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Steve Allen 75th Birthday Celebration [VHS]

75th Birthday Celebration [VHS]

Taped just three years before his death, this 90-minute tribute effectively encompasses the career of television’s original renaissance man. The comedian-singer-songwriter-Tonight Show-creator was first and foremost a funnyman, as a series of vintage

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Steve Allen on The Tonight Show (Rare Clip)

This is the full version of the clip from the original incarnation of The Tonight Show, starring original host Steve Allen, that was used in Bill “Balloonman” Morrison’s interview with Steve. It features a bizarre comedy bit with a walking/talking doll and a jaunty musical number entitled “Love Thy Neightbor” (Steve refers to the piano player as “Skitch,” does that make him Skitch Henderson?). I will be happy to remove this clip if it conflicts with any copyright laws, but what I’ve been able to find seems to indicate it’s okay to show.

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