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Hollywood Varieties (1950)

 -  Music  -  15 January 1950 (USA)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Alda ...
Master of Ceremonies
The Hoosier Hotshots ...
The Hoosier Hot Shots
Ken Trietsch ...
Hotshot Ken
Paul Trietsch ...
Hotshot Hezzie
Charles Ward ...
Hotshot Gabe
Gil Taylor ...
Hotshot Gil
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Peggy Stewart
Al Shaw ...
Variety Act
Sam Lee ...
Variety Act
Glen Vernon ...
Blackface Skit
Edward Ryan ...
Blackface Skit
The De Pina Troupe ...
Variety Act
Lois Ray ...
Variety Act
Sandy and His Seals ...
Sandy's Seal Act
Paul Gordon ...
Variety Act
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Bring Back My Bonnie To Me
Traditional
Performed by The Hoosier Hotshots
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It's a Vaudeville Show. Judge it as a vaudeville Show
29 July 2008 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

Well, it's certainly not a great vaudeville show. There are none of the top acts of the form's heyday. What you have here are the animal acts -- the funny dog acts, the juggling seals --some dancing, some singing, one or two sketches. You don't have any of the great monologists, certainly, nor the headliners that you would have gotten in a big house in the days gone by.

Nonetheless, if you're in the mood for a variety show -- which died out even on television with the death of Ed Sullivan -- this is a fair sampling of what you'd get. I happen to remember and like this sort of show. But it requires a certain mindset, aesthetic and expectation, just like going to see a movie made from a graphic novel.

Robert Alda, Alan Alda's father, does a pretty good job as master of ceremonies and the harmonica playing and animal acts are a lot of fun. Good enough for me.


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