The Steve Allen Show

Season 2 Episode 38

A Salute to NYC Mayor Jimmy 'Beau James' Walker

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Jun 30, 1957 on NBC
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A Salute to NYC Mayor Jimmy 'Beau James' Walker
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A Salute to former NYC Mayor Jimmy 'Beau James' Walker (from 1926-1932), the "Roaring 20s," and the new Bob Hope movie Beau James
--Bob Hope (comedian) - talks about the mayor, joins Steve in a soft shoe duet of "The Streets of New York", reads fictional listings from a 1923 TV Guide
--George Jessel (comedian) - reminisces about Jimmy Walker. Newsreel footage is show of Jessel, Eddie Cantor and Major Walker together
--The Axidentals (vocal quartet) - "Look For The Silver Lining"
--Alexis Smith and Vera Miles (actressses) - co-stars in the Hope movie perform a scene from the flick
--Dean Martin (singer) - performs the movie's theme song
Also: The "Man on the Street", asks Nye (as Gordon Hathaway's father), Knotts and Poston for their fondest memories of the 1920s. Rod Alexander's dancers perform a '20s production number complete with raccoon coats and flappersmoreless

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Vera Miles

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Alexis Smith

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Dean Martin

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Tom Poston

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Don Knotts

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Louis Nye

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