The DuPont Show of the Week

NBC (ended 1964)
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  • Episode Guide
  • S 3 : Ep 21

    Ambassador at Large

    Aired 8/30/64

  • S 3 : Ep 20

    Flight Deck

    Aired 8/23/64

  • S 3 : Ep 19

    Don't Go Upstairs

    Aired 8/16/64

  • S 3 : Ep 18

    High Wire -- The Great Wallendas

    Aired 7/19/64

  • S 3 : Ep 17

    The Missing Bank of Rupert X. Humperdink

    Aired 6/21/64

  • Cast & Crew
  • Robert Loggia

    Kiki

  • Charles Chaplin

    Himself

  • Eddie Albert

    Frank Foster

  • Cesar Romero

    Lukas

  • Jim Backus

    Big Boss Buddy Foy

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  • Welcome to The DuPont Show of the Week guide at tv.com. This anthology series presents a panorama of programs, such as musical variety, dramatic shows, documentaries, and special projects. For three seasons it was NBC's late Sunday evening "class" showcase, with the best available talent talent, both in front of and behind the cameras. One of the aims of the series was to show the latitude and potential of the television medium as a means of communication.moreless

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    • George Burns: Why, they even say that old Ben Franklin wasn't allowed to write the Declaration of Independence for fear he'd put a joke in it.

    Notes (11)

    • Overseas photography by Bernard Dresner and the American photography is by George Jacobson.

    • There are film clips of Follies performers, such as Dolores, Paulette Goddard, Justine Johnson, Marion Davies, and Billie Dove.

    • Its history in music and folk lore is recalled by old hands at jazz: Red Allen, Lil Armstrong, Buster Bailey, Mae Barnes, Eddie Condon, Bud Freeman, Johnny Guarnieri, Bob Haggart, Milt Hinton, Gene Krupa, Meade Lux Lewis, Jimmy McPartland, Al Minns and Leon James, Kid Ory, Pee Wee Russell, Blossom Seeley, Johnny St. Cyr, Zutty Singleton, Joe Sullivan and Jack Teagarden. Seen on film: Bix Biederbecke, Bessie Smith and Louis Armstrong.

    • Adapted from the stage play by Harry Brown.

    • Screen credits list the director as Seymour M. Robbie.

    • Based on the short story The World of the Blind by H.G. Wells.

    • Based on the novel by Earl Derr Biggers.

    • The feature film "A Big Hand for the Little Lady" was based on this episode of Dupont Show of the Week.

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