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Music (feature film)

1.
Bye Bye Birdie (1995)
A rock 'n' roll idol about to be inducted into the army visits a small town to give "one last kiss" to one of his adoring fans.
2.
This Can't Be Love (1994)
A renowned actress and actor meet again under unusual circumstances and rekindle old feelings after being apart for more than 30 years.
3.
For The Boys (1991) as Song Arranger ("I Remember You")
The story of two USO entertainers whose performing careers span from World War II through Vietnam.
4.
10 Million Dollar Getaway (1991)
Based on the true story of the 1978 robbery of ten million dollars by a group of gangsters from the cargo hold of Lufthansa Airlines at New York's Kennedy Airport. As the police dragnet tightens, the gangsters start murdering each other to enforce their code of silence.
5.
Stepping Out (1991) as Music
A Broadway burn-out turns a tap-dancing class into a life-changing experience for all involved.
6.
Fall From Grace (1990)
A television movie chronicling the career of televangelists Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker, beginning in December 1980 with the dream of Heritage Village and ending with their ousting from the P.T.L. ministry for sexual improprieties and financial mismanagement in May 1987.
7.
Gumshoe Kid, The (1990) as Music Coordinator
An adolescent obsessed with Bogart gets his chance to be a detective.
8.
Gumshoe Kid, The (1990) as Song ("Why Can'T I?"); Title Song
An adolescent obsessed with Bogart gets his chance to be a detective.
9.
Gumshoe Kid, The (1990) as Music
An adolescent obsessed with Bogart gets his chance to be a detective.
10.
When We Were Young (1989)
Eight high-school seniors who graduated in 1959 discover the importance of their relationships as they enter adulthood in a changing society.
11.
Plain Clothes (1988) as Music Conductor
Nick Dunbar, a baby-faced undercover policeman, poses as a high school student after a teacher is murdered. Back in school, Nick is subjected to bullies, crushes, and swings in popularity typical of most teenagers. Making matters worse, his brother is the prime suspect in the murder case. Nick wil
12.
Laura Lansing Slept Here (1988)
A flamboyant, world-famous novelist who tries to prove she can still lead a normal life by moving in with a typical, middle-class family.
13.
Torch Song Trilogy (1988) as Additional Music; Music Adaptation
Urban comedy-drama spanning nine years in the life of a gay man in New York, centering around the loves in his life, his stormy relationship with his mother, and his hopes to adopt a son.
14.
Plaza Suite (1987)
An adaptation for television of Neil Simon's comedy about three different couples who occupy the same suite in New York's Plaza Hotel. Carol Burnett portrays the female lead in all three segments of the play, each of whom spars in her own distinctively humorous way with one of a trio of wayward men.
15.
Mercy Or Murder (1987)
A movie based on the true case of Roswell Gilbert, a 75-year-old retiree living in Florida, who, in 1985, shot his wife Emily to death, after she suffered from Alzheimer's disease for the last seven years of their 51-year marriage. Gilbert was charged with first-degree murder for the mercy killing.
16.
Stone Fox (1987)
A movie based on a popular children's book with a traditional boy-and-his-dog story. To save his Grampa's farm, young Willy enters a dog-sled race with his dog, Morgan. But he's up against a burly Shoshone Indian, Stone Fox, who has never lost a race.
17.
Mrs. Delafield Wants to Marry (1986)
The December-to December romance of a pair of elderly lovers defies the conventions of the community and shocks their children. Margaret Delafield, a wealthy WASP matron is nursed through a medical crisis by a divorced Jewish physician, Dr. Marvin Elias, and their ensuing romance stuns both sets of
18.
As Is (1986)
An adaptation of William M. Hoffman's critically lauded 1985 play about Rich, a successful young man who learns that he is stricken with AIDS. When his lover leaves him, his former lover returns to care for him. The play utilizes frequent soliloquies to reveal the emotions of the drama's participant
19.
Lust In The Dust (1984) as Music
20.
Take Your Best Shot (1982)
An actor struggling to keep his career alive and his marriage from unravelling is the plot outline of this romantic comedy from the team of Richard Levinson and William Link, a change of pace for the writing/producing pair whose usual stomping grounds are the TV mystery and the social drama.
21.
