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

Season 4, Episode 9 The Star Crossed Romance of Josephine Cosnowski

First Aired: February 11, 1985

Jean Shepherd wrote and narrates “The Star-Crossed Romance of Josephine Cosnowski,” recalling his high-school days---and the girl next door (Katherine Kamhi). Young Ralph: Pete Kowanko. Old Man: George Coe.

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