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Golden Age Theater, Volume 4
Golden Age Theater Volume 4
Actors: Henry Fonda, Charles Boyer, Natalie Wood, Joanne Woodward, Edmond O'Brien
Directors: William A. Seiter, Arthur Ripley, Rod Amateau
Genres: Drama, Television
NR     2006     1hr 30min

Four (more) star-packed episodes from the award winning General Electric Theater.

     
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Actors: Henry Fonda, Charles Boyer, Natalie Wood, Joanne Woodward, Edmond O'Brien
Directors: William A. Seiter, Arthur Ripley, Rod Amateau
Genres: Drama, Television
Sub-Genres: Drama, Drama
Studio: Alpha Home Entertainment
Format: DVD - Black and White,Full Screen
DVD Release Date: 12/26/2006
Original Release Date: 12/26/2006
Theatrical Release Date: 12/26/2006
Release Year: 2006
Run Time: 1hr 30min
Screens: Black and White,Full Screen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 1
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

1950s half-hour dramas
Annie Van Auken | Planet Earth | 09/12/2007
(4 out of 5 stars)

"FOUR STAR PLAYHOUSE (The Wild Bunch) ran from Sept. '52 to July '56 on the CBS network and originally aired bi-weekly. The program had a regular rotation of four stars (thus the name). They were: Dick Powell, David Niven, Charles Boyer and Ida Lupino. In its second season the Playhouse went to a weekly schedule.

THE STAR AND THE STORY (Dark Stranger/Payment in Kind) was a syndicated anthology series hosted by Henry Fonda. It ran for two seasons, starting in Jan '55.

TV READER'S DIGEST (America's First Great Lady) presented stories based on true events. The program aired on ABC from Jan '55 to July '56. The host was Hugh Reilly.

SYNOPSES:

"America's First Great Lady" - The Pocohantas/John Smith legend, told in 24 minutes.

"Dark Stranger" - The main character from a novelist's latest book comes to life. When he falls in love with her the man tries rewriting the story's ending to eliminate her death in it.

"Payment in Kind" - A detective finds himself in a dilemma when the doctor that saved his wife's life confesses to a murder.

"The Wild Bunch" - Newlywed man gets stuck with his bride's three uncontrollable teenagers.

If you liked this collection, you'll also enjoy THE GOLDEN AGE OF TV DRAMA.

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The following program list includes episode numbers, season and original airdates, plus main actors for all shows.

(#10) America's First Great Lady (S.1, 3/21/55) - Gloria Talbott/John Stephenson/Richard Ney
(.#1) Dark Stranger (S.1, 1/8/55) - Edmond O'Brien/Joanne Woodward
(#41) Payment in Kind (S.2, 1/28/56) - Howard Duff/Beverly Garland/Hal March
(#71) The Wild Bunch (S.3, 2/17/55) - Charles Boyer/Natalie Wood/Barbara Stuart/Tommy Cook"