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> Description 
This live dramatic series featured original stories and adaptations of novels, plays, etc. during it's eight year run. During the first year, the show was sponsored by the Actor's Equity Association and featured adaptations of Broadway plays and musicals: Bert Lytell, the former president of the Association, acted as host. During the second season, an agreement was made with the Book-of-the-Month Club and the plays were adaptations of current novels. Starting in the third season, the TV plays were adaptations of plays, novels, dramas, etc. by known and unknown authors. The title of the show was changed to "Repertory Theatre" (1949) for episodes 1.29 to 1.31 and "Arena Theatre" (1949) for episodes 1.32 to 1.38. Effective with episode 1.39, the original title was used. Starting with the fourth season, this show alternated weekly with "The Goodyear Theatre" (1951); starting in the eighth season, this program alternated with "The Goodyear Theatre" (1951) and "The ALCOA Hour" (1955).

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> Airing History & Information 
Last Airing Jan 01, 1955
Premiere 1948
Episodes
Network NBC
Format/Time Black & White / 60 Minutes
Country United States
Upcoming Airs Not currently airing
 
> Cast 
Jay Jackson....   Announcer
Durward Kirby....   Announcer (voice) (1953)
John Baragrey....   Fitzwilliam Darcy (7 episodes)
John Newland....   guest (7 episodes)
Alfred Ryder....   guest (7 episodes)
Vinton Haworth....   H.L. Potter (9 episodes)
Bert Lytell....   Host (first season)
E.G. Marshall....   Jerry (11 episodes)

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