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The Millionaire 

In this hit 1950's TV series, a millionaire indulges himself giving away one million dollars apiece to persons that he has never met.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Marvin Miller ...  Michael Anthony 206 episodes, 1955-1960
Paul Frees ...  John Beresford Tipton / ... 206 episodes, 1955-1960
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Storyline

John Beresford Tipton is a multi millionaire and among the things he does with his money is to give away a million dollars to people he doesn't know. So every week Tipton who is not seen, instructs his assistant, Michael Anthony to go bring the person he chose their check. And he asks them to sign an agreement not to tell anyone how they got the money. And we see how the recipients lives are changed. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 January 1955 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

If You Had a Million See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(205 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The mysterious philanthropist John Beresford Tipton was named for Tipton, Missouri, the birthplace of producer Don Fedderson's wife, Tido Fedderson. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Leave It to Beaver: Beaver's Prize (1959) See more »

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The Emily Short Story
22 March 2003 | by james_mcewanSee all my reviews

I recently purchased a copy of one of 'The Millionaire' series.

This 1955 episode features Carolyn Jones later to star as Morticia in the Addams Family TV series. Carolyn plays the part of Emily Short who receives a cheque for one million and decides to take a trip to Paris, until this she has never been outside of the US.

It is good clean family entertainment.

It would be great if one of the channels could run them. Maybe someone can drop a hint to TCM or Hallmark.


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