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"Our Musical Heritage" - A Salute to ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers)
--The Ames Brothers perform a medley.
--Chris Connor sings "Bill" and "I Get A Kick Out Of You."
--Alfred Drake (musical-comedy performer) - "With a Song in My Heart."
--Carol Haney - dances to a medley of Broadway production numbers.
--Rose Hardaway (singer) - "More Than You Know" and "But Not For Me."
--Vincent Lopez (bandleader and pianist) - "Nola."
--The McGuire Sisters and the Ames Brothers sing "Side By Side."
--The McGuire Sisters (singing trio) - "This Can't Be Love" and a medley of Irving Berlin songs including "Sisters."
--Roberta Peters (operatic soprano) - "Summertime" and "Kiss Me Again."
--Blossom Seeley (vaudevillian)
--Audience bow: Bob Cousy (of the Boston Celtics)
Additional guests/songs (scheduled):
--Henry Fink (composer)
--Entire cast - "They All Play This Piano."
--Ed shows a film montage of W. C. Handy, Fritzi Scheff, Maud Nugent Jerome, Ernie Burnett and Jack Norworth.
--James Cagney (actor) and Robert Montgomery (producer) talk about their new movie "The Gallant Hours."
--Jane Froman sings "More Than You Know," "I Believe" and "With A Song In My Heart."
--Julie Wilson (singer) - "The Lady is a Tramp" and "My Heart Belongs to Daddy."
--Lorin Hollander (15-year-old concert pianist) - "Liebestraum" piano solo.
--The United States Naval Academy Glee Club.
--Jack Carter (comedian)
--Arthur Woolsley (ventriloquist)
--The Vagabonds (comedy-instrumental group).
--The American Legion Zouaves (drill team from Jackson, Michigan) - scale a mock castle wall and, upon reaching the top, wave the American flag.
A 5-minute clip from "The Gallant Hours," based on the life story of Vice Admiral William F. "Bull" Halsey Jr., is shown.
Second of two shows taped in West Berlin.
--Louis Armstrong and his band perform"After You've Gone," "Blueberry Hill" and "Muscrat Ramble" medley.
--Roberta Peters (soprano) sings"Look Me Over Once."
--Peter Kraus (German singer) - "Long, Long Ago."
--Janet Blair (singer-actress)
--Sid Caesar (comedian, performing at the Berlin Command Headquarters Theater)
--Shari Lewis (puppeteer) - entertains children at the Thomas A. Roberts School of the Berlin Command.
--The Trio Ariston (comedy acrobats)
--A tour of the Oktoberfest beer festival.
--Tommy Edwards sings "It's All In the Game."
--Domenico Modugno (Italian vocalist) sings "Volare" (a.k.a. "Nel blu dipinto di blu)," "The Coffee Song" and "Drunken Donkey."
--Jaye P. Morgan and the Morgan Brothers - "Star Dust."
--Jacquelyn McKeever (from the Broadway musical-comedy "Oh Captain!") sings "I Feel Pretty" (song from "West Side Story").
--The Broadway company of "West Side Story," with Hank Brunjes (as Riff), perform "Cool" (sequence choreographed by Jerome Robbins).
--Mickey Rooney and Joey Forman - appear together in a "Candid Camera" parody. (Following the routine, Mickey Rooney talks to Ed about his latest films "Andy Hardy Comes Home" and "The Last Mile.")
--Joe E. Lewis (comedian) - does a monologue about his drinking, TV quiz show, TV Westerns, and sings his own version of "Volare."
--Pinky and Perky (a puppet act from Prague) - three mice do a speed up version of "Volare," frog puppet with sax mimes to "Tequila," and two pig puppets sing a Spanish song.
--The Marilicks (correct spelling?) - plate juggling & spinning act
--Audience bows: Jerome Robbins (choreographer); Stewart Granger and I.S. Johar (actors, from the movie "Harry Black and the Tigers"); Col. Gregory "Pappy" Boyington (WWII hero, leader of the "Black Sheep Squadron").
--On stage intro: Major Johnson (commander of Grenadier Band, The Scotguard Pipers)
--Bing Crosby - filmed interview with Ed & clip from "High Society."
--Julie Andrews - "I Could Have Danced All Night" & "Show Me" (songs from "My Fair Lady")
--Louis Armstrong - "Muskrat Ramble," Faithful Hussar," "Stompin' at the Savoy" and "Basin Street Blues"
--Harold Long and Joan Holloway (dancers) - "Talking with Feet" (with the Toastettes)
--Shirley Yamaguchi (Japanese singer wearing a kimono) - "Cha Cha, Cio Cio San" & "We Kiss in Shadow"
--Wesson and Polk (comedy team) - collegiate humor.
--The Iowa Highlanders (Scottish Highlanders with bagpipes, from Iowa State University)
--Orson Welles (actor) describes some of the far-off places where he's spent past Christmases.
Additional guests (scheduled to appear):
--Orson Bean (comedian)
--Marion Marlowe sings "Ave Maria."
--Les Compagnons De La Chanson sing "The Three Noels" and "Silent Night."
--Senor Wences (ventriloquist)
--Kirby's Flying Ballet (aerial act)
--From 1954: A repeat of the film "Star of Bethlehem" narrated by James Mason and starring his daughter Portland.
--Nancy Walker (comedienne) - plays the owner of a delicatessen in a comedy sketch.
--Nancy Dussault (singer-actress) sings "Lucky in Love" and "Lucky To Be Me."
--Peter Palmer (singer) - "Core n'Grato."
--Earl Grant (singer-organist)
--Conrad Buckner (tap dancer)
--Sam Levenson (humorist)
--Lisa Carroll (singer)
--Rickie Layne and Velvel (ventriloquist act)
--Necker's Dalmations (animal act)
8th Anniversary Show
Tributes to Ed:
--Ethel Merman, Shelley Winters, Ruth Gordon and Sam Levy sing "Sullivan for Me."
--Louis Armstrong - surprises Ed and sings "Happy Birthday."
--In Hollywood: Ronald Reagan, Natalie Wood, Robert Walker, Walt Disney, Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz sing "Happy Anniversary" in a tribute to Sullivan.
--In Chicago, Phil Silvers with the Sgt. Bilko cast sing a tribute to Ed.
--Harry Belafonte - "Take My Mother Home" and "Jamaica Farewell."
--Kate Smith sings a medley of "I'm Gonna Live Till I Die," "I Hear a Rhapsody" and "I've Got the World On a String."
--Teresa Brewer sings a medley of "Music! Music! Music!" "Till I Waltz Again With You," "Ricochet" and "A Sweet Old Fashioned Girl."
--Jack Paar (TV comedian) - pokes fun at mail order companies.
--Klauson's Bears (trained animal act) - bear rides bike.
--Gregory Peck - previews next week's show, "A Salute to John Huston."
--On film: UCLA sports all-stars (please see "Recap" for names).
Segments with Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz and the Four Ames Brothers:
--Lucille Ball & Desi Arnaz - with scene from their new movie "Forever Darling"
--Ames Brothers join Desi Arnaz and Ed on stage, Lucy is disguised as 5th Ames brother.
--Desi Arnaz & the Ames Brothers - "Forever Darling"
--The Ames Brothers sing "I'm Gonna Love You" then do vocal impressions: "Whole World Shines" (Laine), "Everything I Have Is Yours" (Epstein), "Too Young" (Cole), "Some Enchanted Evening" & "If I Didn't Care" (Ink Spots)
--Lucille Ball still dressed as the 5th Ames Brother comes out for a bow, she talks to Ed who presents her with a trophy.
Rodgers and Hammerstein / "Pipe Dream" segment
--Ed interviews composers Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein. They talk about illustrations of character portrayal through the medium of music. As an example, they use songs from the Broadway musical "Pipe Dream": (1) Judy Tyler - "Everybody's Got A Home But Me" (2) William Johnson - "The Man I Used To Be" (3) Pipe Dream" cast - "Lopsided Bus" (4) William Johnson & Judy Tyler - "All At Once You Love Her"
--Orson Wells & cast do scene from "King Lear"
--Rickie Layne (ventriloquist with his dummy Velvel) - Ed appears on stage during act.
Audience bows: Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein (bow prior to interview); Eddie Dowling; Irene Hayesmoreless
--Louis Armstrong and band - "Sleepy Time Down South," "Up A Lazy River," "Ole Miss" & "Bill Bailey."
--Teresa Brewer - World War I production number (assisted by James Hurst): "Pack Up Your Troubles In Your Old Kit Bag And Smile, Smile, Smile," "Till We Meet Again," "Over There," "My Buddy" & "How Ya Gonna Keep 'em Down on the Farm?"
--Teresa Brewer (later in show) sings "Bidin' My Time."
--James Hurst (musical-comedy star) - "Joey."
--Joan Holloway (singer-dancer) - "The Real American Folk Song."
--Myron Cohen (stand-up comedian)
--Rowan & Martin (comedy team) - do a hotel sketch: Rowan wants to sleep, Martin wants to watch TV.
--Little, Dane and Mason (vocal comedy trio of Chuck Liotta, Vince Callaci, and Herb Magidson) sing "How Could You Believe Me When I Said I Love You When You Know I've Been A Liar All My Life?" "Here's A How-De-Doo" and "She Used to be My Girl" (correct title for 3rd song?)
--Chop Chop and Charlene (illusion act) - magician blows knot out of handkerchief and, later in show, makes a chicken disappear & reappear in flaming pan.
--The Animals – "I'm Crying" & "House of the Rising Sun."
--Van Johnson - "I Want to be Happy" & talks with Ed about his past films.
--Rita Pavone sings "Sul Cucozzole."
--Joan Sutherland - "Ardon gli incensi" (as Lucia, from "Lucia di Lammermoor").
--Jackie Mason (stand-up comedian) - monologue includes imitation of news reporter Marvin Kalb commenting on a speech by President Johnson.
--John Byner (comedian) does impersonations of Ed Sullivan, Johnny Mathis & Tony Bennett
--Totie Fields (comedienne) - tells jokes about her weight, banks & safe deposit boxes.
--The Cambridge Circus (British comedy troupe)
--Cameos: Bob Gibson & Tim McCarver (World Series heroes talk with Ed)
--Carmen Miranda (singer & movie star) sings "Anna" and another song about the cost of living.
--Joe Jackson Jr. (comedian, circus clown) - breakaway bicycle act.
--Jerry Coleman (New York Yankees utility infielder & Korean War fighter pilot)
--The Harvest Moon Ball Winners (dance champions)
--In a remote pickup from Madison Square Garden, "The Ice Capades of 1954" featuring Donna Atwood and other world-famous skaters is presented.
--Paul Anka (singer) - "A Steel Guitar and A Glass of Wine."
--Chita Rivera (musical-comedy performer) - "This Could be the Start of Something Big" song and dance.
--Rudy Vallee (singer-actor, from Broadway's "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying") sings "The Big Hurt."
--Peter Nero (pianist)
--Peg Leg Bates (tap dancer)
--Bill Dana (comedian, in character as Jose Jimenez) - plays an astronaut interviewed by Ed.
--Dave Barry (comedian)
--Adam Keefe (comedian)
--Smaxie and Maxie (performing seals)
Scheduled to appear:
--Willie Mays (of the San Francisco Giants, giving baseball tips for kids)
CBS repeated this show on September 16, 1962.
--Carol Channing sings "A Little Game of Tennis" and "A Hundred Easy Ways"
--Count Basie and his band
--Joe Williams (with Count Basie's band) sings "Roll 'Em Pete."
--Trude Adams (singer) - "In the Still of the Night."
--Dick Roman (singer) - "Let There Be Love."
--Wayne and Shuster (comedy team) - do a routine about an "old-age" rock 'n' roller.
--Shelley Berman (comedian)
--Al Bernie (comedian)
--Larible and Company (aerialists)
--Sam Cooke - "You Send Me" (excerpt performed at end of show).
--Paul Anka - "Diana."
--Jimmie Rodgers - "Honeycomb" and "Kisses Sweeter Than Wine."
--Joe Bennett & the Sparkletones - "Black Slacks."
--Patachou - "Paris Looks at Herself" and "Jambes Roses."
Alberghetti Sisters segment:
--Anna Marie Alberghetti sings "Fa La Nana Bambin"."
--The Alberghetti Sisters (Anna Maria & Carla) - "Mutual Admiration Society" duet.
--Carla Alberghetti (Anna Maria's sister) sings "Mi Amore Sorento" (an Italian folk song) and "Fascination."
--Mrs. Alberghetti (mother of the Alberghetti Sisters) - performs a piano solo.
--Arthur Worsley (British ventriloquist) - the puppet does all the talking.
--Sue Carson (comedian-impressionist) - imitates teenagers and, using a Brooklyn accent, sings a novelty song.
--Joy Kay & Co. (slapstick "golliwog" act) - Man's body is shoved into trunk, comes out as woman in bathing suit.
--The Latinos (Three Italian dancers)
--The Dancers Of Bali (ethnic dance and costumes) perform "The Monkey Dance."
--Vic Damone sings "Gigi" and "Gift of Love."
--The Four Esquires (vocal quartet) - "Up Above My Head."
--The Little Gaelic Singers (from Ireland)
--Toni Dalli (singer from Italy) - "Just Say I Love Her."
--Davis and Reese (comedy team)
--Willie, West and McGinty (vaudeville comedians, doing a "House-building" sketch).
--George Carl (pantomime artist).
--Richiardi (illusionist-magician from Spain)
--The Three Szekelys (a "hand-balancing" act)
--On film: Anna Magnani takes Ed on a tour of Rome.
--Audience bows: Anthony Franciosa and Anthony Quinn, actors who appear with Magnani in the movie "Wild Is the Wind."
--The Four Preps (vocal quartet) sing "26 Miles (Santa Catalina)."
--The Rays (vocal group) sing "The Man Above."
--Michael Hale (nightclub singer) - "Luck Be A Lady Tonight."
--Roberta Peters (coloratura soprano) - "The Shadow Song."
Rodgers and Hammerstein segments:
--Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II appear on stage with Ed.
--On film: The NYC premiere of the movie "South Pacific." Among the celebrities arriving for the premiere: Mitzi Gaynor and her husband Jack Bean, Admiral William "Bull" Halsey, actor Rossano Brazzi, actors John Kerr and France Nuyen, actress Maureen O'Hara, Denise Darcel, Juanita Hall, Maurice "Buddy" Adler ("South Pacific" film producer) and his wife Anita Louise.
--Ed Sullivan talks with Rodgers and Hammerstein about the song "The Surrey With The Fringe On Top" followed by Rodgers playing a few notes from "Surrey…" on piano.
--Roberta Peters sings "Younger Then Springtime" accompanied by Richard Rodgers playing the piano.
--Audience bows: Dorothy Rodgers (Mrs. Richard Rodgers) and Dorothy Hammerstein (Mrs. Oscar Hammerstein II).
--Bert Lahr (comedian) - does a baseball sketch with sportscaster David Burns.
--Dickie Henderson (British singing comedian)
--Wally Griffith (comedian)
--Carol Haney and Peter Gennaro (dancers/choreographers) - dance to two Danny Kaye records.
--The Marquis Chimps (trained animal act)
--Audience bows: Torakichi Nakamura and Koichi Ono (Japanese golfers)
--Audience bow: Frank Pace (former US Secretary Of War)
--Audience bows: Herb Graffis? (of the Chicago Sun-Times) and Charles Silvia (Springfield College swimming coach).
--Rosemary Clooney sings "Sailor Boy," "Wake Me" and "Pet Me Papa."
--Edward R. Murrow (famous TV newsman) - talks to Ed about his life and career.
--Wes Santee (athlete) - talks with Murrow and Ed about fundraising for the US Olympic team.
--Dave Brubeck Quartet (jazz musician with his combo) performs "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" and "Jeepers Creepers."
--Billy De Wolfe (actor-comedian)
--Evers and Dolores (man and woman high-wire act)
--Robert L'Amouret (ventriloquist act) - talking duck dummy sings "Figaro."
--On film: Dr. Albert Schweitzer is shown playing the organ.
--Cameos: The Quantico Marine Cross Country Team; John Fixa (San Francisco Postmaster); Michael Kirby (skater); and John H. Johnson (founder of Ebony magazine).
--The Beatles (1st Sullivan appearance) - "All My Loving," "Til There Was You," "She Loves You," "I Saw Her Standing There" and "I Want to Hold Your Hand."
--Davy Jones (pre-Monkees, then appearing on Broadway) sings "I'd Do Anything" to Georgia Brown (in a scene from "Oliver").
--Georgia Brown (Broadway actress-singer) - "As Long As He Needs Me" (from "Oliver").
--Tessie O'Shea (singer, from Broadway's "The Girl Who Came To Supper") - medley of show tunes including: "I Got Rhythm," "The Tender Trap" and, playing the banjo, "Two Ton Tessie (from Tennessee)."
--Frank Gorshin (comedian) - does impersonations in a routine about movie stars becoming politicians.
--Mitzi McCall & Charlie Brill (comedy team) - casting agent sketch.
--Fred Kapps (magician) - does card and salt shaker trick
--Wells & the Four Fays (acrobatic troupe) - physical comedy & stunts
1961 St. Patrick's Day show.
--Tammy Grimes (Broadway actress) sings a "Finian's Rainbow" medley.
--The Clancy Brothers with Tommy Makem (Irish folk-singers) - "Brennan On The Moor," "Ballinderry" and "Rising of the Moon."
--The Clancy Brothers with Tommy Makem - "Portlairge" featuring The McNiff Irish Dancers.
--Helen Kane (1920's singer) does a 'Jazz Age' version of the Irish tune "The Kerry Dancers."
--Brendan O'Dowda (Irish tenor) - "Galway Bay."
--Mary O'Hara (singer-harpist) -possibly "Danny Boy."
--Henny Youngman (comedian)
--Pat O'Brien (actor) dances with one of the McNiff Irish Dancers to "Miss McLeod's Reel" (performed by the Clancy Brothers with Tommy Makem).
Later in show, Pat O'Brien tells a few Irish stories.
Additional guests (scheduled):
--The Emerald Girls Pipe Band of Dublin
--Dizzy Gillespie (trumpeter) performs selections from his album "Gillespiana."
--Dan Rowan and Dick Martin (comedy team)
--The McGuire Sisters (vocal trio) - "Them There Eyes."
--Eileen Farrell (Metropolitan Opera soprano) - aria from "La Forza del Destino."
--Charles L.K. Davis (Hawaiian tenor) - sings a medley of "night" tunes.
--The Amazing Mr. Ballantine (comic magician Carl Ballantine)
--The Elkins Sisters (balancing act)
Show broadcast from the Deauville Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida.
--The Beatles (2nd appearance) - "She Loves You," "This Boy," "All My Lovin', "I Saw Her Standing There," "From Me to You" and "I Want to Hold Your Hand"
--Mitzi Gaynor (with 4 male dancers-singers) - "Too Darn Hot" and "The More I See You."
--Mitzi Gaynor (with dancers) - Blues medley: "Birth of the Blues," "St. James Infirmary," "When the Saints Go Marching In," "Shadrach, Mescach, Obendigo," "Joshua Fit The Battle of Jericho" & "When the Saints Go Marchin In" (reprise).
--Marty Allen & Steve Rossi (comedy team) - Interviewer Rossi interviews boxer Marty "Rocky" Allen.
--Steve Rossi sings "Strike Up the Band" while Marty Allen wears a Beatle wig.
--Myron Cohen (story-telling comedian).
--On tape: The Nerveless Nocks (4-man sway pole acrobats) - perform at the Hialeah Race Track.
--Audience bows: Sunny Liston & and Joe Louis (boxers).
--The Volantes (comedic unicycle balancing act, missing from the 2003 GoodTimes/SOFA Home Entertainment DVD).
--Jackie Wilson - "To Be Loved," "Lonely Teardrops" & "Alone At Last."
--Jane Morgan sings "I Gave My Love a Cherry" (aka "The Riddle Song") and "Kisses Sweeter Than Wine."
--Joyce Flissler (violinist) - "Melodie" (Tchaikovsky)
--Joselito (10-year-old Spanish singer) - "Alegrias" & "Violino Tzgana" (correct song titles?)
--Mort Sahl (stand-up comedian) - talks the new president JFK and U.S. foreign policy. Sahl describes his own experiences in the Korean War followed by a stay at a Veterans' psychiatric clinic, the NYC police, Charles Van Doren's quiz show scandal, and the U.N.
--Rickie Layne & Velvel (ventriloquist act) - perform a Sinclair Lewis & "Mutiny On the Bounty" bit.
--Bernard Lee (Hawaiian fire dancer & torch juggler)
--Rod Alexander and Carmen G. (dance team) - couple dances to records: "Hoedown," "Theme From 'The Apartment'" & "The Hucklebuck."
--Audience bows: Colleen Dewhurst and Aline MacMahon (stars of the Broadway play "All the Way Home").
Tribute to Richard Rodgers (broadcast from Carnegie Hall):
Rodgers & Hart songs:
--Peggy Lee - "Mountain Greenery" (with 50 piece orchestra)
--Peggy Lee & Steve Lawrence - "Manhattan"
--Steve Lawrence - "With a Song in My Heart"
--Diahann Carroll - "Little Girl Blue"
--Roberta Peters - "Falling in Love with Love"
--Cesare Siepi - "Where or When?"
--Peter Nero (piano player) - "Slaughter on Tenth Avenue"
Songs from Rogers and Hammerstein shows:
--Peggy Lee - "It Might as Well be Spring" (from "State Fair") & "Younger Than Springtime" ("South Pacific") Note: Another source listed Steve Lawrence as singing "Younger Than Springtime."
--Gordon MacRae - "If I Loved You" (from "Carrousel"), "Oklahoma," "Surrey with the Fringe on Top" & "Beautiful Morning" (all from "Oklahoma")
--Gordon MacRae & Roberta Peters - "Shall We Dance" (from "King and I")
--Steve Lawrence, Cesari Siepi & Gordon Macrae - There's Nothing Like A Dame
--Roberta Peters - "Wonderful Guy" (from "Oklahoma")
--Nancy Dussault - "Do Re Mi" (from "Sound of Music," singing with children)
--Cesari Siepi (with Richard Rodgers) - "You'll Never Walk Alone"
--Diahann Carroll - No Strings & Sweetest Sounds
--Robert De Cormier chorale - "Bloody Mary" (from "South Pacific")
--all guests - "It's a Grand Night for Singing" (from "State Fair")
Audience bows: Richard Rodgers, Dorothy Rodgers, Alan Jay Lerner
Ed Sullivan reads telegrams from Dwight D. Eisenhower, Herbert Hoover, Harry Truman, Adlai E. Stevenson and others.moreless
--Elvis Presley (2nd appearance) - "Don't Be Cruel," "Love Me Tender," "Love Me" (with the Jordanaires) and "Hound Dog" (with the Jordanaires).
--Little Gaelic Singers (children's chorus from Ireland) - "Dancin' Song," "Dandlin Song" and "Believe Me."
--Scene from Broadway show "The Most Happy Fella" (including songs "Happy to Make Your Acquaintence" and "Big D").
--Senor Wences - ventriloquist with Pedro (head in box) and Johnny (hand puppet)
--Joyce Grenfell (comedian) - sings "Countess of Cotlet."
--Unus - Circus act in top hat & cape (introduced by Scampi - little boy in top hat)
--Audience bows: Robert Webb; Earl Wilson; and disc-jockeys from Ottawa.
--Ella Fitzgerald sings "Hot Chocolate" and "Lady Be Good."
--Julie London sings "Basin Street Blues" and the title song from the movie "Boy On a Dolphin."
--Oscar Hammerstein recites the lyrics to "Do I Love You Because You're Beautiful?" while Richard Rodgers conducts the orchestra. The song is from the TV musical "Cinderella" (which pre-empts next week's "Ed Sullivan Show").
--Billy Fellows (singer-comedian) - plays piano, then does an imitation of Sammy Davis Jr. singing "That Old Black Magic."
--The Ohio State Glee Club - perform a medley of college songs.
--Davis and Reese (comedy team)
--Paul Hahn (trick-shot golfer)
--Miss Mara (Spanish aerialist, formerly with the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus)
--On film: A clip from the movie "Boy On a Dolphin," starring Sophia Loren, Alan Ladd, and Clifton Webb.
Additional guest (scheduled to appear):
--Giulietta Masina (Italian movie star, from "La Strada")
--The Beatles (3rd appearance) – "Twist and Shout," "Please Please Me" and "I Want to Hold Your Hand" (Beatles segments pre-recorded, taped 9Feb64).
--Cab Calloway - "St. James Infirmary" & "Old Man River."
--Acker Bilk (clarinet player) - "Acker's Lacquer."
--Morecambe & Wise (comedy team) - man shows his collection of genuine Louis XIV brandy glasses.
--Gordon & Sheila MacRae (musical-comedy entertainers) - do celebrity impressions in a parody of "The Gary Moore Show."
