The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 14 Episode 36

May 20, 1962: Peggy Lee, Jackie Robinson, Slappy White, The Brothers Four, Georgie Kay

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM May 20, 1962 on CBS
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May 20, 1962: Peggy Lee, Jackie Robinson, Slappy White, The Brothers Four, Georgie Kay
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Music:
--Peggy Lee - medley: "The Sweetest Sounds," "I'll Get By," "I'll Believe In You" and "New York City Blues."
--The Brothers Four (folk singers) - "This Train" and "This Land Is Your Land."
--Martha Perez (mezzo-soprano opera singer from Cuba) - sings a medley of Cuban songs.
--Louis Prima appears on stage and plays trumpet.

Comedy:
--Slappy White (stand up comedian) - Various topics.
--Georgie Kay (stand-up comedian) - routine about ladies meeting for lunch.
--Elliot Reed (comedian impersonating JFK at news conference)

Also appearing:
--Jackie Robinson (baseball great) - appears on stage with Ed and gives batting tips.
--Hugh Lambert & his Dancers - four couples dance the "Masquerade" waltz.
--The Five Verdus / Los Verdu (balancing act from West Germany) - 4 women & 1 man balancing on large balls.
--Ed shows photos and films of Hong Kong.
--Audience bows: Johnny Rotz (jockey); Lou Pondfield (Pimlico Vice President).
--Ed talks about the USS Constellation, aerial film of the ship, followed by an audience bow by Captain Thomas Jackson Walker.

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    Bern Bennett

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