CTVA US Comedy - "My Little Margie" (Roland Reed/CBS/NBC) Season 1 (1952-53)

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Starring Gale Storm as Margie Albright & Charles Farrell as Vernon Albright 
Season 1 (CBS/NBC) (1952-53)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Jon Ramsey  Robert Walsdorff,  Tom Alger, Rina Fox, Robert Leszczak

references:
TV Guide /   Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive

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(48 episodes)
The first 12 episodes aired on CBS Mondays at 9.00pm

1.01 [--] My Little Margie: REVERSE PSYCHOLOGY (pilot episode)
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  ?/ syndication no. 1
air date unknown - possibly 9Jun52
directed by Hal Yates
teleplay by Frank Fox and G. Carleton Brown.
guest cast:
Eileen Stevens ........... Mildred

1.02 [--] My Little Margie: MARRYING OFF ROBERTA (copyright title)
_aka_ A FRIEND FOR ROBERTA
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  3 / syndication no.
16Jun52 CBS Monday
(premiere episode airdate according to
Alex McNeil's book "Total Television")
directed by Hal Yates
teleplay by Frank Fox and G. Carleton Brown.
guest cast:
Douglas Dumbrille ... Anzio Piazza
William E. Green .... Warnock
John M. Kennedy ..... Announcer

1.03 [--] My Little Margie: MARGIE SINGS (copyright title)
_aka_ MARGIE SINGS OPERA
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  12 / syndication no.
(shown out of production sequence)
30Jun52
directed by Hal Yates
guest cast:
Florence Bates ....... Mrs Stegmuller
Fortunio Bonanova .... Branchetti
Gloria Eaton ......... Ginny Clark
Marshall Bradford .... Tom Clark

1.04 [--] My Little Margie: MARGIE'S SISTER SALLY
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  4 / syndication no.
7Jul52
directed by Hal Yates
teleplay by Frank Fox & G. Carleton Brown.
guest cast:
Ron Randell ......... Wesley Charlot, Jr.
Sheila James ........ Norma Jean
Tom Mann ............ Boy

1.05 [--] My Little Margie: COSTUME PARTY
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  5 / syndication no.
14Jul52
directed by Hal Yates
teleplay by Nathaniel Curtis
guest cast:
Roy Roberts ........ Frank Craig
William Newell ..... Jimmy Potts

1.06 [--] My Little Margie: MARGIE PLAYS DETECTIVE
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  6 / syndication no.
21Jul52
directed by Hal Yates
teleplay by Frank Fox & G. Carleton Brown.
guest cast:
Poppy Delvando ..... Mrs. Maderra
Fortunio Bonanova .. Mr. Maderra
Gloria Talbot ...... Maurine
Malcolm Mealey ..... David

1.07 [--] My Little Margie: INSURANCE
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  7 / syndication no.
28Jul52
directed by Hal Yates
teleplay by Jesse Goldstein, G. Carleton Brown & Frank Fox.
(no cast details)

1.08 [--] My Little Margie: MARGIE'S MINK
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  8 / syndication no.
11Aug52
directed by Hal Yates
teleplay by Nathaniel Curtis & G. Carleton Brown.
guest cast:
Victor Milan ........ Sajid Naeif
Saul Gorss .......... Kalif Whadi

1.09 [--] My Little Margie: EFFICIENCY EXPERT *****
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  9 / syndication no.
18Aug52
directed by Hal Yates
teleplay by Frank L. Fox & G. Carleton Brown.
guest cast:
Charmienne Harker ... Betty Fuller
***** One of Gale Storm's personal favorite episodes.

1.10 [--] My Little Margie: HOODED VERN
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  10 / syndication no.
25Aug52
directed by Hal Yates
teleplay by Frank L. Fox & G. Carleton Brown.
guest cast:
Richard Simmons .... Norman
Otto Waldis ........ Seven
Teresa Tudor ....... Countess
Paul McGuire ....... Bradley
Dian Fauntelle ..... Waitress

1.11 [--] My Little Margie: MARGIE HELPS OUT (copyright title)
_aka_ THE CONTRACT
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  2 / syndication no.
(shown out of production sequence)
1Sep52
directed by Hal Yates
teleplay by Frank Fox and G. Carleton Brown.
guest cast:
Alix Tolton ....... Helen Chaney
Cliff Ferre ....... Bill Watson
Eileen Stevens .... Mildred
Sandy Sanders ..... Cowboy

1.12 [--] My Little Margie: VERN'S CHUMS
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  11 / syndication no.
8Sep52
directed by Hal Yates
teleplay by Frank L. Fox & G. Carleton Brown
guest cast:
Harry Tyler ........ Chauncey
Harry Brown ........ The Dodger
Lila Bliss ......... Mrs. Wilson
Harry Hayden ....... Stephen Wilson
(Don Hayden's real-life parents)

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5 episodes aired on NBC Saturdays at 7.30pm  (4Ocxt52-1Nov52)
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1.13 [--] My Little Margie: CONVERSATION MARGIE
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  13 / syndication no.
4Oct52 NBC Sat 7.30pm
directed by Hal Yates
teleplay by Frank Fox & G. Carleton Brown.

