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Playhouse 90: The Helen Morgan Story

Dramatization based on the life of troubled songstress Helen Morgan.


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x33
Production Number: 56-33
Airdate: Thursday May 16th, 1957



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Guest Stars
Benay Venuta
As Texas Guinan
Recurring
Reginald Denny
As George White
Recurring
Robert Lowery
As Roy Patterson
Recurring
Sylvia Sidney
As Lulu Morgan
Recurring
Hoagy Carmichael
As Marty Dix
Lili Gentle
As Marilyn Flood
Polly Bergen
As Helen Morgan
Ronnie Burns
As Bobby Talbot
Episode Notes
Polly Bergen won an Emmy for her performance in this episode.

Director George Roy Hill was nominated for an Emmy for this episode.

Ronnie Burns was the son of famed comic George Burns.

This episode would later be made into a movie with Susan Hayward portraying Helen Morgan.



Warning: Playhouse 90 season 1 episode 33 guide may contain spoilers
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