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Pantomime Quiz (charades, hosted by Mike Stokey)

    [aka: "Stump The Stars";
     aka: "Celebrity Charades;

     This program originated on a local Los Angeles TV station in 1948,
     and became a perennial Summer-replacement series which bounced
     around the networks..."always a bridesmade, never a bride" or
     so to speak...:-) though its host made several attempts to 
     keep it alive under different names, its long run over a 30
     year period on television was finally over by the 1980s;

    (CBS Primetime,    1950 - 1951;
     NBC Primetime,    1952;
     CBS Primetime,    1952 - 1953;
     Dumont Primetime, 1953 - 1954;
     CBS Primetime,    1954;
     ABC Primetime,    1955;
     CBS Primetime,    1955 - 1957;
     ABC Daytime & Primetime 1958 - 1959;
     
     After a four-year hiatus, host Mike Stokey
     produced a successor series called "Stump The Stars" for
     CBS Daytime, 1962 - 1963; and other versions that were...
     Syndicated,  1964;
     Syndicated,  1969 - 1970;
     
     And a final effort to revive the idea
     was called "Celebrity Charades" which was...
     Syndicated,  1979 - 1980)


Theme 1: "Huckleberry Duck"

    [Theme verified by David Schwartz of the "Game Show Network",
     and co-author of "The Encyclopedia of TV Game Shows"]

     Composers: music by Raymond Scott (ASCAP)
               [pseudonym of Harry Warnow], and
                lyrics by Jack Lawrence

     1978 Publishers: Red Hook Music Corp. (ASCAP), and
                      Whale Music Corp. (ASCAP)

     2000 Publishers: Music Sales Corp. (ASCAP)
                         of New York, NY; and
                      Range Road Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
                         c/o Carlin America, Inc. 
                         of New York, NY

     Composition Date: 1940

     Copyright Date:
     Recordings:


Theme 2 (1962 for Stump The Stars): "Up Beat"

    [Theme title credit in Craig Patillo's "TV Theme Soundtrack
     Directory", with performer credit to Frank De Vol; but no
     De Vol composition by this name has yet been found...it
     may be a tempo indication that was mistakenly thought to
     be a title...]

     Composer: [under investigation]

     1978 Publishers: [not found in the 1978 ASCAP Index of
                       performed compositions]

     2000 Publishers: [not found in ASCAP or BMI databases]

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:

     Recordings:


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