An anthology series which became the first successful filmed series on American television.

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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When a new commander is assigned to a submarine chaser with an experimental engine, he finds the entire crew has as little experience as he does.

Director: Henry Hathaway
Stars: Gary Cooper, Jane Greer, Millard Mitchell
Drama | War
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A training film for OSS agents who are to be dropped behind enemy lines, covering cover and concealment, ambush techniques, etc.

Director: John Ford
Stars: John Ford, Eddie Foster, Martin Garralaga
Repertory Theatre (1948–1956)
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This live dramatic series featured original stories and adaptations of novels, plays, et cetera during its eight year run. During the first year, the show was sponsored by the Actor's ... See full summary »

Stars: Bert Lytell, Jay Jackson, Bob Stanton
Documentary | Short | War
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Documentary depicting and explaining the Allied campaign against the Germans in North Africa.

Director: John Ford
Stars: Mark W. Clark, Kenneth Anderson, Andrew Cunningham
Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)
Comedy | Drama
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Live dramatic shows featuring Hollywood stars. Initially, the show was a thirty-minute weekly show, but when it moved to NBC in August 1954, the show was extended to sixty minutes, and the ... See full summary »

Stars: Ken Carpenter, Jay Jackson, Otto Kruger
Comedy | Drama | Music
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The show started in New York with Broadway actors. It then moved to Hollywood where Hollywood actors headed the cast.

Stars: Philip Carey, Laraine Day, Willis Bouchey
Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)
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Originally billed as "Playhouse of the Stars" this long running anthology series was originally presented live from New York City. Irene Dunne was briefly the hostess in 1952, and the show frequently used Broadway performers in classic stories.

Stars: James Mason, Irene Dunne, Robert Paige
Young Cassidy (1965)
Biography | Drama
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The misadventures of a young idealist man in the Dublin of the early twentieth century.

Directors: Jack Cardiff, John Ford
Stars: Rod Taylor, Julie Christie, Maggie Smith
Documentary | Short
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A short documentary style film it depicts the story of The British obtaining a special tool from America to help with the building of a tank.

Directors: Julian Spiro, John Ford
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This short--long rumored to have been directed by John Ford--was produced by the US government specifically for veterans returning home from World War II, showing them what their responsibilities as citizens were now that they were returning to civilian life.

Director: John Ford
Stars: Ernest Cossart, Preston Foster, Arthur Kennedy
Sex Hygiene (1942)
Short | Drama
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Several servicemen relax by playing pool, but one of them goes off to spend time with a prostitute. Later, he discovers he has contracted a venereal disease. A graphic and frank ... See full summary »

Directors: Otto Brower, John Ford
Stars: Kenneth Alexander, Robert Conway, Robert Cornell
Undercover (1944)
Documentary | Drama
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This documentary training film for agents of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) was intended to show agents-in-training the techniques and obstacles involved in undercover work in ... See full summary »

Director: John Ford
Stars: John Ford, Pierre Watkin, Martin Garralaga
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Gene Raymond ...  Himself - Host / ... 100 episodes, 1950-1955
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An anthology series which became the first successful filmed series on American television.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 April 1949 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kleine Spiele aus Übersee See more »

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Mono (Western Electric Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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Followed by Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (1955) See more »

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