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#5922: PIED PIPER OF HAMELIN, THE
1957-11-26, WNBC, 80 min.
Jim Backus, Kay Starr, Van Johnson, Claude Rains, Lori Nelson, Doodles Weaver, Stanley Adams, Rene Kroper

Story of the town of Hamelin, besieged by rats and the town’s corrupt Mayor, unwilling to help. Released to theaters in 1961. No TV opening or closing recorded.
#50: JOE FRANKLIN SHOW, THE
1960-11-23, WOR, 30 min.
Joe Franklin, Jim Backus

Joe Franklin interviews Jim Backus.
#127: PERSON TO PERSON WITH CHARLES COLLINGWOOD
1961-09-01, CBS, 11 min.
Jim Backus, Charles Collingwood, Henny Backus

Charles Collingwood interviews Jim Backus who is joined by his wife Henny Backus.             
#142: HIGH HOPES
1961-11-05, WPIX, 54 min.
Jerry Lewis, Jim Backus, George Raft, Art Linkletter, Barry Sullivan, Connie Stevens, Richard Boone, Jaye P. Morgan, Gogi Grant, The Wiere Brothers, Robert Fuller, Tom Tully, Johnny Mathis, Donald O'Connor

Jerry Lewis is host for this variety show special on behalf of the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Guests are Connie Stevens, Donald O'Connor, Richard Boone, Barry Sullivan, Art Linkletter, Jaye P. Morgan, Gogi Grant, the Wiere Brothers, Jim Backus, Johnny Mathis, Tom Tully, George Raft, and Robert Fuller. This local syndicated program was the forerunner of Lewis' annual Labor Day national telethon for The Muscular Dystrophy Foundation.
#247: TONIGHT SHOW WITH GUEST HOST HUGH DOWNS, THE
1962-08-17, WNBC, 48 min.
Hugh Downs, Jim Backus, Larry Storch, Jim Lucas, Jane Fonda, Rita Hayworth, Gary Merrill, Alan King

Guests for two consecutive nights are Jim Backus, Larry Storch, Jane Fonda, Rita Hayworth, Gary Merrill, Alan King, and announcer Jim Lucas. Hugh Downs pays tribute to "The Tonight Show" staff members and signs off for his final Tonight appearance.
#7441: CELEBRITY TALENT SCOUTS
1962-09-09, CBS, 00 min.
Jim Backus, Vaughn Meader, Stanley Myron Handelman

A summer replacement series hosted by
Sam Levenson in 1960,
August 1- September 26,

Jim Backus in 1962,
February 3, - September 11,

Merv Griffin in 1963,
July 2, - September 17, 

Art Linkletter in 1965, (ONE HOUR series)
June 22, - September 7.

Art Linkletter later hosted the program as a mid-season replacement for the Steve Lawrence Show, again in a one hour format, titled Art Linkletter's Hollywood Talent Scouts from December 20, 1965 - September 5, 1966.   

                                                     
#7218: MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY TELETHON: STARRING JERRY LEWIS
1962-12-09, SYND, 00 min.
Jerry Lewis, Hugh Downs, Jim Backus, Bobby Darin, Andy Williams, Lee Marvin, Ed Wynn, Vince Edwards, Dina Merrill, Bobby Van, Henry Mancini, Ethel Merman, Dorothy Collins, Harvey Lembeck, Milton Frome, Hy Averback, Alan Jones, Dr. Ralph Bunch

Celebrity guests appeal for funds to fight Muscular Dystrophy. A letter from President John F. Kennedy is read. Jerry concludes the telethon with what would be his signature song, "You'll Never Walk Alone."                                      
#5974: MR. MAGOO'S CHRISTMAS CAROL
1962-12-18, WNBC, 54 min.
Jim Backus, Morey Amsterdam, Paul Frees, John Hart, Jack Cassidy, Jane Kean, Joan Gardner, Royal Dano, Les Tremayne, Marie Matthews, Laura Olsher

The nearsighted, cantankerous Mr. Magoo stars in a Broadway presentation of a Christmas Carol. This was the first made for television animated cartoon special and the first animated TV musical. Mr. Magoo and many Mr. Magoo appearances followed. Beginning in 1960-1962, Magoo entered television via a syndicated series followed by a primetime NBC series (September 19, 1964 to August 21, 1965) and later a weekend CBS cartoon series (September 10, 1977 to September 9, 1979). Jim Backus was the voice of Mr. Magoo for 40 years.
#7890: DAMN YANKEES
1967-04-08, NBC, 100 min.
Jim Backus, Joe Garagiola, Phil Silvers, Bob Dishy, Fran Allison, Linda Lavin, Lee Remick, Jerry Lanning, Ray Middleton, Wallace Rooney, John Gerstad, Lee Goodman, Eugene Troobnick, Walter Klavun

TV musical play about a deal made between Joe Hardy and Mr. Applegate to allow the Senators to win the American League Pennant. 
Phil Silvers portrays Mr. Applegate.                     
#3011A: HERE COME THE STARS
1968-12-01, WOR, 52 min.
Jim Backus, George Jessel, Glenn Ford, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Edgar Buchanan, Pat McCormick, Kennan Wynn

Glenn Ford is roasted. George Jessel emcees this hour variety roast series featuring testimonials to guests of honor. This syndicated series aired from September 15, 1968 to March 9, 1969. Reruns ran through March 1, 1970.
#2991: HERE COME THE STARS
1969-01-19, WOR, 52 min.
Jim Backus, George Jessel, Liberace, Harve Presnell, Norm Crosby, Morgana King, Lawrence Harvey, Marty Ingels, France Nuyen, Henny Backus

