CTVA US Music Variety - "The Bell Telephone Hour" (NBC) Season 2 (1959-60)

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Season 2 (NBC) (1959-60)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive

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NBC

2.01 [--] The Bell Telephone Hour: A NIGHT OF MUSIC
09-Oct-1959
written by Larry Markes
directed by Sid Smith
produced by Roger Englander
starring
Alfred Drake, Sally Ann Howes
Zino Francescatti, Kingston Trio
Red Nichols & His 5 Pennies
Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo
Nina Novak, George Zoritch
Alan Howard, Connee Boswell


2.02 [--] The Bell Telephone Hour: MUSIC OF THE WEST
23-Oct-1959
written by Lucille Kallen
produced & directed by Bill Hobin
starring
Burl Ives, Edie Adams
Johnny Cash, John Kriza
Patrice Munsel, Brian Sullivan
Walter Cassel, Edmond Karlsrud
Dolores Gray, Art Lund
The American Ballet Theatre
Ruth Ann Koesun, Fernand Nault, Scott Douglas


2.03 [--] The Bell Telephone Hour: ON STAGE WITH MUSIC
06-Nov-1959
written by Ted Mills
directed by David Brown
produced by Ted Mills
Host Burgess Meredith
starring
John Raitt, Jaye P. Morgan
Gene Nelson, Taina Elg
Johnny Desmond, Lorin Hollander
The Four Lads
Allegra Kent, Jacques d'Amboise
U.S. Coast Guard Academy Choir


2.04 [--] The Bell Telephone Hour: THE MUSIC OF GERSHWIN
20-Nov-1959
written by Tom Waldman
directed by Sid Smith & Gower Champion
produced by Sid Smith
starring
Polly Bergen, Vic Damone
Marge and Gower Champion
Ella Fitzgerald, Andre Previn
Teddy Wilson, Ira Gershwin


2.05 [--] The Bell Telephone Hour: THE GIFT OF MUSIC
18-Dec-1959
written by Lucille Kallen
produced & directed by Bill Hobin
Host Thomas Mitchell
starring
Rosemary Clooney
Little Singers of Paris
Lisa della Casa
Giorgio Tozzi, Penny Ambrose
The Lennon Sisters
Agnes DeMille Dance Theatre
Harry Simeone Chorale


2.06 [--] The Bell Telephone Hour: THE FOUR OF US
29-Jan-1960
written by Lucille Kallen
produced & directed by Bill Hobin
starring
Ray Bolger, Ethel Merman
Beatrice Lillie, Benny Goodman


2.07 [--] The Bell Telephone Hour: PORTRAITS IN MUSIC
12-Feb-1960
written by Burt Shevelove
directed by Sid Smith
produced by Burt Shevelove
starring
Julie Andrews, Larry Douglas
Nanette Fabray, Carl Sandburg
Victoria de los Angeles
Brian Sullivan


2.08 [--] The Bell Telephone Hour: THE MUSIC MAKERS
26-Feb-1960
written by Lucille Kallen
produced & directed by Bill Hobin
Host Polly Bergen
starring
Barbara Cook, John Raitt
The Dukes of Dixieland
Bob Hamilton Trio
(Bob Hamilton, Gloria Stevens, Katherine Damon)
Buffalo Bills
Lorin Hollander
Mel Pahl Singers


2.09 [--] The Bell Telephone Hour: MAIN STREET U.S.A.
11-Mar-1960
written by Larry Markes
produced & directed by Sid Smith
Host Howard Keel
starring
Connie Francis, Carol Lawrence
The Hi-Los
Eddie Hodges, Roger Williams
The American Ballet Theatre
The Clay Warnick Singers


2.10 [--] The Bell Telephone Hour: CONCERT HALL
01-Apr-1960
produced & directed by Sid Smith
Host Ralph Bellamy
starring
Alicia Alonso, Melissa Hayden
Nora Kaye, Mia Slavenska
Gregor Piatigorsky, Lucine Amara
Nicolai Gedda, Jerome Hines
Jose Iturbi, Warren Martin
The Westminster Choir


2.11 [--] The Bell Telephone Hour: THE MIKADO
29-Apr-1960
adaptation by Martyn Green
produced & directed by Martyn Green
starring
Dennis King as the Mikado
Robert Rounseville as Nanki-Poo
Groucho Marx as Ko-Ko
Stanley Holloway as Pooh-Bah
Barbara Meister as Yum-Yum
Sharon Randall as Pitti-Sing
Melinda Marx as Peep-Bo
Helen Traubel as Katisha

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