American Playhouse

  • 1982
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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.

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Season 5, Episode 6 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

In Part 3 of the "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," Huck (Patrick Day) is taken in by the Grangerford family---and later meets con men known as the King (Barnard Hughes) and the Duke (Jim Dale). Colonel Grangerford: Richard Kiley. Buck: Jack Reidelberger. Rachel: Shirley Toncray.

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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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