CTVA US Music Variety - "The Kate Smith Daytime Hour" (NBC) Season 3 (1952-53)

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Season 3 (NBC Daytime) (1952-53)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox [Uploaded June 2020]
references:
 TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (https://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive / Writers Guild of America (wga)
New York Times, Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Syracuse Post Standard
Philadelphia Inquirer, Detroit Free Press, St. Louis Post-Distpatch, Boston Globe,
Atlanta Constitution,

Hostess Kate Smith

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NBC Daytime Monday to Friday 4pm [Syracuse Post Standard]
Program airs at 1pm on the West Coast.

Ted Collins will continue conducting his cracker-barrel interviews.
A new feature on the show is a 15-minute serial titled "The House in the Garden".
It will be video's first dramatic sketch.
The McGuire Sisters will make their network video debut as program regulars.

3.01 [390] The Kate Smith Hour  [Season 3 Premiere]
08Sep1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
with regulars The McGuire Sisters (Phyllis, Ruby and Dorothy)

3.02 [391] The Kate Smith Hour
09Sep1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Cole and Atkins
and an interview with Rep. John Taber.

3.03 [392] The Kate Smith Hour
10Sep1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
soprano Kate Malbin
baritone Jack Russell in a scene from the opera, "Pagliacci"
dancers the Kateds Trio
and pianist Evelyn Tyner.

3.04 [393] The Kate Smith Hour
11Sep1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
dancers Mario and Floria
Howard and Shelton
The McGuire Sisters
and serial drama.

3.05 [394] The Kate Smith Hour
12Sep1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
singers Jack Cassidy
and Pat Marand
George W. Bell, chairman Volunteers for Stevenson.

3.06 [395] The Kate Smith Hour
15Sep1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
dance team Hoctor and Byrd
comedians Howard and Shelton
in an "It Pays to Be Ignorant" panel
and pianist Evalyn Tyner.

3.07 [396] The Kate Smith Hour
16Sep1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Andre Eglevsky ballet group
comedians Bud Harris
and Manton Moreland.
Interview with Representatitve Robert Kean.

3.08 [397] The Kate Smith Hour
17Sep1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
dancer Gloria Gilbert
and the McGuire Sisters.
A film report from G.I.'s in Korea to their families.

3.09 [398] The Kate Smith Hour
18Sep1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Presents "Matinee in New York".

3.10 [399] The Kate Smith Hour
19Sep1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
The McGuire Sisters
Dramatic serial: old-time Edison comedy film.

3.11 [400] The Kate Smith Hour
22Sep1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
dance team The Rockets

3.12 [401] The Kate Smith Hour
23Sep1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
dancer Joan Holloway
pianist Evalyn Tyner
The McGuire Sisters
Ted Collins interviews Sen. Homer Ferguson of Michigan.

3.13 [402] The Kate Smith Hour
24Sep1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
dance trio The Kateds
comedians Howard and Shelton
and the Golden Gate Quartet.

3.14 [403] The Kate Smith Hour
25Sep1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
singers Judy Lynn
and Danny Scholl
and the Swansdown Fashion Showcase.

3.15 [404] The Kate Smith Hour
26Sep1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
comedian Phil Foster
The McGuire Sisters
tap dancer Elaine Dunn
and an interview with James A. Farley.

3.16 [405] The Kate Smith Hour
29Sep1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
dance team Hoctor and Byrd
puppet act The Martin Brothers
Interview with Senator John J. Sparkman
Democratic Vice Presidential candidate.

3.17 [406] The Kate Smith Hour
30Sep1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
The McGuire Sisters
pianist Evalyn Tyner
Kate introduces a new half-hour once-a-week audience
participation quiz segment called, "Kate's General Store".

3.18 [407] The Kate Smith Hour
01Oct1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
The McGuire Sisters
Fashion showcase of women's blouses.
Drama serial.

3.19 [408] The Kate Smith Hour
02Oct1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
songwriter Frank Loesser and his wife
dancers Tommy Wonder and Margaret Banks

3.20 [409] The Kate Smith Hour
03Oct1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
dance team Mary Raye and Naldi.
"It Pays to Be Ignorant" comedy panel.

