Virtual Screening Room: The Edie Adams Show (1963)

Thursday, Dec 17, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Sammy Davis Jr. and Edie Adams

UCLA Film & Television Archive presents

The Edie Adams Show (ABC, 12/5/1963)

Free admission. Learn more and RSVP to receive a viewing link.

Effervescent entertainer, actor, comedian and Ernie Kovacs' partner Edie Adams illuminated screens big and small with her outsized combination of smarts and talent. In this December 1963 episode of her Emmy Award-nominated variety program, also known as Here's Edie, Adams takes us behind the scenes while special guest Sammy Davis Jr. brings down the house with songs and impressions. Featuring original commercials and a few surprise extras. Total running time: 55 min. 

Josh Mills, Ernie Kovacs historian and son of Edie Adams, will join Television Archivist Mark Quigley for a conversation following the screening.

Program made possible by the John H. Mitchell Television Programming Endowment.

Sammy Davis Jr. and Edie Adams