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The Colgate Comedy Hour: Season 4: Episode 22 -- Trailer for Anything Goes

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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6
Release Date:
10 September 1950 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
This was a Colgate sponsored Comedy hour that featured many notable Comedians and Entertainers of the era as Guest Stars.
Awards:
Won Primetime Emmy. Another 4 nominations See more »
NewsDesk:
(21 articles)
Jerry Lewis Dead at 91
 (From TMZ. 20 August 2017, 10:48 AM, PDT)

Interview: Norman Lear of ‘Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You’
 (From HollywoodChicago.com. 1 August 2016, 11:41 AM, PDT)

Norman Lear Looks Back on Early Days as TV Comedy Writer
 (From Variety - TV News. 30 October 2015, 10:00 AM, PDT)

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Cast

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Jerry Lewis ... Himself - Host / ... (188 episodes, 1950-1955)

Dean Martin ... Himself - Host / ... (187 episodes, 1950-1955)
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Series Directed by
Fred Hamilton (151 episodes, 1950-1954)
Ernest D. Glucksman (29 episodes, 1950-1955)
Jim Jordan (13 episodes, 1951-1955)
Kingman T. Moore (12 episodes, 1950-1952)
Bud Yorkin (9 episodes, 1952-1954)
Ed Sobol (7 episodes, 1952-1955)
Sid Smith (7 episodes, 1953-1954)
Charles Friedman (5 episodes, 1950-1952)
Al Capstaff (4 episodes, 1952-1953)
Bob Finkel (4 episodes, 1955)
Joe Tinney (4 episodes, 1955)
Manning Ostroff (3 episodes, 1951-1952)
Jack Donohue (2 episodes, 1954-1955)
Joseph Santley (2 episodes, 1954-1955)
William Asher (2 episodes, 1954)
Bill Miller (2 episodes, 1955)
 
Series Writing credits
Norman Lear (11 episodes, 1950-1953)
Ed Simmons (11 episodes, 1950-1953)
John Grant (10 episodes, 1952-1955)
Harry Crane (9 episodes, 1950-1955)
Arthur Phillips (9 episodes, 1953-1955)
Sid Kuller (6 episodes, 1952-1953)
Glenn Wheaton (5 episodes, 1950-1955)
Jackie Barnett (5 episodes, 1953-1954)
Jack Elinson (5 episodes, 1953-1954)
Charles Issacs (5 episodes, 1953-1954)
John Rapp (5 episodes, 1953-1954)
Snag Werris (4 episodes, 1951-1953)
Sidney Miller (4 episodes, 1952-1953)
Les White (4 episodes, 1953-1954)
William Morrow (4 episodes, 1954-1955)
Norman Sullivan (3 episodes, 1950-1952)
Howard Snyder (3 episodes, 1951-1954)
Hugh Wedlock Jr. (3 episodes, 1951-1954)
Eddie Forman (3 episodes, 1951-1952)
Jesse Goldstein (3 episodes, 1951-1952)
Jack Douglas (3 episodes, 1952-1953)
Danny Arnold (3 episodes, 1953-1954)
Jack Brooks (3 episodes, 1955)
Mort Lachman (2 episodes, 1950-1955)
Marvin Fisher (2 episodes, 1950-1952)
Larry Gelbart (2 episodes, 1950-1952)
Laurence Marks (2 episodes, 1950-1952)
Joseph Quillan (2 episodes, 1950-1952)
Henry Taylor (2 episodes, 1951-1955)
Bobby Clark (2 episodes, 1951-1952)
Pat Costello (2 episodes, 1951-1952)
Molière (2 episodes, 1951-1952)
Arthur Stander (2 episodes, 1951-1952)
Arnold Horwitt (2 episodes, 1951)
Charles Lee (2 episodes, 1952-1953)
Eddie Cantor (2 episodes, 1953)
Manning Ostroff (2 episodes, 1953)
Mannie Manheim (2 episodes, 1955)

Woody Allen (unknown episodes)
William A. Attaway (unknown episodes)
Fred Hamilton (unknown episodes)
Larry Rhine (unknown episodes)
Danny Simon (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Ernest D. Glucksman .... producer (43 episodes, 1950-1955)
Samuel Fuller .... executive producer / supervising producer (14 episodes, 1951-1954)
Manning Ostroff .... producer (13 episodes, 1951-1954)
Ed Sobol .... producer (11 episodes, 1952-1955)
Charles Friedman .... producer (7 episodes, 1950-1955)
George Habib .... associate producer / producer (6 episodes, 1951-1955)
Jim Jordan .... producer / associate producer (6 episodes, 1951-1954)
Joseph Santley .... producer / associate producer (6 episodes, 1953-1955)
William Morrow .... producer (6 episodes, 1954-1955)
Peter Barnum .... executive producer (5 episodes, 1954)
Al Capstaff .... producer (4 episodes, 1952-1953)
Robert Masson .... associate producer (3 episodes, 1951-1952)
Jack Donohue .... producer (3 episodes, 1954-1955)
Bill Miller .... producer / executive producer (3 episodes, 1955)
Leo Morgan .... producer (2 episodes, 1952)
Bob Henry .... associate producer (2 episodes, 1954)
Howard Ross .... associate producer (2 episodes, 1955)
Max Siegel .... producer (2 episodes, 1955)

