The Life of Riley

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  • Genre(s): Comedy
  • Release year: 1949
The Life of Riley was an American radio situation comedy series of the 1940s that was adapted into a 1949 feature film, a 1950s television series, and a 1958 comic book.

The Life of Riley was an American radio situation comedy series of the 1940s that was adapted into a 1949 feature film, a 1950s television series, and a 1958 comic book.

Original Release

10/04/1949 on NBC

Cast

Lanny Rees Junior Riley
Rosemary DeCamp Peg Riley
Jackie Gleason Chester A. Riley
Bob Jellison Waldo Binny
Gloria Winters Babs Riley
Sid Tomack Jim Gillis
Sid Tomack Gillis
John Brown Digger O'Dell
Maxine Semon Honeybee Gillis
Anne Burr Marilyn Morris
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Tonsils Tuesday, 04 October 1949
2 Babs and Simon Step Out Tuesday, 11 October 1949
3 Egbert's Chemistry Set Tuesday, 18 October 1949
4 The French Professor Tuesday, 25 October 1949
5 Nervous Breakdown Tuesday, 01 November 1949
6 Assistant Manager Tuesday, 08 November 1949
7 Riley's Birthday Gift Tuesday, 15 November 1949
8 Riley, Gillis, and Vanderhopper, Inc. Tuesday, 22 November 1949
9 Junior Falls for Teacher Tuesday, 29 November 1949
10 Night School Tuesday, 06 December 1949
11 Prom Dress Tuesday, 13 December 1949
12 Junior's Birthday Party Tuesday, 20 December 1949
13 The Boarder Tuesday, 27 December 1949
14 Peg's Birthday Tuesday, 03 January 1950
15 Junior Drops Out Tuesday, 10 January 1950
16 Riley's Firstborn Tuesday, 17 January 1950
17 Insurance Tuesday, 24 January 1950
18 The Gambler Tuesday, 31 January 1950
19 Acting Lessons Tuesday, 07 February 1950
20 Valentine's Day Tuesday, 14 February 1950
21 Home Sweet Home Tuesday, 21 February 1950
22 South American Job Tuesday, 28 February 1950
23 Riley's Quarrel Tuesday, 07 March 1950
24 Junior and the Bully Tuesday, 14 March 1950
25 The Banned Book Tuesday, 21 March 1950
26 Five Dollar Bill Tuesday, 28 March 1950

Directors

Herbert I. Leeds, Leslie Goodwins, Irving Brecher, Edward Stevens, Edward Stevens

Writers

Irving Brecher, Alan Lipscott, Reuben Ship, Ashmead Scott

Cast

Lanny Rees Junior Riley
Rosemary DeCamp Peg Riley
Jackie Gleason Chester A. Riley
Bob Jellison Waldo Binny
Gloria Winters Babs Riley
Sid Tomack Jim Gillis
Sid Tomack Gillis
John Brown Digger O'Dell
Maxine Semon Honeybee Gillis
Anne Burr Marilyn Morris
Jimmy Lydon Simon Vanderhopper
Tito Vuolo Tony
John Brown Digger
Jimmy Wallington Himself - Announcer
Lyle Talbot District Attorney Phillips
Steve Clark Jeff Warwick
Henry Corden Delivery Man
William E. Green Stevenson
Eddie Dunn Policeman
George Lloyd Taxi Driver

Producers

1950 Emmy Best Film Made for and Viewed on Television in 1949 Won
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