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Yes, I remember him in film, but tv especially. A.G. as well.........

 

Are you talking about the Whatever Happened to? books?

I don't know if it was Whatever Happened to or a separate

title. More or less the same thing. Maybe they should have

been titled What's Their Name?

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I don't know if it was Whatever Happened to or a separate

title. More or less the same thing. Maybe they should have

been titled What's Their Name?

 

 

LOL.

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Poor Dan doesnt even rate a picture on imdb, but I finally found a pic of him Oh, yes, I've seen him in many things. Just didnt know his name!!!

no pic onimdb means not impotant prob

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Who should pop up last night on The Virginian but Miss Bette

Davis. She played a "spinster." She wasn't as nasty as when

she tried to hang Matt Dillon on Gunsmoke, but she did have

a blackmail scheme going. Of course it didn't work out in the

end.

 

Now that I see that Jessica Tandy and William Shatner were in

that AH episode, most of it comes back to me. It was one of

those period pieces, early 20th century, told in flashback. It

was basically a ripoff of the Michael Redgrave section of

Dead of Night. Speaking of Tandy, she was in one of my least

favorite episodes of AHP where she played the troubled woman

who pretended to have a baby, but really didn't. Dull.

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Who should pop up last night on The Virginian but Miss Bette

Davis. She played a "spinster." She wasn't as nasty as when

she tried to hang Matt Dillon on Gunsmoke, but she did have

a blackmail scheme going. Of course it didn't work out in the

end.

 

Now that I see that Jessica Tandy and William Shatner were in

that AH episode, most of it comes back to me. It was one of

those period pieces, early 20th century, told in flashback. It

was basically a ripoff of the Michael Redgrave section of

Dead of Night. Speaking of Tandy, she was in one of my least

favorite episodes of AHP where she played the troubled woman

who pretended to have a baby, but really didn't. Dull.

 

Yeah, Tandy was in quite a few of the half hr ones, I dont think any of the hour long ones. She was in several time period episodes. Agree that troubled woman one was boring. Bette was in a Wagon Train episode too. I'd love to see the Gunsmoke one. Dont think I've seen it since the network aired it! And of course, Bette was in an A.H. episode too of the half hour show. Perfectly typecast.

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Yeah, Tandy was in quite a few of the half hr ones, I dont think any of the hour long ones. She was in several time period episodes. Agree that troubled woman one was boring. Bette was in a Wagon Train episode too. I'd love to see the Gunsmoke one. Dont think I've seen it since the network aired it! And of course, Bette was in an A.H. episode too of the half hour show. Perfectly typecast.

She was really deadly in Gunsmoke. Trying to hang the star of the

show. Inspiration is running the last season of Bonanza right now.

For whatever reason, TVLand never aired the last two seasons.

Inspiration doesn't run religious programming during the day as

I thought, they just run old TV shows 24/7. Apparently they feel

that the old westerns are family friendly shows that teach good

old morality. Whatever floats your boat.

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She was really deadly in Gunsmoke. Trying to hang the star of the

show. Inspiration is running the last season of Bonanza right now.

For whatever reason, TVLand never aired the last two seasons.

Inspiration doesn't run religious programming during the day as

I thought, they just run old TV shows 24/7. Apparently they feel

that the old westerns are family friendly shows that teach good

old morality. Whatever floats your boat.

 

 

LOL! I think I came across this station while scanning the schedule this morning. I'll have to check tonight to make sure. Would love to see Bette on Gunsmoke (unsure if they have any synopsis of the episodes, otherwise I'd have to record every show!)

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LOL! I think I came across this station while scanning the schedule this morning. I'll have to check tonight to make sure. Would love to see Bette on Gunsmoke (unsure if they have any synopsis of the episodes, otherwise I'd have to record every show!)

Running The Virginian at midnight gives me another choice in

case there's nothing I want to see on TCM. Might be a few

close calls in the future.

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no pic onimdb means not impotant prob

 

This is outrageous as he was a very fine and versatile actor.  I remember his playing Clay, the restaurant owner, during the last two seasons of Perry Mason and that's just for starters.  He seems to have been a great person to know as well.  At least he's getting some respect on this thread. 

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Just laziness on the part of the person who posted the info. There are plenty of pictures of him on the internet.

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Who should pop up last night on The Virginian but Miss Bette

Davis. She played a "spinster." She wasn't as nasty as when

she tried to hang Matt Dillon on Gunsmoke, but she did have

a blackmail scheme going. Of course it didn't work out in the

end.

 

Now that I see that Jessica Tandy and William Shatner were in

that AH episode, most of it comes back to me. It was one of

those period pieces, early 20th century, told in flashback. It

was basically a ripoff of the Michael Redgrave section of

Dead of Night. Speaking of Tandy, she was in one of my least

favorite episodes of AHP where she played the troubled woman

who pretended to have a baby, but really didn't. Dull.