Drop-out Father (1982)
Successful advertising executive decides to get out of the rat race but the family rebels at the new lifestyle he outlines. He and his youngest daughter leave the suburbs for a Manhattan loft apartment while the rest of the brood -- wife and three kids -- re-evaluate the situation. For his engaging
22.
Killing of Randy Webster, The (1981)
When a teenage boy is slain by the Houston police following a stolen van chase, his father (Hal Holbrook) undertakes a tireless investigation into the truth and uncovers the fact that the gun found with the boy's body was a "throwdown," a weapon planted by the police. This true story initially was t
23.
Crazy Times (1981)
As TV's answer to "Diner," this film follows the exploits of three teenage buddies sharing the good times back at Rockaway Beach, New York, during the summer of 1955. Steeped in nostalgia and cast with relatively fresh TV faces, the movie--a pilot to a prospective series--won Emmy Award nominations
24.
Valentine Magic on Love Island (1980)
Janis Paige presides over the proceedings at a posh resort, using magical powers to help eight attractive, amiable vacationers discover one another, aided by her nephew and niece, in this pilot for a knock-off of "Fantasy Island."
25.
Valentine Magic on Love Island (1980)
Janis Paige presides over the proceedings at a posh resort, using magical powers to help eight attractive, amiable vacationers discover one another, aided by her nephew and niece, in this pilot for a knock-off of "Fantasy Island."
26.
White Mama (1980)
Bette Davis was Emmy Award-nominated for her performance of a penniless widow who refuses to go on welfare and takes in a streetwise Black teenager as a foster child to earn money to survive. The script was written especially for her by first-time screenwriter Robert C.S. Downs.
27.
Private Eyes, The (1980) as Music
Two idiots are called in to investigate a double murder at Morley Manor—an English estate full of secret passages, kooky suspects and a sinister, poetically-challenged ‘Shadow’.
28.
Father Damien: The Leper Priest (1980)
The dramatization of the life of the 19th century priest who devoted himself to service in Hawaii's leper colony cast Ken Howard in the title role as a last-minute replacement for David Janssen, who had just died and to whose memory this film is dedicated. Nominated for Emmy Awards were Peter Matz f
29.
Fun and Games (1980)
Billed as the first television film dealing with sexual harassment on the job, this movie finds Valerie Harper playing a divorcee who decides to fight back after her hopes of gaining a promotion are dashed by her rejection of the advances of her boss, played by Max Gail, and it is only after he actu
30.
Tenth Month, The (1979)
An unmarried, middle-aged woman who finds herself pregnant by an internationally renowned pianist decides to keep and raise her child in this film written especially for Carol Burnett by Joan Tewkesbury (from Laura Z. Hobson's novel), who also directed it. This dramatic role for Burnett was her firs
31.
Prize Fighter, The (1979) as Music
During the 1930s, Bags is struggling to become a successful boxer. A gangster decides to take advantage of the gullible Bags and sets up a championship match between Bags and a powerhouse called The Butcher. Too make matters worse, Bags' friend, who is the owner of his gym, has bet everything on th
32.
Man In The Santa Claus Suit, The (1979)
In this holiday season fantasy, Fred Astaire turns up as eight different characters to help change the lives of three total strangers who have made their way to a costume shop to rent Santa Claus outfits for various reasons, and he introduces a new song, "That Once a Year Christmas Day."
33.
Love For Rent (1979)
Two small-town sisters go to Hollywood and find themselves seduced by the glamour of the big time and big money as high-priced professional escorts.
34.
Can You Hear the Laughter?: The Story of Freddie Prinze (1979)
The career of comedian Freddie Prinze, who committed suicide in January 1977 at the age of 22, is the subject of this film, with two of the students on "The White Shadow," Ira Angustain (in his one starring role to date) and Kevin Hooks (son of actor Robert Hooks), as Prinze and his best friend, Nat
35.
Murder at the Mardi Gras (1978)
A bubble-brained Philadelphia waitress witnesses a murder during the Mardi Gras festivities in New Orleans and finds herself stalked by the killer.
36.
Grass Is Always Greener Over the Septic Tank, The (1978)
A comedy-drama about a New York couple who decided to dump the hassle of the big city, pack up the kids and move to what they think is the easy life of suburbia. Carol Burnett made her TV-movie debut in this film which followed her departure from the grind of weekly television after ten years of "Th
37.
