CTVA US Music Variety - "The Red Skelton Show" (CBS) Season 6 (1956-57)

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Season 6 (CBS) (1956-57)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox, Tom Alger
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 Tuesdays 9:30-10:00pm Eastern
37 thirty-minute episodes.

26 - live episodes, broadcast in color (survive as B&W kinescopes) (prod. codes in the "prod. no. 56- " format).
10 - shot directly on film, B&W episodes (prod. codes in the "LP90--" format).
1 - unknown (sources vary on whether the 21-May-1957 episode was broadcast live or shot directly on film).

6.1 [--] Red Skelton Show: McPUGG'S COME-BACK (copyright title)
2-Oct-1956 CBS Tue color / prod. no. 56-1 / DCRE: 1956
Producer: Cecil Barker. Director: Seymour Berns.
Writers: Sherwood Schwartz, Jesse Goldstein, Dave O'Brien.
Cast:
Red Skelton … Cauliflower McPugg
Rocky Marciano … Himself
Max Baer … Himself
Max 'Slapsie Maxie' Rosenbloom … Himself
Synopsis:
Rocky meets McPugg during a workout in the gym where McPugg is a janitor. Always dreaming of being a fighter himself and although
he has never made it through the first round, fighter Cauliflower McPugg challenges Rocky Marciano.

6.2 [--] Red Skelton Show: OLYMPIC CLEM (copyright title)
9-Oct-1956 CBS Tue color / prod. no. 56-2 / DCRE: 1956
Producer: Cecil Barker. Director: Seymour Berns.
Writers: Sherwood Schwartz, Jesse Goldstein, Dave O'Brien.
Cast:
Red Skelton … Clem Kadiddlehopper
Corinne Calvet … Natasha
Synopsis:
Clem goes to Melbourne, Australia, to participate in the Olympic games as a weight-lifter. But he's distracted by a beautiful spy (Corinne Calvet)
who wants to distract Clem so he will lose to her country's team.

6.3 [--] Red Skelton Show: BOLIVAR'S SONG (copyright title)
aka SHAGNASTY COMPOSER
16-Oct-1956 CBS Tue color / prod. no. 56-3 / DCRE: 1956
Producer: Cecil Barker. Director: Seymour Berns.
Writers: Sherwood Schwartz, Jesse Goldstein, Dave O'Brien.
Cast:
Red Skelton … Bolivar Shagnasty
Gale Robbins … Bolivar's girlfriend
Peter Potter … Himself
Jimmy McHugh … Himself
Ned Washington … Himself
David Rose … Himself
Dimitri Tiomkin … Himself
Synopsis:
Bolivar, a disgruntled hash house cook, yearns to be a famous song writer. His girlfriend, a waitress and aspiring singer, tries to help Bolivar's
career by performing one of Bolivar's compositions for an unscrupulous song publisher. The couple realize that the song was stolen when they hear
it played on Peter Potter's TV show "Juke Box Jury."
Composers Jimmy McHugh, Ned Washington, David Rose and Dimitri Tiomkin appear as "Juke Box Jury" judges.

6.4 [--] Red Skelton Show: FREDDIE VOTES (copyright title)
aka ELECTION FIDDLE
23-Oct-1956 CBS Tue color / prod. no. 56-4 / DCRE: 1956
Producer: Cecil Barker. Director: Seymour Berns.
Writers: Sherwood Schwartz, Jesse Goldstein, Dave O'Brien.
Cast:
Red Skelton … Freddie the Freeloader
Cesar Romero … Election Official and Politician
Johnny Carson … Himself
Allen Jenkins … Muggsy
Synopsis:
Freddie finds himself the center of attention in a local election. His vote will be the deciding one, and both candidates try to win Freddie to their side.

[--] prod. no. 56-5 - no details

6.5 [---] Red Skelton: THE MAGIC SHOES (copyright title) (film)
30-Oct-1956 CBS Tue b&w / ODAT: 29Oct56 / LP8794
Filming date: 11-Sep-1956
Cast:
Red Skelton … Clem Kadiddlehopper
Sally Forrest … Ballerina
Roland Winters … Cobbler
Nancy Kulp … Witch
Synopsis:
A ballerina turns down the marriage proposal of Clem Kadiddlehopper, a cobbler's son.

[--] prod. no. 56-5 - no details

[---] 6-Nov-1956 CBS Tue - pre-empted for CBS coverage of election returns (for U.S. President and Senate).

