TV'S GREATEST VARIETY SHOWS

 

11th Annual Emmy Awards Show - COLLECTORS SERIES

11th Annual Emmy Awards Show

11th ANNUAL EMMY AWARDS SHOW - Later referred to as the 11th Primetime Emmy Awards, were held on May 6, 1959 to honor the best in television of the year. The ceremony was held at the Moulin Rouge Nightclub in Hollywood. It was hosted by Raymond...

28 UNSOLD AND RARE TV PILOTS VOL 5

28 UNSOLD AND RARE TV PILOTS

These gems star some big Hollywood names like Sharon Stone, James Coburn, Eva Gabor, Soupy Sales, Walter Matthau, Chuck Connors,Robert Culp,Edward G. Robinson, Sally Field, Chester Morris, Joe E Brown, Joan Davis and Leslie Neilson.  

LAUGHS AND FOLLIES with George Burns and Sammy Davis Jr

LAUGHS AND FOLLIES with George Burns and Sammy Davis Jr

Here are two hilarious TV specials from nearly 50 years ago that take a laughable look at comedy with George Burns, Sammy Davis jr, Andy Griffith, Don Knotts and clips from some of the world's greatest comics.

NBC 40TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL - bonus: ALL STAR JAZZ SHOW

NBC 40th Anniversary Special

NBC 40TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL - bonus: TIMEX ALL STAR JAZZ SHOW NBC 40TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL On November 13, 1966 NBC celebrated it’s 40th year of broadcasting with Chet Huntley as host and an all star cast that included Rudy Vallee...

RANCH PARTY COLLECTION - Hosted by Tex Ritter

Ranch Party Collection - hosted by Tex Ritter

Ranch Party: Ranch Party, also known as Western Ranch Party and Town Hall Party, was a weekly TV program hosted by Tex Ritter that featured performances by rockabilly and hillbilly legends including Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Wanda Jackson, the...

STILL FOUR MORE RARE TV SPECIALS

STILL FOUR MORE RARE TV SPECIALS

Here are 4 great rare TV specials offered at special limited time only savings.  From the NBC 60th anniversay Special to three 3 hour special edition NIGHT OF 100 STARS.  Save when you buy all 4 sets - 12 hours of great stars from the past.

STILL MORE RARE TV SPECIALS

STILL MORE RARE TV SPECIALS

Here we offer a variety of great TV specials most are over 35 years old. These specials are transferred direct onto DVD’s from original Beta recordings which assure top quality.  These shows are all BROADCAST QUALITY.

THE STEVE ALLEN SHOW VOLUME 3

THE STEVE ALLEN SHOW VOLUME 3

These are all full lenth shows many with the original network commercials. This new third set includes a variety of Steve’s different shows including his show for Plymouth and later 1969 color shows.  Includes famous Elvis Presley show.

TV VARIETY - Vol. 4

TV Variety - Vol. 4

TV VARIETY - VOL. 4 The is a nice collection of rare TV variety shows form the 1950s. Music, Drama, Comedy and more. 6 DVD Set. EPISODE TITLES: Disc 1 The Rosemary Clooney Show with Buster Keaton Glenn Miller Time with Johnny Desmond The Patti...

TV VARIETY SHOWS - VOL. 1

TV VARIETY SHOWS - VOL. 1

TV shows you thought you'd never see again! This is our first release of extremely rare classic TV shows.If you are a fan of old TV shows, especially rare, out-of-print films... you will love these shows. Click to view episode titles.

TV VARIETY SHOWS - VOL. 2

TV VARIETY SHOWS - VOL. 2

TV shows you thought you'd never see again! This is our second release of extremely rare classic TV shows.If you are a fan of old TV shows, especially rare, out-of-print films... you will love these shows.

28 UNSOLD AND RARE TV PILOTS - VOL. 1

28 UNSOLD AND RARE TV PILOTS

Stars like Brian Keith, Jack Albertson, Mike Connors, Eddie Albert, Craig Stevens, Martin Milner,  Alan Hale, Tom Sellek, Robert Urich, Jock Mahoney and even “Wild” Bill Elliott in TV pilots that were never sold to the TV networks.

30 UNSOLD & RARE TV PILOTS - VOL #2

30 UNSOLD & RARE TV PILOTS

A unique set of 30 TV pilots that were never sold to the networks or only lasted a few weeks. Stars like Bette Davis, George Brent, Carl Bentz, Billy Dee Williams, George Burns, Martin Landau, William Schatner and many more. A collectors gem.

FOUR GREAT TV VARIETY SPECIALS

FOUR GREAT TV VARIETY SPECIALS

4 television specials that will bring back memories as we look back at THE HOLLYWOOD PALACE, LAUGH IN, THE LEGEND OF JACK BENNY and BOB HOPES SALUTE to the 1st lady of comedy LUCILLE BALL. Over 4 hours of memories, laughs and great entertainment.

50’s CLASSIC TV VOL. 1 - OLSEN and JOHNSON

50’s CLASSIC TV VOL. 1 - OLSEN and JOHNSON

John Sigvard "Ole" Olsen and Harold Ogden "Chic" Johnson were zany American comedians of vaudeville, radio, the Broadway stage, motion pictures and television. Their shows were noted for their crazy blackout gags.

