The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 9 Episode 46

August 11, 1957: U.S. Army Talent Show w/Jayne Mansfield, Carol Burnett, Buddy Knox, Peter Palmer

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Aug 11, 1957 on CBS
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August 11, 1957: U.S. Army Talent Show w/Jayne Mansfield, Carol Burnett, Buddy Knox, Peter Palmer
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Civilian guests:
--Jayne Mansfield sings "The Army Goes Rolling Along" with the Army Chorus.
--Buddy Knox - "Party Doll" & "Hula Love."
--Carol Burnett (comedienne) - "I Fell in Love with John Foster Dulles" & "Puppy Love."
--Peter Palmer (Broadway performer) sings "The Song Is You."
Army talent:
--The Texans (2d Army, Ft Mead Georgia Dancers) - dance the Texas two step to "Dallas."
--Privates Norbert Chrison and Freddie Engel (acrobat act from 3rd Army, Ft. McPherson)
--Buddy Dee and the Fort Dix Six (New Orleans jazz musicians, 1st Army, Ft. Dix)
-- Burke Twins (5th Army, Ft. Carlson) - dance and acrobatics routine.
---Carl Rice (dancer, Pvt., US. Army, Alaska)
--The Cavaliers (Barbershop-vocalists, 1st Army, Ft. Dix, N.J.) - sing a medley.
--James Tiliman (comedian, U.S. Army Spec 3rd Cl. Far East)
--Karl Milliken (U.S.Army Spec. 3rd Cl.) sings "The House I Live In."
--Tommy Hufstaedler (Pfc., Ft. Monmouth N.J.) - performs a guitar folk riff.
--Finale: The Army Choral performs a song.
Also appearing:
--Major Samuel Tyson - USAF pilot who safely landed a C-97 with only two working engines, is interviewed by Ed.
--Sullivan introduces Army brass in audience.
--The Under Secretary of the Army Fenuki presents Ed with an award (replica of Nike Missile) for presenting Army talent shows.

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