NCAAM – 1979 – Special – Two College Coaching Legends Talk Basketball – With Al McGuire + Abe Lemons

A.E. “Abe” Lemons was an American college basketball player and coach….who as a head coach at Oklahoma City University….Pan American University….and the University of Texas at Austin compiled a record of 594 – 343 in 34 seasons…..while leading his 1978 Longhorn team to the N. I. T. Championship. Al McGuire was an American college basketball coach and broadcaster….who as the head coach at Marquette…

News – 1982 – Secretary Of State Aexanderl Haig Jr On No Dissension In US Foreign Policy Apparatus

In our opinion here at ImaSportsphile…Saturday Night Live comedian Dan Aykroyd was the “gold standard” for portraying political figures during the 1970’s and 1980’s….as his wonderful ability to mix his talent of capturing the personal physical quirks of such notable politicians as US President Jimmy Carter….US President Richard Nixon…..US Secretary of State Alexander Haig (as seen in…

Comedy – 1981 – Red Skelton Mime – The Guy Who Makes The Salads At The Greek Restaurant

Red Skelton was and still is America’s Clown Prince….who mastered stand up comedy, mime comedy, clown comedy and comedy skits. In this video herewith, he provides evidence of his mastery of mime comedy…..as he portrays the guy who makes the salads at a Greek restaurant…..which is an wonderful example of his mastery of mime.

Comedy – 1981 – Red Skelton Live – A VerbaMime On How To Dunk Donuts

In this wonderful video…..the master of comedic mime, Red Skelton….explains the differences between a mime….a pantomime….and a verbomime….as he performs a verbomime on how to dunk a donut during his 1981 HBO comedy special….which provides another example of just how funny and talented America’s Clown Prince really was. 

Comedy – 1981 – Red Skelton – On How To Disperse And Change Stage Props

A common trait of many great masters of comedy is their ability to capture a laugh out of any seemingly spontaneous act….as evidence by Red Skelton in this video herewith….when he needed his stage cleared of his previous skit’s stage props…..which happened to be a plate of donuts sitting on a table….for this comedic master…

Music – 1983 – American String Quarter – Bartok Concerto For Orchestra – Played On Steve Martin Show

The Concerto for Orchestra is a five-movement orchestral work composed by Béla Bartók in 1943….which is one of his best-known, most popular and most accessible works…..as we at ImaSportsphile are quite sure that Bartok never expected his music composition to ever be feature on a Steve Martin made for TV comedy show…..especially with the comedian accompanying the classical piece with…

Comedy – 1981 – Red Skelton Mime – The Birth Life And Death Of A Flower

We at Imasportsphile owe so much of our popularity to comedian extraordinaire Red Skelton…. for he has brought literally millions of viewers to our vintage video library that is being posted herewith.  America’s Clown Prince….as we like to refer to him….has generated some 5,000 comments over the past 3 years….which has taught us a great…

Comedy – 1983 – Skit – Irwin Mainway Billion Dollar Give Away – With Steve Martin + Gregory Hines

Any time you get comedian extraordinaire Steve Martin along side dance legend Gregory Hines in a comedy skit teamed with Not Ready For Prime Time Players members Dan Aykroyd and Laraine Newman…and you’ve got the makings for some really funny stuff….as evidenced  by this video comedy SNL skit Irwin Mainway’s Billion Dollar Give Away. 

Comedy – 1983 – Monty Python Eric Idle Poses The Question About Whether Dinosaurs Built Stonehenge

Legendary British comedy troupe Monty Python had a style of humor that became a phenomenon….which developed from a television series into something larger in scope and impact….including touring stage shows, films, numerous albums, several books, and musicals….as The Pythons’ influence on comedy has been compared to the Beatles’ influence on music.  Regarded as enduring icons of 1970’s pop…