The Merv Griffin Show: Best of the 60's

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  • Genre
    Tv,
  • Aspect ratio:
    3 (NTSC Standard)
  • Country:
    USA
  • Disc number:
    4
  • Format:
    DVD
  • Language:
    ENG
  • Rating:
    NR
  • Release date:
    12/08/2015
  • Running time:
    720
  • Features
  • Genre
    Tv,
  • Aspect ratio:
    3 (NTSC Standard)
  • Country:
    USA
  • Disc number:
    4
  • Format:
    DVD
  • Language:
    ENG
  • Rating:
    NR
  • Release date:
    12/08/2015
  • Running time:
    720

Synopsis

The Merv Griffin Show is widely considered one of the premier talk shows in the history of television. Hosted by the charming and intelligent Merv Griffin, this groundbreaking show was known for in-depth inter views with celebrities and newsmakers, innovative stand-up comedy and stellar musical performances. Over the course of its run from 1962 to 1986, the show garnered 10 Emmy Awards and welcomed more than 25,000 guests, including many of the most important names in the fields of entertainment, politics, music, art, sports, fashion and literature.

 

This 4-disc retrospective celebrating the enduring legacy of The Merv Griffin Show is packed with 15 classic episodes from the 1960s, over an hour of bonus extras, and features more than 50 guest stars. This material, unseen for decades, has been newly transferred from recently discovered master tapes making for a spectacular viewing and listening experience.

 

DISC 1

September 2, 1965 - Phyllis Diller, Capt. Mitsuo Fuchida, Frederick Ayer, Jr.

September 8, 1965 - Richard Pryor, Phil Spector

September 14, 1965 - Dionne Warwick, Dick Gregory

October 6, 1965 - Andy Warhol & Edie Sedgwick, Reni Santoni & Renee Taylor

October 21, 1965 - Carol Burnett, Roddy McDowall, Oscar Levant

-Bonus Section-

November 9, 1962 - Danny Kaye, Dolores Wilson, Shelly Berman

May 1965 - News Segment-Interview With Merv Griffin

 

DISC 2

November 11, 1965 - George Carlin, Henny Youngman, Minnie Pearl, Frankie Laine,

Col. John Glenn

February 4, 1966 - Willie Mays, Tallulah Bankhead, Lionel Hampton

July 18 & 19, 1966 - Dr. Timothy Leary, Mort Sahl, Marion Williams

-Bonus Section-

December 30, 1965 - Salvador Dali

January 10, 1966 - Bob Crane

February 23, 1966 - Phil Spector

March 7, 1966 - Redd Foxx

June 9, 1966 - Norman Rockwell

 

DISC 3

July 20, 1966 - Jayne Mansfield, Henny Youngman, Monti Rock III, Dr. Henry Brill

August 1, 1966 - Everly Brothers, Richard Pryor, Jerry Lewis, Dagmar, Charlie Callas

July 6, 1967 - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Harry Belafonte

-Bonus Section-

August 10, 1966 - Freddy Martin

September 1, 1966 - Adam West & Burt Ward

January 18, 1967 - Jane Fonda & Roger Vadim

 

DISC 4

October 3, 1967 - Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, Carl Reiner

December 20, 1967 - Richard M. Nixon, David Susskind

August 18, 1969 - Woody Allen, Moms Mabley, Hedy Lamarr, Ted Sorensen, Leslie Uggams

November 21, 1970 - John Wayne

-Bonus Section-

May 14, 1970 - Gore Vidal

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