The Ed Sullivan Show

September 16, 1956: The Four Aces, Marion Marlowe, Brooklyn Dodgers, Milwaukee Braves, Cincinatti Redlegs

Season 8, Ep 52, Aired 9/16/56
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  • Episode Description
  • Music:--The Four Aces - "Love Is a Many Splendored Thing" & "Thee I Love."--Marion Marlowe sings a medley of songs from "The King & I" ("Hello, Young Lovers," "Getting to Know You" and "I Have Dreamed"). --The Fujiwara Opera (Japanese opera group) - perform "Three Little Maids" (from "Madame Butterfly")Comedy:--Richard Hearn (comedian known as "Mr. Pastry") - skit set in a drapery shop.--The Goofers - "Pogo Stick."Also appearing:--Ed introduces individual members of the Brooklyn Dodgers, Milwaukee Braves and the Cincinatti Redlegs (name was changed from "Reds" to "Redlegs" during '50's Red scare). All three baseball teams were contenders for the World Series.--The Milwaukee Braves appear with manager Fred Haney.--Sports announcers Vin Scully; Earl Gillespie; Blaine Walsh; George Bison and Mark Scott.--Ed introduces Carmen Basilio (Welterweight Boxer). --Harvest Moon Ball dancers - winners from various categories.--On film: clip from "The Best Things in Life Are Free" starring Ernest Borgnine, Gordon MacRae, Dan Dailey, Sheree North and, as himself, Ed Sullivan.moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Bern Bennett

    Announcer (1948-1949)

  • Ed Sullivan

    Host

  • Ralph Paul

    Announcer (1959-61, 1964-71)

  • Art Hannes

    Announcer (1949-1964)

  • Ernest Borgnine

    Himself, on film

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  • Notes (1)

    • Ed Sullivan returned this week as host after a five-week absence due to an automobile accident.

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