The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 16 Episode 21

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

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Feb 23, 1964 on CBS
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February 23, 1964: The Beatles (3rd appearance), Cab Calloway, Acker Bilk
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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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Bern Bennett

Bern Bennett

Announcer (1948-1949)

Ed Sullivan

Ed Sullivan

Host

Ralph Paul

Ralph Paul

Announcer (1959-61, 1964-71)

Art Hannes

Art Hannes

Announcer (1949-1964)

The Beatles

The Beatles

Themselves

Guest Star

Acker Bilk

Acker Bilk

Himself

Guest Star

Sheila MacRae

Sheila MacRae

Herself

Guest Star

Cab Calloway

Cab Calloway

Himself

Recurring Role

Gordon MacRae

Gordon MacRae

Himself

Recurring Role

Morecambe and Wise

Morecambe and Wise

Themselves

Recurring Role

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