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 Ed (4 episodes, 1949-1950)
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 Wife (3 episodes, 1948-1950)
John Conte ...
 Hugh (3 episodes, 1949)
Vicki Cummings ...
 Mrs. Johnson (3 episodes, 1949)
John McQuade ...
 Eddie (2 episodes, 1948-1950)
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 Joe Golden (2 episodes, 1948-1950)
(2 episodes, 1948-1949)
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 Tommy Malone (2 episodes, 1948-1949)
(2 episodes, 1948-1949)
(2 episodes, 1948-1949)
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 The Killer (2 episodes, 1948-1949)
(2 episodes, 1948-1949)
(2 episodes, 1948-1949)
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 Otto (2 episodes, 1948-1949)
Frank Tweddell ...
 Steve (2 episodes, 1948-1949)
Vinton Hayworth
(2 episodes, 1948)
Dora Clement ...
 Mother (2 episodes, 1949-1950)
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 Lawyer (2 episodes, 1949-1950)
(2 episodes, 1949-1950)
(2 episodes, 1949-1950)
(2 episodes, 1949-1950)
(2 episodes, 1949)
Valerie Cossart
(2 episodes, 1949)
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 Wife (2 episodes, 1949)
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 Doctor Steven Johnson (2 episodes, 1949)
(2 episodes, 1949)
Ann Thomas ...
 Sally (2 episodes, 1949)
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 Johnny (2 episodes, 1949)
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 Carson (2 episodes, 1950)
(2 episodes, 1950)
Canada Lee ...
 Police Officer (2 episodes, 1950)
Daniel Reed ...
 Charley (2 episodes, 1950)
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This was an anthology series which aired live. It often featured adaptations of one-act stage plays.

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27 September 1948 (USA)  »

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Chevrolet Television Theatre  »

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Most episodes of this series are presumed lost. Five episodes from 1949 are stored at the Library of Congress. Five 1948 episodes under the title "Chevrolet on Broadway" are also held by the archive. See more »

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