--Dave Barry - talks about children and sings a parody of "Sonny Boy."
--Morty Gunty (comedian) - comedy monologue.
--Gloria Bleezarde - sings "Safety in Numbers."
--Pinky & Perky (marionettes).
--Lucy & Desi sketch: Lucy mistakenly believes that she and Desi will be appearing on Edward R. Murrow's "Person to Person" TV show. This 10-minute sketch also features appearances by Vivian Vance and William Frawley.
--Joyce Grenfell (British comedienne) - performs two monologues: a nursery school bit and commentary on cocktail parties.
--Gisele MacKenzie sings "It's Delightful To Be Married" and "Canadian Sunset."
--Stockholm Gosskore Glee Club (Swedish boys choir) - "Goethe Waltz" and "Swedish Marching Song."
(On the even of the World Series, New York Yankees vs. Brooklyn Dodgers, beginning Oct. 3)
--Yogi Berra (of the New York Yankees) is interviewed by Ed.
--Sal Maglie (Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher) also is interviewed.
--Milwaukee Braves team members Hank Aaron and Frank Torre make cameo appearances.
--Lilly Yokoi (bicycle acrobat) - performs balancing stunts.
--Benson Ford, of the Ford (Motor Company) family, promotes United Charity work.
--On film: President Dwight D. Eisenhower gives a speech encouraging charity work.
--Audience bow: Dr. Albert Jorgensen (University of Connecticut president).
--King Odom Quartet
--Yvelte (vocalist) sings "Civilization."
--Russ Morgan (bandleader)
--Vincent Lopez (bandleader)
--Julie Oshins (Catskills-based nightclub comedian) - comedy monologue.
--Tommy Trent (puppeteer) - Punch and Judy routine.
--The Holloway Sisters (dancers)
--Roberta Peters & Alfred Drake - "Winter Wonderland" duet.
--Roberta Peters (opera singer dressed in traditional Swiss costume) - "Swiss Echo Song."
--Alfred Drake (musical comedy star) - "I Wonder As I Wander."
--Odetta sings "Shout For Joy" & "Poor Little Jesus."
--The Sound of Music girls (Broadway cast?) sing "Little Snowman."
--Robert Shaw Chorale (caroling through Rockefeller Center) - "Joy To The World," "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen" & "The First Noel."
--Robert Shaw Chorale (at end of show) - medley of European Christmas songs.
--The Baird Puppets - Sketch where an elf puppet kidnaps Ed. Ed becomes a puppet introducing acts for Baird.
--Gali Gali (magician) - does tricks, assisted by Desi Arnaz (Jr.?) and Steven Marx (Groucho's grandson).
--Margi Lee (ice skater at Wollman Memorial Skating Rink in New York's Central Park) - skates to "The Nutcracker."
--Ed Sullivan reads a poem about Jesus titled "The Stranger," while the Robert Shaw Chorale hums "Silent Night."
--Night scenes of NYC: RCA skyscraper lit at night & 65 Foot Christmas tree at Rockefeller Plaza.
--Frances Faye (vocalist) - sings a few songs from her nightclub act.
--Les Compagnons De La Chanson (French vocal group)
--Doc Marcus (nightclub comedy magician, aka "Doctor Marcus")
--Bobby Lane and Claire ("acro" dance team)
--Raquel [Raquel Nelson?] (toe-juggler from the Barnum & Bailey circus)
--Finale: The show ends with a "County Fair" production number.
--Charles Laughton (guest host) - reads limericks, poems & does stand-up comedy routine titled "Little Girl And Wolf" (about the sadistic side of Little Red Riding Hood).
--Elvis Presley (in a remote from Hollywood) - "Don't be Cruel" and "Love Me Tender" (both songs with backing vocals by The Jordanaires).
--Elvis Presley (later in show, from Hollywood) - "Ready Teddy" and "Hound Dog."
--Dorothy Sarnoff sings "Something Wonderful" (in a scene from the "King And I").
--Amru Sani (female singer from India wearing traditional Indian clothes) - "I'm In The Mood For Love" and "My Bolero."
--The Vagabonds (novelty quartet) - "The Queens Ruler," "I Wonder" & "How You Gonna Keep Em' Down on the Farm," followed by comedy routine.
--Conn and Mann (duo tap dances to "Tea For Two")
--The Amin Brothers (acrobats)
--Louis Armstrong & Band - "That's My Home," "Back Home In Indiana," "Blueberry Hill" and "Tiger Rag."
--Louis Armstrong & Band - "Now You Has Jazz" and "Baby Won't You Please Come Home."
--Earl Grant - "Old Man River" and "El Cumbanchero."
--The McGuire Sisters - "I Love You."
--The Kane Triplets and The McGuire Sisters - "Kids."
--Joan Fairfax - "I Enjoy Being A Girl."
--Ron Hussmann (musical-comedy performer) sings "Carolina in the Morning."
--Joselito - song title(s) unknown
--Bob Newhart (comedian)
--Phil Ford and Mimi Hines (comedy team)
--The Novelities (musical-comedy group)
--The Dancers from Broadway's "13 Daughters."
--Jackie Wilson (announced at beginning of show, but does not perform?)
Broadcast from San Francisco (the 1st in Sullivan's "See America" series):
--Peggy Lee - "I Love Being Here with You," "Yes Indeed" & "Fly Me to the Moon (In Other Words)."
--Johnny Mathis sings "Gal with the Yeller Shoes," "Come Dance with Me" and "My Love For You."
--The Dave Brubeck Quartet - "I'm In The Dancing Mood".
--Mort Sahl (comedian) - tells jokes about politicians.
--The Limelighters (folk singers) - "Headin' for the Hills" and "There's a Meeting Here Tonight."
--Dorothy Kirsten (opera singer) sings "Un Bel Di" (aria from "Madame Butterfly").
--Ginny Tiu and her siblings (Alexander, Vicky and Elizabeth) perform "I've Been Working On The Railroad."
--The San Francisco Boys Chorus sing a tribute to San Francisco.
--Janis Joplin - "Raise Your Hand" & "Maybe, Maybe, Maybe."
--Ed Ames - "If I Had A Hammer" & "Changing, Changing" (possible 3rd song: "Love").
--Honey Ltd. (four female singers) - "At Long Last Love" & "R-E-S-P-E-C-T."
--The United States Air Force Marching Band (Strategic Air Command band).
Chet Atkins, Floyd Cramer and Boots Randolph segment:
--Boots Randolph (saxophonist) - "Yakety Sax."
--Floyd Cramer (pianist) - "On the Rebound."
--Chet Atkins (guitarist) - "Autumn Leaves."
--Chet Atkins, Floyd Cramer and Boots Randolph - "Rock a Bye Your Baby (with a Dixie Melody)."
--Scoey Mitchell (stand-up comedian).
--The Carals (juggling-balancing act from Germany) - man with female assistant.
--Norm Neilson (magic act)
--Barbara Joe Rubin (female jockey) - interviewed by Ed.
--Audience bows: Buddy and Sherry Hackett (comedian & his wife); Jerry Vale (singer); and Benny Friedman (University of Michigan 1925 All American star).
--Bob Hope and Jerry Colonna (comedians) - perform an impromptu comedy routine after being invited on stage by Ed.
--Al Bernie (nightclub comedian)
--Dewey "Pig Meat" Markham and Company (comedy troupe) - do a haunted house sketch.
--The Briants (slapstick knockabout act)
--Anjos do Inferno (Brazilian vocal quintet)
--Jack Blair (Broadway performer) - dances with The June Taylor Dancers.
--Roberto & Alicia (Flamenco dance team)
--Bobby "Tables" Davis (novelty dancer) - dances and lifts furniture with his mouth.
--Elvis Presley (3rd appearance) performs "Hound Dog," "Heartbreak Hotel," "Love Me Tender," "Don't Be Cruel," "Too Much," "When My Blue Moon Turns to Gold Again" and "Peace in the Valley."
--Lonnie Satin - "I Believe" (from "Cotton Club")
--Leny Eversong (from San Paulo, Brazil) sings "El Cumbanchero" and "Cante Afre Cubano" (powerful gutsy female singer).
--Carol Burnett (stand-up comedy) - portrays different types of singers auditioning: a nervous girl singing "Paper Moon" & an overly confident woman singing "I Feel A Song Coming On."
--Arthur Worsley (British ventriloquist) - dummy recites the alphabet.
--The Six Gutis (comedy acrobatic act from Germany; clowns, men in gorillas suits)
--Sugar Ray Robinson (boxer) - after losing title fight, is interviewed by Sullivan. In jest, Ed shows Robinson how to box.
--Nancy Crompton (dancer, does hyper ballet)
--Bory & Bor (novelty act) - sight gag: a man is wearing a costume which makes him looks like 2 people dancing.
--Audience bows: Don Budge, Jackie Robinson (newly retired), Gene Ward, Jimmy Lannon
--Carol Lawrence and Larry Kert sing "Tonight" (in the balcony scene from Broadway's "West Side Story").
--The Mormon Tabernacle Choir sing "Hallelujah Chorus" (from Handel's "Messiah").
--Sam Levenson (stand-up comedian) tells anecdotes about his career as a teacher.
--Audience bows: Gorley Kempt and Caleb Rushton (miners who spent six days trapped in a Nova Scotia coal mine) and Dr. Arnold Burden (doctor who took care of the miners).
Guests from Israel (winners in an Israeli talent contest):
--Itzhak Perlman (violinist, then a 13-year-old child prodigy) plays "Polonaise Brilliante."
--Yona Cohen (Yemenite coloratura soprano) sings, while Miraim Paskalsky dances.
--Albert Almozlino (shadow puppet artist)
--Suzana Reuben sings Hebrew versions of Broadway tunes "June Is Bustin' Out All Over," "Getting To Know You" and "You Can't Get A Man With A Gun."
--Karmon Israeli Dance Group - male dancers perform "The Reconnaissance."
--Batya Ostrovsky (Israeli singer)
--Beracha Eden and Alexander Wolkowisky (piano duo) - classical piano duet.
--Ran and Nama (folk singers Ran Eliran & Nehama Hendel) - sing one song.
--Karmon Israeli Dance Group - males & females perform a folk dance.
--Niko Feldman (Israeli singer) sings "Mama" in Italian.
--Audience bow: Nathaniel Rothenberg (vice-president of the "Ed Sullivan ZOA Cavalcade" tour of Israeli Stars).
--On-stage cameo: Azaria Rapaport (Israeli army hero and actor).
--Ed narrates a film of his recent visit to Israel. Footage includes Jerusalem, a camel market, female Israeli solders, youngsters on a kibbutz (collective farm), sheep herder, port of Tel Aviv, city scenes of Tel Aviv including the opening of a supermarket, a beachside resort hotel, Edward Lawson (U.S. Ambassador to Israel), and David Ben-Gurion (Israel's first Prime Minister).
Ed introduces thirteen talented newcomers making their TV debuts, including:
--Joey Hollingsworth (tap dancer)
Additional guests (scheduled to appear):
--Tony Darryl (pop singer) - "This Nearly Was Mine."
--Yolanda White (11-year-old pop singer).
--Augustin Anievas (pianist) - "Liszt's Etude No. 10"
--Janis Martin (mezzo soprano opera singer)
--Olivette Miller (jazz harpist)
--Arlene Fontana (singer-dancer)
--Donald Hulme (accordionist) - "William Tell Overture."
--Bobbie/Bobbi Baker (comedian)
--Norman and Dean (comedy team)
--Korengo (Hungarian magician)
--The Three Cathalas (perch act)
--Wells and The Four Fays (tumblers)
--Rosemary Clooney sings "Limehouse Blues" and "Sleepytime Gal."
--Tony Bennett sings a medley: "Just In Time," "I Left My Heart in San Francisco" & "Sing You Sinners."
--Leonard Sues (trumpet player) - plays an assortment of c songs by Henry Busey, Clyde McCoy, and Louis Armstrong.
--Jackie Mason (stand-up comedian) - Jackie shows Ed how he should do his show. He also does a comedy monologue later in the show.
--Jack Carter (stand-up comedian, tells stories)
--Charlie Cairoli and company (comedy team) - One person (Charlie Cairoli?) is dressed like Charlie Chaplin while another man plays clarinets.
--Zoni & Nancy Claire (ballet dancers)
--Hugh Lambert Dancers (series regulars) - "My Pretty Girl" Roaring 20's production number.
--Audience bows: Anthony Quinn; Milt Plum & Gale Cogdill (Detroit Lions football players); Mauro Nino (boxer from Peru)
--Gary Cooper talks with Ed Sullivan and presents a clip from "Love In The Afternoon."
--Louis Armstrong - "Beautiful Dreamer."
--Betty Madigan - "Lets Dance."
--Teresa Brewer - "Teardrops In My Heart" and a medley of Jimmy McHugh songs ("When My Sugar Walks Down The Street," "Lonesomest Gal In Town" and "Maggie Blues").
--Enzo Stuarti - "Drink, Drink, Drink" ("The Drinking Song" from Sigmund Romberg's "The Student Prince").
--A "Glee Club" made up of Louis Armstrong, Teresa Brewer, Pat Rooney, and Enzo Duarte sings "Sweet Adeline."
--Edward Farley & combo (standing on huge trumpet) - "Music Goes Round and Round."
--Gardner Guards - 40 members play "Music Goes Round And Round" & "Yankee Doodle Dandy"
--Jack Paar (stand-up comedian) - does a "Fondest Memories" routine.
--Dewey Pigmeat Markham (comedian, with sidekick "Shorty) - The Judge & Shorty play Civil defense men in a graveyard.
--Alan and De Wood (comedy team) - topical humor, current events, Japanese soldier routine.
--Pat Rooney - tap dances to "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling."
--At beginning of show, Ed Introduces a few 1957 Miss Universe pageant contestants: Miss Iceland, Israel, Sweden, Canada, Austria (Vienna), Belgium, France, Morocco
--Equestrian on horse gets horse to do Polka, The March, Viennese Waltz to George Cohan music.
--The Beatles (on tape, performance recorded 14-Aug-65) – "I Feel Fine," "I'm Down," "Help!," "Yesterday," "Act Naturally" and "Ticket to Ride."
--Cilla Black - "Goin' Out of My Head" & "September In The Rain."
--Soupy Sales - does a routine about Ed's Summer vacation (narrates silent movie footage as if it's Ed's home movies). Later in show, Sales performs "The Mouse."
--Marty Allen and Steve Rossi (comedy team) - Allen demonstrates different sports that he's attempted. Steve Rossi sings "Try to Remember" and "We Love You."
--Fantasio (illusionist-magician) - slight-of-hand artist.
--The Supremes sing "You Can't Hurry Love" and a medley ("I Hear A Symphony," "Stranger In Paradise," "Wonderful, Wonderful," "Everything's Good About You" and "Without A Song").
--Ethel Merman sings "I Got The Sun In The Morning" (from "Annie Get Your Gun").
--Ethel Merman - medley of Irving Berlin songs: "All By Myself" and "All Alone."
--Steve Rossi (singer-comedian) sings "Dommage."
--Nipsey Russell (stand-up routine)
--Frank Fontaine - does a stand-up monologue & sings "Little Man You've Had A Busy Day."
--The Uncalled for Three (comedy trio, later known as The Pickle Brothers) - spoof "To Tell The Truth" and Tarzan movies.
--On film: A "Candid Camera" segment with Ed Sullivan. After Ed leaves a dry cleaners, Allen Funt asks customers what they think of Sullivan.
--Audience bow: Allen Funt ("Candid Camera" host).
--Audience bows: baseball greats Rube Marquard, Lefty O'Doul, Fred Snodgrass, Stan Coveleski, John Tortes "Chief" Meyers, Davy Jones, Harry Hooper, Willie Kamm, Edd Roush, and Bill Wambsganss. (All ten retired baseball players were interviewed for Lawrence Ritter's book "The Glory of Their Times," which was released to bookstores in late September 1966.)
--Lionel Hampton (jazz musician) and his band
--Teresa Brewer (singer)
--Jack Carter (comedian)
--Wayne and Shuster (comedy team)
--Yehudi Menuhin (violinist) with his sister Hepzibah (pianist)
--The Vagabonds (vocal-instrumental group)
--The Coronados (vocal trio)
--Atilina Segura (novelty act from Spain)
--The Willers (roller-skating group)
--The college football coach of the year
--Ethel Merman - I'm Glad There Is You" (from "Gypsy") & "There'll Be Some Changes Made."
--On film: Ed Sullivan interviews Mario Lanza.
--Sheila MacRae sings "Plaza-0 Double 4 Double 3" (from "Bells Are Ringing").
--Gordon MacRae - "I Met A Girl"
--Shiela & Gordon MacRae - "Just In Time" (from "Bells Are Ringing") and the couple do some celebrity impersonations.
--Larry Blyden - appears in scene from the live TV drama "What Makes Sammy Run?" and, later in show, sings "Carolina in The Morning" (from "The Flower Drum Song")
--Shelly Berman (stand-up comedian)
--Margi Lee (ice skating routine)
--Les Marrottes (French puppet act with snail & worm)
--The Lucky Latinos (comedy dance acrobatics)
--Antone & Curtis (comedy team) - Ed Sullivan impersonation, drunken airline pilot bit, and sing "He's Got the Whole World In His Hands."
--Audience bows: Gil Hodges & Carl Furillo; Rise Stevens; Ted Kluszewski (on-stage audience bow)
Salute to Jay Lerner & Frederick Loewe.
--Lerner & Lowe - perform a medley of their tunes including "How to Handle a Woman."
--Julie Andrews - "Wouldn't It Be Loverly" (production number with cast from "My Fair Lady")
--Julie Andrews - "I Could Have Danced All Night."
--Charles Victor - "With a Little Bit of Luck."
--Julie Andrews & Richard Burton - "What Do the Simple Folk Do?" (from "Camelot")
--Richard Burton - "Camelot."
--Julie Andrews & Robert Goulet - "Almost Like Being in Love" (from "Brigadoon")
--Robert Goulet - "Gigi" and "They Call the Wind Maria."
--Manolo Fabregas - "Por Que No Aprenden?" (Spanish version of "Why Can't the English?")
--On film: Maurice Chevalier and Hermione Gingold - "I Remember It Well" (clip from the movie "Gigi")
--Barbra Streisand sings "When the Sun Comes Out."
--Stiller & Meara (comedy team) - parody popular TV commercials.
--The McGuire Sisters sing "Old Devil Moon," "Cordially Invited" & "Daddy"
--Guy Marks (stand-up comedy & sings "Red Scarf" & "Loving You Has Made Me Bananas")
--Sue Carson (stand-up comedy and song & dance routine)
--The Steiner Brothers (tap dancing team)
--Alan Gale (stand-up comedian) - topics: marriage, London travels.
-- Bob Bramson (juggler) - juggles hula hoops.
--John (balancer) - balances balls, spins hoops, acrobatics.
Audience bows: Johnny Unitas & Harry Richman; Neil Sedaka; Dallas Texas Students; Navy Men
--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."
--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.
--Princeton Triangle Club (men in drag) - Twelve men dressed in tutus do a "Swan Lake" parody titled "Goose Lagoon."
--Myron Cohen (stand-up comedian)
--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.
Tribute to Alan Jay Lerner & Fritz Loewe - Presented in connection with the first anniversary of their Broadway hit "My Fair Lady." Lerner and Loewe appear on this show.
Songs from "My Fair Lady":
--Edward Mulhare (temporary replacing Rex Harrison) sings "What Can't the English?"
--Stanley Holloway, Gordon Dilworth and Rod McLennan sing "With a Little Bit O' Luck."
--Michael King sings "On Street Where You Live" (from the original cast).
Guests (performing songs from other Lerner-Loewe plays):
--Fred Astaire & Jane Powell - perform a tap dance routine from "The Liar's Song."
--Gene Kelly & Leslie Caron - dance to "Love Is Here To Stay."
--Tony Bavaar sings "I Talk to the Trees" (from "Paint Your Wagon")
--Jane Morgan sings "Almost Like Being in Love" (song and dance number from "Brigadoon")
--Stanley Holloway - recites poem, a sequel to "Albert & The Lion."
--Marie Wilson (actress from "My Friend Irma") - interrupts Ed early in program and, later, does a monologue at Mann's Chinese Theater.
--Goddard Lieberson presents a "1,000,000 Record Sale" plaque to Lerner & Loewe.
--Audience bows: Nancy Olson, Vera Zarina
--Bob Newhart (comedian) - does a monologue about an employee who releases all of his pent-up resentment at his retirement party.
--Mickey Rooney & Joey Foreman (comedy sketch) - Rooney plays a drunken, inept Senator interviewed by reporter Forman.
--Danny Thomas (stand-up routine: sings a little & tells jokes about marriage)
--The McGuire Sisters - "I Love You"
--The McGuire Sisters & the Kane Triplets - "Kids" (from "Bye Bye Birdie"); "Hound Dog" excerpt, "When the Saints Go Marching In" & "That Old Soft Shoe"
--Earl Grant (singer-organist) - "Old Man River" and "El Cumbanchero"
--Harvest Moon Dancers (perform various dances: the rhumba, waltz, polka, jitterbug, and the fox trot)
Audience bows: Roger Maris, Elston Howard, Whitey Ford; Bill "Moose" Skowron (of the New York Yankees); Wilma Rudolph (Olympic track star who won 3 gold metals); Marjorie Lord; Andy Griffith; Al Mingert (Mingert bows from stage).
CBS repeated this show on July 16, 1961.
--Paul Anka sings "Put Your Head on My Shoulder."
--The Castle Sisters (vocal trio) - "Tan Shoes with Pink Shoelaces."
--Joni James sings "Are You Sorry?"
--Ford and Hines (comedy team) - Japanese routine.
--Dickie Henderson (English comedian) - plays a typical "Wyatt Earp" villain & sings "Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered" while fighting with the microphone cord.
--The Step Brothers (dance team, tap dancers) - do a "challenge dance."
--The Trio Baranton(foot jugglers, act from France) - woman foot juggles basketballs with feet, then three people juggle tables with feet.
Additional guests (scheduled to appear):
--Melvyn Douglas (actor) appears in a scene from his Broadway play "The Gang's All Here."
--Michael Flanders and Donald Swann (comedians) perform a scene from their Broadway play "At The Drop of a Hat."
--Paul Anka may have also performed "It's Time to Cry" on this episode.
Broadcast from Madison Square Garden - A tribute to Oscar Hammerstein II, who died on August 23, 1960.
Singers (all performing Oscar Hammerstein compositions):
--Della Reese sings a "Show Boat" medley ("Bill," "Make Believe" and "Can't Help Lovin' That Man").
--Leon Bibb (baritone) - "You'll Never Walk Alone."
--Georgia Gibbs sings "I Enjoy Being a Girl" and "Why Was I Born?"
--Jill Corey sings "Happy Talk."
--Teddy Randazzo - "Lover, Come Back to Me."
--Teddy Randazzo and Jill Corey - "We Kiss in the Shadows" duet.
Ice Capades performers (skating to music by Oscar Hammerstein):
--"The Old Smoothies" skate to "When I Grow Too Old to Dream."
--Bobby Specht and Sandy Culbertson perform to "Oklahoma."
--Ronnie Robertson and Cathy Machado (individually) skate to songs from "The King and I."
--Barbara Wagner and Robert Paul skate to "A Wonderful Guy" along with other "South Pacific" tunes.
--Lynn Patsy Finnegan
--Romaine and Steele
--Lloyd Price and his orchestra - "Personality."
--Duke Ellington performs "Happy Anatomy" (which Ellington composed for the movie "Anatomy of a Murder") and "Flirtibird."
--Frankie Avalon sings "A Boy without a Girl" & "That's Jazz."
--The Louis Armstrong Band (without Louis) - play an unidentified song.
--Tina Robin sings "Splish Splash" and "Hound Dog."
--Little, Dane and Mason (vocal comedy trio of Chuck Liotta, Vince Callaci, and Herb Magidson) sing "That's A Plenty" and "Fugue for Tinhorns."
--Jean Carroll (comedienne) - talks about her teenage daughter, teen dating, and modern times in her comedy monologue.
--Rickie Layne (ventriloquist with his puppet Velvel & Irving) - do a beatnik routine with a puppet harassing Ed.
--Ingemar Johansson (boxer from Sweden) - new Heavyweight Boxing Champion demonstrates his knockout punch.
--The Modern Jazz Dancers (troupe from Italy).
--La Chunga (flamenco dancer with her dance troupe).
--Eric Brenn (plate spinner).
--Audience bows: Fred Astaire (movie star), Otto Preminger (director of the film "Anatomy of a Murder"), and Joseph N. Welch (actor, played Judge Weaver in "Anatomy of a Murder").
--The Ames Brothers (vocal group) sing a medley of Spirituals ("Dry Bones" and "Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen").
The Ames also sing "Moonglow" and, in a medley, do vocal impressions of other singers.
