The Ed Sullivan Show

October 18, 1970: B.B. King, The Carpenters, Tony Bennett, George Burns

Season 23, Ep 5, Aired 10/18/70
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  • Episode Description
  • Music: --The Carpenters - "Close to You" & "We've Only Just Begun." --B.B. King - "Just A Little Bit of Love" and a medley ("How Blue Can You Get" & "The Thrill Is Gone"). --Tony Bennett sings "Something" (Beatles song), "Get Happy" & "I'll Begin Again" (song from the movie "Scrooge"). Comedy: --George Burns (stand-up monologue) - gives his views on nudity in show business (current movies, night clubs) --Robert Klein (stand-up comedy) - does a routine on the World Series (interviews with athletes, school bands in half-time show) --New York City Stickball Team (comedy routine) Also appearing: --1970 Harvest Moon Ball Dance Champions (winners from different categories: polka, rhumba, etc.) --Albert Almoznino - makes shadow puppets on wallmoreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Bern Bennett

    Announcer (1948-1949)

  • Ed Sullivan

    Host

  • Ralph Paul

    Announcer (1959-61, 1964-71)

  • Art Hannes

    Announcer (1949-1964)

  • Albert Almoznino

    Himself

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