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Starring Donald May, John Dehner, Dorothy Provine
Season 2 (ABC) (1961-62)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
D.W. McGregor, Rina Fox, Gary Reid
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive / Writers Guild of America (wga)


   ############## The Roaring 20's ##############
############## season 2 1961-62 ##############
############### (final season) ###############
ABC Saturdays 7:30 pm Eastern (17 episodes)

2.01 [32] The Roaring 20's: NO EXIT (verified on film)
07Oct61 ABC Sat
Warner Brothers Television Production/ Executive Producer Wm. T. Orr
Supervising Producer: Jules Schermer/ Produced by Boris Ingster
Written by Laszlo Gorog
Directed by Stuart Heisler
Regular Cast:
Donald May, Dorothy Provine, Gary Vinson, Mike Road
(Rex Reason, John Dehner NOT in this episode)
Guest Cast:
Joan O'Brien .......... Mona Fenton
Kent Smith ............ Mark Fenton
Grant Richards ........ Hank Harriman
James Flavin .......... Robert "Howie" Howard (recurring)
Fay Baker ............. Carlotta La Salle
Lew Gallo ............. Sam
John Harmon ........... Gil Lewis
Gregory Gaye .......... Andre, Maitre 'd (recurring)
Louis Glenn ........... Gladys
*
Director of Photography: Edwin DuPar, A.S.C.
Art Director: LeRoy Deane
Film Editor: Byron Chudnow
Sound by: Ralph Butler
Music Editor: Erma E. Levin
Assistant Director: James T. Vaughn
Set Decorator: Alfred E. Kegaris
Make up Supervisor: Gordon Bau, S.M.A.
Supervising Hair Stylist: Jean Burt Reilly, C.H.S.

Synopsis:
Pat Garrison is in love with beautiful socialite Mona Fenton, daughter of prominant politician. Pat is worried,
however, by Mona's strange behaviour and by the fact that she seems to prefer gangster Hank Merriman to him.
Determined to discover the reasons behind her actions Pat has to travel back into the past to the early 1900's
to the days of Mona's childhood. [DWMcG]

2.2 [33] The Roaring 20's: KITTY GOES WEST
14Oct61 ABC Sat
Written by James Hanlon
Directed by Charles R. Rondeau
Guest cast:
Glynis Johns ......... Kitty O'Moyne
Philip Carey ......... Tim McCool
Richard Karlan ....... Big Louie
Synopsis:
Irish colleen Kitty O'Moyne is so excited about arriving in America that she falls overboard into the harbor. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
An Irish lass coming to America to find a husband falls from her ship and is rescued by an odd Prince Charming:
gangster Tim McCool. [RF]

2.3 [34] The Roaring 20's: NOBODY'S MILLIONS
21Oct61 ABC Sat
Directed by Charles R. Rondeau
Guest Cast:
William Reynolds ..... Jerry Bolton
Suzi Carnell ......... Alice Bolton
James Flavin ......... Robert Howard (recurring)
Synopsis:
At times, reporter Duke Williams seems more con man than newspaperman. First he cooks up a news story out of thin
air (and loses his job) and then proceeds to convince an amnesia victim that she's the heiress to a huge fortune. [RF]

2.4 [35] The Roaring 20's: STANDING ROOM ONLY
28Oct61 ABC Sat
Directed by Robert Altman
Guest Cast:
Keenan Wynn .......... Sheldon Farrington
Lawrence Dobkin ...... Max Winslow
Paula Raymond ........ Marilyn Morgan
Synopsis:
Broadway producer Sheldon Farrington decides to make up some of his losses at the race track by selling a
percentage of his new show to backers. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
The chips come tumbling down for compulsive gambler Sheldon Farrington. So he sells shares in his Broadway
show 125 percent worth. [RF]

