Television Actress

Leora Dana

  • Apr 01, 1923 - Dec 13, 1983 (age 60)
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1984
Nothing Lasts Forever
MovieAug 29, 1984

Nothing Lasts Forever

An artist fails a test and is …
An artist fails a test and is required to direct traffic in New York City's Holland Tunnel. He winds up falling in love with a beautiful woman, after he takes a trip to the moon on a Lunar Cruiser.
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1983
Leora Dana
PersonalDecember 1983

Leora Dana

Leora Dana passed away.
Amityville 3-D
MovieNov 18, 1983

Amityville 3-D

Convinced that the horrible rumours about the bloody …
Convinced that the horrible rumours about the bloody DeFeo murders and the evil Amityville House are nothing but an elaborate hoax, the inquisitive Reveal Magazine journalist, John Baxter, decides to buy it as an investment. Now, as troubling supernatural incidents and death stain the new residence, John stubbornly insists to remain apathetic, even after yet another tragedy sends his ex-wife, Nancy, one step before madness. However, an ancient evil lies at the root of the problem. What is the dark secret of the most horrific house on earth?
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Baby It's You
MovieMar 4, 1983

Baby It's You

In a 1966 New Jersey high school, Jill and new student Sheik …
In a 1966 New Jersey high school, Jill and new student Sheik from the other side of the tracks make their way in a first love romance.
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1982
Shoot the Moon
MovieJan 22, 1982

Shoot the Moon

A fifteen year marriage dissolves, leaving both the husband …
A fifteen year marriage dissolves, leaving both the husband and wife, and their four children, devastated. He's preoccupied with a career and a mistress, she with a career and caring for four young children. While they attempt to go their separate ways, jealousy and bitterness reconnect them.
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1978
The Dain Curse
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MovieMay 22, 1978

The Dain Curse

The Dain Curse is a 1978 mystery TV mini-series written by …
The Dain Curse is a 1978 mystery TV mini-series written by Dashiell Hammett and Robert W. Lenski and directed by E. W. Swackhamer.
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1977
Seventh Avenue
MovieFeb 10, 1977

Seventh Avenue

Seventh Avenue is a six-part American television …
Seventh Avenue is a six-part American television miniseries broadcast in 1977. It is based on the 1967 Norman Bogner novel of the same name. The miniseries was directed by Richard Irving and Russ Marberry, and produced by Franklin Barton and Richard Irving. The music is by Nelson Riddle.
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1976
The Adams Chronicles
TV ShowJan 20, 1976

The Adams Chronicles

Ambitious multipart PBS production that brings to life five …
Ambitious multipart PBS production that brings to life five generations of one of America's leading political and historical families. It traces their lives from John Adams early years as a...
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1973
Award1973

Best Featured Actress in a Play

Won award for "The Last of Mrs. Lincoln".
Tony Award
Nomination1973

Best Featured Actress in a Play

Nominated for "The Last of Mrs. Lincoln".
Tony Award
1971
Wild Rovers
MovieJun 18, 1971

Wild Rovers

Tired of cow-punching for a living, two Montana cowboys rob a …
Tired of cow-punching for a living, two Montana cowboys rob a bank and flee but their employer's sons chase after them.
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1970
Tora! Tora! Tora!
MovieSep 23, 1970

Tora! Tora! Tora!

In 1941, following months of economic embargo, Japan …
In 1941, following months of economic embargo, Japan prepares to open its war against the United States with a surprise attack on the US naval base at Pearl Harbor.
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1969
Change of Habit
MovieNov 10, 1969

Change of Habit

Michelle Gallagher, Irene Hawkins and Barbara Bennett are …
Michelle Gallagher, Irene Hawkins and Barbara Bennett are three nuns who are volunteer nurses sent into a poor, racially mixed neighborhood. In order to "fit in" they arrive sans habits. The clinic is run by a young doctor by the name of John Carpenter. Each of the three woman find themselves confronted with a different personal issue of a secular nature. How will their change of habit affect each one's solution and will their change of habit be a permanent one? Supporting characters include the old parish pastor, the local money lender, an autistic child, and a couple of neighborhood snoops.
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1968
The Boston Strangler
MovieOct 1, 1968

The Boston Strangler

Boston is being terrorized by a series of seemingly random …
Boston is being terrorized by a series of seemingly random murders of women. Based on the true story, the film follows the investigators path through several leads before introducing the Strangler as a character. It is seen almost exclusively from the point of view of the investigators who have very few clues to build a case upon.
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1967
Judd, for the Defense
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TV ShowSep 8, 1967

Judd, for the Defense

Judd, for the Defense was an …
Judd, for the Defense was an American legal drama originally broadcast on the ABC network on Friday nights from September 8, 1967, to September 19, 1969.
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N.Y.P.D.
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TV ShowSep 5, 1967

N.Y.P.D.

