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Commercial for Sylvania Color Television
A long hair'd 1960's rocker playing guitar rocking out on color TV. Man removes the TV picture tube from the console all the while the guitarist is still playing
Comedy skit with Actor Wally Cox and Red Skelton - a spoof on the popular Westerns of the time. Takes place in a Western Saloon, Skelton plays the Sheriff.
Commercial for Pepto-Bismol Tablets. Demonstration of how Pepto Bismol gets rid of acid indigestion. A sponge soaks up liquid and a paint brush coats a fish bowl with Pepto Bismol. Long soothing relief.
Comedy skit with Red Skelton, Wally Cox - another Western including a female Indian parody of Pocahontas.
A number of short comedy skits with Cox and Skelton - inventions, the French Revolution (the guillotine, Arguments, Napolean
Commercial for Parliament Cigarettes - London discovers Parliament. A boat ride on the Thames around London, an American offers a cigarette to a snooty Parliament guy in a top hat. Jingle
Kathy Gayle Blues in the Night (My Momma Done Tol' Me) (live)
A song and dance number starring Kathy Gayle of the Tom Hansen Dancers
Commercial for Wessons Buttery Flavor Oil. People eating and enjoying fried foods.
Commercial for Hunt's Tomato Sauce. Man talks into camera to Rose, wife of the other man who is too scared to talk - he tells Rose her Sunday meals are great but her husband wants something special during the week. "Hunt's sauce makes Wednesdays special".
Comedy skit about the neighborhood movie house, a pantomime performance. Skelton plays the challenged manager of the theater.
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