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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Release Date:
29 September 1956 (USA) See more »
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Awards:
Nominated for Primetime Emmy. See more »
NewsDesk:
(2 articles)
American TV Star Storm Dies
 (From WENN. 29 June 2009, 4:06 AM, PDT)

'My Little Margie' Gale Storm, dead at 87
 (From Monsters and Critics. 28 June 2009, 7:50 PM, PDT)

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The best comedy series of all time! See more (2 total) »

Cast

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Gale Storm ... Susanna Pomeroy (126 episodes, 1956-1960)

Zasu Pitts ... Elvira Nugent / ... (126 episodes, 1956-1960)

Roy Roberts ... Capt. Simon P. Huxley (87 episodes, 1956-1960)
James Fairfax ... Cedric, the Steward / ... (68 episodes, 1956-1959)
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Series Directed by
William A. Seiter (54 episodes, 1956-1960)
Charles Barton (14 episodes, 1956-1958)
Norman Z. McLeod (9 episodes, 1958)
James V. Kern (3 episodes, 1959-1960)
John Rich (2 episodes, 1956)
Richard Kinon (2 episodes, 1959)
 
Series Writing credits
Bill Freedman (32 episodes, 1956-1960)
Larry Rhine (31 episodes, 1956-1959)
Lee Karson (21 episodes, 1956-1959)
John Fenton Murray (12 episodes, 1957-1959)
Alex Gottlieb (11 episodes, 1957-1959)
Hal Fimberg (6 episodes, 1957-1958)
John L. Greene (5 episodes, 1956-1959)
George Carleton Brown (4 episodes, 1956-1959)
Frank Gill Jr. (4 episodes, 1956-1959)
Phil Shuken (3 episodes, 1956-1959)
Joel Kane (3 episodes, 1958-1959)
Nathaniel Curtis (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
Bernard Ederer (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
Ben Gershman (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
Erna Lazarus (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
Bob White (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
Hal Goldman (2 episodes, 1956)
Al Gordon (2 episodes, 1956)
Hendrik Vollaerts (2 episodes, 1957-1958)
Robert Gottlieb (2 episodes, 1958)
Herbert Finn (2 episodes, 1960)

Series Produced by
Alex Gottlieb .... producer (25 episodes, 1956-1959)
Hal Roach Jr. .... executive producer (19 episodes, 1956-1958)

Lou Derman .... producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
Leon Klatzkin (15 episodes, 1956-1959)
 
Series Cinematography by
Lothrop B. Worth (11 episodes, 1956-1957)
Eddie Fitzgerald (8 episodes, 1957-1959)
 
Series Film Editing by
Bert Jordan (10 episodes, 1956-1959)
Fred Maguire (8 episodes, 1956-1958)
 
Series Casting by
Ruth Burch (18 episodes, 1956-1958)

Marjorie Benson (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Direction by
William Ferrari (11 episodes, 1956-1958)
James Dowell Vance (7 episodes, 1957-1958)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Charles S. Thompson (13 episodes, 1956-1958)
Rudy Butler (3 episodes, 1957)
Hal Gausman (2 episodes, 1956)
 
Series Makeup Department
Carmen Dirigo .... hair stylist (8 episodes, 1957-1958)
E. Thomas Case .... makeup artist (7 episodes, 1957-1959)
Josephine Sweeney .... hair stylist (6 episodes, 1956-1957)
John Sylvester .... makeup artist (6 episodes, 1956-1957)
Shirley Madden .... hair stylist (6 episodes, 1957-1959)
Donald W. Roberson .... makeup artist (5 episodes, 1957-1958)
Betty Pedretti .... hair stylist (2 episodes, 1958)
 
Series Production Management
James W. Lane .... production manager (18 episodes, 1956-1958)
Sidney S. Van Keuren .... production supervisor (18 episodes, 1956-1958)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Maurice Vaccarino .... assistant director (10 episodes, 1956-1958)
Marty Moss .... assistant director (7 episodes, 1957-1959)
Bernard L. Kowalski .... assistant director (2 episodes, 1956-1957)

Arthur Lueker .... first assistant director (unknown episodes)
Lindsley Parsons Jr. .... second assistant director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Garson Citron .... scenic artist (1 episode, 1959)
 
Series Sound Department
Charles Althouse .... sound (19 episodes, 1956-1959)
Joel Moss .... sound (14 episodes, 1956-1958)
Frank Moran .... sound (4 episodes, 1957-1958)
 
Series Special Effects by
Bob Overbeck .... special effects (unknown episodes)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Jack R. Glass .... photographic effects (18 episodes, 1956-1958)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Wally Harton .... costumer / wardrobe / ... (13 episodes, 1957-1959)
Ann Helfgott .... wardrobe (10 episodes, 1956-1957)
Fay Moore .... costumer (7 episodes, 1957-1959)
 
Series Music Department
Leon Klatzkin .... musical director (4 episodes, 1957-1958)
Nick Castle .... creator: musical number (3 episodes, 1956-1958)
 
Series Other crew
William Sterling .... production coordinator (18 episodes, 1956-1958)
Maggie Lawrence .... script supervisor (3 episodes, 1958-1959)
 

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Runtime:
30 min (126 episodes)
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Aspect Ratio:
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Trivia:
On November 3, 1956, this was one of the shows preempted for the first telecast of the 1939 film "The Wizard of Oz", which was shown as the last offering of the CBS series "Ford Star Jubilee". The other shows preempted that evening were a long-forgotten sitcom called "Hey, Jeannie!", and an episode of "Gunsmoke".See more »
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13 out of 16 people found the following review useful.
The best comedy series of all time!, 29 July 1998
Author: Allen H. Freeman, Jr. from Madison Heights, VA US

Gale Storm is well-known for her "My Little Margie" series, but she even topped that with her performances in "The Gale Storm Show (Oh Susanna)." "The Gale Storm Show" featured her beautiful singing voice in many of the episodes, and her suppor ting cast was fantastic!

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