3.21 [410] The Kate Smith Hour
06Oct1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
dance team Hoctor and Byrd
a teenage panel discussion
and the "America Sings" segment.

3.22 [411] The Kate Smith Hour
07Oct1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
ballerina Patricia Bowman
comedians Howard and Shelton
and pianist Evalyn Tyner.

3.23 [412] The Kate Smith Hour
08Oct1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Kateds Dance Trio
Second acto duet from "La Traviata".
Soprano Frances Yeend
Baritone Walter Cassel
interview with Senator Paul Douglas.

3.24 [413] The Kate Smith Hour
09Oct1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
singers Stephanie Augustine
and Larry Douglas
magician Ernie Heldman
drama serial; filmed segment.

3.25 [414] The Kate Smith Hour
10Oct1952 [New York Daily News]
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
dance team Sinclair and Spalding
Interview with Dr. Wernher von Braun.

3.26 [415] The Kate Smith Hour
13Oct1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
dancer Lou Wills Jr.
singers The DeMarco Sisters
fashion showcase of women's styles.
Drama serial.

3.27 [416] The Kate Smith Hour
14Oct1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
The Kateds dance team
America Sings segment.
Interview with Sen. Leverett Saltonstall.

3.28 [417] The Kate Smith Hour
15Oct1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Hoctor and Byrd, dance team
and pianist Evalyn Tyner.
Drama serial.
Interview with Representative Franklin D. Roosevelt Jr.

3.29 [418] The Kate Smith Hour
16Oct1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
The Evans Family dance group
"Kate's General Store".

3.30 [419] The Kate Smith Hour
17Oct1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Andre Eglevsky and Melissa Hayden, ballet artists
"It Pays to be Ignorant" comedy panel.
Drama serial.

3.31 [420] The Kate Smith Hour
20Oct1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Hoctor and Byrd dance team
"Kate's General Store".

3.32 [421] The Kate Smith Hour
21Oct1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
comedians Howard and Shelton
and the Three Suns Trio.
Interview with Governor Thomas E. Dewey of New York.

3.33 [422] The Kate Smith Hour
22Oct1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Marion Colby
and the Blackburn Twins.

3.34 [423] The Kate Smith Hour
23Oct1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
The Coltons, dance team
and pianist Evalyn Tyner.

3.35 [424] The Kate Smith Hour
24Oct1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
The Kateds, dance trio
Interview with Sen. A.S. Monroney of Oklahoma.

3.36 [425] The Kate Smith Hour
27Oct1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guest
Fashion showcase

3.37 [426] The Kate Smith Hour
28Oct1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
"Kate's General Store".
Interview with W. Averell Harriman.

3.38 [427] The Kate Smith Hour
29Oct1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Hoctor and Byrd, dance team
singers The Inkspots.
Interviews with wounded G.I.'s.

3.39 [428] The Kate Smith Hour
30Oct1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
The Kateds dance trio
and pianist Evalyn Tyner.
"It Pays to be Ignorant" comedy panel.

3.40 [429] The Kate Smith Hour
31Oct1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
comedian Steve Evans
Interview with Senator Estes Kefauver.

3.41 [430] The Kate Smith Hour
03Nov1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guest
actress Arlene Dahl

3.42 [431] The Kate Smith Hour
04Nov1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guest
"Kate's General Store"
The serial, "House in the Garden".

3.43 [432] The Kate Smith Hour
05Nov1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Howard and Shelton comedy team
pianist Bob Crawley
and a Fashion showcase.

3.44 [433] The Kate Smith Hour
06Nov1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
pianist Evalyn Tyner
Wilma Spence and Ralph Herbert singing the duet
from Act II of "Tosca".

3.45 [434] The Kate Smith Hour
07Nov1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guest
Dancer Andre Eglevsky

3.46 [435] The Kate Smith Hour
10Nov1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Dancers Vince and Gloria Haydock.
Drama serial
Salute to 177th Anniversary of the Marine Corps.

3.47 [436] The Kate Smith Hour
11Nov1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guest
Interview with author Ed Reed.

3.48 [437] The Kate Smith Hour
12Nov1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
The Kateds dance trio.
Drama serial.

3.49 [438] The Kate Smith Hour
13Nov1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Lewis and Van, tap team
Fashion show with Dorothy Day.
America Sings.

