An Anthology of mini-features, new productions largely consisted of hasty retreads of successful Fox movies.
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Nominated for 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »
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 Himself - Host 4 episodes, 1955-1956
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 Dr, Merriam / ... 4 episodes, 1955-1957
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 Capt. Stanley / ... 4 episodes, 1955-1957
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 Clovis / ... 4 episodes, 1955-1957
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 Doberman / ... 4 episodes, 1956-1957
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 Governor / ... 3 episodes, 1956
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Richard Collier ...
Johnny Washbrook ...
 Danny Morgan / ... 3 episodes, 1955-1957
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 Lady Beatrice / ... 3 episodes, 1955-1956
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 Alderson / ... 3 episodes, 1955-1957
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 Governor's Wife / ... 3 episodes, 1956
Harry Carter ...
 Himself / ... 3 episodes, 1955-1956
Robert Griffin ...
 Bartender / ... 3 episodes, 1955-1957
Noel Drayton ...
 Alfred Bridges / ... 3 episodes, 1955-1956
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 Buzzy Loring / ... 3 episodes, 1955-1956
Katherine Warren ...
 Amelia Newcombe / ... 3 episodes, 1955-1956
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 Doris Walker / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1956
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 Cicero / ... 2 episodes, 1956
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 Dr. Benson / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1956
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 Harry / ... 2 episodes, 1956
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 Miss Prossy / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1957
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 Fred Gaily / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1956
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 Donald Martin / ... 2 episodes, 1955
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 Barney Fowler / ... 2 episodes, 1956-1957
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 Ephraim Strong / ... 2 episodes, 1956-1957
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 Callicott / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1956
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 Sgt. Pickens / ... 2 episodes, 1956-1957
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 Dan Chancellor / ... 2 episodes, 1956-1957
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 Boyle / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1957
Jim Hayward ...
 Charlie / ... 2 episodes, 1957
Barbara Woodell ...
 Mary Elgin / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1957
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 Mr. Macy / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1956
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 Dr. Pierce / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1957
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 First Brother / ... 2 episodes, 1956-1957
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 Doc MacGowen / ... 2 episodes, 1956-1957
Howard Wendell ...
 Hotel Manager / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1956
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 Jackson / ... 2 episodes, 1956-1957
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 Clark / ... 2 episodes, 1956-1957
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 Farley / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1956
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 Freddie Ames / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1957
Louis Towers ...
 Jackie / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1956
Joey Ray ...
 Tribune Reporter 2 episodes, 1955-1956
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 Draftsman #1 / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1956
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 John Apley / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1957
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 Ben Macready / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1957
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 Christina Bradley / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1957
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 Abigail Clay / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1957
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 Adam Clay / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1957
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 Bartlett / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1957
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 Marcia Bridges / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1956
Joy Lafleur ...
 Ethel / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1956
Gerald Oliver Smith ...
 Bates / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1956
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 Captain McCrea / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1956
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 Gil Carter / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1956
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 Captain Robert Wilton / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1956
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 Aikens / ... 2 episodes, 1956-1957
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 John Albertson / ... 2 episodes, 1956-1957
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 Prosecutor / ... 2 episodes, 1956-1957
Lisa Golm ...
 Tessie Vardosch / ... 2 episodes, 1956-1957
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 Al Neavins / ... 2 episodes, 1956-1957
Paul McGuire ...
 Dispatch Rider 2 episodes, 1956-1957
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 Ferguson / ... 2 episodes, 1956-1957
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 Charley / ... 2 episodes, 1956-1957
Jack Rice ...
 Mr. Robinson 2 episodes, 1956-1957
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 Angelo / ... 2 episodes, 1956-1957
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 Kate as a Girl / ... 2 episodes, 1956-1957
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 Herself / ... 2 episodes, 1956
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 Harold / ... 2 episodes, 1956
Todd Ferrell ...
 Mark King / ... 2 episodes, 1956
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 Joan Byrnes / ... 2 episodes, 1956
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 Maid / ... 2 episodes, 1956
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 Court Clerk / ... 2 episodes, 1956
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 Alan Byrnes / ... 2 episodes, 1956
Marilyn Saris ...
 Maria / ... 2 episodes, 1956
Irene Seidner ...
 Mrs. Schneider / ... 2 episodes, 1956
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 George Wixted / ... 2 episodes, 1957
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 Malatta / ... 2 episodes, 1957
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 Capt. Sam / ... 2 episodes, 1957
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 Poker Player / ... 2 episodes, 1957
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 Dewey Roberts / ... 2 episodes, 1957
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An Anthology of mini-features, new productions largely consisted of hasty retreads of successful Fox movies.

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5 October 1955 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hour of Stars  »

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Runtime:

(37 episodes)

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| (Westrex Recording System) (season 2)| (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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"Stranger in the Night" Episode
22 August 2005 | by See all my reviews

This made-for-TV episode on the "Fox Hour of Stars" (re-telecast August 2005) is a shot-for-shot, word-for-word retelling of the fox film classic, "The Ghost and Mrs. Muir."

In Gene Tierney's place as Mrs. Muir is Joan Fontaine, giving a heartfelt performance. As the ghost sea captain is Michael Wilding, "replacing" Rex Harrison. As Mrs. Muir's bogus suitor, Tom Conway is cast--in the same role previously played by his brother, George Sanders. (And I must say the resemblance between the two brothers is at times uncanny). Elsa Lancaster is the trusting maid.

This is an excellent hour-long adaptation, with strong production values and fine acting. In fact, it is remarkably successful, rivaling the high standards set by the film.

Interestingly, no mention is made in the credits of the source material, as though the intent is to evade acknowledging the original. Whatever the case, this episode is an outstanding adaptation of "The Ghost and Mrs. Muir."


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