The Ed Sullivan Show

August 11, 1957: U.S. Army Talent Show w/Jayne Mansfield, Carol Burnett, Buddy Knox, Peter Palmer

Season 9, Ep 46, Aired 8/11/57
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  • Episode Description
  • Civilian guests:--Jayne Mansfield sings "The Army Goes Rolling Along" with the Army Chorus.--Buddy Knox - "Party Doll" & "Hula Love."--Carol Burnett (comedienne) - "I Fell in Love with John Foster Dulles" & "Puppy Love."--Peter Palmer (Broadway performer) sings "The Song Is You." Army talent: --The Texans (2d Army, Ft Mead Georgia Dancers) - dance the Texas two step to "Dallas." --Privates Norbert Chrison and Freddie Engel (acrobat act from 3rd Army, Ft. McPherson) --Buddy Dee and the Fort Dix Six (New Orleans jazz musicians, 1st Army, Ft. Dix) -- Burke Twins (5th Army, Ft. Carlson) - dance and acrobatics routine. ---Carl Rice (dancer, Pvt., US. Army, Alaska) --The Cavaliers (Barbershop-vocalists, 1st Army, Ft. Dix, N.J.) - sing a medley. --James Tiliman (comedian, U.S. Army Spec 3rd Cl. Far East) --Karl Milliken (U.S.Army Spec. 3rd Cl.) sings "The House I Live In." --Tommy Hufstaedler (Pfc., Ft. Monmouth N.J.) - performs a guitar folk riff. --Finale: The Army Choral performs a song.Also appearing:--Major Samuel Tyson - USAF pilot who safely landed a C-97 with only two working engines, is interviewed by Ed.--Sullivan introduces Army brass in audience. --The Under Secretary of the Army Fenuki presents Ed with an award (replica of Nike Missile) for presenting Army talent shows.moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Bern Bennett

    Announcer (1948-1949)

  • Ed Sullivan

    Host

  • Ralph Paul

    Announcer (1959-61, 1964-71)

  • Art Hannes

    Announcer (1949-1964)

  • Carol Burnett

    Herself

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  • Notes (1)

    • Scheduled to appear (but NOT mentioned on transcript): --Mickey Hargitay (former "Mr. Universe") Army talent scheduled to appear: --Pfc. Roman Ancho, Jr. (judo expert, Honolulu, Hawaii) --The Dixielanders (1) Pfc. Joseph DiFluri, trombonist, Clark, N.J.; (2) Sp-3 David Dilks, trumpeter, Bridgeton, N.J. (3) Sp-3 Arthur Frank, drummer, Trenton, N.J. (4) Pvt. John Johnson, pianist, Plandome, N.Y. --Pvt. Alan Kohan, singer-dancer, Forest Hills, N.Y. --Pvt. Robert Dishy, comedian, Brooklyn, N.Y. --Pfc. Carl Wright, tap dancer, Chicago, Ill. --The Texans, musical-comedy act: (1) Pvt. Scott Holtzman, Kilgore, Tex. (2) Sp-3 Robert Brandow, Bogota, Kan. -- "Norbu, the Almost Human Gorilla," Pfc. Norbert Kreisch, Sarasota, Fla. (4) --Pfc. (WAC) Anna Lamitie, judo expert, Malone, N.Y.

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