Great Performances (1971– )
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The Girls in Their Summer Dresses and Other Stories 

Three Irwin Shaw short stories are dramatized. In "The Girls in Their Summer Dresses" a young married couple stop for a drink on a Sunday morning in Manhattan, and the conversation turns to... See full summary »

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Michael Loomis (story 'The Girls in Their Summer Dresses')
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Frances Loomis (story 'The Girls in Their Summer Dresses')
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McMahon (story 'The Monument')
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Ginette Beauchurch (story 'The Man Who Married a French Wife')
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Tom Beauchurch (story 'The Man Who Married a French Wife')
Pierre Santini ...
Claude Morin (story 'The Man Who Married a French Wife')
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Three Irwin Shaw short stories are dramatized. In "The Girls in Their Summer Dresses" a young married couple stop for a drink on a Sunday morning in Manhattan, and the conversation turns to the husband's fidelity. "The Monument" centers on the conflict between a popular bartender with a following in an upscale Irish bar in 1938 Manhattan and its owner, who is determined to introduce a more economical whiskey in the establishment over the barkeep's objections. In "The Man Who Married a French Wife" the influential American husband of a French woman is asked by her former lover, a former resistance fighter, to help him escape the country. Written by duke1029@aol.com

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1 June 1981 (USA)  »

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First broadcast on Great Performances (1971). See more »

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Michael Loomis: Stay in bed long enough and everyone you ever knew will show up.
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Mademoiselle from Armentieres
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