An anthology series starring Richard Boone as host and starred in about 50% of the shows. Each regular had parts in almost every episode and starred in at least one episode.
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1964   1963  
Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 8 nominations. See more awards »

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 Jimmy Smith / ... (25 episodes, 1963-1964)
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 Anderson Carr / ... (25 episodes, 1963-1964)
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 Judge / ... (25 episodes, 1963-1964)
Laura Devon ...
 Jessie / ... (25 episodes, 1963-1964)
June Harding ...
 Jeanette Brown / ... (25 episodes, 1963-1964)
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 Maggie Clements / ... (25 episodes, 1963-1964)
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 Senator Clements / ... (25 episodes, 1963-1964)
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 Psychiatrist / ... (25 episodes, 1963-1964)
Ford Rainey ...
 Jacob Osserman / ... (25 episodes, 1963-1964)
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 James O'Brien / ... (25 episodes, 1963-1964)
Guy Stockwell ...
 Danny Jones / ... (25 episodes, 1963-1964)
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An anthology series starring Richard Boone as host and starred in about 50% of the shows. Each regular had parts in almost every episode and starred in at least one episode. Written by J.E. McKillop <jack-mckillop@worldnet.att.net>

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24 September 1963 (USA)  »

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El teatro de Richard Boone  »

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1.33 : 1
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Himself - Host: [opening introduction] Good evening. We are the players in this theater and we welcome you, our audience.
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Crazy Credits

The closing credit roll for each episode lists alphabetically all 11 principal performers even if the person does not appear in a segment. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Password All-Stars: Jane Wyatt vs. Richard Boone (1963) See more »

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How Soon
Music by Henry Mancini
Lyrics by Al Stillman (uncredited)
Performed by Henry Mancini
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I saw it in reruns...
7 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I recall seeing this in reruns in the mid 80's on a local (Detroit) UHF station (Channel 62)...Didn't the opening voice over say "These are the actors...and this is the play", or something along those lines? A great show that was way ahead of it's time.I also remember the Robert Blake parts that were mentioned. Sadly, Boone pretty much disappeared after this grand, failed experiment, only to surface occasionally in the odd movie role.I first encountered him on the old "Hec Ramsay" television series in the mid seventies, which was the last role he was identified with. It would have been very interesting if he had NOT turned down the McGarrett role in what eventually became Hawaii Five-O...


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