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#4799: THAT'S LIFE
1969-02-18, WABC, 52 min.
Sid Caesar, Leslie Uggams, Milt Kamen, Robert Morse, E.J. Peaker

September 24, 1968-May 20, 1969. This was the "You Never Take Me Any Place" broadcast. Television's only musical comedy series. "That's Life" starred Robert Morse and E.J. Peaker. Also featured were Shelley Berman and Kay Medford.
#16138A: THAT'S LIFE
1969-02-18, WABC, min.
Sid Caesar, Leslie Uggams, Milt Kamen, Robert Morse, E.J. Peaker

September 24, 1968-May 20, 1969. This was the "You Never Take Me Any Place" broadcast. Television's only musical comedy series. "That's Life" starred Robert Morse and E.J. Peaker. Also featured were Shelley Berman and Kay Medford.     

Dupe of #4799.        
#2999: HERE COME THE STARS
1969-02-23, WOR, 52 min.
George Jessel, Sid Caesar, Frank Fontaine, Leonard Barr, Joey Adams, Jan Daley, Harvey Lembeck, Lyn Roman, Anna Maria Alberghetti

Sid Caesar is roasted. George Jessel emcees this hour variety roast series featuring testimonials to guests of honor. This syndicated series aired from September 15, 1968 to March 9, 1969. Reruns ran through March 1, 1970.             
#3128: JACKIE GLEASON SHOW, THE
1969-03-15, WCBS, 52 min.
Jackie Gleason, George Jessel, Sid Caesar, Myron Cohen, Timmie Rogers

September 29, 1962-September 12, 1970. Jackie Gleason was a fixture on CBS for most of two decades. In the fall of 1962 Gleason was back to a Saturday slot, which he occupied for another eight seasons. From 1962 to 1966 it was called "Jackie Gleason and His American Scene Magazine," and featured topical comedy sketches as well as musical numbers. One of Gleason's characters, Joe the Bartender, appeared regularly. Addressing the camera as his patron, Joe told a few jokes before calling out the tipsy Crazy Guggenheim from the back room. Guggenheim, played by Frank Fontaine, traded quips with Joe and then sang a song. Sue Ann Langdon was also featured regularly. In 1966 Gleason moved the operation to Miami Beach. The show was retitled "The Jackie Gleason Show." For the first time in almost a decade, production of "The Honeymooners" was resumed. Gleason was reunited with Art Carney; Sheila MacRae and Jane Kean were added to play Alice and Trixie. Many of these later "Honeymooners" sketches ran a full hour, and the accent was now on music.
#3069: HOLLYWOOD PALACE, THE
1969-03-29, WABC, 52 min.
Sid Caesar, Buddy Rich, Imogene Coca, Edie Adams, Gene Baylos, Gladys Knight and the Pips, Nina Logatsheve, Brendan Hanlon

January 4, 1964-February 7, 1970. This hour-long variety series was a midseason replacement for "The Jerry Lewis Show."
#1978: DEAN MARTIN SHOW, THE
1969-04-10, WNBC, 52 min.
Sid Caesar, Dean Martin, Lou Rawls, Ray Stevens, Gail Martin, Stanley Myron Handelman

September 16, 1965-May 24, 1974. A variety hour hosted by Dean Martin. Several of the shows were celebrity "roasts," set at a banquet table, in which the guest of honor was showered with insults by other celebs. Regulars of the series included pianist Ken Lane (1965-1972), Kay Medford, Lou Jacobi, The Golddiggers, Marian Mercer (1971-1972), Tom Bosley (1971-1972), Rodney Dangerfield (1972-1973), Dom DeLuise (1972-1973), and Nipsey Russell (1972-1974).
#16196: DEAN MARTIN SHOW, THE
1969-04-10, WNBC, min.
Sid Caesar, Dean Martin, Lou Rawls, Ray Stevens, Gail Martin, Stanley Myron Handelman

September 16, 1965-May 24, 1974. A variety hour hosted by Dean Martin. Several of the shows were celebrity "roasts," set at a banquet table, in which the guest of honor was showered with insults by other celebs. Regulars of the series included pianist Ken Lane (1965-1972), Kay Medford, Lou Jacobi, The Golddiggers, Marian Mercer (1971-1972), Tom Bosley (1971-1972), Rodney Dangerfield (1972-1973), Dom DeLuise (1972-1973), and Nipsey Russell (1972-1974).      

