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Phil Silvers
Director: Alfred E. Green Cast: Phil Silvers
Phil Silvers
, Danny Scholl
Danny Scholl
, Judy Lynn
Judy Lynn
Alfred E. Green

DVD (Full Frame)

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Overview

Shot on location in New York City's Winter Garden Theatre, this is essentially a filmed performance of Phil Silver's hit Broadway show in which he plays a moody and egotistical television comic (allegedly patterned after Milton Berle). Trouble begins when the ratings for Jerry Biffle's (Silvers) television show begin to sag. The producer spice up the show by adding sales clerk Sally Peters (Judy Lynn) and handsome young Cliff Lane (Danny Scholl) as love interests. Jerry falls in love with Sally, but Sally is in love with Cliff. The ensuing tension is most problematic for Jerry's every diplomatic personal assistant Vic Davis (Jack Albertson).

Product Details

Release Date: 09/12/2011
UPC: 0883904251996
Original Release: 1954
Source: Mgm Mod
Presentation: [Full Frame]
Time: 1:24:00
Sales rank: 48,520

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Phil Silvers Jerry Biffle
Danny Scholl Cliff Lane
Judy Lynn Sally Peters
Jack Albertson Vic Davis
Joey Faye Pinky
Herbie Faye Moe
Brad Hatton Mr. Parker
Emmaline Henry Actor
Bill Joyce Actor
Mara Lynn Actor
Rose Marie Betty Dillon
Tommy Ryan Actor
Arlen Stuart Actor
Johnny Coy Tommy Phelps

Technical Credits
Alfred E. Green Director
William Bradford Cinematographer
Ron Fletcher Choreography
Albert Glasser Score Composer,Musical Direction/Supervision
Harold Hastings Musical Direction/Supervision
Mercer Songwriter
Ronald Sinclair Choreography
Gene Towne Screenwriter
Albert Zugsmith Producer

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