The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 21 Episode 4

October 20, 1968: The 5th Dimension, Steve McQueen (on film), Joan Rivers, Lana Cantrell

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Oct 20, 1968 on CBS
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October 20, 1968: The 5th Dimension, Steve McQueen (on film), Joan Rivers, Lana Cantrell
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Music:
--The Fifth Dimension - "Sweet Blindness."
--Lana Cantrell sings "Didn't We?"
--Tony Sandler & Ralph Young - "Gonna Build A Mountain."
Comedy:
--Joan Rivers - stand-up topics include dating, marriage and men.
--David Frye (impressionist) - imitates George Jessel, Buckley, Johnson, Richard Nixon, George Wallace, and Hubert Humphrey.
Also appearing:
--Richard Castellano, Helen Verbit, and Bobby Alto (actors) - perform a scene from their Broadway play "Lovers & Other Strangers."
--The Peiro Brothers (jugglers from Argentina)
--Audience bows: Ed Ames, Grace Cahn, Martin Wolman, Ed King, Peter Yates, and Carmine Santullo.

On film:
--Ed interviews Steve McQueen on the set of "Bullet." McQueen is seen riding a motorcycle. The actor also races a dune buggy (with Ed as his reluctant passenger). Segment ends with an auto chase scene from "Bullet."

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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)

Steve McQueen

Steve McQueen

Himself, on film

Guest Star

5th Dimension

5th Dimension

Themselves

Recurring Role

Joan Rivers

Joan Rivers

Herself

Recurring Role

Lana Cantrell

Lana Cantrell

Herself

Recurring Role

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