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The DuPont Show with June Allyson, 1959-1961

1959-1961
 Series
Identifier: 1995-300-VIII.

Dates

  • 1959-1961

Scope and Contents

Also known as The June Allyson Show, by Four Star-Pamric Production. This anthology drama series aired on CBS from 1959 to 1961. There were fifty-seven episodes over two seasons. Each episode was thirty minutes. Actress June Allyson (1917-2006) was the third woman to host an anthology series on network television. She began her career on Broadway and later signed with MGM, where she established a “girl next door” image. Allyson stars in a little less than half of the episodes. Many episodes feature prominent actors such as Bette Davis, Ginger Rogers, Dick Powell, Ron Howard, Carolyn Jones, Harpo Marx, Ronald Reagan, Anne Baxter, Don Rickles, and Dean Stockwell. The last episode, “Death of the Temple Bay”, starring Lloyd Bridges, was the pilot for The Lloyd Bridges Show. This series contains fifty-one of the fifty-seven episodes.

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Extent

From the Collection: 70 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

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