Best Tv Movie Movies of 1956

1.

The Teahouse of the August Moon

3.5
6.8/10 IMDB

An Okinawan translator introduces U.S. occupation forces to the joys of local life.

Starring: Marlon Brando, Glenn Ford, Eddie Albert, Paul Ford, Machiko Ky?, Harry Morgan, John Forsythe ..
Directed by: Daniel Mann
Release date: 1956-11-29
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1956 : Patterns
2.

Patterns

2.7
7.7/10 IMDB

A vicious corporate executive exercises his power over two underlings.

Starring: Everett Sloane, Ed Begley, Richard Kiley, Elizabeth Wilson, June Dayton, Joanna Roos, Victoria Ward, Elizabeth Montgomery, Theodore Newton, Jack Livesey ..
Directed by: Fielder Cook
Release date: 1956-10-26
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1956 : Lou Costello: This Is Your Life
3.

Lou Costello: This Is Your Life

1.9
8.3/10 IMDB

Beloved comedian Lou Costello is the subject, detailing his partnership with Bud Abbott, his unsuccessful start in 1920s Hollywood, and the tragic drowning of Lou's not quite 1 year old son Lou Jr., nicknamed Butch.

Starring: Lou Costello, Bud Abbott, Ralph Edwards ..
Directed by: Richard Gottlieb
Release date: 1956-11-21
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1956 : Peter Pan
4.

Peter Pan

1.7
7.7/10 IMDB

This SECOND live broadcast aired a year after the success of the first. Utilizing much of the same cast, it nevertheless is its own unique performance which charmed millions of households in 1956.

Starring: Mary Martin, Cyril Ritchard, Kathleen Nolan, Margalo Gillmore, Sondra Lee, Heller Halliday, Joe E. Marks, Norman Shelly, Michael Allen, Tom Halloran ..
Release date: 1956-01-09
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1956 : Bloomer Girl
5.

Bloomer Girl

1.6
7.0/10 IMDB

In 1956, BLOOMER GIRL was presented in a live television production starring the magnificent Barbara Cook, whose star was then on the rise, with leading roles in CANDIDE and THE MUSIC MAN still in her future. A solid success when it opened on Broadway in 1944, BLOOMER GIRL boasts a glorious score by the legendary team of Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg (THE WIZARD OF OZ). The book by Fred Saidy is set at the brink of the Civil War and addresses issues of women's equality (priorities were the right to vote and to wear bloomers, a liberating alternative to hoop skirts) and racial equality.

Starring: Barbara Cook, Keith Andes, Carmen Mathews, Paul Ford, Rawn Spearman, Nydia Westman, Patricia Hammerlee, Brock Peters, Dorothy Lang, Margot Moser ..
Directed by: Alex Segal
Release date: 1956-05-28
6.

Prima Donna

1.4
6.2/10 IMDB

The seventeenth presentation from Screen Directors Playhouse. A teenager with outstanding vocal talent would rather play baseball than develop his singing skills.

Starring: Jeanette MacDonald, Laraine Day, Leo Durocher, Jerome Cowan, Jacqueline deWit, Jane Darwell, Alfred Caiazza, Jack Lomas, David Butler ..
Directed by: David Butler
Release date: 1956-02-01
7.

The Bachelor

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

A bachelor account executive with an advertising agency thinks he has the perfect set-up with three girlfriends. And then there is Marion his devoted secretary who worships him and will do anything for him.

Starring: Jayne Mansfield, Raymond Bramley, Renzo Cesana, Carol Haney, Harry Holcombe, Georgann Johnson, Hal March, Julie Wilson ..
Directed by: Joseph Cates
Release date: 1956-07-15
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1956 : New York Premiere Telecast 'Giant'
8.

New York Premiere Telecast 'Giant'

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Star studded charity New York premiere of the film Giant

Starring: Jayne Meadows, Chill Wills, Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, Natalie Wood, Joanne Woodward, Carroll Baker, Dennis Hopper, George Stevens Jr., Virginia Graham ..
Directed by: George Stevens
Release date: 1956-10-09

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