Milton's Scheduled guests this week include: comedienne/impressionist Florence Desmond, composer Cole Porter, Carlos Ramirez, actor Jerome Cowan, and singer Eileen Wilson. Berle pays tribute to Cole Porter who makes a rare television appearance. He's feted by a medley of his hits that includes Desmond (as Marlene Dietrich) and Berle (with a bad French accent and mustache) massacring "I Get a Kick Out of You." The whole cast comes out at in the close as Porter takes a bow. Written by
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Did You Know?
On this date (1/23/1951), the 1951 Emmy Awards were held at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles. "Texaco Star Theater" was nominated for Best Variety Show, along with "Four Star Revue", "The Ken Murray Show", and the winner, "The Alan Young Show." See more