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Celebrity Playhouse is an American anthology series that aired on Syndication from September 1955, to June 1956.

Celebrity Playhouse
GenreDrama Anthology
Directed byJames Neilson (director)
Arnold Laven
Gerald Freedman
James Sheldon
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes37
Executive producer(s)William Sackheim
Camera setupSingle-camera
Running time25 mins.
Production company(s)Screen Gems
DistributorScreen Gems
Original networkSyndication
Picture formatBlack-and-white
Original releaseSeptember 27, 1955 (1955-09-27) –
June 19, 1956 (1956-06-19)

Episodes were repeats of dramas that were originally shown on Schlitz Playhouse of Stars.[1] Celebrity Playhouse was produced by Screen Gems.[2]

Recurring guest starsEdit

Actor Appearances
Angela Lansbury 2 episodes
Howard Duff 2 episodes
Philip Carey 2 episodes
Scott Brady 2 episodes
Sylvia Sidney 2 episodes
Jan Sterling 2 episodes
William Bishop 2 episodes
Ellen Drew 2 episodes
Phyllis Kirk 2 episodes
Gale Robbins 2 episodes
Steve Brodie 2 episodes
William Leslie 2 episodes
Arthur Franz 2 episodes
Michael Granger 2 episodes
Robert Burton 2 episodes

Other Notable Guest StarsEdit


  1. ^ Terrace, Vincent (2011). Encyclopedia of Television Shows, 1925 through 2010 (2nd ed.). Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. p. 173. ISBN 978-0-7864-6477-7.
  2. ^ "Film Random Shots: Celebrity Playhouse" (PDF). Broadcasting. October 24, 1955. p. 74. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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