Celebrity Playhouse

Summary

Celebrity Playhouse
GenreDrama Anthology
Directed byJames Neilson (director)
Arnold Laven
Gerald Freedman
James Sheldon
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes39
Production
Executive producerWilliam Sackheim
Camera setupSingle-camera
Running time25 mins.
Production companyScreen Gems
DistributorScreen Gems
Release
Original networkSyndication
Picture formatBlack-and-white
Original releaseSeptember 27, 1955 (1955-09-27) –
June 19, 1956 (1956-06-19)

Celebrity Playhouse is an American anthology series that aired on Syndication from September 1955, to June 1956.

Episodes were repeats of dramas that were originally shown on Schlitz Playhouse of Stars.[1] Celebrity Playhouse was produced by Screen Gems.[2]

Recurring guest stars

Actor Appearances
Angela Lansbury 2 episodes
Howard Duff 2 episodes
Philip Carey 2 episodes
Scott Brady 2 episodes
Sylvia Sidney 2 episodes
Jan Sterling 2 episodes
William Bishop 2 episodes
Ellen Drew 2 episodes
Phyllis Kirk 2 episodes
Gale Robbins 2 episodes
Steve Brodie 2 episodes
William Leslie 2 episodes
Arthur Franz 2 episodes
Michael Granger 2 episodes
Robert Burton 2 episodes