--Patachou (French singer) - "Time After Time."
--Phil Ford and Mimi Hines (husband-and-wife musical comedy team) sing "If This Is Love."
--Ivry Gitlis (Israeli violinist) - "Paganini Violin Concerto" (with France Rupp on piano).
--Helen Halpin (vocal impressionist) - does impressions of singers Della Reese, Sarah Vaughan, Dinah Shore and Judy Garland.
--Alan King (comedian) - topics include visiting England and his wife wanting to buy a house.
--Pinky and Perky (puppet act)
--The Kirby Stone Quartet - "It's A Really Big Show" (performed with Ed Sullivan at opening of show)
--The Kirby Stone Quartet - "S'wonderful" (comic version about two snakes.)
--Dario Cassini (operatic tenor) - "Could My Heart Still Be Beating?"
--Valerie Clark - "You're The Greatest."
--The Coquettes (vocal and instrumental quartet) - "Yacca Do Ray Do Ray."
--Julie Wilson - "I've Got To Sing" and "All The Way."
--Clifford Guest (ventriloquist) - Dummy trapped in suitcase bit. Clifford Guest re-appears later in show pretending to hold a baby in his arms, making crying noises, belches.
--Filmed segment: In Rome, Mario Lanza talks to Ed about the film "7 Hills of Rome." This is followed by a clip of Lanza singing "Arrivaderci Roma."
--Marisa Allasio (Italian actress from "7 Hills of Rome") - appears on stage with Ed.
--Ballet De Florence & Frederick (3 men and woman dance troupe) - ballet dance. Later in show, wearing primitive costumes, do a "voodoo dance" where natives sacrifice a maiden.
--Harrison and Kossi (ice skaters) - skate to "Midnight In Paris." Also, re-appear later in show.
--See Hee Family - (family from Formosa, plate spinners) - family spins plates on poles. man spinning plates bends backwards, picks up glass in mouth.
--Diro Brothers (two jugglers) - spin and balance sticks, juggle, and spin hats with sticks.
--Audience bows: Jimmy Fow (Philadelphia Athletics ball player); Georges Cotari (French actor); Helen Gallagher (actress); Robert Strauss (from "Stalag 17"); Richard Nay ("Stalag 17" producer); Louis Belsen ("Stalag 17" composer); Jean Carter (1958 Maid Of Cotton); Lt. Col. Ruby L. Bradley (Army's most decorated nurse); Donald S. Charles (Chief of Fire Chiefs); and Romy Schneider (actress).
Abraham Lincoln Birthday Show
--Carl Sandberg (poet) reads from Lincoln's letters while Andre Kostelanetz, conducting a 60-piece orchestra, performs the orchestral piece "Aaron Copland's "A Lincoln Portrait."
--Hal Holbrook (actor) - in character as Mark Twain, recites some of Twain's humorous writings.
--Pearl Bailey - "Something's Got To Give" and "Ma He's Making Eyes At Me."
--Shirley Jones (singer-actress) sings "Many A New Day" (from 'Oklahoma!') and "If I Loved You" (from 'Carousel').
--Andre Kostelanetz and his Orchestra - "Saturday Night."
--Sam Levenson (stand-up comedian) - topics include losing weight and kids.
--Herb Corey & Mildred Cook (comedy team) - routine about hillbilly radio performers.
--On stage bow: Lt. Col. Frank Everest Jr. (U.S. Air Force test pilot).
--Audience bow: Marlon Brando
--Cameo: Clayton Moore (actor, in his "Lone Ranger" costume) - twirls guns.
--The Armandis (5 man acrobat team) - teeter board & tumbling act.
--Dusty Springfield - "Stay Awhile" & "I Only Want to Be with You."
--Gerry and the Pacemakers - "I Like It" & "Don't Let the Sun Catch You Crying."
--Bobby Rydell - "World Without Love."
--Itzak Perlman (violinist) - Wieniawski's "Second Concerto."
--Los Cinco Latinos (vocal and instrumental quintet) - "El Relicario."
--The Brooks Sisters (instrumental trio) - "When The Saints Go Marching In."
--Phyllis Diller (stand-up comedy)
--Jackie Mason - does a routine about folk songs.
--Doug Hart (wire walker with female assistant) - Routine with intoxicated man attempting to walk wire. After a few attempts, he finally succeeds.
--Sid Gary (comedian) - imitates George Jessel's flat singing.
--Frankie Lymon - "Goody Goody" and "It's Christmas Once Again."
--Carol Lawrence - "The Christmas Song."
--Mary Knoll SeminariansBoys Choir- "Mary Had A Baby."
--Rise Stevens - "Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow" and "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas."
--Rise Stevens, Robert Maxwell, and the Mary Knoll Seminarians - "I Wonder As I Wander."
--Robert Maxwell (harpist) - "White Christmas."
--Joey Alfidi (8-year-old piano player) plays "The Minute Waltz" (while 3 beauty queens look on).
--William Saroyan (playwright) - recites a Christmas message on the topic of praying.
--Shirley Reid (ventriloquist) - "Santa Claude Is Coming To Town" (doll is shown singing)
--Jill and Dolly Davis (dancers) - tap dance to "It's Beginning To Look A lot Like Christmas."
--Parade Of The Snowmen skate to "Winter Wonderland," followed by skaters doing a flying skating routine to"Sleigh Ride."
--Dancer Pat Kelly (wearing a harness) performs in air above audience, followed by dancers wearing Christmas lights.
--Professional skiers are shown skiing (some falling) down a slope set up on stage: Art Devlin, Art Topo, Norman Cummings, Roy Sherwood, Rudy Maki, Charles Tremblay, Jack Irving, Maynard Dolan, Bern Blikstad.
--The Marionettes of Braunschweig, Germany -Christmas show on the birth of Jesus.
--Audience bow: Wayne Morris
--Filmed segment: The Hollywood premiere of "A Farewell To Arms" at Grauman's Chinese Theatre. Among the theatergoers are David O. Selznick, Jennifer Jones, Rock Hudson. Tony Martin, Cyd Charisse, Mercedes McCambridge, Dana Wynter, Charles Vidor, Jack La Rue, Paul Douglas & wife, Charlton Heston & wife, Terry Moore, Jerry Wald, and Buddy Adler.
--The Rolling Stones - "Around and Around" and "Time is on My Side."
--Jack Jones sings "Gotta Travel On" & "Bewitched."
--The Kim Sisters (singers-musicians) perform "Joshua" and a traditional Scottish song.
--Stiller & Meara (comedy team)
--London Lee (young comedian) - speaks out in defense of teenagers.
--Charlie Drake (English pantomime comedian) - Instead of hanging a picture, "The Little Picture Hanger" destroys an entire room.
--Laurence Harvey (actor) reads from Tennyson's "Charge of the Light Brigade," then presents the original 1854 bugle to Major Barryman.
--The Berosini Family (acrobats).
--Paul Anka sings "I Love You," "Young, Alive, and In Love" and "Love Me Warm and Tender."
--The McGuire Sisters (vocal trio) sing "Sugartime Twist" and a medley of 'Lonely' tunes including "Lonesome Gal," "I Ain't Got Nobody" and "I'm Nobody's Baby."
--Hanna Ahroni (Israeli singer) - (possibly) "Dark and Beautiful" (a Hebrew folk song).
--Shelley Berman (comedian) performs "Right Girls," a song from his Broadway musical "A Family Affair."
--Carl Sandburg (poet & Lincoln biographer) recites a tribute to Abraham Lincoln written especially for this show.
--George Carl (comedian) - pantomime routine.
--Jay Nemeth (ventriloquist)
Pre-recorded show (taped either March or June 1959).
--Lionel Hampton (jazz musician) - "It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)" and "Oh, Lady Be Good."
--Teresa Brewer sings "There'll Be Some Changes Made," "My Melancholy Baby" and "When My Sugar Walks Down the Street."
--Joe E. Howard and his son Joe E. Howard Jr. - sing a medley of Joe Howard Sr.'s songs ("Hello! Ma Baby," "There's Nothing Like A Good Old Song," "Honeymoon" and "I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now").
--Jan Peerce (operatic tenor) - "Vesti la Giubba" and "You'll Never Walk Alone."
--The Wagnon Sisters (singers Anne and Becky, of Tuscumbia, Alabama) - "Love Makes the World Go Round" and "Now Is the Hour."
--Jan Murray (comedian)
--Myron Cohen (storyteller comedian) - tells a story about small children.
--Peter Gennaro (choreographer) and Wisa D'Orso dance to "I'll Come Back."
--Tiebor Seals (Captain James W. Tiebor's trained seal act) - seals play horns.
--Audience bows: Sports Illustrated staff Don Buddle (editor), Clyde Raynor, Lou Lipps and Jack Dempsey.
--And a tumbling act listed as "Landon Midgets."
--Sammy Davis Jr. - "Something's Gotta Give," "Hey There," "What Kind of Fool Am I" and "Start of the Blues."
--The Barry Sisters - "All For You."
--Vaughn Meader (impressionist) - imitates John F. Kennedy.
--Pat Carroll & Fred Clark (comedians) - do a domestic sketch about a wife who loses her husband's car.
--Ricky Layne & Vevel (ventriloquist act)
--Fred Kapps (magician)
--Ugo Garrido (juggler)
--Kirk Douglas (actor, substituting while Ed continues his recovery from an auto accident).
--Randy Sparks (Apprentice Seaman, sings & plays guitar) performs "Ugly Woman."
--Jac Imel (Pacific Fleet Marine) - marimba song.
--Dick McMeekin (Navy Yeoman from Jacksonville Florida, sings & plays piano) - "Cecilia"
--Lieutenant Ted Forte (Serviceman From Norfolk Virginia) - songs a from Broadway's "Fanny."
--Richard Bain (harmonica virtuoso from the US Navy Band) - (possibly) "Sabre Dance."
--Lieutenant James Bowers (from Naval Auxiliary Air Station In North Carolina) sings "On the Street Where You Live."
--Corporal Emmitt Robert Rodifer (from Jacksonville Florida) lip-syncs to "I Want You To Be My Baby," a Georgia Gibbs record played at double speed.
--The Continentals (novelty band)
--The Jumpin' Jacks (Rockabilly band) - performs "The House Of Blue Lights."
--Lieutenant Alan Wagner (from Navy Public Information Office in New York) - comedy routine.
--Patricia Ryall (Seaman Apprentice) sings "The Wayward Wind."
--William Hrynkiw (accordion player) performs "Dizzy Fingers."
--The Four Bits (vocal quartet) - "Graduation Day."
--Leslie McCann (comic-pianist)
--Ben Mitchell Morris (soloist with the United States Navy Band)
--Danny White (Navy Yeoman) performs "The Shotgun Boogie."
--The U.S. Naval Aviation Cadet Choir (60-voice choir)
--Liza Minnelli - "All I Need is One Good Break" and "Sing Happy."
--Pernell Roberts (actor) sings "Come All Ye Fair and Tender Ladies" in a Western-production number.
--Guy Lombardo and his orchestra - "Red Roses for a Blue Lady" & "12th Street Rag."
--The Bachelors (Irish folk trio) - "Marie" & "I Believe."
--Kathy Kirby - "Can't Help Lovin' That Man."
--Bob King (stand-up routine)
--Rudolf Nureyev & Margot Fonteyn (ballet dancers) - perform a dance from Khachaturian's Ballet "Gayne."
--The Fredianis (acrobatic trio)
--Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy and George Matthews present "A Pound On Demand," a scene from their Broadway show "Triple Play."
--Dolores Gray, Andy Griffith, and Scott Brady (from the Broadway cast of "Destry Rides Again") perform "Are You Ready, Gyp Watson?" Dolores Gray sings "I Say Hello."
--Louis Prima, Keely Smith and Sam Butera - medley: "When You're Smiling" (Louis Prima), "Oh Marie" (Prima, Smith & Butera), "Old Man River" (Butera), unknown song possibly "Oo Lee Oo" (Keely Smith), and "I've Got You Under My Skin" (Prima and Smith, doing vocal trade-offs).
--Charles Davis sings "Hawaiian Wedding Song."
--Arnold Stang (comedian) - routine: trip to the dentist with Ed as his straight man.
--Claudia Cravey (10-year-old ballet dancer) and Vincente Nebrado perform a Pas De Deux in a scene from an original ballet (possibly titled "The Princess").
--Julie Harris and Paul Roebling perform an excerpt from "The Lark."
--Hermione Gingold and Billy DeWolfe reprise their "European Express" train sketch from the 1953-54 Broadway review "John Murray Anderson's Almanac."
--David Burns, Constance Brigham, Hermione Gingold and Billy DeWolfe - do a humorous song about skiing accidents.
--The Goofers (comedy instrumental group)
--Jean Madeira (Metropolitan Opera contralto) - song from "Carmen."
--The Tucson Boys Choir
--Istvan Rabovsky and Nora Kovach (husband-and-wife ballet dancers)
--Opal (a performing elephant)
--Gregory Peck (actor) talks about his new movie and introduces Judy White, a burn victim who's now completely recovered.
--Perez Prado and his orchestra - "Patricia."
--Teresa Brewer - "Don't Bring Lulu" and "I Wouldn't Trade The Silver In My Mother's Hair."
--Roger Williams (pianist) - "Near You."
--Domenico Modugno (Italian singer-songwriter) - "Volare" (a.k.a. "Nel blu dipinto di blu").
--Shelley Berman (stand-up comedian) - routine about life's most embarrassing moments.
--Elsa & Waldo (comedy dance team with woman in tutu).
--Jackie Kannon (stand-up routine).
--Carol Lawrence & Peter Gennaro - "With A Shine On My Shoes" dance number.
--Ted Williams (of the Boston Red Sox, in a remote from Boston's WNAC-TV) makes an appeal for the Jimmy Fund for children with cancer.
--The Marquis Chimps (trained monkey/chimp act).
--Audience bows: Max Case, Harry Dekay, Emmy Wideman & Anthony Marsello, Dana Andrews (actor), Jack Sterling (actor).
--Teresa Brewer sings "Lucky In Love" & 1 other song.
--Carol Lawrence (musical-comedy star) - "I Got Rhythm" song and dance.
--Roberta Peters (coloratura soprano) sings "Cara Noma" & a show tune.
--The Wanderers (vocal quartet) sing "(I Love You) Much Too Much" and "Daybreak."
--Rowan and Martin (comedy team) - do a Charades routine with Ed.
--Jan Murray (comedian) - does a stand-up routine. Later in show, plays a suave private investigator in a bit with Carol Lawrence.
--Bob Lewis (comedian) - topics include marriage & anniversaries.
--Holger and Dolores (dance team) - acrobatic dance.
--Rudy Horn (acrobat)
--Celeste Holm (actress) - scene from the Broadway comedy "Third Best Sport" (comical scene with salesman & customer).
--Edith Piaf (French singer) - "Carousel" and "Gypsy and the Lady."
--Pat Suzuki (musical-comedy star) - "I Enjoy Being A Girl" (from "Flower Drum Song")
--Antonietta Stella (operatic soprano) - "Un Beldi" (from "Madame Butterfly")
--Betty Comden & Adolph Green - medley of show tunes: "Just In Time" and "The Party's Over" (from 'Bells Are Ringing'), "It's Love" (from
'Wonderful Town'), "New York" and "The Inspiration."
--Betty Comden & Adolph Green - "Captain Hook Waltz" (from 'Peter Pan') and "The French Lesson" (from 'Good News').
--Alan Drake (stand-up comedian) - monologue about marriage, kids, friendship, relatives, corruption, childhood, and sings "Sunny Side Of The Street."
--Murray Hill & Chatter (monkey act with trainer)
--Audience bows: Marie Torres; Nancy Rideout (with film clip of Rideout water skiing).
--Chubby Checker - "The Twist"/"Let's Twist Again" medley (with the "Do-Re-Mi" dancers) and "The Fly."
--Matt Monro sings "My Kind of Gal."
--Wayne and Shuster (comedy team) - do a "Twilight Zone" sketch.
--Phil Silvers & Nancy Walker perform the nightclub & bedroom scenes from the Broadway musical-comedy "Do-Re-Mi."
--Phil Silvers - does the Soda Fountain-Jukebox skit from "Do-Re-Mi."
--Audience bow: Evelyn Silvers (Mrs. Phil Silvers)
--David Seville & the Chipmunks (The Bunin Puppets as the Chipmunks) - "Comin' Round The Mountain" & "The Witch Doctor"
--Red Buttons - Thank Heaven For Little Girls"
--Patachou - "Manege" (in French) & "All The Way"
--Dick Roman - "Wagon Wheels" & "The Sound Of Music" and, later in show, a medley of French songs: "C'est Si Bon," "April In Paris," "Rigalle," "Aupres De Ma Blonde" & "Poor People Of Paris"
--Jan Peerce - "Vesti La Giubbia"
--The Ardrey Sisters (singers/dancers) - while seated, they tap dance as if they are typing and, later in show, they sing & tape dance to "Mountain Music."
--Bob Hammond's Birds (cockatoos) - sketch with birds attacking a fort
--Rex William's Elephants (animal act, one elephant stands on backs of two others)
--Rickie Layne & Velvel (ventriloquist doing variation of the "Who's On First" routine using band members instead of ball players)
--Milbourne Christopher (magician) - does rope trick, then makes 10 people appear from a box.
--Frank Sinatra sings "My Kind of Town," introduces a clip from "Robin and the Seven Hoods," and presents Ed with an anniversary cake.
--Connie Francis sings "Will You Still Be Mine?" "Mala Femmena," "Looking for Love" (with film clip from movie) and "I Found Myself A Guy" (last song with Frank Sinatra cameo).
--Bobby Vinton - "Tell Me Why" & "Mama Don't Allow" and a medley of instrumental songs ("Hava Nagila," "Poinciana" & "When The Saints Go Marching In").
--Ferrante & Teicher (pianist duo) - theme from "Seventh Dawn."
--Joan Holloway - "Puttin' On My Top Hat" (production number with dancers)
--The Sidewinders (barbershop quartet) - "Me and My Gal"
--Jerry Shane (comedian) - routine about domestic life.
--Allan Drake (comedian) - compares growing up today with his upbringing.
--The Banihan Dancers (Filipino dance group)
--The Rolling Stones perform "Gimme Shelter," "Love in Vain" & "Honky Tonk Woman." (All three songs taped Nov. 18, 1969 in Los Angeles).
--Ella Fitzgerald - "You Better Love Me" & "Open Your Window."
--Ed Ames - "A Thing Called Love" & "I Believe."
--Robert Klein - talks about his school days.
--Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) - Topo prepares for a football game.
--Eddie Albert (actor) - recites Norman Corwin's "Prayer for the '70s," a speech to God about religion's hypocrisy & reality. (Eddie Albert also read this prayer on the April 6, 1969 episode.)
--Peter Gennero and two women dance to "Smiling Phases."
--Hawthorn Tigers (animal act) - tiger rides on horseback alone & with trainer.
Armed Forces Music Festival
--Jeannie C. Riley - "Oh, Singer."
--Film clip: Jeannie C. Riley - "Harper Valley PTA."
--Teresa Graves - "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me."
--Roy Clark (playing banjo) - "Foggy Mountain Breakdown."
--Peter Gennero - "This is the Army" dance routine.
--Joe Louis (boxer, interviewed by Sullivan).
--Louis Nye (stand-up comedian)
--Brian Stuart (tenor) - "Love Story" theme.
--Cameo (stage bow): General William Westmoreland.
--Major Don Kidder & Sons (barbershop quartet from Clark AFB, the Philippines) - "Bring Back Those Good Old Days."
--Staff Sergeant Richard Martin (harmonica player from Kelly AFB, Texas) - "St. Louis Blues."
--Old Guard Fife and Drum Corp (from Fort Myer)
--The United States Army Drill Team
--Fred (folk trio consisting of Sergeant Cruise, Army Specialist Hoffman & Bonnie Hoffman) - "That's When I Come Running Into Your Mind"
--Entire cast sings a medley of Service songs: "Anchor's Aweigh," "Air Force Song, "Marine's Hymn" and "America the Beautiful."
CBS repeated this show on May 9, 1971.
Guests (show taped earlier in the season):
--Bert Lahr - does "Schneider's Miracle," a sketch about a 'paper picker'
--Rita Pavone (Italian pop singer) - "Big Deal" and "Remember Me?"
--Pat Buttram (comedian) - talks about Elvis, The Beatles, and the 1964 World's Fair.
--London Lee (comedian) - speaks on behalf of America's youth.
--The Stepp Brothers (tap-dancers) - do a tap dance routine
--The Kim Sisters - sing a "West Side Story" medley (which includes "America"). Later in show, they perform "Mr. Banjo" while strumming banjos.
--Enzo Stuarti (Italian singer) - "Yours Is My Heart Alone" and "Battle Hymn"
--Attila Galamb (also spelled as 'Akila Golom') - child saxophonist (also listed as a "10-year-old trumpet player")
--The Two Carmenas (a "head-to-toe" balancing act)
--Billy J. Kramer & the Dakotas - "From a Window" & "Bad to Me."
--Tony Bennett - "I Left My Heart in San Francisco," "One for My Baby," "It Had to be You" and "One More for the Road."
--The Djoliba Ensemble (African musicians, proteges of Harry Belafonte) - perform native songs.
--The Kim Sisters (singers-musicians) - perform a medley from the Broadway musical "Funny Girl."
--Jackie Vernon (comedian)
--Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) sings "Love Me Do" in a duet with a daisy puppet.
--Johnny Hart (magician)
--The Two Carmenas (acrobats)
--Ed interviews Frank Sinatra at the June 23 world premiere of "Von Ryan's Express" at New York's Loew's State Theatre.
--Tom Jones - "It's Not Unusual," "Danny Boy" & "Delilah."
--Patty Duke - "Dona, Dona" (with dancers) & "And We Were Strangers."
--Your Father's Moustache (Dixieland band) - perform a medley of vintage songs (please see "Recap" for titles).
--Totie Fields (comedian) - sings "I'm Perfect" and jokes around with audience members.
--Richard Hearne (English comedian, a.k.a. "Mr. Pastry") - demonstrates "The Passing Out Ceremony" (a drinking & dancing ritual using two chairs). Ed appears on camera for entire skit, telling Mr. Pastry which drink is in which glass.
--The Muppets - female frog (Kermit wearing a wig) sings "I've Grown Accustomed To Your Face."
--Pavel (magic act)
--Audience bows: Captain Geoff Mitchell & other captains (please see "Recap"), Major General William J. Sutton, and Kevin Robinson.
80th Birthday salute to Irving Berlin (90-minute episode)
--Diana Ross & the Supremes - "Always."
--Diana Ross & the Supremes with Ethel Merman - Irving Berlin medley ("Say It With Music," "It's A Lovely Day Today," "Heat Wave" "Say It Isn't So").
--Bing Crosby - spoken tribute to Irving Berlin & sings medley of Berlin songs ("Sweet Marie from Sunny Italy," "Call Me Up Some Rainy Afternoon," "The International Rag," & "Alexander's Ragtime Band") & "I'm Dreaming Of A White Christmas" (film clip & live on stage).
--Bob Hope (comedian) - salutes Irving Berlin.
--Ethel Merman - Irving Berlin medley ("Sunshine," "I Got Lost In His Arms," "Anything You Can Do," "They Say It's Wonderful").
--President Johnson (on tape, wishes Irving Berlin a Happy 80th birthday).
--Harry James (medley of dance tunes).
--Robert Goulet & Harry James - "Marie."
--Fred Waring & The Pennsylvanians - "Give Me Your Tired."
--Robert Goulet, Fred Waring & the Pennsylvanians - "I Used To Play It By Ear."
--Robert Goulet (singer) - Irving Berlin medley: "The Song Is Ended (But the Melody Lingers On)" & "All by Myself."
--Morecambe And Wise (British comedy team) - "Puttin' on the Ritz."
--Peter Gennaro & Troupe (choreographer & dancers) - dance to "This Is The Army" & "Alexander's Ragtime Band."
--Finale: Irving Berlin (on stage with boy & girl scouts) - "God Bless America."moreless
--Connie Francis sings "Born Free," "Winchester Cathedral" and an Italian medley ("Chella Llà," "Scapriciatello/Do You Love Me Like You Kiss Me?" and "Ritorna A Sorriento").
--Ronnie Dove and the Swingle Singers – "Cry" (Johnnie Ray imitation). (The Swingle Singers were a French octet that used their voices as instruments.)
--Los Rebeldes (Mariachi band) and Joaquin Robles Spanish Ballet (Flamenco dancers) - "Ceilito Lindo (Ai Ai)," "Rancho Grande," "La Cucaracha" & "Mexican Hat Dance."
--Jerry Stiller & Anne Meara (comedy team)
--Henny Youngman (stand-up comedian with violin)
--Flip Wilson (stand-up comedian)
--Los Tonitos (high wire act)
--Augspurg Jungle Wonders (trained animal act with monkey and baboon)
CBS repeated this show on June 16, 1968.
