CTVA US Music Variety - "The Jimmy Durante Show" (NBC 1954-56)(ABC 1969-70)

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The Jimmy Durante Show (1954-56)
 Sponsors  R.J. Reynolds
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox
references:
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THE JIMMY DURANTE SHOW
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NBC (1954-56)
Produced by William Harmon
Sponsored by RJ Reynolds

US Music Variety Comedy series 1954-56 (30 min)(9Oct54-23Jun56)

Hosted by Jimmy Durante
Regulars:
Eddie Jackson (his former vaudeville partner)
Jules Buffano (pianist)
Jack Roth (drummer)
Doris Singleton
The Durante Girls
The Roy Bargy Orchestrta


Premise:
Misadventures of comedian Jimmy "The Schnozz" Durante as he attempt to run a night club,
the "Club Durant", which is fraught with problems.

  Jimmy Durante (Playlist) (63 videos)

The Jimmy Durante Show - Give My Regards To Broadway  (December 1959)  (Playlist) (6 parts)


########## The Jimmy Durante Show ############
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NBC Saturdays 9:30-10:00pm ET (30 min) (fortnightly)
Alternating with "The Donald O'Connor Show"

[01] The Jimmy Durante Show
09Oct1954 NBC Sat
Guest
Donald O'Connor

[02] The Jimmy Durante Show
16Oct1954 NBC Sat
Guest
Jean Hagen
Rusty Hammer

cameo appearances by
Danny Thomas and Sherry Jackson.

[03] The Jimmy Durante Show
06Nov1954 NBC Sat
Guest
Vivian Blaine

[04] The Jimmy Durante Show
26Nov1954 NBC Sat
Guest
Margaret Truman

[05] The Jimmy Durante Show
12Dec1954 NBC Sat
Guest
Lauritz Melchoir

[06] The Jimmy Durante Show
01Jan1955 NBC Sat
Guest
George Raft

[07] The Jimmy Durante Show
22Jan1955 NBC Sat
Guest
Vivian Blaine

[08] The Jimmy Durante Show
05Feb1955 NBC Sat
Guest
Marilyn Maxwell

[09] The Jimmy Durante Show
26Feb1955 NBC Sat
Guest
Lisa Kirk

[10] The Jimmy Durante Show
19Mar1955 NBC Sat
Guest
Pat Carroll

[11] The Jimmy Durante Show
02Apr1955 NBC Sat
Guest
Peter Lawford

[12] The Jimmy Durante Show
23Apr1955 NBC Sat
Guest
Patty Andrews (of The Andrews Sisters)
Jeannie Carson
Tab Hunter

[13] The Jimmy Durante Show
14May1955 NBC Sat
Guest
George Jessel

[14] The Jimmy Durante Show
28May1955 NBC Sat
Guest
Dorothy Lamour

[15] The Jimmy Durante Show
18Jun1955 NBC Sat
Guest
Janet Blair
Sheilah Graham


[16] The Jimmy Durante Show
09Jul1955 NBC Sat
Writers Jack Elinson & Artie Stander
Director Sheldon Leonard
Guest
Barbara Whiting
Doris Singleton
Charles Stroud
[RF]

[17] The Jimmy Durante Show
23Jul1955 NBC Sat
Guest
Cass Daley

[18] The Jimmy Durante Show
13Aug1955 NBC Sat
Producer William Harmon
Writers Jack Elinson & Artie Stander
Director Sid Smith
Director of Photography Robert De Grasse
Editor John Woodcock
Guest
Jimmy Ames
Candy Candido
Angie Dickinson
Jules Buffano
Clegg Hoyt
Jack Roth
[RF]

[19] The Jimmy Durante Show
03Sep1955 NBC Sat
Guest
Dave Barry

[20] The Jimmy Durante Show
17Sep1955 NBC Sat
Guest
Pat Carroll

[21] The Jimmy Durante Show
24Sep1955 NBC Sat
Guest
Toni Arden
Max Baer

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NBC Saturdays 9:30-10:00pm ET (30 min) (ending 23Jun56) (weekly)

2.01 [22] The Jimmy Durante Show
08Oct1955 NBC Sat
Guest
Jose Iturbi and Amparo Iturbi

2.02 [23] The Jimmy Durante Show
15Oct1955 NBC Sat
Guest
Carmen Miranda
*NOTE: In this previously filmed episode is the late Carmen Miranda
(she passed away in August following this program). [RF]

