CTVA US Talk Show - "Allen Ludden's Gallery" (Syndicated)(1969)

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Allen Ludden's Gallery (1969)
 Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox
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ALLEN LUDDEN'S GALLERY
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Syndicated

US Talk Show 1969  60 episodes x 90 min (12 weeks)

Host Allen Ludden

Musical director H.B. Barnum

H.B. Barnum and His Band

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[00] Allen Ludden's Gallery [Preview]
22May1969 Synd Thur [Independent Press-Telegram]
KTTV offers a 'Sneak Preview' of a series being taped at their studios for national syndication.
Sue Raney, Jackie Vernon, Otis Young guest
with word portraits on Walter Brennan and Lenny Bruce,
music by Belland & Sommerville with Danny Cox.

[00] Allen Ludden's Gallery [See Episode #20] [Pilot?]
23May1969 Synd Fri [Independent Press-Telegram]
Roger Smith, Gerri Granger, Jack DeLeon,
the Back Porch Majority, Dorothy Manners
with a "word portrait" of Mia Farrow.

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Syndicated Monday to Friday (90 min) (23Jun69-12Sep69)(Reruns 15Sep69-26Sep69)

[01] Allen Ludden's Gallery [Premiere]
23Jun1969 Synd Mon
Guests
actor Ken Berry of "Mayberry RFD"
vocalist Gerri Granger
comedian Harvey Korman and
folk-singing group The Back Porch Majority.

[02] Allen Ludden's Gallery
24Jun1969 Synd Tue
01Jul1969 Synd Tue [Tucson]
Guests
actress Bridget Hanley
comedy writer Allan Sherman,
vocalist Damita Jo
The Back Porch Majority group entertains,
and word-portraits are given of
Humphrey Bogart (by writer Joe Hyams)
and Barbra Streisand (by John Hollowell).

[03] Allen Ludden's Gallery
25Jun1969 Synd Wed
Guests
actor Bill Bixby
comedian Norm Crosby
singer Lynn Kellogg
and The Back Porch Majority
with John Gregory Dunne author of "The Studio" gives a word portrait of a Death Valley California nurse
(Pat Gardellas) who was arrested for practicing medicine without a license.

[04] Allen Ludden's Gallery
26Jun1969 Synd Thur
Guests
actor Michael Landon
comedian Rich Little
singer Linda Ronstadt
and The Back Porch Majority
with word portraits of John Lennon by Betty Rollin and on Mickey Cohen by Dean Jennings.

[05] Allen Ludden's Gallery
27Jun1969 Synd Fri
Guests
actor Richard Dawson
writer-singer Kay Thompson
and the Back Porch Majority
with word portraits of Mrs. Dean Martin by Vernon Scott and of Jim Brown by Jill Schary.
Pro football player turned actor Jim Brown is described by writer Jill Schary.

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[06] Allen Ludden's Gallery
30Jun1969 Synd Mon
28Jul1969 Synd Mon [Chronicle]
Guests
actor Andy Griffith
comedienne-writer Jeannine Burnier
comedian Glen Ash
and The Randy Sparks Collection
with word portraits of Jimmy Durante by Bob Thomas and Wilt Chamberlain by Mel.
*Note: Randy Sparks founded the New Christy Minstrels in 1961 and The Back Porch Majority in 1963.

[07] Allen Ludden's Gallery
01Jul1969 Synd Tue
Guests
actor William Shatner
vocalist Kim Weston
comedian Scoey Mitchell
and the comedy team of Clair and McMahon
and the featured Randy Sparks Collection
with a word portrait of Paul Newman by Wayne Warga.

[08] Allen Ludden's Gallery
02Jul1969 Synd Wed
Guests
actor Barry Nelson
Country singer Tammy Wynette
comedian Sammy Shore
and the Back Porch Majority
with word portraits of Faye Dunaway by Dorothy Manners and Tom Smothers by Richard Warren.

[09] Allen Ludden's Gallery
03Jul1969 Synd Thur
21Aug1969 Synd Thur [Daily Review]
Guests
comedienne Carol Burnett
comedian Charles Nelson Reilly
singer John Gary
actor Bill Quinn
and the Back Porch Majority.
with a word portrait of Paul Crump by Louie Robinson.

[10] Allen Ludden's Gallery
04Jul1969 Synd Fri
Guests
actor Clint Walker
comedian Georgie Kaye
singer Helen O'Connell
and the Back Porch Majority
with word portraits of Kim Novak by Bill Davidson
and of Cliff Robertson by Ivy Wilson.

