The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 9 Episode 16

January 6, 1957: Elvis Presley (3rd appearance), Carol Burnett, Sugar Ray Robinson

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Jan 06, 1957 on CBS
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January 6, 1957: Elvis Presley (3rd appearance), Carol Burnett, Sugar Ray Robinson
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Music:
--Elvis Presley (3rd appearance) performs "Hound Dog," "Heartbreak Hotel," "Love Me Tender," "Don't Be Cruel," "Too Much," "When My Blue Moon Turns to Gold Again" and "Peace in the Valley."
--Lonnie Satin - "I Believe" (from "Cotton Club")
--Leny Eversong (from San Paulo, Brazil) sings "El Cumbanchero" and "Cante Afre Cubano" (powerful gutsy female singer).

Comedy:
--Carol Burnett (stand-up comedy) - portrays different types of singers auditioning: a nervous girl singing "Paper Moon" & an overly confident woman singing "I Feel A Song Coming On."
--Arthur Worsley (British ventriloquist) - dummy recites the alphabet.
--The Six Gutis (comedy acrobatic act from Germany; clowns, men in gorillas suits)

Also appearing:
--Sugar Ray Robinson (boxer) - after losing title fight, is interviewed by Sullivan. In jest, Ed shows Robinson how to box.
--Nancy Crompton (dancer, does hyper ballet)
--Bory & Bor (novelty act) - sight gag: a man is wearing a costume which makes him looks like 2 people dancing.
--Audience bows: Don Budge, Jackie Robinson (newly retired), Gene Ward, Jimmy Lannon

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Bern Bennett

Bern Bennett

Announcer (1948-1949)

Ed Sullivan

Ed Sullivan

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Ralph Paul

Ralph Paul

Announcer (1959-61, 1964-71)

Art Hannes

Art Hannes

Announcer (1949-1964)

The Jordanaires

The Jordanaires

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Nanci Crompton

Nanci Crompton

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Guest Star

Lonnie Satin

Lonnie Satin

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Guest Star

Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley

Himself

Recurring Role

Carol Burnett

Carol Burnett

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Sugar Ray Robinson

Sugar Ray Robinson

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