Eddie Cantor hosts with guests actress Adele Jergens, Robert Clary, actor Jimmy Dobson, actress Shirley Mitchell, Doris Singleton, child dancer Sharon Baird, Herman McCoy's UCLA Swing Choir... See full summary »

Director:

Jim Jordan

Writers:

Jesse Goldstein, Joseph Quillan (as Joe Quillan)

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Eddie Cantor ... Himself - Host
Adele Jergens ... Herself - Actress
Robert Clary ... Himself - Singer
James Dobson James Dobson ... Himself - Actor (as Jimmy Dobson)
Shirley Mitchell ... Herself - Actress
Doris Singleton ... Herself - Comic Actress
Sharon Baird ... Herself - Dancer
The U.C.L.A. Swing Choir The U.C.L.A. Swing Choir ... Themselves - Singers (as Herman McCoy's U.C.L.A. Swing Choir)
Kirk Douglas ... Himself - Actor
Al Goodman ... Himself - Orchestra Leader
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Arthur Q. Bryan Arthur Q. Bryan ... Sketch Performer
Esther Dale ... Sketch Performer
Gil Herman Gil Herman ... Sketch Performer
Herman McCoy Herman McCoy ... Himself - Choir Leader (as Herman McCoy's U.C.L.A. Swing Choir)
Robert Osterloh ... Sketch Performer
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Storyline

Eddie Cantor hosts with guests actress Adele Jergens, Robert Clary, actor Jimmy Dobson, actress Shirley Mitchell, Doris Singleton, child dancer Sharon Baird, Herman McCoy's UCLA Swing Choir, a cameo from Kirk Douglas, and Al Goodman and his Orchestra. Eddie enrolls at UCLA as a freshman in this musical comedy. He moves on campus and accidentally knocks out the football star, then learns French from student Robert Clary. During the school's Varsity Show, the UCLA Swing Choir sings "Lullaby of Broadway" with a tribute to George Gershin featuring Cantor in blackface. Eddie plays the Kirk Douglas role in a spoof of "Detective Story." Written by Jay Phelps <jaynashvil@aol.com>

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 January 1952 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Colgate-Palmolive-Peet See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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References Detective Story (1951) See more »

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