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George Invites Critics to Watch First Show of Season 

George invites two newspaper reporters, while Gracie secretly invites two dozen strangers over to the house to view their opening night show.

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
George Burns ... George Burns
Gracie Allen ... Gracie Allen
Harry von Zell ... Harry Von Zell / Announcer
Bea Benaderet ... Blanche Morton (as Bea Benadaret)
Larry Keating ... Harry Morton
Rolfe Sedan Rolfe Sedan ... Mr. Beasley - the Postman
Donald Curtis ... Leo Gill (as Don Curtis)
Ross Elliott ... Jack Hellman
William Forrest ... Man with the Greeting Cards
Irene Tedrow ... The Woman at the Book Counter
Paul Keast ... The Ace of Spades
King Donovan ... The Book Store Clerk
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Storyline

George invites two newspaper reporters, while Gracie secretly invites two dozen strangers over to the house to view their opening night show.

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Genres:

Comedy

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 October 1954 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

McCadden Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This was the only episode to be filmed and originally broadcast in color. NBC was broadcasting some color programs, so CBS chose this episode to test the water. The show was converted to black-and-white to match the rest of the series for syndicated reruns. See more »

Crazy Credits

The Hollywood Reporter newspaperman is Leo "Guild" (not Gill). See more »

Alternate Versions

As a test case, this episode was filmed and originally broadcast in color, but it was converted to black-and-white to match the rest of the series for syndicated reruns. See more »

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