The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 8 Episode 8

November 13, 1955; Edith Piaf, Shirley Booth, Al Hibbler, Arthur Worsley

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Nov 13, 1955 on CBS
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November 13, 1955; Edith Piaf, Shirley Booth, Al Hibbler, Arthur Worsley
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Music:
--Edith Piaf (French chanteuse) sings "If You Love Me (Really Love Me)."
--Al Hibbler (baritone vocalist) - "Unchained Melody" and "He."
--Purdue University's Glee Club - sing a medley of religious songs including "Glory, Hallelujah."
Broadway:
--Shirley Booth and company perform a scene from "The Desk Set" (The other cast members might include Byron Sanders, Dorothy Blackburn, Clarice Blackburn and Anne-Marie Gayer.)
Comedy:
--Arthur Worsley (ventriloquist) - dummy does all the talking, recites the alphabet.
--Joyce Grenfell (English comedian) - plays a nursery school teacher in a comedy monologue.
Also appearing:
--Beryl Kaye, Paddy Stone and Irving Davies (dance trio from Joyce Grenfell's stage revue).
--Earl Sande & Eddie Arcaro (receive "Jockey Hall of Fame" awards)
--Alice Adams, Barbara Webb and Judy Fosher (winners of Seventeen Magazine's Christmas Doll Contest).
--Stage bows: Marie Sabouret & Jacques Toja (performers from "Comédie-Française" revue at the Broadway Theatre).
--Audience bows: Kentucky Governor-elect A. B. "Happy" Chandler and Minnesota Governor Orville Freeman.

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Bern Bennett

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Ed Sullivan

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Ralph Paul

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Art Hannes

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Shirley Booth

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Edith Piaf

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Al Hibbler

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Arthur Worsley

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