The award winning bing play of Mary Chase came to television in. 1958. It tells the story of Elwood P. Dowd, (Ar Carney) a personable chap who drinks a little and befriends a "pookah" a 6 ... See full summary »
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Nominated for 11 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win. See more awards »

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 Hodge (2 episodes, 1957-1960)
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 Billy Budd (2 episodes, 1958-1959)
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 E.J. Loffgrin (2 episodes, 1958)
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 Mr. Earnshaw (2 episodes, 1958)
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 Gustav (2 episodes, 1959-1961)
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 Detchard (2 episodes, 1959-1961)
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 Chancellor (2 episodes, 1959-1961)
James Patterson
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 Callie (2 episodes, 1959-1961)
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Eric Berry
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 Mrs. Corney (2 episodes, 1959-1960)
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 Alick Wylie (2 episodes, 1959-1960)
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 Lady Sybil (2 episodes, 1959-1960)
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 Mrs. Perez (2 episodes, 1959)
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 Julia / ... (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
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The award winning bing play of Mary Chase came to television in. 1958. It tells the story of Elwood P. Dowd, (Ar Carney) a personable chap who drinks a little and befriends a "pookah" a 6 foot rabbit he calls Harvey. Unfortunately, his sister and main caregiver Veta Louise Simmons fOrmation Lorne) and her spinster daughter Myrtle Mae, have had Elwood's condition affect negatively their social life. Elwood's engaging personality with its one flaw creates problems.for those around him, so his sister, thinking it is in his best interests, seeks a cure for her brother's fascinating mms a lady. But nothing is ever.that simple. Written by John Wayne Peel

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Mike Nichols & Elaine May in "The Red Mill" - Dupont Show of the Month 1958 .
17 May 1999 | by (Tarzana, CA, USA) – See all my reviews

Watching and listening to Mike and Elaine together in the back -seat of a Rolls Royce limmo, singing Victor Herbert's "Why do I love You? Why do you Love me?" to each other, remains for their "humble" Casting Director/Associate Producer a vivid career-highlight memory all these forty one years later. Memory loses a lot in time, yet I find great, easy pleasure in recalling/ replaying their performance in this mind and heart.


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