(December 30, 1937 - c.January 3, 1938) "Straw Hat," original comedy; written by Kurt Unkelbach; staged, produced, and directed by Nat Burns
; with Frederick A. Bell
(portraying Ossie); Nat Burns
(portraying Mac Bodeen); Frances Clay (portraying Tillie); Barbara Billingsley
(as Barbara Combes) (portraying Laureen Lee in her ...
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[In 1992]: They like to have that kind of family, the kids would, I think. Today [as you know] mothers work. I was working, but not June Cleaver and because they work, things some things have to slip, and I think it's better to let the house go than the children.
The Cleaver clan became the iconic 1950s American nuclear family. As the mother in the show, Barbara was often seen performing her household duties wearing complementary pearls and earrings. The pearls actually were her idea. The actress bore a noticeable surgical scar on her neck and wore a strand of pearls to conceal it from the cameras.