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Shower of Stars (TV Series 1954–1958) Poster

(1954–1958)

Full Cast & Crew

Series Directed by 

Seymour Berns ... (7 episodes, 1955-1958)
Ralph Levy ... (6 episodes, 1954-1957)

Series Writing Credits  

Ronald Alexander ... (1 episode, 1955)
Maxwell Anderson ... (1 episode, 1954)
Herbert Baker ... (1 episode, 1955)
George Balzer ... (2 episodes, 1955-1958)
Karen DeWolf ... (1 episode, 1955)
Charles Dickens ... (1 episode, 1954)
Hal Goldman ... (2 episodes, 1955-1958)
Al Gordon ... (2 episodes, 1955-1958)
Milton Lazarus ... (1 episode, 1955)
Sam Perrin ... (2 episodes, 1955-1958)
Howard Snyder ... (6 episodes, 1955-1958)
John Tackaberry ... (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
Hugh Wedlock Jr. ... (6 episodes, 1955-1958)

Series Cast  

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 Himself / ... (16 episodes, 1955-1958)
William Lundigan ...
 Himself - Host (16 episodes, 1954-1958)
Art Gilmore ...
 Announcer (8 episodes, 1954-1958)
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 Himself - Guest Host / ... (5 episodes, 1955-1956)
Gary Crosby ...
 Eddie Davis / ... (4 episodes, 1955-1956)
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 Betty Grable / ... (4 episodes, 1954-1958)
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 Himself (4 episodes, 1954-1955)
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 Himself, Frankie Laine / ... (4 episodes, 1955-1956)
Mary Costa ...
 Herself - Hostess / ... (3 episodes, 1954-1956)
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 Ebenezer Scrooge / ... (3 episodes, 1954-1956)
Bob Crosby ...
 Himself / ... (3 episodes, 1956-1958)
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 Himself (3 episodes, 1957-1958)
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 Blonde starlet / ... (3 episodes, 1954-1955)
Georgia Gibbs ...
 Herself - Guest Vocalist / ... (3 episodes, 1955-1957)
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 Herself (3 episodes, 1955-1956)
Marilyn Maxwell ...
 Herself (3 episodes, 1955)
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 Herself - Guest Vocalist / ... (3 episodes, 1955)
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 Marley's Ghost / ... (2 episodes, 1954-1956)
Bob Sweeney ...
 Bob Cratchit / ... (2 episodes, 1954-1956)
David Rose and His Orchestra ...
 Themselves (2 episodes, 1955-1958)
Jo Stafford ...
 Herself (2 episodes, 1958)
(2 episodes, 1954-1958)
Edgar Bergen
(2 episodes, 1954-1955)
(2 episodes, 1954-1955)
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 Himself (2 episodes, 1954)
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 Himself - Cameo / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
Gene Austin ...
 Himself / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
Johnnie Ray ...
 Himself (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
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 Himself - Guest Vocalist / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
(2 episodes, 1955)
Dick Foran ...
 Harvey Howell (2 episodes, 1955)
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 Ted Warren (2 episodes, 1955)
Jack Oakie
(2 episodes, 1955)
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 Himself (2 episodes, 1956-1958)
Don Bestor ...
 Don Bestor (1 episode, 1958)
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 Agnes Carroll (1 episode, 1955)
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 Mel Blanc (1 episode, 1958)
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 Janis Paige (1 episode, 1958)
John Raitt ...
 John Raitt (1 episode, 1958)
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 Ed Hoffman (1 episode, 1955)
Dennis Day ...
 Dennis Day (1 episode, 1958)
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 Miss Kim O'Day (1 episode, 1958)
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 Lizzie (1 episode, 1955)
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 Andy (1 episode, 1958)
