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"Our Miss Brooks" (1952) More at IMDbPro »TV series 1952-1956

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Release Date:
3 October 1952 (USA) See more »
Miss Brooks teaches English at Madison High, rents a room from Mrs. Davis, gets rides to school with student Walter... See more »
Won Primetime Emmy. Another 6 nominations See more »
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 (Series Cast Summary - 6 of 40)

Eve Arden ... Connie Brooks (130 episodes, 1952-1956)

Gale Gordon ... Osgood Conklin (130 episodes, 1952-1956)
Jane Morgan ... Mrs Margaret Davis / ... (115 episodes, 1952-1956)

Robert Rockwell ... Philip Boynton (107 episodes, 1952-1956)

Richard Crenna ... Walter Denton (94 episodes, 1952-1955)
Gloria McMillan ... Harriet Conklin (92 episodes, 1952-1955)

Series Directed by
Al Lewis (103 episodes, 1952-1955)
John Rich (27 episodes, 1955-1956)
John Claar (8 episodes, 1952-1953)
Phil Booth (6 episodes, 1953)
Series Writing credits
Joseph Quillan (129 episodes, 1952-1956)
Al Lewis (100 episodes, 1952-1955)
Arthur Alsberg (26 episodes, 1953-1956)
John L. Greene (2 episodes, 1955)

Series Produced by
Larry Berns .... producer / production executive (55 episodes, 1953-1956)
Series Original Music by
Wilbur Hatch (47 episodes, 1952-1955)
Series Cinematography by
Karl Freund (126 episodes, 1952-1956)
Robert De Grasse (3 episodes, 1954-1955)
Series Film Editing by
Bud Molin (34 episodes, 1952-1953)
Douglas Hines (29 episodes, 1953-1954)
Bud S. Isaacs (19 episodes, 1954-1955)
John Woodcock (11 episodes, 1955-1956)
Dann Cahn (7 episodes, 1952-1953)
Series Art Direction by
Theobold Holsopple (44 episodes, 1953-1955)
Claudio Guzmán (34 episodes, 1955-1956)
Series Set Decoration by
Ted Offenbecker (78 episodes, 1953-1956)
Series Makeup Department
Bertha French .... key hair stylist (117 episodes, 1952-1956)
Robert Cowan .... makeup artist (12 episodes, 1956)
Series Production Management
Argyle Nelson .... production manager (79 episodes, 1953-1956)
Larry Berns .... production executive (73 episodes, 1952-1955)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bert Spurlin .... assistant director (86 episodes, 1953-1956)
Series Art Department
Donald P. Desmond .... set constructor (77 episodes, 1954-1956)
Reggie Smith .... property master (12 episodes, 1956)
Mel Lester .... still art (4 episodes, 1955)
Ted Offenbecker .... set director (2 episodes, 1955)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
John Claar .... camera director / camera direction / ... (59 episodes, 1952-1955)
Maury Thompson .... camera coordinator (12 episodes, 1956)
Sheldon Leonard .... camera director (2 episodes, 1953-1954)
Series Editorial Department
Donald Freeman .... colorist / lead colorist (87 episodes, 1952-1956)
Dann Cahn .... editorial supervisor / editor (80 episodes, 1952-1956)
John Woodcock .... film editor (23 episodes, 1955-1956)
Series Music Department
Wilbur Hatch .... music director / musical director (45 episodes, 1953-1955)
Series Other crew
Larry Berns .... production executive (4 episodes, 1952-1954)
Al Lewis .... script consultant / story editor (3 episodes, 1955)

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30 min
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1.33 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Mrs. Davis's cat was named MinervaSee more »
Daisy Enright:When I was in my teens, there weren't very many stars on television.
Connie Brooks:When you were in your teens, there weren't many stars on the flag.
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in "Jeopardy!: Episode #1.1" (1984)See more »
Brooks ThemeSee more »


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14 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
Author: ivan beshkov ( from LOS ANGELES

To me this is the funniest TV sitcom ever made. Its type of humor is absolutely unique and can't be found anywhere else, a refined type of camp that produces a ticklish bitter-sweet inner chuckle. One wonders how much Eve Arden had to do with it. The show is unthinkable without her. In other roles she exhibits the same trademark worldweariness. Half the time she seems to be talking to herself, surrounded as she is, by a mass of clueless, shallow, though likable humanity. Miss Brooks inhabits a kind of solipsistic universe in which she seems to be the only one really alive. Yet the deadness of others seems to drag her down to a point where she is just going through the motions of living. Depression was never funnier. All other characters are adorable, particularly the landlady.

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