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Episode Guide

    • May 15, 1960
      May 15, 1960
      Season 12 - Episode 33
      5/15/60
      10

      Scheduled guests:
      --James Cagney and Robert Montgomery talk to Ed about their new movie "The Gallant Hours," based on the life story of Vice Admiral William F. "Bull" Halsey Jr.
      --Jane Froman sings a medley of hits (possibly "I'll Walk Alone," "Get Happy," "With A Song In My Heart").
      --Julie Wilson (singer) - "The Lady is a Tramp."
      --The United States Naval Academy Glee Club.
      --Lorin Hollander (young concert pianist) - "Liebestraum" piano solo.
      --The American Legion Zouaves ("wall-climbing" drill team from Jackson, Michigan).
      --The Vagabonds (comedy-instrumental group).

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    • December 1, 1957: Buddy Holly and the Crickets, Sam Cooke, Bobby Helms
      Music:
      --Buddy Holly and the Crickets - "That'll Be the Day" and "Peggy Sue."
      --Sam Cooke sings "You Send Me" and "For Sentimental Reasons."
      --The Rays - "Silhouettes."
      --Bobby Helms - "My Special Angel."
      --Polly Bergen sings "Mean To Me" and "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes."
      --Ray McKinley & the Glenn Miller Orchestra (with guest singers) - perform a medley (please see Recap for songs).
      Comedy:
      --Jean Carroll (comedian)
      Dance:
      --Martha Ann Bentley (ballerina, dressed as a jockey)
      --Tony And Sally Demarco - couple dances to "White Christmas."
      Also appearing:
      --Douglas Fairbanks (actor) - appears in a comedy sketch and, later in show, recites the Rudyard Kipling poem "If."
      --The Colliers All American Football Team (General Mills) - Ed Sullivan introduces the individual players (see Recap) and coach Lefty James.
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    • October 15, 1961: From Berlin - Louis Armstrong, Sid Caesar, Shari Lewis

      Second of two shows taped in West Berlin.

      Music:
      --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)

      Comedy:
      --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)

      On film:
      --A tour of the Oktoberfest beer festival.

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    • October 8, 1961: From Berlin - Louis Armstrong, Connie Francis, Maureen O'Hara
      Taped at West Berlin's Sportspalast
      Music:
      --Maureen O'Hara sings "Hello, Young Lovers"
      --Louis Armstrong & his orchestra - "Sleepy Time Down South," "Royal Garden Blues," "Hussar Gussar" & "When the Saints Go Marching In."
      --Van Cliburn (pianist) - "Polonaise" by Chopin.
      --Connie Francis - medley: "Stupid Cupid," "Among My Souvenirs," "Lipstick on Your Collar," "Who's Sorry Now" and "Everybody's Somebody's Fool"
      --Connie Francis - "Where the Boys Are" (sings to soldiers in audience) and "Schöner Fremder Mann" (in German).
      Comedy:
      --Rowan & Martin (comedy team) - Rowan interviews Martin, an American tourist visiting Germany.
      --Bob Lewis (comic magician)
      Also appearing:
      --The Bluebell Girls (chorus line, taped in Paris, France) - "Can Can Dance?"
      --Enrique del Rey (juggler)
      Audience bows: Generals Albert Watson, Fred Hartel
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    • April 10, 1960: 4th ASCAP Salute
      April 10, 1960: 4th ASCAP Salute
      Season 12 - Episode 28
      4/10/60
      10

      Fourth salute to ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers)
      --Chris Connor - "I Get A Kick Out Of You."
      Additional guests (scheduled to appear):
      --The Ames Brothers (vocal quartet) - sing a medley of movie and show tunes.
      --Jill Corey (singer) - sings a medley of Al Jolson songs.
      --Alfred Drake (musical-comedy performer) - "Oklahoma" and "With a Song in My Heart."
      --Henry Fink (composer)
      --Carol Haney (dancer) - performs to a medley of production numbers from various Broadway shows.
      --Rose Hardaway (singer)
      --Vincent Lopez (bandleader and pianist) - "Nola."
      --The McGuire Sisters (singing trio) sing "Sisters."
      --Roberta Peters (operatic soprano) - "If I Were on The Stage."
      --Blossom Seeley (vaudevillian)
      --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.

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    • September 14, 1958: Tommy Edwards, Mickey Rooney, Domenico Modugno, "West Side Story" Broadway cast

      Music:
      --Tommy Edwards sings "It's All In the Game."
      --Domenico Modugno (Italian vocalist) sings "Volare," "The Coffee Song" and "Drunken Donkey."
      --Jaye P. Morgan and the Morgan Brothers - "Star Dust."
      --Jacquelyn McKeever (musical-comedy star of "Oh Captain!") sings "I Feel Pretty" (song from "West Side Story").
      Broadway:
      --The Broadway company of "West Side Story," with Hank Brunjes (as Riff), perform "Cool" (sequence choreographed by Jerome Robbins).
      Comedy:
      --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.
      Also appearing:
      --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)

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    • October 9, 1955: Johnny Carson, June Valli / On film: Frank Sinatra, Marlon Brando
      Music:
      --June Valli - Can't Help Lovin' That Man."
      --George Feyer (piano player) - "Continental."
      --Les Compagnons de la Chanson (French singers) - "King Tagobert" (in French) & "The Three Bells."
      Comedy:
      --Johnny Carson (stand-up monologue) - routine includes an impersonation of Steve Allen, and circling football plays on chart.
      Audience bows:
      --Audience bows: Mrs. Crytser ("Bible Lady" of "The $64,000 Question"), Lloyd Nolan
      On film:
      --Ed visits the "Guys and Dolls" movie set. Frank Sinatra sings "Adelaide." Marlon Brando is shown playing a drum, and is interviewed by Sullivan. Ed introduces some of the cast including Jean Simmons. "Guys and Dolls" movie clip with Brando & Simmons. Sullivan & Sam Goldwyn walk around the Samuel Goldwyn Studios. The Goldwyn Girls are introduced.
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    • July 15, 1956: Julie Andrews, Louis Armstrong, Bing Crosby (on film)

      Guests:
      --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)

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    • June 24, 1962: 14th Anniversary Show - Bing Crosby; Jerry Lewis; Theresa Brewer
      14th Anniversary Show (Ed is in audience for most of show).
      Music:
      --Bing Crosby sings "I Can't Believe You're In Love With Me."
      --Theresa Brewer - 'Smile' medley (with dancers wearing Ed Sullivan masks)
      --Kate Smith sings "Climb Every Mountain."
      Comedy:
      --Lucille Ball (cameo, riding on top of elephant) - wishes Ed well.
      --Jerry Lewis (cameo) tries to get Ed to give a more enthusiastic delivery.
      --Steve Allen - rummages through props from previous shows.
      --Jack Carter (comedian) - makes jokes about the show, tries to get Ed & Arthur to laugh but they remain stone faced.
      --Phil Silvers & Jack Benny (backstage, joke about Ed)
      --Johnny Carson (stand-up comedy & presents plaque to Ray Bloch)
      --Red Buttons (mime sketch, tries to light the candles on Ed's anniversary cake)
      --Ted Mack introduces Will Jordan.
      --Will Jordan - impersonates Ed Sullivan.
      --George Gobel (comedian, plays a conductor of a choir singing in praise of Ed.
      Also appearing:
      --Arthur & Katherine Murray (dancers) - "Anniversary Waltz"
      --Hubbell Robinson (CBS executive) presents Ed with plaque of appreciation.
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    • December 18, 1955
      December 18, 1955
      Season 8 - Episode 13
      12/18/55
      10

      Guest (verified):
      --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.

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    • June 25, 1961
      June 25, 1961
      Season 13 - Episode 37
      6/25/61
      10

      Scheduled guests:
      --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)

    • March 24, 1963: Barbra Streisand, Chubby Checker, Woody Herman, Totie Fields
      Music:
      --Barbra Streisand - "Cry Me a River."
      --Chubby Checker - "Peanut Vendor" & limbo medley: "Let's Limbo Some More" and "Limbo Rock" (Chubby does the limbo on stage.)
      --Woody Herman & his band - "Caledonia" and, later in show, "The Girl Upstairs" (with the Hugh Lambert dancers).
      Comedy:
      --Morecambe & Wise (British comedy team) - Judo self defense routine.
      --Totie Fields (stand-up comedian wearing tutu)
      --Dave Madden (stand-up routine) - tells jokes about going to the doctor & heath (while smoking a cigarette throughout the routine).
      --Tommy Cooper (comedian, performing tricks)
      --Joy Kaye (clown act & pantomime)
      Also appearing:
      --Saddri Dancers (comedy dance team)
      --Spencer Trio (acrobatic-balance act)
      --Audience bows: Ann-Margret, Jesse Pearson
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    • June 24, 1956: 8th Anniversary Show
      6/24/56
      10

      Guests (8th Anniversary show):
      --Ethel Merman, Shelley Winters, Ruth Gordon and Sam Levy sing "Sullivan for Me."
      --Teresa Brewer sings a medley of "Music! Music! Music!" "Till I Waltz Again With You," "Ricochet" and "A Sweet Old Fashioned Girl."
      --Ronald Reagan, Natalie Wood, Robert Walker, Walt Disney, Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz sing "Happy Anniversary" in a tribute to Sullivan.
      --Kate Smith sings a medley of "Live til I Die," "I Hear a Rhapsody" and "World on a String."
      --Jack Paar (stand-up comedy routine) - mail order skit.
      --Phil Silvers with the Sgt. Bilko cast - sing a tribute to Ed.
      --Harry Belafonte - "Jamaica Farewell," "Hold 'Em Joe" & "Lemme Go, Melda Marcy" (Note: another source listed the songs as "Take My Mother Home" and "Jamaica Farewell").
      --Gregory Peck - previews next week's show.
      --Louis Armstrong - surprises Ed and sings "Happy Birthday."
      --UCLA sports all-stars
      --The Klausen Bears (Klauson's Bears) - animal act, bear rides bike.

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    • June 14, 1959: Brook Benton, Connie Francis, Henny Youngman, Wayne & Shuster
      Music:
      --Brook Benton sings "Endlessly."
      --Connie Francis sings "Lipstick on Your Collar" & "My Mammy."
      --Robert Merrill (opera singer) - "Vesta La Giuba."
      Comedy:
      --Henny Youngman (comedian) - does a professor routine.
      --Wayne & Shuster (comedy team) - do a "Professor In The Jungle" routine that spoofs scientists.
      --Jackie Miles (comedian) - does a "going to the movies" routine with Sullivan
      Also appearing:
      --Augie & Margo (dance team) - dance the Mambo.
      --Marvin Roy (magician known as "Mr. Electric") - uses scarves & light bulbs, a string of lights come out of his mouth
      --In a remote from Liberty Island: A fireworks display is presented in a tribute to Henry Hudson, on the 350th anniversary of the Hudson River.
      Audience bows: Jule Styne (Broadway composer); Paul Ford (film and TV actor); Joel Montgomery (12-year-old spelling bee champion).moreless
    • July 2, 1961: Louis Armstrong, Teresa Brewer, Rowan and Martin, Myron Cohen, Joan Halloway

      Music:
      --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."
      Comedy:
      --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?)
      Also appearing:
      --Chop Chop and Charlene (illusion act) - magician blows knot out of handkerchief and, later in show, makes a chicken disappear & reappear in flaming pan.

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    • February 5, 1956: Lucille Ball & Desi Arnaz, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Orson Welles, The Ames Brothers

      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"

      Other guests:
      --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 Hayes

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    • June 30, 1963: Al Hirt, Totie Fields, Jack Carter, Geula Gill, Alberto Rochi
      Music:
      --Al Hirt (trumpet player with combo) - "Down by the Riverside," "Carnival in Venice" and "Row Row Row."
      --Geula Gill (Israeli singer, with 2 backup singers & band) - "Tzena Tzena" & "Malaguena Salerosa."
      --Alberto Rochi (tenor) - "Al Di La" (in Italian)
      Comedy:
      --Totie Fields (stand-up routine) - tells jokes about her career, the Sullivan Show, her weight, etc.
      --Jack Carter (stand-up monologue) - jokes about his work with Ed, Las Vegas, air travel, married life, gambling, etc. & sings "Bye Bye Blackbird."
      --Bobby Ramsen (stand-up comedian)
      Also appearing:
      --Wallace Brothers (tap dancers-entertainers) - tap dance and tell jokes
      --Tommy Cooper (magician-juggler)
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    • May 27, 1962: Jackie Wilson, Connie Francis, Red Buttons, Hank Greenberg, Wayne and Shuster
      Music:
      --Jackie Wilson - "Lonely Teardrops" & "Forever and a Day."
      --Connie Francis - "Second Hand Love," "Hey, Ring-A-Ding" and "How Can I Go On?"
      --Connie Francis also sings a medley of Irish songs: "McNamara's Band" and "A Little Bit Of Heaven."
      Dance:
      --Conrad 'Little Buck' Buckner (tap dancer) dances to "I Got Rhythm."
      Comedy:
      --Wayne and Shuster (comedy team, making their 40th Sullivan appearance) - do a spoof of Westerns titled "The Quiet Stranger."
      Also appearing:
      --Red Buttons (actor) - in a monologue, talks about working on location in Africa for the movie "Hatari!"
      --Hank Greenberg (former baseball player) - gives batting tips.
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    • June 3, 1962: Rudy Vallee, Paul Anka, Chita Rivera, Peter Nero, Peg Leg Bates, Bill Dana

      Guests:
      --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.

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    • January 6, 1957: Elvis Presley (3rd appearance), Carol Burnett, Sugar Ray Robinson

      Music:
      --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).

      Comedy:
      --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)

      Also appearing:
      --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

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    • November 22, 1959: Carol Channing, Count Basie, Joe Williams, Shelley Berman, Wayne and Shuster

      Scheduled guests:
      Music
      --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."
      Comedy
      --Wayne and Shuster (comedy team) - do a routine about an "old-age" rock 'n' roller.
      --Shelley Berman (comedian)
      --Al Bernie (comedian)
      Also appearing
      --Larible and Company (aerialists)

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    • November 3, 1957: Sam Cooke, Jimmie Rodgers, Paul Anka, The Sparkletones

      Music:
      --Sam Cooke - "You Send Me" (excerpt performed at end of show).
      --Paul Anka - "Diana"
      --Jimmie Rodgers - "Honeycomb" and "Kisses Sweeter Than Wine"
      --The Sparkeltones (Joe Bennett & the Sparkletones) - "Black Slacks"
      --Patachou - "Paris Looks at Herself" and "Jambes Roses"
      Alberghetti Sisters segment:
      -- Anna Marie Alberghetti sings "Fa La Mana Bambin"
      --Alberghetti Sisters (Anna Maria & Carla duet) - "Mutual Admiration Society"
      --Carla Alberghetti - "Mi Amore Sorento" (Anna Maria's Sister singing an Italian folk song)
      --Carla introduces Mother Alberghetti who plays piano. Piano solo.
      --Carla Alberghetti - "Fascination"
      Also appearing:
      --Joy Kay (clown act slapstick) - Man's body is shoved into trunk, comes out as woman in bathing suit.
      --Arthur Worsley (British ventriloquist, the dummy does all the talking)
      --The Latinos (Three Italian dancers)
      --Sue Carson (comedian/impressionist, imitates teenagers)
      --The Dancers Of Bali (ethnic dance and costumes) - "The Monkey Dance"

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    • November 25, 1956: Maria Callas, Rudolf Bing, Teresa Brewer, Clark Gable (on film)
      Music:
      --Teresa Brewer - "Mutual Admiration Society" & "Gonna Get Along Without You Now" (clip with polo player, sword fighters, and dancer superimposed at bottom of screen).
      --Rudolf Bing (Patron of the Arts from the Metropolitan) explains "Tosca"
      --Maria Callas & Rudolf Bing - "Tosca" (huge operatic production number, Maria's television debut)
      Comedy:
      --Dick Shawn - Civil war routine and song.
      Sports:
      --1956 Colliers All American Football Team. On film: footage of football games, Oklahoma Governor Raymond Gary introduces two players from his state. Ed interviews players.
      Also appearing:
      --The Barbour Brothers & Jean (two men & a woman do dance routine on stilts)
      --Audience bow: Arnold Tucker (quarterback on Army team, bomber pilot in Korea).
      On film:
      --Clark Gable, on the set of "The King and Four Queens," is interviewed by Ed. Ed visits the ghost town in New Mexico where the movie is being filmed. Includes footage of director Raoul Walsh. Mom McDade aims gun at Clark & shoots Ed.
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    • Music:
      --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").

      Comedy:
      --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)

      Also appearing:
      --Cameos: Bob Gibson & Tim McCarver (World Series heroes talk with Ed)

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    • February 16, 1958
      February 16, 1958
      Season 10 - Episode 21
      2/16/58
      9.9

      Scheduled guests:
      --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."

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    • March 23, 1958: Rodgers & Hammerstein, Bert Lahr, The Rays, Four Preps, Roberta Peters

      --Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II promote their film "South Pacific." A film of the NYC premiere of the movie is shown.
      Rodgers and Hammerstein appear on stage with Ed.
      Music:
      --Roberta Peters (opera singer) - "Younger Then Springtime" (with Richard Rodgers playing piano).
      --Michael Hale (singer) - "Luck Be A Lady Tonight"
      --Carol Haney and Peter Gennaro (dancers)
      --The Four Preps" - sing "26 Miles (Santa Catalina)"
      --Roberta Peters (opera singer) - "The Shadow Song"
      --The Rays (vocal group) - sing "The Man Above."
      Comedy:
      --Bert Lahr (comedian) - baseball sketch with sportscaster David Burns.
      --Dickie Henderson (British singing comedian)
      --Wally Griffith (comedian)
      Also appearing:
      --The Marquis Chimps (trained animal act)
      --Torakichi Nakamura and Koichi Ono (Japanese golfers)
      --Cameo: Frank Pace (former US Secretary Of War)
      --Audience bows: Herb Cups; Mrs. Richard Rodgers; Mrs. Oscar Hammerstein; Charles Silvio

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    • October 16, 1955: Edward R. Murrow, Dave Brubeck Quartet, Rosemary Clooney, Billy De Wolfe

      --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).

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    • Feburary 9, 1964: The Beatles (1st appearance), Davy Jones, Georgia Brown, Frank Gorshin

      Music:
      --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)."
      Comedy:
      --Frank Gorshin (comedian) - does impersonations in a routine about movie stars becoming politicians.
      --Mitzi McCall & Charlie Brill (comedy team) - casting agent sketch.
      Also appearing:
      --Fred Kapps (magician) - does card and salt shaker trick
      --Wells & the Four Fays (acrobatic troupe) - physical comedy & stunts

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    • April 30, 1961
      April 30, 1961
      Season 13 - Episode 29
      4/30/61
      9.8

      --Dizzy Gillespie (trumpeter) performs selections from his album "Gillespiana."

      Scheduled guests:
      --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)

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    • February 16, 1964: The Beatles (2nd appearance), Mitzi Gaynor, Allen & Rossi

      Show broadcast from the Deauville Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida.
      Music:
      --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).
      Comedy:
      --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).
      Also appearing:
      --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).

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    • December 4, 1960: Jackie Wilson, Mort Sahl, Jane Morgan, Joselito

      Music:
      --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?)
      Comedy:
      --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.
      Also appearing:
      --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").

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    • March 12, 1961: St Patrick's Day Show
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      9.8

      Scheduled guests (St. Patrick's Day theme):
      --Tammy Grimes (musical-comedy star) sings a "Finian's Rainbow" medley.
      --The Clancy Brothers with Tommy Makem (folk-singing group) - "Brennan On The Moor," "Ballinderry" and "Rising Of The Moon."
      --Pat O'Brien (actor) - tells a few Irish stories.
      --Helen Kane (1920's era singer) - "Kerry Dance" segment.
      --The Emerald Girls Pipe Band of Dublin
      --Brendan O'Dowda (Irish tenor)
      --Mary O'Hara (harpist)
      --The McNiff Irish dancers

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    • November 4, 1962: Tribute to Richard Rodgers (from Carnegie Hall)

      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.

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    • March 24, 1957: Rodgers and Hammerstein, Ella Fitzgerald, Julie London

      Music:
      --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 sings "Do I Love You Because You're Beautiful?," while Richard Rodgers conducts the orchestra. The song comes from the TV musical "Cinderella" (which pre-empts next week's "Ed Sullivan Show").
      --The Ohio State Glee Club - medley of college songs.

      Additional guests (scheduled):
      --Giulietta Masina (Italian movie star, from "La Strada")
      --Davis and Reese (comedy team)
      --Paul Hahn (trick-shot golfer)
      --Miss Mara (Spanish aerialist)
      Also scheduled: Film clips from "Boy On a Dolphin," a movie starring Sophia Loren, Alan Ladd and Clifton Webb.

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    • February 23, 1964: The Beatles (3rd appearance), Cab Calloway, Acker Bilk

      Music:
      --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."

      Comedy:
      --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).

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    • September 30, 1956
      September 30, 1956
      Season 9 - Episode 2
      9/30/56
      9.7

      Lucy & Desi sketch: Ed Sullivan calls Desi at home to arrange interview, but Lucy thinks Edward Morrow is coming. (Sketch runs approx. 12 minutes)

      Other guests: --Yogi Berra (Ed interviews baseball player Berra) --Gisele MacKenzie - sings "Delightful To Be Married" & "Canadian Sunset" --Sal Maglie (Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher talks about baseball) --Joyce Grenfell (stand-up comedian: nursery school routine & tells jokes about cocktail parties) --Stockholm Gosskor - "Goethewaltz" & "Swedish Marching Song" (boys choir from Sweden) --Lilly Yokoi (Bicycle Acrobatics)

      Cameos: Baseball Managers & Players: Hank Aaron, Frank Torre --Benson Ford (Ford family member promoting United Charity Work) --President Dwight D. Eisenhower (on film, promoting charity work)

      Audience bow: Dr. Albert Jorgensen

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    • August 15, 1948
      August 15, 1948
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      8/15/48
      9.7

      Guests include:
      Irving Berlin
      Additional guests (scheduled to appear):
      Russ Morgan
      Vincent Lopez
      Nancy Donovan

    • December 25, 1960: Odetta, Roberta Peters, Alfred Drake, Robert Shaw Chorale

      Music:
      --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.
      Also appearing:
      --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."
      Also:
      --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.

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    • October 17, 1948
      October 17, 1948
      Season 1 - Episode 18
      10/17/48
      9.7

      Scheduled guests:
      Francis Faye (singer)
      Doc Marcus (jazz musician)
      Les Compagnons De La Chanson (singing group)

    • March 5, 1961: Louis Armstrong, Bob Newhart, The McGuire Sisters, Earl Grant

      Music:
      --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
      Comedy:
      --Bob Newhart (comedian)
      --Phil Ford and Mimi Hines (comedy team)
      --The Novelities (musical-comedy group)
      Also appearing:
      --The Dancers from Broadway's "13 Daughters."
      --Jackie Wilson (announced at beginning of show, but does not perform?)

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    • October 16, 1960: Show taped in San Francisco
      10/16/60
      9.6

      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.

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    • March 16, 1969: Janis Joplin, Ed Ames, Chet Atkins, Floyd Cramer and Boots Randolph

      Music:
      --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)."

      Comedy:
      --Scoey Mitchell (stand-up comedian).
      Also appearing:
      --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).

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    • September 26, 1948: Al Bernie, Bob Hope (cameo)
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      9.6
      Guests:
      --Al Bernie (comedian)
      --Bob Hope (cameo appearance)
    • September 9, 1956: Elvis Presley (1st appearance), Charles Laughton (guest host), Dorothy Sarnoff

      --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).
      Music:
      --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."
      Comedy:
      --The Vagabonds (novelty quartet) - "The Queens Ruler," "I Wonder" & "How You Gonna Keep Em' Down on the Farm," followed by comedy routine.
      Also appearing:
      --Conn and Mann (duo tap dances to "Tea For Two")
      --The Amin Brothers (acrobats)

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    • November 2, 1958: Itzhak Perlman, Carol Lawrence & Larry Kert, Sam Levenson

      Guests include:
      --Carol Lawrence (as Maria) and Larry Kert (as Tony) sing "Tonight" (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) - jokes about this days as a teacher
      --Audience bows: Two men who spent six days trapped in a mine in Nova Scotia. Plus, the doctor who took care of the two men.
      --Audience bow: Nathaniel Rothenberg

      Guests from Israel:
      --Itzhak Perlman (violinist, then a 13-year old child prodigy) - plays "Polonaise Brilliante"
      --Yona Cohen (Israeli singer) sings an Israeli folk song while Miriam Paskalsky dances.
      --Albert Almazeno (spelling?) - does a shadow puppet act.
      --Suzanna Reuben (or Ruben) (singer known as "The Israeli Ethel Merman") - sings Hebrew versions of "Getting To Know You" and other Broadway tunes.
      --Karmon Israel Dance Company - male dancers perform a folk dance.
      -- Bat-Ya Ostrovsky (Israeli singer)
      --Aiden and Bakovisky (spelling?) - Israeli piano team perform a piano duet.
      --Unknown Israeli folk duo (man playing guitar, with woman) - song title? "Anna"
      --Karmon Israel Dance Company - male & female dancers perform a folk dance
      --Niko Feldman (Israeli singer) sings "Mama" in Italian.

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    • August 19, 1962: TV Debuts of Talented Newcomers
      8/19/62
      9.5

      Ed introduces thirteen talented newcomers making their TV debuts, including:
      --Joey Hollingsworth (tap dancer)

      Additional guests (scheduled to appear):
      Music:
      --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."
      Comedy:
      --Bobbie/Bobbi Baker (comedian)
      --Norman and Dean (comedy team)
      Also appearing:
      --Korengo (Hungarian magician)
      --The Three Cathalas (perch act)
      --Wells and The Four Fays (tumblers)

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    • November 25, 1962: Tony Bennett, Rosemary Clooney, Jackie Mason, Jack Carter

      Music:
      --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.

      Comedy:
      --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.

      Also appearing:
      --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)

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    • October 28, 1956: Elvis Presley (2nd appearance), Senior Wences, Joyce Grenfell

      Music:
      --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."
      Broadway:
      --Scene from Broadway show "The Most Happy Fella" (including songs "Happy to Make Your Acquaintence" and "Big D").
      Comedy:
      --Senor Wences - ventriloquist with Pedro (head in box) and Johnny (hand puppet)
      --Joyce Grenfell (comedian) - sings "Countess of Cotlet."
      Also appearing:
      --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.

