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Release Date:
17 September 1968 (USA) See more »
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Diahann Carroll is a nurse with two men in her life - her boss (a cranky but lovable M.D.) and her six year old son. Premiere. (season 1)
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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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Won Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 8 nominations See more »
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Classic TV at its very best! See more (17 total) »

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 Sr. (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)
James 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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30 min
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Mono (RCA Sound Recording)
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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 »
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Dr. Chegley:Mr. Potts, when I was a small boy I had a rusty little tin soldier I lost in the sands of Tiny Island. I started to cry, but my father told me to cheer up because the rusty little tin soldier would come back someday and Papa was right.See more »
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9 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Classic TV at its very best!, 8 June 2000
Author: raysond from Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Long before she became Dominique Deveraux on "Dynasty",she set ground here as being the first African-American woman to star in her own weekly TV series which was a milestone when it premiered in the fall of 1968. Julia was just that: a single parent and nurse who raised her son and working for Dr. Chegley,who was in charge of the hospital where she was employed. The show was brilliant in depicting the role model of the family and the single parent which had some good moral values which you don't find that in some shows today. Marc Copage was absolutely adorable as her son Corey,and I really like Micheal Link as Corey's playmate Earl J. Waggedorn. To this day,the show is rarely seen on some stations,but Diahann Carroll was one of the most beautiful women in the world when this show made its mark on the NBC network. I had very good memories of this show,and I wish they would do a TV movie on "Julia",bringing back the original cast for a reunion. Note: Lloyd Nolan who played the Doctor on the show recently passed away,but his status will live on with this landmark series.

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