The Barbara Stanwyck Show
The Barbara Stanwyck Show is an American anthology drama television series which ran on NBC from September 1960 to September 1961. Barbara Stanwyck served as hostess, and starred in all but four of the half-hour productions. The four in which she did not star were actually pilot episodes of potential series programs which never materialized. Stanwyck won the Emmy Award in 1961 for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Series.
|The Barbara Stanwyck Show|
|Directed by||Lewis Allen (director)
David Lowell Rich
Don Taylor (American actor and director)
|Presented by||Barbara Stanwyck|
|Theme music composer||Earle Hagen|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||36|
|Executive producer(s)||Louis F. Edelman|
|Producer(s)||William H. Wright|
|Running time||30 mins.|
|Production company(s)||ESW Productions|
|Original release||September 19, 1960– September 11, 1961|
Three of the shows in which Stanwyck starred were an attempt at spinning off a dramatic series of her own, in which she appeared as "Josephine Little", an American woman running an import-export shop in Hong Kong.
The series, produced at Desilu Studios, was directed by Stuart Rosenberg. The Barbara Stanwyck Show lasted one season. It aired at 10 p.m. Eastern on Mondays opposite Jackie Cooper's military sitcom Hennesey on CBS and the second half of Gardner McKay's Adventures in Paradise on ABC.
E1 Entertainment, formerly known as Koch Vision, and The Archive of American Television released Volume 1 of the series on DVD in the United States on October 13, 2009. There is also a second 2 DVD disk set ISBN 1417232900
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