Lawrence Harvey is roasted. George Jessel emcees this hour variety roast series featuring testimonials to guests of honor. This syndicated series aired from September 15, 1968 to March 9, 1969. Reruns ran through March 1, 1970.
#3005: HERE COME THE STARS
1969-03-22, WOR, 52 min.
Jim Backus, George Jessel, Mickey Rooney, Irwin Corey, Ann Miller, Kathryn Grayson, Woody Woodbury, Tommy Leonetti

Mickey Rooney is roasted. George Jessel emcees this hour variety roast series featuring testimonials to guests of honor. This syndicated series aired from September 15, 1968 to March 9, 1969. Reruns ran through March 1, 1970.
#8265: HERE COME THE STARS
1969-03-22, WOR, 52 min.
Jim Backus, George Jessel, Mickey Rooney, Irwin Corey, Ann Miller, Kathryn Grayson, Woody Woodbury, Tommy Leonetti

Mickey Rooney is roasted. George Jessel emcees this hour variety roast series featuring testimonials to guests of honor. This syndicated series aired from September 15, 1968, to March 9, 1969. Reruns ran through March 1, 1970. 

Duplicate of # 3005.            
#5957: OF THEE I SING
1972-10-24, WCBS, 80 min.
Jim Backus, Jack Gilford, Carroll O'Connor, Michele Lee, Paul Hartman, Ted Knight, Cloris Leachman, Jesse White, David Doyle, Herb Edelman, Shirley Kirkes

A television adaptation of George Gershwin's 1931 Pulitzer prize winning satirical Broadway musical about a Presidential candidate running on a platform of universal love. The close of this broadcast is only partially complete.
#6198: OF THEE I SING
1972-10-24, CBS, 90 min.
Jim Backus, Jack Gilford, Carroll O'Connor, Michele Lee, Paul Hartman, Ted Knight, Cloris Leachman, Jesse White, David Doyle, Herb Edelman

Special: George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize winner is still a delight.

Carroll O'Connor and Cloris Leachman head the cast in this musical about a Presidential candidate no one can resist: his platform's based on silver linings and love.

George and Ira Gershwin wrote the songs.
#5975: MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET
1973-12-14, WCBS, 120 min.
Jim Backus, Sebastian Cabot, Tom Bosley, Jane Alexander, David Doyle, Liam Dunn, Roddy McDowell, David Hartman, Suzanne Davidson, James Gregory, Roland Winters, Conrad Janis, Ellen Weston, Jason Wingreen, Burt Mustin

A new version of the comedy-drama based on the 1947 film about a department store Santa who tries to convince a little girl who doesn't believe in Santa Claus that he really is Santa and goes on trial to prove it.
#3439: STAND UP AND CHEER
1974-01-21, WCBS, 27 min.
Jim Backus, Johnny Mann

1971 (Syndicated). On this half-hour musical series host Johnny Mann, together with the Johnny Mann Singers and assorted guests, sang the praises of the good old U.S.A.
#5530: TOMORROW SHOW WITH TOM SNYDER, THE
1975-12-30, WNBC, 60 min.
Jim Backus, Frank Nelson, Tom Snyder, Edgar Bergen, Charlie McCarthy, Gale Gordon, Mortimer Snerd, Lurene Tuttle, Ernestine Wade, Bill Baldwin

October 15, 1973-January 28, 1982. This was the "Golden Age of Radio" broadcast. An hour-long talk show hosted by Tom Snyder. Network television's first entry into late-late-night programming on weeknights Monday thru Thursday, usually broadcasting on tape 1 AM to 2 AM. "Tomorrow" was expanded to 90 minutes on September 16, 1980.
#7521: AFI SALUTE TO WILLIAM WYLER
1976-03-14, CBS, 90 min.
Jim Backus, William Wyler, James Stewart, Jack Lemmon, Myrna Loy, Henry Fonda, Charlton Heston, Greer Garson, Angie Dickinson, Lauren Bacall, Merle Oberon, Jack Nicholson, Eddie Albert, Audrey Hepburn, Gregory Peck, Harold Russell, Walter Matthau, Barbra Streisand, Burt Bacharach, James Brolin, Cheryl Tiegs, Betty Ford, Charles Bronson, Walter Pigeon, Max Baer, Jr, Helen Gurley Brown, Jill Ireland, Veronique Peck

The American Film Institute presents the 1976 Lifetime Achievement Award to director, producer, William Wyler.           
#8246: HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMERICA
1976-07-04, NBC, 90 min.
Jim Backus, Paul Anka, Sandy Duncan, Mark Spitz, Roy Rogers, Dale Evans, Gloria Loring, Meredith Wilson, Gordon Cooper, Evel Knieval

A salute to America on her 200th birthday.

Host: Paul Anka         
#8244: HALLMARK HALL OF FAME, THE: "HAVE I GOT A CHRISTMAS FOR YOU."
1977-12-16, NBC, 60 min.
Steve Allen, Jim Backus, Milton Berle, Jack Carter, Hal Linden, Jayne Meadows, Harold Gould, Jeannie Carson, Wolfman Jack, Alex Cord, Sheree North, Lew Brown

A moving story of an unusual Christmas gift from the members of a Synagogue to their Christian neighbors.   
This was the 126th presentation of The Hallmark Hall Of Fame in its 27th year on television.                  
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