Hour Glass (1946–1947)

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An almost forgotten landmark series in TV history, "Hour Glass" was the first variety show produced for network television. Included were songs, skits, and a chorus line. Many of the ... See full summary »

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1946  
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Edgar Bergen ...
 Himself - Comedian (2 episodes, 1946)
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An almost forgotten landmark series in TV history, "Hour Glass" was the first variety show produced for network television. Included were songs, skits, and a chorus line. Many of the biggest names in the entertainment industry were guests. Written by Steven W. Siferd <72233.741@compuserve.com>

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9 May 1946 (USA)  »

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Only audio recordings and a few still remain of this series, which pre-dated the ability to record live television via kinescope. See more »

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other credits for mayehoff
29 November 2000 | by (south carolina) – See all my reviews

in the '50s and '60s, mayehoff became well-known as a spokesman for "falstaff beer"..he performed as the voice of a cartoon character known as "the old pro"..in character (which had the same personality he portrayed as 'mr. jackson' in the film, "that's my boy!"), he encouraged "elwood", who never spoke, as the object of "the old pro's" advice about improving his performance as a professional athlete..the commercial usually ended with the comment, "falstaff..that's my beer!"


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