The Merv Griffin Show: Best of the 70'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 13 classic episodes from the 1970s, over an hour of bonus extras, and features more than 60 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

October 28, 1971 - Dennis Hopper, Willie Mays, James Brolin, Diane Baker

December 6, 1972 - Isaac Hayes, Staple Singers, Luther Ingram, Albert King, Johnnie Taylor,

Carla Thomas, Emotions

April 27, 1973 - Jack Benny

-Bonus Section-

December 21, 1971 - Eva Gabor (Guest Host), Chuck Norris

December 27, 1971 - Roger Miller (Guest Host), Glen Campbell, Dick Clark

January 13, 1972 - James Caan

June 7, 1972 - Warren Beatty

 

DISC 2

July 31 & August 1, 1973 - Ingrid Bergman, Jacqueline Bisset, George Segal, Richard Pryor, Kris Kristofferson & Rita Coolidge, Rex Reed

October 12, 1973 - Lucille Ball, Bob Hope, Lucie Arnaz,

Desi Arnaz, Jr., Gary Morton, Gale Gordon

November 29, 1973 - Bette Davis, Walter Pidgeon, Olivia De Havilland, Samantha Eggar,

William Wyler

-Bonus Section-

December 5, 1975 - James Michener

 

DISC 3

February 16, 1976 - John Denver, Starland Vocal Band

November 30, 1976 - Farrah Fawcett-Majors, Lindsay Wagner, Marie Osmond,

Michael Learned, Gladys Knight

September 22, 1977 - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Alex Haley, Louis Gossett, Jr.

-Bonus Section-

July 8, 1977 - Steve Martin

January 12, 1978 - Ray Bradbury

February 14, 1978 - Joan Rivers

 

DISC 4

November 7, 1978 - Lillian Carter, Andy Williams, Loretta Lynn

June 25, 1979 - President Gerald Ford, Gene Wilder

October 31 & November 1, 1979 - Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner, Anne Bancroft, Rob Reiner & Penny Marshall, Gene Wilder, Gene Hackman

December 20, 1979 - Steve Martin, Carl Reiner, Jackie Mason

-Bonus Section-

November 21, 1979 - Barbara Walters

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