NBC University Theater

This NBC series was heard from 07/30/48 to 02/14/51.  For most of the run the program had a 60 format, but there were a few 30 minute broadcasts.  Many well known stars appeared on this series.  Among them were John Dehner, Brian Aherne, Angela Lansbury, Marvin Miller, Lou Krugman, Paul Frees, Herbert Marshall, Preston Foster, and David Niven.

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NBC University Theater Vol. 1


NBC University Theater Vol. 2

NBC University Theater Vol. 3

NBC University Theater Vol. 4

NBC University Theater Vol. 5

NBC University Theater Vol. 6

NBC University Theater Vol. 7

NBC University Theater Vol. 1-7

NBC University Theater  Vol. 1
  08/06/48 # 2 A Farewell To Arms w/John Lund, Lurene Tuttle
  08/13/48 # 3 Number One w/Barry Sullivan, Wally Maher
  08/20/48 # 4 Noon Wine by Katherine Anne Porter w/Beulah Bondi, John Beal
  08/27/48 # 5 The Romantic Comedians w/Albert Dekker, Georgia Backus
  09/03/48 # 6 Candide w/Eddie Bracken
  09/10/48 # 7 Peter Ibbertson w/Joseph Schieldkraut
  09/17/48 # 8 The Purloined Letter w/Adolphe Menjou
  09/24/48 # 9 Gulliverís Travelís by Jonathan Swift w/Henry Hull
 10/03/48 #10 Lord Jim w/Brian Aherne
 10/10/48 #11 An American Tragedy w/George Montgomery
 10/17/48 #12 The History Of Mr. Polly by H.G. Wells w/Boris Karloff
 10/24/48 #13 They Stooped To Folly w/Paul Frees, Jane Webb
 10/31/48 #14 Justice w/Nigel Bruce
 11/07/48 #15 Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis w/Van Heflin
 11/14/48 #16 Of Human Bondage by W. Somerset Maugham w/Brian Ahern
 

NBC University Theater  Vol. 2
  11/21/48 #17 The Short, Happy Life Of Francis McComber w/Preston Foster
  11/28/48 #18 A Passage To India by E.M. Forster w/Joseph Shieldkraus
  12/05/48 #19 Three Soldiers w/Dane Clarke
  12/12/48 #20 After Many A Summer Dies The Swan by Aldus Huxley w/Paul Henried
  12/26/48 #21 Alice In Wonderland by Lewis Carroll w/Dinah Shore
  01/02/49 #22 Main Street w/Vanessa Brown, Leon Ames
  01/09/49 #23 The Grapes Of Wrath by John Steinbeck w/Jane Darwell
  01/16/49 #24 All The Kingís Men by Robert Penn Warren w/Wayne Morris
  01/23/49 #25 The Ministry Of Fear
  02/06/49 #26 Gulliverís Travelís by Jonathan Swift w/Henry Hull, Parley Baer
  02/13/49 #27 Tom Jones by Henry Fielding w/Tom Conway
  02/20/49 #28 Pride And Prejudice by Jane Austen w/Angela Landsbury
  02/27/49 #29 The Heart Of Mid-Lothelian by Sir Walter Scott w/Maureen OíSullivan
  03/06/49 #30 Tales Of Edgar Allen Poe
                        1. Noseology, 2. Cask Of Amontillado, 3. The Fall Of The House Of Usher

NBC University Theater  Vol. 3
  03/13/49 #31 The Pickwick Papers w/Charles Coburn, Ramsey Hill by Charles Dickens
  03/20/49 #32 The Marble Fawn
  03/27/49 #33 The History Of Henry Esmond
  04/03/49 #34 Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte w/Derba Kerr (sp)
  04/10/49 #35 Moby Dick by Herman Melville w/Henry Hull
  04/17/49 #36 The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain w/Dean
                        Stockwell, Parley Baer
  04/24/49 #37 The Way Of All Flesh w/Tom Conway
  05/01/49 #38 The Mayor Of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy w/Reginald Gardner
  05/08/49 #39 The Red Badge Of Courage w/John Agar
  05/15/49 #40 The Heart Of Darkness by Joseph Conrad w/Brian Ahern
  05/22/49 #41 The Age Of Innocence by Edith Warton w/John Sutton
  05/29/49 #42 The Ambassadors w/Henry Daniel
  06/05/49 #43 The Short, Happy Life Of Francis McComber w/Preston Foster
  06/12/49 #44 A Passage To India by E.M. Forster w/Joseph Shieldkraus
  06/25/49 #46 Brighton Rock by Gram Greene w/Richard Stapley
  07/02/49 #47 The Ides Of March w/Henry Hull
  07/09/49 #48 Goodbye, Mr. Chips by James Hilton w/Herbert Marshall

