The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 15 Episode 12

December 16, 1962: Barbra Streisand, Liberace, Sammy Shore, Abbe Lane & Xavier Cugat, Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Dec 16, 1962 on CBS
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December 16, 1962: Barbra Streisand, Liberace, Sammy Shore, Abbe Lane & Xavier Cugat, Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem
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Music:
--Barbra Streisand sings "My Coloring Book" and "Lover Come Back to Me."
--Liberace (pianist) - "Moon River," "Mack the Knife" and a "Twist" production number (possibly titled "Liberace's Twist").
--The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem (Irish folk-singers) - "South Australia" and "Gypsy Rover."
--Xavier Cugat & his Orchestra - "Denoza" (correct spelling?)
--Abbe Lane (with Cugat & his Orchestra) - "A Lot Of Living To Do," "Al Di La" and "Desafinado."
Comedy:
--Sammy Shore (comedian)
--Russ Lewis (ventriloquist) - tries to coach his dummy "Clarence" on how to tell a joke.
--Linon (Belgian clown, wire-walker) - frets over having to walk a tightrope.
Also appearing:
--Victor Julian's Dog Act (circus performers)
--The Four Gonas/Goans (trampoline act from Mexico).
--Audience bows: Y.A. Tittle (quarterback of the N.Y. Giants), Charles Boyer & Paul Gregory.
--Cameo: Clyde Beatty.
--Audience bow: YA Tittle of the New York Giants.
Tribute:
Sullivan salutes Charles Laughton, who died the previous day.

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