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The original amateur hour

Label
The original amateur hour
Title
The original amateur hour
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Member of
Cataloging source
GZD
Characteristic
videorecording
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Original amateur hour (Television program)
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English language
PerformerNote
Hosted by Pat Boone, Emceed by Ted Mack
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1915-1998
  • 1917-2004
  • 1923-1977
  • 1878-1949
  • 1944-
  • 1942-
  • 1941-
  • 1959-
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  • Boone, Pat
  • Mack, Ted
  • Sinatra, Frank
  • Sills, Beverly
  • Merrill, Robert
  • Callas, Maria
  • Farrakhan, Louis
  • Robinson, Bill
  • Francis, Connie
  • Knight, Gladys
  • Vale, Jerry
  • Marshall, Penny
  • Klein, Robert
  • Ann-Margret
  • Julia, Raul
  • Feliciano, José
  • Stafford, Jim
  • Cara, Irene
  • Hedlund, Dennis
  • Scott, Willard
  • Standing Room Only Entertainment (Firm)
  • Kultur International Films
  • Starlighters (Musical group)
Runtime
282
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  • Boone, Pat
  • Sinatra, Frank
  • Sills, Beverly
  • Merrill, Robert
  • Callas, Maria
  • Mack, Ted
  • Farrakhan, Louis
  • Robinson, Bill
  • Francis, Connie
  • Knight, Gladys
  • Vale, Jerry
  • Marshall, Penny
  • Klein, Robert
  • Ann-Margret
  • Julia, Raul
  • Feliciano, José
  • Stafford, Jim
  • Cara, Irene
  • Hedlund, Dennis
  • Scott, Willard
  • Starlighters (Musical group)
  • Variety shows (Television programs)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The original amateur hour
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • At head of title on disc: Before American Idol
  • Special features, Disc 1: Early history of amateur shows; Theatrical short "An evening with Major Bowes"; Ted Mack & the Original Amateur Hour 7/18/1953
  • Special features, Disc 2: Theatrical short "Major Bowes Amateur Parade"; Ted Mack & the Original Amateur Hour 9/16/1970
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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, José 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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen
Extent
2 videodiscs (282 min.)
Isbn
9780769779010
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
032031313897
Other physical details
sd., col. , b&w
Publisher number
  • D3138
  • D3138-1
  • D3138-2
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm62207720
  • 1198913
System details
DVD; NTSC, Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The original amateur hour
Publication
Note
  • At head of title on disc: Before American Idol
  • Special features, Disc 1: Early history of amateur shows; Theatrical short "An evening with Major Bowes"; Ted Mack & the Original Amateur Hour 7/18/1953
  • Special features, Disc 2: Theatrical short "Major Bowes Amateur Parade"; Ted Mack & the Original Amateur Hour 9/16/1970
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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, José 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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen
Extent
2 videodiscs (282 min.)
Isbn
9780769779010
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
032031313897
Other physical details
sd., col. , b&w
Publisher number
  • D3138
  • D3138-1
  • D3138-2
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm62207720
  • 1198913
System details
DVD; NTSC, Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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