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Presented by Eastman Kodak, this show was a series of original scripts directed by acclaimed directors and featuring well-known performers. The stories ranged from musicals to comedies and dramas.
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Series cast summary:
Arthur Q. Bryan Arthur Q. Bryan ...  Cabinet Member / ... 3 episodes, 1955
Bill Erwin ...  1st Gambler / ... 3 episodes, 1955-1956
Macdonald Carey ...  Gil Foster / ... 2 episodes, 1956
George Sanders ...  Baron / ... 2 episodes, 1956
Rory Calhoun ...  Joe Mahoney / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1956
Laraine Day ...  Herself - Laraine Day Durocher / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1956
Jay Novello ...  Lucius Morley / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1956
Barbara Morrison ...  Mrs. Gimingham / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1956
Chick Chandler ...  Dr. Archie McCawlly / ... 2 episodes, 1956
June Vincent ...  June Foster / ... 2 episodes, 1956
Willis Bouchey ...  Edwin Stanton / ... 2 episodes, 1955
Jacqueline deWit ...  Emmy / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1956
Emlen Davies ...  Mrs. Cole / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1956
Eilene Janssen ...  Girl / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1956
Hal Baylor ...  Man with Bends / ... 2 episodes, 1956
William Schallert ...  Lawyer / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1956
Roy Roberts ...  Gen. Lafferty / ... 2 episodes, 1956
William Forrest ...  Mr. Green / ... 2 episodes, 1955
Roy Glenn ...  Bootblack / ... 2 episodes, 1955
Clem Bevans ...  Jessup / ... 2 episodes, 1956
Raymond Bailey ...  Howard Barnes / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1956
Howard Wendell Howard Wendell ...  1st Senator / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1956
Howard McNear ...  Bill / ... 2 episodes, 1956
Hayden Rorke ...  Collier / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1956
Sol Gorss Sol Gorss ...  2nd. Bully / ... 2 episodes, 1956
Diane Jergens ...  Sue Stradler / ... 2 episodes, 1956
Vernon Rich Vernon Rich ...  Court Clerk / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1956
Tay Garnett ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 1956
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Presented by Eastman Kodak, this show was a series of original scripts directed by acclaimed directors and featuring well-known performers. The stories ranged from musicals to comedies and dramas.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 October 1955 (USA) See more »

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Antología See more »

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Production Co:

Hal Roach Studios See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(35 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Some episodes were rerun in 1958 under the title "Personal Appearance" (1958). See more »

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Lincoln's Doctor's Dog
24 May 2019 | by henryhertzhobbitSee all my reviews

So far, this is the only one in the series that I have watched. It just aired on TCM. It is directed by H.C. Potter, and written by William R. Cox. Abraham Lincoln is played by Robert Ryan. Dr. Stone is played by Charles Bickford. The other actors that are in it are Richard Long, Willis Bouchey, Howard Wendell, Johnny Lee, Paul Keast, Mack Williams, John Craven, and Dennis King, Jr. I won't give any other non-actor names. What surprised me the most was the performance of Robert Ryan. He is totally unlike anything else I have watched him doing. Some of the other films I have watched him in are Bad Day at Black Rock, Inferno, and The Dirty Dozen. All of the films I have watched him in he plays a real tough person just like the three films I just mentioned. So I was surprised to see him in a warm-hearted role which was a first for me. I enjoyed the movie Lincoln's Dog's Doctor immensely and look forward to viewing the rest in the series. Just check your TCM schedule to find them.


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