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PROJECT 20: THE JAZZ AGE|
Alexander Scourby, Robert Russell Bennett, Donald B. Hyatt, Fred Allen, Henry Salomon
Fred Allen narrates a chronicle of America and Americans from the end of World War I to Oct. 29, 1929. Robert Russell Bennett's musical score is made up of popular songs of the period. First telecast Dec. 6, 1956, this documentary was written and produced by Henry Salomon.
DUPONT SHOW OF THE WEEK: LAUGHTER USA, THE|
Jack Benny, Jimmy Durante, Robert Russell Bennett, Richard Hanser, Donald B. Hyatt, Fred Allen, Phil Silvers, Bob Hope, Eddie Cantor, Burns & Allen, Laurel and Hardy, W.C. Fields, Groucho Marx, George Burns, Rod Reed, Buster Keaton
Samples of American humor from the beginnings till now are examined. A host of stars participate including Phil Silvers, Bob Hope, Jimmy Durante, Eddie Cantor, Burns and Allen, Buster Keaton, Fred Allen, Laurel and Hardy, W.C. Fields, Groucho Marx and Jack Benney. This premiere show for the series was produced by Donald B. Hyatt and his Project 20 staff. Written by Richard Hanser and Rod Reed. Original musical score by Robert Russell Bennett.
TELL US MORE|
Jack Benny, Fred Allen, Conrad Nagel, Jacqueline Susann, William Houser
The careers of Fred Allen and Jack Benny are profiled by host Conrad Nagel with additional anecdotes from Jacqueline Susann and Will Houser. This live NBC Broadcast would leave the air minutes before the tragic Kennedy Assassination and the station's airing of the first NBC News Bulletins, at 1:45 PM EST, disrupting all scheduled television programming for the next three and a half days.
TODAY SHOW, THE|
Jack Benny, Hugh Downs, Fred Allen, Jack Lescoulie, Parker Kennelly, Peter Donald, Max Asnas, Jim Harkins, Kenny Delmar
January 14, 1952-Present. First early-morning network program and longest-running daytime series. Created by Sylvester "Pat" Weaver. Telecast Monday thru Friday, 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM, the broadcasts have maintained a format including a News Summary, segments related to Sports, Weather, Interviews, and Features. Throughout its long run, hosts of "The Today Show" have included Dave Garroway (1952-1961), John Chancellor (1961-1962), Hugh Downs (1962-1971), Frank McGee (1971-1974), Jim Hartz (1974-1976), Tom Brokaw (1976-1981), Jane Pauley, Bryant Gumbel, Chris Wallace, Katie Couric, and others.
A live anniversary special salute to Fred Allen who died eight years ago in 1956. Joining Hugh Downs and Jack Lescoulie are Kenny Delmar, Parker Kennelly, Peter Donald, Max Asnas, Jim Harkins and some taped reflections by old pal Jack Benny. There are many personal reminiscences and some recreated skits live in the schedule.
A 1960'S RADIO BROADCAST ADDITION: THE CHASE AND SANDBORN 100TH ANNIVERSARY SHOW|
Rudy Vallee, Charles Laughton, James Stewart, Fred Allen, Eddie Cantor, W.C. Fields, Clark Gable, Don Ameche, Mary Pickford, Maurice Chevalier, Carole Lombard, Ethel Barrymore, Nelson Eddy, Ogden Nash, Alec Templeton, Jack Oakie, Adolphe Menjou, Verree Teasdale, Jimmy Wellington, Edgar Bergen, Charlie McCarthy, Major Bowes, Mae West
A centennial celebration special broadcast over NBC Radio with host Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy. Past highlights from previous shows are heard with W.C. Fields, Fred Allen, Jimmy Durante, Don Ameche, Nelson Eddy, Eddie Cantor, Dorothy Lamour, Rudy Vallee, Ogden Nash, Alec Templeton, Mary Pickford, Charles Laughton, Jack Oakie, Adolphe Menjou and Verree Teasdale, Major Bowes, Mae West, Ethel Barrymore, Jimmy Stuart, Carole Lombard, Clark Gable, Maurice Chevalier and announcer Jimmy Wellington.
A 1960'S RADIO BROADCAST ADDITION: CHASE AND SANDBORN 101ST ANNIVERSARY SHOW|
Jack Benny, George Jessel, Oscar Levant, Fred Allen, Milton Berle, Bert Lahr, Shirley Booth, Leo Durocher, Bing Crosby, Peter Donald, Beatrice Lillie, Edgar Bergen, Charlie McCarthy, Tallulah Bankhead, Major Bowes, Maurice Evans, Portland Hoffa, Minerva Pious, Parker Fennelly, Kenny Delmar, Alan Reed
A special retrospective of radio highlights with Fred Allen, Edgar Bergen & Charlie McCarthy, Tallulah Bankhead, Jack Benny, Milton Berle, Shirley Booth, Major Bowes, Bing Crosby, Maurice Evans, Portland Hoffa, Bert Lahr, Beatrice Lillie, George Jessel, Oscar Levant, Minerva Pious, Leo Durocher, Parker Fennelly, Peter Donald, Kenny Delmar and Alan Reed.
MAGIC OF BROADCASTING, THE|
Rudy Vallee, Rod Serling, We Five, Fred Allen, Milton Berle, Arthur Godfrey, Bing Crosby, Gale Gordon, Sheldon Leonard, John Scott Trotter, Freeman Gosden, Charles Correll, Fanny Brice, Lucille Ball
Arthur Godfrey is host for a nostalgic review of the great stars and favorite programs of radio and television history. Joining him in this special are Bing Crosby, Lucille Ball, Gale Gordon, Sheldon Leonard, Rod Serling, John Scott Trotter, and We Five, who sing "Beyond the Sea." Many archival transcripts are heard with Freeman Gosden, Charles Correll, Fanny Brice, Rudy Vallee, Milton Berle, and Fred Allen.
DAVID FROST SHOW, THE|
Jack Benny, Fred Allen, George Burns, David Frost
David Frost welcomes special solo guest Jack Benny, who talks at length about his long professional career and his personal life. There are many anecdotes
including stories about George Burns,
Fred Allen, his 44 year marriage, his violin career and why, after writing his autobiography for two years, he decided never to publish it.
PLAYHOUSE NEW YORK: THE 40'S - THE GREAT RADIO COMEDIANS|
Jack Benny, Fred Allen, Bob Hope, George Burns, Perry Miller Adato, Bing Crosby, Ken Roberts, Peter Donald, Edgar Bergen, Charlie McCarthy, Minerva Pious, Parker Fennelly, Kenny Delmar, Harry Bailey, Al Bernie, Jim Jordan
The lost art of radio comedy is examined with audio excerpts from Radio's past, including Edgar Bergen, Charlie McCarthy, George Burns, Jack Benny, Bob Hope, Fred Allen, Bing Crosby, Jim Jordan, Kenny Delmar, Minerva Pious, Parker Fennelly, Peter Donald, Harry Bailey, Ken Roberts, and Al Bernie. Produced by Perry Miller Adato.
MERV GRIFFIN SHOW, THE|
Jack Benny, Fred Allen, Merv Griffin
Jack Benny reminisces with Merv Griffin about his Fred Allen feud and his films "Charlie's Aunt," "To Be Or Not To Be," and "The Horn Blows at Midnight".
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