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General Electric's All-Star Anniversary (1978)

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Cast

Credited cast:
John Wayne ... Himself - Host
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lucille Ball ... Herself
Jon 'Bowzer' Bauman Jon 'Bowzer' Bauman ... Bowzer
Albert Brooks ... Himself
Henry Fonda ... Himself
Alex Haley ... Himself
Pat Hingle ... Thomas Edison
Bob Hope ... Himself
Cheryl Ladd ... Herself
Michael Landon ... Himself
Penny Marshall ... Herself
Denise McKenna ... Dancer
Donny Osmond ... Himself
Marie Osmond ... Herself
Charley Pride ... Himself
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 September 1978 (USA) See more »

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

John Wayne steps forth to host this anniversary show, which includes as bright spots, Red Skelton's perennial "old man at a parade" routine and Pat Hingle's impeccable impersonation of Thomas Alva Edison, It's just another musical variety special. Wayne gives a capsulized running history of the past 100 years between musical numbers, vignettes and vintage film clips; while other fine moments are filled by James Stewart as Mark Twain; James Whitmore as Will Rogers; Leslie Uggams' stylish song turn; and Albert Brooks' hilarious routine about holding open auditions to find a new national anthem. See more »

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John Wayne's America...!!!
27 September 2002 | by steve_kadenSee all my reviews

In essence this IS John Wayne. This is America....John Wayne's America...Your America and mine as well. Walk through the history of America, laugh a little, cry a little but most of all understand the PRIDE in America that John Wayne saw and had. If at ever possible to see this DO for it is a tribute like none other. The whole family can take pride in America and will talk about this show for years to come.


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