’50s TV Classics


BRIDGEPORT, Conn. —
July 24, 2012 — For Immediate Release — Go back to happier times with ’50s TV Classics, a three-disc collector’s edition on DVD Aug. 28  from Film Chest.

Experience the best of the “golden age of television” with this collection of shows including more than eight hours of comedy, music, variety, game shows and drama. Featuring some of Hollywood’s biggest and most iconic stars: Bob Hope, Ed Sullivan, Milton Berle, Red Skelton, Dinah Shore, Lawrence Welk, Art Carney, Paul Winchell, Jerry Mahoney, Ed Wynn and more!

Shows featured in this retro collection include (Disk #1) The Bob Hope Show (1957), The Chevy Show With Dinah Shore & Art Carney (1956), The Ed Wynn Show (1950), The Paul Winchell & Jerry Mahoney Show (1950), (Disk #2) Death Valley Days: Sego Lilies (1953), Death Valley Days: Little Washington (1953), Death Valley Days: Dear Teacher (1953), The Lawrence Welk Show (1956), The Milton Berle Show (1956), (Disk #3) Beat the Clock (1950s), Do You Trust Your Wife? (Episode #1 – 1957), Do You Trust Your Wife? (Episode #2 – 1957), Name That Tune (1950s) and The Red Skelton Show: Deadeye and the Indians (1954).

Commented Phil Hopkins and Ralph Stevens, co-owners of Film Chest, “This thrilling compilation features shows rarely available to the public—wholesome fun from simpler and, frankly, funnier times. We think fans and collectors of classic TV will truly enjoy these rare episodes and are excited to be a part of this project.”

 ’50s TV Classics is presented in full screen with an aspect ratio of 4 x 3 and original mono sound.