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Harry's Girls (1963-64)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
John King, New York, Rina Fox, Tom Alger, Robert Leszczak
references:
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HARRY'S GIRLS
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Metro-Goldwyn-Mayor Television
for
NBC (Fridays 9:30 pm EST)
Filmed in Southern France
Produced by Billy Friedberg
US Comedy series 1963-64   15 episodes x 30 min bw
Starring
Larry Blyden as Harry Burns
Susan Silo as Rusty
Dawn Nickerson as Lois
Diahn Williams as Terry

Premise:
Larry Blayden is Harry, the toe-tapping leader of a one-man and three
girl vaudeville act touring the continent. The girls: Dawn Nickeson, Susan
    Silo and Diahan Williams.
The quartets' adventures-and-misadventures- are the elements of this new
series filmed in Europe. All episodes are directed by Richard Kinon
except "Collectors Item".

Influenced by the films "Les Girls" (1957) starring Gene Kelly
and "Idiot's Delight" (1939) starring Clark Gable

"Harry's Girls" theme tune - words by Joseph Stein, music by Stu Phillips

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NBC Fridays 9:30 pm EST

 [01] Harry's Girls: THE RAJAH [verified -RL]
MGM TV prod. no. 7801
13-Sep-1963 NBC Fri
Written by Joseph Stein & Sid Zylenka [RL]
Directed by Richard Kinon
Guest Cast: [JK]
Gamil Ratib (as Rajah)
Guy Deghy (as Khooli)
Jacques Ferrari (as Captain)
THE RAJAH: Guest cast [RL] (see #13 "His Highness") ??????
Fernand Gravey ....... Mr. Giraud
Mavis Villiers ....... Mrs. Waterman
Roger Treville ....... the Butler
Albert Dinan ......... the Mailman

Synopsis1 :
Rusty (Susan Silo) gets a marriage proposal from the Rajah of Agnistan. Rusty's hardly modest she has visions
of becoming the spiritual leader of 20 million people. [JK]

[02] Harry's Girls: WHEN IN ROME
MGM TV prod. no. 7806
20-Sep-1963 NBC Fri
Directed by Richard Kinon
Guest Cast;
Yvon Dhie (as Alberto Dolci)
Edward Marcus (as Mario)
Gean Michaud (as Inspector)
Synopsis:
Harry and the girls arrive in Rome for a club-date----but they can't
find the club. Some bureaucrats tell Harry that the place doesn't "officially" exist. [JK]

[03] Harry's Girls: A NAVAL AFFAIR [verified -RL]
MGM TV prod. no. 7803
27-Sep-1963 NBC Fri
Written by Bob O'Brien
Directed by Richard Kinon
Guest Cast:
Barry Ford .......... the Judge
Bob Kanter .......... Adam
Julian Burton ....... Bill
Synopsis:
Harry asks Lois (Dawn Nickerson) to pretend she's French and play Up to a shy sailor who has trouble meeting girls. [JK]

[ [04] Harry's Girls: THE DIRECTOR [verified -RL]
MGM TV prod. no. 7802 (aired episode adapted from the pilot) [RL]
04-Oct-1963 NBC Fri
Written by Hal Goodman & Larry Klein
Directed by Richard Kinon
Guest cast
Maurice Teynac ...... Gabrielli
Victor Rietti ....... Salvatore
Ed Kuhn ............. Antonio
Daniel Szuster ...... Pietro
Synopsis:
The girls want to be discovered by a famous Italian movie director. [JK]

[05] Harry's Girls: CAFE ON THE RIVIERA
MGM TV prod. no. 7808
11-Oct-1963 NBC Fri
Directed by Richard Kinon
[no synopsis available]

[06] Harry's Girls: FORGOTTEN MAN
MGM TV prod. no. 7804
18-Oct-1963 NBC Fri
Directed by Richard Kinon
    [no synopsis available]