3.50 [439] The Kate Smith Hour
14Nov1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Hoctor and Byrd dance team.
"House in the Garden" drama serial.
"It Pays to be Ignorant" comedy quiz.

3.51 [440] The Kate Smith Hour
17Nov1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Boys Town Choir

3.52 [441] The Kate Smith Hour
18Nov1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
musical comedy singing stars Ann Crowley and Dick Collman
and dance trio The Kateds.

3.53 [442] The Kate Smith Hour
19Nov1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
The Delta Rhythm Boys

3.54 [443] The Kate Smith Hour
20Nov1952 [Daily Notes PA]
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
The Jubilee Singers
Leona Wrona in the role of Kate Smith opens with "When the Moon Comes Over the Mountain".
She introduces the Jubilee Singers, a group of women who will appear
in blackface and high brown makeup to harmonize on such spirituals as
"Hear Dem Bells", "Heaben, Heaben", Sing You Sinners", Swing Low Sweet Chariot"
and "Hallelujah". There are 20 women in this scene.

3.55 [444] The Kate Smith Hour
21Nov1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guest
dancer Bunny Briggs
Korean film of "bedside visits" with wounded service men.
America Sings.

3.56 [445] The Kate Smith Hour
24Nov1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
dancer Chandra Kali
pianist Evalyn Tyner
Fashion show built around "Showboat" theme.
Drama serial.

3.57 [446] The Kate Smith Hour
25Nov1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Bud and Cece Robinson, dance team
Alene Dalton, teller of children's stories.

3.58 [447] The Kate Smith Hour
26Nov1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
The Kateds, dance trio
harmonica player Stan Fisher
"Cracker barrel" interview with Gov. McKeldin of Maryland.
Drama serial.

3.59 [448] The Kate Smith Hour
27Nov1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Melissa Hayden and the New York City Ballet perform "Swan Lake".

3.60 [449] The Kate Smith Hour
28Nov1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Pierre d'Angelo and Anna, ballroom dancers

3.61 [450] The Kate Smith Hour
01Dec1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Phil Napoleon's Memphis Five

3.62 [451] The Kate Smith Hour
02Dec1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Hoctor and Byrd, dance team
singer Robert Clary
pianist Evalyn Tyner.

3.63 [452] The Kate Smith Hour
03Dec1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Clark Brothers, tap dancing duo
singers The DeCastro Sisters
"Cracker barrel" interview with Stanton Griffis, former Ambassador to Poland, Egypt, Argentina, Spain.
Drama serial.

3.64 [453] The Kate Smith Hour
04Dec1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Joan Holloway, tap dancer
Phil Napoleon's Memphis Five
Dorothy Daye, fashion show commentator.

3.65 [454] The Kate Smith Hour
05Dec1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Martha Ann Bentley, tap dancer
Korean film segment.

3.66 [455] The Kate Smith Hour
08Dec1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Kate Smith turns on the lights on the Rockefeller Plaza Christmas tree.
Skating exhibition by Romanie and Brent of the Hotel New Yorker Ice Show.

3.67 [456] The Kate Smith Hour
09Dec1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
The Dunhills, dance team
The Pieros, jugglers
pianist Evalyn Tyner.
Show of trains.

3.68 [457] The Kate Smith Hour
10Dec1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Hoctor and Byrd
Luboshutz and Nemenoff, piano duo (Pierre Luboshutz and wife Genia Nemenoff)

3.69 [458] The Kate Smith Hour
11Dec1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
John and June Belmont, dance team
Cy Coleman Trio
Fire prevention tips.

3.70 [459] The Kate Smith Hour
12Dec1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
harpist Robert Maxwell
dancers Peggy Ryan and Ray MacDonald.
Ted Collins with a "Cracker barrel" interview.

3.71 [460] The Kate Smith Hour
15Dec1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Fisher and Ross, dance team
impersonator George Kirby
harpist Robert Maxwell
Interview with Carmine De Sapio, leader of New York's Tammany Hall.

