The Best of The Bing Crosby Specials

The Best of The Bing Crosby Specials

The most complete collection of Bing Crosby TV specials ever offered.

The most complete collection of Bing Crosby TV specials ever offered.

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Never-before-released TV Specials, unseen for decades!

From the 1950s through the ’70s Bing Crosby starred in 30 highly rated TV specials that featured a who’s who of guest stars. Bing’s groundbreaking broadcasts have never been available in one comprehensive collection—until now.

The Best of the Bing Crosby Specials DVD collection features all of Bing’s iconic hits, including “Pennies from Heaven,” “Swinging on a Star,” “Don’t Fence Me In,” “It’s Easy to Remember,” “Dinah,” and of course, “White Christmas.”

You’ll get 26 Episodes on 11 DVDs, featuring the very best of Bing’s acclaimed specials, along with hours of bonus features.
Highlights Include:

  • Bing’s good friends Frank Sinatra, Bob Hope and Dean Martin appeared on multiple specials, and Bing’s shows also featured Louis Armstrong, Fred Astaire, Pearl Bailey, Jack Benny, Carol Burnett, Rosemary Clooney, Perry Como, Jackie Gleason, Robert Goulet, Peggy Lee, Patti Page, Bernadette Peters, Debbie Reynolds, Flip Wilson and many others!
  • Bing’s first TV special from 1954, featuring good pal Jack Benny.
  • Bing’s last TV special, featuring an unlikely guest, David Bowie. This is the 1977 program that yielded what may be the most popular Christmas duet ever—Bing and Bowie’s recording of “Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy.”
  • Happy Holidays with Bing and Frank—a rare special with Frank Sinatra that features the two legends singing classics in an intimate setting.
  • Bing’s 50th anniversary special, featuring Bob Hope, Rosemary Clooney, the Mills Brothers and others, and including a memorable Bette Midler.
  • Episodes of The Carol Burnett Show and the Bob Hope TV specials with guest shots by Bing.
  • Free bonus DVDThe Legendary Bing Crosby, a celebration of Bing’s life that includes rare performances, exclusive interviews with Bing’s family and friends, home movies and rare,
    behind-the-scenes material.
  • Exclusive 36-page book: Bing Crosby: A Life in Pictures, featuring rare photos, memorabilia, and behind-the-scenes snapshots from Bing’s 60+ year career.

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The Best of the Bing Crosby Specials – 4 DVDs

Included in this 4-DVD set are 11 of Bing’s acclaimed specials, along with hours of bonus features. You’ll see Bing’s first TV special from 1954, Bing and Louis Armstrong’s Now You Has Jazz, and all of Bing’s good friends! Plus Happy Holidays with Bing and Frank—a rare special with Frank Sinatra that features the two legends singing classics in an intimate setting.

  • The Bing Crosby Show

    Original Air Date: January 3, 1954

    Guests: Jack Benny, Buddy Cole


  • The Bing Crosby Show

    Original Air Date: September 29, 1959

    Guests: Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee, Louis Armstrong, George Shearing, Joe Bushkin

    Bonus Features:

    The Christophers:

    • Faith, Hope and Hogan holiday special (1952)
    • The Jimmy Demaret Show (1954)
    • Interview with Bing (1962)

  • The Edsel Show

    Original Air Date: October 13, 1957

    Guests: Frank Sinatra, Bob Hope, Rosemary Clooney, Louis Armstrong


  • The Bing Crosby Show

    Original Air Date: October 1, 1958

    Guests: Dean Martin, Patti Page, Mahalia Jackson

  • The Bing Crosby Show

    Original Air Date: March 2, 1959

    Guests: Dean Martin, James Garner, Jo Stafford

  • The Bing Crosby Show

    Original Air Date: February 29, 1960

    Guest: Perry Como


  • The Bing Crosby Show

    Original Air Date: December 11, 1961

    Guests: Bob Hope, Marion Ryan, Terry-Thomas, Dave King, Miriam Karlin, Ron Moody


  • The Bing Crosby Show

    Original Air Date: December 24, 1962

    Guests: Mary Martin, André Previn

    Bonus Features:

    • Happy Holidays with Bing and Frank (1957)
    • The Bing Crosby Show: Outtakes (1962)


  • The Bing Crosby Show

    Original Air Date: October 5, 1960

    Guests: Rosemary Clooney, Carol Lawrence, Johnny Mercer


  • The Bing Crosby Show

    Original Air Date: May 14, 1962

    Guests: Bob Hope, Smothers Brothers, Pete Fountain, Edie Adams, Gary Crosby

  • The Bing Crosby Show

    Original Air Date: November 7, 1963

    Guests: Buddy Ebsen, Caterina Valente, André Previn, The Young Americans

    Bonus Features:

    • Thermo-Fax Commercial (1964)
    • Girl Talk (1967)


The Best of the Bing Crosby Specials – 6 DVDs

Included in this 6-DVD set are 12 of Bing’s acclaimed specials, along with hours of bonus features. You’ll see Bing’s 50th anniversary special and last TV special, Bing and Bowie’s recording of Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy, and episodes of The Carol Burnett Show and the Bob Hope TV specials with guest shots by Bing.


