American Playhouse

  • 1982
  • TV Show
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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 controversial) presentation: `Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City,' which won a Peabody Award.

A Thousand Pieces of Gold

In "A Thousand Pieces of Gold," a Chinese woman (Rosalind Chao) sold to a marriage broker in the 1880s fights bigotry in the Pacific Northwest. Charlie: Chris Cooper. Jim: Dennis Dun. Hong King: Michael Paul Chan. Jonas: Jimmie F. Skaggs. Miles: Will Oldham. Directed by Nancy Kelly.

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  • Premise: 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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