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

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During the eighth season (September 1958 to June 1959), this show alternated with Lux Playhouse (1958) in the Friday 9:30 to 10:00 PM time slot. See more »

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