The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 21 Episode 7

December 1, 1968: Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass, Engelbert Humperdinck, Tiny Tim

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Dec 01, 1968 on CBS

Episode Recap

December 1, 1968 transcript: --Opening credits - collage of film clips from past shows. --Ed Sullivan announces Engelbert Humperdinck. --Engelbert Humperdinck - "Les Bicyclettes De Belsize." --Commercial break: Van Heusen Shirts (announcer: When you come in in a Van Heusen shirt...the other guys come off like a bunch of stiffs.") --Engelbert Humperdinck - "Marry Me"
--Ed briefly talks with Engelbert.
--Audience bow: Lou Brecker (of the Roseland Ballroom)
--Audience bow: Ann-Margret (singer-actress)
--Peter Gennaro and his dancers (choreographer, with 8 women) - dance to "I've Got Rhythm." --Commercial: Kodak (husband offers to buy Christmas gifts for relatives)
--Scoey Mitchell (comedian) --Commercials: (1) Pall Mall gold cigarettes (2) Sunshine crackers
--On film: Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass perform "My Favorite Things." Ed talks with Herb Alpert. Herb Alpert sings "The Christmas Song." --David Hemmings (actor) - recites Dylan Thomas poems "In My Craft of Sullen Art" and "Death Shall Have No Dominion." --Audience bow: Gail Hunnicut (wife of David Hemmings). Hemmings presents Ed with a drawing.
--Commercial: World Book Encyclopedia (girl backstage at theater imagines that she's watching Russian dancers)
--Tiny Tim sings "Great Balls of Fire"
--Tiny Tim (sings and plays ukeleli) - "School Days" and "I'm Glad I'm A Boy"
--Tiny Tim - "My Hero" (Tiny Tim sings both parts of a duet)
--Commercial: Fireman's Fund insurance (Announcer wears different types of hats while talking about Fireman's Fund independent insurance agents - "One Man for all your needs")
--Jack Carter (stand-up comedy)
--Gloria Loring - "Can't Take My Eyes Off You" & "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me" --Commercial: Hammond Organs (begins with scenes of a Gothic Cathedral, camera then moves to a jazz band performing)
--Ed Sullivan announces next week's guests.
--Closing credits (scenes of Peter Gennaro & dancers...from earlier in show)
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