The Stars Entertain: A Tribute to Dickie Henderson

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The Stars Entertain: A Tribute to Dickie Henderson
Additional title: Tribute to Dickie Henderson
Additional title: Norman Maen Archive
Henderson, Dickie (Honoree)
Casson, Philip (Director)
Maen, Norman, 1932-2008 (Director)
Maen, Norman, 1932-2008 (Choreographer)
Stone, Paddy (Choreographer)
Hill, Stephen, (Conductor) (Conductor)
Fleckney-Clark, Linda (Costume designer)
Thames Television, ltd (Presenter)

Norman Maen Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1986
Place: London
Publisher: Thames Television
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6032
Television specials
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Television programs
Statement of responsibility: directed by Philip Casson and Norman Maen ; presented by Independent Television.
Source note: Title from opening video credits ; some credits from BFI website.
Content: Stars Entertain begins approximately 10 minutes into video.
Creation/production credits: Choreographers, Paddy Stone (Straight down the middle and Gypsies, jugglers and clowns), Norman Maen (To be a performer and Style) ; vocal director, Stephen Hill ; costume designer, Linda Fleckney-Clark.
Performers: Artistes appearing in alphabetical order: Lionel Blair, Danielle Carson, Roy Castle, Leslie Crowther, Jim Davidson, Windsor Davies, Louise English, Paul Gyngell, Vince Hill, Hope and Keen, Tommy Korberg, Linda Lusardi, Julia McKenzie, Sir John Mills, Bob Monkhouse, Maggie Moone, Peter Alex Newton, Paul Nicholas, elain Paige, Peter Piper, Victor Ponce, Alan Price, Sir Anthony Quayle, Anneka Rice, Tim Rice, Anton Rodgers, Diane Solomons, Jimmy Tarbuck, Doreen Wells, June Whitfield, Iris Williams, Bernie Winters, Ernie Wise, Mike Yarwood ; The Celebrity Parade, introduced by Noel Edmonds with Henry Cooper, Dickie Davies, Jack Douglas, William Franklyn, Peter Goodwright, Diane Hart, David Jacobs, Lionel Jeffries, Geoff Love, Aimi MacDonald, Pamela Manson, Alfred Marks, Jerry Stevens, Ed Stewart, Tony Venner, John Wade, Harry Worth ; The Golfers Parade, Neil Coles, Bernard Gallacher, Tommy Horton, Michael King, Bill Longmuir ; The Show Dancers, The Stephen Hill Singers.
Venue: Videotaped during performance aired on Thames Television at the Royalty Theatre (also called Peacock Theatre), London, England, 1986.
Acquisition: Gift; Domy Reiter-Sofer; 2014.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (127 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Off-air recording with commercials ; time counter on top of screen ; ends abruptly during ending credits.
Royal gala concert in tribute to comedian Dickie Henderson who died in September 1985.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 931591713
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20849405
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 32263570-aa1f-0133-e984-60f81dd2b63c
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The Stars Entertain" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1986.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The Stars Entertain" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 9, 2023.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1986). The Stars Entertain Retrieved from

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The Stars Entertain