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8 episodes, 1953, WQED (Pittsburgh)

From WNET:

"This series offers the general audience a chance to gain a better appreciation and understanding of the development of the actor and his medium. Included are various style of theatrical presentation with the contributing forces present in a given area. The styles and eras covered are: classic theatre, romantic theatre, realistic theatre, and the twentieth century theatre. Arnold Moss and John Gassner appear on alternate programs outlining the broad basis for the understanding of the theatrical style, discussing style and acting in the context of its audience, its architecture, design, literature, etc. The series was produced by WQED, Pittsburgh."