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The Dick Cavett Show [#3] (late-night talk-variety)

    (ABC Nighttime, 1969 - 1975)

     This was the third of several talk and variety shows hosted
     by the genial witty intellectual comedian from Nebraska, who
     was a devoted fan and friend of Groucho Marx in his later
     years, and a friend of Woody Allen from his early career;

     This was a mid-season December replacement in ABC's 1969
     Fall Season after Cavett's appeal was proven in a Summer
     series; Unlike Cavett's earlier and later talk/interview,
     formats, this was a combination of talk and variety 
     in this late-night slot which Cavett inherited and made
     his own on ABC, succeeding Joey Bishop;

     ABC doomed the show when it got lost during 1973 - 75 in
     their late-night "Wide World of Entertainment" umbrella
     with continual pre-emptions and interruptions for "special
     event programming" and movies, etc.]


Theme 1: "Jon's - Walts"

    [aka: "Jon's--Walt's";

     above is title in ASCAP's Database and Index of Performed
     Compositions. There are two listings in both -- one which
     lists only Jonathan ("Jon") Charles and Walter ("Walt") Levinsky,
     and another one with all four composers below...who may
     have been members of the band on the show...]

     Composers: Jonathan Charles (ASCAP),
                Walter ("Walt") Levinsky (ASCAP),
                David Axlerod (ASCAP), and 
                Thomas A. Whedon (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Krunch Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
     
     2001 Publisher: Krunch Music, Inc. (ASCAP)

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:

     Recordings:


Theme 2: "Dick Cavett Theme"

    [above is the title as listed in the ASCAP database; title
     variation aka: "Theme Fr Dick Cavett"]

     Composer: Stephen ("Steve") Lawrence (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Krunch Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
     
     2001 Publisher: Krunch Music, Inc. (ASCAP)

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:

     Recordings:


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