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16 June 1952 (USA) See more »
Margie lives with her father Vern and her crazy schemes get him into trouble especially with his boss Mr. Honeywell. She frequently involves Charlie and Mrs. Odetts in her plans. Freddie is her boyfriend while Roberta likes Vern.
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 (Series Cast Summary - 4 of 78)

Gale Storm ... Margie Albright / ... (126 episodes, 1952-1955)

Charles Farrell ... Vern Albright (126 episodes, 1952-1955)

Clarence Kolb ... George Honeywell / ... (73 episodes, 1952-1955)
Don Hayden ... Freddie Wilson / ... (56 episodes, 1952-1955)

Series Directed by
Hal Yates (103 episodes, 1952-1955)
Series Writing credits
Frank Fox (47 episodes, 1952-1955)
George Carleton Brown (36 episodes, 1952-1955)
Frank Gill Jr. (18 episodes, 1953-1955)
John Kohn (6 episodes, 1953-1954)
Alan Woods (6 episodes, 1953-1954)
Nathaniel Curtis (3 episodes, 1952-1955)
Jim Bullock (2 episodes, 1953-1954)
Robert H. Raff (2 episodes, 1953-1954)

Series Produced by
Hal Roach Jr. .... producer (56 episodes, 1952-1955)
Guy V. Thayer Jr. .... associate producer (53 episodes, 1952-1955)
Roland D. Reed .... executive producer (14 episodes, 1953-1955)
Series Cinematography by
Walter Strenge (39 episodes, 1952-1955)
Series Film Editing by
Bert Jordan (31 episodes, 1952-1955)
Fred Maguire (8 episodes, 1952-1955)
S. Roy Luby (5 episodes, 1952-1953)
Guy Scarpitta (4 episodes, 1952)
Edward W. Williams (2 episodes, 1955)
Series Art Direction by
McClure Capps (40 episodes, 1952-1955)
Eugène Lourié (2 episodes, 1953)
Series Set Decoration by
Rudy Butler (22 episodes, 1952-1955)
Charles S. Thompson (9 episodes, 1953-1955)
Series Makeup Department
Abe Haberman .... makeup artist (5 episodes, 1953-1954)
Series Production Management
Richard L'Estrange .... production manager (36 episodes, 1952-1955)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Nate Watt .... assistant director (17 episodes, 1952-1953)
Wilbur McGaugh .... assistant director / second assistant director (15 episodes, 1954-1955)
Dick Moder .... assistant director (7 episodes, 1952-1954)
Series Sound Department
Charles Althouse .... sound (41 episodes, 1952-1955)
Joel Moss .... sound (41 episodes, 1952-1955)
Jim Bullock .... sound editor / supervising sound editor (34 episodes, 1952-1955)
Cathey Burrow .... sound editor (6 episodes, 1953-1955)
Series Special Effects by
Jack R. Glass .... special photographic effects / special effects (5 episodes, 1953-1955)
Ira Anderson Jr. .... special effects (2 episodes, 1954)
Series Visual Effects by
Jack R. Glass .... photographic effects (28 episodes, 1952-1955)
Series Editorial Department
S. Roy Luby .... supervising editor (19 episodes, 1952-1954)
Fred Maguire .... supervising editor (12 episodes, 1954-1955)
Series Music Department
Robert H. Raff .... music editor (28 episodes, 1953-1955)
Ted Cain .... music editor (12 episodes, 1952-1953)
Alexander Laszlo .... composer: theme music (6 episodes, 1952)
Series Other crew
James Cairncross .... film coordinator / photographic effects / ... (38 episodes, 1952-1955)
Hazel W. Hall .... set continuity / script continuity / ... (36 episodes, 1952-1955)

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Additional Details

30 min (126 episodes)
Aspect Ratio:
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Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Did You Know?

The theme song was titled "Bows and Strings in Teasing" by Alexander Laszlo. It was originally written the Republic film The French Key (1946). Other musical cues were supplied through David Chudnow's MUTEL Music for Television Library. There was no original music created for this show, although Laszlo did a new arrangement of his theme for this series, which is now known as the "My Little Margie" Theme.See more »
[repeated last line]
Vern Albright:Well, that's my little Margie!
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11 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Inspired by "The Best Years of Our Lives"?, 6 March 2002
Author: jeffhill1 ( from Sapporo, Japan

In hindsight, I think "My Little Margie" was a TV sit com version of the Frederick March and Teresa Wright characters in "The Best Years of Our Lives" (if Al Stevenson and Peggy had been on speed). Charles Farrel played a vice president at Honeywell and Todd Investment Counselors. He played Vernon Albright as a guy who would really prefer to apply his considerable financial expertise in the back room with the financial ledgers, but who always seemed to find that his main job was in making a good impression on the rich matron client of the week so that she would give her account or keep her account at Honeywell and Todd. The more he would try to maintain a proper image, the more Margie would get him into some madcap situation in which they were doing things like running through a haunted castle and swinging fireplace pokers at strange characters in medieval armor who were emerging from a huge fireplace and clanking down the hallways. Situations would reach a fever pitch of hysteria; but as Gale Storm always pointed out to Farrel at the end, "It all worked out. And Dad always shrugged with a sigh of a smile, "Well, that's my Little Margie."

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