The Lone Woman (Playhouse 90)

"The Lone Woman" was an American television film broadcast on December 26, 1957, as part of the second season of the CBS television series Playhouse 90. Al C. Ward wrote the teleplay. Kathryn Grayson, Scott Brady, Vincent Price, and Raymond Burr starred.[1] The production was filmed on location in Tucson, Arizona.[2]

"The Lone Woman"
Playhouse 90 episode
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Episode no.Season 2
Episode 16
Written byAl C. Ward
Original air dateDecember 26, 1957 (1957-12-26)
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Set in Colorado in 1830, the owner of a trading post seeks to annul the marriage between his brother and a Cheyenne woman.


Television critic Dwight Nelson wrote that the production was "occasionally tedious", but praised the "brawl" in the performance of Kathryn Grayson. Nelson also wrote that Vincent Price "had the most fun as an evil character."[3]

Another critic, Richard Milne, called it a "high-class program" and opined that "the cast was excellent."[4]


The following performers received screen credit for their performances:[1]


  1. ^ a b "Playhouse 90, Season 2". Classic TV Archive. Retrieved February 26, 2021.
  2. ^ Terry Vernon (December 26, 1957). "Kathryn Grayson, Brady, Price Star on 'Playhouse'". Long Beach Press-Telegram. p. 36 – via
  3. ^ Dwight Nelson (December 28, 1957). "Day and Night". The San Francisco Examiner. p. 15 – via
  4. ^ Richard Milne (December 28, 1957). "Young-Wyatt Make Good Video Team". Fort Lauderdale News. p. 15 – via