CTVA US Drama - "National Velvet" (MGM/NBC)(1960-62) starring Lori Martin

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 Horse Series - Adventures of Champion (1955-56)    My Friend Flicka (1956-57)
Fury (1955-60)
     National Velvet (1960-62) 
Dog Series - The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (US)(1954-59)  -  Lassie (US)(1954-73)
The Littlest Hobo (Canada)(1963-65)  -   The Littlest Hobo (Canada)(1979-85) 
Robert Maxwell and Rudy E. Abel  Productions:
 Cannonball (Canada) (1958-59) - National Velvet (1960-62) - Father of the Bride (1961-62)
National Velvet (tv series) (1960-62)
Episode Guide  compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Tom Alger, Sal Crisanti, Rina Fox
references:
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NATIONAL VELVET
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Velvet Productions, Inc.
in association with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc.

for
NBC (Sundays 8:00 pm EST, season 1)
NBC (Mondays 8:00 pm EST, season 2)
Executive Producer Robert E. Maxwell
Produced by Rudy E. Abel
Series based on the novel by Enid Bagnold
US Family Drama series 1960-62 58 episodes listed here x 30 min bw
release date 18Sept60
starring
Lori Martin as Velvet Brown
Ann Doran as Martha Brown, Velvet's mother
Arthur Space as Herbert Brown, Velvet's father
James McCallion as Mi Taylor, the Brown's handyman
Carole Wells as Edwina Brown, Velvet's sister
Joey (Joseph) Scott as Donald Brown, Velvet's brother
Carl Crow as Teddy
Tim Graham as. Homer Ede
Ricky Kelman as John Hadley (1961-62) (season 2)
John Hart as Dr Loomis (1961-62) (season 2)
Premise: 
Velvet Brown lives on a dairy farm with her parents Martha and Herbert,
an ex-jockey, Mi Taylor, her brother Donald and her sister Edwina.
Teddy is Edwina's boyfriend. Velvet owns a beautiful horse, King, which
she hopes will run in the Grand National Steeplechase some day.

Theme from "National Velvet" by Robert Armbruster.

Video -  National Velvet 1960's Television Series with Lori Martin  (Opening Sequence)
Video - National Velvet Cast - Rexall Drug Store Promotions  (Sponsors of "National Velvet")

Video - National Velvet Trailer - Elizabeth Taylor 1944

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NBC Sundays 8:00 pm Eastern

 1.01 [--] National Velvet: THE RAFFLE
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 10 ? (on copyright)
18Sep60 NBC Sun
Guest cast:
Tim Graham ........... Homer Ede
Synopsis:
Velvet races the Pie in the Junior Jump Race, Velvet wins, riding bareback. [RF]

1.02 [--] National Velvet: THE BREAKING
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 6202 (on copyright)
25Sep60 NBC Sun
written by Claire Kennedy
story by Miriam Geiger
directed by Harry Keller
Guest cast:
Jimmy Baird .......... Chip Malloy
Tim Graham ........... Homer Ede
Synopsis:
Velvet changes the name of The Pie to King. Velvet starts breakingKing to the saddle. [RF]

1.03 [--] National Velvet: CHIP
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 6204
02Oct60 NBC Sun
written by Claire Kennedy
Directed by Harry Keller
Guest cast:
Tim Graham ........... Homer
Jimmy Baird .......... Chip
Synopsis:
Homer takes on a city kid who has been in trouble. [RF]

1.04 [--] National Velvet: A MATTER OF PRIDE
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 7 ? (on copyright)
09Oct60 NBC Sun
written by Anne Howard Bailey
directed by Harry Keller
Guest cast:
Parley Baer .......... Mr. Winters
Beverly Lunsford ..... Marilyn Winters
Bob Steele ........... Clyde
Synopsis:
Marilyn wants to buy King and when her father cannot purchase King from Herbert. [RF]

1.05 [--] National Velvet: EDWINA'S ESCAPADE
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 7 ? (on copyright)
16Oct60 NBC Sun
story by John Elliotte
directed by Harry Keller
Guest Cast:
Mike Vandever ........ Carl
Synopsis:
Edwina sneaks out one night to say good-bye to her Army-bound
boyfriend. Velvet, afraid her sister will be punished, sneaks out too - to warn her. [TA]

