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“Night of 100 Stars II” (March 10, 1985)

BRIEF PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

As the title suggests, this musical variety program featured a plethora of television and film stars. The online titles kept a running tally of how many stars had appeared on the screen.

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GENERAL INFORMATION

GENRE: Variety Show
STATION: ABC
AIR DATE: March 10, 1985
RUNNING TIME: 180 minutes

CREW AND OTHER TECHNICAL INFORMATION

DIRECTOR: Clark Jones
ASSISTANT COSTUME DESIGNER: John Glaser
MUSIC DIRECTOR: Elliot Lawrence
PRINCIPAL ARRANGER: Torrie Zito, Lanny Meyerse, Tommy Newsom, Glen Roven, Lawrence James, William Elton

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APPEARANCES BY (in alphabetical order)

Debbie Allen
Peter Allen
Harry Anderson
Ann-Margret
Lucie Arnaz
Ashford and Simpson
Edward Asner
Tracy Austin
Scott Baio
Lucille Ball
Doug Barr
Hinton Battle
Anne Baxter
Meredith Baxter Birney
Geoffrey Beene
Shari Belafonte Harper
Marisa Berenson
Leonard Bernstein
Valerie Bertinelli
David Birney
Jacqueline Bisset
Tempestt Bledsoe
Lisa Bonet
Laura Branigan
Lloyd Bridges
Morgan Brittany
Charles Bronson
Pierce Brosnan
Georg Stanford Brown
Yul Brynner
Gregg Burge
Carol Burnett
George Burns
Ellen Burstyn
Red Buttons
Michael Caine
Zoe Caldwell
Cab Calloway
Dyan Cannon
Claudia Cardinale
Diahann Carroll
Lynda Carter
Nell Carter
Oleg Cassini
Marge Champion
Carol Channing
Dick Clark
Petula Clark
Dabney Coleman
Gary Coleman
Charles ‘Honi’ Coles
Joan Collins
Bert Convy
Don Correia
Cathy Lee Crosby
Billy Crystal
Tim Daggett
Tyne Daly
Vic Damone
William Daniels
Tony Danza
Olivia de Havilland
Robert De Niro
Vicomtesse Jacqueline de Ribe
Colleen Dewhurst
Angie Dickinson
Matt Dillon
Plácido Domingo
Billie Dove
Richard Dreyfuss
Sandy Duncan
Charles Durning
Nancy Dussault
Bob Elliott
Georgia Engel
René Enríquez
Linda Evans
Nanette Fabray
Morgan Fairchild
Cristina Ferrare
Peggy Fleming
John Forsythe
Bob Fosse
Michael J. Fox
Tony Franciosa
Bonnie Franklin
David Frost
Soleil Moon Frye
Vincent Gardenia
Teri Garr
Larry Gatlin
Rudy Gatlin
Mitchell Gaylord
Ben Gazzara
Marla Gibbs
Lillian Gish
Alexander Godunov
Whoopi Goldberg
Ray Goulding
Linda Gray
Cynthia Gregory
Victor Griffin
Gene Hackman
Deidre Hall
Halston
Mark Hamill
Marvin Hamlisch
Julie Harris
Gregory Harrison
Lisa Hartman
Jim Hartung
David Hasselhoff
The Manhattan Transfer
Florence Henderson
Doug Henning
Kermit the Frog (performed by Jim Henson)
Gregory Hines
Maurice Hines
Dustin Hoffman
Geoffrey Holder
Jennifer Holliday
Lena Horne
Lee Horsley
Beth Howland
Rock Hudson
Jeremy Irons
Kate Jackson
Cherie Johnson
Van Johnson
James Earl Jones
Leatrice Joy
Elaine Joyce
Danny Kaye
Daniel Hugh Kelly
Perry King
Robert Klein
Keshia Knight Pulliam
Honorable Edward I. Koch
Laura La Plante
Patti LaBelle
Lorenzo Lamas
Linda Lavin
Michele Lee
Janet Leigh
Emmanuel Lewis
Hal Linden
Heather Locklear
Gloria Loring
Susan Lucci
Ali MacGraw
Bob Mackie
Gavin MacLeod
The McGuire Sisteers
Rod McKuen
Julianne McNamara
Burgess Meredith
Donna Mills
Mary Tyler Moore
Melba Moore
Anita Morris
Anne Murray
Jim Nabors
Joe Namath
Bob Newhart
James Noble
Donald O’Connor
Jennifer O’Neill
Laurence Olivier
Jerry Orbach
Donny Osmond
Jack Palance
Jameson Parker
Bert Parks
Bernadette Peters
The Pointer Sisters
Sidney Poitier
Jane Powell
Priscilla Presley
Robert Preston
Vincent Price
Juliet Prowse
The Radio City Rockettes
Charlotte Rae
Deborah Raffin
Tony Randall
Lee Roy Reams
Christopher Reeve
Alfonso Ribeiro
Chita Rivera
Pernell Roberts
Tony Roberts
Ginger Rogers
Kenny Rogers
Jane Seymour
William Shatner
Brooke Shields
Dinah Shore
Cynthia Sikes
Jaclyn Smith
Rex Smith
Joe Spano
Big Bird (performed by Caroll Spinney)
Jill St. John
Maureen Stapleton
Gloria Steinem
James Stewart
Lynn Swann
Inga Swenson
Betty Thomas
Heather Thomas
Richard Thomas
Mel Tormé
Lana Turner
Leslie Uggams
Robert Urich
Joan Van Ark
Dick Van Dyke
Gwen Verdon
Peter Vidmar
Michaele Vollbracht
Robert Wagner
Christopher Walken
Malcolm-Jamal Warner
Bruce Weitz
Raquel Welch
Billy Dee Williams
Esther Williams
Treat Williams
Henny Youngman
Stephanie Zimbalist

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AWARDS

Emmy Awards, 1985

NOMINEE: Albert Sephenson
CATEGORY: Outstanding Achievement in Choreography
RESULTS: Nominated

NOMINEE: Elliot Lawrence, torrie Zito, Lanny Meyers, Tommy Newsom, Glen Roben, Lawrence James, William Elton
CATEGORY: Outstanding Achievement in Music Direction
RESULTS: Nominated

NOMINEE: Clark Jones
CATEGORY: Outstanding Directing in a Variety or Music Program
RESULTS: Nominated

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EXTRAS

Trivia

Not listed in the main credits is the main cast of The Muppet Show along with a few extra Sesame Street characters.

Entertainment References (Link to IMDB)

Video

Too see even more segments from this program, visit ichiaki’s page on Dailymotion

First 15 minutes

Red Shoes