2.03 [24] The Jimmy Durante Show
22Oct1955 NBC Sat
Guest
Marguerite Piazza

2.04 [25] The Jimmy Durante Show
29Oct1955 NBC Sat
Guest
Peter Lawford
Muriel Landers


[--] The Jimmy Durante Show
05Nov1955 NBC Sat
pre-empted for Max Liebman Presents "The Great Waltz"
with Keith Andes, Patrice Munsel, Jarmila Novotna and Bert Lahr. [RF]

2.05 [26] The Jimmy Durante Show
12Nov1955 NBC Sat
Guests
Peter Lawford
Jeannie Carson

2.06 [27] The Jimmy Durante Show
19Nov1955 NBC Sat
Guest
Celeste Holm

[--] The Jimmy Durante Show
26Nov1955 NBC Sat
pre-empted for Max Liebman Presents: "Dearest Enemy" a Rodgers and Hart musical
starring Anne Jeffreys, Robert Sterling, Cornelia Otis Skinner and Cyril Ritchard. [RF]


2.07 [28] The Jimmy Durante Show
03Dec1955 NBC Sat
Guest
Janet Blair

2.08 [29] The Jimmy Durante Show
10Dec1955 NBC Sat
Guests
Polly Bergen
Frank Nelson

Highlights:
Songs include "Please Don't Talk About Us When We're Gone", "Oh, Wht a Miserable Afternoon",
"Poor Bud is Going", "In My Convertible Without a Top" and "Pennsylvania". [RF]

2.09 [30] The Jimmy Durante Show
17Dec1955 NBC Sat
Guest
Vivian Blaine
Stubby Kaye


[--] The Jimmy Durante Show
24Dec1955 NBC Sat
pre-empted for a special presentation of "Babes in Toyland" a Victor Herbert operetta
starring Dennis Day, Dave Garroway, Wally Cox, Ellen Barrie, Jack E. Leonard, Bambi Linn and Rod Alexander. [RF]

2.10 [31] The Jimmy Durante Show
31Dec1955 NBC Sat
Guest
Jane Froman
Highlights:
Wanting to be a part of Club Durant's 25th anniversary celebration, she joins up with Eddie Jackson to buy
Jimmy a present.
Durante peforms "You're the Cream in My Coffee" and "Well Dressed Man".
Jane sings "Love Me or Leave Me". [RF]

2.11 [32] The Jimmy Durante Show
07Jan1956 NBC Sat
Guest
George Raft

2.12 [33] The Jimmy Durante Show
14Jan1956 NBC Sat
Guest
Tab Hunter
Jeannie Carson


[--] The Jimmy Durante Show
21Jan1956 NBC Sat
pre-empted for Max Liebman Presents: "Paris in the Springtime" a musical comedy by Billy Friedberg and Neil Simon
starring Dan Dailey, Gale Sherwood, Helen Gallagher, Jack Whiting, Bambi Linn and Rod Alexander. [RF]


2.13 [34] The Jimmy Durante Show
28Jan1956 NBC Sat
Guest
Liberace and his brother George

2.14 [35] The Jimmy Durante Show
04Feb1956 NBC Sat
Guest
Milton Berle

2.15 [36] The Jimmy Durante Show
11Feb1956 NBC Sat
Guest
Robert Mitchum

[--] The Jimmy Durante Show
18Feb1956 NBC Sat
pre-empted for the Motion Picture Academy Nominations. [RF]

2.16 [37] The Jimmy Durante Show
25Feb1956 NBC Sat
Guest
Esther Williams

2.17 [38] The Jimmy Durante Show
03Mar1956 NBC Sat
Guest
Charles Laughton

2.18 [39] The Jimmy Durante Show
10Mar1956 NBC Sat
Guest
Liberace and George

[--] The Jimmy Durante Show
17Mar1956 NBC Sat
pre-empted for the EMMY award telecast. [RF]

2.19 [40] The Jimmy Durante Show
24Mar1956 NBC Sat
Guest
Frank Sinatra

2.20 [41] The Jimmy Durante Show
31Mar1956 NBC Sat
Guest
Charles Boyer

2.21 [42] The Jimmy Durante Show
07Apr1956 NBC Sat
Guest
Ernest Borgnine

[--] The Jimmy Durante Show
14Apr1956 NBC Sat
pre-empted for the musical "Marco Polo" starring Alfred Drake, Doretta Morrow, Beatrice Kraft and Jerome Kilty. [RF]

2.22 [43] The Jimmy Durante Show
21Apr1956 NBC Sat
Guest
George Jessel
Patrice Munsel


2.23 [44] The Jimmy Durante Show
28Apr1956 NBC Sat
Announcer Harry Von Zell
Guest
Johnny Ray
Liberace
Peter Lawford
George Raft
Joe E. Lewis
Tom Harmon

golfers Cary Middlecoff and Lloyd Mangrum
*NOTE: From the Desert Inn Hotel in Las Vegas. [RF]

2.24 [45] The Jimmy Durante Show
05May1956 NBC Sat
Guest
Peter Lawford

[--] The Jimmy Durante Show
12May1956 NBC Sat
pre-empted for Max Liebman Presents: "The Music of Gershwin"
starring Ethel Merman, Alfred Drake, Tony Bennett, Toni Arden, Cab Calloway and Eugene List. [RF]

2.25 [46] The Jimmy Durante Show
19May1956 NBC Sat
Guest
Connie Russell

2.26 [47] The Jimmy Durante Show
26May1956 NBC Sat
Guest
Marilyn Maxwell

2.27 [48] The Jimmy Durante Show
02Jun1956 NBC Sat
Guest
Lisa Kirk

[--] The Jimmy Durante Show
09Jun1956
pre-empted for Max Liebman Presents: "Holiday" musical version of Elmer Rice's "The Grand Tour"
starring Doretta Morrow, Keith Andes, Bambi Linn and Rod Alexander. [RF]

2.28 [49] The Jimmy Durante Show
16Jun1956 NBC Sat
Guest
George Sanders

2.29 [50] The Jimmy Durante Show (Last show of the series)
23Jun1956 NBC Sat
Guest
Peter Lawford
Anna Maria Alberghetti

*NOTE: Last show of the series, repeats were shown. [RF]

[--] The Jimmy Durante Show
03Aug1957 NBC Sat [repeat]
Guest:
George Sanders

[--] The Jimmy Durante Show
07Sep1957 NBC Sat [repeat]
Guest:
Barbara Whiting.

[--] The Jimmy Durante Show
21Sep1957 NBC Sat [repeat]

 

The Jimmy Durante Show - Give My Regards To Broadway  (December 1959)  (Playlist) (6 parts)

Jimmy Durante Presents The Lennon Sisters Hour
(1969-70)


 ABC Fridays 10:00-11:00pm ET (60 min) (6May69 Pilot)(26Sep69-4Jul70 Series)
Maryco production in association with ABC
Executive Producer, Harold Cohen /  Producers, Bernie Kukoff, Jeff Harris

Hosted by Jimmy Durante
and The Lennon Sisters
Dianne Lennon, Peggy Lennon, Kathy Lennon and Janet Lennon.
(regulars on "The Lawrence Welk Show" for many years)
Regulars:
The Nelson Riddle Orchestra  (pilot)
The George Wyle Orchestra (series)
Theme song was "May We Wish You Well".

[00] Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters [PILOT]
06May1969 ABC Sat (rerun 21Mar70 & 20Jun70)
Director, Grey Lockwood
Writers, Bernie Kukoff, Jeff Harris, Elias Davis, David Pollack.
Editor, Dick Wilson
musical director, Nelson Riddle
Guest cast:
Desi Arnaz
Bobby Goldsboro
Hines, Hines & Dad

Highlights:
The Lennon Sisters perform "You Are My Lucky Star", "'S Wonderful" and "Scarborough Fair".
Desi and Jimmy sing "Jack, Jack, Jack"
Bobby sings "Can You Feel It?"
Desi performs, "El Cumbanchero".
Hines, Hines & Dad perform "Put a Little Love In Your Heart" and "What the World Needs Now".
Jimmy sings, "Birth of the Blues". [RF]

[01] Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters Hour
26Sep1969 ABC Sat
Director, Bill Davis
Writers, Hugh Wedlock, Jr., Bill Box, Don Reo, Jeff Harris, Bernie Kukoff
Musical director, George Wyle
Guest cast:
Jack Benny
Noel Harrison
Jimmy Dean
Ed Reimers

