The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 23 Episode 7

November 1, 1970: Richard Pryor, Bobbie Gentry, Melba Moore, Roy Clark

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Nov 01, 1970 on CBS
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November 1, 1970: Richard Pryor, Bobbie Gentry, Melba Moore, Roy Clark
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Music:
--Bobbie Gentry sings "I Want You Back," "Benjamin" and "Your Number One Fan."
--Roy Clark - "Thank God and Greyhound, You're Gone" and "Malaguena."
--Melba Moore - "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother."
"Purlie" Broadway cast:
--Melba Moore sings "Purlie."
--"Purlie" Broadway cast (without Melba Moore) - "Walk Him Up the Stairs" production number.
Comedy:
--Richard Pryor - talks about growing up in the inner city.
--Stanley Myron Handelman (comedian) - topics include his "no neck" friend.
--Fenella Fielding (singer-comedian) sings "Don't Let Me Down."
Audience bows: Ben Gross (newsman), Tom-Tom Moore (hero, caught a falling baby), and Harry Hirschfield.
CBS repeated this show on April 25, 1971.
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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)

    Melba Moore

    Melba Moore

    Herself

    Guest Star

    Roy Clark

    Roy Clark

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    Guest Star

    Fenella Fielding

    Fenella Fielding

    Herself

    Guest Star

    Bobbie Gentry

    Bobbie Gentry

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    Richard Pryor

    Richard Pryor

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