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Season 4 (NBC) (1961-62)
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 Fridays 9:30-10:30pm ET

Shared this times slot with "The Dinah Shore Show" (season 5)

4.01 [--] The Bell Telephone Hour: OPENING NIGHT
29-Sep-1961
directed by Sid Smith
produced by Burt Shevelove
starring
Harry Belafonte, Dorothy Collins
Ferrante and Teicher
Eddie Condon's Jazz Combo
American Ballet Theatre Group
Lupe Serrano, Royes Fernandez
Anna Moffo, Richard Tucker


4.02 [--] The Bell Telephone Hour: SALUTE TO AUTUMN
13-Oct-1961 NBC Friday 9:30-10:30pm ET
written by Draper Lewis
directed by William Graham
produced by Frederick Heider
Host Gordon MacRae
starring
Sheila MacRae, Anita Bryant
Red Nichols and His Five Pennies
Jacques d'Amboise, Carla Fracci
The Brothers Four
Jan Peerce, Gianna d'Angelo

4.03 [--] The Bell Telephone Hour: TRIO
27-Oct-1961 NBC Friday 9:30-10:30pm ET
written by Robert Herridge
directed by Robert Scheerer
produced by Robert Herridge
Host Mel Brandt
starring
The Benny Goodman Trio (Gene Krupa, Teddy Wilson, Benny Goodman)
Les Grands ballets Canadiens
The Kingston Trio (John Stewart, Bob Shane, Nick Reynolds)
The McGuire Sisters (Phyllis, Dorothy, Christine McGuire)
Phyllis Curtain, Nicolai Gedda
Theodor Uppman



4.04 [--] The Bell Telephone Hour: THE MUSIC OF RICHARD RODGERS
10-Nov-1961
Host Ray Bolger
starring
Richard Rodgers, Dolores Gray
Anita Darian, Ron Husmann
Helen Gallagher, Howard Keel
Martha Wright, Elizabeth Howell


4.05 [--] The Bell Telephone Hour: DESIGNS IN MUSIC
08-Dec-1961
written by Burt Shevelove
directed by Sid Smith
produced by Burt Shevelove
starring
Dorothy Collins
Raymond Scott, Margot Fonteyn
Michael Somes, Joan Sutherland
Pierre Luboshutz, Genia Nemenoff
Roy Rogers, Dale Evans


4.06 [--] The Bell Telephone Hour: TRIP TO CHRISTMAS
22-Dec-1961
written by Draper Lewis
produced by Sid Smith
Host Jane Wyatt
starring
John Raitt, Jane Morgan
The Lennon Sisters
Lisa della Casa, Edward Villella
Violette Verdy, Frederick R. Kappel
The Schola Cantorum


4.07 [--] The Bell Telephone Hour: A MEASURE OF MUSIC
19-Jan-1962
written by Robert Herridge
directed by Robert Scheerer
produced by Robert Herridge
starring
Jane Powell, Andres Segovia
The Chad Mitchell Trio
Maria Tallchief, Rudolf Nureyev
Sally Ann Howes, Earl Wrightson


4.08 [--] The Bell Telephone Hour: WEAVERS OF SONG
02-Feb-1962
written by Burt Shevelove
directed by Sid Smith
produced by Burt Shevelove
starring
Polly Bergen, Michael Rabin
André Previn, Janet Blair
Red Norvo, Norvo Quintet
Joan Sutherland


4.09 [--] The Bell Telephone Hour: PORTALS OF MUSIC
16-Feb-1962
written by Robert Herridge
directed by Robert Scheerer
produced by Robert Herridge
starring
Carol Lawrence
Mahalia Jackson, Isaac Stern
Anna Moffo, George London
Tex Beneke and His Orchestra
Ray Eberle, Paula Kelly
The Modernaires


4.10 [--] The Bell Telephone Hour: THE SONGS OF IRVING BERLIN
02-Mar-1962
written by Lucille Kallen
directed by Sid Smith
produced by Frederick Heider
Host Ginger Rogers
starring
John Raitt, Johnny Desmond
Mindy Carson, Janet Blair
Joe Bushkin Trio
The NORAD Command Band
The ARADCOM Choral Group


4.11 [--] The Bell Telephone Hour: THE MUSIC OF LOVE
16-Mar-1962
written by Robert Herridge
directed by Robert Scheerer
produced by Robert Herridge
Host Alfred Drake
starring
Barbara Cook, Patti Page
Grant Johannesen, Melissa Hayden
Jacques d'Amboise, Lisa della Casa
Franco Corelli


4.12 [--] The Bell Telephone Hour: GALA PERFORMANCE
30-Mar-1962
written by Lucille Kallen
directed by Sid Smith
produced by Frederick Heider
Host Shirley Jones
starring
Steve Lawrence, Lorin Hollander
Edward Villella, Violette Verdy
Maureen O'Hara, Max Hollander

4.13 [--] The Bell Telephone Hour: SPRINGTIME IN THE PARK
13-Apr-1962
written by Robert Herridge
directed by Robert Scheerer
produced by Robert Herridge
Host Lanny Ross
starring
Jo Stafford, Jose Iturbi
Tommy Sands, Sandy Stewart
Allegra Kent, Gene Nelson
The Wiffenpoofs


4.14 [--] The Bell Telephone Hour: TILL AUTUMN
27-Apr-1962
written by Lucille Kallen
directed by Sid Smith
produced by Frederick Heider
starring
Rhonda Fleming
Earl Wrightson, Mischa Elman
Anna Moffo, Nicolai Gedda
Royes Fernandez, Lupe Serrano
The American Ballet Theatre
Benny Goodman and His Orchestra

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