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The Jean Arthur Show 

Widowed Patricia Marshall is a successful attorney who welcomes her newly graduated son Paul into her law firm. She uses her chauffeur Morton as a sounding board and occasionally dates the eligible Richie Wells.
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Jean Arthur ...  Patricia Marshall 12 episodes, 1966
Ron Harper ...  Paul Marshall 12 episodes, 1966
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Widowed Patricia Marshall is a successful attorney who welcomes her newly graduated son Paul into her law firm. She uses her chauffeur Morton as a sounding board and occasionally dates the eligible Richie Wells.

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A female legal eagle joins forces with her son to give a fresh twist to the barrister business. In color.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 September 1966 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jean Arthur show See more »

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Universal Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(12 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Jean Arthur's final screen acting project. She would sporadically continue to act on stage until 1975. See more »

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I was surprised to learn of this show
15 December 2018 | by GoUSNSee all my reviews

Being a long-time Jean Arthur fan since I first saw her already-old films in the 80s, I was surprised to learn she had a sitcom.

It lasted only 11 episodes, but compared to some others that haven't aged at all well, this wasn't bad - and Miss Arthur is excellent. Dated plots, but given freshness with the nicely done acting and the inimitable Jean Arthur. Unfortunately, there are precious few episodes on YouTube.

Curious flaw: some of the takes of Miss Arthur seated or standing are badly done, as if the director couldn't quite get her to face the camera without appearing staged.


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