The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse

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The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse
Genre Dramatic anthology series
Presented by Arlene Dahl (1953)
Anita Colby (1954)
Polly Bergen (1955)
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 80
Running time 24–25 minutes
Production company(s) Revue Productions
Distributor NBCUniversal Television Distribution
Original network ABC
Picture format Black-and-white
Audio format Monaural
Original release October 2, 1953 (1953-10-02) – June 26, 1955 (1955-06-26)

The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse is an American dramatic anthology series that aired on ABC from 1953 to 1955, sponsored by Pepsi-Cola. The show was hosted by Arlene Dahl (1953), Anita Colby (1954), and, finally, Polly Bergen (1955). Initially the series was done live, but switched to film during the first season.

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The UCLA Film and Television Archive has three episodes of the series in its collection.


  1. ^ "(TV listing)". Long Beach Independent. November 6, 1953. p. 29. Retrieved March 27, 2015 – via  open access publication – free to read

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