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Loretta Young Show

Four all-star episodes from the excellent anthology dramatic series starring the great Loretta Young.
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 40 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1954
  • Label: Alpha Video
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33

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Description by OLDIES.com:

Vivacious actress Loretta Young stars in four gripping episodes of the long-running television series in which her swirling entrances in designer gowns became famous. A veteran of nearly one hundred films from 1927 to 1952 and an Oscar winner (The Farmer's Daughter, 1947) who epitomizes old Hollywood glamour, Loretta Young earned three Emmy Awards for this dramatic program which features heartrending and provocative tales of the human condition.

Big Jim: A reckless mother unexpectedly shows up to see her long-neglected teenage son. The young man soon discovers that his mother's secret life of petty crime has kept her away from him all these years and he resolves to save her.

600 Seconds: When an unsuspecting housewife learns that her best friend has been abandoned by her husband for another woman, she gets a mysterious phone call from a stranger who demands a meeting. During the agonizing wait for their rendezvous, her imagination runs wild with regret about taking her own husband for granted.

Switch Blade: Sister Ann cares for the sick at an over-crowded and financially burdened hospital. Her "investment" of 25 cents yields a high return in both money and happiness for the staff and patients alike.

Cayuse: An impoverished young man wanders the woods until he finds his way to a kindly woman's kitchen table. After a hearty dinner, she proposes to pay him her entire savings if he finds and returns her Indian pony. He offers a proposal of another kind, but she is skeptical of his true intentions.

Product Description:

In 1954, acclaimed film actress Loretta Young struck out alone with her own TV show. Each episode saw Young starring in a dramatic series of events, which explored various pertinent themes of the day. On this release, four episodes from the show are included: "Big Jim," "600 Seconds," "Switch Blade," and "Cayuse."

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Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 8,067
  • UPC: 089218476296
  • Shipping Weight: 0.21/lbs (approx)
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