The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 15 Episode 3

October 14, 1962: Connie Francis; Sergio Franchi; Jerry Van Dyke; Louis Prima, Gia Maione, and Sam Butera

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Oct 14, 1962 on CBS

Episode Recap

Opening of show, with guests announced. Voice-over mentions sponsors Revlon cosmetics & Kent Cigarettes.

--Show begins with magician giving two doves to Ed.

--Commercial: Revlon Eye Make-Up

--Louis Prima, Sam Butera & Gia Maione perform "I Wonder Why."

--Sam Butera (accompanied by The Witnesses combo) sings "I Feel Good All Over"

--Gia Maione and Louis Prima (with band) perform "Undecided" and "Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home?"

--Commercials: Revlon's Love Pat Make-Up and Revlon Satin Set Hairspray

--Jerry Van Dyke (comedian) plays banjo & sings a humorous song.

--The Hugh Lambert Dancers demonstrate the "Washington Twist."

--Lee Allen (comedy pantomimist) - act includes a subway routine.

--Commercial: Revlon Esquire Boot polish.

--Connie Francis sings "Alexander's Ragtime Band" and "I'll Get By."

--The Kuban Cossacks (dance troupe) - perform Cuban-style dances.

--Announcer Bob Wright announces Kent Cigarettes, the sponsor of the show's second half-hour.

--Commercial: Kent Cigarettes w/Micronite filter,

--Connie Francis sings "What Kind of Fool Am I?"

--Dennis Spicer (ventriloquist, with monkey dummy)

--Sergio Franchi (Italian tenor) sings "Core 'Ngrato" (in his first appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show).

--Commercial: Pillsbury Cake Mix

--Audience bows: Governor Barret, singer Cliff Richard, and football player Frank Gifford.

--Maryse Begary (French aerialist, circus trapeze performer)

--Commercial: Kent Cigarettes

--Audience bow: Sol Hurok (music impresario)

--Ed's goodnight, closing credits.
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