Toast of the Town

Season 5 Episode 23

February 15, 1953: The Record Industry Story

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Feb 15, 1953 on CBS
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February 15, 1953: The Record Industry Story
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"The Record Industry Story" - A Salute to the Recording Industry's 75th Anniversary.
Music:
--Jimmy Boyd (14-year-old singer) - "Early Bird."
--Joni James, Toni Arden, Sunny Gale, Eileen Barton and Teresa Brewer - each singer performs a song.
--Gene Autry, accompanied by the Cass County Boys, sings "Down Yonder" and "That Silver-Haired Daddy of Mine."
--Roberta Peters (coloratura soprano) sings an aria from "La Traviata" (probably "Sempre Libera").
--Helen Kane (1920's Jazz-era singer) - "I Wanna Be Loved By You."
--Will Oakland (counter-tenor) sings "Danny Boy."
--Finale: George M. Cohan Jr. is featured in a production number of his father's song "Yankee Doodle Dandy."
--Plus, a 9-minute portion of the NBC opera "Amahl and the Night Visitors" is presented.
Filmed segment:
--Bing Crosby sings "Silent Night" with a boys' choir in a scene from the 1944 movie "Going My Way."

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Who was the Episode MVP ?

Gene Autry

Gene Autry

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Guest Star

Eileen Barton

Eileen Barton

Herself

Guest Star

Jimmy Boyd

Jimmy Boyd

Himself

Guest Star

Jimmy Boyd

Jimmy Boyd

Himself

Recurring Role

Roberta Peters

Roberta Peters

Herself

Recurring Role

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