Live dramas that were broadcast every other week. The show had covered both light and serious drama and featured both well-known and not so well-known actors and actresses.
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 Donna / ... (2 episodes, 1957)
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Live dramas that were broadcast every other week. The show had covered both light and serious drama and featured both well-known and not so well-known actors and actresses. Written by J.E. McKillop <jack-mckillop@worldnet.att.co>

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This was a live hour-long dramatic anthology series that appeared every other week (alternating with Armstrong Circle Theatre (1950)) on NBC's Tuesday night schedule, debuting 3 July 1956 and last broadcast on 18 June 1957. During its relatively brief run, the series managed to attract such notable actors as Paul Newman (in the series' initial episode), Robert Culp, Hume Cronyn, Ralph Bellamy, 'Franchot Tone', Claude Rains and Kim Hunter. See more »

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The 30 Year Old Rod Serling
23 October 2003 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Having won an Emmy Award for 'Patterns' the previous year, the 30 year old Rod Serling wrote 'Mr. Finchley Verses the Bomb' for this series which was aired on September 25th 1956 just three months short of his 31st birthday.


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