The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 8 Episode 21

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

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Feb 12, 1956 on CBS
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February 12, 1956: Shirley Jones, Pearl Bailey, Carl Sanberg, Hal Holbrook, Sam Levenson
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Abraham Lincoln Birthday Show
--Carl Sandberg (poet) reads from Lincoln's letters while Andre Kostelanetz, conducting a 60-piece orchestra, performs the orchestral piece "Aaron Copland's "A Lincoln Portrait."
--Hal Holbrook (actor) - in character as Mark Twain, recites some of Twain's humorous writings.
Music:
--Pearl Bailey - "Something's Got To Give" and "Ma He's Making Eyes At Me."
--Shirley Jones (singer-actress) sings "Many A New Day" (from 'Oklahoma!') and "If I Loved You" (from 'Carousel').
--Andre Kostelanetz and his Orchestra - "Saturday Night."
Comedy:
--Sam Levenson (stand-up comedian) - topics include losing weight and kids.
--Herb Corey & Mildred Cook (comedy team) - routine about hillbilly radio performers.
Also appearing:
--On stage bow: Lt. Col. Frank Everest Jr. (U.S. Air Force test pilot).
--Audience bow: Marlon Brando
--Cameo: Clayton Moore (actor, in his "Lone Ranger" costume) - twirls guns.
--The Armandis (5 man acrobat team) - teeter board & tumbling act.

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