The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 10 Episode 33

May 11, 1958: Connie Francis, Dick Contino, Al Hibbler, Tony Martin, Don Rondo, Art and Dotty Todd

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM May 11, 1958 on CBS

Episode Recap

--Opening of show, with cast singing "Mother" (in honor of Mother's Day).
--Ed Sullivan's talks about tonight's show but is interrupted by arguing Romans. --Commercial: Mercury automobiles. --Tony Martin sings "Taking A Chance on Love," "Life Is Just A Bowl of Cherries," "Till" and "I'm Getting Sentimental Over You." --Connie Francis sings "I'm Sorry I Made You Cry" (and "Who's Sorry Now?") --Benny Fields and Blossom Seeley (vaudeville team) - perform "Gotta Have You Go With Me." --Commercial: Mercury Sweepstakes. --Don Rondo sings "Dormi, Dormi, Dormi." --Cameo (audience bow?): Althea Gibson (tennis champion) --Cameo: Reggie Cornell (trainer of race horse Silky Sullivan) --Cameo: Lou Ponfield (vice-president of Pimlico Race Track, Boston) --Audience bow: Geraldine Fitzgerald --Wayne and Shuster (comedy team) - "Brown Pumpernickel" sketch --Dick Contino (singer and accordion player) - "Arrivaderci Roma." --Trio Rayros (comic acrobatic/tumbling act) --George Givot (entertainer, actor, show business veteran) - does a comedy monologue. --Al Hibbler sings "I'm Glad I'm Not Young Anymore." --Commercial: Kodak --Ed Sullivan and Julia Meade announce upcomming guests. --Audience bows: Eagle Scout Award winners Sue Marie Ulchrist, Effy Passis, Bobby Jones, George Trek, and Clarence Lins. --Audience bow: Jim McGuire (Eagle Scout) --Audience bow: Leigh McSuer (magazine contest winner) --Art and Dotty Todd (singing duo) - "Chanson D'Amour (Song of Love)" --Diane Alvers appears on-stage with Ed Sullivan. --Closing credits.