This excerpt is an example of why I would love to host a talk show again. Screen star Hedy Lamarr is Merv's guest -- along with...Woody Allen, Leslie Uggams and Moms Mabley. Yes...Jackie "Moms" Mabley. Thank you, Merv Griffin.
Hedy Lamarr...and Moms Mabley. I am so glad I found that vintage video online.
That was 1969. Come 1974, Harvey Korman would play Hedley Lamarr in BLAZING SADDLES.
Here's a short feature highlighting the technological brilliance of Hedy ... not Hedley ... Lamarr.