The Horace Heidt Show (musical variety)

    (CBS Primetime, 1950 - 1951)

    [Before there was a "Lawrence Welk Show", Horace Heidt -- a
     bandleader who had also records from the late 1920's thru
     the early 1940's, got an opportunity on the new medium of TV;

     Previously he had several radio shows in his name, and was 
     given a network TV shot in 1950 on CBS, but it lasted just
     a single season;

     Frank DeVol, who went on to score many TV series, was a 
     pianist in the Horace Heidt Orchestra;

     Horace returned to television in 1955 to host the "Swift
     Show Wagon" series on NBC -- the same year Lawrence Welk 
     made his network TV debut on ABC]

Theme: "I'll Love You In My Dreams"

    [this had also been the theme of Horace Heidt and his Orchestra
     during the big band and radio years]

     Composers: Abel Baer (ASCAP),
                Russell Benée (ASCAP) and
                Horace Heidt (not affiliated)

     1978 Publisher: Leo Feist, Inc. (ASCAP)

     2001 Publishers: EMI-Feist Catalog, Inc. (ASCAP) 
                         c/o EMI-April Music, Inc.
                         div. of EMI Music Publishing
                         of New York, NY; and 
                      Abel Baer Music Company (ASCAP)
                         c/o The Songwriters Guild
                         of Weehawken, NJ

     Composition Date: circa 1927

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