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    • May 10, 1970: The Jackson 5, Clint Eastwood (on film), Don Rickles
      Music:
      --The Jackson 5 perform "The Love You Save" and a medley ("I Want You Back" & "ABC").
      --Sonny James (country singer) - "My Love" & "Waterloo."
      --Roger Williams (pianist) - "Mas Que Nada" & a medley of Irving Berlin songs.
      --Gino Tonetti - "This Is My Life."
      Comedy:
      --Don Rickles (stand-up routine)
      --George Carlin - plays a "vacation expert" who gives advice to Ed.
      --Marilyn Michaels - impersonates various female singers, and sings "Mom-E-Le" (in Italian & English).
      Also appearing:
      --Peter Gennaro (dancer, with 6 female dancers).
      On film: Don Rickles appears with Clint Eastwood on the "Kelly's Heroes" movie set.
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    • August 17, 1969: Steppenwolf, Nancy Ames, Stiller & Meara, Sergio Franchi
      Music:
      --Steppenwolf - "It's Never Too Late" and a medley ("Born To Be Wild" and "Magic Carpet Ride").
      --Nancy Ames - "I Got You, Babe"/"Happy Together" medley.
      --Sergio Franchi sings "Love Finds The Way," "Lonely Is A Man Without Love," "Noche de Ronda," "Serenata" & "For Once In My Life."
      --Washington D.C. Festival Chorus (2 Dozen High School students) - sing patriotic songs.
      Comedy:
      --Stiller & Meara (comedy team) - Stiller plays a shy obscene phone caller.
      --Van Harris - talks about marriage and 'kids today' in his comedy monologue.
      --Charlie Cairoli & Co. (clowns) - Charlie is dressed as Charlie Chaplin, while another clown plays clarinets.
      Also appearing:
      --Peter Gennero (choreographer) - dances to "Back Roads Of My Mind."
      --Eric Brenn (juggler) - spins plates & does other tricks.
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    • July 7, 1957: Louis Armstrong, Gary Cooper, Teresa Brewer, Jack Paar, Betty Madigan

      --Gary Cooper talks with Ed Sullivan and presents a clip from "Love In The Afternoon."
      Music:
      --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"
      Comedy:
      --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.
      Also appearing:
      --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.

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    • September 12, 1965: The Beatles (4th live appearance), Soupy Sales, Cilla Black

      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."

      Comedy:
      --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."

      Also appearing:
      --Fantasio (illusionist-magician) - slight-of-hand artist.

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    • September 25, 1966: The Supremes, Ethel Merman, Nipsey Russell
      Music:
      --The Supremes sing "You Can't Hurry Love" & a medley ("I Hear A Symphony," "Stranger In Paradise," "Wonderful, Wonderful," "Without A Song" & "Yes I Do").
      --Ethel Merman sings "I've Got Sunshine in the Morning" (from "Annie Get Your Gun")
      --Ethel Merman - medley of Irving Berlin songs ("All By Myself," "All Alone," "Table And Chair").
      --Steve Rossi (singer-comedian) - sings "Dommage."
      Comedy:
      --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)
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    • October 11, 1959
      October 11, 1959
      Season 12 - Episode 4
      10/11/59
      9.3

      Guests:
      --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)

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    • December 6, 1959
      December 6, 1959
      Season 12 - Episode 12
      12/6/59
      9.3

      Scheduled guests:
      --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

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    • March 3, 1957: Lerner and Loewe Tribute
      3/3/57
      9.3

      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")

      Also:
      --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

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    • December 02, 1956: Rosemary Clooney, Sophie Tucker, Anthony Newley / Modern Screen Awards

      Music:
      --Rosemary Clooney - "April In Paris."
      --Sophie Tucker (with Ted Shapiro?) - medley: "I Always Have A Special Song," "You Made Me Love You," ""Mama Goes Where Papa Goes," "Put You're Arms Around Me Honey," "You Made Me Love You," "Mama Goes Where Papa Goes (Holding A Gun)," "La Vie En Rose," "Rock Around The Clock" and "Some Of These Days."
      Comedy
      :
      --Cranks (British comedy review) - (1) Anthony Newley sings "I'm The Boy You Should Say Yes To" & "I'm In Love" (2) Anthony Newley, Annie Ross & Gilbert Vernon perform a magic gloves sketch
      --Princeton Triangle Club (men in drag, in tutus) - Twelve players do comic ballet titled "Goose Lagoon," then present Ed with an award.
      --Myron Cohen (stand-up comedian)
      Also
      :
      --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 movie set.
      --Liselote Kuester & Jockel Stahl (dance team) - couple dressed in matching suits do a dance routine.
      --Audience bows: Paul Ford; Chuck Connolly1956 (15th annual)

      Modern Screen Awards (a live pickup from Hollywood). Louella Parsons presents awards to George Delacourt, Janet Leigh, Victoria Shaw, Tony Perkins, Natalie Wood, Rita Moreno, Kirk Douglas, King Vidor, George Stevens, Debbie Reynolds, Tony Curtis and Doris Day. Doris Day also accepts an award for Frank Sinatra.

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    • March 19, 1961: Salute to Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe - with Julie Andrews, Richard Burton, Robert Goulet

      Salute to Jay Lerner & Frederick Loewe.
      Guests:
      --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")

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    • June 9, 1963: Barbra Streisand, Stiller and Meara, The McGuire Sisters

      Guests:
      --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

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    • November 1, 1959: Paul Anka, The Step Brothers, The Castle Sisters, Ford and Hines

      Guests (verified, appearing on 30-minute PBS repeat):
      --Paul Anka sings "Put Your Head on My Shoulder."
      --The Step Brothers (dance team, tap dancers) - do a "challenge dance."
      --The Castle Sisters (vocal trio) - "Tan Shoes with Pink Shoelaces."
      --Dickie Henderson (English comedian) - plays a typical "Wyatt Earp" villain & sings "Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered" while fighting with the microphone cord.
      --The Trio Barantons (Barrantons?) (foot jugglers, act from France) - woman foot juggles basketballs with feet, then three people juggle tables with feet.

      Additional guests (scheduled to appear):
      --Joni James (singer).
      --Ford and Hines (comedy team).
      --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.

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    • October 2, 1960: Bob Newhart, Mickey Rooney, Danny Thomas, The McGuire Sisters

      Guests:
      --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.

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    • February 13, 1966: The Rolling Stones, Ethel Merman, Hal Holbrook, Wayne Newton

      Music:
      --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").

      Comedy:
      --Sandy Baron - routine about dating.
      --Eddie Schaeffer - talks about his child.

      Also appearing:
      --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.

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    • February 12, 1956: Shirley Jones, Pearl Bailey, Carl Sanberg, Hal Holbrook, Sam Levenson

      Guests:
      --Andre Kostelanetz and his Orchestra - "Saturday Night"
      --Pearl Bailey - "Something's Got To Give" & "Ma He's Making Eyes At Me"
      --Sam Levenson (stand-up comedian) - tells jokes about Saturday Night, losing weight, kids, etc.
      --Carl Sandberg - reads "A Lincoln Portrait" as Andre Kostelanetz's orchestra plays.
      --On stage bow: Lt. Col. Frank Everest (scientist preparing for space flight)
      --Shirley Jones (singer-actress) - "Many A New Day" & "If I Loved You"
      --Corey, Herb & Mildred Cook - country hicks routine
      --Hal Holbrook (actor) - c reading from Mark Twain
      --Audience bow: Marlon Brando
      --Clayton Moore (actor) - "Lone Ranger" actor in costume, twirls guns on stage
      --The Armandis (5 man acrobat team) - teeter board & tumbling act

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    • June 28, 1959: Duke Ellington, Lloyd Price, Frankie Avalon, Jean Carroll, Tina Robin

      Music:
      --Lloyd Price and his orchestra - "Personality."
      --Duke Ellington - "Anatomy of a Murder" (on piano) & "Flirty Bird."
      --Frankie Avalon - "A Boy without a Girl" & "That's Jazz."
      --The Armstrong Band (without Louis) - plays 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."
      Comedy:
      --Jean Carroll (comedienne) - stand-up topics: teenage dating, modern times.
      --Rickie Layne (ventriloquist with his dummies Velvel & Irving) - do a beatnik routine with a puppet harassing Ed.
      Also appearing:
      --Ingemar Johansson (boxer from Sweden) - new Heavyweight Boxing Champ demonstrates his knockout punch.
      --The Modern Jazz Dancers (troupe from Italy).
      --Eric Brenn (plate spinner)
      --Audience bow: Fred Astaire.

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    • January 19, 1958
      January 19, 1958
      Season 10 - Episode 17
      1/19/58
      9.2

      Guests:
      --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.
      --Kirby Stone Quartet - "It's A Really Big Show" (performed with Ed Sullivan at opening of show)
      --Kirby Stone Quartet - "It's Wonderful" (song performed towards end of show. This version of "It's Wonderful" is about 2 snakes.)
      --Julie Wilson - "I've Got To Sing" and "All The Way."
      --Ballet De Florence & Frederick (3 men and women ballet dancers)
      --Valerie Clark - "You're The Greatest."
      --Clifford Guest (ventriloquist) - Dummy trapped in suitcase bit. Clifford Guest re-appears later in show pretending to hold a baby in his arms. Makes a crying noises, belches.
      --Harrison and Kossi (ice skaters) - skate to "Midnight In Paris." Also, re-appear later in show.
      --Dario Cassini (opera singer) - "Could My Heart Still Be Beating?"
      --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.
      --Coquettes (Four piece women group sings and plays instruments) - "Yacca Do Ray Do Ray."
      --Ballet De Florence & Frederick (voodoo ballet with primitive costumes) - natives sacrifice maiden in dance.
      --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).

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    • July 5, 1959
      July 5, 1959
      Season 11 - Episode 42
      7/5/59
      9.2

      Music:
      --The Ames Brothers (vocal group) sing a medley of Spirituals ("Dem Bones" and "Nobody Knows the Troubles I've Seen"); do impressions of other singers in a medley; and sing "Moonglow."
      --Patachou (French singer) - "Time After Time"
      --Phil Ford and Mimi Hines sing "If This Is Love"
      --Ivry Gitlis (Israeli violinist) - "Paganini Violin Concerto" (with France Rupp on piano).
      Comedy:
      --Alan King (comedian) - talks about visiting England and his wife wanting to buy a house.
      --Helen Halpin (vocal impressionist) - does impressions of singers Della Reese, Sarah Vaughan, Dinah Shore and Judy Garland.
      --Pinky and Perky (puppet act)

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    • September 4, 1960: Oscar Hammerstein II tribute (broadcast from Madison Square Garden)

      Broadcast from Madison Square Garden - A tribute to Oscar Hammerstein II, who died on August 23, 1960.
      Scheduled guests:
      --Della Reese (singer-actress).
      --Georgia Gibbs sings "Why Was I Born?"
      --Jill Corey sings "Happy Talk."
      --Teddy Randazzo performs "Lover Come Back to Me"
      --Leon Bibb (baritone) - "You'll Never Walk Alone."
      --The "Ice Capades" cast (including skaters Ronnie Robertson, Barbara Wagner and Robert Paul) skate to music from Rodgers & Hammerstein's "Oklahoma," "Carousel," "The King and I" and "South Pacific."

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    • September 11, 1966: The Rolling Stones, Louis Armstrong, Red Skelton
      Music:
      --The Rolling Stones perform "Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing In the Shadow?" "Paint It Black" & "Lady Jane."
      --Louis Armstrong performs "Cabaret"
      --Robert Goulet sings "Once I Had A Heart" and "The Impossible Dream."
      Comedy:
      --Joan Rivers (comedian, making her 2nd Sullivan appearance) - stand-up routine
      --Red Skelton (comedian) - performs a monologue and pantomime routine (in a taped segment running approx. 10 minutes).
      "Holiday on Ice" segments:
      Scenes from the ice show, taped at Madison Square Garden, includes an appearance by skater Ronnie Robertson.
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    • July 1, 1962: From the Moulin Rouge in Paris - Connie Francis, Danielle Darrieux, Johnny Halliday
      Show taped at the Moulin Rouge night club in Paris, France.
      Music:
      --Connie Francis sings "Jamais," "M'Lord," "'S Wonderful," and "You Always Hurt The One You Love."
      --Connie Francis, Gino 'Johnny' Dorelli, and Johnny Hallyday sing "You're The Tops."
      --Johnny Halliday (with combo) - "Pony Time" & "Kiliwatch."
      --Danielle Darrieux (French movie star) sings "September In Paris" (in French).
      --Gino 'Johnny' Dorelli (Italian singer) - "Love In Portofino."
      --Annie Cordy (French singer) - "Le Vieux Pianola."
      Comedy:
      --The Cinco Brutos (comic singing group) sing "Little Darling," "See You Later Alligator" & "Baby Rock."
      --Gino Donati (comic opera singer, acrobat) - sings opera while doing a balancing act.
      Also appearing:
      --Gil Dova (juggler).
      --Eddie Seifert and Company (three contortionists)
      --The Moulin Rouge Can-Can Dancers.
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    • November 8, 1970: Show for G.I.'s at Walter Reed Army Hospital
      Ed & guests entertain wounded GI's at Walter Reed Army Hospital, Washington, DC.
      Music:
      --The Carpenters - medley of Burt Bacharach songs ("Close to You," "Make It Easy On Yourself," "Always Something There to Remind Me," "I'll Never Fall in Love Again," "Walk on By" and "Do You Know the Way to San Jose?")
      --Freida Payne sings "Band of Gold," "Deeper and Deeper" and "Getting to Know You"
      --The Four Tops - "Put A Little Love In Your Heart" and "It's All in the Game"
      --Hank Williams, Jr. - "All For The Love Of Sunshine."
      Comedy:
      --Rodney Dangerfield - does a stand-up monologue, later tells jokes while playing pool with GI's.
      --Skiles and Henderson (comedy team) - three routines: Clark Kent hospitalized, Peace Corps, and Cole Porter.
      --Ron Carey (comedian) - three routines: football, weight lifting, and Sargeant Monk/Brother Tuck.
      Magic Act:
      --Dick Ryan (magician) - three appearances during show.
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    • December 22, 1957: Christmas Show with Frankie Lymon, Rise Stevens, Carol Lawrence

      Music:
      --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).

      Also appearing:
      --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.

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    • October 25, 1964: The Rolling Stones, Stiller & Meara, Laurence Harvey, Jack Jones, London Lee

      Music:
      --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.
      Comedy:
      --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.
      Also appearing:
      --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).

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    • February 11, 1962
      February 11, 1962
      Season 14 - Episode 22
      2/11/62
      9.1

      --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.

      Additional guests (scheduled to appear):
      --Paul Anka sings "Young, Alive, and In Love" and "Love Me Warm and Tender."
      --Hanna Ahroni (Israeli singer) - "Dark and Beautiful" (Hebrew follk song).
      --The McGuire Sisters (vocal trio) sing a medley of 'Lonely' tunes including "Lonesome Gal," "I Ain't Got Nobody" and "I'm Nobody's
      Baby."
      --George Carl (comedian) - pantomime routine.
      --Cal Claude (juggler, balancing act)

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    • August 16, 1959
      August 16, 1959
      Season 11 - Episode 48
      8/16/59
      9.1

      Guests:
      --Lionel Hampton (jazz musician) - "Ain't Got That Swing" and "Lady Be Good"
      --Teresa Brewer - "There'll Be Some Changes Made," "Melancholy Baby" & "When My Sugar Walks Down the Street"
      --Jan Murray (comedian)
      --Myron Cohen (comedian) - tells a story about small children.
      --Joe Howard and Joe Howard Jr. (father-and-song singing-comedy team) - sing "Hello," "There Nothing Like a Good Old Song," "Honeymoon," and "I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now"
      --Jan Peerce (opera singer) - "Vesti La Glubba" & "You'll Never Walk Alone"
      --The Wagnon Sisters (singing group) - "Love Makes the World Go Round" and "Now Is the Hour"
      --Peter Gennaro (choreographer) and Wisa D'Orso dance to "I'll Come Back.
      --Tiebor Seals (trained seal act) - seals play horns

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    • January 6, 1963: Sammy Davis Jr., Vaughn Meader, Pat Carroll, The Barry Sisters

      Guests:
      --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)

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    • August 26, 1956: U.S. Navy Talent Show
      8/26/56
      9.1

      U.S. Navy talent show with scheduled guests: --Kirk Douglas (actor, appearing as guest host) --The Continentals (novelty instrumental) --The Jumpin' Jacks (vocal combo) --The Four Bits (vocal quartet) --Individual performers: John Amoni, James Bowers, Herman Dean, James Dillworth, Ted Forte, William Hrynkiw, Jac Imel, Leslei McCann, Dick McMeekin, Elmer North, Robert Rodifer, Patricia Ryall, Randy Sparks, Alan Wagner and Danny White.

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    • January 3, 1960: Bobby Darin & Connie Francis, Toni Fisher, Edgar Bergen, Gene Krupa & Sal Mineo
      Music:
      --Toni Fisher sings "The Big Hurt."
      --Bobby Darin - "That's How It Goes" & "Beyond The Sea."
      --Connie Francis & Bobby Darin duet - "You Make Me Feel So Young" & "You're The Top."
      --Connie Francis - "Comm'e Bella A Stagione" and "Mama."
      --Noel Harrison (son of Rex Harrison) - sings "I'm On My Way" (and possibly "Yellow Bird").
      --Carol Haney & Larry Blyden (husband and wife doing a song-and-dance routine) - "Side By Side" & "Beginning To See The Light"
      Comedy:
      --Edgar Bergen (ventriloquist, with dummy Mortimer Snerd).
      --Dewey "Pigmeat" Markham - routine about looking for buried treasure in a haunted house.

      Also appearing:
      --Gene Krupa, Sal Mineo appear on stage, and introduce a clip from the movie "The Gene Krupa Story."
      --Gimma Brothers (5 brothers in suits do flips & handstands).
      --Bert Holt (juggles while hanging by his teeth).
      --Audience bow: Kyle Rote (N.Y. Giants Football Star).
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    • May 23, 1965: Liza Minnelli, Pernell Roberts, Kathy Kirby, Rudolf Nureyev & Margot Fonteyn

      Music:
      --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."
      Comedy:
      --Bob King (stand-up routine)
      Also appearing:
      --Rudolf Nureyev & Margot Fonteyn (ballet dancers) - perform a dance from Khachaturian's Ballet "Gayne."
      --The Fredianis (acrobatic trio)

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    • August 18, 1963: Della Reese, Joan Sutherland, Matt Monro, Stan Kenton
      Music:
      --Della Reese - "You Came a Long Way from St. Louis" & "Be My Love."
      --Joan Sutherland - "Son vergin vezzosa" (from Bellini's "I Puritani").
      --Matt Monro (British singer) - "Georgia on My Mind."
      --Stan Kenton and his band - "Maria" & "I Feel Pretty."
      Comedy:
      --Thelma Lee (comedian)
      --Norman & Dean (comedy team)
      Also appearing:
      --Bob Bramson (hoop act)
      --The Gimma Brothers (acrobatic tumblers)
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    • June 18, 1961: 13th Anniversary Show w/ Connie Francis, Al Hirt, Robert Goulet
      13th Anniversary Show
      Sullivan Tribute:
      --Cyril Ritchard, Dorothy Louden, Marion Marlowe, Jean Carroll and Bert Lahr perform a musical tribute to Sullivan.
      --Dorothy Louden, Marion Marlowe and Jean Carroll - read excerpts from critiques (reviews of Sullivan's TV series) and sing "Cryin' All the Way to the Bank."
      --Bert Lahr (movie comedian) - sings "S-U-L-L-I-V-A-N."
      Music:
      --Connie Francis sings "Love Is Where You Find It" and "You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You."
      --Robert Goulet (musical-comedy star) sings "The Lamp Is Low" and does a medley of songs from 1948.
      --Al Hirt (trumpeter, with his combo) performs "What's New" and "It's A Long Way to Tipperary."
      Broadway:
      --Eddie Foy and Susan Johnson perform "I Wouldn't Bet A Penny" (from the Broadway musical "Donnybrook.")
      --Joan Fagan sings "Sez I" (also from "Donnybrook").
      Comedy:
      --Charlie Manna (comedian) - does a submarine routine.
      Also appearing:
      --Gene Littler (US Open champ) - gives a golf demonstration.
      --Cameos/audience bows: Henry Crown (owner of the Empire State Building), Burt Elson (track star), Pinkus Sober, and Raymond Walber (Walker?)
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    • February 7, 1960
      February 7, 1960
      Season 12 - Episode 20
      2/7/60
      9.0

      Scheduled guests:
      --Teresa Brewer (singer)
      --Rowan and Martin (comedy team)
      --Carol Lawrence (musical-comedy star)
      --Roberta Peters (opera star)
      --Jan Murray (comedian)
      --Bob Lewis (comedian)
      --The Wanderers (vocal quartet)
      --Holger and Dolores (dance team)
      --Rudy Horn (acrobat)

    • February 19, 1956
      February 19, 1956
      Season 8 - Episode 22
      2/19/56
      9.0

      Scheduled guests:
      --Hermione Gingold (British comedienne)
      --Billy DeWolfe (comedian)
      --The Peters Sisters (vocal group)
      --Jean Madeira (opera star, from the Metropolitan Opera Company)
      --Winifred Atwell (European concert pianist)
      --The Goofers (comedy instrumental group)
      --The Tucson Boys Choir
      --Constance Brigham and David Burns
      --Opal (a performing elephant)

    • May 10, 1959: Louis Prima and Keely Smith; Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy; Andy Griffith

      Louis Prima, Keely Smith and Sam Butera segment:
      --Louis Prima sings "When You're Smiling."
      --Prima, Keely Smith & Sam Butera - "Oh Marie" medley.
      --Sam Butera - sings "Old Man River" (with combo).
      --Keely Smith sings "Oo Lee Oo."
      --Louis Prima & Keely Smith sing "I've Got You Under My Skin" (do vocal trade-offs).

      Additional guests:
      --Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy and George Matthews - perform a scene from the Sean O'Casey play "A Pound On Demand."
      --From the Broadway cast of "Destry Rides Again": Dolores Gray, Andy Griffith, Scott Brady sing a "Gyp Watson" number. Dolores Gray sings "I Say Hello."
      --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.

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    • August 17, 1958: Gregory Peck (cameo), Teresa Brewer, Carol Lawrence, Perez Prado, Roger Williams

      --Gregory Peck (cameo) - plugs his new movie and introduces burn victim Judy White.
      Music:
      --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 vocalist) - "Volare" (a.k.a. "Nel blu dipinto di blu").
      Comedy:
      --Shelly Berman (stand-up comedian) - does jokes about life's most embarrassing moments.
      --Elsa & Waldo (comedy dance routine, woman in tutu).
      --Jackie Cannon (stand-up routine).
      Also appearing:
      --Carol Lawrence & Peter Gennaro - "With A Shine On My Shoes" dance number.
      --Ted Williams (of the Boston Red Sox) - 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, Jack Sterling.

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    • Music:
      --The Carpenters - "Close to You" & "We've Only Just Begun."
      --B.B. King - "Just A Little Bit of Love" and a medley ("How Blue Can You Get" & "The Thrill Is Gone").
      --Tony Bennett sings "Something" (Beatles song), "Get Happy" & "I'll Begin Again" (song from the movie "Scrooge").
      Comedy:
      --George Burns (stand-up monologue) - gives his views on nudity in show business (current movies, night clubs)
      --Robert Klein (stand-up comedy) - does a routine on the World Series (interviews with athletes, school bands in half-time show)
      --New York City Stickball Team (comedy routine)
      Also appearing:
      --1970 Harvest Moon Ball Dance Champions (winners from different categories: polka, rhumba, etc.)
      --Albert Almoznino - makes shadow puppets on wall
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    • January 18, 1959: Edith Piaf, Celeste Holm, Betty Comden & Adolph Green, Pat Suzuki

      --Celeste Holm (actress) - scene from the Broadway comedy "Third Best Sport" (comical scene with salesman & customer).
      Music:
      --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').
      Also Appearing:
      --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).

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    • September 28, 1969: Barbra Streisand, Temptations, Tony Bennett, Red Skelton
      Music:
      --The Temptations - "I Can't Get Next to You," "September in the Rain" & "Autumn Leaves."
      --Barbra Streisand (on tape from Las Vegas) - "Hello, Dolly" medley: "Before the Parade Passes By," "So Long, Dearie" & "Hello Dolly."
      --Tony Bennett - "What the World Needs Now Is Love," "People" & "I Gotta Be Me."
      Comedy:
      --Red Skelton (comedian) - classic drunk routine, and "The Bin Salesman."
      Also appearing:
      --The Osipov Balalaika Festival Orchestra - Russian folk dance and music.
      --Audience bows: Jerry Vale, Rodney Dangerfield
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    • September 25, 1960: David Seville and The Chipmunks (puppets), Red Buttons, Patachou, Jan Peerce

      Guests:
      --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.

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    • October 22, 1961: Chubby Checker, Phil Silvers & Nancy Walker, Matt Monroe, Wayne & Shuster

      Guests:
      --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)

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    • May 11, 1958: Connie Francis, Dick Contino, Al Hibbler, Tony Martin, Don Rondo, Art and Dotty Todd
      Music:
      --In honor of Mother's Day, the show opens with the cast singing "Mother."
      --Connie Francis sings "Who's Sorry Now?" and "I'm Sorry I Made You Cry."
      --Dick Contino - "Arrivaderci Roma."
      --Benny Fields and Blossom Seeley - "Gotta Have You Go With Me."
      --Al Hibbler - "I'm Glad I'm Not Young Anymore."
      --Tony Martin - "Taking A Chance on Love," "Life Is Just A Bowl of Cherries," "Till" and "I'm Getting Sentimental Over You."
      --Don Rondo - "Dormi, Dormi, Dormi."
      --Art and Dotty Todd - "Chanson D'Amour (Song of Love)."
      Comedy:
      --Wayne and Shuster (comedy team) - "Brown Pumpernickel" sketch.
      --George Givot does a comedy monologue.
      --Trio Rayros (comic acrobats)

      Cameos/Audience bows include Geraldine Fitzgerald and tennis champion Althea Gibson.

