The Hollywood Palace

Season 2 Episode 15

Host: Liberace / Edward G. Robinson

Aired Saturday 9:30 PM Jan 09, 1965 on ABC

Episode Recap

Transcript (commercials are from the 28Aug65 repeat):
Hollywood Palace opening credits.
Commercial: Sherwin-Williams house paint
--Program begins with female dancers holding candelabras.
--Liberace opening monologue, mentions guests.
--The Getschys (European cycling family)
--Dan Rowan and Dick Martin (comedy team) - do a parody of TV interview shows. Following routine, Rowan & Martin talk with Liberace.
Commercial: Salem Cigarettes
--Shani Wallis (English singer) - "There Goes My Heart" (with Liberace playing the piano)
--Liberace and Shani Wallis - medley ("I've Told Every Little Star," "You Were Meant for Me" and "Tea for Two")
Commercial: Esso service station ad (with an animated Esso Tiger).
--Gene Baylos (comedian) - stand-up routine (tells jokes about dental work, visiting Miami and Las Vegas, woman on bus showing off her diamond ring, and a story of three sons visiting their dying father.)
--Page and Bray (dancing team)
Station ID break
--Bertha the Elephant and her daughter Tina (trained elephant act)
Commercial: Scripto Scriptip pens.
--Liberace (host) sings "There'll Be No New Tunes on This Old Piano" and dances to "Me and My Shadow."
--Liberace plays "Blue Danube" on piano.
Commercial: Johson Wax's Bravo floor wax
--Edward G. Robinson (actor) - reads from Milton Geiger's patriotic writing "This Is It"
Commercials: Mennen Baby Magic skin care lotion and Mennen Skin Bracer after shave lotion
--Liberace introduces his mother and sister Angie in the audience. Liberace then sings a few lines from "I'll Be Seeing You," followed by closing credits.
ABC promo for "The Long, Hot Summer," a new TV series premiering Sept. 1965.