The Hollywood Palace

Season 6 Episode 13

Host: Bing Crosby / Bob Hope (cameo) / Bobbie Gentry

Aired Saturday 9:30 PM Jan 04, 1969 on ABC

Episode Recap

Opening credits
Bing Crosby talks about the anniversary of Hollywood Palace. He compares 1964 with 1969.
>--Bing Crosby sings "Once-A-Year Day"
--Earl Wilson (columnist) presents Bob Hope and Bing Crosby with trophies for The 1st Annual Show Business Hall of Fame Awards.
--Judy Carne - "Ring-Around-a-Rosy Rag" (production number, with dancers)
Commercial: Raleigh Filter Tip cigarettes
--Stu Gilliam (comedian) - stand-up routine. Tells jokes about visiting the dentist.
Commercial: Efferdent denture tablets.
--Bobbie Gentry - "Mornin' Glory"
--Bing Crosby and Bobbie Gentry sing "Okolona River Bottom Band"
Commercial break (1) Station ID break (2) Nytol sleeping tablets
--Dovyeko Acrobatic Troupe (of the Moscow State Circus) - 6 man acrobatic team.
Commercial: Salem cigarettes (jingle: "You can take Salem out of the country but you can't take the country out of Salem")
--Tiny Tim - "Come to the Ball" (with ball room dancers), "My Dreams Are Getting Better All the Time" and "Great Balls of Fire" (with dancers in background)
Bing Crosby talks with Tiny Tim, welcomes him to the Hollywood Palace.
Bing Crosby and Tiny Tim - sing a duet of songs from Bing's movies. Songs include "Down the Old Ox Road" and "Learn to Croon" (both songs from the movie "College Humor"). Bobbie Gentry joins them. Bobbie and Bing sing a few lines from "True Love."
Bing, Bobbie and Tiny Tim sing "In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening"
ABC promo for "The F.B.I" narrated by Efrem Zimbalist Jr.
--Bing Crosby - "The Straight Life" and "Little Green Apples"
--Bing Crosby's closing comments.
Commercial: Dentu-Creme toothpaste.
Closing credits.
PSA: "Give to the College of Your Choice"