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 W.J. Archer (1 episode, 1955)
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 Paul Douglas (1 episode, 1958)
Gil Frye ...
 Pierre the Head Waiter (1 episode, 1958)
Christopher Cook ...
 Tiny Tim Cratchit (1 episode, 1954)
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 Principal Bob Wilson (1 episode, 1955)
Johnny Green ...
 Johnny Green (1 episode, 1958)
Glen Turnbull ...
 Eddie the Stage Manager (1 episode, 1958)
Ronnie Burns ...
 Tommy Green (1 episode, 1955)
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 Phil (1 episode, 1958)
Frank Sennes ...
 Frank Sennes (1 episode, 1958)
Craig Hill ...
 Young Scrooge (1 episode, 1954)
Olive Sturgess ...
 Mia Caroll (1 episode, 1955)
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 Glenn Ford (1 episode, 1958)
Sam Hearn ...
 Sam (1 episode, 1958)
Queenie Leonard ...
 Mrs. Cratchit (1 episode, 1954)
Carol Leigh ...
 Joan Carroll (1 episode, 1955)
George Hicks ...
 Himself (1 episode, 1958)
Rex Evans ...
 Solicitor (1 episode, 1954)
Janet Parker ...
 Ginger Carroll (1 episode, 1955)
Joseph Kearns ...
 Joe (1 episode, 1958)
Billy Griffith ...
 The Book Buyer (1 episode, 1954)
Mary Livingstone ...
 Mary (1 episode, 1958)
Peter Miles ...
 Peter Cratchit (1 episode, 1954)
Mahlon Merrick ...
 Mahlon (1 episode, 1958)
Janine Perreau ...
 Belinda Cratchit (1 episode, 1954)
Frank Nelson ...
 Frank (1 episode, 1958)
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 Susan Cratchit (1 episode, 1954)
Frank Parker ...
 Frank (1 episode, 1958)
Judy Franklin ...
 Martha Cratchit (1 episode, 1954)
Robert Sabonjian ...
 Mayor of Waukegan, Illinois (1 episode, 1958)
Juney Ellis ...
 The Housekeeper (1 episode, 1954)
The Sportsmen Quartet ...
 Themselves (1 episode, 1958)
Larry Stevens ...
 Larry (1 episode, 1958)
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 Ted (1 episode, 1958)
Don Wilson ...
 Don Wilson (1 episode, 1958)
Charles Bagby ...
 Charlie (1 episode, 1958)
Frank Remley ...
 Frankie (1 episode, 1958)
Wayne Songer ...
 Wayne (1 episode, 1958)
Sammy Weiss ...
 Sammy (1 episode, 1958)
Jimmy Baird ...
 Boy (1 episode, 1954)
William Bishop ...
 Steve (1 episode, 1954)
Robert Carson
(1 episode, 1954)
(1 episode, 1954)
Jimmy Cross
(1 episode, 1954)
King Donovan
(1 episode, 1954)
James Dunn
(1 episode, 1954)
Dick Elliott ...
 Fezziwig (1 episode, 1954)
Bess Flowers ...
 Pioneer Woman (1 episode, 1954)
Sally Fraser ...
 Belle / ... (1 episode, 1954)
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 Margaret (1 episode, 1954)
Rusty Hamer ...
 Rusty (1 episode, 1954)
Rochelle Hudson ...
 Alice (1 episode, 1954)
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 Terry (1 episode, 1954)
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 W. Somerset Kaplan (1 episode, 1954)
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 Himself (1 episode, 1954)
Eddie Mayehoff
(1 episode, 1954)
John Meek ...
 Boy With Goose (1 episode, 1954)
Ray Middleton ...
 Fred / ... (1 episode, 1954)
John Murphy ...
 The Lamplighter (1 episode, 1954)
George N. Neise
(1 episode, 1954)
(1 episode, 1954)
Michael O'Shea
(1 episode, 1954)
Tony Pennington ...
 Solicitor's Companion (1 episode, 1954)
Ezelle Poule ...
 Woman (1 episode, 1954)
Roger Wagner Chorale ...
 Carollers (1 episode, 1954)
(1 episode, 1954)
(1 episode, 1954)
(1 episode, 1954)
Beverly Tyler
(1 episode, 1954)
Dick Winslow
(1 episode, 1954)
(1 episode, 1955)
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 Herself (1 episode, 1955)
Mel Allen ...
 Himself (1 episode, 1955)
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 Themselve - Guest Vocalists (1 episode, 1955)
(1 episode, 1955)
Fortunio Bonanova ...
 Opera Singer (1 episode, 1955)
Marguerite Chapman ...
 Herself - Cameo (1 episode, 1955)
Cynthia Chenault ...
 Herself - Guest Vocalist (1 episode, 1955)
Jeff Donnell ...
 Herself - Actress (1 episode, 1955)
Tom Drake ...
 Himself - Actor (1 episode, 1955)
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 Gabby Mullins (1 episode, 1955)
