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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | unknown
Release Date:
16 January 1976 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
Long running variety show, featuring the brother-sister singing duo of Donny and Marie Osmond. The first... See more »
Awards:
Nominated for Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 4 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Nostalgic, Family-Friendly Show See more (9 total) »

Cast

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Donny Osmond ... Himself - Host / ... (63 episodes, 1976-1978)

Marie Osmond ... Herself - Host / ... (63 episodes, 1976-1978)
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Series Directed by
Art Fisher (23 episodes, 1976-1978)
Perry Rosemond (18 episodes, 1976-1978)
 
Series Writing credits
Bruce Vilanch (22 episodes, 1976-1978)
Rod Warren (22 episodes, 1976-1978)
Bill Dana (20 episodes, 1976-1978)
Chet Dowling (20 episodes, 1976-1978)
Sandy Krinski (20 episodes, 1976-1978)
Bill Larkin (20 episodes, 1976-1978)
Steve Adams (19 episodes, 1976-1978)
Phil Hahn (19 episodes, 1976-1978)
Bruce Kirschbaum (19 episodes, 1976-1978)
Duncan Scott McGibbon (19 episodes, 1976-1978)
Franelle Silver (19 episodes, 1976-1978)
Aubrey Tadman (19 episodes, 1976-1978)
Mort Scharfman (4 episodes, 1976-1978)
Ed Hinder (3 episodes, 1977-1978)
Paul Pumpian (3 episodes, 1977-1978)
Harvey Weitzman (3 episodes, 1977-1978)
Arnie Kogen (2 episodes, 1976-1978)
Thomas C. Chapman (2 episodes, 1976)
April Kelly (2 episodes, 1976)
Marty Krofft (2 episodes, 1976)
Sid Krofft (2 episodes, 1976)

Series Produced by
Art Fisher .... producer (22 episodes, 1976-1978)
Raymond Katz .... executive producer (22 episodes, 1976-1978)
Arnie Kogen .... producer (21 episodes, 1976-1978)
Marty Krofft .... producer (21 episodes, 1976-1978)
Sid Krofft .... producer (21 episodes, 1976-1978)
Donny Osmond .... executive producer (21 episodes, 1976-1978)
Jay Osmond .... executive producer (21 episodes, 1976-1978)
Jimmy Osmond .... executive producer (21 episodes, 1976-1978)
Merrill Osmond .... executive producer (21 episodes, 1976-1978)
Tom Osmond .... executive producer (21 episodes, 1976-1978)
Wayne Osmond .... executive producer (21 episodes, 1976-1978)
Jerry McPhie .... co-producer (2 episodes, 1976)
 
Series Original Music by
Earl Brown (unknown episodes)
 
Series Film Editing by
Bill Breshears (3 episodes, 1976-1978)
 
Series Production Design by
Ed LaPorta (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Direction by
Bill Bohnert (4 episodes, 1976-1978)
 
Series Set Decoration by
John Told (1 episode, 1976)

Arlene Alen (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume Design by
Ret Turner (3 episodes, 1977-1978)
Bob Mackie (2 episodes, 1977)
 
Series Makeup Department
Carol Baumann .... assistant makeup artist (2 episodes, 1978)
 
Series Production Management
Jim Morey .... production executive (3 episodes, 1976-1978)
Jim Zrake .... unit manager (2 episodes, 1976)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Rick Locke .... associate director (1 episode, 1976)
Gregory Sills .... associate director (1 episode, 1976)
David Grossman .... associate director (1 episode, 1978)
 
Series Art Department
Calvin 'Cal' McWhorten .... construction coordinator (63 episodes, 1976-1978)
Edward 'Ed' McWhorten .... construction foreman (63 episodes, 1976-1978)
Edwin McCormick .... construction coordinator (9 episodes, 1976-1978)
 
Series Sound Department
Dean Okrand .... sound recordist (9 episodes, 1976-1978)
Kim Richards .... sound recordist (7 episodes, 1976-1978)
Ken Becker .... audio (2 episodes, 1976)
Ed Greene .... audio consultant (2 episodes, 1976)
 
Series Special Effects by
G. Lynn Maughan .... special effects technician (27 episodes, 1977-1978)

Ken Speed .... special effects assistant (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Ran Ballard .... electrician (9 episodes, 1976)
Leard Davis .... lighting consultant / lighting designer (3 episodes, 1976-1978)
Dick Browning .... video (2 episodes, 1976)
John Gillis .... camera operator (2 episodes, 1976)
Dick Watson .... camera operator (2 episodes, 1976)
George Wood .... camera operator (2 episodes, 1976)

Steven Castaneda .... electrician / light operator: follow spot (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Stan Mason .... costumer (46 episodes, 1976-1978)
 
Series Music Department
Earl Brown .... special musical material (5 episodes, 1976-1978)
Tommy Wolf .... music supervisor (3 episodes, 1977-1978)
James Argiro .... vocal arranger (2 episodes, 1976)
Tommy Oliver .... conductor / arranger / ... (2 episodes, 1976)
Alf Clausen .... conductor / music arranged and conducted by (2 episodes, 1977-1978)
Claude Williamson .... conductor / music arranged and conducted by (2 episodes, 1977-1978)
 
Series Other crew
George Osmond .... production consultant (5 episodes, 1976-1978)
Susie Kain-Maddux .... assistant to producers (3 episodes, 1976-1978)
Robert Paul .... ice choreographer (3 episodes, 1976-1978)
Sandy Prudden .... stage manager (3 episodes, 1976-1978)
Jack DeLeon .... comedy consultant (3 episodes, 1977-1978)
Trudy Bennett .... assistant to producers / assistant to the producers (2 episodes, 1976)
Mike Maloof .... technical director (2 episodes, 1976)
Sidney Miller .... comedy consultant (2 episodes, 1976)
Caroljane Rapp .... assistant to the producers / script supervisor (2 episodes, 1976)
Carl Jablonski .... choreographer (2 episodes, 1977-1978)
David Winters .... choreographer / musical production consultant (1 episode, 1976)

Charles Burch .... production coordinator (unknown episodes)
 

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The person responsible for the choreography of the figure skating segments was Bob Paul, who won the pairs figure skating gold medal at the 1960 Winter Olympics with his partner Barbara Wagner.See more »
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4 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Nostalgic, Family-Friendly Show, 22 October 2006
Author: quentinwparker1

"Donny & Marie" was one of the last variety shows on the air. The variety show format on TV gained popularity in the early 1960's, and was highly successful until the late '70s. A typical episode was a combination of jokes, skits, dance routines, and musical performances. As with any show of this type, some episodes were stronger than others, depending on the guests.

Variety was format that allowed many aging Hollywood greats, such as Lucille Ball, Bing Crosby, and George Burns amongst many others, to perform for their fans on an albeit infrequent basis. Sadly, nearly all of the big name guest stars of the variety show format have passed away.

"Donny & Marie" was truly a family-friendly show. Looking back, it was definitely a wholesome program, one we remember fondly and wished that we would see more of today.

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