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Season 7 (NBC) (1957)
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 7 1957 ################
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April - June 1957, NBC, Tues. 8:00pm Eastern
July - Sept. 1957, NBC, Mon. 9:00pm Eastern

7.01 [209] Arthur Murray Party  [Season Premiere]
09Apr1957 NBC 8-8:30pm Eastern Color
Guests:
Andy Williams
and Helen O'Connell (vocalists)

7.02 [210] Arthur Murray Party
16Apr1957 NBC 8-8:30pm Eastern Color
Guests
Eartha Kitt and Calypso singer Johnny Barracuda.
Ad also mentions: Calypso Dance Contest

7.03 [211] Arthur Murray Party
23Apr1957 NBC Tue WRCV-TV Philadelphia PA.
Guests
Comedians Billy De Wolfe
Jack E. Leonard
Larry Storch
Phil Foster
For a comedian's dance contest
The dance team of Allegra Kent and Jacques d'Amboise
Mrs. Murray performs a dance production of "American Tourist in Greece".

7.04 [212] Arthur Murray Party
30Apr1957
Guests
Don Ameche
Helen Hayes and her son James MacArthur
Sam Levenson
and vocalist Carol Bennett
will be Kathryn Murray's guests.

7.05 [213] Arthur Murray Party
07May1957 NBC Tue WBZ-TV Boston, MA.
Guests
Mickey Rooney
Actress-dancer June Havoc
Guy Mitchell,
Gloria De Haven
and Eddie Foy Jr.
Rock 'n Roll disc jockey Alan Freed
Mickey Rooney, Sophia Loren (in a segment from the 20th Century-Fox CinemaScope production "Boy on a Dolphin").

7.06 [214] Arthur Murray Party
14May1957 NBC 8-8:30pm Eastern (Color)
Guest
Eartha Kitt will again be Kathryn Murray's guest.

NEXT WEEK: Judy Holliday, Bert Lahr, Melvyn Douglas, Basil Rathbone, Gypsy Rose Lee. Special guest: Pearl Bailey.

7.07 [215] Arthur Murray Party
21May1957 NBC Tue
Guest
Judy Holliday
Bert Lahr
Basil Rathbone
Melvyn Douglas
Gypsy Rose Lee
Pearl Bailey

7.08 [216] Arthur Murray Party
28May1957 NBC Tue
Guests
Jill Corey and Dominique
Special guests will be Andy Griffith, Sam Levenson, Faye Emerson and Earl Wilson from Warner Brothers' picture
"A Face in the Crowd."

04June1957 NBC - pre-empted for special: "Ray Bolger's Washington Square" (which aired Tuesday 8-9pm)

7.09 [217] Arthur Murray Party
11June1957 NBC Tues. 8-8:30pm Eastern (Color)
Guests
Georgia Gibbs (vocalist)
comedians Red Buttons
and Jack Carter
and dancers Bambi Linn and Rod Alexander; Walter Slezak andCarole Bennett.

7.10 [218] Arthur Murray Party
18June1957 NBC Tues. 8-8:30pm Eastern (Color)
Guests
Sal Mineo,
rock 'n' roll singer Ferlin Husky.

7.11 [219] Arthur Murray Party
25Jun1957 NBC Tue WBZ-TV Boston, MA.
Guests
Folk singer Jimmy Rodgers guests.
Tonight the cha-cha-cha dancers from the Broadway musical "Bells Are Ringing" perform their number, "Mu-cha-cha".
Folk singer Jimmy Rodgers guests.
*Note: Starting next week, "The Arthur Murray Party" will be seen at 9:30pm Monday nights.

7.12 [220] Arthur Murray Party
01Jul1957 NBC Mon. 9:30-10:00pm Eastern (Color)
Guests
Beatrice Lillie, Georgie Jessel, Paul Winchell, guests.
Paul Winchell, Beatrice Lillie, Billy De Wolfe, Gertrude Berg, George Jessel, Mae Sagan (new singing discovery)

7.13 [221] Arthur Murray Party
08Jul1957 NBC Mon. 9:30-10:00pm Eastern (Color)
Guests
Bambi Linn and Rod Alexander guests.

7.14 [222] Arthur Murray Party
15July1957 NBC Mon. 9:30-10:00pm Eastern (Color)
Guests
June Lockhart, Cornelia Otis Skinner, Farley Granger, Franchot Tone, other guests.
June Lockhart will compete with Cornelia Otis Skinner, Franchot Tone and Farley Granger in the Arthur Murray Dance
Contest tonight.

