Four Star Revue - Season 1

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Episode Guide

  • July 18, 1951
    July 18, 1951
    Episode 42
    7/18/51
    0.0
    Jackie Gleason hosts the season finale. His guests include Denise Darcel and singer Phil Regan. Gleason performs sketches featuring some of his famous characters.
  • July 11, 1951
    July 11, 1951
    Episode 41
    7/11/51
    0.0
    Host Danny Thomas welcomes guests including actress Paulette Goddard, singer Kay Starr, child actor Bunny Lewbel and the Clark Brothers.
    In a spoof of the movie White Cargo, Thomas plays an Englishman to Goddard's saronged native. He also appears in a sketch as a Hollywood show-off.
  • July 4, 1951
    July 4, 1951
    Episode 40
    7/4/51
    0.0
    Host Jack Carson's guests include Lola Albright, comedians Sweeney and March, comedian Jack Norton, and the Honey Brothers.
    In this patriotic installment, Carson plays George Washington and gets soaked trying to cross the Delaware and discovers his face printed on dollar bills.
  • June 27, 1951
    June 27, 1951
    Episode 39
    6/27/51
    0.0
    Danny Thomas hosts this week's show. His guests include vaudeville roller skating team the Four Skating Macks, singer Kay Starr, and Bunny Lewbel.
  • June 20, 1951
    June 20, 1951
    Episode 38
    6/20/51
    0.0
    Ed Wynn hosts this week's show. His guests include singer Pearl Bailey, Landre and Verna, Baudy's Greyhounds dog act, and the Mazzone-Abbott Dancers.
  • June 13, 1951
    June 13, 1951
    Episode 37
    6/13/51
    0.0
    Danny Thomas hosts this week's show. His guests include dancers Anthony, Allyn and Hodges, singer Kay Starr and Bunny Lewbel.
  • June 6, 1951
    June 6, 1951
    Episode 36
    6/6/51
    0.0
    Jack Carson hosts this weeks show. His cast includes the Honey Brothers, comedy team Bob Sweeney and Hal March, Lola Albright, comedian Jack North, vocalists the Pastels, Ruth McDevitt and Michael Fruchtman.
  • May 30, 1951
    May 30, 1951
    Episode 35
    5/30/51
    0.0
    Ed Wynn hosts this week. His guests include comedian Jack Carter, vocalist/comic Romo Vincent, and singer Teresa Brewer. Also appearing are comic actor Jack Gilford, the Five Machinos and the Paul Steffan dancers.
    Wynn unveils his latest bizarre inventions to Carter.
  • May 23, 1951
    May 23, 1951
    Episode 34
    5/23/51
    0.0
    Danny Thomas hosts this week's show. His guests include vocalist Kay Starr, dancers the Mayo Brothers, impressionist Rufe Davis and Bunny Lewbel.
  • May 16, 1951
    May 16, 1951
    Episode 33
    5/16/51
    8.0

    Jimmy Durante hosts with guests comedian Fred Allen and Eddie Cantor. Also appearing are longtime vaudeville partner Eddie Jackson, Jack Roth, Milton Frome, Al Norman, and pianist Jules Buffano.
    In sketches, Allen takes Durante to his Maine lodge and puts him on a TV show full of nothing but commercials. The two sing "(If You've Got) Personality" with Allen playing the clarinet badly. Durante goes to Bali where the island girls dance and fawn over him. At Club Durant, Durante does "She's a Little Bit This." Cantor enters when Jackson is introduced and sings "Waiting For the Robert E. Lee". Jackson sings "Is It True What They Say About Dixie?"

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  • May 9, 1951
    May 9, 1951
    Episode 32
    5/9/51
    0.0
    Jack Carson hosts this week's show. His guests include Milton Berle, Lola Albright, the Honey Brothers, comedy team Bob Sweeney and Hal March, and comedian Jack Norton.
  • May 2, 1951
    May 2, 1951
    Episode 31
    5/2/51
    0.0
    Ed Wynn hosts this week's show. His guests include British comedianne Hermione Gingold, making her American televison debut, Constance Moore, Dean Murphy, bicycle act the Theron Troupe, comedian Jack Norton, and the Paul Steffan dancers.
