An anthology series based in New York City which attracted a high caliber group of actors, often Broadway stars. Stories were both drama and comedies, some original but others adaptions of films and plays.

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Series cast summary:
William Brower ...
 Bellhop / ... (5 episodes, 1949-1950)
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 Tweedledee (4 episodes, 1950-1951)
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 Dan Dorgan / ... (3 episodes, 1950-1951)
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 Aunt Martha Brewster / ... (3 episodes, 1949)
Pat Kirkland ...
 Beth March / ... (3 episodes, 1948-1951)
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 Julian Northrup / ... (3 episodes, 1949-1951)
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 Inspector Hannen / ... (3 episodes, 1950)
Lawrence Fletcher ...
 Colonel / ... (2 episodes, 1949-1950)
Jane Seymour ...
 Effie Kugler (2 episodes, 1951)
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 Hap (2 episodes, 1948-1950)
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 Terry Rafferty (2 episodes, 1951)
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 Rudolph Kugler (2 episodes, 1951)
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 Buzz Jones / ... (2 episodes, 1949)
Martin Newman ...
 Commissioner Manning (2 episodes, 1951)
Salem Ludwig ...
 Mugg Schnitzel (2 episodes, 1949-1951)
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 Annie Jones / ... (2 episodes, 1948-1950)
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 Clinton Jones / ... (2 episodes, 1948-1950)
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 Olivia Grayne / ... (2 episodes, 1948-1949)
Logan Ramsey
(2 episodes, 1948-1949)
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 Mortimer Brewster (2 episodes, 1949-1951)
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 Harry Binion / ... (2 episodes, 1949-1950)
Elizabeth Eustis ...
 Nancy (2 episodes, 1949-1950)
Carol Goodner ...
 Julie Cavendish (2 episodes, 1949-1950)
Kathryn Grill ...
 Hannah (2 episodes, 1949-1950)
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 Beverly Carlton (2 episodes, 1949-1950)
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 Mr. Edwards / ... (2 episodes, 1949-1950)
Lois Wheeler
(2 episodes, 1949-1950)
Will Hare ...
 Theodore Lawrence (2 episodes, 1949)
Meg Mundy ...
 Christina Phelps / ... (2 episodes, 1949)
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 Dr. Einstein (2 episodes, 1949)
(2 episodes, 1950-1951)
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 Marlow (2 episodes, 1950-1951)
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 Dinslow (2 episodes, 1950-1951)
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 Bella Manningham (2 episodes, 1950-1951)
Louisa Horton
(2 episodes, 1950-1951)
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 Julian Northrup (2 episodes, 1950-1951)
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 Agnes / ... (2 episodes, 1950-1951)
Iris Mann ...
 Alice / ... (2 episodes, 1950-1951)
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 Inspector / ... (2 episodes, 1950)
Valerie Cossart ...
 Elsie Radfern / ... (2 episodes, 1950)
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 Tweedledum (2 episodes, 1950)
Helen Ray
(2 episodes, 1950)
Ralph Riggs ...
 Matey / ... (2 episodes, 1950)
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 Mad Hatter / ... (2 episodes, 1950)
Mary K. Wells ...
 Cleo (2 episodes, 1950)
Stella Andrew ...
 Mary (2 episodes, 1951)
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An anthology series based in New York City which attracted a high caliber group of actors, often Broadway stars. Stories were both drama and comedies, some original but others adaptions of films and plays.

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17 October 1948 (USA)  »

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(52 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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"The Magnavox Theatre" alternated with "The Ford Theatre Hour" between 15 September and 8 December 1950. See more »

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