Ed Sullivan's 19th Anniversary show.
--Spanky & Our Gang - "Sunday Will Never Be the Same" & "Coney Island Washboard."
--Diahann Carroll (singer-actress) - "As Time Goes By" & "Running Wild."
--The Rubin Mitchell Trio - "My Liza Jane."
--Robert Merrill (Metropolitan Opera baritone) - "Toreador Song" (from the opera 'Carmen').
--Norm Crosby (comedy monologue)
--Jack Carter (stand-up routine)
--Peter Gennaro (dancer) - dance interpretation of "On a Clear Day."
--Polynesian Festival Dancers
--Tanya The Elephant (trained animal act)
--Audience bows: Roberta Peters (singer), Arthur Freed (lyricist & film producer), and Wendy Cox (Miss NY).
--The Supremes - "Come See About Me."
--The Serendipity Singers - "Every Time I Feel the Spirit."
--Leslie Uggams - "Hi-Lili, Hi-Lo" & "Cockeyed Optimist."
--Frank Gorshin (impressionist)
--Rip Taylor (comedian)
--Jean Carroll (comedienne)
--Davis and Reese (stand-up comedians)
--Czechoslovakia State Folk dance Ensemble
--Smokey Robinson & the Miracles - medley ("I Second That Emotion," "If You Can Want," "Going To A Go-Go" & "Yesterday").
--Frankie Laine - "To Each His Own" & "I Found You."
--The Young Americans - "Oklahoma" medley.
--Wayne & Shuster (comedy team) - sketch about participants at a parent-teacher meeting discussing TV violence.
--Myron Cohen (storytelling comedian).
--Charlton Heston reads from Abraham Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address. Later in show, Heston discusses his movie "Planet of the Apes," with film clip.
--Peter Gennaro & Troupe (choreographer with dancers) - "If I Were A Rich Man" production number.
--Baranton Sisters (foot jugglers who balance & spin tables).
--Audience bows: Richard Rodgers, Jerome Hines, Pearl Mesta & Earl Blackwell, and Samuel Defalco.
CBS repeated this show on July 28, 1968.
--The Grass Roots perform "Temptation Eyes" and a medley of hits ("I'd Wait A Million Years," "Midnight Confessions" and "Let's Live For Today").
--Bobbi Martin sings "For the Love of Him."
--The Three Degrees (female vocal trio) - sing "I Do Take You" and, in a medley, imitate the singing of the Supremes and the Andrews Sisters.
--NFL Singers (aka The National Football League's Holiday Halftime) - 12 players, including Fred Dryer, sing "All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth."
--Lucecita Benitez (singer from Puerto Rico, with a conga player) - Spanish song.
--Pat Cooper (stand-up comedian) - topics include child-rearing in Italian households.
--Scoey Mitchell (comedian) - stand-up jokes about race, dating, etc.
--Pat Cooper & Scoey Mitchell appear together for a comedy sketch about Italian & Black neighbors.
--The Veterans (comic tumblers from Sweden)
--Peter Gennaro (dancer, imitating Charlie Chaplin)
--Audience bows: Walter Kennedy, Eddie Belmonte, Pearl Harbor survivors.
--Nancy Sinatra (with the Rutger's University Marching Band) - "I Love Them All (The Boys In The Band)" and "California Dreamin'."
--Bobby Vinton - "Take Me In Your Arms" and "My Elusive Dream."
--Joan Sutherland & Marilyn Horne - "Mira O Norma" duet from Bellini's "Norma."
--Rodney Dangerfield (stand-up routine)
--Wayne and Shuster (comedy team) - psychic skit.
--Irwin C. Watson (stand-up routine)
--Trio Rennos (comic acrobats)
--Audience bow: Liberace.
--A National Urban Coalition PSA promoting racial harmony, with 100 figures in entertainment, business, government and sports gathered together to sing "Let the Sunshine In." The cast includes Jim Backus, Dan Blocker, Ralph Bunche, Johnny Carson, Ray Charles, Ossie Davis, Henry Fonda, Merv Griffin, Chet Huntley, Martin Landau, Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme, Myrna Loy, Ali MacGraw, Dina Merrill, Greg Morris, Leonard Nimoy, Gordon Parks, Leontyne Price, Carl Reiner, Nipsey Russell, Dinah Shore, Ed Sullivan, David Susskind, Eli Wallach & Anne Jackson, Roy Wilkins, Flip Wilson, and the cast of "Hair."
--Liza Minnelli sings "The Travelin' Life."
--Liza Minnelli and Jean Paul Vignon sing "Boom."
--Jean Paul Vignon sings "Teach Me Tonight."
--Buddy Hackett (comedian) - talks to Ed about his career, memories of Coney Island.
--Totie Fields (comedian) - stand-up routine includes flirting with Ed and a cameraman.
--Karen Morrow appears in a scene from the Broadway musical "I Had A Ball."
--Leo Bassi (juggler)
--Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) - frets over having to attend school.
--Jackie Vernon (comedian) - stand-up routine titled "Dull Men's Club."
--Carmen Sevilla sings "Mis Noches De Madrid" and "Estando Contino."
--Dionne Warwick sings "The Impossible Dream" and "Promises, Promises."
--Tony Bennett sings a medley: "Get Happy," "Hushabye Mountain," "They'll Never Be Another You" and "Who Can I Turn To?"
--Woody Herman's Orchestra - instrumental song, possibly "Yes Indeed."
--Tiny Tim sings a medley of "Hello, Hello," "As Time Goes By" and "I Gave Her That."
--The Kessler Twins (singers-dancers) - "Lili Marlene" production number with male dancers.
--The cast of the off-Broadway musical "You're A Good Man Charlie Brown" performs "You're A Good Man Charlie Brown" and "Happiness." (The performers include Bob Lydiard as Charlie Brown, Boni Enten as Lucy, Gene Kidwell as Linus,Don Potter as Snoopy, Jimmy Dodge as Schroeder,and Karen Johnson as Patty.)
--Flip Wilson (stand-up routine)
--The Goetchies (unicyclists).
--Audience bows: Tillie and Butris Khaury (Tiny Tim's parents).
--Cameos (possibly audience bows): Olivia Hussey and Leonard Whiting (actors, stars of the 1968 movie "Romeo and Juliet").
--Van Johnson - "Just One of Those Things" and "I'm A Ham."
--Bobby Vinton - "My Heart Belongs to Only You."
--The Ladybugs (Jeannine Riley, Pat Woodell and Linda Kaye Henning from "Petticoat Junction," and Sheila James, formerly of "Dobie Gillis") perform "I Saw Him Standing There."
--The Brooks Sisters - "Brooks' Boogie."
--Totie Fields (comedian)
--George Kirby (comedian-impressionist)
--Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) - "Topo's Birthday."
--The South African dancers (from the Alan Paton-Krishna Shaw play "Sponono")
CBS repeated this show on Aug. 9, 1964.
Moscow State Circus (taped in Minneapolis, MN)
Pre-recorded show with guests:
--Oleg Popov (clown, appears throughout the show).
--The Khodzhabaev Cossack Riders.
--Valentin Filatov's trained bears (boxers, motorcyclists, acrobats & balancers).
--Kaseev and Manasaryan (acrobatic strongmen).
--Michael Nikolaev group (precision gymnasts).
--Violetta and Alexander Kiss (balancers).
--The Vladimir Doveyko Tumblers (acrobats somersault onto stilts).
--The Vladimir Zamotkin's acrobatics (perform on a giant free-spinning wheel).
--Vsevolod Kherts (juggling strongman).
--The Volzhansky wire walkers (roller-skate & perform acrobatics on the high-wire).
--Helena Sinkovskaya & Victor Lisin (gymnasts on the rocket trapeze).
--Victoria Olkhovikova's football-playing canines.
--The Doors - "People are Strange" & "Light My Fire."
--Yul Brynner (actor, with singer-guitarist Alesha Dimitrievich) - medley of Gypsy songs ("Two Guitars," "Sokolov's Guitar" and "Okonichen").
--The Kessler Twins (Alice & Ellen Kessler) - medley of Maurice Chevalier songs: "Thank Heaven For Little Girls" and "Louise."
--Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme - "Darn it Baby, That's Love" and "Come Back to Me."
--Eydie Gorme - "If He Walked Into My Life" (from "Mame").
--Steve Lawrence - "Did I Ever Really Live?" (song written by comedian Allan Sherman).
--Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme - Cole Porter medley: "Anything Goes," "Love For Sale," "I Get A Kick Out Of You," "You Do Something To Me," "I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair," "Getting To Know You," "Happy Talk" and "I've Got You Under My Skin."
(According to a newspaper listing for the 07-Jul-1968 repeat, Steve and Eydie also performed "This Could Be the Start of Something" and a medley of Richard Rodgers' songs: "Where or When," "Getting to Know You" and "It's a Grand Night for Singing.")
--Flip Wilson (stand-up routine)
--Rodney Dangerfield (stand-up routine)
--The Skating Bredos (from Sweden) - man & woman speed skate in a 6 ft. circle.
CBS repeated this show on July 7, 1968.
The 30-minute Best of Sullivan version of this episode includes Jack Benny (from April 30, 1967), Richiardi (magician, from Oct. 1, 1967), and Robert Goulet ("Mame," from June 5, 1966).
Ed Sullivan Show Special Edition
--Jack Jones (guest host) sings "Get Together" and "If I Could Read Your Mind."
--Your Father's Moustache - "Mountain Dew" and "5-Feet-Two."
--Loretta Lynn - "I Wanna Be Free" and "Coal Miner's Daughter."
--Jack Jones and Loretta Lynn - "Move It On Home."
--The New Seekers - "Look What They've Done to My Song," "Beautiful People" and "Nickel Man."
--Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara (comedy team) - routine includes parody of insurance commercials, pilot admits to being afraid to fly, a woman tells man she's pregnant, and parody of detergent commercial. Later in show, they do a routine where "Walter Cronkite" interviews the mother of a student protester.
Medley (Jack Jones and guests):
"La Bomba" (Charles Rodriguez), "I'm A Nut" (Loretta Lynn), instrumental song (Your Father's Moustache), "Your Song" (The New Seekers), "Do You Love Me?" (Stiller and Meara), "God Bless America" (spoken by Loretta Lynn), "What Are You Doing?" (Jack Jones), and "Those Were the Days" (entire cast).
--Stevie Wonder performs "Fingertips."
--Gerry and the Pacemakers - "Don't Let the Sun Catch You Crying" & "I'm the One."
--Patti Page sings "Call Me Irresponsible" & "If I Had A Hammer."
--Louis Gossett, May Barnes and Bibby Oscarwall perform excerpts from their musical "America Be Seated," an attraction at the World's Fair Louisiana Pavilion.
--Bill Dana (comedian, in character as José Jiménez) - Wearing a Roman soldier costume, Jose talks to Ed about his latest epic movie.
--The Claytons (whip and rope act) - dressed as cowboys, 3 people do tricks with whips.
--Burt Lancaster, in a segment filmed in Paris, talks to Ed about his childhood in Harlem.
Additional guest (Scheduled to appear):
--Vaughn Meader (comedian)
Guests (Christmas Show):
--Linda Scott - "How I Wish (You'd Be With Me On Christmas Day)"
--Shari Lewis (ventriloquist) with Lamb Chop (dressed as Santa), Charlie Horse sings "Jingle Bells."
--The Baird Puppets (Bill Baird puppets) - puppets doing a Davy Jones locker routine
--Pompoff & Thedy (comedy team)
--Burger's Animals (trained animal act with ponies, dogs, & chimp)
--Korean Orphan Choir sings "Jingle Bells" (in Korean & English) and "Silent Night"
--Bob Hammond's Birds (animal act with cockatoos)
--The Meteors (acrobats dressed as Martians do stunts, 1950's spaceship & space suits)
--Karrol Fox (comic magician)
--The Bizarro Brothers (3 Men & a woman wearing bells play "Rock Around The Clock")
--The Seven Staneks (acrobats doing flips onto each other's shoulders)
--The Beach Boys perform "I Get Around" and "Wendy."
--Robert Goulet - "Let There be Love," "Quiet Nights," "This is All I Ask" and "My Love Forgive Me (Amore Scusami)."
--Leslie Uggams - "I Feel Pretty" & "The Man I Love."
--Alan King (stand-up comedian) - routine about "Dr. Sam," Dr. Sam Roth, a doctor in his neighborhood (when he was a kid in the lower East Side of Manhattan) and other medical observances.
--Topo Gigio (mouse puppet) - gives Ed Italian lessons, routine might include the song "Let's Call The Whole Thing Off."
--On film: Dotson's Comedy Divers (at the Atlantic Ocean).
--Vonda Kay Van Dyke & Curley (Miss American 1965 performing her ventriloquist act) - sing "Together, Wherever We Go." ("There She Is Miss America" is played as "they" walk on stage.)
--Harvest Moon Ball Dancers (winners from different categories).
--Audience bow: Amy Norworth (widow of songwriter Jack Norworth).
--Audience bow: Mrs. Godfrey (Arthur Godfrey's mother).
--Cameo: actress Julie Newmar, co-star of "My Living Doll," a sitcom which premieres that night (Sept. 27, 1964) on CBS immediately after "Ed Sullivan."
Dave Clark Five - "Glad All Over."
A Salute to American Composers segment:
--Jerry Vale - "Ah, Sweet Mystery" & "You Can't Take That Away from Me."
--Florence Henderson - "I Get A Kick Out of You" & "Wonderful Guy."
--Ed Sullivan talks with Ira Gershwin.
--Steve Lawrence - "A Room Without Windows, A Room Without Doors" & "Gigi."
--Harry Ruby (piano medley).
--Phil Silvers & Saul Chaplin - "Old Man River" sketch.
--Juliet Prowse (dancer) - dances to "Black Bottom" & "The Peabody."
--Blossom Seeley - "I Love A Medley."
Piano medley with five ASCAP composers: Jimmy McHugh ("Sunny Side of the Street"); Arthur Freed ("Singing in the Rain"); Grace Kahn & Donald Kahn ("It Had to be You" & "Ain't We Got Fun"); Sammy Fain ("Love Is A Many Splendored Thing").
Guests (compiled from various sources):
--Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis (comedy team)
--Richard Rogers and Oscar Hammerstein II (Broadway legends)
--Eugene List (concert pianist)
--John Kokoman (a singing New York fireman)
--Kathryn Lee (a ballerina)
--Monica Lewis (singer)
--Lee Goodman and Jim Kirkwood (comedy team)
--Ruby Goldstein (the referee of the upcoming Louis-Wolcott boxing match)
--The Toastettes (6 female dancers recruited from the June Taylor Dancers)
--Brook Benton - "It's Just A Matter Of Time."
--Johnnie Ray - "All Right, OK, You Win" and "Here & Now."
--Teresa Brewer - "Daughter Of Rosie O'Grady" and "Heavenly Lover."
--Patachou (Singer from France) - "Les Innocents."
--Ginny Tiu (5-year-old piano prodigy) plays "The Bridge over the River Kwai" theme on piano.
--Gertrude Berg, Sir Cedric Hardwicke, and Michael Tolan - perform the ship deck scene from their Broadway comedy "A Majority of One."
--Smith & Dale (comedy team) - tax consultant routine.
--Shelly Berman (stand-up comedy) - tells jokes about Gertrude Stein & plays a man with hangover making a phone call (routine about what happened the night before).
--Phil Foster (stand-up comedian) - does a monologue about dogs.
--Don McNeil (of Chicago's WBBM-TV "Breakfast Club") - introduces Ginny Tiu.
--On-stage bows (at beginning of show): Bill “Moose” Skowron (of the NY Yankees) & Rod Steiger (actor).
--The Rolling Stones - "Ruby Tuesday" & "Let's Spend Some Time Together" (censored version of "Let's Spend the Night Together").
--Petula Clark sings "Elusive Butterfly" & "Colour My World."
--Sisters '67 (Sisters of St. Benedict, Nuns from Erie, Pennsylvania) - sing a medley of show tunes: "It's A Lovely Day," "Consider Yourself" & "Kumbaya."
--Allan Sherman (stand-up comedian) - does song parodies.
--Alan King (stand-up comedian) - routine about family members.
--The Muppets - Kermit plays the piano and sings "Tea for Two."
--The Michael Bennett Dancers - perform a clog dancing routine.
--Monroe/The Monroes (balancing act from Madrid, Spain).
--On film: Footage of a 14-year-old water-skier, Ricky McCormick, doing stunts at Cypress Gardens, Fla.
--Audience bow: Miriam Colon (Puerto Rican star).
--Hal Holbrook (as Abe Lincon) and Jack Bittner (as Stephen A. Douglas) perform the debate scene from the off-Broadway play "Abe Lincoln in Illinois."
--Patti Page sings "Big Daddy"/"Baby, Won't You Please Come Home" medley and "Just a Simple Melody."
--Dave Madden (stand-up comedy)
--The Three Stooges (comedy team) - perform an operating sketch in a parody of TV doctor shows.
--Bill Dana (comedian, in character as "C.I.A. Spy Jose Jimenez").
--Fred Roby (French ventriloquist, with American Indian puppet)
--Avard Tennyson Fairbanks (sculptor) - works on a clay model of Abe Lincoln's head throughout show.
--The Three Kims (acrobatic dance trio)
--Gil Dova (comedic juggler)
--Audience bow: Bert Lahr (comedian-actor)
--Audience bow: Izumi Yukimura (Japanese singer)
--Rosemary Clooney sings "For You," "Bali Ha'i" and "You Do Something To Me."
--The Wanderers (doo wop vocal group) - "Gonna Live Til I Die," "Mam'selle" & "Birth Of The Blues."
--Dave Barry (stand-up comedian) - makes jokes about women out on the town, dieting, and a drunk driving routine (with Ed as cop).
--Phil Foster (stand-up comedian) - tells jokes about his wife.
--The Happy Jesters (comic vocal group) - "Your Cheatin' Heart" and "Heart Of My Heart."
--Channing Pollock (magician/illusionist)
--The Botands (three-man balancing act)
--The Borjevas - plate spinning act, spins about 30 plates.
--Gogi Pasha (Indian illusionist with 3 assistants) - makes woman disappear.
--The Laribles (trapeze act).
--Los Churumbeles de España (singing & dancing ensemble) - 8 men sing "Ole" and are joined by a Spanish dancer.
--Al Hirt (jazz musician with band) - "To Ava" and "Down By The Riverside."
--Rosemary Clooney sings "I Ain't Got Nobody" and "Get Me to the Church on Time."
--Earl Grant (singer-organist) - "Ebb Tide."
--The Crosby Brothers (Bing's sons Dennis, Lindsay and Philip) sing "Joshua" and a medley of their father's tunes ("Swing On A Star"/"Don't Fence Me In"/"Accentuate The Positive"/"White Christmas"/"Pennies From Heaven").
--Rosemary Clooney, Al Hirt, and The Crosby Brothers perform "What's New at the Zoo?" (song from the Broadway musical "Do Re Mi.").
--Myron Cohen (comedian)
--Wisa O'Orso (dancer) - "Steppin' Out With My Baby" production number with two male dancers.
--The Marquis Chimps (trained animal act).
--Willie Mays (baseball great) - talks with Ed. (A week earlier, Mays became the 9th Major League player to hit four home runs in one game.)
--Ted Atkinson (veteran jockey)
CBS repeated this show on August 19, 1961 (with new segments added, possibly replacing the Willie Mays interview).
New segments added to August 19, 1961 repeat:
--The Amazing Mr. Ballantine (comic magician Carl Ballantine)
--The Elkin Sisters (balancing act)
Ed Sullivan's Annual Army Talent Show
Army talent includes:
--Steve Lawrence (singer, serving in the Army at the time) - "Day In, Day Out" and "If I Loved You."
--Peter Duchin (pianist, stationed at Fort Jackson in Columbia, SC) - plays "My Twilight Dream" (aka "To Love Again" / aka Chopin's "Nocturne in E Flat") and "Summertime." (Peter is the son of the late pianist-orchestra leader Eddy Duchin.)
--The Jamaicans (vocal group, 5 soldiers from Fort Meade, MD) - "Jamaica Farewell."
--Jack Larson (impressionist from Fort Belvoir, VA) - impersonates Ed Sullivan, George Gobel, Elvis Presley ("King Creole" and "Hound Dog"), and Perry Como ("Catch a Falling Star").
--John Park (alto sax player) - performs "Flamingo."
--Boyd Dounveor (tenor) - sings "Danny Boy."
--Al Cohn (tenor) - "Nessun Dorma."
Additional Army talent (scheduled to appear):
--Eugene Misirowski (dancer) - "Lover."
--Darrell Porter (singer) - "Lonesome Road."
--The Troubadours (instrumental group) - "Drunken Soldier."
--The Fort Sheridan Chamber Quintet including Alan Marlowe of Encino (instrumental group).
--The Second Army Band and Chorus - "This Is It," "Caught in the Act" and "Army Goes Rolling Along."
--Henny Youngman (comedian)
--scheduled: Rickie Layne (ventriloquist with dummy Velvel)
--scheduled: Modern Jazz Dancers (from Italy) - "Zabandara."
--Dave Clark Five performs "Do You Love Me," "Bits and Pieces" and "Glad All Over."
--Jack Jones sings "Rosalie" & "Call Me Irresponsible."
--Carmel Quinn sings a medley of Irish songs.
--On tape: Peter O'Toole is interviewed and joins Ed in singing "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling."
--Pat O'Brien does dramatic recreation of Knute Rockne's inspirational speech to Notre Dame's football team.
--Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) talks to Ed about Irish culture.
--Jackie Vernon (comedian)
--The Volantes (unicycle balancing act) - performance includes riding a unicycle in the theater aisle and playing an accordion while riding a unicycle atop a table.
--The Augspurg Jungle Wonders (trained monkey act).
7th Anniversary show
--Pearl Bailey sings "Nobody."
--Bob Hope,who first appeared on "Talk of the Town" in 1948, does a comedy routine and dances the "The Sand Dance" to music from "The Seven Little Foys."
--The child actors from "The Seven Little Foys" appear with Bob Hope.
--Will Jordan (comedian-impressionist) - impersonates Ed Sullivan.
--Smith and Dale (comedians, perform their Dr. Kronkheit sketch).
--Joe Howard (songwriter & Vaudeville song-and-dance man) sings "Hello My Baby," "Goodbye My Lady Love" and one other song (possibly "I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now").
--Cameos:Famous athletes Jack (Jim) Flick (golf champ), Archie Moore (boxer) , Charlie Johnson (Moore's manager).
--Cameo: Milton Caniff ("Terry and the Pirates" and "Steve Canyon" cartoonist).
Scheduled to appear:
--ThePort Chester (NY) High School Glee Club (made up of 80 singers).
Jimmy Durante segment (in celebration of Durante's upcoming 72nd birthday):
--Jimmy Durante sings "Bless Them All" and (with the Copa Girls) "They Only Want Me."
--Jimmy Durante and Sonny King sing "Love You, Love You" and "That's My Boy."
--Jimmy Durante, Sonny King and Eddie Jackson perform "This Train."
--Jimmy Durante sings "Inka Dinka Do" and "When You're Young at Heart."
--Audience bows: Jules Podell (Copa owner) & his wife.
--Audience bows: Marge & Cele Durante (Jimmy's wife & their 3-year-old daughter).
--Leslie Uggams sings "This Is the Life" (and a song with The Young Americans).
--The Womenfolk (folk singers) - "Sail Away" & "Rock-Em Daddy-O."
--Royal Welsh Male Choir sing "Men of Harlech."
--Jean Carroll (comedian)
--Rivka Raz (Israeli singer) - performs "I Could Have Danced All Night" (in Hebrew and English).
--Brascia & Tybee (dance team, doing a Spanish dance).
--Boy Scouts recite the "Scout Oath."
--The Petroffs (acrobats) perform a triple high-bar routine.moreless
--Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem (Irish folk singers) perform "The Nightingale" and "Johnson's Motor Car."
--Jackie Vernon (comedian) - comedy monologue
--The McNiff Dancers
--Pearl Bailey (singer)
--Wayne & Shuster (comedy team) - routine about first class and economy class passengers on Snobbish Airlines.
--Johnny Hart (magician)
--The Emerald Society Police Pipe Band (of the New York City Police Department)
--Nadia Nerina (ballet dancer)
--Three Kims (Swedish acrobats/comedy tumblers)
--Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) - becomes "Topo O'Gigio" for St. Patrick's Day.
--Chris Barber & His Jazz Band - "Petit Fleur" (performed while Ed announces guests) and "Diga Diga Doo."
--Jane Russell and her brother Kevin - sing a Gospel medley: "(Give Me That) Old-Time Religion" and "He's Got The Whole World In His Hands."
--David Seville and the Chipmunks (with the Chipmunks played by puppets) - "Alvin's Harmonica."