      Additional guest? (scheduled to appear):
      --Eleanor Roosevelt pays tribute to Israel's 10th anniversary.
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    • June 9, 1968: Robert F. Kennedy Tribute - Dionne Warwick, Charlton Heston
      Tribute Show - National Day Of Mourning for Robert F. Kennedy
      Music:
      --Dionne Warwick - "The Battle Hymn of the Republic"
      --Duke Ellington - "David Dance Before the Lord" (tap dancer Bunny Briggs plays David)
      --Richard Harris - "Camelot"
      --Ed Ames - "Who Will Answer?"
      --Kate Smith - "Lord's Prayer"
      --Robert Goulet - "The Impossible Dream"
      --Sergio Franci - "You'll Never Walk Alone" (with Welsh Choir)
      --West Point Glee Club - "America the Beautiful" (poem)
      --Shirley Verrett - "Oh, Glory"
      --Doodletown Pipers - "What The World Needs Now Is Love" & "For What It's Worth."
      Also appearing:
      --Charlton Heston - reads Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address.
      --McNiff Irish Dancers (dancers perform traditional Irish Step Dance)
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    • January 8, 1967: Ethel Merman, Gordon MacRae, Flip Wilson, Myron Cohen
      Music:
      --Ethel Merman sings "Some People."
      --Ethel Merman and Gordon MacRae - "You're Just in Love" (a.k.a. "You're Not Sick, You're in Love") duet.
      --Gordon MacRae - Soliloqy from "Carousel."
      --The Serendipity Singers - "If I Were a Carpenter" & a medley of folk songs.
      --The Royal Highlanders (pipe and drum corps).
      Comedy:
      --Flip Wilson - stand-up routine.
      --Myron Cohen (comedian) - toll booth routine.
      Also appearing:
      --Jose Greco (dancer, with his flamenco troupe) - dance to "The Horseman."
      --Malmo Girls (gymnasts from Sweeden) - girls juggle in unison.
      --The King Toys (acrobatic act).
      --clown act
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    • June 27, 1965: Billy J. Kramer & the Dakotas, Tony Bennett, Jackie Vernon, Frank Sinatra (on film)

      Pre-recorded episode.
      Music
      :
      --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."
      Comedy:
      --Jackie Vernon (comedian)
      --Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) sings "Love Me Do" in a duet with a daisy puppet.
      Also appearing:
      --Johnny Hart (magician)
      --The Two Carmenas (acrobats)
      On film:
      --Ed interviews Frank Sinatra at the June 23 world premiere of "Von Ryan's Express" at New York's Loew's State Theatre.

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    • September 6, 1964
      September 6, 1964
      Season 16 - Episode 42
      9/6/64
      8.8

      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)

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    • December 27, 1964: The Supremes, Leslie Uggams, The Serendipity Singers, Frank Gorshin, Rip Taylor

      Music:
      --The Supremes - "Come See About Me."
      --The Serendipity Singers - "Every Time I Feel the Spirit."
      --Leslie Uggams - "Hi-Lili, Hi-Lo" & "Cockeyed Optimist."

      Comedy:
      --Frank Gorshin (impressionist)
      --Rip Taylor (comedian)
      --Jean Carroll (comedienne)
      --Davis and Reese (stand-up comedians)

      Also appearing:
      --Czechoslovakia State Folk dance Ensemble
      --Burger's Animals

    • January 3, 1965: Liza Minnelli, Jean Paul Vignon, Buddy Hackett, Totie Fields

      Guests:
      --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."

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    • June 28, 1964: Frank Sinatra, Connie Francis, Bobby Vinton, Ferrante & Teicher

      Music:
      --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"

      Comedy:
      --Jerry Shane (comedian) - routine about domestic life.
      --Allan Drake (comedian) - compares growing up today with his upbringing.

      Also appearing:
      --The Banihan Dancers (Filipino dance group)

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    • May 18, 1969: The 5th Dimension, Liza Minnelli, Joan Rivers, George Carlin
      Music:
      --The 5th Dimension - "Up Up & Away," "Working on a Groovy Thing," and "Aquarius"/"Let the Sun Shine In."
      --Liza Minnelli - "You Made Me So Very Happy" and "Didn't We?"
      --The West Point Glee Club sings a medley of military songs.
      Comedy:
      --George Carlin - plays a news reporter, commercial announcer, and "Al Sleet" (the Hippy Dippy Weatherman) in "The Big 3 News" sketch.
      --Joan Rivers - talks about weight problems, childhood, etc.
      --Bill Dana (comedian, in character as 'Flamenco Dancer' Jose Jimenez) - interviewed by Ed.
      Also appearing:
      --Vino Venito (sword balancer from "Circus, Circus" in Las Vegas) - balances candelabra.
      --Audience bow: Jacqueline Susann (author).
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    • June 18, 1967: 19th Anniversary Show
      June 18, 1967: 19th Anniversary Show
      Season 19 - Episode 39
      6/18/67
      8.8

      Ed Sullivan's 19th Anniversary show.
      Music:
      --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').
      Music:
      --Norm Crosby (comedy monologue)
      --Jack Carter (stand-up routine)
      Also appearing:
      --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).

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    • May 21, 1967: Expo '67 - The Seekers, Petula Clark, Alan King, Birgit Nilsson
      Broadcast from Montreal's Expo '67
      Music:
      --The Seekers - "Georgy Girl"
      --Petula Clark sings "Don't Sleep in the Subway," "This is My Song" and a medley ("I Know A Place," "Je Me Sens Bien," "My Love" and "Downtown")
      --Birgit Nilsson and the Montreal Symphony - "In Questa Reggia"
      --Ronald Turini (pianist, appearing with the Montreal Symphony)
      --Claude Leveillee - "Le Rendezvous" (actor discovered by Edith Piaf)
      Dance:
      --Peter Gennaro (choreographer) appears with female dancers at various pavilions.
      --Les Feux Follets (square dance & clog dancers)
      Comedy:
      --Alan King (stand-up routine)
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    • January 5, 1969: Diana Ross & the Supremes, Rodney Dangerfield, Johnny Mathis, Henry Mancini
      Music:
      --Diana Ross & the Supremes perform "Love Child," "I'm Livin' in Shame" and "I Get a Kick Out of You."
      --Henry Mancini and his Orchestra - "Conquest."
      --Johnny Mathis - sings "Moment to Moment" and a medley of Latin songs.
      --Johnny Mathis (backed up by Henry Mancini's orchestra) - medley of Mancini songs: "Dear Heart," "Days Of Wine & Roses" and "Moon River."
      --Shani Wallis sings "I Can't Give You Anything But Love" and "As Long As He Needs Me" (2nd song from "Oliver").

      Comedy:
      --Rodney Dangerfield (stand-up comedy)
      --Burns & Schreiber (comedy team, doing a routine about machines) - Avery acts like a machine, complete with sound effects.

      Also appearing:
      --Peter Gennaro - dances to "Strangers in the Night."
      --Rolan Brothers (balancing act)
      --Audience bows: Jack Lord (actor), Jean Claude Killy (Olympic skier)
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    • March 22, 1964: Bobby Vinton, Van Johnson, The Ladybugs, Totie Fields, George Kirby

      Music:
      --Van Johnson - "Just One of Those Things" & "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."
      --TheBrooks Sisters - "Brooks' Boogie."

      Comedy:
      --Totie Fields (comedian)
      --George Kirby (comedian-impressionist)
      --Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) - "Topo's Birthday."

      Also appearing:
      --The South African dancers (from the Alan Paton-Krishna Shaw play "Sponono")

      CBS repeated this show on Aug. 9, 1964.

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    • December 14, 1969: The Jackson 5, Lainie Kazan, Wayne & Shuster
      Music:
      --The Jackson 5 perform "Stand," "I Wonder Who's Loving You Now" and "I Want You Back."
      --Lainie Kazan sings "Have I Stayed Too Long At The Fair?"
      --John Davidson sings "Something" & a medley ("Get Together" & "Games People Play").
      --El Conquistador Strolling Violins (band from Puerto Rico) - instrumental song.
      Comedy:
      --Wayne & Shuster (comedy team) - parody TV commercials.
      --Guy Marks - in a monologue, plays a patient complaining to his doctor.
      --The Muppets - Big Bird dances with 6 bird watchers.
      --Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) - gets help from Ed with his Christmas list.
      Also appearing:
      --The Mecners (acrobatic act from Poland).
      Audience bows: Diana Ross (appears directly after The Jackson 5's performance), LeeRoy Yarbrough (1969 NASCAR Champion driver), Etta Cortez (Vegas magazine editor), and Gig Young (actor).
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    • November 23, 1969: The Rolling Stones, Ella Fitzgerald, Eddie Albert, Robert Klein

      Music:
      --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."

      Comedy:
      --Robert Klein - talks about his school days.
      --Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) - Topo prepares for a football game.

      Also appearing:
      --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.

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    • March 7, 1971: Armed Forces Music Festival
      3/7/71
      8.8
      Armed Forces Music Festival
      Guests:
      --Jeannie C. Riley - "Oh, Singer."
      On film: Jeannie C. Riley - "Harper Valley PTA"
      --Teresa Graves - "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me"
      --Roy Clark (playing banjo) - "Foggy Mountain Breakdown"
      --Brian Stewart - "Love Story" theme
      --Peter Gennero - "This is the Army" dance routine
      --Joe Louis (boxer, interviewed by Sullivan)
      --Louis Nye (stand-up comedian)
      Military Guests:
      --General William Westmoreland (cameo, stage bow)
      --Major Don Kidder & Sons (barbershop quartet from Clark AFB, the Phillippines) - "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"
      Finale:
      Entire cast sings 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.
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    • April 21, 1968: Tom Jones, Patty Duke, Totie Fields, Richard Hearne, Your Father's Moustache

      Music:
      --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).

      Comedy:
      --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."

      Also appearing:
      --Pavel (magic act)
      --Audience bows: Captain Geoff Mitchell & other captains (please see "Recap"), Major General William J. Sutton, and Kevin Robinson.

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    • May 5, 1968: 80th Birthday Salute to Irving Berlin

      80th Birthday salute to Irving Berlin (90-minute episode)

      Guests:
      --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."

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    • June 25, 1967: Connie Francis, Flip Wilson, Stiller & Meara, Henny Youngman

      Music:
      --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."

      Comedy:
      --Jerry Stiller & Anne Meara (comedy team)
      --Henny Youngman (stand-up comedian with violin)
      --Flip Wilson (stand-up comedian)

      Also appearing:
      --Los Tonitos (high wire act)
      --Augspurg Jungle Wonders (trained animal act with monkey and baboon)

      CBS repeated this show on June 16, 1968.

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    • May 12, 1968: Gary Puckett and the Union Gap, Richard Pryor, Rodney Dangerfield
      Music:
      --Gary Puckett and the Union Gap - "Lady Willpower" & "Young Girl."
      --Diahann Carroll sings "At The Crossroads" & "Elusive Butterfly."
      --Shani Wallis - "Alfie" & "High."
      --The Young Americans - "Happiness" & a medley ("A Spoonful of Sugar," "Back In the Old Routine Minute Waltz," "Green Sleeves" and "Raindrops")
      Comedy:
      --Richard Pryor (stand-up routine) - imitates his mother and grandmother, talks about getting revenge on the neighborhood bully.
      --Rodney Dangerfield (stand-up, doing his "No Respect" routine)
      --David Frye - does impressions of William F. Buckley, Presidents Nixon, Johnson, and Robert F. Kennedy.
      --Jay Marshall (ventriloquist)
      Audience bows:
      --Leonard Sillman, Imogene Coca, and Capt. Robert F. Foley.
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    • December 15, 1968: Stevie Wonder, Brooklyn Bridge, Jane Morgan, Norm Crosby
      Music:
      --Stevie Wonder - "For Once in My Life," "You Met Your Match" and "Alfie."
      --Brooklyn Bridge - "Worst That Could Happen."
      --Anna Maria Alberghetti - "Who Can I Turn To" (segment begins with a 1951 film clip of Alberghetti).
      Broadway:
      --Jane Morgan - "It's Today" (production number from "Mame") and "We Need A Little Christmas" (with "Mame" Broadway cast).
      Comedy:
      --Norm Crosby (stand-up comedian) - tells jokes using fractured English.
      --Rich Little (comedian-impressionist) - imitates George Burns, Jack Benny, Rochester, Ed Sullivan, etc.
      --Steve Rossi & Joe E. Ross - comedy team doing impressions.
      Also appearing:
      --Edward Villella (ballet dancer) - pas de deux with Patricia McBride, and a solo dance.
      --Audience bows: Otto Preminger (movie producer), Jules Dassin (producer).
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    • April 12, 1964: Moscow State Circus (taped in Minneapolis, MN)

      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.

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    • March 8, 1970: Nancy Sinatra, Rodney Dangerfield, Bobby Vinton, Joan Sutherland and Marilyn Horne

      Music:
      --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."
      Comedy:
      --Rodney Dangerfield (stand-up routine)
      --Wayne and Shuster (comedy team) - psychic skit.
      --Irwin C. Watson (stand-up routine)
      Also appearing:
      --Trio Rennos (comic acrobats)
      --Audience bow: Liberace.

      Filmed segment:
      --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."

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    • October 11, 1970: At the State Fair (from Memphis, Tennessee)
      "At the State Fair" from the Mid-South State Fair in Memphis, Tennessee.
      Music:
      --Sonny James sings "Endlessly" and "Tennessee Waltz."
      --Loretta Lynn sings "You Ain't Woman Enough" and "Coal Miner's Daughter."
      --The Johnny Mann Singers - "Go Where You Wanna Go" and a medley ("Glory, Glory Hallelujah," "Dixie," "Grand Old Flag")
      --Warren Pence (11-year-old banjo player)
      Comedy:
      --Archie Campbell - stand-up monologue
      Also appearing:
      --Arthur Godfrey (TV-radio personality) - arrives on horseback, then does a few horse tricks.
      --David Merrifield (trapeze act) - performs stunts from a helicopter.
      --The Stony Mountain Cloggers (country dancers) do a square dance/tap routine.
      --Judy Ford (Miss America 1969) - does a trampoline act.
      Film footage: Ed Sullivan and his wife Sylvia tour the fair.
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    • October 6, 1968: Dionne Warwick, Tony Bennett, Flip Wilson, Tiny Tim

      Music:
      --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.)

      Comedy:
      --Flip Wilson (stand-up routine)

      Also appearing:
      --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").

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    • December 6, 1970: The Grass Roots, Joey Heatherton, Scoey Mitchell, Pat Cooper
      Music:
      --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 styles 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.
      Comedy:
      --Pat Cooper & Scoey Mitchell (comedians) appear separately. Later in show, they appear together for a comedy sketch about Italian & Black neighbors.
      --The Veterans (comic tumblers from Sweeden)
      Also appearing:
      --Peter Gennaro (dancer, imitating Charlie Chaplin)
      --Audience bows: Walter Kennedy, Eddie Belmonte, Pearl Harbor survivors.
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    • June 1, 1969: Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, Lesley Gore, Gwen Verdon
      Music:
      --Smokey Robinson & the Miracles - "Doggone Right" & "Abraham, Martin & John."
      --Lesley Gore - "I Could Have Danced All Night" & "A Natural Woman" medley.
      --Mason Williams performs "Major Thang" & "Greensleeves."
      Dance:
      --Gwen Verdon and two other female dancers - "Mexican Breakfast."
      Comedy:
      --Alan King (stand-up comedian making his 45th Sullivan appearance) - tells stories about dogs. King then mentions his recent trip to Israel where he dedicated the "Alan King Hospital," which includes "The Ed Sullivan Room," the hospital's largest diagnostic room.
      --Wayne & Shuster (comedy team) - do a routine about a student rebellion at a nursery school.
      --Ace Trucking Company (Improv company) - do spoofs of commercials and an obscene phone call sketch.
      Audience bows:
      --Johnny Longdon (jockey), Jack Waldren, Jack Dempsey, Patricia Jane Berg (golfer), Jean Drapeau (Mayor of Quebec), Tom Knowles & Bob Cameron, and Diana Ross.
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    • March 31, 1968: Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, Frankie Laine, Charlton Heston

      Music:
      --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.

      Comedy:
      --Wayne & Shuster (comedy team) - sketch about participants at a parent-teacher meeting discussing TV violence.
      --Myron Cohen (storytelling comedian).

      Also appearing:
      --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.

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    • December 20, 1970: The Great Santa Claus Switch - Art Carney, The Muppets
      Special Christmas episode with Art Carney and the Muppets.
      Art Carney plays two roles: Santa Claus and Cosmo, the King of Evil.
      Ed Sullivan narrates the show.
    • May 10, 1964: Dusty Springfield, Gerry & the Pacemakers, Itzhak Perlman, Bobby Rydell

      Music:
      --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."

      Comedy:
      --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.

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    • June 14, 1970: Tommy James & the Shondells, Stiller & Meara, Moms Mabley
      Music:
      --Tommy James & the Shondells - "Ball of Fire" & "I'm Alive."
      --Margaret Whiting (Richard Whiting's Daughter) - "Moonlight In Vermont" & "Gentle On My Mind."
      --Sergio Franchi - "Didn't We" & "With A Little Help From My Friends."
      --Eugene List (pianist) - appears with concert pianists from the Eastman School Of Rochester.
      Comedy:
      --Moms Mabley (stand-up comedian) - sings "Abraham, Martin & John."
      --Jerry Stiller & Anne Meara (comedy team) - do a sketch with Sergio Franchi.
      Also appearing:
      --The Carals (balancing & juggling act)
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    • September 17, 1967: The Doors, Yul Brynner, Flip Wilson

      Music:
      --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.")
      Comedy:
      --Flip Wilson (stand-up routine)
      --Rodney Dangerfield (stand-up routine)
      Also appearing:
      --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).

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    • January 29, 1967: Mel Torme, George Carlin, Nipsey Russell, Gail Martin
      Music:
      --The Woody Herman Orchestra - "Apple Honey"
      --Mel Torme and The Woody Herman Orchestra - "Bring Back Bands" and a medley ("A Taste of Honey," "I Left My Heart In San Fransisco" and "More")
      --Gail Martin (Dean Martin's daughter) - "He Loves Me" & "Rose of Washington Square"
      --Enzo Stuarti sings "Vesti la giubba"
      --Your Father's Mustache (banjo-playing band)
      Comedy:
      --The Smothers Brothers (comedy team) - sing "John Henry"
      --George Carlin (comedian)
      --Nipsey Russell (comedian)
      Also appearing:
      --The Seven Staneks (acrobats) - balancing act
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    • June 30, 1957: The Everly Brothers, Frances Farmer, Nancy Whiskey, Kaye Ballard
      Music:
      --The Everly Brothers - "Bye, Bye Love"
      --Frances Farmer - "Aura Lee"
      --Nancy Whiskey & The Charles McDevitt Skiffle Group - "Freight Train"
      --Bonnie Guitar - "Dark Moon" (sings and plays guitar)
      --University Of Georgia Glee Club - sings "June Is Bustin' Out All Over," "Hand Holdin' Music," "If I Loved You" and the Georgia School Song (conducted by Byron Warner)
      Comedy:
      --Kaye Ballard (stand-up comedian, topic: Mothers are always right)
      --Kirby Stone Four (vocal impressionists) - sing a comic version of "Lazy River" while imitating other singers.
      --Jo, Jac, And Joni - (3 person British comedy troupe) - troupe uses musical instruments as props
      --Davis and Reese (stand-up comedians doing impressions)

      Also appearing:
      --Jackie Pung (Female golfer who lost the US Open on a technicality)
      --Barber And Manselle (former Harvest Moon Dancers perform)
      --Ed Talks To Michael Mark (boy contestant on the "$64,000 Question")
      --Audience bow: Rex Smith
      Filmed Segments:
      --On film: "Prince and the Showgirl" premiere at Radio City Music Hall. Ed Sullivan appears with Bernard Baruch, Polly Bergen, Arnold Grant, William Randolph Hearst, Sugar Ray Robinson, Ethel and Robert F. Kennedy, Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller. A clip from the movie is then shown.
      --On film: Premiere of Darryl Zanuck's "Island In The Sun." Stars are shown arriving at premiere: Jayne Mansfield, Dean Martin, Terry Moore, Charlie Neston.
      --Movie clip: "Fire Down Below" excerpt with Rita Hayworth, Robert Mitchum, Jack Lemmon.
      --Movie clip: "The Pride And The Passion" excerpt with Cary Grant, Frank Sinatra, and Sophia Loren.
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    • May 3, 1964: Stevie Wonder, Gerry and the Pacemakers, Patti Page, Louis Gossett, Burt Lancaster (on film)

      Music:
      --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.

      Comedy:
      --Bill Dana (comedian, in character as José Jiménez) - Wearing a Roman soldier costume, Jose talks to Ed about his latest epic movie.

      Also appearing:
      --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)

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    • December 24, 1961: Linda Scott, Shari Lewis, The Baird Puppets, Pompoff & Thedy

      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)

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    • December 11, 1966: The Mamas & the Papas, Joan Rivers, Morey Amsterdam
      Music:
      --Mamas & the Papas - "Monday, Monday," "California Dreamin'" and "Words of Love."
      --Harry James and his Orchestra - "Ciribirin" and "A Taste of Honey"
      --Lana Cantrell sings "Let Yourself Go" and "Stay."
      --On tape: Obernkirchen Children's Choir - sing a medley of Christmas songs.
      Comedy:
      --Joan Rivers (stand-up routine)
      --Morey Amsterdam (stand-up routine)
      --David Frye (celebrity impressions)
      --Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) - talks to Ed about Japan.
      Dance:
      --Patricia McBride & Edward Villella (ballet dancers) - pas de deux from "Don Quixote."
      Audience bow: Sgt. Robert O'Malley, USMC (Medal of Honor recipient, Vietnam)
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    • September 27, 1964: Beach Boys, Alan King, Leslie Uggams, Robert Goulet

      Music:
      --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."
      Comedy:
      --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).
      Also appearing:
      --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."

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    • October 30, 1966: James Brown, Nancy Sinatra, Stan Freberg, Rich Little
      Music:
      --James Brown - medley of hits: "I Got You (I Feel Good)," "Papa's Got A Brand New Bag," "Prisoner of Love," "Please, Please, Please" & "Night Train."
      --Nancy Sinatra - "Strangers in the Night" & Sugar Town."
      --Mrs. Miller - medley: "Downtown," "How Gentle is the Rain," "Second Hand Rose" and "Bill Bailey."
      Drama:
      --Judith Anderson & Donald Davis (actors) - perform a scene from Maxwell Anderson's play "Elizabeth the Queen."
      Comedy:
      --Stan Freberg (satirist) comedy routine: A "Father Of The Year" award is presented to the father of the H-Bomb; Stan then sings a folk song about men & women having same hair lengths.
      --Rich Little - does impressions of Walter Brennan, Jack Benny, John Wayne, Art Carney, Jackie Gleason, Jimmy Stewart, Kirk Douglas, others.
      --Arthur Haynes (comedian) - Barbershop sketch (barber is rude to a customer who only wants a shave).
      Also appearing:
      --U.S. Marine Corps Silent Drill Team - do precision tricks with rifles.
      --Audience bows: Mrs. Frank Sinatra, Bob Whiteman (head of MGM).
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    • March 8, 1964: Dave Clark Five; American Composers salute with Jerry Vale, Steve Lawrence, Florence Henderson

      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").

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    • June 20, 1948: Series premiere w/Martin & Lewis, Rodgers and Hammerstein

      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)

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    • April 12, 1959: Brook Benton, Johnnie Ray, Gertrude Berg, Teresa Brewer, Sir Cedric Hardwicke

      Music:
      --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" & "Heavenly Lover."
      --Patachou (Singer from France) - "Les Innocents."
      --Jinny Teal (5-year old girl piano prodigy) - plays "The Bridge over the River Kwai" theme on piano.

      Broadway:
      --Gertrude Berg, Sir Cedric Hardwicke and Michael Tolan - perform the ship deck scene from their Broadway comedy "A Majority of One."

      Comedy:
      --Smith & Dale (comedy duo) - 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 doing a monologue about dogs).

      Also appearing:
      --Don McNeil (of Chicago's WBBM-TV "Breakfast Club") - introduces Jinny Teal.
      --On-stage bows (at beginning of show): Moose Skowron (N. Y. Yankee) & Rod Steiger

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    • January 15, 1967: The Rolling Stones, Petula Clark, Allan Sherman, Alan King

      Music:
      --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."

      Comedy:
      --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."

      Also appearing:
      --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).

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    • June 5, 1960 Jack Lemmon, Louis Prima & Keely Smith, Bert Lahr, Anita Bryant
      Music:
      --Louis Prima - "When You're Smiling" (with Keely Smith, Sam Butera and the Witnesses)
      --Trombone player from the Witnesses - sings "Waiting For the Robert E. Lee"
      --Louis Prima - "All Night Long" (with Keely Smith, Sam Butera and the Witnesses)
      --Keely Smith - "Could've Been Censored" & "I Wanna Love You All Night Long"
      --Sam Butera & the Witnesses - "When My Baby Smiles At Me"
      --Prima and Smith - "Embraceable You," "I Got It Bad" & "I'm In The Mood For Love"
      --Anita Bryant - "Paper Roses"
      --Bill Williams and his combo (R&B combo, nightclub lounge act from The Latin Quarter) - "Alright, Okay, You Win," "Shout" and, later in show, "Begin the Bequine"
      Comedy:
      --Shari Lewis (puppeteer with Lambchop)
      --Paul Lynde & Bert Lahr (comedians) - routine: Lynde interviews baseball player Lahr.
      --Larry Daniels (stand-up comedian)
      Also appearing:
      --Cameo: Billy Wilder (film director)
      --Jack Lemmon (actor) - on stage, talks with Ed about Billy Wilder with clips from Wilder's movies: "Some Like It Hot," "The Apartment," "Witness For The Prosecution," etc.
      --Audience bows (marking the 15th anniversary of D-Day): Bob Murphy and Bill Petty (D-Day heroes), Connie Ryan (author).
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    • May 7, 1961: Rosemary Clooney, Al Hirt, Myron Cohen, Earl Grant, The Crosby Brothers

      Music:
      --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.").
      Comedy:
      --Myron Cohen (comedian)
      Also appearing:
      --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) - scheduled to chat with Ed. (The previous week, Mays became the 9th Major League player to hit four home runs in one game.)

      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)
      --The Elkin Sisters (balancing act)

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    • July 3, 1960: Rosemary Clooney, Phil Foster, Dave Barry, Phil Foster, The Wanderers, Happy Jesters

      Music:
      --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."
      Comedy:
      --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."
      Also appearing:
      --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.

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    • February 10, 1963: Hal Holbrook, Patti Page, Dave Madden, The Three Stooges

      Drama:
      --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."

      Music:
      --Patti Page sings "Big Daddy"/"Baby, Won't You Please Come Home" medley and "Just a Simple Melody."

      Comedy:
      --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)

      Also appearing:
      --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)

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    • August 30, 1959: US Army Talent Show
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      Season 11 - Episode 50
      8/30/59
      8.6

      The Annual Army Talent Show

      Civilian talent (scheduled guests):
      --Henny Youngman (comedian)
      --Rickie Layne (ventriloquist with dummy Velvel)
      --Modern Jazz Dancers (from Italy) - "Zabandara."