6.6 [--] Red Skelton Show: APPLEBY'S MILLION (copyright title)
13-Nov-1956 CBS Tue color / prod. no. 56-7 / DCRE: 1956
Producer: Cecil Barker. Director: Seymour Berns.
Writers: Sherwood Schwartz, Jesse Goldstein, Dave O'Brien.
Cast:
Red Skelton … George Appleby
Virginia Grey … Clara Appleby
Synopsis:
George Appleby, a wife-eaten worm of a husband, receives $1,000,000 from a "Mr. Johnson" with instructions he can have the cash If he never reveals
from whence It came. The wife and mother-in-law get together to enjoy this fortune but when they read that a bank was robbed and there is a $50,000
reward for the robber, their true colors show through to make trouble for all concerned.

[--] prod. no. 56-8 - no details

6.7 [---] Red Skelton: THE FIRST THANKSGIVING (copyright title) (film)
aka "Thanksgiving with the Pilgrims"
20-Nov-1956 CBS Tue b&w / ODAT: 19Nov56 / LP8795
Filming date: 26-Oct-1956
Cast:
Red Skelton … Clem Kadiddlehopper as John Alden
Lola Albright … Priscilla Mullins
Gilchrist (Gil) Stuart … Miles Standish
Kathryn Card … Mrs. Mullins, Priscilla's mother
Synopsis:
A Thanksgiving story during Pilgrim times about the rivalry between John Alden and Miles Standish over the lovely Priscilla Mullins immortalized
in the Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poem "The Courtship of Miles Standish."

6.8 [--] Red Skelton Show: THE ATOMIC SAILOR (copyright title)
27-Nov-1956 CBS Tue color / prod. no. 56-9 / DCRE: 1956
Producer: Cecil Barker. Director: Seymour Berns.
Writers: Sherwood Schwartz, Jesse Goldstein, Dave O'Brien.
Cast:
Red Skelton … Cookie the Sailor
Boris Karloff … Mad Scientist
Eva Gabor
Robert Paget … juvenile
Synopsis:
Cookie (Red) gets kidnapped by a Mad Scientist (Karloff) when he comes into the possession of atomic secrets. He cries like a baby
(June Foray provides the baby cries) and finds himself in hot water at every turn.

6.9 [--] Red Skelton Show: CLEM GOES TO HOLLYWOOD (copyright title)
4-Dec-1956 CBS Tue color / prod. no. 56-10
Producer: Cecil Barker. Director: Seymour Berns.
Writers: Sherwood Schwartz, Jesse Goldstein, Dave O'Brien.
Cast:
Red Skelton … Clem Kadiddlehopper
Marilyn Maxwell … movie star
John Carradine
Fritz Feld
Synopsis:
Clem Kadiddlehopper offers a helping hand to a stranded movie actress, played by Marilyn Maxwell. He soon finds himself embroiled in
a Hollywood musical version of "Hamlet".

[--] prod. no. 56-11 - no details

[--] 11-Dec-1956 CBS Tue - pre-empted for the CBS special "Victor Borge's Comedy in Music."


6.10 [--] Red Skelton Show: SAN FERNANDO GOES STRAIGHT (copyright title)
18-Dec-1956 CBS Tue color / prod. no. 56-12
Producer: Cecil Barker. Director: Seymour Berns.
Writers: Sherwood Schwartz, Jesse Goldstein, Dave O'Brien.
Cast:
Red Skelton … San Fernando Red
Ruth Hussey … department store owne
Synopsis:
A department store owner (Ruth Hussey) is having serious robbery problems at the store. She figures it takes a crook to catch a crook
and hires con man San Fernando Red as a store detective.

6.11 [--] Red Skelton Show: THE COP AND THE ANTHEM- aka - THE CHRISTMAS SHOW
25-Dec-1956 CBS Tue color / prod. no. 56-13 / DCRE: 1956
Based on an original story by O. Henry (William Sydney Porter)
adapted by Sherwood Schwartz & Jesse Goldstein.
Producer: Cecil Barker. Director: Seymour Berns.
Cast:
Red Skelton … Freddie The Freeloader
Allen Jenkins … Muggsy
Sara Berner
Mitchell Boys Choir
Synopsis:
An adaptation of O. Henry's classic story of a tramp who seeks shelter from the Christmas Day cold by trying to get thrown in jail.
Note:
This appears to have been a re-staging of the 1955 Christmas episode.

