Archive for the 'Anthology' Category

RADIO SERIES DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1934

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Air dates: October 14, 1934 to June 7, 1955


Lux Radio Theatre was
a long-run classic radio anthology series, broadcast on the
NBC Blue Network (1934-35);CBS Radio (1935-54), and NBC Radio (1954-55). The
series Initially adapted Broadway plays during its first two seasons before it began adapting films.

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         Crowds outside the Lux Radio Theatre in Hollywood

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RADIO DEBUT ON THIS DAY IN 1935

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Original radio air dates on CBS: October 9, 1935 to March 31, 1953

Cavalcade of America is an anthology drama series sponsored by the
DuPont Company, although it occasionally presented a musical, such
as an adaptation of Show Boat.

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HITCHCOCK SERIES DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1955

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Original  television run (CBS/NBC): October 2, 1955  – May 10, 1965

Alfred Hitchcock Presents is a anthology series hosted by Alfred Hitchcock. The
series featured dramas, thrillers, and mysteries. Time magazine named the show
one of "The 100 Best TV Shows of All-TIME". The Writers Guild of America ranked
it #79 on their list of the 101 Best Written TV Series.

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Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock (13 August 1899 – 29 April 1980)

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TELEVISION DEBUT ON THIS DAY IN 1959

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Original television run on CBS: October, 2 1959 to June 19, 1964

The science-fiction/fantasy anthology television series was created and hosted 
by Rod Serling. TV Guide ranked The Twilight Zone as the fifth greatest show
of all time.

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Rod Serling dictating an idea for a
script

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ANTHOLOGY SERIES DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1963

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Original  run on ABC television, September 16, 1963 – January 16, 1965

Voice actor Vic Perrin (below) is best remembered for having provided the
"Control Voice" for the original science fiction series.

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Victor H. Perrin

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