The Ed Sullivan Show

January 12, 1958

Season 10, Ep 16, Aired 1/12/58
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  • Episode Description
  • Music:--Cesare Siepi (operatic bass singer) - "April Love."--Elena Giusti (Italian singer) - "Arrivederci Roma."--Marimba Masters (percussion group from the Rochester School Of Music) - "Yesterdays" and "What Child Is This?"Drama:--Mike Kellin & Sondra Lee (actors) perform a scene from Ben Hecht's off-Broadway play "Winkelberg," based on the life of Bohemian poet Maxwell Bodenheim.--James Arness (from the TV Western "Gunsmoke") talks with Ed on stage. Followed by a "Gunsmoke" film clip.Comedy:--Jay Marshall (stand-up comedy) - appears in two segments: a stand-up routine and a ventriloquist bit with 'Lefty' a puppet made from a painted glove.Dance: --Peg Leg Bates & Jimmy Valentine (tap dancers with peg legs)--Florence & Frederic (dance duo of Florence Waren & Frederic Apcar) dance to "Rock Around The Clock" and "You're The Top."Sportsman of the Year:--Past recipients of Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year award: Roger Bannister (1954), Johnny Podres (1955), and Bobby Morrow (1956).--Stan Musial (of the St. Louis Cardinals) receives the Sportsman of the Year award for 1957. --Sidney James (Sports Illustrated editor).Also appearing:--Texas Tommy (circus act with trained dogs)--On film: Marcel Marceau (mime) - excerpt of his David & Goliath routine.--On film: A clip of Bing Crosby playing golf.--Audience bows: Jim Arness and his wife; Billy Bevan (14-year-old newsboy on a world tour as Minnesota's "Centennial Air Ambassador"); and George Bart (sportswriter /author).moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Bern Bennett

    Announcer (1948-1949)

  • Ed Sullivan

    Host

  • Ralph Paul

    Announcer (1959-61, 1964-71)

  • Art Hannes

    Announcer (1949-1964)

  • Sondra Lee

    Herself

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