Comedian (1957)





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In this made-for-television classic, Mickey Rooney stars as a viciously egotistical TV comic who steps on everyone who stands in his way as he prepares a broadcast special. Based on Ernest Lehman's novelette, and adapted for television by Rod Serling. Originally aired on Playhouse 90 on Valentine's Day, 1957.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Television
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Written By: Rod Serling

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... [a] feral performance by Mickey Rooney and the almost claustrophobic intensity created by director John Frankenheimer...

Full Review… | December 6, 2009

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