Telephone Time (1956–1958)

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Between 1956 and September 1957, this filmed show featured plays by John Nesbitt, the host of the show. Starting in September 1957, plays by other authors were presented.

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John Nesbitt ...
 Himself - Host / ... (51 episodes, 1956-1957)
Frank Baxter ...
 Himself - Host (28 episodes, 1957-1958)
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Between 1956 and September 1957, this filmed show featured plays by John Nesbitt, the host of the show. Starting in September 1957, plays by other authors were presented. Written by J.E. McKillop <jack-mckillop@worldnet.att.net>

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