The M-G-M Parade (film previews & star bios, hosted by George Murphy)

    (ABC Primetime, 1955 - 1956)

    [George Murphy was a slick, polished, former song and dance man 
     who worked with Fred Astaire and others in early MGM Musicals;

     In this program he served as slick spokesperson for the studio 
     which packaged this promotional television series; it contained
     memorable excerpts of past MGM films, "behind-the-scenes" studio
     tours, a few vignettes of cinema and Hollywood history, and of 
     course star interviews and clips that were designed to promote
     upcoming MGM films of the mid-1950s]

Theme: "That's Entertainment" from the 1953 MGM film version of the musical "The Band Wagon"

    [Theme verified as seen/heard during rebroadcast on 
     Turner Classic Movies cable TV channel 11/29/99 - 2/1/2002.]

     Composers: music by Arthur Schwartz (ASCAP), and
                lyrics by Howard Dietz (ASCAP)

     Original Publisher: Chappell & Company, Inc. (ASCAP)

     1999 Publisher: Chappell & Company, Inc. (ASCAP)
                     c/o Warner-Chappell Music Inc., of
                     Los Angeles, CA

     Unpublished Copyright Date: September 22, 1952; Eu 288 516.
     Published Copyright Date: July 13, 1953; Ep 73 131.

     Recordings:  [numerous]

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