N.Y.P.D. is a half-hour American television crime drama of the …
N.Y.P.D. is a half-hour American television crime drama of the 1960s set in the context of the New York City Police Department. The program appeared on the ABC network during the 1967-68 and 1968-69 television seasons. In both seasons, the program appeared in the evening, 9:30 p.m. time slot. During the second season, N.Y.P.D was joined by The Mod Squad and It Takes a Thief to form a 2½ hour block of crime dramas.
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1966
The Group
MovieMar 4, 1966

The Group

In June 1933, eight young women, who are close friends and …
In June 1933, eight young women, who are close friends and members of the upper-class group at South Tower College, graduate and start their adult lives. The film documents the years ...
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1965
For the People
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TV ShowJan 31, 1965

For the People

For the People is an American legal drama that aired from …
For the People is an American legal drama that aired from January 31 until May 9, 1965. The series starred a pre-Star Trek William Shatner as a New York City prosecutor. It was shot on location in New York.
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1964
Slattery's People
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TV ShowSep 21, 1964

Slattery's People

Slattery's People is a 1964–65 American television series …
Slattery's People is a 1964–65 American television series about local politics starring Richard Crenna as title character James Slattery, a state legislator, co-starring Ed Asner and Tol Avery, and featuring Carroll O'Connor and Warren Oates in a couple of episodes each. James E. Moser was executive producer. The program, telecast on CBS, was nominated for a Golden Globe Award.
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Another World
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TV ShowMay 4, 1964

Another World

Another World (often shortened to AW) is an American …
Another World (often shortened to AW) is an American television soap opera that aired on NBC from May 4, 1964, to June 25, 1999. It was created by Irna Phillips along with William J. Bell, and was produced by Procter & Gamble Productions at NBC Studios, 1268 East 14th Street in Brooklyn.
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1963
The Lieutenant
TV ShowSep 14, 1963

The Lieutenant

The Lieutenant is an American television series, the first …
The Lieutenant is an American television series, the first created by Gene Roddenberry. It aired on NBC on Saturday evenings in the 1963–1964 television schedule. It was produced by Arena Productions, one of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's most successful in-house production companies of the 1960s. Situated at Camp Pendleton, the West Coast base of the U.S. Marine Corps, The Lieutenant focuses on the men of the Corps in peacetime with a Cold War backdrop. The title character is Second Lieutenant William Tiberius Rice, a rifle platoon leader and one of the training instructors at Camp Pendleton. An hour-long drama, The Lieutenant explores the lives of enlisted Marines and officers alike.
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A Gathering of Eagles
MovieJun 21, 1963

A Gathering of Eagles

Rock Hudson plays an Air …
Rock Hudson plays an Air Force Colonel who has just been re-assigned as a cold war B-52 commander who must shape up his men to pass a grueling inspection that the previous commander had failed, and had been fired for. He is also recently married, and as a tough commanding officer doing whatever he has to do to shape his men up, his wife sees a side to him that she hadn't seen before.
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1962
Stoney Burke
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TV ShowOct 1, 1962

Stoney Burke

Stoney Burke is an American western television series …
Stoney Burke is an American western television series broadcast on ABC from October 1, 1962 until May 20, 1963. Six years before the premiere of his CBS crime drama, Hawaii Five-O, Jack Lord starred in the title role.
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The Nurses
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TV ShowSep 27, 1962

The Nurses

The Nurses is a serialized primetime medical drama …
The Nurses is a serialized primetime medical drama that was broadcast in the United States on CBS from September 27, 1962, to May 11, 1965. For the second season, the title was expanded to The Doctors and the Nurses and it ran until 1965, when it was transformed into a half-hour daytime soap opera. The soap opera, also called The Nurses, ran on ABC from 1965 to 1967.
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1961
Ben Casey
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TV ShowOct 2, 1961

