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GE Theater (1953-62) hosted by Ronald Reagan  -  GE True (1962-63) hosted by Jack Webb

GE Theater aka General Electric Theater (1953-62)

aka Your Star Showcase  /  Command Performance (syndication title)

Episode Guide  compiled by The Classic TV Archive

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with contributions by:

Sal Crisanti, Tom Alger, Jim Brent, Rina Fox

references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com /
TIME magazine

 

General Electric Theater (season 1) (CBS) (Early 1953)
General Electric Theater (season 2) (CBS) (1953-1954)
General Electric Theater (season 3) (CBS) (1954-1955)
General Electric Theater (season 4) (CBS) (1955-1956)
General Electric Theater (season 5) (CBS) (1956-1957)
General Electric Theater (season 6) (CBS) (1957-1958)
General Electric Theater (season 7) (CBS) (1958-1959)
General Electric Theater (season 8) (CBS) (1959-1960)
General Electric Theater (season 9) (CBS) (1960-1961)
General Electric Theater (season 10) (CBS) (1961-1962)


GENERAL ELECTRIC THEATER

Revue Studios Productions

Executive Producer  Stuart Reynolds

for CBS Sunday 9:00-9:30  (   February 1, 1953- September 16, 1962)
US Anthology series  1953-62  200 episodes x 60 min
 


Host Ronald Reagan (commenced Sept 26, 1954-1962)

General Electric Progress Reporter - Don Herbert

 

 

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[--] General Electric Theater: IT GIVES ME GREAT PLEASURE

airdate not known

starring

Myrna Loy

Robert Preston
Synopsis:

A traveling lecturer wants to retire and spend more time with her son.


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Theme 1: "Arch of Light / Dome of Light" from the
"Structural Music" library, Vol. 16 #459 & #460
[confirmed in the composer's cue sheets and licensing agreements;
this piece was constructed to be used as an Opening ("Arch") and
Closing ("Dome"); and was also used for a time as the End Credits
theme on the syndicated series "Waterfront".] General Electric Theater:

Composer: Alexander Laszlo (ASCAP)
Original Publisher: Guild Publications of California (ASCAP)
Current Publisher: Alexander Publications (ASCAP) o/b/o the
Regents of the University of California
Copyright Date (Vol. 16:) July 10, 1952; Ep 63 675.
Renewal Date ("Arch of Light":) Dec. 1, 1980; RE-78-018.
Renewal Date ("Dome of Light":) Dec. 1, 1980; RE-78-023.
Recordings:

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Theme 2: "General Electric Theater Theme"
Composer: Lyn Murray (ASCAP)
Original Publisher: Robbins Music Corp. (ASCAP)
Current Publisher: EMI/Robbins Catalog, Inc. (ASCAP)
Copyright Date:
Recordings:

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Open Theme 3: "General Electric Theater Open"
Composer: Morris Mamorsky (ASCAP)
Original Publisher: Broude Brothers Limited (ASCAP)
Current Publisher: Broude Brothers Limited (ASCAP)
Copyright Date:
Recordings:

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Open Theme 4: "Emblem"
[aka: "G E Theater Opening"] General Electric Theater:
[circa 1958 - 1960, according to Gelfand] General Electric Theater:

Composer: Elmer Bernstein (ASCAP)
Original Publisher: Bernal Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
Current Publisher: Bernal Music, Inc. (ASCAP),
c/o Freedman, Broder & Angen,
Santa Monica, CA
Copyright Date:
Recordings:
LP: "Themes from the General Electric Theater" (1959)
Columbia CL-1395/CS-8190
Soundtrack recording, conducted by E. Bernstein

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Close Theme 5: "Progress"
[aka: "G E Theater Finale"] General Electric Theater:
[circa 1958 - 1960, according to Gelfand] General Electric Theater:

Composer: Elmer Bernstein (ASCAP)
Original Publisher: Alaska Music Co., Inc. (ASCAP)
Current Publisher: MCA/Northern Music Company (ASCAP)
Copyright Date:
Recordings:
LP: "Themes from the General Electric Theater" (1959)
Columbia CL-1395/CS-8190
Soundtrack recording, conducted by E. Bernstein

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Theme 6: "G E Theater Logo"
[aka: "G E Theater Theme"; the Logo is the introductory part] General Electric Theater:
[circa 1961, according to Gelfand; "new theme" according
to collector Ray Clark] General Electric Theater:

Composer: Stanley Wilson (ASCAP)
Original Publisher: Hawaii Music Co, Inc. (BMI)
Current Publisher: Duchess-Hawaii Music (BMI)
Copyright Date:
Recordings:
LP: "Theme from Ben Casey" (1962)
Carlton 143
Valjean, pianist with orchestra

LP: "TV's Top Themes" (1962)
Mercury MG-20706/SR-60706
Pete Rugolo and his orchestra

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