DUPONT SHOW OF THE MONTH: Harvey CBS - September 22, 1958Elizabeth Montgomery and Art Carney

Art Carney is Elwood P. Dowd as an alcoholic who claims he keeps company with a six-foot-tall, invisible rabbit. Based on the hit play and movie, this amusing live television adaptation is directed by George Schaeffer.
In a wonderfully dreamy performance, Carney slightly smells of booze and flowers -- his Elwood P. Dowd is mild-mannered, sweet, gallant, courteous, and oh-so-pleasant. He's learned the value of enjoying the little things in life, like a flower, a beer or a talk with a friend. Marion Lorne brings up a brilliant performance as his frazzled sister. The supporting cast is just as magnificent. Larry Blyden is the psychiatrist, Elizabeth Montgomery is Miss Kelly, his nurse/receptionist.

This wonderful little teleplay asks the question: Who is crazier ? The happy man with the imaginary rabbit, or the people who want him to be 100% sane and not so happy? With a sweet, surreal story and a flawless cast, "Harvey" is one of those rare shows that tugs on your heartstrings.

Cast Elizabeth Montgomery with Marion Lorne and Art Carney

90 minutes with original Dupont commercials.

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