Classic Anthology Series


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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Classic Anthology describes series presenting different stories and characters in each broadcast, aired under the banner of a series title. Most anthology series in this category were aired during TV’s “Golden Age.”

Highlights
Angela Lansbury on the experience of doing "live TV" during the "Golden Age of Television," after having been a theater performer.
03:35
Richard Matheson on the structure of a Twilight Zone episode
00:45
Alan Young on appearing in the live Studio One teleplay "This Will Do Nicely" (airdate: April 2, 1956)
01:06
John Frankenheimer on directing Playhouse 90
27:48
Eartha Kitt on acting on the anthology series Omnibus
02:47
Who talked about this genre

Berle Adams

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Berle Adams on the impact of Alfred Hitchcock appearing on television in Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Ray Aghayan

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Ray Aghayan on costume design for Matinee Theater
17:56

Mary V. Ahern

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Mary V. Ahern on producing Omnibus
32:25
Mary V. Ahern on producing Omnibus
17:34
Mary V. Ahern on working on Profiles in Courage
02:54

Edward Asner

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Ed Asner on acting in the Studio One episode "The Night America Trembled"
02:03

Bob Banner

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Bob Banner on directing Ominbus
12:38
Bob Banner on working with Omnibus host Alistair Cooke
02:20

Dick Berg

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Dick Berg on writing for Kraft Television Theater  and Studio One
04:58
Dick Berg on writing "Hollywood Award Winner" for Kaiser Aluminum Hour  and "The Clay Pigeon" for Robert Montgomery Presents
03:42
Dick Berg on writing "The Right Hand Man" for Playhouse 90
03:51
Dick Berg on writing "Man Under Glass" for Studio One 
01:27
Dick Berg on writing SuspicionAlfred Hitchcock Presents, and The Third Man
01:21

Paul Bogart

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Paul Bogart on working in live television
04:07
Paul Bogart on directing the Reginald Rose play "Dear Friends" and several other productions on CBS Playhouse
06:38

Joshua Brand

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Joshua Brand on developing and writing Amazing Stories for executive producer Steven Spielberg
18:35

Allan Burns

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Allan Burns on being a page on Fred Coe's Playwrights '56
04:09

Robert Butler

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Robert Butler on being an associate director/AD on Playhouse 90 and Climax!
10:05
Robert Butler on directing several episodes of The Twilight Zone
04:42

Roy Christopher

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Roy Christopher on doing production design for Hollywood Television Theatre
02:45
Roy Christopher on doing production design for the American Playhouse production of "Paper Angels"
01:10

Bob Claver

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Bob Claver on associate producing Four Star Playhouse  and directing Ensign O'Toole
01:31
Bob Claver on directing Four Star Playhouse
02:15

Henry Colman

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Henry Colman on working in live television, where an actor thought the dress rehearsal was the aired show
00:56

John Conte

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John Conte on appearing as an actor on Studio One, and on appearing on the Studio One production "Flowers From a Stranger" with Yul Brynner
03:40
John Conte on appearing on Chevrolet Tele-Theater
01:54
John Conte on appearing on Climax! and in the feature "The Man with the Golden Arm" with Frank Sinatra
06:07
John Conte on appearing on Matinee Theater, and being sent to Atlanta by David Sarnoff to promote NBC
05:59
John Conte on hosting the syndicated anthology series The Best of the Post and on what made him a good host
00:55
John Conte on hosting Matinee Theater
20:58

Richard Donner

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Richard Donner on directing The Loretta Young Show
03:54
Richard Donner on directing The Twilight Zone
21:47
Richard Donner directing The Twilight Zone
07:31
Richard Donner on producing and directing Tales from the Crypt  for HBO
05:14

David Dortort

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David Dortort on writing for Suspense
05:22
David Dortort on writing for Fireside Theatre and learning to write for the audience
07:22
David Dortort on adapting William Faulkner's "An Error in Chemistry" for Climax!, produced by Martin Manulis
07:45
David Dortort on writing "The Ox Bow Incident" for The 20th Century-Fox Hour
03:59