  • April 25, 1951
    April 25, 1951
    Episode 30
    4/25/51
    0.0
    Danny Thomas hosts this week's show. His guest include singer Kay Starr, acrobatic dancers Les Zoris, novelty musical comedy act the Hoosier Hot Shots, Julie Oshins, and Bunny Lewbel.
  • April 18, 1951
    April 18, 1951
    Episode 29
    4/18/51
    0.0
    Jimmy Durante hosts this week's show. His guests include "last of the red hot mammas" Sophie Tucker, in her TV debut, Ben Wrigley, Jack Roth, Jules Buffano, Eddie Jackson, and Betty Garde.
    Durante drives a replica of a 100-year-old train across the stage. Tucker sings "It's Never Too Late" and later at Club Durant, "Alabamy Bound," "There's So Much To Do in So Little Time" and "Some of These Days."moreless
  • April 11, 1951
    April 11, 1951
    Episode 28
    4/11/51
    0.0
    Jack Carson hosts this week's show. His guests include movie and stage actor Elliot Sullivan and usuals Lola Albright, the Honey Brothers, comedy team Bob Sweeney and Hal March, and vocal group the Pastels.
  • April 4, 1951
    April 4, 1951
    Episode 27
    4/4/51
    0.0
    Ed Wynn hosts this week's show. His guests include opera star Lauritz Melchior, magician/musicain Richard Himber, vaudeville team Smith and Dale, the Rodriguez and Delsaro trio, and the Paul Steffan dancers.
    Wynn gives his comic interpretation of "Carmen" while Melchior sings "I Pagliacci".
  • March 28, 1951
    March 28, 1951
    Episode 26
    3/28/51
    0.0
    Danny Thomas hosts this week's show. His guests include vocalist Kay Starr and interpretative dancer Pearl Primus, singer/comic actor Julie Oshins, Bunny Lewbel, Paul Sydell and Susie with their dog act, and dance team Jesse, James and Cornell. Ed Wynn makes a cameo.
  • March 21, 1951
    March 21, 1951
    Episode 25
    3/21/51
    0.0
    Jimmy Durante hosts this week's show. His scheduled guests include Carmen Miranda, Jose Ferrer, actress Betty Garde. Also featured are English comedian Ben Wrigley. longtime vaudeville partner Eddie Jackson, Jack Roth, and pianist Jules Buffano. Miranda performs "Tico Tico" and "Chica Chica Boom Chic" in Portuguese. She and Durante duet on "You're Hot Stuff."moreless
  • March 14, 1951
    March 14, 1951
    Episode 24
    3/14/51
    0.0
    Jack Carson hosts this week's show. His guests include actor Jack LaRue, singer/actress Lola Albright, the Honey Brothers, Billy Sands, comedy team Bob Sweeney and Hal March, and vocal group The Pastels.
  • March 7, 1951
    March 7, 1951
    Episode 23
    3/7/51
    0.0
    Ed Wynn hosts this week's show. His guests include comedian Fred Allen, actress Gale Robbins, Adriana and Charlie, and musician/magician Richard Himber.
  • February 28, 1951
    February 28, 1951
    Episode 22
    2/28/51
    0.0
    Danny Thomas hosts this week's show. His scheduled guests include actress Margaret O'Brien, vaudeville act Pansy the Horse (Andy and Florence Mayo in a horse costume), Bunny Lewbel, and dance team Peggy Ryan and Ray McDonald.
    Thomas plays a street cleaner working during the Easter parade, and O'Brian plays a young actress who over-emotes at the drop of a hat.moreless
  • February 21, 1951
    February 21, 1951
    Episode 21
    2/21/51
    0.0
    Host Jimmy Durante's scheduled guests include actor Don Ameche, longtime vaudeville partner Eddie Jackson, Jack Roth, pianist Jules Buffano, Patricia Wheel, comic actor Ben Wrigley and Trini Reyes.
