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Release Date:
17 September 1968 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Julia Baker is a young African-American woman working as a nurse. She is also a widow (her husband died in Vietnam) trying to raise a young son alone.
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Awards:
Won Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 8 nominations See more »
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Cast

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Diahann Carroll ... Julia Baker (86 episodes, 1968-1971)

Lloyd Nolan ... Dr. Morton Chegley / ... (86 episodes, 1968-1971)
Marc Copage ... Corey Baker (86 episodes, 1968-1971)
Michael Link ... Earl J. Waggedorn / ... (81 episodes, 1968-1971)
Betty Beaird ... Marie Waggedorn (70 episodes, 1968-1971)

Lurene Tuttle ... Hannah Yarby / ... (48 episodes, 1968-1970)
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Series Directed by
Ezra Stone (22 episodes, 1968-1971)
Coby Ruskin (18 episodes, 1968-1971)
Bernard Wiesen (18 episodes, 1968-1971)
Richard Lang (7 episodes, 1970-1971)
Hal Kanter (6 episodes, 1968-1970)
Hollingsworth Morse (6 episodes, 1969-1970)
Barry Shear (2 episodes, 1968-1969)
Fletcher Markle (2 episodes, 1969)
 
Series Writing credits
Hal Kanter (86 episodes, 1968-1971)
Ben Gershman (13 episodes, 1968-1971)
Ferdinand Leon (8 episodes, 1968-1970)
Earl Barret (8 episodes, 1968-1969)
Robert A. Cinader (7 episodes, 1970-1971)
Harry Dolan (6 episodes, 1968-1971)
Harry Winkler (6 episodes, 1968-1971)
Jim McGinn (5 episodes, 1968-1970)
Phil Leslie (4 episodes, 1969-1971)
Alan J. Levitt (4 episodes, 1969-1971)
Arthur Alsberg (3 episodes, 1969-1970)
Don Nelson (3 episodes, 1969-1970)
Sidney Morse (3 episodes, 1970-1971)
Robert Goodwin (2 episodes, 1968-1969)
Gene Boland (2 episodes, 1968)

Series Produced by
Hal Kanter .... producer / executive producer (86 episodes, 1968-1971)
Bernard Wiesen .... associate producer / producer (86 episodes, 1968-1971)
 
Series Original Music by
Jeff Alexander (79 episodes, 1968-1971)
Jerry Fielding (2 episodes, 1968)
 
Series Cinematography by
Harold E. Stine (57 episodes, 1968-1971)
Lloyd Ahern (29 episodes, 1968-1969)
 
Series Film Editing by
Noel L. Scott (43 episodes, 1968-1971)
Johnny Ehrin (30 episodes, 1968-1970)
Joseph Silver (13 episodes, 1970-1971)
 
Series Art Direction by
Jack Martin Smith (86 episodes, 1968-1971)
Jim Roth (41 episodes, 1969-1970)
Jack Senter (29 episodes, 1970-1971)
Merrill Pye (9 episodes, 1968-1969)
Malcolm C. Bert (6 episodes, 1968)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Walter M. Scott (86 episodes, 1968-1971)
Sven Wickman (50 episodes, 1969-1971)
Robert De Vestel (35 episodes, 1968-1969)
 
Series Production Management
Nathan Barragar .... unit production manager (86 episodes, 1968-1971)
Jack Sonntag .... production supervisor (86 episodes, 1968-1971)
Samuel E. Beetley .... post-production supervisor (85 episodes, 1968-1971)
William Self .... executive in charge of production (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Richard Lang .... assistant director (73 episodes, 1968-1971)
George J. Light .... assistant director (8 episodes, 1970-1971)
Reuben L. Watt .... assistant director (4 episodes, 1970)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Travilla .... miss carroll's woolmark wardrobe created by (8 episodes, 1968-1970)
 
Series Editorial Department
Robert Mintz .... post-production coordinator (1 episode, 1968)
 
Series Music Department
Lionel Newman .... music supervisor / music supervision (86 episodes, 1968-1971)
Elmer Bernstein .... composer: theme music (60 episodes, 1968-1970)
 
Series Transportation Department
Chris Haynes .... driver (3 episodes, 1968)
 
Series Other crew
Murdo MacKenzie .... assistant to the producer / assistant to producer (85 episodes, 1968-1971)
Robert A. Cinader .... script consultant (56 episodes, 1969-1971)
 

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Runtime:
30 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound Recording)
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Trivia:
This show was controversial because it was the subject of constant criticism that it did not realistically portray the lives of blacks in America. Diahann Carroll continuously defended it in interviews, saying that it was a "fantasy" and that very little on TV showed life as it really was. The show may have been ahead of its time, and when "The Cosby Show" (1984) premiered and became a mega-hit, the American public showed that it finally was ready for a show of its type.See more »
Quotes:
Corey:Gee, you're big. Are you a football player?
Jordan Hayes:No, I'm an actor.
Corey:That's too bad.
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19 out of 20 people found the following review useful.
Epochal, 26 September 2004
Author: TooShortforThatGesture from Los Angeles

Just for the record, no one seems to have commented on the social importance of this show. It was the first television series to star a black woman. (And one of the few of its time to star any black actor or actress.) It was also important in that it did not play to stereotypes of of the role of black women, let alone single black mothers. Julia was a successful single parent with a career as a nurse at a major hospital where she was respected.

As I recall, while her race was not ignored, it was not the crux of the program.

The content of the show was not terribly exciting, but the matter-of-fact way in which Julia's middle-class life was portrayed was a major step forward for television. In a sense, the somewhat bland quality of many of the episodes was a de facto recognition of the fact that the day-to-day lives and concerns of most people (even fictional TV people) don't really differ based on external factors like race.

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