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#8: PROJECT 20: MEET MR. LINCOLN
1960-02-11, WNBC, 29 min.
Thomas Mitchell, Alexander Scourby, Robert Russell Bennett, Richard Hanser, Donald B. Hyatt, Abraham Lincoln

A portrait of Abraham Lincoln on the 150th anniversary of his birth. This program concentrates on the final four years of Lincoln's life and his presidency. Thomas Mitchell introduces the program, and does one commercial for the sponsor, (The Lincoln Life Insurance Company). This presentation was a repeat of its premiere airing one year before. Alexander Scourby narrates from Richard Hanser's script, quoting mostly in the words of Abraham Lincoln. Robert Russell Bennett's score incorporates songs of the time. Donald B. Hyatt produced and directed. This broadcast received many outstanding awards but was never aired again.
#12: PROJECT 20: LIFE IN THE THIRTIES
1960-03-13, WNBC, 52 min.
Alexander Scourby, Robert Russell Bennett, Richard Hanser, Donald B. Hyatt

Alexander Scourby narrates. Music of the period is conducted by composer Robert Russell Bennett. Written by Richard Hanser. Produced and directed by Donald B. Hyatt. Originally aired Oct. 16, 1959.
#37: PROJECT 20: THE INNOCENT YEARS
1960-07-18, WNBC, 52 min.
Alexander Scourby, Robert Russell Bennett, Richard Hanser, Donald B. Hyatt, Henry Salomon

The years 1900-1917 are documented with Alexander Scourby narrating and Robert Russell Bennett providing the score from popular songs of the time. First broadcast Nov. 21, 1957. Written by Henry Salomon and Richard Hanser. Produced by Salomon and directed by Donald B. Hyatt.
#39: PROJECT 20: THE JAZZ AGE
1960-08-05, WNBC, 52 min.
Alexander Scourby, Robert Russell Bennett, Donald B. Hyatt, Fred Allen, Henry Salomon

Fred Allen narrates a chronicle of America and Americans from the end of World War I to Oct. 29, 1929. Robert Russell Bennett's musical score is made up of popular songs of the period. First telecast Dec. 6, 1956, this documentary was written and produced by Henry Salomon.
#55: PROJECT 20: VICTORY AT SEA
1960-12-29, WNBC, 79 min.
Alexander Scourby, Robert Russell Bennett, Richard Hanser, Donald B. Hyatt, Richard Rodgers

This special documents World War II navel operations. Originally presented as a classic series of half hour weekly episodes, this show was a newly edited and concise version. Alexander Scourby narrated. Richard Hanser wrote the script and Robert Russell Bennett arranged the score by Richard Rodgers. Produced and directed by Donald B. Hyatt.
#59: PROJECT 20: THE TWISTED CROSS
1961-01-03, WNBC, 57 min.
Dwight D. Eisenhower, Alexander Scourby, Adolf Hitler, Robert Russell Bennett, Richard Hanser, Wilson Hall, Henry Salomon, Fidel Castro

Alexander Scourby narrates this documentary showing the rise and fall of Adolf Hitler. Produced by Henry Salomon and Richard Hanser. Musical score by Robert Russell Bennett. NBC news bulletins with Wilson Hall interrupts programming, stating that "President Eisenhower has broken off U.S. relations with Castro's Cuba." This program originally aired on March 14, 1956.
#89: PROJECT 20: THE GREAT WAR
1961-07-04, WNBC, 52 min.
Alexander Scourby, Robert Russell Bennett, Richard Hanser, Henry Salomon

America's participation in World War I is chronicled. Alexander Scourby narrates. Produced by Henry Salomon. Written by Salomon and Richard Hanser. Music by Robert Russell Bennett. Premiere broadcast was Oct. 16, 1956.
#5162: KICKING SOUND AROUND
1961-09-13, WABC, 52 min.
Art Carney, Connie Francis, Alexander Scourby, Eddie Foy Jr., Beatrice Arthur, Tab Hunter

