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The Plymouth Playhouse (1953– )

TV Series | 30 min | Drama

ABC, which had a reputation for producing shows that were not as good as their competitors CBS and NBC, used this program to audtition possible series in the hope of gaining sponsorship for the 1953 TV season. The episodes were expensive ...See moreABC, which had a reputation for producing shows that were not as good as their competitors CBS and NBC, used this program to audtition possible series in the hope of gaining sponsorship for the 1953 TV season. The episodes were expensive to produce and featured top notch casts and two of the episodes were picked up by sponsors and broadcast in the 1953-54 season. Written by J.E. McKillop See less
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Updated Apr 12, 1953

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Apr 12, 1953 (United States)

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Donald Cook
Himself - Host Himself - Host   See fewer
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Wendell Corey
Sydney Carton Sydney Carton   See fewer
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Wanda Hendrix
Lucie Manette Lucie Manette   See fewer
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Murray Matheson
Dr. Alexander Manette Dr. Alexander Manette   See fewer
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Carleton G. Young
Charles Darnay Charles Darnay   See fewer
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Norman Budd
Jerry Cruncher Jerry Cruncher   See fewer
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Boris Karloff
Story One - The Chase Story One - The Chase   See fewer
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Judith Evelyn
Therese Defarge Therese Defarge   See fewer
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Paul Cavanagh
Mr. Stryver Mr. Stryver   See fewer
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Lucille Pierlot
The Seamstress The Seamstress   See fewer
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Robert Foulk
Ernest Defarge Ernest Defarge   See fewer
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Ted Stanhope
The Judge The Judge   See fewer
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Colin Kenny
The Bailiff The Bailiff   See fewer
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Lawrence A. Williams
The Foreman The Foreman   See fewer
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Ivan Triesault
The President The President   See fewer
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Jackson Beck
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Vicki Cummings
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Brandon De Wilde
Jamie McHummer Jamie McHummer   See fewer
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Paul Douglas
Husband Husband   See fewer
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Constance Ford
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Ben Hammer
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Learned Hand
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Eda Heinemann
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John Lehne
Judge Judge   See fewer
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Joan Leslie
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Kyle MacDonnell
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Lee Marvin
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Frank McHugh
Uthas P. (Patsy) Garvey Uthas P. (Patsy) Garvey   See fewer
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Alan Mowbray
Col. Humphrey J. Flack Col. Humphrey J. Flack   See fewer
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Janis Paige
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Neva Patterson
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Adnia Rice
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Polly Rowles
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Eva Marie Saint
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Joshua Shelley
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Barbara Townsend
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Ernest Truex
Grandpa Grandpa   See fewer
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Alan Webb
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Jane Wyatt
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Whit Bissell
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James Carlisle
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Kay Garrett
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John George
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Jack Kenny
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Marion Lessing
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Mathew McCue
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Russell Meeker
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Anthony Natale
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Scott Seaton
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Allen D. Sewall
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Lucile Sewall
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7 / 10 | 13 votes