Lux Playhouse (1958–1959)

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This filmed series of light comedies, romances and melodramas alternated on Friday nights with the "Schlitz Playhouse of Stars" between October 1958 and Sepetmeber 1959.

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Alice Backes ...
 Mrs. Dolman (2 episodes, 1958-1959)
Nesdon Booth
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This filmed series of light comedies, romances and melodramas alternated on Friday nights with the "Schlitz Playhouse of Stars" between October 1958 and Sepetmeber 1959.

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(15 episodes)

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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This program was broadcast on the CBS Network on Friday nights between 9:30 and 10:00 PM Eastern Time alternating with Schlitz Playhouse (1951). See more »

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