The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 8 Episode 24

March 4, 1956: Edith Piaf, Senor Wences, Dick Shawn / Look Magazine Awards

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Mar 04, 1956 on CBS
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March 4, 1956: Edith Piaf, Senor Wences, Dick Shawn / Look Magazine Awards
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Guests:
--Edith Piaf sings "Merry Go Round" & "Padame."
--Senor Wences (ventriloquist with hand puppet & head in box).
--Dick Shawn (comedian) - stand-up: tells jokes about childhood & sings "16 Tons" (with new lyrics).
--Marion Marlowe sings "Mrs. Noah" and an Italian song (title unknown).
--Dieter Tasso (announced by Scampy) - high wire walker catches & balances cups & saucers.

Look Magazine Awards" segments (some of the awards are presented from Hollywood):
--Film clip: Frederick March in scene from his 1941 film "One Foot In Heaven."
--Frederick March presents Jimmy Cagney with Look Award for "Love Me Or Leave Me."
--Edmond O'Brian presents Jack Lemmon with award for "Mr. Roberts."
--Film clip from earlier Sullivan show: James Cagney & Jack Lemmon perform scene from "Mr. Roberts" (where they dance)
--Ed presents Jo Van Fleet with award for "I'll Cry Tomorrow."
--Gregory Peck presents Susan Hayward with award for "I'll Cry Tomorrow."
--Film clip from "Gentleman's Agreement" with Gregory Peck & Dorothy McGuire.
--Walt Disney presents award to Fess Parker for "Davy Crockett."
--Eva Marie Saint presents award to Kim Novak.
--Burt Lancaster accepts award on behalf of Anna Magnani for "Rose Tattoo."
--Kim Novak presents award to James Wong Howe for Best Cinematography.
--Clip from earlier Sullivan show: Ed Sullivan with Gary Cooper & Burt Lancaster on the set of "Vera Cruz."

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    Bern Bennett

    Bern Bennett

    Announcer (1948-1949)

    Ed Sullivan

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    Ralph Paul

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    Art Hannes

    Art Hannes

    Announcer (1949-1964)

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    Walt Disney

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    Jack Lemmon

    Jack Lemmon

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    Edith Piaf

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    Marion Marlowe

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