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The Jack Paar Program 

This was a variety show, hosted by Jack Paar, that had live and filmed interviews with famous people; comedy and musical acts; and home movies of trips Paar took with his wife Miriam and ... See full summary »
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Complete series cast summary:
Jack Paar ...  Himself - Host 103 episodes, 1962-1965
Jose Melis Jose Melis ...  Himself - Bandleader / ... 102 episodes, 1962-1965
Jim G. Lucas Jim G. Lucas ...  Himself - Announcer / ... 102 episodes, 1962-1965
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This was a variety show, hosted by Jack Paar, that had live and filmed interviews with famous people; comedy and musical acts; and home movies of trips Paar took with his wife Miriam and his teenage daughter Randy. Written by J.E. McKillop <jmckillo@notes.cc.bellcore.com>

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USA

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English

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21 September 1962 (USA) See more »

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Dolphin Enterprises See more »
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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Only black and white copies remain
19 July 2018 | by drbencaseySee all my reviews

This show was shot on beautiful color 2-inch videotape and as the producer and owner of the series, Paar had all of the tapes. As was his temperamental nature, he decided at some point to discard all of the shows and every day would put a few out for his garbage man to pick up. So, all that remains of the series are the black and white kinescopes which NBC saved, which is not even the complete run of the show. No color footage has been found to exist.


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