Last Hurrah, The (1978)
Carroll O'Connor wrote and starred in this second screen adaptation of the 1956 best-seller (previously filmed by John Ford in 1958 with Spencer Tracy) about the aging and ailing head of a big-time political machine who schemes to stay in power and win a fourth term. Emmy nominations went to Burgess
38.
One In A Million: The Ron Le Flore Story (1978)
The true story of baseball star Ron LeFlore from his days as a street-corner punk with no future to his days behind bars on a petty robbery conviction and his ultimate once-in-a-lifetime chance with the Detroit Tigers, where he became an outstanding player.
39.
I Know Why The Caged Bird Sing (1978)
Maya Angelou's eloquent reminiscences of her days as a gifted youngster growing up in the South during the Depression years where she and her older brother were raised by their grandmother after the divorce of their parents.
40.
Happily Ever After (1978)
Suzanne Somers appears in her first TV starring role in this romantic comedy about an aspiring singer torn between making the most of her one chance at fame in Las Vegas or giving her heart to a love-struck mountain man.
41.
Two-Five, The (1978)
A police show pilot movie dealing with two eager beaver cops who try to set up a major narcotics bust anonymously because their eccentric commander wants to keep his precinct out of the limelight.
42.
First You Cry (1978)
A dramatization of the true story of NBC news correspondent Betty Rollin and her experience with a mastectomy that shook her emotions, her marriage and her outlook on life. Fredric March's widow, Florence Eldridge, made a rare acting appearance as Rollin's mother in one of the only jobs she has ever
43.
Special Olympics (1978)
A widowed father struggles to hold together his family of three teenagers, one of whom is mentally retarded and enrolled in a state school for "special" children where he finds self-fulfillment in his love of sports, emulating his older, athletic brother.
44.
Terraces (1977)
A drama about various people who share adjoining terraces in a high-rise apartment building.
45.
Rosetti and Ryan: Men Who Love Women (1977)
A couple of resourceful, free-wheeling criminal attorneys with an eye for the ladies confront a no-nonsense judge while trying to clear an heiress in the slaying of her husband, although her explanation that a mysterious intruder did it provides them with a rather weak case. The subsequent series wi
46.
Telethon (1977)
Romance, intrigue, danger and possibly murder are among the behind-the-scenes elements surrounding a multimillion-dollar fund-raising telethon with an all-star TV cast assembled against a Las Vegas backdrop.
47.
Alice in Wonderland (1976) as Music Arranger
Alice is a an innocent virgin who acts and dresses younger than her age. She rejects William, her suitor, because she considers his sexual advances inappropriate. One day while daydreaming a white rabbit taps her on the shoulder, and leads her to Wonderland, where she is introduced to her imaginatio
48.
Alice in Wonderland (1976) as Music Conductor
Alice is a an innocent virgin who acts and dresses younger than her age. She rejects William, her suitor, because she considers his sexual advances inappropriate. One day while daydreaming a white rabbit taps her on the shoulder, and leads her to Wonderland, where she is introduced to her imaginatio
49.
Dark Side of Innocence, The (1976)
A drama involving three generations of a family in middle-class suburbia: an affluent housewife who feels that life is passing her by, the daughter she embitters by walking out on the family, and the mother whose traditional values are shaken by the woman's divorce. This was a pilot for a prospecti
50.
Just an Old Sweet Song (1976)
A sentimental tale of a contemporary black family from Detroit whose two-week vacation in the South leads to a variety of changes in their lives. Robert Hooks' real-life sons played his fictional sons in the story. Pilot to a prospective series called "Down Home." A second one-hour movie in 1978 had
51.
Call of the Wild, The (1976)
Jack London's classic tale of two men, a trapper and a prospector, who, with the aid of a magnificent dog, battle the frozen Klondike in an effort to reach gold country. Clark Gable had starred in William Wellman's 1935 version, and Charlton Heston headed a multi-national cast in the 1974 remake. Ja
52.
Great Houdinis, The (1976)
A biographical dramatization of the life and times of the world-renowned illusionist and escape artist whose glittering career masked a deep obsession with the occult, culminated by a vow that he would one day speak from the beyond, a promise he made to his wife on his deathbed in 1926. Ruth Gordon
53.
Funny Lady (1975) as Music Arranger And Conductor
Musical biography of Fanny Brice and her tempestuous marriage to showman Billy Rose.
