Hallmark Playhouse

June 10, 1948 to February 1, 1953
198 episodes known to exist
Hallmark Playhouse was a drama radio show which ran from June 10, 1948 to February 1, 1953.
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June 10, 1948 - February 1, 1953
Hallmark Playhouse
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Hallmark Playhouse
June 10, 1948 - February 1, 1953
198 episodes known to exist
Host: James Hilton
Announcer: Frank Goss
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June 10, 1948 
The Devil and Daniel Webster 
 
30:00 

 
June 17, 1948 
Mrs. Union Station 
 
30:00 

 
June 24, 1948 
Unless Love Is Music 
 
30:00 

 
July 1, 1948 
Penny Serenade 
 
30:00 

 
July 8, 1948 
Pride Prejudice 
 
30:00 

 
July 15, 1948 
The Citadel 
Show of 7-15 pre-empted for Political Conventions 
30:00 

 
July 29, 1948 
Phantom Filly 
 
30:00 

 
August 5, 1948 
Afterward 
Lurene Tuttle 
30:00 

 
August 12, 1948 
The Old Nest 
 
30:00 

 
10 
August 19, 1948 
Drums Along the Mohawk 
William Conrad 
30:00 

 
11 
August 26, 1948 
State Fair 
 
30:00 

 
12 
September 2, 1948 
To Mary, with Love 
 
30:00 

 
13 
September 9, 1948 
Cimarron 
Irene Dunne 
30:00 

 
14 
September 16, 1948 
Goodbye Mr. Chips 
Ronald Colman 
30:00 

 
15 
September 23, 1948 
Captain January 
Lionel Barrymore, L Patton 
30:00 

 
16 
October 7, 1948 
Elmer the Great 
Bob Hope Show of 9-30 Pre-empted for President Truman address 
30:00 

 
17 
October 14, 1948 
Arrowsmith 
John Lund 
30:00 

 
18 
October 21, 1948 
Mrs. Parkinson 
Rosaland Russell 
30:00 

 
19 
October 28, 1948 
O'halloran's Luck 
Edmund O'Brien 
30:00 

 
20 
November 4, 1948 
My Friend Flicka 
Jeff Chandler, Claude. Jarmon Jr. 
30:00 

 
21 
November 11, 1948 
Wild Swans 
Jean Hersholt 
30:00 

 
22 
November 18, 1948 
My Financial Career 
Jack Benny 
30:00 

 
23 
November 25, 1948 
Free Land 
Martha Scott 
30:00 

 
24 
December 2, 1948 
Old Man Minnick 
Victor Moore 
30:00 

 
25 
December 9, 1948 
Woman with a Sword 
Ida Lupino 
30:00 

 
26 
December 16, 1948 
The Desert Shall Rejoice 
John Hodiak Christmas Program 
26:50 

 
27 
December 23, 1948 
Silent Night 
Gerald Mohr The story of how the song came to be written. Christmas Program 
29:30 

 
28 
December 30, 1948 
Lost Horizon 
Herbert Marshall 
30:00 

 
29 
January 6, 1949 
Mccloud's Folly 
Robert Young 
30:00 

 
30 
January 13, 1949 
Clay Shuttered Doors 
Jane Wyman 
30:00 

 
31 
January 20, 1949 
Parnassus On Wheels 
Ruth Hussey 
30:00 

 
32 
January 27, 1949 
The Failure 
Ward Bond 
30:00 

 
33 
February 3, 1949 
Abe Lincoln: the Prairie Years 
Gregory Peck 
30:00 

 
34 
February 10, 1949 
Smilin' Through 
Lew Ayers 
30:00 

 
35 
February 17, 1949 
Random Harvest 
Joan Fontaine 
30:00 

 
36 
February 24, 1949 
So Big 
Virginia Bruce 
30:00 

 
37 
March 3, 1949 
Barkley Square 
David Nevin 
30:00 

 
38 
March 10, 1949 
And There I Stood with My Piccolo 
Meredith Willson 
30:00 

 
39 
March 17, 1949 
Our Own Kind 
Barry Fitzgerald 
30:00 

 
40 
March 24, 1949 
Wyatt Earp, Frontier Marshall 
Richard Conte, Gerald Mohr, Lurene Tuttle 
29:38 

 
41 
March 31, 1949 
Immortal Wife 
Loretta Young 
30:00 

 
42 
April 7, 1949 
Morning Glory 
Elizabeth Taylor 
30:00 

 
43 
April 14, 1949 
One Foot in Heaven 
George Brent 
30:00 

 
44 
April 21, 1949 
Kitty Foyle 
June Allyson 
30:00 

 
45 
April 28, 1949 
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn 
James Dunne, Connie Marshall. Author: Betty Smith 
30:00 