1.06 [--] National Velvet: THE DROUGHT
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 6203
23Oct60 NBC Sun
Directed by Harry Keller
Written by Claire Kennedy
Guest Cast:
Parley Baer .......... Frank Winters
J. Pat O'Malley ....... Wilton Coons
Hugh Sanders ......... Morgan
Recurring Cast:
Arthur Space ......... Herbert Brown (recurring)
Ann Doran ............ Martha Brown (recurring)
Synopsis:
With the lack of rain, the water well pump on the Brown's farm has gone dry.
Velvet decides to sell her horse King to raise money to dig a deeper well. [SC]

1.07 [--] National Velvet: THE CANARY
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 6213
30Oct60 NBC Sun
written by James Henderson
story by Lawrence Menkin & James Henerson
directed by Anton M. Leader (aka Tony Leader)
Guest cast:
Carl Crow ............ Teddy
Synopsis:
Edwina's Canary gets sick and dies when Edwina is away from the house. [RF]

1.08 [--] National Velvet: MI'S GIRL
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 6212
06Nov60 NBC Sun
written by Thelma Robinson and Claire Kennedy
story by Thelma Robinson
produced and directed by Rudy E. Abel.
Guest cast:
Betty Lynn ........... Barbara Howard
Thomas McBride ....... Doctor
Synopsis:
Mi meets Barbara Howard, Mrs. Sinclair's niece from the Sinclair Farm. Velvet is jealous. [RF]

1.09 [--] National Velvet: ANNIVERSARY
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 2 ? (on copyright)
13Nov60 NBC Sun
written by James Henerson
story by Joe Stone & Paul King
directed by Gerald Schnitzer
Guest cast:
Charles Seel ......... Edwards
Robert B. Williams ... Proprietor
Margie Liszt ......... Saleslady
Ollie O'Toole
Synopsis:
When the tractor breaks down, Herbert only has $100. saved up and
that's for his anniversary, he buys a fur coat for Martha. [RF]

1.10 [--] National Velvet: CRISIS
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 10
20Nov60 NBC Sun
written by Anne Howard Bailey
directed by Gerald Schnitzer
Guest cast:
Tim Graham ......... Homer
Synopsis:
The truck breaks down and Herbert wants to use King to pull a cart. [RF]

1.11 [--] National Velvet: THE BARBECUE
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 4? (on copyright)
27Nov60 NBC Sun
written by David Duncan & James Henerson
directed by Gerald Schnitzer
Guest cast:
Alan Hewitt .......... Ed Nelson
Synopsis:
Edwina persaudes her family to hold a barbecue for her boyfriend
and his family, but the Browns are not very enthusiastic about the idea.
(11Apr63 A-R London UK, Thur 5:25 pm (rpt))

1.12 [--] National Velvet: THE MILKMAN
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 2 ? (on copyright)
04Dec60 NBC Sun
written by Michael Morris
directed by Anton M.Leader (aka Tony Leader)
Guest cast:
Ralph Moody .......... Malcolm Porter
Synopsis:
A retired milkman and his old horse stop by the Brown's paddock
on the way to the slaughterhouse. Velvet persuades her father
to keep the animal - and thus learns something about the usefulness of the aged.
(30Sep62 Tyne-Tees UK, Sun 4:30pm)

1.13 [--] National Velvet: DONALD'S FRIEND
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 6207
11Dec60 NBC Sun
written by Thelma Robinson
directed by Anton M. Leader (aka Tony Leader)
Guest cast:
Billy Mumy ........... Willy
Synopsis:
Donald has no one to play with so he "invents" a friend and calls him
Willy. So Donald leaves and takes King with him. [RF]

1.14 [--] National Velvet: THE BIG SHOT
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 3 ? (on copyright)
18Dec60 NBC Sun
written by Anne Howard Bailey
story by James S. Henerson
directed by Anton M.Leader
Guest cast:
Mark Damon ........... Victor Winters
Carl Crow ............ Teddy Nelson
Synopsis:
Velvet is dusgusted when her sister falls for a smooth-talking
boy from the city and tries her very best to discredit him. This
proves no easy task, for the city slicker seems to be good at everything
(14Oct62 Tyne-Tees TV UK, Sun 5:00 pm)

