The Dick Cavett Show

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of October 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


88482. The Dick Cavett Show. 1970. ABC-TV net audio. Dick chats with guest Groucho Marx, who tells a dirty joke based on the phrase, "film clip." Groucho sings, "Show Me A Rose." Phyllis Newman is introduced by Groucho in a strange way. Groucho claims that a woman has four great things to watch, and two of them are legs! Dick Cavett, Groucho Marx. 20:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Excerpt.

66224. The Dick Cavett Show. August 18, 1972. ABC-TV net, audio aircheck. Participating sponsors. Dick Cavett does a not-so-funny monologue, shows a clip from "Lady From Shanghai," and interviews Orson Welles. Orson has unkind words for Harry Cohn, relates stories of his youth, tells about the time he ate dinner with Adolph Hitler and the time Winston Churchill did him a big favor. Orson tells the story of Noah's Ark...with a Jewish dialect! Part of the program's conclusion has been deleted. Dick Cavett, Orson Welles. 88:09. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

66222. The Dick Cavett Show. October 2, 1973. ABC-TV net, audio aircheck. Participating sponsors. Dick Cavett interviews Katharine Hepburn. She tells the story of her life and tells Cavett to "shut up" after he interrupts her to ask a question. Hepburn's voice is a little shakey, but her vigor seems undiminished. She talks about show business and many other topics, in fact, she hardly stops talking during the whole program. The interview was continued on the following program, see cat. #66223. Dick Cavett, Katharine Hepburn. 88:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

66223. The Dick Cavett Show. October 3, 1973. ABC-TV net, audio aircheck. Participating sponsors. A continuation of an interview with Katharine Hepburn. See cat. #66222 for the first part of the interview. The conversation covers many topics, such as "Did you ever lose a part to Bette Davis?" She says, "Love is very demoralizing." "Cold sober, I find myself absolutely fascinating." "I never had a man make a pass at me." The last few seconds of the program have been deleted. Dick Cavett, Katharine Hepburn. 88:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

66218. The Dick Cavett Show. January 25, 1974. ABC-TV net, WCVB-TV, Boston audio aircheck. Participating sponsors. The program originates from London. After an opening monologue, Dick interviews Orson Welles about jet lag, his teen-aged travels in Ireland, his early days in Hollywood, ghosts, Houdini, Garbo, the Depression, possessions, the opposite sex, booze, small towns. Dick Cavett, Orson Welles. 91:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

66217. The Dick Cavett Show. September 19, 1974. ABC-TV net, WMUR-TV, Manchester, New Hampshire audio aircheck. Participating sponsors. Dick interviews Bette Davis, who also sings "They're Either Too Young Or Too Old" and "Hush, Hush, Sweet Charlotte," accompanied by Barry Manilow. Whitney Stine (Bette Davis' biographer) also appears. Dick Cavett and Bette do a scene from "Dark Victory" (which comes off quite well). Bette then answers questions from the audience. The program is followed by a local newscast. Dick Cavett, Bette Davis, Barry Manilow, Whitney Stine. 92:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18887. The Dick Cavett Show. March 15, 1978. PBS-TV net, WNET-TV, Newark, New Jersey aircheck. Sustaining. Lowell Thomas is interviewed. Dick Cavett, Lowell Thomas. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

18821. The Dick Cavett Show. June 1979. PBS-TV net, WNET-TV, Newark, New Jersey aircheck. Sustaining. Dick Cavett interviews former president Gerald Ford. Dick Cavett, Gerald Ford. 29:47. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

25811. The Dick Cavett Show. January 28, 1981. PBS-TV net, WNET-TV, Newark, New Jersey aircheck. Sustaining. Dick Cavett interviews Catherine Sullivan, Anna Fisher, George Nelson: three Space Shuttle astronauts-to-be. Dick Cavett (interviewer), Catherine Sullivan, Anna Fisher, George Nelson. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

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