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Comedy | Drama | Musical
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The show started in New York with Broadway actors. It then moved to Hollywood where Hollywood actors headed the cast.

Stars: Philip Carey, Laraine Day, Willis Bouchey
Matinee Theatre (1955–1958)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

A daily anthology show, featuring original material, as well as adaptations of literary classics.

Stars: John Conte, Johnny Crawford, Sarah Churchill
Four Star Playhouse (1952–1956)
Comedy | Drama
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This show featured four rotating stars, Charles Boyer, David Niven, Ida Lupino and Dick Powell in individual episodes consisting of everything from comedy to drama.

Stars: David Niven, Dick Powell, Charles Boyer
General Electric Theater (1953–1962)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

An American anthology series, with a new Episode and different Actors each week. Hosted by Ronald Reagan the series was sponsored by General Electric's Department of Public Relations.

Stars: Ronald Reagan, Lee Marvin, Edgar Buchanan
Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Of the many anthology series, Playhouse 90 is considered the most ambitious with outstanding talent in front of the camera. Attracting top ranked directors and scripts it was often filmed live including the entire first season.

Stars: Richard Joy, Charles Bickford, Kim Hunter
Climax! (1954–1958)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

This was an anthology series that presented a different story and different set of characters on each episode. It ran from 1954 to 1958 and featured Casino Royale of James Bond fame that lead to a feature film of the same name.

Stars: William Lundigan, Art Gilmore, Mary Costa
Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)
Comedy | Drama
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Originally billed as Playhouse of the Stars this long running anthology series was originally presented live from New York. Irene Dunne was briefly the hostess in 1952 and the show frequently used Broadway performers in classic stories.

Stars: James Mason, Irene Dunne, Robert Paige
Cheyenne (1955–1963)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

After the Civil War, nomadic adventurer Cheyenne Bodie roamed the west looking for fights, women and bad guys to beat up. His job changed from episode to episode.

Stars: Clint Walker, Clyde Howdy, Chuck Hicks
Lawman (1958–1962)
Western
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Lawman is the story of Marshal Dan Troop of Laramie, Wyoming and his deputy Johnny McKay, an orphan Troop took under his wing. In the second season Lily Merrill opens The Birdcage Saloon ... See full summary »

Stars: John Russell, Peter Brown, Peggie Castle
Crossroads (1955–1957)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The anthology series dramatized the lives of clergymen of all faiths and the problems they faced in both their professional and personal lives.

Stars: Robert Carson, Frank J. Scannell, Douglass Dumbrille
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 Hank Cooper (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
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 Deborah (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
(2 episodes, 1956)
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 Lt. Joe Karns / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
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 Meg Fraser (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
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 Lil Brown (2 episodes, 1956)
(2 episodes, 1955-1956)
(2 episodes, 1955-1956)
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 Laurie Westbrook (2 episodes, 1956)
(2 episodes, 1956)
(2 episodes, 1956)
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 Bill O'Neill (2 episodes, 1956)
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 Joe (2 episodes, 1956)
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 Mayor Tuck Ellis (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
Cheryl Callaway ...
 Mona Ferris (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
Michael Granger ...
 Fernando / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
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 Arthur Gordon / ... (2 episodes, 1956)
(2 episodes, 1955)
Robert Osterloh ...
 Jack Renton (2 episodes, 1955)
(2 episodes, 1956)
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 Mr. Cornwall (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
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 Detective Mabrey (2 episodes, 1955)
Vic Perrin
(2 episodes, 1955)
(2 episodes, 1956)
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