Johnny Slate is the big boss who successfully keeps the circus running as it moves from town to town. He manages to deal with the unexpected frequently and uses Otto King, the accountant, as a sounding board.
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 Johnny Slate (30 episodes, 1963-1964)
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Johnny Slate is the big boss who successfully keeps the circus running as it moves from town to town. He manages to deal with the unexpected frequently and uses Otto King, the accountant, as a sounding board.

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17 September 1963 (USA)  »

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Zirkusdirektor Johnny Slate  »

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1.33 : 1
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The 1952 film was made by Paramount Pictures. The studio gained ownership of the TV series following its 1967 merger with the show's production company, Desilu Productions. See more »

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Referenced in The Lucy Show: Kiddie Parties, Inc. (1963) See more »

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Desilu/Lucille Ball/Jack Palance
29 June 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Desilu produced The Greatest Show on Earth shown on ABC and starring Jack Palance. This show was produced in color, ( most shows of that era were still done in black and white), In order to jump the ratings, Lucille Ball even guest starred in the series in a rare dramatic performance. However the show was not renewed for a 2nd year much to Ms. Ball's dismay. Lucille Ball even promised the sponsor of the show, Kaiser, that she would take her own successful Lucy Show off the air on CBS so she could devote all of her time to The Greatest Show On Earth. Lucille Ball, CEO of Desilu, was quoted as saying "Jack Palance will never work here again and you may quote me"


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