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  • (1958) Album: "Judy Canova: Country Cousin Sings" (Coronet Records)
  • (1934) Album: "Songs of the Hills and Popular Mountain Tunes" (Robbins Music Corp., collection of songs performed by the Canovas)
  • (1958) Unsold pilot: Starred in the pilot for a proposed series about a carnival show called "The Judy Canova Show".
  • (1959) Unsold pilot: Starred in a sitcom pilot called "The Judy Canova Show" where she played the owner of an Ozarks diner.
  • (1936) Stage: Appeared (as "Mother", in "The Gazooka"; "Elvira Mackintosh", in "Amateur Night"; "Anxious Girl" in "The Petrified Elevator") in "Ziegfeld Follies of 1936" on Broadway (1936). Musical revue. Music by Vernon Duke. Lyrics by Ira Gershwin. Based on material by David Freeman. Musical Director: John McManus. Music orchestrated by Conrad Salinger, Robert Russell Bennett and Don Walker. Scenic Design and Costume Design by Vincente Minnelli. Sketches directed by Eddie Dowling. Ballets directed by George Balanchine. Directed by John Murray Anderson and Edward C. Lilley (as Edward Clarke Lilley). Winter Garden Theatre: 30 Jan 1936-9 May 1936 (115 performances). Cast: Fanny Brice, Bob Hope, Gertrude Niesen, Eve Arden, Gene Ashley, Josephine Baker, Milton Barnett, Vicki Belling, Herman Belmonte, Prescott Brown, Edward Browne, Florine Callahan, George Church, Stella Clauson, Evelyn Dale, Dorothy Daly, Maxine Darrell, Roger Davis, Nancy Dolan, Tom Draper, Althea Elder, George Enz, Helene Fromson, Thomas Gleason, Vera Haal, Georgia Hiden, Harriet Hoctor, Gay Hoff, John Hoyt, Stan Kavanaugh, Irene Kelly, Lyn Leslie, Ula Love, Elena Marano, Helene Marchand, Duke McHale, Rodney McLennan, Betty McMahon, Mary Alice Moore, Jean Moorhead, Howard Morgan, Jane Moxon, Paul Nelson, The Nicholas Brothers, Gertrude Niesen, Hugh O'Connell, Eileen O'Driscoll, Jessica Pepper, Gloria Pierre, Cherry Preisser, June Preisser, Isabel Pulsford, William Quentmeyer, Peggy Quinn, J. Ramos, Erminie Randolph, Frances Rands, Cornelia Rogers, J. Sastere, Marion Semler, Thelma Shearon, Didi Skoug, Marlyn Stuart, Ricki Tanzi, Peggy Thomas, Ethel Thorsen, Williem Van Loon, Marie Vanneman, Everette West, Irving West, Ben Yost. Produced by Billie Burke (as Billie Burke Ziegfeld), Lee Shubert and J.J. Shubert.
  • (1934) Stage: Appeared on Broadway in "Calling All Stars". Also in cast: Gertrude Niesen.
  • (1939) Stage Play: Yokel Boy. Musical comedy. Book by Lew Brown. Music by Lew Brown, Charles Tobias and Sam H. Stept. Lyrics by Lew Brown, Charles Tobias and Sam H. Stept. Choreographed by Gene Snyder. Scenic Design by Walter Jagemann. Directed by Lew Brown. Majestic Theatre: 6 Jul 1939- 6 Jan 1940 (208 performances). Cast: Judy Canova (as "Judy"), Buddy Ebsen (as "Elmer Whipple"), Charles Althoff (as "Grandpa Hawkins, Mayor"), Kalli Barton (as "Yokel Girl"), Bob Beh (as "Yokel Boy"), Lorraine Belore (as "Lady of the Ensemble"), Jeanne Bergersen (as "Yokel Girl/Lady of the Ensemble"), James L.A. Burrell (as "Minute Man from Lexington'), Anne Canova [credited as Ann Canova] (as "Annie") [final Broadway role], Zeke Canova (as "Hank") [final Broadway role], Charles Clarke (as "Minute Man from Lexington"), Ray Clarke (as "Assistant to "Punko Parks"), Pamela Clifford (as "Yokel Girl"), Helen Cole (as "Lady of the Ensemble"), Muriel Cole (as "Yokel Girl"), Phil Crosbie (as "Minute Man from Lexington"), Marguerite De Coursey (as "Lady of the Ensemble"), Helen Dell (as "Yokel Girl"), Dixie Dunbar (as "Tiny"), Jane Everett (as "Yokel Girl"), Margaret Fitzpatrick (as "Yokel Girl"), Miriam Franklyn (as "Yokel Girl"), Lew Hearn (as "Mr. Rubbish"), Jackie Heller (as "Spud"), Ralph Holmes (as "Jimmy Powell") [final Broadway role], Lois January (as "Mary Hawkins"), Roy Johnston (as "Minute Man from Lexington"), Marjorie Johnstone (as "Yokel Girl"), Grace Kaye (as "Yokel Girl"), Glorianna King (as "Lady of the Ensemble"), Dick Langdon (as "Doorman/Yokel Boy"), Kathryn Lazell (as "Yokel Girl"), Jeanette Lee (as "Yokel Girl"), Velma Lord (as "Yokel Girl"), Marion Lulling (as "Yokel Girl"), Alice Malteur (as "Yokel Girl"), Joan Mann (as "Yokel Girl"), Gloria Martin (as "Yokel Girl"), Mary Joan Martin (as "Yokel Girl"), Dorothy Matthews (as "Yokel Girl"), Maxine Moore (as "Lady of the Ensemble"), F. Richard Moors (as "Minute Man from Lexington"), Eddie Murray (as "Yokel Boy"), Mortimer O'Brien (as "Yokel Boy"), Joseph Peterson (as "Minute Man from Lexington"), Mark Plant (as "Blacksmith"), Frances Rands (as "Yokel Girl"), Ruth Rathbun (as "Marie/Yokel Girl"), Jack Richards (as "Another Gateman/Yokel Boy"), Tina Rigat (as "Yokel Girl"), Ralph Riggs (as "Cliff Hawkins"), Ben H. Roberts (as "Sheriff"), Renee Russell (as "Yokel Girl"), Louis Salmon (as "Minute Man from Lexington"), Sid Salzer (as "Gateman/Yokel Boy"), Almira Sessions (as "Mrs. Hawkins"), Phil Shaw (as "Yokel Boy"), Donald Showalter (as "Minute Man from Lexington"), Phil Silvers (as "Punko Parks") [Broadway debut], Helene Standish (as "Angelina Bouchet/Lady of the Ensemble"), Turnley Walker (as "Minute Man from Lexington"), Harold Woodward (as "Minute Man from Lexington"), Natalie Wynn (as "Yokel Girl"). Replacement actors: Irene Austin (as "Yokel Girl"), James Burrell [credited as James L.A. Burrell] (as "Spud") [final Broadway role], Peggy Conrad (as "Yokel Girl"), Evelyn Cooper (as "Lady of the Ensemble"), Jessie Fullam (as "Yokel Girl"), Bubbles Gordon (as "Yokel Girl"), Mildred Hamilton (as "Yokel Girl"). Produced by Lew Brown. Note: Filmed as Yokel Boy (1942).
  • (1943-53) Radio: Starred in "The Judy Canova Show", first on NBC, then on CBS.
  • (1966) Unsold pilot: Played "Mammy Yocum" in a sitcom called "Li'l Abner", based on the famous comic strip.

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