      Army talent (scheduled to appear):
      --Steve Lawrence (singer, serving in the Army at the time) - "Day In, Day Out."
      --Peter Duchin (pianist, son of orchestra leader Eddie Duchin) - "To Love Again" and "Summertime."
      --Alan Cohn (singer) - "Nessun Dorma."
      --Boyd Dounveor (tenor) - sings "Danny Boy."
      --The Fort Sheridan Chamber Quintet including Alan Marlowe of Encino (instrumental group) .
      --The Jamaicans (vocal group from Ft. Meade, Md) - "Jamaica Farewell."
      --Jack Larson (impressionist) - "Catch a Falling Star," "King Creole" and "Hound Dog."
      --Eugene Misirowski (dancer) - "Lover."
      --John Park (singer) - "Flamingo."
      --Darrell Porter (singer) - "Lonesome Road."
      --The Second Army Band and Chorus - "This Is It," "Caught in the Act" and "Army Goes Rolling Along."
      --The Troubadours (instrumental group) - "Drunken Soldier."

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    • November 26, 1967: Connie Francis, Al Hirt, John Byner, Morecambe & Wise, Jane Morgan
      Music:
      --Connie Francis - "The Impossible Dream" and a medley ("Goin' Out Of My Head" and "Sunny").
      --Al Hirt (trumpeter, with his orchestra) - "Young Man with a Horn," "The Happening" & "I Can't Get Started."
      --Jane Morgan sings "Meditation" & a medley of Edith Piaf songs.
      --Jane Morgan, Al Hirt, Doodletown Pipers - "It Takes All Kinds Of Music," "What'd I Say?" & "South Rampart Street Parade."
      --Doodletown Pipers (singers) - "Rhythm of Life" & a medley of rock 'n' roll songs.
      --On film: The Beatles - "Hello Goodbye" promotional film.

      Comedy:
      --John Byner (stand-up routine)
      --Morecambe & Wise (comedy team) - routine about trying to learn ventriloquism.

      Audience bows: Billy Rowe, Father Payton

      CBS repeated this episode on August 11, 1968.
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    • March 15, 1964: Dave Clark Five, Peter O'Toole, Jack Jones, Pat O'Brien, Jackie Vernon

      Music:
      --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.
      Actors:
      --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.
      Comedy:
      --Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) talks to Ed about Irish culture.
      --Jackie Vernon (comedian)
      Also appearing:
      --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).

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    • February 7, 1965: Jimmy Durante (72nd Birthday Tribute), Leslie Uggams, Jean Carroll

      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).

      Additional guests:
      --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."
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    • June 26, 1955: Seventh Anniversary Show
      6/26/55
      8.5

      7th Anniversary show
      Guests:
      --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).

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    • June 4, 1967: The Young Rascals, Nancy Ames, Harry James Orchestra
      Music:
      --The Young Rascals - "A Girl Like You" & "Groovin'"
      --Nancy Ames - "Blow Gabriel Blow" (with Harry James playing trumpet), "So What's New" and "Nice Work If You Can Get It."
      --Harry James Orchestra - "Blues for Sale."
      Comedy:
      --Rodney Dangerfield - "No Respect" routine includes jokes about shrinks, his car, brother, and working in tough places.
      --Georgie Kaye - stand-up topics include florists, N.Y. lottery, Expo 67' and income tax forms.
      --Roger Ray (stand-up comedian with xylophone)
      --Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) - sketch: Topo dreams dreams about Rosie being his wife and her singing to their baby. (Topo only appears at the beginning and end of sketch.)
      Also appearing:
      --Chong & Mana (Chinese circus novelty act using bricks, flowers, knives, fire, etc.)
      --Audience bow: Paul Anka
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    • March 13, 1966: St. Patrick's Day Salute
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      8.5

      Verified guests:
      --Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem (Irish folk singers) perform "The Nightingale" and "Johnson's Motor Car."
      --Jackie Vernon (comedian) - comedy monologue
      --The McNiff Dancers

      Scheduled guests:
      --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.

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    • March 8, 1959: Fred MacMurray, Jane Russell, David Seville, Samuel Goldwyn (on film)

      Guests:
      --Chris Barber's Jazz Band - "Petit Fleur" (played while Ed announces guests) and "Diga, Diga Do"
      --Schaller Brothers (comedy trampoline act)
      --Joe Howard (vaudevillian) and his son Joe Howard Jr. - medley of Vaudeville songs
      --Fred MacMurray (actor) - appears on stage with dog from "The Shaggy Dog." Plus, a clip from the movie.
      --Dewey "Pigmeat" Markham and Shorty (comedy team)
      --On film: Samuel Goldwyn and Ed Sullivan present awards to Rajaram Vankudre (Indian filmmaker); Buddy Adler; Maurice Chevalier and David Niven.
      --Jane Russell and her brother Kevin - sing a Gospel medley.
      --The Martin Brothers (acrobats with flaming clubs)
      --Jan Murray (comedian)
      --David Seville and the Chipmunks (Chipmunks played by puppets) - probably "Alvin's Harmonica"
      --Shecky Greene (comedian)
      --Audience bows include Claire Ruth (wife of Babe Ruth); Edith Head and Van Heflin.

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    • November 18, 1956: Fats Domino, Guy Mitchel, Mitzi Greenl / Elvis Presley (film clip)

      Music:
      --Fats Domino - "Blueberry Hill."
      --Guy Mitchell - "Singing the Blues."
      --Don Rondo (singer) - "Two Different Worlds."
      --Mitzi Green - talks about the Palace Theater, sings "Two A Day," then imitates Joe E. Lewis.
      Comedy:
      --Lou Nelson (stand-up comedian & song and dance man) - tells jokes about smiling, laughter, traffic regulations.
      --Sid Fields (comedian) - appears with Ben Blue as "Shando," the mind reader.
      --Ben Blue (comedian doing a pantomime sketch, Charlie Chaplin-type character).
      --Elsa And Waldo (woman in tutu pulls strings of a puppet).
      Also:
      --Conn and Mann (tap dancing duo from the Copacabana)
      --On film: clip from the Elvis Presley's film "Love Me Tender" (Elvis' movie debut).
      --Also: Ed introduces newest Air Academy military uniforms designed by Cecil B. De Mille & Henry Wilcoxon.

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    • October 4, 1959: Eartha Kitt, Danny Thomas, Julius LaRosa, Jane Morgan, Joe E. Lewis

      Music:
      --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."

      Comedy:
      --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.

      Also appearing:
      --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

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    • May 22, 1966: Nancy Sinatra, Joan Rivers, Maria Cole, Robert Merrill, Mrs. Miller
      Music:
      --Nancy Sinatra - "Last of the Secret Agents" & "Let It Be Me."
      --Maria Cole (Nat "King" Cole's widow) - sings "Blue Prelude."
      --Robert Merrill (Metropolitan opera baritone) sings "Figaro."
      --West Point Glee Club - sing a medley Of WWI songs.
      --Mrs. Miller (housewife Elva Miller) - sings (off-key) "These Boots are Made for Walking," "How Gentle Is Rain," "Hard Day's Night" & "Downtown."
      Comedy:
      --Joan Rivers - stand-up topics include her jealousy towards beautiful girls
      --Stiller & Meara - routine about a Jewish boy & Irish Catholic girl who want to get married.
      --Allan & Rossi - discuss how to phone women for dates, with Ed playing straight man.
      Filmed segments:
      --On film: March of Dimes' "Man of the Year" dinner honoring Ed Sullivan. Johnny Carson, Soupy Sales, Henny Youngman, Myron Cohen, Joey Adams, Alan & Rossi, Alan King, Buddy Hackett all roast Ed.
      --On film: The movie premiere of "Last of the Secret Agents" starring Allen & Rossi. Celebrities arriving at premiere include Natalie Wood, Nancy Sinatra & her mother, Allen & Rossi, James Farley, Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme, Jacqueline Suzanne, Jackie Leonard, and Jack Carter.
      Audience bows: Earl Wilson; General Brigadier Richard P. Scott; and Mrs. William Westmoreland.
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    • May 24, 1964: Liza Minnelli, Duke Ellington, John Paul Vignon, The Beatles (on film)

      Music:
      --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).
      Comedy:
      --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."
      Filmed segments:
      --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.

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    • Music:
      --The Mamas and the Papas perform "Dedicated to the One I Love" and "Creeque Alley."
      --Gospel Jazz Singers - medley: "Rockin' Is Our Business," "Gonna Build a Mountain" & "Tennessee Waltz."
      --Rouvaun (opera singer) - "Vesti La Giubba" and "On A Clear Day."
      --The Kane Triplets sing "When Your Eyes Meet Mine," "Pow! Pow! Pow!" and "Mutual Admiration Society."
      Comedy:
      --Richard Pryor - topics includes being in the army.
      --Alan King - stand-up routine includes the contents of his wife's purse.
      --Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) - segment includes Topo singing the song "Pop" with two other mouse puppets.
      Also appearing:
      --Rob Murray (juggler)
      Audience bows:
      Rod Laver & Ken Rosewald (tennis players), Bill Collins (Australian broadcaster), and Jennifer Reinke (spelling bee champion).
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    • October 3, 1948
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      Season 1 - Episode 16
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      8.4

      Scheduled guests include
      --Betty Reilly (singer)
      --Les Compagnons De La Chanson (vocal group)

    • March 29, 1959: Connie Francis, Shelley Winters, Richard Boone, Jaye P. Morgan
      Music:
      --Connie Francis sings "If I Didn't Care" and "Come Rain or Come Shine."
      --Jaye P. Morgan sings "Lucky Star" and joins her brothers for Bye, Bye Blackbird."
      --Mischa Elman (violinist, accompanied by Joseph Welch) plays "Love Song."
      --The Bizzaro Brothers (novelty musicians) play "Easter Parade" and "Rock Around the Clock."
      Comedy:
      --Richard Boone (actor, from the TV series "Have Gun - Will Travel") appears with Julia Meade in a barroom brawl sketch.
      --Wayne and Shuster (comedy team) - an atomic submarine expert is interviewed.
      Also appearing:
      --Shelley Winters (actress) talks about her new movie "The Diary of Anne Frank" and reads an excerpt from Anne Frank's writings.
      --Jack Benny, in a cameo appearance, talks with Ed.
      --Luise Rainer (actress) - recites a passage from 1 Corinthians 13 on "Faith, Hope and Charity."
      --Carol Heiss (world champion figure ice skater) - performs from Rockefeller Center Plaza's ice rink.
      --Audience bows: Kathryn Crosby (wife of Bing) and Jimmy John (of horse racing fame).
      Filmed segment:
      --On film: A visit to the "Anatomy of a Murder" movie set on the first day of shooting. Includes footage of stars James Stewart, Lee Remick, Eve Arden, and George C. Scott. (Also appearing? attorney Joseph N. Welch)
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    • October 7, 1962: Paul Anka, Vaughn Meader, Willie Mays, Roger Maris, Peter Duchin

      Music:
      --Paul Anka sings "You Always Hurt the One You Love," "Eso Beso" and "The Longest Day."
      --Peter Duchin & orchestra (pianist w/orchestra)

      Comedy:
      --Dennis Spicer (British ventriloquist)
      --Vaughn Meader (comedian) - impersonates President Kennedy.
      --Denny Willis & Hunting Quartet (comedy troupe) - perform "The Fox Has Left His Lair."

      Additional guests:
      --Dick Albers (trampoline artist)
      --Madison Trio (woman & two men trio) - tap dance routine

      Cameos:
      --On-stage bow: Willie Mays (baseball player)
      --Audience bow: Darryl Zanuck with his children
      --Audience bow: Roger Maris (with interview)

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    • November 29, 1959: Jerome Robbins' Ballet: U.S.A., Dick Van Dyke & Buzz Halliday, Dave Berry, Phil Foster

      Music:
      --Dorothy Collins sings "Baciare Baciare (The Kissing Song)."
      --Tony Pastor & Family (with vocalist Penny Pryor) perform a "Smile" medley and "Show Me The Way To Go Home."
      Comedy:
      --Dick Van Dyke & Buzz Halliday - perform the sketch "Home Late" about a drunk husband coming home to his sober wife.
      --Dave Barry (stand-up comedian) - topics include television, kids, and money.
      --Phil Foster (comedian) - does first part of sketch with Ed (as straight man).
      --Helene and Howard (comedy dancers) - perform a serious ballet that turns comic.
      Also appearing:
      --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.

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    • December 29, 1968: Sly and the Family Stone, Eddie Albert, Lainie Kazan
      Music:
      --Sly and the Family Stone - medley: "Everyday People," "Dance to the Music," "Ya Ya Ya," "M'Lady" & "Hey Music Lover."
      --Lainie Kazan - "The Trolley Song" & "How Can I Be Sure?"
      --Eddie Albert - "September Song."
      --Earl Wilson Jr. - "The Impossible Dream."
      --Your Father's Mustache - medley: "Hello My Baby," "Mame," and "Take Me Out to the Ball Game."
      Comedy:
      --George Kirby (stand-up comedy)
      --The Jovers (balancing duo)
      --Charlie Manna (stand-up comedian) - does comedy and sings "Laura" and "Smile."
      Also appearing:
      --Burger's Animals (trained animal act) - dogs box & jump rope. Dog and monkeys ride horses.
      --Audience bows: Earl Wilson Sr. and Lovelace Watkins.
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    • October 4, 1970: Melanie, Tiny Tim, Engelbert Humperdinck, David Steinberg, The Blossoms

      Music:
      --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."
      Comedy:
      --David Steinberg - psychiatrist sketch (with Ed, in drag, appearing as the 2nd patient).
      --Skiles & Henderson (comedy team) - bit about a drum-playing robot.
      Broadway:
      --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").

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    • May 16, 1965: Petula Clark, Rudolf Nureyev & Margot Fonteyn, Alan King, Sue Carson

      Music:
      --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."
      Dance:
      --Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn (ballet dancers) dance the the pas de deux from "Swan Lake."
      Comedy:
      --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."
      Also appearing:
      --The Elwardos (balancing act)
      --Ugo Garrido (foot juggler)

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    • October 11, 1964: Roy Orbison, Connie Francis, Juliet Prowse, The Harlem Globetrotters
      Music:
      --Roy Orbison - "Oh, Pretty Woman"
      --Connie Francis sings a Ball Park medley: "On The Sidewalks Of New York," "Meet Me In St. Louis, Louis" and "Take Me Out To The Ball Game."
      --Connie Francis also sings "My Man" and a medley of 1930s songs: "Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone" and "After You've Gone."
      --Jean Paul Vignon (French pop singer)
      Dance:
      --Juliet Prowse
      Comedy:
      --The Harlem Globetrotters
      --George Kirby (comedian) - does impressions including Sammy Davis Jr.
      --Allen & Rossi (comedy team)
      --Jean Carroll (stand-up comedian) - tells jokes about her husband & daughter.
      Also appearing:
      --The Youngs (circus act) - performers do jumps using a teeterboard.
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    • June 5, 1966: The Beatles (on tape), Richard Pryor, Jack Benny, Robert Goulet, Charlotte Rae

      Music:
      --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").
      Comedy:
      --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.
      Also appearing:
      --Audience bows: Joseph Cheng & Mr. Cheng (scholarship winner with his father)
      --Audience bows: Ken Rosewall (tennis champion) & Richard Taylor (horse trainer)
      On film:
      U.S. Navy flyers "The Blue Angels" are shown performing air stunts.

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    • February 2, 1964: Ella Fitzgerald, Sammy Davis Jr., Rip Taylor, Mr. Pastry

      Music:
      --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.
      Comedy:
      --Mr. Pastry (British comedian Richard Hearne) - demonstrates the "Passing Out Ceremony" to Ed and singer Cliff Richard.
      --Rip Taylor (stand-up comedy monologue)

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    • June 14, 1964: Sammy Davis Jr., Stiller and Meara, JFK Library tour

      Guests:
      --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).

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    • March 28, 1965: Little Anthony and the Imperials, Bobby Vinton, Sergio Franchi
      Music:
      --Little Anthony and the Imperials - "Hurts 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."
      Broadway:
      --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.
      Comedy:
      --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.
      Also appearing:
      --Gary Player (pro-golfer) - talks with Ed about golf.
      --Le Marcellis (acrobat) - does tricks with chairs and tables.
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    • March 20, 1966: The Young Rascals, Brenda Lee, Walter Cronkite, Abbe Lane

      Music:
      --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).

      Comedy:
      --Senor Wences (ventriloquist)
      --Jean Carrol (stand-up comedian)
      --Des O'Connor (stand up comedian)
      --Des O'Connor & Jack Douglas (British comedians)

      Also appearing:
      --Walter Cronkite (CBS newsman)
      --The Magid Triplets (tap dancers)
      --The Olympiades (acrobats painted gold)
      --Audience bow (cameo): Mayor Barr

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    • July 26, 1964: International Stars including Steve Lawrence, Helen Shapiro, Morecambe & Wise

      Music:
      --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.
      Comedy:
      --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.
      Also appearing:
      --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.

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    • June 13, 1965: Tom Jones, The Seekers, Dee Dee Sharp, Sid Caesar, Allen and Rossi

      Music:
      --Tom Jones - "It's Not Unusual" & "Watcha Gonna Do?"
      --The Seekers - "A World of Our Own."
      --Dee Dee Sharp - "Steady, Steady."
      --Jean Paul Vignon - "What Now My Love" (in French).
      --Steve Rossi - "Sunrise, Sunset."
      Comedy:
      --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.
      Also appearing:
      --Rudi Schweitzer (juggler)
      --The Wychwoods (illusionist act with 14 trained poodles).

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    • March 21, 1971: Bernadette Peters, George Hamilton, Oliver

      Music:
      --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?"

      Comedy:
      --Georgie Kaye (comedian)
      --Skiles and Henderson (comedy team)

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    • October 4, 1964: Louis Armstrong, Sid Caesar, Abbe Lane, Pat Boone, Yogi Berra

      Music:
      --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."

      Comedy:
      --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.

      Also appearing:
      --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

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    • May 1, 1966: James Brown, The Supremes, Nancy Ames, London Lee, ASCAP Salute

      Music:
      --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."
      Comedy:
      --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.
      Also appearing:
      --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.

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    • December 10, 1967: 20th Anniversary Celebration with Gwen Verdon, Pearl Bailey, Robert Merrill

      Music:
      --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 it 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.

      Comedy:
      --Alan King (stand-up comedian)
      --Wayne and Shuster (comedy team)

      Also appearing:
      --NYC mayor John V. Lindsay officiates the unveiling of Studio 50's new marquee.

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    • March 5, 1967: Dionne Warwick, Gwen Verdon, Rodney Dangerfield, Alan King
      Music:
      --Dionne Warwick - "The Way You Look Tonight"
      --Gwen Verdon - "If My Friends Could See Me Now" (from "Sweet Charity")
      --Robert Horton - "The Impossible Dream"
      Comedy:
      --Rodney Dangerfield - topics include girls, driving, NYC, lawyers, and his wife.
      --Alan King - topics include airlines, Miami Beach, doctors, kids
      --Chris Kirby (British ventriloquist, assorted tongue twisters, sings "Old MacDonald")
      --Norman Wisdom (stand-up routine includes playing clarinet, drums, singing)
      Also appearing:
      --Galla Shawn (trapeze artist)
      --Wychwoods (Poodle Act)
      --Audience bows: Sergio Franco and Bob Thomas
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    • February 20, 1966: The Supremes, Dave Clark Five, Richard Kiley
      Music:
      --Dave Clark Five - "Over and Over" & "At the Scene"
      --The Supremes - "My World is Empty Without You" & "Somewhere"
      Broadway:
      --Joan Diener - "What Do You Want of Me?" (from "Man of La Mancha)
      --Richard Kiley - "Impossible Dream" (from "Man of La Mancha)
      Comedy:
      --Allan Sherman (comedian-satirist)
      --Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara (comedy team)
      --Menasha Skulnik (actor-comedian)
      Also appearing:
      --Ken Venturi (golf pro)
      --Ugo Garrido (juggler)
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    • May 18, 1958
      May 18, 1958
      Season 10 - Episode 34
      5/18/58
      8.2

      Guests (verified):
      --Maurice Chevalier & Sophie Tucker perform an "I Remember It Well" duet, and each sings the other's theme song: "Mimi" (Sophie) & "Some Of These Days" (Maurice).

      Additional guests (scheduled to appear):
      --Ogden Nash - reads from his own poems.
      --Carol Lawrence (of "West Side Story")
      --Sally Blair (singer) - "Witchcraft."
      --Jack E. Leonard (comedian)
      --The West Point Glee Club
      --The Kim Sisters (singing trio from Korea)
      --Georgie Tapps and his dancers
      --The Wake Forest College majorettes, Winston-Salem, N.C.
      --John Risko (plate spinner)

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    • March 1, 1970: The Beatles Songbook
      March 1, 1970: The Beatles Songbook
      Season 22 - Episode 22
      3/1/70
      8.2

      "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.

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    • May 14, 1967: The Turtles, Woody Allen, Leslie Uggams, Stiller & Meara

      Music:
      --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.

      Comedy:
      --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."

      Also appearing:
      --The Keigo Imperial Dancers (from Japan).
      --The Varadys (acrobats) - perform stunts on teeterboard.
      --Audience Bows: Navy Vietnam Veterans

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    • May 2, 1965: The Rolling Stones, Dusty Springfield, Tom Jones, Totie Fields

      Music:
      --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."
      Comedy:
      --Totie Fields (comedian) - talks about her recent trip to Europe.
      --Morecambe & Wise (comedians)
      --Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) - Topo falls in love.
      Also appearing:
      --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.

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    • May 30, 1971: Ed Sullivan Show Special Edition (hosted by Jack Jones)

      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).

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    • May 9, 1965: Richard Pryor, Juliet Prowse, Della Reese, Vaughn Monroe, The Three Stooges

      Music:
      --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."
      Comedy:
      --Richard Pryor (comedian) - stand-up monologue.
      --The Three Stooges (comedians) - "Niagara Falls" slapstick routine.
      Also appearing
      :
      --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.

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    • April 22, 1956
      April 22, 1956
      Season 8 - Episode 31
      4/22/56
      8.1

      Scheduled guests:
      --The Ames Brothers (singing quartet)
      --Senor Wences (ventriloquist)
      --Marion Marlowe (singer)
      --Sam Levinson (comedian)
      --Enzo Stuarti (singer)
      --The Three Goetschis (unicyclists)
      --Alcetty (a European balancing act)

    • July 17, 1960: Dick Van Dyke, Chris Connor, Edgar Bergen, Alan King, Abbe Lane and Xavier Cugat

      Pre-recorded show
      Music:
      --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."
      Comedy:
      --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).
      Also appearing:
      --Peg Leg Bates (dancer)

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    • June 26, 1960: Rise Stevens, Ames Brothers, Gene Krupa, Conrad Buckner, Noel Harrison, Jackie Kannon

      Pre-recorded show.
      Music:
      --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."
      Comedy:
      --Jackie Kannon (impressionist-comedian)
      --Rickie Layne (ventriloquist, with his puppet Velvel)
      Also appearing:
      --Augie and Margo (dancers) - perform to Latin rhythms.

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    • June 15, 1969: The Everly Brothers, Stiller & Meara, Rodney Dangerfield, Phil Crosby

      Music:
      --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."
      Comedy:
      --Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara (comedy team) - reporter interviews parent at high school riot.
      --Rodney Dangerfield (comedian)
      Also appearing:
      Peter Gennero (choreographer with dance troupe) - "Don't Rain on My Parade" production number.
      --The Skating Bredos (daredevil male & female skaters)

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    • December 13, 1964: Robert Preston, Stiller & Meara, Alan King, The Fabulous Echoes, Anita Bryant

      Music:
      --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")

      Comedy:
      --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.

      Also appearing:
      --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.

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    • March 23, 1969: Sly and the Family Stone, Dionne Warwick, George Burns, Mason Williams
      Music:
      --Sly and the Family Stone - "Love City" (and possibly "Stand").
      --Dionne Warwick sings "This Girl's in Love with You."
      --Mason Williams - "Classical Gas" (instrumental)
      --Lana Cantrell - "Don't Tell Mama" (Broadway production number) & "My Way."
      Comedy:
      --George Burns (stand-up monologue)
      --Jack Carter (stand-up comedian)
      --Pompoff & Thedy (comedy skit with bumbling classical musicians)
      Also appearing:
      --Phillip Waruinge (boxer from Kenya)
      --Joyce Cuoco (child ballet dancer)
      --Audience bows: James Garner (actor), Bill Gargan.
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    • October 6, 1963: The Angels, Dick Dale, Totie Fields, Sonny Liston, Kate Smith, Stiller & Meara, Three Stooges

      Music:
      --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).
      Comedy:
      --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.
      Also appearing:
      --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

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    • February 23, 1969: The 5th Dimension, Glenn Yarbrough, Tribute to Harold Prince
      Music:
      --The 5th Dimension - "California Soul" and a medley ("What the World Needs Now" & "All You Need Is Love").
      --Glenn Yarbrough - "When the Honey Wind Blows" & "Baby, the Rain Must Fall."
      --Michele Lee sings "Steady Steady."
      Tribute to Harold Prince (theatrical director and producer) Songs from his productions:
      --Harry Goz sings "Sunrise Sunset" (from "Fiddler on the Roof").
      --Anita Gillette, Martin Ross and the "Cabaret" Broadway cast - "Wilkommen."
      --Herschel Bernardi - sings "Life Is" and performs the "Mime Dance" (with the "Zorba" Broadway cast).
      Comedy:
      --Dickie Henderson does a parody of Frank Sinatra's "One More for the Road."
      --Myron Cohen - stand-up monologue.
      Also appearing:
      --Audience bows: US Air Force Col. Joe M. Jackson, Buddy Rogers and Bob Thomas.
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    • December 11, 1955
      December 11, 1955
      Season 8 - Episode 12
      12/11/55
      8.0

      Guests:
      --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

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    • October 12, 1958
      October 12, 1958
      Season 11 - Episode 5
      10/12/58
      8.0

      Scheduled guests: --Carol Channing (musical comedy star) --Genevieve (French singer) --Line Renaud (French singer) --The Talbot Brothers (vocal-insturmental trio from Bermuda) --George and Lydia (novelty ladder act from London, England)

    • August 29, 1965: Gerry & the Pacemakers, Jerry Vale, Morecambe & Wise, The Womenfolk

      Pre-recorded episode.
      Music
      :
      --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)
      Comedy:
      --Morecambe and Wise (British comedy team)
      --Rich Little (impressionist)
      --Charlie Cairoli & Company (clown troupe from Britain)
      Also appearing:
      --The Three Hermanis (European novelty act)

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    • October 15, 1967: Lovin' Spoonful, Ethel Merman, David Frye, Corbett Monica, Tommy Cooper

      Music:
      --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..."

