The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 11 Episode 40

June 21, 1959

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Jun 21, 1959 on CBS
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June 21, 1959
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11th Anniversary Show
--Jack Benny cameo: After Ed claims to have found a one-dollar bill in the lobby, Benny comes on stage to claim it.
--On film: John Wayne & Constance Towers, co-stars of the film "Horse Soldiers," wish Ed a happy 11th Anniversary.
Music:
--Georgia Gibbs sings "Once Upon a Nickel."
--Fabian sings "Tiger" and "Mighty Cold."
--The Kirby Stone Four and Ed Sullivan perform "It's A Really Big Show Tonight."
Comedy:
--Wayne and Shuster (comedy team) - do a Julius Ceaser sketch titled "Rinse The Blood Off My Toga."
--Shelly Berman (stand-up comedian) - topics: child psychology & flying.
--Will Jordan (comedian-impressionist) - does a Sullivan impersonation and sings "Bye Bye Love."
Also appearing:
--The Shirleys (novelty balloon sculpting group) - act includes group throwing balloons into the audience.
--Audience bows (at beginning of show): Billy Casper (US Open Golf champion); Sylvia Fine (wife of Danny Kaye); and three heroes of French Resistance movement.

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