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Peyton Place – Rodney (Ryan O’Neal) and Betty (Barbara Parkins) marry – wedding ceremony

A 1968 scene of the primetime soap opera Peyton Place (1964-1969). This is the second time Rodney and Betty marry. They previously married briefly in 1964. Betty then married Steven, but divorced him to marry Rodney yet again, taking place in this scene. For those unfamiliar with the 1968 characters, in the beginning you can see Marsha (Barbara Rush) and Carolyn Russell (Tippy Walker). Rodney and Betty are married by Reverend Tom Winter (Robert Hogan). Note that Julie Anderson (Kasey Rogers) is present at the wedding. It was her first and only appearance (including an arrival in an earlier episode) since Rogers departed the show in 1966, and also the rare episode which includes her in color. The darkhaired man walking in, in the middle of the ceremony, and sitting in the back, is Steven (James Douglas), who, by the time, is still very much in love with Betty. Other characters present at the wedding are Norman (Christopher Connelly) as the best man, Rita (Patricia Morrow) as the maid of honor, and the guests include Ada Jacks (Evelyn Scott), Eli Carson (Frank Ferguson), Leslie Harrington (Paul Langton) and Michael Rossi (Ed Nelson). Note: I do not own the material. No infringement intended!
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2 Responses to “Peyton Place – Rodney (Ryan O’Neal) and Betty (Barbara Parkins) marry – wedding ceremony”

  1. JubalCalif says:

    I don’t recall ever seeing this show when I was a kid in the 60′s. Guess my family didn’t watch it or did so after I’d gone to bed. I’m especially intriuged to see young Tippy Walker (the teenager at the beginning). She’s such a gifted actress. Made a spectacular film debut in 1964′s “The World of Henry Orient”. Made some minor films & some other TV guest shots but sadly retired from the screen by the early 70′s. Our loss! THANKS for postjng this fascinating clip! A huge hit in it’s day!

  2. RJRanke says:

    Boy do I remember this scene!
    Rodney’s second marriage to Betty Anderson as his illegitamate half-brother Steven looks on in the background.Thanks for the information about all the characters.

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