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Season 1 Episode 7

The Ziegfeld Touch

Aired Unknown Oct 29, 1961 on NBC
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The Ziegfeld Touch
This episode is a musical variety show telling the story of Florenz Ziegfeld and his Ziegfeld Follies and includes portrayals of some of the famous stars of that show, such as Anna Held, Mademoiselle Dazie and her Salome Dancers, Nora Bayes, and the Dolly Sisters. Joan Crawford hosts the show and the performers Barbara Cook, Marilynn Lovell, Danny Meehan and Jack Irwin and dancer Jayne Turner create scenes and numbers from the Ziegfeld Follies. Highlights: "Rio Rita" medley (Marilynn Lovell, Jack Irwin, Danny Meehan and Barbara Cook) "Play With Me", "Look For the Silver Lining" (Barbara Cook) "Salome Dance" (Jayne Turner) "Bumble Bee" (Barbara Cook, Danny Meehan) "Hello, Frisco" (Jack Irwin) "On the Beach at Honolulu", "Makin' Whoopee" (Danny Meehan) "Make Believe" (Barbara Cook, Jack Irwin) "Bill" (Marilynn Lovell) "Pretty Girl", "Mandy" (All).moreless

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