Events in Film & Television in September 1951

  • Sep 3 TV soap opera "Search for Tomorrow" debuts on CBS
  • Sep 4 NBC extends to become a 61 station coast-to-coast network
  • Sep 9 1st broadcast of "Love of Life" on CBS-TV

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Sep 18 "A Streetcar Named Desire", directed by Elia Kazan and based on Tennessee Williams' 1947 play of the same name, starring Marlon Brando and Vivien Leigh, is released

  • Sep 19 1st broadcast of "Search for Tomorrow" on CBS-TV
  • Sep 29 1st color telecast of football game on network, Philadelphia (CBS)