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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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)

Sylvia Fine

Sylvia Fine

Herself, audience bow

Guest Star

Fabian

Fabian

Himself

Guest Star

Georgia Gibbs

Georgia Gibbs

Herself

Guest Star

Will Jordan

Will Jordan

Himself

Recurring Role

Shelley Berman

Shelley Berman

Himself

Recurring Role

Jack Benny

Jack Benny

Himself

Recurring Role

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