 
46 
May 5, 1949 
Mother 
Linda Darnell. Mother's Day Program 
30:00 

 
47 
May 12, 1949 
You Could Look It Up 
William Frawley 
30:00 

 
48 
May 19, 1949 
The Enchanted Cottage 
Richard Widmark 
30:00 

 
49 
May 26, 1949 
The Barker 
Charles Bickford 
30:00 

 
50 
June 2, 1949 
I Like It Here 
Paul Lukas 
30:00 

 
51 
September 8, 1949 
Yankee From Olympus 
Robert Young 
30:00 

 
52 
September 15, 1949 
Anna and the King of Siam 
Deborah Kerr 
30:00 

 
53 
September 22, 1949 
So Well Remembered 
Van Heflin 
30:00 

 
54 
September 29, 1949 
August Heat 
Fred MacMurray 
30:00 

 
55 
October 6, 1949 
National Velvet 
Roddy McDowall 
30:00 

 
56 
October 13, 1949 
The Virginian 
MacDonald Carey 
30:00 

 
57 
October 20, 1949 
Let the Hurricane Roar 
Ann Blythe 
30:00 

 
58 
October 27, 1949 
The Story of Dr. Sericold 
Edmund Gwenn 
30:00 

 
59 
November 3, 1949 
Col. Effingsham's Raid 
Charles Coburn 
30:00 

 
60 
November 10, 1949 
Bride of Fortune 
Irene Dunne 
30:00 

 
61 
November 17, 1949 
Letter to Mr. Priest 
Lew Ayres 
30:00 

 
62 
November 24, 1949 
The Courtship of Miles Standish 
David Niven, William Conrad 
30:00 

 
63 
December 1, 1949 
Cheers For Miss Bishop 
Martha Scott 
30:00 

 
64 
December 8, 1949 
Christopher and Columbus 
Dorothy McGuire 
30:00 

 
65 
December 15, 1949 
Wedding Morning 
Robert Walker 
30:00 

 
66 
December 22, 1949 
Silent Night 
James Hilton Christmas Program 
30:00 

 
67 
December 29, 1949 
Father Flanagan 
Dana Andrews 
30:00 

 
68 
January 5, 1950 
The Egg and I 
Claudette Colbert 
30:00 

 
69 
January 12, 1950 
The Way West 
Joel McCrea 
30:00 

 
70 
January 19, 1950 
Around the World in 80 Days 
Ronald Colman 
30:00 

 
71 
January 26, 1950 
Green Grass of Wyoming 
Lon McCallister 
30:00 

 
72 
February 2, 1950 
Wine of Youth 
Ida Lupino 
30:00 

 
73 
February 9, 1950 
Lincoln and the Baltimore Plot 
Victor Jory 
30:00 

 
74 
February 16, 1950 
April 25th, As Usual 
Ethel Barrymore 
30:00 

 
75 
February 23, 1950 
Autobiography of Will Rogers 
Will Rogers jr. 
30:00 

 
76 
March 2, 1950 
The Indestructible Julia 
Katina Paxinou 
30:00 

 
77 
March 9, 1950 
Home to the Heritage 
Burgess Meredith 
30:00 

 
78 
March 16, 1950 
Three Wishes of Jamie Mcruin 
Richard Todd 
30:00 

 
79 
March 23, 1950 
Richard Carvel 
Douglas Fairbanks jr. 
30:00 

 
80 
March 30, 1950 
Pioneer Preacher 
Charles Bickford 
30:00 

 
81 
April 6, 1950 
Arbutus of Bonnet 
Ann Blythe 
30:00 

 
82 
April 13, 1950 
Appassionata 
Charles Boyer 
30:00 

 
83 
April 20, 1950 
My Sister Eileen 
Rosalind Russell 
30:00 

 
84 
April 27, 1950 
They Came to a River 
Jeanne Crain 
30:00 

 
85 
May 4, 1950 
Victoria Regina 
Joan Fontaine 
30:00 

 
86 
May 11, 1950 
Marmee 
Teresa Wright 
30:00 

 
87 
May 18, 1950 
The Wayfarers 
Lloyd Nolan 
30:00 

 
88 
May 25, 1950 
Knee Pants 
Bobby Driscoll 
30:00 

 
89 
June 1, 1950 
The Story of Kansas City 
Jane Wyman, Robert Young. This is a special hour-long show broadcast from Kansas City and designed to commemorate its Centennial. 
1:01:20 

