GEORGE GOBEL SHOW, THE {EDDIE "ROCHESTER" ANDERSON, ROBERTA LINN} (TV)

Summary

One in this series of comedy/variety programs featuring comedian George Gobel. Guests include actor Eddie “Rochester” Anderson and singer Roberta Linn.

Highlights include: an opening monologue from Gobel; a sketch featuring Gobel alongside a mediocre advertising promoter; Linn singing “Way Down Yonder in New Orleans,” “Am I Blue?”, and “When the Saints Come Marching In”; and a sketch featuring Gobel interviewing Rochester for a job and singing “Biding My Time.” Includes commercials.

Details

  • NETWORK: NBC
  • DATE: February 23, 1957 10:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:28:12
  • COLOR/B&W: B&W
  • CATALOG ID: B:71124
  • GENRE: Comedy/Variety
  • SUBJECT HEADING: African-American Collection - Comedy
  • SERIES RUN: NBC - TV series, 1954-1960
  • COMMERCIALS: TV – Commercials – Dial hygiene products^TV – Commercials – Chiffon dishwashing detergent

CREDITS

    • Al Lewis … Producer
    • Dick McDonough … Director
    • John Scott Trotter … Music by
    • George Gobel … Host
    • Eddie "Rochester" Anderson … Guest
    • Roberta Linn … Performer
    • Greg Gobel … Cast
    • Steve Pendleton … Cast