CTVA US Anthology - "Playhouse 90" (CBS)(1956-60)

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Playhouse 90 (1956-60)
 Episode Guide compiled by  The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox, Tom Alger
Brenda White (assistant to Director Arthur Hiller) (eps 1.29. 1.35)

**Special Thanks to Francis M. Nevins, Professor at SLU <FMN>
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive

Playhouse 90 (season 1) (CBS) (1956-1957)
Playhouse 90 (season 2) (CBS) (1957-1958)
Playhouse 90 (season 3) (CBS) (1958-1959)
Playhouse 90 (season 4) (CBS) (1959-1960)

CBS Television Network Production (live episodes)
"Live from Television City in Hollywood"
Screen Gems, Inc. (filmed episodes)
broadcast on
CBS (Thursdays 9:30-11:00 pm, weekly, except final season fortnightly)
Produced by Martin Manulis (majority of "live" episode seasons 1-2, 1956-58)
Produced by Fred Coe (many season 3-4, 1958-60)
Produced by Herbert Brodkin (late season 3, early 1959)


US Anthology Drama series 1956-60  episodes x 90 min bw  (4Oct56-18May60)


Emmys
1956 - Best New series
1957 - Best Dramatic anthology
1960 - Best Dramatic program


This was the series that marked the real beginning of the TV movie.
Cinematographers include: Albert Kurland
'Playhouse 90' theme music by Alex North
Original music by Jerry Goldsmith & John Williams

 

Announcer: Dick Joy

 

Playhouse 90 -Video Playlists

3.16 [095] Playhouse 90: THE VELVET ALLEY
(mainly live / portions pre-recorded)
22Jan1959 CBS Thur  (rerun 20Aug59)

 Video Playlist - The Velvet Valley (8pt)

 

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[--] Playhouse 90: BETTER OFF DEAD
Airdate NOT KNOWN
written by David Swift

[--] Playhouse 90: EMERGENCY OPERATION
Airdate NOT KNOWN
written by David Swift

[--] Playhouse 90: THE IRA HAYES STORY
Airdate NOT KNOWN
written by Merle Miller

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