The Dick Powell Theatre

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The Dick Powell Show is an American anthology series that ran on NBC from 1961 to 1963, primarily sponsored by the Reynolds Metals Company. It was hosted by longtime film star Dick Powell until his death from lung cancer on January 2, 1963, then by a... read more

The Dick Powell Show is an American anthology series that ran on NBC from 1961 to 1963, primarily sponsored by the Reynolds Metals Company. It was hosted by longtime film star Dick Powell until his death from lung cancer on January 2, 1963, then by a series of guest hosts until the series ended. The first of these hosts was Gregory Peck, who began the January 8 program with a tribute to Powell, recognizing him as "a great and good friend to our industry." Peck was followed by fellow actors such as Robert Mitchum, Frank Sinatra, Ronald Reagan, Glenn Ford, Charles Boyer, Jackie Cooper, Rock Hudson, Milton Berle, Jack Lemmon, Dean Martin, Robert Taylor, Steve McQueen, David Niven, Danny Thomas, Robert Wagner, and John Wayne.

Original Release

09/26/1961 on NBC

US Release

09/26/1961

Directors

Marc Daniels, David Friedkin, Don Medford, Buzz Kulik, Don Taylor, Ralph Nelson, Robert Ellis Miller, Bernard L. Kowalski, Sam Peckinpah, Walter Doniger, Harry Keller, Lewis Allen, William A. Graham, Robert Butler, Robert Gist, Thomas Carr, Blake Edwards, Samuel Fuller, Robert Florey, Elliot Silverstein, Hy Averback, Arthur Hiller, Paul Wendkos, Ray Milland, Joseph H. Lewis, Otto Lang, Jeffrey Hayden, Joseph Lejtes, Charles F. Haas, John Peyser, Otto Lang

Writers

Richard Alan Simmons, Christopher Knopf, Aaron Spelling, Robert O'Brien, Richard Carr, Ben Starr, Adrian Spies, Bruce Geller, Bob Barbash, Frank D. Gilroy, S. Lee Pogostin, Lester Pine, Albert Beich, Harry Mark Petrakis, Sam Peckinpah, William H. Wright, Elizabeth Wilson, Cecil Smith, Tony Barrett, Robert L. Jacks, William Froug, Steve Fisher, Collier Young, John Pickard, Walter Doniger, Blake Edwards, Charles Bennett, Harry Julian Fink, Ed Spiegel, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Jules Maitland, Morton S. Fine, C.S. Forester, Alfred Brenner, Borden Deal, Helen Nielsen, Vic Tams, Turnley Walker, Beatrice A. Dresher, Irving J. McCarthy, Frank Provo, Juarez Roberts, Max Ehrlich, Jo Napoleon, Berne Giler, Joseph Lejtes, Art Napoleon, Bill Manhoff, Allan Sloane, Tom Waldman, Allen H. Miner, James Poe, David Friedkin

Creators

Blake Edwards, C.S. Forester, Tom Waldman

Editors

Desmond Marquette, Arthur Hilton, Samuel E. Beetley, Richard V. Heermance, Sherman A. Rose, Lester Orlebeck, Chandler House, Thomas Neff, Sherman Todd, Lyle Boyer

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