Dupe of #1978.       
#3612: KRAFT MUSIC HALL, THE
1969-06-11, WNBC, 52 min.
Sid Caesar, Norman Wisdom, Judy Carne, Sandler and Young

September 13, 1967-May 12, 1971. The 1967 version of "The Kraft Music Hall" was an hour show, which lasted four seasons. It was hosted by a guest celebrity each week.
#3625: KRAFT MUSIC HALL, THE
1969-06-25, WNBC, 52 min.
Sid Caesar, Norman Wisdom, Judy Carne, Sandler and Young

September 13, 1967-May 12, 1971. The 1967 version of "The Kraft Music Hall" was an hour show, which lasted four seasons. It was hosted by a guest celebrity each week.
#5103: BOB HOPE SPECIAL, THE
1969-09-22, WNBC, 52 min.
Steve Allen, Jack E. Leonard, Danny Thomas, Bill Dana, Phil Silvers, Bob Hope, Sid Caesar, Johnny Carson, Jack Carter, Jerry Colonna, Red Buttons, Shelley Berman, Buddy Hackett, Wally Cox, Nipsey Russell, Richard Deacon, Shecky Greene, Tom Smothers, Dick Smothers, Soupy Sales, Marty Allen, George Gobel, Pat Paulsen

Some of Bob's fellow comedians join him for an hour of comedy.
#3074: HOLLYWOOD PALACE, THE
1969-10-25, WABC, 52 min.
Jack E. Leonard, Sid Caesar, Nancy Ames, Gladys Knight and the Pips, Engelbert Humperdinck, Lonnie Donegan

January 4, 1964-February 7, 1970. This hour-long variety series was a midseason replacement for "The Jerry Lewis Show."
#1992: DEAN MARTIN SHOW, THE
1969-10-30, WNBC, 52 min.
Sid Caesar, Dean Martin, Pat Henry, Charles Nelson Reilly

September 16, 1965-May 24, 1974. A variety hour hosted by Dean Martin. Several of the shows were celebrity "roasts," set at a banquet table, in which the guest of honor was showered with insults by other celebs. Regulars of the series included pianist Ken Lane (1965-1972), Kay Medford, Lou Jacobi, The Golddiggers, Marian Mercer (1971-1972), Tom Bosley (1971-1972), Rodney Dangerfield (1972-1973), Dom DeLuise (1972-1973), and Nipsey Russell (1972-1974).
#3082: HOLLYWOOD PALACE, THE
1970-01-24, WABC, 52 min.
Steve Allen, Sid Caesar, Steve Lawrence, Jayne Meadows, Roy Rogers, Dale Evans, Imogene Coca, Eydie Gorme

January 4, 1964-February 7, 1970. This hour-long variety series was a midseason replacement for "The Jerry Lewis Show."
#3620: KRAFT MUSIC HALL, THE
1970-01-27, WNBC, 52 min.
Sid Caesar, Florence Henderson, Eddy Arnold, Sacha Distel

September 13, 1967-May 12, 1971. The 1967 version of "The Kraft Music Hall" was an hour show, which lasted four seasons. It was hosted by a guest celebrity each week.
#1264: ANDY WILLIAMS SHOW, THE
1970-02-07, WNBC, 52 min.
Andy Williams, Sid Caesar, Dusty Springfield, Jo Anne Worley

September 27, 1962-September 3, 1967 (NBC); September 20, 1969-July 17, 1971 (NBC); 1976 (Syndicated). In 1962, Williams was finally given a fall series on NBC; the hour show lasted five seasons and featured The New Christy Minstrels and the Osmond Brothers. His third NBC series, which premiered in 1969, featured comics Charlie Callas and Irwin Corey, along with Janos Prohaska; the hour show lasted another two seasons. In 1976, Williams hosted a syndicated series, entitled "Andy." The half-hour show featured puppeteer Wayland Flowers.
#1087: HOLLYWOOD PALACE: CLOSING NIGHT AT THE PALACE
1970-02-07, WABC, 52 min.
Jack Benny, Jimmy Durante, Liberace, Debbie Reynolds, Nat King Cole, Milton Berle, Martha Raye, Sid Caesar, Ed Wynn, Van Johnson, Kate Smith, Gloria Swanson, Mrs. Miller, Don Adams, Joey Forman, Bert Lahr, Tim Conway, Fred Astaire, Buster Keaton, Buddy Rich, Bette Davis, Bing Crosby, Sammy Davis Jr., David Janssen, Perry Como, Donald O'Connor, Edgar Bergen, Don Rickles, Dan Rowan, Dick Martin, Peter Lawford, Imogene Coca, Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass, Tiny Tim, Eydie Gorme, Herb Albert, Ethel Merman, Ray Bolger, Ella Fitzgerald, James Brown, Marty Allen, Petula Clark