Charles Dubin

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Charles S. Dubin on directing Omnibus
29:49
Charles S. Dubin on directing Telly Savalas for the American Playhouse production of "My Palikari"
01:44

Dominick Dunne

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Dominick Dunne on being floor manager on Robert Montgomery Presents
07:24

Hector Elizondo

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Hector Elizondo on being nominated for an Emmy for the American Playhouse  production of "Mrs. Cage" in which his co-star was Anne Bancroft
04:14

Ruth Engelhardt

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Ruth Engelhardt on the creation and packaging of The Loretta Young Show
04:58
Ruth Engelhardt on the packaging of Four Star Playhouse
02:48

Rod Erickson

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Rod Erickson on working on The Silver Theater
01:48

Nanette Fabray

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Nanette Fabray on appearing on Omnibus
01:24
Nanette Fabray on appearing on Playhouse 90
03:33
Nanette Fabray on appearing on Kaiser Aluminum Hour for "A Man's Game"
02:42

Norman Felton

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Director Norman Felton on his long association with Robert Montgomery Presents [Part 1]
26:52
Director Norman Felton on his long association with Robert Montgomery Presents  
22:36
Director Norman Felton on directing and becoming associate producer on Studio One
04:28

Imero Fiorentino

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Imero Fiorentino on lighting The U.S. Steel Hour at ABC
02:24
Imero Fiorentino on lighting Omnibus
05:15
Lighting Director Imero Fiorentino on Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue, with Glenn Osser (conducting) and Paul Whiteman; a story about an opera singer who refused to sing the show's finale
04:26
Lighting Director Imero Fiorentino on a shadow thrown on the actors from a microphone on live TV, during the first U.S. Steel Hour production "P.O.W." with Richard Kiley
03:05

Horton Foote

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Horton Foote on Kraft Television Theatre's production of his play "Only the Heart"
03:09
Horton Foote on writing for Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse
15:41
Horton Foote on his Playhouse 90 teleplay "The Shape of the River" (airdate: May 2, 1960), and on the end of the Golden Age of Television
03:27

John Forsythe

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John Forsythe on his early experiences on live television including Studio OneSuspense, and U.S. Steel
03:37
John Forsythe on acting on Alfred Hitchcock Presents  and working with Alfred Hitchcock
08:11

Sonny Fox

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Sonny Fox on producing The Golden Age of Television
07:08

John Frankenheimer

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John Frankenheimer on directing Climax!
16:35
John Frankenheimer on directing live television for Climax!
28:28
John Frankenheimer on directing specific episodes of Climax!
20:56
John Frankenheimer on directing Playhouse 90
27:48
John Frankenheimer on directing Playhouse 90
28:12
John Frankenheimer on directing Playhouse 90
28:00
John Frankenheimer on directing Playhouse 90
12:32

Chuck Fries

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Chuck Fries on producing "For Us the Living: The Medgar Evers Story" for American Playhouse  on PBS
04:26

William Froug

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William Froug on Screen Gems producing backup material, like "Natchez" for Playhouse 90
07:27

Herschel Burke Gilbert

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Herschel Burke Gilbert on composing for Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theatre
01:11
Herschel Burke Gilbert on composing for The Loretta Young Show, and on doing the music for various Four Star Productions
03:30

Jerry Goldsmith

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Jerry Goldsmith on transitioning into composing for CBS television with the series Climax!
05:40
Jerry Goldsmith on composing for Playhouse 90, Climax!, and Studio One
18:55
Jerry Goldsmith on composing for The Twilight Zone (Part 1)
00:55
Jerry Goldsmith on composing for The Twilight Zone  and working with Rod Serling on various shows (Part 2)
02:49
Jerry Goldsmith on leaving CBS and going to compose for Revue (later Universal Television) for series like Thriller
04:47
Jerry Goldsmith on composing for Jericho and being nominated for Emmy Awards for composing for Thriller  and The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
01:38
Jerry Goldsmith on composing for CBS Playhouse  and the state of the television orchestras in the '60s
01:10

Lee Grant

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Lee Grant on working with Fred Coe on various series like Playwrights '56, and on appearing on The Defenders with E.G. Marshall
03:35
Lee Grant on appearing in the ABC Stage 67 production of The "Love Song of Barney Kempinski", and "The People Trap"
03:51

Andy Griffith

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Andy Griffith on appearing on The United States Steel Hour in "No Time for Sergeants"
13:40

Donald Hall

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Donald Hall on Hallmark Hall of Fame (Part 1)
01:57
Donald Hall on Hallmark Hall of Fame  (Part 2)
29:49
Donald Hall on Hallmark Hall of Fame (Part 3)
28:38

Earl Hamner, Jr.

