The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 15 Episode 13

December 23, 1962: Show taped at Guantanamo Naval Base w/Louis Armstrong, Connie Francis, Carol Lawrence

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Dec 23, 1962 on CBS

Episode Recap

--Opening of show, camera shot of theater at edge of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Ed walks on stage and announces tonight's guests.
--Commercial: Revlon Living Curl Hairspray (with Barbara Feldon)
--Connie Francis sings a "Country & Western" medley: "Who's Sorry Now?" "Bye, Bye Love," "Your Cheatin' Heart" and "Someday (You'll Want Me To Want You)." --George Carl (comedy pantomimist) - dances, tumbles, and does hat tricks.
--Commercial: Revlon Hair Repair
--Carol Lawrence - "Shakin' the Blues Away" (sings and dances).
--Frank Fontaine (comedian) - topics includes the Irish Sweepstakes. During the routine, Frank is joined by his son Bob, a Marine stationed at the base.
--Commercial: Revlon
--Carol Lawrence sings "A Bushel and a Peck."
--Jack Carter (comedian) - tells jokes about Military service, does an impression of Harry Belafonte.
topics include Military Service
--Commercial: Kent Cigarettes
--Louis Armstrong and his band - "Blueberry Hill" and "Mack the Knife."
--On stage bow: Admiral Anderson
--Connie Francis - "I'll Be Home for Christmas"
--Commercial: Kent Cigarettes ("no harsh flavor")
--Connie Francis and Carol Lawrence sing a "You" medley (songs with "You" in the lyrics): "You Made Me Love You" (Connie/Carol), "It Had To Be You" (Connie/Carol), "You Were Meant For Me" (Connie/Carol), "You Do Something To Me" (Carol), "Tea For Two" (Connie), "Dance With Me" (Carol), "You're The Top" (Connie), "You're My Everything" (Carol), "Without You (Connie/Carol), "You're Driving Me Crazy" (Connie), and "You Made Me Love You" (Connie/Carol). --Frank Fontaine sings "Silent Night." --Commercial: Kent Cigarettes
--Closing of show: Ed thanks audience & guests. Show ends with scenes of a battleship in bay.