The Hollywood Palace

Season 7 Episode 7

Host: Diahann Carroll / Stevie Wonder / Robert Culp

Aired Saturday 9:30 PM Nov 29, 1969 on ABC

Episode Recap

Opening credits
Commercials: Ban Deodorant; Excedrin P.M. (night time pain reliever)
--Diahann Carroll (host) - medley: "Aquaris"/"Let the Sunshine In" and "Smiling Phases"
--The Alvin Ailey Dancers (interpretative dancers) - music: "Move, Members, Move"
--John Byner (comedian) - imitates George Jessel (introducing Byner). Byner does other impressions as he wonders how celebrities would handle other lines of work (such as John Wayne as a surgeon)
Commercials (Johnson Wax products): Glory Rug Cleaner & Favor furniture polish
--Rudi Schweitzer (juggler)
Commercials: Ultra-Brith toothpaste (jingle: "Ultra-Bright gives your appeal"); Ajax laundry detergent (with "New En-Jax Action")
--Stevie Wonder - "Everybody's Talkin'"
--Stevie Wonder & Diahann Carroll - "Pretty World"
Station ID break
Commercial: White Owl Cigars
--The Alvin Ailey Dancers - men dance to "Sinner Man."
--Robert Culp (actor) - dramatic reading of Thomas Paine's essay "These Are the Times That Try Men's Souls."
Robert Culp and Diahann Carroll read from Benjamin Franklin's writings.
Commercial: Smith-Corona portable typewriter (commercial set at the opening of a play).
--Godfrey Cambridge (comedian)
Commercials: Efferdent denture cleaner Tablets; Rolaids (pilot talks about the product).
--Diahann Carroll (host) - "Here, There and Everywhere," & "Yesterday"
Diahann's closing comments.
Commercial: Ex-Lax
Closing credits.