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?"
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.
Jimmy Durante hosts this week's show.
His guests include opera soprano Helen Traubel, comics Shaw and Lee, and Durante's regulars Candy Candido, Eddie Jackson, and Jack Roth. 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.
Ed Wynn hosts this week's show. His guests include film legend Buster Keaton, vocalist Gertrude Niesen, comedy acrobatics team Dick and Dot Remy, harmonicist Eddy Manson, and comic sculptor Duke Art, Jr. Niesen sings "Temptation." Keaton and Wynn repeat the silent movie parody they'd performed together on The Ed Wynn Show. Manson does a harmonic solo. Duke Art Jr,. does one of his fast clay sculptures. Jimmy Durante and Jack Carson cameo in the Motorola commercial.moreless
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. The premise of the episode is Thomas is on a cross-country bus tour with Oshins as the driver.
Jack Carson hosts this week's show. His guests include actress Evelyn Keyes, comic performers Betty and Jane Kean, and actress Mary McCarty. The premise of the show is that NBC has spent all its money on other comedians so the're none left for his show; Carson's backed by a four-person string section and one dancer. In sketches, Carson and the Keans ridicule cutesy daytime shopping shows. Also, the life of a plumber gets the "Hollywood epic" treatment.moreless