3.72 [461] The Kate Smith Hour
16Dec1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Phil Napoleon and his Memphis Five
Hoctor and Byrd

3.73 [462] The Kate Smith Hour
17Dec1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guest
boxer Sugar Ray Robinson

3.74 [463] The Kate Smith Hour
18Dec1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
singer Joe Young
harpist Carlos Salzedo
Bill Callahan, tap dancer

3.75 [464] The Kate Smith Hour
19Dec1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
"Trio" public service message.
Andre Eglevsky and Melissa Hayden of the New York City Center Ballet Company.
Interview with Shirley Booth and showing of film clips of "Come Back, Little Sheba".

3.76 [465] The Kate Smith Hour
22Dec1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
The Acromaniacs
"America Listens", "Trio" segment.
Berry Kroeger and Elizabeth Johnson in "The Gift".

3.77 [466] The Kate Smith Hour
23Dec1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
The Four Aces

3.78 [467] The Kate Smith Hour (Christmas Eve)
24Dec1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
The families of four wounded servicemen in the U.S. Naval Hospital in Yokasuka, Japan
will be given an opportunity to speak to their sons in a Christmas phone call.
Arrangements for the call have been set up by George Thomas Foster NBC correspondent in Tokyo.

[--] The Kate Smith Hour (Christmas Day)
25Dec1952
pre-empted for "Number One, Yuletide Square"
hosted by Arthur Godfrey with Thomas Mitchell, Robert Helpmann, Jacques D'Amboise.


3.79 [468] The Kate Smith Hour
26Dec1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Holiday message by Rev. Milton Galamison
D.D. Siloam Presbyterian Church in Brooklyn.
Johnny Conrad and dancers
pianist Evalyn Tyner.

3.80 [469] The Kate Smith Hour
29Dec1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Andre and Bonnie, dancers
Bobby Brandt, tap dancer
Dorothy Daye's Fashion Show
Reverend Edmund Fogarty of the Catholic Charities.
"Cracker barrel" interview with AFL President George Meany.

3.81 [470] The Kate Smith Hour
30Dec1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guest
Rabbi Morris Kertzer to deliver spiritual message.

3.82 [471] The Kate Smith Hour
31Dec1952
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Hoctor and Byrd, dance team
Phil Napoleon and his Memphis Five
Reverend Ira Langston D.D. of the Park Avenue Christian Church.

[--] The Kate Smith Hour
01Jan1953 [Long Beach Independent]
pre-empted for Cotton Bowl Football: Texas vs. Tennessee


3.83 [472] The Kate Smith Hour
02Jan1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
The Czonys, ballet team
Tom Patricola, dancer
The Asia Boys, acrobats

3.84 [473] The Kate Smith Hour
05Jan1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
The DeMarco Sisters, singers
actor Chester Morris
"Cracker barrel" interview with Assemblyman Joseph F. Carlino.

3.85 [474] The Kate Smith Hour
06Jan1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Hoctor and Byrd, dance team
Bobby Winters, juggler

3.86 [475] The Kate Smith Hour
07Jan1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
The Migal Brothers, tap dancers
The Deep River Boys, singers
pianist Evalyn Tyner

3.87 [476] The Kate Smith Hour
08Jan1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Cabot and Dresden, dance team
singer Al Martino

3.88 [477] The Kate Smith Hour
09Jan1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
The Cabots, dance trio
ventriloquist Jimmy Nelson

3.89 [478] The Kate Smith Hour
12Jan1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Sinclair and Spaulding
singers Elaine Malbin
and William Ovis
Francis Brunn, juggler
"Cracker barrel" interview with Stephen Mitchell, chairman
of the Democratic National Committee.

3.90 [479] The Kate Smith Hour
13Jan1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
The DeMarco Sisters, singers
Andre Eglevsky and Melissa Hayden, ballet dancers

3.91 [480] The Kate Smith Hour
14Jan1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Earl Barton, tap dancer
Phil Napoleon and his Memphis Five
Marshall Izen, puppeteer and pianist
"Listen, America".

3.92 [481] The Kate Smith Hour
15Jan1953
Written by Earl Hamner Jr.
Directed by Alan Neuman
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Jesse, James and Cornell, tap dancers
John Carradine, James Dean and Edgar Staley with a
dramatic performance of "The Hound of Heaven" (12mins).
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MyyokPyDasM

3.93 [482] The Kate Smith Hour
16Jan1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Anthony Allyn and Hodges, comedy ballroom dancers
Cy Coleman Trio

3.94 [483] The Kate Smith Hour
19Jan1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Blair and Dean, dancers
Fashion Show with Dorothy Daye.