Bing Crosby who hosted opening night at the palace on Jan. 4, 1964, brings down the curtain with a large sampling of highlights from the past six years. Celebrities include Nat King Cole, Ed Wynn, Eydie Gorme, Herb Albert and the Tijuana Brass, Fred Astaire, Ethel Merman, Martha Raye, Ray Bolger, Jimmy Durante, Mrs. Miller, Sammy Davis Jr., Ella Fitzgerald, James Brown, Don Adams, Marty Allen, Jack Benny, Edgar Bergen, Milton Berle, Burns & Schreiber, Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Petula Clark, Perry Como, Tim Conway, Bette Davis, Joey Forman, David Janssen, Van Johnson, Buster Keaton, Bert Lahr, Peter Lawford, Liberace, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Buddy Rich, Don Rickles, Dan Rowan, Dick Martin, Kate Smith, Gloria Swanson and Tiny Tim.
#16325: HOLLYWOOD PALACE: CLOSING NIGHT AT THE PALACE
1970-02-07, WABC, min.
Jack Benny, Jimmy Durante, Liberace, Debbie Reynolds, Nat King Cole, Milton Berle, Martha Raye, Sid Caesar, Ed Wynn, Van Johnson, Kate Smith, Gloria Swanson, Mrs. Miller, Don Adams, Joey Forman, Bert Lahr, Tim Conway, Fred Astaire, Buster Keaton, Buddy Rich, Bette Davis, Bing Crosby, Sammy Davis Jr., David Janssen, Perry Como

Bing Crosby who hosted opening night at the palace on Jan. 4, 1964, brings down the curtain with a large sampling of highlights from the past six years. Celebrities include Nat King Cole, Ed Wynn, Eydie Gorme, Herb Albert and the Tijuana Brass, Fred Astaire, Ethel Merman, Martha Raye, Ray Bolger, Jimmy Durante, Mrs. Miller, Sammy Davis Jr., Ella Fitzgerald, James Brown, Don Adams, Marty Allen, Jack Benny, Edgar Bergen, Milton Berle, Burns & Schreiber, Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Petula Clark, Perry Como, Tim Conway, Bette Davis, Joey Forman, David 
Janssen, Van Johnson, Buster Keaton, Bert Lahr, Peter Lawford, Liberace, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Buddy Rich, Don Rickles, Dan Rowan, Dick Martin, Kate Smith, Gloria Swanson and Tiny Tim.   

Dupe of #1087.          
#7976: DEAN MARTIN SHOW, THE
1970-03-05, NBC, 52 min.
Sid Caesar, Dean Martin, Alice Ghostley, Gale Gordon, Barbara Anderson, Marty Robbins

September 16, 1965-May 24, 1974. 
A variety hour hosted by Dean Martin. Several of the shows were celebrity "roasts," set at a banquet table, in which the guest of honor was showered with insults by other celebs. Regulars of the series included pianist Ken Lane (1965-1972), Kay Medford, Lou Jacobi, The Golddiggers, Marian Mercer (1971-1972), Tom Bosley (1971-1972), Rodney Dangerfield (1972-1973), Dom DeLuise (1972-1973), and Nipsey Russell (1972-1974).  