50’S CLASSIC TV VOL. 2 - JERRY LESTER, MOREY AMSTERDAM, ED WYNN

50’S CLASSIC TV VOL. 2

Three of early televisions great comics in 6 early shows from 1949 and 1950 taken from old kinescopes.  Included is a rare look at Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz on the ED WYNN SHOW over a year before they starred in I LOVE LUCY.

50’s CLASSIC TV Vol. 3 - KEN MURRAY - DANNY THOMAS

50’s CLASSIC TV Vol. 3

Two classic hour long variety shows...first Ken Murray is master of ceremonies with regulars Joe (3 STOOGES) Besser and Our Gang's Darla Hood and join the fun as Danny Thomas heads the ALL STAR REVUE with Elanor Powell & June Havoc.

50’S CLASSIC TV VOL. 4 - SID CAESAR, BOB CUMMING, JIMMY DURANTE

50’S CLASSIC TV VOL. 4


Here are three hour long classic TV shows from the 1950 starring three of early televisions super stars with a dynamite list of guest stars inlcuding Tennessee Ernie Ford, Ray bolger, Ethel Merman, Shirly MacLaine, Jonathan Winters and many more.

50’S CLASSIC TV VOL. 5 - SPIKE JONES, RED BUTTONS and more

50’S CLASSIC TV VOL. 5

TV’s earliest stars with guests - the 3 STOOGES (one of the only recorded appearances by Shemp Howard),  Dave Garroway talking about a new TV program called TODAY, a long thought lost episode of THE BUSTER KEATON SHOW and much more. 

50’S CLASSIC TV VOL. 6 - STAGE SHOW - YOUR HIT PARADE

50’S CLASSIC TV VOL. 6 - STAGE SHOW -  YOUR HIT PARADE

From rare kinescopes we offer STAGE SHOW hosted by Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey and with guests like Elvis Presley, Joey Bishop, Gorgon McRae & Connie Francis.  YOUR HIT PARADE with Dorthy Collins and Snooky Lanson. 

50’S CLASSIC TV VOL. 7 - Three Great Variety Shows

50’S CLASSIC TV VOL. 7

Three great variety shows from the 50's including one of the most expensive shows produced with stars like PERRY COMO, ROY ROGERS, GROUCHO MARX, JACK CARSON, JOHNNY CASH, JOHNNY RAY, THE EVERLY BROTHERS, GEORGE GOBEL and many more

60 MINUTES - 25 YEARS ANNIVERSARY SHOW

60 MINUTES - 25 YEARS ANNIVERSARY SHOW

In 1993 the popular American news magazine of the air celebrated 25 years of broadcasting with clips featuring remarkable news makers, celebrities and unusual stories of the past.  A great look at one of the Greatest TV shows of all time.

60 YEARS OF SEDUCTION hosted by James Garner

60 YEARS OF SEDUCTION hosted by James Garner

A documentary focusing on sixty years of romance on the silver screen covering the 1920s to the 1970s. Love and romance as seen through the movie camera from Dietrich and Bogart to Redford and Taylor.

60 YEARS OF MONSTERS - THE HORROR SHOWS

60 YEARS OF MONSTERS - THE HORROR SHOWS

Through film clips of the past you will some of the greatest thrillers of a span of 60 years of Hollywood movie making and guiding you through this adventure is the star of one of the most frightening movies of all time - Anthony Perkins

A 1978 MILTON BERLE TRIBUTE & WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

A 1978 MILTON BERLE TRIBUTE & WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

On March 26, 1978 a Hollywood gathering paid honor to the man most responsible for the rise of television in the early days - Milton Berle.  And join Ricardo Montalban as he searches to find TV CELEBRITIES WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

A LOVE LETTER TO JACK BENNY

A LOVE LETTER TO JACK BENNY

On February 5, 1981 three of his dearest friends - George Burns, Bob Hope and Johnny Carson came to salute the late Jack Benny in an affectionate look at the past with memories of those great moments.

A SALUTE TO BURT REYNOLDS

A SALUTE TO BURT REYNOLDS

In the 80’s Burt Reynolds was one of moviese biggest box office stars and during his peak he was featured on many TV specials.  It's a laugh riot in this set of two TV specials that featured Burt Reynolds and loads of Hollywood stars.

A Tribute to Rodgers and Hammerstein

A Tribute to Rodgers and Hammerstein


This was the first television special broadcast on all four major networks (CBS, NBC, ABC and Dumont), this rare event collected most of the original cast members to perform live. All that remains is this rare kinescope. 

ABC 4 HOUR SILVER ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

ABC 4 HOUR SILVER ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

Over 250 ABC stars gather to help the American Broadcasting Company celebrate its twenty-fifth anniversary.    This star studded 4 hour television special features stars and highlighted shows from the beginnings in 1953 through 1978.

ALL STAR TRIBUTE TO RONALD REAGAN

ALL STAR TRIBUTE TO RONALD REAGAN

This rare features two rare looks at the 40th President of the United States as he is honored by some of the greatest names in entertainment during his years in the White House. From Sinatra to Heston it is a gala celebration. 

ALLSTAR TRIBUTE TO JAMES STEWART and JACK LEMMON

ALLSTAR  TRIBUTE TO JAMES STEWART and JACK LEMMON

 Here are two more legends of Hollywood at two gala celebration parties with their friends and family.   Join James Steward and Jack Lemmon with John Wayne, Glenn Ford, Henry Fonda, Angie Dickenson and many more. 