3.95 [484] The Kate Smith Hour
20Jan1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Starts at 4:30 due to President Eisenhower Inaugural Parade
and ends at 5pm (1/2 hr program).

3.96 [485] The Kate Smith Hour
21Jan1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
DeMarco Sisters, singers
Joan Kayne, tap dancer (Miss New York) almost won Miss America crown.
pianist Evalyn Tyner.

3.97 [486] The Kate Smith Hour
22Jan1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Teddy and Phyllis Rodriguez, ballroom dancers
Josephine Hull in dramatic sketch "Down to the Sea Again".

3.98 [487] The Kate Smith Hour
23Jan1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
comedian Myron Cohen
Los Gatos, acrobatic team

3.99 [488] The Kate Smith Hour
26Jan1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
pianist Jan August
Baliano Ivanko Quartet
Adagio dancers

3.100 [489] The Kate Smith Hour
27Jan1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Joe Howard, songwriter
Cy Coleman Trio
Donald Buka and Margaret Phillips perform the balcony scene from "Romeo and Juliet".

3.101 [490] The Kate Smith Hour
28Jan1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Hoctor and Byrd, dance team
The Deep River Boys, singers.

3.102 [491] The Kate Smith Hour
29Jan1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Phil Napoleon and his Memphis Five
Fedi and Fedi, eccentric dance act.

3.103 [492] The Kate Smith Hour
30Jan1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
DeMarco Sisters, singers
Bob and Ray, comedy team
"Cracker barrel" interview with Harold H. Velde.

3.104 [493] The Kate Smith Hour
02Feb1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
tenor Kurt Baum
Cy Coleman Trio
Duval and Company, magicians
Dorothy Daye, fashion commentator.

3.105 [494] The Kate Smith Hour
03Feb1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Interview with James Mason and his wife Pamela
Ballet dancers Andre Eglevsky and Melissa Hayden perform "Die Fledermaus".
Deep River Boys, singers
Lane Brothers, acrobats.

3.106 [495] The Kate Smith Hour
04Feb1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Hoctor and Byrd, dancers
"Cracker barrel" interview with Henry Lowenberg, New York attorney
Phil Napoleon and his Memphis Five
"America Sings" segment.

3.107 [496] The Kate Smith Hour
05Feb1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
The Kateds, dance trio
"Cracker barrel" interview
DeMarco Sisters, singers.

3.108 [497] The Kate Smith Hour
06Feb1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Fred and Elaine Barry, ballroom dancers
singer Carl Brisson
and film on visits with wounded servicemen.

3.109 [498] The Kate Smith Hour
09Feb1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
singers Jack Cassidy
and Patricia Marand
Cy Coleman Trio
The Wright Brothers, tap dancers
"Cracker barrel" interview with Rep. Thomas J. Dodd (D-Conn).

3.110 [499] The Kate Smith Hour
10Feb1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
The Maxellos, acrobatic team
Deep River Boys, singers
Alene Dalton, the Story Princess with tale for children.

3.111 [500] The Kate Smith Hour
11Feb1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Bud and Cece Robinson, tap duo
The Vanderbilt Boy, novelty dancers
Barbara Carroll Trio, Jazz group
Royal Dano in a playlet "Abraham Lincoln's Case".

3.112 [501] The Kate Smith Hour
12Feb1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
The Kateds, dance trio
DeMarco Sisters, singers
the Guadsmiths, comedy team.

3.113 [502] The Kate Smith Hour
13Feb1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Phil Napoleon and his Memphis Five
"Cracker barrel" interview with Sen. Henry M. Jackson.

3.114 [503] The Kate Smith Hour
16Feb1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
singers Elaine Malbin
and William Ovis
Bob Ephram, tap dancer
"Cracker barrel" interview with Speaker Charles R. Sligh Jr.

3.115 [504] The Kate Smith Hour
17Feb1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
pianist Seymour Bernstein
The Kateds, dance trio
Eassi Trio, jugglers
and fashion show with Dorothy Daye.

