CTVA US Music Variety - "The Arthur Murray Party" (DuMont/CBS) Season 3 (1952-53)

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Season 3 (DuMont/CBS) (1952-53)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:  Rina Fox, Tom Alger
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive

########## The Arthur Murray Party ###########
############# season 3 1952-53 ###############
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Oct1952-Apr1953 Dum Sun 10:00-10:30pm
Jun1953-Oct1953 CBS Sun 9:30-10:00pm

3.01 [90] Arthur Murray Party
12Oct1952 Dum Sun
Guests
humorist-pianist Victor Borge
singer Teresa Brewer
and Opera star Lauritz Melchior.

3.02 [91] Arthur Murray Party
19Oct1952
Guests
singer Tony Bennett
comedian Bert Wheeler
Mary McCarty
and The Cabot Trio.

3.03 [92] Arthur Murray Party
26Oct1952
Guests
Jay Marshall
Jarmila Novotna
dancer Tommy Wonder
and Bil and Cora Baird.

3.04 [93] Arthur Murray Party
02Nov1952
Guests
actor Rex Harrison
and his wife actress Lilli Palmer
violinist Maria Neglia
singer Fran Warren
and The Dancing Cabots.

3.05 [94] Arthur Murray Party
09Nov1952
Guests
singer Teresa Brewer
comedian Maxie Rosenbloom
Nelle Fisher & Jerry Ross
and puppeteers Bil and Cora Baird.

3.06 [95] Arthur Murray Party
16Nov1952
Guests
actor Chester Morris
singer Teresa Brewer
Nelle Fisher & Jerry Ross
Bill Lawrence
Jackie Miles
and regular Ray Carter Orchestra.

3.07 [96] Arthur Murray Party
23Nov1952
Guests
puppeteers Bil and Cora Baird
Sunny Gale
Rolly Rolls
and dancer Peter Birch.

3.08 [97] Arthur Murray Party
30Nov1952
Guests
comedian Joey Bishop
Kenny Delmar
Jack Norton
singer Kay Lande
and dancers The Szonys.

3.09 [98] Arthur Murray Party
07Dec1952
Guests
puppeteers Bil and Cora Baird
musical stage actress Doretta Morrow
singer John Raitt
and Bill Callahan.

3.10 [99] Arthur Murray Party
14Dec1952
Guests
Sunny Gale
dancer Peter Birch
Ross and West.

3.11 [100] Arthur Murray Party
21Dec1952
Guests
ballet dancers Andre Eglevsky and Melissa Hayden
Joe Jackson Jr.
singer Eileen Barton
and Bill Callahan.

3.12 [101] Arthur Murray Party
28Dec1952
Guests
singer Teresa Brewer
dancer Peter Birch
comedy team of Tim Herbert and Don Saxon
and ballroom dancers Mary Raye and Naldi.

3.13 [102] Arthur Murray Party
04Jan1953
Guests
actress Janis Paige
comedy team of Tim Herbert and Don Saxon
and dancers The Szonys.

3.14 [103] Arthur Murray Party
11Jan1953
Guests
vocalist Kitty Kallen
comedians Joey Adams and Al Kelly
artist-painter Ejnar Hansen
and dancers Anthony, Allyn and Hodges.

3.15 [104] Arthur Murray Party
18Jan1953
Guests
singer Helen O'Connell
Jack Smith
artist-painter Ejnar Hansen
and Ross & West.

3.16 [105] Arthur Murray Party
25Jan1953
Guests
singer Pearl Bailey
puppeteers Bil and Cora Baird
and dancer Peter Birch.

3.17 [106] Arthur Murray Party
01Feb1953
Guests
pianist-composer Hoagy Carmichael
comedian Larry Storch
singer Kitty Kallen
musician Tito Puente
and mambo dancers Augie and Margo.

3.18 [107] Arthur Murray Party
08Feb1953
Guests
singer Teresa Brewer
comedian Gary Morton
puppeteers Bil and Cora Baird
and dancer Peter Birch who dances with Kathryn Murray.

3.19 [108] Arthur Murray Party
15Feb1953
Guests
comedian Joey Bishop
Opera singer Lois Hunt
Pierre D'Angelo
and pantomimists Andree and Bonnie Andre.

3.20 [109] Arthur Murray Party
22Feb1953
Guests
British comedienne Florence Desmond
Toni Arden
Don Cornell
and The Cabot Trio.

3.21 [110] Arthur Murray Party
01Mar1953
Guests
singer Helen O'Connell
baritone Robert Merrill
British comedienne Florence Desmond
dancer Peter Birch
and ice skater Artie James.