ALLSTAR TRIBUTE TO INGRID BERGMAN AND ELIZABETH TAYLOR

ALLSTAR TRIBUTE TO INGRID BERGMAN AND ELIZABETH TAYLOR

This double feature honors two of the great ladies of the silver screen - Ingrid Bergman & Elizabeth Taylor.  Join them along with a galaxy of Hollywood greats - Jimmy Steward, Frank Sinatra, Cary Grant and more.

AN EVENING WITH JACK BENNY

AN EVENING WITH JACK BENNY

A rare look at Jack Benny starting with an hour long TV special followed by an in depth interview with David Frost.   An absolute must for any Jack Benny Fan.  The special features Danny Thomas, Raymond Burr & the Marquis Chimps.

ANN MARGARET'S VERY SPECIAL SPECIALS #1

ANN MARGARET'S VERY SPECIAL SPECIALS #1

Here are two of Ann Margaret's TV specials from the 70's with a great line up of legendary guest stars including Bob Hope, George
Burns, Perry Como, Minnie Pearl and Chet Atkins.  Lots of music, dancing and laughs.

ANN MARGARET'S VERY SPECIAL SPECIALS #2

ANN MARGARET'S VERY SPECIAL SPECIALS #2

Here are two delightful hour long TV specials as Ann Margaret celebrates Hollywood with guests Dean Martin, Lucille Ball, Roger Moore, George Burns, Danny Devito and Dom Deluise.  Great fun and song

BELL TELEPHONE HOUR with Ray Bolger

BELL TELEPHONE HOUR with Ray Bolger

This hour long presentation from 1966 including Ray Bolger,, Andre Previn, Ann Miller, Gloria DeHaven in a salute to the Hollywood musicals.  Bonus: musical comedy special FOL DE ROL with Rick Nelson, Cyd Charisse & Mickey Rooney

BOB AND RAY, STEVE ALLEN AND THREE HOURS OF LAUGHS

BOB AND RAY, STEVE ALLEN AND THREE HOURS OF LAUGHS

Here are three hours of laughter featuring three different TV specials devoted to making you laugh starting with a very rare special featuring radio's BOB & RAY and Steve Allen hosting a show about those embarrassing and funny moments.

BOB HOPE CHEVY/BUICK SHOWS

BOB HOPE CHEVY/BUICK SHOWS

beautiful quality complete TV specials - Great guest stars  like Mickey Rooney, Anita Eckbert, Dina Shore, Ginger Rogers, Desi Arnaz, Steve McQueen, Natalie Wood, Robert Wagner, William Holden, Danny Tomas and more more more

CAESAR'S SOUP - TV'S GOLDEN MOMENTS

CAESAR'S SOUP - TV'S GOLDEN MOMENTS

A look back at the golden days of television featuring Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Carl Reiner, Howard Morris and Soupy Sales. From some of the funniest sketches to a pie throwing contest this is a set that will bring memories and tears of laughter.

CBS ON THE AIR: A CELEBRATION OF 50 YEARS

CBS ON THE AIR: A CELEBRATION OF 50 YEARS

A celebration of 50 years of broadcasting ran over 9 hours and over 7 nights with an all star cast headed by Mary Tyler Moore & Walter Conkrite.  A long thought lost broadcast featuring over 115 CBS stars & hundreds of highlite clips.

CIRCUS OF THE STARS 1982 - Mickey Rooney, Ringmaster

CIRCUS OF THE STARS 1982 - Mickey Rooney, Ringmaster

Mickey Rooney is ringmaster to a huge line up of celebraties from the world of entertainment.  Join them as they perform some of the Circus's greatest feats.  Bob Newhart, Vincent Price, Robert Culp, Debbie Reynolds and many more.

DICK CLARK LIBRARY - 6 TV SPECIALS

Dick Clark TV Specials

6 Dick Clark TV specials that will bring back memories to anyone who grew up in the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s.   And over the last 35 years he has produced TV specials that took a look back at those wonderful days. 

DICK CLARK MEMORIES OF AMERICAN BANDSTAND

Dick Clark TV Specials

From 1956 to 1989 THE AMERICAN BANDSTAND was televisions most famous music shows. Hosted by Dick Clark the shows featured some of the greatest names in music history. Here are two full length specials celebrating the 40th and 50th anniversary.

DICK CLARK’S AMERICAN BANDSTAND 25TH ANNIVERSARY

DICK CLARK’S AMERICAN BANDSTAND 25TH ANNIVERSARY

On February 4, 1977 Dick Clark celebrated the 25th anniversary of one of the greatest dance shows in television history featuring some of the stars of the music world who produced the songs and music of that 25 year period.

DICK CLARK’S AMERICAN BANDSTAND 33 and 1 THIRD CELEBRATION

DICK CLARK’S AMERICAN BANDSTAND 33-1/3

On December 1, 1985, Dick Clark wasjoined by more that fifty of the biggest names in the music world as he celebrates 33 and a third years of America's longest-running and most popular teenage dance show.

DICK CLARK’S AMERICAN BANDSTAND AT 50

DICK CLARK’S AMERICAN BANDSTAND AT 50

This special two hour program celebrated the 50th anniversary of the show that taught America to dance. It was highlighted by a spectacular performance by Michael Jackson along with a host of other musical greats,

DICK CLARK’S GOOD OL’ DAYS - PART 1 - 1977

DICK CLARK’S GOOD OL’ DAYS - PART 1 - 1977

From Hula Hoops to Camelot……the 50‘s and 60‘s were the Good Ol‘ Days.  Join Frankie and Annette as they are joined by some of the names that became legends in music, comedy, sports and TV sitcoms. 

