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The Colgate Comedy Hour (comedy-variety)

      (NBC Primetime, 1950 - 1955)

      [this popular early series featured comedians and comedy teams
       including "Eddie Cantor", "Abbott and Costello", "Dean
       Martin and Jerry Lewis", "Fred Allen", "Bob Hope, and
       "Jimmy Durante", "Robert Paige" and vocalist "Gordon MacRae"]


OpenTheme: "Colgate Jingle"

    [aka: "Brush Your Teeth With Colgate"; verified on an aircheck
     broadcast on 2/24/2002 on the TVLand cable channel...]

     Composer: Robert ("Bob") Forshaw (affiliation unknown)

     1978 Publisher: [not found in the 1978 ASCAP Index 1978
                      of Performed Compositions]

     2001 Publisher: [not found in ASCAP or BMI databases]

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Main Theme 1: "Colgate Comedy Hour Theme"

     Composer: Lee Lester (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: [listed in ASCAP Index 1978 without publisher]
     1999 Publisher: [listed in ASCAP Repertoire without publisher]

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Main Theme 2: "Laugh at Show Time"

     Composers: Alfred ("Al") Goodman (ASCAP), and
                Edna Osser (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: [listed in ASCAP Index 1978 without publisher]
     1999 Publisher: [listed in ASCAP Repertoire without publisher]

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