This was the first Playhouse 90 episode to win an unprecedented six EMMY awards.
The real Perle Mesta makes an appearance in the closing segment.
In recognition of her social achievements, Perle Mesta is appointed Minister to Luxembourg by President Harry Truman.
Perle Mesta, had earlier served as the inspiration for the 1950 Irving Berlin Broadway musical "Call Me Madam".
Based on the life of Perle Mesta