The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 13 Episode 22

March 12, 1961: St Patrick's Day Show

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Mar 12, 1961 on CBS
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March 12, 1961: St Patrick's Day Show
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Scheduled guests (St. Patrick's Day theme):
--Tammy Grimes (musical-comedy star) sings a "Finian's Rainbow" medley.
--The Clancy Brothers with Tommy Makem (folk-singing group) - "Brennan On The Moor," "Ballinderry" and "Rising Of The Moon."
--Pat O'Brien (actor) - tells a few Irish stories.
--Helen Kane (1920's era singer) - "Kerry Dance" segment.
--The Emerald Girls Pipe Band of Dublin
--Brendan O'Dowda (Irish tenor)
--Mary O'Hara (harpist)
--The McNiff Irish dancers

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  • Does anybody have a copy of this episode or any related footage, i would greatly appreciate it if anybody has any information or links that would be of help.

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    Does anybody have a copy of this episode or any related footage, i would greatly appreciate it if anybody has any information or links that would be of help. My father Brendan O'Dowda appeared on this show and i am currently writing a book about his life, so any information or archive footage i can find would greatly help me and will be much appreciated. Ive never had the opportunity to see actual footage of this episode nor has my mother or immediate family, so to find a copy would mean the world to us all. Many thanks, Damien O'Dowdamoreless
  • does anyone have a copy of this episode ? It was wonderful and I would be delighted to get a copy of it.

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    There was a feeling of being proud to be Irish.

    Mary o Hara delighted us all with her playing on the harp and the Clancy Brothers kept the Irish theme up by performing traditional Irish airs or songs. I do believe Senator/President J.F.Kennedy was in the audience. I wish I had a copy of this particular show - perhaps dreams do come true.

    If you share the same memories as I do of that night then I would be delighted to hear from you Ed Sullivan was a fantastic entertainer and is sadly missed.We will never see his like again - sadly !moreless
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)

Mary O'Hara

Mary O'Hara

scheduled guest

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Brendan O'Dowda

Brendan O'Dowda

scheduled guest

Guest Star

Tommy Makem

Tommy Makem

scheduled guest

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