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The Screen Directors' Playhouse
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Screen Director's Playhouse

The Screen Directors' Playhouse was a drama series broadcast from 1949 to 1951. The series remade famous, highly regarded film stories in Hollywood. Although similar to Screen Guild Theater, the series added an element in which film directors provided the introduction to each adaptation and the cast. Many top Hollywood stars frequently participated in the production.

The Screen Directors' Playhouse debuted with the endorsements from Hollywood stars John Wayne, Claire Trevor, and Ward Bond.

There are 120 shows in our collection! Date Aired
Yellow Sky July 15, 1949
Music for Millions April 10, 1949
The Best Years of Our Lives April 17, 1949
The Sky's the Limit April 24, 1949
The Trouble with Women May 1, 1949
It's a Wonderful Life May 8, 1949
Hold Back the Dawn May 15, 1949
Her Husband's Affair May 22, 1949
Trade Winds May 29, 1949
The Killer's June 5, 1949
Mr Blandings Builds His Dream House July 1, 1949
The Big Clock July 8, 1949
The Ghost Breakers April 3, 1949
Suddenly Its Spring March 27, 1949
Let's Live a Little January 16, 1949
The Exile-Rehearsal January 19, 1949
The Exile January 23, 1949
Mr. and Mrs. Smith January 30, 1949
Hired Wife February 6, 1949
Magnificent Obsession February 13, 1949
The Prisoner of Zenda February 20, 1949
The Night Has a Thousand Eyes February 27, 1949
A Foreign Affair March 6, 1949
You Were Meant for Me March 13, 1949
The Perfect Marriage March 20, 1949

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