COMEDY AND KID STUFF
COMEDY AND CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS
FROM TV'S EARLY DAYS,
MOST WITH ORIGINAL COMMERCIALS.
201 COMEDY AND KID STUFF, I
1. THE GEORGE BURNS AND GRACIE ALLEN SHOW (6/23/52). A live
kinescope of the hit series. A fortune teller informs Gracie
that she will marry twice, so she proceeds to divorce George.
Sponsored by Carnation with all the original commercials pitched
by Harry Von Zell. Live, shown only once on TV!
--- 110 MINUTES --- BLACK AND WHITE ---
2. I MARRIED JOAN (1952). Starring Joan Davis and Jim Backus. With
original General Electric commercials.
3. WINKY DINK AND YOU (1953). Children use their "magic crayons" to
draw Winky's friends into different adventures in this show hosted
by Jack Barry.
4. CARSON'S CELLAR (1953). Johnny Carson at age 28 hosts his very
first TV series. An entertaining show with guest Jack Bailey.
202 COMEDY AND KID STUFF, II
1. THE GEORGE BURNS AND GRACIE ALLEN SHOW (12/23/51). A
holiday episode in which Gracie's relatives come to visit, much to
George's dismay. Watch for Gracie's hilarious version of "A
Christmas Carol". Original commercials intact, this is a live
program, aired only once!
--- 60 MINUTES --- BLACK AND WHITE ---
2. HOWDY DOODY (1955). Buffalo Bob and all the gang from Doodyville
are back in this 30-minute program, with guest star Gabby Hayes.
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