      Comedy:
      --David Frye (comedian doing impressions & political humor)
      --Tommy Cooper (comedian) - does a bumbling magician act.
      --Corbett Monica (stand-up comedian)

      Also appearing:
      --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)

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    • February 21, 1971: The 5th Dimension, Tiny Tim & Miss Vickie, Connie Stevens
      Music:
      --The 5th Dimension sing "Love's Lines, Angles and Rhymes" & a medley ("Up Up and Away," "One Less Bell to Answer," "Stoned Soul Picnic," "Wedding Bell Blues," and "Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In").
      --Connie Stevens and the 5th Dimension - "Puppet Man."
      --Tiny Tim and Miss Vicki - "Why"
      --Connie Stevens - medley ("It's a Blue World," "If I Didn't Care," "Hey Daddy," "Tell Me Why," "Big Girls Don't Cry" & "You Keep Me Hanging On").
      --Dickie Henderson - "One for My Baby."
      Comedy:
      --Rodney Dangerfield
      --John Bryner (comedian-impressionist) - does celebrity impressions
      --Jim Henson's Muppets
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    • January 19, 1964: Juliet Prowse, Kate Smith, Bobby Vinton, Pat Buttram, Grecco & Willard

      Music:
      --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."
      Comedy
      :
      --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.
      Also appearing:
      --Marvin Roy (magician act with female assistant) - pulls items out of hat & light bulbs out of mouth.

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    • October 13, 1963: Lesley Gore, Tony Bennett, Frank Gorshin, Bob & Ray

      Music:
      --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").

      Comedy:
      --"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.

      Also appearing:
      --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).

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    • May 20, 1962: Peggy Lee, Jackie Robinson, Slappy White, The Brothers Four, Georgie Kay

      Music:
      --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.

      Comedy:
      --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)

      Also appearing:
      --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.

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    • March 29, 1964: Harry Belafonte and the Belafonte Folk Singers, Jack Carter, Karen Valentine, Dennis Spicer

      Music:
      --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."

      Comedy:
      --Jack Carter (comedian) - stand-up routine
      --Dennis Spicer (ventriloquist) - has his dummy, James Greene, sing "Old MacDonald."

      Also appearing:
      --Bauman Tigers (trained animal act) - seven tigers with trainer.
      --Audience bow: Barbra Streisand (sitting next to husband Elliott Gould).

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    • April 25, 1965: Freddie & the Dreamers, Sean Connery (on film), Eydie Gormé
      Music:
      --Freddie and the Dreamers perform "I'm Telling You Now," "You Were Made for Me" & "Do the Freddie."
      --Eydie Gormé sings "Matchmaker" (from 'Fiddler on the Roof') and "As Long As He Needs Me" (from 'Oliver').
      --Charo performs with Xavier Cugat and his band
      --Leon Bibb (folk singer) - "Who Can I Turn To?"
      Comedy:
      --Marty Allen and Steve Rossi (comedy team) - astronaut routine. Later in show, Rossi sings "Al Di La."
      --Shelly Berman (comedian)
      --Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet)
      Also appearing:
      --Inga and Rolf (Adagio dancers)
      --Tux (European balancing act)
      Filmed segment:
      --Ed Sullivan talks with Sean Connery and Claudine Auger on the set of "Thunderball."
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    • January 25, 1970: Little Anthony & the Imperials, B.J. Thomas, Robert Klein, Patti Page
      Music:
      --B.J. Thomas - "That Old Black Magic" & "Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head."
      --Little Anthony & the Imperials - "Goin' Out of My Head," "Don't Get Close," "Shimmy Shimmy Koko Bop," "Tears on My Pillow" & "Hurt So Bad."
      --Patti Page - "La La La," "Winter World of Love" & "Something."
      Comedy:
      --Robert Klein (comedian) - re: working as a substitute teacher
      --Norm Crosby (comedian)
      Also appearing:
      --The Jovers (comic balancing act)
      --Klauser's Bears
      --Jacques d'Amboise (New York City Ballet dancer)
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    • December 18, 1966: Count Basie, Diahann Carroll, Totie Fields, London Lee
      Music:
      --Diahann Carroll sings "Am I Blue?"
      --Count Basie and his Orchestra perform "Jingle Bells."
      --Tony Sandler and Ralph Young perform a medley of Christmas songs.
      --On film: Cam Ranh Choraleers (enlisted men and women serving in Vietnam) sing Christmas songs.
      --Little Angels of Korea (Korean girl band and dancers)
      Dance:
      --Michael Smuin and Paula Tracy (dancers from the American Ballet Theater)
      --Peter Gennaro (dressed as Santa Claus) does a Christmas dance routine with 8 little girls.
      Comedy:
      --Totie Fields (comedian)
      --London Lee (comedian)
      --Rickie Layne and Velvel (ventriloquist act)
      Also appearing:
      --The Martin Brothers (comic jugglers) - includes blindfolded man juggling flaming torches.
      --Cameos: Dick Tiger (boxer) and Ted Owens (basketball coach)
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    • January 23, 1966: Rick Nelson, Duke Ellington, Maria Cole, Eydie Gorme
      Music:
      --Rick Nelson (singer, with four-man band) - "Your Kind of Lovin'" and "Fire Breathin' Dragon."
      --The Duke Ellington Orchestra - medley of hits.
      --Maria Cole (widow of Nat King Cole) with the Duke Ellington Orchestra - "There'll Never Be Another You" (Note: Maria was a singer with the Duke Ellington Orchestra before marrying Nat King Cole in 1948.)
      --Eydie Gorme - "What Did I Have?"
      --Eydie Gorme and Los Tres Panchos - "I Feel So Spanish."
      Comedy:
      --George Kirby (comedian, does impressions of celebrities)
      --Bob King (comedian)
      --"The Mad Show" - skits from the off-Broadway stage show (cast includes Jo Anne Worley).
      Also appearing:
      --The Hungarian National Ballet (men in military uniforms, women in peasant dresses)
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    • January 5, 1964: Count Basie Orchestra, Sister Sourie (aka The Singing Nun), Jane Powell, Keely Smith

      Music:
      --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."

      Also appearing:
      --Johnny Hart (magician, does card tricks, silk tricks doves).
      --Dieter Tasso (juggler, balancing act).
      --Marcelo Spanish Ballet (Flamenco dance w/ male soloist).

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    • February 21, 1965: Sid Caesar, Frank Gorshin, Betsy Palmer, Roberta Peters, Jerry Vale

      Guests:
      --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)
      --Frank Gorshin
      --Conrad Buckner (tap dancer).

      Additional guests (scheduled to appear):
      --London Lee (comedian).
      --Malcolm Powell (ventriloquist)
      --The Three Kims (acrobats)

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    • November 11, 1962: Robert Goulet, Phyllis McGuire, Rowan and Martin, Jerry Shane, Senor Wences

      Music:
      --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."

      Dance:
      --Hugh Lambert Dancers - dance to Dave Brubeck's "Unsquare Dance."

      Comedy:
      --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.

      Also:
      --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.

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    • July 20, 1958: US Army Talent Show
      July 20, 1958: US Army Talent Show
      Season 10 - Episode 43
      7/20/58
      7.8

      The 5th Annual Army talent show: --Teresa Brewer (scheduled guest host)

      Scheduled Army talent: --Pfc. Constantine Cassolas (operatic tenor from Brooklyn, NY) --The Second U.S. Army chrous, directed by Rinaldo Massimino --The Circle (a country and western trio) with Sfc. Horace Burns (Knoxville, Tenn.), Sgt. Ervin Elswick (Cromona, Ky.) and Sgt. Thomas Parker (Kannapolis, N.C.) --The Cold Cuts with Sp-1 Ernest Calla (East Boston, Mass.), Pfc. Howard Garfin (Flushing, N.Y.), Pfc. John Guthman (Stowe, Vt.), Pfc. Stan Kletkewicz (Philadelphia, Pa.) and Pfc. Robert Runion (Bluefield, W.Va.)

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    • April 24, 1960
      April 24, 1960
      Season 12 - Episode 30
      4/24/60
      7.8

      Scheduled guests: --Red Buttons (comedian) --The Ames Brothers (singing groups) --Rowan and Martin (comedy team) - secret agent routine --The McGuire Sisters (singing group) --Senor Wences (ventriloquist, also also does a plate spinning routine with one plate & two sticks) --Peter Palmer (singer) --Rod Lauren (singer) --The Kim Sisters (singing-instrumental group)

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    • November 15, 1964: Peter and Gordon, Sammy Davis Jr., Kaye Stevens, Jackie Vernon

      Guests:
      --Peter and Gordon - "I Don't Want to See You Again" & "500 Miles."
      --Sammy Davis Jr. - "Don't Shut Me Out"
      --Kaye Stevens - "I'll Tell Them All"
      --The Kessler Twins (singers)
      --Jackie Vernon (comedian)
      --Charlie Drake
      --Trio Hoganas (high wire balancing act)
      --Brizio (Italian comic act)

    • December 24, 1967: The Cowsills, Bobbie Gentry, George Carlin, Arthur Godfrey
      Music:
      --The Cowsills - "We Can Fly" & a Christmas song medley.
      --Bobbie Gentry - "Niki Hookey" & "I Wonder as I Wonder."
      --Arthur Godfrey - "The Secret Of Christmas"
      --Gilbert Price - "For Once In My Lifetime."
      --Arthur Godfrey & the Muppets - "It's Christmas Tomorrow."
      Comedy:
      --George Carlin (stand-up routine)
      Also appearing:
      --Peter Gennaro (dancer) - "What The World Needs Now."
      --The Little Angels Of Korea (play drums and dance with ribbons)
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    • October 22, 1967: Lulu, Eddie Fisher, The McGuire Sisters, Norm Crosby
      Music:
      --Lulu - "To Sir With Love"
      --Eddie Fisher - "Let Me Sing And I'll Be Happy" & "If She Walked Into My Life."
      --The McGuire Sisters - "One Kiss" and a French medley ("Under Paris Skies," "Dites Moi," "Summer In Bordeaux," "What Now My Love" & "Lucky Me").
      Comedy:
      --Stiller and Meara (comedy duo) - routine about a man trying to tell his mother that he's getting married.
      --Norm Crosby (stand-up routine) - compares clean-cut youths with hippies
      --Tommy Cooper (British comedian) - fumbling magician routine.
      --Jackie Vernon - talks about a "too small" town.
      Also appearing:
      --Ballet America (dance troupe) - 10 couples dressed in farm clothing
      --Baby Opal (trained Elephant Act)
      --Audience bows: Fran Tarkenton, Hugh Lipsey, Josh Logan, Eli Wallach, and Prince Mike Romonoff.
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    • October 1, 1967: Peggy Lee, Nancy Sinatra, George Carlin, Sergio Franchi

      Music:
      --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).
      Comedy:
      --George Carlin (stand-up monologue) - talks about going to the movies, coming attractions previews.
      --London Lee (stand-up comedian) - show business jokes.
      Also appearing:
      --Winners of the 33rd Harvest Moon Ball (dancers in various categories)
      --Gimma Brothers (comic acrobats, do tumbling wearing suits)
      --Richiardi (magician)
      --Audience bows: Ladies Auxiliary of the Polish Legion of Pine Island

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    • June 7, 1970: Connie Francis, Roslyn Kind, Morey Amsterdam, Scoey Mitchell
      Music:
      --Connie Francis sings a medley of Judy Garland songs: "The Trolley Song," "You Made Me Love You," "The Bells Are Ringing," "Swanee," "The Man That Got Away" and "(Somewhere) Over The Rainbow."
      --Roslyn Kind (Barbra Streisand's sister) sings "Purlie" (song from the Broadway play 'Purlie').
      --Dick Jensen (Hawaiian singer) - performs a medley: "Try A Little Tenderness," "Expressway to Your Heart," "Heard It Through The Grapevine" and "Yesterday."
      --The Ed Sullivan Singers perform "Moon River."
      Comedy:
      --Morey Amsterdam (nightclub and TV comedian) - stand-up monologue: does parody of Ed, talks about nudity in movies, etc.
      --Scoey Mitchell (stand-up comedian) - does a routine about a religious fanatic.
      --George Kirby (comedian-impressionist) - talks about Flip Wilson, does routine about a Texas football player, and sings "The Green Green Grass of Home."
      Also appearing:
      --The Szonys (ballet duo)
      --Tel Smit (magician)
      --Audience bows: harness racer Vic Frost (possibly Scott Frost), harness racer Del Insko, and Fritz Weaver (actor, Tony Award winner for his role in "Child's Play").
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    • December 22, 1963: Buster Keaton, Tessie O'Shea, Frank Ifield, George Kirby

      Music:
      --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."
      Comedy:
      --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).

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    • September 19, 1965: Series now in COLOR - Red Skelton; Dino, Desi & Billy; Eddie Fisher
      From Hollywood (Show 1 of 6)
      Music:
      --Dino, Desi & Billy - "I'm A Fool" and "Not the Loving Kind."
      --Eddie Fisher - medley: "My Favorite Things," "A Wonderful Day Like Today," "Sunrise Sunset."
      --Polly Bergen - "What The World Needs Now Is Love."
      --Sadler & Young (singers) - medley of French & American songs
      --Sandler & Young with Polly Bergen - "Mr. Boom Boom" & "Dominique."
      Comedy:
      --Red Skelton (stand-up monologue)
      Also appearing:
      --Las Vegas Sahara Dancers
      --Kimris Duo (aerial act performed in CBS parking lot)
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    • October 20, 1963: Bob and Ray, Eydie Gorme, Cliff Richard, Vic Grecco & Fred Willard

      Music:
      --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."

      Comedy:
      --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.

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    • January 12, 1964: Connie Francis, Frank Sinatra Jr. and the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, Stiller & Meara

      Music:
      --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) - "Look At Him Now."
      --Big Tiny Little (Ragtime-piano player) - 'Swinging Door' medley.
      Comedy:
      --Jerry Stiller & Anne Meara (comedy team) - Stiller plays a rescued fisherman interviewed by Meara.
      --Alan Gale (comedian) - stand-up monologue.
      Also appearing:
      --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 his earlier audience bow).

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    • February 26, 1967: Nancy Sinatra, Henny Youngman, Xavier Cugat & Charo
      Music:
      --Nancy Sinatra - "My Buddy" & "Sweet Georgia Brown"
      --Xavier Cugat Orchestra - "Tequila"
      --Charo (playing guitar & singing) - "Shalom Aleichem" (backed up by Xavier Cugat's band)
      --Barbara McNair - "I Feel A Song Coming On" & "Somewhere Over The Rainbow" medley
      --The Romeros (four Flamenco guitarists)
      --The Steel Bandits (boys playing steel drums) - "Georgie Girl," "Spanish Flea" & "Colonial Bogey March"
      Comedy:
      --Henny Youngman (comedian) - joined onstage by 10 violinists
      --Corbett Monica - stand up comedian
      --George Campo (Vaudeville style routine)
      --Pinky And Perky (frog puppet act)
      --Clair & McMahon (comedy team) - how a marriage can be ruined by commercials.
      Audience bows: Mrs. Marvin Shields (Navy hero's widow) and Kathleen Nolan.
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    • November 10, 1963: Jane Russell, Connie Haines and Beryl Davis; Shelley Berman; Marty Allen and Steve Rossi

      Guests:
      --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.

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    • November 13, 1955; Edith Piaf, Shirley Booth, Al Hibbler, Arthur Worsley

      Music:
      --Edith Piaf (French chanteuse) - "If You Love Me."
      --Al Hibbler - "Unchained Melody" & "He."
      --Purdue University Glee Club - sing a medley of religious songs including "Glory, Hallelujah"

      Broadway:
      --Shirley Booth - does scene from "The Desk Set" (This scene might also include the other cast members Byron Sanders, Dorothy Blackburn, Clarice Blackburn and Anne-Marie Gayer)

      Comedy:
      --Arthur Worsley (ventriloquist) - dummy does all the talking, recites the alphabet.
      --Joyce Grenfell (English comedian) - introduces dancers Paddy Stone, Beryl Kaye, Irving Davis, then Joyce does comic routine as nursery school teacher.

      Also appearing:
      --Earl Sande & Eddie Arcaro (Jockeys Hall Of Fame Awards)
      --Christmas Doll Contest Winners: Alice Adams, Barbara Webb & Judy Poucher.
      --Audience bows: Marie Sabret & Jaques Tosha (from Comedie Francois, on-stage bow); Governors Happy Chandler & Oval Freeman

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    • March 28, 1971: Final Sullivan Show - Melanie, David Frye, Joey Adams
      Music:
      --Melanie (folk singer) - "Look What They've Done to My Song, Ma," "Alexander Beetle" and "Ruby Tuesday."
      --Tony Sandler & Ralph Young (singers) - medley of "Rain" songs.
      --Danny Davis & the Nashville Brass perform "I Saw the Light," "I Can't Stop Loving You" and "Down Yonder."
      --Joanna Simon (mezzo-soprano) - "My Heart at Thy Sweet Voice" (aria from "Samson & Delila").
      Comedy:
      --David Frye (impressionist) - does impressions of Richard Nixon and others.
      --Joey Adams (comedian) - routine with Ed
      --Norman Wisdom and Tony Fane (correct last name?) - comedians doing Wallpaper routine.
      --Lennie Schultz (comedian) - 'The Chicken Heavyweight Championship" routine.
      --Vic Perry (sleight-of-hand artist) - 'Pick Pocket' routine
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    • March 29, 1970: Show filmed at Army Hospitals in Denver & San Antonio
      Special Easter episode filmed at Brooke General Hospital (San Antonio) and Fitzsimons Army Medical Center (Denver). Ed Sullivan and guests entertain wounded Vietnam veterans.
      Music:
      --Gladys Knight and the Pips - "Hey Jude" & "I Heard It Through the Grapevine."
      --Bobbie Gentry - "Papa" & "Ode to Billy Joe."
      --Buck Owens - "Act Naturally" and "Tall Dark Stranger."
      --Nancy Ames - "The Name Game" and "So Good To See Ya Babe."
      Comedy:
      --Marty Allen (stand-up routine)
      --David Frye - does impressions of celebrities.
      --George Kirby (stand-up comedian)
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    • November 24, 1968: Dusty Springfield, Jackie Mason, Nancy Wilson
      Music:
      --Dusty Springfield - "Son of a Preacher Man."
      --Nancy Wilson - "Clear Out Of This World" & "Face It Girl, It's Over."
      --The Kessler Twins - "I Say A Little Prayer."
      --The Doodletown Pipers - "MacArthur Park."
      Comedy:
      --Jackie Mason (stand-up comedian)
      --Burns & Schreiber (comedy team) - cab driver and passenger routine.
      --Morey Amsterdam (comedian)
      --The Muppets - Three serpent type creatures each raise their heads and say "Scrap-yap" in turn. One blows mist to eliminate the other. At the conclusion, Jim Henson comes out to shake Ed's hand.
      Also appearing:
      --Silvan (magician from Italy, background music is instrumental of 5th Dimension's "Up, Up and Away" and Tom Jones' "It's Not Unusual")
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    • February 19, 1967: The Four Tops, Pearl Bailey, Morey Amsterdam, Boots Randolph

      Music:
      --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."

      Comedy:
      --Morey Amsterdam (stand-up comedy) - topics include Ed Sullivan, show business, and travel.
      --Joe E. Lewis (nightclub comedian)

      Also appearing:
      --The Martys (European acrobats)
      --Audience bow: Allen Funt ("Candid Camera" host)

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    • March 12, 1967: Lou Rawls, Nancy Ames, Jack Carter, The Kessler Twins
      Music:
      --Lou Rawls - "Yesterday"
      --Nancy Ames - "Cherish" & "They Can't Take That Away From Me"
      --The Kessler Twins - "Moulin Rouge" (with dancers)
      --Grainne Yeats (harpist and singer) - performs Irish folk song
      --Emerald Society Pipe Band (bag pipe & drum music)
      Comedy:
      --Jack Carter (stand-up routine) - topics include California, politics, fatherhood, hippies, 1960's music.
      --Smith And Dale (comedy team) - tax lawyer routine
      --Jimmy Joyce (stand-up routine) - re: airlines; priests
      --Dick Albers (comic trampoline act)
      Also appearing:
      --Feller Brothers & Dodo (tight wire act with springboard)
      Audience bows: John Tio Hagan; Jack Dempsey, Jesse Owens
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    • February 12, 1967: The Young Rascals, Joan Rivers, Lola Falana
      Music:
      --The Young Rascals - "Lonely Too Long," "Come On Up" (instrumental), and "Mickey's Monkey"
      --Lola Falana - "On Broadway"
      --Sally Ann Howes - medley: "Someone To Light Up My Life" & "If He Walked Into My Life"
      --Los Indios Tabajaros (South American Indian guitar duo) - instrumental song
      --On film: The Beatles - "Strawberry Fields Forever" & "Penny Lane" videos.
      Comedy:
      --Joan Rivers (stand-up comedy) - topics include her teenage years.
      --Nancy Walker & Jack Gilford (comedians) - comedy sketch originally done by Bert Lahr.
      --Joey Adams (stand-up comedian) - routine includes Ed Sullivan jokes.
      Also appearing:
      --Ravic and Babs (British rollerskating couple)
      --Peter Gennaro (dancer-choreographer, with female dancers) - "Baubles, Bangles, and Beads" production number.
      --Audience bow: "KO" Phil Kaplan (boxer)
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    • February 5, 1967: Woody Allen, Lainie Kazan, Wayne & Shuster, Gene Barry
      Music:
      --Lainie Kazan sings "My Man's Gone Now"
      --The Doodletown Pipers (singers) - "Rhythm Of Life" & medley ("Hang On Sloopy," "Georgie Girl," "Hard Days Night," "California Dreamin'" and "Barefootin'")
      --Gene Barry (singer-actor) - "To Life L'chaim" & reads from Charles Lownesbury's will.
      Comedy:
      --Woody Allen (stand-up routine)
      --Wayne And Shuster (comedy team)
      --Stu Gilliam (stand-up comedian)
      --The Muppets - female frog (Kermit in wig) sings "I've Grown Accustomed to His Face"
      Also appearing:
      --Ugo Garrido (foot juggler)
      --Audience bows: Captain Linda Bawnan, Xavier Cugat & Charo
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    • November 12, 1967: The Turtles, Johnny Mathis, Joan Rivers, Shelley Berman
      Music:
      --The Turtles - "Happy Together" & "She's My Girl."
      --Johnny Mathis - "Sleigh Ride" & "Up-Up, and Away."
      --Lana Cantrell sings "Yes Sir, That's My Baby" and "Love Is Stronger Far Than We."
      Comedy:
      --Joan Rivers (stand-up routine) talks about her pregnancy.
      --Shelley Berman (comedian) - routine about embarrassing moments.
      --Richard Hearne (British comedian) - dances and does a pantomime act.
      Also appearing:
      --Victor Lundberg - recites "An Open Letter to My Teenage Son" (a message to America's youth regarding the Vietnam War).
      --NY Harkness Ballet Co. - Spanish theme ballet.
      --Gustafsons (magicians) - man & woman do illusions using candles, scarves, etc.
      --Audience bows: Johnny Weissmuller & Buster Crabbe
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    • November 5, 1967: Shirley Bassey, Tony Bennett, Woody Herman Orchestra

      Guests (verified):
      --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)

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    • October 29, 1967: The Cowsills, Polly Bergen, Don Ameche, Myron Cohen, Denor Wences

      Music:
      --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)
      Broadway:
      --Excerpts from the musical "Henry, Sweet Henry" includes Alice Playten singing "Poor Little Person," and a scene with Don Ameche.
      Comedy:
      --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)
      Also appearing:
      --Peter Gennaro (choreographer) - performs a Halloween dance with 6 "witches."
      --Audience bows: Paul Ford (Broadway star); Camille Bonano ("Miss Byline" beauty contest winner)

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    • May 7, 1967: Expo '67 - The Supremes, Xavier Cugat, Charo, Roberta Peters
      Broadcast from Montreal's Expo '67
      Music:
      --The Supremes - "The Happening"
      --The Supremes (wearing 1920s Flapper costumes) - medley: "Thoroughly Modern Millie," "Second Hand Rose" and "Mame."
      --Xavier Cugat with Charo - Latin medley
      --Roberta Peters - "Bell Song"
      --Frank Ifield - "You Came Out Of Nowhere" & "She Taught Me How To Yodel."
      Comedy:
      --Clair & McMahon (comedy team, computer dating routine)
      --Corbet Monica (comedian)
      Also appearing:
      --The Alcettys (balancing act)
      --Audience bows: Jean Drapeau (Montreal mayor); Bill Haughton (harness jockey); Bob Usury (Kentucky Derby winner); Leslie Uggams.
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    • April 30, 1967: Jack Benny, Paul Revere and the Raiders, Melina Mercouri

      Music:
      --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."

      Comedy:
      --Jack Benny - commerates the 35th anniversary of his debut on Ed's radio show.
      --Jim Henson's Muppets - unattractive Muppet sings "I Feel Pretty."

      Dance:
      --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.

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    • April 04, 1965: Alan King, Abbe Lane, Cilla Black, George Kirby, Jean Paul Vignon
      Music:
      --Cilla Black sings "Dancin' in the Streets" and "You're My World."
      --Abbe Lane sings "And I Love Him."
      --Jean Paul Vignon (from France) sings "Don't Cry Little Girl."
      Comedy:
      --Alan King (comedian) - does an insurance routine
      --George Kirby (comedian) - sings "Time After Time"
      --Arthur Haynes - does a Barbershop sketch.
      Also appearing:
      --Johnny Hart (magician-illusionist)
      --Juan Carlos Copes (tango dancer) - does a Boleros dance
      --Kublers' Chimps (trained animal act)
      --Ed introduces Boston journalists Pat Dowler, Billy Baily, Paul Murphy and James Nesto.
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    • March 26, 1967: Easter Show
      March 26, 1967: Easter Show
      Season 19 - Episode 29
      3/26/67
      7.5

      --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).
      --Sergio Franchi
      --Anna Moffo (soprano, of the Metropolitan Opera).
      --The Rhos Male Choir from Wales
      --Didier Danion (glass balancer).
      --Jim Henson's Muppets

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    • February 28, 1965: From Miami - Wayne Newton, Juliet Prowse, Alan King, Bill Dana, The Barry Sisters

      Broadcast from Florida's Miami Beach Auditorium-Convention Hall
      Music:
      --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).
      Comedy:
      --Alan King (comedian) - tells an airline horror story.
      --Bill Dana (comedian, in character as "scuba diver" Jose Jimenez)
      Also appearing:
      --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).

