Morey announces that the Silver Swan will be closing for renovations and hopes to open again after the New Year. For the last show, he and announcer Don Russell change roles, with Morey ... See full summary »

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Himself - Host / Performer
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Newton the Waiter
Dottie Dean ...
Herself - Dancer (as Dottie Dean and Freddie Blair)
Freddie Blair ...
Himself - Dancer (as Dottie Dean and Freddie Blair)
Leo Guarnieri ...
Himself - Comedian
Blimpy Blank ...
Himself - Singer / Trumpet Player
Johnny Guarnieri ...
Himself - Pianist / Orchestra Leader
Jean Stuber ...
Herself - Beauty Contest Winner
Mary Jackson ...
Herself - Beauty Contest Winner
Lou Wills Jr. ...
Himself - Dancer
Don Russell ...
Himself - Announcer
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Morey announces that the Silver Swan will be closing for renovations and hopes to open again after the New Year. For the last show, he and announcer Don Russell change roles, with Morey introducing Don as the show's emcee and Russell singing a chorus of Morey's popular song, "Yuk-a-Puk". Newton the waiter announces that oil has been discovered on his property and throws dollar bills into the audience, declaiming "Haircuts for Everybody" until Morey points out the importance of punctuation in a telegram. Informing Morey that his show's theme would never cut it at the Birdland jazz club, Johnny Guarnieri and his band play the show's theme Be-Bop style. Dottie Dean and Freddie Blair recreate their favorite dance number from previous shows ("It was the easiest"). The cadaverous, bug-eyed and usually mute comedian Leo Guarnini recites the nonsense poem "What Did He Say?" Blimpy Blank sings and plays the shows final musical number "All of Me". While playing his cello, Morey thanks the ... Written by David Bassler

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poem | dance | cello | trumpet | jazz music | See All (5) »

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Comedy | Family | Music

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28 September 1950 (USA)  »

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Newton the Waiter: Innkeeper - hamhocks dipped in bourbon, four-way cold tablets on a flaming sword, roast peasant...
Morey Amsterdam - Host: Roast pheasant.
Newton the Waiter: Pheasant for him; peasant for me.
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Yuk-a-Puk
Written by Morey Amsterdam
Performed by Don Russell
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