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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

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Guest Stars
Fay Spain
As Crystal Vail
Jack Albertson
As Al St. George
Jack Mulhall
As Joe Ashley
Lyn Osborn
As guest star
Murray Hamilton
As Chick Tolliver
Red Skelton
As Buddy McCoy
Shirley Jones
As May Marley
Victor 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.

Warning: Playhouse 90 season 1 episode 6 guide may contain spoilers
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