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Earl Hamner on an episode he wrote of ABC's Stage 67
01:30

Jonathan Harris

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Jonathan Harris on his first television role on the Chevrolet Tele-Theater production "His Name is Jason"
02:29
Jonathan Harris on appearing on Lights Out
02:52
Jonathan Harris on appearing on The Web
01:16
Jonathan Harris on appearing on Shirley Temple's Storybook
03:31
Jonathan Harris on appearing on Schlitz Playhouse of Stars and on Kraft Television Theatre
02:31
Jonathan Harris on appearing in the General Electric Theater production of "Blaze of Glory" with Lou Costello
02:47
Jonathan Harris on appearing on Omnibus in the episode "Dear Brutus"
03:47

Don Hastings

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Don Hastings on appearing on Studio One
02:10

Arthur Hiller

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Arthur Hiller on meeting Jack Benny, one of his idols, while he was directing an episode of Playhouse 90
00:51
Arthur Hiller on how he came to direct NBC Matinee Theater, based on a show he had directed in Canada for the CBC
04:38
Arthur Hiller on his first time directing NBC Matinee Theater and his nerves on the set
01:20
Arthur Hiller on the schedule for producing NBC Matinee Theater and the excitement of directing for live television
02:17
Arthur Hiller on dealing with an athlete who couldn't act appearing on NBC Matinee Theater, and his love of doing "live" television
02:32
Arthur Hiller on idea he "stole" from Delbert Mann while directing NBC Matinee Theater
01:02
Arthur Hiller on Dennis Hopper's appearance on an episode of NBC Matinee Theater
00:33
Arthur Hiller on working with host John Conte and producer Albert McCleery on NBC Matinee Theater
01:40
Arthur Hiller on leaving NBC Matinee Theater
04:24
Arthur Hiller on how he came to direct for Climax!
00:28
Arthur Hiller on the opportunities and limitations of NBC Matinee Theater due to the fact it was a daily show, and interference from the sponsors
02:31
Arthur Hiller on the first episode of Climax! he directed and dealing with the writer of the episode
02:53
Arthur Hiller on directing Playhouse 90
02:59
Arthur Hiller on directing actors on an episode of Climax! and forgetting an important detail because of his nerves
00:57
Arthur Hiller on working on Playhouse 90 with Martin Manulis, who created the show, and on the quality of the program
01:38
Arthur Hiller on directing NBC Matinee Theater
15:53
Arthur Hiller on directing Climax!
06:03
Arthur Hiller on directing Playhouse 90
03:52
Arthur Hiller on the production schedule of Playhouse 90 and directing both "live" and filmed versions of the show
04:49
Arthur Hiller on specific episodes of Playhouse 90
04:42
Arthur Hiller on directing an episode of Telephone Time
01:14
Arthur Hiller on directing Boris Karloff in the pilot of the series Thriller
03:03
Arthur Hiller on directing Alfred Hitchcock Presents and working with and for Alfred Hitchcock
04:35
Arthur Hiller on directing Alfred Hitchcock Presents
09:00
Arthur Hiller on directing Thriller
01:31
Arthur Hiller on directing The Barbara Stanwyck Show and Telephone Time with Claudette Colbert
03:18
Arthur Hiller on working with Mickey Rooney on The Dick Powell Show
04:40
Arthur Hiller on Route 66, Naked City, and Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse
14:47

Pat Hitchcock

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Pat Hitchcock O'Connell on Alfred Hitchcock Presents
09:35

