The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 10 Episode 41

July 6, 1958: From Las Vegas - Esther Williams, Carol Burnett / On film - Frank Sinatra and Princess Grace

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Jul 06, 1958 on CBS
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July 6, 1958: From Las Vegas - Esther Williams, Carol Burnett / On film - Frank Sinatra and Princess Grace
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Program broadcast from Las Vegas.

--Esther Williams appears at the Desert Inn pool with other swimmers (including child swimmers the "Water Babies"; Junior Champion Swimmers; Joe Monahan and Papsy Georgian).
Music:
--Kirby Stone Four perform "Lazy River."
--Sallie Blair sings "Witchcraft."
--Duke Lloyd (a.k.a. Harold Lloyd Jr.) sings "Gigi" (incomplete, interrupted by a Mercury commercial).
Comedy:
--Carol Burnett (comedienne) - does a routine about braces and performs a comedic version of a song.
--Professor Backwards (comedian) - stand-up monologue about Las Vegas.
--Joe Cook Jr. (comedy juggler) - tells jokes while juggling.
Also appearing:
--Jacqueline du Bief (world figure skating champion) - performs at the Stardust Casino.
--"Jumping" Joe Monahan (trampoline act)
--The Morlidor Trio (male contortionist who's dressed as a rag doll is manipulated by two female assistants)
--"Miss Dixie" Elaine Herndon (wearing a tiara) - talks with Ed.
--Audience bows: William Bendix, Robert Q. (Lewis?), Wilbert Clark, and Harold Lloyd.
On film:
--Frank Sinatra visits Monte Carlo for the world premiere of his film "Kings Go Forth." At a palace's garden, Sinatra attends a tea party with Monaco's Prince Ranier, Princess Grace (Grace Kelly) and Princess Caroline.

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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)

Esther Williams

Esther Williams

Herself

Guest Star

Frank Sinatra

Frank Sinatra

Himself, on film

Guest Star

Grace Kelly

Grace Kelly

Herself, on film

Guest Star

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