CTVA US Comedy - "This is Alice" (Desilu/NTA)(1958)  starring Patty Ann Gerrity

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This is Alice (1958)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Tom Alger, Sal Crisanti, Robert Leszczak
references:
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THIS IS ALICE
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Desilu Productions, Inc.
National Telefilm Associates (NTA)
for
First-Run Syndication
Created, Produced and Directed by
Sidney Salkow

US Situation Comedy series 1958    39 episodes x 30 min bw
starring
Patty Ann Gerrity as Alice Holliday, (9 year old)
Tommy Farrell
as Chet Holliday (Alice's father)
Phyllis Coates as Clarissa Mae Holliday (Alice's mother)
Stephen Wootton as Soapie Weaver (Alice's friend)
Leigh Snowden as Betty Lou (Alice's friend)
Kathy Garver as Sally

Premise:
Comedy adventures of pretty 9-year-old Alice Holliday growing up in the
small American Town of River Glen in Georgia, with a news columnist for a
father and a southern colonel for a grandfather.

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Syndicated Program

 1.01 [--] This Is Alice: THE PRINCESS (pilot) aka PRINCESS PAT [UCLA]
(no copyright details)
produced and directed by Sidney Salkow
Synopsis 1:
Two little girls prevent a mother and daughter from moving away from
the town. [TA]
(Synd: 21May59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Thursday 8:00pm)
Synopsis 2:
A local dressmaker and her daughter plan to move away when the
dressmaker's business is unsuccessful. [TA]
(Synd: 24Feb60 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:00pm)

1.02 [--] This is Alice: ALICE GOES TO WASHINGTON (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (2Jul58 copyright date)
produced and directed by Sidney Salkow
Synopsis:
Alice agrees to behave if her father takes her and Soapy, with him to
the capital for a press conference. [TA]
(Synd: 11Dec58 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Thurs. 8:00pm)
(Repeated 13Aug59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Thurs. 8:00pm)

1.03 [--] This is Alice: ALICE PLAYS DETECTIVE (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (21Jul58 copyright date)
produced and directed by Sidney Salkow
Synopsis:
Alice tries to bring a couple together when she learns they are planning
a divorce. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
Alice learns that a friend's parents have decided to get a divorce. [TA]
(Synd: 13Nov58 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Thurs. 8:00pm)
(Repeated 30Jul59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Thursday 8:00pm)

1.04 [--] This is Alice: BIG LOUIE COMES THROUGH (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 3Sep58)
Produced and directed by Sidney Salkow
Written by Charles R. Marion [SC]
Guest Cast:
Dick Wessell ............ Big Louie [SC]
Synopsis 1:
Alice meets Big Louie, a bookie, and soon the two of them are involved
in a Real Estate dealing. [TA]
(Synd: 20Feb59 on KOVR-13, Stockton, Calif., Friday 7:00pm)
Synopsis 2:
Alice convinces a bookie to use his bad reputation and
ready cash to help a needy family. [TA]
(Synd: 27Nov58 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Thur. 8:00pm)
(Repeated 6Aug59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Thur. 8:00pm)

1.05 [--] This is Alice: AMERICAN BEAUTY (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 7Oct58)
produced and directed by Sidney Salkow
Synopsis:
Alice tries to change the mind of a beauty contest entrant who has
chosen her career over marriage. [TA]
(Synd: 28May59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Thurs. 8:00pm)
(Repeated 3Feb60 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:00pm)

1.06 [--] This is Alice: QUIZ SHOW (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 8Jan58)
produced and directed by Sidney Salkow
Synopsis:
Alice competes with her Dad's boss on a quiz show.
[TA]
(Synd: 13Jan60 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:00pm)

1.07 [--] This is Alice: MRS. U. S. A. (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 9Jan58)
produced and directed by Sidney Salkow
Synopsis 1:
Alice's father intends on taking his wife on a second honeymoon. [TA]
(Synd: 6Nov58 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Thurs. 8:30pm)
Synopsis 2:
Alice enters her mother in a "Mrs. U.S.A." contest hoping that she will
win a trip to Niagara Falls. [TA]
(Synd: 3Sep59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Thurs. 8:00pm)

1.08 [--] This is Alice: PROBLEM CHILD (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 8Jan58)
produced and directed by Sidney Salkow
Synopsis 1:
Alice's parents argue severely as to the reason why their daughter
failed in school. [TA]
(Synd: 1Jan59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Thurs. 8:00pm)
Synopsis 2:
Alice neglects her schoolwork when she becomes interested in a local
spacemen club. [TA]
(Synd: 30Sep59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:00pm)

