TV Movie | | Drama
Theodore Hickman, a hardware salesman, makes by-yearly visits to Harry Hope's 1910-era waterfront bar for his periodical drinking binges. But on this visit he has decided to try to save the bar's patrons from their "lying pipe dreams."
This was broadcast in syndication under "The Play of the Week" series banner. In the New York City TV market, it aired over two nights on WNDT-TV Channel 13 (pre-NET and PBS) on November 14 and 21, 1960. In the Seattle TV market, it premiered on KING-TV Channel 5 on April 15, 1961, over one night (10:35 PM - 2:35 AM).
In act four during one of Hickey's recollections he says about coming home one day - "into her home which I kept so spotless and clean". The actual line should read - "into her home, where *she* kept everything so spotless and clean".