KRAFT SUMMER MUSIC HALL {JOHN DAVIDSON, GEORGE CARLIN, RICHARD PRYOR, THE EVERLY BROTHERS, THE FIVE KING COUSINS, THE LIVELY SET} (TV)

Summary

One in this series of comedy/variety programs. Host John Davidson is joined in music and comedy by comics George Carlin and Richard Pryor, the singing Everly Brothers, blonde vocal quintet the Five King Cousins, and the toe tapping of the Lively Set dancers. Highlights include the following: a comedy routine about life in New York City (Richard Pryor); the song "Hey Good-Lookin'" (by Davidson), a comedy skit between Davidson and George Carlin with the comic portraying an inept Hollywood agent; the song "Walk Right Back" (the Everly Brothers), "Mention My Name in Sheboygan" (sung by the Everly Brothers and Davidson), the tune "On a Clear Day You Can See Forever" (the Five King Cousins), a comedy routine about different kinds of laughter with Davidson, Carlin, and Pryor; the song "Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out" (Pryor); the pop standard "Stardust" (Davidson); Carlin as Al Pouch, "the Hippy Dippy Mailman," who provides a confused retelling of the fairy tale "Jack and the Beanstalk"; a medley of "Cathy's Clown"/"Till I Kissed You"/"Bird Dog/"Little Susie"/"Bye Bye, Love" (the Everly Brothers with the Five King Cousins, Richard Pryor, and John Davidson), and Davidson performing bits of songs from the years 1930, 1938, and 1939, to recall the first time several older married couples in the audience began their courtship. Includes commercials. (This is a black-and-white copy of a color telecast.)

Details

  • NETWORK: NBC
  • DATE: August 1, 1966 Monday 9:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:58:55
  • COLOR/B&W: B&W
  • CATALOG ID: T:02718
  • GENRE: Music
  • SUBJECT HEADING: African-American Collection - Comedy
  • SERIES RUN: NBC - TV, 1966
  • COMMERCIALS: TV - Commercials - Kraft Parkay margarine^TV - Commercials - Kraft Velveeta cheese spread^TV - Commercials - Kraft Oil^TV - Commercials - Kraft Grape Preserves^TV - Commercials - Kraft Barbecue Service^TV - Commercials - Kraft Imperial Dressing^TV - Commercials - Kraft Macaroni & Cheese^TV - Commercials - Kraft American Cheese

CREDITS

    • Bob Banner … Executive Producer
    • Ken Welch … Producer
    • Robert Wright … Associate Producer
    • J¿rn Winther … Director
    • Jay Daniel … Direction (Misc.)
    • George Carlin … WriterÊ
    • Jimmie Haskell … Music (Misc. Credits), Musical Director
    • Bob Banas … Choreographer
    • John Davidson … Host
    • George Carlin … Performer
    • Richard Pryor … Performer
    • Lively Set, The … Music Group
    • Everly Brothers, The … Music Group
    • Don Everly … Singer
    • Phil Everly … Singer