54.
Funny Lady (1975) as Music
Musical biography of Fanny Brice and her tempestuous marriage to showman Billy Rose.
55.
In This House of Brede (1975)
A sophisticated London widow renounces a successful business career -- and the man who loves her -- to become a cloistered Benedictine nun. Diana Rigg won an Emmy Award nomination for her performance in the lead role.
56.
Larry (1974)
An acclaimed drama about a man, mistakenly confined to a mental institution for his first twenty-six years, who is discovered to have normal intelligence and is faced with the task of becoming physically self-sufficient to live in the outside world.
57.
I Heard the Owl Call My Name (1973)
A young American priest, in his search for greater knowledge, finds that his schooling has hardly prepared him for his mission to a remote Canadian Indian village in British Columbia.
58.
Rivals (1972) as Music Composition and Conducting
When a woman remarries, her new husband and her 10-year-old are jealous of each other. Life is difficult, but things take a deadly turn when the boy decides that he can solve their problems by kiling his step-father.
59.
Rivals (1972) as Composer
When a woman remarries, her new husband and her 10-year-old are jealous of each other. Life is difficult, but things take a deadly turn when the boy decides that he can solve their problems by kiling his step-father.
60.
Marlowe (1969) as Music Director
Detective Philip Marlowe probes the seedy underbelly of Los Angeles in search of a woman's missing sister.
61.
Marlowe (1969) as Composer
Detective Philip Marlowe probes the seedy underbelly of Los Angeles in search of a woman's missing sister.
62.
Bye Bye Braverman (1968) as Music
Four failed writers try to attend a friend's funeral.

Music (special)

63.
To Life! America Celebrates Israel's 50th (1998) as Music Arranger
Variety special honoring the State of Israel's 50th Anniversary.
64.
Goodwill Games Opening Celebration, The (1998) as Additional Orchestrator
Live coverage of the Goodwill Games Opening Celebration from the World Financial Center in New York.
65.
Three Sopranos, The (1996) as Music Arranger
Three sopranos -- Kathleen Cassello, Kallen Esperian and Cynthia Lawrence -- perform a medley of operatic arias and Broadway show tunes at the Century Plaza Towers in Los Angeles.
66.
Three Sopranos, The (1996) as Orchestrations
Three sopranos -- Kathleen Cassello, Kallen Esperian and Cynthia Lawrence -- perform a medley of operatic arias and Broadway show tunes at the Century Plaza Towers in Los Angeles.
67.
Men, Movies & Carol (1994) as Music Arranger
Carol Burnett and friends celebrate movie music and lampoon famous sexy scenes from the silver screen.
68.
Men, Movies & Carol (1994) as Music Conductor
Carol Burnett and friends celebrate movie music and lampoon famous sexy scenes from the silver screen.
69.
Carol Burnett: The Special Years (1994) as Music Conductor
Highlights of Carol Burnett's television specials from the past 30 years.
70.
Carol Burnett Show: A Reunion, The (1993) as Music Arranger
A reunion of the cast of "The Carol Burnett Show," which aired on CBS from 1967 to 1978. Includes clips culled from more that 300 original episodes of the series.
71.
Carol Burnett Show: A Reunion, The (1993) as Music Conductor
A reunion of the cast of "The Carol Burnett Show," which aired on CBS from 1967 to 1978. Includes clips culled from more that 300 original episodes of the series.
72.
17th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (1991) as Music Arranger
A live presentation of the seventeenth annual "People's Choice Awards" honoring America's favorite entertainers. The Gallup organization determines the winners by way of a special poll.
73.
17th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (1991) as Music Conductor
A live presentation of the seventeenth annual "People's Choice Awards" honoring America's favorite entertainers. The Gallup organization determines the winners by way of a special poll.
74.
Dorf's Family Stump (1991) as Music
A comedy special about a diminutive, off-beat character named Derk Dorf and his ten sports-oriented siblings.
75.
George Burns' 95th Birthday Party (1991) as Music
A special commemorating George Burns' 95th birthday.
76.
Best of Disney: 50 Years of Magic, The (1991) as Music
A special celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of Walt Disney Studios. Includes a retrospective of Disney films, cartoons, animated features, and music.
77.
