The Ford Television Theatre: Season 5, Episode 30

Footnote on a Doll (24 Apr. 1957)

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Following her turn as the nation's First Lady, Dolley Madison's life continued to be colorful. As a widow in Washington, she's invited to a tea party by Beatrice Trent, the spiteful wife of... See full summary »

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Beatrice Trent
John Hudson ...
Payne Todd
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Constance Perkins
Ralph Clanton ...
Charles Trent
Charles Meredith ...
Senator Elisha Corey
Helen Brown ...
Louise
Owen McGiveney ...
Thomas
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Following her turn as the nation's First Lady, Dolley Madison's life continued to be colorful. As a widow in Washington, she's invited to a tea party by Beatrice Trent, the spiteful wife of a senator who's convinced Dolley prevented her husband from getting an ambassadorship. Determined to humiliate the former first lady, she invites Dolley's alcoholic son from a previous marriage to disrupt the festivities. Written by Jay Phelps <jaynashvil@aol.com>

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