NBC University Theater  Vol. 4
  07/16/49 #49 Point Of No Return w/Kent Smith
  07/23/49 #50 How Green Was My Valley by Richard Llewellyn w/Donald Crisp
  07/30/49 #51 This Side Of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald w/Guy Madison
  08/06/49 #52 The Death Of The Heart
  08/13/49 #53 The Big Sky by A.B. Guthrie w/Robert Hutton, Parley Baer
  08/20/49 #54 The Crusaders by Stephan Heym w/Cesar Romero
  08/27/49 #55 1984 by George Orwell w/David Niven
   09/03/49 #56 Precious Bane by Mary Webb
  09/25/49 #57 Penrod by Booth Tarkington
  10/02/49 #58 Portrait Of A Lady by Henry James
  10/09/49 #59 The House Of Mirth by Edith Warton
  10/16/49 #60 Sister Carrie
  10/23/49 #61 The Romantic Comedian w/Steven Chase
  10/30/49 #62 Dark Laughter by Sherwood Anderson w/Whitfield Conner
  11/06/49 #63 Dodsworth by Sinclair Lewis w/Paul Frees
  11/13/49 #64 Babylon Revisited by F. Scott Fitzgerald w/John Dehner
  11/20/49 #65 For Whom The Bells Toll by Ernest Hemingway w/Louie Jean Heiht

NBC University Theater  Vol. 5
  11/27/49 #66 Point Of No Return by (John) J.P. Marquand w/Larry Dobkin
  12/04/49 #67 The Wild Palms by William Faulkner w/Wally Mahr
  12/18/49 #68 You Canít Go Home Again by Thomas Wolfe w/Marvin Miller w/Parley Baer
  01/01/50 #69 Great Expectations by Charles Dickens w/Terry Kilburn
  01/08/50 #70 Manhattan Transfer by John Dos Passo w/Ann Diamond
  01/15/50 #71 The Ides Of March by Thorton Wilder w/Whitfield Connor (Repeat of 02/12/49)
  01/22/50 #72 At Heavenís Gate by Robert Penn Warren w/Ted Van Eltz
  01/29/50 #73 Flowering Judas & Pale Horse, Pale Rider by Katherine Anne Porter
  02/05/50 #74 The Track Of The Cat by Walter Van Tilburg Clark w/John Dehner
  02/12/50 #75 The Light That Failed
  02/19/50 #76 Victory by Joseph Conrad
  02/26/50 #77 The Patrician by John Galsworthy w/Ramsey Hill
  03/05/50 #78 Tono Bungay by H.G. Wells w/Whitfield Connor
  03/12/50 #79 There Is No Convention by Rebecca West w/Norma Vardin
  03/19/50 #80 Angel Pavement by J.B. Priestly w/Gilbert Fyre
  03/26/50 #81 Howardís End by E.M. Forrester w/Elma Laughton

NBC University Theater  Vol. 6
  04/02/50 #82 Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf w/Marion Richmond
  04/09/50 #83 The Nazarene by Sholem Asch w/Dean Whitman (Not network broadcast)
  04/23/50 #85 A Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Man by James Joyce w/Tom Dillion
  04/30/50 #86 Sons And Lovers by D.H. Lawrence w/Ramsey Hill
  05/07/50 #87 England Made Me by Graham Greene
  05/14/50 #88 Protter Violet by Christopher Issuewood
  05/21/50 #89 The House In Paris by Elizabeth Bowen w/Anne Whitfield
  05/28/50 #90 Imperial Palace by Arnold Bennett
  06/04/50 #91 Gallionís Reach
  06/11/50 #92 Monsieur Vincent by  (Best foreign film 1948)
  06/18/50 #93 The Wild Palms by William Faulkner
  06/25/50 #94 The Doctor Is Spite Of Himself
  07/02/50 #95 The Chips Are Down by Jean-Paul Sartre w/Theodore Von Else
  07/23/50 #98 Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

NBC University Theater  Vol. 7
  07/30/50 #99 Trentís Last Case by E.C. Bentley
  08/06/50 #100 A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthurís Court by Mark Twain
  08/20/50 #102 A High Wind In Jamaica by Richard Hughes
  08/27/50 #103 Hedda Gabbler by Henry Gibson
  09/03/50 #104 The Crime Of Sylvester Bonard by Anatol France
  09/10/50 #105 Lost Horizon by James Hilton w/Raymond Hill
  09/17/50 #106 Portrait In The Mirror by Charles Morgan
  09/24/50 #107 Don Quixote
 10/01/50 #108 Jonathan Wilde by Henry Fielding (30 minutes)
 10/08/50 #109 Candide by Voltair (30 minutes)
 10/15/50 #110 North Anger Abby by Jane Austin w/Virginia McDowell (30 minutes)
 10/22/50 #111 Pere Goric by w/Stanley Wawman (30 minutes)
 11/02/50 #112 The Red And The Black
 12/27/50 #118 The Gambler by Fyodor Dostoevsky w/Ramsey Hill (30 minutes)
 01/03/51 #119 The Kreutzer Sonata by Leo Tolstoi w/Whitfield Connor (30 minutes)

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