An American anthology series, with a new Episode and different Actors each week. Hosted by Ronald Reagan the series was sponsored by General Electric's Department of Public Relations.
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Nominated for 11 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »
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An American anthology series, with a new Episode and different Actors each week. Hosted by Ronald Reagan the series was sponsored by General Electric's Department of Public Relations.

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1 February 1953 (USA)  »

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G.E. Theater  »

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(200 episodes)

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.33 : 1
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Referenced in The Jack Benny Program: Jack Is a Contestant (1955) See more »

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One of my favorite shows as a child
18 November 2004 | by (Metairie, La) – See all my reviews

I have many fond memories of watching G S Theater on Sunday nights as a child, such fine dramas. I particularly remember episodes about Caesar and Cleopatra and David and Goliath. Also a murder mystery called A Little White Lie.

What made the show more interesting was that my father worked at the Louisville, Kentucy General Electric plant.

Where IV dramas really so much better then. I think part of it is that things seen when a child just seem so much better to a child. Anyway I see very little of such quality on TV today, at least on a regular basis.

Why doesn't a cable channel run some of these fine drama series instead of all of the comedies and westerns.


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