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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 6 The Cafeteria

"The Cafeteria" is where a writer (Bob Dishy) first meets a young woman (Zohra Lampert) who, years later, experiences a shocking "glimpse back in time." Ernest Kinoy adapted the short story by Isaac Bashevis Singer. Critic: Howard da Silva. Merkin: Morris Carnovsky. Painter: Pierre Epstein.