This syndicated anthology series staged a different play every week covering all genres - dramas, comedies, musicals, fantasies, mysteries, et al - utilizing some of the best talent appearing on Broadway
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Series cast summary:
Myron McCormick ...
 Larry Slade / ... (5 episodes, 1959-1961)
Cathleen Nesbitt ...
 Lady Hurf (4 episodes, 1959-1961)
Frank Conroy ...
 Canon Matt Lavelle / ... (3 episodes, 1959-1961)
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 Peterbono / ... (3 episodes, 1959-1961)
Leueen MacGrath ...
 Bin / ... (3 episodes, 1959-1961)
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 Inez (No Exit) / ... (3 episodes, 1959-1961)
Larry Blyden ...
 Hector / ... (3 episodes, 1959-1960)
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 Hugo (3 episodes, 1960-1961)
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 George / ... (3 episodes, 1960-1961)
Donald Davis ...
 Hector / ... (3 episodes, 1960-1961)
Ludwig Donath ...
 Corbaccio / ... (3 episodes, 1960-1961)
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 Myrtle (3 episodes, 1960-1961)
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 Estelle (No Exit) / ... (3 episodes, 1960-1961)
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 Don Parritt / ... (3 episodes, 1960-1961)
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 Channon / ... (3 episodes, 1960-1961)
Kevin Coughlin ...
 Berton (3 episodes, 1960)
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 James Hyland / ... (3 episodes, 1960)
Milton Selzer ...
 Mathmetician / ... (3 episodes, 1960)
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 General Piet Wetjoen (3 episodes, 1960)
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 Madame Ranevskaya / ... (2 episodes, 1959-1960)
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 Estragon / ... (2 episodes, 1959-1961)
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 Hugo (2 episodes, 1959-1960)
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 Father Shaughnessy / ... (2 episodes, 1959)
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 Joyce Lane (2 episodes, 1959-1960)
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 Antoinette / ... (2 episodes, 1959-1960)
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 Dr. Bonfant / ... (2 episodes, 1959)
Alvin Epstein ...
 Camille / ... (2 episodes, 1961)
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 Halvard Solness / ... (2 episodes, 1959-1960)
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 The Boy (2 episodes, 1961)
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 Hopkins / ... (2 episodes, 1959-1960)
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 Epihodoff (2 episodes, 1959-1960)
Byron Russell ...
 Fiers (2 episodes, 1959-1960)
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 Angel / ... (2 episodes, 1959-1961)
(2 episodes, 1959-1961)
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 Eva (2 episodes, 1959-1961)
Eric Berry ...
 Aegeus / ... (2 episodes, 1959-1960)
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 Friend Ed (2 episodes, 1959-1960)
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 Mestizo (2 episodes, 1959-1960)
Pauline Flanagan ...
 Juno Boyle / ... (2 episodes, 1959-1960)
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 Avenging Angel / ... (2 episodes, 1959-1960)
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 Dodi's Friend (2 episodes, 1959-1960)
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 Harry Percy / ... (2 episodes, 1959-1960)
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 Gustave / ... (2 episodes, 1959-1960)
Frederick Rolf ...
 Executioner / ... (2 episodes, 1959-1960)
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 Rifkele (2 episodes, 1959-1960)
Morris Carnovsky ...
 Aaron Katz / ... (2 episodes, 1959)
(2 episodes, 1960-1961)
(2 episodes, 1960-1961)
Lonny Chapman ...
 Ed (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
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 Cradeau (No Exit) (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
Jane Connell
(2 episodes, 1960-1961)
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 Porter / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
Barbara Dana ...
 Nora (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
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 Will (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
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 Jane / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
Betty Field ...
 Dons Mother / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
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 Cora / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
Arthur Hill ...
 Barney (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
(2 episodes, 1960-1961)
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 Ajax (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
William Kerwin ...
 John Custer (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
Eva Le Gallienne ...
 Madama Raquin / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
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 Verena Talbo (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
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 Andy / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
James Patterson ...
 Lexy / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
(2 episodes, 1960-1961)
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 Joseph / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
Joanna Roos ...
 Aline Solness (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
Morgan Sterne ...