    The inevitable happens when Durante plays Cyrano de Bergerac to Ameche's clumsy Christian de Neuvillette. Ameche, Durante, and Jackson sing "Who Will Be with You When I'm Far Away."moreless
  • February 14, 1951
    February 14, 1951
    Episode 20
    2/14/51
    0.0
    Host Jack Carson's scheduled guests include singer/actress Lola Albright, Jack Norton, actor Jack LaRue, comic actor Jack Guilford, the Honey Brothers, comedy team Bob Sweeney and Hal March, Billy Sands, and the Pastels. Sketches include Carson playing a fugitive criminal who's being chased by mobsters.
  • February 7, 1951
    February 7, 1951
    Episode 19
    2/7/51
    0.0
    Ed Wynn hosts this week's show. His scheduled guests include singing comedienne Lorraine Rognan, actress Anne Jeffreys, opera announcer Milton Cross, musical actor Will Mahoney and Richard Himber.
  • January 31, 1951
    January 31, 1951
    Episode 18
    1/31/51
    0.0
    Danny Thomas hosts this week's show. His scheduled guests include singer/actress Kay Armen, ballerina Nora Kaye and Bill Skipper.
  • January 24, 1951
    January 24, 1951
    Episode 17
    1/24/51
    0.0
    Jimmy Durante hosts this week's show. His guests include Helen Traubel, Bill Baird's Marionettes, acrobats Harris and Anders, Douglas Coudy Dancers, Jack Albertson, character actor Dort Clark, his vaudeville partner Eddie Jackson, Jack Roth and Jules Buffano.
    In a white fright wig, Durante is to conduct Traubel in her performance of an aria from Lohengrin. After throwing of the sheet music and horsing around, she performs the piece and the two perform "A Real Piano Player" and "Bill Bailey".moreless
  • January 17, 1951
    January 17, 1951
    Episode 16
    1/17/51
    0.0
    Jack Carson hosts this week's show. His scheduled guests include actor Robert Alda, sister musical comedy act Betty and Jane Kean, comic team Bob Sweeney and Hal March, the Honey Brothers, and Jack Norton.
  • January 10, 1951
    January 10, 1951
    Episode 15
    1/10/51
    0.0
    Ed Wynn hosts this week's show. His scheudled guests include Eddie Canter, vocalist Georgia Gibbs, acrobats The Ivanovs, Apache dancers Lucienne and Ashour; and bandleader-turned-magician Richard Himber. Cantor performs "Carolina in the Morning" on Wynn's bicycle, Wynn stars in a sketch set in a French restaurant with Lucienne and Ashour and Richard Himber, and Gibbs sings "It's a Big, Wide, Wonderful World".moreless
  • January 3, 1951
    January 3, 1951
    Episode 14
    1/3/51
    0.0

    Danny Thomas hosts this week's program. His scheduled guests include vocalist Lisa Kirk, comic Arnold Stang, actor Lawrence Fletcher, comedy "tumbler" Julie Oshins and the dance team of Tito and Corinne Valdez.

  • December 27, 1950
    December 27, 1950
    Episode 13
    12/27/50
    0.0
    Jimmy Durante hosts this week's program. His guests include Luba Malina, Bil and Cora Baird's Marionettes, Durante's performing partner Eddie Jackson, Jules Buffano and drummer Jack Roth. Jimmy sings "(Isn't It a Shame That) Christmas Comes But Once a Year" and "Falderoll." The puppets imitate Eddie Cantor, the Andrews Sisters, and Bing Crosby. Jimmy sings "Put Yourself in My Hands" to one of the puppets.moreless
  • December 20, 1950
    December 20, 1950
    Episode 12
    12/20/50
    0.0
    Host Jack Carson's scheduled guests include Betty Kean, comedy team Hal March and Bob Sweeney, Jack Norton, comic actors Billy Sands, Jack Guilford and Jane Dulo, The Honey Brothers and actor Butch Cavell.
  • December 13, 1950
    December 13, 1950
    Episode 11
    12/13/50
    0.0
    Host Ed Wynn's scheduled guests include singer Pearl Bailey, film legend Buster Keaton and Ilona Massey.
