Texaco Star Theatre: Season 1, Episode 42

Episode #1.42 (22 Mar. 1949)
"Texaco Star Theatre Starring Milton Berle" Episode #1.42 (original title)

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Milton Berle's guests include Ethel Merman, Teddy Hale, Keye Luke, acrobatic act Los Gattos, Teddy Hale, and composers Joan Whitney and Alex Kramer, Charles Tobias, Maud Nugent and Lou ... See full summary »

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Allen Roth ...
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Los Gottos ...
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Sid Stone ...
Himself - Texaco Pitchman
Teddy Hale ...
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Joan Whitney ...
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Alex Kramer ...
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Charles Tobias ...
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Maude Nugent ...
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Lew Brown ...
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Storyline

Milton Berle's guests include Ethel Merman, Teddy Hale, Keye Luke, acrobatic act Los Gattos, Teddy Hale, and composers Joan Whitney and Alex Kramer, Charles Tobias, Maud Nugent and Lou Brown. Berle opens dressed as a Roman riding in a chariot. He joins Merman for "The Varsity Drag" and "Friendship," and the two go for a drive. She solos on "I Get a Kick Out of You" and "I Got Rhythm." The finale is a salute to songwriters. Written by Jay Phelps <jaynashvil@aol.com>

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Trivia

Milton Berle points out that this is Keye Luke's first TV appearance. See more »

Quotes

Milton Berle: You fooled me. I didn't even know you spoke English.
Keye Luke: Well, I didn't know you did, either.
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References The Admiral Broadway Revue (1949) See more »

Soundtracks

The Varsity Drag
Music by Ray Henderson
Lyrics by Buddy G. DeSylva and Lew Brown
Performed by Milton Berle and Ethel Merman
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