Ron Howard

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Ron Howard on the migration of TV production from New York to Los Angeles in the 1950s and his father, Rance Howard's, natural gravitation to western roles
01:00

Kim Hunter

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Kim Hunter on the Actors Studio anthology series
03:20
Kim Hunter on appearing on various Playhouse 90 productions
02:58

Russell Johnson

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Russell Johnson on enjoying working in live television
01:52

Lamont Johnson

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Lamont Johnson on playing "Ishmael" in the Hallmark Hall of Fame production of "Moby Dick'
01:02
Lamont Johnson on acting opposite Ethel Barrymore on Climax!
04:49
Lamont Johnson on the kinds of roles he got as an actor, and on working with producer Albert McCleery on NBC Matinee Theater
04:51
Lamont Johnson on directing NBC Matinee Theater
22:47
Lamont Johnson on directing NBC Matinee Theater
06:26
Lamont Johnson on directing NBC Matinee Theater
10:11
Lamont Johnson on directing Profiles in Courage
06:02
Lamont Johnson on directing The Twilight Zone
29:25

Shirley Jones

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Shirley Jones on appearing on Playhouse 90 and acting on live television
04:12
Shirley Jones on appearing on Lux Video Theatre's "Dark Victory" and on The Ed Sullivan Show
01:56

Ernest Kinoy

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Ernest Kinoy on writing for Studio One
04:02
Ernest Kinoy on writing for Studio One  
08:08
Ernest Kinoy on writing for Playhouse 90
05:49
Ernest Kinoy on writing for Playhouse 90
04:52

Eartha Kitt

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Eartha Kitt on acting on the anthology series Omnibus
02:47
Eartha Kitt on appearing on the anthology series Omnibus
06:16

Jack Klugman

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Jack Klugman on writing "Code of the Corner for Kraft Television Theatre
00:57
Jack Klugman on writing "Big Break" for Kraft Television Theatre
00:56
Jack Klugman on co-starring in the Producers' Showcase production of "The Petrified Forest" with Humphrey Bogart (airdate: May 30, 1955)
06:36

Perry Lafferty

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Perry Lafferty on making the transition into directing drama with Tales of Tomorrow and Robert Montgomery Presents
07:29
Perry Lafferty on directing Robert Montgomery Presents
14:59

Rita Lakin

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Rita Lakin on writing "The Shattered Glass" for Bob Hope Presents Chrysler Theatre
02:10

Piper Laurie

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Piper Laurie on performing in the Playhouse 90  production "The Days of Wine and Roses"
04:18
Piper Laurie on performing in Playhouse 90's production of "Days of Wine and Roses"
04:46

Jack Lemmon

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Jack Lemmon on acting on Kraft Television Theatre  and appearing on live television
04:06
Jack Lemmon on working on Studio One 
03:27
Jack Lemmon on appearing on Ford Television Theatre's  "The Day Lincoln Was Shot"
01:42
Jack Lemmon on appearing on the Playhouse 90  production of "Face of a Hero"
04:07

Art Linkletter

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Art Linkletter on appearing on The General Electric Theater
02:04

John J. Lloyd

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John J. Lloyd on his start as Art Director on Alfred Hitchcock Presents  and working on memorable episodes
29:18
John J. Lloyd on differences between several of the popular anthology series; on people he worked with on the shows
05:29
John J. Lloyd on Aconcluding his work on Alfred Hitchcock Presents
10:31

Sidney Lumet

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Sidney Lumet on directing for The Alcoa Hour and on working for producer Herbert Brodkin
03:44
Sidney Lument on directing The Alcoa Hour production of "Tragedy in a Temporary Town"
01:28
Sidney Lument on directing the film version of the Studio One production of "12 Angry Men"
03:40
Sidney Lumet on directing various episode of Studio One
07:14
Sidney Lumet on directing Kraft Television Theatre, and on producer David Susskind
05:19

