Damon Runyon Theater

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Damon Runyon Theater
Genre Anthology
Presented by Donald Woods
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 39
Production
Producer(s) Lou Breslow
Michael Kraike
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s) Normandie Television Pictures, Inc.
Distributor Screen Gems
Broadcast
Original channel CBS
Picture format Black-and-white
Audio format Monaural
Original run April 16, 1955 (1955-04-16) – June 30, 1956 (1956-06-30)

Damon Runyon Theater is an American television program that presented dramatized versions of Damon Runyon's short stories. Hosted by Donald Woods, the program, sponsored by Anheuser-Busch's Budweiser beer, aired for a total of 39 episodes on CBS from April 1955 through February 1956 (repeats continued through June).

Episode list[edit]

Season 1[edit]

# Title Original Airdate
1-1 "Pick the Winner" (pilot) April 16, 1955
1-2 "Dancing Dan's Christmas" April 23, 1955
1-3 "All Is Not Gold" April 30, 1955
1-4 "The Lacework Kid" May 7, 1955
1-5 "Numbers and Figures" May 14, 1955
1-6 "Tobias the Terrible" May 21, 1955
1-7 "Old Em's Kentucky Home" May 28, 1955
1-8 "Lonely Heart" June 4, 1955
1-9 "It Comes Up Money" June 11, 1955
1-10 "The Big Umbrella" June 18, 1955
1-11 "Big Shoulders" June 25, 1955
1-12 "Teacher's Pet" July 2, 1955
1-13 "The Mink Doll" July 9, 1955
1-14 "Bunny On the Beach" July 16, 1955
1-15 "The Big Fix" July 23, 1955
1-16 "A Light In France" July 30, 1955
1-17 "A Nice Price" August 6, 1955
1-18 "Small Town Caper" August 13, 1955
1-19 "There's No Forever" August 20, 1955
1-20 "Earthquake Morgan" August 27, 1955

Season 2[edit]

# Title Original Airdate
2-1 "Bred For Battle" October 15, 1955
2-2 "Miami Moolah" October 22, 1955
2-3 "Situation Wanted" October 29, 1955
2-4 "A Star Lights Up" November 5, 1955
2-5 "Broadway Dateline" November 12, 1955
2-6 "A Job For the Macarone" November 26, 1955
2-7 "Barbecue" December 3, 1955
2-8 "Honorary Degree" December 10, 1955
2-9 "Dog About Town" December 17, 1955
2-10 "Blonde Mink" December 24, 1955
2-11 "Judy the Jinx" December 31, 1955
2-12 "The Face of Johnny Dolliver" January 7, 1956
2-13 "Cleo" January 14, 1956
2-14 "The Good Luck Kid" January 21, 1956
2-15 "The Pee Wees Take Over" January 28, 1956
2-16 "The Pigeon Gets Plucked" February 4, 1956
2-17 "A Tale of Two Citizens" February 11, 1956
2-18 "Hot Oil" February 18, 1956
2-19 "Miracle Jones" February 25, 1956

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