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    • October 10, 1948
      October 10, 1948
      Season 1 - Episode 17
      10/10/48
      7.5

      Scheduled guests include:
      --Bill "Bojangles" Robinson (dancer)
      --Joey Adams (comedian)
      --Tony Canzoneri (former lightweight boxing champion)
      --Mark Plant

    • September 10, 1967: Young Rascals, Petula Clark, Red Skelton, Eddie Fisher, Buddy Hackett
      Music:
      --The Young Rascals - "Groovin'," "A Girl Like You" & "How Can I Be Sure?"
      --Petula Clark - "I'll be Loving You Eternally" & a medley ("Who Am I?" "Don't Sleep in the Subway" & "Cat in the Window")
      --Eddie Fisher sings "Mame" & "That Face" (Buddy Hackett cameo on 2nd song).
      Comedy:
      --Red Skelton (stand-up routine)
      --Buddy Hackett (comedian) - does a Chinese waiter routine
      --The Great Carazini (comedian)
      Also appearing:
      Audience bows: Walter Winchell, Jerry Vale
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    • September 24, 1967: The Mamas and the Papas, Florence Henderson, John Byner
      Music:
      --The Mamas and the Papas - "Twelve Thirty (Young Girls Are Coming to the Canyon)."
      --The Mamas and the Papas - medley: "Monday, Monday," "I Call Your Name" & "California Dreamin'."
      --Florence Henderson sings a "Sound of Music" medley ("My Favorite Things," "Climb Every Mountain," "Do-Re-Mi" & "The Sound of Music").
      --Ed Ames (actor-singer) - sings "My Cup Runneth Over" & "When The Snow Is On the Roses."
      Comedy:
      --John Byner - does celebrity impressions.
      --Jack Carter (stand-up routine)
      --Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet)
      Also appearing:
      --Jorgen and Conny (Swedish balancers-acrobats)
      --Jean Claude (balancing act)
      --Audience bows: Ralph Pearl & Charlie McAddams (reporter & publisher of The Las Vegas Sun), Roberto Rossellini, and Duane Hackney.
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    • October 8, 1967:Jimmy Dean, Joan Rivers, Wayne and Shuster, Lana Cantrell

      Music:
      --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).
      Comedy:
      --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.

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    • April 16, 1967: Tony Bennett, Count Basie, Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood
      Music:
      --Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood - "Summer Wine."
      --Nancy Sinatra - "Love Eyes."
      --Tony Bennett and the Count Basie Orchestra - "Sunny Side Of The Street," "I Left My Heart In San Francisco," "Don't Get Around Much Any More" & "The Lady's In Love With You."
      --Count Basie Orchestra - "Edward Great Saxophone."
      --Alan Kogosowski (14-year-old Australian pianist) - plays Chopin's Polonaise.
      --Los Indio Tabajaras - South American Indians play guitars.
      Comedy:
      --Totie Fields - "I'm Perfect" routine.
      --Hendra & Ullet (comedy team) - A Mets fan tries to explain baseball to an Englishman.
      Also appearing:
      --Peter Gennaro (dancer-choreographer with other dancers) - "Alouette" (with cameo by Totie Fields).
      --The Mercners (acrobats) - girl does mid-air somersaults on pole held by 2 men.
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    • April 23, 1967: Bobby Vinton, Bert Lahr, Jackie Mason, Joan Rivers
      Music:
      --Bobby Vinton sings "Georgy Girl" "Matchmaker," "Sunrise, Sunset" and "L'Chain."
      --The McGuire Sisters sing "Music to Watch Girls By," and a medley of songs from recent movies.
      --The Young Americans (troupe of young singers) - perform a medley.
      Comedy:
      --Bert Lahr (actor-comedian) - sketch about a near-sighted doctor.
      --Jackie Mason - jokes about NYC, television commercials, etc.
      --Joan Rivers - talks about troubles plaguing women.
      --George Kirby - routine includes celebrity impressions.
      Also appearing:
      --Agostinos (man & woman duo) - Adagio dancing with acrobatics
      --Audience bows: Roger Tenney, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Considine.
      --Audience bow: Dolores Gray (star of "Sherry!") - Ed Sullivan blooper, describes Ms. Gray as "starving" instead of "starring."
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    • December 17, 1967: Spanky & Our Gang, Richard Pryor, Patti Page, Joel Grey
      Music:
      --Spanky and Our Gang - "Lazy Day" & "Sunday Morning."
      --Patti Page sings "Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You" & recites a "Child's Christmas Prayer."
      --Joel Grey (actor-singer) - Railroad song medley.
      --The Kim Sisters - "Thoroughly Modern Millie."
      --The Berlin Mozart Choir (thirty vocalists)
      Comedy:
      --Richard Pryor
      ---Stiller & Meara (comedy team)
      --David Frye
      --Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet)
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    • January 1, 1967: The New Vaudeville Band, Joan Rivers, Peter Nero
      Music:
      --The New Vaudeville Band - "Winchester Cathedral," "Whispering" and "Shine."
      --Peter Nero - "Summertime" & "It Ain't Necessarily So"
      --Lana Cantrell - "You'd Better Love Me" & "I Will Wait For You"
      --The Castro Brothers - sing "Tonight" in Spanish.
      Comedy:
      --Joan Rivers (comedian)
      --Georgie Kaye (stand-up comedy)
      --Hendra & Ullet (comedy team)
      Dance:
      --Les Ballets Africains (dance troupe)
      --Sandra Balesti (ballet solo to Rodgers & Hammerstein medley)
      Also appearing:
      --The Three Haucs (jugglers)
      --The Tovarich Troupe (balancing act)
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    • March 10, 1968: From Caesars Palace in Las Vegas - The 5th Dimension, Liza Minnelli, Theodore Bikel

      Episode broadcast from Caesars Palace in Las Vegas
      Music:
      --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').
      Comedy:
      --Marty Allen and Steve Rossi (comedy team)
      --Jack Carter (comedian)
      Also appearing:
      --The Canestrellis (trampoline act)

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    • November 19, 1967: Diana Ross & The Supremes, The Temptations, Flip Wilson
      Music:
      --Diana Ross & the Supremes - "In and Out of Love," "Thou Swell" & "Greensleeves."
      --The Temptations - "Hello Young Lovers" & "Don't Look Back."
      --The Temptations & Diana Ross and the Supremes - medley of each other's hits: "Get Ready" (Supremes), "Stop in the Name of Love" (Temptations), "My Girl" (Supremes) and "Baby Love" (Temptations).
      --Diana Ross and the Supremes & the Temptations - "I Know I'm Losing You"
      --The Kessler Twins (dressed as dance hall girls) - "The Band Played On" & "Covers of the Police Gazette."
      --Fernando Pasqualone (trumpet player)
      Comedy:
      --Flip Wilson (stand-up routine)
      --Lewis & Christy (comedy team)
      Also appearing:
      --Ivan & Astor (dance team, apache dancers) - couple throws each other around.
      --Audience bows: George Hamilton, William E. Galbraith.
      On film: A clip from the movie "Dr. Doolittle" with Rex Harrison singing "Talk to the Animals."
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    • March 3, 1968: Lou Rawls, Kenny Rogers and the First Edition, Joan Rivers, Alan King, Jack E. Leonard

      Music:
      --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)

      Comedy:
      --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."

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    • February 25, 1968: Gladys Knight & the Pips, Jackie Mason, Dinah Shore, Ed Ames

      Music:
      --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.

      Comedy:
      --Jackie Mason (stand-up comedy)
      --Andy Stewart (kilt-wearing Scottish singer-comedian) - sings and does impression of Dean Martin.

      Also appearing:
      --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?")

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    • March 17, 1968: The Bee Gees, Lucille Ball, George Hamilton, Fran Jeffries, The Dubliners

      Music:
      --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."
      Comedy:
      --Jerry Stiller & Anne Meara (comedy team)
      --Jackie Kahane (stand-up comedian)
      Also appearing:
      --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).

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    • March 24, 1968: Diana Ross & The Supremes, Spanky & Our Gang, Nancy Sinatra, Lee Hazlewood
      Music:
      --Spanky & Our Gang - "I'd Like to Get to Know You."
      --Diana Ross and the Supremes sing "Forever Came Today" & a Fats Waller medley ("Honeysuckle Rose," "Ain't Misbehavin'" & "Keepin' Out of Mischief Now").
      --Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood - "Story Book Children."
      --Nancy Sinatra - "100 Years."
      --Jimmy Dean - "Little Thing Called Love" & "To A Sleeping Beauty."
      Comedy:
      --George Carlin (stand-up comedian)
      --Louis & Christy (comedy team)
      --Charlie Cairoli & Co. (comedy team) - two men play clarinets.
      Also appearing:
      --Dominique (illusionist)
      --Audience bows: Franco Corelli, Del Insco, Jean Drapeau.
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    • April 28, 1968: Richard Harris, Ella Fitzgerald, Stiller & Meara, George Carlin

      Guests:
      --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

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    • June 2, 1968: 20th Anniversary Show - Alan King, Jerry Vale
      20th Anniversary Show
      Music:
      --Jerry Vale - "My Love, Forgive Me."
      --Lana Cantrell (Austrialian singer) - medley ("Honey" & "How Can I Be Sure?").
      Comedy:
      --Alan King - comedy monologue on the history of the "Ed Sullivan Show."
      --Sue Carson (comedian) - does a comedy routine about recent news events.
      Also appearing:
      --Edward Villella and Patricia McBride (ballet dancers) - perform the Pas De Deux from "Dianna."
      --Mr. Jiggs (trained monkey) - chimp smokes and rides a motor scooter.
      --Norm Nielson (magician)
      --In taped segments, the following stars offer their congratulations to Ed:
      Eddie Albert, Lucille Ball, Tony Bennett, Carol Burnett, Diahann Carroll, Carol Channing, Dick Van Dyke, the Walt Disney family, Jackie Gleason, Andy Griffith, Peggy Lee, Jerry Lewis, Otto Preminger, and Red Skelton.
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    • May 26, 1968: Spanky and Our Gang, Nancy Sinatra, Scoey Mitchell, Mike Douglas

      Guests:
      --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.

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    • April 14, 1968: Easter Show
      April 14, 1968: Easter Show
      Season 20 - Episode 31
      4/14/68
      7.5

      --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)

    • December 3, 1967: Ray Charles, Billy Preston, Gordon McRae & Carol Lawrence, Jackie Kahane, Bill Dana

      Music:
      --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.
      Comedy:
      --Bill Dana (in character as Jose Jimenez) plays an Olympic hopeful.
      --Jackie Kahane - stand-up topics include NYC, Hippies, bus & air travel.
      Also appearing:
      --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.)

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    • May 28, 1967: The Temptations, Robert Goulet, Jane Morgan, Pickle Brothers
      Music:
      --The Temptations - medley: "(I Know) I'm Losing You," "All I Need" and "My Girl."
      --Robert Goulet - "The Impossible Dream," "My Cup Runneth Over" and "Walking Happy."
      --Jane Morgan - "Today" and "I Wanna Be with You."
      --Tessie O' Shea - "I'm Home Again," "I'm A Londoner" and "Two Ton Tessie."
      Comedy:
      --The Pickle Brothers (comedy trio doing a Dracula sketch)
      --Lee Tully (stand-up routine)
      --Jack De Leon (stand-up routine)
      --The Jovers (comic balancing duo)
      Also appearing:
      --Audience bows: Peter Wolfendon, Peter Lawford
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    • January 28, 1968: The 5th Dimension, Carol Lawrence, Wayne and Shuster, Nancy Ames

      Guests:
      --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)

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    • December 4, 1966: Diana Ross and the Supremes, Gary Lewis, Lainie Kazan
      Music:
      --Diana Ross and the Supremes sing "My Favorite Things" and a medley of hits ("Come See About Me," "Stop! In the Name of Love," "You Can't Hurry Love," "You Keep Me Hanging On" and "I Hear a Symphony").
      --Gary Lewis and the Playboys - medley: "This Diamond Ring," "Green Grass," "She's Just My Style" & "Where Will the Words Come From."
      --Gary Lewis - "One Last Kiss" (short song)
      --Lainie Kazan - "What Now My Love"
      --Robert Merrill and Jan Peerce (opera singers) - "La Forza Del Destino"
      Comedy:
      --Wayne And Shuster (comedy team)
      --Red Buttons (actor-comedian) - stand up monologue.
      --Harlem Globetrotters (comic basketball stunts)
      Also appearing:
      --Miss Mara (Spanish trapeze artist)
      --The "Walking Happy" cast perform "Clog and Grog Dance" set in a saloon.
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    • January 21, 1968: Johnny Mathis, Melvyn Douglas, Pert Kelton, John Byner
      Music:
      --Johnny Mathis - "Get Out of Town" & "At the Crossroads."
      --Lana Cantrell - "On the Good Ship Lollipop" & "Shadows of Our Love."
      Broadway:
      --Melvyn Douglas and Pert Kelton perform a scene from the comedy "Spofford."
      Comedy:
      --John Byner (comedian)
      --Jack E. Leonard (comedian)
      --The Pickle Brothers (comedy trio)
      Dance:
      --Edward Villella and Patricia McBride (of the New York City Ballet) - perform a pas de deux from Asafieff's "Flames of Paris."
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    • May 19, 1968: The 5th Dimension, Joel Grey, Joan Rivers, Morey Amsterdam

      Music:
      --The 5th Dimension - "On Broadway" & "Stoned Soul Picnic."
      --Joel Grey (musical-comedy star) - performs a scene from his play "George M!" (which opened April 10, 1968 on Broadway).
      --Joan Rivers (stand-up comedian) - topics: marriage, weight, the beach.
      --Jane Morgan - "What Now My Love?"
      --The West Point Glee Club - "Sons Of A Different Time."

      Comedy:
      --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.; Philippines' President Marcos' children Ferdinand & Maria Marcos

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    • February 4, 1968: Michele Lee, Stiller & Meara, Morecambe & Wise, Sergio Franchi
      Music:
      --Michele Lee sings "On the Other Side of the Tracks," and later in show, "My Funny Valentine."
      --Sergio Franchi sings "And This Is My Beloved" and a medley of "Til There Was You"/"Younger Than Springtime."
      --Regina Resnik (opera singer) sings "Habenera" (from the opera 'Carmen").
      --Peter Gennaro Dancers - "Swanee" production number.
      --Boy Scouts of America sing "People" (backed up by the Duke Ellington Orchestra).
      Comedy:
      --Morecambe and Wise (comedy duo) - sketch includes the duo singing "Moonlight Becomes You" to Michele Lee.
      --Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara (comedy team) - spoof TV commercials.
      --Jackie Vernon (comedian) - does a tribute to Leonardo Davinci's "Carnival of Venice."
      --Stu Gilliam (comedian) - tells jokes about family life and taxes.
      --Gil & Freddy Lavedo (comic acrobats) - acrobatic dance and balacing act.
      Audience bows: Major Merlyn H. Dethlefsean (Congressional Medal of Honor recipient); Jack Dempsey (former heavyweight boxing champion); Vincent Price and Patricia Rutledge (actors); Peggy Ann Garner
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    • November 27, 1966: Leslie Uggams, Glenn Yarbrough, "Don't Drink the Water" Broadway Cast
      Music:
      --Leslie Uggams sings "The Trolley Song" and "We Can Work It Out."
      --Glen Yarbrough (folk singer) - "World Turnin'" and "Rose'd Say" (2nd song with audience sing-a-long).
      Broadway:
      --Lou Jacobi, Kay Medford, Tony Roberts and Anita Gillette perform a scene from their play "Don't Drink the Water."
      Comedy:
      --Morty Storm (stand-up routine).
      --The Muppets - Sketch starts with big worm teaching little worm to dance. Then, to "Glow Worm," Kermit eats two small worms but has a problem with the third, larger worm.
      Also appearing:
      --The All-American College Football Team of '66: Bob Griese, Floyd Little, Gene Washington, Bubba Smith and Mel Faar.
      --Fiesta Mexicana (troupe performs native, Mariachi songs and dances)
      --Brian Andru (comic tightrope act).
      --Audience bows: Steve Spurier and Norman Wisdom.
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    • December 31, 1967: Jay and the Techniques, Buddy Rich, Miriam Makeba

      --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):
      --Rodney Dangerfield
      --Vikki Carr (singer) - "It Must Be Him"

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    • February 18, 1968: Bobbie Gentry, Rodney Dangerfield, George Chakiris, Jane Powell

      Music:
      --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").

      Comedy:
      --Rodney Dangerfield - does Santa Claus jokes.
      --Will Jordan (comedian) - does impressions of various celebrities.
      --Jim Henson's Muppets - do a routine titled "Business, Business."

      Audience bows:
      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)

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    • January 7, 1968: Dionne Warwick, Norm Crosby, Morecambe & Wise, The Young Americans

      Music:
      --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." Comedy:
      --Norm Crosby (comedian) - monologue.
      --Morecambe and Wise (British comedy team) - magician with assistant routine.
      Also appearing:
      --Brascia and Tybee (dance team of John Brascia and Tybee Arfa) - Apache ballroom dance.
      --Linon (clown) - pantomime tightrope act.
      --Audience bows: Elsa Lanchester; Earl Wilson Jr.

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    • February 11, 1968: Vincent Price, Patricia Routledge, Eddie Albert, Roberta Peters

      Music:
      --Roberta Peters (soprano) - "Shadow Song" (from Giacomo Meyerbeer's opera "Dinorah")
      --The Lennon Sisters sing "California Dreamin'" & "Where Are the Words?"
      Broadway:
      --Vincent Price and Patricia Routledge perform a scene from the musical "Darling of the Day" (which ran on Broadway from Jan. 27 - Feb. 24, 1968). Segment includes Patricia Routledge singing "Not On Your Nellie."
      Comedy:
      --Morey Amsterdam
      --Totie Fields
      --Hendra & Ullett (comedy team)
      --Jimmy Nelson (ventriloquist)
      Also appearing:
      --Eddie Albert (actor) - recites excerpts from Carl Sandburg's writings on Abraham Lincoln.
      --Vaughn Bullivant (water skiing champion, appearing on film?)
      --Les Dollies (unicycle act)
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    • January 14, 1968: Vanilla Fudge, Duke Ellington, Flip Wilson, Tammy Grimes, Buddy Greco

      Guests:
      --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)

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    • March 21, 1965: Tony Bennett, Gary Lewis & the Playboys, Connie Francis, Melinda Marx
      Music:
      --Gary Lewis & the Playboys - "This Diamond Ring" & "Count Me In."
      --Tony Bennett (with the Woody Herman Orchestra) - "Love Scene," "If I Ruled The World," "Lullabye of Broadway" and "Who Can I Turn To."
      --Connie Francis - "For Mama," "Goldfinger," and a Gospel medley ("Up Above My Head," "Glory, Glory," "Light Of Love" and "Up Above My Head" reprise).
      --Melinda Marx (Groucho Marx's daughter) - "East Side of Town"
      --Woody Herman Orchestra - "My Favorite Things."
      --Texas Boys Choir Of Fort Worth - "Mustang Grey."

      Comedy:
      --Pat Buttram (stand-up comedian) - tells stories about his grandparents
      --Jean Carroll (comedian) - jokes about domestic life & department stores
      Also appearing:
      --Ray Bloch & Band - Topo Gigo song.
      --Claus Beckers (unicyclist, with female assistant) - balances teapot & cups on tray.
      --Audience bow: Vic Ghezzi
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    • March 14, 1965: St. Patrick's Day Show
      3/14/65
      7.5

      1965 St. Patrick's Day Show
      Music:
      --Petula Clark – "Downtown" and "I Know a Place."
      --Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem - "Wild Colonial Boy."
      --Steve Rossi - "I'll Set My Love to Music"
      --Jimmy Roselli - "Femina" & "Rock-A-Bye Your Baby"
      --Dorothy Donegan (pianist) - "The Man I Love"
      --New York City Police Department's Emerald Society Pipe Band

      Comedy:
      --Nancy Walker & Bert Lahr (comedians) - pantomime sketch about an unhappy couple.
      --Allen & Rossi (comedy team)

      Also appearing:
      --Pat O'Brien (actor) - recites John Locke's "Exiles Return."
      --The Olympiades (acrobats, body builders painted gold)

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    • March 30, 1969
      March 30, 1969
      Season 21 - Episode 24
      3/30/69
      7.5

      Guests:
      --The cast of "Hair" - "Aquarius"/"Let the Sun Shine In"
      --Peter Nero - "Mrs. Robinson" (instrumental)
      --Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme
      --The Lennon Sisters - "On A Clear Day"
      --The Muppets
      --Charlie Callas (stand-up comedian)
      --Dickie Henderson (stand-up comedian) - does a Frank Sinatra imitation

    • November 22, 1970: A Salute to Richard Rodgers
      11/22/70
      7.5

      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."
      "Oklahoma!" songs:
      --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).

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    • April 6, 1969: Peggy Lee, Tony Bennett, Duke Ellington, Joan Rivers
      1969 Easter Show
      Music:
      --Peggy Lee sings "Spinning Wheel" & "Natural Woman."
      --Tony Bennett sings a medley: "Love Song," "Solitude," "What The World Needs Now" & "People" (backed up by the Duke Ellington Orchestra).
      --Duke Ellington and his Orchestra - "Rocking In Rhythm."
      --Shirley Verrett (Met Opera singer) - "Alleluja" by Mozart.
      Comedy:
      --Rodney Dangerfield (stand-up comedy)
      --Joan Rivers (comedian)
      Also appearing:
      --Eddie Albert (actor) - recites "Prayers for the 1970s," written by Norman Corwin.
      --Edward Villella & Patricia McBride (of The New York City Ballet) - dance a pas de deux from Prokofiev's "Romeo & Juliet."
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    • November 15, 1970: Dick Gregory, Abbe Lane, Tommy Roe, Billy Joe Royal, Joe South

      Music:
      --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."

      Comedy:
      --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.

      Dance:
      --Natalya Makarova (Russian ballerina) and Ted Kivitt (of the American Ballet Theater) - perform the pas de deux from "Swan Lake."

      Also appearing:
      --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).

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    • April 20, 1969: The Chambers Brothers, Slappy White, Norm Crosby, Ken Berry
      Music:
      --The Chambers Brothers - "Wade in the Water."
      --Julie Budd (14-year-old singer) - "Johnny One Note."
      --Ken Berry (of TV's 'Mayberry R.F.D.') sings "I Wanna Be a Dancin' Man" and does a soft-shoe dance.
      --Grace Markay sings "If He Walked into My Life."
      --The World's Greatest Jazz Band perform "Sunny" and a medley (including "Up Up and Away").
      Comedy:
      --Norm Crosby - talks about 'kids today'
      --Steve Rossi and Slappy White (comedians)
      --Pat Cooper - stand-up routine: his mother, the Army, Generation gap.
      --Charlie Cairoli & Co. (clowns)
      Also appearing:
      --Peter Gennaro & Dancers
      --Iby's Poodles (trained animal act) - dog does a high dive act.
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    • November 1, 1970: Richard Pryor, Bobbie Gentry, Melba Moore, Roy Clark
      Music:
      --Bobbie Gentry sings "I Want You Back," "Benjamin" and "Your Number One Fan."
      --Roy Clark - "Thank God and Greyhound, You're Gone" and "Malaguena."
      --Melba Moore - "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother."
      "Purlie" Broadway cast:
      --Melba Moore sings "Purlie."
      --"Purlie" Broadway cast (without Melba Moore) - "Walk Him Up the Stairs" production number.
      Comedy:
      --Richard Pryor - talks about growing up in the inner city.
      --Stanley Myron Handelman (comedian) - topics include his "no neck" friend.
      --Fenella Fielding (singer-comedian) sings "Don't Let Me Down."
      Audience bows: Ben Gross (newsman), Tom-Tom Moore (hero, caught a falling baby), and Harry Hirschfield.
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    • December 13, 1970: Ali MacGraw, Bobby Sherman, Hal Linden, Robby Benson, The New Seekers

      Music:
      --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."

      Broadway:
      --Cast members from "The Rothschilds" (including Hal Linden and Robby Benson) perform "Sons."

      Comedy:
      --Marilyn Michaels (comedian-singer) - sings "Swanee" (as a tribute to Judy Garland).
      --Guy Marks (comedian) - stand-up routine about young love.

      Also appearing:
      --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.

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    • December 27, 1970: Bobbie Gentry, Friends of Distinction, Pat Cooper, Peter Nero

      Music:
      --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").

