The Brighter Day (1954–1962)

Episode dated 15 May 1955 

As Reverend Dennis and Aunt Emily have dessert and coffee, Lydia calls to apologize. Later, Lydia and Donald finish discussing job applicants before Max Canfield calls.

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John Haggart

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Cast

Episode uncredited cast:
Walter Brooke ... Donald Harrick (uncredited)
Mona Bruns Mona Bruns ... Aunt Emily Potter (uncredited)
Blair Davies Blair Davies ... Rev. Richard Dennis (uncredited)
Herbert Nelson Herbert Nelson ... Max Canfield (uncredited)
Murial Williams Murial Williams ... Lydia Harrick (uncredited)
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Storyline

Aunt Emily and Reverend Dennis have their coffee and dessert at the dining room table as they discuss why Lydia Harrick did not show up for Sandra's wedding shower. Soon, Lydia calls and apologizes, explaining that her brother-in-law, Donald, kept her all evening as they discussed applicants for his new secretary. Later, Donald and Lydia continue to discuss the matter, but Donald ignores Lydia's advice and decides on his preference over hers. Soon after their conversation, Max Canfield calls and invites Lydia for dinner and an open-air concert. Lydia speaks more formally to Max than she might otherwise, knowing that Donald can hear her. Written by J. Spurlin

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Release Date:

15 May 1955 (USA) See more »

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This episode survives and has turned up on video-sharing sites, complete with its original commercials for Cheer laundry detergent and Lilt home permanent. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Aunt Emily: Would you have more coffee with your dessert, Richard?
Reverend Dennis: Yes, yes, please, Emily.
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