Playwrights '56 (1955– )

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Live drama series that was one of the best TV shows ever shown. Over 200 live plays covering all aspects of society were shown.

Stars: Richard Kiley, Betsy Palmer, Jeff Donnell
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Series cast summary:
Gene Saks ...
 Doctor / ... (3 episodes, 1955-1956)
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 Maj. Tobey / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
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 Belle Thurmond / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
Russell Hicks ...
 Gen. Riller / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
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 Stobin / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
Meg Mundy ...
 Louise Lang / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
Frederick O'Neal ...
 Boots / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
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 Will Thompson (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
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 Abby / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
James Reese ...
 Adrian Terhune / ... (2 episodes, 1955)
Sidney Armus ...
 Mike / ... (2 episodes, 1956)
Allen Leaf ...
 Ben (2 episodes, 1956)
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 Mr. X / ... (2 episodes, 1956)
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 Mrs. Neville / ... (2 episodes, 1956)
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 Doc Phelps / ... (2 episodes, 1956)
Katherine Squire ...
 Minna / ... (2 episodes, 1956)
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4 October 1955 (USA)  »

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Pontiac Playwrights '56  »

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