The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 13 Episode 18

February 12, 1961: Henry Fonda, Peggy Lee, Carl Reiner and Mel Brooks, Paul Anka

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Feb 12, 1961 on CBS
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February 12, 1961: Henry Fonda, Peggy Lee, Carl Reiner and Mel Brooks, Paul Anka
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Music:
--Peggy Lee (singer) - "Winter Weather," "Why Don't You Do Right" and 1 more song (title unknown).
--Paul Anka (singer) - "The Story of My Love," "Somebody Loves Me" and "Each Day is Valentine's Day."
--The Wanderers (doo wop vocal quartet) - sings "Shad Rack" and an Israeli song "Where Can I Go?"

Comedy:
--Carl Reiner & Mel Brooks (comedians)
--Myron Cohen (stand-up comedian)

Also appearing:
--Henry Fonda (actor) - reads two Abraham Lincoln speeches: Lincoln's Gettysburg Address and his farewell speech at Stringfield.
--Claude Thompson and Carmen de Lavallade (modern dancers) - perform John Butler's conception of "Willow Weep for Me."
--Tony Risso (musician, introduces as a "one man band") - plays a novelty musical instrument: an air pump with balloon attached.
--The Martelli Trio (comedic acrobatic dancers from France)
--Audience bows: Jimmy Durante & his wife Margie Little.

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    Bern Bennett

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    Ed Sullivan

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    Art Hannes

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    Announcer (1949-1964)

    Mel Brooks

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    Carmen De Lavallade

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    Jimmy Durante

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    Paul Anka

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    Myron Cohen

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