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Playhouse 90: Sizeman and Son

The son of a New York City dressmaker returns from the service with new social and political ideals which disrupt the happy working atmosphere at the factory when he tries implementing them.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x3
Production Number: 56-3
Airdate: Thursday October 18th, 1956

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Guest Stars
Dan BlockerDan Blocker
As Lewis
Farley GrangerFarley Granger
As Harold Sizeman
Jeanne CooperJeanne Cooper
As Receptionist
Lawrence DobkinLawrence Dobkin
As Rosenzweig
Mona FreemanMona Freeman
As Marie Sizeman
Peter LorrePeter Lorre
As Karp
S. John LaunerS. John Launer
As Magnusson
Carol MorrisCarol Morris
As Francine
Eddie CantorEddie Cantor
As Morris Sizeman
Frances LaxFrances Lax
As Bessie
Frances MorrisFrances Morris
As Mrs. Morris
Nan BoardmanNan Boardman
As Sophie
Peter LeedsPeter Leeds
As Larry Kogen
Roberta ShoreRoberta Shore
As Jennie
Ruth AinRuth Ain
As Miss Youssem
Than WyennThan Wyenn
As Wilinski
Episode Notes
Writer Elick Moll later adapted his teleplay into a novel entitled Seidman and Son.

Eddie Cantor, best known for his radio and vaudeville musical comedy, makes a rare dramatic appearance in this episode.

Dan Blocker would go onto play Hoss Cartwright on Bonanza.

Jeanne Cooper would go onto play Kay Chancellor on the long running daytime drama The Young and the Restless.

Peter Lorre makes his first of five appearances on Playhouse 90 in this episode.

Ernestine Wade is best remembered for playing Sapphire on both the radio and television versions of Amos and Andy.

Warning: Playhouse 90 season 1 episode 3 guide may contain spoilers
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