Perry Como

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Julie Andrews

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Julie Andrews on working with Perry Como on Julie on Sesame Street

Pat Boone

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Pat Boone on his musical influences: Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Perry Como, Vic Damone and Nat King Cole
Pat Boone on being wary of taking over Perry Como's timeslot and having Chesterfield cigarettes or Schlitz beer as the sponsor

Marge Champion

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Marge Champion on dancing with Gower Champion on The Perry Como Show

Bob Finkel

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Bob Finkel on Perry Como
Bob Finkel on how Perry Como worked with Ethel Merman

Ian Fraser

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Ian Fraser on working with Julie Andrews and Perry Como on a Julie Andrews Special

Dwight Hemion

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Dwight Hemion on directing The Perry Como Show

Eartha Kitt

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Eartha Kitt on her early memories of television

William Klages

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William Klages on working with Perry Como

Buz Kohan

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Buz Kohan on why he was a good fit for writing for Perry Como Specials
Buz Kohan on the Perry Como Special right after JFK's assassination, with guests Diahann Carroll and Jimmy Durante
Buz Kohan on working with Perry Como, who played it mostly safe on his shows
Buz Kohan on Sammy Davis, Jr. not appearing on The Perry Como Show, as scheduled

Art Linkletter

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Art Linkletter on Perry Como

Stewart MacGregory

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Stewart MacGregory on working with Perry Como on The Kraft Music Hall

Walter C. Miller

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Walter C. Miller on working on various variety specials with performers including Perry Como, John Denver, Johnny Cash, and the Osmonds

Don Mischer

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Don Mischer on working with Bob Hope and Gene Kelly

Vic Mizzy

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Vic Mizzy on working with Perry Como

Tony Mottola

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Tony Mottola on his workload on The Perry Como Show and accompanying Perry Como
Tony Mottola on performing with Perry Como and Frank Sinatra
Tony Mottola on working with Perry Como on The Kraft Music Hall
Tony Mottola on a photo at the Reagan White House with Perry Como and Frank Sinatra

Alan Neuman

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Alan Neuman on Perry Como

Don Pike

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Don Pike on acting as color coordinator for The Perry Como Show

Heino Ripp

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Heino Ripp on being technical director for The Perry Como Show

Mickey Rooney

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Mickey Rooney on working with Perry Como

Gary Smith

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Gary Smith on working with Perry Como on The Kraft Music Hall

Bob Smith

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"Buffalo" Bob Smith on Milton Berle, Perry Como, Jack Weinstock, and Mildred Smith

Gale Storm

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Gale Storm on her appearances on The Perry Como Show
Gale Storm on her memories of Perry Como

Ret Turner

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Ret Turner on doing wardrobe for Perry Como and Bing Crosby

Bob Weiskopf

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Bob Weiskopf on writing for Perry Como

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