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How To Marry A Millionaire (1957-59)
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HOW TO MARRY A MILLIONAIRE
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National Telefilms Fox
Republic Pictures Corporation
for
First-Run Syndication

US Comedy series 1957-59 52 episodes x 30 min bw
Starring:

Barbara Eden (1957-1959)
as Loco Jones, a model
(season 1 credited 3rd, season 2 credited 1st)
Merry Anders (1957-1959)
as Michelle "Mike" McCall, a secretary on Wall Street for a stockbroker

Lori Nelson (1957-1958) (season 1) (eps 01-39)
as Greta Hanson, a hostess of the game show "Go For Broke"
Lisa Gaye (1958-1959) (season 2) (eps 40-52)
as Gwen Kirby, a secretary
(in the show she became Greta Lindquist, when married)

Semi-Regulars:
Jimmy Cross as Jesse Fluge, the Elevator Man
(credited in the 2nd season episodes as James Cross)
Dabbs Greer as Mr Blandish, the Building Manager
Joseph Kearns as Mr Augustus P. Tobey, the Building Manager

Premise:
The story of 3 girls living at the Tower House Penthouse Apartments in
Penthouse apartment G on the 22nd floor on park Avenue in New York on a
merry man hunt search for, meeting and marrying wealthy milllionaires in
any schemes they could think of so help them Fort Knox.

Stage Sets for the show were by Walter M Scott and Charles Q Vassar

"How To Marry A Millionaire"
Theme music for the tv show By Alec Compinsky
Wardrobe by Mr Mort Of Meet Mr Mort
Wardrobe supervisor Dick James
Hairstyles by Annabelle
       
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39 episodes aired on Mondays
Syndicated Program

1.01 [--] How to Marry a Millionaire: PENTHOUSE (pilot)
7Oct57 Mon
Written by Howard Leeds and Milton Pascall
Directed By Lester Vail
guest cast:
Dabbs Greer .......... Mr Blandish, the building manager
Jimmy Cross .......... Jesse, the elevator boy
Jon Locke ............ Mr Tom Brookman, a wealthy millionaire
Sid Tomack ........... Mr Larry The Longshot, a gambler *
Lennie Bremen ........ Mr Pete The Plunger, a gambler *
Jack Mulhall ......... Well Dressed Man *
Summary:
The girls mistake 3 men* for millionaires.
Note:
The girls phone number given in the episode is Plaza 35099

1.02 [--] How to Marry a Millionaire: SUBLETTING THE APARTMENT
14Oct57 Mon
Directed by Danny Dae
guest cast:
Peter Leeds .......... Vince Baldwin, millionaire
Alan Dewitt .......... Dave
Joe Forte ............ Waiter
Arthur Lewis ........ Frank
Theodore Marcuse ..... Lennie
Summary:
The girls take in male boarders.

1.03 [--] How to Marry a Millionaire: THE 3 PRETENDERS
21Oct57 Mon
Written by John Kohn
Directed by Danny Dae
guest cast:
Morey Amsterdam ....... Jack Connors, an agent
(note the character of "Jack Connors" was returned in
ep.# 24 "Loco and the Cowboy" with George O'Hanlon in the role)
Gladys Hurlbut ........ Mrs Larrimore, a wealthy Lady
Gil Frye
Jan Arven ............. Waiter
Mauritz Hugo .......... Stranger
Joey Ray
The girls go to a party in hopes of meeting wealthy millionaires.

1.04 [--] How to Marry a Millionaire: TO HOCK OR NOT TO HOCK
28Oct57 Mon
Written by Howard Leeds and Milton Pascall
Directed by Danny Dae
guest cast:
Joseph Kearns ....... Mr Augustus P Tobey, the building manager
Carleton G Young .... Mr Frank Jamison, the millionaire
Charles Halton ...... Mr Simmons
Frank Wilcox ........ Mr Whitcomb a Lawyer for Mr Jamison
David McMahon ....... Furniture Mover
Summary:
Greta Meets a wealthy millionaire who wants to marry her only
problem is he's already married.

1.05 [--] How to Marry a Millionaire: IT'S A DOGS LIFE
4Nov57 Mon
Written By Martin Ragaway
Directed by Danny Dae
guest cast:
Dabbs Greer ......... Mr Blandish, the building manager
Larry White ......... the boy millionaire
Wyndham Walham ...... Charles, millionaire's servant
Jimmy West .......... Harold, millionaire's older brother
Summary:
Loco Brings Home a Great Dane Dog named Victor who's owned by a
welathy millionaire and the girls await the millionaire to come
get his lost dog and the millionaire is a little boy.

