Colgate Comedy Hour: Anything Goes (1954)

In 1954, the Colgate Comedy Hour adapted the famous Cole Porter musical Anything Goes for a live, one-hour television special. The episode tells the tale of Reno Sweeney (Ethel Merman, reprising a role she’d played on Broadway 20 years earlier), a woman sailing on the S.S. Luxembourg. She plans to marry, becoming Lady Oakley. Harry Dane (Frank Sinatra), Reno’s ex, doesn’t agree with her decision … Continue reading Colgate Comedy Hour: Anything Goes (1954)