Three Steps to Heaven (TV series)

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Three Steps to Heaven
Genre Soap opera
Created by Irving Vendig
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
Production
Camera setup Single-camera
Running time15 mins.
Release
Picture format Black-and-white
Color
Audio format Monaural
Original releaseAugust 5, 1953 (1953-08-05) 
December 31, 1954 (1954-12-31)

Three Steps to Heaven is an American soap opera that aired on NBC from August 3, 1953 to December 31, 1954. [1] It was created by Irving Vendig. Don Pardo was the announcer.

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Synopsis

The show followed Mary Claire 'Pogo' Thurmond, who moved to New York City in hopes of becoming a successful model. [2]

The program was partially sponsored by Procter & Gamble, [3] its commercials alternating between Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday of one week and Tuesday and Friday of the next week. [4]

Cast

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  3. Morse, Leon (April 10, 1954). "Radio Faces Great Challenge As TV Soapers Gain Ground". Billboard. p. 6. Retrieved 6 July 2019.
  4. "NBC-TV Morning Picture Brightens". Billboard. November 14, 1953. p. 4. Retrieved 6 July 2019.
  5. Schemering, Christopher (1987). The Soap Opera Encyclopedia (2nd ed.). Ballantine Books. pp. 228–229. ISBN   0-345-35344-7.