1.06 [--] How to Marry a Millionaire: THE CRUISE
11Nov57 Mon
Written By John Kohn
Directed by Danny Dae
guest cast:
Paul Duboy ......... Steward
Peter Walker ....... Mr Prentiss
Benny Rubin ........ Waiter
John Hubbard ....... Quinby
Richard Reeves ..... Capt Bligh
Summary:
Loco meets a man she thinks is a millionaire and he isn't.

1.07 [--] How to Marry a Millionaire: THE BRAT
18Nov57 Mon
Written By William Manhoff
guest cast:
Brad Dexter ......... Wally Murcott, a millionaire
Robert Nichols ...... Austin Belmont, Sr, a millionaire
Summary:
The girls use a millionaire's son to get their employment again
after they were fired.

1.08 [--] How to Marry a Millionaire: LOCO, THE HEIRESS
25Nov57 Mon
Written By Si Rose and Seaman Jacobs
guest cast:
Dabbs Greer ......... Mr Blandish, the building manager
Jimmy Cross ......... Jesse, the elevator boy
Ed Prentiss ......... Robert Crowder, the lawyer
Ray Kellogg ......... Bronson, a millionaire
Theresa Harris ...... Irene
Jay Lawrence ........ Caterer
Summary:
Loco inherits 3 million dollars.
Note:
It is mentioned in this episode Loco is Loco's given name
Loco was born in North Plat, Neb February 25th, 19 something
(Loco wouldn't give the year)

1.09 [--] How to Marry a Millionaire: ALIAS THE SECRETARY
2Dec57 Mon
Written By Si Rose And Seaman Jacobs
guest cast:
Steve Dunne ......... Steve
Robert Rockell ...... Abner
Jimmy Cross ......... Elevator Boy
Harold Fong ......... Waiter
Summary:
Loco dates a Millionaire and doesn't know he's A Millionaire.

1.10 [--] How to Marry a Millionaire: THE SEA ISLAND STORY
9Dec57 Mon
Written By Harvey Orkin and Leo Solomon
Summary:
Loco goes on a TV Quiz Show called "Go For Broke" a kind of
"$64,000 Dollar Question" like quiz show and wins a trip for 3
for a millionaire's resort.

1.11 [--] How to Marry a Millionaire: SOCIETY MOTHER
16Dec57 Mon
Written By Margaret and Paul Schneider
guest cast:
Eleanor Audley ........ Gertrude Van Dyne
Kathryn Card .......... the millionaire's mother
Charles Cooper ........ the millionaire
Ruth Perrott .......... Lady
Jonathan Hole ......... Clerk
Gilchrist Stuart ...... a millionaire
Larry Kerr ............ Carstair, a millionaire
Summary:
Mike finds a membership card for a millionaire's club.

1.12 [--] How to Marry a Millionaire: TOM, DICK, AND HARRY
23Dec57 Mon
Summary:
The girls are dating the same millionaire using 3 different names

1.13 [--] How to Marry a Millionaire: GOOD TIME CHARLIE
30Dec57 Mon
Written By Margaret and Paul Schneider
Directed By Peter Tewksbury
Guest Cast:
    Coulter Irwin ........ Charlie Conway    
Al McGranary ......... Mr Conway, Charlie's Father    
Jim Hope ............. Waiter    
    Summary:
The Girls date the son of a wealthy company executive unaware
that he doesn't have any claim to the family fortune.

1.14 [--] How to Marry a Millionaire: THE BIRD MAN
7Jan58 Mon
written by Milton Pascall
guest cast:
Joseph Kearns ....... Mr Augustus P Tobey, the building manager
Jimmy Cross ......... Jesse, the elevator boy
William Swan ........ Mr Paul Winthrop, the millionaire
Summary:
Loco dates a wealthy bird watching millionaire.

1.15 [--] How to Marry a Millionaire: THE 4th GIRL
14Jan58 Mon
Summary:
The girls take their average girlfriend with them to a party
and regret it when the average girl gets the millionaire.

