Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (1950–1952)

Knickerbocker Holiday 

It's 1650 in New Amsterdam, and Brom Broeck, a young outspoken newspaper publisher is arrested for printing advanced opinions on the undemocratic rule of Govenor "Peg-Leg" Stuyvesant. While... See full summary »

Director:

Felix Jackson

Writers:

Maxwell Anderson (book), Washington Irving (inspired by "Knickerbocker History of New York") | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Stanley Carlson Stanley Carlson
Philip Coolidge
Elmer Davis Elmer Davis ... Himself - Narrator
Brooks Dunbar Brooks Dunbar
Dennis King ... Pieter Stuyvesant
William H. Lynn William H. Lynn
Jack Manning Jack Manning
Doretta Morrow Doretta Morrow ... Tina Tienhoven
Jed Prouty
John Raitt ... Brom Broeck
Harry Sheppard Harry Sheppard
Loring Smith Loring Smith
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Storyline

It's 1650 in New Amsterdam, and Brom Broeck, a young outspoken newspaper publisher is arrested for printing advanced opinions on the undemocratic rule of Govenor "Peg-Leg" Stuyvesant. While Brom is in prison, old "Peg-Leg" goes on the make for Brom's sweetheart. But, when "Peg-Leg" is forced to release Brom... Watch-out! Written by Kelly

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Genres:

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Release Date:

17 November 1950 (USA) See more »

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John Raitt's TV debut. See more »

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