August 08, 2012 01:29:23am
List of surviving 1948 episodes of "Kraft Television Theatre"
Much of this info is sourced from the Library of Congress website....their cast lists are obviously incomplete.
"Captain Applejack" - aired 24 March 1948
Cast: Wilma Drake, Leonard Elliott, Peggy Sanford.
"No Way Out" - aired 17 March 1948
Cast: Eleanor Wilson, Muriel Hutchison, Paul Marlin.
Adapted from the play by Owen Davis.
"The Silver Cord" - aired 21 April 1948
Cast: Nicolas Saunders, Grace Keddy, Linda Carlton Reid.
[Adapted from a play] by Sidney Howard.
"The Royal Family" - aired 5 May 1948
Cast: Ethel Owen, Bess Winburn, Hildy Parks.
The Paley Center for Media also helds a copy, and gives this description:
"One in this series of live dramas presented by Kraft. This is the story of the Cavendishes, a high-powered family of actors. The play focuses particularly on the three generations of women, each of whom has been or is tempted to leave the theatre for a more conventional life. Their dedication to the stage is in their blood and ultimately prevails. Includes commercials."
They list a longer cast list, but don't name what roles they play: Ethel Owen, Bess Winburn, Hildy Parks, Guy Spaull, John Seymour, Malcolm Beggs, Ty Perry, Nicholas Saunders, Robert Burr, Ed Reichart.
"She Stoops to Conquer"- aired 31 March 1948
Cast: Ralph Nelson, Margaret Phillips, Mercer McLeod.
[Adapted from the play] by Oliver Goldsmith.
"Minick" - aired 19 May 1948
Cast: Ralph Bunker, Robert Allen, Flora Campbell.
written by George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber