Retrospektive 2013

The Colgate Comedy Hour (17.9.1950)

USA 1950
3 min

Produced by NBC in the years 1950-1955, the one-hour live show THE COLGATE COMEDY HOUR is one of the classics of American TV history. With changing hosts Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin appeared in all six seasons. Their sketches were based – suitable for tv - on their stage programmes with plenty of room for improvisation and reaction to the camera and audience. Facing their adhoc transformation into German nazi spies or the great parody of COME BACK, LITTLE SHEBA with Burt Lancaster himself this tv shows seem to be the best they ever provided as a duo.

  • Norman Lear
  • Ed Simmons
  • Harry Crane
  • Arthur Phillips
  • John Grant
  • Jackie Barnett u.a.
  • Ronny Graham
  • Furth Ullman
  • Kate Drain Lawson
  • Pauline Trigere
  • Marilyn Maxwell
  • Polly Bergen
  • Helen O’Connell
  • Janis Paige
  • Danny Arnold
  • Dorothy Dandridge
  • Mike Mazurki
  • Eve Young
  • Kitty Kallen
  • Burt Lancaster
  • Buddy Rich
  • Sonny King
  • Freddy Bell and the Bellhops
  • Ernest D. Glucksman
  • Charles Friedman
  • Sam Fuller
  • Leo Morgan
  • Ed Sobol
  • Michael Todd
NBC-TV, Colgate-Palmolive-Peet
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