HAPPY DAYS {BUDDY RICH; JACK BENNY; BING CROSBY} {SERIES FINALE } (TV)

Summary

Series finale in this series of variety programs that recreates the popular culture of the 1930s and 1940s. Program highlights include the following: Buddy Rich on drums performs "C Jam Blues"; comedy team Bob and Ray (Bob Elliott and Ray Goulding) perform a radio parody; producer Jack Burns hosts a dance marathon; Chuck McCann plays a bumbling magician; Alan Copeland sings "I'll Never Smile Again"; an interview skit features host Louis Nye as a millionaire; Bob and Ray appear in an interview parody; Rich plays "Airmail Special"; Bob and Ray perform another radio parody; Charles Laughton is interviewed; and Julie McWhirter sings "Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?" Includes a radio excerpt of Jack Benny and Bing Crosby. Commercials deleted.

Details

  • NETWORK: CBS
  • DATE: August 27, 1970 Thursday 8:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:50:51
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: T82:0524
  • GENRE: Variety
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Comedy
  • SERIES RUN: CBS - TV series, 1970
  • COMMERCIALS:

CREDITS

    • Frank Peppiatt … Executive Producer
    • John Aylesworth … Executive Producer
    • Jack Burns … Producer
    • George Yanok … Producer
    • Rita Scott … Associate Producer
    • Al Simon … Associate Producer
    • Terry Kyne … Director
    • Gerald Gardner … Writer
    • Dee Caruso … Writer
    • Ed Hider … Writer
    • Pat McCormick … Writer
    • Louis Nye … Host
    • Charles Laughton … Guest
    • Julie McWhirter … Singer
    • Alan Copeland … Performer
    • Bob Elliott … Performer
    • Ray Goulding … Performer
    • Chuck McCann … Performer
    • Buddy Rich … Performer
    • Jack Benny
    • Bob and Ray
    • Bing Crosby