The Bell Telephone Hour

Season 2 Episode 2

Music of the West

Aired Friday 8:30 PM Oct 23, 1959 on NBC
out of 10
User Rating
1 votes

By Users

Write A Review

Episode Summary

Music of the West

Hosted by Burl Ives with performances by singer-actress-comedienne Edie Adams, Country performer Johnny Cash, coloratura soprano Patrice Munsel, tenor Brian Sullivan, Walter Cassel, Edmond Karlsrud, Dolores Gray, Art Lund, The American Ballet Theatre with ballet dancers John Kriza, Ruth Ann Koesun, Fernand Nault, Scott Douglas.

Patrice Munsel and Brian Sullivan perform "La Fanciulla del West" (Puccini): Final Scene (sung in English)
Johnny Cash sings "Camptown Races".
The American Ballet Theatre dances Eugene Loring's ballet "Billy the Kid" with music by Aaron Copland.
Dolores Gray sings songs from Harold Rome's "Destry Rides Again" and the song "You Can't Get a Man with a Gun" with Art Lund and he Broadway cast of the show.


Who was the Episode MVP ?

Episode Discussion

Join the discussion of this episode Episode Discussion

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions

See All Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions Trivia & Quotes