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Season 2 (DuMont) (1950-51)
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 / Writers Guild of America (wga)

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DuMont Network Fridays at 10:00-11:00pm
Hosted by Jackie Gleason
Summer Replacement Host: Larry Storch

2.01 [67] Cavalcade of Stars
08Sep1950 DuMont Fri
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
vaudeville comic Bert Wheeler
and singer/actress Vivian Blaine.
Highlights:
Wheeler performs a monologue featuring jokes at Gleason's expense. Jackie joins him for a parody song with Gleason
whispering the lyrics to Wheeler just before each line. Later, the two of them play hunters on a jungle safari,
and Jackie is a single man tackling his laundry. Gleason plays Prince Ali Ben Shisk-Ka-Bob at a Monte Carlo casino.
Blaine performs "Orange Colored Sky". [RF]

2.02 [68] Cavalcade of Stars
15Sep1950 DuMont Fri
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
actor John Charles Thomas
singer Connie Haines
tap-dancer George Tapps
and comedian Jay Lawrence.

2.03 [69] Cavalcade of Stars
22Sep1950 DuMont Fri
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
singer Eddie Fisher
vaudevillian-actor Clarence Stroud
stage actress June Walker
harmonica players The Stag McMann Trio
Broadway musical star Jane Pickens
and contortionists The Florida Trio.
Highlights:
Gleason celebrates his 15th show biz anniversary with a production number to "There's No Business Like Show Business"
featuring him doing soft shoe. "The Bachelor" spends an evening at home watching the attractive girl across the alley.
Product tester Jackie tries Soothe Drip Coffee which makes him extremely jittery and Atomic Crispies which explode when
agitated. Jackie reads from a showgirl's diary he found in his dressing room. [RF]

2.04 [70] Cavalcade of Stars
29Sep1950 DuMont Fri
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
tenor Jan Peerce
vocalist Eugenie Baird
ballroom dance team Manor and Mignon
and Bob Hammond's trained birds.

2.05 [71] Cavalcade of Stars
06Oct1950 DuMont Fri
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
comedian Joey Bishop
singer-actress Lucille Norman
The Piero Brothers
and The Beachcombers.

2.06 [72] Cavalcade of Stars
13Oct1950 DuMont Fri
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
singer Dick Haymes
interpretive dancers DeMarlos
and Manuel and Marita Viero's monkey act.

2.07 [73] Cavalcade of Stars
20Oct1950 DuMont Fri
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
singer Eddie Fisher
comic sister act Betty and Jane Kean
juggler Maurice Wilcox
comic magician Ken Whitmer
and dancers Copsy and Ayres.
Highlights:
In sketches, a bachelor with a throbbing headache struggles to make breakfast. A new prisoner is tossed into a cell
with a pair of hardened who get him to attempt several ridiculous escape schemes. One plan finally works, they escape,
and he gets caught by the guard. [RF]

2.08 [74] Cavalcade of Stars
27Oct1950 DuMont Fri
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
actress-singer Beverly Tyler
and baritone Earl Wrightson.

2.09 [75] Cavalcade of Stars
03Nov1950 DuMont Fri
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
actor-singer Thomas L. Thomas
singer-guitarist Johnny Cox
and musician Rolly Rolls.

2.10 [76] Cavalcade of Stars
10Nov1950 DuMont Fri
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
singer Jane Pickens
comic-writer Roger Price
baritone Milton Douglas
and puppeteers Dietrich and Diane.

2.11 [77] Cavalcade of Stars
17Nov1950 DuMont Fri
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
tenor Brian Sullivan
comedian Joey Bishop
jazz vocalist Thelma Carpenter
and comic dance act The Pickerts.

2.12 [78] Cavalcade of Stars
24Nov1950 DuMont Fri
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
vocalists Andy and Della Russell
musical comedy performer Mickey Deems
and dancers Elsa and Waldo.

