The Dick Cavett Show
Thu 9:00PM ET
Jackie Gleason, Marshall Efron, and the cast of Upstairs DownstairsOn The Dick Cavett Show, Marshall Efron does a consumer spot on the cost of fun, Jackie Gleason remembers old Hollywood including Humphrey Bogart and Marlene Dietrich, and the cast of Upstairs Downstairs quip about their series and perform sketches imagining America never broke from England.
Fri 9:00PM ET
Christopher Plummer, Lynn Redgrave, Trevor Howard, and Patrick CampbellOn The Dick Cavett Show, Christopher Plummer reveals thoughts on The Sound of Music, Lynn Redgrave discusses the SCUM manifesto, Trevor Howard chats turning down Cleopatra, and Patrick Campbell talks about his stammer.
Mon 9:00PM ET
Alan King, George Cukor, Mary Wells, and Glynis JohnsOn The Dick Cavett Show, Alan King quips about sponsorships, George Cukor talks about being labeled "the woman's director" and working with Marilyn Monroe, and Glynis Johns reveals which director kicked her on the first day of filming.
Tue 9:00PM ET
Satchel Paige, Lillian Gish, and Salvador DaliOn The Dick Cavett Show, Satchel Paige reveals the secret to his pitching and his love of antiques, Lillian Gish remembers working with director D. W. Griffith and her film Orphans of the Storm, Salvador Dali introduces his anteater friend and artistic inspiration.
Wed 9:00PM ET
Woody Allen, Ruth Gordon, and Gina LollobrigidaOn The Dick Cavett Show, Woody Allen quips about meeting the Queen, and Ruth Gordon discusses being in show business for 54 years and What Ever Happened to Aunt Alice?. Then, Gina Lollobridgida drops by to surprise Dick Cavett.
Oct 8, 9:00PM ET
Jason Robards, David Susskind, Viva, and Sidney SheldonOn The Dick Cavett Show, Jason Robards previews his film Fools, Viva discusses the underground art scene, David Susskind pokes fun at Viva's book, and Sidney Sheldon remembers writing for Fred Astaire in Easter Parade.
Oct 9, 9:00PM ET
Anthony Quinn, Ike & Tina Turner, and Sally StruthersOn The Dick Cavett Show, Sally Struthers talks about the difference between her All in the Family character and her role on The Getaway, Ike and Tina Turner talk about music and influence Mick Jagger's moves, and Anthony Quinn discusses his steamy audition for Mae West.
Oct 12, 9:00PM ET
Eva Marie Saint, Hinton Battle, Harold Nicholas, and Dulé HillOn The Dick Cavett Show, Eva Marie Saint talks about her film Nothing in Common, live TV flubs, working with Alfred Hitchcock, working with Marlon Brando in On the Waterfront, and a painful lunch with Montgomery Clift. Hinton Battle, Harold Nicholas, and Dulé Hill show-off their tap dancing skills and talk The Tap Dance Kid.
Oct 13, 9:00PM ET
Jimi Hendrix, Robert Downey, Garson Kanin, and Gwen VerdonOn The Dick Cavett Show, Robert Downey discusses his film You've Got to Walk It Like You Talk It or You'll Lose That Beat, Gwen Verdon shows off her Broadway dance moves, writer Garson Kanin talks about Spencer Tracey, and Jimi Hendrix reveals the meaning of music.
Oct 14, 9:00PM ET
Mel Brooks, Frank Capra, Robert Altman, and Peter BogdanovichFeatured on The Dick Cavett Show is a panel of award winning directors, Mel Brooks, Frank Capra, Robert Altman, and Peter Bogdanovich. Each discusses their unique style of filmmaking, the state of Hollywood, and their respective projects such as The Producers, It Happened One Night, The Last Picture Show, and M*A*S*H.
Oct 15, 9:00PM ET
Danny Kaye, Julie Newmar, Dr. Michael DeBakey, and Bill MonahanOn The Dick Cavett Show, Danny Kaye quips about making his theater debut as a watermelon seed, Bill Monahan introduces his Gooney Bird friend, surgeon Dr. Michael DeBakey gives medical advice, and Julie Newmar talks about designing "hot pants".