 Verna (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
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 Canina (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
Joe Warren ...
 Glenn (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
Nancy Wickwire ...
 Sara / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
Nina Wilcox ...
 Ruth (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
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 Pearl (2 episodes, 1960)
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 Willie Oban (2 episodes, 1960)
Hildy Brooks ...
 Margie (2 episodes, 1960)
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 Carl / ... (2 episodes, 1960)
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 Cora (2 episodes, 1960)
Harrison Dowd ...
 Jimmy Tomorrow (2 episodes, 1960)
Evans Evans ...
 Colomba (2 episodes, 1960)
Maxwell Glanville ...
 Joe Mott (2 episodes, 1960)
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 Herda Sarclet / ... (2 episodes, 1960)
Oskar Homolka ...
 Ghoul / ... (2 episodes, 1960)
Patrick Horgan ...
 Paris / ... (2 episodes, 1960)
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 Poet propagandist (2 episodes, 1960)
Walter Klavun ...
 Ed Mosher (2 episodes, 1960)
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 Leah / ... (2 episodes, 1960)
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 Belle (2 episodes, 1960)
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 Gene / ... (2 episodes, 1960)
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 Margaret (2 episodes, 1960)
Siobhan McKenna ...
 Dona Ana / ... (2 episodes, 1960)
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 Ghost / ... (2 episodes, 1960)
Jules Munshin ...
 Kossa / ... (2 episodes, 1960)
Fran Myers ...
 Clementine / ... (2 episodes, 1960)
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 Grace Wilson / ... (2 episodes, 1960)
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 Abigail Sarclet / ... (2 episodes, 1960)
Tom Pedi ...
 Rocky (2 episodes, 1960)
Farrell Pelly ...
 Harry Hope (2 episodes, 1960)
Ronald Radd ...
 The Captain (2 episodes, 1960)
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 Theodore 'Hickey' Hickman (2 episodes, 1960)
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 Innkeeper (2 episodes, 1960)
Michael Shille ...
 Rabbi Samson / ... (2 episodes, 1960)
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 Hilde Wangel / ... (2 episodes, 1960)
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 Chuck (2 episodes, 1960)
Arthur Treacher ...
 Lawyer Busiris / ... (2 episodes, 1960)
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 Moran (2 episodes, 1960)
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 Pat (2 episodes, 1960)
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 Ida / ... (2 episodes, 1960)
Patricia Jessel
(2 episodes, 1961)
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 Harry / ... (2 episodes, 1961)
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This syndicated anthology series staged a different play every week covering all genres - dramas, comedies, musicals, fantasies, mysteries, et al - utilizing some of the best talent appearing on Broadway

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Narrator: The deed is done. The lover rushes from the place of assignation. Was it touch, or deep, thrusting consummation? The answer awaits, covered by the webbed hand of night. Yet, in this full-chested singing, surely there is triumph, exultation, mastery of she who nightly beckoned in pale mockery across space no longer endless?
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Another interesting example of televised dramatic performances from the "golden age" of television.
3 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was able to see one production of this series (actually two of the productions for consecutive weeks) on the cable station of CUNY. It was the two part production of Eugene O'Neill's THE ICEMAN COMETH that starred Jason Robarts as Hickey and Myron McCormack as Larry (the old Anarchist). Robert Redford appeared in an early role as did Roland Winters (as the Boer General) and Herb Voland as one of the detectives in the last act. It was quite a good kine-scope of the production, and a rarity as there are few performances of Robarts in O'Neill plays (the only two television productions I can think of is the two man play HUGHIE he did in the late 1980s, and THE MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN with Colleen Dewhurst - as well as the film version of A LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT with Hepburn, Richardson, and Stockwell). It seems to me that the productions were probably worth watching (they include Euripedes MEDEA, Anouith's THE WALTZ OF THE TORREADORS, and CHEKHOV's THE CHERRY ORCHARD. One wishes these gold mines of classic dramas would be released again (if they still exist). The one called THE WORLD OF SHOLOM ALEICHEM (with Jack Gilford , Zero Mostel, and Nancy Walker among others) was considered a classic in it's day.


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