The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 17 Episode 4

October 18, 1964: The Animals; Van Johnson; Jackie Mason; Totie Fields; Rita Pavone

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Oct 18, 1964 on CBS
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October 18, 1964: The Animals; Van Johnson; Jackie Mason; Totie Fields; Rita Pavone
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Music:
--The Animals – "I'm Crying" & "House of the Rising Sun."
--Van Johnson - "I Want to be Happy" & talks with Ed about his past films.
--Rita Pavone sings "Sul Cucozzole."
--Joan Sutherland - "Ardon gli incensi" (as Lucia, from "Lucia di Lammermoor").

Comedy:
--Jackie Mason (stand-up comedian) - monologue includes imitation of news reporter Marvin Kalb commenting on a speech by President Johnson.
--John Byner (comedian) does impersonations of Ed Sullivan, Johnny Mathis & Tony Bennett
--Totie Fields (comedienne) - tells jokes about her weight, banks & safe deposit boxes.
--The Cambridge Circus (British comedy troupe)

Also appearing:
--Cameos: Bob Gibson & Tim McCarver (World Series heroes talk with Ed)

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Who was the Episode MVP ?

The Animals

The Animals

Themselves

Guest Star

Rita Pavone

Rita Pavone

Herself

Guest Star

Totie Fields

Totie Fields

Herself

Guest Star

Ralph Paul

Ralph Paul

Announcer (1959-61, 1964-71)

Recurring Role

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