Stewart MacGregory

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Stewart MacGregory on acting as stage coordinator for Chevrolet on Broadway
15:51
Stewart MacGregory on being stage coordinator for Kraft Television Theatre  produced by David Susskind
03:46
Stewart MacGregory on being stage coordinator for Armstrong Circle Theatre
01:27
Stewart MacGregory on being stage coordinator for Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse
06:59
Stewart MacGregory on acting as stage coordinator for Armstrong Circle Theatre  and Martin Kane, Private Eye
05:28
Stewart MacGregory on live commercials for Kraft Television Theatre
03:32
Stewart MacGregory on being unit manager on The  Bell Telephone Hour
09:35

Loring Mandel

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Loring Mandel on writing various scripts for Studio One
29:16
Loring Mandel on writing "House of His Own" for Lux Video Theatre
04:27
Loring Mandel on the production company Unit 4 and on writing "The Army Game" for The Kaiser Aluminum Hour , directed by Franklin J. Schaffner and starring Paul Newman
05:44
Loring Mandel on writing The Seven Lively Arts episode "The Blast in Centralia #5" directed by George Roy Hill
07:55
Loring Mandel on writing for Playhouse 90
17:15
Loring Mandel on writing for The DuPont Show of the Week
06:29
Loring Mandel on writing for CBS Playhouse
12:56

Delbert Mann

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Delbert Mann on Fred Coe bringing him on as an alternating and then full-time director on Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse
03:26
Delbert Mann on the panicked atmosphere of early live television
03:07
Delbert Mann on directing Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse
28:41
Delbert Mann on Paddy Chayefsky's production "Marty" on Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse
07:18
Delbert Mann on fighting blacklisting on Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse  and the end of the program
06:34
Delbert Mann on directing productions of Producers' Showcase  and Playhouse 90
05:26

Martin Manulis

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Martin Manulis on producing Studio One
01:59
Martin Manulis on producing Best of Broadway
17:16
Martin Manulis on producing Climax!
08:17
Martin Manulis on producing Playhouse 90
24:45
Martin Manulis on producing Playhouse 90
30:00
Martin Manulis on producing Playhouse 90
28:39

Bob Markell

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Bob Markell on working on You Are There
19:48
Bob Markell on working on Studio One
13:25
Bob Markell on working on You Are There
14:21
Bob Markell on working on Studio One
03:10
Bob Markell on working on Playhouse 90
02:19
Bob Markell on working on The Seven Lively Arts
02:31
Bob Markell on working on Stage 67
03:25
Bob Markell on working on Stage 67
02:43
Bob Markell on his involvement with The Bicentennial Minutes
03:09

E. G. Marshall

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E.G. Marshall on Actors Studio, and on acting on live television
05:43
E.G. Marshall on appearing on Studio One, Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse, and Kraft Television Theatre
22:08

Richard Matheson

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Richard Matheson on the structure of a Twilight Zone episode
00:45

Kent McCray

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Kent McCray on being an associate producer on NBC Matinee Theater
01:39
Kent McCray on associate producing NBC Matinee Theater
04:16

Paul Monash

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Paul Monash on writing "The Singing Idol" for Kraft Television Theatre
02:33
Paul Monash on writing "The Lonely Wizard" for Schlitz Playhouse of Stars
05:02
Paul Monash on writing Playhouse 90, and Climax!
12:24
Paul Monash on writing for Westingtonhouse Desilu Playhouse
03:40

Howard Morris

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Howard Morris on appearing on Alfred Hitchcock Presents and The Twilight Zone
02:04

Tad Mosel

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Tad Mosel on adapting a James Thurber short story for Omnibus
03:38
Tad Mosel on writing for Ominbus
06:48
Tad Mosel on writing for Medallion Theater
06:48
Tad Mosel on writing "The Haven" for Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse  produced by Fred Coe and on Coe's contribution to television 
05:24
Tad Mosel on writing for Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse
10:47
Tad Mosel on writing for Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse
21:16
Tad Mosel on writing for Studio One
04:09
Tad Mosel on writing "The Waiting Place" for Playwrights '56
03:35
Tad Mosel on writing for Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse
10:31
Tad Mosel on working with Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, and Henry Fonda on Producers' Showcase: "The Petrified Forest"
13:05
Tad Mosel on working with Martin Manulis on Playhouse 90
01:50
Tad Mosel on writing "The Five Dollar Bill" for Studio One
07:16
Tad Mosel on writing for Playhouse 90
21:51
Tad Mosel on watching Playhouse 90 and other live dramas of his be performed
10:14

