The G. E. College Bowl (quiz/panel)

    (CBS Sundays, 1959 - 1963;
     NBC Sundays, 1963 - 1970;
                  with hosts Allen Ludden and Robert Earle)

    [aka: "College Bowl";
     aka: "The Campus All-Star Challenge";

     The CBS sponsor was the General Electric Company (G. E.)
    
     A couple of specials attempted to revive the idea -- a 
     syndicated special in 1978 was hosted by Art Fleming;
     and an NBC special in 1984 was hosted by Pat Sajak;
     A couple of cable network versions were also tried;
     All were short-lived. Then in 1990, a five year run
     worked on the Black Entertainment Television network
     in a version called "Campus All-Star Challenge" which
     also used "The Second Elizabeth" march THEME by Don Reid.

     This TV series was based upon the 1953 NBC radio series
     hosted by Allen Ludden called "The College Quiz Bowl";

     This series is not to be confused with the primetime ABC
     musical-variety series named "The College Bowl" which
     starred Chico Marx, and aired from 1950 - 1951, which see...

     ...nor is this series to be confused with the Syndicated
     talent series named "Your All-American College Show" which
     aired from 1968 - 1970, which see.]


OpenTheme (on CBS): "Hurry! Hurry! Hurry!"

    [Title and composer ID from conversation with CBS NY Music 
     department on February 21, 1982; The Andrews Sisters recorded
     this song at one point. It was originally used for the Open
     Open Theme on CBS, but later the "Second Elizabeth" march 
     was used for both Open and Close THEMEs;
     
     Alternate vocal title: "Hurry! Hurry! Hurry! (Back To Me)";
     
     A vocal version was recorded in 1949 by The Andrews Sisters 
     with Vic Schoen And His Orchestra on a 78rpm single;
     
     Don Reid was also co-producer of the TV series]
      
     Composer: Don Reid (ASCAP)
              [Professional name of Donald David Reid]
     
     Original PublisherL Amber Music Inc. (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher:  DavAnDon Music (ASCAP)

     2001 Publishers: DavAnDon Music (ASCAP)
                         c/o Music Sales Corp.
                         of New York, NY; and 
                      Music Sales Corp. (ASCAP)
                         of New York, NY
                         
     Unpublished Copyright Date: Jan 28, 1949; Eu 155 675.

     Published Copyright Date: Nov.  8, 1957; EP 113 971.
     Published Renewal   Date: Jan. 11, 1985; RE-242-501.

     Recordings:


Theme 2: "The Second Elizabeth"

    [Title and composer ID from conversation with CBS NY Music 
     department on February 21, 1982; This is a March THEME used 
     originally for the Close Theme on CBS; and then later used
     for both Open and Close THEMEs; It was also the THEME for
     "The Campus All-Star Challenge" cable TV version;
     
     This march originated in a 1952 Documentary "Spoken Arts" Album
     titled "The Second Elizabeth" -- narrated by actor David Niven, 
     featuring speeches about and by the newly-crowned Queen Elizabeth II 
     of England. The orchestra was conducted by Bernard Green, and 
     Don Reid not only wrote the music, but was credited as the
     Director of the audio documentary.
     
     ASCAP Alternate Title: "Second Elizabeth March";
     
     Don Reid was also co-producer of the TV series]

     Composer: Don Reid (ASCAP)
              [Professional name of Donald David Reid]
     
     Creation Date: circa 1952.

     1978 Publisher: Chappell & Co., Inc. (ASCAP)
     
     2001 Publisher: Chappell & Co., Inc. (ASCAP)
                        c/o Warner-Chappell Music, Inc.
                        of Los Angeles, CA
                        
     Copyright date: [Under Investigation]
     
     Recordings:

         [In liner notes to this CD, the THEME title is simply
          called "GE College Bowl", and says it was the Open
          THEME.]

          CD: "Classic TV Game Show Themes"
              produced by the Game Show Network
              Varese-Sarabande VSD-5881 (1998)



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