Ben Casey

Ben Casey is an American medical drama series that aired on …
Ben Casey is an American medical drama series that aired on ABC from 1961 to 1966. The show was known for its opening titles, which consisted of a hand drawing the symbols "♂, ♀, ✳, †, ∞" on a chalkboard, as cast member Sam Jaffe uttered, "Man, woman, birth, death, infinity." Neurosurgeon Joseph Ransohoff served as a medical consultant for the show.
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Bus Stop
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TV ShowOct 1, 1961

Bus Stop

Bus Stop is a 26-episode American drama which aired on ABC …
Bus Stop is a 26-episode American drama which aired on ABC from October 1, 1961, until March 25, 1962, starring Marilyn Maxwell as Grace Sherwood, the owner of a bus station and diner in the fictitious town of Sunrise in the Colorado Rockies. The program was adapted from William Inge's play, Bus Stop, and Inge was a script consultant for the series, which followed the lives of travelers passing through the bus station and the diner. Maxwell's co-stars were Richard Anderson as District Attorney Glenn Wagner, Rhodes Reason as Sheriff Will Mayberry, Joan Freeman as waitress Elma Gahrigner, Bernard Kates as Ralph the coroner, and Buddy Ebsen as Virge Blessing.
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The Defenders
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TV ShowSep 16, 1961

The Defenders

The Defenders is an American courtroom drama series that …
The Defenders is an American courtroom drama series that ran on CBS from 1961 to 1965. It was created by television writer Reginald Rose. Original music for the series was scored by Frank Lewin and Leonard Rosenman.
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The Asphalt Jungle
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TV ShowApr 2, 1961

The Asphalt Jungle

The Asphalt Jungle is a 1961 United States police drama …
The Asphalt Jungle is a 1961 United States police drama television series starring Jack Warden, Arch Johnson, and Bill Smith about a squad of detectives targeting organized crime in New York City. Inspired by the 1950 film The Asphalt Jungle, it aired from April 2 to June 25, 1961.
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1960
The Aquanauts
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TV ShowSep 14, 1960

The Aquanauts

The Aquanauts (later known as Malibu Run) is an American …
The Aquanauts (later known as Malibu Run) is an American adventure/drama series that aired on CBS in the 1960–1961 season. The series stars Keith Larsen, Jeremy Slate and Ron Ely, who later replaced Larsen on midseason.
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Pollyanna
MovieMay 19, 1960

Pollyanna

A young girl comes to an embittered town and …
A young girl comes to an embittered town and confronts its attitude with her determination to see the best in life.
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Nomination1960

Best Featured Actress in a Play

Nominated for "The Best Man".
Tony Award
1959
Startime
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TV ShowOct 6, 1959

Startime

Startime is an anthology show of drama, comedy, and variety, …
Startime is an anthology show of drama, comedy, and variety, and was one of the first American television shows broadcast in color. The program was aired Tuesday nights in the United States on the NBC Television network in the 1959–1960 television season.
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The Third Man
TV ShowOct 2, 1959

The Third Man

The Third Man was a TV series which ran from 1959 to 1965. …
The Third Man was a TV series which ran from 1959 to 1965. It was based on the novel and film The Third Man and starred Michael Rennie as Harry Lime. The series was a co production between NTA Film Network and British Broadcasting Prestige Productions. The first twenty episodes were shot at 20th Century Fox studios in Hollywood. Later episodes were filmed at Shepperton Studios and Associated-British Elstree Studios, in England.
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1958
Some Came Running
MovieDec 18, 1958

Some Came Running

Dave Hirsch, a writer and an army veteran winds up in his small …
Dave Hirsch, a writer and an army veteran winds up in his small Indiana hometown, to the dismay of his respectable older brother. He meets and befriends various different characters and tries to figure out what to do with his life.
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Kings Go Forth
MovieJun 28, 1958

Kings Go Forth

Toward the end of World War II, two American soldiers …
Toward the end of World War II, two American soldiers fighting in Southern France become romantically involved with a young, American woman. Her background will reveal more about them than her.
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Shirley Temple's Storybook
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TV ShowJan 12, 1958

Shirley Temple's Storybook

Shirley Temple's Storybook …
Shirley Temple's Storybook is an American children's anthology series hosted and narrated by actress Shirley Temple. The series features adaptations of fairy tales like Mother Goose and other family-oriented stories performed by well-known actors, although one episode, an adaptation of The House of the Seven Gables, was meant for older youngsters. The first season of sixteen black-and-white and colored episodes aired on NBC between January 12, 1958 and December 21, 1958 as Shirley Temple's Storybook. Thirteen episodes of the first season re-ran on ABC beginning on January 12, 1959. The second season of twenty-five color episodes aired on NBC as The Shirley Temple Show between September 18, 1960 and July 16, 1961 in much the same format that it had under its original title.
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1957
Alcoa Theatre
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TV ShowSep 30, 1957