Highlights:
The Lennon Sisters perform "I’m a Brass Band" and "Here’s Love"
Jimmy Durante sings, "Young At Heart"
Jimmy and the Lennon Sisters perform an oldie from vaudeville days with "Yes Sir, That's My Baby".
Noel Harrison sings, "The Great Electric Experiment Is Over"
Jimmy Dean sings, "Left My Gal in the Mountains" and "South Side of Chicago".
Jack, Noel and Peggy perform "Harrison's Hidewaway".[RF]

[02] Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters Hour
03Oct1969 ABC Sat (rerun 11Apr70)
Guest cast:
Glen Campbell
Arte Johnson
The Lettermen

Highlights:
Jimmy Durante sings, "Sonny Boy".
Jimmy plays Arte's dad in a skit.
Arte plays a Civil War mother whose sons, (Glen and Jimmy) go off to fight on opposite sides.
The Lettermen perform "Hurt So Bad".
Nashville is the city saluted, and the show's feature is a medley of "Grand Ole Opry" tunes.[RF]

[03] Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters Hour
10Oct1969 ABC Sat
Guest cast:
Roy Rogers & Dale Evans
Joey Bishop
O.C. Smith

Highlights:
Kansas City is saluted by such numbers as "Kansas City Kitty", "Kansas City Star" and "Everything's Up to Date
in Kansas City". [RF]

[04] Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters Hour
17Oct1969 ABC Sat
Guest cast:
Martha Raye
Buddy Ebsen
Bobby Goldsboro

Highlights:
Martha and Jimmy do a skit together.
Buddy dances on to "Make Mine Country Style".
The three of them act in a riverboat comedy sketch and sing "When the Saints Go Marching In" and "Do You Know What
It Means to Miss New Orleans."
Bobby sings The Straight Life" and "Mighty Mississippi Line". [RF]

[05] Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters Hour
24Oct1969 ABC Sat
Guest cast:
Bob Hope
Andy Williams
The Osmond Brothers

Highlights:
Jimmy and Bob's duet to "Be Nice to Your Nose".
Janet and Andy do a Chaplin and Coogan take-off in a spoof of "The Kid".
Andy Williams in the title role, Jimmy Durante and the Osmond Brothers in a World War I epic called "Wings Over France".
Bob in a South Sea Island "Road" picture bit with Kathy Lennon as the native girl, sarong and all.
The Osmond Brothers do a production bit on "School Days" and join the sisters for a medley of "rain" tunes.[RF]

[06] Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters Hour
31Oct1969 ABC Sat (rerun 18Apr70)
Guest cast:
Danny Thomas
Jimmie Rodgers
Highlights:
Jimmy opens proceedings singing "Rock-A-Bye-Baby" in a baby carriage, and the Lennons deliver "Windmills of Your Mind
and "Going Out Of My Head."
Danny's special number is "Dionne" for his new granddaughter.
Jimmie solos to "This Is All I Ask".
Danny joins Durante for a skit about explorers Lewis and Clark.
Jimmie Rodgers and Dianne Lennon duet on "Today".
A tribute to Seattle segment.
The Lennon Sisters feature such numbers as "A Lovely Way to Spend an Evening".
The closing medley is a series o£ "Apple" songs, running the gamut from "Apple Blossom Time" to "Little Green Apples. [RF]

[07] Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters Hour
07Nov1969 ABC Sat (rerun 09May70)
Guest cast:
Fess Parker
John Byner
Hines, Hines & Dad

Highlights:
The Lennon Sisters perform, "This Is My Lucky Day", "The Very Thought of You" and "I'm Glad There Is You"
Fess Parker sings, "Comin' After Jinny"
Jimmy sings, "Joe Goes Up"
John and Peggy sing "I'll Never Be the Same"
Hines, Hines & Dad perform, "Papa, Won't You Dance?"

