Texaco Star Theater - Season 4

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Episode Guide

  • 9/18/1951
    9/18/1951
    Episode 1
    9/18/51
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    Berle's guests this week include: Eddie Cantor, star of the Colgate Comedy Hour; Sid Caesar; singer Eddie Fisher; tap dancing Nicholas Brothers; English Channel swimmer Florence Chadwick; and singer Jane Froman. Cantor sings "Don't Put a Tax on Beautiful Girls" and does a sketch with Berle that combines both of their TV shows; Cantor, Berle and Fisher discuss the "police action" in Korea; Fisher does a medley featuring "Bring Back the Thrill"; Froman's medley features "It's a Good Day," "Tea for Two," "Embraceable You" and "Song in My Heart"; a comic sketch has Berle as half of a monster couple entertaining guests.moreless
  • 9/25/1951
    9/25/1951
    Episode 2
    9/25/51
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    Miltie's guests this week include: Louis Armstrong; Basil Rathbone; singer/dancers Condos and Brandow; Arnold Stang; and singers Patrice Munsel and Vaughn Monroe.
    Berle and Rathbone do a take-off on the current Gregory Peck film Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. called "Horatio Hornberler" with Milton as the salty sea dog. Armstrong does a brief stand-up bit with Berle and sings and plays "Jeepers Creepers".moreless
  • 10/2/1951
    10/2/1951
    Episode 3
    10/2/51
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    Uncle Miltie's guests include: actor John Carroll; and singer Yma Sumac.
  • 10/9/1951
    10/9/1951
    Episode 4
    10/9/51
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    Berle's guests this week include: Boris Karloff; ventriloquist Paul Winchell; Teresa Wright; actress Mary Beth Hughes; comic actor Arnold Stang; actor Dennis O'Keefe; singers Ezio Pinza and Constance Moore.
  • 10/16/1951
    10/16/1951
    Episode 5
    10/16/51
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    Milton Berle's guests include: Rosemary Clooney; Tony Bennett; actor Edward Arnold; dancers Condos and Brandow; comic performer Arnold Stang; The Mills Brothers; songwriter Jimmy McHugh; and actress Mary Beth Hughes.
    In sketches, Berle plays a reporter from the Daily Rabbit sent to Mars to interview its king (Albert) and his daughter (Hughes).moreless
  • 10/23/1951
    10/23/1951
    Episode 6
    10/23/51
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    Berle's guests this week include: Rev. Billy Graham; Robert Alda; actors Albert Dekker and Mike Mazurki; comic performers Jerry Bergen and Georgie Price; Terry Young; and singers Champ Butler and Eileen Barton.
  • 10/30/1951
    10/30/1951
    Episode 7
    10/30/51
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    Milton's guests this week include: ventriloquist Paul Winchell; singers the Blackburn Twins with Pam Cavan; the Boystown Choir; and pianist Liberace.
  • 11/6/1951
    11/6/1951
    Episode 8
    11/6/51
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    The guests of "Mr. Television" this week include: singer Vaughn Monroe; and, in her third appearance, Carmen Miranda.
  • 11/13/1951
    11/13/1951
    Episode 9
    11/13/51
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    Berle's guests this week include: singers Dick Haymes and Connie Haines; songwriter L. Wolfe Gilbert; tap dancer who balances furniture Bobby "Tables" Davis; Kate Smith; singer James Melton; and character actor Akim Tamiroff.
  • 11/20/1951
    11/20/1951
    Episode 10
    11/20/51
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    Berle's guests this week include: actor Edmond O'Brien; Louis Jordan; and Vivian Blaine.
  • 11/27/1951
    11/27/1951
    Episode 11
    11/27/51
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    Miltie's guests this week include: actress/singer Janis Paige; and singers Owen McGiveney and William Warfield.
  • 12/4/1951
    12/4/1951
    Episode 12
    12/4/51
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    Milton Berle's guests this week include: songwriter Mack Gordon; the Look magazine All-American football team; sports writer Grantland Rice; male dance team Lewis and Van; and singer Kay Starr.
    Starr perfomns "Maybe You'll Be There" and "Honky-Tonk Hardwood Floor"; In sketchs, Berle plays an aspiring songwriter with Gordon singing some of his hit songs, and plays Snow White in a fairy tale take-off; Rice introduces the 1951 Look All-American Football Team and Jim Thorpe, his choice for all-time All-American.