62nd Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1990) as Music Arranger
Live coverage of the sixty-second annual Academy Awards ceremony from the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles. Portions of the ceremony were beamed via satellite to Moscow, London, Tokyo, Sydney, and Buenos Aires.
78.
16th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (1990) as Music Conducter
A live presentation of the sixteenth annual "People's Choice Awards" honoring America's favorite entertainers, in which the public determines the winners by a special Gallup Poll.
79.
16th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (1990) as Music Director
A live presentation of the sixteenth annual "People's Choice Awards" honoring America's favorite entertainers, in which the public determines the winners by a special Gallup Poll.
80.
Songwriters Hall of Fame 20th Anniversary... The Magic of Music, The (1989) as Music Arranger
A music special featuring the ceremony and performances taped at the twentieth anniversary of the Songwriter's Hall of Fame from the Radio City Music Hall in New York. Special guests sing and relate stories about their favorite songwriters.
81.
Julie and Carol: Together Again (1989) as Music Arranger
A music and comedy special teaming Julie Andrews and Carol Burnett. Taped during a live performance on stage at the Pantages Theater in Hollywood. The focus of the special is on the relationship between the two friends and the changes that time has brought since they first starred together in "Julie
82.
Presidential Inaugural Gala, The (1989) as Music Arranger (Special Material)
A live broadcast of President-elect George Bush's Inaugural Gala from the Washington, D.C. Convention Center, featuring performers from all fields of American entertainment.
83.
Presidential Inaugural Gala, The (1989) as Music Conductor (Special Material)
A live broadcast of President-elect George Bush's Inaugural Gala from the Washington, D.C. Convention Center, featuring performers from all fields of American entertainment.
84.
Somerset Gardens (1989) as Music
An active group of senior citizens in a San Diego condo development proves the adage that you're as young as you feel when the arrival of a striking, 62-year-old married woman ignites flirtations, jealousies and some long-dormant passions in all of them.
85.
Presidential Inaugural Gala, The (1989) as Music Director
A live broadcast of President-elect George Bush's Inaugural Gala from the Washington, D.C. Convention Center, featuring performers from all fields of American entertainment.
86.
15th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (1989) as Music Director
A presentation of the fifteenth annual "People's Choice Awards" honoring America's favorite entertainers in 23 categories. Awards are determined by a special poll conducted by the Gallup organization.
87.
Irving Berlin's 100th Birthday Celebration (1988) as Music Arranger
A two-hour presentation taped at Carnegie Hall in New York on May 11, 1988, featuring celebrities from all forms of American entertainment and the performing arts in a tribute to America's legendary songwriter, Irving Berlin, in honor of his one-hundredth birthday.
88.
Cadets (1988) as Music Arranger
A spunky 12-year-old tries to adjust to life at a military academy where she is one of only a few females, who finds herself at odds with a hard-nosed sergeant.
89.
Cadets (1988) as Music Conductor
A spunky 12-year-old tries to adjust to life at a military academy where she is one of only a few females, who finds herself at odds with a hard-nosed sergeant.
90.
14th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (1988) as Music Director
Live telecast of the People's Choice Awards from the Twentieth Century Fox Studios in Los Angeles, California. The ceremony honors America's favorite performers in the fields of television, motion pictures and music, as determined by a special Gallup Poll.
91.
Conversation With Carol, A (1988) as Music
A special featuring Carol Burnett answering questions and performing comedy sketches before a live audience.
92.
Carol Burnett Special... Carol, Carl, Whoopi & Robin, A (1987) as Music Arranger
An hour-long special hosted by Carol Burnett. The program features musical and comedy routines with Carol and guest performers.
93.
Carol Burnett Special... Carol, Carl, Whoopi & Robin, A (1987) as Music Conductor
An hour-long special hosted by Carol Burnett. The program features musical and comedy routines with Carol and guest performers.
94.
Putting It Together: The Making of the Broadway Album (1986) as Song Arranger
Barbra Streisand is shown behind the scenes recording her album of Broadway melodies. The program also features an interview with Streisand.
95.
George Burns' 90th Birthday Special (1986) as Music Director
A variety special celebrating comedian George Burns' ninetieth birthday. The event includes appearances by many celebrities in person and on pre-taped sequences.
96.
You Are the Jury (1986) as Music
This special enables the television audience to view a dramatization of an actual murder trial and then phone in a verdict by dialing a toll-free telephone number. The case depicted involves a high school football star accused of strangling his girlfriend, a cheerleader and honors student.
