Cavalcade of Stars (1949–1952)

TV Series  |   |  Family, Comedy, Music
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.8/10 from 33 users  
Reviews: 1 user

An hour of live variety, in the classic sense of television's Golden Age.

0Check in




3   2   1  
1952   1951   1950   1949  


Series cast summary:
 Himself - Host / ... (94 episodes, 1950-1952)


An hour of live variety, in the classic sense of television's Golden Age.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Family | Comedy | Music





Release Date:

4 June 1949 (USA)  »

Box Office


$20,000 (estimated)

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


This live DuMont Television Network [us] prime-time variety series was where the first "Honeymooners" episodes were seen. It aired on Saturday night at 9:00 pm EST in its first season, then moved to Fridays at 10:00 pm EST in its second season. Its final broadcast was on September 26, 1952. See more »


Referenced in Gleason (2002) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Dated, But rather enjoyable
1 May 2007 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I must say, This Variety series, Which aired on the DuMont Network, Is hardly the greatest show of the DuMont Network, But is still a fascinating time capsule. In the episode I watched, Which featured Jerry Lester and Jackie Robinson, There was a funny parody of Arthur Godfrey, and an interesting Magic Act. The Picture quality was fuzzy, and flickery. This was a true variety show, With a magic act, a trampolining act, comedy skits, Singing and Drama. It was broadcast live, and some mistakes are made. The show is very rare, and it should be noted that only a handful of episodes exist. After the DuMont Network went bankrupt, nobody preserved the kinescope recordings, and most were dumped into the east river in the 70's. Overall, it's an enjoyable TV series, and it's a shame most of the surviving episodes are not on DVD.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Need help with the name of a performer from the show faaus72
Discuss Cavalcade of Stars (1949) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page