CTVA US Anthology - "Hallmark Hall of Fame" Season 20 (1970-71)

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 Season 20 (1970-71)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:  Rina Fox
references:
TV Guide
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive


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Ep 20.01 Hallmark Hall of Fame: HAMLET
17-Nov-1970
adapted by John Barton
story by William Shakespeare
directed by Peter Wood
produced by George LeMaire
executive producer Cecil Clarke

Music by John Addison
starring
Richard Chamberlain ..... Hamlet
Michael Redgrave ........ Polonius
Margaret Leighton ....... Gertrude
Richard Johnson ......... Claudius
John Gielgud ............ The Ghost
Ciaran Madden ........... Ophelia
Nicholas Jones .......... Laertes
Martin Shaw ............. Horatio
Godfrey James ........... Marcellus
Philip Brack ............ Barnardo
Robert Oates ............ Francisco
James Laurenson ......... Rosencrantz
Desmond McNamara ........ Guildenstern
with
Nigel Stock ............. First player
Alan Bennett ............ Osric
Norman Rossington ....... Gravedigger
Robert Coleby ........... Fortinbras
Roger Green ............. Captain
Donald Layne-Smith ...... Priest
David Belcher
Helen Bourne
Alan Adams
Stephen Williams
Donald Barclay
Synopsis:
In 1969, Richard Chamberlain became the first American to play Hamlet in

England since John Barrymore. This production is lavishly costumed in the style

of Europe in the early 1800s, as well as being filmed at England's 600-year-old Raby Castle. [RF]
*Note:* Emmy for Supporting Actress for Margaret Leighton

Ep 20.02 Hallmark Hall of Fame:  THE PRICE
03-Feb-1971
written by Arthur Miller
directed by Fielder Cook
produced by David Susskind
starring
George C. Scott ....... Victor Franz
Barry Sullivan ....... Walter Franz
David Burns ....... Gregory Solomon
Colleen Dewhurst ....... Esther Franz
Summary:
Two brothers, Victor and Walter, one was a doctor, one was a policeman,

and they confront one another about the choices they made that have brought them

to where they are. Men in middle age taking stock and facing life-long illusions,

they speak intensely and finally, with honesty, about their motivations.
** Note: Emmy for Lead Actor to George C. Scott, Supporting Actor

for David Burns, Director Fielder Cook.,

Ep 20.03 Hallmark Hall of Fame:  GIDEON
26-Mar-1971
adapted by Robert Hartung
written by Paddy Chayefsky
produced & directed by George Schaefer
executive producer Robert Hartung
starring
Peter Ustinov ....... Gideon
Josť Ferrer ....... the Angel
Arnold Moss ....... Joash
Eric Christmas ....... Shillem
Little Egypt ....... Orpah
with
Harry Davis ....... Abimelech

Alfred Dennis ....... Helek
David Barton ....... Jether

Sara Seegar ....... Hoglah
Priscilla Morrill ....... Tirzah

Gerardine Douglas ..... Mahlah
Harry Ellerbe ..... Jahleel

Booth Colman ..... Hezekiah
Gregory Morton .... Malchiel

Robert Casper .... Zebah
Logan Ramsey ..... Zalmunna

 William Hansen ...... Ozni
Summary:
An irreverent Biblical retelling wherein the Gideon spends most of his

time kvetching with the Angel of the Lord.

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