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A Red Skelton Special show is announced - a parody of the French historical adventure novel, The Three Musketeers.
Opening song and dance number in French period costumes. The guest stars are introduced, Red Skelton as "Clemius"; Mickey Rooney as "Mickius"; Tiny Tim as "Timius" and Jackie Coogan as "Pierre" and Margaret Meadows as "the Queen".
Song and dance pirouette number is performed and the "Musketeers"
played by Tiny Tim, Mickey Rooney and Skelton join in.
The Three Musketeers parody begins. The Three Musketeers are called to save the Queen who is in danger of being kidnapped.
Commercial for Edge Protective Shave
Hand holds different types of blades. CU - Man rubs Edge gel shaving cream on his face, it quickly lathers and he shaves. Edge spreads protection and guards against knicks.
Commercial for Glory Spot Remover from Johnson Wax
Husband and wife with "bouffant" hairdo crawling around on their hands and knees in their living room looking for stains on their rug. They use Glory Spot Remover to dab out stains they find from pizza and birthday parties.
Commercial for Arrid Extra Dry Spray Deodorant
Young housewife, Mrs. Pat Lilly, talks into camera about how Arrid Extra Dry that stops the wetness. No sticky or wet feeling. Quick shots of her walking in the city, on an escalator, going through revolving doors. Example of the powdery ingredient, Aluminum Chlorhydrate.
Commercial for Tums
CU's on several different folks, each separately holding up a different flavored pack of Tums, a businessman, an older woman with a fancy hat like Hedda Hopper, a younger woman with round eyeglasses and a '70's Flip hairdo.
The Three Muskateers parody continues wtih Skelton, Mickey Rooney, Tiny Tim, Jackie Coogan and Margaret Meadows.
A period dance performance by the Tom Hansen Dancers
Commercial for Nytol Sleeping Tablets
Woman wearing a nightgown and speaking from her bed talks into the camera about sleeping tablets, she throught they were all the same until she tried Nytol. Three tablets are displayed showing Nytol dissolved 2x faster than the the others.
Commercial for Dentu-Creme
Glass of water with dentures soaking. Woman in her house sitting drawing circles in a notebook, and waiting and waiting for the dentures to get clean. A toothbrush is shown vigorously brushing dirt off a sample board and water pouring onto it showing how much faster it is to get your dentures clean with Dentu-Creme.
Muskateers skit ends with Red Skelton, Mickey Rooney and Tiny Tim singing their short version of "We are the Muskateers".
Commercial for Prell Concentrate Shampoo
Wife holding Italy tour guide pamphlets and complaining they're missing the Leaning Tower, as husband stands in front of the mirror vigorously shampooing his hair. She then complains he's used up all the shampoo. He shows her how little he used - it's Prell Concentrate - the plastic tube drops to the floor and she screams. Later they're outside and husband tells the wife she looks 'mucho great'.
Commercial for Biz Laundry Detergent
Housewife, Mrs. Betty Jones, is introduced by announcer actor, Eddy Albert, They stand behind a table full of dirty clothes. Albert shows box of Biz that removes stains you can't wash or bleach out. A t-shirt with a large stain in the middle is shown before and after - the stain is still there in the after picture washed in another detergent. T-shirt pre-soaked in Biz is clean. Betty standing behind clean folded clothes is happy.
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