1.16 [--] How to Marry a Millionaire: FOR THE LOVE OF ART
21Jan58 Mon
guest cast:
Werner Klemperer ........ Hugo
Norma Varden ...... Mrs. Alma Teasley, wealthy millionairess
Note:
Werner Klemperer was a co star of "Hogan's Heroes"

1.17 [--] How to Marry a Millionaire: THE PLAYWRIGHT
28Jan58 Mon
guest cast:           
Burt Metcalfe
Jimmy Cross ........... Elevator Man    
    Summary:
The girls promote a playwright so well that he's offered a
Hollywood contract and he marries a actress.

1.18 [--] How to Marry a Millionaire: YOUTH FOR THE ASKING
4Feb58 Mon
guest cast:           
Roxanne Brooks ......... Laurel Manners    
Louise Lorimer ......... Miss Wilcox    
Fred Robbins ........... Barry Travers    
    Summary:
Loco mistakes a 20 year old model for her 56 Year old Mother.

1.19 [--] How to Marry a Millionaire: LOCO LEAVES HOME
11Feb58 Mon
Summary:
Loco ruins Greta's Date with a wealthy millionaire and so Loco
leaves home.

1.20 [--] How to Marry a Millionaire: THE MAID
18Feb58 Mon
guest cast:           
Linda Watkins ......... Nellie    
Summary:
The girls hire a maid.

1.21 [--] How to Marry a Millionaire: PRINCE KAUDIM STORY
25Feb58 Mon
guest cast:
Anthony George
Summary:
A visting Prince asks the girls to marry him.

1.22 [--] How to Marry a Millionaire: THE YACHTING PARTY
4Mar58 (to be verified)

1.23 [--] How to Marry a Millionaire: THE UTTERLY PERFECT MAN
11Mar58 Mon
Written By Karen De Wolfe and John Greene
Guest Cast:
Lester Matthews ........ Conway    
Gordon Mills ........... James Austen
Alma Mansfield ......... TV Contestant    
Glen Turnbull .......... Photographer    
Jack Chefe ............. Waiter                 
Summary:
Loco doesn't like Mike's boyfriend who is a millionaire who has
$7 million Dollars when she hears a lady call Mike's boyfriend a Bluebeard,
Note:
The funniest scene is with Loco calling Mike's boyfriend a
Bluebird instead of a Bluebeard.

1.24 [--] How to Marry a Millionaire: LOCO AND THE COWBOY
25Mar58 Mon
guest cast:
George O'Hanlon ..... Mr Jack Connors
(voice of "George Jetson" in "The Jetsons")
Summary:
Loco  becomes the Queen of the Rodeo of 1958 with the help of her
press agent and dates a wealthy millionaire cowboy.

1.25 [--] How to Marry a Millionaire: LOCO VERSUS WALL STREET
April 1958
guest cast:
Gavin Gordon ........ Mr Cameron
Summary:
Loco has to help Mike get her wall street employment again when
Mike was fired because of Loco.

1.26 [--] How to Marry a Millionaire: A CALL TO ARMS
April 1958
guest cast:
Ted Knight

1.27 [--] How to Marry a Millionaire: FOR THE LOVE OF MINK
April 1958
Written By John Kohn
Directed By Bernard Wiesen
Guest Cast:
Norma Varden ....... Mrs. Alma Teasley,
wealthy millionairess who has $20 Million Dollars
Lloyd Corrigan ....... Uncle George (Loco's Uncle)
Joe Kearns .......... Mr Augustus P. Tobey (Building Manager)
Buddy Lewis .......... Cab Driver
Richard Gittings...... Salesman
Summary:
In this episode Loco buys a mink only she doesn't have enough
money in the checking account to pay for the mink and the man
tells her she has 10 days before he goes to the bank and so she
has 10 days to find a way for paying for the mink and the man
won't take the mink because it was on sale and she needs $1,000.
Loco's uncle George who was wealthy comes to visit and the Girls
think Uncle George will give them the $1,000 only Uncle George has
come for a $1,000 loan since he lost all his money and is broke.
The Girls tell him he should marry Mrs Alma Teasley who is a
wealthy Millionairess in the neighborhood of $20 million and she
had lost her husband and she is alone. They begin dating and they
were going to marry, only Mrs Alma Teasley decides she isn't ready
for another marriage and calls the wedding off. She gives Loco the
$1,000 for paying for the mink and $500 for paying the rent.
Note:
This is the 2nd episode with the semi regular character of
"Mrs Alma Teasley" and is played again by Norma Teasley who was in
the movie "The Sound Of Music" and guest starred in many other
shows like "Batman" etc