--Joe E. Howard (vaudevillian) and his son Joe E. Howard Jr. - sing a medley of Joe E. Howard Sr.'s songs: "Hello! Ma Baby," "There's Nothing Like A Good Old Song," "Honeymoon" and "I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now."
--Jan Murray (comedian)
--Shecky Greene (comedian)
--Dewey "Pigmeat" Markham and Shorty (comedy team) - sketch set in a tailor shop.
--Fred MacMurray (movie actor) - appears on stage with the dog from "The Shaggy Dog," followed by a clip from the movie.
--The Schaller Brothers (comedy trampoline act)
--The Martin Brothers (acrobats) - act with flaming clubs.
--Audience bows include Claire Ruth (widow of Babe Ruth), Edith Head (Hollywood costume designer), and Van Heflin (actor), the general manager of "Bo-Wee," and an American Legion member from Oklahoma.
--On film: Highlights from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's Golden Globe Awards. Samuel Goldwyn and Ed Sullivan present award an to Shantaram Rajaram Vankudre (filmmaker from India). 20th-Fox producer Buddy Adler presents the Cecil B. DeMille award to Maurice Chevalier. David Niven receives an award for his film performance in "Separate Tables."
--Jane Morgan, Julius LaRosa and Eartha Kitt perform an "Ode to Autumn" medley ("September in the Rain," "Autumn Leaves" and "September Song").
--Eartha Kitt sings "Torah Dance (Ki M'Tzion)"and "In the Evening When the Sun Goes Down."
--Jane Morgan - "I'm in Love (reciation) and "C'est La Vie."
--Julius LaRosa sings "A Fine Romance" and "The Way You Look Tonight."
--Danny Thomas (comedian, remote from Chicago) - stand-up comedy routine includes jokes about maids, bellboys, Lebanese jokes (being of Lebanese decent), and Dean Martin. Thomas sings "The Glory of Love."
--Joe E. Lewis (comedian) - tells jokes about gambling, money, insurance policies, Ike, Senator Kennedy, Vice-president Nixon, etc.
--Bernie Berns - does a spoof of opera.
--The Marquis Chimps (trained animal act) - chimp dressed up as Ed. Chimps on bicycles, unicycles & small motorbike.
--Harvest Moon dancers - winners from different categories (waltz, rock 'n' roll, tango, polka)
--The Trio Rayros (acrobats from Europe) - use luggage as props.
--Audience bow: Gordon Coleman
--Fats Domino performs "Blueberry Hill."
--Guy Mitchell - "Singing the Blues."
--Don Rondo sings "Two Different Worlds."
--Mitzi Green (actress & nightclub entertainer) - reminisces about the Palace Theater, sings "Two A Day," and imitates Joe E. Lewis.
--Lou Nelson (song-and-dance man, comedian) - stand-up topics include smiling, laughter, and traffic regulations.
--Sid Fields (comedian) - plays mind reader "Shando" in a sketch with Ben Blue.
--Ben Blue (comedian, Charlie Chaplin-type character) - does a pantomime sketch.
--Elsa and Waldo (comic dance act) - woman in tutu pulls strings of puppet Waldo.
--Conn and Mann (tap dancing duo from the Copacabana)
--A look at the new U.S. Air Force Academy cadet uniforms designed by Cecil B. De Mille and his associates Henry Wilcoxon and John L. Jensen.
--On film: A clip from "Love Me Tender" starring Elvis Presley (in his movie debut), Debra Paget and Richard Egan.
--Liza Minnelli sings "Together (Wherever We Go)" and a medley of "Good Bye Blues,"
"When The Midnight Choo Choo Leaves For Alabam'" and "Alabamy Bound."
--Duke Ellington & his orchestra perform "Satin Doll," "Things Ain't What They Used to Be" and "Jam with Sam."
--Shirley Verrett (mezzo-soprano) sings "Ava Maria."
--Jean Paul Vignon- "The French Twist."
--The Christenson High School Band (from St. Croix, Virgin Islands).
--Morecambe and Wise (British comedy team) - re-enact the Battle of Waterloo using toy soldiers, and later in show, sing "Swinging Down the Lane."
--Professor Backwards sings a backwards version of "My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean."
--On film: The Beatles perform "You Can't Do That" (a scene from "A Hard Day's Night" which was cut from the final edit of the film). Also on film: Ed Sullivan interviews The Beatles in London on the set of "A Hard Day's Night".
--Footage of Michelangelo's Pieta, an exhibit at the New York World's Fair.
--Footage of the Lipizzaner White Stallions in Vienna.
Scheduled guests include
--Betty Reilly (singer)
--Les Compagnons De La Chanson (vocal group)
--Dorothy Collins sings "Baciare Baciare (The Kissing Song)."
--Marion Marlowe sings "The Sound Of Music."
--Tony Pastor & Family (with vocalist Penny Pryor) perform a "Smile" medley and "Show Me The Way To Go Home."
--Dick Van Dyke & Buzz Halliday - perform the sketch "Home Late," about an intoxicated husband coming home to his sober wife.
--Dave Barry (stand-up comedian) - topics include television, kids, and money.
--Phil Foster (comedian) - comedy routine includes Ed playing straight man.
--Helene and Howard (comedy dancers) - perform a serious ballet that turns comic.
--Jerome Robbins' Ballet: U.S.A. (dance troupe) - group performs a segment titled "New York Export: Opus Jazz."
--Ed announces individual members of the 1959 All-America Football Team (selected by the American Football Coaches Association).
--Audience bows: Former All-American Football players including Felix Anthony "Doc" Blanchard, James McFadden and Dickie Mott.
--Paul Anka sings "You Always Hurt the One You Love," "Eso Beso" and "The Longest Day."
--Peter Duchin & orchestra (pianist w/orchestra)
--Dennis Spicer (British ventriloquist)
--Vaughn Meader (comedian) - impersonates President Kennedy.
--Denny Willis & Hunting Quartet (comedy troupe) - perform "The Fox Has Left His Lair."
--Dick Albers (trampoline artist)
--Madison Trio (woman & two men trio) - tap dance routine
--On-stage bow: Willie Mays (baseball player)
--Audience bow: Darryl Zanuck with his children
--Audience bow: Roger Maris (with interview)
--Melanie (folk singer Melanie Safka) - "Peace Will Come (According to Plan)."
--Engelbert Humperdinck - "The Good Life," "Sweetheart" and "My Way."
--The Blossoms (Darlene Love, Fanita James & Jean King) sing "Get Ready."
--Tiny Tim (comedian) - medley ("On the Good Ship Lollipop," "Hot and Cold Water," "Two Times A Day") and "The Other Side."
--David Steinberg - psychiatrist sketch (with Ed, in drag, appearing as the 2nd patient).
--Skiles & Henderson (comedy team) - bit about a drum-playing robot.
--The cast of "1776" (William Daniels, John Cullum, and Roy Poole) - perform scenes from the play (including the songs "Sit Down, John" and "Molasses To Rum").
--Petula Clark sings "I Know a Place" & "Heart."
--The West Point Glee Club - sing a medley of Civil War songs ('When Johnny Comes Marching Home," "Tramp, Tramp, Tramp (The Boys Are Marching)," "Yellow Rose of Texas," "Tenting Tonight," "Dixie" and "The Battle Hymn of the Republic") and Irving Berlin's "This Is The Army Mr. Jones."
--Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn (ballet dancers) dance the the pas de deux from "Swan Lake."
--Alan King (stand-up comedian) - routine about little league baseball players and their overbearing parents.
--Sue Carson (comedienne) sings a parody of "King of the Road" and impersonates female folk singers with "Talent Is In Demand."
--The Elwardos (balancing act)
--Ugo Garrido (foot juggler)
--Roy Orbison sings "Oh, Pretty Woman."
--Connie Francis - medley of 1930s songs: "Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone," "After You've Gone" and "My Man."
--As a tribute to the 1964 World Series, Connie Francis sings a medley of "On The Sidewalks Of New York," "Meet Me In St. Louis, Louis" and "Take Me Out To The Ball Game."
--Jean Paul Vignon (French pop singer) - "Standing on the Corner."
--Juliet Prowse sings and dances to "Use Your Imagination" (in a sequence taped in Central Park).
--The Harlem Globetrotters - humorous exhibition of basketball tricks.
--George Kirby (comedian) - does impressions of Dean Martin (singing "All the Way") and Sammy Davis Jr. (singing "What Kind Of Fool Am I?").
--Marty Allen & Steve Rossi (comedy team) - Rossi sings "More," interviews Christopher Columbus (Allen), then sings "We've Had A Swingin' Time" (to the tune of "Battle Hymn Of The Republic").
--Jean Carroll (stand-up comedian) - domestic humor, tells jokes about her husband & daughter.
--The Youngs (circus act) - performers do jumps using a teeter-board.
--Cameos: Johnny Keane (St. Louis Cardinals manager) and Ken Boyer (St. Louis Cardinals third baseman).
--Audience bows: New York Yankees Elston Howard and Roger Maris.
--Audience bows: St. Louis Cardinals Dick Groat and Bill White.
CBS repeated this show on July 4, 1965.
--Ella Fitzgerald sings "Them There Eyes" (with Roy Eldridge on trumpet), "Love Being Here with You," "My Last Affair" and"Perdido."
--Sammy Davis Jr. sings a "West Side Story" medley, "Shelter of Your Arms" and "Without A Song."
--Sammy Davis Jr. & Ella Fitzgerald - "S' Wonderful" duet.
--Mr. Pastry (British comedian Richard Hearne) - demonstrates the "Passing Out Ceremony" to Ed and singer Cliff Richard.
--Rip Taylor (stand-up comedy monologue)
--On tape: The Beatles perform "Rain" & "Paperback Writer" (segment begins with intro by the Beatles).
--Robert Goulet sings "Mame" and "Daydreamer."
--Bobbe Norris and Robert Goulet sing "Two Sleepy People."
--Bobbe Norris (jazz vocalist) - "Silently."
--Vincent Lopez & orchestra (Big Band music) - includes piano duet (song possibly "Nola").
--Richard Pryor (comedian) - routine about slavery throughout history.
--Jack Benny (comedian)
--Totie Fields (comedian) - jokes about her weight.
--Charlotte Rae (comedian) - spoofs opera singers.
--Pepper Davis and Tony Reese (comedy duo) - tap dance on roller skates.
--Audience bows: Joseph Cheng & Mr. Cheng (scholarship winner with his father)
--Audience bows: Ken Rosewall (tennis champion) & Richard Taylor (horse trainer)
U.S. Navy flyers "The Blue Angels" are shown performing air stunts.
--Sammy Davis Jr. - "My Kind of Town (Manhattan)," "Where Do I Belong?" "Gonna Build Me A Mountain" & "What Kind of Fool Am I?"
--Stiller & Meara (comedy team)
--The Vagabonds - "It's a Good Day" & "Route 66."
--Trio Hoganas (high wire balance act)
--The Philippine Dance Company
--On film: a tour of the John F. Kennedy Library exhibit (then on display at the IBM Gallery in NYC).
--Tom Jones - "It's Not Unusual" and "Watcha Gonna Do?"
--The Seekers - "A World of Our Own" and "You Can Tell The World."
--Dee Dee Sharp - "Steady, Steady."
--Jean-Paul Vignon - "What Now My Love" (in French).
--Steve Rossi - "Sunrise, Sunset."
--Sid Caesar - does a comedy bit about meeting his girlfriend's parents.
--London Lee (comedian)
--Marty Allen & Steve Rossi (comedy team) - Peace Corps routine.
--Smith and Dale - audience bow, followed by short comedy bit.
--Rudi Schweitzer (juggler)
--The Wychwoods (illusionist act with 14 trained poodles).
--Oliver - "Early Morning Rain" & "Walking Down the Line."
--Bernadette Peters - "Look for the Silver Lining."
--Bernadette Peters & Oliver - "Yes, Yes, Bernadette."
--George Hamilton - "If I Could Read Your Mind" (and possibly "This Time").
--The Phil Driscoll Explosion - "California Dreamin'."
--Young Saints - "Shout," "Oh, Happy Day" & "Didn't It Rain?"
--Georgie Kaye (comedian)
--Skiles and Henderson (comedy team)
--The Young Rascals - "Good Lovin'."
--Brenda Lee - "Time and Time Again"
--Abbe Lane (singer) - medley of songs from Brazil
--Peter Gennaro (choreographer) - dances to "King Of The Road."
--The cast from "Wait A Minim" (South African dancers).
--Senor Wences (ventriloquist)
--Jean Carrol (stand-up comedian)
--Des O'Connor (stand up comedian)
--Des O'Connor & Jack Douglas (British comedians)
--Walter Cronkite (CBS newsman)
--The Magid Triplets (tap dancers)
--The Olympiades (acrobats painted gold)
--Audience bow (cameo): Mayor Barr
--Steve Lawrence sings "Day In, Day Out" and "Without A Song."
--Helen Shapiro (from Britain) sings "Tip Toe Through The Tulips."
--Geula Gill (Israeli vocalist) sings "Exodus" and "Hava Negila" medley.
--Maria Neglia (violinist) plays "Lover (When You're Near Me)."
--Los Chavales de Espana (Spanish singers-dancers-instrumentalists) - group with 8 singers and 2 dancers holding maraccas.
--Morecambe & Wise (British comedy team) - tailor sketch.
--Alan Gale (comedian)
--Luis Valdez (puppeteer) - marionette discovers that he's only a puppet.
--Les Comyat (man-and-woman dance team) - graceful dance turns comedic.
--trick golfer - demonstrates his William Tell Shot.
--Ugo Garrido (foot juggler)
--On film: A press conference with Nelson Rockefeller, Billy Graham, David Susskind, Truman Capote, LBJ and Henry Fonda.
--Louis Armstrong – "Hello Dolly" & "So Long Dearie."
--Pat Boone - "My Baby Just Cares for Me," "Beach Girl" and "Exodus."
--Abbe Lane - "I Didn't Know What Time It Was" & "I'm In Love with A Wonderful Guy."
--Sid Caesar (comedian) - appears in two skits: (1) Japanese baseball player sketch (2) 1964 election news report sketch (possibly titled "Our Man on the Convention Floor").
--Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) - puppet wearing a Beatle wig.
--Yogi Berra (New York Yankees manager)
--Jim Bouton (of the Yankees) - does a Frank Fontain impression. (Mickey Mantle and Whitey Ford may have also appeared).
--Tony Lema and Ken Venturi (golfers) - do a golf match.
--The Raduga Dancers (Russian folk dancers) - Cossack folk dance
--Little Anthony and the Imperials - "Hurt So Bad."
--Bobby Vinton sings "Long Lonely Nights" and a medley of vintage songs (including "Melancholy Baby" and "Margie").
--Marilyn Michaels sings "All Or Nothing At All."
--Sergio Franchi - "Stella By Starlight."
--Elizabeth Allen & Sergio Franchi (co-stars of the Richard Rodgers' musical "Do I Hear A Waltz?") sing "Do I Hear A Waltz" & "Take The Moment." Following duet, Richard Rodgers takes an on-stage bow.
--Jackie Vernon - tells his tales of bad luck.
--Bob King - does a stand-up routine about teen-age music, pop idols, and radio D.J's.
--George Carl - pantomime routine includes magic act with woman assistant, a soft shoe dance, and bumbling acrobatics.
--Gary Player (pro-golfer) - talks with Ed about golf.
--Le Marcellis (acrobat) - does tricks with chairs and tables.
--The Supremes - "Love is Like an Itching In My Heart" & "More."
--James Brown - medley of hits: "Papa's Got A Brand New Bag," "I Got You (I Feel Good)," "Ain't That A Groove?" "It's A Man's, Man's, Man's World" and "Please, Please, Please."
--Nancy Ames (singer) - medley of Latin tunes (in Spanish & English) including "Shadow of Your Smile" & "Besame Mucho."
--London Lee (stand-up) - talks about a muscle man stealing his date, and his lack of childhood friends.
--Billy Baxter (British comedian) - routine with Ed.
--Robert Joffrey Ballet Troupe (14 dancers) - "Viva Vivaldi" dance.
--Les Mortales (acrobats from Poland) - do pyramids and tumbling.
--Mark Reed Jr. (gun tricks) - fast draw and quick shooting.
ASCAP Salute (five composers, each at his own piano, perform excerpts of their songs):
--Burton Lane - songs include "How About You" & "What Did I Have That I Don't Have"
--Jimmy McHugh - "On The Sunny Side Of The Street" excerpt
--Ray Henderson - "Button Up Your Overcoat" & "The Best Things In Life Are Free" excerpts.
--Arthur Schwartz - "Something To Remember You By & Dancing In The Dark" excerpts.
--Harold Arlen - "Stormy Weather" & "Over The Rainbow" excerpts.
--Pearl Bailey sings "Before The Parade Passes By" (production number with the "Hello, Dolly!" cast).
--Gwen Verdon (singer-dancer) - "Nothing Can Stop Me Now" production number.
--Robert Merrill (of the Metropolitan Opera) - "Di Provenza il Mar" (from "La Traviata").
--Los Ninos Cantores De Murialdo (Argentinean school children ) - "Glory, Glory Hallelujah."
--The Emerald City pipe band of NYC's Police & Fire Dept.
--Alan King (stand-up comedian)
--Wayne and Shuster (comedy team of Johnny Wayne and Frank Shuster)
--NYC mayor John V. Lindsay officiates the unveiling of Studio 50's new marquee which now reads "The Ed Sullivan Theater."
--Maurice Chevalier & Sophie Tucker perform an "I Remember It Well" duet, then sing each other's theme song: "Mimi" (sung by Sophie) & "Some Of These Days" (by Maurice).
--Sallie Blair (Latin Quarter singer) - "Witchcraft."
--Carol Lawrence (singer-dancer from Broadway's "West Side Story") - "I Won't Dance."
--The Kirby Stone Four - "It's A Really Big Show Tonight."
--The West Point Glee Club
--Jack E. Leonard (comedian)
--Ogden Nash (poet) reads some of his own writings on matrimony.
--Georgie Taps and his dancers
--The Wake Forest College Drum Majorettes from Winston-Salem, N.C.
--Cameos: Arthur Freed and Vincente Minnelli (producer and director of the movie "Gigi").
--John Risko (plate spinner) - performs at the end of the show and into the closing credits.
--The Rolling Stones - "Satisfaction," "As Tears Go By," & "19th Nervous Breakdown."
--Wayne Newton - "April Showers."
--Ethel Merman sings a medley of 'Annie Get Your Gun' songs ("There's No Business Like Show Business," "I Got the Sun in the Mornin' (and the Moon at Night)," "Anything You Can Do," and "They Say It's Wonderful").
--Sandy Baron - routine about dating.
--Eddie Schaeffer - talks about his child.
--Hal Holbrook (actor playing Abraham Lincoln) - recites Lincoln's second inaugural (anti-slave) speech.
--Romanian Folk Ballet
--Audience bow: Allen & Rossi (comedy team)
CBS repeated this show on July 10, 1966.
"Beatles Songbook" - tribute to the Beatles
On film: The Beatles - "Let It Be" and "Two of Us" - both clips taken from the movie "Let It Be."
Guests (appearing live):
--Dionne Warwick - "We Can Work It Out."
--Peggy Lee - "Something" & "Maxwell's Silver Hammer."
--Paul McCartney (on tape), Dionne Warwick, Peggy Lee - "Yesterday."
--Duke Ellington and his orchestra
--Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme - "Fool on the Hill."
--Peter Gennaro Dancers (with Gennaro as Sergeant Pepper in a dance production number) - "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band."
--Edward Villella (of the New York Ballet) - "Lucy in the Sky."
--The Muppets - "In an Octopus's Garden."
CBS repeated this episode on Sept. 13, 1970.
--The Turtles - "Happy Together" & "She'd Rather Be with Me."
--Leslie Uggams sings "Being Good" & " Hallelujah, Baby!" (songs Leslie's play "Hallelujah, Baby!" in which she played Georgina Franklin)
--Enzo Stuarti performs "Exodus."
--Aliza Kashi (Israeli singer) -"If I Were A Rich Man" (song from "Fiddler on the Roof," sung in English and Hebrew).
--Tanya Solnik (young girl singing in Hebrew) - medley of songs.
--Woody Allen - stand-up routine includes jokes about Ed Sullivan.
--Jerry Stiller & Anne Meara (comedy team) - do a routine about both mothers coming over for Mother's Day. They sing "Irish-Jewish Marriage."
--The Keigo Imperial Dancers (from Japan).
--The Varadys (acrobats) - perform stunts on teeterboard.
--Audience Bows: Navy Vietnam Veterans
--The Rolling Stones - "The Last Time," Little Red Rooster" and "Everybody Needs Someone To Love."
--Dusty Springfield - "All Cried Out."
--Tom Jones - "It's Not Unusual."
--Leslie Uggams - "Melancholy Baby."
--Totie Fields (comedian) - talks about her recent trip to Europe.
--Morecambe & Wise (comedians)
--Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) - Topo falls in love.
--The Half Brothers (juggling act)
--Gitta Morrelly (balancing act)
--Audience bows: Roy Orbison (singer) and Tommy Cooper (magician-comedian).
--Copenhagen's Golden Coach (horse drawn carriage) - Ed accepts gift from Danish children.
--On film: Michelangelo's Pieta (Sculpture of the Virgin Mary and Jesus) on display at the World's Fair. Footage originally shown May 24, 1964.
--Della Reese sings "Once Upon a Time."
--Juliet Prowse sings and dances to a "Minstrel Melody" (production number with dancers).
--The Kim Sisters sing "Battle Hymn of the Republic."
--Vaughn Monroe - "Queen of the Senior Prom" and a medley of hits.
--Byron Janis (concert pianist) - "Toccata."
--Richard Pryor (comedian) - stand-up monologue.
--The Three Stooges (comedians) - "Niagara Falls" slapstick routine.
--Antoinette Sibley & Anthony Dowell (from London's Royal Ballet) - dance the pas de deux from "The Dream."
--On film: Ed interviews Jack Lemmon and Tony Curtis, with movie clip (probably from "The Great Race").
--Les Doubles Faces (pantomime artists) - man appears to be throwing around a disembodied head.
--Audience bows: Sol Hurok (entertainment manager & impresario), Ken Murray (entertainer), and Lou Pondfield (Pimlico Race Track officer).
--Cameos (on-stage bows): Ed Kranepool & Ron Swoboda, of the New York Mets.
--Alfred Hitchcock (director) chats with Ed.
--The Ames Brothers (singing quartet) - perform a medley.
--Marion Marlowe (singer) - "From This Moment On."
Additional guests (scheduled to appear):
--Senor Wences (ventriloquist)
--Sam Levinson (comedian)
--Enzo Stuarti (singer)
--The Three Goetschis (unicyclists)
--Alcetty (a European balancing-juggling act)
--Chris Connor sings "Come Rain or Come Shine."
--The Xavier Cugat Orchestra - "Mack the Knife" & "Tequila."
--Abbe Lane (singer with the Xavier Cugat orchestra) - "My Man" & "Taking a Chance on Love."
--Dick Contino (accordion player) - "Lady of Spain" & "Dick's Blues."
--Val Valenti (singer) - "Core Ingrato."
--Teddy Randazzo (singer) - "Mama" and "Lonesome Road."
--Dick Van Dyke (comedian) - does a routine about a husband who tries to hide his drunken condition from his wife.
--Alan King (comedian) - routine about life in the suburbs.
--Edgar Bergen (ventriloquist, with dummy Effie).
--Peg Leg Bates (dancer)
--Rise Stevens (mezzo-soprano) - sings "Climb Every Mountain" and "So in Love."
--The Ames Brothers (vocal quartet) sing "Amor," "Brazil" and a "South Pacific" medley ("Nothing Like A Dame," "Bali Hai," "I'm Gonna Wash That 'Gal' Right Outa My Hair" "Honey Bun" and "Younger Than Springtime").
--Noel Harrison (sings & plays guitar) - "Padam, Padam."
--Conrad "Little Buck" Buckner (tap dancer) joins Gene Krupa (drummer, with his orchestra) for a "Thou Swell" challenge routine.
--Kenneth McKellar (Scottish balladeer) - "Mary Of Argyle" and "Scotland the Brave."
--Jackie Kannon (impressionist-comedian)
--Rickie Layne (ventriloquist, with his puppet Velvel)
--Augie and Margo (dancers) - perform to Latin rhythms.
--Robert Preston sings "Half the Battle" (in a scene from the Broadway musical "Ben Franklin In Paris").
--Anita Bryant sings "Fly Me to the Moon."
--The Fabulous Echoes (Asian surf band, vocal & instrumental group) - "This Land Is Your Land," "Heart of Gold" and "It Won't Be Long."
--Daniele Barioni (Italian tenor) - "Nessun Dorma" (aria from the opera "Turandot")
--Stiller & Meara (comedy duo) - a visit with Mrs. Claus at the North Pole.