DICK CLARK’S GOOD OL’ DAYS - PART 2 - 1978

DICK CLARK’S GOOD OL’ DAYS - PART 2 - 1978

A true celebration of all those great memories of 1955 to 1965 as it covered the great news events, the sports heros, the great comics and of course….the music that started a whole new generation on the road to “rock and roll”.

DON RICKLES, DON ADAMS & BOB NEWHART SPECIALS

DON RICKLES, DON ADAMS & BOB NEWHART SPECIALS

This double set brings back a rare TV special from nearly 40 years ago starring Don Rickles and Don Adams featuring a rare look at Rickles famous night club act.  Then Bob Newhart heads up a laugh filled hour from 1980.

DOUG HENNING WORLD OF MAGIC - 1975 & 1977 SHOWS

DOUG HENNING WORLD OF MAGIC  - 1975 & 1977 SHOWS

Doug is joined by Gene Kelly, Glen Campbell, Sandy Duncan and Bill Cosby in these two original live braodcasts from the 70's.  See Henning perform illusions originated by the great Harry Houdini on this beautiful quality set.

DOUG HENNING WORLD OF MAGIC - THE 1982 SHOWS

DOUG HENNING WORLD OF MAGIC  - THE 1982 SHOWS

 Doug Henning, with his refreshingly modern approach to the art of illusion, permanently changed the face of magic and reintroduced an entire generation of audiences to grand illusion as a theatrical art.

ED SULLIVAN & CAPTAIN KANGAROO CELEBRATE ANNIVERSARIES

ED SULLIVAN & CAPTAIN KANGAROO CELEBRATE ANNIVERSARIES

A rare treat...first it is laughs galore from 1958 as Ed Sullivan celebrates 10 years on TV with a comic roast by Jack Carter, Walter Conkrite, Phil Silvers and more.  Then join the captain as he celebrtates 25 years with  star studed lineup.

EDDIE CANTOR ALL STAR CELEBRATION

EDDIE CANTOR ALL STAR CELEBRATION

Here are two TV shows from the 1950's celebrating the career of one of show businesses early stars.  Join Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Red Skelton,Frank Sinatra, Burns and Allen and more as they appear in these two rare programs.

FERNWOOD 2NIGHT starring Martin Mull and Fred Willard

FERNWOOD 2NIGHT starring Martin Mull and Fred Willard

Here is the complete set of all 65 episodes of one the the wildest, craziest, funniest TV shows ever. a parody talk show, hosted by Barth Gimble (Martin Mull) and sidekick/announcer Jerry Hubbard (Fred Willard).

FOUR GREAT VARIETY SPECIALS

FOUR GREAT VARIETY SPECIALS

4 television specials that will bring back memories as we look back at THE HOLLYWOOD PALACE, LAUGH IN, THE LEGEND OF JACK BENNY and BOB HOPES SALUTE to the 1st lady of comedy LUCILLE BALL. Over 4 hours of memories, laughs and great entertainment.

FRED ASTAIRE'S DANCING SHOES - Rare TV Specials

FRED ASTAIR'S DANCING SHOES - Rare TV Specials

This great two hour DVD features Fred Astaire in his first two, highly acclaimed TV specials from the late 1950's.   Join Fred and dancing partner Barrie Chase is his comeback performance that won him the Emmy award and spawned 3 specials.

FRED ASTAIRE SALUTES THE FOX MUSICALS + 2 BONUS SHOWS

FRED ASTAIRE SALUTES THE FOX MUSICALS + 2 BONUS SHOWS

Fred Astaire hosts this fascinating documentary as he guides you through 4 decades of 20th Century Fox musicals.  A worthy companion to MGM's THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT.  As a bonus  enjoy full hour DINAH SHORE & SAMMY DAVIS JR. SHOWS.

G.E. ALL STAR ANNIVERSARY hosted by JOHN WAYNE

G.E. ALL STAR ANNIVERSARY hosted by JOHN WAYNE

In 1978 General Electric celebrated their 100th Anniversary with a 2 hour TV special hosted by John Wayne with great stars like Bob Hope, Red Skelton, Lucille Ball, Henry Fonda, James Stewart and a huge list.

GENE AND CAROL TWO VERY SPECIAL SPECIALS

GENE AND CAROL TWO VERY SPECIAL SPECIALS

Two of the biggest stars in the music world - Carol Channing and Gene Kelly star in two rare great TV specials with a super line up of guest stars including Lucille Ball, George Burns, Walter Matthau and many more.  Lost of music & laughs.

HAPPY 100th BIRTHDAY HOLLYWOOD - 3 HOUR EXTRAVAGANZA

HAPPY 100th BIRTHDAY HOLLYWOOD - 3 HOUR EXTRAVAGANZA

On May 18, 1987 Hollywood celebrated its 100th birthday with a three hour extravaganza featuring 150 Hollywood stars.  This whole thing, 2 and a half hours is absolutely fabulous start to finish.  

HOLLYWOOD AND THE STARS narrated by Joseph Cotton

HOLLYWOOD AND THE STARS narrated by Joseph Cotton

A great addition to the library of anyone who is interested in the history of Hollywood and the great directors and stars who are a part of the era known as THE GOLDEN DAYS OF HOLLYWOOD narrated by Joseph Cotten .




