The Hollywood Palace

Season 5 Episode 20

Host: Victor Borge / Steve Allen / Dino Desi & Billy

Aired Saturday 9:30 PM Feb 10, 1968 on ABC

Episode Recap

Opening credits
Commercials (Playtex): (1) Playtex Cross Your Heart Bra (2) Playtex 5 Pound Thinner Girdle
--Victor Borge opening monologue: talks about his safe piano campaign
--The Scots Guards (Bapipe, Drum and Dancer Corps.)
Commercials: (1) Bayer Aspirin; (2) Phillips Milk of Magnesia tablets
--Steve Allen and Jayne Meadows comedy sketch. Steve Allen, in character as Senator Phillip Buster, answers questions from the studio audience.
Commercials (Johnson Wax products): Glo-Coat (shields against black heelmarks, with people on plexiglass platforms gliding across a kitchen floor), (2) Favor furniture polish
--The King Family (singers) - perform a States medley: "What A Country" (correct title?), "Back Home Again In Indiana," "Georgia on My Mind," "All I Iowa," "Moonlight in Vermont," "California, Here I Come," "Fifty Great United States" (correct title?), and "America, the Beautiful"
--The Gimma Brothers (tumblers) - comedy routine with balancing, tumbling and somersaults.
Station ID break
--Comedy sketch: Victor Borge, Jayne Meadows and Steve Allen perform a Baroque version of "I Dig Rock 'n' Roll Music"
Commercials (Carnation products): (1) Carnation Instant Breakfast; (2) Coffee-Mate
--Victor Borge talks with Dino, Desi & Billy about their parents.
--Dino, Desi & Billy - "My What A Shame"
Commercial: KOOL cigarettes ("taste extra coolness")
--Jayne Meadows sings "Hello, Dolly!" in Chinese.
Commercial (in B&W): Tegrin (for "The heartbreak of Psoriasis") and Tegrin medicated shampoo
--Victor Borge plays Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto #1.
--Victor Borge announces next week's host.
Closing credits.
PSA for your local State Employment Service.
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