RED SKELTON HOUR, THE (HARPO MARX, MAHALIA JACKSON, VIRGINIA GREY, DYAN CANNON) (TV)

Summary

One in this series of comedy/variety programs hosted by Red Skelton. Skelton opens with a monologue. Highlights of this program include the following: "Join the Jubilee," a production number; a skit with Marx as a harpplaying angel who helps George Appleby (Skelton) by transforming his crabby wife (Grey) into a sexy companion (Cannon); Jackson with 2 gospel songs; and "Silent Spot," a pantomime set in World War I with Skelton and Marx. Closes with Skelton's "Good Night and May God Bless" and a cameo appearance by Jack Benny. Commercials.

Details

  • NETWORK: CBS
  • DATE: September 25, 1962 Tuesday 8:30 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 1:00:00
  • COLOR/B&W: B&W
  • CATALOG ID: T82:0232
  • GENRE: Comedy/Variety
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Comedy
  • SERIES RUN: CBS - TV series, 1953-1970
  • COMMERCIALS:

CREDITS

  • Della Cioppa, Guy … Executive Producer
  • Cecil Barker … Producer
  • Howard A. Quinn … Associate Producer
  • Seymour Berns … Director
  • Dave O'Brien … Writer
  • Martin Ragaway … Writer
  • Arthur Phillips … Writer
  • Hugh Wedlock … Writer
  • Red Skelton … Writer, Host, Cast
  • Harpo Marx … Cast
  • Virginia Grey … Cast
  • Mahalia Jackson … Cast
  • Billy Gray … Cast
  • Dyan Cannon … Cast
  • Jimmy Cross … Cast
  • Jack Benny … Cast, Cameo Appearance by
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