HOLLYWOOD PRIVATE HOME MOVIES PARTS #1 & #2

HOLLYWOOD PRIVATE HOME MOVIES PARTS #1 & #2

Unusual and very rare home movies of some of Hollywood’s biggest stars.  The first show is hosted by Bill Cosby and the second stars Tim Conway and both featuring Ken Murray who, since 1927 was famous for movies of the stars. 

IRVING BERLIN’S 100TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

IRVING BERLIN’S 100TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

A two-hour presentation taped at Carnegie Hall on May 11, 1988, featuring celebrities from all forms of American entertainment in a tribute to America's legendary songwriter, Irving Berlin, in honor of his one-hundredth birthday. 

JACK BENNY AND FRIENDS #1

JACK BENNY AND FRIENDS #1

Over the years comedian Jack Benny appeared on many of the best TV specials and variety shows.    This set features two full hour appearances Bob Hope specials and a funny skit from the Flip Wilson variety show.

JACK BENNY AND FRIENDS VOL 1

JACK BENNY AND FRIENDS VOL 1

This special series presents Jack in some of those rare historic TV appearances in the early years of  television.  This set features two full hour appearances on Bob Hope 50's specials and a funny skit from the Flip Wilson variety show.

JACK BENNY AND FRIENDS VOL 2

JACK BENNY AND FRIENDS VOL 2

This is the second in our series of TV variety show specials that featured Jack Benny as a special guest.   In this set we find Jack with Bob Hope, John Wayne, Jimmy Durante and Debbie Reynolds in to full hour shows from the past.

JACK BENNY AND FRIENDS VOL 3

JACK BENNY AND FRIENDS VOL 3

This triple treat brings us two Bob Hope specials from the early 60’s along with a short clip from a Smothers Brothers 1967 show. Other stars inlcude Ethel Merman, Bobby Darin, Bing Crosby, Mickey Rooney and Janet Leigh. 

JACK BENNY AND FRIENDS VOL 4

JACK BENNY AND FRIENDS VOL 4

This set features two HOLLYWOOD PALACE shows from the 1960’s that were hosted by Jack Benny beginning with his first in February of 1967.  Then it is a 30 minute one on one interview with Dick Cavett.  

JACK BENNY AND FRIENDS VOL 5

JACK BENNY AND FRIENDS VOL 5

These two full length hour long shows join Jack Benny with some of the great comics of the 70's - Bob Hope, Danny Thomas, Steve Allen, Red Buttons, Don Rickles, Jack Carter, Bill Dana and many more complete with vintage commercials.

JACK BENNY AND FRIENDS VOL 6

JACK BENNY AND FRIENDS VOL 6

This very rare set features two complete full hour SHOWER OF STARS with guest Van Johnson, Vincent Price, Ed Wynn, Mel Blanc and Tommy Sands.  Taken from rare old 16 MM kinescopes the quality of the set is outstanding.

JACK BENNY AND FRIENDS VOL 7

JACK BENNY AND FRIENDS VOL 7

This is a real collectors find for any fan of Jack Benny. It features one of his most famous special broadcasts when BENNY CELEBRATES HIS 40TH BIRTHDAY.   Both shows come direct from 16 MM kinescopes are exceptional good quality.  

JACK BENNY AND FRIENDS VOL 8

JACK BENNY AND FRIENDS VOL 8

Here are three hour long specials that featured Jack Benny along with Ann Margaret, George Burns, Bob Hope, Danny Thomas, Betty Grable, Bobby Darin and Frank Sinatra.  Includes a rare 1951 show.

JACK BENNY AND FRIENDS - COMPLETE COLLECTION

JACK BENNY AND FRIENDS - COMPLETE COLLECTION

Here are all 17 hour long TV specials that either featured Jack Benny as the host or as a guest star.  A big line up of great stars like Bob Hope, John Wayne, Jimmy Durante, Sammy Davis Jr, and the cast of THE JACK BENNY PROGRAM.

JACK BENNY COMPLETE 12 SHOW SPECIALS

JACK BENNY COMPLETE 12 SHOW SPECIALS

Save when you buy all 12 of these unique and very rare hour long TV specials featuring one of the biggest line ups of show biz greats.

JACK BENNY SPECIALS VOL 1

JACK BENNY SPECIALS VOL 1

Here are some of the biggest stars from 1965 & 1966 - Bob Hope, The Beach Boys, Walt disney, Phyllis Diller and the Smothers Brothers are featured in the excellent quality and very rare set.

JACK BENNY SPECIALS VOL 2

JACK BENNY SPECIALS VOL 2

Here are some of the biggest stars from 1968 Lucille Ball, Johnny Carson, George Burns, Danny Thomas, Dick Clark, Jack Lemmon, Walter Mattheau and more are featured in the excellent quality and very rare set complete with original commercials.

JACK BENNY SPECIALS VOL 3

JACK BENNY SPECIALS VOL 3

Here are some of the biggest stars from 1968 Gregory Peck, George Burns, Lucille Ball, Ann-Margret, Jerry Lewis, Lawrence Welk, Dennis Day, Don Wilson and more are featured in the high quality and very rare set complete with original commercials.

