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Four Star Playhouse (1952-1956 TV series) - 19 disc set, 107 episodes

Four Star Playhouse (1952-1956 TV series) - 19 disc set, 107 episodes
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4 STAR PLAYHOUSE & THE STAR AND THE STORY

Four Star Playhouse is a television anthology series that ran from 1952 to 1956. The original premise was that Charles Boyer, Ida Lupino, David Niven, and Dick Powell would take turns starring in episodes. However, several other performers took the lead from time to time, including Ronald Colman and Joan Fontaine.

Blake Edwards was among the writers and directors who contributed to the series. Edwards created the recurring character (eight episodes) of illegal gambling house operator Willie Dante for Dick Powell to play on this series. The character was later revamped and spun off in his own series starring Howard Duff, then-husband of Lupino.



EPISODES:

MY OWN DEAR DRAGON - Charles Boyer HOUSE FOR SALE - Ida Lupino TUSITALA - David Niven MEET McGRAW - Frank Lovejoy STORY OF EMILY CAMERON - Ida Lupino INTERLUDE - Dick Powell LET THE CHIPS FALL - Charles Boyer THE FIRING SQUAD - David Niven LOST SILK HAT - Ronald Coleman GIRL ON THE PARK BENCH - Joan Fontaine HER CROWNING GLORY - Teresa Wright TOTAL RECALL - William Lundigan ARAB DUEL - Sidney Blackmer W SOMERSET MAUGHAMS - Alexis Smith MOORINGS - Charles Boyer THE FRIGHTENED WOMAN - Merle Oberon END OF THE LINE - Maria Riva THE LADYS GAME - Charles Coburn THE WHIZZED - Frank Lovejoy SEARCH IN THE NIGHT - Frank Lovejoy WITH ALL MY HEART - Ida Lupino THE WITNESS -Dick Powell THE DIFFICULT AGE - Charles Coburn SAM - Charles Coburn THE THIN LINE -David Niven WATCH THE SUNSET - Dick Powell TRUDY - Joan Fontaine VERDICT - Steve McNally TO KILL A MAN - Alexis Smith MASQUERADE - Ida Lupino GO AHEAD AND JUMP - Dick Powell UNCLE FRED FLITS BY - David Niven MANDIRA, MANDIRA -Charles Boyer FAIR TRIAL - Dick Powell MAN ON A TRAIN - David Niven THE GUN - Dick Powell THE CONTEST - Dick Powell PLACE OF HIS OWN - Charles Boyer VILLAGE IN THE CITY David Niven A STUDY IN PANIC - Dick Powell FULL CIRCLE - David Niven & Joanne Woodward TRUE CONFESSIONS OF HENRY PELL - Howard Duff HIGH STAKES - Dick Powell STAKED DECK - Dick Powell DESERT ENCOUNTER - Charles Boyer LADIES ON HIS MIND - Ronald Coleman BROKEN JOURNEY - David Niven ONE WAY OUT - Ida Lupino HENRY AND THE HORSE - David Niven MAN IN THE CELLAR - Charles Boyer NO LIMIT - Dick Powell SHADOWED - Dick Powell THE BOMB - David Niven FULL CIRCLE - David Niven THE ROOM - Dick Powell AUTUMN CAROUSEL - Dick Powell BREAKFAST IN BED - David Niven RETURNING - Dick Powell MATTER OF ADVICE - David Niven WALL OF BAMBOO - Charles Boyer SOUND OFF MY LOVE - Merle Oberon SECOND DAWN - Charles Boyer MY WIFE GERALDINE - Charles Boyer BOURBON STREET - Dick Powell THE FIRING SQUAD - David Niven ALIAS MR HEPP - Charles Boyer AWARD - Ida Luppino TO DIE AT MIDNIGHT - Dick Powell TRUDY - Joan Fontaine STORY OF EMILY CAMERON - Ida Lupino NO IDENTITY - David Niven THE ISLAND - David Niven FACE OF DANGER - Ida Lupino THE GIFT - Charles Boyer TOUCH AND GO - David Niven FINALE - David Niven BACKSTAGE - Charles Boyer WOMAN AFRAID - Ida Lupino A PLACE OF HIS OWN - Charles Boyer DANTES INFERNO - Dick Powell HOUSE ALWAYS WINS - Dick Powell LONG WAY FROM TEXAS - Dick Powell

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