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 Himself - Actor (1 episode, 1955)
Peter Lind Hayes ...
 Himself - Guest Vocalist (1 episode, 1955)
Mary Healy ...
 Herself - Guest Vocalist (1 episode, 1955)
Betty Kean ...
 Herself - Guest Vocalist (1 episode, 1955)
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 Herself - Guest Vocalist (1 episode, 1955)
Harold Lang ...
 Himself - Guest Vocalist (1 episode, 1955)
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 Himself - Cameo (1 episode, 1955)
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 Himself - Actor (1 episode, 1955)
Marguerite Piazza ...
 Dorothy Meadows (1 episode, 1955)
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 Himself - Cameo (1 episode, 1955)
(1 episode, 1955)
Yma Sumac ...
 Opera Singer (1 episode, 1955)
Bobby Van ...
 Himself - Guest Vocalist (1 episode, 1955)
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 Mrs. Mullins (1 episode, 1955)
Patty Wharton ...
 Himself - Guest Vocalist / ... (1 episode, 1955)
Laverne Andrews ...
 Herself - Singer (1 episode, 1956)
Maxene Andrews ...
 Herself - Singer (1 episode, 1956)
Patty Andrews ...
 Herself - Singer (1 episode, 1956)
Babette Bain
(1 episode, 1956)
Les Baxter ...
 Himself (1 episode, 1956)
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 Himself (1 episode, 1956)
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 Himself (1 episode, 1956)
Gower Champion
(1 episode, 1956)
(1 episode, 1956)
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 Dancer (1 episode, 1956)
Beryl Davis ...
 Herself (1 episode, 1956)
Ziggy Elman ...
 Himself - Trumpeter (1 episode, 1956)
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 Herself (1 episode, 1956)
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 Herself (1 episode, 1956)
Connie Haines ...
 Herself (1 episode, 1956)
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 Mrs. Zooker (1 episode, 1956)
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 Mary Rigley (1 episode, 1956)
Frankie Lymon ...
 Himself (1 episode, 1956)
F.E. Miller ...
 Himself - Comedian (1 episode, 1956)
Helen O'Connell ...
 Herself (1 episode, 1956)
Nelson Riddle ...
 Himself (1 episode, 1956)
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 Herself (1 episode, 1956)
Martha Tilton ...
 Herself - Singer (1 episode, 1956)
Tex Williams ...
 Himself (1 episode, 1956)
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 Herself (1 episode, 1957)
Jacques d'Amboise
(1 episode, 1957)
(1 episode, 1957)
Jack Harmon
(1 episode, 1957)
(1 episode, 1957)
(1 episode, 1957)
The Lennon Sisters ...
 Themselves (1 episode, 1957)
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 Himself (1 episode, 1957)
George Liberace ...
 Himself (1 episode, 1957)
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 Herself (1 episode, 1957)
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 Himself (1 episode, 1957)
(1 episode, 1957)
(1 episode, 1957)
Joan O'Brien ...
 Herself (1 episode, 1957)
(1 episode, 1957)
Jimmie Rodgers ...
 Himself (1 episode, 1957)
(1 episode, 1957)
Russell Trent
(1 episode, 1957)
Herb Vigran ...
 Policeman in Courtroom Skit (1 episode, 1957)
(1 episode, 1957)
Robert Williams
(1 episode, 1957)
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 Herself (1 episode, 1958)
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 Herself (1 episode, 1958)
Gogi Grant ...
 Herself (1 episode, 1958)
(1 episode, 1958)
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 Herself (1 episode, 1958)
(1 episode, 1958)
Paul Weston
(1 episode, 1958)
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 Bartender (uncredited) (1 episode, 1955)
Douglas Evans ...
 Gordon (uncredited) (1 episode, 1955)
Thurl Ravenscroft ...
 Opera Singer (uncredited) (1 episode, 1955)
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 Himself - dancer (uncredited) (1 episode, 1955)
George Olsen ...
 Himself (uncredited) (1 episode, 1958)
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Series Produced by 