3.116 [505] The Kate Smith Hour
18Feb1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
ballet dancers Andre Eglevsky and Melissa Hayden and Patricia Wilde
in a television adaptation of Balanchine's ballet "Constantia" music by Chopin.

3.117 [506] The Kate Smith Hour
19Feb1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
DeMarco Sisters, vocal quintet
Vanessa Brown in a dramatic play "The Reconciliation"
"Cracker barrel" interview.
"America Sings" session.

3.118 [507] The Kate Smith Hour
20Feb1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Hoctor and Byrd, dance team
comedienne Connie Sawyer
Interviews with wounded veterans of the Korean war.

3.119 [508] The Kate Smith Hour
23Feb1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
organist Ethel Smith
The Kateds, dance trio
Alene Dalton, the Story Princess with Fairy tales for children.
attorney Henry Lowenberg and
columnist Victor Reisen in waterfront hearings debate.

3.120 [509] The Kate Smith Hour
24Feb1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
comedian Jay Marshall
Phil Napoleon and his Memphis Five
Harrison and Patricia Muller, tap dancers

3.121 [510] The Kate Smith Hour
25Feb1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Rudy Cardenas, juggler
Cy Coleman Trio
Hoctor and Byrd, dance team

3.122 [511] The Kate Smith Hour
26Feb1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
comedian Wally Cox
The Kateds, dance trio
DeMarco Sisters, singers

3.123 [512] The Kate Smith Hour
27Feb1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
tenor Ezio Pinza
magician Russell Swan
Vicki Cummings in a sketch "The Tricks of the Trade".

3.124 [513] The Kate Smith Hour
02Mar1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
singer Margaret Truman
Cy Coleman Trio
Paul Sydell's dogs
Gloria Gilbert, toe dancer

3.125 [514] The Kate Smith Hour
03Mar1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Paul Douglas in a dramatic sketch
DeMarco Sisters, singers

3.126 [515] The Kate Smith Hour
04Mar1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Kukla, Fran and Ollie
Hoctor and Byrd, dancers

3.127 [516] The Kate Smith Hour
05Mar1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Andre Egelvsky and Melissa Hayden perform a portion of "Swan Lake" will be presented.
Billy Taylor Trio
ventriloquist Senor Wences.

3.128 [517] The Kate Smith Hour
06Mar1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
puppeteers The Martin Brothers
The Cernys, ballroom dancers.

3.129 [518] The Kate Smith Hour
09Mar1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Barbara Carroll Trio
The Kateds, dance trio
Three Swifts, jugglers
Alene Dalton, the Story Princess fairy time for children.

3.130 [519] The Kate Smith Hour
10Mar1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
The Clark Brothers, tap dancers
impressionist Florence Desmond

3.131 [520] The Kate Smith Hour
11Mar1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Beatrice Kraft dancers,
four exchange students and an American student.

3.132 [521] The Kate Smith Hour
12Mar1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
comedian Jay Marshall
Deep River Boys
The Kateds, dance trio

3.133 [522] The Kate Smith Hour
13Mar1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Hoctor and Byrd, dance team
ventriloquist Jimmy Nelson
Kim Hunter in the dramatic sketch "The Endowment."

3.134 [523] The Kate Smith Hour
16Mar1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Cole and Atkins, dance team
Kim Hunter in the dramatic sketch "The Endowment."
"Cracker barrel" interview with Rep. Kenneth Keating

3.135 [524] The Kate Smith Hour
17Mar1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
DeMarco Sisters, singers
comic Joe Jackson Jr.
Marian McPartland Trio
Alene Dalton, The Story Princess segment.

3.136 [525] The Kate Smith Hour
18Mar1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
French crooner Jean Sablon
Kathryn Lee and Marc Platt, dancers
The Tong Brothers, acrobats
Dorothy Daye with French and Italian fashions.

3.137 [526] The Kate Smith Hour
19Mar1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
DeMarco Sisters, singers
The Kateds, dance trio

3.138 [527] The Kate Smith Hour
20Mar1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Elimar, wire walker act
dramatic feature
teenage discussion segment
Jack Miller's Orchestra

3.139 [528] The Kate Smith Hour
23Mar1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Tommy Wonder and Maggie Banks, dancers
Jack Cassidy and Pat Marand singers of "Wish You Were Here"
Cy Coleman Trio

3.140 [529] The Kate Smith Hour
24Mar1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Ralph Meeker
DeMarco Sisters, singers
The Kateds, dance trio
a scene from Barbara Stanwyck's film "Jeopardy".
Alene Dalton, the Story Princess with children's stories.

