Sunday Showcase (variety)

    (NBC Primetime, 1959 - 1960)

    [aka: "NBC Sunday Showcase";

     This umbrella title was applied to a variety of programs
     airing on Sunday Nights on NBC for one season; They included 
    "The Milton Berle Show" -- a comedy variety hour, dramatic
     plays like Budd Schulberg's "What Makes Sammy Run" and the 
     historical drama "Our American Heritage"...] 

Theme: "Sunday Showcase Theme (Sunday Drive)"

    [above is title as filed for copyright; ASCAP title variants...
     aka: "Sunday Drive";
     aka: "Sunday Showcase Theme";

     THEME credit in Gelfand "Television Theme Recordings";
     Richard Adler wrote the Broadway musicals "Pajama Game" and 
     "Damn Yankees", as well as commercial jingles for Hertz Car
     Rentals, Palmolive Soap, Kent and Viceroy Cigarettes.
     Notation on manuscript for this THEME filed for copyright 
     says "based upon 'The Sins of Pat Muldoon'" which was a
     Broadway play that may have been adapted for Television.]

     Composer: Richard Adler (ASCAP)

     Orig. Publisher: Andrew Music Corp. (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: [no listing found in the 1978 ASCAP Index
                      of Performed Compositions]

     2001 Publisher: Andrew Music Corp. (ASCAP)
                        c/o Frank Music Corp.
                        of New York, NY 

     Copyright Date: Sep.  2, 1959; Eu 592 292.
     Renewal   Date: Feb. 18, 1987; RE-331-813.


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