CTVA US Music Variety - "The Revlon Revue" (Sharpe-Lewis/CBS)(1960)

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The Revlon Revue (1960)
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Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox
references:
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UCLA Film and Television Archive

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THE REVLON REVUE
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Don W. Sharpe-Warren Lewis production in association with Borealis Productions, S.A.
for
CBS (Thursday 9:00-10:00pm)
Executive producer, Mort Greene /  Producer, Ted Mills

US Music Variety series 1960 10+ episodes x 60 min

Musical conductor, Ray Ellis

Note:
"The Revlon Revue" was a scaled down version of CBS's "The Big Party", a lavish 90 minute music
variety series which alternated with Playhouse 90 (season 4) (CBS) (1959-60) on CBS Thursday nights (8Oct59 - 31Dec59)
and occasionally Buick-Electra Playhouse

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CBS Thursday 9:00-10:00pm

[01] The Revlon Revue
28Jan1960 CBS Thur
Performers:
actor Mickey Rooney
comedian Dick Shawn
French singer Patachou
comic Joey Forman
Bob Crewe

[02] The Revlon Revue: A BOUQUET FROM MAURICE CHEVALIER
04Feb1960 CBS Thur
Directed by Perry Lafferty
Performers:
Maurice Chevalier
Synopsis:
A musical bouquet from Maurice Chevalier is the first of several one-man shows to be presented as part of
this variety series. Still going strong at 72, Chevalier is the only performer on the hour-long taped show;
but other celebrities converse with him as he recalls highlights of his career.
Highlights:
Opening medley, "Give My Regards to Broadway", "Please Don't Talk about Me When I'm Gone", "Yankee Doodle Dandy";
Songs about girls, "Mimi", "Valentine", "K-K-K-Katy", "Dinah".
Songs from movies, "Louise", "Ma pomme", "You Brought a New Kind of Love to Me", "C'est Magnifique".
Al Jolson medley, "Swanee", "Mammy", "Sonny Boy", "Rockabye Your Baby".
Songs from "Gigi", "Thank Heaven for Little Girls" (sung to the daughters of Joan Crawford, Jack Paar
and other celebrities), and "I'm Glad I'm Not Young Anymore".

[03] The Revlon Revue
11Feb1960 CBS Thur
Performers:
actor Jackie Cooper
singer Connie Francis
French dancer Jeanmarie
Jazz musician Lionel Hampton
comedienne Nancy Walker

[--] The Revlon Revue
18Feb1960 CBS
pre-empted for DuPont Show of the Month "Ethan Frome".


[04] The Revlon Revue
25Feb1960 CBS Thur
Performers:
Gordon MacRae and Sheila MacRae,
German singer Caterina Valente
comedian Jack Carter
comedienne Pat Carroll

[05] The Revlon Revue
03Mar1960 CBS Thur
Performers:
Peggy Lee
singer Patrice Munsel
comedienne Pat Carroll
comic Herb Shriner
singer-dancer Bobby Van
comedian Arnold Stang
Summary:
Pat is again playing the wardrobe mistress and Stang will play her boyfriend.
Miss Lee and Miss Munsel will team up for a medley of songs.
Patrice will also do an aria from "Tosca".

[06] The Revlon Revue
10Mar1960 CBS Thur
Performers:
Peggy Lee
Julius LaRosa
Nancy Walker
Jack Carter


[07] The Revlon Revue: 70th BIRTHDAY SALUTE TO PAUL WHITEMAN
17Mar1960 CBS Thur
Narrator: Mike Wallace
Performers:
Pops
Buster Keaton
Jack Teagarden
Peggy Lee

And on tape Bing Crosby.
Summary:
A Salute to Paul Whiteman celebrates the Orchestra leader's 70th birthday.
Harry Reser's Clicquot Club Eskimos, Tom Stacks vocal - When The Sun Goes Down
Harry Reser Banjo Crackerjax - Here Comes The Showboat (1927)
Harry Reser banjo, Bill Wirges piano - Calling (1927)
Harry Reser Syncopators - Frosted Chocolate (1928)
Harry Reser's Rounders - Highways Are Happy Ways (1928)
Harry Reser Banjo Crackerjax - Sugar Blues (1923)
Jerome Conrad and his Orchestra (Harry Reser's Rounders) - Olaf (You oughta hear Olaf laff (1929)
Jerome Conrad Orchestra, Edmund Ruffner vocal - Where Were You, Where Was I (1928)

[08] The Revlon Revue
24Mar1960 CBS Thur
Performers:
Peggy Lee
Nancy Walker
Dorothy Loudon


[09] The Revlon Revue: THE MANY SIDES OF MICKEY ROONEY
31Mar1960 CBS Thur
Performers:
Mickey Rooney
Joey Forman
Gloria DeHaven

Summary:
The Many Sides of Mickey Rooney

[10] The Revlon Revue
07Apr1960 CBS Thur
Night clubs, New York
executive producer, Abe Burrows
producer, Perry Lafferty
directors, Abe Burrows and Perry Lafferty
writers, George Foster and Jay Burton.
Narrator: Mike Wallace
Performers:
Peggy Lee
Felicia Sanders
Jose Greco

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Musical conductor, Robert Emmett Dolan; settings designed by Gary Smith.
’Bob and Ray portray two big spenders visiting New York City’s night spots. During their spree,
narrated by Mike Wallace, they watch performances by singers Peggy Lee and Felicia Sanders,
and Spanish dancer Jose Greco. Robert Emmett Dolan conducts.

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The series continued as "The Revlon Spring Music Festival" until 16th June 1960

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