Screen Directors Playhouse

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Renowned Hollywood directors gave TV a shot in this half-hour anthology. They included John Ford, who guided John Wayne in `Rookie of the Year,' the actor's TV debut. Among the other directors who worked on the series: George Stevens, Fred Zinnemann, Leo McCarey and Ida Lupino.

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Season 1, Episode 16 No. 5 Checked Out

In "No. 5 Checked Out," Teresa Wright stars as a deaf woman trying to outwit bank bandits who are hiding out in a cabin at her father's out-of-the-way resort. Peter Lorre costars as one of the hoods. Directed by Ida Lupino.

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