--Arthur Worsley (British ventriloquist)
--Alan King (comedian) - talks about the Christmas season.
--Marquis Chimps (trained animal act) - imitate the Beatles performing "She Loves You."
--Con Conwally (balancing knife act)
--Audience bow: Julie Harris (actress, with clip from "Member of the Wedding").
--Audience bow: Frank Gifford
--Audience bows: Y. A. Tittle (New York Giants quarterback) and Tittle's two young sons.
--The Everly Brothers - "Bowling Green," "Walk Right Back," "Wake Up Little Susie" and "Bye Bye Love."
---Phil Crosby (Bing's son) - "You're Nobody Til Somebody Loves You" and "Let There Be Love."
--The Inner Dialogue - "The Touch" & "I Go to Life."
--Marilyn Maye - "What's There to Sing About?" and "Misty."
--Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara (comedy team) - reporter interviews parent at high school riot.
--Rodney Dangerfield (comedian)
Peter Gennero (choreographer with dance troupe) - "Don't Rain on My Parade" production number.
--The Skating Bredos (daredevil male & female skaters)
--The Angels - "My Boyfriend's Back."
--Dick Dale - medley of "Surfin' and a Swingin'," "Misirlou" and "The Wedge."
--Kate Smith - medley of WWII songs: "Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree," "The White Cliffs of Dover," "On a Wing and a Prayer" and "God Bless America."
--The Page Seven (featuring Page Cavanaugh at the piano) - "Preacher" (instrumental).
--Totie Fields (comedian) - boasts about her diet, sings, and then flirts with men in the audience.
--The Three Stooges (Larry, Moe and Curly Joe) - sketch with Curly Joe as the Rajah.
--Jerry Stiller & Anne Meara (comedy team) - a couple starts arguing following their dinner party.
--Sonny Liston (heavyweight champion of the world) - skips rope to "Night Train" recording.
--The Clark Brothers (tap dancers)
--Alan Gale (comedian) - topics include politics, sports, modern conveniences, supermarkets, and banks.
--Audience bow: Eileen Brennan
--Carol Channing (musical comedy star) sings "Yahoo" and impersonates Marlene Dietrich.
--Genevieve (French singer) - "I Love Paris" and "Live and Let Live."
--Line Renaud (French singer) - "Al Des Dove" (possibly a misspelling of "Ah! Dis Donc, Dis Donc").
--Benny Fields and Blossom Seeley (veteran entertainers)
--Shelly Berman (comedian)
--Arnold Stang (comedian)
--Jack Carter (comedian)
--Nora Kaye and Erik Bruhn (dancers) - dance to "The Last Time I Saw Paris."
--The Talbot Brothers (vocal-instrumental trio from Bermuda) - perform a medley of Calypso songs.
--George and Lydia (novelty ladder act from London, England)
--Teresa Brewer - "There'll Be Some Changes" & "A Good Man Is Hard To Find"
--Sugar Ray Robinson (boxer) - Talks about his comeback & thanks Ed for his support. Robinson's manager Joe Glaser makes an appearance.
--Ed presents Lambert Trophy to Coach Olson on behalf of the University of Pittsburgh. Also on stage: Sugar Bowl Queen Dawn Aber & the co-captains.
--Judy Tyler & William Johnson - "All At Once You Love Her" (from their Broadway play "Pipe Dream")
--Joyce Grenfell (English comedian) - sings an old English folk song and does a stand-up comedy routine (with sympathetic mother talking to her teenage daughter)
--The Grenfell Dance Team (Irving Davis, Patty Stone & Beryl Kaye) dance to "Basquette"
--Wandy Tworek (comic concert violinist from Denmark)
--Mimi Benzell (opera singer) - "Autumn Leaves" (in French)
--Oberkirchen Choir sing "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen," a German carol & "Deck the Halls"
--The Three Markays (comic acrobats, contortionists with parallel bars)
Audience bows: George Meany (president of AFL/CIO) and his wife; Joan Caulfiled, Frank Ross, Donald Douglas, Jr., John S. Pillsbury & J. R. Potee, Henry & Victor Lambert; U.S. serviceman
--Gerry and the Pacemakers - "I Like It," "You'll Never Walk Alone" & "I'm the One."
--Jerry Vale - "I Feel a Song Coming On," "I'm Always Chasing Rainbows" & "Granada."
--The Womenfolk (folk singers) - "Jane, Jane," "500 Miles" & "La Bamba."
--The Kessler Twins (singers Alice and Ellen)
--Morecambe and Wise (British comedy team)
--Rich Little (impressionist)
--Charlie Cairoli & Company (clown troupe from Britain)
--The Three Hermanis (European novelty act)
--Lovin' Spoonful - "She's Still a Mystery" & "Only Pretty."
--Ethel Merman - "Riding High" & "This Is All I Ask."
--Tony Sandler & Ralph Young (singing duo) - medley: "Cabaret," "76 Trombones" & "And The Band Played On..."
--David Frye (comedian doing impressions & political humor)
--Tommy Cooper (comedian) - does a bumbling magician act.
--Corbett Monica (stand-up comedian)
--Lado Dance Group (Traditional Yugoslav dance troupe) - does the "Bachelor's Dance."
Audience bows: Mrs. Lanza & Gov. Paul Laxalt; Lucera Tena (Flamenco dancer)
Cameos: On stage at beginning of show: Lew Brock, Bob Gibson and Carl Yastrzemski (World Series Cardinals & Red Sox baseball players)
--Lesley Gore - "It's My Party"/"She's A Fool" medley.
--Tony Bennett sings a medley ("Moment of Truth," "Smile," "Don't Wait Too Long" and "Smile You Sinners").
--"What's Going On Here?" a satire of current news stories with Bob & Ray, Peter Cook, and Godfrey Cambridge.
--Frank Gorshin (impressionist) - does an "Actors in Heaven" routine with impressions of James Cagney, Clark Gable, Al Jolson, James Dean and W.C. Fields.
--Mr. Pastry (British comedian Richard Hearne) - does a pantomime routine titled "The Lancers."
--Mac Ronay (European pantomime artist) - does a magic act including sword-in-box trick, assisted by Ed.
--The Baranton Sisters (foot jugglers).
--Szony & Claire (adagio dance team) - perform a romantic dance and, later in show, a Spanish-Flamenco dance.
--On film: Clip of the late Eleanor Roosevelt talking about Israel.
--Audience bows: Joan Payson (New York Mets owner) and Buddy Greco (singer & pianist).
--Kate Smith sings "This Is All I Ask," "Fine and Dandy" and "As Long As He Needs Me."
--Bobby Vinton - medley: "Blue Velvet," "Roses Are Red (My Love)" & "There! I've Said It Again"
--Bobby Vinton - medley: "If You Knew Susie," "When My Baby Smiles at Me" and "Yankee Doodle Dandy."
--Juliet Prowse (dancer) - "Lazy Afternoon with You," "My Heart Belongs to Daddy" and "Tell All the World."
--Pat Buttram (comedian) - stand-up rural comedy.
--Vic Grecco & Fred Willard (comedy team) - do a telephone routine.
--Dick Alberts (or Albers - trampoline act) - does comic tumbling.
--Marvin Roy (magician act with female assistant) - pulls items out of hat & light bulbs out of mouth.
--Peggy Lee - medley: "The Sweetest Sounds," "I'll Get By," "I'll Believe In You" and "New York City Blues."
--The Brothers Four (folk singers) - "This Train" and "This Land Is Your Land."
--Martha Perez (mezzo-soprano opera singer from Cuba) - sings a medley of Cuban songs.
--Louis Prima appears on stage and plays trumpet.
--Slappy White (stand up comedian) - Various topics.
--Georgie Kay (stand-up comedian) - routine about ladies meeting for lunch.
--Elliot Reed (comedian impersonating JFK at news conference)
--Jackie Robinson (baseball great) - appears on stage with Ed and gives batting tips.
--Hugh Lambert & his Dancers - four couples dance the "Masquerade" waltz.
--The Five Verdus / Los Verdu (balancing act from West Germany) - 4 women & 1 man balancing on large balls.
--Ed shows photos and films of Hong Kong.
--Audience bows: Johnny Rotz (jockey); Lou Pondfield (Pimlico Vice President).
--Ed talks about the USS Constellation, aerial film of the ship, followed by an audience bow by Captain Thomas Jackson Walker.
--Harry Belafonte - "Windin' Road" and "Scarlet Ribbons."
--Harry Belafonte and the Belafonte Folk Singers perform "Look Over Yonder" "Shake That Little Foot" and "In My Father's House" (and possibly "Sailor Man").
--The Kessler Twins (dancers-singers Alice and Ellen Kessler) - "Best Is Yet to Come" and "On How To Be Lovely."
--Karen Valentine (singer-dancer) sings "Can't Get A Man with a Gun."
--Jack Carter (comedian) - stand-up routine
--Dennis Spicer (ventriloquist) - has his dummy, James Greene, sing "Old MacDonald."
--Bauman Tigers (trained animal act) - seven tigers with trainer.
--Audience bow: Barbra Streisand (sitting next to husband Elliott Gould).
--The Singing Nun (Sister Sourire) - "Hallelujah," "Dominique," & "Les Piedes des Missionaires" (performance filmed in Waterloo, Belgium).
--Count Basie Orchestra - "One O'Clock Jump."
--Kelly Smith - "Let Me Call You Sweetheart" & "Bill" (with the Count Basie Orchestra).
--Count Basie Orchestra & Keely Smith - "Won't You Come Back, Count Basie?"
--Jane Powell - "By Strauss" song & dance number, and a movie medley: "Wonderful Day," "Too Late Now" & "A Most Unusual Day."
--Johnny Hart (magician, does card tricks, silk tricks doves).
--Dieter Tasso (juggler, balancing act).
--Marcelo Spanish Ballet (Flamenco dance w/ male soloist).
--Sid Caesar appears as a pianist in a pantomime sketch.
--In a comedy sketch, Sid Caesar plays a husband whose wife (Betsy Palmer) has just purchased a mink coat.
--Roberta Peters (Metropolitan Opera soprano).
--Jerry Vale (singer)
--Conrad Buckner (tap dancer).
Additional guests (scheduled to appear):
--London Lee (comedian).
--Malcolm Powell (ventriloquist)
--The Three Kims (acrobats)
--Robert Goulet sings "Don't Be Afraid of Romance" and "Gonna Build A Mountain."
--Phyllis McGuire and Robert Goulet - "Darn It, Baby, That's Love" duet.
--Phyllis McGuire sings "It's Magic" and "Old Devil Moon."
--Hugh Lambert Dancers - dance to Dave Brubeck's "Unsquare Dance."
--Rowan & Martin (comedy team) - do two sketches.
--Jerry Shane (comedian) - auto assembly line sketch.
--Senor Wences (ventriloquist)
--Charlie Cairoli and Co. (musical clown & troupe) - perform two routines.
--The Five Olanders (family of acrobats/tumblers)
--Tribute to Eleanor Roosevelt (who died on November 7, 1962) - includes a clip of her last Sullivan appearance.
Sullivan's 5th Annual U.S. Army talent show.
--Teresa Brewer (vocalist, guest host) sings "I Think the World of You" and "Pickle Up a Doodle."
--Jack Carter (comedian) - performs a comedy monologue.
Army talent (winning acts from talent contests held all over the world):
--Pfc. Constantine Cassolas (opera tenor, from Brooklyn, NY) sings an aria from "La Tosca."
--Pvt. John Erwin (impressionist, 8th Inf. Div.) - demonstrates how Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar" would sound if Walter Brennan, Gary Cooper, Robert Mitchum, Rod Steiger and John Wayne played the lead role.
--Pfc. Walter A. Kopycinski (guitarist, from Pittsburgh, PA).
--Pfc. Jack Larson (singer, stationed in Seoul, Korea).
--Pfc. James Mosby (vocalist, from Pittsburgh, PA).
--Pfc Thomas Politis (organist, of the Second Army) (from Kingston, PA) - performs "The Lady Is a Tramp."
--The Birk Twins (acrobatic dancers Pfc Edward J. and Pfc John E. Birk, of the Fifth Army) (both from Conemaugh, PA).
--The Kavanaugh Twins (singers-dancers, Pvt. Myles T. and Pvt. Leonard, of the Sixth Army) (both from North Hollywood, CA).
--The Circle A Trio (country and western group) made up of Sfc. Horace Burns (from Knoxville, Tenn.), Sgt. Ervin C. Elswick (from Cromona, Kentucky) and Sgt. Thomas H. Parker (from Kannapolis, NC).
--The Cold Cuts (instrumental group from Ft. McPherson, GA) with Sp-1 Cpl. Ernest D. Calla (from Boston, MA), Pfc. Howard M. Garfin (Flushing, NY), Pfc. John Guthman Stowe, VT), Pfc. Stan Kletkewics (Philadelphia, PA) and Pfc. Robert Runion (Bluefield, WV).
--The Drum Feudders featuring Pfc. Jose Escobosa (from Canoga Park, CA) and Pfc. Marshall Danield (Phoenix, AZ).
--The Eighth Infantry Bullets (rifle team).
--The Four Fifths (musicians, Sixth Army) with Sp 2 Charles J. Revelos (from Middleton, Ohio), Sp 2 William M. Beldin (Watertown, NY), Sp. 3 Richard T. Bowen (New York City), and Sp. 3 Thomas P. Dee (Philadelphia, PA).
--The Keynotes with Sp 3 Billy L. Dowle (of Jackson, MS), Pfc. Marvin O. Blihovde (Coon Valley, Wisconsin) and Pfc. Joseph W. Brunner (Memphis, TN).
--The Melodaires II (vocal group) composed of Sp 3 Eugene Simpson (from Bladenboro, NC), Sfc. Samual Bailum (Brooklyn, NY), Sp. 2 Boyd Dounveor (Washington, DC), and Pfc. Norman Anderson (Uleda, PA).
--The Second U.S. Army Chorus, directed by Rinaldo Massimino.
--The McGuire Sisters (vocal group) - "Sisters."
--The Ames Brothers and the McGuire Sisters - medley of spirituals.
--Peter Palmer (singer) - "Sound of Music" and "Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child."
--Rod Lauren (singer) - "Too Young" and "I Won't Dance."
--The Kim Sisters (vocal-instrumental group)
--Red Buttons (actor-comedian) - does a comedy monologue.
--Rowan and Martin (comedy team) - secret agent routine.
--Brascia and Tybee (dance team) - perform a flamenco dance.
--Senor Wences (ventriloquist, also does a plate spinning routine with one plate & two sticks)
--Peter and Gordon - "I Don't Want to See You Again" & "500 Miles."
--Sammy Davis Jr. - "Don't Forget 127th Street" (from his Broadway musical "Golden Boy" with chorus) and "Don't Shut Me Out."
--Kaye Stevens - "I'll Show Them All."
--The Kessler Twins (singers-dancers Alice and Ellen Kessler) - "Two Ladies In The Shade Of The Banana Tree."
--Jackie Vernon (comedian)
--Charlie Drake (British comedian) - balloon dance sketch.
--Brizio (Italian clown act)
--Trio Hoganas (acrobats) - high wire balancing act.
CBS repeated this episode on July 18, 1965.
--Frank Ifield (Australian-English singer) performs "Winter Wonderland" and "Waltzing Matilda."
--Tessie O'Shea (British music hall singer & star of Broadway's "The Girl Who Came To Supper").
--The Burke Family Singers - perform "Silent Night" & "Hallelujah."
--Buster Keaton (silent film comedian) - plays a blacksmith in a pantomime sketch.
--Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) - does a routine in a Santa Claus costume.
Scheduled guests (mentioned in TV listings):
--John Huston (movie director).
--George Kirby (stand-up comedian)
--Sean Scully and 34 other cast members of the Broadway musical "The Girl Who Came to Supper."
--Paul Dooley and Dick Liberti (comedians, from the "Twice Over Nightly" New York nightclub revue) - perform a greeting card routine.
--Rene Lavand (one-armed magician).
--Hugh Forgie (ice skater).
--Peggy Lee - "I Feel It" & "The More I See You."
--Nancy Sinatra - "Until It's Time for You to Go."
--Nancy Sinatra, Peggy Lee, & Sergio Franchi - medley including "Just One of Those Days," "Why Don't You Do Right," "These Boots are Made for Walkin'," "Falling Leaves" & "M'Lord."
--Sergio Franchi (tenor) - "By Myself" & "Time Alone Will Tell (Non Pensare A Me)" (in English & Italian).
--George Carlin (stand-up monologue) - talks about going to the movies, coming attractions previews.
--London Lee (stand-up comedian) - show business jokes.
--Winners of the 33rd Harvest Moon Ball (dancers in various categories)
--Gimma Brothers (comic acrobats, do tumbling wearing suits)
--Audience bows: Ladies Auxiliary of the Polish Legion of Pine Island
--Jane Russell, Connie Haines and Beryl Davis (singing trio).
--Shelley Berman (comedian).
--Marty Allen and Steve Rossi (comedy team).
--Dick Contino (accordian player) - polka medley (production number with The Hugh Lambert Dancers).
--The West Point Cadet Glee Club (90-member singing troupe).
--Baby Opal and Baby Kay (performing elephants)
Additional guests (scheduled to appear):
--Teri Thornton (singer)
--Karen Valentine (16-year-old talent award winner in the Miss Teenage America Pageant) - "Blame It On The Bossa Nova" comedy dance.
--Ed Wynn (movie comedian)
--Dennis Spicer (British ventriloquist)
--On film (scheduled):
The last known press interview with Ngo Dinh Diem, the South Vietnamese leader who was assassinated on November 2, 1963.
--Connie Francis sings "With A Song In My Heart," "I Left My Heart In San Francisco," "You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You" and "Al Di Là."
--Frank Sinatra, Jr. (with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra) - "Second Time Around" and "Nancy With the Laughing Face."
--The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra - "Git It."
--Helen Forrest (with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra) - "I've Heard That Song Before."
--The Pied Pipers (with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra) - "Oh! Look at Me Now."
--Big Tiny Little (Ragtime-piano player) - 'Swinging Door' medley.
--Jerry Stiller & Anne Meara (comedy team) - Stiller plays a rescued fisherman interviewed by Meara.
--Alan Gale (comedian) - stand-up monologue.
--Ginny Tiu and family (children in traditional Japanese clothes) - tap dance routine.
--Con Conwally (balancing act) - balances sword, candelabra, etc.
--Audience bows: Mickey Mantle, Jimmy Piersall, Darryl Zanuck, and Julia Mead.
--On stage cameos: Juliet Prowse and Mickey Mantle (in addition to Mantle's earlier audience bow).
--Eydie Gorme (singer) - "You Don't Know What Love Is" and "Just One of Those Things."
--Cliff Richard sings "Stranger In Town" and "Some of These Days."
--The Kessler Twins (singing & dancing team) sing "Without You."
--Ginny Tiu & siblings - Ginny plays the piano, her sister Elizabeth sings, Ginny tap dances with her brother and sister.
--The Four Saints (comedy-instrumental group) performs "Tonight" (group sings and plays trumpet).
--Shirley Verrett (opera singer) - "Habanera."
--Bob and Ray (comedy team) - do a "What's Going On Here" news & current events parody.
--Vic Grecco & Fred Willard (comedy team)
--Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) - does a cowboy sketch.
--Edith Piaf (French chanteuse) sings "If You Love Me (Really Love Me)."
--Al Hibbler (baritone vocalist) - "Unchained Melody" and "He."
--Purdue University's Glee Club - sing a medley of religious songs including "Glory, Hallelujah."
--Shirley Booth and company perform a scene from "The Desk Set" (The other cast members might include Byron Sanders, Dorothy Blackburn, Clarice Blackburn and Anne-Marie Gayer.)
--Arthur Worsley (ventriloquist) - dummy does all the talking, recites the alphabet.
--Joyce Grenfell (English comedian) - plays a nursery school teacher in a comedy monologue.
--Beryl Kaye, Paddy Stone and Irving Davies (dance trio from Joyce Grenfell's stage revue).
--Earl Sande & Eddie Arcaro (receive "Jockey Hall of Fame" awards)
--Alice Adams, Barbara Webb and Judy Fosher (winners of Seventeen Magazine's Christmas Doll Contest).
--Stage bows: Marie Sabouret & Jacques Toja (performers from "Comédie-Française" revue at the Broadway Theatre).
--Audience bows: Kentucky Governor-elect A. B. "Happy" Chandler and Minnesota Governor Orville Freeman.
--The Bee Gees perform "Words."
--George Hamilton - "At The Crossroads" & "Dock Of The Bay."
--Fran Jeffries - 'Sunny' medley.
--Fran Jeffries, Tony Sandler & Ralph Young - "Duet For Three."
--Tony Sandler & Ralph Young - "Cotton Fields."
--The Dubliners (traditional Irish musicians) - "Muirsheen Durkin."
--Jerry Stiller & Anne Meara (comedy team)
--Jackie Kahane (stand-up comedian)
--Lucille Ball chats with Ed onstage. She introduces a clip from her movie "Yours, Mine & Ours" (which co-stars Henry Fonda). Following the clip, the eighteen child & teenage actors from "Yours, Mine & Ours" sing the movie's theme song.
--Audience bows: Ross Hunter, and Marine Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients (Vietnam).
--Dionne Warwick sings "I Say a Little Prayer" & "Battle Hymn of the Republic."
--The Young Americans - American medley ("Spoonful Of Sugar," "Back In the Old Routine," "Green Sleeves" & "Raindrops").
--Julia Mead sings "Come Back To Me."
--Tony Sandler and Ralph Young (singing duo) - "Boom Boom," "Sunshine Days" and "Harmonize."
--Norm Crosby (comedian) - monologue.
--Morecambe and Wise (British comedy team) - magician with assistant routine.
--Brascia and Tybee (dance team of John Brascia and Tybee Arfa) - Apache ballroom dance.
--Linon (clown) - pantomime tightrope act.
--Audience bows: Elsa Lanchester (actress); Earl Wilson Jr.
--Jay and the Techniques - "Keep the Ball Rolling."
--Miriam Makeba (singer from South Africa) - "Pata Pata."
--Buddy Rich and his orchestra - "Norwegian Wood" (instrumental version of Beatles' song)
--George Kirby (comedian) - celebrity impressions
--Montego (sword balancer) - balances swords, juggles torches, tricycle tricks, etc.
--Gianna D'Angelo - "Una voce poca fa"
--Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet)
Additional guests (scheduled to appear):
--Vikki Carr (singer) - "It Must Be Him"
--Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Good Thing," "Ups and Downs," "Him or Me - What's It Gonna Be?" and "Kicks."
--Melina Mercouri (actress-singer) - performs "Illya Darling," "Never on Sunday" and "Piraeus, My Love" (in scenes from her Broadway musical "Illya Darling").
--Gilbert Price (singer) - "Old Man River."
--Jack Benny - commerates the 35th anniversary of his debut on Ed's radio show.
--Jim Henson's Muppets - unattractive Muppet sings "I Feel Pretty."
--Edward Villella and Patricia McBride (dancers, from the New York City Ballet) - perform separately, then do a pas de deux.
CBS repeated this show on July 2, 1967.
--The Cowsills perform "The Rain, the Park & Other Things" and a medley ("The Cruel War,"
"Monday, Monday," "Sweet Taking Guy," "Oh Lonesome Me," "Please Mr. Postman" & "Reach Out I'll Be There").
--Polly Bergen sings "Once In A Lifetime" & "What The World Needs Now."
--Peter Nero (pianist with orchestra) - "Fiddler On The Roof" medley.
--Noucha Doina (violinist with trio)
--Excerpts from the musical "Henry, Sweet Henry" includes Alice Playten singing "Poor Little Person," and a scene with Don Ameche.
--Myron Cohen (stand-up comedy)
--Lou Alexander (stand-up routine) - violence in fairy tales, problems with contact lenses, etc.
--Senor Wences (ventriloquist, with various puppets)
--Peter Gennaro (choreographer) - performs a Halloween dance with 6 "witches."
--Audience bows: Paul Ford (Broadway star); Camille Bonano ("Miss Byline" beauty contest winner)
--Jimmy Dean sings a country medley: "Any Time," "Born To Lose," "Oh Lonesome Me," "I Can't Stop Loving You" and "Jambalaya (On the Bayou)."
--Lana Cantrell - "Stairway to Paradise" and "When You Wish Upon A Star."
--The Young Americans (troupe of 36 singers-dancers ranging from 15-21 years old) - medley of Meredith Willson songs ("May The Good Lord Bless & Keep You," "Pick A Little, Talk A Little," "Gary Indiana," "'til There Was You" & "Trouble In River City").
--On film: Young Americans - "Let The Sunshine In" (filmed at playground).
--Joan Rivers - A pregnant Joan talks about what her mother did...and didn't tell her; New York housing, renovations.
--Jack E. Leonard (insult comedian) - tells jokes about Ed Sullivan, Leonard's Japanese pianist, sings "Bye Bye Blues."
