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Schlitz Playhouse 

Schlitz Playhouse of Stars (original title)
Originally billed as "Playhouse of the Stars" this long running anthology series was originally presented live from New York City. Irene Dunne was briefly the hostess in 1952, and the show frequently used Broadway performers in classic stories.

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
James Mason ...  Himself - Host / ... 41 episodes, 1954-1958
Irene Dunne ...  Herself - Hostess / ... 28 episodes, 1951-1952
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Storyline

Originally billed as "Playhouse of the Stars" this long running anthology series was originally presented live from New York City. Irene Dunne was briefly the hostess in 1952, and the show frequently used Broadway performers in classic stories.

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 October 1951 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Herald Playhouse See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (91 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono | Mono (Glen Glenn Sound)| Mono (Western Electric Recording)| Mono (RCA Sound Recording)| Mono (Westrex Recording System)| Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The show was initially live, but starting in the summer of 1953, filmed episodes were broadcast infrequently. All of the broadcasts in the summer of 1954 were filmed, and about half of the broadcasts in the 1954 to 1955 season were filmed. Staring in the fall of 1956, all of the shows were filmed. See more »

Alternate Versions

Some episodes were rerun in 1958 under the title "Personal Appearance" (1958). See more »

Connections

Referenced in Biography: Carolyn Jones: Morticia and More (2002) See more »

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