THE WHITE WIDOW Original Airdate: January 24, 1960
Synopsis. Bart wins $5,000 playing poker in Fairview and stores the money in a hotel safe. The next day, he discovers that the money has been stolen, and the hotel clerk killed. Needing money, he applies for a loan at the bank, where he discovers that the bank president, a widow named Wilma White (guest star Julie Adams), is being threatened. Wilma hires Maverick to protect her.
Julie Adams, whom we also saw as the queen of King City in “Brasada Spur,” had previously co-starred with Jack Kelly in a live presentation of “Just Across the Street” that aired on Lux Video Theatre in January 1957.
Amy Stoch of Bill and Ted 3Original Airdates: Aug. 28-30, 2020 TVC 506.4: Actress Amy Stoch (Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure, Dallas, the Gunsmoke reunion movies) talks to Ed about reprising her role as Missy, Bill Preston’s stepmom, in Bill and Ted Face the Music. She also shares the story of the wonderful compliment that Barbara Bel Geddes paid her early during her arc on Dallas. Bill and Ted Face the Music is now showing in select drive-ins and is available for viewing on demand on many platforms. Amy Stoch on working with TV legend James ArnessOriginal Airdates: Aug. 28-30, 2020 TVC 506.5: Actress Amy Stoch (Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure, Bill and Ted Face the Music) shares a few memories of playing Matt Dillon’s daughter in the Gunsmoke reunion movies. She also talks to Ed about her second career as an adjunct instructor at four universities (and the challenges of teaching her students online this past semester, in light of COVID-19). Bill and Ted Face the Music is now showing in select drive-ins and is available for viewing on demand on many platforms.
Amy Stoch recently reprised her role as Missy in Bill and Ted Face the Music, the rollicking third film in the Bill and Ted series. She’ll tell us what it was like to revisit a character that she hadn’t played in thirty years, plus we’ll talk about her second career as an adjunct instructor at four universities (and the challenges of teaching her students online this past semester, in light of COVID-19), as well as ask her a few questions about her other movie and TV roles. Amy Stoch will join us in our second hour. Bill and Ted Face the Music will be released Tuesday, Sept. 1 by Orion Pictures.
This week’s program will also include a conversation with author, screenwriter, opinion columnist, and high school educator Larry Strauss. Larry has taught high school English in South Los Angeles for nearly thirty years. He has also written more than a dozen books—one of which, The Facts of My Life, he co-authored with his mother, stage and television actress Charlotte Rae.
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