Private Secretary (sitcom, with Ann Sothern and Don Porter)

    (CBS Primetime, 1953 - 1957;
     Summer reruns on NBC, 1953 - 1954;

    [Syndicated title: "Susie";

     Ann Sothern -- whose real name was Henrietta Lake -- had starred
     in a number of B-pictures in the 1940s as a brassy sophisticated
     "city girl"; she was featured in a series of Columbia pictures
     in the title role of "Maisie" from 1939 - 1946; Following this
     series, she starred in "The Ann Sothern Show", another CBS series,
     which see.]

Theme 1: "Private Secretary"

    [This may be the introductory part of the THEME
     (a 6/8 motif)...which is spliced to segue to the
     "Gene Le Grande" (Mahlon Merrick) THEME below]

     Composer: Joseph ("Joe") Mullendore (ASCAP/BMI)

     1978 Publisher: John Paul Music (ASCAP)

     2000 Publisher: John Paul Music (ASCAP)

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:


Theme 2: "Private Secretary"

    ["Gene Le Grande" was a pseudonym used by Mahlon Legrand 
     Merrick (ASCAP/BMI), who is listed under his real name 
     on the copy deposited for copyright.]

     Composer: Gene Le Grande (ASCAP/BMI)
              [pseudonym of Mahlon Legrand Merrick]

     Original Publisher:  Palisades Music Publishing Company (BMI)
                             of Beverly Hills, CA

     1998 Publisher:  Palisades Music Publishing Com. (BMI),
                         of Beverly Hills, CA

    [copyright info courtesy contributor T. Perrone]:
     Copyright Date: Sep. 19, 1955; Ep 92 908.
     Renewal   Date:


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