97.
America Picks the No. 1 Songs (1986) as Music Director
A music-filled look at America's favorite songs, as viewers vote for songs of three decades, 1955-65, 1965-75, and 1975-85. Top artists of these years perform and nominees for the number one song are presented on film and tape.
98.
You Are the Jury (1986) as Music
Audience involvement is the keynote of this special, in which viewers watch a dramatization of an actual murder trial and then vote innocent or guilty by calling a special 900 telephone number. The case depicted is that of Dr. Evan Black, a philandering physician who stands accused of murdering his
99.
Sylvia Fine Kaye's Musical Comedy Tonight III (The Spark and the Glue) (1985) as Music Arranger
Songs and scenes by Jerome Kern, George Gershwin, Rodgers and Hart, and Irving Berlin, performed by some of the country's leading musical comedy stars, and hosted by Sylvia Fine Kaye. The performance was taped before a live audience at Los Angeles' Wilshire Ebell Theatre.
100.
Sylvia Fine Kaye's Musical Comedy Tonight III (The Spark and the Glue) (1985) as Music Conductor
Songs and scenes by Jerome Kern, George Gershwin, Rodgers and Hart, and Irving Berlin, performed by some of the country's leading musical comedy stars, and hosted by Sylvia Fine Kaye. The performance was taped before a live audience at Los Angeles' Wilshire Ebell Theatre.
101.
Rodney Dangerfield: Exposed (1985) as Music
A special comprised of comedy sketches that exploit Rodney Dangerfield's difficulty getting anybody's respect.
102.
George Burns' How to Live to Be 100 (1984) as Music
An hour of music and comedy with George Burns.
103.
Burnett "Discovers" Domingo (1984) as Music
Songs and comedy skits with Carol Burnett and Placido Domingo.
104.
You Are the Jury (1984) as Music
A program that allows viewers to determine the guilt or innocence of a defendent in a crime. The program begins in a courtroom and flashback sequences are used to recall the crime and the circumstances that led up to it. In the pilot episode, "The Case of the People of Florida vs. Joseph Landrum," v
105.
Baryshnikov By Tharp With American Ballet Theatre (1984) as Additional Music
Twyla Tharp and Mikhail Baryshnikov combine talents to recreate for television three outstanding Tharp ballets: "The Little Ballet," "Sinatra Suite," and "Push Comes to Shove." The works are linked by "The ABCs of Dance," a "stroll" through the vocabulary of dance conducted by Baryshnikov.
106.
Side By Side (1984) as Music
The story, set in Chicago, follows events in the lives of Harry Deegan, a shipping affairs supervisor for McCloskey's, and his longtime friend and tenant, Joey Caruso, a shipping clerk. In the pilot episode, Harry seeks to better his position in life by pursuing a job at a rival shipping company.
107.
George Burns Celebrates 80 Years in Show Business (1983) as Music
A star-studded salute to George Burns on his eightieth year in show business.
108.
Sheena Easton: Act 1 (1983) as Music
A stylish variety hour featuring Scottish-born singer Sheena Easton in her first network special.
109.
It Only Hurts When You Laugh (1983) as Music
A comical look at life's everyday frustrations.
110.
I Love Liberty (1982) as Music Conductor
A program of music, comedy skits, and dramatic vignettes that salutes America.
111.
I Love Liberty (1982) as Music Supervisor
A program of music, comedy skits, and dramatic vignettes that salutes America.
112.
Doug Henning: Magic on Broadway (1982) as Music
An hour of illusions by Doug Henning, the "Master of Magic."
113.
Rodney Dangerfield Show: It's Not Easy Bein' Me, The (1982) as Music
A variety special hosted by comedian Rodney Dangerfield, featuring music, songs, and comedy sketches.
114.
Eunice (1982) as Music
A special based on a series of sketches originally broadcast on "The Carol Burnett Show" from 1974-1978. The program is a serio-comic slice of American life as seen through the eyes of a middle-class family: Eunice, frustrated and envious; Ed Higgins, her feckless husband; and Thelma Harper, her cr
115.
Debby Boone: One Step Closer (1982) as Music
A musical comedy special hosted by Debby Boone, about a company of singers and dancers preparing to open in a Broadway show. Taped at a theater in Detroit where Debby Boone and the rest of the cast were actually preparing a Broadway-bound adaptation of "Seven Brides For Seven Brothers."
