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Starring Marvin Miller as Michael Anthony
Season 1 (CBS) (Early 1955)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive [Updated Nov 2016]
with contributions by:  Rina Fox, Sal Crisanti, James Beer
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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CBS (Wednesdays, Time Slot - Not known)
23 episodes listed
Don Fedderson Productions / Filmed at Revue Studios

1.01 [--] The Millionaire: MILLIONAIRE AMY MOORE (pilot) (verified on film RF)
Tido, Inc./Don Fedderson Prod. no. 330
19Jan55 CBS Wed
Written by Mary C. McCall, From a Story by Geroge Van Marter
Directed by Alfred E. Green
Starring: Marvin Miller (as Michael Anthony)
Guest Cast:
John Archer ............ Tom
Toni Gerry ............. Amy Moore
Ray Galli .............. Joe
Roy Gordon ............ Andrew V. McMahon
Vera Marshe ............ Liz
Joseph Mell ............ Mr. Levy
Howard McNear .......... Smitty
Barbara Pepper ......... Fat Woman
And: John Beresford Tipton
*
Production Manager, Herbert Mendelson
Director of Photography, Guy Roe, A.S.C.
Film Editor, Otto Ludwig, A.C.E
Art Director, George Van Marter
Set Decorator, Jack McConaghy
Sound, Don McKay
Casting, Harold Chiles
Assistant Director, Gabriel Curtiz

Synopsis:
Widowed waitress Amy Moore tries her best for her asthmatic son and realizes that money isn't everything. [RF]

1.02 The Millionaire: MILLIONAIRE CARL NELSON
Prod. no. 333
26Jan1955
Written by Charles Hoffman
Guest cast:
Arthur Franz ............ Carl Nelson
Beverly Garland ...... Clara
William Forrest ........ Quimby
John Gallaudet ....... Miller
Synopsis:
Carl Nelson becomes obsessed with money makes the man philosophy which jeopardizes his relationships.
 
1.03 [--] The Millionaire: THE STORY OF JOE IRIS (verified on film RF)
Don Fedderson Prod. no. 332
02Feb55 CBS Wed
Written by James R. Webb
Directed by William A. Seiter
Starring: Marvin Miller (as Michael Anthony)
Guest Cast:
John Hudson .......... Joe Iris
Nancy Gates .......... Julie Iris
*
Russ Conway .......... Maxie
Walter Coy ........... Police Lt.
Frank Richards ....... Nate
Robert B. Williams ... Parole Officer
Frank Mitchell ....... Jim
Roy Gordon ........... Lou
Harry Brown .......... Mancuso
William Newell ....... Bank Manager
And: John Beresford Tipton
*
Director of Photography, Ellsworth Fredricks, A.S.C.
Production Coordinator, Walter Goetz
Director of Photography, Ellsworth Fredricks, A.S.C.
Art Director, Martin Obzina
Film Editor, Edward A. Biery

Synopsis:
The police think ex-con Joe Iris stole the million dollars he's flaunting.

1.04 The Millionaire: THE STORY OF DAN MULCAHY
Prod. no. 334
09Feb1955
Written by Mary C. McCall Jr.
Directed by Alfred E. Green
Director of photography Joe Novak
Guest cast:
James Flavin ............ Dan Mulcahy
Nora Marlowe ........... Bessie Mulcahy
Eleanor Audley ........ Cynthia Semple
Jane Fischer ............. Mary Ellen Mulcahy
Olaf Hytten ................. Hakes
Harry Tyler ................. Ownie
Edward S. Brophy ... Preliminary Feeney
Eric Norden ............... Laddie Van Keuren
Harry Lauter .............. Andrew Stevens
Lillian Culver ............. Dowager
Robert Bice ............... Sheean
Phil Tully .................... First Workman
Clarence Straight .... Second Workman
Foster H. Phinney ... Tailor
Synopsis:
The wife of a rugged construction worker wants to use their $1,000,000. gift in a campaign to get a rich society
husband for their eligible daughter.
 
