Actor's Studio (1948–1950)

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Produced by the ABC as its television network was just getting off the ground, this program was one of the first dramatic series television to attract top-name actors and actresses. ... See full summary »

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1950   1949   1948  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win. See more awards »
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Marc Connelly ...
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Produced by the ABC as its television network was just getting off the ground, this program was one of the first dramatic series television to attract top-name actors and actresses. Performing plays by such authors as Poe and Thurber, cast members included current well-known performers like Julie Harris and Cloris Leachman, as well as up-and-coming talents like Marlon Brando. The series was renamed "The Play's the Thing" midway through its final season. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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26 September 1948 (USA)  »

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Three plays performed in the first season were restaged in the second season. "The Thousand Dollar Bill" was originally presented on 10/17/1948 and again on 11/29/1949; "The Little Wife" originally presented on 1/16/1949 was again shown on 1/17/1950; and "Joe McSween's Atomic Machine" was presented on 3/6/1949 and 1/31/1950. See more »

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