CTVA US Anthology - "Joseph Schildkraut Presents" (DuMont)(1953-54)

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Joseph Schildkraut Presents (1953-54)

aka Personal Appearance Theatre

Episode Guide compiled by  The Classic TV Archive
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with contributions by: Rina Fox
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
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UCLA Film and Television Archive

 

JOSEPH SCHILDKRAUT PRESENTS

DuMont Network

 DuMont  (Wed 8:30-9:00)(Oct 53-Dec 53)

DuMont (Thurs 8:00-8:30) (Jan 54)

Producer Ray Benson

 

US Dramatic Anthology series  1953-54   13 episodes x 30 min   (Oct 28, 1953 to Jan 21, 1954 )

Host and Occasional Player by Joseph Schildkraut

 

 

Directors Barry Shear, David Lowe, Frank Telford

 

TRIVIA: Dumont footed the bill for the series at the rate of $11,500 per week.

The contract was to run 26 weeks, with the plays, both originals and adaptations,

ranging from farce to tragedy. Broadway and Hollywood supplied the supporting players,

with Joseph Schildkraut taking direct part in seven plays out of each set of 13.

Performers such as Sylvia Sidney and John Dennis have been featured.
Schildkraut who won two Academy Awards for his film work, and has been in

Theater Guild productions on Broadway is a native of Vienna, Austria.

His father Rudolph, preceded him on the stage. For the period of the telecasts Schildkraut

and his wife, Marie, have moved from California to a New York Apartment with their

three chihuahua dogs. After 40 years in show business, he says television makes

him feel like a "novice again - I feel just like a youngster".


This series is presented without a studio audience.

 

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1.01 [--] Joseph Schildkraut Presents: THE PROFESSOR

28-Oct-1953 (copyright 15Jan52)
Written by Arnold Phillips
Directed by Bob Finkel
Host/Lead Joseph Schildkraut
starring
Joseph Schildkraut ... The Professor
Irene Seidner ........ The Housekeeper
Barbara Logan ........ The Student
Roy Engel ............ The Cop
Robert Sherwood
Russell Hicks
Martin Berliner
Pat Holmes

 

1.02 [--] Joseph Schildkraut Presents: ROAD CLOSED

04-Nov-1953

Written by Don Appell

Hosted by Joseph Schildkraut

 

1.03 [--] Joseph Schildkraut Presents: THE NAKED EYE

11-Nov-1953

Hosted by Joseph Schildkraut
starring
Ludwig Donath

 

1.04 [--] Joseph Schildkraut Presents: NIGHTMARE

18-Nov-1953

Written by Joseph Ruscoll

Hosted by Joseph Schildkraut

 

1.05 [--] Joseph Schildkraut Presents: no details

25-Nov-1953

 

1.06 [--] Joseph Schildkraut Presents: no details

02-Dec-1953

 

1.07 [--] Joseph Schildkraut Presents: no details

09-Dec-1953

 

1.08 [--] Joseph Schildkraut Presents: no details

16-Dec-1953

 

1.09 [--] Joseph Schildkraut Presents: RING AROUND THE CHRISTMAS TREE

23-Dec-1953

Written by Fella Philips

Directed by David Lowe

Hosted by Joseph Schildkraut
 

1.10 [--] Joseph Schildkraut Presents: no details

30-Dec-1953

 

1.11 [--] Joseph Schildkraut Presents: no details

07-Jan-1954

 

1.12 [--] Joseph Schildkraut Presents: no details

14-Jan-1954

 

1.13 [--] Joseph Schildkraut Presents: no details

21-Jan-1954

 

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