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Jeffrey Barron (writer)
Bob Comfort (additional material)
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Release Date:
19 January 1980 (USA) See more »
Plot Keywords:
Nominated for Primetime Emmy. See more »


  (in credits order)

Bea Arthur ... Herself - Host / Performer
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Wayland Flowers ... Himself

Rock Hudson ... Himself

Melba Moore ... Herself

Directed by
Jeff Margolis 
Howard Morris 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Jeffrey Barron  writer
Bob Comfort  additional material
Hal Goldman  writer
Saul Ilson  writer
Rick Kellard  additional material

Produced by
Saul Ilson .... producer
Patti Person .... associate producer
Original Music by
Bob Rozario 
Film Editing by
Andy Zall (video tape)
Art Direction by
Ray Klausen 
Costume Design by
Ret Turner 
Makeup Department
Lynda Gurasich .... hair stylist
Sheryl Ptak .... makeup artist (as Sheryl Leigh Shulman)
Production Management
Dick Kortes .... unit manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ron Cates .... associate director
Art Department
Rebecca Holler Barkley .... assistant art director (as Rebecca Holler)
Sound Department
Doug Nelson .... audio
Camera and Electrical Department
Ron Brooks .... camera operator
D.J. Diomedes .... camera operator
Truck Krone .... lighting director
Art LaCombe .... camera operator
Gene Redington .... senior video
Blair White .... camera operator
Music Department
Earl Brown .... special musical material
Other crew
Dean Barnes .... production assistant
Jeanette Barnes .... assistant to the producer
Betty Brawley .... assistant choreographer
Ernie Buttelman .... technical director
Kevin Carlisle .... choreographer
Melinda DeHaven .... production assistant
Jeanine Fox .... technical manager
Tom Smith .... production coordinator
Elaine Walker .... production assistant

Production CompaniesDistributors

Additional Details

60 min

Did You Know?

Bea Arthur and Melba Moore salute Broadway with a medley of songs from "Ain't Misbehavin'." Both stars won Tony Awards for supporting actress in a musical: Arthur for "Mame" and Moore for "Purlie."See more »


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