Robert Mott

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Robert Mott on various sound effects bloopers including on Studio One, The Edge of Night, and Search For Tomorrow
10:41
Robert Mott on working on Playhouse 90
01:06

Tony Mottola

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Tony Mottola on meeting Yul Brynner, writing the theme to Danger  and playing music on the show
06:17
Tony Mottola on playing live music on the early classic anthology series
03:28
Tony Mottola on composing for Danger  
23:51

Bill Mumy

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Bill Mumy on acting on The Twilight Zone
22:13
Bill Mumy on acting in Alfred Hitchcock Presents
14:09

Agnes Nixon

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Agnes Nixon on writing an episode of Robert Montgomery Presents starring Jackie Cooper
01:14

Hugh O'Brian

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Hugh O'Brian on the challenges and advantages of working in live television
02:21

Don Pike

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Don Pike on acting as technical director for Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse
25:11
Don Pike on being technical director for Chevrolet on Broadway
02:16

David Pressman

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David Pressman on casting and directing Actors Studio and The Play's the Thing
11:21
David Pressman on his first television job (and his first use of videotape) after being blacklisted: directing Esso Repertory Theatre  for David Susskind
02:11
David Pressman on "secretly" directing The Philip Morris Playhouse  while he was blacklisted
06:27

Marian Rees

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Marian Rees on working on Lux Video Theatre
23:51
Marian Rees on producing "Tell Me Where it Hurts" for General Electric Theater 
10:56
Marian Rees on producing Masterpiece Theatre's American Collection
14:45
Marian Rees on producing Masterpiece Theatre's American Collection (Part 2)
29:52
Marian Rees on producing Masterpiece Theatre's American Collection  (Part 3)
14:48

Rita Riggs

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Rita Riggs on costuming Playhouse 90
11:45
Rita Riggs on costuming for Alfred Hitchcock Presents and for the feature film "Psycho"
16:54

Maria Riva

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Actress Maria Riva on the Golden Age of "live" TV in New York in the 1950s, exemplified by such classic anthology series as Studio One
01:04

Doris Roberts

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Doris Roberts on appearing on Studio One, Playhouse 9 0, and other classic anthology series
02:34

Cliff Robertson

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Cliff Robertson on his involvement with the early television anthology dramas
02:58
Cliff Robertson on the ensemble feeling of working in live anthology dramas and the prestige of television in the early 1950s
02:53
Cliff Robertson on starring in the Playhouse 90 live production of "The Days of Wine and Roses"
13:16
Cliff Robertson on The U.S. Steel Hour's   "The Two Worlds of Charly Gordon" and the feature film "Charly"
06:07
Cliff Robertson on the writers for the classic anthology series
01:08
Cliff Robertson on being nominated for an Emmy for The U.S. Steel Hour production of "Charly" and why he wanted to make a film version of "Charly"
04:15

Mickey Rooney

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Mickey Rooney on starring in the Playhouse 90 episode "The Comedian"
02:26

Stanley Rubin

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Stanley Rubin on his first work as a producer in television, the dramatic anthology series Your Show Time and producing its pilot, "The Necklace"
13:26
Stanley Rubin on the source material, directors, and producers for the anthology series, Your Show Time
08:44
Stanley Rubin on the shooting schedule, budget, and syndication of Your Show Time
08:04
Stanley Rubin on favorite episodes of Your Show Time
02:00
Stanley Rubin on winning the first Emmy Award ever to awarded a "film made for television" for Your Show Time at the first Emmy Awards ceremony on January 25, 1949
03:50
Stanley Rubin on producing General Electric Theater
08:49

Thomas W. Sarnoff

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Thomas W. Sarnoff on the production of NBC's daily color anthology series Matinee Theater
05:12

William Schallert

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William Schallert on working in live TV on Matinee Theater
02:13

Alfred Schneider

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Alfred Schneider on how a controversial episode of Bus Stop ("A Lion Walks Among Us") led to the demise of ABC President, Oliver E. Treyz, as well as further inquiries into the effects of violence on television
04:13

