"Video Collection #1"
- 1. After handing his floor length fur coat, to Phil Donahue, Lee places himself
- at the piano. With his hands adorned with countless diamonds, Lee performs
- a delightful rendition of "Chopsticks!" Well, it's never sounded better! After
- a short break, Lee touches upon many of the events surrounding his life and
- career, during this exceptional interview from the "Phil Donahue Show."
- Throughout the hour, he answers questions from the audience which is
- always refreshing! Including his thoughts on many of the contemporary
- artists of today, which will surprise you! Returning to his love of the piano,
- he performs several selections, among them "Memory" and "I'll be seeing you."
- It's a wonderful hour with the talented star!
- 2. Performing a variation of "Mack the Knife" Liberace stops by the set of
- MTV to step into the role of "Guest VJ." After hearing his thoughts, earlier
- from the Donahue show, on who he considers the best today, it's easy to
- see that Lee hand picked all of these videos himself! In closing, he presents
- his very own video "88 Keys" and a few bars of "I'll be seeing you," as
- 3. Dressed in an elegant "suit" adorned with jewels and rhinestones, Lee
- makes a delightful appearance on "The Tonight Show." After a few minutes
- with the late night host, Lee performs a delightful medley!
- 4. Returning to the Phil Donahue Show, Liberace and the popular daytime host,
- perform a duet together! With each of them seated at their very own piano!
- As always, it's a delight seeing Lee's smiling face! And his charming personality
- lights up the room! Throughout the interview he talks about many things.
- He also relates several interesting stories of the many entertainers that he has
- worked with and invited to his home, among them: Elvis, Michael Jackson, Dolly
- Parton, and Mae West. During the program he invites one of his students on
- stage for a wonderful moment, where the two of them perform together. Which
- is absolutely remarkable, as they each take turns throughout the song, playing
- different parts. This is a wonderful hour with Liberace! With great "full" screen
- moments scattered throughout!
- 5. Although the final moment on the tape occurred shortly after he passed away, this
- particular segment from "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous" features a grand tour of
- his fabulous homes, intermixed with moments from his last interview.
"Video Collection #2"
- 1. Upon the release of his book, Liberace stopped by the Oprah Winfrey Show
- for a delightful holiday visit! With thoughts of Christmas in the air, Lee shares
- with us, how he celebrates the season! Afterwards, he plays a wonderful
- Christmas medley, which is absolutely remarkable! Oddly enough, considering
- how the program began, things take a decidedly different turn as Oprah asks
- Lee about the "palimony" suit and whether it has made him more cautious,
- in terms of the people he now associates with. As if that wasn't enough, Oprah
- takes things a step further by asking him how much he is "worth?" along with
- the number of houses that he owns, the cars, the furs, the jewels, everything!
- Which sort of places Lee on the spot. You can actually see the change in his
- 2. With his passing, Liberace stepped back into the spotlight, as all of the
- news programs focused in on his "extraordinary" life and career. This moment
- from "Entertainment Tonight" featured an upclose appearance with Lee.
- 3. "Entertainment Tonight" attended the auction of Liberace's things, at the
- Las Vegas convention center.
- 4. With an upcoming television movie in the works, detailing Liberace's life
- and career, some of the items from the museum were transported to California,
- so they could be featured in the film.
- 5. Through an exceptional "A&E Biography" we are treated an excellent
- overview of Liberace's incredible life. From the earliest moments, to his
- final days. So many images of Lee, personal home movies, interviews with
- his family and friends, and so much more! Truly an incredible tribute to the
- man we all knew and loved!
- for taking the time to read through these rather lengthy descriptions!
- I know it seems rather "incredible" to believe!
- All these moments from the past.
- Moments that you might have missed recording.
- And those that you have only heard about!
- Throughout the years, I've shared many of these clips from my collection
- with my friends, and they have always been amazed by all the appearances
- that I managed to record. To ensure the highest quality possible, I use a
- "dual deck vcr" when I'm sharing any of these moments from my collection.
- I look forward to hearing from you!