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  • 12/11/1951
    12/11/1951
    Episode 13
    12/11/51
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    Berle's guests this week include: Nat "King" Cole; actress Anne Jeffreys; comic actors Milton Frome and Danny Dayton; the Borrah Minevitch Harmonica Rascals; the Magid Triplets; and dancer Hal LeRoy.
    A production number involving the entire cast is set to the comic tune "The People Who Make Noises in the Street". Each portrays someone who breaks the silence early in the morning: the milkman, the trash collector, a taxi driver, jackhammer operator, Salvation Army drummer; etc.
    Cole performs a medley of his hits at the piano: "Paper Moon", "Mona Lisa", "Route 66" and "Too Young".moreless
  • 12/18/1951
    12/18/1951
    Episode 14
    12/18/51
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    Berle's scheduled guests include singer/actress Kay Armen and pioneers of the "Vegas lounge" sound, the Mary Kaye Trio.

  • 12/25/1951
    12/25/1951
    Episode 15
    12/25/51
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    Miltie's Christmas guests include: opera star Rise Stevens; pioneering radio vocalist Jessica Dragonette; Cab Calloway; and Rudy Vallee. Berle plays Father Time in a grocery store during the Christmas rush; The finale is a recreation of Vallee's old radio show featuring Dragonette and Calloway.
  • 1/1/1952
    1/1/1952
    Episode 16
    1/1/52
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    Milton's guests this week include: singer Janis Paige; comic lip-synch team Doodles and Spider; and Italian opera star Cesare Siepi.
  • 1/8/1952
    1/8/1952
    Episode 17
    1/8/52
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    Georgie Price is guest host for a vacationing Berle. His guests include: comedians Jack Carter, Joe Frisco; and singer Vera Lynn.
  • 1/15/1952
    1/15/1952
    Episode 18
    1/15/52
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    Comedian Jack Carter is guest host for vacationing Berle. His scheduled guests include: Nina Foch; dancers The Dunhills; musician Lionel Hampton; and actress/singer Sheila Bond.
  • 1/22/1952
    1/22/1952
    Episode 19
    1/22/52
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    Uncle Miltie's guests include: opera baritone Robert Merrill; and singer Jane Froman.
  • 1/29/1952
    1/29/1952
    Episode 20
    1/29/52
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    Uncle Miltie's guests include: vocalists Andy and Della Russell.
  • 2/5/1952
    2/5/1952
    Episode 21
    2/5/52
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    Milton Berle's guests this week include: singers Alan Dale and Mitzi Green.
  • 2/12/1952
    2/12/1952
    Episode 22
    2/12/52
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    Berle's guests this week include: violinist David Rubinoff; Rose Marie; The Mills Brothers; and dance team Peggy Ryan and Ray McDonald.
  • 2/19/1952
    2/19/1952
    Episode 23
    2/19/52
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    Uncle Miltie's guests this week include: actor Basil Rathbone; singer Eddie Fisher; and actress/singer Delores Gray.
  • 2/26/1952
    2/26/1952
    Episode 24
    2/26/52
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    Uncle Miltie's guests this week include: singer Johnny Johnston; and comic actress Olga San Juan.
  • 3/4/1952
    3/4/1952
    Episode 25
    3/4/52
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    Milton's guests this week scheduled include: Basil Rathbone; dancers Steve Condos and Jerry Brandow; singer Eric Thorsen; and singer Denise Darcel.

