The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 17 Episode 23

March 7, 1965: Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald, Rita Pavone, Stiller & Meara

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Mar 07, 1965 on CBS
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March 7, 1965: Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald, Rita Pavone, Stiller & Meara
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Music:
--Rita Pavone - "My Eyes" (production number with dancers).
--Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington - "It Don't Mean A Thing."
--Duke Ellington - "The Opener."
--Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington - medley of Duke's hits: "Do Nothin' Till You Hear from Me," "I'm Beginning to See the Light," Don't Get Around Much Anymore," "Mood Indigo" and "Cotton Tail."

Also appearing:
--Stiller & Meara (comedy team)
--John Byner (comedian) - does impressions of Ed, Dean Martin and acrobats.
--Roy Castle (comedian)
--The Clark Brothers (tap dancers)
--The Carmenas (acrobat couple, balancing act)

On film:
--Clip from "The Sound of Music" with Julie Andrews singing "My Favorite Things."

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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)

Rita Pavone

Rita Pavone

Herself

Guest Star

Roy Castle

Roy Castle

Himself

Guest Star

Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington

Himself

Recurring Role

Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Fitzgerald

Herself

Recurring Role

Jerry Stiller

Jerry Stiller

Himself

Recurring Role

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