The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 16 Episode 19

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

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Feb 09, 1964 on CBS

Episode Recap


--Opening credits with curtain rising w/sponsors mentioned.
--Commercials: (1) Aero Shave (2) Griffin Liquid Wax Shoe Polish.
--The Beatles - "All My Loving," "Til There Was You" & "She Loves You."
--Commercial: Anacin Pain reliever
--Fred Kapps (magician) - does card and salt shaker trick.
--Davy Jones (pre-Monkees, then appearing on Broadway) sings "I'd Do Anything" to Georgia Brown (in a scene from "Oliver").
--Georgia Brown - "As Long As He Needs Me" (with 2 children from the Broadway cast of "Oliver").
--Commercial: Cold-Water All laundry detergent
--Frank Gorshin (comedian) - routine about movie stars becoming politicians, impressions of Broderick Crawford, Dean Martin, Anthony Quinn, Marlon Brando, Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Alfred Hitchcock and Alec Guinness.
--Audience bow: Terry McDermott (Olympic speed skater)
--Commercial: Pillsbury
--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)."
--Mitzi McCall & Charlie Brill (comedy team) - an office comedy sketch: a casting agent interviews several aspiring actresses (all played by Mitzi).
--Commercial: Kent Cigarettes (replaced by a Pillsbury ad on the DVD).
--The Beatles - "I Saw Her Standing There" & "I Want To Hold Your Hand."
--Wells & the Four Fays (troupe of acrobats, doing physical comedy & stunts)
--commercial: Pillsbury pancakes
--Ed's closing comments (who's on next week's show) & closing credits.

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