Alcoa Theatre

Alcoa Theatre is a half-hour American anthology series …
Alcoa Theatre is a half-hour American anthology series telecast on NBC at 9:30 pm on Monday nights from September 30, 1957–May 23, 1960. The program also aired under the title Turn of Fate. Alcoa Theatre was syndicated together with Goodyear Theatre as Award Theatre.
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Suspicion
TV ShowSep 30, 1957

Suspicion

Suspicion is the title of an American television mystery drama …
Suspicion is the title of an American television mystery drama series which aired on the NBC from 1957 through 1958. The executive producer of half of the filmed episodes (10) of Suspicion was film director Alfred Hitchcock.
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3:10 to Yuma
MovieAug 7, 1957

3:10 to Yuma

3:10 to Yuma is a 1957 American Western film directed by …
3:10 to Yuma is a 1957 American Western film directed by Delmer Daves and starring Glenn Ford and Van Heflin. Based on a 1953 short story by Elmore Leonard, the film is about a drought-impoverished rancher who takes on the risky job of escorting a notorious outlaw to justice. In 2012, the film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".
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Williamsburg: the Story of a Patriot
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MovieMar 30, 1957

Williamsburg: the Story of a Patriot

This is a 37-minute …
This is a 37-minute orientation film, filmed in the spring of 1956, for visitors to historic Colonial Williamsburg, and photographed in the area restored by the Rockerfeller Foundation. The plot follows a fictional Virginia planter, John Fry (Jack Lord), who becomes a member of Virginia's House of Burgesses. Through contact with Patrick Henry, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington and other patriots, he gradually loses his ties with the pro-British faction and casts his lot with the rebels.
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1956
Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theatre
TV ShowOct 5, 1956

Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theatre

Dick Powell's Zane Grey …
Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theatre, sometimes simply called Zane Grey Theatre, is an American Western anthology series which ran on CBS from 1956 to 1961.
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Playhouse 90
TV ShowOct 4, 1956

Playhouse 90

Playhouse 90 was an American television anthology drama …
Playhouse 90 was an American television anthology drama series that aired on CBS from 1956 to 1960 for a total of 133 episodes. The show was produced at CBS Television City in Los Angeles, California. Since live anthology drama series of the mid-1950s usually were hour-long shows, the title highlighted the network's intention to present something unusual: a weekly series of hour-and-a-half-long dramas rather than 60-minute plays.
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Telephone Time
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TV ShowApr 8, 1956

Telephone Time

Telephone Time is an American anthology drama series that …
Telephone Time is an American anthology drama series that aired on CBS in 1956, and on ABC from 1957 to 1958. The series features plays by John Nesbitt who hosted the first season. Frank C. Baxter hosted the 1957 and 1958 seasons. The program was directed by Arthur Hiller, Robert Florey, and Lewis Allen (director). A total of 81 episodes aired from April 1956 to March 1957 on CBS and from April 1957 to April 1958 on the American Broadcasting Company (ABC).
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1955
Alfred Hitchcock Presents
TV ShowOct 2, 1955

Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Alfred Hitchcock Presents is …
Alfred Hitchcock Presents is an American television anthology series that was created, hosted, and produced by Alfred Hitchcock; the program aired on CBS and NBC between 1955 and 1965. It features dramas, thrillers, and mysteries. Between 1962 and 1965 it was renamed The Alfred Hitchcock Hour.
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1954
Climax!
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TV ShowOct 7, 1954

Climax!

Climax! (later known as Climax Mystery Theater) is an …
Climax! (later known as Climax Mystery Theater) is an American television anthology series that aired on CBS from 1954 to 1958. The series was hosted by William Lundigan and later co-hosted by Mary Costa. It was one of the few CBS programs of that era to be broadcast in color (using the massive TK-40A color cameras pioneered and manufactured by RCA, and used primarily by CBS' arch-rival network, NBC). Many of the episodes were performed and broadcast live, and although the series was transmitted in color, only black-and-white kinescope copies of some episodes survive to the present day. The series finished at #22 in the Nielsen ratings for the 1955-1956 season and #26 for 1956-1957.
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1953
The Motorola Television Hour
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TV ShowNov 3, 1953

