The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 1 Episode 11

August 29, 1948

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Aug 29, 1948 on CBS
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August 29, 1948
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Music:
--Count Basie & band - perform "One O'Clock Jump."
--The Ames Brothers (vocal quartet)
--David Powell (drummer, a.k.a. Jack Powell, Jr.) - does a trick drumming routine originally performed by his father, vaudevillian Jack Powell.
--Jane and Betty Kean (comedy and singing duo)
Also appearing:
--Lon Chaney Jr. (actor) - does a "Of Mice and Men" sketch.
--The Costello Twins (dancers Dorothy and Ruth)
--Kathryn Lee (ballet star) - does a ballet excerpt.
--Audience bow: Joe E. Brown (comedian-actor, who recently joined the Broadway cast of "Harvey").
--Audience bows: Jerry Colonna (comedian), Hal Block (comedy writer), and Benny Rubin (comedian).

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Count Basie

Count Basie

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Lon Chaney Jr.

Lon Chaney Jr.

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Bern Bennett

Bern Bennett

Announcer (1948-1949)

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