The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 9 Episode 27

March 24, 1957: Rodgers and Hammerstein, Ella Fitzgerald, Julie London

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Mar 24, 1957 on CBS
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March 24, 1957: Rodgers and Hammerstein, Ella Fitzgerald, Julie London
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Music:
--Ella Fitzgerald sings "Hot Chocolate" and "Lady Be Good."
--Julie London sings "Basin Street Blues" and the title song from the movie "Boy On a Dolphin."
--Oscar Hammerstein recites the lyrics to "Do I Love You Because You're Beautiful?" while Richard Rodgers conducts the orchestra. The song is from the TV musical "Cinderella" (which pre-empts next week's "Ed Sullivan Show").
--Billy Fellows (singer-comedian) - plays piano, then does an imitation of Sammy Davis Jr. singing "That Old Black Magic."
--The Ohio State Glee Club - perform a medley of college songs.
Also appearing:
--Davis and Reese (comedy team)
--Paul Hahn (trick-shot golfer)
--Miss Mara (Spanish aerialist, formerly with the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus)
--On film: A clip from the movie "Boy On a Dolphin," starring Sophia Loren, Alan Ladd, and Clifton Webb.

Additional guest (scheduled to appear):
--Giulietta Masina (Italian movie star, from "La Strada")

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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)

Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Fitzgerald

scheduled guest

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Paul Hahn

Paul Hahn

scheduled guest

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Alan Ladd

Alan Ladd

Himself, on film

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Oscar Hammerstein II

Oscar Hammerstein II

scheduled guest

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Sophia Loren

Sophia Loren

Herself, on film

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Richard Rodgers

Richard Rodgers

scheduled guest

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