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.

Season 6, Episode 5 A Mistaken Charity

Rural New England in the late 19th century is the setting for "A Mistaken Charity," about two elderly sisters whose health and house are deteriorating, but not their spirit and loyalty to one another. Harriet: Anne Pitoniak. Charlotte: Kate Wilkinson. Mrs. Simonds: Mary Louise Wilson. Reverend: Leroy Logan.

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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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