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#5901: PRODUCER'S SHOWCASE: "LORD DON'T PLAY FAVORITES, THE"
1956-09-17, WNBC, 84 min.
Kay Starr, Louis Armstrong, Robert Stack, Buster Keaton, Dick Haymes

               October 18, 1954-May 27, 1957.
 Live ninety minute productions aired every fourth week. The range of material was vast, from dramas to musicals.

Presented on "PRODUCER'S SHOWCASE." Patrick Malloy's short story about a small traveling circus stranded in a Kansas town in 1905, experiencing a drought.             
#13152: THIS IS YOUR LIFE
1957-04-03, WNBC, 8 min.
Ralph Edwards, Buster Keaton

October 1, 1952 - September 10, 1961 (NBC TV). January 21, 1971 - May 7, 1973 (Syndicated - 56 episodes).

  
THIS IS YOUR LIFE was hosted by Ralph Edwards. It was a sentimental human interest show which he began on radio in 1948. Each week a special guest was lured to the studio by a ruse and then surprised as Edward's announced, "This is your Life!" Long lost friends and relatives materialized during the ensuing half hour to relive long-forgotten incidents going back to early childhood. The programs were broadcast LIVE and reverted to Video Tape at the start of the 1959-1960 season, at which time most of the telecasts were pre-recorded. 
Bob Warren announcer.
 The surprised guest received a 16mm film of the program and a Bell & Howell projector. 

In this episode, host Ralph Edwards surprises Buster Keaton.The first eight minutes are heard.
                                                                                                                             
#6950A: ACADEMY AWARDS: 32ND ANNUAL
1960-04-04, NBC, min.
Gene Kelly, William Wyler, James Stewart, John Wayne, Bob Hope, Gary Cooper, Ed Wynn, Yves Montand, Rock Hudson, Tony Curtis, Andre Previn, Hope Lange, Joan Crawford, Carl Reiner, Robert Ryan, Shelley Winters, Buster Keaton, Janet Leigh, Natalie Wood, Robert Wagner, Sammy Cahn, Yvette Mimieux, Elizabeth Taylor, Ann Blyth, Frankie Laine, Barbara Rush, Fernando Lamas, Joni James, Jack Clayton, Richard Conte, Wendell Corey, Edward Curtiss, BB Kahane, Eric Johnston, Susan Kohner, Diane McBain, Juanita Moore, Edmond OBrien, Simone Signoret, Jimmy Van Heusen, Frankie Vaughan, Robert Vaughan, Mary Zimbalist

Bob Hope is host for the 32nd Annual Academy Awards ceremony, telecast live from the RKO Pantages Theater, in Hollywood, California.                                                   
#115: HERE'S HOLLYWOOD
1961-08-10, WNBC, 12 min.
Dean Miller, Buster Keaton

Dean Miller interviews Buster Keaton.             
#131: DUPONT SHOW OF THE WEEK: LAUGHTER USA, THE
1961-09-17, WNBC, 53 min.
Jack Benny, Jimmy Durante, Robert Russell Bennett, Richard Hanser, Donald B. Hyatt, Fred Allen, Phil Silvers, Bob Hope, Eddie Cantor, Burns & Allen, Laurel and Hardy, W.C. Fields, Groucho Marx, George Burns, Rod Reed, Buster Keaton

Samples of American humor from the beginnings till now are examined. A host of stars participate including Phil Silvers, Bob Hope, Jimmy Durante, Eddie Cantor, Burns and Allen, Buster Keaton, Fred Allen, Laurel and Hardy, W.C. Fields, Groucho Marx and Jack Benney. This premiere show for the series was produced by Donald B. Hyatt and his Project 20 staff. Written by Richard Hanser and Rod Reed. Original musical score by Robert Russell Bennett.
#898: A 1960'S RADIO BROADCAST ADDITION: MEMOIRS OF THE MOVIES: HOLLYWOOD AT HOME
1961-12-03, WNYC, 27 min.
Otto Preminger, Sessue Hayakawa, Joan Franklin, Robert Franklin, Ralph Bellamy, Elliot Nugent, Frances Marion, Myrna Loy, Melvyn Douglas, Walter Abel, Dore Schary, Buster Keaton, Albert Hackett, Samuel Spewack, Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Program number 10 of 18 programs. 
Myrna Loy introduces this unique series. Buster Keaton leads a tour through the boulevards and back rooms and closets where the skeletons were kept in the grandest, gaudiest days of Hollywood, USA, when the guest lists and salary checks were closely related. The movie industry's catered affairs are recalled by Melvyn Douglas, Ralph Bellamy, Elliot Nugent, Walter Abel, writers Frances Marion, Albert Hackett, Samuel Spewack and Otto Preminger, producers Joseph L. Mankiewicz and Dore Schary and Japanese star Sessue Hayakawa. Most of the interviews were originally recorded in 1959 by producers Joan and Robert Franklin.   

