An episode of “Studio One” titled “The Willow Cabin”. This originally aired *live* on 27 February 1950 on CBS-TV, and this copy is complete with the original Westinghouse commercials. The drama stars Priscilla Gillette and Charlton Heston.
This is an adaptation of June Moon, a famous 1929 play by George S. Kaufman and Ring Lardner. Based on the Lardner short story “Some Like Them Cold,” about a love affair that loses steam before it ever gets started.
In 1730, Newspaper publisher John Peter Zenger was tried and not convicted of seditious libel for his criticism of His Majesty government. The precedent of his acquittal showed that the truth is always a defense against libel.
Sponsored by Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Studio One was seen on CBS , from 1948 through 1958, under several variant titles: Studio One Summer Theatre, Studio One in Hollywood, Summer Theatre, Westinghouse Studio One and Westinghouse Summer Theatre. It was telecast in black-and-white only.