3.141 [530] The Kate Smith Hour
25Mar1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Andre Eglevsky and Melissa Hayden ballet stars in "Duel".
Jack Miller's Orchestra

3.142 [531] The Kate Smith Hour
26Mar1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
DeMarco Sisters, singers
The Kateds, dance trio

3.143 [532] The Kate Smith Hour
27Mar1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Eddie Heywood Trio
Singers of Israel led by Cantor Samuel Malavsky
Four teenage guests at the New York Herald Tribune forum.

3.144 [533] The Kate Smith Hour
30Mar1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
singer Nat King Cole
The Kateds, dance trio
Kateydids Quartet
Alene Dalton, the Story Princess

3.145 [534] The Kate Smith Hour
31Mar1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
actor Berry Kroeger in "The Easter Lily" by Brice Howard.
Lakewood High School Chorus

3.146 [535] The Kate Smith Hour
01Apr1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
actor Charlton Heston
Barbara Carroll Trio
Dorothy Daye, fashion commentator.

3.147 [536] The Kate Smith Hour
02Apr1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
King Odum Quartet
Billy May Orchestra
Teenage discussion panel from Herald Tribune forum.

3.148 [537] The Kate Smith Hour
03Apr1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
The Kateds, dance trio
The Katydids, singing group

3.149 [538] The Kate Smith Hour
06Apr1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Three Rockets, tap dancers

3.150 [539] The Kate Smith Hour
07Apr1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
comedienne Helen Halpin
actress Florence Reed in "Nadia Comes Home".
The Three Suns.

3.151 [540] The Kate Smith Hour
08Apr1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Tommy Wonder and Margaret Banks, comedy dancers
Billy Williams Quartet
Dorothy Daye fashion commentator

3.152 [541] The Kate Smith Hour
09Apr1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
The Kateds, dance trio
The Katydids, singers

3.153 [542] The Kate Smith Hour
10Apr1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
John and June Belmont musical comedy team

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3.154 [543] The Kate Smith Hour
13Apr1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
actress Miriam Hopkins in the dramatic play "Interlude".
"Cracker barrel" interview with James L. Wick, head of newsmen delegation to Kremlin.
Woodside Sisters Trio.

3.155 [544] The Kate Smith Hour
14Apr1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
comedian Gene Baylos
The Katydids singers

3.156 [545] The Kate Smith Hour
15Apr1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Trinity College Glee Club
Kathryn Lee and Marc Platt, dancers.

3.157 [546] The Kate Smith Hour
16Apr1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
monologist Virginia Sales
The Kateds, dance trio
The Katydids, singers

3.158 [547] The Kate Smith Hour
17Apr1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Ted and Phyllis Roriguez, ballroom dancers
actor Charles Coburn in "The Gun" story about a kindly old gent
who runs a pawn shop, manages to keep a confused, desperate
teenager on the straight and narrow between tickets.

3.159 [548] The Kate Smith Hour
20Apr1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Actress Miriam Hopkins.
Robert Shackleton and Evelyn Ward, singers
"Cracker barrel" interview with Senator Wayne Morse.
Alene Dalton, children's story teller.

3.160 [549] The Kate Smith Hour
21Apr1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Cabot and Dresden, dance team
Jack Miller's Orchestra

3.161 [550] The Kate Smith Hour
22Apr1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Marian McPartland Trio
Dorothy Daye, fashion commentator
Tommy Wonder and Margaret Banks, dancers.

3.162 [551] The Kate Smith Hour
23Apr1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Migal Twins, dance team
actor John Newland in the dramatic play "The Key".

3.163 [552] The Kate Smith Hour
24Apr1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Evie Lynn, dancer
Jose Duval, singer
The Showtimers, song and dance team.
Phil Romano, violinist
The Kateds, dance trio
The Katydids, singers.

3.164 [553] The Kate Smith Hour
27Apr1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
actor John Newland in a dramatic sketch "The Key".
The Dunhills, tap trio

3.165 [554] The Kate Smith Hour
28Apr1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Marshall Izen, impressionist and puppeteer
The Kateds, dance trio
The Katydids, singers.

