The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 18 Episode 7

October 24, 1965: Marvin Gaye, Herman's Hermits, Richard Pryor, Duke Ellington, Helen Hayes

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Oct 24, 1965 on CBS
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October 24, 1965: Marvin Gaye, Herman's Hermits, Richard Pryor, Duke Ellington, Helen Hayes
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Music:
--Herman's Hermits perform "Just A Little Bit Better" and "Jezebel."
--Marvin Gaye sings "Take This Heart of Mine" (live singing over pre-recorded music track)
--Duke Ellington and his Orchestra - "Take the 'A' Train" and a medley ("The Opener," "Do Nothing till You Hear From Me," "Don't Get Around Much Anymore," "Caravan" and "Satin Doll").
Comedy:
--Richard Pryor (stand-up comedy) - imitates the Ali vs. Liston fight and kids in a school play.
--The Smothers Brothers - routine includes songs "Lonesome Traveler" and "Church Bell Song."
--Myron Cohen (comedian)
Also appearing:
--The Manuela Vargas Ballet Troupe (Spanish Flamenco dancers)
--The Hardy Family (father & his 3 daughters, gymnasts)
--Audience bows: Samuel W. Yorty (Los Angeles Mayor); Dave Chasen.

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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)

Marvin Gaye

Marvin Gaye

Himself

Guest Star

Peter Noone

Peter Noone

Himself

Guest Star

Herman's Hermits

Herman's Hermits

Themselves

Guest Star

Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington

Himself

Recurring Role

Richard Pryor

Richard Pryor

Himself

Recurring Role

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