The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 13 Episode 5

November 6, 1960: Broadcast from Chicago (Part Two in Ed Sullivan's "See America" series)

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Nov 06, 1960 on CBS
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November 6, 1960: Broadcast from Chicago (Part Two in Ed Sullivan's "See America" series)
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Filmed in Chicago (the 2nd in Sullivan's "See America" series)

Guests (performing at various Chicago locations):
--Charlton Heston at Northwestern University. Ed talks with Heston about his days at Northwestern. Heston recites the Carl Sandburg poem "Chicago."
--Mahalia Jackson (gospel singer) sings "How Great Thou Art" to group of children.
--Benny Goodman (clarinetist) - "Running Wild" and, at the Art Institute, plays with Chicago's Fine Arts String Quartet.
--Bob Newhart (stand-up comedy routine: school for bus drivers, Chicago) Segment probably filmed at Loyola University.
--Edgar Bergen (ventriloquist, with Charlie McCarthy) - Bergen wears a Viking helmet while they tell a story about the Vikings.
--Dolores Gray (musical-comedy star) - "Alexander's Ragtime Band"
--The Swe-Danes (vocal-instrumental trio) - "The Swe-Dane Shuffle" and "Cukoo Bird"
--Medinan Black Horse Troop (Black Horse Guards) - equestrian troupe ride in a formation parade.

Throughout the program Sullivan visits different Chicago sites: Ed walks through O'Hare Airport & shows footage of Butch O'Hare in Navy plane; Hull House; Colorado Cowboys at Stock Yard; footage of Johnny Weismuller at swimming pool; the Chicago water tower shown; Ed talks about the 1871 Chicago fire; aerial footage of stock yards; livestock auction; and the Chicago Art Institute.

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Art Hannes

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Dolores Gray

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