1.14 [--] My Little Margie: MARGIE'S CAREER
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  14 / syndication no.
11Oct52 NBC Sat 7.30pm
directed by Hal Yates
teleplay by Frank Fox & G. Carleton Brown.
guest cast:
Edwin Max ............. Danny
Ben Cameron ........... Mitch
Ben Weldon ............ Harry
Doris Fulton .......... Dancer

1.15 [--] My Little Margie: VERN NEEDS A REST
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  15 / syndication no.
18Oct52 NBC Sat 7.30pm
directed by Hal Yates
story by G. Carleton Brown; teleplay by Frank Gill, Jr.
guest cast:
Lucien Littlefield .... Harry
Emory Parnell ......... Trimbel
Franz Roelim .......... Cobbler
Sidney Mason .......... Doctor
Bobby Watson .......... Brannigan

1.16 [--] My Little Margie: MISSING LINK
Roland Reed-Hal Roach prod. no. 16 / syndication no.
25Oct52 NBC Sat 7.30pm
directed by Hal Yates
teleplay by Frank Fox and G. Carleton Brown.
guest cast:
George Givot .......... Willie Walker
Frank Jares ........... Sir MacGregor
Dick Elliot ........... Edward Kinka
Herb Vigran ........... Toomey
Frank Scannel ......... First Reporter
Ralph Brooke .......... Second Reporter
Synopsis:
Margie Invests $1,000 in a wrestler named Willie Walker.
To try to get her money back, she fools the media into thinking Willie is the
"missing link" scientists have been seeking, and dresses him up to make the lie
more credible. [RL]

1.17 [--] My Little Margie: BLOND MARGIE
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  17 / syndication no.
1Nov52 NBC Sat 7.30pm
directed by Hal Yates
teleplay by Rick Vollaerts, G. Carleton Brown.
guest cast:
Angela Stevens ........ Nancy
Brud Johnson .......... Rocky
Rodney Bell ........... Waiter

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 Returned to CBS Thursdays at 10.00pm (from 1Jan53)
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1.18 [--] My Little Margie: WHO'S MARRIED?
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  18 / syndication no.
1Jan53 CBS Thur 10.00pm
directed by Hal Yates
teleplay by Frank Fox and G. Carleton Brown.
guest cast:
Paul Maxey ........... Peterson
Jack Rice ............ Personnel Man
Fred Sherman ......... Clerk
Ralph Brooke ......... Investigator

1.19 [--] My Little Margie: NEW NEIGHBOR
(not to be confused with #104 The New Neighbors)
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  19 / syndication no.
8Jan53 CBS Thur 10.00pm
directed by Hal Yates
teleplay by Frank Fox and G. Carleton Brown.
guest cast:
John Hubbard ......... Harvey Lane
George Meador ........ Wesley Todd
Barbara Hill ......... Betty

1.20 [--] My Little Margie: THE MOTORCYLCE COP
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  20 / syndication no.
15Jan53 CBS Thur 10.00pm
directed by Hal Yates
teleplay by Frank Fox and G. Carleton Brown.
guest cast:
Richard Martin ........ Sgt. Albert Tyrell
Jack Rutherford ....... Chief Carlin
Jack Wilson ........... Mechanic
James Parnell ......... Motor Cop

1.21 [--] My Little Margie: THE INDIANS
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  21 / syndication no.
22Jan53 CBS Thur 10.00pm
directed by Hal Yates
story by G. Carleton Brown; teleplay by Frank Gill, Jr.
guest cast:
El Brendel ........... Olaf Lundstrom
Alf Kjellin .......... Will Solenson
Charles Cane ......... Desk Sgt.

