SHOWER OF STARS: ETHEL MERMANS SHOW-STOPPERS - RARE DVD

$ 14.00

TV 1/20/55 - Hosted by William Lundigan, with Ethel Merman, Red Skelton, Betty & Jane Kean, Bobby Van.   Highlights: --Ensemble: "Show-Stoppers." --Merman: "Eadie Was A Lady." --Skelton and Merman: "You're Just In Love." --The Kean Sisters: "Take It Away!" --Bobby Van: "Grand Old Flag," "Mary," "Yankee Doodle Dandy." --Merman and Kean Sisters: "A Little Girl from Little Rock." --Skelton: "Dunkin' Doughnuts." --Bobby Van dances on a pool table to "Too Darn Hot." --Merman and Skelton: "Papa, Won't You Dance with Me." --Merman closes with "There's No Business Like Show Business."   In black and white.   1 hour, complete with original commercials.   Some tracking issues during the opening credits.   (Also included on the disc: Shower Of Stars: “Ethel Merman’s Show-Stoppers”, 11/14/55 - Hosted by William Lundigan, with Ethel Merman, Red Skelton, Peter Lind Hayes & Mary Healy, Harold Lang, Barrie Chase Cindy Robbins, Patty Wharton. Highlights: Ensemble: "Show-Stoppers." Merman sings "I Got Rhythm" surrounded by dancers (including a very young Barrie Chase) in a music store setting. Peter Lind Hayes and Mary Healy: "I Still Get Jealous." Harold Lang and Cindy Robbins: "I Could Write A Book." Merman and Hayes & Healy: "Doing What Comes Naturally." Red Skelton does a routine about going to the movies. Harold Lang and Patti Wharton: "Luck Be a Lady." Merman: "Ten Cents a Dance." Hayes & Healy recreate their supper club act. Finale: "That's The Kind of Dame I Am" and "Show-Stoppers.   This episode was produced by Jule Styne.   In black and white.   1 hour, complete with original commercials.)