The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 17 Episode 3

October 11, 1964: Roy Orbison, Connie Francis, Juliet Prowse, The Harlem Globetrotters

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Oct 11, 1964 on CBS
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October 11, 1964: Roy Orbison, Connie Francis, Juliet Prowse, The Harlem Globetrotters
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Music:
--Roy Orbison sings "Oh, Pretty Woman."
--Connie Francis - medley of 1930s songs: "Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone," "After You've Gone" and "My Man."
--As a tribute to the 1964 World Series, Connie Francis sings a medley of "On The Sidewalks Of New York," "Meet Me In St. Louis, Louis" and "Take Me Out To The Ball Game."
--Jean Paul Vignon (French pop singer) - "Standing on the Corner."
--Juliet Prowse sings and dances to "Use Your Imagination" (in a sequence taped in Central Park).
Comedy:
--The Harlem Globetrotters - humorous exhibition of basketball tricks.
--George Kirby (comedian) - does impressions of Dean Martin (singing "All the Way") and Sammy Davis Jr. (singing "What Kind Of Fool Am I?").
--Marty Allen & Steve Rossi (comedy team) - Rossi sings "More," interviews Christopher Columbus (Allen), then sings "We've Had A Swingin' Time" (to the tune of "Battle Hymn Of The Republic").
--Jean Carroll (stand-up comedian) - domestic humor, tells jokes about her husband & daughter.
Also appearing:
--The Youngs (circus act) - performers do jumps using a teeter-board.
--Cameos: Johnny Keane (St. Louis Cardinals manager) and Ken Boyer (St. Louis Cardinals third baseman).
--Audience bows: New York Yankees Elston Howard and Roger Maris.
--Audience bows: St. Louis Cardinals Dick Groat and Bill White.

CBS repeated this show on July 4, 1965.

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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)

The Harlem Globetrotters

The Harlem Globetrotters

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Roy Orbison

Roy Orbison

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Guest Star

Jean-Paul Vignon

Jean-Paul Vignon

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George Kirby

George Kirby

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Allen and Rossi

Allen and Rossi

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