[08] Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters Hour
14Nov1969 ABC Sat (rerun 30May70)
Guest cast:
George Burns
John Gary
Sonny James and his Southern Gentlemen

Highlights:
Jimmy sings, "Jungle Jimmy", "When Day is Done" and "The Lost Chord".
The Lennon Sisters perform "One-Way Ticket". "The Grass is Greener" and "Softly".
George and Jimmy perform "It's A Well-Known Fact"
John Gary sings, "Scarborough Fair".
Sonny and his Southern Gentlemen perform "Running Bear".
John Gary and The Lennon Sisters sing, "I Will wait For You" and "Me and My Bundle"
Peggy and Kathy sing "Lover Come Back to Me"
All sing, "Sidewalks of New York".[RF]

[09] Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters Hour
21Nov1969 ABC Sat
Guest cast:
Kate Smith
Louis Nye
Rosey Grier

Highlights:
Opening with a Lennon Sister reading a composition on Thanksgiving which Jimmy starts to take apart.
His version of what really happens is a running story that makes up the program.
It features Louis Nye in three different roles from ship's captain to a conniving Indian.
Kate Smith as Jimmy's love interest and Rosey Grier, along with the Lennons, as Pilgrims.
The program is interspersed with songs like "Pass the Peace Pipe," "Count Your Blessings".
Kate Smith closes with "America, the Beautiful".[RF]

[10] Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters Hour
28Nov1969 ABC Sat
Guest cast:
Merle Haggard
Corbett Monica
Don Ho

Highlights:
Jimmy performs his version of "I'll Be Seeing You".
a segment on Nome, Alaska, complete with a song and a sketch.
Merle Haggard performs "Working Man Blues".
Don Ho sings "Honey, Come Back."[RF]

[11] Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters Hour
05Dec1969 ABC Sat
Guest cast:
Milton Berle
Jo Ann Castle
John Stewart

Highlights:
In a skit Jimmy is Ponce De Leon with Milton Berle looking for the Fountain of Youth.
Jo Ann Castle, longtime friends of the Lennon Sisters in her first appearance since leaving the Lawrence Welk Show.
Milton Berle asks the quartet to help him recreate one of his early show biz acts, "Milton Berle and His Dancing Dollies,"
Singer-composer John Stewart is also on hand.
Miami is the city being saluted, though with not quite the reverence Gleason gives it.[RF]

[12] Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters Hour
12Dec1969 ABC Sat
Guest cast:
Mike Douglas
Norm Crosby

folk singers Stoney Mountain Cloggers (from the Grand Ole Opry)
Highlights:
The Stoney Mountain Cloggers perform "Way Down Yonder".
Mike Douglas sings "Yesterday whn I Was Young".
St. Louis is the honored city.
Mike Douglas joins the girls in the guise of Charles Lindbergh for a "Lucky Lindy" number devoted to the Spirit
of St. Louis.
The Lennon Sisters perform "I Get the Blues When It Rains" and "St. Louis Blues".
Peggy Lennon impersonates Jenny Lind singing "Meet Me in St. Louis".
Norm Crosby presents a comedy skit in a 1904 St. Louis World's Fair setting.[RF]

[13] Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters Hour
19Dec1969 ABC Sat
Guest cast:
Lorne Greene
CeCe
, Jimmy's eight year old daughter and 25 members of the Lennon family.[RF]
Highlights:
Lorne Greene, 25 members of the Lennon Family and Jimmy Durante's adopted daughter join in for an old-fashioned
Christmas celebration.
Lorne Greene reads "Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus".
Jimmy sings "Look Ahead Little Girl" to his daughter CeCe.[RF]

[14] Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters Hour
26Dec1969 ABC Sat (rerun 16May70)
Guest cast:
Raymond Burr
Al Martino
Eddie Jackson and Sonny King

Highlights:
The Lennon Sisters perform, "In the Still of the Night", "Ain't We Got Fun?", "Love is a Very Light Thing"
and "Washington Square Dance".
Jimmy and the Lennon Sisters sing, "Doodle-ee-Doo"
Al Martino sings, "Jean"
Eddie sings "Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home?"
Sonny and Jimmy sing, "Hey, Look Me Over" and "I Love Ya, Love Ya".
Al Martino and the Lennon Sisters sing, "Try to Remember".
Sonny sings, "Ragtime Jimmy"
And all join in for "This Is A Great Country".[RF]

[15] Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters Hour
09Jan1970 ABC Sat (rerun 23May70)
Guest cast:
Mel Tormé
Kaye Ballard
Monty Hall

Highlights:
The Lennon Sisters sing, "Feelin' Good", "Love Is Just Around the Corner" and "My Cup Runneth Over".
Mel sings, "Games People Play"
Kaye sings, "Just Say I Love Him"
Jimmy and the Lennon Sisters sing, "As Time Goes By"
Peggy sings "I Gave My Love a Cherry"
Kaye and Mel duet on "For Me and My Gal".

