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The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (April 12, 1959)

Episode 28 season 3 of The Dinah Shore Chevy Show. Program hosted by Dinah Shore joined by Tony Randall and Hawaiʻi entertainers to advertise a romantic image of the new 50th State together with the new 1959 Chevrolet car. Show includes skits and musical scenes of being in transit on the way to Hawaiʻi; being greeted at an airport; Tahitian dancing; a hula lesson; a hula interpretation of the 1959 Chevy; the Kamehameha Schools Glee Club under the direction of Daniel Akaka; Martin Denny introducing his interpretation of exotica music; the modern features of the 1959 Chevy; Charles K.L. Davis singing; Samoan fire knife dancing; gas mileage; Samoan dancing; aunties and children dancing hula; a little boy performing a knife dance; Dinah and Charles singing "Hawaiian Wedding Song" together; "Aloha ʻOe" at the end of the show. This footage is from Bishop Museum accession number 1984.0214.0038.

Languages: English


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