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Potash and Perlmutter


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by Charles Kline.
Adapted from a series of stories by Montague Glass.
[Starring] Harry Green with Meier Tzelniker and Eleanor Summerfield
The action takes place in New York. Time. the present
Before an invited audience at the Television Theatre
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Potash and Perlmutter are in the dress business and full of troubles. They are partners but they specialise in having rows, sounding very angry with each other - and uniting rapidly and vehemently if anyone else tries to join in. Their current problems involve a lawyer who is also an estate agent and a trade union leader, a designer who is too good to be allowed to stay with a competitor, and a strange young man the partners have recently employed. He seems inoffensive enough; very mild, very polite, even efficient. But he has an involved political past and when that catches up with him the partnership, which seemed indissoluble, looks like going under.


Author: Montague Glass
Adapted by: Charles Kline
Producer: Julian Amyes
Designer: Stephen Bundy
Mawruss Perlmutter: Harry Green
Abe Potash: Meier Tzelniker
Mark Pasinsky: Vic Wise
Henry D. Feldman: John McLaren
Boris Andrieff: Robert Rietty
Mozart Rabiner: Roland Green
Henry Sieurman: Launce Maraschal
Senator Murphy: C. Denier Warren
Book agent: Mayne Lynton
Sidney: Michael Segal
Expressman: Howard Pays
U.S. Deputy-Marshal Ferguson: Charles Irwin
U.S. Deputy-Marshal Farrell: Harold Ayer
Ruth Snyder: Eleanor Summerfield
Mrs. Potash: Kitty Davies
Irma Potash: Shirley Cooklin
Miss Cohen: Madi Hedd
Miss Levin: Jacqueline Curtiss
Miss O'Brien: Joy Webster
Miss Nelson: Lillemor Knudsen

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