Monday, January 11, 2010

Dark Monday - Night of 100 Stars

In 1982, the special event, Night of 100 Stars, was put on and recorded for television. The event was a fundraiser for the Acotr's Fund of America, and part of the special was a medley of Broadway show tunes, and it has some of the most remarkable songs and performers from the stage. It won two Emmy Awards, including one for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Program.

All in all, the following stars participated in the event: Jane Alexander, Peter Allen, Steve Allen, June Allyson, Don Ameche, Loni Anderson, Susan Anton, Lucie Arnaz, Beatrice Arthur, Edward Asner, Christopher Atkins, Lauren Bacall, Catherine Bach, Pearl Bailey, Kaye Ballard, Martin Balsam, Priscilla Barnes, Warren Beatty, Harry Belafonte, Tony Bennett, Milton Berle, Theodore Bikel, Tom Bosley, Barry Bostwick, Danielle Brisebois, Jack Buetel, George Burns, Ellen Burstyn, James Caan, James Cagney, Diahann Carroll, Lynda Carter, Nell Carter, Patrick Cassidy, Richard Chamberlain, Carol Channing, Cher, Dick Clark, James Coco, Joan Collins, Peter Cook, Bud Cort, Howard Cosell, Cathy Lee Crosby, Christopher Cross, Arlene Dahl, Bette Davis, Sammy Davis Jr., Pam Dawber, Frances Dee, Robert De Niro, Danny DeVito, Colleen Dewhurst, Joyce DeWitt, Plácido Domingo, Alfred Drake, Sandy Duncan, Nancy Dussault, Linda Evans, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Morgan Fairchild, Lola Falana, Peter Falk, Alice Faye, José Ferrer, Peggy Fleming, Jane Fonda, John Forsythe, Phyllis Frelich, Eva Gabor, Anthony Geary, Andy Gibb, Melissa Gilbert, Lillian Gish, Ruth Gordon, Farley Granger, Linda Gray, Rocky Graziano, Joel Grey, Charles Grodin, Harry Guardino, Robert Guillaume, Larry Hagman, Margaret Hamilton, Valerie Harper, Julie Harris, Goldie Hawn, Helen Hayes, Florence Henderson, Doug Henning, Judd Hirsch, Dustin Hoffman, Celeste Holm, Lena Horne, Ken Howard, Barnard Hughes, George S. Irving, Kate Jackson, Judith Jamison, Anne Jeffreys, Ann Jillian, Van Johnson, James Earl Jones, Diane Keaton, Howard Keel, Gene Kelly, Grace Kelly(as Princess Grace), Deborah Kerr, Richard Kiley, Robert Klein, Jack Klugman, Ted Knight, Edward I. Koch(as Mayor Edward I. Koch), Burt Lancaster, Frank Langella, Linda Lavin, Michael Learned, Michele Lee, Janet Leigh, Jack Lemmon, David Letterman, Hal Linden, John V. Lindsay, Gina Lollobrigida, Priscilla Lopez, Dorothy Loudon, Myrna Loy, Gavin MacLeod, Penny Marshall, Mary Martin, James Mason, Marcello Mastroianni, Joel McCrea, Michael McDonald, Maureen McGovern, Ethel Merman, Dina Merrill, Ann Miller, Liza Minnelli, Anna Moffo, Dudley Moore, Mary Tyler Moore, Roger Moore, Paul Newman, Leonard Nimoy, Jerry Orbach, Frank Oz ... Miss Piggy (voice), Al Pacino, Hildy Parks, Gregory Peck, Anthony Perkins, Christopher Plummer, Jane Powell, Stefanie Powers, Robert Preston, Victoria Principal, Anthony Quinn, Charlotte Rae, Tony Randall, Robert Reed, Christopher Reeve, Lionel Richie, Jason Robards, Cliff Robertson, Pernell Roberts, Ginger Rogers, Mickey Rooney, John Rubinstein, Jane Russell, Isabel Sanford, John Schneider, Rick Schroder(as Ricky Schroder), George Segal, William Shatner, Brooke Shields, Sylvia Sidney, Alexis Smith, Allison Smith, Maureen Stapleton, Robert Sterling, James Stewart, Beatrice Straight, Lee Strasberg, Donald Sutherland, Lynn Swann, Elizabeth Taylor, Daniel J. Travanti, Cicely Tyson, Liv Ullmann, Peter Ustinov, Ben Vereen, Jack Warden, Orson Welles, Robin Williams, Treat Williams, Henry Winkler, and Gabriel Velez ... Muppets (puppeteer) (uncredited).

The following is the tribute to Broadway section:


  1. That was FANTASTIC!!!!!!


  2. It was. wasn't it? When I found it, I couldn't resist. Thanks, David.



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