  • The Bing Crosby Show

    Original Air Date: March 20, 1961

    Guests: Maurice Chevalier, Carol Lawrence, Aldo Monaco


  • The Bing Crosby Show

    Original Air Date: February 15, 1964

    Guests: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Bob Hope, Rosemary Clooney, Kathryn Crosby

  • A Little Bit of Irish Starring Bing Crosby

    Original Air Date: March 14, 1967

    Guests: Milo O’Shea, The Ludlows, Bernadette Greevy, Siobhan McKenna, The Guinness Choir

    Bonus Features:

    • Bing’s Britain (1976)
  • Bing Crosby and Carol Burnett: Together Again for the First Time

    Original Air Date: December 17, 1969

    Guests: Carol Burnett, Roy Clark, Juliet Prowse

  • Bing Crosby: Cooling It

    Original Air Date: April 13, 1970

    Guests: Flip Wilson, Dean Martin, Bernadette Peters

  • Bing Crosby and the Sounds of Christmas

    Original Air Date: December 14, 1971

    Guests: Robert Goulet, Mary Costa, Crosby Family

  • Merry Christmas, Fred from the Crosbys

    Original Air Date: December 3, 1975

    Guests: Fred Astaire, The Young Americans, Crosby Family

  • Bing Crosby’s White Christmas

    Original Air Date: December 1, 1976

    Guests: Jackie Gleason, Bernadette Peters, Crosby Family


  • Bing Crosby’s Merrie Olde Christmas

    Original Air Date: November 30, 1977

    Guests: David Bowie, Twiggy, Crosby Family

  • Bing! … A 50th Anniversary Gala

    Original Air Date: March 20, 1977

    Guests: Bette Midler, Mills Brothers, Bob Hope, Rosemary Clooney, Sandy Duncan, Debbie Reynolds, Joe Bushkin, Crosby Family

  • Bing Crosby and His Friends

    Original Air Date: February 27, 1972

    Guests: Bob Hope, Carol Burnett, Pearl Bailey

  • Down Argentine Way: Bing Crosby in Buenos Aires

    Never Before Broadcast. Footage circa 1970.

    Original Air Date: September 3, 1970

    Guests: Bing Crosby, Kathryn Crosby, Pipo Mancera

  • Bing Crosby on The Carol Burnett Show

    Original Air Date: November 3, 1971

    Show #510

    Guests: Bing Crosby, Paul Lynde

  • Highlights of a Quarter Century of Bob Hope on Television

    Original Air Date: October 24, 1975

    Guests: Bing Crosby, Desi Arnaz, Carroll Baker, Lucille Ball


  • A Bob Hope Comedy Special

    Original Air Date: December 15, 1965

    Guests: Bing Crosby, Jack Benny, Janet Leigh


The Legendary Bing Crosby – 1 DVD

In this extraordinary musical celebration, first seen on public television, Bing Crosby performs solo and in duets with superstar colleagues.

These memorable performances from TV specials Bing headlined from 1954 to 1977 haven’t been seen since their original broadcasts.

Full song performances by Bing blend seamlessly with unique insight from Kathryn Crosby, Mary Crosby, Michael Feinstein, Leonard Maltin, Regis Philbin and Andy Williams.


  • Classic songs performed in their entirety include:

    • Ol’ Man River, Swanee, I Love Paris, Pennies from Heaven, June in January, I’m an Old Cowhand, Now You Has Jazz, Mama Don’t Allow It, Married, It Had to Be You, I Believe in You, The Oldest Established, Sing, Swinging on a Star, Where the Blue of the Night Meets the Gold of the Day, Little Drummer Boy/Peace on Earth, White Christmas


    Bonus Features

    • Over 35 minutes of bonus material not seen in the original program.
    • Six musical performances, including duets with the The Crosby Boys, Maurice Chevalier, Dean Martin and Andy Williams.
    • Song commentary by Michael Feinstein.

    Guests: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Andy Williams, Carol Burnett, David Bowie, Fred Astaire, Louis Armstrong, Bob Hope

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