Dupe Of # 2014.                        
#2014: DEAN MARTIN SHOW, THE
1970-03-05, WNBC, 52 min.
Sid Caesar, Dean Martin, Alice Ghostley, Gale Gordon, Barbara Anderson, Marty Robbins

September 16, 1965-May 24, 1974. A variety hour hosted by Dean Martin. Several of the shows were celebrity "roasts," set at a banquet table, in which the guest of honor was showered with insults by other celebs. Regulars of the series included pianist Ken Lane (1965-1972), Kay Medford, Lou Jacobi, The Golddiggers, Marian Mercer (1971-1972), Tom Bosley (1971-1972), Rodney Dangerfield (1972-1973), Dom DeLuise (1972-1973), and Nipsey Russell (1972-1974).
#2830: DES O'CONNOR SHOW (KRAFT MUSIC HALL), THE
1970-07-08, WNBC, 52 min.
Sid Caesar, Edie Adams, Des O'Connor

May 20, 1970-September 2, 1970; June 2, 1971-September 1, 1971. A summer variety series taped in London, starring singer Des O'Connor. Other regulars included Jack Douglas, the MacGregor Brothers (1970), and Connie Stevens (1971).
#2209: DON KNOTTS SHOW, THE
1970-09-29, WCBS, 52 min.
Don Knotts, Sid Caesar, Lulu, Doug McClure

September 15, 1970-July 6, 1971. Don Knotts headlined this variety series featuring Elaine Joyce, Frank Welker, John Dehner, Kenneth Mars, Eddy Carroll, Francis DeSales, Mickey Deems, Brad Logan, Fay DeWitt, Gary Burghoff and Bob Williams.
#2557: FLIP WILSON SHOW, THE
1970-12-17, WNBC, 52 min.
Bobby Darin, Sid Caesar, Flip Wilson, B.B. King

September 17, 1970-June 27, 1974. A successful variety hour hosted by Flip Wilson.
#2387: ED SULLIVAN SHOW, THE
1971-02-28, WCBS, 52 min.
Sid Caesar, Ed Sullivan, Brascia & Tybee, George Carlin, Shirley Bassey, David Brenner, The Everly Brothers, Jerry Butler, The Brockways

June 20, 1948-June 6, 1971. Television's longest-running variety show ran on Sunday nights for twenty-three years. Its host, Ed Sullivan.
#3628Z: KRAFT MUSIC HALL, THE
1971-03-06, NBC, 110 min.
Sid Caesar, Steve Lawrence, Anne Meara, Eydie Gorme, Barbara Feldon

September 13, 1967-May 12, 1971.

The 1967 version of THE KRAFT MUSIC HALL was an hour show which lasted for four seasons. It was hosted by a guest celebrity each week.

 This is a rare rehearsal MASTER AUDIO RECORDING (almost two hours) recorded on March 6th and 7th while the program was being tape recorded for later broadcast...edited and aired on March 17, 1971 as "SUBURBIA USA." 

Some of the highlights include Ed Herlihy's opening announcement and closing, without music, and with music; numerous  takes of Steve and Eydie singing "Getting Away," and "Peaceful In The Country." Also run through is a sketch, "The Neighbors," with Sid Caesar and Barbara Feldon,  and "The New Housekeeper," with Anne Meara. 
Another sketch, with Steve and Eydie, "Community Show" including Sid Caesar and Barbara Feldon who flubs a line...multiple takes are heard. Communication from the director in the control room is heard. Cross talk after a number of takes are recorded, and slate takes with audio pilot tone.  In addition we hear Steve Lawrence sing a medley of songs and Eydie Gorme sings "It Was A Good Time."  
Running time is 110 minutes which would be edited in half for March 17, 1971 airing on THE KRAFT MUSIC HAL: SUBURBIA USA.                  
#2389: ED SULLIVAN SHOW, THE
1971-06-06, WCBS, 52 min.
Sid Caesar, Ed Sullivan, Carol Channing, Caterina Valente, Peter Nero, Jerry Vale

June 20, 1948-June 6, 1971. 
This program is a repeat from February 7, 1971. This was the final broadcast of the series. The  last two original Ed Sullivan shows were broadcast on March 28th and May 30, 1971.

