Cosmopolitan Theatre

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Cosmopolitan Theatre
Genre Anthology
Directed by David Pressman
Louis G. Cowan
David Crandall
Albert McCleery
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 13
Production
Producer(s) Louis G. Cowan
Sherman Marks
Albert McCleery
Camera setup Single-camera
Running time 60 minutes
Production company(s) DuMont Television Network
Louis G. Cowan Productions
Broadcast
Original channel DuMont
Picture format Black-and-white
Audio format Monaural
Original run October 2, 1951 (1951-10-02) – December 25, 1951 (1951-12-25)

Cosmopolitan Theatre is an American anthology series which aired on the DuMont Television Network Tuesdays at 9pm ET from October 2, 1951 to December 25, 1951.

Synopsis[edit]

The series consisted of live presentations of stories written for Cosmopolitan magazine, and was one of many TV series airing "tele-plays" at the time.[1]

Episode status[edit]

Certain episodes exist within private collections. Precisely how many episodes exist remains unknown.

Episodes[edit]

Episode # Episode title Original airdate Guest star(s)
1-1 "The Secret Front" October 2, 1951 Marsha Hunt, Kurt Katch, and Lee Tracy
1-2 "Be Just and Fear Not" October 9, 1951 Joseph Schildkraut and June Walker
1-3 "Incident in the Blizzard" October 16, 1951 Betty Field and E. G. Marshall
1-4 "Reward, One Million" October 23, 1951 Dennis Hoey and Beatrice Straight
1-5 "Mr. Pratt and the Triple Horror Bill " October 30, 1951 Constance Dowling and Tom Ewell
1-6 "Last Concerto" November 6, 1951 Lon Chaney, Jr., Susan Douglas, and Ruth McDevitt
1-7 "I'll Be Right Home, Ma" November 13, 1951 Charles Nolte
1-8 "The Tourist" November 20, 1951 Peggy Allenby, John Boruff, and John Hoyt
1-9 "Time to Kill" November 27, 1951 John Forsythe, Phyllis Love, and Torin Thatcher
1-10 "The Beautiful Time" December 4, 1951 Joseph Buloff and Lili Darvas
1-11 "Mr. Whittle and the Morning Star" December 11, 1951 Peggy Conklin and Bramwell Fletcher
1-12 "The Sighing Sounds" December 18, 1951 Bethel Leslie and Gordon Mills
1-13 "One Red Rose for Christmas" December 25, 1951 Jo Van Fleet

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Brooks, Tim & Marsh, Earle (2007). The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network TV Shows (9th ed.). New York: Ballantine. ISBN 978-0-345-49773-4.

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