Hollywood Star Theater

April 24, 1950 to February 15, 1953
143 episodes known to exist
Hollywood Star Theater was a drama radio show which ran from April 24, 1950 to February 15, 1953.
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Show
# Episodes (Known)
Network
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April 24, 1950 - July 16, 1951
Hollywood Star Playhouse
65
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July 26, 1951 - January 17, 1952
Hollywood Star Playhouse
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February 24, 1952 - February 15, 1953
Hollywood Star Playhouse
52
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Hollywood Star Playhouse
April 24, 1950 - July 16, 1951
65 episodes known to exist
Host/narrator: Herb Rawlinson
Announcer: Norman Brokenshire
Director: Jack Johnstone
Orchestra: Jeff Alexander
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
April 24, 1950 
Nor Gloom of Night 
James Stewart 
29:50 

 
May 1, 1950 
Hospital -- Quiet Zone 
Broderic Crawford 
29:50 

 
May 8, 1950 
Confession 
Ray Milland 
29:50 

 
May 15, 1950 
The Pattern in the Rug 
Claire Trevor 
29:50 

 
May 22, 1950 
Clash by Moonlight 
John Lund 
29:50 

 
May 29, 1950 
Real As Death 
Evelyn Keyes 
29:50 

 
June 5, 1950 
Bang! Bang! You're Dead 
David Brian 
29:50 

 
June 12, 1950 
Sacrifice 
Edward Arnold 
29:50 

 
June 19, 1950 
Venom 
Cornel Wilde, Lurene Tuttle, Dorothy McGuire Cracked Disc. 
29:50 

