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American Playhouse

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One of PBS's most distinguished series, mounting superb dramas and musicals by the likes of (to name just a few) Eugene O'Neill, John Cheever, Lanford Wilson, Mark Twain, Thornton Wilder, James Baldwin and Stephen Sondheim. Perhaps the most memorable (and (more…)

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Season 3, Episode 1 The Ghost Writer

"The Ghost Writer," a portrait of a young author (Mark Linn-Baker) who arrives at the home of a "famous literary ascetic" (Sam Wanamaker), hoping to become the elder writer's protégé. Hope: Claire Bloom. Amy: Paulette Smit. Mrs. Zuckerman: Rose Arrick. Dr. Zuckerman: MacIntyre Dixon.