JACK BENNY SPECIALS VOL 4

JACK BENNY SPECIALS VOL 4

Of all the DVD's we offer this is perhaps one of the rarest sets. The quality is truly outstanding and features Frank Sinatra, Bob Hope, Red Skelton, Rochester, Dean Martin, George Burns, Ronald Reagan and more. Outstanding quality

JACK BENNY SPECIALS VOL 5

JACK BENNY SPECIALS VOL 5

Another great line up in a high quality set of very very rare TV specials starring Jack Benny and guest Johnny Carson, Redd Foxx, Dina Shore, Dean Martin, Lucille Ball, John Wayne, George Burns and more. You will love this great set.

JACK BENNY SPECIALS VOL 6

JACK BENNY SPECIALS VOL 6

This 6th set of rare Jack Benny Specials inlcudes a show that was never broadcast in the United States - JACK BENNY IN AUSTRALIA from 1964. And also included is the 1961 special from Carnegie Hall. Great fun and very rare moments.

JACK PAAR & SMOTHERS BROTHERS TV SPECIALS

JACK PAAR & SMOTHERS BROTHERS TV SPECIALS

Two great specials from over 22 years ago - 1st is the 2nd JACK PAAR SPECIAL with Debbie Reynolds, Jackie Mason, Pat Sajak and great clips from the past.  2nd feature is the 20th ANNIVERSARY REUNION of THE SMOTHERS BROTHERS.  Great fun

JACKIE GLEASON SHOW VOL #1

JACKIE GLEASON SHOW VOL #1

JACKIE GLEASON SHOW brought The Great One back to a regular weekly variety show. This show featured Gleason's other great characters like Reggie Van Gleason, Joe The Bartender, etc. Oh how we miss him. 48 shows

JACKIE GLEASON SHOW VOL #2

JACKIE GLEASON SHOW VOL #2

JACKIE GLEASON SHOW brought The Great One back to a regular weekly variety show. This show featured Gleason's other great characters like Reggie Van Gleason, Joe The Bartender, etc. Oh how we miss him. 48 shows

JONATHAN WINTERS and DOM DE LUISE SHOWS

JONATHAN WINTERS  and DOM DE LUISE SHOWS

Two wildmen head there own variety shows.  Firrst Dom De Luise stars in a summer replacement for THE JACKIE GLEASON SHOW.  Then wild and funny JONATHAN WINTERS heads the fun.  Bonus: rare SAMMY DAVIS JR SHOW with Judy Garland.

LATE NIGHT WITH DAVID LETTERMAN ANNIVERSAY SHOWS ***NEW***

LATE NIGHT WITH DAVID LETTERMAN ANNIVERSAY SHOWS  ***NEW***

David Letterman originally followed Johnny Carson on NBC with one of the wildest shows on late night television. Here are 10 special shows including the very first show exactly as originally seen followed by 9 ANNIVERSARY SHOWS.

LEGENDS TO LEGENDS - RARE 2 HOUR SPECIAL

LEGENDS TO LEGENDS - RARE 2 HOUR SPECIAL

On the night of December 28, 1993 a very special program was broadcast featuring legends MUHAMMAD ALI, TONY BENNETT, GEORGE BURNS, ANGIE DICKINSON, GENE KELLY, DEBBIE REYNOLDS, BOB NEWHART, BARBARA MANDRELL, GREGORY PECK, EVA MARIE SAINT,

LIBERTY WEEKEND CELEBRATION JULY 1986 - excellent quality

Liberty Weekend Celebration - 1986 - three rare specials - 3 DVD Set.

In 1986 the nation celebrated the 100th Anniversary of the Statue of Liberty.   Opening Ceremonies featured the lighting of the Statue of Liberty on July 3rd by President Reagan.  This was followed by 3 days of celebration.

LOOKING AT THE 70’S AND A TRIBUTE TO JOHN WAYNE

LOOKING AT THE 70’S AND A TRIBUTE TO JOHN WAYNE

2 hour long TV specials taking looking at the remarkable 70's. The 1st hosted by David Letterman features news and film clips of the decade.  Next a tribute to John Wayne with Barbara Walters broadcast the night after his death in 1979.

MAE WEST AND RUBY KEELER, THE NOSTALGIA QUEENS

MAE WEST AND RUBY KEELER, THE NOSTALGIA QUEENS

Here are two delightful documentaries about two of the biggest female stars of the 30's.   Through archival footage and interviews explore their motion picture history.  Bonus: 1976 interview with Mae West

MAGIC WITH THE STARS hosted by Orson Wells

MAGIC WITH THE STARS hosted by Orson Wells

Originally broadcast January 17, 1982 this special broadcast featured Hollywood celebrities as they assisted magicians in a program of magic and illusion.  Hosted by Orsen Wells this show features top magicians like David Copperfield. 

MILTON BERLE AND THE TEXACO STAR THEATER

Milton Berle, classic TV Shows

This classic set of 5 MILTON BERLE SHOWS inlcudes 2 TEXACO STAR THEATRE, 2 KRAFT THEATRE & THE MILTON BERLE SHOW featuring Jack Benny, Red Skelton and Molly Goldberg.  Inlcuded as a bonus is a rare RED SKELTON SHOW.

NBC THE FIRST 50 YEARS - 1977

NBC, The First 50 Years

On October 23, 1977 Orsen Wells hosted an NBC two hour special that took a look back at the early TV history of NBC in television. This extremely rare program from over 30 years ago takes a look back at some of the stars that made NBC shine.