1.15 [15] National Velvet: THE QUARREL
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 2 ? (on copyright)
25Dec60 NBC Sun
written by Robert Bassing
directed by Victor Stoloff
Guest cast:
Carl Crow ............ Teddy Nelson
Synopsis:
Edwina comes home and tells Mama that Mr. Baker is building a new
Quarter Horse Ranch. [RF]

1.16 [--] National Velvet: THE PRIZE [verified  -SC]
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 2 ? (on copyright)
01Jan61 NBC Sun
DIRECTED BY VICTOR STOLOFF
WRITTEN BY ANNE HOWARD BAILEY
GUEST CAST:
GEORGE IVES
ED PRENTISS
CHET STRATTON
Recurring Cast:
Ann Doran ............ Martha Brown (recurring)
Arthur Space ......... Herbert Brown (recurring)
SYNOPSIS:
MARTHA BROWN, VELVET'S MOM, ENTERS HER HOME-MADE JAM IN THE COUNTY FAIR
CREATING A SITUATION INVOLVING A SALESMAN AND THE POSSIBILITY OF
SELLING THE FAMILY FARM. [SC]

1.17 [--] National Velvet: THE STAR WISH
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 2 ? (on copyright)
08Jan61 NBC Sun
Guest cast:
Tommy Cook ........... Jockey
Ashley Cowan ......... Bob Smiley
Hugh Sanders ......... Morgan
*********** no synopsis available ************

1.18 [--] National Velvet: TEDDY'S EXAM
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 7 ? (on copyright)
15Jan61 NBC Sun
written by Miriam Geiger and Claire Kennedy
story by Kit Lukas
directed by Victor Stoloff
Guest cast:
Carl Crow ............ Teddy
Melinda Plowman ...... Salley
Tommy Cook
Adrienne Marden
Synopsis:
Edwina's forgets to get the books that Teddy needs for a examine. He
orders her out of the car and does not take her to the dance. [RF]

1.19 [--] National Velvet: THE COLT [verified  -SC]
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 2 ? (on copyright)
22Jan61 NBC Sun
DIRECTED BY VICTOR STOLOFF
WRITTEN BY CLAIRE KENNEDY
Guest Cast:
Tim Graham ........... Homer Ede
Pat Hector ........... Jodie Tolland
Paul Langton ......... Reg Tolland
Recurring Cast:
Ann Doran ............ Martha Brown (recurring)
Arthur Space ......... Herbert Brown (recurring)
SYNOPSIS:
VELVET'S HORSE KING IS THE FATHER OF A NEW COLT THAT HE DOESN'T GET
ALONG WITH. VELVET'S ONLY ALTERNATIVE IS TO FIND A NEW HOME FOR THE COLT. [SC]

1.20 [--] National Velvet: THE CALF
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 6222
29Jan61 NBC Sun
written by Lawrence Watkin
directed by Victor Stoloff
Guest cast:
Tim Graham ........... Homer Ede
Synopsis:
Donald finds a calf and wants to keep it. [RF]

1.21 [--] National Velvet: THE GRUDGE MATCH
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 2 ? (on copyright
05Feb61 NBC Sun
written by James S. Henerson
directed by Victor Stoloff
Guest cast:
Beverly Lunsford ..... Marilyn Winters
Hal Smith ............ Tim Flynn
Synopsis:
Marilyn's groom Flynn, tells Mi that Marilyn's horse is a better jumper
than Velvet's horse, King. Mi calls off the race. [RF]

1.22 [--] National Velvet: THE FIRE
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 6226
12Feb61 NBC Sun
written by Claire Kennedy
directed by Abner Biberman
Guest cast:
Orville Sherman ...... George Fowler
Synopsis:
A brush fire gets to close to the Brown farm. Herbert and Mi have to go
and help try and put it out. [RF]

1.23 [--] National Velvet: THE SISSY
19Feb61 NBC Sun
written by Anne Howard Bailey
directed by Abner Biberman
Guest cast:
Joan Banks ........... Helen Hadley
John Stevenson ....... Norris
Ricky Kelman ......... John
Synopsis:
John Oliver Hadley and his mother, Helen move in next door to the
Brown's. Mrs Hadley is very protective over Oliver. [RF]