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[11] Allen Ludden's Gallery
07Jul1969 Synd Mon
Guests
actor Robert Reed
singers Frankie Randall
and Cathie Taylor
the Danny Cox Trio
and the comedy act of Belland and Somerville
with word portraits of Mae West by Kevin Thomas and James Garner by Helen Gould.

[12] Allen Ludden's Gallery
08Jul1969 Synd Tue
Guests
actor Pat O'Brien
actress Susan Oliver
singer Hal Frazier
the Danny Cox Trio
and the comedy act of Belland and Somerville
with a word portrait by Leo Guild of Debbie Reynolds and columnist Army Archerd describes Bob Hope.

[13] Allen Ludden's Gallery
09Jul1969 Synd Wed
09Aug1969 Synd Sat [Tucson]
Guests
singer-dancer Ann Miller
actor Jean-Pierre Aumont
comedian London Lee
and The Randy Sparks Collection
with a word portrait of Cary Grant by James Bacon and Rochelle Reed describes James Brown.

[14] Allen Ludden's Gallery
10Jul1969 Synd Thur
Guests
Godfather of soul singer James Brown
vocalist Marva Whitney
comedian Marty Allen
magazine editor Helen Gurley Brown
and The Randy Sparks Collection.
with vocal portraits of Jane Fonda by Jill Schary.

[15] Allen Ludden's Gallery
11Jul1969 Synd Fri
Guests
actor Ed Begley
comedian Jackie Kahane
songstress Spanky Wilson
and The Randy Sparks Collection.
with word portraits are painted by Dr. Eugene Schoenfeld of Dr. Albert Schweitzer and of Angela Lansbury by John Hallowell.

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[16] Allen Ludden's Gallery
14Jul1969 Synd Mon
21Jul1969 Synd Mon [Nashua]
Guests
actress Kay Medford
actor David Canary
comedian Charles Nelson Reilly
and The Back Porch Majority
with verbal portraits are given of Jerry Lewis by Peter Bogdanovich and Lou Rawls by Leonard Feather

[17] Allen Ludden's Gallery
15Jul1969 Synd Tue
guests
singer Frankie Randall
TV personality Virginia Graham
comedian Jerry Shane
the Danny Cox Trio
and former convict Ernie Harris who discusses the Seventh Step Foundation, a program to help felons.
Charles Einstein gives a word portrait of Bill Lear, electronics wizard.

[18] Allen Ludden's Gallery
16Jul1969 Synd Wed
30Jul1969 Synd Wed [Tucson]
guests
actor Bob Crane
singer Joanie Sommers who sings "I Feel Fine" and "Just a Little Lovin'"
comedian Jeremy Vernon
and the Back Porch Majority
with word portraits by writer Lorrain Gaugin of actor Anthony Quinn and George Christy describes actress Joanne Woodward.

[19] Allen Ludden's Gallery
17Jul1969 Synd Thur
29Jul1969 Synd Tue [Tucson]
guests
actor John Saxon
singer Merrilee Rush
comedian Scoey Mitchell
and the Back Porch Majority
with word portraits of Jim Morrison of the Doors and Nancy Sinatra are the subjects by Digby Diehl and Rona Barrett.

[20] Allen Ludden's Gallery [Rerun of Pilot?]
18Jul1969 Synd Fri
guests
actor Roger Smith
singer Gerri Granger
comedian Jack DeLeon
and the Back Porch Majority
with Dorothy Manners who paints a word picture of Mia Farrow.

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[21] Allen Ludden's Gallery
21Jul1969 Synd Mon [rerun]
guests
actress Diane Baker
comedians Redd Foxx
and Glen Ash
with a word portrait of Laurence Harvey.

[22] Allen Ludden's Gallery
22Jul1969 Synd Tue
guests
actor Sal Mineo
comedienne Rose Marie
singer-actor Ron Husmann
and The Randy Sparks Collection
with writer Alex Haley who gives a word portrait of Malcolm X and Ruth Waterbury portrays Sophia Loren.

[23] Allen Ludden's Gallery
23Jul1969 Synd Wed
guests
actress Barbara Anderson of "Ironside" tv series
comic Jerry Van Dyke
singer O.C. Smith
inventor Bill Lear
Danny Cox Trio
and the comic duo Belland and Somerville
with a word portrait of Red Skelton by Bill Davidson.

[24] Allen Ludden's Gallery
24Jul1969 Synd Thur
guests
actress Mary Tyler Moore
Broadway singing star John Raitt
comedian Sammy Shore
Danny Cox Trio
and the comic duo Belland and Somerville
with word portraits of Lillian Gish of the early days of acting when actors made $10 a week and were not
admitted to first class hotels and James Brodhead describes Johnny Carson.

