Ern with his "Girl Friday", Betty Westmore (standing).

Ern with his "Girl Friday", Betty Westmore (standing).

ABC's: The Ern Westmore show 1953-1955

The unique daytime program, The Ern Westmore Show, also known as, The Ern Westmore Glamour Show, was filmed in New York City at ABC's Little Theater off Times Square at 240 West 44th Street.   Ern's wife, Betty Westmore, his lovely little red-headed  "Girl Friday" also appeared on the show. Dick Hyde was the show's singing star. Each lucky lady chosen was literally showered with beautiful clothes and apparel, jewelry, and accessories. She would return the following afternoon much more attractive and with an all-new personality.

 The Search for Beauty with Ern Westmore marquee.

The Search for Beauty with Ern Westmore marquee.

NBC's:The Search for Beauty with Ern Westmore, 1955

NBC's show, The Search for Beauty, was hosted by Ern Westmore. This show was also filmed in New York , at the Ambassador Theatre at 215 W. 49th Street. He would select an audience member that he would make over. At the end of each episode, the makeover results would be revealed as she was serenaded with a lovely song.  A few years earlier, the same format had been used on a radio program called Glamour Girl.

 Holiday Magic Cosmetics presents: Ern Westmore's Facial Exercises.

Holiday Magic Cosmetics presents: Ern Westmore's Facial Exercises.

Ern Westmore's Facial Exercises

With Holiday Magic Cosmetics, Ern created this series of facial exercises to help promote the importance of good skincare and therapeutic massage to keep the skin looking lovely.

I wonder if Ringo Starr was inspired by Ern Westmore's facial exercises?