Max Liebman Presents Season 2
Max Liebman Presents Season 2
First Air Date: October 01, 1955
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2x11 Holiday (June 09, 1956)
Musical adaptation of Elmer Rice's short-lived (8 performances) 1951 play ""The Grand Tour."" The story involves a New England schoolteacher who falls in love with an embezzling banker during a trip to Europe. In the end she uses her inheritance to cover his crime and returns him to his wife. Songs included: Escape it All / According to the Baedeker / I Want So Much / Qu'est-ce Que C'est? / Pantomime Ballet / It Musn't Happen Now / Chit Chat / Tra-la-la / Once There Was a Man / When a Woman is a Wife.
2x10 The Maurice Chevalier Special (May 20, 1956)
Musical variety with Chevalier and his guests.
2x09 The Music of Gershwin (May 12, 1956)
This ninety minute tribute to the music of George Gershwin includes an eclectic array of musical talent: Broadway stars Ethel Merman & Alfred Drake, pop singers Tony Bennett & Toni Arden, pianist Eugene List, harmonica virtuoso Richard Hayman, Broadway singer/dancer Peter Conlow, classical ballet dancer Patricia Wilde, ""hot"" harpist Robert Maxwell, cool accordian jazz from Art Van Damme and his Quintet, The Ballerinas Diana and more jazz from The Bob Hamilton Trio.
2x08 The Adventures of Marco Polo (April 14, 1956)
Musical selections include: Overture / Beyond the Sunset / You'll Be Seeing Me / Market Day / Xanadu / Population / Silver Bells / The Tartar Song / The Garden of Imagining / Who, Me? / Uneasy Lies the Head / Worlds / Is It You? / You'll Be Seeing Me / Epilogue.
2x07 Heaven Will Protect the Working Girl (March 25, 1956)
Musical comedy salute to the working girl of the past and present.
2x06 Panorama (February 26, 1956)
Revue program with music, comedy skits and song & dance.
2x05 Paris in the Springtime (January 21, 1956)
Dan Dailey is a former nightclub hoofer who dreams of being a ""serious dancer."" He goes to Paris where he reunites with his former dance partner and hooks up with a woman who leads a Bohemian group of starving American actors. The story concerns the type of antics that can happen in Paris in the springtime. Songs included: Sunshine / Stung / Mme. de Paris / Delicado / Old Routine / Can't Be Bothered / From Another World / Paris, Paree / Nobody's Chasing Me / Marie Antoinette / Un Coin de France.
2x04 The Maurice Chevalier Show (December 04, 1955)
Ninety minutes of colorful musical variety with Maurice Chevalier and his guests Jeannie Carson and Pat Carroll and mime Marcel Marceau.
2x03 Dearest Enemy (November 26, 1955)
British officers Howe and Copeland recall how Mrs. Murray and a band of patriotic female colonists were instrumental in England losing the war for American independence. Songs included: Heigh-Ho, Lackaday / I Beg Your Pardon / Here in My Arms / I'd Like to Hide It / Sweet Peter / Bye and Bye / Here in My Arms / War is War / Cheerio / The Hermits / Gavotte / Where the Hudson River Flows / Old Enough to Love / Here's a Kiss.
2x02 The Great Waltz (November 05, 1955)
2x01 Heidi (October 01, 1955)
Poorly received musical version of the children's classic. Most critics felt Jeannie Carson was miscast. Songs included: Heidi / I Got My Way / Greener Pastures / I Love to Rumble / Right or Wrong / The Etiquette Song.