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  • In 1962, he hosted several episodes of a proposed TV anthology series called "The Victor Borge Comedy Theatre." The series, developed by Desilu, wasn't picked up by a network.
  • Crazy With the Heat (1941). Musical revue (updated/restaged version). Music by Irvin Graham. Additional music by Rudi Revil. Material by Sam E. Werris, Arthur Sheekman, Mack Davis, Max Liebman and Don Herold. Lyrics by Irvin Graham. Additional dialogue by Arthur Stander and Sidney Zelinka. New sketches by Lew Brown. Music arranged by Jacques Belasco. Music orchestrated by Jacques Dallin. Some production ideas by Luther Davis, John Cleveland and Kay Kenney. Featuring songs by Jack Lawrence and William Provost. Featuring songs with lyrics by Jack Lawrence, Kurt Kasznar, Carl Kent and Pete Kite Smith. Choreographed by Catherine Littlefield. Staged by Arthur Sheekman. Sketches for Willie Howard under supervision of Eugene Howard. Directed by Lew Brown. 44th Street Theatre: 30 Jan 1941- 19 Apr 1941 (92 performances). Cast: Vivian Allen [Broadway debut], Hal Anthony, Marion Bailey, Gracie Barrie [final Broadway appearance], Matthew Bocchino, Evelyn Bonfine, Victor Borge [Broadway debut], Diosa Costello, Don Cummings, Eleanor Dawn, Harold Gary, Ted Gary, Luella Gear, Phillip Gordon, Harry Hale, Wilma Horner, Willie Howard, Helen Hudson, Betty Kean, Al Kelly, Stapleton Kent, Philip King, Bobby Lane, Remi Martel, Naldi, Frances O'Day, Dale Priest, Carlos Ramiriz, Mary Raye, Irene Reilly, Helenita Riordan, David Rollins, Matthew Smith, Jean Stanton, Tip, Tap, and Toe, Edna Ward, Frances Williams. Produced by Ed Sullivan. Note: When the original show opened to disastrous reviews the investors demanded Kurt Kasznar be replaced as producer/director in favor of Mr. Sullivan. The original production closed after 7 performances. Sullivan felt unqualified to act as director and hired Mr. Brown and the pair quickly hired new actors and songs were added/shuffled. Although Sullivan's reworking failed to completely recoup costs, it was considered a remarkable achievement given the time constraints involved.
  • 1966 LP: 'Victor Borge Presents His Own Enchanting Version of Hans Christian Andersen'.
  • (1964) He performed in his show, "Victor Borge - Comedy in Music," at the Shaftesbury Theatre in London, England.
  • (1980) PSA TV spot for the United States Postal Service
  • (December 31, 1977) He performed in the revue, "New Year's Eve Special," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey.

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