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Ten Memorable Moments From PEYTON PLACE Season One

Welcome to a new Wildcard Wednesday! As regular readers know, my television interests reside almost exclusively in the land of comedy. One of the exceptions to the rule is… 1,202 more words


Obituaries: Lionel E. Siegel (1927-2013); Ron Roth (1936-2013)

During my research for this fall’s Then Came Bronson article and this tangential follow-up on the lost Chrysler Theatre episode “Barbed Wire,” I learned of the recent deaths of two of the men who made crucial contributions to those series when I sought to interview them.   1,004 more words


6 Movies Set on Labor Day That You Can Watch This Weekend

Labor Day

Synopsis: It’s a rather apt way to start the list. The 2013 romance-drama starring Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin follows the plot of your typical, average Labor Day weekend: caring for your teenage son while beginning an affair with a ruggedly handsome escaped convict. 330 more words

Hidden in the Underwear Drawer

In the years of my childhood and early youth, my family would not be considered highbrow or lowbrow, but probably the label that was invented during that time–  middlebrow. 518 more words

Actor Ed Nelson, 'Peyton Place' star, is dead at 85

(CNN) — Ed Nelson, best known for playing a doctor in the 1960s nighttime soap opera “Peyton Place,” has died at 85, his family said. 199 more words


Ed Nelson, 'Peyton Place' Star, Character Actor, Dies at 85

Ed Nelson, a star of the 1960s primetime soap “Peyton Place” and an actor with almost 200 credits, mostly in television, died on Saturday in Greensboro, N.C. 356 more words

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Grace Metalious, A Victim of Peyton Place

At the time of writing her best-selling novel ‘Peyton Place’  Grace Metalious, a New Hampshire, housewife, lived in a dilapidated bungalow she’d wryly nicknamed “It’ll Do.” Her three kids were existing on lettuce-and-tomato sandwiches. 890 more words

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