The show started in New York with Broadway actors. It then moved to Hollywood where Hollywood actors headed the cast.

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Originally billed as "Playhouse of the Stars" this long running anthology series was originally presented live from New York City. Irene Dunne was briefly the hostess in 1952, and the show frequently used Broadway performers in classic stories.

Stars: James Mason, Irene Dunne, Walter Coy
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Cast

Series cast summary:
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 Bill Adams / ... 10 episodes, 1953-1957
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 Arthur Collins / ... 7 episodes, 1953-1957
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 Alexandra Wrenn / ... 6 episodes, 1952-1956
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 Barney Maddock / ... 6 episodes, 1953-1957
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 Claire / ... 6 episodes, 1953-1957
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 Miss Ames / ... 6 episodes, 1952-1957
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 Dr. Lancaster / ... 5 episodes, 1954-1957
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 Benny Grew / ... 5 episodes, 1952-1956
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 Geoffrey Davis / ... 5 episodes, 1955-1957
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 Conductor / ... 5 episodes, 1952-1957
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 Alison Stevens / ... 5 episodes, 1953-1957
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 Bob Hutchison / ... 5 episodes, 1953-1956
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 Ann Clark / ... 5 episodes, 1955-1957
Lawrence Dobkin ...
 Inspector Briand / ... 5 episodes, 1954-1956
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 Mousie Todd / ... 5 episodes, 1952-1955
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 Bartender / ... 5 episodes, 1952-1954
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 Carol Farley / ... 5 episodes, 1954-1957
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 Christabel / ... 5 episodes, 1954-1955
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The show started in New York with Broadway actors. It then moved to Hollywood where Hollywood actors headed the cast.

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2 October 1952 (USA)  »

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All-Star Theatre  »

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(195 episodes)

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(Western Electric Recording)

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(1954-1956)|

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1.33 : 1
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Represented the first production of Columbia Pictures' new Screen Gems subsidiary. The movie studio's willingness to enter into TV production flew in the face of prevailing industry attitudes. See more »

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Referenced in Alfred Hitchcock Presents: A Look Back (2005) See more »

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