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A Doll's House is a 1959 live telecast based on Henrik Ibsen's 1879 play A Doll's House directed by George Schaefer which was broadcast on 15 November 1959 and is preserved as a kinescope.

A Doll's House
Directed byGeorge Schaefer
Produced byGeorge Schaefer
Written byHenrik Ibsen
James Costigan
StarringJulie Harris
Christopher Plummer
Distributed byNational Broadcasting Company
Running time
90 minutes
CountryUnited States


Nora Helmer has years earlier committed a forgery in order to save the life of her authoritarian husband Torvald. Now she is being blackmailed lives in fear of her husband's finding out and of the shame such a revelation would bring to his career. But when the truth comes out, Nora is shocked to learn where she really stands in her husband's esteem.


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