Riveting stories, both dramatic and whimsical, alternated on Four Star Playhouse, one of the "gold standard" anthology series from the exciting era of early TV. Three of the show's producers, Dick Powell, Charles Boyer and David Niven, headline these outstanding episodes directed by Hollywood stalwarts including Robert Florey (The Cocoanuts, Murders in the Rue Morgue).
FOR ART'S SAKE: A playboy sets his sights on a gorgeous young art student, but finds he can't compete with her creative ambitions. Starring David Niven and Barbara Billingsley.
THE MAN IN THE CELLAR: A psychiatrist dismisses a child's tale of a man hiding in his cellar until he discovers a deranged killer has escaped from an asylum. Starring Charles Boyer.
THE GIRL ON THE BRIDGE: A famous painter is haunted by the memory of a beautiful woman he sketched on a bridge years ago. Starring Dick Powell.
SECOND CHANCE: An aging screenwriter's comeback is jeopardized by his affair with a tempestuous young actress. Starring David Niven and Beverly Garland.