show opens. classic Jackie Gleason theme song Melancholy Serenade is played
models hold up sponsor products PARLIAMENT CIGARETTES
puppets of Jackie Gleason, Frank Fontaine, George Jessel and Sammy Spear
JUNE TAYLOR DANCERS synchronized dance , tap dance routine ..Rockettes type delivery
overhead Busby Berkley type camera angel with dancers in geometrical shapes as seen from above
Jackie Gleason walks out to thunderous applause. HOW SWEET IT IS ( his famous saying)
Pretty models bring out coffee tables, chair, and cup of coffee ( sexist, Mad Men wise cracks )
Jackie Gleason tells jokes while sipping coffee.
thanks his secretary of 16 years. Congratulates her on her wedding to the son of band leader Sammy Spear. Jokes about going to "temple " jewish joke as he is a catholic. Talks about going to the races, hangover from party, race track joke
Jackie sips coffee and tells joke about getting a dog
fat joke and walks off stage with his little jig step
Parliament Cigarettes commercial. Young couple play shuffleboard on ocean liner
different sized and shaped chins are shown in commercial for PERSONA stainless steel razor blades
Delmonte's Chimps ( Chimpanzee Animal Vaudeville act ) . White Standard Poodle and Chimp jump rope, ride bicycle, classic animal act. Chimp dressed as prison inmate in stripes
chimps in Beatle wigs play tiny guitars and cymbals . trained poodle comic act of jumping through hoops . Chimps dressed as American Indians and cowboys fight with poodle
Chimps spin through air on gurney Circus Animal Act
Mister Clean cleanser commercial .House wife uses machine gun with Mr. Clean bottle on other end to assassinate dirt
Old Vaudevillian Georgie Jessel talks about discovering new acts, marriage, bad old jokes .
Talks about Pittsburgh . old Jewish comic schtick
Paul Straney WITHOUT A SONG
Young old school baritone in tuxedo discovered by George Jessel in Pittsburgh
classic MARLBORO Cigarette commercial. Western theme, Marlboro Man and herd of horses
JUNE TAYLOR DANCERS - routine with dancers in butterfly type shawls
Pretty young girl introduces ALLAN DRAKE a stand-up comedian
ALLAN DRAKE Stand-Up comedian (live)
jokes about Miami Beach, Las Vegas and Rat Pack era partying , sonny Liston, new dance crazes, disco- techs , the youth of today, growing up in Boston poor but proud.
Allan Drake does an impression of a 1965 teenage boy speaking in hipster jive talk
Jackie Gleason and his classic JOE THE BARTENDER routine with Frank Fontaine as Crazy Guggenheim . Old world bar-tending speaking to and telling jokes to an off camera bar patron
Gleason calls out Frank Fontaine (CRAZY GUGGENHEIM ) classic entrance.
Tells jokes and stories in his exaggerated voice and laugh
FRANK FONTAINE I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles (live)
sung in a lovely baritone voice which contrasts his silly character's
Gleason comes out from behind curtain and says good night. Show ends
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