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.

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