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The comedian

Author: Rod SerlingJohn FrankenheimerMartin ManulisMickey RooneyMel TorméAll authors
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : Rhino Home Video, [1993]
Series: Golden age of television.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mickey Rooney portrays an egomaniacal television comedian whose abusive treatment of his co-workers and family is quickly causing his career to spiral out of control.
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Television adaptations
Live television programs
Fiction television programs
Televised plays
Drama
Film adaptations
Named Person: Ernest Lehman; Ernest Lehman
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Rod Serling; John Frankenheimer; Martin Manulis; Mickey Rooney; Mel Tormé; Kim Hunter; Edmond O'Brien; Ernest Lehman; Sonny Fox Productions.; Rhino Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1566050383 : 9781566050388
OCLC Number: 29944100
Notes: Originally broadcast live on February 14, 1957 as part of the Playhouse 90 series.
An adaptation by Rod Serling from the novelette by Ernest Lehman.
Includes a short 17 minute introduction presented by Carl Reiner and featuring interviews with cast and crew.
Credits: Executive producer, Sonny Fox ; producer, David J. Eagle ; director, Barry A. Brown. Original credits: director, John Frankenheimer.
Cast: Actors as credited on package: Mickey Rooney, Mel Torme, Kim Hunter, Edmund [sic] O'Brien.
Description: 1 videocassette ([ca. 90 min.] not ca. 129 min.) : sd., col. & b&w ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Golden age of television.
Other Titles: Playhouse 90.
Rod Serling's The comedian
Responsibility: directed by John Frankenheimer ; produced by Martin Manulis.

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Mickey Rooney portrays an egomaniacal television comedian whose abusive treatment of his co-workers and family is quickly causing his career to spiral out of control.

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