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The United States Steel Hour 

In this live drama series, over two hundred live plays, covering all aspects of society, were shown.
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Series cast summary:
Richard Kiley ...  Charlie Webb / ... 10 episodes, 1953-1961
Betsy Palmer ...  Anne Gaines / ... 9 episodes, 1954-1960
Mona Freeman ...  Lucy Chalmers / ... 7 episodes, 1960-1962
Hans Conried ...  Arthur Bannister / ... 7 episodes, 1954-1963
Jeff Donnell ...  Eva Dulaney / ... 7 episodes, 1954-1962
Joseph Sweeney Joseph Sweeney ...  Priest / ... 7 episodes, 1954-1961
Edward Andrews ...  Charlie Anders / ... 7 episodes, 1954-1960
Biff McGuire ...  Alec GRaham / ... 7 episodes, 1956-1963
Cathleen Nesbitt ...  Cissie Hampshire / ... 7 episodes, 1956-1963
Patty Duke ...  Kathy / ... 6 episodes, 1958-1962
Frank Overton ...  Al / ... 6 episodes, 1954-1963
Jack Carson ...  Enoch McCabe / ... 6 episodes, 1954-1962
Larry Blyden ...  Doc Randolph / ... 6 episodes, 1958-1962
Barry Morse ...  Jeremy Penlove / ... 6 episodes, 1958-1961
Robert Lansing ...  Jim Walton / ... 6 episodes, 1959-1963
Gene Hackman ...  Ed / ... 6 episodes, 1959-1962
Glenda Farrell ...  Edna Huntington / ... 5 episodes, 1960-1963
Diana Lynn ...  Felicia / ... 5 episodes, 1954-1961
Nehemiah Persoff ...  D'Arnault-Olivier / ... 5 episodes, 1955-1958
Truman Smith Truman Smith ...  Charley / ... 5 episodes, 1956-1963
Faye Emerson ...  Dorothy Hilton / ... 5 episodes, 1953-1961
Heywood Hale Broun ...  Bartender / ... 5 episodes, 1954-1962
Teresa Wright ...  Allie Gulliver / ... 5 episodes, 1954-1962
Geraldine Brooks ...  Betty Coogan / ... 5 episodes, 1954-1961
June Lockhart ...  Edith Sealey / ... 5 episodes, 1954-1959
Lori March ...  Billy / ... 5 episodes, 1954-1958
Alexander Clark Alexander Clark ...  Bernard / ... 5 episodes, 1955-1960
Peter Mark Richman ...  Dr. Stoddard / ... 5 episodes, 1956-1962
John McGovern John McGovern ...  Henry Powers / ... 5 episodes, 1956-1961
Ruth White ...  Sister St. Anne / ... 5 episodes, 1958-1963
Lloyd Bochner ...  Lord Harton / ... 5 episodes, 1961-1963
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In this live drama series, over two hundred live plays, covering all aspects of society, were shown.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 October 1953 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The U.S. Steel Hour See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Theatre Guild See more »
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Mono
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An inside the studio homerun
15 November 2002 | by chriswgallagherSee all my reviews

A fine live early TV version of Mark Harris' novel. Given the limitations of a television studio,and doing a show "live",this is a bona fide homerun! Newman is great as Henry "author" Wiggen's,star lefthanded pitcher for the NY Mammoths,who takes the teams dying 3rd string catcher under his wing. Newman does a great adlib at the programs opening when he tosses a scrap of paper towards a wastebasket and misses,saying: "Hell of a pitcher I am,I can't even hit the trash can!"

That scrap of paper is the ONLY miss in this fine dramatization of one of the great baseball novels ever written. Too bad nobody has ever filmed the other two novels in Harris' trilogy about Henry Wiggens!And Newman i


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