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General Electric Theater 

An American anthology series, with a new episode and different actors and actresses each week. Hosted by Ronald Reagan, the series was sponsored by General Electric's Department of Public Relations.

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Joe Connelly
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10   9   8   7   6   5   4   3   2   1  
1962   1961   1960   1959   1958   1957   … See all »
Nominated for 11 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Ronald Reagan ...  Himself - Host / ... 235 episodes, 1953-1962
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An American anthology series, with a new episode and different actors and actresses each week. Hosted by Ronald Reagan, the series was sponsored by General Electric's Department of Public Relations.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

TV-G | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 February 1953 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

G.E. Theater See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(200 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Glen Glenn Sound)| Mono (Western Electric Recording)| Mono (Westrex Recording System)| Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The show's sponsor, General Electric, owned the rights to the series from 2004 to 2011 as majority owner of NBC Universal Television, the successor to Revue Studios that was formed following the NBC/Universal merger from the combination of NBC Studios with Universal Television. NBCUniversal has been controlled by Comcast since 2011, and fully owned by them since 2013. See more »

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Referenced in The Jack Benny Program: Jack Is a Contestant (1955) See more »

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(Closing theme)
by Elmer Bernstein
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One of my favorite shows as a child
18 November 2004 | by T-27See all my reviews

I have many fond memories of watching G S Theater on Sunday nights as a child, such fine dramas. I particularly remember episodes about Caesar and Cleopatra and David and Goliath. Also a murder mystery called A Little White Lie.

What made the show more interesting was that my father worked at the Louisville, Kentucy General Electric plant.

Where IV dramas really so much better then. I think part of it is that things seen when a child just seem so much better to a child. Anyway I see very little of such quality on TV today, at least on a regular basis.

Why doesn't a cable channel run some of these fine drama series instead of all of the comedies and westerns.


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