The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 10 Episode 16

January 12, 1958

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Jan 12, 1958 on CBS
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January 12, 1958

--Cesare Siepi (operatic bass singer) - "April Love."
--Elena Giusti (Italian singer) - "Arrivederci Roma."
--Marimba Masters (percussion group from the Rochester School Of Music) - "Yesterdays" and "What Child Is This?"
--Mike Kellin & Sondra Lee (actors) perform a scene from Ben Hecht's off-Broadway play "Winkelberg," based on the life of Bohemian poet Maxwell Bodenheim.
--James Arness (from the TV Western "Gunsmoke") talks with Ed on stage. Followed by a "Gunsmoke" film clip.
--Jay Marshall (stand-up comedy) - appears in two segments: a stand-up routine and a ventriloquist bit with 'Lefty' a puppet made from a painted glove.
--Peg Leg Bates & Jimmy Valentine (tap dancers with peg legs)
--Florence & Frederic (dance duo of Florence Waren & Frederic Apcar) dance to "Rock Around The Clock" and "You're The Top."
Sportsman of the Year:
--Past recipients of Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year award: Roger Bannister (1954), Johnny Podres (1955), and Bobby Morrow (1956).
--Stan Musial (of the St. Louis Cardinals) receives the Sportsman of the Year award for 1957.
--Sidney James (Sports Illustrated editor).
Also appearing:
--Texas Tommy (circus act with trained dogs)
--On film: Marcel Marceau (mime) - excerpt of his David & Goliath routine.
--On film: A clip of Bing Crosby playing golf.
--Audience bows: Jim Arness and his wife; Billy Bevan (14-year-old newsboy on a world tour as Minnesota's "Centennial Air Ambassador"); and George Bart (sportswriter /author).


Who was the Episode MVP ?

Ed Sullivan

Ed Sullivan


Ralph Paul

Ralph Paul

Announcer (1959-61, 1964-71)

Art Hannes

Art Hannes

Announcer (1949-1964)

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