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Wide Wide World (documentary, with Dave Garroway)

     (NBC Sunday afternoons, 1955 - 1958)

     [originated as a segment of the nighttime "Producers' 
      Showcase" before becoming its own Sunday afternoon 
      series in the Autumn of 1955.]


Theme 1: "Producers' Showcase Theme"

    [The use of this THEME for "Wide Wide World" was
     verified in correspondence with Harry Sosnik, 3/17/1982]

     Composer: Harry Sosnik (ASCAP)

     Original Publisher: Harbet Music Publishing Co. (ASCAP)

     1997 Publisher: [listed but without publisher] (ASCAP)

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:

     Recordings:
          78rpm single: "Theme from Producers' Showcase"
                         RCA Victor 20-6173
                         Frankie Carle, his piano and orchestra

          45rpm single: "Theme from Producers' Showcase"
                         RCA Victor 47-6173
                         Frankie Carle, his piano and orchestra (1955)


Theme 2: "Wide Wide World"

    [aka: "The Theme from Wide Wide World";
     and, with more elaborate variations...
     aka: "Wide Wide World Concerto".
     
     David Broekman's last name was sometimes spelled with an
     umlaut over the "o" -- as "Brökman"]

     Composer: David H. Broekman (ASCAP)
              [aka David Brökman]

     Original Publisher: Bregman, Vocco & Conn, Inc. (ASCAP)

     1997 Publisher:   Bregman, Vocco & Conn, Inc. (ASCAP)
                         c/o B V C Music, Inc.
                         Warner Brothers Music, Inc.
                         of Los Angeles, CA

    [copyright info courtesy contributor T. Perrone]
     Copyright Date: Jan. 27, 1956; Ep 96 506.
     Renewal   Date:

     Recordings:
          LP: "Music from Wide Wide World"
               RCA-Victor LPM-1280 (1956)
               David Broekman and his Orchestra


Theme 3: "Wide Wide World (Sig) (M & E)"

     Composers: Guenther M. ("Gene") Kauer (ASCAP), and
                Douglas M. ("Doug") Lackey (ASCAP)

     Original Publisher: New Music Publishing Co. (ASCAP)

     1997 Publisher: New Music Publishing Co. (ASCAP),
                        of Woodland Hills, CA
     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:

     Recordings:           

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