One Hundred Years Young (Special) (1967)

Aka: 100 Years Young

One Hundred Years Young
100 Years Young was a 90-minute variety extravaganza hosted by Austin Willis and headlined by Wayne and Shuster, Rich Little, and many other Canadian performers as a curtain-raiser for Centennial year.

Gordon Lightfoot's Canadian Railroad Trilogy was commissioned by the CBC for this centennial show. The song was performed with the Ron Collier orchestra.

The special aired January 1, 1967

Austin Willis .... Host
Johnny Wayne
Frank Shuster
Rich Little
Diane Nyland
Marilyn Stuart
Drew Crossan
Bob Jarvis
Rudi Dorn
Sylvia Lennick
Don Harron
Gordon Lightfoot

Original Broadcaster(s): CBC

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