Jo Stafford filmography

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The following is a list of film and television appearances by American singer Jo Stafford. Although primarily a singer, Stafford made many film and television appearances throughout her career. Her filmography includes both guest spots and acting roles, spanning the decades from the 1930s when she appeared with her sisters in films such as Avenging Waters (1936) and Alexander's Ragtime Band (1938) through to her final appearance in the Frank Sinatra tribute Sinatra 75: The Best Is Yet to Come in 1990. Along the way Stafford appeared in series such as What's My Line? and Shower of Stars, as well as presenting two separate series titled The Jo Stafford Show which were recorded on two opposite sides of the Atlantic, in 1954 and 1961 respectively.

As herself[edit]

Year Title
1990 Sinatra 75: The Best Is Yet to Come[1]
1963-1964 The Danny Kaye Show[2]
1963 The Jimmy Dean Show[3]
1960-1962 The Bell Telephone Hour[4][5]
1960-1962 The Garry Moore Show[6][7]
1961 The Bob Newhart Show[8]
1961 The Jo Stafford Show[9]
1960 Startime[10][11]
1959-1960 The Steve Allen Show[12]
1959 Spectacular/Val Parnell's Spectacular[13][14]
1959 Val Parnell's Sunday Night at the London Palladium[15]
1959 The Pat Boone Chevy Showroom[16]
1959 The Bing Crosby Special[17]
1959 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show[18]
1958-1959 The Voice of Firestone[19][20]
1958 Swing Into Spring[21]
1958 The George Gobel Show[22]
1958 The Red Skelton Show/Friends of Red Skelton Variety Show[23]
1957-1958 The Ed Sullivan Show[24][25]
1958 Shower of Stars[26][27]
1957 The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show[28]
1956 What's My Line?[29]
1956 The Perry Como Show[30]
1956 The Jackie Gleason Show[31]
1954 The Jo Stafford Show[9]

Acting roles[edit]

