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Playhouse 90: The Big Slide

A vaudeville comic becomes a silent movie star but instead of finding happiness he finds tragedy and heartbreak.

Episode Info
Episode number: 1x6
Production Number: 56-6
Airdate: Thursday November 08th, 1956

Guest Stars
Fay SpainFay Spain
As Crystal Vail
Jack AlbertsonJack Albertson
As Al St. George
Jack MulhallJack Mulhall
As Joe Ashley
Lyn OsbornLyn Osborn
As guest star
Murray HamiltonMurray Hamilton
As Chick Tolliver
Red SkeltonRed Skelton
As Buddy McCoy
Shirley JonesShirley Jones
As May Marley
Victor SutherlandVictor Sutherland
As L. K. Zimmer
Episode Notes
Both Red Skelton (in a rare dramatic role) and Shirley Jones were nominated for Emmys for their performances in this episode.

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