Rheingold Theatre (1953–1957)
"Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Presents" (original title)

TV Series  |   |  Drama
8.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.4/10 from 37 users  
Reviews: 2 user

Fairbanks narrated, produced and frequently starred in this well-made anthology series which presented everything from drama to mystery to farce. Filmed in England, usually with lesser known actors.

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 277 titles
created 31 Mar 2012
 
a list of 524 titles
created 29 Mar 2013
 
a list of 3752 titles
created 02 Oct 2013
 
a list of 122 titles
created 13 Jan 2014
 
a list of 58 titles
created 03 Jul 2014
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Rheingold Theatre (1953–1957)

Rheingold Theatre (1953–1957) on IMDb 8.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Rheingold Theatre.

User Polls

Episodes

Seasons


Years



5   4   3   2   1  
1957   1956   1955   1954   1953  
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Adventure | Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The true story of the British explorer Robert Falcon Scott and his ill-fated expedition to try to be the first man to discover the South Pole - only to find that the murderously cold ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Frend
Stars: John Mills, Derek Bond, Diana Churchill
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A man falls in love with a beautiful young woman and begins to suspect that he may have also loved her in a previous life.

Director: Terence Young
Stars: Eric Portman, Edana Romney, Barbara Mullen
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

War hero turned villain George Martin escapes from prison, but he is handcuffed to a naive young crook Willie Stannard. After using a clever plan to obtain railway tickets, and with the ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred Roome
Stars: Jack Warner, Jane Hylton, David Tomlinson
Kaleidoscope (TV Series 1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Fortnightly magazine programme.

Stars: MacDonald Hobley, Ronnie Waldman, Leslie Welch
The Triangle (1953)
Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Compilation of three "Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. Presents" episodes: "A Lodging for the Night", "Priceless Pocket", and "American Duel".

Directors: Leslie Arliss, Lance Comfort, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Felix Aylmer, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Muriel George
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Compilation of three episodes of "Douglas Fairbanks Jr. Presents" television series: "Lowland Fling," "The Guilty Person," and "Destination Milan."

Directors: Leslie Arliss, John Gilling, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Lorraine Clewes, Yusef Crandall, Cyril Cusack
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Lance Comfort
Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Greta Gynt, Paul Carpenter
Police Dog (1955)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

When his colleague is killed during a chase in Kentish Town, London bobby Frank volunteers to become a dog-handler. Rex, his new companion, starts to take over his home life more than ... See full summary »

Director: Derek N. Twist
Stars: Joan Rice, Tim Turner, Sandra Dorne
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Directors: Raffaele Andreassi, Lance Comfort
Stars: Valentina Cortese, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Rossano Brazzi
Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Two strangers meet when they both miss their trains, and end up spending a penniless day and night together. An English version of 'It Happened One Night'.

Director: Terence Young
Stars: Nino Martini, Patricia Roc, Bonar Colleano
The Vise (1954–1961)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

This British production featured less known actors in filmed plays showing people caught in "the vise" of fate created by their own deeds.

Stars: Donald Gray, Colin Tapley, Ron Randell
That Lady (1955)
Adventure | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Ana, the Princess of Eboli, wears a black patch over her right eye, where she was blinded as a youth when fighting a duel in defense of her king, the despotic Philip. Thereafter she and the... See full summary »

Director: Terence Young
Stars: Olivia de Havilland, Gilbert Roland, Paul Scofield
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Himself - Host / ... (156 episodes, 1953-1957)
Edit

Storyline

Fairbanks narrated, produced and frequently starred in this well-made anthology series which presented everything from drama to mystery to farce. Filmed in England, usually with lesser known actors.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

7 January 1953 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Rheingold Theatre  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(156 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

From January 1953 to October 1955, this program was broadcast on the National Broadcasting Company (NBC) on Wednesday evenings between 10:30 and 11:00 PM Eastern Time. See more »

Connections

Edited into Thought to Kill (1954) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Flight one zero one
24 January 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I remember watching this when I would have been around 11 or 12. And I still remember how creepy it was. Brilliantly done with just 2 actors, George Coulouris and Patrick Barr. Just in case it is still around somewhere, I won't give details of the plot, but the fact that I remember it so clearly after 50 years must say something! I'd love to get hold of it. I assume I must have also watched other episodes, but I can't remember them. Douglas Fairbanks Junior's team was also behind the film 'Chase a crooked shadow' which is another apparently forgotten gem. That was the first 'grown-up' film I was taken by my parents to see!


2 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
How can I watch this episode? tetard
VHS or DVD lepke522-1
Rheingold Theater with Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. gsantull
Had just borrowed it on 16mm, what is it worth? HorrorweenComposerTony
Buster Keaton is amazing Chrissie
Discuss Rheingold Theatre (1953) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page