Year Title Notes
1962-1964 The Red Skelton Hour[32][33] Clara Appleby / Darlene Edwards
1960 The Garry Moore Show[6] Darlene Edwards
1960 Startime[10][11] Cinderella G. Stump
1958 The Sid Caesar Show/Sid Caesar Invites You[34][35]
1958 Shower of Stars[26][27] Darlene Edwards
1947 Dark Passage[36] Singer (uncredited) (voice)
1945 Rhythm Round-Up AKA
Honest John[37]
As member of The Pied Pipers
1944 Jam Session[38] As member of The Pied Pipers
1943 Upbeat in Music[39] As member of The Pied Pipers
1943 Girl Crazy[40] As member of The Stafford Sisters (uncredited)
As member of The Pied Pipers (uncredited)
1943 Gals, Incorporated[41] As member of The Pied Pipers
1943 Du Barry Was a Lady[42] As member of The Pied Pipers (uncredited)
1942 Ship Ahoy[43] As member of The Pied Pipers
1941 Las Vegas Nights AKA
The Gay City[44]
As member of The Pied Pipers (uncredited)
1939 Honolulu[45] As member of The Pied Pipers (uncredited)
1938 Goldmine in the Sky[46] As member of The Stafford Sisters
1938 Alexander's Ragtime Band[47] As member of The Stafford Sisters (uncredited)
1938 The Old Barn Dance[48] As member of The Stafford Sisters
1936 Avenging Waters[49] As member of The Stafford Sisters (uncredited)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sinatra 75: The Best Is Yet to Come". IMDB-Internet Movie Database. 1990. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "The Danny Kaye Show". CTVA-Classic TV Archive. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Television listings". The Miami News. 7 November 1963. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "The Bell Telephone Hour". CTVA-Classic TV Archive. 28 October 1960. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "The Bell Telephone Hour". CTVA-Classic TV Archive. 13 April 1962. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  6. ^ a b "The Garry Moore Show". Lawrence Journal-World. 11 October 1960. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  7. ^ "Jo Stafford". IMDB-Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  8. ^ "TV Key Previews". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. 8 November 1961. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  9. ^ a b "The Jo Stafford Show". CTVA-Classic TV Archive. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  10. ^ a b Nostalgia With Let-Down Trimming. Billboard. 14 March 1960. Retrieved 12 April 2011. 
  11. ^ a b "Ford Startime 8 March 1960". CTVA-Classic TV Archive. Retrieved 21 June 2011. 
  12. ^ "The Steve Allen Show". CTVA-Classic TV Archive. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  13. ^ "ATV Programs". CTVA-Classic TV Archive. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  14. ^ "The Jo Stafford Show". IMDB-Internet Movie Database. 11 July 1959. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  15. ^ "Val Parnell's Sunday Night at the London Palladium". CTVA-Classic TV Archive. 7 June 1959. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  16. ^ "The Pat Boone Chevy Showroom". CTVA-Classic TV Archives. 16 April 1959. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  17. ^ "The Bing Crosby Special". IMDB-Internet Movie Database. 1959. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  18. ^ "The Dinah Shore Chevy Show". CTVA-Classic TV Archive. 2 November 1958. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  19. ^ "The Voice of Firestone". CTVA-Classic TV Archive. 8 September 1958. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  20. ^ "The Voice of Firestone-A Night of Americana". CTVA-Clasic TV Archive. 9 March 1959. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  21. ^ 'Swing' Spec Over-All Effective. Billboard. 14 April 1958. p. 7. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  22. ^ "The George Gobel Show". CTVA-Classic TV Archive. 16 December 1958. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  23. ^ "The Red Skelton Show/Friends of Red Skelton Variety Show". CTVA-Classic TV Archive. 13 May 1958. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  24. ^ "The Ed Sullivan Show". IMDB-Internet Movie Database. 22 September 1957. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  25. ^ "The Ed Sullivan Show". IMDB-Internet Movie Database. 9 March 1958. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  26. ^ a b "Shower of Stars newspaper ad". The Deseret News. 9 January 1958. Retrieved 28 January 2011. 
  27. ^ a b "Shower of Stars Episode #4.4". IMDB-Internet Movie Database. 9 January 1958. Retrieved 7 September 2011. 
  28. ^ "The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show". CTVA-Classic TV Archive. 28 March 1957. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  29. ^ "What's My Line?". IMDB-Internet Movie Database. 14 October 1956. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  30. ^ "The Perry Como Show". CTVA-Classic TV Archive. 15 December 1956. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  31. ^ "The Jackie Gleason show-Tribute to Tommy Dorsey". IMDB-Internet Movie Database. 1 December 1956. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  32. ^ "The Red Skelton Hour". CTVA-Classic TV Archive. 13 November 1962. Retrieved 28 March 2014. 
  33. ^ "The Red Skelton Hour". CTVA-Classic TV Archive. 17 March 1964. Retrieved 28 March 2014. 
  34. ^ "Sid Caesar Invites You". CTVA-Classic TV Archive. 1958. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  35. ^ Graham, Sheilah (30 October 1958). "Dawn 'Vagrant' Says Mate". The Miami News. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  36. ^ "Dark Passage". IMDB-Internet Movie Database. 1947. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  37. ^ "Rhythm Round-Up". IMDB-Internet Movie Database. 1945. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  38. ^ "Jam Session". IMDB-Internet Movie Database. 1944. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  39. ^ "Upbeat in Music". IMDB-Internet Movie Database. 1943. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  40. ^ "Girl Crazy". IMDB-Internet Movie Database. 1943. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  41. ^ "Gals, Incorporated". IMDB-Internet Movie Database. 1943. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  42. ^ "Du Barry Was a Lady". IMDB-Internet Movie Database. 1943. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  43. ^ "Ship Ahoy". IMDB-Internet Movie Database. 1942. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  44. ^ "Las Vegas Nights". IMDB-Internet Movie Database. 1941. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  45. ^ "Honolulu". IMDB-Internet Movie Database. 1939. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  46. ^ "Full cast and crew for Gold Mine in the Sky". IMDB-Internet Movie Database. Retrieved June 6, 2012. 
  47. ^ "Alexander's Ragtime Band". IMDB-Internet Movie Database. 1938. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  48. ^ "Full cast and crew for The Old Barn Dance". IMDB-Internet Move Database. 1938. Retrieved June 5, 2012. 
  49. ^ "Avenging Waters". IMDB-Internet Movie Database. 1936. Retrieved 6 January 2013.