Toast of the Town

September 23, 1951

Season 4, Ep 3, Aired 9/23/51
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  • Episode Description
  • Guests: --Sugar Ray Robinson (boxer) - skips rope to "Anchor's Aweigh" --Audience bow: Ruby Goldstein (boxing referee) --Wally Cox (comedian) - talks with Sugar Ray about fighting. --Later in show, Roger Simon sings a song about Sugar Ray Robinson, who comes out on stage. --Tony Bennett - sings "Because of You" and "Sing You Singers" --Elsa Lanchester (actress) - talks about pin-up girls, then sings a song. --Robert Merrill (singer) - performs one of his own compositions and "America the Beautiful" --Winners of the Harvest Moon Dance contest appear. Different catagories: the Fox Trot, Polka, Rumba, Waltz, Jitterbug and the tango. On film(?): Herbert Hoover (Former President) - talks about the Crusade for Freedom. --All-Star baseball players (presented prizes by Ed): --Sal Maglie --Roy Campanella (of the the Brooklyn Dodgers) --Gil Hodges (of the Brooklyn Dodgers) and Don Newcombe. Note: The following baseball players were also scheduled to appear (but are not mentioned on the transcript): Jackie Robinson (of the Brooklyn Dodgers) and Ted Williams (of the Boston Red Sox). Additional guests (scheduled, but not listed on transcript): --Evelyn Knight --Susan Meyer --Alfred Dowlingmoreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Bern Bennett

    Announcer (1948-1949)

  • Ed Sullivan

    Host

  • Ralph Paul

    Announcer (1964-1971)

  • Art Hannes

    Announcer (1949-1964)

  • Elsa Lanchester

    Herself

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  • Notes (1)

    • The season break (start of 5th season) has been estimated.

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