Comedy

Comedy

Pied Piper of Hamlin (1957)

The Pied Piper of Hamelin is a filmed 1957 ninety-minute musical color television special originally shown by NBC on November 26, 1957, as their Thanksgiving Day offering for that year. Based on the famous poem by Robert Browning and using the music of Edvard Grieg with special lyrics by Hal Stanley and Irving Taylor, it starred Van Johnson, Claude Rains (in his only singing and dancing role), Lori Nelson, Jim Backus, and Kay Starr.

Comedy

Jack and the Beanstalk (1952)

Jack and the Beanstalk is a 1952 family comedy starring the comedy team of Abbott and Costello. It is a comic revision of the classic fairy tale. Like Gone with the Wind, the movie starts out monochrome and goes to color.

Classic TV

The Red Green Show

If they don’t find you handsome, may they find you handy. Here’s about 300 episodes of Red Green. Do you have enough duct tape?

Classic TV

Merry Christmas Mr. Bean (1992)

“Merry Christmas, Mr. Bean” is the seventh episode of the British television series Mr. Bean, produced by Tiger Television for Thames Television. It was first broadcast as a Christmas special on ITV on Tuesday 29 December 1992.