Other Notable Guest Stars

Episodes

No.
overall
No. in
season
Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1TBA"I Never Believed In Miracles"Anton LeaderStory by : Reginald Denham and Mary Orr
Teleplay by : Jack Bennett
September 27, 1955 (1955-09-27)
2TBA"Day Of The Trial"Fred F. SearsStory by : John and Ward Hawkins
Teleplay by : Richard Carr
October 4, 1955 (1955-10-04)
3TBA"Showdown At San Pablo"James NeilsonStory by : Al Dewlen
Teleplay by : John Dunkel and N.B. Stone Jr.
October 11, 1955 (1955-10-11)
4TBA"Mink Does Something For You"Gerald FreedmanStory by : Louise Lee Outlaw
Teleplay by : Frederick Brady
October 18, 1955 (1955-10-18)
5TBA"A Very Big Man"James NeilsonStory by : Don Tracy
Teleplay by : Hal Smith
October 25, 1955 (1955-10-25)
6TBA"A House Between Flags"James NeilsonStory by : Montgomery Pittman
Teleplay by : Frederic Brady
November 1, 1955 (1955-11-01)
7TBA"For The Defense"James NeilsonDonn MullallyNovember 8, 1955 (1955-11-08)
8TBA"He Knew All About Women"Gerald FreemanStory by : Cliff Farrell
Teleplay by : Peter R. Brooke
November 15, 1955 (1955-11-15)
9TBA"Empty Arms"James NeilsonStory by : May Edginton
Teleplay by : Gordon McDonnell and Willard Wiener
November 22, 1955 (1955-11-22)
10TBA"The Silver Saddle"Arnold LavenStory by : Thomas Thompson
Teleplay by : Clark E. Reynolds
November 29, 1955 (1955-11-29)
11TBA"Known But To God"James NeilsonDon MartinDecember 6, 1955 (1955-12-06)
12TBA"Diamonds In The Sky"Gerald FreemanStory by : John Clare
Teleplay by : Frederick Brady
December 13, 1955 (1955-12-13)
13TBA"The Hoax"Gerald FreedmanStory by : Irving Wallace
Teleplay by : Irving Wallace and Lowell Barrington
December 20, 1955 (1955-12-20)
14TBA"Red Horse Hamber"James NeilsonStory by : Dee Linford
Teleplay by : Frederick Brady
December 27, 1955 (1955-12-27)
15TBA"My Name Is Sally Roberts"Anton LeaderLeonard Freeman and Jack LairdJanuary 3, 1956 (1956-01-03)
16TBA"Live Bait"Lewis R. FosterStory by : Richard Wormser
Teleplay by : Jack Laird
January 10, 1956 (1956-01-10)
17TBA"Secret Of The Bells"Arnold LavenStory by : Phyllis Lee Paterson
Teleplay by : Frederick Brady
January 17, 1956 (1956-01-17)
18TBA"The Twelve Year Secret"Anton LeaderStory by : John D. Klorer
Teleplay by : Marion Thompson
January 24, 1956 (1956-01-24)
19TBA"Bachelor Husband"Anton LeaderStory by : Ann St. John
Teleplay by : Frank Gill Jr.
January 31, 1956 (1956-01-31)
20TBA"Tantrum-Size 12"Anton M. LeaderStory by : Vicki Baum
Teleplay by : Frederick Brady
February 7, 1956 (1956-02-07)
21TBA"They Flee By Night"Anton LeaderStory by : Eve Green
Teleplay by : John Dunkel
February 14, 1956 (1956-02-14)
22TBA"The Foreigner"Anton M. LeaderStory by : Charlotte Paul
Teleplay by : Rik Vollaerts
February 21, 1956 (1956-02-21)
23TBA"More Than Kin"Gerald FreemanStory by : John McGreevey
Teleplay by : John McGreevey
February 28, 1956 (1956-02-28)
24TBA"East Of Nowhere"John Meredyth LucasStory by : Steve Fisher
Teleplay by : D.D. Beauchamp
March 6, 1956 (1956-03-06)
25TBA"The Go-Between"Anton LeaderThomas Nord RileyMarch 13, 1956 (1956-03-13)
26TBA"Shadow Of A Thief"James SheldonStory by : Isabelle Ziegler
Teleplay by : Gene Levitt and Robert Tallman
March 20, 1956 (1956-03-20)
27TBA"Home Is The Soldier"James SheldonStory by : Steve Fisher
Teleplay by : Steve Fisher
March 27, 1956 (1956-03-27)
28TBA"Deborah"Gerald FreedmanStory by : Margery Sharp
Teleplay by : DeWitt Bodeen
April 3, 1956 (1956-04-03)
29TBA"Tomorrow We May Part"James NeilsonStory by : Laura Owen Miller
Teleplay by : Jack Laird and Marianne Moser
April 10, 1956 (1956-04-10)
30TBA"A Letter From The Past"James NeilsonStory by : Violet Atkins
Teleplay by : DeWitt Bodeen
April 17, 1956 (1956-04-17)
31TBA"No Escape"Gerald FreedmanStory by : Bruno Fischer
Teleplay by : Philip MacDonald
April 24, 1956 (1956-04-24)
32TBA"The Fleeting Years"Daniel DareStory by : Rosamund Du Jardin
Teleplay by : DeWitt Bodeen
May 1, 1956 (1956-05-01)
33TBA"Stagecoach To Paradise"Fred F. SearsStory by : Tom Gwynne
Teleplay by : D.D. Beauchamp and Jack Laird
May 8, 1956 (1956-05-08)
34TBA"Incident In Rio"James SheldonStory by : Frederick Nebel
Teleplay by : Lou Morheim
May 15, 1956 (1956-05-15)
35TBA"I'll Make The Arrest"James SheldonStory by : Charles Beckman Jr.
Teleplay by : Mort Thaw
May 22, 1956 (1956-05-22)
36TBA"Girl On The Run"Sidney MillerStory by : Paul Ernst
Teleplay by : Gene Wang
May 29, 1956 (1956-05-29)
37TBA"Faith"James SheldonStory by : Audrey Ovington
Teleplay by : Peter Packer
June 5, 1956 (1956-06-05)
38TBA"Dark Legacy"John Meredyth LucasStory by : William Hopson
Teleplay by : Frederick Brady
June 12, 1956 (1956-06-12)
39TBA"Girl At Large"James NeilsonMerwin GerardJune 19, 1956 (1956-06-19)

References

  1. ^ Terrace, Vincent (2011). Encyclopedia of Television Shows, 1925 through 2010 (2nd ed.). Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. p. 173. ISBN 978-0-7864-6477-7.
  2. ^ "Film Random Shots: Celebrity Playhouse" (PDF). Broadcasting. October 24, 1955. p. 74. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

External links

  • Celebrity Playhouse at CVTA with episode list
  • Celebrity Theater at IMDb