The Colgate Comedy Hour

Season 2 Episode 21

1/20/1952

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Jan 20, 1952 on NBC
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Eddie Cantor hosts.His guests include: actress Adele Jergens; actor Robert Clary (Cantor's son-in-law); actor Jimmy Dobson; actress Shirley Mitchell; comic actress Doris Singleton; young dancer Sharon Baird; Herman McCoy's UCLA Swing Choir; Kirk Douglas in a cameo; and Al Goodman and his Orchestra.
In the musical comedy "Cantor Goes To College," Eddie enrolls at UCLAas a freshman. He moves into the dorm and knocks out the football star who thinks his jar of sleeping pills is candy. At the malt shop, he learns French from student Robert Clary and dances with Sharon Baird.During the big Varsity Show, the UCLA Swing Choir sings "Lullaby of Broadway" and a tribute to George Gershin featuring Cantor in blackface.Eddie plays the Kirk Douglas role in a spoof of The Detective Story.

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Adele Jergens

Adele Jergens

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Robert Clary

Robert Clary

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Jimmy Dobson

Jimmy Dobson

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Al Goodman

Al Goodman

Orchestra Leader

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