[25] Allen Ludden's Gallery
25Jul1969 Synd Fri
guests
actor Barry Sullivan
singers Jackie Curtiss
and Jody Miller
and the Randy Sparks Collection
with word portrait by Muriel Davidson of Bing Crosby and Ray Charles.

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[26] Allen Ludden's Gallery
28Jul1969 Synd Mon
guests
actor Hugh O'Brian
dancer-singer Chita Rivera
comedian Scoey Mitchell
and the Back Porch Majority
with a word portrait of Kirk Douglas by Rona Barrett.

[27] Allen Ludden's Gallery
29Jul1969 Synd Tue
guests
actor Jack Palance
actor-comedian Pat Buttram
Country singer Faron Young
singer-actress E.J. Peaker
and The Randy Sparks Collection
with a word portrait of Dr. Seuss by Donald Freeman.

[28] Allen Ludden's Gallery
30Jul1969 Synd Wed
guests
actress Pamela Mason
singer Tommy Roe
comic personality Simmy Bow
The Randy Sparks collection
with a word portrait of Vanessa Redgrave by C. Robert Jennings and J. Paul Getty by Edana Romney.

[29] Allen Ludden's Gallery
31Jul1969 Synd Thur [Press-Telegram]
07Aug1969 Synd Thur [Bucks County PA]
08Aug1969 Synd Fri [Tucson]
guests
actor Brock Peters
actress-singer-dancer Bayn Johnson
comic Larry Wilde
with word portraits of Tony Curtis by Richard Warren Lewis and Dick Kleiner describes Tiny Tim.

[30] Allen Ludden's Gallery
01Aug1969 Syn Fri
guests
actor Gary Conway
singer Bambi McCormick
and the comic duo Patchett and Tarsus
with word portraits of Robert Mitchum and Mickey Mouse.

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[31] Allen Ludden's Gallery
04Aug1969 Synd Mon
guests
actor Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
actress Susan Barrett
comedian Rip Taylor
Danny Cox Trio
and the comic duo of Belland and Somerville
with word portraits of Rona Barrett by Joan Barthel and James Stewart by Peter Bogdanovich.

[32] Allen Ludden's Gallery
05Aug1969 Synd Tue
guests
actor Carl Betz
columnist Rona Barrett
comedian Allan Drake
R&B singer Rhetta Hughes
Danny Cox Trio
and the comic duo of Belland and Somerville
with a word portrait of Eldridge Cleaver by Karl Fleming.

[33] Allen Ludden's Gallery
06Aug1969 Synd Wed
guests
musician Lionel Hampton
actor Leonard Nimoy
writer Jeannine Burnier
Danny Cox Trio
and the comic duo of Belland and Somerville
with a word portrait by Bill Davidson of Clark Gable and his wives Josephine Dillon, Maria Langham,
Carole Lombard, Lady Sylvia Ashley and Kay Williams Sprockles.

[34] Allen Ludden's Gallery
07Aug1969 Synd Thur
guests
actor Jack Albertson
humorist Mort Sahl
comedienne Cathy Carlson
Danny Cox Trio
and the comic duo of Belland and Somerville
with word portraits of Connie Stevens and Jim Webb.

[35] Allen Ludden's Gallery
08Aug1969 Synd Fri
guests
actor Steve Forrest
singer Hal Frazier
actress Jane Kean
and The Back Porch Majority
with word portraits of Marlo Thomas and Candice Bergen.

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[36] Allen Ludden's Gallery
11Aug1969 Synd Mon
guests
singer Bobby Vee
actress Susan Saint James
comedian Pat Henry
and The Back Porch Majority
with word portraits by Muriel Davidson of Ingrid Bergman and Charles Einstein does the same for Willie Mays.

[37] Allen Ludden's Gallery
12Aug1969 Synd Tue
guests
host Peter Marshall host of "Hollywood Squares" sings "Skip a Rope" and "Little White Lies".
comic actor Dick Gautier
actress Sondra Locke
author Bill Davidson who does a word portrait of Jackie Gleason
Marten Ellison author of "Love Ain't Nothin' But Love Misspelled", who has Steve McQueen as his subject.

[38] Allen Ludden's Gallery
13Aug1969 Synd Wed
guests
entertainer Gypsy Rose Lee
singer-actress Della Reese
actor James Brolin
and the Back Porch Majority
with portraits of Fidel Castro by Robert Cohen and of Lee Marvin by Cynthia Lindsay.