1.28 [--] How to Marry a Millionaire: OPERATION GRETA
May 1958
Written By Milton Pascal
Guest Cast:
Peter Hansen ......... Dr Harvey
Geraldine Wall ........ Nurse Ward
Jimmy Cross ........... Elevator Man
Arthur Lovejoy ........ Receptionist
Cecil Weston .......... Woman in Elevator
Mary Jane Carey ....... Nurse

1.29 [--] How to Marry a Millionaire: LOCO GOES TO NIGHT SCHOOL
May 1958
written By Milton Pascall
guest cast:
Richard Deacon ........ Kranz
Leon Tyler ............ Wagner
Fred Eisley ........... Sanford
Virginia Rose ......... Lady
Summary:
Loco Goes to Night School.

1.30 [--] How to Marry a Millionaire: A JOB FOR JESSE
May 1958
Written By Si Rose and Seaman Jacobs
guest cast:
Jimmy Cross ........... Jesse Fluge, the elevator man
John Bryant ........... Dr Strick, a psychiatrist
Donald Buka ........... Mr Heyward, a millionaire
Alieen Carlyle ........ Mrs Lowell, wealthy Woman in the elevator
Summary:
The Girls try and help the elevator boy get his employment
again when he is fired because of them
Note:
In a scene during this episode, Lori Nelson who played "Greta"
calls actor Jimmy Cross by his real name "James" instead of his
character name of "Jesse Fluge, the elevator boy" and it went
un-noticed by the director and everyone except the audience.

1.31 [--] How to Marry a Millionaire: DAY IN COURT
May 1958
Written by Harvey Orkin and Leo Solomon
Directed by Lester Vail
guest cast:
Dan Tobin ............... Mr L.H. Lumfort
Harvey Stephens
John Hoyt
Grandon Rhodes .......... Judge
Summary:
Loco goes to court.

1.32 [--] How to Marry a Millionaire: A MAN FOR MIKE
May 1958

1.33 [--] How to Marry a Millionaire: THE TRUTHIVAC
June 1958
Guest Cast:
George Neise .......... Douglas Brock
Leonard Bell .......... Tucky Zahn"
Fred Essler ........... Dr Millmoss
Charles Lane .......... Judge Emil Quincy
Stafford Repp ......... P.D. Tompkins"
Kitty Dolan ........... Miss Kratner
Summary:
Loco goes for a computer date when she becomes a contestant in
a new computer dating show.

1.34 [--] How to Marry a Millionaire: THE NEW LEASE
June 1958
Written By Laurence Marks and Milton Pascal
Directed By Danny Dare
Guest Cast:
Stacy Keach ........... Mr Norton
Joseph Kearns ......... Mr Augustus P Tobey, The Building Manager
Carter Mullaly ........ Mr. Peabody, a millionaire
Other Credits:
Wardrobe By Mr Mort of "Meet Mr. Mort"
Wardrobe Supervisor Dick James
Hairstyles By Annabelle
Director Of Photography Llyod Ahern
Associate Director Maxwell Henry
Editorial Supervisor Art Seid
Film Editor Richard Cahoon
Sound Editor Gene Eliot
Properties Clem R Widrig
Summary:
Loco is having acting lessons. The girls lease is expiring and
when Loco tries her acting ability with Mr Tobey the Building
Manager, the girls have to find a way to get the new lease. Loco
is mistaken for Joanne Woodward by Mr Norton who tries to sell
the girls a apartment. Loco signs the lease Loco Woodward and the
lease is not legal and the girls convince a millionaire to lease
their penthouse and then let them have the lease and pay 20
percent less then what they were paying.

1.35 [--] How to Marry a Millionaire: SITUATION WANTED
June 1958
Summary:
Loco sells the silver to buy a new dress and the other girls
think that it was stolen.

1.36 [--] How to Marry a Millionaire: LOCO AND THE GAMBLER
July 1958
guest cast:
William Casidy ............ Mr Tom Gates, the millionaire
Robin Raymond ............. Eloise
Vito Scotti ............... Jules, host/waiter at the restaurant
Jimmy Cross ............... Jesse, the elevator boy
Summary:
Loco Dates a wealthy Millionaire Gambler named "Mr Tom Gates"
who lives in penthouse apartment 'A', who is dating Loco because
he thinks she brings him Good Luck

1.37 [--] How to Marry a Millionaire: THE BIG ORDER
July 1958
Written By Margaret And Paul Schneider
Directed By Bernard Wiesen
Guest Cast:
Carlos Romero ............ Ramon Valdez
Chris Warfield ........... Tim McKesson, a millionaire
Howard Culver ............ Sid
Alphonse Martell ......... Captain Of Waiters
Summary:
The Girls help an executive.

