Zenith Presents: A Salute to Television's 25th Anniversary (1972)

The Zenith Electronics Corporation presented an all star variety show look at the first 25 years of network television in the United States. This retrospective brought together many of the ... See full summary »

Director:

Marty Pasetta

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Cast

Credited cast:
Judith Anderson ... Herself
Russell Arms ... Himself
James Arness ... Himself
Lucille Ball ... Herself
Milton Berle ... Himself
Sid Caesar ... Himself
George Chakiris ... Himself
Maria Cole Maria Cole ... Herself
Edward M. Davis Edward M. Davis ... Himself
Jimmy Durante ... Himself
Dave Garroway ... Himself
Lorne Greene ... Himself
Florence Henderson ... Herself
Bob Hope ... Himself
Snooky Lanson ... Himself
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The Zenith Electronics Corporation presented an all star variety show look at the first 25 years of network television in the United States. This retrospective brought together many of the most popular names of early broadcasting and included classic film clips, kine-scopes, video tape segments, and the personal memories of those who were a vital part of entertainment history. Written by Tom Blomquist

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Family

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 September 1972 (USA) See more »

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Color

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4:3
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Trivia

There were 121 honorees presented a silver medallion on behalf of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, although only 13 are awarded on the show. Two awards were given posthumously: Nat King Cole and Edward R. Murrow. Los Angeles Police Commissioner Edward M. Davis accepts for Jack Webb and "Dragnet". See more »

Goofs

During Dave Garroway's segment about the 121 honorees, the crawl misspells "Captain Kangaroo" as "Captain Kangeroo." See more »

Quotes

Lucille Ball: I just love watching 'The Late, Late Show'. Where else could I be 25 for 25 years?
Lucille Ball: On your reruns. You know I'm kidding, Lucy. You're the most beautiful woman in Hollywood and you have been for many years.
Lucille Ball: That's quite a compliment considering you started as a stuntman for Francis X. Bushman.
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Crazy Credits

Over the closing credits is a montage of "Good Nights" from various television programs. See more »

Connections

References The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (1956) See more »

Soundtracks

This Ole House
Written by Stuart Hamblen
Sung by Snooky Lanson
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