Variety was to the early Fifties what the Western was to the late Fifties. What made you think up the title Clock that Mug or Dusted?
The Fifties is known as the Golden Age of Television in large part because of the variety shows which dominated the early part of the decade. It felt like history revisited.
The album cover was black and white, a stark departure from all other Impulse records that were trimmed in orange and black.
Hire a babysitter and leave your kids at home because these shows are decidedly NOT family friendly. This man truly was a gentleman — and I will never forget his kindness to a small child.
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Although there were all manner of guests and skits, Berle was the star attraction. The following year, it was programmed on CBS radio where it remained until when Major Bowes--the program's creator and host--died.
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Journey to the Center of the Eartha sci-fi film Pat co-starred in with James Masonreached a larger audience than previous big screen productions. One more major hit was still in the offing.
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