1.22 [--] My Little Margie: TWO LIEUTENANTS
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  22 / syndication no.
29Jan53 CBS Thur 10.00pm
directed by Hal Yates
teleplay by Frank Fox and G. Carleton Brown.
guest cast:
Chris Drake ......... Lt. Harvard Allen
George Nader ........ Lt. Ralph Brooks

1.23 [--] My Little Margie: THE HOLLYWOOD TRIP
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  23 / syndication no.
5Feb53 CBS Thur 10.00pm

Directed by Hal Yates
Teleplay by Frank Fox & G. Carleton Brown.
guest cast:
Fritz Feld ........... Andre Dupez
Walter Wolf King ..... Van Ness
Jim Bannon ........... Dead Eye
John Close ........... The Assistant Director
Helen Hayden ......... Trapeze Girl

1.24 [--] My Little Margie: HILLBILLY MARGIE
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  24 / syndication no.
12Feb53 CBS Thur 10.00pm
directed by Hal Yates
teleplay by Elwood Ullman and Edward Bernds.
guest cast:
Charles Halton ....... Carruthers
Bob Easton ........... Luke Tolliver
John Dierkes ......... Paw Tolliver
Virginia Rose ........ Ellie Mae
Roscoe Ales .......... Zake
Noru Busch ........... Grandmaw
William McCormick .... McGrew

1.25 [--] My Little Margie: HYPOCHONDRIAC
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  25 / syndication no.
19Feb53 CBS Thur 10.00pm
directed by Hal Yates
teleplay by Frank Fox & G. Carleton Brown.
guest cast:
Robert Nichols ....... William Apperson
Myra McKinney ........ Mrs. Apperson
Lyle Latell .......... Bradford
Joanne Jordan ........ Miss Sherman

1.26 [--] My Little Margie: CRY WOLF
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  26 / syndication no.
26Feb53 CBS Thur 10.00pm
directed by Hal Yates
teleplay by Alan Woods & John Kohn.
guest cast:
Gordon Jones ......... Tex Malloy
Herb Vigran .......... E. Thomas Grant
John War Eagle ....... Indian
Bill Hale ............ Cowboy

1.27 [--] My Little Margie: HOMELY MARGIE
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  27 
5Mar53 CBS Thur 10.00pm

 Directed by Hal Yates
Teleplay by Frank Fox & G. Carleton Brown.
(no cast details)

1.28 [--] My Little Margie: TRAPPED FREDDIE
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  28
12Mar53 CBS Thur 10.00pm
directed by Hal Yates
teleplay by Frank Fox & G. Carleton Brown.
(no cast details)

1.29 [--] My Little Margie: THE FAILURE (copyright title)
aka VERN THE FAILURE
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  29
12Mar53 CBS Thur 10.00pm
directed by Hal Yates
teleplay by Frank Fox & G. Carleton Brown.
guest cast:
George Meader ........ Todd
Emory Parnell ........ Staub
Leo Britt ............ Doctor
Claudette Thornton ... Staub's Secretary
Helene Hayden ........ Waitress

1.30 [--] My Little Margie: STOCK CONTROL
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  30
26Mar53 CBS Thur 10.00pm
directed by Hal Yates
story by G. Carleton Brown; teleplay by Frank Gill, Jr.
guest cast:
Thurston Hall ........ Reynolds
Wiiliam E. Green ..... Perrott

1.31 [--] My Little Margie: BURIED TREASURE
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  31
2Apr53 CBS Thur 10.00pm
directed by Hal Yates
teleplay by Frank Fox & G. Carleton Brown.
guest cast:
George Meader ....... Todd
Rick Roman .......... Lefty
Paul E. Burns ....... Mailman
Joe Devlin .......... Joe

1.32 [--] My Little Margie: THE GOLF GAME
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  32
9Apr53 CBS Thur 10.00pm
directed by Nate Watt
teleplay by Frank Gill, Jr.; story by G. Carleton Brown.
guest cast:
Herbert Heyes ....... Konkle
Carlo Tricoli ....... Harrison (verify?)
Richard Kipling ..... Harrison (verify?)

1.33 [--] My Little Margie: THEY ALSO SERVE
prod no. 33
16Apr53 CBS Thur 10.00pm
directed by Nate Watt
teleplay by Nathaniel Curtis
guest cast:
Ray Montgomery ...... Tom Chandler
John Eldredge ....... Charles Chandler
Queenie Smith ....... Emily Chandler
Douglas Wood ........ J.R. Johnson
Fred Sherman ........ Hotel Clerk

1.34 [--] My Little Margie: THE NEWLY WEDS
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  34
23Apr53 CBS Thur 10.00pm
directed by Hal Yates
teleplay by G. Carleton Brown, Frank Fox & Audrey Lives.
guest cast:
George Nader ......... Ralph Brooke
Robert Neil .......... Dick Calkins
Gloria Henry ......... Norma Calkins

1.35 [--] My Little Margie: TO HEALTH WITH YOGA
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  35
30Apr53 CBS Thur 10.00pm
directed by Hal Yates
teleplay by Alan Woods & John Kohn
(no cast details)