Nat Perrin ... producer (5 episodes, 1954-1955)
Ralph Levy ... producer (4 episodes, 1954-1957)
John F. Meyers ... associate producer (4 episodes, 1955-1958)
Cecil Barker ... producer (2 episodes, 1958)
Richard Fisher ... associate producer (1 episode, 1954)
James Starbuck ... associate producer (1 episode, 1955)
Jule Styne ... supervising producer (1 episode, 1955)

Series Music by 

Bernard Herrmann ... (1 episode, 1954)
Milton Pascal ... (1 episode, 1955)
Jule Styne ... (1 episode, 1955)
Lyn Murray ... (1 episode, 1957)

Series Cinematography by 

George E. Diskant ... (1 episode, 1954)

Series Film Editing by 

Robert Fritch ... (1 episode, 1954)

Series Art Direction by 

Robert Tyler Lee ... (5 episodes, 1955-1958)
Ralph Berger ... (1 episode, 1954)
Albert M. Pyke ... (1 episode, 1954)

Series Set Decoration by 

Buck Henshaw ... (3 episodes, 1955)
Edward G. Boyle ... (1 episode, 1954)
George R. Nelson ... (1 episode, 1958)

Series Costume Design by 

Kate Drain Lawson ... (1 episode, 1954)
George Whittaker ... (1 episode, 1958)

Series Makeup Department 

Karl Herlinger ... makeup artist (1 episode, 1954)

Series Production Management 

Lloyd Richards ... production manager (1 episode, 1954)

Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Jack R. Berne ... assistant director (1 episode, 1954)
John F. Meyers ... associate director (1 episode, 1958)
Howard A. Quinn ... associate director (1 episode, 1958)

Series Sound Department 

John C. Grubb ... sound recordist (1 episode, 1954)
Earl B. Mounce ... sound recording engineer (1 episode, 1954)
Robert Reeve ... sound editor (1 episode, 1954)

Series Camera and Electrical Department 

Doug Morris ... lighting director (2 episodes, 1958)
Leard Davis ... lighting director (1 episode, 1957)

Series Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Alvina Tomin ... gowns: Mary Costa (1 episode, 1958)

Series Editorial Department 

Dann Cahn ... editorial supervisor (1 episode, 1954)

Series Music Department 

David Rose ... music director / music arranged and conducted by / musical director / original songs (4 episodes, 1955-1958)
Lyn Murray ... conductor / musical director (2 episodes, 1957-1958)
Victor Bay ... associate conductor (1 episode, 1954)
Leon Birnbaum ... music editor (1 episode, 1954)
Bernard Herrmann ... conductor (1 episode, 1954)
Roger Wagner ... vocal supervisor (1 episode, 1954)
Buddy Bregman ... orchestrations (1 episode, 1955)
Lud Gluskin ... musical direction (1 episode, 1955)
Norman Luboff ... vocal arrangements / vocal direction (1 episode, 1955)
Mahlon Merrick ... musical director (1 episode, 1955)
Milton Pascal ... original songs (1 episode, 1955)
James Starbuck ... musical staging (1 episode, 1955)
Sid Kuller ... special lyrics (1 episode, 1958)

Series Other crew 

Robert Colvin ... technical director (3 episodes, 1955)
Gene Nelson ... choreographer / choreography (3 episodes, 1955)
Jack Boyle ... choreographer (2 episodes, 1958)
Jack Langdon ... assistant to the producer (2 episodes, 1958)
Donald Saddler ... choreographer (1 episode, 1954)
Art Gilmore ... announcer (1 episode, 1955)
Miriam Nelson ... choreographer (1 episode, 1955)
James Starbuck ... choreographer (1 episode, 1955)
Rod Alexander ... choreographer (1 episode, 1957)
A.J. Cunningham ... technical director (1 episode, 1958)

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