--Wayne & Shuster (comedy team) - routine about a "World Series" game between teams from the US and Liverpool, England.
--The Muppets (hairy monster eats technical talking machine).
--Jimmy Dean does a routine with dog Muppet Rowlf.
Audience bows: The Israeli Soccer team; Nobel Sisel & Harold Arlen.
--The Four Tops - "Climb Every Mountain."
--The Four Tops - medley: "Reach Out, I'll Be There," "I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)" and "Bernadette."
--Pearl Bailey sings "Winchester Cathedral"
--Pearl Bailey - "Who Cares?" and "Nothing for Nothing" medley.
--Boots Randolph (saxophonist) - "Shadow of Your Smile" & a medley.
--Pat Boone sings an excerpt of "Soliloquy from 'Carousel' (My Boy Bill)," then does a soliloquy about his own daughters.
--Frankie Michaels (Broadway actor) sings "Mame."
--Morey Amsterdam (stand-up comedy) - topics include Ed Sullivan, show business, and travel.
--Joe E. Lewis (nightclub comedian)
--The Martys (European acrobats)
--Audience bow: Allen Funt ("Candid Camera" host)
Broadcast from Florida's Miami Beach Auditorium-Convention Hall
--Wayne Newton sings "You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You" and a banjo medley ("Ma, She's Makin' Eyes At Me," "Baby Face" and "Waiting For The Robert E.Lee").
--Juliet Prowse (dancer) - "M'lord" and a can-can dance to the music of Jacques Offenbach.
--The Barry Sisters sing "Matchmaker," "L'Chaim," and "I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face."
--The University Of Miami Glee Club perform "The Sound Of Music" And "Climb Every Mountain."
--At Hialeah Racetrack: The Singing Hialeah Jockey Octet sing "Hello Dolly" (crowd joins in for the 2nd verse).
--Alan King (comedian) - tells an airline horror story.
--Bill Dana (comedian, in character as "scuba diver" Jose Jimenez)
--Senator George Smathers (Democrat, Florida) reads from a letter by George Washington.
--The Sensational Leighs (aerial act) - swinging pendulum stunt at Hialeah Racetrack.
--Cameos (audience bows?): Guy Lombardo (band leader), Cyd Charisse (dancer-actress), and Tony Martin (singer).
--Shirley Bassey - "Don't Rain On My Parade" & "On A Clear Day."
--Tony Bennett - "Broadway," "Who Can I Turn To?" "Moment Of Truth" and "For Once In My Life."
--Woody Herman and his Swinging Herd (jazz clarinetist & his orchestra) - "Boogaloo."
Additional guests (scheduled to appear):
--Gwen Verdon (Broadway dancer-singer)
--Paul Ford appears in a scene from his Broadway comedy "What Did We Do Wrong?"
--Totie Fields (comedian)
--Rodney Dangerfield (comedian)
--Marty Allen and Steve Rossi (comedy team)
--Dick Contino (accordion player)
--The Jovers (comedy-acrobatic team)
--Gladys Knight & the Pips - medley ("The End of Our Road," "And So Is Love" and "I Heard It Through the Grapevine").
--Dinah Shore - medley: "Oh, Lonesome Me," "It's Over," "Trains, Boats And Planes," and "Oh, Lonesome Me" (reprise).
--Ed Ames - "I Want To Be Free" & "Who Will Answer?"
--Ed Ames and Dinah Shore - "Sunrise, Sunset" duet.
--Jackie Mason (stand-up comedy)
--Andy Stewart (kilt-wearing Scottish singer-comedian) - sings and does impression of Dean Martin.
--Ballet America (dancers perform to "Mule Train")
--The Bruskis (unicyclists, balancing act from Poland)
Audience bows: Governor Stan Hathaway; Jane Morgan; Tony Bennett; Sheila Davis (writer of song "Who Will Answer?")
--Sergio Franchi sings "Hatikvah" (in honor of Passover).
Additional guests (scheduled to appear):
--Eddie Albert (actor) - does a Bible reading.
--Norm Crosby (comedian)
--Joan Rivers (comedian)
--Shirley Verrett (mezzo-soprano)
--Montford Mission (folk-singing priests) - "Time's Passed Us By."
--The Lado Dance Group
--Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet)
--Ella Fitzgerald - "Can't Buy Me Love" & "Mr. Paganini" (with 3 man combo)
--Richard Harris - "Camelot" & "Didn't We"
--George Carlin (comedy sketch) - Carlin plays a politician interviewed on "Meet the Candidate."
--Jerry Stiller & Anne Meara (stand-up comedy) - do a routine about a high school reunion
--Milt Kamen (stand-up comedian) - tells jokes about living in New York
--The Doodletown Pipers (singers) - "With A Little Help From My Friends" & medley (" What The World Need Now" & "For What Its Worth")
--Ma Chung (violin playing prodigy)
Audience bows: Joel Grey (then appearing on Broadway's "George M. Cohan"); Cheryl Ann Patton (Miss USA from Florida); Clifton Daniel & sons
--The 5th Dimension - "On Broadway" & "Stoned Soul Picnic."
--Jane Morgan - "What Now My Love?"
--The West Point Glee Club - "Sons Of A Different Time."
--Joel Grey (musical-comedy star) - performs scenes from the musical "George M!" (which opened April 10, 1968 on Broadway).
--Joan Rivers (stand-up comedian) - comedy topics include marriage, her weight, and going to the beach.
--Morey Amsterdam (stand-up comedy).
--London Lee (stand-up comedian) - routine includes Lee playing the trumpet badly.
--Audience bows: Major General Donald Bennett; Angel Cordero, Jr. (thoroughbred horse racing jockey); and Ferdinand Jr. & Maria Marcos (children of President Ferdinand Marcos of the Philippines).
--Kenny Rogers and the First Edition - "Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition In)."
--Lou Rawls - "Show Business" and "On Broadway" medley.
--Sergio Franchi (opera singer)
--Jack E. Leonard - does a comedy routine with his piano player.
--Alan King (comedian)
--Joan Rivers (comedian)
--Morecambe & Wise (comedy duo)
Additional guests (scheduled to appear):
--Gail Martin (singer)
--Dana Valery (singer, sister of Sergio Franchi)
--Sergio Franchi and Dana Valery duet - "Something Stupid."
Episode broadcast from Caesars Palace in Las Vegas
--The 5th Dimension - "Up-Up and Away" & "Monday, Monday."
--Liza Minnelli sings "You'd Better Sit Down, Kids."
--Liza Minnelli - "The Life of the Party" & "A Certain Girl" (numbers from the musical "Happy Time").
--The McGuire Sisters sing a "Money" medley ("Big Spender," "Sound of Money" & "Here We Are in Las Vegas").
--Theodore Bikel (actor & folk singer) sings "If I Were A Rich Man" (in a scene from the play 'Fiddler on the Roof').
--Marty Allen and Steve Rossi (comedy team)
--Jack Carter (comedian)
--The Canestrellis (trampoline act)
--Nancy Sinatra - "Sock It To Me Sunshine" & "This Girl's In Love With You."
--Spanky & Our Gang - "Three Ways from Tomorrow."
--Mike Douglas (TV host) sings "Talk To the Animals" & "Why Did I Choose You?"
--Scoey Mitchell (stand-up comedian) - topics: taxes, race relations
--The Muppets (one worm gets another to dance, Jim Henson cameo)
--Henra & Ullett (stand-up comedy) - does a routine set at the UN.
--Bobby Remson (Ransen?) - stand-up comedy routine
--Lucera Tena (Spanish dancer, from Madrid)
--Trio Rennos (three acrobats from Italy)
--Audience bow: Tony Bennett
--Audience bows: a group of wounded Vietnam Veterans.
--Bobbie Gentry - "Court Yard" and "Louisiana Man."
--Jane Powell sings "On A Wonderful Day Like Today" and "Beautiful Things."
--George Chakiris - "West Side Story" medley (with dancers)
--Paul Mauriat (pianist) - "Love Is Blue"
--Franco Corelli sings "Tu Lo Sai" (in Italian).
--The Victorians sing a medley (which includes "Won't You Come Home, Bill Bailey?" and "Just Because").
--Rodney Dangerfield - does Santa Claus jokes.
--Will Jordan (comedian) - does impressions of various celebrities.
--Jim Henson's Muppets - do a routine titled "Business, Business."
Cale Yarborough (race car driver), Gil Hodges (NY Mets manager), Tommy Steele (British actor), Anthony Rouse, Marion Lindstrom
Also on this episode?
--The Buckinghams - "Susan" & "What Is Love" (performance taped Jan. 21, 1968, possibly broadcast Feb. 18, 1968)
--Dave Clark Five - "I've Got To Have A Reason" & "You Got What It Takes."
Additional guests (scheduled to appear):
--Eddie Albert (actor) - recites "The Creation" by James Weldon Johnson.
--Pat Buttram (comedian, played Mr. Haney on 'Green Acres').
--London Lee (stand-up comedian).
--Anna Moffo (soprano, of the Metropolitan Opera).
--The Rhos Male Choir from Wales
--Didier Danion (glass balancer).
--Jim Henson's Muppets
--Pearl Bailey (vocalist)
--The Deep River Boys (vocal quartet)
--Joey Adams, Tony Canzoneri and Mark Plant (nightclub comedy trio)
--The Mayo Brothers (dancers)
--Ray Hammond's Birds (cockatoo act)
--Vanilla Fudge - "You Keep Me Hangin' On."
--Duke Ellington & his band - Duke and individual musicians perform solos.
--Buddy Greco and Duke Ellington's Band - perform a medley of Duke's hits. Greco sings "Satin Doll"
--Buddy Greco sings "What Now My Love?" and "This Is Your Life."
--Tammy Grimes sings "I Ain't Down Yet" (from her 1960-62 Broadway play "The Unsinkable Molly Brown").
--Flip Wilson (comedian) - stand-up routine, does his character Geraldine.
--Davis & Reese (comedy duo) sing "The Shadow of Your Smile."
--The 40-member cast of Broadway's "How Now, Dow Jones" perform "Step to the Rear."
--Silvan (illusionist) - does tricks with playing cards.
--Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet)
--The 5th Dimension - "Up Up and Away," "Carpet Man" & "Shake Your Tambourine"
--Nancy Ames - "Can't Buy Me Love" & "What the World Needs Now Is Love"
--Carol Lawrence sings "What Is a Woman?" & "Swingtime" (or "Stairway to Paradise")
--Wayne and Shuster (comedy team)
--Corbett Monica (comedian)
--Bob Bramson (hoop juggler)
--The Trio Rennos (aka The Three Rennos) (pole balancing act)
--Ray Charles & Billy Preston perform "Double-O-Soul."
--Ray Charles & orchestra - "Yesterday."
--Ray Charles with Billy Preston (playing organ) and The Raelettes - "What'd I Say?"
--Gordon McRae & Carol Lawrence perform "I Do, I Do," "My Cup Runneth Over," and "I Love My Wife" (songs from their Broadway musical "I Do I Do").
--Frankie Fanelli sings "This Is All I Ask."
--Grand Music Hall of Israel (musical troupe of dancers, singers, boys playing flutes & drums) - perform songs in Hebrew & English.
--Bill Dana (in character as Jose Jimenez) plays an Olympic hopeful.
--Jackie Kahane - stand-up topics include NYC, Hippies, bus & air travel.
--The All-American Offensive football team (including Ron Yarey, O.J. Simpson, Lary Czonka, Ted Hendricks)
--The Mecners (balancing trio act from Poland).
--Audience bows: David Merrick (Broadway producer), John Strachan (NYC Post Master), and Jane Keane (actress).
New segment added to August 4, 1968 repeat:
--The Blue Comets (Japanese Surf/psych band) perform "Gagaku" & "Blue Chateau."
(The Blue Comets were shown in place of the audience bows & All-American team.)
A Salute to Richard Rodgers (on his 50th anniversary in show business).
Broadcast from the Hollywood Bowl.
"The Girlfriend" songs:
--'Mama' Cass Elliot sings "Blue Room."
--'Mama' Cass Elliot sings "The Girlfriend" (accompanied by the Peter Gennaro Dancers).
"Babes in Arms" songs:
--Johnny Mathis - "My Funny Valentine."
--Johnny Mathis & the Lennon Sisters - "Johnny One Note."
--Johnny Mathis - "The Lady Is A Tramp."
--The Lennon Sisters - "Where or When."
--John Davidson - "Oh, What A Beautiful Morning."
--John Davidson (singing to Jeannie C. Riley & Minnie Pearl) - "The Surrey with the Fringe on Top."
--John Davidson & Jeannie C. Riley - "People Will Say We're In Love."
--Oklahoma! cast - "The Farmer and the Cowman" & "Oklahoma!"
"The King and I" segment:
--Shirley Jones - "I Whistle a Happy Tune."
--Herschel Bernadi and Shirley Jones - dialogue from the play.
--Shirley Jones & Herschel Bernadi - "Shall We Dance?"
"Sound of Music" songs:
--Johnny Mathis, Cass Elliott, John Davidson, Lennon Sisters, Shirley Jones, Herschel Bernadi, Minnie Pearl, Jeannnie C. Riley perform "Sound of Music," "My Favorite Things" and "Do-Re-Mi."
--Entire cast - "Climb Every Mountain."
"Two By Two" segment:
--Danny Kaye sings a song from his Broadway musical "Two By Two" (featuring music by Richard Rodgers).
--Tommy Roe - "Dizzy" & "Oh Heather Honey."
--Billy Joe Royal - "Cherry Hill Park" & "I Knew You When."
--Joe South - "Don't It Made You Want to Go Home" & "Walk A Mile in My Shoes."
--Joe South, Billy Joe Royal & Tommy Roe - "Games People Play"
--Abbe Lane - sings a medley of Gospel songs: "Sometimes I'm Up," "And When I Die" and "Saved."
--Dick Gregory (comedian)
--Tony Fayne and Norman Wisdom (comedians) - sketch about a drum set.
--Jeremy Vernon (comedian) - does a monologue about long-distance phone calls.
--Natalya Makarova (Russian ballerina) and Ted Kivitt (of the American Ballet Theater) - perform the pas de deux from "Swan Lake."
--Professional automobile racers Sterling Moss, Dan Gurney, Jackie Stewart and Graham Hill compete by racing toy cars in a model car track, with Bill Mazur.
--Audience bows:Johnny Mathis, Bob Sylvester.
--Audience bow: Bob Johnson (running back of the New York Giants).
--Joe Cocker & the Grease Band - "Feelin' Alright."
--Connie Francis - "Those Were The Days" & "The House I Live In."
--Lovelace Watkins - "Gone Away."
--The Young Americans - "Time for Living."
--Nancy Walker - Delicatessan sketch
--Alan King - talks about insurance.
--John Byner - stand-up monologue
--The Martys (comedic acrobats)
--The New Seekers - medley: "Look What They've Done to My Song," "Your Song," Baby Face" and "Beautiful People."
--Bobby Sherman - "Going Home" & "Song of Joy" (Christmas songs).
--Robert Merrill (baritone singer from The Met) sings "If I Were a Rich Man" (from 'Fiddler on the Roof') and the Arias from "Aida," "Carmen" and "La Traviata."
--Cast members from "The Rothschilds" (including Hal Linden and Robby Benson) perform "Sons."
--Marilyn Michaels (comedian-singer) - sings "Swanee" (as a tribute to Judy Garland).
--Guy Marks (comedian) - stand-up routine about young love.
--Ali MacGraw (actress) recites a poem from 1692 (while a montage from "Love Story" is shown).
--Les Ballets Africains (troupe that performs traditional African dances) - "Dance of the Lion King."
--Audience bows: Maurie Luxford, Herbert Rainwater and Howard Minsky.
--The cast of "Hair" performs "Aquarius"/"Let the Sun Shine In."
--Peter Nero (pianist) - "Mrs. Robinson" instrumental.
--Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme - "Golden Rainbow," "Real True Lovin'" and "Dear World."
--Eydie Gorme - "As Long As He Needs Me" (song from Oliver).
--Steve Lawrence - "I've Gotta Be Me."
--The Lennon Sisters - "On A Clear Day" and a Parade medley (production number with dancers).
--Charlie Callas (stand-up comedian) - fast-paced monolog with vocal sound effects.
--Dewey "Pigmeat" Markham - judge routine.
--Dickie Henderson (stand-up comedian) - slapstick routine about a singer who's having problems with his microphone cord.
--Jim Henson's Muppets - muppet keeps changing disguises.
--Audience bows: Sheila Green & Jackie Mason.
--The Temptations sing "Get Ready" and "Just My Imagination."
--The Temptations - medley of hits ("Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours," "Ain't No Mountain High Enough," "I'll Be There" and "My Sweet Lord").
--Connie Stevens (actress-singer) sings "Tea for Two."
--Doug Kershaw (Cajun fiddler) performs "Play, Fiddle, Play" (and possibly "Colinda").
--Connie Stevens and Peter Gennaro (choreographer-dancer) - spoof Ginger Rogers & Fred Astaire in a bit where we hear their thoughts (revealing their contempt for each other) during a strenuous dance routine.
--Albert Brooks - does two comedy bits: "Danny & Dave" about an inept ventriloquism act.
A telephone monologue with Brooks as a small-time stock broker asked to sell all of Howard Hughes' TWA stocks.
--Myron Cohen - talks about marital infidelity.
--Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara (comedy team) - "Walter Cronkite" interviews Mrs. Mulcahy.
--Audience bows: Carol Channing & Sid Caesar (co-stars of the Broadway comedy "Four on a Garden"), Lillian Roth (singer).
--Audience bows: Captains Riley & Cooken (Army nurses).
--Audience bow: W.T. "Shorty" Smith (1971 U. S. Truck Driver Of The Year).
--Paul Anka - "It Only Takes A Moment" and "Goodnight My Love."
--Paul Anka (singing and playing drums) - "Hallelujah, I Love You So" with his brother Bill on drums.
--The Checkmates Ltd. - "Baby I Need Your Lovin'."
--Nancy Ames - sings a Latin medley.
--Flip Wilson - comedy monologue.
--Alan King - comedy monologue.
--Nancy Walker and Alan King (comedians) - play an angry couple in a "Hostility" sketch.
--Gwen Verdon (dancer-singer) - "Sultan's Delight" production number.
--The Ethiopian Peace Corps Orchestra (aka Orchestra Ethiopia, East African musicians and dancers)
--The Three Hermanis (novelty act) - spin tops.
--Audience Bow: Werner Klemperer (actor from "Hogan's Heroes").
--B.J. Thomas - "No Love At All" & medley of songs ("Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head," "Most of All" and "I Just Can't Help Believing").
--B.J. Thomas & Nancy Ames - "Your Song."
--Nancy Ames sings "Lady Love" & "Heaven Help Us All."
--Rahsaan Roland Kirk (jazz musician) - "Haitian Fight Song" (with other jazz musicians including Charlie Mingus, Charles McGee, Dick Griffin, Henry (Pete) Pearson, and Joe Texidor).
--Sergio Franchi - "Close to You" and "No Man is an Island."
--Godfrey Cambridge (comedian) - tells jokes about air conditioning and race relations.
--Peter Gennaro (dancer, with 6 back-up dancers) - "Impossible Dream."
--Jim O'Brian (football player) talks with Ed, then does a football demonstration with Ed holding the football.
--Godfrey Cambridge (comedian)
--Audience bows: Rachel Roberts, Kathleen Carroll and Karen Black.
--1970 New York Film Critics Awards banquet shown with footage of Gene Hackman, Maureen Stapleton, Andy Warhol, Chief Dan George and Glenda Jackson. Movie clips shown: "Five Easy Pieces" (scene with Karen Black), "Little Big Man" (scene with Chief Dan George), "Women In Love" (clip with Glenda Jackson and Oliver Reed), "Patton" (clip with George C. Scott), and scene from "Five Easy Pieces" (with Jack Nicholson).
--Friends of Distinction - "Grazing In The Grass."
--Bobbie Gentry and the Goose Creek Symphony - "He Made A Woman Out Of Me," "Cripple Creek" and "Welcome to Goose Creek."
--Bobbie Gentry (playing piano) sings a Gospel medley.
--Peter Nero (pianist, with orchestra) - "I Got Rhythm" and "Rhapsody in Blue."
--Raphael (entertainer from Spain) sings "Maybe" ("Somos"), "When My Love Is Around" ("Cuando llega mi amor"), and "The Sound of the Trumpet" ("Balada de la trompeta").
--Pat Cooper - stand-up routine includes motherhood and child-rearing jokes.
--Steve Rossi and Slappy White (comedians) - Rossi starts routine by singing an Italian song, then interviews Slappy White (playing a hipster/civil-rights leader).
--Billy Baxter (comedian)
--Richie Havens - "High Flyin' Bird."
--Joel Grey (musical-comedy star) sings "Give My Regards To Broadway" and "When I'm 64."
--Beverly Sills (operatic soprano) sings Aria from "Linda De Chaumonix."
--Vikki Carr - "After Today" & "With Pen In Hand."
--Julius Wechter and the Baja Marimba Band - "Comin' In The Back Door" and "Big Red."
--Scoey Mitchell - stand-up routine (topics include vodka, bad breath, and taxes).
--Guy Marks (comedian) - spoofs daytime TV & opera duets.
--Brascia & Tybee (modern jazz dancers) - perform a pas de deux.
Show broadcast from the Baltimore Civic Center.
--Rare Earth - "I'm Losing You" & "Let the Sunshine In" (on ice w/ skaters).
--Bobby Vinton sings "It's a Long Way to Tipperary" and a medley ("London Bridge," "Knees Up Mother Brown," "Whoops-A-Daisy," "I'm A Londoner" & "The Old Bamboo").
--Bobby Vinton and Karen Wyman - "For Me and My Gal" duet.
--Karen Wyman sings a medley of Edith Piaf songs ("Milord," "If You Love Me," "Love Is Like Champagne" & "La Vie En Rose").
--Joe Jackson (hobo clown) - rides a bike which falls apart.
Holiday on Ice segments (1970 edition of ice show):
--Tommy Allen & Juanita Percelly (ice skating pair) - do a Russian production number, and skate to "Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head" & "I'll Never Fall In Love Again."
--Marei Langenbein and Ray Balmer (skaters doing cal and modern ballets).
--John LaDue & Alfredo Mendoza - skaters in a "Ferdinand the Bull" story.
--In a production number, the Holiday on Ice Corps de Ballet do a tribute to Sonja Henie.
--Skaters perform a slapstick cop & drunk routine (pie in the face slapstick, etc.)
--A Cinderella production number.
--Tommy Curtain (juggles while skating).
--Tommy Holiday (trained animal act with chimps on ice skates, dogs also perform).
--Al Martino sings "Can't Help Falling In Love" and "Sweet Caroline."
--Julie Budd sings "California Shoeshine Boys" (with 4 female back-up singers) and "If I Ruled the World" (solo).
--The Voices of East Harlem (choir) sing "Simple Song of Freedom" and "Shake a Life."
--Dana Valery (sister of Sergio Franchi) - "For Once in My Life" and "Let It Be."
--Rich Little (comedian-impressionist) - imitates various movie stars.
--Bob Lewis (comedic magician) - tells jokes while doing magic tricks.
--Burger's Animals (trained animal act)
--Klaus Beckers (unicyclist, doing balancing act)
--The Muppets - Kermit the Frog, Grover, and other Muppets sing "What Kind of Fool Am I?"
--Audience bows: Clevon Little and Melba Moore (actors, both Tony Award winners for "Purlie").
--Gary Lewis & the Playboys perform "This Diamond Ring."
--The Chad Mitchell Trio (folk singers) - "Virgin Mary."
--Piccola Pupa sings "Quando, Quando, Quando" and "Stessa Spiaggia, Stesso Mare."
--Sophie Tucker sings a medley of "My Melancholy Baby," "After You've Gone," "Charlie McCoy," "Music, Maestro, Please," "Toot Toot Tootsie, Goodbye" and "Some of these Days."
--Jerry Lewis clowns around with his son Gary. Gary Lewis recalls his reaction upon learning that he's going to be on The Ed Sullivan Show, and sings "Hymn for a Sunday Evening" (song from the musical "Bye Bye Birdie").
--Sid Caesar - plays a bachelor considering various cold remedies.
--Sid Caesar & Betsy Palmer comedy routine: Following their honeymoon, newlywed Caesar discovers that his bride is a controlling neatness freak.
--Bob Lewis (comedian & banjo player)
--Audience bows: tactical Air Command pilots Capt. Arnold F. Weber, Capt. Edward F. Kramer, Capt. Wayne R. Topp, and 1st Lt. Francis Sabo. (According to newspaper reports, these men were part of a group of officers who set a new flight endurance record.)
--Audience bow: Governor Mark Hatfield, of Oregon.
--Ella Fitzgerald sings "Day In, Day Out," "Thanks For The Memories" and "Old MacDonald."
