Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Presents

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Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Presents
Format Dramatic Anthology
Country of origin UK
Original language(s) English
Running time 30 minutes
Original channel syndicated

Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Presents, is a partly missing 1950s syndicated anthology series hosted and occasionally starring Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.. The series offered Buster Keaton in his first dramatic role in the episode entitled "The Awakening". British actor Christopher Lee appeared in varied role in thirteen episodes, including "Destination Milan".[1] The program aired from 7 January 1953 to 11 February 1957 for a total of 155 episodes. Fairbanks himself starred in forty-eight episodes.[2] In Melbourne, Australia the series was aired under the title Chesebrough Ponds Playhouse.

Archive Status[edit]

Out of an original total of 155 episodes, 103 episodes currently missing.


  1. ^ Alex McNeil, Total Television, New York: Penguin Books, 1997
  2. ^ "DouglasFairbanks, Jr., Presents episode list". Internet Movie Data Base. Retrieved April 26, 2009.