This was a Colgate-sponsored comedy hour that featured many notable comedians and entertainers of the era as guest stars.

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Fred Hamilton
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1955   1954   1953   1952   1951   1950  
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Dean Martin ...  Self - Host / ... 98 episodes, 1950-1955
Jerry Lewis ...  Self - Host / ... 97 episodes, 1950-1955
Al Goodman ...  Self - Orchestra Leader / ... 65 episodes, 1950-1954
Eddie Cantor ...  Self - Host / ... 44 episodes, 1950-1954
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This was a Colgate-sponsored comedy hour that featured many notable comedians and entertainers of the era as guest stars.

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Comedy | Romance

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Woody Allen's television debut. See more »

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Featured in Sinatra: All or Nothing at All: Part 1 (2015) See more »

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a true classic
5 January 2009 | by Truman-11See all my reviews

I've been lucky enough to see five episodes of this golden age of TV pioneer. The high powered talent was only part of a top notch production. Two of those shows featured Abbott and Costello, who can be seen doing their "Who's on First?" routine and interacting with horror film legend Boris Karloff. The other three are Martin and Lewis shows, and actually made me laugh out loud more than a half century later, their work was that good. In fact, what's obvious from those shows is that there's a lot of ad-libbing going on, and the two seem like they're absolutely having the times of their life. If you find that DVD (the sleeve advertised two shows but actually contains three, all with original commercials, I found it for a dollar at a Dollar General store...talk about a buried treasure!) look for the bit part where Jerry teases two NBC studio cameramen. A true gem. And fans of old TV commercials won't be let down, either, by the catchy jingles and nice animation for Colgate toothpaste, Palmolive soap and shave cream, Halo shampoo or Fab detergent.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 September 1950 (USA) See more »

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Michael Todd Revue See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Mono

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1.33 : 1
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