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

Ed Sullivan

Host

Ralph Paul

Ralph Paul

Announcer (1959-61, 1964-71)

Art Hannes

Art Hannes

Announcer (1949-1964)

James Cagney

James Cagney

Himself

Guest Star

Walt Disney

Walt Disney

Himself

Guest Star

Jack Lemmon

Jack Lemmon

Himself

Guest Star

Edith Piaf

Edith Piaf

Herself

Recurring Role

Marion Marlowe

Marion Marlowe

Herself

Recurring Role

Gregory Peck

Gregory Peck

Himself, award presenter

Recurring Role

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