Production info

Antony and Cleopatra
USA, 1964  TV  

TV-series The Hollywood Palace

Buster Keaton, Gloria Swanson
Directed by Grey Lockwood


Sketch from episode 23 (aired 6-6-1964) of the American television variety show "The Hollywood Palace" that was broadcast weekly on Saturday nights on ABC television between 1964 and 1970. There were revolving guest hosts and each episode featured a number of famous guests from the world of television, film and music that performed a number of sketches or songs. In this particular sketch Hollywood stars Buster Keaton and Gloria Swanson perform a silent-comedy version of "Cleopatra" and join the host Gene Barry in a dance routine.

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