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Danger 

Live psychological and murder mystery dramas, and one of the first U.S. television dramas to make effective use of background music.
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Dick Stark Dick Stark ...  Himself - Host / ... 19 episodes, 1950-1952
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Live psychological and murder mystery dramas, and one of the first U.S. television dramas to make effective use of background music.

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Television's Greatest Dramatic Show!

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USA

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English

Release Date:

19 September 1950 (USA) See more »

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Опасность See more »

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New York City, New York, USA

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Mono

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

John Frankenheimer liked to say that this was the most aptly-named show on television, and insisted that, by the time he began working on it as an Assistant Director, the network was mostly assigning segments to directors they wanted to fire. The idea was that the pressure of work would cause these directors either to come up with inferior work, which would be used as an excuse for dismissal, or else force them to resign. He also claimed he was sometimes bribed by these directors to do most of their work for them, so that they would look good to their bosses. Eventually, or so he told many interviewers, one director became hysterical during the live broadcast and he, Frankenheimer, had to knock him out and take over the full handling of the show to prevent catastrophe. This led to his being promoted to full-time director at the age of twenty-four. See more »

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Yul Brynner and Roald Dahl
24 September 2003 | by The-Lonely-LondonerSee all my reviews

The 34 year old Roald Dahl was enlisted to bring to the screen his short story, 'A Dip in the Pool', in this series which was directed by Yul Brynner before he shot to fame as an actor in 'The King and I'. The short story has a natural home in the episodic serial like this.


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