Soap operas have been a staple of daytime television in the United States since the early 1950s. This collection will bring back lots of memories. Most of these episodes include the original network commercials. This is one of our best sellers. 6 DVD Set.
The soap opera Guiding Light started as a radio drama in January 1937 and subsequently transferred to television in June 1952. Guiding Light has been heard or seen nearly every weekday since it started, making it the longest story ever told. Many actors got their start on televison in the soap operas. Don Knotts starred in his first television role on Search For Tomorrow in the early 1950s. In the early days, soap operas were broadcast live from the studio, mostly from New York.
Love of Life 1/13/53, The Guiding Light 3/4/53, Love of Life 3/6/53, The Guiding Light 3/25/53, The Guiding Light 4/9/53, Search for Tomorrow 8/19/53, Hawkins Falls 10/21/53, Hawkins Falls 10/23/53, Valiant Lady 12/8/53, Love of Life 2/8/55, Brighter Day 5/14/55, Love of Life 12/22/55, Valiant Lady 1955, Inner Flame 1955, Brighter Day 1955, Search for Tomorrow 1/26/50, Edge of Night 8/15/60, Love of Life 8/22/60, Search for Tomorrow 9/5/60, As The World Turns 3/31/61, As The World Turns 4/18/61, The Secret Storm 4/20/61, As The World Turns 8/22/60, Search for Tomorrow 3/29/62, Search for Tomorrow 1/7/63, Love Is a Many Splendored Thing, Search for Tomorrow 3/27/53.