1.09 [--] This is Alice: ONE IN A MILLION (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 8Jan58)
produced and directed by Sidney Salkow
Synopsis:
A millionaire who has been confined to his bed, sneaks away and
meets a little girl who thinks he's a tramp and brings him home
for a good meal. [TA]
(Synd: 16Jul59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Thursday 8:00pm)

1.10 [--] This is Alice: HOUSE BEAUTIFUL (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 3Jul58)
produced and directed by Sidney Salkow
Synopsis:
A beautiful blonde upsets the Holliday household by trying to
redecorate the family home. [TA]
(Synd: 18Dec58 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Thurs. 8:00pm)

1.11 [--] This is Alice: PIE IN THE SKY (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 19Aug58)
produced and directed by Sidney Salkow
Synopsis:
Set on winning a baking contest, Alice enlists the aid of a retired
baker. [TA]
(Synd: 28Mar59 on WFIL-6, Philadelphia, Penn., Saturday 8:00pm)
Synopsis 2:
Alice is aided by the owner of a bakery when she bakes a pie for a
school contest. [TA]
(Synd: 28Mar59 on WFIL-6, Philadelphia, Penn., Saturday 8:00pm)
(Synd: 27Jan60 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:00pm)

1.12 [--] This is Alice: WHEN THE BOW BREAKS (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 2Jul58)
produced and directed by Sidney Salkow
Synopsis:
Alice helps a yacht captain win the affection of a beautiful heiress
who is about to marry another man. The heiress learns the man she is
to marry is interested only in her money. [TA]
(Synd: 15Jan59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Thur. 8:00pm)
(Repeated 07Oct59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:00pm)

1.13 [--] This is Alice: NO PLACE LIKE HOME (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 22Aug58)
produced and directed by Sidney Salkow
Synopsis 1:
A local citizen donates a trailer to a children's club. [TA]
(Synd: 12Feb59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Thur. 8:00pm)
(Synd: 16Dec59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:00pm)
Synopsis 2:
The Holliday family spends a vacation full of mishaps.

1.14 [--] This is Alice: ROCK 'n' ROLL (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 11Jul58)
produced and directed by Sidney Salkow
Synopsis 1:
Alice has a house guest who is in love with a rock 'n' roll singer.
When the singer refuses to answer her guest's letters, Alice decides
to help. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
Alice helps a lovelorn Southern belle find her beau, a rock 'n' roll
performer. [TA]
(Synd: 4Dec58 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Thur. 8:00pm)
(Synd: 8Jan59 on KOVR-13, Stockton, Calif., Thursday 7:00pm)
(Synd: 22Aug59 on WHDH-5, Boston, Mass., Saturday 7:00pm)

1.15 [--] This is Alice: DANDY DONOVAN (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 25Jul58)
produced and directed by Sidney Salkow
Synopsis 1:
Alice and her friends take to horse racing. [TA]
(Synd: 12Feb59 on KOVR-13, Stockton, Calif., Thursday 7:00pm)
Synopsis 2:
A little girl inadvertently causes her friend's father
to buy a race horse at an auction. [TA]
(Synd: 5Mar59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Thur. 8:00pm)
(Repeated 25Nov59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:00pm)

1.16 [--] This is Alice: TWO YANKS IN GEORGIA (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 29Aug58)
produced and directed by Sidney Salkow
Synopsis 1:
Alice meets two boys and their grandfather. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
Alice and Soapy go to Georgia to visit her grandfather's peanut
plantation. [TA]
(Synd: 18Jun59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Thursday 8:00pm)
(Repeated 23Mar60 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:00pm)
(Synd: 23Jul61 on KPLR-11, St. Louis, Sunday 7:00pm)

1.17 [--] This is Alice: PIG IN A POKE (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 19Aug58)
produced and directed by Sidney Salkow
Synopsis:
Alice buys a pig from a tramp. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
A girl is in trouble when she buys a pig from a hobo. [TA]
(Synd: 23Oct58 on WGN-9, Chicago, Thur. 8:30pm)
(Synd: 5Feb59 on KOVR-13, Stockton, Calif., Thursday 7:00pm)

1.18 [--] This is Alice: TRIAL BALLOON (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 3Sep58)
produced and directed by Sidney Salkow
Synopsis:
Alice upsets her parents, the Coast Guard and the police when she
and Soapy launch a passenger-carrying balloon. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
A little girl with an active imagination makes a balloon out of her
baby brother's inflatable swimming pool. [TA]
(Synd: 19Mar59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Thursday 8:00pm)
(Repeated 18Nov59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:00pm)
(Synd: 24Jun60 on CBUT-2, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Friday 3:00pm)

