In 1962, Jackie Gleason returned to the tried-and-true variety show format with his talk show American Scene Magazine.
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Series cast summary:
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 Himself / ... (121 episodes, 1962-1966)
The June Taylor Dancers ...
 Themselves (118 episodes, 1962-1966)
Johnny Olson ...
 Himself - Announcer / ... (117 episodes, 1962-1966)
Sammy Spear and His Orchestra ...
 Themselves / ... (115 episodes, 1962-1966)
Frank Fontaine ...
 Crazy Guggenheim / ... (106 episodes, 1962-1966)
Greta Randall ...
 Glea Girl / ... (102 episodes, 1962-1966)
Lanita Kent ...
 Glea Girl / ... (61 episodes, 1964-1966)
Judith Jordan ...
 Glea Girl / ... (61 episodes, 1964-1966)
Elaine Richards ...
 Glea Girl / ... (61 episodes, 1964-1966)
Pat Sandy ...
 Glea Girl / ... (61 episodes, 1964-1966)
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In 1962, Jackie Gleason returned to the tried-and-true variety show format with his talk show American Scene Magazine.

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From Miami Beach, the sun and fun capital of the world, it's 'Jackie Gleason and his American Scene Magazine'!

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29 September 1962 (USA)  »

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The Jackie Gleason Show: The American Scene Magazine  »

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The original opening line for the show in its first two years on the air was "From New York City, The Entertainment Capital of the World." The "sun-and-fun capital" slogan was created upon the show's move to Miami Beach in 1964. See more »

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[recurring line]
Jackie Gleason - Host: How sweet it is!
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Follows The Jackie Gleason Show (1952) See more »

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And away we go!
6 November 2006 | by (Italy) – See all my reviews

I remember this program very well. It aired on Saturday nights and it was one program that the entire family enjoyed. I was only 8 when I first saw this program and since this series is not available on DVD (and was never available on VHS), which is downright criminal, I am limited to memories that are over 45 years old, so details may be vague if not downright erroneous.

The series followed pretty much the same format, which worked like a charm. The show began with Jackie Gleason drinking a cup of coffee, and boy, it must've been one cup of coffee judging by the way he praised it! Then came the dancers whose numbers were quite a spectacle. Next, came the skits and numbers with Jackie Gleason and his guests. The show closed with a scene with Jackie Gleason portraying his role as Joe, the bartender tending bar. In came Crazy Goggenheim, plastered to the gills, (played by Frank Fontaine)with his jokes which were always hilarious! He never failed to leave us all in stitches! Joe would then yell "C'mon, sing us a song!" which he did. As the title of one of Frank Fontaine's albums stated,"Frank Fontaine sings like crazy!" And he did! But it was Frank Fontaine's "Crazy Guggenheim" that I enjoyed the most!

C'mon! Release the series on DVD, or at least release a "Best of..." compilation so we could once again enjoy the comic brilliance of Crazy Guggenheim, one more time!


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