116.
Show Must Go On, The (1982) as Music
A pilot that involves a group of performers attempting to present a stage show that is plagued by numerous difficulties. The program is set in a large theater and viewers are given front-row center seats.
117.
Doug Henning's World of Magic (1982) as Music
An hour of magic and illusion hosted by Doug Henning.
118.
Baryshnikov in Hollywood (1982) as Music
A comic odyssey through Hollywood as seen through the experiences of ballet star Mikhail Baryshnikov -- a fledgling star in Hollywood.
119.
George Burns and Other Sex Symbols (1982) as Music
George Burns hosts this humorous look at America's love affair with love.
120.
Shirley MacLaine: Illusions (1982) as Music
An hour of singing and dancing that allows singer-actress Shirley MacLaine to play out her wildest fantasies.
121.
100 Years of America's Popular Music (1981) as Music Performer
A star-studded celebration of American music.
122.
Musical Comedy Tonight (1981) as Music
Hit numbers from Broadway are restaged via four plays: "Finian's Rainbow" (1947), "South Pacific" (1949), "Sweet Charity" (1966) and "Lady in the Dark" (1941).
123.
60 Years of Seduction (1981) as Music
A documentary focusing on sixty years of romance on the silver screen. The program features clips of some of Hollywood's stars in romantic moments, covering the 1920s to the 1970s.
124.
Doug Henning's World of Magic (1981) as Music
An hour of magic and illusion starring Doug Henning.
125.
Steeler and the Pittsburgh Kid, The (1981) as Music
Based on an award-winning Coca-Cola commercial, the program relates the story of a nine-year-old boy who learns about values, discipline, and relationships when he is temporarily adopted by football star Mean Joe Greene, along with the other members of his team, the Pittsburgh Steelers. The men, in
126.
Goldie and Liza Together (1980) as Music Arranger
A musical variety showcase for Goldie Hawn and Liza Minnelli, who sing, dance, and act.
127.
Mouseketeers Reunion, The (1980) as Music
The program reunites 31 of the original "Mickey Mouse Club" Mousketeers for an hour of song, dance, and reminiscences.
128.
Omnibus (1980) as Music
A series of three specials, updating the old television series of the same title, that present culture in an entertaining form.
129.
Raquel (1980) as Music
Elegant production numbers are tied into a whimsical story about a beautiful star who yearns to escape from her obnoxious agent and find an elite corner of paradise in New York City.
130.
Doug Henning's World of Magic (1980) as Music
An hour of magic and illusion starring Doug Henning.
131.
Cheryl Ladd... Looking Back--Souvenirs (1980) as Music
Rock, folk, and gospel sequences are interwoven in this variety special that showcases the musical, comedic, and dramatic talents of actress Cheryl Ladd.
132.
Lovebirds, The (1979) as Music
The story, set in Baltimore, relates the misadventures of marrieds Janine and Al Burley. In the pilot episode, Janine attempts to find a job, despite Al's objections to having his wife work.
133.
Paul Lynde at the Movies (1979) as Music
A comic look at movies as seen through the eyes of Paul Lynde (in the guise of movie buff Maurice Darlyrimple).
134.
Rita Moreno Show, The (1978) as Music
The story of Marie Constanza, owner of a hotel fraught with problems. In the pilot episode, Marie attempts to adjust to her new responsibilities, having just inherited the hotel from its late owner and her former employer.
135.
That Thing on ABC (1978) as Music
An hour of fast-paced comedy featuring new comedy talent.
136.
Primary English Class, The (1977) as Theme Music
The story of Sandy Lambert, an English teacher in a California night school for foreign-born adults new to America. In the pilot episode, Sandy tries to help one of her students pass a driver's test.
137.
Doug Henning's World of Magic (1977) as Music
An hour of magic and illusion starring Doug Henning.
138.
Uncle Tim Wants You! (1977) as Music
A comical salute to the U.S. Armed Forces.
139.
You're Gonna Love It Here (1977) as Music
The story of Lolly Rogers, a Broadway star who is suddenly saddled with the temporary care of her eleven-year-old grandson, Peter, when the boy's parents are jailed for tax evasion.
140.
