FIRST BROADWAY PRODUCTION ON TV ~ THIS DATE IN 1955

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NBC-TV presented Peter Pan live as part of Producers’ Showcase,with
the show’s original cast, as the first full-length Broadway production on 
color TV. The show attracted a record audience of 65-million viewers 
viewers. Mary Martin ( above) and Cyril Ritchard (below) had already  
won Tony Awards for their stage performances, and Martin won an  
Emmy Award for the television production.

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Cyril Ritchard

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