Joan Crawford: 1950s TV
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A Star Is Born World Premiere.
Broadcast info: 1954. The IMDb says parts of this were broadcast on TV and that Joan appeared in footage.
Tonight with Steve
Theater: "The Road to Edinburgh"
Tonight with Steve Allen
Broadcast info: June 5, 1955, on NBC.
A weekly montage of cinema news presented in cooperation with the film industry, this episode opens with host Peter Haigh discussing Joan's visit to England. Haigh introduces footage of Joan at the BFI (where she did a short Q & A session followed by the showing of "Mildred Pierce") signing autographs. Appearing with Joan outside the BFI are Alfred Steele, Cathy and Cynthia. Joan is shown meeting the staff of the BFI, entering the auditorium and then answering questions. Next, she is shown at a party thrown by executives at the BFI. Haigh mentions Joan receiving an award from Film Section of the London Critic's Circle and that she is receiving a citation this week from the BFI. Footage from that citation presentation is shown. Finally, Joan is interviewed by Haigh. Also present and interviewed are her husband Alfred Steele and The Story of Esther Costello co-star Heather Sears. Click here for a transcript of that interview.
Theater: "Strange Witness"
The Bob Hope Buick
Theater: "And One Was Loyal"
See the 1959 Images page for more screen shots from the show.
The Joan Crawford
Show: "Woman on the Run"
Broadcast info: October 11, 1959. Joan appears as herself in "A Tribute to Eleanor Roosevelt on Her Diamond Jubilee."
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