Schlitz Playhouse of Stars: The Unlighted Road

New York: Culver Pictures, 1956. Vintage borderless publicity photograph from Season 4, Episode 35, "The Unlighted Road”, of the 1951-1959 television program Schlitz Playhouse of Stars. The episode originally aired on CBS on May 6, 1955 and was repeated (the first repeat of an episode of the series at the time) on CBS on June 1, 1956. Mimeo snipe, three "Culver Pictures" stamps, two later Culver Pictures labels (circa 1990s), and a "22306" stamp on verso.

James Dean's only television acting role, shot four months before his untimely death on September 30, 1955.

"Schlitz Playhouse of Stars" was an Emmy Award winning CBS anthology series of both comedy and drama, which aired from 1951 to 1959.

Korean War veteran Jeffrey Latham (Dean) is a drifter who finds work at Mike Deegan's (Murvyn Vye) diner, where he meets local girl Anne Burnett (Patricia Hardy), but has to contend with two regulars (Edgar Stehli, Charles Wangenheim), who may be criminals.

7 x 8.75 inches. Near Fine, some light edgewear and creasing.

[Book #148892]

Price: $550.00