 
10 
June 26, 1950 
Sound Off, My Love 
Dorothy McGuire 
29:50 

 
11 
July 3, 1950 
A Deep Red Mist 
John Hodiak 
29:50 

 
12 
July 10, 1950 
The Archer 
Wendell Corey 
29:50 

 
13 
July 17, 1950 
Jill Came Tumbling Down 
Audrey Totter 
29:50 

 
14 
July 24, 1950 
Honeymoon Into Terror 
Lee Bowman 
29:50 

 
15 
July 31, 1950 
The Cave 
Van Heflin Volume fluctions 
29:20 

 
16 
August 7, 1950 
Filler For Adventure 
Ronald Colman 
29:50 

 
17 
August 14, 1950 
Street of Jewels 
Dick Powell 
29:50 

 
18 
August 21, 1950 
Final Entry 
Victor Mature 
29:50 

 
19 
August 28, 1950 
Flute in the Night 
Herbert Marshall 
29:50 

 
20 
September 4, 1950 
Outpost 
Richard Widmark 
29:50 

 
21 
September 11, 1950 
Death Takes a Honeymoon 
Mercedes McCambridge 
29:50 

 
22 
September 18, 1950 
A Question of Time 
Anne Baxter 
29:50 

 
23 
September 25, 1950 
The Man Who Knew Tomorrow 
William Bendix 
29:50 

 
24 
October 2, 1950 
Dead Or Alive 
Ida Lupino 
29:50 

 
25 
October 9, 1950 
Of Night and the River 
Joseph Cotten 
28:50 

 
26 
October 16, 1950 
Reluctant Witness 
Robert Ryan 
29:50 

 
27 
October 23, 1950 
Death in the Desert 
Edmund O'Brien 
29:50 

 
28 
October 30, 1950 
Black Death 
Robert Cummings 
29:50 

 
29 
November 6, 1950 
Not the Nervous Type 
Barbara Stanwyck 
29:50 

 
30 
November 13, 1950 
Exhibit A 
Mel Ferrer 
29:50 

 
31 
November 20, 1950 
Drums of Yesterday 
Rosalind Russell 
29:50 

 
32 
November 27, 1950 
Strange Vengence 
Barry Sullivan 
29:50 

 
33 
December 4, 1950 
Revolution 
John Payne 
29:50 

 
34 
December 11, 1950 
Never Count On a Murder 
Patricia Neal 
29:50 

 
35 
December 18, 1950 
The Tangled Web 
William Holden 
29:50 

 
36 
December 25, 1950 
Lefty Gallagher's Christmas Carol 
Dane Clark Christmas Program 
29:50 

 
37 
January 1, 1951 
What It's Really Like 
Alan Ladd 
29:50 

 
38 
January 8, 1951 
Dream Job 
Joan Bennett 
29:50 

 
39 
January 15, 1951 
Statement in Full 
Joan Crawford 
29:50 

 
40 
January 22, 1951 
Rabbit Foot 
Dick Haymes 
29:50 

 
41 
January 29, 1951 
It's Later Than You Think 
Victor Mature 
29:50 

 
42 
February 5, 1951 
Calculated Risk 
Vincent Price 
29:50 

 
43 
February 12, 1951 
Never Count On Murder 
Patricia Neal Repeated show of 12-11-50 
29:50 

 
44 
February 19, 1951 
Death Is a White Swan 
Edmund Gwenn 
29:50 

 
45 
February 26, 1951 
The Face 
David Niven 
29:50 

 
46 
March 5, 1951 
The Unknown 
Howard Duff 
29:50 

 
47 
March 12, 1951 
The Secret Room 
MacDonald Carey 
29:50 

 
48 
March 19, 1951 
The Redheaded Man 
Richard Widmark 
29:50 

 
49 
March 26, 1951 
The You'll Never Know When 
Anne Baxter 
29:50 

 
50 
April 2, 1951 
The Perfect Mrs. Chesney 
Angela Lansbury 
29:50 

 
51 
April 9, 1951 
Ledge of Death 
Barry Sullivan 
29:50 

 
52 
April 16, 1951 
The God They Call Gold 
Jeff Chandler 
29:50 

 
53 
April 23, 1951 
Father's Day 
Barbara Stanwyck First Anniversary Show Father's Day Program 
29:50 

 
54 
April 30, 1951 
The Long Way Back 
David Brian 
29:50 

 
55 
May 7, 1951 
Death Is a Right Hook 
Dan Dailey 
29:50 

 
56 
May 14, 1951 
A Ride with a Stranger 
William Holden 
29:50 

 
57 
May 21, 1951 
Spectre of the Red Balloon 
Mel Ferrer 
29:50 

 
58 
May 28, 1951 
They Call Me Lucky 
John Lund 
29:50 

 
59 
June 4, 1951 
The Trap 
Dean Stockwell 
29:50 

 
60 
June 11, 1951 
On a Windy Night 
Dana Andrews, Rosemary DeCamp, Bob Griffin, Whitfield Conner, Harry Bartell. SHOW BODY ONLY - NO OPEN, CLOSE, OR COMMERCIALS. 
24:00 

 
61 
June 18, 1951 
Blackout 
Robert Young 
29:50 

 
62 
June 26, 1951 
Wanted: Beneficiary 
Dane Clark Special Tuesday broadcast 
29:50 

 
63 
July 2, 1951 
The Envelope 
Richard Basehart 
29:50 

 
64 
July 9, 1951 
Knee High to a Corpse 
Mickey Rooney 
29:50 

 
65 
July 16, 1951 
Mindin' My Business 
Frank Lovejoy Final Show for CBS and Last under the sponsorship of "Bromo Seltzer" 
29:50 

 
Hollywood Star Playhouse
July 26, 1951 - January 17, 1952
26 episodes known to exist
Producer/director: Jack Johnston
Host/narrator: Clifford Anderson
Orchestra: Basil Adlam
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
July 26, 1951 
I'm a Coward 
Barbara Stanwyck 
29:40 

 
August 2, 1951 
Until Death Do Us Part 
McDonald Carey 
28:50 

 
August 9, 1951 
Such a Wonderful Disposition 
Deborah Kerr 
28:50 

 
August 16, 1951 
An Obit For Joe 
Barry Sullivan 
28:50 

 
August 23, 1951 
Big Wave 
Claire Trevor 
29:50 

 
August 30, 1951 
Until Midnight 
Lee Bowman 
29:50 

 
September 6, 1951 
Cathedral in the Pens 
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. 
29:50 

 
September 13, 1951 
Dust of Doomsday 
William Bendix 
29:50 

 
September 20, 1951 
Hour of Truth 
Vincent Price 
29:54 

 
10 
September 27, 1951 
The Professor Stays At Home 
 
29:50 

 
11 
October 4, 1951 
The Gun and Miss Greenfield 
Anne Baxter 
29:50 

 
12 
October 11, 1951 
Postage Due 
Cornel Wilde 
29:50 

 
13 
October 18, 1951 
Killer's Moon 
Eve Arden 
29:50 

 
14 
October 25, 1951 
Wedding Present 
George Murphy 
29:50 

 
15 
November 1, 1951 
It Always Comes Up Tails 
M. Mitchell 
29:50 

 
16 
November 8, 1951 
Jack of Diamonds 
John Payne 
29:50 

 
17 
November 15, 1951 
The Night the Moon Went Out 
Caesar Romero 
29:50 

 
18 
November 22, 1951 
No One Will Ever Know 
Ray Milland 
29:50 

 
19 
November 29, 1951 
The Brother of the Ox 
Richard Widmark 
29:50 

 
20 
December 6, 1951 
Solo For the Bowstring 
Tyrone Power 
29:50 

 
21 
December 13, 1951 
The Diary of a Madman 
John Lund 
29:50 

 
22 
December 20, 1951 
The Night Before Dawn 
Herbert Marshall 
29:50 

 
23 
December 27, 1951 
Year of the Devil 
Robert Cummings 
29:50 

 
24 
January 3, 1952 
You're Driving Me Crazy 
Dennis O'Keefe 
29:50 

 
25 
January 10, 1952 
The Frontier 
Claire Trevor 
29:50 

 
26 
January 17, 1952 
The Deep Grave 
MacDonald Carey Final Show for ABC 
29:50 

 
Hollywood Star Playhouse
Also known as HOLLYWOOD STAR PLAYHOUSE
February 24, 1952 - February 15, 1953
52 episodes known to exist
Host: Wendell Niles
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
February 24, 1952 
A Letter From Laura 
Jane Wyman 
29:50 

