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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 6, Episode 3 The Wide Net

Mississippi in the '30s is the setting of Eudora Welty's "The Wide Net," about a man (Barry Tubb) who organizes a river dragging after he discovers that his wife (Kyra Sedgwick) has gone off to drown herself. Virgil: Tim Ransom. Doc: Josef Sommer. Grady: Greg Suares. Brucie: Nicholas Bates.