CTVA US Comedy - "My Sister Eileen" (Screen Gems/CBS) (1960-61) starring Elaine Stritch

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My Sister Eileen (1960-61)
Episode Guide  compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Rina Fox,  Robert Leszczak
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://www.us.imdb.com)
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MY SISTER EILEEN
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Screen Gems Television, a division of Columbia Pictures, Inc.
for CBS (Wednesdays 9:00 pm EST)
Produced by Harry Ackerman and Dick Wesson
Based on the book by Ruth McKinney  &
1942 comedy film starring Rosalind Russell, Janet Blair & Brian Aherne
1955 musical film starring Betty Garrett, Janet Leigh & Jack Lemmon

US Comedy series 1960-61  26 episodes x 30 min bw
starring
Elaine Stritch as Ruth Sherwood
Shirley Bonne as Eileen Sherwood
with:
Leon Belasco as Mr. Appopoplous
Jack Weston as Chick Adams
Rose Marie as Bertha
Raymond Bailey as Mr. Beaumont
Stubby Kaye as Marty Scott

Premise:
Two mid-western sisters arrive in New York and set up housekeeping
in Greenwich village.

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[--] Alcoa Theatre: YOU SHOULD SEE MY SISTER (30 min)
Screen Gems, Inc.
(pilot for the series "My Sister Eileen")
16May60 NBC Mon
Cast:
Elaine Stritch ......... Ruth Sherwood
Anne Helm .............. Eileen Sherwood
(Shirley Bonne in the series)
Henry corden .......... Mr. Spivak
Tom Reese .............. The Wreck
Pattie Chapman ......... Helen
Synopsis:
The story of two pretty sisters who leave Ohio and head for
New York to further their careers; Ruth as a writer, and Eileen
as an actress

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CBS Wednesdays 9:00 pm Eastern
Premiere Air Date 5Oct60   (Airdates possibly 1 week after copyright date)

1.1 [--] My Sister Eileen: THE PHOTOGRAPHY MIX-UP
Screen Gems (copyright date 28Sep60)
starring: Elain Stritch (as Ruth), Shiley Bonne (as Eileen)
Guest Star:
Jack Weston
Synopsis:
Both sisters think they're to be in a fashion magazine, but the
magazine is really like Playboy and the pictures would be au
naturel. [RL]

[02] My Sister Eileen: Super-Ruth Saves Eileen
copyright date 05Oct60

[03] My Sister Eileen: Ruth Sells a Story
copyright date 11Oct60

[04] My Sister Eileen: Ruth Becomes a Waitress
copyright date 19Oct60

[05] My Sister Eileen: The Lease-breakers
copyright date 26Oct60

[06] My Sister Eileen: Eileen's Big Chance
copyright date 2Nov60

[07] My Sister Eileen: Ruth Welcomes a Hometown Friend
copyright date 9Nov60

[08] My Sister Eileen: Monkey Shines
copyright date 21Nov60

[09] My Sister Eileen: The Perfect Male
copyright date 30Nov60

[10] My Sister Eileen: Three's a Crowd
copyright date 7Dec60

[11] My Sister Eileen: Ebenezer Scrooge Appopolous
copyright date 14Dec60

[12] My Sister Eileen: Eileen and the Interne
copyright date 21Dec60

[13] My Sister Eileen: Eileen Becomes a Star
copyright date 28Dec60

[14] My Sister Eileen: The Perfect Secretary
copyright date 4Jan61

 [--] 18Jan61 preempted for Dupont Show "The Prisoner of Zenda". [RF]

1.15 [--] My Sister Eileen: RUTH'S DOUBLE LIFE
25Jan61 CBS Wed (copyright date 18Jan61)
Synopsis:
Ruth has taken to writing for a confession magazine. So that nobody will
know she's doing extra work, she does her writing in her diary. Bertha
finds the diary! [RF]

[16] My Sister Eileen: Barefoot and Unashamed
copyright date 25Jan61

[17] My Sister Eileen: Ruth Becomes a Success
copyright date 01Feb61

[18] My Sister Eileen: Ruth, The Starmaker
copyright date 08Feb61

[19] My Sister Eileen: About Clark Carter
copyright date 15Feb61

[20] My Sister Eileen: Aunt Harriet's Way
copyright date 21Feb61


 1.21 [--] My Sister Eileen: RUTH'S FELLA
Screen Gems (copyright date 01Mar61)
08Mar61 CBS Wed
starring: Elaine Stritch (as Ruth), Shirley Bonne (as Eileen)
guest cast:
Richard Webb ..... Van Peterson
Allen Jung ........... Walter
Synopsis:
Ruth has learned that men she has a yen for often drop her when Eileen
enters the picture. So Ruth decides she must keep Van Peterson from
meeting her sister. [RF]

 1.22 [--] My Sister Eileen: SEPARATE WAYS
Screen Gems (copyright date 08Mar61)
15Mar61 CBS Wed
starring: Elaine Stritch (as Ruth), Shirley Bonne (as Eileen)
Synopsis:
Ruth who has decided that Eileen is too dependent upon her,
establishes her little sister in an apartment of her own. [TA]

[23] My Sister Eileen: Ruth, The Reformer
copyright date 15Mar61

[24] My Sister Eileen: The Protectors
copyright date 22Mar61

1.25 [--] My Sister Eileen: MARTY'S BEST FRIEND [RL]
Screen Gems (copyright date 29Mar61)
Sponsored by Lustre Cream Shampoo
Written by Richard Baer.
starring: Elaine Stritch (as Ruth), Shirley Bonne (as Eileen)
Guest Cast:
Stubby Kaye ....... Marty Scott (recurring?)
Bill Williams ..... Frank Marshall
Synopsis:
A male friend keeps belittling Marty Scott (Stubby Kaye) in public to make
himself look better. Eileen and Ruth eventually intervene and put this cad,
Frank Marshall (portrayed by Bill Williams) in his place. [RL]

1.26 [--] My Sister Eileen: RUTH'S HOLIDAY (final episode)
12Apr61 CBS Wed (copyright date 05Apr61)
starring: Elaine Stritch (as Ruth), Shirley Bonne (as Eileen)
Guest cast:
Kurt Kreuger ......... Nils Jorgensson
George Eldredge ....... Dr. Stewart
Paul Barselow ........ Clerk
Synopsis:
Ruth plans for a weekend on skis, but fears that Eileen can't care for
herself during her absence. A promise from Eileen to stay out of trouble
persuades her sister to take the trip after all - and then Eileen sprains her ankle. [RF]

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