 
90 
September 7, 1950 
The Story of Tom Edison 
Van Heflin 
30:00 

 
91 
September 14, 1950 
The Big Build-Up 
Dana Andrews 
30:00 

 
92 
September 21, 1950 
West of the Hill 
Elizabeth Taylor 
30:00 

 
93 
September 28, 1950 
The Barefoot Mailman 
John Hodiak 
30:00 

 
94 
October 5, 1950 
The Story of Florence Nightingale 
Irene Dunne 
30:00 

 
95 
October 12, 1950 
Final Tribute 
Edmund Gwenn 
30:00 

 
96 
October 19, 1950 
Not Wanted 
D. Blackwell 
30:00 

 
97 
October 26, 1950 
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow 
Lionel Barrymore 
30:00 

 
98 
November 2, 1950 
Mistress of the White House 
Teresa Wright 
30:00 

 
99 
November 9, 1950 
Great Expections 
Richard Todd 
30:00 

 
100 
November 16, 1950 
Enchanted April 
Joan Fontaine 
30:00 

 
101 
November 23, 1950 
Home to Thanksgiving 
Jane Wyman Thanksgiving Program 
30:00 

 
102 
November 30, 1950 
Decater 
Richard Widmark 
30:00 

 
103 
December 7, 1950 
The Third Ingredient 
Ann Blythe 
30:00 

 
104 
December 14, 1950 
The Promise 
Robert Young 
30:00 

 
105 
December 21, 1950 
Silent Night 
The Lynn Murray Chorus Christmas Program 
30:00 

 
106 
December 28, 1950 
Patrick Calls Me Mother 
Martha Scott 
30:00 

 
107 
January 4, 1951 
The Life of Theodore Roosevelt 
Broderick Crawford 
30:00 

 
108 
January 11, 1951 
Farmer in the Dell 
Charles Bickford 
30:00 

 
109 
January 18, 1951 
Old Soldiers Never Die 
Raymond Massey 
30:00 

 
110 
January 25, 1951 
The Golden Horde 
Bruce Cabot 
30:00 

 
111 
February 1, 1951 
Goodbye Mr. Chips 
Deborah Kerr 
30:00 

 
112 
February 8, 1951 
Abraham Lincoln: a Man For the Ages 
Joseph Cotten 
30:00 

 
113 
February 15, 1951 
Cinderella 
Judy Garland 
30:00 

 
114 
February 22, 1951 
Valley Forge 
Van Heflin 
30:00 

 
115 
March 1, 1951 
Monsieur Beaucaire 
Douglas Fairbanks jr. 
30:00 

 
116 
March 8, 1951 
Deepwood 
Rosalind Russell 
30:00 

 
117 
March 15, 1951 
The Long Winter 
Edward Arnold 
30:00 

 
118 
March 22, 1951 
The Long Love 
Van Johnson, Lurene Tuttle Easter Program 
29:30 

 
119 
March 29, 1951 
Waterloo Bridge 
Veronica Lake, Douglas Fairbanks jr. 
30:00 

 
120 
April 5, 1951 
Rest and Be Thankful 
Dorothy McGuire 
30:00 

 
121 
April 12, 1951 
Joy Street 
Irene Dunne 
30:00 

 
122 
April 19, 1951 
F.O.B. America 
Robert Cummings 
30:00 

 
123 
April 26, 1951 