3.166 [555] The Kate Smith Hour
29Apr1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Buster Shaver and Olive comedy dance team
Deep River Boys vocal group
"Cracker barrel" interview with Senator Mike Mansfield.

3.167 [556] The Kate Smith Hour
30Apr1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
ballet dancers Andre Eglevsky and Melissa Hayden

3.168 [557] The Kate Smith Hour
01May1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Kathryn Lee and Marc Platt, dancers
Birthday candles for Kate.

3.169 [558] The Kate Smith Hour
04May1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Danny Sutton, singer
The Kateds, dance trio
The Katydids, singers.

3.170 [559] The Kate Smith Hour
05May1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Francois and Giselle Szony, brother and sister acrobatic ballet team

3.171 [560] The Kate Smith Hour
06May1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
composer Jimmy McHugh
Eve Marley and Beverly Richards, singers
Kathyrn Lee and Marc Platt, dancers.

3.172 [561] The Kate Smith Hour
07May1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Andre Eglevsky and Melissa Hayden, ballet stars

3.173 [562] The Kate Smith Hour
08May1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
actor Ernest Truex in a dramatic sketch.
Robert Shackleton and Evelyn Ward, musical comedy singers.

3.174 [563] The Kate Smith Hour
11May1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Walton and O'Rourke, puppeteers

3.175 [564] The Kate Smith Hour
12May1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Kathryn Lee and Marc Platt, dancers

3.176 [565] The Kate Smith Hour
13May1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Tommy Wonder and Margaret Banks, dancers
"Moment in Spotlight"
TV newcomers Sandra Landi, Bob Miller, Joan Bishop.

3.177 [566] The Kate Smith Hour
14May1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Andre Eglevsky and Melissa Hayden, ballet dancers
ventriloquist Jimmy Nelson
Robert Shcackleton and Evelyn Ward, singers
Bobby Stevenson Trio.

3.178 [567] The Kate Smith Hour
15May1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Alene Dalton, teller of children's stories.
The Kateds, dance trio
The Katydids, singers.

3.179 [568] The Kate Smith Hour
18May1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Anthony, Allyn and Hodges

3.180 [569] The Kate Smith Hour
19May1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
magician the Great Ballantine
The Kateds, dance trio
The Katydids, singers.

3.181 [570] The Kate Smith Hour
20May1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
singer Marion Colby
The Blackburn Twins
Dorothy Daye, fashion commentator

3.182 [571] The Kate Smith Hour
21May1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Kathryn Lee and Marc Platt, dancers

3.183 [572] The Kate Smith Hour
22May1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
actors John Newland and Berry Kroeger in the
dramatic presentation of "Tales of Morpheus".

3.184 [573] The Kate Smith Hour
25May1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests

3.185 [574] The Kate Smith Hour
26May1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests

3.186 [575] The Kate Smith Hour
27May1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Dramatic play "Proof Through the Night".

3.187 [576] The Kate Smith Hour
28May1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests

3.188 [577] The Kate Smith Hour
29May1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests

3.189 [578] The Kate Smith Hour
01Jun1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
"Main St. Merchants".
"Cracker barrel" interview with Mrs. Oscar Ahlgren,
president of the National Federation of Women's Clubs.

3.190 [579] The Kate Smith Hour
02Jun1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Teenage forum with College editors.
The Kateds, dance trio.
The Katydids, singers.

3.191 [580] The Kate Smith Hour
03Jun1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Bambi Linn and Rod Alexander, dancers
Bridal fashions with Dorothy Daye
"Cracker barrel" interview with Senator Charles Tobey.

3.192 [581] The Kate Smith Hour
04Jun1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
Alene Dalton, the Story Princess teller of children's tales.
"Moment in the Spotlight", featuring four young TV performers.

3.193 [582] The Kate Smith Hour [Final program of Season 3]
05Jun1953
Hostess Kate Smith
Guests
dancers Eglevsky and Hayden
and The Singing Katydids.
Kate's last show of the season and a review of the best acts
presented during the year.

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"On Your Account" M.C. Win Elliott, premieres 08-Jun-1953.

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