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Spotlight Playhouse (Summer 1956)
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 / Writers Guild of America (wga)

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SPOTLIGHT PLAYHOUSE
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CBS

US Anthology Series   Summer 1956   11 episodes x 30 min

Anthology series, mainly reruns of "Pepsi Cola Playhouse"  and  "Studio 57"

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CBS Tuesdays 9:30-10:00pm (26Jun56-18Sep56)

[01] Spotlight Playhouse: LOST LULLABY [Premiere]
(first aired - Pepsi Cola Playhouse #2.13: 26-Dec-1954 ABC Sun)
26Jun1956 CBS Tue
starring
William Gargan
Mary Field
Paul Fix
Arthur Space
Gavin Muir
Synopsis:

[[02] Spotlight Playhouse: THE OLD FLAME
(first aired - The Billy Rose Show #16 16-Jan-1951 ABC Tue)
03Jul1956 CBS Tue NYT [Long Beach Press Telegram]
starring
Brian Aherne
Joan Evans
Eve McVeagh
Synopsis:
A man winds up in a romantic triangle caught between an old flame and a new one. [RF]

[03] Spotlight Playhouse: THE STALKING HORSE
(first aired - Studio 57 #1.30: 12-Apr-1955 DuMont)
10Jul1956 CBS Tue
starring
Paul Langton
Jeanne Bates
Ann Lee
Pamela Duncan
Synopsis:
A policeman cannot explain where he acquired a large sum of money. [RF]

[04] Spotlight Playhouse: THE WALTZ
(listed by Writers Guild of America - Authors Playhouse 1954)
17Jul1956 CBS Tue
starring
Anne Bancroft
Warren Stevens
Peter Graves
Synopsis:
A love story of a small town school teacher who believes her life is over when her fiance is reported lost in Korea. [RF]

[05] Spotlight Playhouse: HOLLYWOOD HOME SWEET HOME
(first aired - Pepsi Cola Playhouse #1.29: 16-Apr-1954 ABC Fri)
24Jul1956 CBS Tue
starring
Lloyd Corrigan
Frances Bavier
Francis X. Bushman
Synopsis:
Comedy in the plush setting of a film star's mansion. [RF]

[06] Spotlight Playhouse: THE MAGIC GLASS
(first aired - Studio 57 #2.28: 20Mar56 synd.)
31Jul1956 CBS Tue
starring
Ruth Hussey
William Hopper
Synopsis:
A fantasy about a compact mirror that reveals the future. [RF]

[07] Spotlight Playhouse: DON'T YOU REMEMBER
(first aired - Pepsi Cola Playhouse #1.24: 12-Mar-1954 ABC Fri)
07Aug1956 CBS Tue
starring
Philip Ober
Frances Bavier
Nancy Gates
Synopsis:
A man returns to his boyhood sweetheart and finds she has retained her youth.

[--] Spotlight Playhouse
14Aug1956
pre-empted for the Democratic National Convention

[--] Spotlight Playhouse
21Aug1956
pre-empted for the Republican National Convention


[08] Spotlight Playhouse: THE MOTIVE GOES ROUND AND ROUND
(first aired - Pepsi Cola Playhouse #1.11: 11-Dec-1953 ABC Fri)
28Aug1956 CBS Tue
starring
Ludwig Donath
Eve Miller
Synopsis:
A tale of love and suspicion. [RF]

[09] Spotlight Playhouse: THE LADY CHALLENGES
(first aired - Pepsi Cola Playhouse #2.30: 24-Apr-1955 ABC Sun)
04Sep1956 CBS Tue
starring
Eve Miller
Craig Stevens
Eleanore Tanin
Synopsis:
A woman who wants everyone to meet her own standards causes havoc. [RF]

[10] Spotlight Playhouse: I'LL ALWAYS LOVE YOU, NATALIE
(first aired - Studio 57 #2.15: 12Dec55 synd.)
11Sep1956 CBS Tue
starring
Lizabeth Scott
Patric Knowles
Synopsis:
Story of complications between a man and woman, both married to someone else. [RF]

[11] Spotlight Playhouse: THE BAXTER BOY [Final episode of the series]
(first aired - Studio 57 #2.26 06Mar56 synd.)
18Sep1956CBS Tue
starring
Mona Freeman
Johnny McGovern
Synopsis:
A movie star makes a guest appearance at a high school prom. [RF]

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