The Ed Sullivan Show

May 24, 1964: Liza Minnelli, Duke Ellington, John Paul Vignon, The Beatles (on film)

Season 16, Ep 33, Aired 5/24/64
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  • Episode Description
  • Music: --Liza Minnelli sings "Together (Wherever We Go)" and a medley of "Good Bye Blues," "When The Midnight Choo Choo Leaves For Alabam'" and "Alabamy Bound."--Duke Ellington & his orchestra perform "Satin Doll," "Things Ain't What They Used to Be" and "Jam with Sam." --Shirley Verrett (mezzo-soprano) sings "Ava Maria." --Jean Paul Vignon- "The French Twist."--The Christenson High School Band (from St. Croix, Virgin Islands). Comedy: --Morecambe and Wise (British comedy team) - re-enact the Battle of Waterloo using toy soldiers, and later in show, sing "Swinging Down the Lane."--Professor Backwards sings a backwards version of "My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean." Filmed segments: --On film: The Beatles perform "You Can't Do That" (a scene from "A Hard Day's Night" which was cut from the final edit of the film). Also on film: Ed Sullivan interviews The Beatles in London on the set of "A Hard Day's Night". --Footage of Michelangelo's Pieta, an exhibit at the New York World's Fair. --Footage of the Lipizzaner White Stallions in Vienna.moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Ed Sullivan

    Host

  • Ralph Paul

    Announcer (1959-61, 1964-71)

  • Art Hannes

    Announcer (1949-1964)

  • The Beatles

    Themselves, on film

  • Morecambe and Wise

    Themselves

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  • Notes (1)

    • CBS repeated this show on July 12, 1964.

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