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Franklin J. Schaffner Collection

Selected early CBS shows

  • Brooklyn Dodgers Baseball (1948)
  • The United Nations in Action (1948-1949)
  • U.N. Casebook (1948-1949)
  • The People's Platform (1948-1949)
  • Presidential Straws in the Wind (1948)
  • The 1948 Political Conventions (1948)
  • Lamp Unto My Feet (1948-1949)
  • Blues by Bargy (1948-1949)
  • Preview (1949), Wesley (1949)
  • Young and Gay (1950)
  • The Presentation of the Look Magazine TV Awards (1951)
  • The Best of Broadway (1955)

Studio One (CBS)

  • 1949: The Rival Dummy; Mrs. Moonlight; Two Sharp Knives; At Mrs. Beam's; Jane Eyre; The Inner Light.
  • 1950: Beyond Reason; The Rockingham Tea Set; The Loud Red Patrick; The Wisdom Tooth; The Dreams of Jasper Hornby; The Survivors; The Scarlet Letter; Torrents of Spring; Miracle in the Rain; The Ambassadors; The Man Who Had Influence; My Granny Van.
  • 1951: The Little Black Bag; Mighty Like a Rogue; Macbeth; The Hero; The King in Yellow; Mutiny on the Nicolette; The Innocence of Pastor Muller; The Paris Feeling.
  • 1952: Waterfront Boss; Burden of Guilt; Rangoon Run; Letter from an Unknown Woman; Wings of the Dove; Miss Hargreaves; Pontius Pilate; Lily, the Queen of the Movies; Treasure Island; A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court; Captain-General of the Armies; International Incident; The Kill; The Doctor's Wife; The Great Conspiracy; The Astonishing Mr. Glencannon; The Formula; The Hospital; The Nativity.
  • 1953: Black Rain; Signal Thirty-Two; Mark of Cain; The Walsh Girls; My Beloved Husband; A Breath of Air; At Midnight on the 31st of March; The Magic Lantern; Along Came a Spider; King Coffin; Fly with the Hawk; Conflict; Hound-Dog Man; Music and Mrs. Pratt; Another Caesar; Camille; Buffalo Bill Is Dead; Dry Run; Cinderella '53.
  • 1954: Runaway; A Criminal Design; Herman Came by Bomber; Dark Possession; Side Street; Thunder on Sycamore Street; Paul's Apartment; Jack Sparling; Forty-Six; Romney; Fear Is No Stranger; A Man and Two Gods; The Strike; Twelve Angry Men; Prelude to Murder; The Boy Who Changed the World; The Man Who Owned the Town; Let Me Go, Lover; The Deserter; 12:30 A.M.; The Cuckoo in Spring.
  • 1955: Grandma Rolled Her Own; It Might Happen Tomorrow; A Stranger May Die; The Eddie Chapman Story; Millions of Georges; Dominique; Passage at Arms; Strange Companion; Operation Home; The Incredible World of Horace Ford; Three Empty Rooms; A Most Contagious
  • Game; Shakedown Cruise; The Man Who Caught the Ball at Coogan's Bluff; Miracle at Potter's Farm.
  • 1956: The Talented Mr. Ripley; My Son, Johnny; Circle of Guilt; Flower of Pride; A Tale of St. Emergency; The Arena; The Drop of a Hat; Family
  • Protection.

Ford Theater (CBS)

  • 1950: The Traitor; The Married Look; The Marble Faun; Angel Street; Heart of Darkness; The Whiteheaded Boy; Another Darling; Alice in Wonderland; Cause for Suspicion.
  • 1951: Final Copy; Spring Again; The Golden Mouth; The Ghost Patrol; Ticket to Oblivion; The Touchstone; Dead on the Vine; Peter Ibbetson; Three in a Room; Night Over London.

Person to Person (CBS) (incomplete)

  • John F. Kennedy / William Dean (1953)
  • George Meany / Ethel Waters (1954)
  • Eleanor Roosevelt (1954)
  • Groucho Marx / James P. Mitchell (1954)
  • Clarence Pickett/ / Marlon Brando (1954)
  • Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall (1954)
  • Milton Greene / Thomas Beecham (1955)
  • Amy Vanderbilt / Ernie Kovacs (1955)
  • Noel Coward (1956); Phil Silvers (1955)
  • Frank Sinatra (1956)
  • Harpo Marx (1958)
  • Agnes De Mille / Russel Crouse (1958)
  • Fidel Castro (1959)

Ford Startime (NBC)

  • 1959: The Wicked Scheme of Jebal Deeks

The Kaiser Aluminum Hour (NBC)

  • 1956: The Army Game; Roar of the Lion; Antigone; Angel's Ransom; The Rag Jungle.
  • 1957: So Short a Season.

Producer's Showcase (NBC)

  • 1957: The Great Sebastians

Playhouse 90 (CBS)

  • 1957: The Playroom; The Clouded Image; The Panic Button; For I Have Loved Strangers.
  • 1958: The Eighty-Yard Run; Point of No Return; The Right Hand Man; Nightmare at Ground Zero; The Innocent Sleep; The Great Gatsby; Word From a Sealed-Off Box; Seven Against the Wall.
  • 1959: The Velvet Alley; The Raider; In Lonely Expectation; Dark December; The Rank and File; The Silver Whistle.
  • 1960: The Cruel Day.

The Defenders(CBS)

  • 1961: Killer Instinct; The Boy Between; The Attack; Gideon's Follies.
  • 1962: The Tarnished Cross; Reunion With Death.

Dupont Show of the Week (NBC)

  • 1962: The World's Greatest Robbery.
  • 1963: Windfall; Two Faces of Treason; The Shark; The Legend of Lylah Clare.
  • 1964: Jeremy Rabbitt; The Secret Avenger; Don't Go Upstairs; More, More, More, More; Ambassador at Large.

Additional shows

  • The Good Years (1962, CBS)
  • A Tour of the White House with Mrs. John F. Kennedy (1962, CBS)
  • John F. Kennedy, May 29, 1964 (1964, CBS)
  • ABC Stage '67 (1967, ABC)