Classic Retro Vintage DVDs

Ann Sothern Show


The Ann Sothern Show was a 30 minute comedy series about the assistant manager (Katy O'Connor) of a chic New York City hotel. Most of the storylines centered around the lives of Katy, her fellow hotel co-workers, and hotel guests. Katy had a potential romantic interest with James Devery that almost, but never quite, happened until the end of the series.


Ann Sothern .......... Katy O'Connor
Ann Tyrrell .......... Olive Smith
Ken Berry ............ Woody Hamilton
Don Porter ........... James Devery (1959-1961)
Jesse White .......... Oscar Pudney (1959-1961)
Jack Mullaney ........ Johnny Wallace (1958-1960)
Jacques Scott ........ Paul Martine (1958-1959)
Reta Shaw ............ Florence McCauley (1958-1959)
Ernest Truex ......... Jason McCauley (1958-1959)
Louis Nye ............ Dr. Delbert Gray (1960-1961)

Disc 1- Pandora, Slightly Married, Secret Admirer, Springtime for Katy, Loving Arms, The Freeloader, Royal Visit, Billie.

Disc 2- Masquerade Ball, Love Comes to Olive, The Boss' Son, Roman Hatter, Pinch Hitter, The O'Connors Stick Together, Hasta Luega, Olive's Dream Man.

Disc 3- Countess of Bartley, Big Payoff, Go Go Gordon, Square Peg, New Lease On Life, Five Year Itch, Setting the Date, Old Buddy Boy.

Disc 4- Geisha Girl. East Side Story, The Widow, Always April, Hurrah For the Irish, The Engagement Ring, Surprise Surprise, One For the Books.

Disc 5- The Other Woman, High Cost of Living, Katy's Big Surprise, Common Cents, A Tooth For A Tooth, Say It With Music, The Big Gamble, Three Hath Katy.

Disc 6- The Girls, A Touch of Larceny, Katy's Investment Club, The Wedding, The Beginning, The Lucy Story and Bonus... Henessey- The Holdout.

This is a hilarious series. The last episode of the collection is entitled "The Lucy Story" and guest stars Lucille Ball. AT the end of the episode, along with the original commercials, CBS states "stay tuned for Hennesey". It then goes in to the BONUS episode which is Hennesey starring Jackie Cooper and has its original Kent cigarette commercials. Hennesey was a comedy about a Navy doctor and also starred Abby Dalton.

(DISC 7)


Meddling secretary Susie MacNamara (Ann Sothern) stirs up trouble for her talent-agent boss and Park Avenue office mates in this classic 1950s comedy show. Kooky Susie gets the job done and then some; when the filing's all finished, the overeager secretary tries to help boss Peter Sands (Don Porter) with his personal problems, much to his dismay.


Ann Sothern
Don Porter
Ann Tyrrel
Jesse White
Joan Banks


What Every Secretary Knows
How to Handle a Boss
Not Quite Paradise" and "Three's a Crowd

(Disc 8)






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