The Debbie Reynolds Show (sitcom)

    (NBC Primetime, 1969 - 1970)

    [In the spirit of "I Love Lucy", "The George Burns and Gracie
     Allen Show" and "My Little Margie", film star Debbie Reynolds
     played a slightly ditzy young woman whose well-meaning efforts 
     to deal with the vicissitudes of life lead to complications;

     Perhaps this formula was tried because the series was produced
     by Jess Oppenheimer, producer of the classic "I Love Lucy"; 

     But by the late 1960s, this premise had been explored in many
     sitcoms; unfortunately this series didn't have a particularly
     original twist on the formula, despite a cast that included 
     support from Don Chastain and veteran character actor (and
     voice actor) Tom Bosley; the series only lasted one season;

     Reynolds starred on TV in one subsequent ABC series over a 
     decade later called "Aloha Paradise" (1981) which was also

Open Theme 1: "The Debbie Reynolds Show Theme"

    [above is title in the BMI Repertoire database, ASCAP
     title variations...
     aka: "Debbie Reynolds Sig (M T)"]

     Composer: music by Jack Marshall (ASCAP/BMI)
              [professional name of Jack Wilton Marshall]

     1978 Publisher: [not found in the 1978 ASCAP Index of
                      performed compositions]

     1991 Publisher: [listed without publisher in both ASCAP
                      and BMI databases]

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:


Close Theme 2: "With a Little Love (Just a Little Love)"

    [Debbie Reynolds sang this theme over the closing credits;
     THEME title credit in the Ray Clark collection; and on the 
     published sheet music, labeled "a TV Musical Theme"]

     Composer: Tony Romeo (BMI)

     1978 Publisher: [not found in the 1978 ASCAP Index of
                      performed compositions]

     1991 Publisher: [Pocket Full of Tunes Inc. (BMI)]

     Unpublished Copyright Date #1: Sep. 12, 1969; EU 148 421.
     Unpublished Renewal   Date #1: 
     Unpublished Copyright Date #2: Feb. 17, 1970; EU 165 314.
     Unpublished Renewal   Date #2: Jan.  2, 1998; RE 772 361.
     Published Copyright Date: Nov. 14, 1969; EP 279 639.
     Published Renewal   Date: Sep. 15, 1997; RE 762 726.


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