Connie Francis "kicks sound around" with fellow noisemakers. There are sketches and songs. This was Connie Francis' first and only television special.
#139: WORLD OF BOB HOPE, THE
1961-10-29, WNBC, 28 min.
Alexander Scourby, Bob Hope

Alexander Scourby narrates the first in a series of shows about prominent Americans.
#6958B: POETIC PORTRAIT: AMERICANS: A PORTRAIT IN VERSES
1962-08-16, CBS, 00 min.
Alexander Scourby, James Whitmore, Neva Patterson, Kathleen Widdoes, Peggy Wood, Kim Hunter, Hurd Hatfield, Winifred Heidt

More than one poet has tried to capture all of America in a single work.But how would it be if the works of many poets were stitched together into a sampler portrait of America? That's what tonight's program has done, drawing on such writers as Edgar Allan Poe, Ralph Waldo Emerson, e.e.Cummings and Allen Ginsberg. The major work of the evening is Robert Frost's "Death Of The Hired Man," with Peggy Wood as Mary, Alexander Scourby as Silas and James Whitmore, the show's narrator, as Warren. "The People Yes," by Carl Sandburg,is also heard.                          
#371: WORLD OF BENNY GOODMAN, THE
1963-01-24, WNBC, 52 min.
Alexander Scourby, Benny Goodman

The life of the "King of Swing," Benny Goodman, is reviewed. Alexander Scourby narrates.
#7468: WORLD OF BENNY GOODMAN, THE
1963-01-24, NBC, 00 min.
Alexander Scourby, Benny Goodman

Profile of bandleader Benny Goodman that covers his childhood in Chicago, his rise to fame and his world travels, particularly his 1961 trip to Russia. Narrated by Alexander Scourby. 

Dupe Of Number 371.                         
#401: WORLD OF MAURICE CHEVALIER
1963-02-22, WNBC, 52 min.
Alexander Scourby, Maurice Chevalier

Maurice Chevalier is visited at his home in a Paris suburb; he celebrates his 74th Birthday. His life and times are recounted through film clips of his early years. There is music and plenty of anecdotes. Alexander Scourby narrates.
#927: WORLD OF: DARRYL F. ZANUCK, THE
1963-04-02, WNBC, 53 min.
Alexander Scourby, Darryl F. Zanuck

Alexander Scourby narrates this profile on Hollywood Producer Darryl F. Zanuck, who in 1929 was put in charge of production at Warner Brothers-First National and helped the studios during the transition to sound. In 1933, he formed a new company, 20th Century Pictures, which merged and became 20th Century Fox in 1934. It became a major production center for some of the greatest stars and pictures Hollywood has ever known.
#573: PROJECT 20: THE COMING OF CHRIST
1963-12-22, WNBC, 28 min.
Alexander Scourby, Robert Russell Bennett, Richard Hanser, Donald B. Hyatt, Jesus Christ

Alexander Scourby narrates from passages in the Old and New Testaments - prophecies of the coming of the Messiah and descriptions of Christ's birth, his life and his ministry. Robert Russell Bennett composed the score. Produced and directed by Donald B. Hyatt and written by Richard Hanser. First broadcast Dec. 20, 1960.
#735: JONATHAN WINTERS SPECIAL, THE
1965-03-29, WNBC, 41 min.
Jonathan Winters, Alexander Scourby, Buster Keaton, Julie Newmar, Fred Clark

Jonathan Winters and his guests, Buster Keaton, Julie Newmar and Fred Clark satirize Hollywood. Alexander Scourby also guests as narrator.             
#8334: INVESTIGATION, THE
1967-04-14, NBC, 90 min.
Alexander Scourby, Ward Costello, Alice Hirson, Vivian Nathan, Graham Jarvis

A look into German death camps during World War 11. The play is set in a courtroom where witnesses confront the accused who represent real people. Alexander Scourby introduces the play.                        
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