The Dick Powell Theatre (1961–1963)
"The Dick Powell Show" (original title)

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Powell served as host and, in early shows at least, occasional star in this dramatic anthology. It was his last television series and contained his last filmed acting (episode: 'The ... See full summary »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »
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Powell served as host and, in early shows at least, occasional star in this dramatic anthology. It was his last television series and contained his last filmed acting (episode: 'The Court-Martial of Captain Wycliff'). Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Dick Powell's health began to fail during the run of this show. The last episode he acted in was The Dick Powell Theatre: The Court Martial of Captain Wycliff (1962) aired December 11, 1962. The last show he hosted was The Dick Powell Theatre: The Honorable Albert Higgins (1963) telecast Jan. 1, 1963. He passed away the next day. See more »

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Spoofed in Car 54, Where Are You?: One Sleepy People (1962) See more »

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A wonderful series of shows, featuring The Rogues.
23 November 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The Dick Powell Theatre was released on video cassette in 1985 by RKO Home Video. The best feature in the series is a murder mystery entitled, "Who Killed Julie Greer"? The cast includes Dick Powell, Nick Adams, Ralph Bellamy, Lloyd Bridges, Jack Carson, Carolyn Jones, Mickey Rooney, Ronald Reagan and Kay Thompson. Powell stars as Inspector Burke, later portrayed in a separate series by Gene Barry. The Rogues featured stories with David Niven, Charles Boyer and Gig Young alternating as the male lead. Robert Coote and Gladys Cooper were supporting players.

The series also featured the comedian Milton Berle in a rare dramatic appearance... a hard luck professional card dealer in: DOYLE AGAINST THE HOUSE.

The tapes were recorded in black and white and ran 52 minutes.


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