NBC - 50 YEARS ON THE AIR - 1976

NBC 50 Years On The Air - Hosted by Orson Wells

Not to be confused with the followup "THE FIRST 50 YEARS" this was the first clebration broadcast.  The year was 1976 and Orson Wells was joined by an outstanding group of co-hosts for this great 4 hour broadcast.  

NBC 60TH ANNIVERSARY THREE HOUR SPECIAL

NBC 60TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL

NBC 60th Anniversary Celebration is an American television special that aired on NBC on May 12, 1986.  Beautiful DVD complete - uncut - exactaly as originally see complete with vintage commercials and network promos. 

NIGHT OF 100 STARS - 1982

NIGHT OF 100 STARS - 1982

In 1982 a special three hour TV spectacular wsa presented on behalf of the Actor's Fund.  You will actually see closer to 200 stars...from James Cagney to Sammy Davis Jr....from Doug Henning to Tony Bennett - this is a fastastic show.

NIGHT OF 100 STARS 2ND EDITION 1985

NIGHT OF 100 STARS 2ND EDITION 1985

Due to the success of the first star filled extravaganza in 1980 another celebration for the Actors Fund was broadcast in 1985, Featured is a salute to the origin of "Burlesque", a look at dancing and famous dance teams, broadway and more.

NIGHT OF 100 STARS 3RD EDITION 1990

NIGHT OF 100 STARS 3RD EDITION 1990

Nearly 175 show business greats - many who are no longer with us like Katharine Hepburn, James Stewart and Helen Hayes featuring music, songs, dance and comedy. with nearly 175 stars of stage, screen, sports, and fashion. 

PAULSEN FOR PRESIDENT ***NEW ITEM***

PAULSEN FOR PRESIDENT   ***NEW ITEM***

What began as a running gag on THE SMOTHERS BROTHERS tv show proved so popular it eventually became a real campaign for President. Loaded with big name guest stars (Robert Kennedy is one) this hilarious DVD will keep you laughing.

RONALD REAGAN’S 1981 ALL STAR INAUGURAL GALA

Ronald Reagan's 1981 All-Star Inaugural Gala

On January 13, 1981, the eve of the inauguration of Ronald Reagan as 40th President of the United States of America, a spectacular entertainment celebration was performed for the new President and first lady.

ROY ROGERS AND DALE EVENS TV SPECIALS COLLECTION

ROY ROGERS AND DALE EVENS TV SPECIALS

Over the years Roy Rogers, King of the Cowboys and Dale Evans, Queen of the Old West, made many appearances on an assortment of TV shows.   From the Dinah Shore Show to Jimmy Durante, from the Perry Como Show to the Nashville Palace….

SAMMY DAVIS JR 60TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

SAMMY DAVIS JR 60TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

In 1990 Sammy Davis Jr celebrated his 60 years in show business. One of the largest groups of Hollywood and music celebrities came to do honor. Unfortunately it was also Sammy's last public appearance - he died just weeks after this broadcast.

SENSATIONAL SHOCKING WONDERFUL WACKY 70’S

SENSATIONAL SHOCKING WONDERFUL WACKY 70’S

On January 4, 1980, just 4 days after the beginning of a new decade Dick Clark presented this look back at what many consider the wackiest decades of the century.  A look back at entertainment, politics, news, music, etc.

Sid Caesar & Imogene Coca - ADMIRAL BROADWAY REVIEW

ADMIRAL BROADWAY REVIEW, Classic TV Shows

A TV show cancelled because it was too popular? In 1949, sponsored by TV manufacturer ADMIRAL CORPORTION it was so popular that Admiral was unable to keep up with the demand for new television sets and the series was cancelled.

SOME OF MANIE’S FRIENDS hosted by Perry Como

SOME OF MANIE’S FRIENDS hosted by Perry Como

On February 22, 1959, a multitude of entertainment's biggest stars come together to celebrate the life of the late Manie Sacks, recording executive for Columbia Records, and vice president of both NBC and RCA. 

THE BEATLES CARTOON SERIES

THE BEATLES CARTOON SERIES

Based loosely on the characters of the Beatles as portrayed in their film, A Hard Day's Night. This 1965 series was produced at the very height of BEATLEMANIA. Over 60 episodes featuring just about every song of the early Beatles.

THE BEST OF TV COMMERICALS VOLUME #1 & #2

THE BEST OF TV COMMERICALS VOLUME #1 & #2

Who would have thought some 30 to 40 years ago that those commercials that interupted your favorite programs would one day be part of nostalgia?  Well today they are considered modern classics and you won't want to miss these gems.

THE BEST OF TV COMMERICALS VOLUME #3 & #4

THE BEST OF TV COMMERICALS VOLUME #3 & #4

"We'll be back in a few minutes after these important words."  With those words followed some of the greatest classic gems of the 50's, 60's and 70's.  Here are two different full hour TV specials devoted to commercial nostalgia. 

THE CARPENTER'S & HERB ALPERT'S TV SPECIALS

THE CARPENTER'S  & HERB ALPERT'S TV SPECIALS

Two great specials on one great DVD.   First up is the CARPENTER'S VERY FIRST TV SPECIAL with guest John Denver & Victor Borge.   Then is it the music of HERB ALBERT & THE TJB with the added comedy of Jim Henson's MUPPETS.