 
March 2, 1952 
Father's Day 
Claire Trevor Father's Day Program 
29:50 

 
March 9, 1952 
Hospital Zone -- Quiet 
Paul Douglas 
29:50 

 
March 16, 1952 
Companion Wanted 
Deborah Kerr 
29:50 

 
March 23, 1952 
Death Is a Right Hook 
Barry Sullivan 
29:50 

 
March 30, 1952 
Blind Flight 
Audrey Totter 
29:50 

 
April 6, 1952 
The Patient Stranger 
Gary Merrill 
29:50 

 
April 13, 1952 
The Six Shooter 
James Stewart, William Conrad This is the "Six Shooter" program Audition show 
30:00 

 
April 20, 1952 
Dream Job 
Dianna Lynn 
29:50 

 
10 
April 27, 1952 
Nor Gloom of Night 
Alan Young 
29:50 

 
11 
May 4, 1952 
The Wrong Pair of Shoes 
Lee Bowman 
29:50 

 
12 
May 11, 1952 
Drury's Bones 
Herbert Marshall 
29:50 

 
13 
May 18, 1952 
Safari 
Ray Milland 
29:50 

 
14 
May 25, 1952 
Mrs. Teckey 
Barbara Stanwyck 
29:50 

 
15 
June 1, 1952 
The Man On the Road 
Caesar Romero 
29:50 

 
16 
June 8, 1952 
The Long Shot 
David Niven 
29:50 

 
17 
June 15, 1952 
The Nemesis 
Cornel Wilde 
29:50 

 
18 
June 22, 1952 
Final Entry 
Van Heflin 
29:50 

 
19 
June 29, 1952 
Real As Death 
Gloria Grahame 
29:50 

 
20 
July 6, 1952 
Blonde Puzzle 
MacDonald Carey 
29:50 

 
21 
July 13, 1952 
Not the Nervous Type 
Mercedes McCambridge 
29:50 

 
22 
July 20, 1952 
Step Right Up and Die 
John Lund 
29:50 

 
23 
July 27, 1952 
Tampico Incident 
Tony Curtis 
29:50 

 
24 
August 3, 1952 
The Third Fate 
Barbara Stanwyck 
29:50 

 
25 
August 10, 1952 
Avalanche 
Edmund O'Brien 
29:50 

 
26 
August 17, 1952 
Haunt Me Not 
Deborah Kerr 
29:50 

 
27 
August 24, 1952 
One Minute to Twelve 
Richard Basehart 
29:50 

 
28 
August 31, 1952 
Statement in Full 
Marilyn Monroe 
29:50 

 
29 
September 7, 1952 
The Tenth Planet 
Joseph Cotten 
29:50 

 
30 
September 14, 1952 
The Reluctant Witness 
Dennis O'Keefe 
29:50 

 
31 
September 21, 1952 
The Last Chance 
Charleton Heston 
29:50 

 
32 
September 28, 1952 
Abbush For Two 
Barry Sullivan 
29:50 

 
33 
October 5, 1952 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
34 
October 12, 1952 
Sitting Duck 
Dane Clark 
29:50 

 
35 
October 19, 1952 
Nothing to Lose 
Ray Milland, Claire Trevor 
29:50 

 
36 
October 26, 1952 
Quicksand 
Dana Andrews 
29:50 

 
37 
November 2, 1952 
The Big One 
M. Mitchell 
29:50 

 
38 
November 9, 1952 
Double Disaster 
Lynn Bari 
29:50 

 
39 
November 16, 1952 
Diamonds of Culaga 
Ceasar Romero 
29:50 

 
40 
November 23, 1952 
The Joyful Beggar 
William Holden 
29:50 

 
41 
November 30, 1952 
The Word 
John Lund by: Arch Oboler 
29:50 

 
42 
December 7, 1952 
Memory of the Future 
Ronald Reagan 
29:50 

 
43 
December 14, 1952 
The End of Aunt Delia 
Cornel Wilde 
29:50 

 
44 
December 21, 1952 
Santa Is No Saint 
Broderic Crawford Christmas Program 
29:50 

 
45 
December 28, 1952 
All Brides Are Beautiful 
Ruth Hussey 
29:50 

 
46 
January 4, 1953 
Match Point 
Joanne Dru 
29:50 

 
47 
January 11, 1953 
The Soil 
Barry Sullivan 
29:50 

 
48 
January 18, 1953 
Blackout 
Richard Conte 
29:50 

 
49 
January 25, 1953 
Encore 
Janet Leigh 
29:50 

 
50 
February 1, 1953 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
51 
February 8, 1953 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
29:50 

 
52 
February 15, 1953 
The Long Way Home 
John Hodiak, Mary Jane Croft The Series carries on, but starting next week (2-22), the name changes to BAKER'S THEATER OF STARS 
29:21 

 
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