  NOTE: Robert  C. Franklin (1920-1980), inspired by a 1958 newspaper story he read about Columbia University's POPULAR ARTS ORAL HISTORY PROJECT, approached Dr. Louis Starr, then director of the oral-history collection, with a proposal to interview and tape record, on to 1/4" reel to reel audio tapes, movie people as they passed through New York. The objective would be to document, through personal recollections, the era of the silent era in films, the impact of sound, the triumphs and inequities of the major studios, and life in the glittering film capital...a firsthand account revelation of how silent movies were actually made.  

Robert  and his wife, Joan Franklin went on to record 200 reels of audio tape, recording celebrities mostly in New York City hotel rooms in 1958 and 1959. Transcripts of interviews were made available at the time to students and researchers. 

In 1961 excerpts/highlights from these audio tapes were edited into a 16 part  radio series titled, MEMOIRS OF THE MOVIES. Myrna Loy provided a standard opening. A different celebrity host/hostess was employed to introduce each episode. All of the 90 celebrities interviewed have since passed away with the exception of Joanne Woodward. Two additional episodes were later produced, "Style of the 70's," and "Rush To Reality," both hosted by Ben Gazzara and added, subsequently, to  re-issues of the series which were syndicated in the 1960's and 1970's airing  in New York (WINS), Boston (WBZ), Philadelphia (KYW), Baltimore (WJZ), Fort Wayne (WOWO), Chicago (WIND), San Francisco (KPIX), and Los Angeles (KFWB).  

The original 200 unedited reels of 1/4" audio tape interviews recorded by Joan and Robert Franklin are no longer known to exist. However, audio cassette transfers from these original tapes were donated by Joan Franklin many decades ago to Columbia University's Oral History Research Office where they exist  today.
Confirmed during a 2009 phone conversation with Mary Marshal Clark, archivist at Columbia at that time, who stated that the first on file communication from Robert  Franklin to Columbia University related to his  proposal to do an oral history audio recorded project is dated, July 31, 1958.
                                  
#904: NEW MARCH OF THE DIMES: THE SCENE STEALERS, THE
1962-01-02, WPIX, 49 min.
Ralph Edwards, James Garner, Jack Lemmon, Lorne Greene, Limeliters, Jackie Cooper, Fabian, Dr. Frank Baxter, Buster Keaton, Rosemary Clooney, Eartha Kitt, Abby Dalton, Fritz Feld, Dorothy Provine, Roger Williams, David Janssen, Nanette Fabray, Dan Blocker

Starring in this special program are Jimmy Durante, Buster Keaton, Dan Blocker, Rosemary Clooney, Jackie Cooper, Abby Dalton, Ralph Edwards, Fabian, Nanette Fabray, Fritz Feld, James Garner, Lorne Greene, David Janssen, Eartha Kitt, Jack Lemmon, The Limeliters, Dorothy Provine, Roger Williams and Dr. Frank Baxter. This film and its stars signal the opening of the 1962 March of Dimes Campaign.
#326: A 1960'S RADIO BROADCAST ADDITION: RETROSPECT (MEMOIRS OF THE MOVIES): THE COMICS FINEST HOUR (ORIGINAL TITLE: THE BIRTH OF A BOFFO)
1962-11-25, WINS, 28 min.
Joe E. Brown, Charlie Ruggles, Harold Lloyd, Eddie Sutherland, Moe Howard, Joan Franklin, Robert Franklin, Buster Keaton

Re-run of Program 3 of 18 episodes in the series with real humor and affection Joe E. Brown hosts as master of humor who brings back the days when movie comedy was seen, but not heard. 

Comments from Eddie Sutherland, Charlie Ruggles, Moe Howard, Buster Keaton, Harold Lloyd. A feature presentation of the Westinghouse Broadcasting Company in collaboration with the Oral History Research Project of Columbia University. Produced by Joan Franklin and Robert Franklin. 

   NOTE: Robert  C. Franklin (1920-1980), inspired by a 1958 newspaper story he read about Columbia University's POPULAR ARTS ORAL HISTORY PROJECT, approached Dr. Louis Starr, then director of the oral-history collection, with a proposal to interview and tape record, on to 1/4" reel to reel audio tapes, movie people as they passed through New York. The objective would be to document, through personal recollections, the era of the silent era in films, the impact of sound, the triumphs and inequities of the major studios, and life in the glittering film capital...a firsthand account revelation of how silent movies were actually made.  

Robert  and his wife, Joan Franklin went on to record 200 reels of audio tape, recording celebrities mostly in New York City hotel rooms in 1958 and 1959. Transcripts of interviews were made available at the time to students and researchers. 

