Golden Age of Television - Volume 12: France's Greatest Detective / The Girl on the Park Bench / Hand to Hand / The Lie

Hollywood's greatest stars turn in unforgettable performances in this anthology of memorable programs.
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  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 43 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released: January 25, 2013
  • Originally Released: 1953
  • Label: Alpha Video
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English

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David Niven, Dick Powell, Charles Boyer and Ida Lupino joined forces to create Hollywood's Four Star Productions in 1952. Their premier anthology series, "Four Star Playhouse" would set a high standard within the newly developing television industry and would produce offshoots such as "The Star And The Story." This collection also includes a very rare episode of the Chester Erskine produced series "TV Reader's Digest." All feature top actors, fine writing and capable direction.

France's Greatest Detective (TV Reader's Digest - 1955): Alphonse Bertillon, a French legal clerk, perfects modern methods of criminal identification. Starring Arthur Franz, Claude Akins, Phillip Van Zandt, Lawrence Dobkins, Paul Frees; Directed by Leslie H. Martinson.

The Girl On The Park Bench (Four Star Playhouse - 1953): A pretty young woman sets up house on a park bench to protest the Mayor's relaxation of rent control.Starring Joan Fontaine, John Litel, Craig Stevens, Thurston Hall; Directed by Tay Garnett.

Hand To Hand (The Star And The Story - 1954): Bitter sibling rivalry between two bullfighters leads to tragedy. Starring Zachary Scott, Lou Klugman, Phillip Van Zandt, Directed by Peter Godfrey.

The Lie (The Star And The Story - 1955): A woman tries to make amends to the man she sent to prison with false accusations. Starring Dan Duryea, Beverly Garland; Directed by Alvin Ganzer.


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