Goodyear Television Playhouse

Season 6 Episode 9

The Gene Austin Story

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Aired Sunday 9:00 PM Apr 21, 1957 on NBC
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The Gene Austin Story
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The story of singing and recording star of the 1920's Gene Austin. Gene and his wife Ruth are giving a farewell party before sailing on a second honeymoon in an attempt to solve their problems. At sea, a storm arises, and they are appalled when they hear a radio report that their boat has been lost with no survivors. Austin hears his own burial serivce. It has a frightening effect and in a series of flashbacks, he recalls his meteoric rise to fame.

Songs include, "How Come You Do Me Like You Do?" "Sweetheart of Sigma Chi" and "Ramona".moreless

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George Grizzard

George Grizzard

Gene Austin

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Edward Andrews

Edward Andrews

Herb Mayer

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Scott McKay

Scott McKay

Harrison Colyer Jr.

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