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

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 9 nominations. See more awards »
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 Himself - Host / ... (41 episodes, 1954-1958)
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 Herself - Hostess / ... (28 episodes, 1951-1952)
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Originally billed as Playhouse of the Stars this long running anthology series was originally presented live from New York. Irene Dunne was briefly the hostess in 1952 and the show frequently used Broadway performers in classic stories.

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Comedy | Drama

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5 October 1951 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Herald Playhouse  »

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1.33 : 1
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The show was initially live but starting in the summer of 1953, filmed episodes were broadcast infrequently. All of the broadcasts in the summer of 1954 were filmed and about half of the broadcasts in the 1954-1955 season were filmed. Staring in the fall of 1956, all of the shows were filmed. See more »

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Featured in Stardust: The Bette Davis Story (2006) See more »

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