- Photo Gallery of vintage & poignant Paar photos
- Special Jack Paar-produced Documentary from the 1960's revisiting JFK and the story of PT-109
- Historic Rare Audio Clip of the "WC Story," which caused Jack's historic walk-off from live TV
- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 3 hours
- Video: Color
- Released: March 16, 2004
- Originally Released: 1997
- Label: Kultur Video
Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
Packaging: Keep Case
Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1:33
Additional Release Material:
- A Jack Paar-produced documentary from the late 1960's, as Jack Paar revisited JFK & the Story of PT 109.
The famous "WC Story" which caused Parr's exit from his show.
- Interactive Menus
- Scene Access
Performers, Cast and Crew:
USA Today - 09/25/1998
"...It opens with a vintage sustained Paar monologue -- another reminder why he was the man to watch as the '50s merged into the '60s..."
Description by OLDIES.com:
Jack Paar, a pioneer in late night television, brought conversation, comedy and wit to millions of Americans who tuned in nightly to watch Jack, his celebrated guests and their antics. This exciting, two-hour documentary takes the viewer on a journey through the life and career of this TV originator - from his early days in radio, in the army, to his pre-"Tonight Show" years in Hollywood, through the golden era of the late-1950s and '60s when television was live and unrehearsed. This program includes rare, vintage television clips with Judy Garland, John F. Kennedy and Jonathan Winters; the comedy of Paar guests Bill Cosby, Godfrey Cambridge and Woody Allen; as well as many insights and provocative and original segments, including Paar's famous walk-off incident from "The Tonight Show" following being censored. This special edition DVD is like a visit to a television museum and a look at TV's best. It's a must for any collector!
A box set featuring the best of legendary comedian Jack Paar, television pioneer and first host of The Tonight Show. Includes "Jack Paar: As I Was Saying", a special documentary look at Paar's life from radio to the Army and into the golden age of television. Also includes archival footage of Paar's interviews with such stars as Judy Garland, John F. Kennedy, Jonathan Winters, Bill Cosby, Woody Allen, and much more.
Description by Kultur Films:
This exciting, two-hour documentary takes the viewer on a journey through the life and career of this late night television pioneer.
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