THE BEVERLY HILLBILLIES
274 episodes/first UK broadcast 1963 Famous guest stars: John Wayne, Phil Silvers, Sammy Davis Jr and future Star Wars actor David Prowse THE hillbilly Clampett family strike oil on their one-bedroom farm and promptly move upmarket to spend their millions in a mansion in Beverly Hills.
The motivations driving network-programming strategies were clear with the rural comedy craze of the fifties and sixties, e.g., Green Acres, The Beverly Hillbillies
. When the FCC lifted a ban on all pending stationsAE licenses in 1952, the audience expanded to include the South and other rural areas.
Black Beauty from The Green Hornet, Drag-U-La from The Munsters, General Lee from The Dukes of Hazzard, The Car from The Car, and the Oldsmobile jalopy from The Beverly Hillbillies
all came out of Barris Kustom Industries.
The actress was perhaps best known for her roles in the television series The Beverly Hillbillies
and the hit film Valley of the Dolls.
Whether considering the racial implications of a 1930s Appalachian folk festival, the stereotypical but often sympathetic portrayals of rural southerners in sitcoms like The Beverly Hillbillies
and The Andy Griffith Show, or the shifting perceptions of President Lyndon B.
Aside from the iconic Batmobile, Barris also created vehicles for the 1980s TV show "Knight Rider," and the 1960s shows "The Munsters," "The Beverly Hillbillies
" and "The Monkees." His vehicles also appeared in the 1959 Alfred Hitchcock movie "North by Northwest."
" The Beverly Hillbillies
ranked inits first eight seasons, only dropping final one.
The original black and white series of The Beverly Hillbillies
, which ran from 1962 to 1971.
Donna Douglas (born Doris Smith; September 1932--January 1, 2015) was an American actress and singer, known for her role as Elly May Clampett in CBS's The Beverly Hillbillies
Donna Douglas, who played the buxom tomboy Elly May Clampett on the hit 1960s sitcom ''The Beverly Hillbillies
,'' has died.
She addresses Scorsese's allegories of despair; the author's voice in The Door in the Floor, Secret Window, and Swimming Pool; the "very simplicity of the thing" in Edgar Allen Poe and Murder She Wrote; films of the 1980s; communications; images of the cowboy in the American film; Brokeback Mountain and the lost American dream; "apparitional lesbians"; portrayals of Japanese in films; fatherhood and fidelity; coming home to a place we have never been before; the unsettling social commentary of The Beverly Hillbillies
; depictions of southerners; the jilted woman; prime-time portrayals of women who love sex; and The Hours.
INITIALLY YOURS 1 Ride Like The Wind; 2 Living Doll; 3 Full Frontal; 4 Tinker Bell And The Lost Treasure; The Beverly Hillbillies
. TITLE TEASER 1 Boy; 2 Soldiers; 3 Broken.