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FORD THEATRE: Twentieth Century

Title of The TV Programme FORD THEATRE: Twentieth Century
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Title of The Episode Twentieth Century
Year of The First Broadcast 1949
Broadcasting network CBS
Country of Origin US
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 60
Colour b/w
Based on/Source Eponymous play by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur
Production Companies CBS
Producer(s) Garth Montgomery
Director Franklin J. Schaffner
Cast Fredric March, Lilli Palmer
Special notes Dramatic anthology series broadcast live from New York. Sponsored by the Ford Motor Company.

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