1.36 [--] My Little Margie: YOUNG VERN
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  36
7May53 CBS Thur 10.00pm
directed by Hal Yates
teleplay by G. Carleton Brown, Frank Fox & Audrey Lives.
guest cast:
Jacqueline Duval .... Suzanne Filbert
Alphonse Martell .... Joe
Pepi Lenzi .......... Francois

1.37 [--] My Little Margie: A HORSE FOR VERN (copyright title)
aka A HORSE ON VERN
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  37
14May53 CBS Thur 10.00pm
directed by Hal Yates
teleplay by G. Carleton Brown, Frank Fox & Audrey Lives.
(no cast details)

1.38 [--] My Little Margie: GIRL AGAINST THE WORLD
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  38
21May53 CBS Thur 10.00pm
directed by Hal Yates
teleplay by G. Carleton Brown, Frank Fox, Audrey Lewis.
guest cast:
Robert Lowery ...... George Shuck

1.39 [--] My Little Margie: CARELESS MARGIE (copyright title)
aka MARGIE SAVES MONEY
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  39 (shown out of production sequence?? )(verify?)
28Apr53 (orig airdate to be verified ?)
(24 Mar54 copyright date)
directed by Hal Yates
teleplay by Lee B. Henry
guest cast:
George Givot ......... Luscious Lou
Valerie Vernon ....... Mrs. Lou
Charles Evans ........ Mr. Hartford
Florence Lake ........ Mrs. Hartford
Byron Foulger ........ Prof. Nelson

1.40 [--] My Little Margie: MRS MARGIE CALKINS
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  40
28May53 CBS Thur 10.00pm
directed by Hal Yates
teleplay by G. Carleton Brown, Frank Fox, Audrey Lives.
guest cast:
Robert Neil ........ Dick Calkins
Gloria Henry ....... Norma Calkins
Tracey Roberts ..... Hazel Miller

1.41 [--] My Little Margie: VERN'S NEW GIRLFRIEND
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  41
4Jun53 CBS Thur 10.00pm
directed by Hal Yates
teleplay by Robert Raff and Jim Bullock.
(no cast details)

1.42 [--] My Little Margie: FATHER'S LITTLE HELPER
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  47 (shown out of production sequence)
11Jun53 CBS Thur 10.00pm
directed by Hal Yates
teleplay by Frank Gill, Jr.
guest cast:
Andrew Tombes ......... Mr. Hawkes
Gertrude Graner ....... Mrs. Hawkes
Dian Fauntelle ........ Miss Hanson

1.43 [--] My Little Margie: DELINQUENT MARGIE
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  42
18Jun53 CBS Thur 10.00pm
directed by Hal Yates
teleplay by G. Carleton Brown, Frank Fox, Audrey Lives.
guest cast:
John Hubbard .......... Bill Bronson
Dick Cogan ............ Car Salesman

1.44 [--] My Little Margie: A MOTHER FOR VERN
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  43
25Jun53 CBS Thur 10.00pm
directed by Hal Yates
teleplay by Alan Woods and John Kohn.
guest cast:
Florence Bates ........ Lady Franklin
Barbara Hill .......... Betty
Robert Edgecomb ....... Charles Franklin

1.45 [--] My Little Margie: FREDDIE'S FORMULA
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  44
2Jul53 CBS Thur 10.00pm
directed by Hal Yates
teleplay by G. Carleton Brown, Frank Fox, Audrey Lives
guest cast:
Norma Vardee ......... Emily Lanehelm
William Frambes ...... Bob Spaulding
Ted Stanhope ......... Clerk
Jackie Park .......... Girl
Charles Hall ......... Delivery Man

1.46 [--] My Little Margie: THE TRUCK DRIVER
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  45
9July53 CBS Thur 10.00pm
directed by Hal Yates
teleplay by G. Carleton Brown, Frank Fox, Audrey Lives.
guest cast:
Robert Keyes ......... Buck Foster
Paul Maxey ........... Bensen

1.47 [--] My Little Margie: MARGIE'S HELPING HAND
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  46
16Jul53 CBS Thur 10.00pm
directed by Hal Yates
teleplay by G. Carleton Brown, Frank Fox, Audrey Lives.
(no cast details)

1.48 [--] My Little Margie: DOUBLE TROUBLE
Roland Reed-Hal Roach Jr prod. no.  48
23Jul53 CBS Thur 10.00pm
directed by Hal Yates
teleplay by Alan Woods & John Kohn.
guest cast:
Eugene Borden
John Mylong

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