--Ella Fitzgerald (later in show) - "Ringo Beat."
--Gordon and Sheila MacRae sing a medley of "Hello Dolly" (Carol Channing impersonation), "People," "Happy Days Are Here Again" (Barbara Streisand impression) and "I Want To Be Seen With You Tonight."
--The Obernkirchen Children's Choir (41 singing German children) sing "The Happy Wanderer."
--Corps De Ballet (20 dancers from Roland Petit's Broadway musical "Zizi") dance to "Espana."
--Myron Cohen (storytelling comedian) routine about the Fordham and NYU sports rivalry.
--Des O'Connor (British comedian) talks about the Generation Gap.
--Jorgen and Conny (European balancing act).
--Audience bows: boxers Gene Tunney, Jean Marie, and Jack Dempsey.
--Audience bows: 1964 All American Football Team (Dick Butkus and others); Jack Jones.
--Vikki Carr - "Where Am I Going?" & "The Glory of Love."
--Gilbert Price - "I've Gotta Be Me."
--The Clara Ward Gospel Singers - "Born Free" & "City Called Heaven."
--The Chung Trio (instrumentalists)
--Henny Youngman (comedian with violin) - tells several jokes about his wife, etc.
--Dominique (described as a 'comedy pickpocket')
--The Martys (comedy acrobats)
--The Bob Fournier & Hal Greco Dancers
--Princess Tajana (aerialist)
--Burns and Schreiber (comedy team)
--Myron Cohen (storytelling comedian)
--Kole & Param (nightclub singers Robert Kole and Ernest Param)
--Monique Leyrac (Canadian vocalist)
--The Serendipity Singers
--Jerry Vale (singer)
--Jack Jones - Christmas medley & "My Favorite Things."
--Jack Jones (later in show) - "Somebody Loves Me" & "You're Nobody" medley
--Allen & Rossi (comedy team) - James Bond spoof
--Steve Rossi sings "Have You Had Any Fun?"
--Sandu and the Green Mountain Boys (might be Sandu Scott and the Scotties) - sings, does imitations including Ed Sullivan and Carol Channing (singing "Hello Dolly").
--Charlie Manna (comedian) - opera sketch, sings "Barber of Seville"
--Jesuit Priests led by Father Lawrence Madden - Religious medley
--Victor Julian (circus dog act with dogs in costume, one as Santa Claus)
--Topo Gigio (mouse puppet) - Topo's homesick during Christmas, gets phone call from Mama
--Jim Brown - talks to Ed on stage
--Audience bow: Jack Rice (high-school all-American)
--George Carl (comic pantomime)
--Audience bows: Buddy Hackett & London Lee
--The Morlidors (cortortionist act) - man in black mask with 2 female assistants
--Tommy James and the Shondells - "Crimson & Clover" & "Mony, Mony."
--Shirley Bassey - "Something's Coming" and a "Goin' Out of My Head"/"You Go To My Head" medley.
--George Hamilton - "Act Naturally" & "This Guy's In Love With You."
--The Green Machine (rock band made up of U.S. Marines) - "Stand and Be Counted."
--John Byner - stand-up topics: Apollo 8 launch, Huntley and Brinkley, half-time entertainment during a football game.
--Irwin C. Watson (stand-up comedian)
--John Byner & Irwin Watson - give suggestions to Ed on how to call guests over for a bow.
--On tape: Joe Namath (sit down interview)
--Ballet America (dance troupe) - Hoedown dance number.
--Marvyn Roy (magician) - does tricks with lit light bulbs.
--Audience bows: Elston Howard (of the New York Yankees) with his wife, Arlene.
--Audience bows: Lucien Fontaine (harness racing driver); Stirling Moss (British race-car driver).
--Gary Puckett & The Union Gap - "Don't Make Promises" and "By The Time I Get To Phoenix."
--Liza Minnelli sings "Is It True What They Say About Dixie?" (Al Jolson song) and "Frank Mills" (song from "Hair").
--The Lennon Sisters - "It's Today" (from "Mame") and "Yesterday."
--John Davidson sings "Didn't We?" and "Somewhere."
--Shelley Berman - talks about the history of the "Jew's Harp," performs "Yankee Doodle Dandy" and "I Walk the Line."
--Scoey Mitchell - does a routine about visiting his doctor. Ends his segment with a tribute to the late Martin Luther King, Robert Kennedy and John F. Kennedy.
--Wayne and Shuster (comedy team of Johnny Wayne and Frank Shuster) - "Paris 1897" routine.
--Victor the Bear (black bear from the movie "Paint Your Wagon) - Victor wrestles a man. (Bear muzzled during wrestling segment.) Ed then gives the bear some ice cream and a drink out of a Coca Cola bottle.
--Audience bow: Jack E. Leonard (comedian).
The Obratsov Russian Puppet Theatre
--Ed dedicates the entire hour show to the Obratsov Russian Puppet Theatre. The puppet act, led by Sergei Obratsov, specializes in satire.
--The show is divided into different puppet acts: "The Coloratura Soprano"; "The Tango"; "The Wunderkind," "The Gypsies" from the Forests of Transcaucasia; "The Performing Animals"; "The Illusionist"; "The Tap Dancers" and "Jazz Singer and her Combo."
This show was taped in November 1963 at the conclusion of the troupe's Broadway engagement, a part of the American-Soviet cultural exchange.
--Tommy Dorsey Band - "Marie."
--Jimmy Durante - "A Piano Is A Delicate Thing" & " September Song."
--Helen Forrest - "Just One Of Those Things" & "I Had the Craziest Dream" (with the Tommy Dorsey Band).
--The Pied Pipers - "Chicago (That Toddlin' Town)."
--Frank Sinatra Jr. and The Pied Pipers - "I'll Never Smile Again."
--Frank Sinatra Jr. & Tommy Dorsey Band - "Night & Day."
--Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) - talks about his vacation.
--The Harvest Moon Ball winners (categories: Waltz, Tango, Polka, Rhumba, Jitterbug & all around champs).
--Audience bow (cameo): Paul Newman (actor).
--On-stage cameos: New York Yankees Whitey Ford, Mickey Mantle, Al Downing, Roger Maris, and Elston Howard; Yankees manager Ralph Hauk.
--Ginger Rogers sings "Something's Gotta Give" & "They Can't Take That Away from Me."
--Sophie Tucker - "So Much to Do" (recitation) and "Some of These Days."
--Buddy Greco - "The Most Beautiful Girl in the World" & "Fly Me to the Moon (In Other Words)."
--Los Chevales de Espana (a.k.a. "The Kids from Spain," singers & dancers).
--Jan Murray (comedian) - topics include nightclubs & marriage.
--Georgie Kaye (comedian) - psychiatrist routine.
--Vic Greco & Fred Willard (comedy team) - give advice to young baseball players.
--Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet)
--All-American Football Team players (selected by the American Coaches Association).
--Ed Sullivan talks with Roger Staubach.
--Audience bows: Myron Cohen (comedian), The Kim Sisters, Port Chester High School football team.
New segment added to August 30, 1964 repeat:
--On a Paris movie set, Burt Lancaster talks about his upcoming movie "The Train." A few scenes from the film are shown.
--Al Hirt (trumpeter)- "Java" (with dancers) & "Man with a Horn."
--Georgia Brown sings "I've Got Plenty Of Nothing" & "I'll Walk Alone."
--Milton Berle (comedian) - running gag: keeps interrupting Ed throughout show.
--Milton Berle - reads a screenplay of Ed's life; does a comedy bit with Al Hirt; and pays tribute to the "unsung heroes who work in dept. stores all over the country, the shipping clerks."
--The Amin Brothers (foot jugglers, Milton Berle gets into the act).
--Audience bows: Joe Morrison; John Chandler; Y. A. Tittle; and Herman Levin (producer of "My Fair Lady")
--Hank Williams, Jr. - medley of Hank Williams Sr. songs ("On The Bayou," "Your Cheatin' Heart" "Cold, Cold Heart" and "Lonesome Blues").
--Janet Blair sings "Some People" (from 'Gypsy') and "And This Is My Beloved" (from 'Kismet').
--Jerry Vale (singer) - medley of Italian songs including "O Solo Mio" and "Mama."
--The Kim Sisters - 'Al Jolson' medley ("Swanee," "Mammy," "Sittin' on Top of the World," "April Showers," "California Here I Come" and "Toot-Toot Tootsie").
--The Kim Sisters - "The Mysterious East."
--Twice Over Nightly, Upstairs At The Downstairs (New York nightclub revue) - troupe (which includes Paul Dooley, Jane Connell and Dick Liberti) parody people's excuses for arriving late for work.
--Billy Reed (Vaudeville novelty act) - plays "I'm Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover" on dinnerware (that gradually breaks apart as he keeps playing).
--Audience bow: movie director Otto Preminger (appearance follows a clip from his movie "The Cardinal").
--The Maxwells (2-man pantomime & balancing act) - one man balances wicker boxes on his feet while the other climbs atop the boxes.
--Cameo: Paul Davis (football coach).
--The Pusztai Troupe(6 or 7-man acrobatic troupe from Hungary).
--Rene Lavand (illusionist) - does one-handed card tricks.
--Van Heflin and Sidney Blackmer (actors) - perform a scene from their Broadway play "A Case of Libel."
--Carol Lawrence sings "Riding High."
--Eddy Arnold (Country-Western singer) - "Old '97."
--Shirley Verrett (operatic soprano) sings "My Heart At Thy Sweet Voice."
--Les Compagnons de la Chanson - "The Three Bells."
--Don Saunders (British comedian) - does a bagpipe routine.
--Bob King (comedian)
--Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) - "Topo Has A Cold."
--Cameo: Johnny Weissmuller
--George Raft (Hollywood star) - scheduled do dance a tango with the Hugh Lambert dancers to the song "La Cumparasita."
--Jack Carter (comedian) - routine includes jokes about the Beatles.
--John Byner (impressionist making his first Sullivan TV appearance).
--The Barry Sisters (singers)
--Hainz, Heinz, and Brown (instrumental group)
--Russell Newport (Gospel singer)
--Rickie Layne and Velvel (ventriloquist act)
--The Alcettys (plate jugglers)
--The Lounsberry Sisters (baton twirlers).
Additional guests (scheduled to appear):
--Julius Monk's "Baker's Dozen" (revue troupe, scheduled to appear in 2 comedy sketches).
--Richard Burton (British/Welsh actor) in a segment taped in England, recites works by Welsh writers Dylan Thomas and Jack Jones. (Dylan Thomas' "Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog" about a troubled young man at a bar and Jack Jones' description of a sermon in a Bethlehem Chapel.)
--The Calicoats - "Blues Away," "Somebody Loves You," and "Have A Happy Day."
--Dave Madden (comedian) - Stand-up monologue (topics: riding the subway, show business).
--Morecambe and Wise (British comedy team) - do a singing routine with Ed and Ray Bloch.
--Arthur Worsley (British ventriloquist, with his dummy doing all the talking).
--Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) - attempts circus tricks.
--Cinco Brutos (comedy-singing group) - "Little Darling" & "Addio."
--Augspurg's Jungle Wonders (monkey/baboon act with trainer) - tea party sketch.
--Audience bows: Ron Mix (offensive tackle for the San Diego Chargers), Lance Alworth (wide receiver for the San Diego Chargers), Don Freeman (children's book author and illustrator), and Johnny Rotz (racing jockey).
--Paul Anka sings "Girls of Paris" (production number with dancers).
--Rita Pavone (Italian singer) - "Remember Me" & "Just One More."
--Paul Anka and Rita Pavone - "Ogni Volta" duet.
--The McGuire Sisters sing a medley of "Bewitched," "Miss You," "Ain't Misbehavin'" and "Bill Bailey."
--"Big" Tiny Little (pianist, from "The Lawrence Welk Show").
--The Mansfield State Training School Band, from Connecticut (or TheMansville Marching Band) - "When The Saints Come Marching In."
--Dan Rowan and Dick Martin (comedy team) - Rowan as reporter interviewing tourist Martin.
--Totie Fields (comedian) asks the question "What Is Happiness?"
--Jackie Vernon (comedian)
--Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) - Ed tutors Topo, who's having problems with his homework.
--Cameo (possibly an audience bow): Eunice Kennedy Shriver (representing the Kennedy Foundation for Mental Retardation).
--Cameo: Bill Haughton (winning horse jockey)
--Al Hirt (jazz trumpeter) - "Begin the Beguine" & "Cotton Candy."
--Roberta Peters (Metropolitan Opera soprano) and Al Hirt perform "The Shadow Song" (from the Meyerbeer opera 'Dinorah').
--Itzhak Perlman (violinist) - "Rondo Capricione."
--The Kim Sisters (vocal & instrumental trio from Korea) - 'South of the Border' medley and "Charlie Brown."
--London Lee (comedian).
--Georgie Kaye (comedian).
--Bob King (comedian).
--Peg Leg Bates & Little Buck (tap dancers) - do a challenge dance.
--The Ximenez Vargas Ballet (dance troupe).
--Trio Ariston (acrobat trio).
--June Allyson sings a medley of show tunes.
--Alice and Ellen Kessler (The Kessler Twins) - "This Girl's in Love with You."
--Buddy Greco - medley ("Aquarius," "Spinning Wheel," "Smiling Faces," "Day in the Life of a Fool").
--Michael James Brody Jr. and his wife Renee DuBois - "You Ain't Goin' Nowhere."
--Muhammad Ali (boxer) - performs excerpts from his 1969 Broadway play "Buck White" ("Big Time Buck White Chant" and "We Came in Chains").
--Bill Dana (comedian, in character as 'skydiver' Jose Jimenez)
--Minnie Pearl (Nashville-based country comedienne)
--Mac Ronay (magician)
--Audience bows: Lucille Ball, Luci Arnaz, and Desi Arnaz Jr.
--Audience bow: Ted Mack
Performers appearing on this show:
--The Four Boubnovs (precision aerialists)
--The Homenko Group (trampoline acrobats)
--Karandash, Nicolin and Shudin (three clowns)
--Irina and Petr Schetinini (high-wire artists)
--The Simadov Group (Chinese balancers)
--Dzerassa Touganova and Valeri Denisov (equestrians)
--Nina and Anatole Yaroslavsky (hand balancers)
Also: animal acts including trained bears, a performing elephant and a cat piloting a plane with mice as passengers.
--The Searchers - "Needles and Pins" and "Ain't That Just Like Me?"
--Teresa Brewer sings "Bye Bye Blackbird."
--Franco Corelli (Italian tenor) - sings "Adio La Madre."
--The Little Singers of Tokyo (two dozen Japanese children) sings "Sakura" and "Swanee."
--Nipsey Russell (comedian) - pokes fun at current dances.
--Senor Wences (ventriloquist) - does a routine with his puppets Johnny & Pedro.
--Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) - does an income tax routine with Ed.
--Mata & Hari (dance-pantomime team).
On film:Ed narrates film clips of past World's Fairs.
"The Swinging, Soulful Sixties"
Ed Sullivan reviews the decade in entertainment with taped segments from Ed's shows throughout the 1960s:
Broadway-Theater music (taped):
--Richard Burton - Soliloquy from Shakespeare's "Hamlet."
--Robert Goulet - song from "Camelot" and "Happy Face."
--Gwen Verdon - "If My Friends Could See Me Now" (from "Sweet Charity")
--Beatles at Shea Stadium August 15, 1965.
Other British Invasion acts (taped):
--Petula Clark - "Downtown" (excerpt) & interview.
--Clips of Dave Clark Five, Animals, Herman's Hermits, and the Rolling Stones.
'60s Headlines and Movies (live in-studio)
--David Frost looks at '60s news events and cinema.
Diana Ross & the Supremes (live):
--Ed Sullivan talks to Diana Ross about trends of popular music in the 1960s.
--The Supremes - Medley ("Baby Love," "Stop! In the Name of Love," "Come See About Me," "My World Is Empty Without You," "You Can't Hurry Love," "The Happening," "Keep Me Hangin' On," "Reflections," "Love Child" and "I Hear a Symphony").
--The Supremes - "Someday We'll Be Together"
Barbara Streisand (taped):
Excerpt of Barbra Streisand singing "I Cried a River," clips from "Funny Girl" and her Las Vegas appearance.
American performers (taped):
--Herb Alpert - "Taste of Honey" (excerpt).
--Judy Garland - "Smile."
From Hollywood (Show 5 of 6)
--The Animals perform "Work Song."
--Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs - "Ring Dang Doo."
--The McGuire Sisters - "Sing Something Simple" and "How Come You Do Me Like You Do?"
--Pat Boone sings "Night and Day," "I Love You So Much It Hurts," and "You'll Never Walk Alone."
--Totie Fields - stand-up routine includes the song "There Are Smiles."
--Sid Caesar and Joyce Jameson do an operetta sketch. Joyce sings "Shadow Waltz."
--Guy Marks (comedian) - demonstrates different operatic .
--The Gimma Brothers (tumblers, from the Stardust in Las Vegas).
--The Fiji Military Band (correct name of band?) - marching band from Eastern Australia perform "The Marching Song."
--Audience bow: Lou Johnson (Dodgers baseball star)
--Dave Clark Five perform "Can't You See That She's Mine?" & "Do You Love Me?"
--Abbe Lane sings "The Rhumba Rump" & "I Will Follow You."
--Bill Cosby (comedian)
--Peter Lind Hayes & Mary Healy (husband & wife comedy duo)
--Elsa & Waldo (comedy dance team)
--Helen Hayes (actress) plays Mrs. Woodrow Wilson in a dramatic scene from her Broadway play "The White House."
--Audience bow: Betsy Palmer
--Short film: segment with Ed at Indianapolis race track.
--Sir Alec Guinness plays poet Dylan Thomas in a scene from his play "Dylan."
--Billy J. Kramer & the Dakotas perform "Pride," "Little Children" and "Bad to Me."
--Robert Horton sings an "Oklahoma" medley & "When The Sun Comes Out."
--Tessie O'Shea (veteran singer) - performs a London Music Hall medley (production number with dancers).
--Nipsey Russell (comedian) - topics include his girlfriend's weight and civil rights.
--Juan Antonio "Chi-Chi" Rodríguez (professional golfer) - demonstrates his tee-shot form.
--Leo Bassi (foot juggler, with female assistant) - juggles a piano with his feet.
--Audience bow: spelling bee winner.
--A scene from Sir Alec Guinness's 1957 film "The Bridge on the River Kwai" is shown.
--Trini Lopez - "Hello Dolly" and "What'd I Say" (both songs in English and Spanish).
--Harve Presnell (Debbie Reynolds' "The Unsinkable Molly Brown" co-star) sings "I'll Never Say No" (live on stage).
--Sally Ann Howes sings "Let's Face the Music and Dance."
--Sally Ann Howes sings "Do Re Me" with children from the Lexington school for the deaf. The children also do a "Spring Medley."
--Steve Rossi sings "With A Song in My Heart."
--John Byner (stand-up comedian)
--Marty Allen and Steve Rossi (comedy team) - Rossi interviews Allen (in character as the general manager of the World's Fair Japanese Pavilion).
--On film: Ed visits Debbie Reynolds at her home. In her screening room, they view scenes of Debbie dancing in "The Unsinkable Molly Brown"
--Cameo: Ken Venturi (1964 U.S. Open champion)
--Jim Bunning (baseball pitching star from Philadelphia) - is interviewed by Ed twice in show.
--Ed introduces the 50 candidates for the title of "National College Queen," then announces the 6 finalists.
--Ed crowns the winner of the "National College Queen" contest
--Royal National dancers of Sierra Leone - perform in tribal costumes.
Pre-recorded show (taped April 1964).
--Jerry Vale (singer)
--Kay Stevens (singer-dancer)
--The Four Amigos (vocal and instrumental group)
--Marty Allen and Steve Rossi (comedy duo)
--Myron Cohen (comedian)
--Ronnie Martin (comedian)
--Brascia and Tybee (dance team)
--The Neiman Brothers (tumblers)
--Gladys Knight & the Pips - "If I Were Your Woman" & "Bridge Over Troubled Water."
--Jerry Vale - "I Want To Make It With You," "My Love, Forgive Me," & "Peace in the Valley."
--Caterina Valente - "Everybody Gets to go to the Moon," "Mack the Knife" (in German) & "The Girl from Impanema" (in Portuguese).
--Peter Nero (pianist) - theme from "Love Story."
--Sid Caesar & Carol Channing - perform a scene from the play "Four on a Garden."
--Robert Klein (stand-up comedian) - tells jokes about going to the dentist.
--Pat Henry (comedian)
CBS repeated this show on June 6, 1971.
From Hollywood (Show 3 of 6)
--Judy Garland - "Come Rain or Shine," "Rock-A-Bye Your Baby" & "By Myself."
--Tom Jones - "With These Hands."
--Sophie Tucker - "Some Of These Days" and a medley: "When My Baby Smiles At Me," "My Man," "Give My Regards To Broadway," "Louise" and "If You Knew Susie (Like I Know Susie)."
--The Swingin' Lads (singers who update classic music)
--Peter Sellers (in character as a Felliniesque director) is interviewed by Ed. (Ed appears live on stage, while Sellers' segments are on film.)
--Jackie Vernon (stand-up comedian)
--Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) - talks with Ed, and his bear friend Bobo, about the Dodgers.
--Leyte Filipiniana Folk Dance Troupe (20 dancers using parallel bamboo sticks)
--Audience bow: Walter Alston (Los Angeles Dodgers manager)
--Audience bows: baseball players Lou Johnson, Don Drysdale, Ron Perranoski, Willie Davis and Jim Lefebvre.
New segments added to August 7, 1966 repeat:
--Tony Hendra and Nick Ullett (US-based, English comedy team) - A Mets fan tries to explain baseball to an Englishman. (This sketch was also performed on April 16, 1967.)
--The Swingles (vocal choir)
These segments were shown in place of Sophie Tucker's appearance.
--Gladys Knight & the Pips - medley ("Let Us Entertain You," "The Nitty Gritty," "By The Time I Get To Phoenix" and "(I Know) I'm Losing You").
--Sacha Distel (French singer-guitarist) - "Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head," "Louise" & "The Good Life."
--Phyllis Diller (stand-up monologue)
--Flip Wilson (stand-up routine)
--Fantasio (magician from Argentina)
--The 1969 Harvest Moon Ball winners perform at Madison Square Garden.
--Ed interviews Mets manager Gil Hodges, and four New York Mets: pitchers Jerry Koosman and Tom Seaver and outfielders Cleon Jones and Tommie Agee.
--Audience bows: Stevie Wonder (singer), Jim Stewart & Kurt Runzy (balloonists), and Jimmy Dunn (Newspaper Boy of the Year).
--Audience bows: Col. John Roosma and Bobby Thompson (teammates on the Passaic (New Jersey) High School "Wonder Team" which was famous for a 159 game winning streak in the early 1920's).
--Audience bows: Karen Sepa, Chris Peterson, Janis Clover, George Wallace and Margaret Bartasak (4H Club reporters celebrating 4H Club Week).
--Ed visits the Oregon set of "Paint Your Wagon" where he talks with Alan Jay Lerner and Josh Logan. Clint Eastwood sings "I Talk To The Trees" (rehearsal footage and a clip from the movie).
--A Hasidic Wedding Dance filmed at the New Music Hall, Israel.
--Liza Minnelli sings "If I Were In Your Shoes."
--Liza Minnelli (with the Bo Jangles Group) - medley of rock songs: "You Can't Always Get What You Want," " Put A Little Love In Your Heart," " Up Above My Head," " Wedding Bell Blues," "And When I Die," and "Hey Jude."
--Rod McKuen (poet-composer) sings "London," "Everybody's Rich But Us" and "Jean."
--Liberace (pianist) - medley ("Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head," "Milwaukee's Most Famous Brew" and "The Impossible Dream").
--Liberace with the Tripoli Steel Band - "Alleycat."
--The Trinidad Tripoli Steel Band - perform a steel band song.
--Bill Dana (comedian)
--Rudy Schweitzer (juggler)
--Coretta Scott King introduces footage from Martin Luther King's speeches.
--Harry James Orchestra - "Sunday Morning."
--The McGuire Sisters with Harry James' orchestra - "Cherry," "You Made Me Love You" and "One O'Clock Jump."
--The McGuire Sisters - "Matchmaker, Matchmaker" (from "Fiddler on the Roof") and "I Want to Get Married."
--Gordon and Sheila MacRae - perform a medley of Anthony Newley songs.
--The Serendipity Singers - "Monday Monday," "The Shadow Of Your Smile," "What Now My Love?"
--Henny Youngman (stand-up routine) - tells jokes about his wife, celebrity marriages, etc.
--John Byner (comedian) - routine with celebrity impressions.
--Jean Carroll (comedian)
--Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) - sings "Mammy" to his mother in Italy.
A new segment, The Black Sheep ("Slow Down"), was added to the August 21, 1966 repeat of this episode.