The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 11 Episode 9

November 9, 1958: The Friar's Club Roasts Ed Sullivan

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Nov 09, 1958 on CBS
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November 9, 1958: The Friar's Club Roasts Ed Sullivan
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"The Friar's Club" roasts Ed Sullivan
Guests:
--Joe E. Lewis - roasts Ed
--Jack Carter (host / master of ceremonies, appears throughout the show)
--Walter Cronkite (newsman) - tries to give Ed's history but is interrupted by Morey Amsterdam and Jack Carter.
--F. M. Flynn (Ed's publisher at N.Y. Daily News)
--Wayne & Shuster (comedy team, make jokes about their exclusive contract with Sullivan)
--cameo: Sylvia Sullivan (Ed's wife, waves)
--Joey Bishop (comedian) - gives a short speech
--Rocky Graziano (prizefighter, is heckled by comedians)
--Abbe Lane (wife of Xavier Cugat) - presents Ed with a painting of Steve Allen
--Jacob Javits (New York Republican Senator) - politician making a serious speech
--Jack E. Leonard (comedian, roasting Ed)
--Phil Silvers - gives speech & presents Ed with a Golden Friar Award.

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