General Electric Theater: Season 4, Episode 10

Feathertop (4 Dec. 1955)

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A scarecrow is brought to life by a witch and made to pose as a nobleman.



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Episode credited cast:
Himself - Host
Carleton Carpenter ...
Irene Tedrow ...
Dick Elliott ...
Emory Parnell ...
Major Whitby
John Carlyle ...
Adam Endicott
Pitt Herbert ...
Mr. Bell
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Don Herbert ...
Himself - Progress Reporter


A scarecrow is brought to life by a witch and made to pose as a nobleman.

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Comedy | Drama




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4 December 1955 (USA)  »

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Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The dance sequence is adapted, not from the original "Feathertop", but from "The Scarecrow", 'Percy Mackaye''s 1908 dramatization of the story. There is no dance sequence in Nathaniel Hawthorne's story. See more »


Major Whitby: [Polly and Feathertop are dancing a minuet to ghostly music which only they can hear] How can one dance without music?
Mr. Bell: 'Tis the latest fashion from Paris, obviously.
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