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

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In April 1952 and continuing until October 1955, the show was cut from an hour to 30-minutes and was broadcast on Friday nights between 9:00 and 9:30 PM Eastern Time. See more »

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