CTVA US Drama - "The Millionaire" (Don Fedderson/CBS) Season 1 (Early 1955)

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Starring Marvin Miller as Michael Anthony
Season 1 (CBS) (Early 1955)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:  Rina Fox, Sal Crisanti
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

1.01 [--] The 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 asmatic son and
realizes that money isn't everything. [RF]

1.02 [--] The Millionaire: CARL NELSON
Don Fedderson Prod. no. 333
26Jan55 CBS Wed
written by C. Hoffman
guest star
Arthur Franz
Beverly Garland
William Forrest
John Gallaudet

1.03 [--] The Millionaire: JOE IRIS (verified on film RF)
Don Fedderson Prod. no. 332
02Feb55 CBS Wed
Written by James R. Webb
Directed by William A. Seiter
Director of Photography, Ellsworth Fredricks, A.S.C.
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
*
Production Coordinator, Walter Goetz
Director of Photography, Ellsworth Fredricks, A.S.C.
Art Director, Martin Obzina
Film Editor, Edward A. Biery


1.04 [--] The Millionaire: DAN MULCAHY
Don Fedderson Prod. no. 334
9Feb55 CBS Wed
written by Mary C. McCall Jr.
directed by Alfred E. Green
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 as 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. [RF]

1.05 [--] The Millionaire: 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: MARGARET BROWNING
Don Fedderson Prod. no. 337
23Feb55
written by Mary C. McCall
guest star
Fay Baker
Nan Leslie

1.07 [--] The Millionaire: 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)

1.08 [--] The Millionaire: 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: BETTY JANE RYAN
Don Fedderson Prod. no. 338
16Mar55 CBS Wed
written by R.C. Schaefer & E. Freiwald
guest star
Jean Byron as Betty Jane Ryan
Richard Garland
John Howard

1.10 [--] The Millionaire: CHARLES LOHMAR
Don Fedderson Prod. no. 339
23Mar55 CBS Wed
written by M. Wald & J. Jacobs
guest cast
John Wengraf
Lamont Johnson
Jean Howell
Irene Tedrow

1.11 [--] The Millionaire: KEN FOWLER
Don Fedderson Prod. no. 340
30Mar55 CBS Wed
written by David Chandler
guest stars
Whitfield Connor as Ken Fowler
Sallie Brophy
Synopsis:
After they receive their check, Ken Fowler and his wife can at last be honest with each other. [RF]

1.12 [--] The Millionaire: PEV JOHNSON
Don Fedderson Prod. no. 341
6Apr55 CBS Wed
written by Milton Raison
guest star
Arthur Shields

1.13 [--] The Millionaire: QUENTIN HARWOOD
Don Fedderson Prod. no. 343
13Apr55 CBS Wed
written by Seeleg Lester
guest star
Robert Cornthwaite .... Quentin Harwood
Barbara Eiler ......... Julia Harwood
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. [RF]

1.14 [--] The Millionaire: FRED MALCOLM
Don Fedderson Prod. no. 344
20Apr55 CBS Wed
written by Muriel R. Bolton
guest star
Les Tremayne
Marjorie Reynolds
Jill Jarmyn
Liam Sullivan
Herbert Heyes

1.15 [--] The Millionaire: LUKE FORTUNE (1955) (verified SC)
Don Fedderson Prod. no. 342 / 27Apr55 CBS Wed
Directed by Alfred E. Green
Written by Mary McCall, Jr.
Guest Cast:
Hugh O'Brian ..... as Luke Fortune
Colleen Gray, Paula Corday, Robert Carson, Harmon Stevens,
Richard Deacon, Larry Hudson, Shurle Whitney, Don Forbes.
Synopsis:
Rodeo trick rider, Luke Fortune, is on his way to Madison Square Garden to perform in a Rodeo, not knowing that he
will be presented with a check for one million dollars. [SC]

1.16 [--] The Millionaire: JACK MARTIN
Don Fedderson Prod. no. 346
4May55 CBS Wed
written by J. Leonard
story by R. Clayton
guest star
Paul Langton
Phyllis Coates
John Alvin

1.17 [--] The Millionaire: WALTER CARTER
Don Fedderson Prod. no. 347
11May55 CBS Wed
written by Frank Gill, P. Cole, D. Pedicini
guest star
Edmund Gwenn
Julie Jordan
Rand Brooks

1.18 [--] The Millionaire: MERLE ROBERTS
Don Fedderson Prod. no. 348
18May55 CBS Wed
written by Mary C. McCall
guest star
Vera Miles ........... Merle Roberts
James Bell ........... Ted Roberts
Robert Quarry ........ Andy
Jacqueline De Witt ... Irene Probst
Charles Kane ......... George Probst
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. [RF]

1.19 [--] The Millionaire: UNCLE ROBBY
Don Fedderson Prod. no. 349
25May55 CBS Wed
written by Seeleg Lester
story by S. David
guest star
Percy Helton
Barbara Bates
John Bryant

1.20 [--] The Millionaire: SAM DONOVAN
Don Fedderson Prod. no. 350
01Jun55 CBS Wed
written by J. Gillis
guest star
Robert Nichols ........ Sam Donovan
Barbara Bestar ........ Janet
Roy Gordon ............ Mr. McMahon
Synopsis:
Sam Donovan is a meek office worker, intimidated by his fiancee and his boss, until he is visited by Michael Anthony. [RF]

1.21 [--] The Millionaire: VICKIE LAWSON
Don Fedderson Prod. no. 351
08Jun55 CBS Wed
written by David Chandler & Mary C. McCall
story by David Chandler
guest star
Phyllis Avery ...... Vickie Lawson
Craig Stevens
Hillary Brooke
Synopsis:
A young secretary wants to use her money to snare a boyfriend. She decides the first step must be to alter her personality. [RF]

1.22 [--] The Millionaire: COBB MARLEY
Don Fedderson Prod. no. 352
15Jun55 CBS Wed
written by Milton Raison & R. Clayton
story by Milton Raison
guest star
Donald Woods
Mary Field
Lloyd Corrigan
Rachel Ames
Roy Gordon

1.23 [--] The Millionaire: 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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