1.05 [--] The Millionaire: THE STORY OF EMILY SHORT (verified on film RF)
Don Fedderson Prod. no. 335 / Distributed by MCA tv
16Feb55 CBS Wed
Executive Producer Fred Henry / Produced by Don Fedderson
In Charge of Production: Walter Goetz
Witten by Bert Granet
Directed by Alfred E. Green
*
Starring: Marvin Miller as Michael Anthony
Guest Cast:
Carolyn Jones ........ Emily Short
Donald Murphy ........ Mark Ryan
Maurice Marsac ....... Danillo
Ann Codee ............ Madam Genet
Eugene Borden ........ Customs Officer
Laurie Mitchell ...... Mae
Richard Patton ....... Eddie
Richard Shakleton .... Office Boy
And: John Beresford Tipton
*
Director of Photography, Joe Novak
Art Director, Martin Obzina
Editorial Supervisor, Richard G. Wray, A.C.E.
Film Editor, Edward W. Williams, A.C.E.
Music Supervisor, Stanley Wilson
Assistant Director, Richard Birnie
Set Decorator, Armor E. Goetten
Sound, Sanford G. Haughton
Wardrobe Supervisor, Vincent Dee
Makeup, Leo Lotito, Jr.
Furs by "Beckman" of Los Angeles

Note: Almost certainly Filmed at Revue Studios (not stated on film)
Synopsis:
On the flight over to Paris, Emily meets Mark Ryan on the flight which ends up a little harrowing after the flight
undergoes some difficulty. Falling for Mark she doesn't realize that he is smuggling diamonds, Emily has fallen head
over heels and tries everything to help him. [RF]

 1.06 The Millionaire: THE STORY OF MARGARET BROWNING
Prod. no. 337
23Feb1955
Written by Mary C. McCall
Guest cast:
Fay Baker ........... Margaret Browning
Robert Horton ... Joe Schofield
Nan Leslie ........... Carol Browning
Dorothy Green ... Hilda Strong
Don Dilloway ...... Ben Bright
Pierre Watkin ...... Jonathan Jeffries
Ellen Hardies ...... Hairdresser
Don Forbes ........ Assistant Director
Gavin Gordon .... Master of Ceremonies
Paul Dubov ......... Voice of Carl Browning.
Synopsis:
The widow of a renowned actor uses her million to produce a screenplay for her daughter to make it to the big time.

1.07 [--] The Millionaire: THE STORY OF HARVEY BLAKE (verified on film RF)
Don Fedderson Prod. no. 331
2Mar55 CBS Wed
Executive Producer, Fred Henry / Produced by Don Fedderson
In Charge of Production, Walter Goetz
Written by Eldon Packard & S. Davis
Directed by Edward Bernds
Guest Cast:
Jay Novello .......... Harvey Blake
John Dehner .......... Ridgely
Joe Besser ........... Chester
Olan Soulé ........... Teller
Roy Gordon ........... Andrew V. McMahan
John Harmon .......... Clerk
Jack Rice ............ Room Clerk
Don C. Harvey ........ Brophy
Gil Rankin ........... Man
Bill Fawcett ......... Janitor
And: John Beresford Tipton
*
Director of Photography, Ellsworth Fredricks, A.S.C.
Art Director, Martin Obzina
Editorial Supervisor, Richard G. Wray, A.C.E.
Film Editor, Edward A. Biery, A.C.E.
Music Supervisor, Stanley Wilson
Assistant Director, James Hogan
Set Decorator, James S. Redd
Sound, Jay Ashworth
Wardrobe Supervisor, Vincent Dee
Makeup, Irving Birnie
(rest missing)
possibly Hair Sylist, Florence Bush

Note: Almost certainly Filmed at Revue Studios (not stated on film)
Synopsis:
A hobo insists he hates money, until he gets some.

1.08 [--] The Millionaire: THE STORY OF NANCY MARLBOROUGH (verified on film RF)
Don Fedderson Prod. no. 336
09Mar55 CBS Wed
Produced by Don Fedderson
Written by Milton M. Raison
Directed by Alfred E. Green
Guest Cast:
Ellen Corby ............ Nancy Marlborough
Richard Jaeckel ........ Joey Saxon
Stafford Repp .......... Willy Grayson
William Haade .......... Tim
Frank Marlowe .......... Mulligan
Frank Scannell ......... Vince Barron
Paul Cavanaugh ......... Dean Cosgrove
Paul Bryar ............. Man at Ringside
Don Forbes ............. Sportscaster
Kim Charney ............ Martin
Roy Gordon ............ Mr. McMahon
John Indrisano ......... Referee
And: John Beresford Tipton
*
Technical Advisor, John Indrisano
Director of Photography, Joe Novak
Art Director, Martin Obzina
Editorial Supervisor, Richard G. Wray, A.C.E.
Film Editor, Edward A. Biery, A.C.E.
Music Supervisor, Stanley Wilson
Set Decorator, Armor E. Goetten
Sound, Sanford G. Haughton
Assistant Director, Willard Sheldon
Wardrobe Supervisor, Vincent Dee
Makeup, Leo Lotito, Jr.
(rest missing)
possibly Hair Sylist, Florence Bush
Note: Almost certainly Filmed at Revue Studios (not stated on film)

