The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 19 Episode 4

October 2, 1966: Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, Connie Francis, Jimmy Durante, Gwen Verdon

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Oct 02, 1966 on CBS
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October 2, 1966: Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, Connie Francis, Jimmy Durante, Gwen Verdon
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Music:
--Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons - "I've Got You Under My Skin."
--Connie Francis sings a medley of George Gershwin songs (opening monologue, "'S Wonderful," "They Can't Take That Away From Me," "Love Walked In," "Let's Call The Whole Thing Off," "Somebody Loves Me," "(Our) Love Is Here To Stay," "A Foggy Day," intermission monologue, "But Not For Me," "Someone To Watch Over Me," "Embraceable You," "I've Got A Crush On You," "The Man I Love," "I Got Rhythm," "Swanee," "Mr. Gershwin ... You're My Silver Lining, You're My Sky Of Blue" and "Of Thee I Sing").
Dance:
--Gwen Verdon (singer-dancer) - "I'm A Brass Band" & "Sweet Charity."
--Fiesta Italiana (Italian dance troupe) - does a Sicilian bullwhip dance.
--The 1966 winners of the Harvest Moon Ball dance contest.

Comedy:
--Jimmy Durante (comedian) - sings "It's Kinda Hard to Put Into Words" and a song about hats (hat routine with chorus girls).
--Alan King (stand-up comedian, making his 31st appearance) - talks about his wife's pregnancy.
--Arthur Worsley (English ventriloquist) - dummy does all the talking & sings "When You're Smiling."
--Jim Henson's Muppets - Kermit as a beatnik.

CBS repeated this show on Aug. 20, 1967.
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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)

Frankie Valli

Frankie Valli

Himself

Guest Star

The Four Seasons

The Four Seasons

Themselves

Guest Star

Jimmy Durante

Jimmy Durante

Himself

Recurring Role

Connie Francis

Connie Francis

Herself

Recurring Role

Gwen Verdon

Gwen Verdon

Herself

Recurring Role

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