Television's longest-running variety show ran on Sunday nights for twenty-three years. Its host, Ed Sullivan.             
#10143: SALUTE TO TELEVISION'S 25TH ANNIVERSARY
1972-09-10, WABC, 85 min.
Robert Young, Judith Anderson, Jimmy Durante, Rod Serling, Maria Cole, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Milton Berle, John Wayne, Dinah Shore, Bob Hope, Sid Caesar, Ed Sullivan, The Smothers Brothers, George Chakiris, Lorne Greene, Dave Garroway, George C. Scott, Russell Arms, James Arness, Lucille Ball

25 years of television memories as 26 top stars, in person, celebrate a treasure of TV nostalgia. Performing and accepting awards for their roles in TV's success story are Judith Anderson, Russell Arms, James Arness, Lucille Ball, Milton Berle, Sid Caesar, George Chakiris, Maria Cole, Jimmy Durante, Dave Garroway, Lorne Greene, Bob Hope, George C. Scott, Rod Serling, Dinah Shore, the Smothers Brothers, Ed Sullivan, John Wayne, Robert Young, and Efrem Zimbalist Jr. There are 5 commercials including an opening commercial.  

Duplicate of # 1118.             
#1118: SALUTE TO TELEVISION'S 25TH ANNIVERSARY
1972-09-10, WABC, 85 min.
Robert Young, Judith Anderson, Jimmy Durante, Rod Serling, Maria Cole, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Milton Berle, John Wayne, Dinah Shore, Bob Hope, Sid Caesar, Ed Sullivan, The Smothers Brothers, George Chakiris, Lorne Greene, Dave Garroway, George C. Scott, Russell Arms, James Arness, Lucille Ball

25 years of television memories as 26 top stars, in person, celebrate a treasure of TV nostalgia. Performing and accepting awards for their roles in TV's success story are Judith Anderson, Russell Arms, James Arness, Lucille Ball, Milton Berle, Sid Caesar, George Chakiris, Maria Cole, Jimmy Durante, Dave Garroway, Lorne Greene, Bob Hope, George C. Scott, Rod Serling, Dinah Shore, the Smothers Brothers, Ed Sullivan, John Wayne, Robert Young, and Efrem Zimbalist Jr. There are 5 commercials including an opening commercial.
#3501: JULIE ANDREWS HOUR, THE
1973-02-03, WABC, 52 min.
Sid Caesar, Alice Ghostley, John Davidson, Rich Little, Julie Andrews

September 13, 1972-April 28, 1973. Variety hour hosted by musical comedy star Julie Andrews and featuring Alice Ghostley and Rich Little.
#1441: BOBBY DARIN SHOW, THE
1973-03-23, WNBC, 52 min.
Bobby Darin, Sid Caesar, Dusty Springfield, Jackie Joseph

July 27, 1972-September 7, 1972; January 19, 1973-April 27, 1973. Bobby Darin was given his own series in 1972, a summer replacement for "The Dean Martin Show." The series was revived that winter as a midseason replacement. Regulars included Dick Bakalyan, Steve Landesberg, and Rip Taylor.
#8245: "HAMBURGERS"
1974-04-02, NBC, 60 min.
Sid Caesar, Charlie Callas, Jim Nabors, Charles Nelson Reilly

Sid Caesar returns to television in this one-hour comedy special that includes a twenty-five second bit on "The Exorcist."            
#7992: DEAN MARTIN CELEBRITY ROAST, THE
1975-02-27, NBC, 52 min.
Jackie Gleason, Art Carney, Gene Kelly, Danny Thomas, Milton Berle, Audrey Meadows, Sid Caesar, Frank Gorshin, Dean Martin, Sheila MacRae, Nipsey Russell, Foster Brooks, Phyllis Diller

Jackie Gleason plays the fatted calf to a host of roasters, including Gene Kelly, Milton Berle, Phyllis Diller, Art Carney, Sid Caesar, Danny Thomas, Frank Gorshin, Nipsey Russell, Audrey Meadows, Sheila MacRae and Foster Brooks in this "Dean Martin Celebrity Roast" from the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas.

Dupe Of # 2120.                           
#2120: DEAN MARTIN SHOW, THE
1975-02-27, WNBC, 52 min.
Jackie Gleason, Art Carney, Gene Kelly, Danny Thomas, Milton Berle, Audrey Meadows, Sid Caesar, Frank Gorshin, Dean Martin, Sheila MacRae, Nipsey Russell, Foster Brooks, Phyllis Diller

