The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966)
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Nothing Like a Good Book 

A neighbor invites the Stones to dinner with a group of friends. She spends the evening bragging about the intellectual books she reads. Donna gets talked into joining a book club and has one week to read War and Peace.

Director:

Oscar Rudolph

Writers:

William Roberts (creator), John Whedon

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Donna Reed ... Donna Stone
Carl Betz ... Dr. Alex Stone
Shelley Fabares ... Mary Stone
Paul Petersen ... Jeff Stone
Mary Shipp Mary Shipp ... Lydia Langley
Frank Wilcox ... Bartley Langley
J. Edward McKinley ... Dr. Peabody
Susan Dorn ... Ceil Pennington
Margie Liszt Margie Liszt ... Vera Platt
Fred Kruger ... George
Randy Preissman Randy Preissman ... Christopher Langley
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Storyline

A neighbor invites the Stones to dinner with a group of friends. She spends the evening bragging about the intellectual books she reads. Donna gets talked into joining a book club and has one week to read War and Peace.

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Genres:

Comedy | Family

Certificate:

TV-G
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 November 1959 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Todon, Screen Gems See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Goofs

In the end credits Christopher's last name is given as "Cruikshank" even though his parent's names are given as "Langley". See more »

Connections

References War and Peace (1956) See more »

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