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Seasons:
1 | 2
Release Date:
9 October 1953 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
This series was about a somewhat grumpy and uptight banker, Cosmo Topper, and the ghosts which only he could see or hear... See more »
Awards:
Nominated for Primetime Emmy. See more »
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Movie Icon Sterling Dead at 88
 (From WENN. 1 June 2006)

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Cast

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Anne Jeffreys ... Marion Kerby / ... (78 episodes, 1953-1955)

Robert Sterling ... George Kerby (78 episodes, 1953-1955)

Leo G. Carroll ... Cosmo Topper (78 episodes, 1953-1955)
Buck ... Neil (76 episodes, 1953-1955)
Lee Patrick ... Henrietta Topper (63 episodes, 1953-1955)
Thurston Hall ... Mr. Schuyler / ... (35 episodes, 1953-1955)
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Series Directed by
Lew Landers (12 episodes, 1954-1955)
Paul Landres (5 episodes, 1954)
Philip Rapp (3 episodes, 1953-1954)
 
Series Writing credits
Thorne Smith (78 episodes, 1953-1955)
George Oppenheimer (25 episodes, 1953-1955)
Philip Rapp (19 episodes, 1954-1955)
Robert Riley Crutcher (17 episodes, 1954-1955)
Stephen Sondheim (11 episodes, 1953-1954)
Stanley Davis (3 episodes, 1954-1955)
Donn Mullally (3 episodes, 1954-1955)
Elon Packard (3 episodes, 1954-1955)
Norman Paul (2 episodes, 1954-1955)
Robert Thomsen (2 episodes, 1954)

Series Produced by
John W. Loveton .... producer / co-executive producer (13 episodes, 1954)
Bernard Schubert .... producer (13 episodes, 1954)
 
Series Cinematography by
Gert Andersen (5 episodes, 1954)
Kenneth Peach (4 episodes, 1954)
 
Series Film Editing by
Nick DeMaggio (6 episodes, 1954)
Chuck Gladden (2 episodes, 1954)
 
Series Casting by
Ralph Acton (1 episode, 1954)
 
Series Art Direction by
Arthur Lonergan (6 episodes, 1954)
Walter Koessler (3 episodes, 1954)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Fred M. MacLean (6 episodes, 1954)
James Roach (3 episodes, 1954)
 
Series Production Management
Herbert E. Stewart .... production manager (9 episodes, 1954)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
William Kissell .... assistant director (5 episodes, 1954)
Willard M. Reineck .... assistant director (4 episodes, 1954)
 
Series Sound Department
Frank Goodwin .... sound engineer / sound (9 episodes, 1954)
Buddy Myers .... re-recording / sound re-recording mixer / ... (3 episodes, 1954)
 
Series Editorial Department
Tholen Gladden .... supervising editor (9 episodes, 1954)
 
Series Music Department
Roy Ingraham .... composer: theme music (69 episodes, 1953-1955)
Charles Koff .... composer: theme music (69 episodes, 1953-1955)
Edward Paul .... composer: theme music (69 episodes, 1953-1955)
 
Series Other crew
Philip Rapp .... supervising story editor / script editor (8 episodes, 1954)
 

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Additional Details

Runtime:
30 min (78 episodes)
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Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

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Trivia:
Ghostly couple Robert Sterling and Anne Jeffreys were also married in real life.See more »
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7 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Among my first memories., 2 January 2000
Author: thom-15 from Scottsdale AZ

A terrific series. Leo G. Carroll remains to this day as "Topper" - no one else does him justice. Does anyone recall Neil the vanishing St. Bernard? Not seen in the movie versions but but comically memorable.

Does anybody know if these are broadcast anywhere or available on videotape?

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