1.19 [--] This is Alice: FORTUNE TELLER (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 22Aug58)
produced and directed by Sidney Salkow
Synopsis:
Alice sets up a fortune telling booth at a local bazaar. [TA]
(Synd: 26Feb59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Thur. 8:00pm)
(Repeated 4Nov59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:00pm)

1.20 [--] This is Alice: CALLAHAN (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 8Sep58)
produced and directed by Sidney Salkow
Synopsis 1:
Alice convinces a young man to box the local champ. He needs the money
to bring his sweetheart to this country. [TA]
(Synd: 22Jan59 on KOVR-13, Stockton, Calif., Thursday 7:00pm)
Synopsis 2:
Alice convinces a young man, just arrived from Ireland and seeking money
to bring his sweetheart to this country, to box the local champion.
Difficulties emerge when the girl arrives and he must choose between
winning her or the fight. [TA]
(Synd: 30Oct58 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Thurs. 8:30pm)
(Repeated 9Jul59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Thurs. 8:00pm)

1.21 [--] This is Alice: MAIL ORDER (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 2Sep58)
produced and directed by Sidney Salkow
Synopsis:
A little girl meets a scientist on the verge of discovering a new
furniture polish. [TA]
(Synd: 9Dec59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:00pm)

1.22 [--] This is Alice: SONG FOR SALE (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 5Sep58)
produced and directed by Sidney Salkow
Synopsis:
The local Sunday school teacher is suspended after she is caught
playing songs she had written during class. [TA]
(Synd: 11Jun59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Thursday 8:00pm)
(Repeated 16Mar60 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:00pm)

1.23 [--] This is Alice: THE WEIGHT LIFTER (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 28Aug58)
produced and directed by Sidney Salkow
Synopsis:
Alice turns diplomat when a visiting aunt has the Holidays on a diet. [TA]
(Synd: 18Mar59 on WOR-9, NYC, Wed. 9:00pm)

1.24 [--] This is Alice: THE PROPHET (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 22Sep58)
produced and directed by Sidney Salkow
Synopsis:
A mystic captivates the ladies of River Glen and one of the town's wealthy
widows is about to sign over her property to him when Alice discovers a
strange episode in his past. [TA]
(Synd: 21May59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Thursday 8:00pm)
(Repeated 17Feb60 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:00pm)

1.25 [--] This is Alice: CHRISTMAS STORY (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 30Sep58)
produced and directed by Sidney Salkow
Synopsis:
Alice sells Christmas trees to enable her to buy a gift for a kind old lady. [TA]
(Synd: 23Dec59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:00pm)

1.26 [--] This is Alice: HYPNOTIST (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 16Sep58)
produced and directed by Sidney Salkow
Synopsis 1:
Alice uses her grandfather's watch to hypnotize Chet. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
After seeing a hypnotist demonstrate on television, Alice experiments
with hypnosis on her father. [TA]
(Synd: 12Mar59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Thur. 8:00pm)
(Repeated 11Nov59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed.8:00pm)
(Synd: 23Jun60 on KTNT-11, Seattle, Washington, Thursday 5:30pm)

1.27 [--] This is Alice: RAGS TO RICHES (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 4Sep58)
produced and directed by Sidney Salkow
Synopsis 1:
Alice tries to do a good turn for a millionaire and creates many complications. [TA]
(Synd: 4Jun59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Thursday 8:00pm)
Synopsis 2:
Alice casts about for a get-rich-quick scheme when she is in need of funds. [TA]
(Synd: 9Mar60 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:00pm)

1.28 [--] This is Alice: CLASS REUNION (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 12Sep58)
produced and directed by Sidney Salkow
Synopsis:
Alice is give the opportunity to put a young romance aright
[--] This Is Alice: (episode title possibly "Class Reunion")
Synopsis:
Alice accompanies her father to his college during alumni week. [TA]
(Synd: 10Feb60 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:00pm)

1.29 [--] This is Alice: CIRCUS TIME (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 22Sep58)
produced and directed by Sidney Salkow
Synopsis:
Alice becomes involved in the loves and sorrows of the circus people
when she meets a child performer who is running away from the circus. [TA]
(Synd: 28May59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Thursday 8:00pm)
(Repeated 2Mar60 on WGN-9, Chicago, Wed. 8:00pm)

1.30 [--] This is Alice: MAN'S BEST FRIEND (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 2Oct58)
produced and directed by Sidney Salkow
Synopsis:
Alice tries to foster a romance when she learns the local butcher
is in love with a socialite. [TA]
(Synd: 25Jun59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Thursday 8:00pm)
(Repeated 6Apr60 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:00pm)

