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The United States Steel Hour 

Live drama series that was one of the best television shows ever shown. Over two hundred live plays, covering all aspects of society, were shown.
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Won 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 16 nominations. See more awards »
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 Charlie Webb / ... 10 episodes, 1953-1961
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 Anne Gaines / ... 9 episodes, 1954-1960
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 Arthur Bannister / ... 7 episodes, 1954-1963
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 Eva Dulaney / ... 7 episodes, 1954-1962
Joseph Sweeney ...
 Priest / ... 7 episodes, 1954-1961
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 Charlie Anders / ... 7 episodes, 1954-1960
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 Alec GRaham / ... 7 episodes, 1956-1963
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 Cissie Hampshire / ... 7 episodes, 1956-1963
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 Lucy Chalmers / ... 7 episodes, 1960-1962
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 Kathy / ... 6 episodes, 1958-1962
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 Enoch McCabe / ... 6 episodes, 1954-1962
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 Doc Randolph / ... 6 episodes, 1958-1962
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 Jeremy Penlove / ... 6 episodes, 1958-1961
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 Jim Walton / ... 6 episodes, 1959-1963
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 Felicia / ... 5 episodes, 1954-1961
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 D'Arnault-Olivier / ... 5 episodes, 1955-1958
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 Dorothy Hilton / ... 5 episodes, 1953-1961
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 Bartender / ... 5 episodes, 1954-1962
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 Allie Gulliver / ... 5 episodes, 1954-1962
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 Betty Coogan / ... 5 episodes, 1954-1961
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 Edith Sealey / ... 5 episodes, 1954-1959
Lori March ...
 Billy / ... 5 episodes, 1954-1958
Alexander Clark ...
 Bernard / ... 5 episodes, 1955-1960
Truman Smith ...
 Ed Ritchie / ... 5 episodes, 1956-1963
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 John West / ... 5 episodes, 1956-1962
John McGovern ...
 Henry Powers / ... 5 episodes, 1956-1961
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 Sister St. Anne / ... 5 episodes, 1958-1963
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 Edna Huntington / ... 5 episodes, 1960-1963
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 Lord Harton / ... 5 episodes, 1961-1963
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Live drama series that was one of the best television shows ever shown. Over two hundred live plays, covering all aspects of society, were shown.

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27 October 1953 (USA)  »

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The U.S. Steel Hour  »

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Referenced in The Mike Wallace Interview: Rod Serling (1959) See more »

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An inside the studio homerun
15 November 2002 | by See all my reviews

A fine live early TV version of Mark Harris' novel. Given the limitations of a television studio,and doing a show "live",this is a bona fide homerun! Newman is great as Henry "author" Wiggen's,star lefthanded pitcher for the NY Mammoths,who takes the teams dying 3rd string catcher under his wing. Newman does a great adlib at the programs opening when he tosses a scrap of paper towards a wastebasket and misses,saying: "Hell of a pitcher I am,I can't even hit the trash can!"

That scrap of paper is the ONLY miss in this fine dramatization of one of the great baseball novels ever written. Too bad nobody has ever filmed the other two novels in Harris' trilogy about Henry Wiggens!And Newman i


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