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Philco Playhouse’s Marty, May 24, 1953

Legendary producer Fred Coe helmed NBC’s Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse. He incorporated a pool of talented writers and encouraged the development of original television plays, referred to as teleplays. Early in the series run, writer Paddy Chayefsky delivered a script titled Marty, based on Chayefsky’s observations of a singles bar located in the same building as Philco Playhouse. […]

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