The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 16 Episode 33

May 24, 1964: Liza Minnelli, Duke Ellington, John Paul Vignon, The Beatles (on film)

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM May 24, 1964 on CBS
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May 24, 1964: Liza Minnelli, Duke Ellington, John Paul Vignon, The Beatles (on film)
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Music:
--Liza Minnelli sings "Together (Wherever We Go)" and a medley of "Good Bye Blues,"
"When The Midnight Choo Choo Leaves For Alabam'" and "Alabamy Bound."
--Duke Ellington & his orchestra perform "Satin Doll," "Things Ain't What They Used to Be" and "Jam with Sam."
--Shirley Verrett (mezzo-soprano) sings "Ava Maria."
--Jean Paul Vignon- "The French Twist."
--The Christenson High School Band (from St. Croix, Virgin Islands).
Comedy:
--Morecambe and Wise (British comedy team) - re-enact the Battle of Waterloo using toy soldiers, and later in show, sing "Swinging Down the Lane."
--Professor Backwards sings a backwards version of "My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean."
Filmed segments:
--On film: The Beatles perform "You Can't Do That" (a scene from "A Hard Day's Night" which was cut from the final edit of the film). Also on film: Ed Sullivan interviews The Beatles in London on the set of "A Hard Day's Night".
--Footage of Michelangelo's Pieta, an exhibit at the New York World's Fair.
--Footage of the Lipizzaner White Stallions in Vienna.

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Ed Sullivan

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Ralph Paul

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Art Hannes

Art Hannes

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The Beatles

The Beatles

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Morecambe and Wise

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Shirley Verrett

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