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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 7, Episode 16 The Big Knife

Clifford Odets' "The Big Knife," with Peter Gallagher as a 1940s movie idol torn by inner conflicts. Marion: Betsy Brantley. Hoff: Nehemiah Persoff. Nat: Stubby Kaye. Smiley: Harry Ditson. Hank: Colin Bruce. Directed by John Jacobs.

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