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Phil's Golf Game (Aired February 25, 1951)
As both Phil and Alice were known singers, there were two musical numbers in each show, and they were always for real, except some of Phil's, which were for laughs. But Phil's band gave much more than music to the show. Frankie Remley was the band's left handed guitar player, with a sardonic sense of humor out of left field. The character was first done on The Jack Benny Show, and, of course, now on a show about the band itself, Frankie was even more obnoxious. Famed radio actor Elliott Lewis played him with relish. In fact, later in the run they actually started calling the character Elliott! (Elliott Lewis changes his name on the show from Frankie Remly to Elliott because Harris stopped leading Jack Benny's band--so he wasn't connected to Remly any more. THIS EPISODE: February 25, 1951. "Phil's Golf Game" - NBC network. Sustaining. Alice sings, "You're Just In Love." Phil sings, "Southern Fried Chicken." Phil plays a high-stakes game of golf with his sponsor. Alice Faye, Anne Whitfield, Bill Forman (announcer), Dick Chevillat (writer), Elliott Lewis, Gale Gordon, Jeanine Roos, Paul Phillips (producer, director), Phil Harris, Ray Singer (writer), Robert North, Sheldon Leonard, Walter Scharf and His Orchestra, Walter Tetley. 29:34. Episode Notes From The Radio Gold Index.
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