Get Happy - The Music of Harold Arlen (1973)

This TV Special, that was hosted by Jack Lemmon, aired February 25, 1973. It was a 90 minutes long show, with performances by Diahann, Johnny Mathis, Dinah Shore, Cass Elliot, Doc Severinsen, and Harold Arlen himself. It starts out in black and white, before Lemmon bumps his head on a boom and is out cold. When he wakes, it's all in color, and he is in 'Arlenland'. He starts looking for Arlen, and along the way he meets the guest stars of the show, who each performs various Harold Arlen songs. Eventually he finds the composer, and the show ends with 'Over The Rainbow'.

 

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