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Father Guido Sarducci – 5 Minute University – Hysterical

Father Guido Sarducci  5 Minute University  Hysterical   *   Father Guido Sarducci is a fictional character created by the American comedian Don Novello. Sarducci, a chain-smoking priest with tinted glasses, works in the United States as gossip columnist and rock critic for the Vatican newspaper L’Osservatore Romano (sometimes mentioned as The Vatican Enquirer, a take-off of the tabloid The National Enquirer).     Novello […]

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Annette Funicello on Bandstand singing Dio Mio – 1960 PRICELESS

Annette Funicello on Bandstand singing Dio Mio – 1960 PRICELESS * Annette Funicello on American Bandstand with Dick Clark in 1960 singing Dio Mio. Annette Joanne Funicello (October 22, 1942 – April 8, 2013) was an Italian-American actress and singer. Annette Funicello began her professional career as a child performer at the age of twelve. She rose to prominence […]

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Dean Martin Show – Mystery Voice Contest – Week 2 – Silly Stuff still makes you smile

Dean Martin Show – Mystery Voice Contest – Week 2 – Silly Stuff  makes you smile * Do you remember Dean’s Mystery Voice Contest…..?  The Dean Martin Show, not to be confused with the Dean Martin Variety Show (1959–1960), is a TV variety–comedy series that ran from 1965 to 1974 for 264 episodes. It was broadcast by NBC and hosted by […]

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Dean Martin Show – Mystery Voice Contest – Week 1 – Makes you smile

Dean Martin Show – Mystery Voice Contest – Week 1 – Still makes you smile * Do you remember Dean’s Mystery Voice Contest…..?    The Dean Martin Show, not to be confused with the Dean Martin Variety Show (1959–1960), is a TV variety–comedy series that ran from 1965 to 1974 for 264 episodes. It was broadcast by NBC and hosted by […]

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Annette Funicello and Robin Leach – Interview

Annette Funicello and Robin Leach Interview   * Annette Joanne Funicello (October 22, 1942 – April 8, 2013) was an Italian-American actress and singer. Annette Funicello began her professional career as a child performer at the age of twelve. She rose to prominence as one of the most popular Mouseketeers on the original Mickey Mouse Club. As a teenager, she transitioned to […]

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Dean Martin and Phil Harris – Priceless Stuff

Dean Martin and Phil Harris  Priceless Stuff *   I love this piece with Dean and Phil Harris. This stuff never gets old. My Dad and I used to watch this show every Thursday night at Nine O’Clock. It was our favorite program.   Dean Martin was initially reluctant to do the show, partially because […]

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The Godfather – Diane Keaton spills a secret about the making of the Godfather

The Godfather Diane Keaton spills a secret about the making of the Godfather * The Godfather is a 1972 American crime film directed by Francis Ford Coppola and produced by Albert S. Ruddy, based on Mario Puzo‘s best-selling novel of the same name. It stars Marlon Brando and Al Pacino as the leaders of a fictional New York crime family. The story, spanning 1945 to 1955, chronicles […]

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Dean Martin – Mini Documentary

Dean Martin  Mini Documentary * Dean Martin was born Dino Paul Crocetti on June 7, 1917, in Steubenville, Ohio, the son of Italian father Gaetano Alfonso Crocetti  and Italian-American mother Angela Crocetti.  His father, who was a barber, was originally from Montesilvano, Abruzzo, and his mother’s origins are also believed to be from Abruzzo. Dean Martin’s first language […]

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Dean Martin and Paul Lynde – Dean’s TV Show – Very Funny

Dean Martin and Paul Lynde  Very Funny * Remember Paul Lynde? He was hysterical on this episode of the Dean Martin show. Love this stuff. The Dean Martin Show, not to be confused with the Dean Martin Variety Show (1959–1960), is a TV variety–comedy series that ran from 1965 to 1974 for 264 episodes. It was broadcast by NBC and hosted […]

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Annette Funicello & Shirly Temple – 1961 Oscars – PRICELESS & REFRESHING

Annette Funicello & Shirley Temple 1961 Oscars  PRICELESS & REFRESHING * Shirley Temple and Annette Funicello are remembered as two of the most adorable child stars ever. This is a short clip of the two of them together at the 1961 Oscars. Annette accepting an award for Haley Mills. Extremely refreshing to see such a […]

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