[--] prod no. 56-14 - no details

6.12 [---] Red Skelton: RESOLUTIONS (copyright title) (film)
1-Jan-1957 CBS Tue b&w / ODAT: 31Dec56 / LP8796
Filming date: unknown
Cast:
Red Skelton … George Appleby / Willie Lump-Lump
Audrey Totter … Clara Appleby / Nancy Lump Lump
Synopsis:
Red plays two different characters who are having problems sticking to their New Year's resolutions, especially since the resolutions were made by their wives.
1) 'Appleby's Diet' - Clara Appleby puts George on a diet.
2) 'Willie on the Wagon' - Willie Lump-Lump's wife plans to put an end to his drinking.

[--] prod. no. 56-15 - no details

[---] 8-Jan-1957 cancelled episode:
“Reporter Clem,” a live episode scheduled for 08Jan1957, was cancelled due to the hospitalization of Red's 9-year-old son Richard.
According to the 11Jan1957 Chicago Tribune, "Where to Dial Today" column:
"Red Skelton did not appear on his scheduled 'live' show the other night because of the grave illness of his son, Richard, who has leukemia...
A filmed show, scheduled for later release, was used instead."

6.13 [---] Red Skelton: FREDDIE THE COUNT (copyright title) (film)
8-Jan-1957 CBS Tue b&w / ODAT: 7Jan57 / LP8793
Filming date: 14-Sep-1956
Cast:
Red Skelton … Freddie The Freeloader
Cesar Romero … Pierre
Synopsis:
Freddie the Freeloader finds himself involved in a Parisian plot to perpetuate a swindle on a French millionaire. Pierre (Cesar Romero)
is a suave swindler who poses as a hobo in order to palm himself off as the missing son of Frontenac, a millionaire.

6.14 [--] Red Skelton Show: SAILOR TAKES A WIFE (copyright title)
15-Jan-1957 CBS Tue color / prod. no. 56-16
Producer: Cecil Barker. Director: Seymour Berns.
Writers: Sherwood Schwartz, Jesse Goldstein, Dave O'Brien.
Cast:
Red Skelton … Cookie the Sailor
Mickey Rooney … Snorkel
Synopsis:
Cookie gets Snorkel to dress as a woman to appear in a man and wife quiz show.
Show opening:
(Pantomime) Woman waking up, putting on make-up and getting dress.

6.15 [--] Red Skelton Show: FREDDIE, THE CONTEST WINNER (copyright title)
22-Jan-1957 CBS Tue color / prod. no. 56-17
Producer: Cecil Barker. Director: Seymour Berns.
Writers: Sherwood Schwartz, Jesse Goldstein, Dave O'Brien.
Cast:
Red Skelton … Freddie the Freeloader
Vincent Price … Warren Glennhall
Allen Jenkins … Muggsy
Synopsis:
Freddie wins a contest entitling him to a trip to Paris. But the sponsors of the contest are so disturbed by Freddie’s appearance they decide
to send him to a gentlemen’s finishing school before releasing the story of his victory.

6.16 [--] Red Skelton Show: CAULIFLOWER WRESTLER (copyright title)
29-Jan-1957 CBS Tue color / prod. no. 56-18
Producer: Cecil Barker. Director: Seymour Berns.
Writers: Sherwood Schwartz, Jesse Goldstein, Dave O'Brien.
Cast:
Red Skelton … Cauliflower McPugg
James Dunn … McPugg's manager
Synopsis:
McPugg learns that if he wins a bout one gambling faction will rub him out, and if he loses another faction will do the same. McPugg asks his
manager (James Dunn) which action he should take.

6.17 [--] Red Skelton Show: FREDDIE FINDS A HEADLIGHT (copyright title)
5-Feb-1957 CBS Tue color / prod. no. 56-19
Producer: Cecil Barker. Director: Seymour Berns
Writers: Sherwood Schwartz, Jesse Goldstein, Dave O'Brien.
Cast:
Red Skelton … Freddie the Freeloader
Eddie Anderson … Rochester
Jack Benny … Himself (cameo appearance)
Allen Jenkins … Muggsy
Synopsis:
Freddie the Freeloader and Muggsy learn that the headlight they found belongs to Jack Benny's 1920 Maxwell.