1.24 [--] National Velvet: GRANDPA
26Feb61 NBC Sun
written by John Furia Jr. & Claire Kennedy
story by John Furia Jr.
directed by Abner Biberman
Guest cast:
Edgar Buchanan ....... Grandpa Harwell
Synopsis:
Martha's Father comes to visit. [RF]

1.25 [--] National Velvet: EPIDEMIC
05Mar61 NBC Sun
written by James S. Henerson
story by Kit Lukas
directed by Frank McDonald
Guest cast:
George Mitchell ...... Stone
James Chandler ....... Cooper
Howard Petrie ........ Bjorensen
Synopsis:
Mi discovers evidence of hoof-and-mouth disease on a neighbor's farm,
but members of the Dairyman's Association dispute his findings. [RF]

1.26 [--] National Velvet: THE BEAUTY CONTEST
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 6228
12Mar61 NBC Sun (rebroadcast 13Aug61)
written by Gail Ingram Clement
directed by Frank McDonald
Guest cast:
Joan Freeman ......... Beth
Sheila James ......... Judy
Helen Clark .......... Louise
Charles Seel ......... Judge
Synopsis:
Velvet learns that growing up involves more than being accepted by an
older group. She's hurt when Edwina and her friends unexpectedly include
her in their plans and then, just as suddenly, become indifferent to her. [RF]

1.27 [--] National Velvet: THE SWINDLE
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 6232
19Mar61 NBC Sun
written by Anne Howard Bailey and Claire Kennedy
story by Anne Howard Bailey
directed by Frank McDonald
Tim Graham ........... Homer
Ransom Sherman ....... Fred Schliegel
Than Wyenn ........... Arnie Bowers
Miles Sheppard ....... Officer
Synopsis:
Two Men come to the Brown's to look at King. Randolph Stables. They
claim King is stolen and have papers to prove it. [RF]

1.28 [--] National Velvet: THE CIRCUIT
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 6230
26Mar61 NBC Sun
written by Terence Maples
directed by Frank McDonald
Guest cast:
Joe Scott ............ Jockey
Ben Wright ........... Wilbur Gray
Synopsis:
Mi meets up with a old friend, Wilbur Gray. Mi used to ride for Wilbur.
Wilbur has lots of race horses. Wilbur tries to talk Velvet into
leasing King and get Mi to come along to take care of King. [RF]

1.29 [--] National Velvet: RIDING MISTRESS
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 6233
09Apr61 NBC Sun
Directed by Abner Biberman
Written by Frank Gabrielson
Guest Cast:
Beverly Lunsford ..... Marilyn Winters
Roger Mobley ......... Bradley Walton III
Emory Parnell ........ Bradley Walton
Richard Deacon ....... Forsythe
SYNOPSIS:
THE ONLY WAY THAT VELVET CAN PURCHASE A NEW JUMPING SADDLE IS TO TEACH
RIDING LESSONS TO A SPOILED RICH KID. [SC]

1.30 [--] National Velvet: GRANDPA RETURNS
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 6234
16Apr61 NBC Sun
Directed by Abner Biberman (on copyright notice)
Directed by Harry Keller (UK TV Times magazine)
Guest cast:
Edgar Buchanan ....... Grandpa Harwell
Pedro Gonzalez-Gonzalez ... Pedro
Synopsis:
Grandpa Harwell descends on the Brown farm with a mass of
equipment and starts drilling for oil in the paddock
(5Nov62 A-R London UK, Mon 6:15 pm)

1.31 [--] National Velvet: THE BRIDEGROOM
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 6236
23Apr61 NBC Sun
written by Anne Howard Bailey
Directed by Abner Biberman
Guest cast:
James Callahan ....... Johnny
Audrey Dalton ........ Fiona Mulcahey
Synopsis:
Old family arrangement. Velvet finds out Leona has a boyfriend named
Johnny whom she left in Ireland. Then Johnny shows up from Ireland
looking for Leona. Leona and Johnny get married. [RF]

1.32 [--] National Velvet: THE EFFICIENCY EXPERT
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 6235
30Apr61 NBC Sun
written by James S. Henerson
Directed by Abner Biberman
Guest cast:
Don Dubbins .......... Harrison Willoughby
Tim Graham ........... Homer Ede
Synopsis:
Harrison Willobee, Production Engineer with the Frank Winters Dairy
comes to the Brown's Farm to see if the Brown's are handling there
business properly. [RF]