1.31 [--] This is Alice: RODEO (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 7Oct58)
produced and directed by Sidney Salkow
Synopsis 1:
Alice finds a bull in her back yard. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
Alice rides a Brahma bull in Times Square. [TA]
Synopsis 3:
The rodeo gains a new animal and Chet takes on a new role when Alice
is ordered to dispose of a present she has received which is
cluttering up the back yard. [TA]
(Synd: 6Mar59 on KOVR-13, Stockton, Calif., Friday 7:00pm)
(Synd: 4Apr59 on WPIX-11, New York City, Saturday 7:30pm)
(Synd: 2Jul59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Thursday 8:00pm)
(Synd: 24Feb60 on KTVU-2, Oakland, CA, Wed. 7:00pm)
(Repeated 30Mar60 on WGN-9, Chicago, Wed. 8:00pm)

1.32 [--] This is Alice: ALICE PLAYS CUPID [UCLA]
(no copyright details)
produced and directed by Sidney Salkow
Synopsis 1:
The favorite teacher at the local school is forced to retire because
of her age. [TA]
(Synd: 30Dec59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:30pm)
Synopsis 2:
Alice decides to help to help along the romance between her teacher
and a janitor.

1.33 [--] This Is Alice: GUEST IN THE HOUSE [UCLA]
(no copyright details)
produced and directed by Sidney Salkow
Synopsis:
A sophisticated lecturer is obliged to spend the day at the home
of one of the local citizens. [TA]
(Synd: 20Nov58 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Thurs. 8:00pm)
(Repeated 20Aug59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Thurs.8:00pm)

1.34 [--] This Is Alice: HELP WANTED [UCLA]
(no copyright details)
produced and directed by Sidney Salkow
Synopsis:
The part-time maid at the Holiday's house falls in love. [TA]
(Synd: 3Feb60 on KTVU-2, Oakland, CA, Wednesday 7:00pm)
Synopsis 2:
A precocious little girl tries to start a romance
between a maid and a wealthy man. [TA]
(Synd: 22Jan59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Thur. 8:00pm)
(Repeated 28Oct59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:00pm)
(Synd: 3Feb60 on KTVU-2, Oakland, CA, Wednesday 7:00pm)

1.35 [35] This Is Alice: PAPER DRIVE [UCLA]
(no copyright details)
produced and directed by Sidney Salkow
Synopsis 1:
The local children search an old mansion when they collect scrap paper
for the school. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
School children searching an old mansion for scrap paper come upon
a piece of paper which changes life for an old man who has befriended
them. [TA]
(Synd: 29Jan59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Thur. 8:00pm)
(Repeated 14Oct59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:00pm)

1.36 [--] This Is Alice: THE ELEPHANT [UCLA]
(no copyright details)
produced and directed by Sidney Salkow
Synopsis:
A little girl brings an elephant home as a pet. [TA]
(Synd: 8Jan59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Thurs. 8:00pm)

1.37 [--] This Is Alice: FREEDOM OF THE PRESS [UCLA]
(no copyright details)
produced and directed by Sidney Salkow
Synopsis:
A woman insists that a little girl should pay the damages when she
crashes her soapbox into a social tea party. [TA]
(Synd: 19Feb59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Thur. 8:00pm)
(Repeated 06Jan60 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:00pm)

1.38 [--] This Is Alice: TOO MANY FATHERS [UCLA]
(no copyright details)
produced and directed by Sidney Salkow
Synopsis 1:
Alice thinks she is an adopted child. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
A little girl, who thinks her parents are planning to get rid of her,
steals off to Philadephia to find a comedian whom she thinks is her
real father. [TA]
(Synd: 20Jan1959 WSTV-9, Steubenville, Ohio, Friday 7:00pm)
(Synd: 17Sep59 WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Thurs. 8:00pm)

1.39 [--] This Is Alice: THE LETTER
(no copyright details)
produced and directed by Sidney Salkow
Synopsis 1:
Because of business commitments, the son of an elderly couple cannot
attend his parents' 50th wedding anniversary celebration. [TA]
(Synd: 29Jan59 on KOVR-13, Stockton, Calif., Thursday 7:00pm)
Synopsis 2:
Alice helps an elderly couple who learn that their son will not be able
to attend their 50th wedding anniversary because of business commitments
with his advertising firm. [TA]
(Synd: 5Feb59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Thur. 8:00pm)
(Repeated 21Oct59 on WGN-9, Chicago, IL, Wed. 8:00pm)

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