The Ed Sullivan Show

February 16, 1964: The Beatles (2nd appearance), Mitzi Gaynor, Allen & Rossi

Season 16, Ep 20, Aired 2/16/64
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  • Episode Description
  • Show broadcast from the Deauville Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida.Music: --The Beatles (2nd appearance) - "She Loves You," "This Boy," "All My Lovin', "I Saw Her Standing There," "From Me to You" and "I Want to Hold Your Hand" --Mitzi Gaynor (with 4 male dancers-singers) - "Too Darn Hot" and "The More I See You." --Mitzi Gaynor (with dancers) - Blues medley: "Birth of the Blues," "St. James Infirmary," "When the Saints Go Marching In," "Shadrach, Mescach, Obendigo," "Joshua Fit The Battle of Jericho" & "When the Saints Go Marchin In" (reprise). Comedy: --Marty Allen & Steve Rossi (comedy team) - Interviewer Rossi interviews boxer Marty "Rocky" Allen. --Steve Rossi sings "Strike Up the Band" while Marty Allen wears a Beatle wig. --Myron Cohen (story-telling comedian).Also appearing: --On tape: The Nerveless Nocks (4-man sway pole acrobats) - perform at the Hialeah Race Track. --Audience bows: Sunny Liston & and Joe Louis (boxers).--The Volantes (comedic unicycle balancing act, missing from the 2003 GoodTimes/SOFA Home Entertainment DVD).moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Ed Sullivan

    Host

  • Art Hannes

    Announcer (1949-1964)

  • Allen and Rossi

    Themselves

  • Marty Allen

    Himself

  • The Beatles

    Themselves

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Trivia (1)

    • You can see a good example of Beatle humor when, near the end of "This Boy," John jokingly mimics the melody with a falsetto voice, prompting a smile from Paul.

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