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This was an anthology series that presented a different story and different set of characters on each episode. It ran from 1954 to 1958 and featured Casino Royale of James Bond fame that lead to a feature film of the same name.
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This was an anthology series that presented a different story and different set of characters on each episode. It ran from 1954 to 1958 and featured Casino Royale of James Bond fame that lead to a feature film of the same name.

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7 October 1954 (USA)  »

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This adaptation of the James Bond novel "Casino Royale" was a pilot for a James Bond TV series that never materialized. See more »

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Version of Sorry, Wrong Number (1958) See more »

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Classic example of live television
31 July 1999 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The director could not yell, "Cut!", so, when Peter Lorre's character dies, he lies there briefly. When he thinks the show is over, he gets up and walks off the set! He probably thought he was playing Rasputin. This is a prime example of the pitfalls of live television.


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