Fred Astaire enters to "Top Hat" surrounded by Go-Go dancers, and then he talks about the new dances, the Suns Family balancing act performs, Paul Lynde and Carmen Phillips appear in Herb ... See full summary »

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Grey Lockwood

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Fred Astaire ... Himself - Host
Margot Fonteyn ... Herself - Ballet Dancer (as Dame Margot Fonteyn)
Paul Lynde ... Himself
Jackie Mason ... Himself - Comedian
Rudolf Nureyev ... Himself - Ballet Dancer
Jimmy Smith Jimmy Smith ... Himself - Jazz Organist
The Suns Family The Suns Family ... Themselves
The Andre Tahon Puppets The Andre Tahon Puppets ... Themselves
We Five We Five ... Themselves - Singers
Carmen Phillips ... Suicidal Woman
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Storyline

Fred Astaire enters to "Top Hat" surrounded by Go-Go dancers, and then he talks about the new dances, the Suns Family balancing act performs, Paul Lynde and Carmen Phillips appear in Herb Hartig's sketch "Don't," in which Paul attempts to rescue Carmen from a suicide jump, then the Andre Tahon Puppets appear, the We Five sing their hit "You Were On My Mind," Fonteyn and Nureyev dance the Black Swan, Jackie Mason does a monologue about the world situation, Jazz organist Jimmy Smith plays, Fred talks about getting older and then closes the show dancing to "The Cat," accompanied by Smith. Written by C.C. Coleman Jr.

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Genres:

Comedy | Family | Music

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Language:

English

Release Date:

2 October 1965 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Fred Astaire - Host: Lots of my old movies are on the Late, Late Show. The later the show, the younger I get.
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