In the pantheon of American musical idols, there is no one who compares with Liberace
. He was the ultimate showman; he made sure his shows were full of gorgeous dancing girls, swirling lights and stunning colors. Naturally, Liberace was at his grand piano with his trademark candelabra. Liberace's flamboyant and unique style, imbued with subtle humor and grace, captivated audiences around the world, regardless of what genre of music he was playing.
Liberace's fame led him to play packed venues internationally, from London, to New York, to Hollywood. Remarkably, Liberace still holds the title of the highest paid solo pianist and musician ever for a single night's performance in the Guinness Book of World Records, which took place at Madison Square Gardens, New York City in 1954.
In 1952, as a summer replacement for Dinah Shore, Liberace began his first television show. This led to him becoming a regular on television, bringing his dazzling showmanship and sense of style right into the home. Liberace was one of the first television stars to go into syndication. By 1954, he was appearing on 217 American stations and in 20 foreign countries.
This very special DVD set brings you the best of Liberace. Included are shows taped before a live audiences in London in the 1960s. "Everything Liberace" is here on these DVD's, from the spectacular girls and glittering costumes, to the fun and joyous music of Liberace and his musicians (led by his brother George). His guests, George Gobel, Minnie Pearl, Eva Gabor, Jack Benny, Larry Storch and many more, join Liberace.