No charge for a good time. We all
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DEAN: HIS FINAL TV APPEARANCE (1954)
Rebellious trait obvious, James Dean talks about car racing and safety on
Gig Young's show;
Walks off set a mention of speeding; eerily, Dean was killed days later in
a tragic car collisiom. ( Du Mont )
SUEDE SHOES (1956)
The King lives here! Elvis Presley debuts on "The Tommy & Jimmy
Dorsey Show." (CBS)
In the house: Elvis sings many more of his hits on our Classic Oldies Video
Juke Box below!
Inventor Of TV Sketch Comedy ERNIE KOVACS (1954)
Long before SNL, imitated by his contemporaries (Berle,
Gleason, Skelton), he was the true inventor of TV sketch satire.
Ernie's Kovacs; vignettes could have been taped yesterday~still
look contemporary, he was a TV comedy visionary
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MEDALIST BOB MATTHIAS (1956)
1952 Olympic Triathalon Champ Discusses The games
& movie debut with mild mannered Herb Sheldon.
Sheldon hosted several shows ranging from talk, to teen dance, to Ricky Tick Piano. ( Du
FISHER SINGS A MEDLEY OF HIS BIGGEST HITS 1953
Eddie croons I'm Walking
Behind You, Anytime, With These Hands, Oh My Papa
on his TV show.
Like the era crooners, Fisher got 15 minutes a week to enthrall fans..and also Liz Taylor
& Debbie Reynolds.. (NBC)
LONE RANGER 1955
Hi Ho, Silver! It's the grandaddy of weekly TV
western series starring oft masked Clayton Moore.
The Lone Ranger was the top rated #1 of the many Saturday afternoon "thataway" exciting oaters
Here is the full version of the debut episode, Enter The Lone Ranger Hi, Ho Silver! (syndicated).
ENDEARING GRIMACES OF EDDIE CANTOR 1952
Hosting The Colegate Comedy Hour, Eddie pantomines a sketch as the hapless victim of a vixen.
A forgotten legend, Cantor's expressive face and singing style warmed the
cockles of viewer's hearts. (NBC)
ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN 1954
After the animation came TV's live Superman series starring George Reeves
and Noel Neill as Lois Lane
Lois gets is abducted by a gangster, Superman sans Clark Kent saves the
damsel in distress. (CBS)
LIBERACE SHOW 1952
Walter Liberace brought style to candlelight piano music, with, of course,
brother George on violin.
This rare clip captures the musical heart and soul of the flamboyant
pianist. (Du Mont)
10 HOPALONG CASSIDY 1952
The Saturday afternoon TV Western staple starring William Boyd as frontier
Of the many Saturday TV matinee oaters, this ranked #2 in ratings. Giddyap! (syndicated)
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