THE FABULOUS 50’S hosted by Henry Fonda

THE FABULOUS 50’S hosted by Henry Fonda

This fabulous look back to the 1950's stars Dick Van Dyke, Jackie Gleason, Julie Andrews, Shelly Berman and more.  A nostalgic look back at sports, news and entertainment from a rare broadcast from February 22, 1960,

THE FORD SHOW starring Tennessee Ernie Ford

The Ford Show, Tennessee Ernie Ford, Classic TV Shows

The Ford Show (also known as The Ford Show, Starring Tennessee Ernie Ford and The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show) is an American variety program, starring singer and folk humorist Tennessee Ernie Ford, which aired on NBC on Thursday evenings from...

THE GARRY MOORE SHOW with Carol Burnett

Garry Moore Show, Classic TV Shows

Garry Moore, the series helped launch the careers of many comedic talents, such as Don Adams, George Gobel, Carol Burnett, Don Knotts and Jonathan Winters. The Garry Moore Show garnered a number of Emmy nominations and wins.

THE GEORGE GOBEL SHOW

THE GEORGE GOBEL SHOW

A very rare look at 3 George Gobel shows from the 50's. Affectionately known as "Lonesome George" he headed one of the most popular TV variety shows in the mid-fifties. Taken from long thought lost 16 MM prints this is a fun disc.

THE GREAT RADIO COMEDIANS - Jack Benny, George Burns, more

THE GREAT RADIO COMEDIANS - Jack Benny, George Burns, more

This great 1972 TV broadcast brought togehter many of the living comics of the golden age of radio a living history of those great memories.  Members of the cast of Fred Allen's ALLEN'S ALLEY recreatae one of those shows.

THE JACK BENNY PROGRAM - 87 SHOWS

Jack Benny Program - Classic TV Shows

We believe this to be the biggest and best picture and sound quality set ever offered. In two volumes you will find 87 different shows including appearances on other great shows. Our second set also contains many original commercials.

THE JACK BENNY PROGRAM - VOLUME 1

THE JACK BENNY PROGRAM - VOLUME 1

We believe this to be the biggest and best picture and sound quality set ever offered. In two volumes you will find 87 different shows including appearances on the BING CROSBY SHOW, BURNS AND ALLEN SHOW & THE GENERAL ELECTRIC THEATRE.

THE JACK BENNY PROGRAM - VOLUME 2

THE JACK BENNY PROGRAM - VOLUME 2

He is still considered one of the all time greatest comedians. We believe this to be the biggest and best picture and sound quality set ever offered. Vol 2 also contains many of the original commercials exactly as they appeared on Jack's show.

THE RED SKELTON SHOW - 58 great shows

THE RED SKELTON SHOW - 58 great shows

Rare moments as many of these shows were broadcast live but the quality is excellent considering the age of these shows and as an added bonus many episodes even include the original commercials which only add to the fun.

THE STEVE ALLEN SHOW - VOLUME 1

THE STEVE ALLEN SHOW - VOLUME 1

Great set highlighting the best of Allen. The show launched the careers of cast members Don Knotts, Tom Poston, Louis Nye, Pat Harrington, Jr. and Bill Dana.  From Abbott and Costello to Johnny Carson it's laugh filled. 

 

THE STEVE ALLEN SHOW - VOLUME 2

THE STEVE ALLEN SHOW - VOLUME 2

This rare set consists of 18 complete full hour shows, 3 half hour shows and a rare bonus clip from WHAT’S MY LINE. Stars like THE THREE STOOGES, JERRY LEWIS, MILTON BERLE, JOHNNY CARSON, SAMMY DAVIS JR.  and more.

THOSE WONDERFUL GAME SHOWS

THOSE WONDERFUL GAME SHOWS

Join William Shatner and Carl Reiner in this nostalgic look back at some of the greatest game shows over a 35 year history of television.  Some of the funniest moments as we look at shows that were a daytime television staple.

TV - THE FABULOUS 50'S

TV - THE FABULOUS 50'S

On March 5, 1978 THE FABULOUS 50?s was broadcast featuring some of the greatest moments in television from the 1950?s. The show was hosted by Lucille Ball, David Jansen, Michael Landon, Mary Martin, Red Skelton and Dinah Shore

TV HALL OF FAME 1986

TV HALL OF FAME 1986

In 1986 some of the greatest names in early television gathered to honor 7 of TV’s early pioneers into the TV Hall of Fame. Included: Steve Allen, Fred Coe, Walt Disney, Jackie Gleason, Mary Tyler Moore, Frank Stanton, and Burr Tillstrom.

TWO COUNTRY BOYS - GLEN CAMPBELL and JOHN DENVER

TWO COUNTRY BOYS - GLEN CAMPBELL and JOHN DENVER

Here are two of the biggest names in country and folk music from the 70's in two spectacular shows featuring guests like John Wayne, Johnny Cash, Carol Burnett, Roger Miller, Jerry Reed & Three Dog Night

USO 1958 CHRISTMAS SHOW ALL STAR REVIEW

USO 1958 CHRISTMAS SHOW ALL STAR REVIEW

From Bing Crosby's White Christmas to laughs with Jack Benny, Danny Kaye & Bob Hope this very rare Christmas Show from 1958 is a fanstastic all star review.  Introduced by President Eisenhower there is something for everyone.

WOODY ALLEN TWO VERY SPECIAL 60’S TV SPECIALS

WOODY ALLEN TWO VERY SPECIAL 60’S TV SPECIALS

Before he became famous as one of Hollywood's important movie directors Woody Allen was popular as a stand up comedian.  Here is a look at two  star filled TV specials from the late 60's with a big list of guests.