Michael Todd .... producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
Carmen Dragon (3 episodes, 1954-1955)

Ronny Graham (unknown episodes)
 
Series Cinematography by
Jim Jordan (1 episode, 1952)
 
Series Film Editing by
Art Seid (1 episode, 1951)
 
Series Casting by
Howard Ross (4 episodes, 1951-1954)
 
Series Production Design by
Furth Ullman (9 episodes, 1954-1955)
 
Series Art Direction by
Furth Ullman (11 episodes, 1951-1955)

Paul Barnes (unknown episodes)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Ted Cooper (1 episode, 1951)
 
Series Costume Design by
Kate Drain Lawson (6 episodes, 1951-1955)
Pauline Trigère (1 episode, 1952)
 
Series Production Management
Samuel Fuller .... production supervisor: NBC / production supervisor / ... (13 episodes, 1950-1952)
Robert Masson .... associate supervisor: NBC / assistant supervisor: NBC / ... (9 episodes, 1950-1952)
Ed Sobol .... production supervisor (2 episodes, 1952-1953)
Kasion K. Zoller .... unit manager / unit production manager (2 episodes, 1955)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bud Yorkin .... TV director / assistant tv director / ... (3 episodes, 1951-1952)
 
Series Art Department
Ted Cooper .... settings (5 episodes, 1950-1951)
Furth Ullman .... settings (2 episodes, 1951)
 
Series Sound Department
Robert Finch .... audio / audio engineer (3 episodes, 1952-1953)
Hal Flood .... audio engineer (2 episodes, 1951-1952)
Clarence Westover .... audio engineer (2 episodes, 1951-1952)
Bob Jensen .... audio (2 episodes, 1955)
 
Series Stunts
Charles Horvath .... stunts (1 episode, 1952)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Al Scarlett .... lighting (4 episodes, 1952-1953)
Jerrold Ireland .... video / videographer (2 episodes, 1952-1953)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Kate Drain Lawson .... costumes / costumes by / ... (7 episodes, 1952-1955)
Beaumelle .... gowns (4 episodes, 1952-1954)
Frank L. Thompson .... costumes / costumes by (3 episodes, 1950-1951)
Grady Hunt .... costumer / costumes (3 episodes, 1955)
John Derro .... costumer / costumes (2 episodes, 1951-1952)
Al Teitelbaum .... furs (2 episodes, 1952-1955)
 
Series Music Department
Al Goodman .... musical director / music direction / ... (19 episodes, 1950-1954)
Dick Stabile .... musical director / arranger / ... (15 episodes, 1950-1955)
Sammy Cahn .... special lyrics (3 episodes, 1954-1955)
Warren Luening .... musician (2 episodes, 1955)

Lester Lee .... composer: title theme (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Ross Miller .... technical director (11 episodes, 1951-1954)
Louis Da Pron .... choreographer (8 episodes, 1952-1954)
Kingman T. Moore .... television director / director for television (6 episodes, 1951-1952)
Nick Castle .... choreographer (5 episodes, 1953-1955)
Bob Henry .... assistant to the producer (3 episodes, 1951-1952)
Willetta Smith .... choreographer (3 episodes, 1952)
Harold Belfer .... choreographer / choreography by (3 episodes, 1953-1955)
Joe Conn .... technical director (3 episodes, 1954-1955)
Robert Sidney .... choreographer / choreography by / ... (2 episodes, 1951-1954)
Richard Barstow .... choreographer / stager (2 episodes, 1951-1952)
De Witt Shultis .... technical director (2 episodes, 1951-1952)
Bob Fosse .... choreographer (2 episodes, 1951)
Mary Ann Niles .... choreographer (2 episodes, 1951)
Aida Broadbent .... choreographer (2 episodes, 1952)
Jack Baker .... choreographer (2 episodes, 1953-1954)
Billy Daniel .... choreographer / production numbers staged by (2 episodes, 1954-1955)

Samuel Fuller .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Fred Kelly .... choreographer (unknown episodes)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Colgate Summer Comedy Hour" - USA (summer title)
"Colgate Variety Hour" - USA (sixth season title)
"Michael Todd Revue" - USA (subtitle)
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Runtime:
60 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Trivia:
The episode broadcast on 22 November 1953, hosted by Donald O'Connor, made history as the very first ever color television broadcast in the NTSC color system.See more »
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1 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
a true classic, 5 January 2009
Author: Truman-11 from Alabama

I've been lucky enough to see five episodes of this golden age of TV pioneer. The high powered talent was only part of a top notch production. Two of those shows featured Abbott and Costello, who can be seen doing their "Who's on First?" routine and interacting with horror film legend Boris Karloff. The other three are Martin and Lewis shows, and actually made me laugh out loud more than a half century later, their work was that good. In fact, what's obvious from those shows is that there's a lot of ad-libbing going on, and the two seem like they're absolutely having the times of their life. If you find that DVD (the sleeve advertised two shows but actually contains three, all with original commercials, I found it for a dollar at a Dollar General store...talk about a buried treasure!) look for the bit part where Jerry teases two NBC studio cameramen. A true gem. And fans of old TV commercials won't be let down, either, by the catchy jingles and nice animation for Colgate toothpaste, Palmolive soap and shave cream, Halo shampoo or Fab detergent.

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