The Hollywood Palace

Season 5 Episode 4

Host: Sammy Davis Jr. / Diana Ross & Supremes

Aired Saturday 9:30 PM Sep 26, 1967 on ABC

Episode Recap

Show Transcript (commercials listed are from the 4May68 repeat):
Opening credits
Commercials: Polaroid Color Pack Camera ("The 60-second excitement")
--Sammy Davis Jr. (host) opens the show by singing "After Today." During the song he introduces the guests. Diana Ross sings a few lines of the song.
--Baby Lawrence (jazz tap dancer) - does a solo tap-dancing routine, then appears with Sammy Davis Jr. in a tap-dancing "duel."
Commercial: Bayer Aspirin (family visits with grandma).
--Joey Bishop (comedian) - makes a "surprise" cameo walk-on, makes jokes about Sammy's conversion to Judaism.
Commercial break: Glory spray foam carpet cleaner
--Diana Ross and the Supremes - "Reflections" and medley: "The Lady Is A Tramp," "Let's Get Away from It All," and "The Lady Is A Tramp" (reprise).
--Sammy Davis Jr. and the Supremes - short medley of songs about cities: "Under Paris Skies" and a song about Chicago ("Bet Your Bottom Dollar You Snooze you lose")
Commercial break: Station ID break
Sammy Davis Jr. and the Supremes continue their medley of songs about cities: "Summer in the City," "I Know A Place," "San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair)," "I Left My Heart in San Francisco," unkown song about Rio ("I Want to Live, I Want to Dance"), "I Can't Stop Loving You," "I'll Take Manhattan"
Commercaisl: (1) Johnson's Jubilee Kitchen Wax (woman: "This dull kitchen makes me feel like jumping out the window") (2) Lemon Pledge (a woman frets over her bridge club coming over).
--Jack Burns & Avery Schreiber (comedy team) - sketch: "The Joe Payne Show," a parody of confrontational talk shows with Jack Burns as the conservative host. Sammy Davis Jr, Raquel Welch and Diana Ross as audience members giving their views.
Commercial: Kool cigarettes (jingle: "Come Up to the Kool Taste")
--Raquel Welch sings "Bang Bang" (production number with three male dancers)
Commercal: Imprevu perfume (2) Hai Karate (man has to defend himself against his date).
--Sammy Davis Jr. sings "Something in Your Smile" and "Talk to the Animals" (both songs from the movie "Doctor Doolittle")
--Sammy Davis Jr. - "That Old Black Magic," "Mack the Knife."
Sammy Davis Jr. closes the show by singing the next week's guests.
Closing credits.
Following credits: (1) PSA for US Saving Bonds (with Duke Ellington); (2) PSA encouraging people to "Come Inside the Library" "Be All You Can Be ... Read"