The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 9 Episode 45

August 4, 1957: Dan Dailey (guest host), The Everly Brothers, Frankie Lymon

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Aug 04, 1957 on CBS

Episode Recap

Transcript / playlist for this episode:
--Show opens with female chorus line (possibly The Toastettes)
--Opening titles with a mention of the sponsor.
--The Kirby Stone Four (musical comedians) - "Birth of the Blues" comedy routine.
--Frankie Lymon - "Goody Goody."
--Chiquita and Johnson (dance team) - a triple jointed woman dances.
--Commercial for Ford Mercury autos
--The Everly Brothers - "Bye, Bye Love"
--Jay Lawrence (comedian) - does a comedy monologue about boxing.
--Cesare Vallett (opera tenor from Italy) - sings "Marechiari" (Italian folk song)
--Herb Score (Cleveland Indians pitcher)
--Ted Williams - does a PSA for cancer research.
--Commercial for Ford Mercury autos
--Dan Dailey (guest host) sings "Button Up Your Overcoat"
--Floyd Patterson (boxing champ) is interviewed by Dan Dailey.
--Fredianis (Greek Dancers) - do a folk dance complete with acrobatics.
--Venetia Stevenson (starlet, chosen by Ed Sullivan as "The World's Most Photogenic Girl" for a photography magazine)
--Commercial for Ford Mercury autos.
--The Everly Brothers - "Hey Doll Baby."
--Jayne Mansfield (actress, making a cameo appearance) - talks about her appearance on next week's show.
--The All-American Chorus (from Colorado, led by Roger D. Fee of the University of Colorado) - perform a medley.
--Dan Dailey - tap dances to "Tea for Two," and sings "You Were Meant for Me."
--Closing titles.

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