[39] Allen Ludden's Gallery
14Aug1969 Synd Thur
guests
entertainer Gypsy Rose Lee
singer Jackie DeShannon
actress Sue Lyon
and actor George Lindsey
with Ruth Waterbury does a word picture of Doris Day.
William Buckley is described by Dan Wakefield.

[40] Allen Ludden's Gallery
15Aug1969 Synd Fri
guests
comedian Jack Carter
singer Joe Williams
actress Deanna Lund
Dykes Simmons Jr. escapee from a Mexican prison
Charles Champlain gives a word portrait of actor Sidney Poitier.

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[41] Allen Ludden's Gallery
18Aug1969 Synd Mon
guests
TV hostess Arlene Francis
bandleader Skitch Henderson
with a word portrait by film producer Peter Bogdanovich of Jimmy Stewart behind the scenes.

[42] Allen Ludden's Gallery
19Aug1969 Synd Tue
guests
actor Kurt Kasznar
actress Joan Hackett
singer Gerri Granger
and comedian Scoey Mitchell

[43] Allen Ludden's Gallery
20Aug1969 Synd Wed
guests
actor Doug McClure
singer Angleine Butler
comedian Norm Crosby
and psychic Kenny Kingston.

[44] Allen Ludden's Gallery
21Aug1969 Synd Thur
guests
actor Richard Long
comedian Jackie Vernon
singer Gerri Granger
With a word portrait of O.J. Simpson by sportswriter Dwight Chapin.

[Tucson]
21Aug1969 Synd Thur
Correspondent Martin Kasindorf paints a word portrait of Jimmy Webb, who has written over 100 songs at the age of 22.
Some of these songs are "Up, Up and Away", "By the Time I Get to Phoenix", "Wichita Lineman" and "Galveston"

[45] Allen Ludden's Gallery
22Aug1969 Synd Fri
guests
actor Frankie Avalon
comedian Paul Gilbert
actress Abby Dalton
with word portraits of Commander Lloyd Bucher by Karl Flemming and Judy Garland by Vernon Scott.

[Tucson]
Bob Thomas author of "Thablerg" paints a word portrait of actor Marlon Brando.

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[46] Allen Ludden's Gallery
25Aug1969 Synd Mon [Oakland Tribune]
guests
actor Dennis Cole,
Country singer Ferlin Husky,
actress Sharon Cash
and the Back Porch Majority

[47] Allen Ludden's Gallery
26Aug1969 Synd Tue
guests
actress Senta Berger
actor Pat Harrington Jr.
singer Johnny Tillotson who sings "Gentle On My Mind".
comic duo Bruce Belland and David Somerville (who sing "Early in the Morning")
and Danny Cox Trio
with word portraits by writer Burt Prelutsky of Oscar Levant and Marilyn Beck who portrays Lawrence Welk.

[48] Allen Ludden's Gallery
27Aug1969 Synd Wed
guests
actress Linda Cristal
singer Mason Williams
vocal team of Belland and Somerville
comedy team of Skiles and Henderson
Danny Cox Trio
with word pictures of Bridget Bardot by Betty Rollin
John Wayne by Wayne Warga are presented.

[49] Allen Ludden's Gallery
28Aug1969 Synd Thur
guests
singer Johnny Mathis
comic Marty Ingels
comedienne Vicki Lawrence
comic duo of Belland and Somerville
and the Danny Cox Trio
with word pictures by Ed Reid of Vito Genovese.
and Wayne Warga describes John Wayne.

[50] Allen Ludden's Gallery
29Aug1969 Synd Fri [Press-Telegram] 11PM
guests
singer Sue Raney
comedian Jackie Vernon
actor Otis Young of "The Outcasts" TV show
with word pictures by John Weaver of Lenny Bruce.
Carolyn Sec describes Walter Brennan.
Miss Raney tells of her national chairmanship of "The Silent Majority" a group dedicated to helping youth.

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[51] Allen Ludden's Gallery
01Sep1969 Synd Mon
29Aug1969 Synd Fri [Oakland Tribune]
guests
comedienne Kaye Ballard
actor Jean-Paul Vignon
comic Jerry Shane
and basketball player Bill Russell
with a word portrait of Julie Andrews.

[52] Allen Ludden's Gallery
02Sep1969 Synd Tue [Independent Press-Telegram]
guests
actor Alejandro Rey
singer Mary Lou Collins
and comic actor Stu Gilliam
with a word portrait by Rona Barrett of Kirk Douglas in which she details his great need to be loved, major
disappointments and the resulting personality manifestations.

