Television

Douglas Fairbanks Presents

1952-1957: Douglas Fairbanks Jr. produced 160 one-act plays for the television series Douglas Fairbanks Presents and Rheingold Theater. Fairbanks himself acted in 40 of the television plays.

Television Movies

The Shadowed Affair (1962)

The Canterville Ghost (1968)

The Legend of Robin Hood (1968)

Crooked Hearts (1972)

The Hostage Tower (1980)

Strong Medicine (1986)

Other Television Appearances

Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (1950)

Episode: Mrs. January and Mr. Ex

Your Show of Shows (1950)

The Faye Emerson Show (1950)

Star Spangled Revue (1950)

Perry Como’s Kraft Music Hall (1950)

Showtime, U.S.A. (1950)

Sure As Fate (1951)

Episode: The Guinea Pigs

The Kate Smith Evening Hour (1951)

What’s My Line (1951-1956)

Episode: Charlton Heston [Mystery Guest]; Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. [Panel] (October 28, 1956)

The Ed Sullivan Show (1951-1969)

The Coronation: When the Queen is Crowned (1953)

Three’s Company (1953)

Episode: The Scream

This is Your Life (1955)

The Martha Raye Show (1955)

Faccia de mascalzone (1956)

The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (1956)

Film Fanfare (1956)

The Bob Hope Show (1956-1965)

The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (1957)

I’ve Got a Secret (1957-1962)

Chelsea at Nine (1958)

The Big Party (1959)

The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (1959-1960)

The DuPont Show of the Week (1962)

Route 66 (1962)

Season 2, Episode 25: Kiss the Maiden All Forlorn

The United States Steel Hour (1962-63)

Episode: The Troubled Heart

Episode: A Nightmare at Bleak Hill

Password (1962-1964, 1967)

Episode: Olivia de Havilland vs. Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. (May 15, 1962)

Episode: Nanette Fabray vs. Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. (February 24, 1963)

Episode: Carol Burnett vs. Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. (June 3, 1963)

Episode: Vivian Vance vs. Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. (November 7, 1963)

Episode: Lauren Bacall vs. Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. (April 16, 1964)

Episode: Betsy Palmer vs. Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. (October 22, 1964)

Episode: Joan Fontaine vs. Douglas Fairbanks Jr. (March 20, 1967)

Wide World of Entertainment (1963)

Hollywood: The Great Stars (1963)

Hollywood and the Stars (1963)

The Match Game (1963-1964)

To Tell the Truth (1964)

The Red Skeleton Hour (1964)

Episode: Lives of a Bungle Lancer

Dr. Kildare (1964)

Episode: An Ungodly Act

Get the Message (1964)

Today Show (1965)

The Eamonn Andrews Show (1965)

The Celebrity Game (1965)

Shindig! (1965)

Cinepanorama (1965)

The Merv Griffin show (1965-1975)

The Mike Douglas Show (1965-1978)

The Bruce Forsyth Show (1966)

Episode: #1.1

ABC Stage 67 (1966)

Studio of the Stars: The Elstree Story (1967)

Snap Judgment (1967)

The Hollywood Squares (1968-1975)

You Don’t Say (1968)

The Pat Boone Show (1968)

The Legend of Robin Hood (1968)

Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In (1968)

Season 2, Episode 12: Past Christmas Present

The Jonathan Winters Show (1968)

The Hollywood Palace (1968)

The Golden Years of Alexander Korda (1968)

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1968-1979)

The David Frost Show (1969)

Della (1969)

Allen Ludden’s Gallery (1969)

The Dick Cavett Show (1970)

Episode: Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Janis Joplin, and Raquel Welch (June 25, 1970)

The Brian Connell Interview (1970)

Omnibus (1970)

NBC Experiment in Television (1970)

The Pearl Bailey Show (1971)

The Movie Crazy Years (1971)

The Bob Braun Show (1971)

Call My Bluff (1972-1973)

Parkinson (1972-1980)

The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour (1973)

Film ’72 (1973)

Stars on Sundays (1974-1975)

Celebrity Squares (1975)

Your Choice for the Film Awards (1976)

The Amazing Years of Cinema (1976)

Dinah! (1976)

A World of Music (1976)

The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (1978)

Hollywood’s Diamond Jubilee (1978)

Hollywood Greats (1979)

Circus of the Stars #4 (1979)

All-Star Salute to Pearl Bailey (1979)

The Love Boat (1979)

Season 3, Episode 10-11: The Critical Success/The Love Lamp is Lit/Take My Boyfriend, Please/Rent a Family/The Man in Her Life (2-hour special)

The British Greats (1980)

The 52nd Annual Academy Awards (1980)

Hollywood (1980)

Great Railway Journeys of the World (1980)

From Raquel with Love (1980)

All-Star Family Feud Special (1980)

This is Your Life (1980-1996)

Tomorrow Coast to Coast (1981)

Hour Magazine (1981)

Bob Hope’s 30th Anniversary Special (1981)

The Gondoliers (1982)

Night of 100 Stars (1982)

H.M.S. Pinafore (1982)

The Pirates of Penzance (1982)

The Film Society of Lincoln Center Annual Gala Tribute to Laurence Olivier (1983)

Great Performances (1983)

Bob Hope’s Salute to NASA: 25 Years of Reaching for the Stars (1983)

AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Lillian Gish (1984)

Hollywood the Golden Years: The RKO Story

Talking Pictures (1988)

Cary Grant: A Celebration of a Leading Man (1988)

The White Stuff (1989)

La parada (1989)

B.L. Stryker (1989)

Episode: Auntie Sue

Warner Bros. Celebration of Tradition (June 2, 1990)

Vivien Leigh: Scarlett and Beyond (1990)

Night of 100 Stars III (1990)

Jameson Tonight (1990)

American Masters (1990)

Stars and Stripes: Hollywood and World War II (1991)

The Complete Churchill (1992)

American Experience (1996)

The Third Reich, in color (1988)

Joan Crawford: The Ultimate Movie Star (2002)

Bob Hope at 100 (2003)

Zeitenblicke – Jetzt ist Hallstatt Zeit (2008)

1939: Hollywood’s Greatest Year (2009)

Five Came Back (2017)