[16] Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters Hour
16Jan1970 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
Ed Ames
David Frye
Ferrante & Teicher

Highlights:
David Frye impersonates Presidents and other political figures.
Ed Ames sings "A Thing Called Love".
Ferrante and Teicher play the theme from "Midnight Cowboy" before the duo becomes a trio with Jimmy. [RF]

[17] Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters Hour
14Feb1970 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
Jack Benny
Sammy Davis Jr.

Highlights:
Jimmy opens the show with a football skit in which he plays coach talking to players Benny and Davis.
Sammy's song and dance to "Spinning Wheel" and "Will You Be My Valentine?"
The Lennon Sisters surprise birthday party for Jack at Jimmy's house and a salute to Benny's birthplace, Waukegan,
1llinois. [RF]

[18] Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters Hour
21Feb1970 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
Dinah Shore
Walter Brennan
Watts Community Choir

Highlight:
Dinah sings, "What Are You Doing?".
The Lennon Sisters perform, "Wonderful, Wonderful Day", "They Say It's Wonderful" and "Where or When".
Jimmy Durante and the Watts Community Choir perform, "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother".
Walter and Jimmy duet on "Good Morning, Starshine". [RF]

[19] Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters Hour
28Feb1970 ABC Fri (rerun 04Jul70)
Guest cast:
Tony Randall
Wayne Newton
Senor Wences

Highlights:
Dressed as an old-time medicine man Jimmy opens the hour of comedy and song with a pitch to the citizens of
Minnesota to buy his wares Of course there isn't really a Minn It's not guaranteed to make you better he assures
them but will make being sick more fun.
Jimmy then introduces the four Lennon Sisters who sing "There's the Latest News" and "There's a Meeting Here."
Jimmy singing "One of Those Songs".
Wayne Newton sings "Time After Time".
Jimmy Durante plays Cyrano de Bergerac to Peggy Lennon's Roxanne in a spoof of the man with the big nose.
A sentimental conversation piece with the girls, who talk about how they met their husbands. [RF]

[20] Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters Hour
07Mar1970 ABC Fri (rerun 02May70)
Guest cast:
Leslie Uggams
Vic Damone
Arte Johnson

Highlights:
The Lennon Sisters perform, "More", "It's Only A Paper Moon" and "It's Easy to Remember".
Leslie Uggams sings, "If My Friends Could See Me Now" and "I Love Paris".
Vic Damone sings, "Didn't We?"
Jimmy sings, "I Still See Elisa".
Arte plays artistic genius Toulouse Lautrec in a sketch set in Gay Paree.[RF]

[21] Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters Hour
14Mar1970 ABC Fri (rerun 13Jun70)
Guest cast:
Jerry Lewis
Jack Jones
Highlights:
The Lennon Sisters perform, "Give Me the Simple Life" and "This Is a Lovely Way to Spend An Evening".
Jack Jones sings, "Golden Slumbers" and "Something".
Jimmy sings, "The Father of Girls".
Jack Jones and the Lennon Sisters perform, "Coffee Time"
and Kathy sings, "If He Walked Into My Life". [RF]

21Mar1970 rerun of [PILOT] episode from 06May69.
(Jimmy D book lists March 21, 1970 guests Desi Arnaz, Bobby Goldsboro, Hines, Hines & Dad as guests. (rerun  20Jun70)


[22] Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters Hour
28Mar1970 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
Perry Como
John Hartford
Charlie Callas

Highlights:
Perry sings, "Dream Along With Me" and "Little Green Apples".
The Lennon Sisters perform "Let's Go", "All of Me" and "Dear Hearts and Gentle People".
Jimmy sings, "Make Believe, Not War" and "I'm Making Believe".
And John Hartford sings "Frustrated Bird". [RF]

[23] Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters Hour
04Apr1970 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
Jimmy Dean
Rich Little
Jo Ann Castle
Highlights:
Jimmy Durante sings a classic "A Piano Is A Delicate Thing".
Jo Ann Castle performs "Hello Dolly".
A "Finian's Rainbow" medley by the Lennons.
A western skit by Rich Little including impressions of Jimmy Stewart, Kirk Douglas, James Arness and Gary Cooper. [RF]

*reruns till July 4, 1970

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