6.18 [--] Red Skelton Show: REPORTER CLEM (copyright title)
12-Feb-1957 CBS Tue color (postponed from 8-Jan-1957) / prod. no. 56-20
Producer: Cecil Barker. Director: Seymour Berns.
Writers: Sherwood Schwartz, Jesse Goldstein, Dave O'Brien.
Cast:
Red Skelton … Clem Kadiddlehopper
George Raft … Ace Williams
John Ireland
Synopsis:
Clem gets a job at a newspaper after winning a journalism award. To get him out of their hair, the
editors assign Clem the dangerous task of reporting the activities of a notorious gangster, Ace Williams.

6.19 [--] Red Skelton Show: APPLEBY GOES ABROAD (copyright title)
19-Feb-1957 CBS Tue color / prod. no. 56-21
Producer: Cecil Barker. Director: Seymour Berns.
Writers: Sherwood Schwartz, Jesse Goldstein, Dave O'Brien.
Cast:
Red Skelton … George Appleby
Elena Verdugo … Clara Appleby
Synopsis:
Poor George Appleby always winds up the victim of uninvited trouble, especially when he's on vacation in Tangier.

6.20 [--] Red Skelton Show: SAN FERNANDO'S SHOWBOAT (copyright title)
26-Feb-1957 CBS Tue color / prod. no. 56-22
Producer: Cecil Barker. Director: Seymour Berns
Writers: Sherwood Schwartz, Jesse Goldstein, Dave O'Brien.
Cast:
Red Skelton … San Fernando Red
Charlie Ruggles … Cameron Forsythe
Marie Windsor … Jenny Lou
Isabelle Randolph … Mrs. Cameron Forsythe
George N. Neise … Beauegard Forsythe
Eddie Fields … Photographer
Dick Ryan … Poker Player
Synopsis:
San Fernando Red, running a crooked Mississippi Showboat, falls in love with a plantation owner's daughter.

6.21 [--] Red Skelton Show: CLEM STRIKES OIL (copyright title)
5-Mar-1957 CBS Tue color / prod. no. 56-23
Producer: Seymour Berns.
Writers: Sherwood Schwartz, Jesse Goldstein, Dave O'Brien.
Cast:
Red Skelton … Clem Kadiddlehopper
Carol Channing … Daisy June
Peter Lorre … Small Boy
Richard Deacon … Oil Man
Jan Arvan … Paw Kadiddlehopper
Synopsis:
Clem finds oil on the farm and buys a TV studio to make Daisy June a star.
As Daisy June, Carol Channing sings "Heartbreak Hotel."
Opening:
Little Boy plants his first seed with his grandfather.

6.22 [--] Red Skelton Show: FREDDIE'S SURPRISE PARTY (copyright title)
12-Mar-1957 CBS Tue color / prod. no. 56-24
Producer: Cecil Barker. Director: Seymour Berns.
Writers: Sherwood Schwartz, Jesse Goldstein, Dave O'Brien.
Cast:
Red Skelton … Freddy the Freeloader
Edward Everett Horton … Smitty (listed as "Alfred" on imdb)
Synopsis:
Freddie is given a surprise party by his friends of "Paradise Lane". The party turns into a "This Is Your Life" spoof as Freddie is
visited by people from his past.

6.23 [--] Red Skelton Show: APPLEBY'S HOUSE (copyright title)
19-Mar-1957 CBS Tue color / prod. no. 56-25
Producer: Cecil Barker. Director: Seymour Berns.
Writers: Sherwood Schwartz, Jesse Goldstein, Dave O'Brien.
Cast:
Red Skelton … George Appleby
Virginia Grey … Clara Appleby
Synopsis:
Appleby is victimized by real estate operators who sell him a house that's a termite haven and near collapse. Later, George and Clara Appleby
discover that it is a greatly desired piece of property.

6.24 [--] Red Skelton Show: CLEM'S FISH MARKET (copyright title)
26-Mar-1957 CBS Tue color / prod. no. 56-26
Producer: Cecil Barker. Director: Seymour Berns.
Writers: Sherwood Schwartz, Jesse Goldstein, Dave O'Brien.
Cast:
Red Skelton … Clem Kadiddlehopper
Chester Morris … Tony
Robert Armstrong … Lt. Flanagan
Veda Ann Borg … Trixie
Lennie (Leonard) Bremen … mobster
Frankie Darro … mobster
Isabel Randolph … shopper at fish market
Frank Richards … mobster
Synopsis:
Clem Kadiddlehopper runs a fish market on San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf, unwittingly Clem becomes the target of waterfront racketeers who
offer protection run by mob boss Tony.