      Comedy:
      --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)

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    • March 9, 1969: Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Association, Mickey Mantle, Jeannie C. Riley
      Music:
      --Creedence Clearwater Revival - "Proud Mary" & "Good Golly Miss Molly."
      --Jeannie C. Riley - "Harper Valley PTA" & "There Never Was a Time" medley.
      --The Association - "Goodbye Columbus."
      --Carol Lawrence - "Startime."
      Comedy:
      --Norm Crosby (comedian)
      --Will Jordan (comedian, does celebrity impressions)
      Also appearing:
      --Mickey Mantle - is interviewed by Ed, who asks about Mantle's plans to retire from baseball.
      --Greg Morris (actor, from "Mission Impossible") - sings and recites "For Once In My Life."
      --Valente & Valente (juggling team)
      --The American Legion Drill Team from Chicago.
      --Audience bows: Pierre Gallent (author), John Gary (singer).
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    • January 24, 1971: B.J. Thomas, Nancy Ames, Sergio Franchi, Rahsaan Roland Kirk
      Music:
      --B.J. Thomas - "No Love At All" & medley of songs ("Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head," "Most of All" & "I Just Can't Help Believin'").
      --B.J. Thomas & Nancy Ames - "Your Song."
      --Nancy Ames - "Lady Love" & "Heaven Help Us All."
      --Rahsaan Roland Kirk (jazz musician) - "Haitian Fight Song" (with other jazz musicians, please see "Recap").
      --Sergio Franchi - "Close to You" & "No Man is an Island."
      --Peter Gennaro (dancer, with 6 back-up dancers) - "Impossible Dream." Also appearing:
      --Jim O'Brian (football player) talks with Ed and does a football demonstration.
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    • January 26, 1969: Tommy James & the Shondells, Shirley Bassey, George Hamilton
      Music:
      --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 Guys In Love With You."
      --The Green Machine - "Stand Up and Be Counted" (rock band made up of U. S. Marines).
      Comedy:
      --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.
      Also appearing:
      --Joe Namath (on videotape, sit down interview)
      --Ballet America (dance troupe) - Hoedown style dance number
      --Marvyn Roy (magician)
      --Audience bows: Elston & Arlene Howard, Luciene Fontaine, Sterling Moss (racecar driver).
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    • February 9, 1969: Barbara Eden, Leslie Uggams, Joan Rivers, Roslyn Kind
      Music:
      --Barbara Eden sings "Do You Know the Way to San Jose?"
      --Leslie Uggams sings "Get Me to the Church on Time" and "If You Go Away."
      --Roslyn Kind (Barbra Streisand's half sister) sings "The Shape Of Things To Come" and "Give Me You."
      Comedy:
      --Joan Rivers - stand-up topics include working with difficult audiences.
      --Bill Dana (in character as Jose Jimenez) - pretends to be a Navy man who has lived under the sea.
      --Jeremy Vernon (comedian) - talks about the Vietnam War, and speaks in a European accent.
      Also appearing:
      --Jorgen & Conny (acrobats from Sweeden) - routine includes pole balancing.
      --Peter Gennaro Dancers tap-dance to "Yankee Doodle Dandy."
      --The Shaller Brothers (comedic trampoline act)
      --Audience bows: Joey & Cindy Adams (comedian and his columnist wife).
      On film:
      --Scenes from the Gina Lollobrigida movie "Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell."
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    • February 16, 1969: Blood, Sweat & Tears; Caterina Valente; Arthur Godfrey
      Music:
      --Blood, Sweat & Tears - "Smiling Phases."
      --Arthur Godfrey and the Young Americans - "A Tall Oak Tree" (includes Arthur Godfrey giving a speech about the environment along with other issues).
      --The Young Americans - medley of songs including "Georgy Girl," "Tammy" and "Thoroughly Modern Millie."
      --Caterina Valente - "Malaguena," "The Look of Love" and "That Old Black Magic."
      --Caterina Valente and her brother Silvia Franceso duet (unknown song title).
      Comedy:
      --Rodney Dangerfield - "No Respect" routine.
      --Fiore & Eldridge (comedy team) - Blind Date sketch.
      Also appearing:
      --Eric Brenn (juggler)
      --The Rios Brothers (balancing act)
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    • January 17, 1971: Tony Bennett, Gary Puckett, Melina Mercouri, Judy Carne
      Music:
      --Gary Puckett sings "Keep the Customer Satisfied" and "I Who Have Nothing."
      --Tony Bennett sings "Love Story," "What the World Needs Now" and "I'll Begin Again."
      --Melina Mercouri sings "I am Greek" (dances with audience members) and "Entre Les Lignes" (in French and English).
      --Judy Carne sings "Puppet Man" (production number with dancers) and "I Wonder Who's Kissing Him Now."
      Music:
      --Norm Crosby (comedian) - monologue about playing football in his youth.
      --Irwin C. Watson (comedian) - stand-up routine about racial sensivity.
      --The Muppets - sketch about a rock 'n' roll drummer finding work in a String Quartet.
      On film:
      A clip from the movie "Promise At Dawn" (starring Melina Mercouri).
      Audience bows:
      Jerry Vale (singer), Rod Laver and Arthur Ashe (tennis stars), Richard Chamberlain and Glenda Jackson (actors, stars of the movie "The Music Lovers").
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    • March 2, 1969
      March 2, 1969
      Season 21 - Episode 20
      3/2/69
      7.5

      --Paul Anka - "Goodnight My Love" & "It Only Takes A Moment."
      --The Checkmates Ltd.
      --Flip Wilson - comedy monologue.

      Additional guests (scheduled to appear):
      --Gwen Verdon (dancer-singer) - "Big Wind Blew in from Winnetka" production number.
      --Alan King - comedy monologue.
      --Nancy Walker and Alan King (comedians) - play an arguing couple in a comedy sketch.
      --Nancy Ames - sings a medley of pop tunes.
      --The Ethiopian Peace Corps Orchestra.
      --The Hermanis(novelty act).

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    • October 25, 1970: U.N.'s 25th Anniversary (featuring International Performers)
      25th Anniversary of United Nations celebration (with performers from several nations).
      Music:
      --Ravi Shankar (from India) - "Raga" (classic Sitar selection)
      --The New Seekers (from Australia) - "Look What They've Done to My Song, Ma"
      --Astrud Gilberto (Brazilian singer) - medley of Bossa-nova songs including "The Girl from Ipanema"
      --Vladmir Krainev (Russian pianist) - Chopin Etude # 3 "Winter Winds"
      --Raphael (from Spain) - "Hallelujah" & "Hava Nagila"
      --The Young Americans - perform "Through Children's Eyes" & "What the World Needs Now Is Love."
      Dance:
      --Tokyo Kid Brothers (dancers)
      --Ballet Africains (African ceremonial songs & dances)
      --The Lado Dancers (Yugoslavian folk dancers)
      Also appearing:
      --The Idla Girls (gymnastic drill team from Sweeden)
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    • September 27, 1970: Rare Earth, Bobby Vinton, Holiday on Ice performers

      Show broadcast from the Baltimore Civic Center.

      Music:
      --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").

      Comedy:
      --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).

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    • September 20, 1970: The Georgie Awards - Barbra Streisand, Tom Jones
      The Georgie Awards (Entertainer of the Year Awards, broadcast from Caesars Palace)
      Performers:
      Barbra Streisand - "On A Clear Day."
      Blood Sweat & Tears - "Lucretia McEvil"
      Tom Jones - "Cabaret"
      Melba Moore - "I Got Love"
      Peter Gennaro Dancers (production number)
      The Flying Alexanders (trapeze act)
      Awards presented:
      --Lucille Ball presents award to Carol Burnett.
      --Marc Copage & Michael Ling present Outstanding Animal Act trophy to Tanya The Elephant.
      --Tom Smothers presents award to Flip Wilson.
      --Milton Berle presents award to Radio City Music Hall.
      --Milton Berle Presents award To James Gould, President Of Radio City Music Hall.
      --Danny Thomas & Jack Haley, Sr. presents Golden Award to Jimmy Durante (who's not there to accept award.)
      --Sullivan presents award to Bob Hope.
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    • August 31, 1969: Sam & Dave, Roslyn Kind, Jackie Mason, Pat Cooper
      Music:
      --Sam & Dave - "Brown Sugar" & "That Lucky Ol' Sun" medley.
      --Roslyn Kind - "The Fool On The Hill" & "Give Me You."
      --Sandler & Young - perform "The French Lesson" routine, and sing "Come On People (Glory River)" & "Let My People Go."
      --Anna Moffo - "Chacun le Sait" (aria from Donizetti's "Daughter Of The Regiment").
      Comedy:
      --Jackie Mason (stand-up comedy)
      --Pat Cooper (stand up comedy)
      --Charlie Cairoli & Co. (circus clowns)
      Dance:
      --Ballet America (dance troupe) - "Hill Country," based on traditional American folk dancing).
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    • May 31, 1970: Al Martino, Rich Little, Julie Budd, Dana Valery, Voices of East Harlem

      Music:
      --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."
      Comedy:
      --Rich Little (comedian-impressionist) - imitates various movie stars.
      --Bob Lewis (comedic magician) - tells jokes while doing magic tricks.
      Also appearing:
      --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").

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    • December 6, 1964: Gary Lewis and the Playboys, Jerry Lewis, Sid Caesar, Chad Mitchell Trio, Sophie Tucker, Piccola Pupa

      Music:
      --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."

      Comedy:
      --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)

      Also appearing:
      --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.

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    • November 29, 1964: Ella Fitzgerald, Gordon and Sheila MacRae, Myron Cohen, Des O'Connor

      Music:
      --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."
      Broadway:
      --Corps De Ballet (20 dancers from Roland Petit's Broadway musical "Zizi") dance to "Espana."
      Comedy:
      --Myron Cohen (storytelling comedian) routine about the Fordham and NYU sports rivalry.
      --Des O'Connor (British comedian) talks about the Generation Gap.
      Also appearing:
      --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.

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    • February 1, 1970: Jackie DeShannon, Robert Shaw & Rita Moreno, Bob Newhart, Gwen Verdon
      Music:
      --Jackie DeShannon sings "Put a Little Love In Your Heart" and "Brighton Hill."
      --Sergio Franchi sings "To Give" and "Una Cantinon de Mexicana."
      --Gwen Verdon (dancer) - "A Fine Fine Day" production number (choreographed by Bob Fosse).
      Broadway:
      --Robert Shaw and Rita Moreno (actors) - perform a scene from the Broadway musical "Gantry" (based on "Elmer Gantry").
      Comedy:
      --Bob Newhart (comedian) stand-up monologue, police line-up.
      --Red Skelton (comedian) - stand-up monologue, does a pantomine of a woman driving a car.
      --Skiles & Henderson (comedy team) - do a routine about the 1939 Blitzkrieg bombings of London.
      Also appearing:
      --Les Samourai (sword dancers and duelers) - two Frenchmen fight with swords.
      --Punch and Judy (puppets with sticks).
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    • February 8, 1970: Bobby Goldsboro, Connie Stevens, Richard Pryor, George Carlin
      Music:
      --Bobby Goldsboro - "Everybody's Talkin'" & "Can You Feel It?"
      --Connie Stevens - "Yankee Doodle," "Give My Regards To Broadway" & "If I Were A Rich Man."
      --Boots Randolph - "Nashville, Tennessee" & "Hey, Jude."
      --Floyd Cramer - "I'll Never Fall in Love Again."
      --Chet Atkins, Floyd Cramer, and Boots Randolph - medley: "I Can't Help It," "Jambalaya" and "I Saw the Light."
      Comedy:
      --Richard Pryor (stand-up monologue)
      --George Carlin (stand-up routine)
      --David Frye (impressionist)
      Also appearing:
      --Mr. Jiggs (chimp act)
      --Sam & Sammy (acrobats)
      --Audience bows: Joe Frazier, Yankee Durham.
      CBS repeated this show on June 21, 1970.
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    • July 27, 1969: Vikki Carr, Henny Youngman, Gilbert Price, The Clara Ward Gospel Singers
      Music:
      --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) Comedy:
      --Henny Youngman (comedian with violin) - tells several jokes about his wife, etc.
      --Dominique (described as a 'comedy pickpocket')
      --The Martys (comedy acrobats) Also appearing:
      --The Bob Fournier & Hal Greco Dancers
      --Princess Tajana (aerialist)
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    • July 6, 1969: Bobby Vinton, Lainie Kazan, Gordon MacRae, The Sugar Shoppe, Jackie Vernon
      Music:
      --Bobby Vinton sings "Those Were The Days" and a medley: "Blue Velvet," "Halfway to Paradise," "Take Good Care of My Baby" and "Please Love Me Forever."
      --Lainie Kazan (actress-singer) sings "Love."
      --Gordon MacRae recites, then sings, "America the Beautiful."
      --Gordon MacRae and Lainie Kazan do a medley of operetta songs including "The Desert Song," "Rose Marie," "Stout-Hearted Men," "Serenade," "Indian Love Call" and "Lover Come Back to Me."
      --The Sugar Shoppe (Canadian group) performs "Poor Papa" (1920's song) and "Save The Country."
      Comedy:
      --Jackie Vernon (comedian)
      --Charlie Manna (comedian)
      Also appearing:
      --Al Koran (magician-mentalist)
      --Valente & Valente (balancing act).
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    • June 8, 1969
      June 8, 1969
      Season 21 - Episode 33
      6/8/69
      7.5

      Scheduled guests:
      --Burns and Schreiber (comedy team)
      --Myron Cohen (storyteller-comedian)
      --Kole & Param (vocal duo)
      --Monique Leyrac (Canadian vocalist)
      --The Serendipity Singers
      --Jerry Vale (singer)

    • April 27, 1969: Joe Cocker & the Grease Band, Connie Francis, Lovelace Watkins
      Music:
      --Joe Cocker & the Grease Band - "Feelin' Alright"
      --Connie Francis - "Those Were The Days" & "The House I Live In."
      --Lovelace Watkins - "When Your Love Has Gone."
      --The Young Americans - "Time for Living."
      Comedy:
      --Nancy Walker - Delicatessan sketch
      --Alan King - talks about insurance.
      --John Byner - stand-up monologue
      --The Martys (comedic acrobats)
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    • May 4, 1969: Richie Havens, Beverly Sills, Joel Grey, Vikki Carr, Scoey Mitchell

      Music:
      --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."
      Comedy:
      --Scoey Mitchell - stand-up routine (topics include vodka, bad breath, and taxes).
      --Guy Marks (comedian) - spoofs daytime TV & opera duets.
      Also appearing:
      --Brascia & Tybee (modern jazz dancers) - perform a pas de deux.

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    • May 11, 1969: Diana Ross & the Supremes, Ed Ames, Lana Cantrell, David Frye
      Music:
      --Diana Ross & the Supremes - "The Impossible Dream," "You're Nobody 'till Somebody Loves You" and "No Matter What Sign You Are."
      --Ed Ames - "Son Of A Travelin' Man" & "Windmills Of Your Mind."
      --Lana Cantrell sings "Life Is" & "Stay."
      Comedy:
      --David Frye - does impressions of politicians and celebrities.
      --Irwin C. Watson - talks about rude children, bad luck, and dating.
      --The Muppets - Ugly monster shrinks after a girl compliments him.
      Also appearing:
      --Bob Fournier and The Hal Greco Troupe (13 dancers) - perform the "Sulli-Gulli," a dance satirizing Ed Sullivan's mannerisms.
      --Phoa (magician) - act includes Chinese paper & bird tricks.
      --The Aquanauts - Four men who lived underwater for 2 months in the Tektite One, a habitat in the Caribbean.
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    • September 26, 1965: Sonny and Cher, Leslie Uggams, Gertrude Berg
      From Hollywood (Show 2 of 6)
      Music:
      --Sonny & Cher - medley: "I Got You Babe," "Where Do You Go?" (Cher solo) and "But You're Mine."
      --Leslie Uggams - "Unchained Medley"
      --Turk Murphy & his Band -"(Won't You Come Home) Bill Bailey."
      --U.C. Berkeley Marching Band
      Comedy:
      --Gertrude Berg - "How to be a Jewish Mother" routine.
      --Jack Carter (comedian)
      --Helene and Howard (comedic ballroom-style dancers)
      Also appearing:
      --The Incredible Martys (acrobats)
      --Komazuru Tsukushi (balancer, wearing traditional Japanese clothing) - balances spinning tops on a sword.
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    • December 20, 1964: Jack Jones, Allen and Rossi, Charlie Manna

      Guests:
      --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

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    • May 25, 1969: Sam & Dave, Mary Hopkin, Theodore Bikel, Louis Nye
      Music:
      --Sam & Dave - "Born Again," "Soul Man" & "I Thank You."
      --Mary Hopkin sings "Goodbye" and "Love Is The Sweetest Thing."
      --Theodore Bikel - "Those Were the Days."
      --The Primo Family sings "I Dig Rock 'n' Roll Music," "Where Is Love?" and "Fool on the Hill."
      Comedy:
      --Louis Nye - stand-up routine about an Army sergeant talking to troops.
      --Ron Carey (comedian) - imitates his priest, Father Murphy.
      Also appearing:
      --Berri Lee (magician) - with Ed assisting, does rope trick, burning book, etc.
      --Ernest Montego (juggler, with female assistant) - juggles balls, works with sticks, rides unicycle.
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    • January 19, 1969: Gary Puckett & the Union Gap, Liza Minnelli, Scoey Mitchell
      Music:
      --Gary Puckett & The Union Gap - "Don't Make Promises" & "By The Time I Get To Phoenix."
      --Liza Minnelli sings "Is It True What They Say About Dixie?" (Al Jolson song) amd "Frank Mills" (song from "Hair").
      --The Lennon Sisters - "It's Today" (from "Mame") and "Yesterday."
      --John Davidson sings "Didn't We?" and "Somewhere."
      Comedy:
      --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) - Paris 1897 routine.
      Also appearing:
      --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).
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    • January 12, 1969: From Las Vegas - Chambers Brothers, Gina Lollobrigida, Don Rickles
      Live From Circus Circus in Las Vegas
      Music:
      --The Chambers Brothers - medley: "I Can't Turn You Loose," "People Get Ready" & "Time Has Come Today."
      --Gina Lollobrigida with dancers - "Walking Happy" (lyrics: "The Kind Of Walk You Walk").
      --Jerry Vale - "Till" & "Those Were The Days."
      Comedy:
      --Don Rickles (stand-up comedian) - in a running joke, Rickles keeps hassling Ed.
      --The Nitwits (comedy-instrumental group)
      Also appearing:
      --Joe Gerlac (high distance sponge diver)
      --Rudy Cardanez (juggler)
      --Ferazzini Chimps (animal act)
      --The Flying Alexanders (trapeze act & tightrope act)
      --The Cannastrellis (daredevil trampoline tumblers)
      --The Amazing Meckners (tumblers perform the double somersault)
      --Audience bows: Ella Fitzgerald, Harry James, Buddy Hackett, Abbe Lane, George Kirby, Jack Carter, Myron Cohen, Bill Miller, and Jay Sarnow.
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    • July 5, 1964: Myron Cohen, Kay Stevens, Jerry Vale, Marty Allen & Steve Rossi

      Pre-recorded show (taped April 1964).
      Music:
      --Jerry Vale (singer)
      --Kay Stevens (singer-dancer)
      --The Four Amigos (vocal and instrumental group)
      Comedy:
      --Marty Allen and Steve Rossi (comedy duo)
      --Myron Cohen (comedian)
      --Ronnie Martin (comedian)
      Also appearing:
      --Brascia and Tybee (dance team)
      --The Neiman Brothers (tumblers)

    • September 29, 1963: Jimmy Durante, Frank Sinatra Jr., Helen Forrest, The Pied Pipers, Tommy Dorsey Band

      Music:
      --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."
      Comedy:
      --Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) - talks about his vacation.
      Also appearing:
      --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.

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    • December 1, 1963: The Obratsov Russian Puppet Theatre

      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.

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    • December 8, 1963: Ginger Rogers, Sophie Tucker, Vic Greco & Fred Willard, Jan Murray

      Music:
      --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).
      Comedy:
      --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)
      Also appearing:
      --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.

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    • December 28, 1969: Thelma Houston, Jerry Vale, Roberta Peters, Robert Merrill
      Music:
      --Thelma Houston - "Didn't We?" (and possibly "Save the Country").
      --Jerry Vale sings "Stay Awhile" and a medley ("Sunny," "More," "This Guy's In Love" and "Can't Take My Eyes Off of You").
      --Roberta Peters - sings "Sempra Libera" (from "La Traviata").
      --Robert Merrill - sings "Di Provenza Il Mar" (from "La Traviata").
      --Your Father's Mustache (Dixieland-style band) - "Come On People (Glory River)" with dancers.
      --New Music Hall of Israel (troupe of folk-dancers, singers, and musicians) - segment includes "Where Are the Good Old-Fashioned Girls?" sung in Yiddish.
      Comedy:
      --Joan Rivers (comedy monologue)
      --Charlie Manna (comedian)
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    • December 15, 1963: Al Hirt, Milton Berle, Georgia Brown, The Amin Brothers

      Music:
      --Al Hirt (trumpeter)- "Java" (with dancers) & "Man with a Horn."
      --Georgia Brown sings "I've Got Plenty Of Nothing" & "I'll Walk Alone."

      Comedy:
      --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).

      Also appearing:
      --Audience bows: Joe Morrison; John Chandler; Y. A. Tittle; and Herman Levin (producer of "My Fair Lady")

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    • December 29, 1963: Hank Williams Jr.; Janet Blair; Jerry Vale; The Kim Sisters; Otto Preminger (cameo)

      Music:
      --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."

      Comedy:
      --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).

      Also appearing:
      --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.

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    • November 3, 1963: Richard Burton, Morecombe and Wise, Arthur Worsley, Dave Madden

      --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.)
      Music:
      --The Calicoats - "Blues Away," "Somebody Loves You," and "Have A Happy Day."
      Comedy:
      --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.
      Also appearing:
      --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).

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    • October 27, 1963: The Moscow State Circus (taped in England)

      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.

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    • March 1, 1964: George Raft, Jack Carter, John Byner, The Barry Sisters

      Guests:
      --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).

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    • January 4, 1970: Oliver, Phyllis Diller, Rodney Dangerfield, Roy Rogers & Dale Evans
      Music:
      --Oliver sings a medley of hits ("Sunday Morning," "Jean," "Good Morning Starshine").
      --Oliver with 'The World's Greatest Jazz Band' - "Bluesette."
      --The World's Greatest Jazz Band (with Yank Lawson, Paul Haggart, Bud Freeman, Kal Winding, Ralph Sutton and Gus Johnson) - "Savoy Blues."
      --Roy Rogers & Dale Evans sing "Maria" and a 'Paint Your Wagon' medley ("Wandering Star," "I Talk to the Trees" and "Paint Your Wagon").
      --Dana Valery (singer, Sergio Franchi's sister) - "Here, There and Everywhere" and "Jickale Mawan" (a South African folk song).
      --On film (animated clip): The Archies - "Jingle, Jangle."
      Comedy:
      --Phyllis Diller (comedian)
      --Rodney Dangerfield
      --Frank Gorshin (comedian) - does impressions of celebrities
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    • May 17, 1964: Paul Anka, Rita Pavone, Totie Fields, Rowan & Martin, The McGuire Sisters

      Music:
      --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."

      Comedy:
      --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.

      Also appearing:
      --Cameo (possibly an audience bow): Eunice Kennedy Shriver (representing the Kennedy Foundation for Mental Retardation).
      --Cameo: Bill Haughton (winning horse jockey)

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    • April 26, 1964: Al Hirt, Roberta Peters, Itzhak Perlman, Peg Leg Bates, Little Buck, London Lee

      Music:
      --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."

      Comedy:
      --London Lee (comedian).
      --Georgie Kaye (comedian).
      --Bob King (comedian).

      Also appearing:
      --Peg Leg Bates & Little Buck (tap dancers) - do a challenge dance.
      --The Ximenez Vargas Ballet (dance troupe).
      --Trio Ariston (acrobat trio).

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    • April 5, 1964: The Searchers, Nipsey Russell, Teresa Brewer, Senor Wences

      Music:
      --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."

      Comedy:
      --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.

      Also featured:
      --Mata & Hari (dance-pantomime team).
      On film:Ed narrates film clips of past World's Fairs.

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    • Music:
      --The Ike and Tina Turner Revue - "Proud Mary" & "Bold Soul Sister."
      --Sonny James - "Free Roamin' Mind" & "It's Just A Matter of Time."
      --Tiny Tim with the Enchanted Forest (an all-female band) - "Earth Angel."
      --Tiny Tim sings a medley of old-fashioned love songs to his wife, Miss Vicki.
      --Karen Wyman (17-year-old singer from New York) - "Time and Love."
      Comedy:
      --Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara (comedy team)
      --Flip Wilson (stand-up routine) - talks about his preacher, Reverend Leroy, & the preacher's wife (who, after shopping, tells her husband, "The Devil made me buy this dress").
      Also appearing:
      --Vino Venito (sword balancer)
      --Carter & Lynn (Adagio dance duo, from Detroit, Michigan)
      --Audience bows: Miss Vicki's parents, Tiny Tim's parents, and The Kessler Twins.
      CBS repeated this episode on July 26, 1970.
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    • January 18, 1970: Muhammad Ali, June Allyson, Buddy Greco, Bill Dana, Minnie Pearl

      Music:
      --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."

      Broadway:
      --Muhammad Ali (boxer) - performs excerpts from his 1969 Broadway play "Buck White" ("Big Time Buck White Chant" and "We Came in Chains").

      Comedy:
      --Bill Dana (comedian, in character as 'skydiver' Jose Jimenez)
      --Minnie Pearl (Nashville-based country comedienne)

      Also appearing:
      --Mac Ronay (magician)
      --Audience bows: Lucille Ball, Luci Arnaz, and Desi Arnaz Jr.
      --Audience bow: Ted Mack

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    • January 26, 1964: Van Heflin, Sidney Blackmer, Carol Lawrence, Eddy Arnold

      --Van Heflin and Sidney Blackmer (actors) - perform a scene from their Broadway play "A Case of Libel."

      Music:
      --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."

      Comedy:
      --Don Saunders (British comedian) - does a bagpipe routine.
      --Bob King (comedian)
      --Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) - "Topo Has A Cold."

      Also appearing:
      --Cameo: Johnny Weissmuller

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    • December 21, 1969: The Swinging, Soulful Sixties
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      "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")

      Beatlemania (taped):
      --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."

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    • November 30, 1969: Neil Diamond, Julie Budd, Sergio Franchi, Irwin C. Watson
      Music:
      --Neil Diamond - "Sweet Caroline" & "Holly Holy."
      --Julie Budd (15 year old singer) - "Skylark"
      --Sergio Franchi sings "Stay" & " Granada" (both songs in English & Italian).
      --Voices Of East Harlem (led by Bernice Cole) - medley including "For What It's Worth" (Gospel style singing).
      Comedy:
      --Pat Henry - stand-up topics include New York, marriage, and health.
      --Irwin C. Watson - stand-up monologue topics include old sayings, the Moon, and Indians.
      --The Muppets (2 singing cows & 1 hairy creature sing the "Ma-Na-Ma-Na" song)
      Also appearing:
      --Martin Brothers (jugglers from Argentina)
      --Audience bows: Toots Shore & Bob Considine (with their wives), Wayne Zahn (bowling champ), and Raymond A. Gallagher (VFW Commander-In-Chief).
      Filmed segments: (1) A scene from "A Boy Named Charlie Brown"; baseball sketch from Broadway play (2) Prior to Sergio Franchi's performance, Ed shows footage of himself and Sergio in an Italian village passing wine bottles to others in a long line.
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    • October 3, 1965: Judy Garland, Tom Jones, Peter Sellers (on film), Sophie Tucker, Jackie Vernon

      From Hollywood (Show 3 of 6)
      Music:
      --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)
      Comedy:
      --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.
      Also appearing:
      --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.

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    • October 10, 1965: The Supremes, Petula Clark, Woody Allen, Kate Smith
      From Hollywood (Show 4 of 6)
      Music:
      --Petula Clark - "Round Every Corner" and "A Foggy Day in London Town."
      --Diana Ross & the Supremes - "You're Nobody 'til Somebody Loves You."
      --Wayne Newton - "Remember When" and a medley ("Alabamy Bound," "Mammy," "Toot Toot Tootsie Goodbye," "Shuffle Along" & "Waiting For The Robert E. Lee").
      --Kate Smith - "More" and "The Lord's Prayer."
      Comedy:
      --Woody Allen (stand-up routine)
      --Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet)
      Also appearing:
      --The Step Brothers (acrobatic dancers)
      --Lilly Yokoi (Japanese acrobat)
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    • October 17, 1965: Sam the Sham, The Animals, Sid Caesar, Pat Boone

      From Hollywood (Show 5 of 6)
      Music:
      --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."
      Comedy:
      --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 .
      Also appearing:
      --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)

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    • May 31, 1964: Dave Clark Five, Bill Cosby, Helen Hayes, Abbe Lane

      Music:
      --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."

      Comedy:
      --Bill Cosby (comedian)
      --Peter Lind Hayes & Mary Healy (husband & wife comedy duo)
      --Elsa & Waldo (comedy dance team)

      Also appearing:
      --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.