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Summer Reruns on NBC Sundays
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[--] 13Aug61 rerun of 1.26 "The Beauty Contest" (first aired 12Mar61)

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2.01 [33] National Velvet: THE PONY  [verified  -SC]
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 6240 (copyright date 18Sep61)
18Sep61 NBC Mon
DIRECTED BY FRANK MCDONALD
WRITTEN BY CLAIRE KENNEDY
GUEST CAST:
FRED SHERMAN ......... THE OLD MAN
THOMAS MCBRIDE ....... THE DOCTOR
JOEY SCOTT ........... DONALD BROWN [SC]
Synopsis:
While the Brown family are caring for the victim of a motor
accident, Donald takes charge of the man's pony and her new-born
colt. He is happy until the patient recovers and must take his animals away.
(21Mar63 A-R London UK, Thur 5:25 pm)

2.02 [34] National Velvet: THE LAKE
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 6241 (copyright date 25Sep61)
25Sep61 NBC Mon
Directed by Frank McDonald
Teleplay by Claire Kennedy
Story by Alan J. Levi
Guest Cast:
Joan Banks ........... Mrs.Hadley
Ricky Kelman ......... John Hadley
Tim Graham ........... Homer
Synopsis:
A lake located near the Brown's farm, and the land surrounding it, want's to
be purchased by a chemical company. Velvet asks Mrs.Hadley if she would by
the property so a chemical plant will not be built near the lake. [SC]

2.03 [35] National Velvet: THE BULLY
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 6243
02Oct61 NBC Mon
written by Anne Howard Bailey
directed by Frank McDonald
Guest cast:
Joan Banks ........... Mrs. Hadley
Richard Correll ...... Alvie Jessup
Ricky Kelman ......... John
Synopsis:
John gets beat up by the school bully. [RF]

2.04 [36] National Velvet: THE FALL  [verified  -SC]
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 6249
09Oct61 NBC Mon
Directed by Frank Mcdonald
Written by Anne Howard Bailey
Guest Cast:
Ricky Kelman ......... John Hadley
John Hart ............ Doc Loomis, the Veterinarian.
Recurring Cast:
Ann Doran ............ Martha Brown (recurring)
Arthur Space ......... Herbert Brown (recurring)
James McCallion ...... Mi Taylor (recurring)
Synopsis 1:
When Donald fires his cap pistol, King becomes frightened and Velvet is
thrown. Later, Velvet begins to have dizzy spells - but doesn't tell anyone. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
While playing, Donald Brown spooks King causing Velvet fall off. Her injuries
are minor, but she begins to experience dizzy spells. Mi Taylor sends for a
doctor, and after some treatment, Velvet survives her ordeal. [SC]

2.05 [37] National Velvet: EDWINA'S ELOPEMENT
(a.k.a. "The Elopement" - copyright title)
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 6250
16Oct61 NBC Mon
written by Peggy Phillips
directed by Frank McDonald
Guest cast:
Carl Crow ............ Teddy Nelson
Synopsis:
Edwina's boy friend Teddy Nelson feeds some information into a
computer, and soon the machine reports its findings: Teddy and
Edwina are a perfectly matched pair. [TA]

2.06 [38] National Velvet: THE TRAMP
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 6244
23Oct61 NBC Mon
written by Arnold Belgard
directed by Frank McDonald
Guest Cast:
Denver Pyle .......... Jed Corrigan aka "The Tramp"
Paul Bryar ........... Sheriff
Synopsis:
A tramp impresses Donald with his sad story. [TA]

2.07 [39] National Velvet: FORTUNE TELLER
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 6248
30Oct61 NBC Mon
Directed by Frank McDonald
Written by Margaret Armen
Guest Cast:
Miriam Goldina ....... Baltina
Peggy Stewart ........ Mrs.Anderson
Charles Cooper........ Mr.Anderson
Recuuring Cast:
James McCallion ...... Mi Taylor (recurring)
Joey Scott ........... Donald Brown (recurring)
Synopsis:
Velvet attends a County Fair to compete with her horse King in a race.
Donald, Velvet's brother, tells her that a fortune teller predicts that
King will fall causing a serious injury. [SC]