Jackie Gleason plays the fatted calf to a host of roasters, including Gene Kelly, Milton Berle, Phyllis Diller, Art Carney, Sid Caesar, Danny Thomas, Frank Gorshin, Nipsey Russell, Audrey Meadows, Sheila MacRae and Foster Brooks in this "Dean Martin Celebrity Roast" from the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas.
#2066: DEAN MARTIN SHOW, THE
1975-05-15, WNBC, 52 min.
Sid Caesar, Ernest Borgnine, Dean Martin, Jan Murray, Lorne Greene, Michael Landon, Don Rickles, Phyllis Diller, Cliff Robertson, Guy Marks, Amanda Blake, Euell Gibbons, Victor Sen Yung

Special: Michael Landon is sizzled on a verbal spit by host Dean Martin, Amanda Blake, Ernest Borgnine, Sid Caesar, Phyllis Diller, Euell Gibbons, Guy Marks, Jan Murray, Don Rickles, Cliff Robertson and Landon's former "Bonanza" costars Lorne Greene and Victor Sen Yung. Taped in the Celebrity Room of the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas.
#9715: TONY ORLANDO AND DAWN
1976-02-18, CBS, 52 min.
Joey Bishop, Milton Berle, Sid Caesar, Lonnie Schorr, Tony Orlando, Dawn, Lynn Stuart, Alice Nunn

July 3, 1974-July 24, 1974; December 4, 1974-December 28, 1976. Tony Orlando and Dawn hosted a four-week summer replacement for "The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour"; the series resurfaced later that year. During the 1975-1976 season regulars included Alice Nunn, Lonnie Schorr, and Lynn Stuart. In the fall of 1976 the show was retitled "Tony Orlando and Dawn Rainbow Hour"; the regulars included George Carlin, Susan Lanier, Bob Holt, Edie McClurg, Adam Wade, and Nancy Steen. 

Duplicate of # 4931.             
#4931: TONY ORLANDO AND DAWN
1976-02-18, WCBS, 52 min.
Joey Bishop, Milton Berle, Sid Caesar, Lonnie Schorr, Tony Orlando, Dawn, Lynn Stuart, Alice Nunn

July 3, 1974-July 24, 1974; December 4, 1974-December 28, 1976. Tony Orlando and Dawn hosted a four-week summer replacement for "The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour"; the series resurfaced later that year. During the 1975-1976 season regulars included Alice Nunn, Lonnie Schorr, and Lynn Stuart. In the fall of 1976 the show was retitled "Tony Orlando and Dawn Rainbow Hour"; the regulars included George Carlin, Susan Lanier, Bob Holt, Edie McClurg, Adam Wade, and Nancy Steen.
#9078: PERRY COMO: CHRISTMAS IN AUSTRIA
1976-12-13, NBC, 60 min.
Sid Caesar, Perry Como, Senta Berger, Karl Schranz

A Christmas celebration from Austria with Perry Como and guests.          
#7817: WHEN TELEVISION WAS YOUNG: CBS NEWS SPECIAL
1977-04-28, CBS, 118 min.
Walter Cronkite, Red Skelton, Jackie Gleason, Art Carney, Harry S. Truman, Charles Kuralt, Milton Berle, Arthur Godfrey, Mary Martin, Sid Caesar, Ed Sullivan, Burns & Allen, Ernie Kovacs, Charlton Heston, Paul Newman, James Dean, Don Larsen, Edward P. Morgan, Douglas Edwards, Dick Van Dyke, Noel Coward, Walter Matthau, Lucille Ball, Alan Young, Rex Harrison, John F. Kennedy, Fulton J. Sheen, Al Hodge, Frank Stanton, Joe McCarthy, Douglas Mac Arthur, Jack Lemon

The history of television is examined.
Complete with original commercials.

Host: Charles Kuralt     

  The special is a retrospective of the social history of television programming, circa 1948-1960's. Host Charles Kuralt describes 
 live television and illustrates the kinescope process. Excerpts include coverage of the following topics and people: Burns and Allen; news programs with Edward P. Morgan and Douglas Edwards; newsreels and propaganda; Art Carney and Jackie Gleason; children's programs, including "Captain Video"; the growth of television; performers Milton Berle, Ernie Kovacs, Red Skelton, Alan Young, Dick Van Dyke and Lucille Ball; reporter Edward R. Murrow; the Korean War; blacklisting; Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy; Mary Martin and Noel Coward; the 1954 Army-McCarthy hearings; Sid Caesar; President Harry S Truman's 1951 dismissal of General MacArthur; Bishop Fulton J. Sheen; a comedy and entertainment montage; quiz show scandals with comments by Frank Stanton of CBS and a look at how shows were rigged; Rex Harrison rehearsing for "My Fair Lady"; anthology drama with Charlton Heston, James Dean, and others; the 1952 Republican Convention; John F. Kennedy's 1956 bid for vice president; the 1960 presidential campaign; and Don Larsen's perfect game in the 1956 World Series. Includes commercials.                                            
#8089: DINAH!
1977-09-27, SYN, 60 min.
Andy Griffith, Dinah Shore, Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Monty Hall, Sally Boyden

