EMMY AWARDS, THE 11TH ANNUAL (TV)

Summary

A special presentation of the Emmy awards, celebrating excellence in television. The program begins with an introduction by Robert Lewine, vice president of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Award presenters include Robert Young, Raymond Burr, Art Carney, Dinah Shore, Phil Silvers, among others. Other award presenters include Vice President Richard Nixon, Louis Nye, James Garner, and others. Highlights include a routine by Elaine May and Mike Nichols, and Jack Benny presenting Bob Hope with the Trustees' Award.

Details

  • NETWORK: NBC
  • DATE: May 6, 1959 Wednesdasy 10:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 1:19:39
  • COLOR/B&W: B&W
  • CATALOG ID: T88:0014
  • GENRE: Award presentations
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Emmy awards - 1959
  • SERIES RUN: NBC - TV, 1959
  • COMMERCIALS: TV - Commercials - Benrus watches^TV - Commercials - Lilt home permanent

CREDITS

    • Jess Oppenheimer … Executive Producer
    • Bob Henry … Producer, Director, In Hollywood
    • Barry Shear … Producer, Director, In New York
    • Charles O. Jones … Associate Producer, Director, In Washington, D.C.
    • Ed Simmins … Writer
    • David Rose … Music (Misc. Credits), Music Director
    • Robert Lewine … Host, Introduction by
    • Laraine Day … Talent, Benrus watch commercial, Lilt home permanent commercial
    • Dayton Allen
    • Judith Anderson
    • Jack Benny
    • Walter Brennan
    • Raymond Burr
    • Art Carney
    • Dick Clark
    • Frank Gallup
    • James Garner
    • Bob Hope
    • Chet Huntley
    • Don Knotts
    • Elaine May
    • Mike Nichols
    • Richard M. Nixon
    • Louis Nye
    • Tom Poston
    • Donna Reed
    • Mickey Rooney
    • John Secondari
    • Dinah Shore
    • Phil Silvers
    • Ed Sullivan
    • Shirley Temple
    • Young, Robert (actor)