Ralph Senensky

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Ralph Senensky on working on Playhouse 90
23:31

William Shatner

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William Shatner on appearing in the Twilight Zone episodes "Nick of Time" and "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet"
07:19

David Shaw

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David Shaw on writing for the series Actors Studio
05:44
David Shaw on writing for Prudential Family Playhouse
01:15
David Shaw on working for producer Fred Coe and with writer Paddy Chayefsky on Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse
06:05
David Shaw on writing various episodes of Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse
29:16
David Shaw on writing for Philco-Goodyear Playhouse
03:55
David Shaw on writing for Studio One
01:31
David Shaw on writing for Schlitz Playhouse of Stars
03:59
David Shaw on writing for Producers' Showcase
04:26
David Shaw on writing "Our Town" for Producers' Showcase
01:31
David Shaw on writing for Playhouse 90
13:49

Sid Sheinberg

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Sid Sheinberg> on Steven Spielberg directing a segment of Night Gallery  starring Joan Crawford
04:09

James Sheldon

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James Sheldon on directing a teleplay for Philco-Goodyear Playhouse:"A Softness in the Wind," produced by Fred Coe, and the challenges of being a director in the early years of television
05:20
James Sheldon on not being allowed to cast Eddie Albert on an episode of Armstrong Circle Theatre because of the Blacklist
01:26
James Sheldon on directing The Millionaire
03:31
James Sheldon on directing child actor Billy Mumy on The Twilight Zone
01:56
James Sheldon on directing The Twilight Zone
10:22
James Sheldon on directing The Twilight Zone
01:51
James Sheldon on directing Espionage in London
00:52
James Sheldon on James Dean's behavior on an episode of Armstrong Circle Theatre: "The Bells of Cockaigne"
01:15

Garry Simpson

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Garry Simpson on directing Chevrolet Tele-Theater
09:29

Dick Smith

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Dick Smith on the tools of the makeup artist in the very early days of television
05:35
Dick Smith on makeup mishaps with Nancy Marchand as "Queen Elizabeth" on Kraft Television Theatre
03:05
Dick Smith on quick makeup changes with actress Claire Bloom in a Robert Montgomery Presents production of "Victoria Regina"
12:43

Yeardley Smith

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Yeardley Smith on appearing on episode of the 1980s version of The Twilight Zone
00:54

Aaron Spelling

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Aaron Spelling on writing for and production of Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater
08:56

Fred Steiner

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Fred Steiner on his association with Playhouse 90
19:02

Gale Storm

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Gale Storm on her appearance on Robert Montgomery Presents
04:14

Richard Thomas

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Richard Thomas on appearing on the Hallmark Hall of Fame production of "The Christmas Tree" at age 6
07:10
Richard Thomas on appearing on The DuPoint Show of the Month production of "Oliver Twist", and Give Us Barabbas! with James Daly
03:13
Richard Thomas on appearing on Night Gallery
04:55

Robert Vaughn

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Robert Vaughn on "The Troublemakers" on Playhouse 90 with Ben Gazarra, directed by John Frankenheimer
02:53

Ellen M. Violett

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Ellen M. Violett on writing for Omnibus
15:04
Ellen M. Violett on writing for Producer's Showcase
09:48

Lou Weiss

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Lou Weiss on Dick Powell and Four Star Playhouse
07:26

Ethel Winant

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Ethel Winant on working in the Broadway theater, and getting involved with casting for television via Studio One
07:05
Ethel Winant on the first television show she cast, Justice, and on casting Armstrong Circle Theatre
02:11
Ethel Winant on the kind of talent that was drawn to shows like Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse
04:51
Ethel Winant on casting Playhouse 90
12:17
Ethel Winant on Playhouse 90's productions of "Portrait of a Murderer" and "Judgement at Nuremberg", and on network and sponsor censorship
09:49

Jane Wyatt

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Jane Wyatt on appearing in several productions of Robert Montgomery Presents, including "Kitty Foyle" and "The Awful Truth"
06:16