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Remembering the good old stuff

Eddy Arnold Time (1955-57)

Syndicated half hour Country music show filmed in Chicago. No studio audience. The show goes down easy. Nothing creative but it’s not supposed to be. Typical episode: Eddie opens with “Someday You’ll Want Me To Want You.”  Eddie shows his … Continue reading

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Johnny Staccato (1959-60)

The show tries really hard to be oh so hip that it’s a complete embarrassment. You can’t question John Cassavetes acting ability but he can’t save the silliness of overdoing it to make a character look cool. Johnny is a … Continue reading

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The Law And Mr.Jones (1960-62)

James Whitmore is lawyer Abraham Lincoln Jones who specializes in mostly white collar crime. Conlan Carter is his paralegal C.E.Carruthers and Janet De Gore is his secretary Marsha Spear. The show was cancelled after the first season but a flood … Continue reading

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The Patrice Munsel Show (1956-57)

The opera soprano hosts a half hour musical variety show. January 31,1958 episode with guests Tony Bennett and Howard Morris:  Patrice opens with “Dancing In The Dark.”  Then she sings an intro to Tony Bennett who joins her in “Starlight,Starbright.”  … Continue reading

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Citizen James (1960-62)

One of the funniest comics to come out of England, Sid James, stars as Sidney Balmoral James. He’s always broke but that doesn’t stop him from placing bets and trying to get rich quick. His long suffering fiancee Liz is … Continue reading

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The Ray Anthony Show (1956-57)

One hour variety show with the Big band leader and top guests. Very entertaining show,. March 22,1957 episode: Special guest Connie Haines – Ray leads the band in “Lullaby Of Broadway” along with singers The Skyliners.  Ray brings out Molly … Continue reading

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Assignment:Underwater (1960-61)

Bill Williams is Bill Greer and Diane Mountford is his young daughter Patty. Bill has a charter boat called The Lucky Lady. Just like Lloyd Bridges in “Sea Hunt” (1958-61) there’s plenty of trouble to get into on and under … Continue reading

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