CBC Television Network

Hatful of Music, A

Network: CBC Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1960

Broadcast Medium: Television

Aired Sunday evenings during the summer of 1960

Produced in Vancouver, with a studio audience, this musical variety show was a summer replacement for the Joan Fairfax Show. It featured all sorts of music from Broadway to jazz with an orchestra led by Ricky Hyslop. The host was Ernie Prentice with regulars Lorraine Foreman, Tommy Vickers, a trio of dancers [Sherrill Morton, Peggy Rae Norman and Mitch Hrushwy] and a chorus under the direction of Pat Trudell.

Producer: Jim Winter

Announcer: Bob Switzer

Written by John Corcelli – May, 2005