[--] rerun from July 17, 1969
actor John Saxon
singer Merilee Rush
and comedian Scoey Mitchell
with a word portrait by Wayne Warpa of the L.A. Times of Paul Newman.

[53] Allen Ludden's Gallery
03Sep1969 Synd Wed
29Aug1969 Synd Fri [Daily Review]
guests
actor Maurice Evans
comedian Dick Smothers
writer Jeannie Burnier
and singer-musician Robie Porter
with a word portrait of Errol Flynn.

[54] Allen Ludden's Gallery
04Sep1969 Synd Thur
guests
TV game show host Tom Kennedy
singer Thelma Houston
comedy team of Hendra and Ullett
and the Back Porch Majority
with Jim Testa who describes the 7th Step Foundation that prepares felons for prison release
Muriel Davidson gives a word picture of Grace Kelly.

[55] Allen Ludden's Gallery
05Sep1969 Synd Fri
guests
actor George Maharis
actress Nancy Ames
and comedian Scoey Mitchell
with word portraits of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton.

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[56] Allen Ludden's Gallery
08Sep1969 Synd Mon
07Jul1969 Synd Mon [Chronicle]
04Aug1969 Synd Mon [Morgantown WV][Nashua]
guests
actor Barry Nelson
actress Nichelle Nichols
comedian Simmy Bow
and The Randy Sparks Collection
with word portraits of Sal Mineo by Nat Freedland and Jean Harlow by Bob Thomas.

[57] Allen Ludden's Gallery
09Sep1969 Synd Tue
guests
actress Jane Wyman
actor David Canary
Country singer Roy Clark
and The Randy Sparks Collection.
with a word portrait by Hollywood correspondent for the London Weekly, Ivy Wilson of actor Cliff Robertson.

[58] Allen Ludden's Gallery
10Sep1969 Synd Wed [Press-Telegram]
guests
comedienne Imogene Coca
singer Tom Sullivan
and the comedy team of Bill and Quinn (Billy Vader and Quinn Redeker)
with a word portrait by Edana Romney recently named England's Woman of the Year of Laurence Harvey;
Wayne Warga does a picture with words about Ed Sullivan.

[59] Allen Ludden's Gallery
11Sep1969 Synd Thur
guests
pianist Victor Borge
actress Nina Foch
singer Lenny Welch
and comedian Prof. Irwin Corey

[60] Allen Ludden's Gallery [Final New Episode of the series].
12Sep1969 Synd Fri
guests
actress Carol Channing
comedian Morey Amsterdam
singer Angleine Butler
and Belland & Somerville

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Reruns - Syndicated (15Sep69-26Sep69)(2 weeks)
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[--] Allen Ludden's Gallery
15Sep1969 Synd Mon [rerun of #46]
guests
actor Dennis Cole, Country singer Ferlin Husky, Sharon Cash and the Back Porch Majority

[--] Allen Ludden's Gallery
16Sep1969 Synd Tue [rerun of #42][Redlands]
guests
actor Kurt Kaszner, actress Joan Hackett, singer Gerri Granger and comedian Scoey Mitchell

[--] Allen Ludden's Gallery
17Sep1969 Synd Wed [rerun of #21]
guests
actress Diane Baker
comedians Redd Foxx
and Glen Ash
with a word portrait of Laurence Harvey.

[--] Allen Ludden's Gallery
18Sep1969 Synd Thur [rerun of #53]
guests
actor Maurice Evans, comedian Dick Smothers, writer Jeannie Burnier,
Robie Porter with a word portrait of Errol Flynn.

[--] Allen Ludden's Gallery
19Sep1969 Synd Fri [rerun of #51]
guests
Kaye Ballard, Jean-Paul Vignon, Jerry Shane, Bill Russell with a word portrait of Julie Andrews.


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[--] Allen Ludden's Gallery
22Sep1969 Synd Mon [rerun of #57]
Jane Wyman, Roy Clark, David Canary

[--] Allen Ludden's Gallery
23Sep1969 Synd Tue
[rerun of ?]
Jan Murray, Steve Allen, Chuck Barris, Betty Walker

[--] Allen Ludden's Gallery
24Sep1969 Synd Wed [rerun of #43]
Doug McClure, Norm Crosby, Angeline, Butler, Kenny Kingston.

[--] Allen Ludden's Gallery
25Sep1969 Synd Thur [rerun of #44]
Jackie Vernon, Gerri Granger, Richard Long.

[--] Allen Ludden's Gallery [Final Rerun of the series].
26Sep1969 Synd Fri [rerun of #55]
George Maharis, Nancy Ames, Scoey Mitchell

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