The Loretta Young Show [#1] (dramatic anthology)

     [aka: "Letter to Loretta"]

     (NBC Primetime, 1953 - 1961;
      Rerun NBC Primetime, 1957, some episodes under "Festival of Stars";
      Rerun NBC Daytime, 1960 - 1964
         under the title: "The Loretta Young Theatre")

     [This was the first and best known of two Loretta Young Shows;
      Screen star Miss Young usually made a dramatic entrance at the
      beginning of the show in a full length dress which whirled
      about her as she stepped forward to hos the introduction; 
      she sometimes also acted in the episodes; 

      On Tuesday nights in 1957, NBC re-ran episodes which did not
      feature Miss Young under the title "Festival Of Stars" which
      also see...this was a separate series hosted by Don Ameche;

      After its long and succesful Primetime run, the series was
      re-run for many years on daytime afternoons Monday - Friday
      between NBC soap operas;

      Her second series "The New Loretta Young Show" was a CBS
      effort, which see...]

Main Theme: "Dear Loretta"

    [aka: "Loretta";

     Verified as the THEME in TV Guide article "When
     The Melody Lingers On..." May 17, 1958, pp. 22-23]

     Composer: Harry Lubin (ASCAP/BMI)

     1978 Publisher: [unknown]

     1997 Publisher:  Regent Music Corp. (BMI)

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:

          LP: "Music For Loretta...from the Loretta Young TV Show"
               Decca DL 74127
               The Munich Symphony Orchestra 
                          conducted by Harry Lubin

Theme for NBC Daytime Reruns: "Sequoia"

     Composers: Kermit Levinsky (ASCAP) and
                Walter ("Walt") Levinsky (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Mills Music, Inc. (ASCAP)

     1997 Publisher: EMI-Mills Music, Inc./Old Acct.
                        c/o EMI Music Publishing
                        of New York, NY
     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:

          LP: "A Holiday in Hi-Fi"
               Epic LN 3452
               Kermit Leslie [pseudonym of Kermit Levinsky]
                      and His Orchestra;
          CD Re-issue on:
               "The Golden Age of Light Music: Scenic Grandeur"
               Guild Light Music (British) GLCD 5145
               Kermit Leslie [pseudonym of Kermit Levinsky]
                      and His Orchestra;

Theme 3 [for Reruns / syndication]: "Park Avenue Poodle"

    [Title credit, used for "one season" of reruns
     according to library music expert Paul Mandell;

     aka: "SF1002A 7"]

     Composers: William G. ("Bill") Loose (ASCAP/BMI)

     1978 Publisher: [unknown]

     1997 Publisher:  Samfred Music Inc. (BMI)

     2002 Publishers: [for current Title, Publisher and Licensing
                       information regarding this THEME...
                       contact Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI)]

     Copyright Date: 1998, as a sound recording.
     Renewal   Date:


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