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    • June 7, 1964: Sir Alec Guinness, Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas, Nipsey Russell, Robert Horton

      In an extended Sir Alec Guinness segment, a film clip from "Bridge on the River Kwai" is shown. Then, on film, a scene from the Broadway play "Dylan" with Guinness playing poet Dylan Thomas is shown. The segment ends with Guinness appearing live on stage with Ed.
      Music:
      --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).
      Also appearing:
      --Nipsey Russell (comedian) - topics include his girlfriend's weight and civil rights.
      --Juan Antonio "Chi-Chi" Rodríguez (professional golfer) - demonstrates his golf club.
      --Leo Bassi (foot juggler, with female assistant) - juggles a piano with his feet.
      --Audience bow: spelling bee winner.

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    • June 21, 1964: Trini Lopez, Debbie Reynolds (on film), Harve Presnell, Sally Ann Howes, John Byner

      Music:
      --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."

      Comedy:
      --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).

      Also appearing:
      --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.

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    • January 31, 1971: The Temptations, Connie Stevens, Albert Brooks
      Music:
      --The Temptations sing "Get Ready," "Just My Imagination" & a medley ("Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours," "Ain't No Mountain High Enough," "I'll Be There" & "My Sweet Lord")
      --Connie Stevens (actress-singer) - "Tea for Two"
      --Doug Kershaw (Cajun fiddler) - "Glinda"
      Comedy:
      --Albert Brooks
      --Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara
      Dance:
      Connie Stevens & Peter Gennaro - spoof Ginger Rogers & Fred Astaire
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    • February 7, 1971: Gladys Knight and the Pips, Sid Caesar, Carol Channing

      Music:
      --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."

      Broadway:
      --Sid Caesar & Carol Channing - perform a scene from the play "Four on a Garden."

      Comedy:
      --Robert Klein (stand-up comedian) - tells jokes about going to the dentist.
      --Pat Henry (comedian)

      CBS repeated this show on June 6, 1971.

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    • October 5, 1969: Gladys Knight & the Pips, Clint Eastwood (on film), Sasha Distel
      Music:
      --Gladys Knight & the Pips - medley ("Let Us Entertain You," "Nitty Gritty," "By the Time I Get to Phoenix" & "I Can't Get Used to Seeing You").
      --Sasha Distel - "Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head," "Louise" & "The Good Life."
      Comedy:
      --Phyllis Diller (stand-up monologue)
      --Flip Wilson (stand-up routine)
      Also appearing:
      --Fantasio (magician from Argentina)
      --The winners of the 1969 Harvest Moon Ball
      --Ed interviews baseball players Gil Hodges, Cleon Jones, Tommy Agee, Jerry Koosman and Tom Seaver.
      --Audience bows: Stevie Wonder, Jim Stewart & Kurt Runzy (balloonists), Col. John Roosma and Bobby Thompson (were teamates in the early 1920's on the Passaic, NJ High School basketball "Wonderteam" famous for their 159 game winning streak), Karen Sepa, Chris Peterson, Janis Clover, George Wallace & Margaret Bartasak (4H Club reporters celebrating 4H Club Week), and Jimmy Dunn (Newspaper Boy of the Year).
      Filmed segments:
      --Ed visits the Oregon set of "Paint Your Wagon." He talks with Alan Jay Lerner and Josh Logan. Clint Eastwood sings "I Talk To The Trees" (rehearsal & movie clip).
      --A Hassidic Wedding Dance filmed at the New Music Hall, Israel.
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    • November 16, 1969: Creedence Clearwater Revival, Jerry Lee Lewis, Moms Mabley
      Music:
      --Creedence Clearwater Revival - "Fortunate Son" & "Down on the Corner."
      --Jerry Lee Lewis - "You Even Woke Me Up to Say Goodbye," "Great Balls of Fire," "Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On" and "What'd I Say?"
      --Douglas Fairbanks Jr. - "I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face" (from "My Fair Lady") and "Let a Woman in Your Life."
      --Carol Lawrence - "Chicago" (changes from the Old West through the 1960's)
      --Karen Wyman - "Baby It's You" & "What's Out There?"
      Comedy:
      --Moms Mabley (stand-up monologue) - topics include her preference for younger men, and her opinions of old men.
      --Jack Carter (stand-up routine) - jokes about flying, Spiro Agnew, and his own mother.
      Also appearing:
      --Edward Villella & Patricia McBride - ballet dance to "To Love Is Blue."
      --Audience bows: Carl Reiner, Julius LaRosa, Bill Leary.
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    • November 9, 1969: The Association, Nancy Wilson, Scoey Mitchell, Jack Jones
      Music:
      --The Association - "Seven Man Band" & "Dubuque Blues."
      --Nancy Wilson - "What A Little Moonlight Can Do" & "Can't Take My Eyes Off of You."
      --Nancy Wilson & Jack Jones - "Beautiful Things."
      --Jack Jones - "Get Together" & "You Made Me Love You."
      --Ed Sullivan Singers - medley of Israeli songs.

      Broadway:
      --Frank Gorshin sings "The Darlin' of New York" (production number from the Broadway musical "Jimmy").
      Comedy:
      --Scoey Mitchell (stand-up monologue) - topics: race, women
      --Norm Crosby (stand-up routine) - fractures the English language, talks about the 'Degenerate Gap.'
      Also appearing:
      --The Halassys (balancing-teeterboard act)
      --Audience bows: Veterans from Walter Reed Hospital, Washington D.C.; Jorge Velasquez (jockey).
      CBS repeated this show on July 12, 1970.
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    • November 2, 1969: The Band, Pearl Bailey, Buck Owens, Petula Clark
      Music:
      --The Band - "Up on Cripple Creek."
      --Buck Owens - "Tall Dark Stranger" and "Big In Vegas."
      --Petula Clark - "Fill The World With Love," "No One Better Than You" and "The Fool On The Hill."
      --Pearl Bailey - "You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You" (duet with Ed, who briefly sings and dances)
      --Pearl Bailey - "Protect Me" and "Whoever You Are, I Love You."
      Comedy:
      --Rodney Dangerfield - "No Respect" routine.
      --David Frye - does impressions of well-known politicians.
      --Lucho Navarro (voice impressionist) - does sound effects of Indy 500 cars.
      Also appearing:
      --Feux Follets (French-Canadian folk dancers)
      --Audience bows: Dr. Stanford, Harold Robbins, Arthur Jacobs
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    • October 26, 1969: Santana, Liza Minnelli, Henry Mancini, David Hemmings
      Music:
      --Santana - "Persuasion" & "Jingo Jingo."
      --Liza Minnelli sings "Come Saturday Morning."
      --Mason Williams - "Cowboy Buckaroo."
      --Henry Mancini (composer-conductor, with orchestra) - plays the themes from "Peter Gunn" and "Romeo and Juliet."
      --Judy Carne (from "Laugh-In") - "American Moon" (a.k.a. "There's an American Flag on the Moon Tonight") production number.
      Comedy:
      --George Kirby (stand-up comedian)
      --Charlie Manna (stand-up comedian)
      Also appearing:
      --David Hemmings (actor) - does a dramatic reading from "Romeo & Juliet."
      ---Albert Almonzino - does hand shadow puppets.
      --The Trio Hoganas (aerialists)
      --Audience bows: Barbara Eden, Jack Warner.
      CBS repeated this show on September 6, 1970.
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    • October 19, 1969: Smith, Cyd Charisse, Joan Rivers, The New York Mets
      Music:
      --Smith (rock band, with lead singer Gayle McCormick) - "Baby It's You."
      --Lana Cantrell (Australian singer) - "Yesterday When I Was Young" and "A Time for Us."
      --The Don Ellis Band performs "Concerto for Trumpet."
      Dance:
      --Cyd Charisse - dances to an instrumental version of "MacArthur Park."
      Comedy:
      --Joan Rivers (comedian) - does a stand-up routine, then appears in a bank robber sketch with Anthony Holland.
      --Bill Dana (comedian, in character as Jose Jimenez) - talks about being Casey Stengel's speech teacher.
      --Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) - sings "The Way You Look Tonight" with chicken puppets.
      Sports:
      --The New York Mets (including Tug McGraw, Nolan Ryan, and Tom Seaver) sing "You Gotta Have Heart." Ed congratulates the Mets on winning the World Series. Mets pitcher Jack DiLauro does an Ed Sullivan imitation.
      Also appearing:
      --Tanya the Elephant (trained animal act)
      --Audience bows: Phyllis Newman (actress), Mrs. Mary Lanza (mother of the late singer Mario Lanza), and writer Paddy Chayefsky.
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    • October 12, 1969: Lee Marvin, Woody Allen, Oliver, Shirley Bassey
      Music:
      --Oliver (singer) - "Jean" & "Where is Love?"
      --Shirley Bassey - "I'll Never Fall in Love Again" & "This is My Life."
      --Lee Marvin (actor, making his singing debut) - "Wandering Star" (with the Yale Glee Club) Song from the movie "Paint Your Wagon."
      --The Yale Glee Club - Football medley
      --The Castro Brothers (singers-instrumentalists) - "Say a Little Prayer for Me" & "Michelle."
      Comedy:
      --Woody Allen (stand-up monologue)
      --Jo Anne Worley (from 'Laugh-In')
      --Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet)
      Comedy:
      --The Alcettys (plate spinners)
      CBS repeated this show on August 23, 1970.
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    • February 15, 1970: Supremes (without Diana Ross), Joe Frazier, Robert Klein
      Music:
      --The "New" Supremes - "Up the Ladder to the Roof" & a show tune medley. (Supremes with Cindy Birdsong, Jean Terrel & Mary Wilson ... without Diana Ross)
      --Joe Frazier (wearing tuxedo, in a boxing ring set) - sings "Knock on Wood."
      --Caterina Valente - "Never Will I Marry" & "Anything Goes."
      --Michael Parks - "Mountain High" & "My Melancholy Baby."
      --The Ed Sullivan Singers - "Mame."
      Comedy:
      --Robert Klein (stand-up routine)
      --Arte Johnson (stand-up routine)
      Also appearing:
      --Santini Demon (a.k.a. The Amazing Fire Eating Santani Demon) - fire eater swallows lit torches, swords.
      --Hawthorn Tigers (animal act)
      --Audience bows: Molly Pecan, Sam Levine, and Ernie Terrel.
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    • March 15, 1970: Ed Ames, Lana Cantrell, Holiday on Ice performers
      Salute to "Holiday on Ice" (Silver Anniversary)
      Music:
      --Ed Ames - "Three Reasons"
      --Lana Cantrell - "Isn't This a Lovely Day?"
      Holiday on Ice performers:
      --Ronnie Robertson (solo skater)
      --Marei Langenbein (solo skater)
      --Alfredo Mendoza & Carol Johnson (ice ballet)
      --John Leech - skater in a sketch about a post-party hangover.
      --Werner and Denise Muller
      --The Holiday Chimps
      Also appearing:
      --The Cook Family (acrobats)
      --Kossmayer's Mules
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    • March 22, 1970: Liza Minnelli, Rod McKuen, Liberace, Coretta Scott King (cameo)

      Music:
      --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.
      Comedy:
      --Bill Dana (comedian)
      --Rudy Schweitzer (juggler)
      Also appearing:
      --Coretta Scott King introduces footage from Martin Luther King's speeches.

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    • March 6, 1966: Frankie Avalon & Annette Funicello, Tom Jones, Ray Milland
      Music:
      --Tom Jones - "More"
      --Frankie Avalon & Annette Funicello - medley ("This Land Is Your Land," "I Left My Heart In San Francisco," "I'll Take Manhattan," "Big D," "Meet Me In St. Louis" and "Chicago")
      --Annette Funicello - "Nowhere To Go But Up" (with dancers)
      --Frankie Avalon - medley ("After You're Gone," "You're Nobody Until Somebody Loves You" & "Baby Won't You Please Come On Home")
      --Mireille Mathieu (French singer) - "Hymn to Love"
      --Los Vegas 5 (singing-instrumental group) - "Guadalajara" & "Granada"
      --Arthur Haynes - sings "Soldier's Dream"
      Broadway:
      --Ray Milland, Melville Cooper, Geoffrey Lumsden, Anthony Kemble Cooper (actors doing scenes from the Broadway play "Hostile Witness")
      Comedy:
      --John Byner (comedian) - does impressions of Ed Sullivan, imitates foreign dubbing of American actors' voices, then does a routine about one member of an acrobatic team having to work alone.
      --Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) - talks about visiting his family in Italy. his visit to Italy and visiting with his family.
      Also appearing:
      --Elizabeth & Collins (knife throwing act)
      CBS repeated this show on July 3, 1966.
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    • March 27, 1966: Debbie Reynolds, Kirk Douglas, Cilla Black, Ed Ames, Totie Fields
      Music:
      --Debbie Reynolds sings "It's a Miracle" (from her movie "The Singing Nun").
      --Cilla Black sings "Love's Just A Broken Heart."
      --Ed Ames - "They Call the Wind Mariah."
      --Woody Herman (bandleader-clarinetist) plays "Northwest Passage."
      Comedy:
      --Totie Fields (comedian) - stand-up routine about skiing, sings "Put On A Happy Face."
      --Dick Capri (comedian) - stand-up routine about tough guys & street fighting.
      --Arthur Haynes (comedian) - plays a waiter in a comedy routine.
      Also appearing:
      --Kirk Douglas introduces scenes and outtakes from the film "Cast A Giant Shadow."
      --Kirk Douglas' wife makes a cameo appearance.
      --Audience bows: Count Basie (band leader), Allen & Rossi (comedy team).
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    • April 3, 1966: Stiller and Meara, The Peanuts, Eydie Gorme, Robert Horton
      Music:
      --Eydie Gorme sings "How About Me" (Irving Berlin song) and "What Did I Have?"
      --The Peanuts (singers Emi and Yumi Ito) - "Lover Come Back to Me."
      --Robert Horton (actor) sings a medley of 'songs about girls.'
      --Dick Contino (accordian player) - plays a Spanish medley.
      --Archdiocesan Chorus of New York (boys and girls choir) sing "Soon I Will be Done."
      Comedy:
      --Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara (comedy team) - Computer Dating sketch.
      --Arthur Haynes (British comedian) - Psychiatrist sketch
      --Sandy Baron (comedian) - 'Senior Awards Banquet' routine.
      Circus Acts (on tape):
      --Ruperts Bears - bear does balancing act, bear drives a car & rides a bicycle.
      --Kroplin's Chimps (trained chimps)
      --Cossacks (performing circus horse)
      --Adolf Althoff (animal act with tiger riding atop horse)
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    • April 10, 1966: The Count Basie Orchestra, Richard Pryor, Diahann Carroll, Eddie Albert
      Music:
      --The Count Basie Orchestra performs "007-The Incredible World of James Bond."
      --Diahann Carroll - "Yesterday" and "What the World Needs Now Is Love."
      --The King Family sing a medley ("Where the Action Is," "Santa Catalina," "I Know A Place," "Where the Boys Are," "Easter Parade," "How Great You Art" and "The Way You Look Tonight").
      Comedy:
      --Richard Pryor (comedian) - routine about Japanese movies.
      --Alan King (comedian) - talks about breaking his leg & lawyers.
      Also appearing:
      --Eddie Albert (actor) - (scheduled to) read "The Creation" by James Weldon.
      --Arden's (or Anden's) Poodles (trained animal act)
      --On tape: scenes from the Kronos Circus including the Sembaks Elephants.
      --Audience bows: Stanley Dancer (jockey), Armen Abbatrillo (jockey), Paul Gallico (sports writer).
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    • April 17, 1966: The Animals, Petula Clark, Jimmy Durante, Myron Cohen
      Music:
      --The Animals - "Shake" & "Don't Bring Me Down."
      --Petula Clark - "A Sign of the Times" & "Just Say Good Bye."
      --Jimmy Durante & Sonny King - "We're Going Home" (and "Don't Talk").
      --Jimmy Durante (playing piano) - "The Piano Player (Always Gets the Girls)," "When The Saints Go Marching In" (with Sonny King) & "Inka-Dinka-Doo."
      --Jimmy Durante - "One of Those Songs."
      --Dorothy Kirsten & Franco Corelli - duet from Act One of Puccini's "La Boheme."
      Comedy:
      --Myron Cohen (stand-up comedian)
      Also appearing:
      --Lawrence and Carroll (dance team)
      --Gitta Morelly (contortionist)
      --Jose Cole (balancer) - balances himself on two bottle necks joined on top of each other. Then he balances himself on a cane with one arm twirling 5 rings.
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    • April 24, 1966: Dave Clark Five, Allan Sherman, Roberta Peters, Shelley Berman
      Music:
      --Dave Clark Five - "Catch Us If You Can."
      --On tape: Dave Clark - "Try Too Hard."
      --Roberta Peters - "Una Voce Poca Fa."
      --Roberta Peters & Allan Sherman - "Here's To The Crab-Grass."
      --Steve Sanders (Gospel singer, accompanied by his piano playing father) - medley.
      --Kessler Twins - "Two By Two."
      Comedy:
      --Alan Sherman (comedian) - sings "Second Hand Rose," "Hello Mudda, Hello Fadda," & "Mononucleosis."
      --Shelley Berman (comedian)
      --Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet)
      Also appearing:
      --Jose Greco (Flamenco dancer, with other dancers)
      --Brascia & Tybee (modern ballet pas de deux)
      --John Moehring (magician)
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    • May 8, 1966: Henny Youngman, The McGuire Sisters, Harry James, Gordon and Sheila MacRae

      Music:
      --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?"
      Comedy:
      --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.
      Note:
      A new segment, The Black Sheep ("Slow Down"), was added to the August 21, 1966 repeat of this episode.

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    • May 15, 1966: Willie Mays, Alan King, Kate Smith, George Kirby, The Bachelors
      Music:
      --Kate Smith sings "When the Moon Comes over the Mountain," "Seems Like Old Times" and "You Are."
      --The Bachelors (Irish musical group) perform "Love Me with All Your Heart" and "You'll Never Walk Alone."
      --D'Aldo Romano sings "Marta."
      Dance:
      --Rosario Galan Ballet (Spanish dance troupe led by Galan) - ballet dance sequence.
      --Peter Gennaro (choreographer) dances to "What the World Needs Now" (with female dancers).
      Comedy:
      --Alan King - stand-up topics include marriage and his pet dog.
      --George Kirby - does impersonations of various celebrities and sings "This Is Me."
      Also appearing:
      --Willie Mays (of the San Francisco Giants) - talks with Ed about baseball.
      --Karmella (acrobat) - performs a tightrope act.
      --The Fort Myer Drill Team - performs a drill routine.
      --Audience bow: Stanley Dancer (jockey)
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    • May 29, 1966: Bobby Vinton, The Thomas Group, Jane Morgan, Sophia Loren (interview)
      Music:
      --Bobby Vinton - "Blue Clarinet" and an international medley.
      --The Thomas Group - "Autumn" (instrumental rock band featuring Tony Thomas, Danny Thomas' son).
      --Jane Morgan sings a "Fiddler on the Roof" medley ("Matchmaker, Matchmaker," "Sunrise Sunset" and "To Life").
      --Shani Wallis sings "Let Me Love You."
      Comedy:
      --Wayne & Shuster (comedy team) - tailor shop sketch.
      --Jack Colvin and Yvonne Wilder (comedy team)
      Interview:
      --Ed interviews Sophia Loren (on film?). She talks about working with director Charles Chaplin on the film "Countess from Hong Kong."
      Also appearing:
      --Edward Villella & Patricia McBride (dancers from the New York City Ballet Company).
      --Diane Shelton (baton twirler)
      --The Indian Dance Festival of Santa Fe, New Mexico - perform three Indian Ceremonial dances.
      --Audience bows: Robert La Follette Bennett (head of Indian dance tour), Father William Trivert, and Jimmy Jones (horse trainer).
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    • Richard Pryor / Nancy Sinatra / Petula Clark / Gary Lewis & the Playboys
      Guests:
      --Nancy Sinatra - "These Boots are Made for Walkin'"
      --Gary Lewis and the Playboys - "She's Just My Style" & "Sure Gonna Miss Her"
      --Petula Clark - "A Sign of the Times," "My Love" and "I Want to Hold Your Hand"
      --Richard Pryor (comedian) - talks about a school bully, Leroy
      --Alan King (comedian) - routine about when he got married
      --Blossom Seely - "San Francisco" & "My Kind Of Town"
      --Blossom Seely - "Shine On, Harvest Moon"
      --The Tokyo Happy Coats (5-member female band, vocal-instrumental group) - "Bye Bye, Blues" & "Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home?"
      --The Trio Rennos (aerialists)
      --The Berosini Chimps
      --Audience Bows: NY Knickerbocker coach Dick Maguire and Marquette University coach Al Maguire (brothers)
      Other guest (scheduled to appear):
      --Jerry Valemoreless
    • December 7, 1969: 5th Dimension, Imogene Coca, Ferrante & Teicher, Richard Tucker
      Music:
      --The 5th Dimension sing "Wedding Bell Blues" and a medley ("People Got to Be Free" & musical version of the Declaration of Independence).
      --The 5th Dimension sing "Happy Birthday" to Rudolph Friml (the oldest member of ASCAP).
      --Ferrante & Teicher (two pianists) - theme from "Midnight Cowboy."
      --Tony Sandler & Ralph Young - "Put On A Happy Face" & "The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy)."
      --Richard Tucker (Metropolitan tenor wearing clown suit) - sings the aria from the opera "Pagliacci."
      Comedy:
      --Imogene Coca - in a comedy routine, plays a shopper who is forced into Hippie garb by an aggressive sales woman.
      --Ron Carey (stand-up routine) - topic: Catholic football team.
      Also appearing:
      --Burch Mann's Ballet America (twelve dancers)
      --Feller Brothers & Dodo (high wire act from West Berlin)
      --Audience bows: Irene Papas, Yves Montand, Irving Rudd & Mrs. Bob Gibson, and a group of wounded Vietnam veterans.
      CBS repeated this show on August 2, 1970.
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    • February 6, 1966: The Animals, Rosemary Clooney, Nancy Walker, Alan King
      Music:
      --The Animals - "We Gotta Get Out of This Place" & "Inside Looking Out."
      --Rosemary Clooney - "Baby, The Ball Is Over" & "All Alone."
      --Gino Tonetti (singer) - "Al Di La."
      Comedy:
      --Deli skit with Nancy Walker, Charles Nelson Reilly and Julia Meade.
      --Alan King - stand-up routine about his insurance company.
      --Pompoff Thedy and family (clowns, also listed as 'Pompoff & Thedy')
      Also appearing:
      --Tony Lema (golf pro) - gives Ed some golf tips
      --Peter Gennaro with 6 women dancers - "I Got Rhythm" production number.
      --Audience bow: Jack Adams (Canada's Mr. Hockey, Detroit Red Wings coach)
      On film:
      --A clip from the movie "Made In Paris" with Ann-Margret and Louis Jordan.
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    • November 7, 1965: The Righteous Brothers, Peggy Lee, Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass
      Music:
      --The Righteous Brothers - "Turn On Your Love Light" and "You'll Never Walk Alone."
      --Peggy Lee and the Righteous Brothers - "Yes, Indeed."
      --Peggy Lee - "It's A Grand Night for Singing" and a medley ("Falling In Love" & "How Long Has This Been Going On?")
      --Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass - "A Taste of Honey" & "Zorba The Greek."
      --Anna Moffo - "La Balletella."
      Comedy:
      --Alan King - stand-up routine, followed by King introducing his wife and two sons, Bobby and Andy, in audience.
      Also appearing:
      --Les Doubles Faces (pantomime act with umbrellas)
      --Baby Opal (trained elephant act)
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    • November 14, 1965: Dave Clark Five, Jerry Vale, Woody Allen, Bert Lahr, The Barry Sisters

      Music:
      --The Dave Clark Five perform "Over And Over" and "Catch Us If You Can."
      --Jerry Vale sings a medley: "Nothing Can Stop Me Now," "Have You Looked into Your Heart" and "If It Isn't In Your Heart."
      --The Barry Sisters (singers-dancers) - "Nature Boy," "King of the Road" and, later in show, "Every Street's a Boulevard."
      --The 1965 Harvest Moon Ball dance contest winners (from various categories).
      --Virginia O'Brien ("deadpan" comedienne) - sings "Ramona."

      Comedy:
      --Woody Allen (comedian) - stand-up comedy monologue.
      --Bert Lahr (comedian) with other performers - do a routine titled "The Policeman."
      --The cast from "You Don't Have to Be Jewish" (Frank Gallop, Lou Jacobi, Betty Walker, Jackie Kannon, and Arlene Golonka) perform excerpts from their comedy album.

      Also appearing:
      --Gali Gali (magician)
      --Audience bows: two Vietnam War women Navy Lieutenants

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    • November 21, 1965: Johnny Mathis, Willie Mays, Heidi Brühl, Jack E. Leonard, Peter Nero

      Music:
      --Johnny Mathis sings an "On A Clear Day You Can See Forever" medley (including "Come Back to Me," "Melinda" and "On a Clear Day You Can See Forever").
      --Heidi Bruhl (German singer & actress) - sings "Wonderful" and "I Could Have Danced All Night."
      --Peter Nero (pianist appearing with the Ray Bloch Orchestra) - "I've Got Rhythm."
      --Yellenite Trio sings "Havanegila" & 1 other song.
      Dance:
      --Killer Joe Piro and his Discotheque Dancers (troupe includes Goldie Hawn).
      --Ginny Tiu (singer-pianist appearing with her family) - includes children dancing to "This Land Is Your Land."
      Comedy:
      --Jack E. Leonard (stand-up routine)
      --Jean Carroll (comedian)
      --Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet)
      Also appearing:
      --Cameo: Alan Jay Lerner (usical theater lyricist)
      --On film:Footage of sports legends Jimmy Brown and Willie Mays.
      --Willie Mays - interviewed onstage by Ed.
      --Audience bows: girl scouts

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    • November 28, 1965: Petula Clark, Victor Borge, Glenn Yarbrough, Sammy Kaye
      Music:
      --Petula Clark - "My Love" & "Mademoiselle de Paris."
      --Glenn Yarbrough - "Baby, the Rain Must Fall" & "900 Miles."
      --Sally Ann Howes - "All of a Sudden My Heart Sings."
      --Sammy Kaye (with orchestra) - "The Hucklebuck," "Harbor Lights" (vocal trio with steel guitar), "Baby Face," "It Isn't Fair" and "Hey Daddy."
      Comedy:
      --Victor Borge (comedy routine)
      --Jackie Vernon (stand-up comedian) - talks about his childhood and odd jobs he's worked.
      Also appearing:
      --All-American Football team including Bob Griese and Bubba Smith.
      --The Little Angels of Korea (dancers)
      --Ed introduces Korean Ambassador
      --Rudi Schweitzer (juggler)
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