[No place]: United States Steel Corporation presents The Theatre Guild on the Air, 1951.
Softcover. Marked "Final Rehearsal." Quarto. Stapled mimeographed leaves printed rectos only. 76pp. Some foxing and moderate wear on the first leaf, else near fine. An adaptation of a French play that stars Gloria Swanson and Hume Cronyn. The play displays extensive textual corrections (as well as a drawing of a man) in pencil by the director of the play Homer Fickett. Robert Anderson, who did the adaptation is best known for his own Broadway successes including *Tea and Sympathy* (1953), *You Know I Can't Hear You When the Water's Running* (1967), and *I Never Sang for My Father* (1968). The Theatre Guild on the Air began as an hour long dramatic series on radio and later for television from 1953 to 1963 sponsored by the United States Steel Corporation. In 1963 it went off the air, the last surviving live anthology series from the Golden Age of Television. The program utilized both adaptations of traditional plays along with original scripts by writers such as Rod Serling. The series featured many notable actors included Martin Balsam, Tallulah Bankhead, James Dean, Keir Dullea, Andy Griffith, Rex Harrison, Celeste Holm, Jack Klugman, Peter Lorre, Walter Matthau, Paul Newman, George Peppard, Johnny Carson, and many more, some in their on-screen debuts. *OCLC* locates no copies of this script.