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Movie Title

Year

Comments

 

 

 

Small Hotel

1957

Janet’s First movie. Played Effie

The Young and the Guilty

1958

Janet played Sue

The Trollenberg Terror

1958

In USA “ The Crawling Eye”

Darby O’Gill & The Little People

1959

Janet’s First Disney Movie. Played Katie O’Gill

Third Man on the Mountain

1959

Janet played Lizbeth

Tommy the Toreador

1959

Janet played Amanda

Swiss Family Robinson

1960

Janet played Roberta (Bertie)

The Horsemasters

1961

Released as movie in Europe . TV in USA

The Day the earth caught Fire

1961

Janet played Jeannie

Life for Ruth

1962

“Condemned to Life” and “Walk In The Shadow” in USA

Bitter Harvest

1963

Janet played Jennie

Hide and Seek

1963

Janet played Maggie

A Jolly Bad Fellow

1963

“They All Died Laughing” in USA

This is My Street

1963

Spot Janet on the Water Chute

Daylight Robbery

1964

Children’s Film Foundation Cameo role

Sebastian

1968

Janet played Carol

Cry Wolf

1968

Children’s Film Foundation Cameo role

JANET MUNRO T V APPEARANCES  

The following is the known list of TV/Radio appearances, mostly ‘Plays’ that Janet appeared in, both in the UK and the USA from the period 1954 up to 1972. Special thanks is due to Dick Buckman in London for his amazing research in compiling this list.

If you should have any additions, corrections, additional information, no matter how small PLEASE do contact me at lpbyrne@ireland.com

Transmission Date

 

Title

Production Co. / Country

Comments

15th. Nov. 1954

I Capture the Castle

BBC TV ( UK )

 

45 minute segment broadcast Live from Oldham Coliseum Theatre. The programme was seen throughout the British Isles but due to a transmitter failure was NOT seen in the Oldham area of Lancashire
Janet played Rose Mortmain .

3rd. Jan to 21 st. Feb 1956

Big City

Associated Rediffusion (UK) Series of eight 30 minute plays.

“Stories From The Streets Of The World”

Devised and written by Ted Willis
Unclear which episode Janet appeared in. Most likely episode 6 transmitted live on 14 th Feb 1956 .


She was uncredited.

20th. Oct. 1957 (Original scheduled transmission date)

22nd June 1958 (Actual transmission date)

Trial By Candlelight

ABC TV ( UK )

Armchair Theatre

Directed by Wolf Rilla.

With Milo O’Shea, Michael Gwynn, Freda Jackson and Ferdy Mayne
Janet played Anne Ridley

15th. Nov. 1957

One Of Us

Associated Rediffusion ( UK )

Television Playhouse

Directed by Tania Lieven


With Robert Shaw, Billie Whitelaw, Roger Gage and Charles Leno.

Janet played Sally Mathers although there is evidence that she took over the feminine lead role of Joan Thomas from Billie Whitelaw at the last moment, due to Whitelaw taking ill. ?

6th. Dec. 1957

Pick Up Girl

Granada TV ( UK)

Television Playhouse

Directed by Herbert Wise.

With Andre Morell, Neil McCallum, Percy Herbert and Liam Gaffney

This is the Play seen by Disney casting agent Maud Spector which led to Janet being auditioned by Walt for the role of Katie O’Gill in Darby O’Gill and the Little People.

Janet played Elizabeth Collins

21st. Feb 1958

Lace On Her Petticoat

Associated Rediffusion ( UK )

Television Playhouse

Directed by Tania Lieven.


With Duncan Lamont and Noelle Middleton.

Janet played a 12 year old girl, Elspeth McNairn .

28th. May 1958

Martin Kane Private Investigator

ABC TV ( UK )

 

30 minute TV series with William Gargan as Martin Kane P.I.

Episode 31 entitled “The Heiress”.

With Brian Reece, Eunice Gayson and Harry Fowler.

Janet played Kitty

21st. Dec. 1958

The Deaf Heart

ABC TV ( UK )

Armchair Theatre

Directed by Philip Saville.

With Graydon Gould, Stratford Johns and Paul Rogers.

Janet played Ruth Cornelius

5th. Feb. 1959

Berkeley Square

NBC TV ( USA )

Hallmark Hall Of Fame

With John Kerr.

Janet played Helen Pettigrew .

18th. Dec 1960

Walt Disney Presents

ABC TV ( USA )

Episode entitled

Escape to Paradise/Water Birds

Janet played herself

7th. Feb 1961

Time Remembered

NBC TV ( USA )

Hallmark Hall Of Fame

 

With Christopher Plummer & Dame Edith Evans.

Janet played Amanda

8th. April 1961

Juke Box Jury

BBC TV ( UK )

Pop Panel Programme

With David Jacobs, Cliff Richard and Ray Orchard.

23rd. Sept 1961

Juke Box Jury

BBC TV ( UK )

Pop Panel Programme

With David Jacobs, Howard Keel, Jane Asher & Jimmy Young.

Janet made several appearances on this weekly programme

13th. April 1962

Here’s Hollywood

NBC TV ( USA )

Janet interviewed by Jack Linkletter in England for this American TV Programme

13th. May 1962

Girl In A Birdcage

ABC TV ( UK )

Armchair Theatre

Directed by Charles Jarrott.

With Brenda Bruce, Diana King and Diana Beevers.

Janet played Juliet.

30th. Sept 1962

 

Afternoon Of A Nymph

ABC TV ( UK )

Armchair Theatre

Directed by Philip Saville

With Ian Hendry, Jeremy Lloyd and Peter Butterworth

Janet played Elaine

15th. Feb 1967

Turn Off If You Know The Ending

BBC2 TV ( UK )

Thirty Minute Theatre

Directed by John Glenister .

With Peter Barkworth and Sheila Grant

Janet played Carol .

 

2nd. May 1968

The Admirable Crichton

NBC TV ( USA )

Hallmark Hall Of Fame

With Bill Travers and Virginia McKenna.

Janet played Tweeney.

2nd. Oct. 1968

Flower Dew

Thames TV ( UK )

Premiere (Series of 5 Live Teleplays)

Directed by Dennis Vance.

60 minute Play with Anthony Booth, John Welsh and Edward Fox.

Janet played Dr Constance Morris .

28th. Dec 1968
To
18th. Jan. 1969

The Tenant Of Wildfell Hall

BBC 2 TV ( UK )

Series with 4 Episodes

Directed by Peter Sasdy.

 With Bryan Marshall and Megs Jenkins.

Janet in all 4 episodes as Helen

28th. Jan 1971

The Piano

BBC 1 TV ( UK )

Play For Today

Directed by James Cellan Jones

With Glyn Owen, Leo Franklyn and Hilda Barry

Janet played Mabel Duckworth

27th. July 1971

Late Night Extra

BBC Radio ( UK )

Interview with Keith Fordyce

Janet talks about her Disney career and her first appearance in a Play in London ’s West End . “Look No Hands” at the Fortune Theatre, Covent Garden , London .

25th. Aug. 1971

Janet Munro & The Cinema

BBC Radio 1 and 2 ( UK )

45 minute programme.

Janet talks about her acting career with a personal selection of her favourite film music

23rd. Jan to

26th. March 1972

Adam Smith

Granada TV ( UK ) Series

 

Directed by Brian Mills.

With Andrew Keir, Brigit Forsyth and Tom Conti.

Janet appeared In 5 Episodes between 23 rd Jan 1972 and 26 th March 1972 and played Elizabeth Crichton