The Motorola Television Hour

The Motorola Television …
The Motorola Television Hour is an hour-long anthology series which alternated bi-weekly with The United States Steel Hour on ABC. The show premiered on November 3, 1953 and was last aired on June 1, 1954. It was produced by Herbert Brodkin and sponsored by Motorola. Writers included Neil Simon, Rod Serling, and William McCleery. Its directors were Daniel Petrie, Ralph Nelson, and Don Richardson. The series aired live from New York City...
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1951
Schlitz Playhouse of Stars
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TV ShowOct 5, 1951

Schlitz Playhouse of Stars

Schlitz Playhouse of Stars is …
Schlitz Playhouse of Stars is an anthology series that was telecast from 1951 until 1959 on CBS. Offering both comedies and drama, the series was sponsored by the Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company. The title was shortened to Schlitz Playhouse, beginning with the fall 1957 season.
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1950
The Web
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TV ShowJul 11, 1950

The Web

The Web is an American dramatic anthology series that aired …
The Web is an American dramatic anthology series that aired live on CBS for four seasons from July 11, 1950 to September 26, 1954. The program was produced by Mark Goodson and Bill Todman, and was narrated by Jonathan Blake. A series with the same title and a similar premise was also broadcast briefly by NBC during the summer of 1957.
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Armstrong Circle Theatre
TV ShowJun 6, 1950

Armstrong Circle Theatre

Armstrong Circle Theatre is …
Armstrong Circle Theatre is an American anthology drama television series which ran from 1950 to 1957 on NBC, and then until 1963 on CBS. It alternated weekly with The U.S. Steel Hour. It finished in the Nielsen ratings at #19 for the 1950-1951 season and #24 for 1951-1952. The principal sponsor was Armstrong World Industries.
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Robert Montgomery Presents
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TV ShowJan 30, 1950

Robert Montgomery Presents

Robert Montgomery …
Robert Montgomery Presents is an American dramatic television series which was produced by NBC from January 30, 1950, until June 24, 1957. The live show had several sponsors during its seven-year run, and the title was altered to feature the sponsor, usually Lucky Strike cigarettes, for example, Robert Montgomery Presents Your Lucky Strike Theater, ....The Johnson's Wax Program, and so on.
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Kurt Kasznar
Marriage1950

Kurt Kasznar

Kurt Kasznar (born Kurt Servischer; August 12, 1913 – August 6, …
Kurt Kasznar (born Kurt Servischer; August 12, 1913 – August 6, 1979) was an Austrian-American stage, film, and television actor who played roles on Broadway, appearing in the original productions of Waiting for Godot, The Sound of Music and Barefoot in the Park and had many notable parts in television and feature films.
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1948
Studio One
TV ShowNov 7, 1948

Studio One

Studio One is an American radio anthology drama series that …
Studio One is an American radio anthology drama series that was also adapted to television. It was created in 1947 by Canadian director Fletcher Markle, who came to CBS from the CBC. It aired under several variant titles: Studio One in Hollywood, Studio One Summer Theatre, Westinghouse Studio One and Westinghouse Summer Theatre.
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The Philco Television Playhouse
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TV ShowOct 3, 1948

The Philco Television Playhouse

The Philco Television …
The Philco Television Playhouse is an American television anthology series that was broadcast live on NBC from 1948 to 1955. Produced by Fred Coe, the series was sponsored by Philco. It was one of the most respected dramatic shows of the Golden Age of Television, winning a 1954 Peabody Award and receiving eight Emmy nominations between 1951 and 1956.
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1947
Kraft Television Theatre
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TV ShowMay 7, 1947

Kraft Television Theatre

Kraft Television Theatre is an …
Kraft Television Theatre is an American drama/anthology television series that began May 7, 1947, on NBC, airing at 7:30pm on Wednesday evenings until December of that year. It first promoted MacLaren's Imperial Cheese, which was advertised nowhere else. In January 1948, it moved to 9pm on Wednesdays, continuing in that timeslot until 1958. Initially produced by the J. Walter Thompson advertising agency, the live hour-long series offered television plays with new stories and new characters each week, in addition to adaptations of such classics as A Christmas Carol and Alice in Wonderland. The program was broadcast live from Studio 8-H at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, currently the home of Saturday Night Live.
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1923
Leora Dana
BirthApril 1923

Leora Dana

Leora Dana was born.
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