The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 9 Episode 24

March 3, 1957: Lerner and Loewe Tribute

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Mar 03, 1957 on CBS
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March 3, 1957: Lerner and Loewe Tribute
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Tribute to Alan Jay Lerner & Fritz Loewe - Presented in connection with the first anniversary of their Broadway hit "My Fair Lady." Lerner and Loewe appear on this show.

Songs from "My Fair Lady":
--Edward Mulhare (temporary replacing Rex Harrison) sings "What Can't the English?"
--Stanley Holloway, Gordon Dilworth and Rod McLennan sing "With a Little Bit O' Luck."
--Michael King sings "On Street Where You Live" (from the original cast).

Guests (performing songs from other Lerner-Loewe plays):
--Fred Astaire & Jane Powell - perform a tap dance routine from "The Liar's Song."
--Gene Kelly & Leslie Caron - dance to "Love Is Here To Stay."
--Tony Bavaar sings "I Talk to the Trees" (from "Paint Your Wagon")
--Jane Morgan sings "Almost Like Being in Love" (song and dance number from "Brigadoon")

Also:
--Stanley Holloway - recites poem, a sequel to "Albert & The Lion."
--Marie Wilson (actress from "My Friend Irma") - interrupts Ed early in program and, later, does a monologue at Mann's Chinese Theater.
--Goddard Lieberson presents a "1,000,000 Record Sale" plaque to Lerner & Loewe.
--Audience bows: Nancy Olson, Vera Zarina

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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)

Fred Astaire

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Leslie Caron

Leslie Caron

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Tony Bavaar

Tony Bavaar

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Jane Morgan

Jane Morgan

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Jane Powell

Jane Powell

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