Two Years Before the Mast 
Edmund O'Brien, William Conrad 
30:00 

 
124 
May 3, 1951 
A Breath of Air 
Sarah Churchill 
30:00 

 
125 
May 10, 1951 
A Man's Mother 
Ethel Barrymore. Mother's Day Program? 
30:00 

 
126 
May 17, 1951 
Benjamin Franklin 
Lionel Barrymore 
30:00 

 
127 
May 24, 1951 
Scudda Ho, Scudda Hay 
Lon McCallister, William Conrad 
30:00 

 
128 
May 31, 1951 
The Quest of John Chapman 
Lew Ayres 
30:00 

 
129 
June 7, 1951 
Whistling in the Dark 
Edward Everett Horton 
30:00 

 
130 
June 14, 1951 
True Confession 
Rosalind Russell 
30:00 

 
131 
June 21, 1951 
Payment Deferred 
Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy 
30:00 

 
132 
June 28, 1951 
Double Indemnity 
Gloria Swanson 
30:00 

 
133 
July 5, 1951 
Bachelor Mother 
Paulette Goddard 
30:00 

 
134 
July 12, 1951 
Front Page 
Lee Tracy 
30:00 

 
135 
July 19, 1951 
Night Must Fall 
Dan Duryea 
30:00 

 
136 
July 26, 1951 
No Time For Comedy 
Rosalind Russell 
30:00 

 
137 
August 2, 1951 
A Double Life 
Douglas Fairbanks jr. 
30:00 

 
138 
August 9, 1951 
Petrified Forest 
Wendell Corey 
30:00 

 
139 
August 16, 1951 
Ball of Fire 
Franchot Tone, Wendy Barrie 
30:00 

 
140 
August 23, 1951 
An Inspector Calls 
Vanessa Brown 
30:00 

 
141 
August 30, 1951 
Accent On Youth 
Joan Caulfield, J. Lynn 
30:00 

 
142 
September 6, 1951 
Ladies of the Jury 
L. Watson 
30:00 

 
143 
September 13, 1951 
Francis Scott Key 
Robert Young 
30:00 

 
144 
September 20, 1951 
The Prisoner of Zenda 
 
30:00 

 
145 
September 27, 1951 
Web of Destiny 
Jane Wyman 
30:00 

 
146 
October 4, 1951 
Country Lawyer 
Fred MacMurray 
30:00 

 
147 
October 11, 1951 
Wild Orchard 
Ann Blythe 
30:00 

 
148 
October 18, 1951 
Cashel Byron's Profession 
 
30:00 

 
149 
October 25, 1951 
John Adams 
Van Heflin 
30:00 

 
150 
November 1, 1951 
Evangeline 
Joan Fontaine 
30:00 

 
151 
November 8, 1951 
20,000 Leagues Under the Sky 
 
30:00 

 
152 
November 15, 1951 
Mississippi Bubble 
Ray Milland 
30:00 

 
153 
November 22, 1951 
Widened Heart 
Ann Harding 
30:00 

 
154 
November 29, 1951 
Salad Days 
Ronald Reagan 
30:00 

 
155 
December 6, 1951 
The Night of the Hayride 
Loretta Young 
30:00 

 
156 
December 13, 1951 
Story of John Hancock 
Dana Andrews, Virginia Gregg, Norma Vardon, Ted Osborne, Herb Butterfield, Ted De Corsia, Bill Johnstone. 
29:30 

