Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)

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A large state-decreed construction project overwhelms a small rural town that is dominated by a gruff but soft-hearted old soldier. His niece is young and craves romance, and finds it in ... See full summary »

Director:

Justus Addiss

Writers:

Richard Stern (based on a story by), Andrew Kevin (teleplay)

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Mona Freeman ... Debby Hood
Minor Watson ... Gen. John Hood
John Archer ... Barney Wallace
Willis Bouchey ... Robert Gregg
Malcolm Atterbury ... Joe Carol
Phil Tead ... Pete Roberts
Charles Watts Charles Watts ... Charles Noble
Harry Lauter ... Tom Simpson
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bob Page Bob Page ... Schlitz pitchman in ads
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Storyline

A large state-decreed construction project overwhelms a small rural town that is dominated by a gruff but soft-hearted old soldier. His niece is young and craves romance, and finds it in the construction foreman, who's very much at odds with the townsfolk and especially a man that fancies himself as her boyfriend. Written by WesternOne

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 July 1955 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Meridian Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This 30-minute episode was later rebroadcast on the CBS summer replacement anthology series "Johnson's Wax Theatre" on Wednesday, September 3, 1958. See more »

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