Portia Faces Life


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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About

Portia Faces Life, a 1940s radio drama, was revived on CBS television for the 1954-55 season. A story of chaos in an enduring marriage, it starred Frances Reid as Portia Blake Manning. Later, when Reid left the role, Fran Carlon portrayed Portia, and the show was retitled The Inner Flame.

Who talked about this show

Hal Cooper

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Hal Cooper on producing Portia Faces Life
01:18

Frances Reid

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Frances Reid on being cast as Portia Blake Manning on Portia Faces Life
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Frances Reid on starring in Portia Faces Life and the state of early TV soap operas
02:21

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