 
157 
December 20, 1951 
Silent Night 
 
30:00 

 
158 
December 27, 1951 
Stephen Foster 
MacDonald Carey 
30:00 

 
159 
January 3, 1952 
The Camerak Tree 
Lon McAllister 
30:00 

 
160 
January 10, 1952 
Horse and Buggy Doctor 
Lionel Barrymore 
30:00 

 
161 
January 17, 1952 
Madam Clair 
Agnus Moorehead 
30:00 

 
162 
January 24, 1952 
James Audubon 
 
30:00 

 
163 
January 31, 1952 
Westward Ho! 
Joseph Cotten 
30:00 

 
164 
February 7, 1952 
Percussion 
Deborah Kerr 
30:00 

 
165 
February 14, 1952 
Robert Schumann 
Joan Fontaine 
30:00 

 
166 
February 21, 1952 
Powder Mission 
Barry Sullivan 
30:00 

 
167 
February 28, 1952 
The Mother of the Groom 
Ruth Hussey 
30:00 

 
168 
March 6, 1952 
Man Without a Home 
Joseph Cotten 
30:00 

 
169 
March 13, 1952 
This Pleasant Leave 
Deborah Kerr 
30:00 

 
170 
March 20, 1952 
Time Remembered 
Jane Wyman 
30:00 

 
171 
March 27, 1952 
Yankee's Doorkeeper 
Lionel Barrymore 
30:00 

 
172 
April 3, 1952 
Lisa Lilywhite 
Angela Lansbury 
30:00 

 
173 
April 10, 1952 
Ben Hur 
Jeff Chandler, William Conrad 
30:00 

 
174 
April 17, 1952 
Doubtful Valley 
Richard Widmark 
30:00 

 
175 
April 24, 1952 
Professor 
Joan Fontaine 
30:00 

 
176 
May 1, 1952 
Lorna Doone 
David Niven 
30:00 

 
177 
May 8, 1952 
Whistler's Mother 
Jane Wyman. Mother's Day Program? 
30:00 

 
178 
May 15, 1952 
Lafayette 
Jean Pierre Aumont 
30:00 

 
179 
May 22, 1952 
Marsha Byrnes 
Barbara Stanwyck 
30:00 

 
180 
May 29, 1952 
Lewis and Clark 
Van Heflin 
30:00 

 
181 
September 14, 1952 
The Pathfinder 
Van Heflin Show moves to Sunday 
30:00 

 
182 
September 28, 1952 
Nebraska Coast 
Fred MacMurray Show of 9-21 Pre-empted 
30:00 

 
183 
October 5, 1952 
Mansfield Park 
Angela Lansbury 
30:00 

 
184 
October 12, 1952 
Young Mr. Disraeli 
Joseph Cotten 
30:00 

 
185 
October 19, 1952 
Lady of the Lake 
Joan Fontaine 
30:00 

 
186 
October 26, 1952 
Pebble's Boy 
MacDonald Carey 
30:00 

 
187 
November 2, 1952 
Daniel Webster 
Lionel Barrymore 
30:00 

 
188 
November 9, 1952 
Covered Bridge 
Anne Baxter 
30:00 

 
189 
November 16, 1952 
Thunder Shower 
Edward Arnold 
30:00 

 
190 
November 23, 1952 
Standish Outstandish 
John Hodiak 
30:00 

 
191 
December 7, 1952 
Miracle On Blotter 
Joan Fontaine Show of 11-21 Pre-empted 
30:00 

 
192 
December 14, 1952 
Home For Christmas 
Ann Blythe Christmas Program 
30:00 

 
193 
December 28, 1952 
A Man Called Peter 
Joseph Cotton, Lurene Tuttle HOST: Lional Barrymore Show of 12-21 Pre-empted for CBS Holiday special 
29:30 

 
194 
January 4, 1953 
Wave High the Banner 
MacDonald Carey 
30:00 

 
195 
January 11, 1953 
January Thaw 
Irene Dunne 
30:00 

 
196 
January 18, 1953 
Forty Odd 
Ruth Hussey 
30:00 

 
197 
January 25, 1953 
Big Family 
Fred MacMurray 
30:00 

 
198 
February 1, 1953 
Trenton '76 
Jane Wyman 
30:00 

 
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