The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 14 Episode 31

April 15, 1962: Liberace, Mahalia Jackson, Teresa Brewer, Sophia Loren, Larry Storch, Pat Henning

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Apr 15, 1962 on CBS
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April 15, 1962: Liberace, Mahalia Jackson, Teresa Brewer, Sophia Loren, Larry Storch, Pat Henning
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Music:
--Mahalia Jackson (gospel singer) - "Old Time Religion" & "Were You There?"
--Teresa Brewer - "South Rampart Street Parade" & a medley of "Love Makes The World Go Round" and "Hi-Lili Hi-lo."
-- Liberace (pianist) - "Foggy Day" & "Tico Tico."
--Liberace (later in show) - Vaudeville medley: "This Old Piano," "Piano Roll Blues" & "Old Soft Shoe." Liberace then dances the soft shoe to "Me & My Shadow."

Comedy:
--Larry Storch (comedian) - does impressions of UN delegates and JFK.
--Pat Henning (stand-up comedian) - makes a handkerchief dance, jokes about baldness, and does a Bette Davis impression.
--Helene & Howard (comedy dance team)

Also appearing:
--Sophia Loren - short interview (on film?) Sophia talks about her film "Two Women."
--Cameo: Maximilian Schell (actor, Academy Award winning performance from "Judgement at Nuremberg").
--Cameos: George Chakiris & Rita Moreno (actors, short scene from "West Side Story" shown).
--Hugh Lambert Dancers - Baseball Season tribute.
--Excess Baggage (trained dog act)
--Audience bow: John Ringling North (circus producer)

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Ed Sullivan

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Ralph Paul

Ralph Paul

Announcer (1959-61, 1964-71)

Art Hannes

Art Hannes

Announcer (1949-1964)

Excess Baggage

Excess Baggage

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Guest Star

Rita Moreno

Rita Moreno

Herself

Guest Star

George Chakiris

George Chakiris

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Sophia Loren

Sophia Loren

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Recurring Role

Liberace

Liberace

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Recurring Role

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