  • 3/11/1952
    3/11/1952
    Episode 26
    3/11/52
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    Uncle Miltie's guests this week include: harpist Robert Maxwell; opera singer Rise Stevens; Bobby Lucas; and singer Phil Regan.
  • 3/18/1952
    3/18/1952
    Episode 27
    3/18/52
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    Milton's guests this week include: Peter Lorre; singers Snooky Lanson and Connie Haines; Mary Beth Hughes; and dance team the Blackburn Twins.
  • 3/25/1952
    3/25/1952
    Episode 28
    3/25/52
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    Milton's guests this week include: Mickey Rooney; composer/actor Bert Hanlon; Dixon and Deane; vocalist Georgia Gibbs; comedienne/impersonator Florence Desmond.
  • 4/1/1952
    4/1/1952
    Episode 29
    4/1/52
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    Comedian Frank Fay fills-in as guest host this week. His guests include: Rose Marie; vaudeville comedy team Smith and Dale; and dancers the Szonys.
  • 4/8/1952
    4/8/1952
    Episode 30
    4/8/52
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    Comedian Frank Fay fills-in as guest host this week. His guests include: Nat "King" Cole; and dancer Hal LeRoy.
  • 4/15/1952
    4/15/1952
    Episode 31
    4/15/52
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    Uncle Miltie's guests this week include: comic actress Mary Beth Hughes; singer Don Richards; operatic soprano Mimi Benzell; sports announcer Russ Hodges; Jack Norton; the LeCoutons; dancers The Dunhills; host of Lights Out Frank Gallop; and from the NY Giants, Bobby Thompson and Sal Maglie.
  • 4/22/1952
    4/22/1952
    Episode 32
    4/22/52
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    Uncle Miltie's guests this week include: Renzo Cesana from TV's The Continental; songwriter Nacio Herb Brown; Bill Norvas and the Upstarts; and singer Bobby Carroll.
  • 4/29/1952
    4/29/1952
    Episode 33
    4/29/52
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    Miltie's scheduled guests this week include: actor Boris Karloff; actress Nina Foch; singer Don Cornell; Lisa Kirk; comic Billy Gilbert; comic actor Arnold Stang; and dancer Joan Holloway.
  • 5/6/1952
    5/6/1952
    Episode 34
    5/6/52
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    Uncle Miltie's guests this week include: singers Clark Dennis and Kay Armen.
  • 5/13/1952
    5/13/1952
    Episode 35
    5/13/52
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    Uncle Miltie's guests this week include: drummer Gene Krupa; and actress/singer Carol Bruce.
  • 5/20/1952
    5/20/1952
    Episode 36
    5/20/52
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    Uncle Miltie's scheduled guests include: singer Kay Starr. Sketches include a three-and-a-half star general ordering theater ushers to recite a modified version of the Pledge of Allegiance.
  • 5/27/1952
    5/27/1952
    Episode 37
    5/27/52
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    Milton Berle's scheduled guests include: actress Vivian Blaine; Louis Armstrong; singer/actress Jeanette MacDonald; and tap dance team Condos and Brandow.
  • 6/3/1952
    6/3/1952
    Episode 38
    6/3/52
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    Berle's scheduled guests this week include: vocalist Billy Eckstine; Dorothy Collins; comedians Morey Amsterdam and Henny Youngman; musical/comedy performer Jack Durant; Kenny Sharpe; actor Jack Albertson; Billy Barty; acrobat and trampoline act The Schaller Brothers; actress/singer Mary Beth Hughes; Jimmy Nelson; and the Harriet Hoctor Dancers.
    Berle refuses to sign a contract for next season, so the Texaco rep (Albertson) threatens to replace him with Amsterdam or Youngman; Collins sings "Treat Me Rough"; the finale, "Around the Town", looks at entertainment offered at various New York City locations.

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  • 6/10/1952
    6/10/1952
    Episode 39
    6/10/52
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    Uncle Miltie wraps up his fourth season with guests including: Robert Alda; singer/actress Dolores Gray; singer Don Cornell; dancer Peg Leg Bates; Billy Barty; the Fleetwoods; the Cover Girls; and comic actress Mary Beth Hughes.
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