So we tried to watch the HBO movie Behind the Candelabra the other day and gave up rather quickly. Be honest now, have you watched it to the end? If you did, did they give you a medal or bonus points or extra air mails or something? Anything? A certificate of valor, at the very least?
But it got me thinking. My old (and I do mean old) babysitter, Minnie Brown, loved The Liberace Show. (She also loved Bud Collier's Beat the Clock and Jack Webb's Dragnet. Life was much simpler then.) As a result, I got to see a lot of Mr. Glitter when I was a kid and his show was actually pretty entertaining, IMHO.
Judge for yourself. From 1955: