Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)
"Schlitz Playhouse of Stars" (original title)

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Aspiring actress Louise Muban attends the prestigious Paris School of Drama during the day and works at a dreary factory assembling gas meters at night. She daydreams and "acts" her way ... See full summary »

Director: Robert B. Sinclair
Stars: Luise Rainer, Paulette Goddard, Alan Marshal
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