Climax!

Television Anthology Series (1954-58, CBS)

An American television anthology series specializing in thriller and suspense stories that aired on CBS from 1954 to 1958. The series was hosted by William Lundigan and later co-hosted by Mary Costa.

TELEVISION

  • CLIMAX!
    (1954-58, CBS)

Among the shows of most interest to visitors to this site are...

  • "The Long Goodbye" (October 7, 1954)
    Based on the novel by Raymond Chandler
    Starring Dick Powell as PHILIP MARLOWE
    Also starring Cesar Romero, Teresa Wright, Tris Coffin

Powell reprised his role as Marlowe, whom he had played a decade earlier in the theatrical release Murder, My Sweet.

  • "The Bigger They Come" (January 6, 1955)
    Based on the novel by A.A. Fair
    Starring Jane Darwell as BERTHA COOL
    and Art Carney as DONALD LAM
    Also starring Don Megowan

Report respectfully submitted by Kevin Burton Smith.


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