1.38 [--] How to Marry a Millionaire: THE SHORTSTOP
July 1958
Written By Margaret and Paul Schneider
Guest Cast:
Houseley Stevens ......... Duke
James Dobson .............. Wally
William Bryant
Louis Quinn
Summary:
Loco dates the owner of the White Soxx who's more interested
in the game than Loco.

1.39 [--] How to Marry a Millionaire: GRETA'S BIG CHANCE
July 1958
guest cast:
Booth Coleman
Summary:
Greta loses her employment.
Note:
The last episode with Lori Nelson playing "Greta"

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13 episodes
aired on Tuesdays (to be verified)
Barbara Eden is promoted from third to first on
the opening credits at the start of season 2

2.01 [40] How to Marry a Millionaire: CHERCHEZ LA ROOMMATE
7Oct58 Tuesday
guest cast:
Joseph Kearns ....... Mr Augustus P. Tobey    
Summary:
Greta has married and moved away. Mike caught the wedding bouquet.
Loco and Mike place a ad in the newspaper for a new roommate and
Gwen Kirby answers the ad.
Note:
Lisa Gaye joins the show in this episode in the role of
Gwen Kirby. Lori Nelson is not in this episode only her character
is mentioned having married and moved away.

2.02 [41] How to Marry a Millionaire: WHAT'S COOKIN' WITH LOCO?
14Oct58 Tuesday also 4Jun59
guest cast:
Amanda Randolph ......... Agnes
Mark Roberts ............ Herbert J Stockton    
Summary:
Loco has cooking lessons.

2.03 [42] How to Marry a Millionaire: GUEST WITH A GUN
21Oct58 Tuesday - also 18Jun59
guest cast:
Gerald Mohr
Milton Frome
Summary:
Loco and her boyfriend try and capture a jewel theif.

2.04 [43] How to Marry a Millionaire: HIT AND RUN
28Oct58 Tuesday - also 11Jun59
guest cast:
Robert Foulk
Summary:
The girls have to find a witness.

2.05 [44] How to Marry a Millionaire: THREE STACKED STOCKHOLDERS
Nov 1958
Written By Si Rose And Seaman Jacobs
guest cast:
Robert Emmett Keane .... Mr Bannister
Charles Lane ........... Mr Parkhurst, a millionaire at
The Stockholders Meeting
Maurice Manson ......... Mr Henricks
Orville Sherman ........ Stockholder 1
Jimmy Hayes ............ Ben irwin, A young Man
Stephen Chase .......... Mr Goodson
Sam Flint .............. Stockholder 2
Summary:
The Girls are at a Stockholders Meeting in hopes of meeting
Wealthy Millionaires.

2.06 [45] How to Marry a Millionaire: GWEN'S SECRET
Dec 1958 - also 2Jul59
guest cast:
Werner Klemperer
Summary:
Loco thinks the man next door is a burglar.

2.07 [46] How to Marry a Millionaire: LOCO, THE TEENAGER
9Jul59
guest cast:
John Stephenson
Summary:
Loco is asked to be the subject of a story about teenagers.

2.08 [47] How to Marry a Millionaire: THE SEAL WHO CAME TO DINNER
30Jul59
guest cast:
Willard Waterman

2.09 [48] How to Marry a Millionaire: THE METHOD
30Jul59
guest cast:
Ron Ely
Alexander Campbell             
Jack Chefe            
Summary:
A Millionaire claims he's a poor boy

2.10 [49] How to Marry a Millionaire: THE GOLF TOURNAMENT
23Jul59
guest cast:
Gavin Gordon ......... Mr Cameron    
Summary:
The Girls become caddies at club in Hopes of Meeting wealthy millionaires.

2.11 [50] How to Marry a Millionaire: THE COMIC
7Aug59 Fri ?

2.12 [51] How to Marry a Millionaire: A HUSBAND FOR JULIA
14Aug59 Fri ?

2.13 [52] How to Marry a Millionaire: LOVE ON APPROVAL (final episode)
20Aug59 Fri?
    guest cast:       
Virginia Christine ....... Alma Fergeson  

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