The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 9 Episode 11

December 02, 1956: Rosemary Clooney, Sophie Tucker, Anthony Newley / Modern Screen Awards

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Dec 02, 1956 on CBS
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December 02, 1956: Rosemary Clooney, Sophie Tucker, Anthony Newley / Modern Screen Awards
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Music:
--Rosemary Clooney sings "April In Paris."
--Sophie Tucker (with pianist Ted Shapiro) - medley: "I Always Have A Special Song," "Put You're Arms Around Me Honey," "You Made Me Love You," "Mama Goes Where Papa Goes," "La Vie En Rose," "Rock Around The Clock" and "Some Of These Days."
Broadway:
--Segments from the "Cranks" comedy review: Anthony Newley sings " I'm the Boy You Should Say "Yes" To" and "I'm In Love." Anthony Newley, Annie Ross & Gilbert Vernon perform a magic gloves sketch.
Comedy:
--Princeton Triangle Club (men in drag) - Twelve men dressed in tutus do a "Swan Lake" parody titled "Goose Lagoon."
--Myron Cohen (stand-up comedian)
Also appearing:
--Lisolette Koester & Jockel Stahl (dance team from Germany)
--On film: A clip from "The Teahouse Of The August Moon" is shown. This is followed by footage of Ed Sullivan visiting Marlon Brando, Michiko Kyo and Glen Ford on the film's movie set in Japan.
--Audience bows: Paul Ford (actor, from "Teahouse …") and Chuck Connolly (correct spelling? possibly quarterback Charlie Conerly).
1956 Modern Screen Awards:
--Broadcast from Hollywood, this segment is presented by "Modern Screen" magazine columnist Louella Parsons. Actors shown receiving awards are Janet Leigh, Victoria Shaw, Anthony Perkins, Natalie Wood, Kirk Douglas, Debbie Reynolds, Tony Curtis and Doris Day. Rita Moreno accepts an award on behalf of Elvis Presley. King Vidor accepts award on behalf of Audrey Hepburn. Director George Stevens accepts "Best Picture of The Year" award. George Delacourt presents a special award to Louella Parsons.

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