2.08 [40] National Velvet: DONALD'S TONSILS
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 6254
06Nov61 NBC Mon
written by Cally Curtis and Dick Stenger
directed by Frank McDonald
Guest Cast:
Thomas McBride ....... Dr. Fields
Helen Wallace ........ Nurse
Synopsis:
Donald's tonsils have to come out, and Pa Brown wants to convince
Donald that it's going to be easy. But Mr. Brown doesn't realize
that Dr. Fields wants to take his tonsils out too. [TA]

2.09 [41] National Velvet: THE OUTSIDER
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 6253
13Nov61 NBC Mon
written by Richard Newman
directed by Frank McDonald
Guest cast:
Robert Crawford Jr.... Billy Gage
Synopsis:
Billy comes to visit and finds his blindness hinders his attempts at jumping. [RF]

2.10 [42] National Velvet: THE CLUB
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 6258
20Nov61 NBC Mon
written by Anne Howard Bailey
directed by Frank McDonald
Guest Cast:
Larry Adare .......... Ned Willis
James McCallion ...... Mi
Richard Correll ...... Joe Tolliver
Synopsis:
A group known as the Pioneer Club requires prospective members to prove
their worth through an act of courage. Velvet wants to join, but so far
she hasn't been able to qualify. [TA]

2.11 [43] National Velvet: THE DESPERADO
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 6245
27Nov61 NBC Mon
written by Lawrence Watkin
directed by Frank McDonald
Guest Cast:
Jack Elam ............ Black Barr
Robert Carricart ..... Escaped criminal
Synopsis:
Little Donald sits in front of the TV set and imagines himself as a
heroic Western lawman. Soon he drifts off into a daydream in which he
captures the villainous Black Barr. [TA]

[--] 04Dec61 - "National Velvet" was pre-empted for
the NBC News special "Japan: East Is West"


2.12 [44] National Velvet: THE EXPERIMENT
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 6251
11Dec61 NBC Mon
written by Ben Perry
directed by Frank McDonald
Guest cast:
John Hart ............ Dr. Loomis
Synopsis:
Velvet has developed an interest in science. So she starts conducting experiments. [TA]

2.13 [45] National Velvet: TERRY
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 6256
25Dec61 NBC Mon
written by Barbara Phipps
directed by Frank McDonald
Guest cast:
Jennie Lynn .......... Terry
Ella Ethridge ........ Terry's Mother
Synopsis:
Terry comes to visit after her mother is injured and is taken away in a
ambalance. The child looks like a boy but is a girl. [RF]

2.14 [46] National Velvet: THE HAUNTED HOUSE
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 6247
01Jan62 NBC Mon
written by Marie Baumer
directed by Frank McDonald
Guest cast:
Elizabeth Harrower.... Ann Roberts
Bill Mullikin ........ Delivery Boy
Synopsis:
While out riding Velvet is told there is a "witch" living in a haunted
house. She was a former rider. [RF]

2.15 [47] National Velvet: STABLE MATES
08Jan62 NBC Mon
written by Margaret Armen
directed by Frank McDonald
Guest cast:
John Hart ............ Dr. Loomis
Ricky Kelman ......... John
Synopsis:
King is homesick for Tiny, he won't race or eat without Tiny. [RF]

2.16 [48] National Velvet: MARTHA'S BEAU
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 9 ? (on copyright)
22Jan62 NBC Mon
written by Anne Howard Bailey
directed by Frank McDonald
Guest cast:
Paul Birch ........... Edgar Torrance
Maxine Gates ......... Samantha Wells
Tim Graham ........... Homer
Synopsis:
Edgar Torrance and Martha went to school together. Herbert is jealous.
Edgar works for the newspaper. Herbert and Edgar get into a bidding war
over Martha's boxed dinner. [RF]

2.17 [49] National Velvet: THE SCANDAL
29Jan62 NBC Mon
written by Peggy Phillips
directed by Frank McDonald
Guest cast:
Susan Seaforth ....... Betty Darnell
Damian O'Flynn ....... Judge
Synopsis:
A classmate of Edwina steals $25.00 from the Class Memorial Fund and
then goes to Edwina for help in replacing the money. [RF]