October 21st, 1974- 1980. 
A Ninety-minute talk show in most markets hosted by Dinah Shore.
This series was seen during the daytime in most cities. In 1979 the show was re-titled "DINAH AND FRIENDS," and had a co-host.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
#8784: MERV GRIFFIN SHOW, THE:
1977-10-12, SYN, 90 min.
Steve Allen, Milton Berle, Phil Silvers, Sid Caesar, Merv Griffin, Imogene Coca

October 1, 1962-March 29, 1963 (NBC); 1965-1969 (Syndicated); August 18, 1969-February 11, 1972 (CBS); 1972-1986 (Syndicated)

Guest Host Steve Allen fills in for an ailing Merv Griffin.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
#8172: "GABRIEL KAPLAN PRESENTS THE SMALL EVENT."
1977-10-23, ABC, 60 min.
Sid Caesar, Henny Youngman, Gabriel Kaplan, Robert Hegyes, Cindy Williams, Ron Palillo, Pat Morita, Fred Williard, Lawrence - Hilton Jacobs, John Sylvester White

A spoof of over-blown, over-hyped, pretentious "Big Event Television Specials." 

 Gabriel Kaplan, star of "Welcome Back Kotter" hosts his first prime time special. Comedy highlights include: "Battle of the Celebrity Relatives," and "National Chauvinist Dating Contest."

                                              
#5449: A SALUTE TO AMERICAN IMAGINATION
1978-10-05, WCBS, 105 min.
Sid Caesar, Dr. Joyce Brothers, Henry Fonda, Joanne Woodward, Paul Newman, Tennessee Williams, Telly Savalas, Lee Grant, Ray Charles, Imogene Coca, Aretha Franklin, Ethel Merman, Madeline Kahn, Rita Coolidge, Kris Kristofferson, Wolfman Jack, Ronee Blakley, John Ritter, Neil Armstrong, Martin Balsam, Edward Asner, Martin Sheen, Arthur Miller, Henry Ford II

Hosts Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Telly Savalas & Madeline Kahn mark the 75th anniversary of the Ford Motor Company in a freewheeling variety show that features elaborate production numbers, drama, music, comedy & dance.             
#2141: DICK CLARK'S LIVE WEDNESDAY
1978-10-19, WABC, 52 min.
Sid Caesar, Telly Savalas, Dick Clark, Donna Summer, Engelbert Humperdinck, Rick Baker

September 20, 1978-December 27, 1978. The only live prime-time entertainment show of the 1978-1979 season, this hour variety series was hosted by Dick Clark. Scheduled guests include Sid Caesar, Telly Savalas, Donna Summer, Engelbert Humperdinck and escape artist Rick Baker. Music includes "MacArthur Park" and "Last Dance" (Donna), and "After the Lovin'" (Engelbert). Also: Rick tries "The World's Greatest Escape."
#1427: BIG SHOW, THE
1980-05-13, WNBC, 80 min.
Steve Allen, Shirley Jones, Sid Caesar, Donald O'Connor, Imogene Coca, Dottie West, Ken Shelley, Jo Jo Starbuck, Meadowlark Lemon and The Bucketeers

March 4, 1980-June 3, 1980. Ninety-minute variety series, with regulars Graham Chapman, Mimi Kennedy, Charlie Hill, Owen Sullivan, Edie McClurg, Paul Grimm, and Joe Baker.
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CAPTURED LIVE: CULTURES OF TELEVISION RECORDING AND STORAGE, 1945-1975


NBC MATINEE THEATER
FRANKENSTEIN
NBC TV - Feb. 5, 1957
8:23 min. excerpt


Phil Gries TV Audio Archive
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Harry Belafonte Hosts
The Tonight Show
5:21 min. excerpt

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