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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Storyline

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

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The day after this special first aired, John Wayne was a guest on "Laugh-In." On CBS Lucille Ball began her fifth season of "Here's Lucy" and James Arness began his 18th season of "Gunsmoke." See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Dinah Shore: We were live and our main motivation was fear!
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Features Gunsmoke (1955) See more »

Soundtracks

(Why Did I Tell You I Was Going To) Shanghai
by Bob Hilliard and Milton De Lugg
Sung by Russell Arms
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