6.25 [--] Red Skelton Show: ROMEO & JULIET (copyright title)
2-Apr-1957 CBS Tue color / prod. no. 56-27
Producer: Cecil Barker. Director: Seymour Berns.
Writers: Sherwood Schwartz, Jesse Goldstein, Dave O'Brien.
Cast:
Red Skelton … Cookie the Sailor
Jackie Coogan … CPO Muldoon
Arnold Stang … Snorkel
Sue Carlton … Betty
Synopsis:
Warrant Officer Muldoon is intent on his ship company winning a Fleet Drama Award which offers shore leave in Japan. Consequently, he casts
Cookie (Red) as a six-foot-three Romeo and Snorkel as a five-foot-three Juliet. A pretty stowaway also gets into the picture.

6.26 [--] Red Skelton Show: ROBINSON CRUSOE (copyright title)
9-Apr-1957 CBS Tue color / prod. no. 56-28 / DCRE: 1957
Producer: Cecil Barker. Director: Seymour Berns.
Writers: Sherwood Schwartz, Jesse Goldstein, Dave O'Brien.
Cast:
Red Skelton … Freddy the Freeloader
Reginald Denny … explorer
Alan Mowbray … explorer
Synopsis:
Freddie the Freeloader finds a way to earn an easy fortune if he can survive six months on a deserted Pacific Island. He experiences an unusual
turnabout when he becomes a savory delicacy in the eyes of cannibals on the desert island.

6.27 [--] Red Skelton Show: MEAN LITTLE GIRL (copyright title)
16-Apr-1957 CBS Tue color / prod. no. 56-28 (same prod. no. as "Robinson Crusoe"?)
Producer: Cecil Barker. Director: Seymour Berns.
Writers: Sherwood Schwartz, Jesse Goldstein, Dave O'Brien.
Cast:
Red Skelton … George Appleby
Evelyn Rudie … Phoebe
Mary Beth Hughes … Clara Appleby
Lyle Talbot … The Boss
Synopsis:
Bumbling George Appleby has to play nursemaid to his boss' nasty little daughter, Phoebe, who steps into the spotlight as "the mean wittle girl"
an adaptation of Skelton's famous radio character, the "mean wittle lad."

6.28 [--] The Red Skelton Show: BOLIVAR'S DOUBLE (30min) (copyright title)
23-Apr-1957 CBS Tue color / prod. no. 56-29
Producer: Cecil Barker. Director: Seymour Berns.
Writers: Sherwood Schwartz, Jesse Goldstein, Dave O'Brien.
Cast:
Red Skelton … Bolivar Shagnasty / George Appleby
Gerald Mohr … Spike
Virginia Grey … Clara Appleby
Synopsis 1:
Meek George Appleby is a clerk in a jewelry shop when his double, Bolivar, head of a stick-up gang, robs the shop. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
Bolivar Shagnasty is fleeing from the police and takes refuge in the Appleby household. Poor George winds up being mistaken for the jewel thief.

[---] 30-Apr-1957 cancelled episode:
"Cookie in Cuba," a live episode scheduled for 30Apr1957, was cancelled after Red Skelton became ill.
According to Daily "Variety" magazine (May 1, 1957 issue):
"Virus attack forced Red Skelton to cancel out on CBS-TV last night. A filmed show, "The Clown," made by Skelton for showing later in the season, was substituted."

6.29 [---] Red Skelton: THE CLOWN (copyright title) (film)
30-Apr-1957 CBS Tue b&w / copyright date: 29Apr57 / LP12301
Filming date: unknown
Cast:
Red Skelton … Himself
Hedda Hopper …. Herself
Synopsis:
In the main sketch, Hedda Hopper interviews Red Skelton in his dressing room. Red talks about how, as a boy, he wanted to be a circus clown like
this father. In a flashback segment, Red (played by a child actor) runs away to join his dad in the circus.
Series regulars:
The Skelton singers-dancers perform a circus-themed production number.

6.30 [--] The Red Skelton Show: FREDDIE & THE HAPPY HELPER (copyright title)
aka "Freddie's Helpers"
7-May-1957 CBS Tue color / prod. no. 56-30
Producer: Cecil Barker. Director: Seymour Berns.
Writers: Sherwood Schwartz, Jesse Goldstein, Dave O'Brien.
Cast:
Red Skelton … Freddie the Freeloader
Una Merkel … Mrs. Van Wyck
Synopsis:
Freddie the Freeloader and his friends of the road are befriended by a charitable and wealthy matron whose "Happy Helper" group seeks to rehabilitate
the hoboes. Mrs. Van Wyck (Una Merkel) turns her sumptuous mansion into a club for Freddie and his chums.

