Jack Paar


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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Edie Adams

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Edie Adams on being a regular on Jack Paar's morning show
12:07

Steve Allen

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Steve Allen on some of Jack Paar's guests when Paar hosted The Tonight Show
00:19
Steve Allen on Jack Paar and Allen prank calling Johnny Carson on The Steve Allen Westinghouse Show
00:21
Steve Allen on his thoughts on colleagues through the years - Jack Paar
00:58

Shelley Berman

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Shelley Berman on how his relationship with Jack Paar changed after Paar walked off his own show and Berman remained

Steve Binder

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Steve Binder on Jack Paar
00:15

Al Borden

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Al Borden on working with Steve Allen and Jack Paar
00:29

Diahann Carroll

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Diahann Carroll on appearing on Jack Paar's Tonight show
04:24

Dick Cavett

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Dick Cavett on writing the intro for Jayne Mansfield's appearance on The Jack Paar Show
01:33
Dick Cavett on getting a job writing for Jack Paar
04:05
Dick Cavett on his various roles, including interviewing guests, on The Jack Paar Show aka The Tonight Show
06:02
Dick Cavett on his interviewing style and advice from Jack Paar
02:02

Walter Cronkite

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Walter Cronkite on the circumstances of being replaced by Jack Paar on The Morning Show ; and a letter from Jack's mother about the incident
06:05

Phyllis Diller

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Phyllis Diller on her first appearance on The Tonight Show; on Jack Paar
06:18

Hugh Downs

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Hugh Downs on his role on The Tonight Show with Jack Paar; on Paar's wit
05:46
Announcer Hugh Downs on Jack Paar's famous walk out on The Tonight Show on February 11, 1960
09:38
Hugh Downs on differences between Steve Allen and Jack Paar on The Tonight Show
00:44
Hugh Downs on working with Jack Paar on The Tonight Show; on Paar's nervousness
02:39
Hugh Downs on Jack Paar's strengths and weaknesses; on his interviewing skills and his ability to discover new talent
08:35
Hugh Downs on politicians appearing on The Tonight Show
05:18
Hugh Downs on working with Jack Paar
00:24

Irving Fein

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Irving Fein on Jack Paar
00:46

Greg Garrison

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Greg Garrison on directing specials for Jack Paar, including Jack Paar Presents and on working with Jonathan Winters on those shows
03:22

Larry Gelbart

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Larry Gelbart on the eccentric talents of Jack Paar, the "inventor" of the talk show and being hugely important to comedy
01:09

Florence Henderson

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Florence Henderson on working with Jack Paar
03:55

Seaman Jacobs

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Seaman Jacobs on Jack Paar
01:45

Frank Liberman

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Frank Liberman on representing Jack Paar
01:14

Stewart MacGregory

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Stewart MacGregory on being unit manager on The Tonight Show  with Jack Paar
01:24
Stewart MacGregory on the infamous "water closet incident" from The Tonight Show  with Jack Paar
04:31
Stewart MacGregory on working with Jack Paar on The Jack Paar Program
06:55

Garry Marshall

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Garry Marshall on Jack Paar walking off the set of the Tonight show in 1960
00:21

Ed McMahon

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Ed McMahon on the style and tone of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson as opposed to earlier talk show hosts like Jack Paar, and on how Carson's style evolved over the years
08:10

Joan Rivers

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Joan Rivers on her first appearance on television with Jack Paar
01:06

Mickey Rooney

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Mickey Rooney on appearing on The Jack Paar Program and walking off
00:44

Pat Sajak

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Pat Sajak on interviewing his childhood idol, Jack Paar
03:02

Garry Shandling

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Garry Shandling on being fascinated by comedians 
02:25

Dick Smothers

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Tom and Dick Smothers on their early TV appearances
02:46

Tom Smothers

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Tom and Dick Smothers on their early TV appearances
02:46

Jimmie Walker

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Jimmie Walker on being discovered and appearing on Jack Paar Tonite
06:35

Lou Weiss

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Lou Weiss on representing Howard Cosell and Jack Paar
02:34
Lou Weiss on representing Jack Paar
00:38

Jonathan Winters

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Jonathan Winters on Jack Paar and appearances on the Jack Paar Show
05:15

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