7.15 [223] Arthur Murray Party
22Jul1957 NBC Mon WBZ-TV Boston, MA.
Guests
Helen O'Connell
and New York Yankees baseball players, guests.
Highlights:
The dance contest will include Enos Slaughter, Bill Skowron, Whitey Ford and Johnny Kucks of the N.Y. Yankees.
A film clip of the new motion picture "Fire Down Below" will be shown, starring Rita Hayworth, Robert Mitchum and
Jack Lemmon.
Kathryn Murray will do a pantomime dance, "The Butler and the Maid".
Whitey Ford, Bill Skowron, Enos Slaughter, and Johnny Kucks will compete in the Arthur Murray Dance Contest.

7.16 [224] Arthur Murray Party
29Jul1957 NBC Mon. 9:30-10:00pm Eastern (Color)
Guests
Tallulah Bankhead
Raymond Massey
Eli Wallach
Sono Osato
Jose Iturbi
Rod Alexander
and June Taylor.

7.17 [225] Arthur Murray Party
05Aug1957 NBC Mon. 9:30-10:00pm Eastern (Color)
Guests
Bert Lahr
Gypsy Rose Lee
June Havoc
Jack E. Leonard
Paul Winchell
Mae Sagon
Bambi Lynn and Rod Alexander "will add to the gaiety."

7.18 [226] Arthur Murray Party
12Aug1957
Guest
Zsa Zsa Gabor
Ben Blue
Arnold Stang
George Montgomery
Ezio Stuarti

7.19 [227] Arthur Murray Party
19Aug1957
Guest
Don Cornell sings "Hold My Hand"
Denise Lor sings "If I Give My Heart to You"
and Cornell and Lor duet on, "This Can't Be Love".
Kenny Delmar
Arnold Stang
Jack Norton
Mrs. Murray does a dance skit with Kenny Delmar, Arnold Stang and Jack Norton.

7.20 [228] Arthur Murray Party
26Aug1957 NBC Mon. 9:30-10:00pm Eastern (Color)
7 Great Stars on the Arthur Murray Party:
Zsa Zsa Gabor
Larry Parks
Betty Garrett
Ricardo Montalban
Marilyn Maxwell
Jean Pierre Aumont
Sarah Vaughn (special singing guest)

7.21 [229] Arthur Murray Party
02Sep1957 NBC Mon. 9:30-10:00pm Eastern (Color)
Guests
8 Great Stars on the Arthur Murray Party:
Janet Blair
Gene Tierney
Paul Hartman
Eddie Albert
Margo
Rod Alexander
Dagmar
and The Everly Brothers.

7.22 [230] Arthur Murray Party
09Sep1957 NBC Mon WBRE-TV Wilkes-Barre PA.
Guests
actors Farley Granger
and Ricardo Montalban
comedians Ben Blue
and Jack Carter
and ventriloquist Paul Winchell

7.23 [231] Arthur Murray Party
16Sep1957 NBC Monday 9:30-10pm
Guests
Beatrice Lillie
and one of the greatest casts ever on any TV show!
Jerry Lewis
Helen Hayes
Tallulah Bankhead
Jose Iturbi
Billy De Wolfe
Janet Blair
June Havoc
Rod Alexander
Kathryn Murray
and puppeteers Bil and Cora Baird.

23Sep1957 - special: "Eleven Against the Ice" airing from 9:30pm-10:30pm Monday

30Sep1957 - Premiere of "Turn of Fate" series airing 9:30pm-10:00pm. Episode: "Silhoutte of a Killer"


###### Special ######

[00] Arthur Murray Party
1957 Season Special
28Dec1957 NBC Saturday 9-10pm Eastern
--Chicago Tribune: If you have a yen to see a flock of
celebrities gliding across the dance floor, try
tonight's hour long version of this perennial summer
show. Tallulah Bankhead tackles the waltz, and
Gertrude Berg does the mambo. Other attractions
include the Baird puppets and Sarah Vaughan. Hostell
Katherine Murray gets into the act with a ballet satire.
--NY Times, Scheduled guests: Tallulah Bankhead;
Gertrude Berg; Paul Hartman; June Havoc; Hedy Lamarr;
Larry Parks; Betty Garrett; Walter Slezak; Sarah
Vaughan; Paul Winchell; Bil and Cora Baird.
--Additional guest (according to an internet source):
Buddy Holly and the Crickets - "Peggy Sue" (second appearance on Arthur Murray's show)

 ########## The Arthur Murray Party ###########
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