Radio: One-Man Show

When Danish-born Pianist-Funnyman Victor Borge did his record-running (849 performances) one-man show on Broadway, union rules demanded that he be assisted by eleven stagehands and four stand-by musicians. The musicians never played, and what the stagehands did remains a mystery. Last week Borge transported his Broadway show, in a cut version and with a few additions, to TV. When all the producers, directors, musicians, stagehands, boom pushers, scenery movers, cameramen, set painters, carpenters, copyists, audio and video control men were counted, it was clear that network TV's first one-man show called for more than 200 people to get it on the...

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