6.31 [--] The Red Skelton Show: CLEM'S INHERITANCE (copyright title)
a.k.a. CLEM THE MILLIONAIRE
14-May-1957 CBS Tue color / prod. no. 56-33
Producer: Cecil Barker. Director: Seymour Berns.
Writers: Sherwood Schwartz, Jesse Goldstein, Dave O'Brien.
Cast:
Red Skelton … Clem Kadiddlehopper
Vincent Price … Clem's greedy relative
Jayne Meadows … Clem's greedy relative
Synopsis:
Clem finds himself rewarded for a good deed by being made heir to a multimillion dollar estate.

6.32 [--] The Red Skelton Show: COOKIE IN CUBA
21-May-1957 CBS Tue (postponed from 30Apr1957) / prod. no. 56-31
Producer: Cecil Barker. Director: Seymour Berns.
Writers: Sherwood Schwartz, Jesse Goldstein, Dave O'Brien.
Cast:
Red Skelton … Cookie
Mickey Rooney …. Snorkel
Lina Romay … Carmen (cafι singer)
Synopsis:
Cookie and Snorkel try to get shore leave in Cuba so they can catch the luscious Carmen's nightclub dancing act.
Note:
Arnold Stang was scheduled to play "Snorkel" on the cancelled 30Apr1957 broadcast of "Cookie in Cuba."
Note:
In his "All Movie Guide" review, Hal Erickson lists this as a filmed episode. But the "prod. no. 56-31" production code seems to indicate
that this was a live (probably color) show.

6.33 [---] Red Skelton: THE MEDICINE MAN (copyright title) (film)
28-May-1957 CBS Tue b&w / ODAT: 27May57 / LP9074
Filming date: unknown
Cast:
Red Skelton … San Fernando Red
Amanda Blake … Ruby
Pat O'Brien
Synopsis:
San Fernando Red suddenly finds himself almost lynched in a Mid-west town after the never-too-smooth con man tries to peddle a fraudulent elixir.

6.34 [---] Red Skelton: FREDDIE THE STAR (copyright title) (film)
4-Jun-1957 CBS Tue b&w / ODAT: 3Jun57 / LP9073
Filming date: 14-Feb-1957
Cast:
Red Skelton … Freddie the Freeloader
Allen Jenkins … Muggsy
Lyle Talbot … The Director
Frank Wilcox … L.B. Jessup
Rex Allen
Synopsis:
Freddie is groomed for Hollywood stardom after a movie he made years ago is shown on TV. Although the film was originally a flop, it's now become
a sensation among the nation's youth. Has-been cowboy star L.B. Jessup, jealous over Freddie's newfound success, plots revenge.

6.35 [---] Red Skelton: COOKIE'S SECRET (copyright title) (film)
11-Jun-1957 CBS Tue b&w / ODAT: 10Jun57 / LP9075
Filming date: unknown
Cast:
Red Skelton … Cookie the Sailor
Forrest Tucker … Muldoon
Synopsis:
Cookie and his warrant officer, Muldoon, accidentally over-hear a top-secret code word. The two are banished to an isolated island until Washington
sends out a new code word.

6.36 [---] Red Skelton: APPLEBY'S INVENTION (copyright title) (film)
18-Jun-1957 CBS Tue b&w / ODAT: 17Jun57 / LP9076
Filming date: 01-Feb-1957
Cast:
Red Skelton … George Appleby
Jean Parker … Clara Appleby
Roland Winters
Synopsis:
George Appleby creates a robot that will relieve him of the many dreary household chores he must perform at Clara's behest.

6.37 [---] Red Skelton: HOLLYWOOD AGENT (copyright title) (film)
25-Jun-1957 CBS b&w / ODAT: 24Jun57 / LP9077
Filming date: 19-Apr-1957
Cast:
Red Skelton … Freddie The Freeloader & other characters
Gregory Ratoff … Hollywood mogul, Head of Gigantic Pictures
Douglas Fowley … Bo Roos
Allen Jenkins … Muggsy
Synopsis:
The head of Gigantic Pictures is is seeking a new star. Red plays a variety of roles in his efforts to land the job. Doug Fowley plays Red's agent, Bo Roos.

[---] 02-Jul-1957 - start of Summer replacement series "Spotlight Playhouse," an anthology series featuring repeats from "Ford Television Theatre."
 

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