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The original amateur hour

Author: Pat BooneTed MackFrank SinatraBeverly SillsRobert MerrillAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Standing Room Only Entertainment ; West Long Beach, N.J. : Distributed by Kultur International Films, [2005]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Full-screen formatView all editions and formats
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Long before TV's American Idol became a mega-hit, there was one radio and television series that started the talent competition craze. It was called The Original Amateur Hour. Almost 50 major stars of movies, records, stage, screen and television got their start on this series.
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Variety shows (Television programs)
Named Person: Pat Boone; Frank Sinatra; Beverly Sills; Robert Merrill; Maria Callas; Ted Mack; Louis Farrakhan; Bill Robinson; Connie Francis; Gladys Knight; Jerry Vale; Penny Marshall; Robert Klein; Ann-Margret; Raul Julia; José Feliciano; Jim Stafford; Irene Cara; Dennis Hedlund; Willard Scott; Ann-Margret; Pat Boone; Maria Callas; Irene Cara; Louis Farrakhan; José Feliciano; Connie Francis; Dennis Hedlund; Raul Julia; Robert Klein; Gladys Knight; Ted Mack; Penny Marshall; Robert Merrill; Bill Robinson; Willard Scott; Beverly Sills; Frank Sinatra; Jim Stafford; Jerry Vale
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Pat Boone; Ted Mack; Frank Sinatra; Beverly Sills; Robert Merrill; Maria Callas; Louis Farrakhan; Bill Robinson; Connie Francis; Gladys Knight; Jerry Vale; Penny Marshall; Robert Klein; Ann-Margret; Raul Julia; José Feliciano; Jim Stafford; Irene Cara; Dennis Hedlund; Willard Scott; Standing Room Only Entertainment (Firm); Kultur International Films.; Starlighters (Musical group)
ISBN: 0769779018 9780769779010
OCLC Number: 646690364
Language Note: English language.
Notes: At head of title on disc: Before American Idol.
Cast: Hosted by Pat Boone, Emceed by Ted Mack.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 2 videodiscs (282 min.) : sd., col., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC, Dolby Digital 2.0 ; full-screen (4:3) presentation.
Contents: Disc 1, The Stars: Pat Boone, Frank Sinatra, Beverly Sills, Robert Merrill, Maria Callas, Louis Farrakhan, Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, Connie Francis, Gladys Knight, Jerry Vale, Joey Dee, The Starlighters, Penny Marshall, Robert Klein, Ann-Margret, Raul Julia, Jos?e Feliciano, Jim Stafford, Irene Cara, Dennis Hedlund, Willard Scott. Disc 2, Wild and wacky novelty acts: One-man bands, Dancers, Animal acts, Impressionists, Instrumentalist, Glass and bottle players, Overcoming disabilities, Musical saw players, Indescribale [sic] novelty acts, Nail driving act.

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Long before TV's American Idol became a mega-hit, there was one radio and television series that started the talent competition craze. It was called The Original Amateur Hour. Almost 50 major stars of movies, records, stage, screen and television got their start on this series.

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