Jimmy Durante and his guests, Jane Powell, Jimmie Rodgers, Eddie Hodges and Ray Bolger pay tribute to fifty years of Broadway, including songs from early George M. Cohan musicals to the latest showstoppers such as 'You Gotta Have Heart' from "Damn Yankees" and 'I Could Have Danced All Night' from "My Fair Lady". Featured numbers include Jane Powell demonstrating her dancing skills, performing an inspiring duet with recording star Jimmie Rodgers of "It Was Mary" and displaying her talent working a player piano. Ray Bolger demonstrates his prodigious skills as a drummer.Jimmy sings "That's Entertainment" and his now signature version of "Young At Heart" Written by
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This show first aired on Dec.8, 1959. Earlier that year, the George M. Cohan Biography "Yankee Doodle Dandy" (1942) starring James Cagney was first released to TV. See more
Yankee Doodle Dandy
Written by George M. Cohan
Performed by Jimmy Durante See more