MGM Parade (1955–1956)

Episode #1.20 

In the family album segment, host George Murphy introduces the water ballet performed by Esther Williams in Ziegfeld Follies (1945). Next, he introduces a short film which presents the ... See full summary »

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David Greggory (adaptation)

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
George Murphy ... Himself - Host
Donna Reed ... Herself - Guest
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Glenn Ford ... Dave Stannard in 'Ransom!' (archive footage)
John Nesbitt ... Narrator of 'Our Old Car' (archive sound)
Moroni Olsen ... Kurt Larsen in 'What Do You Think?: Tupapaoo' (archive footage)
Esther Williams ... Herself - Water Ballerina in 'Ziegfeld Follies' (archive footage)
Carey Wilson ... Narrator of 'What Do You Think?: Tupapaoo' (archive sound)
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In the family album segment, host George Murphy introduces the water ballet performed by Esther Williams in Ziegfeld Follies (1945). Next, he introduces a short film which presents the various automobiles owned by one family over the years and generations. The transportation/travel theme is continued with the next short film, which describes the first encounter a South Pacific island's inhabitants have with the first non-native to land on the island. Finally, Murph pays a visit to actress Donna Reed, who talks about her intense role in the soon to be released film, Ransom! (1956), from which a scene is shown. Written by Huggo

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1956 (USA) See more »

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MGM Television See more »
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Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

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1.33 : 1
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