Synopsis:
Schoolteacher Nancy Malborough tries to help her boys defend themselves against the Barbershop bullies. She buys
herself a prizefighter with her money and enlists them to teach the boys the ropes. [RF]

 1.09 The Millionaire: THE STORY OF BETTY JANE RYAN
Prod. no. 338
16Mar1955
Written by Robert C. Schaefer & E. Freiwald
Directed by Alfred E. Green
Guest cast:
Jean Byron ............... Betty Jane Ryan
Richard Garland ...... Dr. Glenn Scott
John Howard ........... Edward Harper
Veda Ann Borg ....... Flo Sullivan
Ronald Keith ........... Ricky
Howard Negley ...... Detective
Isabel Withers ......... Apartment Manager
Tudor Owen ............ Pawnbroker
Larry J. Blake .......... Bartender
Barbara Hudson ..... Supervisor
Phillip Reed .............. Hotel Clerk
Ben Morris ................ Police Officer
June Burt .................. Nurse
Synopsis:
Before the millionaire's secretary can give the million dollar check to a nurse, the girl disappears - on the eve of her wedding.
Synopsis 2:
A detective searches for a distraught young bride-to-be (Jean Byron) who's unaware that she's now $1,000,000 richer.
 
1.10 The Millionaire: THE STORY OF CHARLES LOMAR (Lamar)
Prod. no. 339
23Mar1955
Written by Malvin Wald & J. Jacobs
Directed by Alfred E. Green
Guest cast
Lamont Johnson ...... Charles Lomar
Jean Howell ............... Helaine
John Wengraf ........... Count Turec
Irene Tedrow ............. Countess Turec
Synopsis:
Charles Lomar (Lamont Johnson) is so far in debt that he may never be ready to support a wife.
 
1.11 The Millionaire: THE STORY OF KEN FOWLER
Prod. no. 340
30Mar1955
Written by David Chandler
Directed by Alfred E. Green
Guest cast:
Whitfield Connor ....... Ken Fowler
Sallie Brophy .............. Mary Fowler
Robert Quarry ............. Myles
Paul Richards .............. Peter Rowe
Jerri Lou James ........... Patty Fowler
Harry Antrim .................. Russell
Roy Gordon ................... Andrew V. McMahon
Raymond Greenleaf .... Mr. Church, Attorney
Tom Daly ........................ Hill
Tido Fedderson ............ Secretary
Synopsis:
After they receive their check, Ken Fowler and his wife can at last be honest with each other.
 
1.12 The Millionaire: THE STORY OF PEV JOHNSON
Prod. no. 341
06Apr1955
Written by Milton Raison
Directed by Jules Bricken
Guest cast:
Arthur Shields ............ Pev Johnson
Eleanor Tanin ............. Marian Johnson
Leonard Freeman ...... Bill Bartlett
Don Beddoe ................ James V. Morely
Ferris Taylor ................ Jim
George Eldredge ........ Willie
Bess Flowers .............. Saleslady
Hal Taggart .................. Jewelry Salesman
Gil Rankin .................... Customer
Charles Williams ........ Cigarstand Proprietor
Ken Christy ................. Customer
Joe Kerr ....................... Customer
Harry Hickox .............. Customer
Netta Packer .............. Customer
Synopsis:
The good-looking daughter of a ne'er-do-well refuses to marry until her father settles down. A visit from Michael Anthony only complicates matters.
Synopsis 2:
A girl refuses to get married until her lazy father takes a job. Then the father gets a million dollars.
 
1.13 The Millionaire: THE STORY OF QUENTIN HARWOOD
Prod. no. 343
13Apr1955
Written by Seeleg Lester
Directed by William A. Seiter
Guest cast:
Robert Cornthwaite .. Quentin Harwood
Barbara Eiler .............. Julia Harwood
Grandon Rhodes ...... Mr. Shelley
Leonard Carey ........... Driggs
Dick Simmons ............ Mr. Culver
Thayer Roberts .......... Jewelry Salesman
Paul Power .................. Art Gallery Proprietor
Lyle Latell .................... Mover
Sharon Baird .............. Girl Scout
Teddy Infuhr ............... Delivery Boy
Synopsis:
Although she loves her husband, Julia Harwood can no longer stand his stinginess.
He is generous with time and energy but not with money.
 
