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  • ED SULLIVAN SHOW, THE: 10TH ANNIVERSARY {SUGAR RAY ROBINSON, SAM SNEAD, JACK BENNY, AND OTHERS} (TV)

    (June 22, 1958)

    This special program celebrates the tenth anniversary of this series of variety programs presided over by Ed Sullivan. Included are excerpts from earlier programs showing more than fifty of the celebrities who appeared as a guest on the show during its te...

  • GREAT PERFORMANCES 20TH ANNIVERSARY: CELEBRATING CREATIVITY, AMERICAN STYLE (TV)

    (October 09, 1992)

    A special presentation of this performing arts series. This program, hosted by actress Meryl Streep, opens with a montage of clips from the "Great Performances" series with musical accompaniment by vocalist Bobby McFerrin and cellist Yo-Yo Ma. Streep makes...

  • HOLLYWOOD: THE FABULOUS ERA (TV)

    (January 23, 1963)

    This documentary, hosted by Henry Fonda, surveys Hollywood's Golden Age from the advent of the sound film to the transitional era of the 1950s, when the movie industry had to redefine itself to compete with television. Featuring abundant film footage, this...

  • EMMY AWARDS, THE 33RD ANNUAL (TV)

    (September 13, 1981)

    Live coverage of the thirty-third annual Emmy awards for outstanding achievement in television, 1980-1981. Performers include Jed Allan, Stuart Damon, Louis Edmonds, David Hasselhoff, Bill Hayes, Susan Seaforth Hayes, Gloria Loring, Lilibet Stern, Ruth War...

  • IT TAKES A THIEF: AN EVENING WITH ALISTER MUNDY (TV)

    (March 09, 1970)

    One in this series of dramas in which professional thief Alexander Mundy gives his talents to the S.I.A. (a spy agency) in exchange for a pardon from prison. In this episode, Alexander Mundy and his father, Alister, pose as members of a circus in order to ...

  • IT TAKES A THIEF: THE SECOND TIME AROUND (TV)

    (December 04, 1969)

    One in this series of dramas in which professional thief Alexander Mundy gives his talents to the S.I.A. (a spy agency) in exchange for a pardon from prison. In this episode, Alexander Mundy and his father Alister foil attempts on their lives made by agen...

  • IT TAKES A THIEF: THE THREE VIRGINS OF ROME (TV)

    (November 06, 1969)

    One in this series of dramas in which professional thief Alexander Mundy gives his talents to the S.I.A. (a spy agency) in exchange for a pardon from prison. In this episode, Alexander Mundy, in Rome to protect a painting that is to be given to the United ...

  • IT TAKES A THIEF: THE GREAT CASINO CAPER (TV)

    (October 16, 1969)

    One in this series of dramas in which sophisticated burglar Alexander Mundy donates his talents to the S.I.A. in exchange for a pardon from prison. At a prominent casino in Italy, Alexander and Wally set their sights on Eric ?the Red? Redman, a notori...

  • COCA-COLA: IT'S THE REAL THING/LOOK UP, AMERICA {COCA-COLA 1951-1986}

    (1974)

    This commercial for Coca-Cola features a montage of scenic landscapes and sights, from coast to coast, and celebrities, such as W.C. Fields, Will Rogers, and Fred Astaire, to remind people that America has more of "the good things" than anyplace else. Slog...

  • AMERICAN EXPRESS GOLD CARD: HATS {THE ADVERTISING OF CHIAT/DAY: EXAMINING THE NEW CREATIVITY: PART SIX: NOW FOR THE NINETIES}

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    In this commercial for American Express Gold Card, several styles of hats popularized by certain movie stars including Humphrey Bogart, Fred Astaire, and Peter Sellers are shown. "But Gary Cooper always had the best hat," the announcer explains. "Happy B...

  • COCA-COLA: IT'S THE REAL THING/LOOK UP, AMERICA {COCA-COLA HISTORICAL COMPOSITE REEL, 1951-1986} (TV)

    (1974)

    This commercial for Coca-Cola features a montage of scenic landscapes and sights, from coast to coast, and celebrities, such as W.C. Fields, Will Rodgers, and Fred Astaire, to remind people that America has more of "the good things" than anyplace else. Sl...

  • EASTER BUNNY IS COMIN' TO TOWN, THE (TV)

    (April 06, 1977)

    An animated television special about the origin of the Easter Bunny. A train engineer who operates the talking train Chugs delivers mail and Easter eggs every year on behalf of the Easter Bunny, and he notes that he often receives questions as to the orig...

  • DR. KILDARE: A GIFT OF LOVE (TV)

    (November 23, 1965)

    One in this series of medical dramas. In this second episode of four in a storyline about the relationship between a young nun and her father, Sister Benjamin, a missionary nun with an advanced case of leukemia, receives treatment at Blair General Hospital...

  • MOVIE OF THE WEEK, THE: THE OVER-THE-HILL GANG RIDES AGAIN (TV)

    (November 17, 1970)

    This made-for-TV movie is about three ex-Texas rangers who reunite to assist old colleague, the Baltimore Kid, in his new job as marshal of Waco. When a bandit returns to Waco to retrieve stolen loot, he goes directly to Katie, the Kid's daughter. The four...

  • BIG EVENT, THE: A FAMILY UPSIDE DOWN (TV)

    (August 12, 1979)

    This drama is about elderly house painter Ted Long's heart attack and its aftereffects on his wife and family. In this portion, Ted is stricken and he and Emma move in with his son's family in order to preserve Ted's health. Unable to accept his restricted...

  • MUSEUM OF TELEVISION & RADIO SCREENING SERIES, THE: MURDER IN THE LIVING ROOM: HITCHCOCK BY HITCHCOCK, PACKAGE 8: HIDDEN HITCHCOCK

    (1997)

    "Hidden Hitchcock" "Ship's Reporter" with Alfred Hitchcock; hosted by Jack Mangan (1950; 5 minutes) Having just arrived from England (where he had shot "Stage Fright") via the S.S. Queen Mary, Hitch is asked whether he would ever consider working in telev...

  • GENE SHALIT GOES TO THE MOVIES, PT. 2 OF 2 (RADIO)

    (1983/04/xx)

    Part two of two. Program includes Interviews with Mel Blanc, voice artist; Clarence "Ducky" Nash, voice artist; John Williams, composer; Steven Spielberg, director; and Lou Gossett, Jr., actor....

  • PLAYBOY AFTER DARK {JO ANNE WORLEY, MILTON BERLE} (TV)

    (1969)

    One in this series of variety programs hosted by Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner in a party setting. Musical guests include singer/songwriter Tony Joe White performing several of his "swamp soul" songs, including "Groupie Girl"; and the rock group Mus...

  • JUDY GARLAND SHOW, THE: JUDY GARLAND IN CONCERT (TV)

    (February 09, 1964)

    One in this series of music/variety programs starring Judy Garland. In this concert, Garland sings "Swing Low Sweet Chariot"; "He's Got the Whole World in His Hands"; a medley that includes "When Johnny Comes Marching Home," "Give My Regards to Broadway," ...

  • PALEY CENTER FOR MEDIA, THE: TOO MARVELOUS FOR WORDS: JOHNNY MERCER SCREENINGS, PACKAGE 1: JOHNNY MERCER ON TELEVISION

    (2009/12)

    The Paley Center for Media is celebrates the centennial of great American lyricist and songwriter Johnny Mercer with a live event on December 2, 2009, and this screening series featuring Mercer's rare appearances on various television programs as well as c...