Playwrights '56 (1955– )

The Heart's a Forgotten Hotel 

A flashy, irresponsible widower tries to make ends meet running a seedy Florida hotel and raising his son. Problems arise when the boy's aunt and uncle want to take him away.

Director:

Arthur Penn

Writer:

Arnold Schulman

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Paul Hartman ... May
Edmond O'Brien ... Sidney
Sylvia Sidney ... Sophie
Clifford Tatum Jr. ... Allie (as Cliff Tatum)
Arleen Whelan ... Shirl
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Storyline

A flashy, irresponsible widower tries to make ends meet running a seedy Florida hotel and raising his son. Problems arise when the boy's aunt and uncle want to take him away.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 October 1955 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Showcase Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This TV play was later expanded by author Arnold Schulman into his successful stage play, "A Hole In The Head", which was filmed by Frank Capra in 1959. The property was later adapted into an unsuccessful Broadway musical titled "Golden Rainbow." See more »

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