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Garry's guests are Jane Morgan, Morey Amsterdam, composer-songwriter-playwright Meredith Willson of "The Music Man" and The Four Step Brothers. Also with Marion Lorne and Durward Kirby.
"That Wonderful Year" is 1924.
Neon lights (first displayed that year) as "Rhapsody in Blue" played.
Songs include "76 Trombones" and "Goodnight My Someone".
For a French sketch the scene is Paris and the song is "Frere Jacques".
Garry's guests are Kate Smith, Vic Damone, George Gobel, Georgie Kaye, Margaret Ann and JaDa Quartet. Also with Marion Lorne and Durward Kirby.
"That Wonderful Year" is 1931.
The year that Kate Smith began her CBS-Radio program.
Vic Damone sings "I Found a Million Dollary Baby", "As Time Goes By" and "Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries".
All join in for the closing sequence of "Dancing in the Dark".
Since Frankenstein was at his peak that year, the closing sequence finds everybody dressed up as our hero, Dracula and Sherlock Holmes.
Garry's guests are Diahann Carroll, Martha Raye, Vaudevillians Benny Fields and Blossom Seeley. Also with Marion Lorne and Durward Kirby.
That Wonderful Year is 1919.
Benny Fields and Blossom Seeley perform "There's No Business Like Show Business".
Benny and Blossom also duet with "Swanee".
"Dumb Dora" jokes abounded in 1919 so the segment is full of them with Martha Raye.
Other songs included are "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles", "Baby Won't You Please Come Home" and "How You Gonna Keep 'Em".
Garry's guests include actor Andy Devine, singer Tommy Sands, singer Louise O'Brien and comic actress Audrey Meadows. With a special guest appearance by Mel Blanc. Also with regulars Marion Lorne and Durward Kirby.
Andy Devine sings "Dear Horse". (Mel Blanc plays the horse).
Tommy Sands sings "Love is Here to Stay".
Tommy and Louise duet with "The Stanley Steamer".
Audrey Meadows tells Garry an unlikely story about a family who lived on the Fifth avenue bus.
The whole cast finales by taking turns on a sentimental excursion called "La Ronde".
Garry's guests are Ed Wynn, Kaye Ballard and Johnny Desmond. Also with Durward Kirby and Marion Lorne.
Ed Wynn sings "Heigh Ho".
Johnny Desmond and Kaye Ballard sing 1938 hits like "Music Maestro Please", "Zing Went the Strings of My Heart" and "You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby" for "That Wonderful Year" segment.
The opening sequence combines the Follies Bergere, an African safari and a Tin Pan Alley song "Skokiaan".