The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 11 Episode 30

April 12, 1959: Brook Benton, Johnnie Ray, Gertrude Berg, Teresa Brewer, Sir Cedric Hardwicke

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Apr 12, 1959 on CBS
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April 12, 1959: Brook Benton, Johnnie Ray, Gertrude Berg, Teresa Brewer, Sir Cedric Hardwicke
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Music:
--Brook Benton - "It's Just A Matter Of Time."
--Johnnie Ray - "All Right, OK, You Win" and "Here & Now."
--Teresa Brewer - "Daughter Of Rosie O'Grady" and "Heavenly Lover."
--Patachou (Singer from France) - "Les Innocents."
--Ginny Tiu (5-year-old piano prodigy) plays "The Bridge over the River Kwai" theme on piano.

Broadway:
--Gertrude Berg, Sir Cedric Hardwicke, and Michael Tolan - perform the ship deck scene from their Broadway comedy "A Majority of One."
Comedy:
--Smith & Dale (comedy team) - tax consultant routine.
--Shelly Berman (stand-up comedy) - tells jokes about Gertrude Stein & plays a man with hangover making a phone call (routine about what happened the night before).
--Phil Foster (stand-up comedian) - does a monologue about dogs.
Also appearing:
--Don McNeil (of Chicago's WBBM-TV "Breakfast Club") - introduces Ginny Tiu.
--On-stage bows (at beginning of show): Bill “Moose” Skowron (of the NY Yankees) & Rod Steiger (actor).

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