The Ed Sullivan Show

January 10, 1960: Wayne & Shuster (guest hosts), Frankie Avalon, Birgit Nilsson, Earl Grant

Season 12, Ep 17, Aired 1/10/60
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  • Episode Description
  • Comedy:--Wayne And Shuster (comedy team, appearing as guest hosts) - sketch: an interview with "Arctic expert" Professor Vain Gartner.Music: --Frankie Avalon - "Look What One Kiss Can Do" & "Why?"--Peter Palmer (star of movie "Li'l Abner") - "They Call the Wind Mariah" and "Shadrack, Meshack, Abednigo."--Birgit Nilsson (Swedish opera star) - "Vissi D'arte" and "When I Was 14" (a Swedish folk song).--Susan Barrett sings "The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea" & does impressions of Hermione Gingold, Patti Page, and Eartha Kitt.--Earl Grant (singer & organist) - "The Birth Of The Blues" (with drummer, trumpeter & orchestra).Also appearing: --Kalanag (or Calamac) (illusionist-magician) - does levitation trick. Later in show does "woman in box" trick & makes car disappear.--Norwegian Festival Dancers (Festival Company of Norway) - "The Haling Dance."moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Bern Bennett

    Announcer (1948-1949)

  • Ed Sullivan

    Host

  • Ralph Paul

    Announcer (1959-61, 1964-71)

  • Art Hannes

    Announcer (1949-1964)

  • Frankie Avalon

    Himself

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