2.5 [36] The Roaring 20's: ANOTHER TIME, ANOTHER WAR (verified on film)
04Nov61 ABC Sat
Produced by Boris Ingster
Written by Shirl Hendryx
Directed by Robert Sparr
Starring:
Donald May (as Pat Garrison); Dorothy Provine (as Pinky Pinkham)
(Rex Reason, John Dehner NOT in this episode)
Guest cast:
Eddie Bracken ........ Ace Johnson
Mike Road ............ Lt. Joe Switolski (recurring)
Also:
Grace Lee Whitney .... Ginger
Jack Collins ......... Dutch
Sheldon Allman
John Harmon .......... Gil Lewis
Meade "Lux" Lewis ..... Jazz Pianist
Billy M. Greene
Herbert Vigran
Gregory Gay ......... Andre, Maire 'd (recurring)
Rusty Lane ........... Commissioner
*
Director of Photography: Ray Fernstrom
Art Director: LeRoy Deane
Film Editor: William M. Moore
Sound: Francis E. Stahl
Music Editor: Joe Inge
Assistant Director: Rex Bailey
Set Decorator: Bertram Granger
Make-up: Gordon Bau
Hair Stylist: Jean Burt Reilly

Synopsis:
Former doughboy Ace Johnson decides to buy into the bootleg-beer business. Then mobster Dutch Miller sells him
a hijacked truck, and Ace finds himself jailed - for murdering the vehicle's former driver. [RF]

2.6 [37] The Roaring 20's: EVERYBODY LOVES BENNY
11Nov61 ABC Sat
Directed by Stuart Heisler
Guest cast:
Peter Breck .......... Benny Lester
Pamela Curran ........ Marilee
Synopsis:
Out after a scoop, Garrison moves in with gangster Benny Lester who is marked for death by the syndicate. [RF]

2.7 [38] The Roaring 20's: DUKE ON THE BUM
18Nov61 ABC Sat
Directed by Sidney Salkow
Guest cast:
Robert Strauss ....... Red Despo
Donald Barry ......... Wally
Mike Mazurki ......... Rhino
Kay E. Kuter ......... Skinny Bum
Synopsis:
Racketeer Red Despo's records are listed by a man identified as a Bowery bum. [BM]
Synopsis 2:
In pursuit of a racketeer's organization records, Duke invades the Bowery disguised as a bum and gets himself
picked up by the mob. [RF]

2.8 [39] The Roaring 20's: PINKY GOES TO COLLEGE
25Nov61 ABC Sat
Directed by Charles R. Rondeau
Starring:
John Dehner (as Duke), Dorothy Provine (as Pinky)
Guest cast:
Joby Baker ........... Joby Price
Jesse White .......... Boots
Isabel Randolph ...... Helen Wyndham
Vinton Hayworth ...... Harrison Van Owne
Synopsis:
Pinky was witness to a gang killing and now two gunmen are looking for her. But Duke has a plan to keep her safe. [RF]

2.9 [40] The Roaring 20's: SO'S YOUR OLD MAN (verified on film -DWMcG)
2Dec61 ABC Sat
Warner Brothers Television Production/ Executive Producer Wm. T. Orr
Supervising Producer: Jules Schermer/ Produced by Boris Ingster
Written by Robert J. Shaw
Directed by Sidney Salkow
*
Regular Cast:
Donald May, Dorothy Provine, Mike Road
(Rex Reason, John Dehner NOT in this episode)
Guest Cast:
Mabel Albertson ...... Irene Ballard
Raymond Cavaleri ..... Andy Mitchell
Ollie O'Toole ........ Bull Decker
Paul Dubov ........... Harry Durbin
Gregory Gaye ......... Andre, Maitre'd (recurring)
Tommy Farrell ........ Hermie Marcus
House Peters, Jr. .... Bert Kemper
Bob Jellison ......... Doc. Rasmussen
Gregg Palmer ......... Frank
Anthena Lorde ........ Clara Rasmussen
And:
Claude Akins ......... Mitch Mitchell
*
Director of Photography: Ray Fernstrom, A.S.C.
Art Director: Leroy Deane
Film Editor: David Wages
Sound by B.F. Ryan
Music Editor: Norman Bennett
Assistant Director: Richard Maybery
Choreography by Tom Panko
Set Decorator: Alfred E. Kegaris
Make up Supervisor: Gordon Bau, S.M.A.
Supervising Hair Stylist: Jean Burt Reilly, C.H.S.

