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Playhouse 90: Charley's Aunt

An Oxford student is persuaded to put on a dress and impersonate the aunt of a fellow student at a dinner party. He does his job so well that he attracts two marriage proposals.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 1x26
Production Number: 56-26
Airdate: Thursday March 28th, 1957

Director: Arthur Penn
Writer: Leslie Stevens

Guest Stars
Art CarneyArt Carney
As Lord Fancourt Babberly
Jackie CooganJackie Coogan
As Coach Sanderford
Richard HaydnRichard Haydn
As Stephen Spettigue
Gene RaymondGene Raymond
As Sir Francis Chesney
Jeanette MacDonaldJeanette MacDonald
As Donna Lucia d'Alvadores
Melville CooperMelville Cooper
As Brassett
Orson BeanOrson Bean
As Charley Wyckham
Sue RandallSue Randall
As Kitty Verdun
Tom TryonTom Tryon
As Jack Chesney
Venetia StevensonVenetia Stevenson
As Amy Spettigue
Episode Notes
This episode is based upon the 1892 stage play of the same name by Brandon Thomas.

Art Carney had just finished appearing as Ed Norton in the classic comedy The Honeymooners.

Sue Randall would later be cast as Beaver's favorite teacher, Alice Landers, on Leave It to Beaver.

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