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"The Red Skelton Hour" Old Vaudeville (1956)"The Red Skelton Show" Old Vaudeville (original title)

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Original Air Date:
3 January 1956 (Season 5, Episode 14)
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 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

Red Skelton ... Himself - Host
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

John Carradine ... Himself

Jackie Coogan ... Himself
David Rose and His Orchestra ... Themselves

Billy Gilbert ... Himself

Art Gilmore ... Announcer

Episode Crew
Art Department
Donald P. Desmond .... set construction (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Ben Wolf .... camera operator
Music Department
David Rose .... musical director
Series Cast
These people are regular cast members. Were they in this episode?
Edward J. Heim ... Regular dancer
Robert S. Holman ... Member of the kid ruffians - 1959 -1960 (uncredited)
Carol Brewster

Series Crew
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Directed by
Ed Hiller 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Johnny Carson 
Hal Hudson 

Original Music by
Jack Lloyd 
Makeup Department
Donna Barrett Gilbert .... hair stylist
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Lou Watt .... assistant director
Art Department
C. Steve Goldstein .... sets and props
Special Effects by
Jim Fox .... special effects technician
Music Department
Sammy Gallop .... composer: theme music
Other crew
Charles Cappelman .... assistant stage manager
Charles Issacs .... script supervisor
Charles Issacs .... writing supervisor
Production CompaniesDistributors

Additional Details

Also Known As:
"The Red Skelton Show: Old Vaudeville (#5.14)" - Canada (original title)
30 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:

Did You Know?

The title refers to "Vaudeville" that consisted of a variety of acts presented in theaters throughout the United States and Canada from the 1880's to the 1930's until the advent of radio and the movies. Most entertainers of the early to mid-twentieth century started in vaudeville.See more »


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