In 1961 excerpts/highlights from these audio tapes were edited into a 16 part  radio series titled, MEMOIRS OF THE MOVIES. Myrna Loy provided a standard opening. A different celebrity host/hostess was employed to introduce each episode. All of the 90 celebrities interviewed have since passed away with the exception of Joanne Woodward. Two additional episodes were later produced, "Style of the 70's," and "Rush To Reality," both hosted by Ben Gazzara and added, subsequently, to  re-issues of the series which were syndicated in the 1960's and 1970's airing  in New York (WINS), Boston (WBZ), Philadelphia (KYW), Baltimore (WJZ), Fort Wayne (WOWO), Chicago (WIND), San Francisco (KPIX), and Los Angeles (KFWB).  

The original 200 unedited reels of 1/4" audio tape interviews recorded by Joan and Robert Franklin are no longer known to exist. However, audio cassette transfers from these original tapes were donated by Joan Franklin many decades ago to Columbia University's Oral History Research Office where they exist  today.
Confirmed during a 2009 phone conversation with Mary Marshal Clark, archivist at Columbia at that time, who stated that the first on file communication from Robert  Franklin to Columbia University related to his  proposal to do an oral history audio recorded project is dated, July 31, 1958.
                                                             
#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.             
#15039: CBS NEWS, THE
1966-02-01, CBS, 29 min.
Hedda Hopper, Buster Keaton

The deaths of Buster Keaton and Hedda Hopper.

Includes commercials.          
#15024: VOICES IN THE HEADLINES: ABC RADIO NEWS
1966-02-06, ABC, min.
Hedda Hopper, Buster Keaton, George McGovern, Dean Rusk, James Lovell, Lyndon Johnson, Fred Foy, Curtis Lemay, Wayne Morse, Robert Kennedy, Arthur Goldberg, Robert McNamara, Averill Harriman, Russell Long, Nguyen Cao Ky, William Westmoreland, Denis Fedorenko, Ramsey Clark

Voices in The Headlines was an American news program broadcast on ABC radio featuring the top news stories of the day. It was hosted by long-time radio and television announcer Fred Foy. 

A review of the week's top news stories: The Russians land moon probe, it sends contact to earth, comments by James Lovell, others, the US resumes bombing in North Vietnam, reactions from Wayne Morse, Russell Long,  Ramsey Clark, Robert Kennedy, George McGovern, Averill Harriman, Britain, General Curtis LeMay, Arthur Goldberg, Robert McNamara
Russia's Denis Fedorenko at the UN, Dean Rusk says peace channels have failed, President Johnson to go to Hawaii to meet with South Vietnamese leader, General Ky and General William Westmoreland, report on search and destroy mission in Vietnam, death claims Buster Keaton and Hedda Hopper.

Narrator: Fred Foy.   

NOTE: Fred Foy, best known for his voicing the opening of THE LONE RANGER on radio joined the ABC TV announcing staff in New York in 1961. For ABC RADIO he narrated the award-winning news documentary, VOICES IN THE HEADLINES a 25-minute weekly wrap up of salient news events of the week with sound bites representing the news as it was recorded.                                                                                                                                          
#1087: HOLLYWOOD PALACE: CLOSING NIGHT AT THE PALACE
1970-02-07, WABC, 52 min.
Jack Benny, Jimmy Durante, Liberace, Debbie Reynolds, Nat King Cole, Milton Berle, Martha Raye, Sid Caesar, Ed Wynn, Van Johnson, Kate Smith, Gloria Swanson, Mrs. Miller, Don Adams, Joey Forman, Bert Lahr, Tim Conway, Fred Astaire, Buster Keaton, Buddy Rich, Bette Davis, Bing Crosby, Sammy Davis Jr., David Janssen, Perry Como, Donald O'Connor, Edgar Bergen, Don Rickles, Dan Rowan, Dick Martin, Peter Lawford, Imogene Coca, Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass, Tiny Tim, Eydie Gorme, Herb Albert, Ethel Merman, Ray Bolger, Ella Fitzgerald, James Brown, Marty Allen, Petula Clark

Bing Crosby who hosted opening night at the palace on Jan. 4, 1964, brings down the curtain with a large sampling of highlights from the past six years. Celebrities include Nat King Cole, Ed Wynn, Eydie Gorme, Herb Albert and the Tijuana Brass, Fred Astaire, Ethel Merman, Martha Raye, Ray Bolger, Jimmy Durante, Mrs. Miller, Sammy Davis Jr., Ella Fitzgerald, James Brown, Don Adams, Marty Allen, Jack Benny, Edgar Bergen, Milton Berle, Burns & Schreiber, Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Petula Clark, Perry Como, Tim Conway, Bette Davis, Joey Forman, David Janssen, Van Johnson, Buster Keaton, Bert Lahr, Peter Lawford, Liberace, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Buddy Rich, Don Rickles, Dan Rowan, Dick Martin, Kate Smith, Gloria Swanson and Tiny Tim.
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