The Colgate Comedy Hour (1950–1955)

Host: Donald O'connor: Guest Stars: Corinne Calvet, Kay Starr, Ben Blue 

Episode highlights include Donald O'Connor performing a song-and-dance about women's hats, Ben Blue starring in a sketch about the upper berth in a train's sleeping compartment, a ... See full summary »

Director:

Fred Hamilton (uncredited)

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Donald O'Connor ... Himself - Host
Corinne Calvet ... Herself
Kay Starr Kay Starr ... Herself - Singer
Ben Blue ... Himself
Gwen Carter Gwen Carter ... Herself
Sidney Miller ... Himself - Songwriter (as Sid Miller)
Frank Nelson ... Himself - Mailman
Scatman Crothers ... Himself - Sketch Actor
Donna O'Connor Donna O'Connor ... Herself
Bobbi Martin Bobbi Martin ... Herself - Sketch Actress
Sid Slate Sid Slate ... Himself
Jimmy Cross Jimmy Cross ... Himself - Sketch Actor
Marie Cochran Marie Cochran ... Himself - Sketch Actress
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Margaret Lindsay ... Herself - Halo Shampoo Commercial
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Storyline

Episode highlights include Donald O'Connor performing a song-and-dance about women's hats, Ben Blue starring in a sketch about the upper berth in a train's sleeping compartment, a songwriter sketch featuring suffering partners O'Connor and Sid Miller and a big production number featuring O'Connor and Scatman Crothers based on the song, "The Birth of the Blues". Written by David Bassler

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance

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Release Date:

3 February 1952 (USA) See more »

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Trivia

Frank Sinatra was scheduled to appear on the program, but had to bow out at the last minute due to a bad cold. See more »

Soundtracks

Wheel of Fortune
(uncredited)
Written by George David Weiss and Bennie Benjamin
Performed by Kay Starr
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