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The Ford Theatre Hour (1948–1951)

TV Series | 60 min | Drama

An anthology series based in New York City which attracted a high caliber group of actors, often Broadway stars. Stories were both drama and comedies, some original but others adaptions of films and plays.
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Updated Oct 17, 1948

Release date (First episode)
Oct 17, 1948 (United States)

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William Brower
Bellhop / Joe Arkle Bellhop / Joe Arkle   See fewer
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Biff McGuire
Tweedledee Tweedledee   See fewer
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Ernest Truex
Dan Dorgan / Father Malachy Dan Dorgan / Father Malachy   See fewer
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Ruth McDevitt
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Pat Kirkland
Beth March / Ruth Gordon Beth March / Ruth Gordon   See fewer
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Walter Hampden
Julian Northrup / Prof. Tobias Emanuel Julian Northrup / Prof. Tobias Emanuel   See fewer
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Ian Keith
Inspector Hannen / Lord Rintoul / Sir Peter Teazle Inspector Hannen / Lord Rintoul / Sir Peter Teazle   See fewer
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Lawrence Fletcher
Colonel / J. Thorval Jones Colonel / J. Thorval Jones   See fewer
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Jane Seymour
Effie Kugler Effie Kugler   See fewer
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Dennis Patrick
Terry Rafferty Terry Rafferty   See fewer
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Paul Ford
Rudolph Kugler Rudolph Kugler   See fewer
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Richard Hart
Buzz Jones / Henry Buzz Jones / Henry   See fewer
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Martin Newman
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Salem Ludwig
Mugg Schnitzel Mugg Schnitzel   See fewer
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Eva Le Gallienne
Annie Jones / Lettie Annie Jones / Lettie   See fewer
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Raymond Massey
Clinton Jones / Mr. Radfern Clinton Jones / Mr. Radfern   See fewer
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Olivia Grayne / Rose Olivia Grayne / Rose   See fewer
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William Prince
Mortimer Brewster Mortimer Brewster   See fewer
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Hume Cronyn
Harry Binion / Hugo Barnstead Harry Binion / Hugo Barnstead   See fewer
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Carol Goodner
Julie Cavendish Julie Cavendish   See fewer
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Hannah Hannah   See fewer
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Theodore Lawrence Theodore Lawrence   See fewer
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Edgar Stehli
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Bella Manningham Bella Manningham   See fewer
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Henry Hull
Julian Northrup Julian Northrup   See fewer
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Jack Lemmon
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8.3 / 10 | 32 votes