Showing posts with label U.S. Steel Hour' features Sir John Gielud. Show all posts
Showing posts with label U.S. Steel Hour' features Sir John Gielud. Show all posts

Friday, March 4, 2016

March 4, 1951: The U.S. Steel Hour' features Sir John Gielud

 
March 4, 1951: NBC program  'The U.S. Steel Hour'  featured Sir John Gielgud in the well-known role of Hamlet.

Sponsored by the Unites States Steel Corporation, 'The U.S. Steel Hour' became a popular show for a decade. The show was an anthology series which continued on to television. Beginning in 1954, the series won several awards and Emmy nominations.