TV Guide 365: Wednesday, October 14th, 1964

TV Guide 365: 1964-1965 explores the 1964-1965 television season through listings published in TV Guide. Each day I’ll post listings for the corresponding day from the 1964-1965 season, with complete cast and guest cast details for obscure, short-lived shows.

Wednesday, October 14th, 1964

[SPECIAL] “Election Eve in Britain” explores the British election campaign, its significance in the United States and the differences in the British and American electoral processes. Correspondent Charles Collingwood reports on Conservative Prime Minister Alec Douglas-Home’s campaign for re-election and Laborite Harold Wilson’s drive to insure a Labor majority in Parliament.

[COLOR] “Felicity’s Spring.” It’s spring, and the Virginian and charming new schoolteacher Felicity Andrews discover each other. (90 min.)

Dave is stumped when Wally asks him to write a letter of recommendation for a job–he just can’t think of anything good to say.

To prove that teen-agers aren’t spoiled, “Patty, the Pioneer,” tries to live a Spartan life for a full week.

Movie columnist Hedda Hopper appears as herself in an epsiode [sic] that finds her trying to persuade Jed to preserve Hollywood’s heritage and not tear down his movie studio.

Jimmy O’Neill welcomes Country and Western singer Roy Orbison, the Hondells, England’s Adam Faith, Bobby Sherman and the Blossoms. Shindig dancers, Ray Pohlman conducts the band.

“A Vigilante Ripped My Sports Coat.” Rob claims that his tiff with neighbor Jerry stems from a “fundamental difference in political ideologies.”

Wednesday Night at the Movies: “Torpedo Run.” (1958) A World War II submarine commander orders destruction of a Japanese transport, and then discovers that his wife and daughter are aboard the enemy vessel. (Two hours)

Mickey’s freeloading brother-in-law bobby arrives in a trunk C.O.D., and Mickey plans to send him back–but then Bobby comes up with a scheme to bring a movie company to the hotel. Nora: Emmaline Henry. Bobby: Bobby Van.

Cara really shakes up the office, especially Frank, when she unwittingly starts a rumor that Fenwick Industries is moving. Cara: Cara Williams. Frank: Frank Aletter. Burkhardt: Paul Reed. Mary: Jeanne Arnold.

At a country-club stag party, a total of four husbands meet their deaths, through poisoning.

10:00 DANNY KAYE–Variety (CBS)
Actress Mary Tyler Moore and singer Danny Cox are Danny’s guests tonight. Sketches: Mary and Danny play a married couple faced with the question “To Watch or Not Watch” TV and, in “Fate on the Hot Tin Roof,” Danny is Fat Daddy and Mary is Candy Doll in a spoof of Tennessee Williams’ play. (60 min.)

10:30 BRITISH ELECTION–News Analysis (ABC)
[SPECIAL] Edward P. Morgan and Bill Sheehan report on the upcoming British elections and the campaign activities of Conservative Prime Minister Sir Alec Douglas-Home and Labor Party leader Harold Wilson. Morgan examines the similarities and differences between British and American elections and comments on the reports of the public opinion polls.

[SPECIAL] Scheduled: track and field coverage begins today with the men’s 10,000-meter final and heats in the men’s 100-meter dash. Also covered: Men’s 400-meter freestyle relay swimming. This week’s schedule of events is listed in the Olympic Guide, page A-4.


TV Guide, October 10, 1964 (Volume 12, Number 41, Issue #602) [Western New England Edition]

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2 Replies to “TV Guide 365: Wednesday, October 14th, 1964”

  1. un huh… this was my birthday week*}– that Danny Kaye episode was with Mary Tyler Moore’s dance work talent at her peek*—-* choreography by TONY CHARMOLI—(–ironically VALERIE HARPER NEVER EVER GOT TO USE HER DANCE EXPERIENCE on tv -!- whether thru tv union restrictions or what… -She was briefly in Paramount’s LI’L ABNER with choreographer MICHAEL KIDD –as her mentor–& !=…. notice Jerry Lewis’s walk on peek a -boo in Rag ‘ en the bush……. too*

  2. Strange that 2 of the 3 networks covered the British elections! Guess Beatlemania created interest, after all NBC was doing an American version of David Frost’s “That Was The Week That Was”!

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