  • December 6, 1950
    December 6, 1950
    Episode 10
    12/6/50
    0.0
    Comedian Danny Thomas hosts this week's show. Guests include opera singer Bidu Sayao, magician Gali-Gali, comic Julie Oshins, dancer Danny Daniels and Lou Bring with the orchestra. Jimmy Durante makes a cameo in a sketch as a company treasurer. Bidu sings a selection from Madame Butterfly.
  • November 29, 1950
    November 29, 1950
    Episode 9
    11/29/50
    0.0
    Jimmy Durante hosts this week's show.
    His scheduled guests include vocalist Helen Traubel, Candy Candido, Shaw and Lee, Eddie Jackson, Jack Roth, and George Moore. In a send-up of Wagner's opera Die Walkure, Durante plays a low-brow Siegmund to Traubel's Brunnhilde. (He's unsure how to pin a corsage on her suit of armour.) He also sings "The Pussy Cat Song" with Candido.moreless
  • November 22, 1950
    November 22, 1950
    Episode 8
    11/22/50
    0.0
    Jack Carson hosts with scheduled guests include Betty Kean, Demay and Moore, the Honey Brothers, Jack Norton, comic actors Billy Sands, Jack Guilford and Jane Dulo and vocalists the Pastel Quartet.
    Trying to get to the studio, Jack gets lost and ends up in Brooklyn. Wearing "TV makeup" (long lashes and lipstick) he gets lots of stares on the subway. Gilford is a sleeping passenger and Norton, a drunk. He also encounters zoot-suited pickpockets in the Honey Brothers. Kean and Carson do a comedy bit about trying to plan a party with three phone calls in three booths. The Pastels do a comic number about a policeman's job.moreless
  • November 15, 1950
    November 15, 1950
    Episode 7
    11/15/50
    0.0
    Ed Wynn hosts this week's show. His scheduled guests include film legend Buster Keaton, vocalist Gertrude Niesen, Dick and Dot Remy, and comic actor Duke Art, Jr. Keaton and Wynn repeat the silent movie parody they'd performed together on The Ed Wynn Show.
  • November 8, 1950
    November 8, 1950
    Episode 6
    11/8/50
    0.0
    Danny Thomas hosts this week's show. His scheduled guests include actress Celeste Holm, actor Larry Fletcher, Julie Oshins, dancer Bobby Scheerer and stage and screen actress Dorothy Babbs.
  • November 1, 1950
    November 1, 1950
    Episode 5
    11/1/50
    0.0
    Jimmy Durante makes his debut this week as host. Durante's guests include his performing partner Eddie Jackson, and two of the co-stars of his new film The Milkman Donald O'Connor and Joyce Holden, O'Connor's wife Gwen Carter, acrobats Wells and Fournais and Durante's longtime musical partner Eddie Jackson.
    Durante performs several of his favorite songs including "You Got To Start Every Day With a Song", "Jimmy, the Well Dressed Man", and "I'm The Guy Who Found the Lost Chord".moreless
  • October 25, 1950
    October 25, 1950
    Episode 4
    10/25/50
    0.0
    Jack Carson hosts this week's show. His scheduled guests include Mary McCarty, film actress Evelyn Keyes and the Honey Brothers.
  • October 18, 1950
    October 18, 1950
    Episode 3
    10/18/50
    0.0
    Ed Wynn hosts this week's show. His scheduled guests include comic actress Beatrice Lillie, dog act Gautier's Bricklayers, the Merrill Abbott Dancers, and British comedian Ben Wrigley.
  • October 11, 1950
    October 11, 1950
    Episode 2
    10/11/50
    0.0
    Comedian Danny Thomas hosts this week's show. His guest include starlet Marie "The Body" MacDonald, violinist Ruggiero Ricci, singer/dancer Sheila Bond.
  • October 4, 1950
    October 4, 1950
    Episode 1
    10/4/50
    0.0
    Ed Wynn is the host for the series premiere. His guests include singer Edith Piaf (in her televison debut), and British comedian Ben Wrigley. Piaf sings her self-composed song "La Vie en Rose" while seated atop a piano--being peddled around by Wynn on a bicycle.
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