OLIVIA {ANDY GIBB, ABBA, GARY FRANK} (TV)

Summary

A television variety special starring Olivia Newton-John. Guest stars include Andy Gibb, ABBA, and Gary Frank. Highlights include: Newton-John performing “Grow Young”; Gibb, Newton-John, and ABBA performing “(Remember the Days of) the Old Schoolyard” and “If You Love Me (Let Me Know)”; ABBA performing a medley including “Dancing Queen” and “Fernando”; Gibb and ABBA performing “I Just Want to Be Your Everything”; Newton-John performing “Please Mr. Please”; ABBA performing “Take a Chance on Me”; Gibb performing “Shadow Dancing”; Newton-John performing “Hopelessly Devoted to You”; Newton-John performing “It’s a Game (of Life)”; ABBA performing “Money, Money, Money”; a scene featuring Newton-John and Frank as divorced parents; Newton-John performing “Love Everybody In My Heart” with James Cleveland the Southern Californian Community Choir; Newton-John, ABBA, and Gibb performing “Help Me Rhonda” and “Barbara Ann”; Anni-Frid Lyngstad of ABBA performing “Une Voce Poco Fa”; Gibb and Newton-John performing “Holiday”; Newton-John, ABBA, and Gibb performing “Jailhouse Rock”; Newton-John performing “What’ll I Do,” “Just the Way You Are,” and “Who Are You Now?”; and Newton-John, ABBA, and Gibb performing “Thank You For the Music.” Commercials deleted. (Material from approximately 33:30 to 43:41 is a repeat of 23:13 to 33:24.)

Details

  • NETWORK: ABC
  • DATE: May 17, 1978 9:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:50:12
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: B:88509
  • GENRE: Music/Variety
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Music/Variety
  • SERIES RUN: ABC - TV, 1978
  • COMMERCIALS:

CREDITS

  • Lee Kramer … Executive Producer
  • Steve Binder … Producer, Director, Writer
  • Vincent Poxon … Associate Producer
  • Alan Thicke … Writer
  • Susan Elliot … Writer
  • William F. Williams … Writer
  • Dennis McCarthy … Music by, Conductor
  • Lester Wilson … Choreographer
  • Southern Californian Community Choir, The … Choir
  • Olivia Newton-John … Performer
  • Andy Gibb … Performer
  • ABBA … Performer
  • James Cleveland … Performer
  • Anni-Fryd Lyngstad … Performer
  • Gary Frank … Guest
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