The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 1 Episode 26

December 12, 1948

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Dec 12, 1948 on CBS
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December 12, 1948
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Music:
--Nanette Fabray sings "Green Up Time" and "Papa Won't You Dance With Me."
--Nellie Lutcher (singer & piano player) - "Fine Brown Frame" & "You Better Watch Yourself Bub."
--Hal Raywin (concert violinist) - "Romanian Rhapsody."
Dancers:
--Bunny Briggs (tap dancer) - does a dance routine.
--Delanoff and The Rayes Sisters (magic & "black art" dance routine)- special effects give the illusion of floating heads and headless bodies. Ed makes an appearance by "floating" at the end of the act.
--Show ends with a production number by The Toastettes.
Comedy:
--Pat C. Flick (Ed's favorite balcony heckler) - interupts Ed.
--McCarthy & Farrell (comedy team) - duo imitates other entertainers in radio show sketch. They sing "Inka Dinka Do" & "Spaniard Who Blighted My Life."
--The Temperton Family with Hope Emerson - performs a skit with Hope Emerson as the family maid.
Cameos & Audience bows:
--Jerome Courtland, George White, Mary Stewart, Ken Kling, Ezra Charles (boxer), Al Shact and Harry Ravel.

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Who was the Episode MVP ?

Bunny Briggs

Bunny Briggs

Himself

Guest Star

Nanette Fabray

Nanette Fabray

Herself

Guest Star

Pat C. Flick

Pat C. Flick

Himself

Guest Star

Bern Bennett

Bern Bennett

Announcer (1948-1949)

Recurring Role

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