May 15, 2016

MCCALLUM HULLABALOO

During the Spy Boom, The Man From U.N.C.L.E. stars Robert Vaughn and David McCallum were in high demand to make appearances on other shows. Both actors took turns hosting the musical series Hullabaloo, and their clips offer a great time capsule of the mid-1960s fascination with spies, pop music, and the British Invasion. In this episode, first aired on September 27th, 1965, David McCallum donned his popular Illya attire (dark suite with turtleneck) in a series of fun espionage-themed skits and he introduced performances by great acts such as Peter and Gordon, The Animals, and the Beau Brummels. Listen for instrumental arrangements of The Beatles and spy tunes, as well as another U.N.C.L.E. cameo. Enjoy!



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1 comment:

  1. I have a recording of McCallum's song 'Communication' on my iPod... it's not great!

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