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Elia Kazan/Bess Armstrong/Bobby Kelton/Ardath Evitt 

Johnny presents magazines aimed at unusual hobbies. Elia Kazan (novel "Acts of Love"); Bess Armstrong (How to Pick Up Girls! (1978)); Bobby Kelton performs stand-up; Ardath Evitt talks about taking up parachuting at age 74.

Writers:

Norm Liebmann (monologue writer), Jim Mulholland

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Johnny Carson ... Himself - Host
Doc Severinsen ... Himself - Substitute Announcer
Tommy Newsom Tommy Newsom ... Himself - Substitute Bandleader
Elia Kazan ... Himself
Bess Armstrong ... Herself
Bobby Kelton ... Himself - Guest Comic
Kellee Patterson Kellee Patterson ... Herself - Musical Guest (credit only)
Ardath Evitt Ardath Evitt ... Herself
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Storyline

The comedy segment is specialty market magazines for a particular audience, such as a hobby. Ardath Evitt recounts setting a record as the oldest US woman (74) to make her first parachute jump. Bess Armstrong talks about Evitt, her own fear of flying, and her TV movie "How to Pick Up Girls". Bobby Kelton does a stand-up comedy routine. Elia Kazan talks about his novel "Acts of Love" and the writing process. Written by lenab9011

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Genres:

Comedy | Talk-Show

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 August 1978 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Connections

References On the Waterfront (1954) See more »

Soundtracks

Johnny's Theme
(uncredited)
Written by Paul Anka and Johnny Carson
Performed by The Tonight Show Band
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