[07] Harry's Girls: COUNTESS
MGM TV prod. no. 7807
25-Oct-1963 NBC Fri
Directed by Richard Kinon
Guest Cast:
Barbara Sommers
Colin Mann
[no synopsis available]

[08] Harry's Girls: THE STAR
MGM TV prod. no. 7810
01-Nov-1963 NBC Fri
Directed by Richard Kinon
Guest Cast:
Lionel Murton (as Lester)
Jared Allen (as Tony)                
June Monkhouse (as Secretary)
Synopsis:
In desperation producer Lester Bailey decides to make Harry "The Star"
of his next film. After all, a producer who's broke can't be too
fussy about casting. [JK]

[09] Harry's Girls: DIAMOND NECKLACE
MGM TV prod. no. 7811
08-Nov-1963 NBC Fri
Guest Cast:
Francois Brancourt
[no synopsis available]   

[--] 15-Nov-1963 NBC Fri - Pre-Empted: Hallmark Hall of Fame " The Patriots"

 [--] 22-Nov-1963 episode "Bet It All" pre-empted,
for news coverage of the John F. Kennedy assassination. [TA]
(episode aired 03-Jan-1964)


[10] Harry's Girls: MADE IN HEAVEN
MGM TV prod. no. 7814
29-Nov-1963 NBC Fri
Directed by Richard Kinon
Guest Cast:
Dilys Laye (as Hazel Frowling)
Anna Gilchrist (as Valerie Biddenwick)
Liz Fraser (as Sally Witherspoon)    
Synopsis:
In London,the girls decide Harry needs a wife, so they proceed to make
a match. [JK/RF]

[11] Harry's Girls: THE BUSKER
MGM TV prod. no. 7812
06-Dec-1963 NBC Fri
Directed by Richard Kinon
Guest Cast:
Dick Emery (as Jimmy Dorchester)
Synopsis:
After Rusty strikes up a frienship with "The Busker", a Cockney street musician , Harry
 discovers he was once a music-hall star, and decides to let him do a number in the show. [JK]

[12] Harry's Girls: COLLECTOR'S ITEM
MGM TV prod. no. 7815
13-Dec-1963 NBC Fri
Directed by Stanley Z. Cherry.
Guest Cast:
Claude Dauphin (as Jean Paul Charvel)
Synopsis:
Harry's trying vainly to see a Paris talent agent, unaware that the girls
have already made contact. [JK]

[13] Harry's Girls: HIS HIGHNESS
MGM TV prod. no. 7805
20-Dec-1963 NBC Fri
Directed by Richard Kinon
Guest Cast:
Fernand Gravet (as Andre Giraud)
Mavis Villiers (as Mrs. Harriet Waterman)
Synopsis:
Harry and the girls are booked to do a one-night stand for Monsieur
Giraud ---who belives he should be king of France because he is a   
descendant of a pretender to the throne. [JK]

[14] Harry's Girls: A GIRL'S BEST FRIEND
MGM TV prod. no. 7809
27-Dec-1963 NBC Fri
Directed by Richard Kinon
Guest Cast:
Rolande Segur (as Simone Beauvais)
Robert Favaud (as Insp. Jacques Mirabeau)
Illyne Nicholas (as Simone's Father)
Jean-Pierre Zola (as Jeweler)
Synopsis:
An attractive jewel thief tries to smuggle some diamonds by
becoming friends with Harry. [JK]

[15] Harry's Girls: BET IT ALL
MGM TV prod. no. 7813
03-Jan-1964 NBC Fri
Directed by Richard Kinon
Guest Cast:
Dennis Price (as Herbert Finchley)
Terence Alexander (as Peter Fnchley)
Synopsis:
The girls want to bet It all at a London casino, but Harry lays
Down the Burns' law: no gambling. [JK/RF]
This show, postponed from 15-Nov-63, is the last show  of the series.

Next week the satirical "That Was The Week     that Was" takes over this time slot.    

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