2.13 [79] Cavalcade of Stars
01Dec1950 DuMont Fri
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
soprano Nadine Connor
actor Guy Raymond
and puppeteer Frank Paris.

2.14 [80] Cavalcade of Stars
08Dec1950 DuMont Fri
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
magician Jay Marshall
singers The De Marco Sisters
and Milton Douglas.

2.15 [81] Cavalcade of Stars
15Dec1950 DuMont Fri
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
tenor Jan Peerce
comic Irwin Corey
and singer Marion Colby.

2.16 [82] Cavalcade of Stars
22Dec1950 DuMont Fri
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
vaudeville comedian Bert Wheeler
singer Eileen Barton
and The Beachcombers.

2.17 [83] Cavalcade of Stars
29Dec1950 DuMont Fri
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
Metropolitan Opera singer Blanche Thebom
comedian Jay Martin
and musical comedy sister-act Betty and Jane Kean.

2.18 [84] Cavalcade of Stars
05Jan1951 DuMont Fri
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
actress Joan Carroll
singer Fran Warren
and dance act Andre, Andree and Bonnie.

2.19 [85] Cavalcade of Stars
12Jan1951 DuMont Fri
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
Metropolitan Opera tenor Richard Tucker,
comedian Jackie Miles,
singer/actress Marion Colby.

2.20 [86] Cavalcade of Stars
19Jan1951 DuMont Fri
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
Metropolitan Opera soprano/entertainer Mimi Benzell,
cobra dancers Harold and Lola,
comic Steve Evans.

2.21 [87] Cavalcade of Stars
26Jan1951 DuMont Fri
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
comic actor Bert Wheeler,
singer/actress Irra Petina,
vaudeville comic Walter Dare Wahl,
Rey Rodell.

2.22 [88] Cavalcade of Stars
02Feb1951 DuMont Fri
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
vocalist Georgia Gibbs, Rolly Rolls and Art Lund.

2.23 [89] Cavalcade of Stars
09Feb1951 DuMont Fri
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
actor James Gleason,
singer/actor Igor Gorin,
singer/impressionist Florence Desmond,
and Maureen Cannon.

2.24 [90] Cavalcade of Stars
16Feb1951 DuMont Fri
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
comedian Morey Amsterdam
Carlos Ramirez
and Jane Pickens.

2.25 [91] Cavalcade of Stars
23Feb1951 DuMont Fri
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
pianist Liberace
Milton Douglas
and Borrah Minnevitch's Harmonica Rascals.

2.26 [92] Cavalcade of Stars
02Mar1951 DuMont Fri
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
vocalist Carlos Ramirez
comedian Joey Bishop
and Fran Warren.

 2.27 [93] Cavalcade of Stars
09Mar1951 DuMont Fri
02Apr1951 [Press-Telegram]
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
Jane and Betty Kean
The Appletons

2.28 [94] Cavalcade of Stars
16Mar1951 DuMont Fri
09Apr1951 [Press-Telegram]
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
vocalist Blanche Thebom
pianist Maurice Rocco

2.29 [95] Cavalcade of Stars
23Mar1951 DuMont Fri
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
Jazz vocalist Hazel Scott
Opera tenor Eugene Conley
and the New York University Chapel Choir.

2.30 [96] Cavalcade of Stars
30Mar1951 DuMont Fri
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
comedian Jackie Miles
actress June Havoc
and singer Carl Ravazza.

2.31 [97] Cavalcade of Stars
06Apr1951 DuMont Fri
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
Jay Martin
comic actor Lew Parker
and Opera star Roberta Peters.

2.32 [98] Cavalcade of Stars
13Apr1951 DuMont Fri
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
singer Connee Boswell
vocal group the Deep River Boys
and acrobats the Arnaut Brothers.

2.33 [99] Cavalcade of Stars
20Apr1951 DuMont Fri
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
comedian Phil Foster
host of TV's You Asked For It Jack Smith
and singer Rosalind Courtright.

