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The Honeymooners (situation comedy)

    [the Honeymooners sketch originated on Dumont's 1951 series
    "Cavalcade of Stars", with Pert Kelton in the role of Alice
     and Art Carney in the role of Norton. Then when Jackie 
     Gleason was lured away from Dumont to host his own CBS show,
     the sketch became a regular segment of "The Jackie Gleason
     Show", with Art Carney and Audrey Meadows joining Gleason.
 
     From 1953 -1955 the segment was the last half hour of 
    "The Jackie Gleason Show." Then in 1955, "The Honeymooners" 
     was spun off into it's own series, filmed before a live 
     audience, and into syndication heaven.]

    (First run on CBS Primetime, 1955 - 1956;
     Re-run on CBS Primetime 1971;
     Syndicated for many years thereafter)


Main & End Title Theme: "You're My Greatest Love"

    [It is said that Pete King was the "right hand man" of Jackie
     Gleason who transcribed Gleason's tunes, harmonized and 
     arranged them for Sammy Spears' orchestra;
     
     Verified as the THEME in TV Guide article "It Seems To Me
     I've Heard That Theme Before" July 28, 1956, pp. 12-13]

     Composer: Jackie Gleason (ASCAP)
           [professional name of Herman John Gleason, Jr.]

     1978 Publisher: Songsmiths, Inc. (ASCAP)
     1997 Publisher: Songsmiths Company (ASCAP)

     Copyright Date:
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