2.18 [50] National Velvet: THE STAR
05Feb62 NBC Mon
written by Peggy Phillips
directed by Frank McDonald
Guest cast:
Darlene Gillespie .... Beth
Milton Parsons ....... Mr. Whiting
Carl Crow ............ Teddy
Beau Bridges ......... (uncredited)
Synopsis:
Edwina gets to play Juliet in the school play. Velvet has to teach King
to pull a cart. Beth comes to the house to check on Edwina's throat. [RF]

2.19 [51] National Velvet: THE TEST
12Feb62 NBC Mon
written by Anne Howard Bailey
directed by Frank McDonald
Guest cast:
Joan Banks ........... Mrs. Hadley
Richard Correll ...... Alvie
Ricky Kelman ......... John
Synopsis:
While John is given a riding lesson by Mi, Alvie shows up and
challenges John to a race. Alvie's horse is Duke Simon. John is riding Green
Devil, a retired steeplechaser. Mi tells John's mother that the horse is dangerous. [RF]

2.20 [52] National Velvet: THE FEUD
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 10 ? (on copyright)
19Feb62 NBC Mon
Directed by Frank McDonald
Written by Fank Gabrielson
Guest Cast:
Tim Graham ........... Homer
Nora Marlowe
Richard Hale
Robert S. Carson
Synopsis:
Herbert Brown becomes involved in a feud with his neighbor when one of
Herbert's cows is shot by hunters on the neighbor's property. [SC]

2.21 [53] National Velvet: JEOPARDY
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 3 ? (on copyright)
26Feb62 NBC Mon
written by Anne Howard Bailey
directed by Frank McDonald
Guest Cast:
Carl Crow ............ Teddy
Stuart Randall
Brad Trumbull
Synopsis:
While Martha is in town taking care of Donald, Edwina is trying to do
all the work around the house. Teddy calls and distracts Edwina, when
a man comes looking to pick up a horse. [RF]

2.22 [54] National Velvet: ROGUE HORSE
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 4 ? (on copyright)
05Mar62 NBC Mon
written by Anne Howard Bailey
directed by Frank McDonald
Guest Cast:
Tim Graham ........... Homer
Steve Darrell
Harry Lauter
Synopsis:
While out driving Homer finds a horse that looks like King. Velvet is
out riding King and she also she's the wild horse. [RF]

2.23 [55] National Velvet: MI'S CITIZENSHIP
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 6252
12Mar62 NBC Mon
written by Elroy Schwartz & Glenn Wheaton
directed by Frank McDonald
Guest Cast:
Ross Elliott ......... Mark Fielding
Toni Gerry ........... Miss Miller
Addison Richards ..... Inquiry Officer
Synopsis 1:
With Velvet's help, Mi is preparing for his citizenship test
and has practically memorized a book of historical facts. [RF]
Synopsis 2: ????
Mi is accused of stealing in England. They are investigating and want to deport Mi.

2.24 [56] National Velvet: THE RUMOR
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 6266
19Mar62 NBC Mon
written by Patricia Falken Smith
directed by Frank McDonald
Guest Cast:
Roy Barcroft ......... Sam Watkins
Lee Erickson ......... Stable Boy
Harold Gould
Synopsis:
The Hunt club over hears Mi talking about the Farrier, Sam Watkins, who
put a rocker shoe on King. The Hunt Club starts a rumor that the
farrier lamed King for life. Velvet and Mi start a new rumor to correct the false rumor. [RF]

2.25 [57] National Velvet: EDE'S BOMBSHELL
MGM-Velvet prod. no. 6257
26Mar62 NBC Mon
written by Patricia Falken Smith
directed by Frank McDonald
Guest Cast:
Tim Graham ........... Homer Ede
Charlie Briggs ....... Morton
Nora Marlowe ......... Aggie
Synopsis:
Morton comes to visit, the very lazy nephew of Homer's wife. Finally
King scares him so bad he starts running, proving his leg is not injured. [RF]

2.26 [58] National Velvet: THE CLOWN (final episode)
02Apr62 NBC Mon
written by Patricia Falken Smith and William Bast
story by William Bast
directed by Frank McDonald
Guest Cast:
Stuart Erwin ......... Kelly the Clown
Frank Ferguson ....... Jim Morris
Tyler McVey .......... Ed the Sheriff
Synopsis:
Flynn the Magic Clown meets Donald in a old Railroad Car. [RF]

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