Synopsis:
Big time New York bookie Mitch Mitchell (Claude Akins)is hard and tough and cares for nothing or nobody except
his young son Andy. Pinky Pinkham,however, believes there is some good in Mitch. Aided by Andy and the Boy Scout
Movement, Pinky decides to prove it [DWMcG]

2.10 [41] The Roaring 20's: ASPARAGUS TIPPS
09Dec61 ABC Sat
Teleplay by Ardel Wray / Story by Will Gould and Richard Weil
Directed by Leslie H. Martinson
Guest cast:
Nydia Westman ......... Elsie
Lewis Charles ......... Mapes
Synopsis:
Duke finds a little old lady who is adept at handicapping the horses. He sells the "tip service" to his paper,
much to the dismay of the local bookies who resent it. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Duke Williams found a way to give infallible horse-race tips to his readers and irate bookies are looking for
a way to get rid of him. [RF]

2.11 [42] The Roaring 20's: BLONDES PREFER GENTLEMEN
16Dec61 ABC Sat
Written by Stanley Niss
Directed by Richard C. Sarafian
Guest Cast:
Keith Larsen .......... Jack Bennett
Henry Slate ........... Mickey Maginn
Robert Carricart ...... Otto
Cliff Norton .......... Hips Wallace
Jeanne Vaughn ......... Colleen McCullough
Dick Tuffield
Synopsis:
Colleen McCullough is killed when she falls through a window during a fight with her boyfriend, bootlegger
Jack Bennett. Pinky, who witnessed the whole thing, knows it was an accident, but Bennett isn't taking any
chances - he has Pinky kidnapped. [RF]

[--] 23Dec61 preempted for Westinghouse Presents 'The Enchanted Nutcracker'.

2.12 [43] The Roaring 20's: YOU CAN'T FIGHT CITY HALL
06Jan62 ABC Sat
Written by Ric Hardman
Directed by Leslie H. Martinson
Guest cast:
Robert Crawford Jr. .. Miklos
Synopsis:
To show an immigrant newsboy democracy in action, Pinky upsets New York's whole political structure over
the theft of a three-cent paper.[RF]
Synopsis 2:
Someone steal three cents from a paper boy and Pinky sets out to show the boy that democracy can help. [RF]

2.13 [44] The Roaring 20's: FOOTLIGHTS
13Jan62 ABC Sat
Written by Melvin Levy
Directed by Marc Lawrence
Guest Cast:
Harold J. Stone ........ Desi Andreades
Andra Martin ........... Diana Andreades
Robert Colbert ......... Lonzo Green
George O'Hanlon ........ Bugs Stix
Ann Robinson ........... Evie Lincoln
Damian O'Flynn ......... Michener
Grace Lee Whitney ...... Lily
Penny Santon ........... Mrs. Andreades
Gregory Gaye ........... Andre
Marianne Gaba .......... Dixie
Synopsis:
A comedian whose partner dies in a theatre accident is out for revenge. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
In a revenge plot, a comedian helps a movie mogul's daughter get into show business knowing her father is dead
set against the idea. [RF]

2.14 [45] The Roaring 20's: THE PEOPLE PEOPLE MARRY (final episode)
20Jan62 ABC Sat
Directed by Richard Benedict
Starring:
John Dehner as Jim Duke Williams
Donald May as Pat Garrison
with:
Gary Vinson as Chris Higbee
Guest Cast:
Jack Carter .......... Newspaper Columnist
Roxanne Arlen ........ Bootsie
Eddie Ryder .......... Thwing
Synopsis 1:
Cub reporter Chris Higbee has to take over for one of the newspaper's columnists, played by comedian Jack Carter in a
straight dramatic role, who has fallen in love.
Synopsis 2:
Chris Higbee is pinch-hitting for the paper's lovelorn columnist, but he's soon going to need some advice himself. [RF]
Synopsis 3:
Chris takes over the lovelorn column and finds himself in need of advice. The inexperienced adviser is in love
with one of his readers. [RF]

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