Matinee Theater

Season 3 Episode 144

Angel Street

Aired Sunday 3:00 PM May 09, 1958 on NBC



  • Trivia

    • Hamilton's play has been dramatized on television many times, all under the title Angel Street.

      The first production was broadcast on January 23, 1946 as part of "NBC's Classic Plays" on Television program. Judith Evelyn recreated her Broadway role for the show, which was produced by Ernest Colling. "Theatre Guild" presented its version, starring Betty Field, Walter Abel and Leo G. Carroll, in his Broadway role, on NBC on January 25, 1948. On October 20, 1950, the CBS network televised another version, directed by Franklin Schaffner and starring Judith Evelyn and Ferdi Hoffman. Station WOR in New York presented two versions; the first, broadcast on May 13, 1952, starred Victor Jory and Lola Montez, the second, broadcast on December 21, 1953, starred Sylvia Sidney. On March 25, 1954, Leueen McGrath and Jerome Kilty starred in a Kraft Theatre version on the ABC network. On May 9, 1958, Vincent Price, Judith Evelyn and Leo G. Carroll recreated their Broadway roles for NBC's program "Matinee Theatre", which was directed by Walter Grauman.