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Season 12 Episode 29

April 17, 1960: Easter Show w/Mahalia Jackson, Wayne & Shuster, Roberta Sherwood & sons, David Seville

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April 17, 1960: Easter Show w/Mahalia Jackson, Wayne & Shuster, Roberta Sherwood & sons, David Seville
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Music:
--Mahalia Jackson - "Old Rugged Cross" and "Were You There When They Crucified My Lord?"
--Roberta Sherwood and sons - "Easter Parade" medley.
--Charles K.L. Davis (Hawaiian musician) - "Ave Maria."
--Patricia Newayway and Regina Sarfaty - "To This We've Come" (scene from the musical "The Consul").
--Mahalia Jackson - "I Found The Answer" (with Willie Webb on organ & Mildred Falls on piano).
--The University Of Rochester Men's Glee Club - "Salvation Cometh To Our God" and "Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child."
Comedy:
--Wayne And Shuster (comedy team) - an Ad agency is hired by the IRS to make people WANT to pay their taxes.
Also appearing:
--Phil Jones Troupe - children dance to "It's Easter Time," "Peter Cottontail" & "Whisker On The Easter Bunny's Nose."
--Cameo: Bill Moose Skowron (of the New York Yankees) appears on stage.
--David Seville & The Chipmunks - sing along, followed by Alvin giving David an exploding Easter basket.

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Bern Bennett

Bern Bennett

Announcer (1948-1949)

Ed Sullivan

Ed Sullivan

Host

Ralph Paul

Ralph Paul

Announcer (1959-61, 1964-71)

Art Hannes

Art Hannes

Announcer (1949-1964)

Roberta Sherwood

Roberta Sherwood

Herself, with sons

Guest Star

Patricia Neway

Patricia Neway

Herself

Guest Star

Charles Davis

Charles Davis

Himself

Guest Star

David Seville

David Seville

Himself

Recurring Role

Mahalia Jackson

Mahalia Jackson

Herself

Recurring Role

Wayne and Shuster

Wayne and Shuster

Themselves

Recurring Role

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