Great Day (1977) as Music
The adventures of a group of skid-row derelicts living at an inner-city mission in Los Angeles. In the pilot episode, the derelicts attempt to raise the money needed to save their mission without taking the most desperate of steps -- going to work.
141.
CBS Salutes Lucy: the First 25 Years (1976) as Music
Film-clip highlights of Lucille Ball's quarter century on CBS, from "I Love Lucy" to "The Lucy Show" to "Here's Lucy."
142.
Ted Knight Musical Comedy Variety Special Special (1976) as Music
An hour of music and comedy with Ted Knight and friends.
143.
Bureau, The (1976) as Music
The exploits of Peter Davlin, the inept chief of The Bureau, a federal investigation unit. In the pilot episode, Davlin attempts to crack an interstate hijacking operation.
144.
Doug Henning's World of Magic (1976) as Music
An hour of magic and illusions starring Doug Henning.
145.
Sills and Burnett at the Met (1976) as Music
A variety special with soprano Beverly Sills and comedienne Carol Burnett from the stage of the Metropolitan Opera House in New York.
146.
Over and Out (1976) as Music
The story follows the antics of five female communications officers stranded on an all-male Army base in the South Pacific during World War II.
147.
Funny Girl to Funny Lady (1975) as Music
A concert starring Barbra Streisand.
148.
Lily (1975) as Music
Various and sundry comedy sketches with character comedian Lily Tomlin and friends.
149.
Lily Tomlin Special, The (1975) as Music
Various comedy sketches conceived and performed by Lily Tomlin and friends.
150.
Twigs (1975) as Music
Four playlets that each present a slice of American life as seen through the eyes of three sisters and their mother.
151.
Grandpa Max (1975) as Music
A story of the generation gap between middle age and old age as seen through the bickering relationship of "Grandpa" Max Sherman, a crusty, caustic Jewish widower, and Paul Sherman, his overly protective son, who treats his father (self-described as "young at heart") like an old man. In the pilot ep
152.
Christmas With the Bing Crosbys (1974) as Music
A holiday show with Bing Crosby and his family -- wife Kathryn and children Mary, Harry, and Nathaniel.
153.
Mr. and Mrs. Cop (1974) as Music
The story chronicles a newlywed couple's adjustment to marriage, made more difficult by their demanding jobs as police officers. In the pilot episode, Nancy seeks a position as a patrol car officer over her husband's objections.
154.
6 Rms Riv Vu (1974) as Music
An adaptation of the play about Anne Miller and Paul Freeman, two married strangers who meet in an empty apartment and have an affair.
155.
Bing Crosby and His Friends (1974) as Music Director
An hour of music and comedy with Bing Crosby.
156.
Marlo Thomas in Acts of Love -- and Other Comedies (1973) as Music Director
An unusual comedy special, consisting of six sketches based on the predicament of men and women trying to find common ground on which to base relationships.
157.
Lily (1973) as Music Director
A series of comedy vignettes tailored to the unique talents of comedienne Lily Tomlin.
158.
Of Thee I Sing (1972) as Music Director
A musical about John P. Wintergreen, a presidential candidate with an irresistible platform based on silver linings and love.
159.
Once Upon a Mattress (1972) as Music Director
A spoof of the Hans Christian Andersen fable, "The Princess and the Pea," wherein Winifred Woebegone, a girl who lives in a bog, attempts to win the heart of Dauntless the Drab, a prince whose mother strives to keep him from marrying.
160.
Don Rickles -- Alive and Kicking (1972) as Music Director
An hour of music and comedy with the Master of Insults.
161.
Julie and Carol at Lincoln Center (1971) as Music Director
An hour of music, song, and light comedy, taped at Lincoln Center in New York City.
162.
Burt Bacharach Special, The (1971) as Music Director
An informal hour of music, featuring the popular songs of composer Burt Bacharach and lyricist Hal David.
163.
Light Fantastic, Or How to Tell Your Past, Present and Maybe Your Future Through Social Dancing, The (1967) as Music Director
A lighthearted look at dancing in the U.S.
164.
Class of '67 (1966) as Music Director
A song and dance review of the American college scene.
165.
Mort Sahl Special, The (1960) as Music Director
The program spotlights the performances of established artists and new talent acts.
166.
Together With Music (1955) as Music Director
An hour of music and songs.

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