour is an American anthology television series that was aired live on NBC from 1955 to 1957. The series was sponsored by Alcoa.

The Alcoa Hour is an American anthology television series that was aired live on NBC from 1955 to 1957. The series was sponsored by Alcoa.

Original Release

10/16/1955 on NBC

US Release

10/16/1955

Cast

Patrick O'Neal Jamie
Sal Mineo Tommy Angelo
Jessica Tandy Olivia Crummit
Shirley Standlee Debbie
Miko Oscard Peppino
Brenda Forbes Jenkins
Brenda Forbes Sophie Wackles
Johnny Desmond Fred
Peter Lazer Benjamin 'Benjie' Hauptmann
Polly Rowles Janet Archer
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Flight Into Danger Sunday, 16 September 1956
2 The Big Wave Sunday, 30 September 1956
3 Key Largo Sunday, 14 October 1956
4 Morning's at Seven Sunday, 04 November 1956
5 Merry Christmas, Mr. Baxter Sunday, 02 December 1956
6 Adventure in Diamonds Sunday, 09 December 1956
7 The Stingiest Man in Town Sunday, 23 December 1956
8 A Double Life Sunday, 06 January 1957
9 Ride the Wild Mare Sunday, 20 January 1957
10 No License to Kill Sunday, 03 February 1957
11 The Animal Kingdom Sunday, 17 February 1957
12 The Last Train to Pusan Sunday, 03 March 1957
13 The Original Miss Chase Sunday, 17 March 1957
14 The Big Build-Up Sunday, 31 March 1957
15 Nothing to Lose Sunday, 14 April 1957
16 Mechanical Manhunt Sunday, 28 April 1957
17 Protege Sunday, 19 May 1957
18 Mrs. Gilling and the Skyscraper Sunday, 09 June 1957
19 Awake with Fear Sunday, 23 June 1957
21 Hostages to Fortune Sunday, 07 July 1957
22 He's for Me Sunday, 21 July 1957
23 Weekend in Vermont Sunday, 04 August 1957
24 The Trouble with Women Sunday, 11 August 1957
25 The Littlest Little Leaguer Sunday, 25 August 1957
26 No License to Kill (II) Saturday, 01 September 1956
27 15 October 1864 Sunday, 15 September 1957
28 Night Sunday, 22 September 1957
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Directors

Sidney Lumet, Herbert Hirschman, Robert Mulligan, Norman Felton, Alex Segal, Paul Bogart, Martin Ritt, Daniel Petrie, Vincent J. Donehue, Paul Stanley

Writers

William McCleery, Charles Dickens, Alvin Boretz, Herman Raucher, John H. Secondari, David Davidson, Alvin Sapinsley, Roger O. Hirson, Ernest Kinoy, F. Hugh Herbert, Jerome Ross, Harold Swanton, Lorenzo Semple Jr., Malvin Wald, Robert Nathan, William Shakespeare, Garson Kanin, Philip Barry, David Karp, Ruth Gordon, Dale Wasserman, Sidney Carroll, Louis Pelletier, Paul Osborn, Gian Carlo Menotti, Blanche Hanalis, Robert Wallsten, Alfred D. Gato, S.I. Abelow, Adman David Levy, Hugh Kemp, David Driscoll, David E. Walker, Janice Torre, John Vlahos, Philip Barry Jr., Vern J. Sneider, Theodore Apstein, Jack Jacobs, Michael Dreyfuss, Pearl S. Buck, Jerome Coopersmith, Elihu Winer, Frederick Lonsdale, John Whedon, Arthur Hailey, Maxwell Anderson, Sumner Locke Elliott, Reginald Rose, Joseph Schull, Philo Higley, William E. Barrett, Maurice Valency, Jack Kelsey, Edward Streeter

Cast

Patrick O'Neal Jamie
Sal Mineo Tommy Angelo
Jessica Tandy Olivia Crummit
Shirley Standlee Debbie
Miko Oscard Peppino
Brenda Forbes Jenkins
Brenda Forbes Sophie Wackles
Johnny Desmond Fred
Peter Lazer Benjamin 'Benjie' Hauptmann
Polly Rowles Janet Archer
Polly Rowles Susan
Jimmy McPartland Jambo Reader
Gene Lyons Harry Banning
Maureen Cassidy Dorothy Grimes
Vivian Nathan Farmer Mother
Vivian Nathan Grace Beggs
Vivian Nathan Marretta Hauptmann
Robert Morse Jiya
Ward Costello Charlie
Ann Todd Jane Cornish

Producers

1958EmmyActress - Best Single Performance - Lead or Support Nominated
1957EmmyBest Single Performance by an Actor Nominated
1957EmmyBest Teleplay Writing - One Hour or More Nominated
1956EmmyBest Original Teleplay Writing Nominated
1956EmmyBest Producer - Live Series Nominated
1956EmmyBest Original Teleplay Writing Nominated
1956EmmyBest Producer - Live Series Nominated
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