Playhouse 90: Living or Dead?
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|Released||4 October 1956|
|Ended||18 May 1960|
|Director||John Frankenheimer, Franklin J. Schaffner, Ralph Nelson, Vincent J. Donehue and Arthur Hiller|
|Country of origin||United States of America|
|Number of episodes||134|
|Number of seasons||4|
About Playhouse 90
Playhouse 90 was a groundbreaking television show that aired from 1956 to 1960. Produced by CBS, the show featured live performances of original plays and adaptations of classic works. With a runtime of 90 minutes, Playhouse 90 was a unique and ambitious project that pushed the boundaries of what was possible on television at the time.
The show featured an impressive roster of writers, directors, and actors, including the likes of Rod Serling, Paddy Chayefsky, John Frankenheimer, and Jack Lemmon. Some of the most memorable episodes of Playhouse 90 include "Requiem for a Heavyweight," "Days of Wine and Roses," and "The Miracle Worker."
Playhouse 90 was praised for its high production values and its commitment to quality storytelling. The show tackled a wide range of themes and topics, from social issues to personal dramas. It was a showcase for some of the most talented artists of the era, and it helped to establish television as a legitimate medium for serious drama.
Despite its short run, Playhouse 90 had a lasting impact on television and on American culture. It paved the way for other ambitious television projects, and it helped to elevate the medium to new heights of artistic achievement. Today, it remains a testament to the power of television to tell compelling stories and to engage audiences in meaningful ways.
- "Playhouse 90." IMDb, IMDb.com, www.imdb.com/title/tt0048843/.
- "Playhouse 90." TV Guide, TV Guide, www.tvguide.com/tvshows/playhouse-90/203007/.
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