Where's Raymond?

Where's Raymond? is an American sitcom that aired on ABC, starring Ray Bolger. The series aired from October 1953 to April 22, 1955. The series' title was spurred by Bolger's Broadway stage hit Where's Charley?.

Where's Raymond?
Also known asThe Ray Bolger Show
GenreSitcom
Directed byJohn Rich
Sidney Lanfield
Marc Daniels
William Asher
StarringRay Bolger
Richard Erdman
Allyn Joslyn
Sylvia Lewis
Betty Lynn
Marjie Millar
Christine Nelson
Gloria Winters
Verna Felton
Ray Teal
Composer(s)Herbert W. Spencer
Earle Hagen
Al Goodwin
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes58
Production
Producer(s)Jerry Bresler
Stanley Shapiro
Paul Henning
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time24–25 mins.
Release
Original networkABC
Picture formatBlack-and-white
Audio formatMonaural
Original releaseOctober 8, 1953 (1953-10-08) –
April 22, 1955 (1955-04-22)

In the 1954–1955 season, the series was renamed The Ray Bolger Show.

SynopsisEdit

Bolger stars as Raymond Wallace, a song-and-dance man who is consistently barely on time for his performances. Bolger's co-stars in both seasons were Richard Erdman as Pete Morrisey, Ray's landlord and press agent and Sylvia Lewis as Sylvia, Ray's dancing partner and the series choreographer. Allyn Joslyn appeared as Jonathan Wallace, Ray's brother. Betty Lynn played Jonathan's wife June, and Frances Karath played their daughter Ginny.

In the second season, Marjie Millar played Susan, Ray's girlfriend and an aspiring writer from Iowa, and Christine Nelson portrayed Katie Jones, Susan's friend.[1]

Guest starsEdit

Production notesEdit

The series was filmed by Desilu at General Service Studios in Hollywood.[1] Where's Raymond? aired at 8:30 EST on Thursdays opposite Four Star Playhouse, an anthology series on CBS, Broadway to Hollywood on DuMont (first season) and Treasury Men in Action on NBC.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Where's Raymond?". Internet Movie Data Base'. Retrieved March 14, 2011.

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