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Golden Age of Television Volume 11: Trudy / The Major of St. Lo / The Difficult Age / Tusitala

Hollywood's greatest stars turn in unforgettable performances in this anthology of memorable programs.
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 43 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1953
  • Label: Alpha Video
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)

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Description by OLDIES.com:

David Niven, Dick Powell, Charles Boyer and Ida Lupino joined forces to create Hollywood's Four Star Productions in 1952. The debut offering of what would become a persuasive and powerful force within the newly developing television industry was the anthology series, "Four Star Playhouse." Other similar Four-Star anthology series included in this collection are "Star Performance" and "The Star And The Story." All feature top actors, fine writing and capable direction.

Trudy (1954): The sanity of a beautiful young woman is called into question when she suddenly announces her wedding to an unseen mysterious beau. Starring Joan Fontaine, Hans Conried, Guy Williams, James Flaven, Otto Waldis; Directed by Roy Kellino.

THE MAJOR OF ST. LO (1956): A town in Normandy gathers annually to honor the American G.I. who sacrificed his life to help liberate them from the iron grip of the Nazis. Starring Peter Graves, Stuart Whitman, Morris Ankrum, Ed Kemmer, Frank Gerstle; Directed by Lewis R. Foster.

THE DIFFICULT AGE (1955): A hotshot young executive at a large manufacturing firm forces everyone over 65 to retire. Starring Charles Coburn, George Neise, Joi Lansing, Sam Flint, Pierre Watkins; Directed by Peter Godfrey.

TUSITALA (1955): In 1893 on the South Sea isle of Samoa, Robert Louis Stevenson risks his life to prevent a bloody native uprising. Starring David Niven, Richard Reeves, Steven Geray, John Lupton, Noreen Corcoran; Directed by Roy Kellino.

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Television / TV Series
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  • Sales Rank: 3,876
  • UPC: 089218690098
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