The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 12 Episode 5

October 18, 1959: Harry Belafonte (on film); The Ames Brothers; Harlem Globetrotters; Wilt Chamberlain

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Oct 18, 1959 on CBS
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October 18, 1959: Harry Belafonte (on film); The Ames Brothers; Harlem Globetrotters; Wilt Chamberlain
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Harry Belafonte segment (on film):
Harry Belafonte sings "Jamaica Farewell," and is interviewed by Ed Sullivan on a movie set.

Ames Brothers segments:
--The Ames Brothers - medley: (unknown song), "Rag Mop," "Melody D'amour," "You, You," "Sentimental Me," "It Only Hurts For A Little While" & "Naughty Lady From Shady Lane."
--Joe Ames - "Toreador."
--Vic & Gene Ames - "By The Light Of The Silvery Moon" (sung in Vaudeville .
--Ed Ames - "You & Night Music."
--The Ames Brothers - "Take Me Along."

Comedy:
--Jean Carrol (stand-up comedienne) - tells jokes about her husband, family life.
--The Harlem Globetrotters vs. the Ames Brothers in a basketball game. Wilt Chamberlain also participates. Duke Snyder is the referee.
--The Conyots or Konyats (comedy dance team)

Also appearing:
--Gretchen Wyler (musical-comedy performer) - "Toreo" (mock bullfight scene).
--Chaim Fershko (Israeli concert pianist, playing with one arm) - Tchaikovsky's Piano Player.
--Brascia & Tybee (dancers, doing a modern ballet Pas De Deux)
--Audience bows: Marshall Cassidy, Arthur Macy, Bill Russel
--On stage bow: Duke Snyder (baseball great)

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