2.34 [100] Cavalcade of Stars
27Apr1951 DuMont Fri
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
Billy Daniels
ventriloquist Jimmy Nelson
and singer June Valli.

2.35 [101] Cavalcade of Stars
04May1951 DuMont Fri
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
Igor Gorin
Andy and Della Russell
Johnny Mack
with the June Taylor Dancers

2.36 [102] Cavalcade of Stars
11May1951 DuMont Fri
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
Marie McDonald
Carlos Ramirez
Rudy Cardenas

2.37 [103] Cavalcade of Stars
18May1951 DuMont Fri
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
tenor Jan Peerce
Jo Sullivan
Bert Wheeler
with the June Taylor Dancers

2.38 [104] Cavalcade of Stars
25May1951 DuMont Fri
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
jazz vocalist Hazel Scott
actress Joan Bennett
and big band vocalist Vinni DeCampo.

2.39 [105] Cavalcade of Stars
01Jun1951 DuMont Fri
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
vocalist Mindy Carson
and Billy Daniels.
*Note: Columnist Earl Wilson of the New York Post will present Gleason with a citation from the New York
Journal-American naming him "new comedian of the year". [RF]

2.40 [106] Cavalcade of Stars
08Jun1951 DuMont Fri
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
tenor Eugene Conley
Al Norman
and the Martin Brothers.

2.41 [107] Cavalcade of Stars
15Jun1951 DuMont Fri
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
comedian Morey Amsterdam
vocal group the Ames Brothers
and Opera and Broadway star Jo Sullivan.
Highlights:
The Ames Brothers sing "Sentimental Me", "Oh Babe" and "Blind Barnabus." Morey performs a comedy bit with his cello
and is joined by Jackie for a song. Sullivan sings "I'm in Love" and "Too Young." In sketches, Gleason appears as
Reggie Van Gleason III, Joe the Bartender, and magician the Great Imperial Roman Dine Dafaar. [RF]

2.42 [108] Cavalcade of Stars
22Jun1951 DuMont Fri
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
Metropolitan Opera tenor Richard Tucker
Big band vocalist Gracie Barrie
and comedian-impressionist George Kirby.

2.43 [109] Cavalcade of Stars
29Jun1951 DuMont Fri
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
vocalist Beverly Hudson
comedian Jay Marshall
and Opera star Igor Gorin.

2.44 [110] Cavalcade of Stars
06Jul1951 DuMont Fri
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
Opera singer Roberta Peters
the Irving Fields Trio
and singer Vinni deCampo.

2.45 [111] Cavalcade of Stars
13Jul1951 DuMont Fri
Host Jackie Gleason
Guests:
comedienne Rose Marie
singer Felix Knight
and impressionist Steve Evans.

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Cavalcade Of Stars: Hosted by Larry Storch (20Jul51-10Aug51) Summer Replacement for Jackie Gleason
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2.46 [112] Cavalcade of Stars
20Jul1951 DuMont Fri
Host Larry Storch
Guests:
tenor Jan Peerce
singer Lina Romay
and Rudy Cardenas.

2.47 [113] Cavalcade of Stars
27Jul1951 DuMont Fri
Host Larry Storch
Guests:
baritone William Warfield
singer Dorothy Collins
and The June Taylor Dancers.

2.48 [114] Cavalcade of Stars
03Aug1951 DuMont Fri
Host Larry Storch
Guests:
British singer Anne Shelton.
Evelyn Tyner Trio
Charles Kullman
and The June Taylor Dancers.

2.49 [115] Cavalcade of Stars
10Aug1951 DuMont Fri
Host Larry Storch
Guests:
vocalist Rosemary Clooney
Walter Cassel
pianist Liberace
and The June Taylor Dancers.

[--] Cavalcade of Stars
17Aug1951
pre-empted by All-Star Football Game: Cleveland Browns vs College All-Stars. (From Chicago) [RF]

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