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Thursday August 12, 1971
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Prime-time network TV listings for Thursday August 12, 1971:


7:30 PM 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
CBS Family Affair: Put Your Dreams Away (R) Lancer: The Black McGloins (R) Movie: Who's Minding The Store? (1963)
ABC Alias Smith And Jones: Journey From San Juan (R) Bewitched: The House That Uncle Arthur Built (R) Make Room For Granddaddy: Will The Real Diana Please Stand Up? (R) Dan August: The Law (R) Strangers In Their Own Land - The Blacks
NBC NBC Action Playhouse: Perilous Times (R) Ironside: Grandmother's House (R) Adam-12: Log 16 -- Child In Danger (R) The Dean Martin Summer Show
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[CBS 7:30] Family Affair [Reg]: Put Your Dreams Away
Season 5, episode 19
W: John McGreevey   D: Charles T. Barton

With Gregg Fedderson (Gregg), David Ladd (Russ Brooks).
Romance takes over when Cissy meets a former schoolmate from Indiana who is leaving with the Peace Corps for a village in Chile.

(Repeat program, originally aired 1/28/1971)

[ABC 7:30] Alias Smith And Jones [Reg]: Journey From San Juan
Season 1, episode 13
W: Dick Nelson   D: Jeffrey Hayden

With Dub Taylor (Johnson), Gregory Sierra (Juan), Susan Oliver (Blanche Graham), Nico Minardos (El Clavo), Joaquin Martinez (Carlos), Claudine Longet (Michelle Monet), Med Flory (Marshal), Curt Conway (McKendricks).
Heyes and Curry pose as cowboys rounding up maverick cattle in Mexico while hunting more lucrative game.

(Repeat program, originally aired 4/8/1971)

[NBC 7:30] NBC Action Playhouse: Perilous Times
Season 2, episode 19
W: Theodore Apstein, Harry Brown   D: Ralph Senensky

With Diane Baker (Helen Richards), Peter Falk (Bara), Gene Lyons (Paul Lepson), Arlene Dahl (Valerie Carr), Nora Marlowe (Charwoman).
A researcher for a magazine meets a Hungarian-born woman photographer at the apartment of his friend and is attracted to her instantly. But their romance is interrupted when she's assigned to cover the London Blitz.

(Repeat program, originally aired 3/19/1965)

[CBS 8:00] Lancer [Reg]: The Black McGloins
Season 1, episode 15
W: Carey Wilber   D: Donald Richardson

With Stefanie Powers (Moira McGloin), Jonathan Harris (Padraic McGloins), Peter Palmer (Sorley Boy McGloin), Nydia Westman (Bridget McGloin), William Bryant (Sheriff Gabe), George Mitchell (Talbot), Byron Morrow (Porter).
A winsome Irish lass cons Scott into believing her larcenous father is really an innocent, down-on-his-luck farmer.

(Repeat program, originally aired 1/21/1969)

[ABC 8:30] Bewitched [Reg]: The House That Uncle Arthur Built
Season 7, episode 18
W: Bernie Kahn   D: Richard Michaels

With J. Edward McKinley (Mr. Rockfield), Elizabeth Montgomery (Serena), Paul Lynde (Uncle Arthur), Ysabel MacCloskey (Mrs. Rockfield), Barbara Rhoades (Aretha).
Samantha is distressed when Uncle Arthur leaves his bag of corny jokes and tricks at her place because he has fallen in love with a witch who doesn't like kidding around.

(Repeat program, originally aired 2/11/1971)

[NBC 8:30] Ironside [Reg]: Grandmother's House
Season 4, episode 25
W: Preston Wood   D: Don Weis

With Alyscia Maxwell (Nurse), Jessie Royce Landis (Margaret Brainard), Burr DeBenning (Peter Brainard), Bill Vint (Lace Chambers), Solomon Sturges (Robby Nichols), Gary Morgan (Tim Loudon), Clarke Gordon (Martin Cahill), Harold Fong (Houseman), Nevada Spencer (Alice), Craig Guenther (Officer Myers), Quinn O'Hara (Vangie).
A San Francisco dowager's purse is stolen and she uses her influence to get Ironside to hande the simple case personally -- because she was carrying $200,000 worth of jewels at the time.

(Repeat program, originally aired 4/1/1971)

[CBS 9:00] Movie: Who's Minding The Store? (1963)
W: Frank Tashlin, Harry Tugend   D: Frank Tashlin

With Jerry Lewis, Jill St. John, Agnes Moorehead, John McGiver, Ray Walston, Nancy Kulp, Kathleen Freeman.
Jerry plays a fumbling department store employee who falls in love with an heiress.

[ABC 9:00] Make Room For Granddaddy [Reg]: Will The Real Diana Please Stand Up?
Season 1, episode 18
W: Frank Tarloff   D: John Rich

With Diana Ross (Diana Hendricks), Roosevelt Grier (Rosey Robbins), Paul Thomas Gordon (Gordon).
Denny seethes when an arrogant singer demands solo billing and her manager orders his comedy routine cut.

(Repeat program, originally aired 2/4/1971)

[ABC 9:30] Dan August [Reg]: The Law
Season 1, episode 19
W: Mel Goldberg   D: Ralph Senensky

With Walter Pidgeon (Judge Anderson), Larry Hagman (Art Lewis), Lee Meriwether (Miranda Lewis), Jared Martin (Julian Rush), Don Hanmer (Robert Jenkins), Ted Gehring (Barkeep), Peter Dawson (Pawnbroker), Ian Sander (Clerk), Morris Buchanan (Raymond Welles), John Yates (Harris).
Dan August investigates the claim of self-defense by a retired judge who has killed an apparently unarmed stranger.

(Repeat program, originally aired 2/4/1971)

[NBC 9:30] Adam-12 [Reg]: Log 16 -- Child In Danger
Season 3, episode 22
W: James Doherty   D: Alan Crosland Jr.

With Susan Seaforth Hayes (Eve Barstow), Ronne Troup (College Girl), John Davis Chandler (Wally Barstow), John Sebastian (Calder), Raymond Mayo (Handyman), Beatrice Kay (Manager).
Officers Malloy and Reed interrupt a robbery in progress, fret over a possible child beating case and warn a heedless girl about driving alone in a dangerous area.

(Repeat program, originally aired 3/4/1971)

[NBC 10:00] The Dean Martin Summer Show [Reg]
With Donna Jean Young, John Gary.
Vic Damone, Carol Lawrence and Gail Martin host. Damone sings "Time After TIme" and "Impossible Dream"; Miss Lawrence offers "Free Again"; Gary sings "Granada".

[ABC 10:30] Strangers In Their Own Land - The Blacks [special]
ABC newswoman Marlene Sanders reports on the second of three documentaries concerning minority groups in America. The program was filmed in Detroit because it is a study in contrasts and at the same time is representative of black creative efforts happening throughout the nation. Taking part are Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.), the Asharti dancers and drummers, the actors and poets of Concept East, which began as a storefront theater nine years ago and is now the black cultural hub of Detroit. Frank Reynolds hosts.


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