1.14 The Millionaire: THE STORY OF FRED MALCOLM
Prod. no. 344
20Apr1955
Written by Muriel R. Bolton
Directed by Charles F. Haas
Guest cast:
Les Tremayne .......... Fred Malcolm
Marjorie Reynolds ... Louise Malcolm
Jill Jarmyn ................. Cathy Malcolm
Liam Sullivan ............ Allan Malcolm
Carleton Young ........ Bob Hewitt
Herbert Heyes ........... Dr. Christy
Jeanne Bates ............ Miss Loomis
Harlan Warde ............ Reeves
June Evans ............... Cook
Synopsis:
Fred Malcolm is past middle age and living in comfort with his youngish wife.
But his happy life changes when he inherits a million dollars.
Tension grows as Fred discovers that someone is trying to kill him.
 
1.15 The Millionaire: THE STORY OF LUKE FORTUNE
Prod. no. 342
27Apr1955
Written by Mary C. McCall
Directed by Alfred E. Green
Guest cast:
Hugh O'Brian ........ Luke Fortune
Coleen Gray .......... Jean Smith
Paula Corday ........ Bebe Kovacs
Robert Carson ...... Mr. Thompson
Harmon Stevens .... Minister
Richard Deacon .... Jeweler
Larry Hudson ......... Gus Hawkins
Shirley Whitney ...... Betsy Peeples
Don Forbes ............. Rodeo Announcer
Synopsis:
Rodeo trick rider, Luke Fortune is on his way to Madison Square Gardens to perform
in a rodeo, not knowing that he will be presented for a check for one million dollars. [SC]
Synopsis 2:
A Texas cowboy brings his horse to Madison Square Garden. Not only is the cowboy
named champion; but he's the recipient of a cashier's check for $1,000.000.
 
1.16 The Millionaire: THE STORY OF JACK MARTIN
Prod. no. 346
04May1955
Written by J. Leonard
Story by R. Clayton
Guest cast:
Paul Langton ............ Jack Martin
Phyllis Coates ........... Alice Sands
Harvey Stephens ..... Owen Trumble
John Alvin .................. Irvine
Hal K. Dawson .......... Seth Higgins
Tom Greenway ......... Earl Collins
Tom Noel .................... Art White
Russ Conway ............ Chaplain
Richard Cutting ......... Kenneth Weatherbee
David Bruce ............... Guard
J.P. O'Donnell ............ Receptionist
Charles Heard ........... Man
Synopsis:
Jack Martin (Paul Langton) is presented with a million-dollar check just before he's due to be executed.
 
1.17 The Millionaire: THE STORY OF WALTER CARTER
Prod. no. 347
11May1955
Written by Frank Gill, P. Cole, D. Pedicini
Guest cast:
Edmund Gwenn ........ Walter Carter
Julie Jordan ............... Evelyn Price
Rand Brooks ............. Allan Carter
Hugh Beaumont ....... Dr. Porter
Howard Wendell ....... Gilmore
Harry Harvey ............. Sweeney
Marshall Bradford .... McGowan
Mary Bear ................... Miss Wainwright
Roy Gordon ............... McMahon
Synopsis:
An elderly, impoverished ex-millionaire receives a visit from the emissary of billionaire Tipton.
And Walter Carter, former millionaire, is a millionaire again.
 
1.18 The Millionaire: THE STORY OF MERLE ROBERTS
Prod. no. 348
18May1955 CBS Wed
Written by Mary C. McCall
Guest cast:
Vera Miles .................. Merle Roberts
James Bell ................. Ted Roberts
Robert Quarry ........... Andy
Jacqueline De Witt ... Irene Probst
Charles Kane ............ George Probst
Diane Jergens ........... Elaine Probst
Patricia Hardy ............ Joy Wexley
Roy Whaley ................ Clerk
Synopsis:
An unhappy stepdaughter dreams of the day she will find her long-lost father. When she receives a million-dollar
check from an unknown benefactor, she is certain the donor is her real father.
 
1.19 The Millionaire: THE STORY OF UNCLE ROBBY
Prod. no. 349
25May1955
Written by Seeleg Lester
Story by Steven David
Directed by Charles F. Haas
Guest cast:
Percy Helton ........ Robert P. Chesley aka Uncle Robby
Barbara Bates ..... Marian Curtis
John Bryant ......... Richard Curtis
Dani Sue Nolan.... Carole Taylor
Joseph Allen ........ Everett Taylor
Addison Richards ... H.H. Hungerford
Lewis Martin .......... Judge
Tom Keene ............ Mr. Marlowe, Attorney at Law
Billy Bletcher ........ Plessy
William Murphy .... Taxi Driver
James Hyland ...... Policeman
Lester Dorr ........... Court Clerk
Synopsis:
Uncle Robby's sudden death just after he inherits $1,000.000, greatly complicates the terms of his will.
 