3.22 [111] Arthur Murray Party
08Mar1953
Guests
Melvyn Douglas, Polly Rowles, Nancy Malone, Mary Hartig and Lois Smith perform a scene from their Broadway play
"Time Out For Ginger."
singer Connee Boswell
and dancer Tommy Wonder.

3.23 [112] Arthur Murray Party
15Mar1953
Guests
ventriloquist Senor Wences
singer-actor Alfred Drake
ice skater Artie James
and comedy adagio dance team Anthony, Allyn & Hodges.

3.24 [113] Arthur Murray Party
22Mar1953
Guests
singer Anna Maria Alberghetti
musician Tito Puente
and mambo dancers Augie and Margo.

3.25 [114] Arthur Murray Party
29Mar1953
Guests
singer-actress Edie Adams
puppeteers Bil and Cora Baird
The Modernaires
and ice skater Artie James.

3.26 [115] Arthur Murray Party
05Apr1953
Guests
comedian Orson Bean
actor Charles Coburn
singer Lisa Kirk
and dancer Peter Birch
Also scheduled (appearing on "behalf of The Damon Runyon Cancer Fund and United Cerebral Palsy"):
Melvyn Douglas, Christine Jorgensen and Jane Pickens

3.27 [116] Arthur Murray Party
12Apr1953
Guests
Dorothy Sarnoff
Ken Whitmer
and Birds.

3.28 [117] Arthur Murray Party
19Apr1953
Guests
Opera singer Bidu Say„o
comedian Billy De Wolfe
and dancer Peter Birch.

3.29 [118] Arthur Murray Party
26Apr1953
Guests
Karen Chandler
and Jay Marshall.
Also scheduled (baseball players doing a song-and-dance routine):
Bobby Thomson, Pee Wee Reese and Johnny Mize.

*Note: Series returns on Jun1953-Oct1953 CBS Sun 9:30-10:00pm

3.30 [119] Arthur Murray Party
28Jun1953
Guests
Melvyn Douglas
Gisele MacKenzie
Steve Allen
Mickey Mantle
Walter Slezak
Allie Reynolds
Billy Martin
Dominique

3.31 [120] Arthur Murray Party
05Jul1953 CBS Sun
Guests
Helen O'Connell, substitute hostess for Kathryn
Billy De Wolfe
Bambi Lynn
Rod Alexander
Bil and Cora Baird and the Baird Puppets

3.32 [121] Arthur Murray Party
12Jul1953 CBS Sun
Guests
singing cowboy Jimmy Wakely
comedian Ben Blue
dancer Peter Birch
and ice skater Artie James

3.33 [122] Arthur Murray Party
19Jul1953 CBS Sun
Guests
Opera star Jarmila Novotna
comedian Ben Blue
comedy team of Oldfield & Ware
and dancer Peter Birch.

3.34 [123] Arthur Murray Party
26Jul1953 CBS Sun
Guests
singer Kitty Kallen
Cowboy singer Jimmy Wakely
puppeteers Bil and Cora Baird
and The De Mattiazzis.

3.35 [124] Arthur Murray Party
02Aug1953 CBS Sun
Guests
bandleader Ray Anthony
comic actor Arnold Stang
and Peter Gladke.

3.36 [125] Arthur Murray Party
09Aug1953 CBS Sun
Guests
Rudy Vallee
June Hutton
Jimmy Nelson
and The Stuart Morgan Dancers.

3.37 [126] Arthur Murray Party
16Aug1953 CBS Sun
Guests
Jackie Miles
Felicia Sanders
Joe Phillips
Peter Birch

3.38 [127] Arthur Murray Party
23Aug1953 CBS Sun
Guests
Helen O'Connell
Joan Holloway
Don Cornell

3.39 [128] Arthur Murray Party
30Aug1953 CBS Sun
Guests
Opera star Robert Merrill
puppeteers Bil and Cora Baird

3.40 [129] Arthur Murray Party
06Sep1953 CBS Sun
Guests
Nanette Fabray
Will Jordan
Bill Hayes
The Mayo Brothers

3.41 [130] Arthur Murray Party
13Sep1953 CBS Sun
Guests
singer-actress Sheila Bond
comic actor Arnold Stang.

3.42 [131] Arthur Murray Party
20Sep1953 CBS Sun
Guests
Carl Erskine
Russ Meyer
Gil Hodges
Joe Termini

3.43 [132] Arthur Murray Party
27Sep1953 CBS Sun
Guests
Richard Tucker
Billy De Wolfe
Peter Birch
Chiquita & Johnson

3.44 [133] Arthur Murray Party
04Oct1953 CBS Sun
Guests
Jackie Gleason
Red Buttons
Burton's Birds
Billy Williams Quartet
An ad in the New York Times described this episode as the "Dance Battle of the Comedians: Jackie Gleason vs. Red Buttons."

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