Don't know if anyone has mentioned it but The Glass Eye won an Emmy award for its director Robert Stevens. Though I agree it did have antecedents to the Dead of Night episode, I find it a lot more insightful being that the romantic angle of Tandy's spinster character was developed fully with information regarding her obsession, and the ventriloquist being played by Tom Conway as Max Collodi was masterful. The beginning with Shatner as her nephew, viewing the glass eye she had saved really lent an eerie quality to the episode.The ending was quite shocking with the voiceovers about the dummy impersonator resonated and the episode was quite well done. It is a memorable episode as was Lamb to the Slaughter.

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Don't know if anyone has mentioned it but The Glass Eye won an Emmy award for its director Robert Stevens. Though I agree it did have antecedents to the Dead of Night episode, I find it a lot more insightful being that the romantic angle of Tandy's spinster character was developed fully with information regarding her obsession, and the ventriloquist being played by Tom Conway as Max Collodi was masterful. The beginning with Shatner as her nephew, viewing the glass eye she had saved really lent an eerie quality to the episode.The ending was quite shocking with the voiceovers about the dummy impersonator resonated and the episode was quite well done. It is a memorable episode as was Lamb to the Slaughter.

I didn't know it had won an Emmy for the director. I haven't seen it in a

while. It was well done and effective, but I can't say it was one of my

favorites.

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I discovered over the wknd. I DO get the inspirational channel! Unsure when they snuck that in. Must've been recently. Looks like 90% westerns and 10% inspiration (only in the early morning hours)

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I think it's been on DirecTV for a year or so, but I

wouldn't swear to it. I came across it by accident.

I have seen a few commercials for religious themed

items, but not that many. As I already mentioned,

they are very strict on editing out words that most

other channels don't.

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I think it's been on DirecTV for a year or so, but I

wouldn't swear to it. I came across it by accident.

I have seen a few commercials for religious themed

items, but not that many. As I already mentioned,

they are very strict on editing out words that most

other channels don't.

 

 

LOL. I havent watched anything on it yet to notice censorship. I dont think I've had it very long. It's very low in the channel grid, which surprises me. Usually this kind of channel is higher up. Think the lower channels pay more for that privilege........

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LOL. I havent watched anything on it yet to notice censorship. I dont think I've had it very long. It's very low in the channel grid, which surprises me. Usually this kind of channel is higher up. Think the lower channels pay more for that privilege........

It does take a while to realize the words they cut out, and we're

talking about 1960s/1970s westerns, which weren't exactly chock

full of naughty words. I'm pretty sure they don't allow damn, though

Hoss is still free to say daggum.

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It does take a while to realize the words they cut out, and we're

talking about 1960s/1970s westerns, which weren't exactly chock

full of naughty words. I'm pretty sure they don't allow damn, though

Hoss is still free to say daggum.

 

LOL. Yeah, couldnt be too ribald back in 60s tv.........:D

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They are showing the Lillian Gish episode of AH Hour this week (either tonight or tomw, cant remember now) and the Peter Fonda/Rob't Emhart one Thurs. night. I'm recording both to watch again....

 

 

1AM EST on Metv.

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Over the weekend it was Miss Joan Crawford's turn to show

up as a special guest star on The Virginian. She played a

woman with some heavy mental problems in the appropriately

titled episode Nightmare.

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Over the weekend it was Miss Joan Crawford's turn to show

up as a special guest star on The Virginian. She played a

woman with some heavy mental problems in the appropriately

titled episode Nightmare.

 

 

OMG!!! I never knew she appeared on that show.

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Over the weekend it was Miss Joan Crawford's turn to show

up as a special guest star on The Virginian. She played a

woman with some heavy mental problems in the appropriately

titled episode Nightmare.

 

Bette Davis also did a Virgnian, and IIRC Myrna Loy did one as well

 

A whole slew of stars popped up on Wagon Train (presumably MCA chief Lew Wasserman convinced them it was in their best interest): B. Davis, Borgnine, Robert Ryan (several episodes), Stanwyck (several episodes)

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OMG!!! I never knew she appeared on that show.

I didn't either. I guess when movie work was fading for the

old timers, they could always get a gig as a special guest

star. I wonder how the series regulars felt. Were they a

bit in awe of these classic movie stars or was it just another

show to do.

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Bette Davis also did a Virgnian, and IIRC Myrna Loy did one as well

 

A whole slew of stars popped up on Wagon Train (presumably MCA chief Lew Wasserman convinced them it was in their best interest): B. Davis, Borgnine, Robert Ryan (several episodes), Stanwyck (several episodes)

 

Yeah, I knew about the Wagon Trains as my family used to watch that show but none of us watched The Virginian!

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