The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 12 Episode 15

Charlton Heston / Xavier Cugat & Abbe Lane / Leon Bibb

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Dec 27, 1959 on CBS
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Charlton Heston / Xavier Cugat & Abbe Lane / Leon Bibb
AIRED:

--Charlton Heston reads excerpts from "The Five Books of Moses," a dramatic Biblical reading on The Creation, while a choir sings in the background.
Music:
--Leon Bibb (folk singer) - "Sinner Man."
--Abbe Lane sings I Enjoy Being A Girl" & "Witchcraft."
--Xavier Cugat & band - "Hallelujah" and "Warsaw Concerto."
--Phil Ford & Mimi Hines (husband & wife musical-comedy team) sing "What A Thrill," "Pretty Baby" & "Someone To Watch Over Me."
--Dick Contino (accordion player) - "Pretty Eyed Baby."
Also:
--Trio Szekly (2 men & 1 woman contortionist act).
--On film: A clip from the 1959 movie "Journey to the Center of the Earth."
--This show opens with a film clip, originally shown July 26, 1959, with Ed and Charlton Heston riding a chariot on the "Ben Hur" movie set.

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    Dick Contino

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    Xavier Cugat

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    Abbe Lane

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