1.20 The Millionaire: THE STORY OF SAM DONOVAN
Prod. no. 350
01Jun1955
Written by Jackson Gillis
Guest cast:
Robert Nichols ....... Sam Donovan
Barbara Bestar ....... Janet
Roy Gordon ............. Mr. McMahon
Dorothy Adams ....... Aunt Nellie
Howard Wright ........ Judge
Alexander Campbell .. Doctor
Roy Glenn ................. Porter
Mauritz Hugo ............ Salesman
Jack Chefe ................ Waiter
Synopsis:
Sam Donovan is a meek office worker, intimidated by his fiancee and his boss, until he is visited by Michael Anthony.
 
1.21 The Millionaire: THE STORY OF VICKIE LAWSON
Prod. no. 351
08Jun1955
Written by David Chandler & Mary C. McCall
Story by David Chandler
Directed by Alfred E. Green
Guest cast:
Phyllis Avery ............ Vickie Lawson
Craig Stevens .......... Colin Hill
Hillary Brooke ......... Jane Murdock
Willis Bouchey ........ Harry Lawson
Tido Fedderson ...... Manicurist
Synopsis:
A young secretary wants to use her money to snare a boyfriend. She decides the first step must be to alter her personality.
Synopsis 2:
A secretary poses as a society girl to snare her supervisor's boy friend.
 
1.22 The Millionaire: THE STORY OF COBB MARLEY
Prod. no. 352
15Jun1955
Written by Milton Raison & R. Clayton
Story by Milton Raison
Directed by Harry Keller
Guest cast:
Donald Woods ........ Cobb Marley
Mary Field ................. Sarah Marley
Lloyd Corrigan ........ James Dickinson
Rachel Ames ........... Georgette French (as Judith Ames)
Roy Gordon ............ Davis
Norman Leavitt ...... Constable Logan
Lewis Charles ........ Tom Walters
Selmer Jackson .... Dr. Jim O'Toole
Synopsis:
Michael Anthony surprises Cobb Marley with enough money to buy himself a ball team.

1.23 [--] The Millionaire: THE STORY OF MILDRED MILLIKEN (verified on film RF)
Don Fedderson Prod. no. 345
22Jun55 CBS Wed
Written by Charles Hoffman /From a Story by P. James
Directed by Alfred E. Green
Guest Cast:
Hildy Parks .......... Mildred Milliken
Del Moore ............ Sam Smith
Jess Barker .......... Felix Lombard
Helen Westcott ....... Anna Lombard
Dorothy Crehan ....... Mrs. Gracie
Virginia Carroll ..... Saleswoman
Gil Harmon ........... Bart
Tina Thompson ........ Nell
Helen Spring ......... Mrs. Hastings
James Rawley ......... Mr. Sweetzer
And: John Beresford Tipton
*
Director of Photography, Joe Novak
Art Director, Richard Meehan
Editorial Supervisor, Richard G. Wray. A.C.E.
Film Editor, Ben Smith
Music Supervisor, Stanley Wilson
Set Decorator, Amos E. Goetten
Sound, Stanford G. Haughton
Assistant Director, Willard Sheldon
Wardrobe Supervisor, Vincent Dee
* remaining credits missing - possibly .....
Makeup, Jack Barron
Hair Stylist, Florence Bush
*
Gowns by "Emeson's" of Studio City California
Furs by "Beckman" of Los Angeles, California
Filmed in Hollywood
Note: Almost certainly Filmed at Revue Studios (not stated on film)

Synopsis:
Spinster Mildred 'Millie' Milliken dreams of changing her boarding house into a home filled with orphans she wants to
adopt but is denied because she has no husband, so in when she becomes the next millionaire she sets her sights on one
man to be the father of the orphans. [RF]

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Summer 1955 Reruns
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[--] 27-Jul-1955 CBS Wed - Rerun of Unknown episode
Synopsis:
Before Tipton’s secretary can give the $1,000,000 check to a nurse, the girl disappears---just before her wedding. [JB]

[--] 31-Aug-1955 CBS Wed - Rerun of #1.17 "Walter Carter" (first aired 11-May-1955 CBS Wed)

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