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.

Break of Dawn

The fact-based "Break of Dawn," about 1930s L.A. radio personality Pedro Gonzalez (Oscar Chavez), who crossed the city's corrupt DA (Peter Henry Schroeder) and was convicted on a trumped-up rape charge. Maria: Maria Rojo. Rodriguez: Tony Plana. Hector: Pepe Serna. Matilde: Socorro Valdez.

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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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