The Ed Sullivan Show - Season 14

Follow
CBS (ended 1971)

USER EDITOR

TomAlger

User Score: 14078

Episode Guide

  • August 19, 1962: TV Debuts of Talented Newcomers

    Ed introduces thirteen talented newcomers making their TV debuts, including:
    --Joey Hollingsworth (tap dancer)

    Additional guests (scheduled to appear):
    Music:
    --Tony Darryl (pop singer) - "This Nearly Was Mine."
    --Yolanda White (11-year-old pop singer).
    --Augustin Anievas (pianist) - "Liszt's Etude No. 10"
    --Janis Martin (mezzo soprano opera singer)
    --Olivette Miller (jazz harpist)
    --Arlene Fontana (singer-dancer)
    --Donald Hulme (accordionist) - "William Tell Overture."
    Comedy:
    --Bobbie/Bobbi Baker (comedian)
    --Norman and Dean (comedy team)
    Also appearing:
    --Korengo (Hungarian magician)
    --The Three Cathalas (perch act)
    --Wells and The Four Fays (tumblers)

    moreless
  • August 12, 1962: Burt Lancaster, Dion, Diahann Carroll, Abbe Lane and Xavier Cugat

    Guests:
    --Burt Lancaster (actor) - introduces clips from his film "Birdman of Alcatraz."
    --Dion - "It Ain't Necessarily So" & "Lover Come Back to Me."
    --Diahann Carroll (singer, from Broadway's "No Strings") - "Love Walked In" & "Poor Little Rich Girl."
    --Xavier Cugat (orchestra leader) and Abbe Lane - "Malaguena Salerosa."
    --Abbe Lane (wife of Xavier Cugat) - "Mon Manege a Moi."
    --Xavier Cugat with dancers Augie and Margo - "El Cumbanchero."
    --Will Jordan (comedian-impressionist)
    --Marie Wilson (comedian)
    --The Bertinis (a bicycle act)

    moreless
  • July 22, 1962: From the Stardust Nightclub in Las Vegas - Patti Page, Rowan and Martin, Billy Eckstine

    Show taped at the Stardust Nightclub in Las Vegas.
    Guests:
    --Patti Page sings "(How Much Is That) Doggie in the Window?" "Old Cape Cod," "With My Eyes Wide Open," "Allegheny Moon" & "Night and Day."
    --Dan Rowan & Dick Martin (comedy team).
    --Billy Eckstine (singer) - "What Kind of Fool Am I?"
    --Martha Anne Bentley (ballet dancer)
    --Rickie Layne (ventriloquist, with his dummy Velvel)
    --The Dunhills (tap dancers)
    --The Novelites (vocal-instrumental comedy group)
    --The Marquis Chimps (trained animal act)

    moreless
  • July 1, 1962: From the Moulin Rouge in Paris - Connie Francis, Danielle Darrieux, Johnny Halliday
    Show taped at the Moulin Rouge night club in Paris, France.
    Music:
    --Connie Francis sings "Jamais," "M'Lord," "'S Wonderful," and "You Always Hurt The One You Love."
    --Connie Francis, Gino 'Johnny' Dorelli, and Johnny Hallyday sing "You're The Tops."
    --Johnny Halliday (with combo) - "Pony Time" & "Kiliwatch."
    --Danielle Darrieux (French movie star) sings "September In Paris" (in French).
    --Gino 'Johnny' Dorelli (Italian singer) - "Love In Portofino."
    --Annie Cordy (French singer) - "Le Vieux Pianola."
    Comedy:
    --The Cinco Brutos (comic singing group) sing "Little Darling," "See You Later Alligator" & "Baby Rock."
    --Gino Donati (comic opera singer, acrobat) - sings opera while doing a balancing act.
    Also appearing:
    --Gil Dova (juggler).
    --Eddie Seifert and Company (three contortionists)
    --The Moulin Rouge Can-Can Dancers.
    moreless
  • June 24, 1962: 14th Anniversary Show - Bing Crosby; Jerry Lewis; Theresa Brewer
    14th Anniversary Show (Ed is in audience for most of show).
    Music:
    --Bing Crosby sings "I Can't Believe You're In Love With Me."
    --Theresa Brewer - 'Smile' medley (with dancers wearing Ed Sullivan masks)
    --Kate Smith sings "Climb Every Mountain."
    Comedy:
    --Lucille Ball (cameo, riding on top of elephant) - wishes Ed well.
    --Jerry Lewis (cameo) tries to get Ed to give a more enthusiastic delivery.
    --Steve Allen - rummages through props from previous shows.
    --Jack Carter (comedian) - makes jokes about the show, tries to get Ed & Arthur to laugh but they remain stone faced.
    --Phil Silvers & Jack Benny (backstage, joke about Ed)
    --Johnny Carson (stand-up comedy & presents plaque to Ray Bloch)
    --Red Buttons (mime sketch, tries to light the candles on Ed's anniversary cake)
    --Ted Mack introduces Will Jordan.
    --Will Jordan - impersonates Ed Sullivan.
    --George Gobel (comedian, plays a conductor of a choir singing in praise of Ed.
    Also appearing:
    --Arthur & Katherine Murray (dancers) - "Anniversary Waltz"
    --Hubbell Robinson (CBS executive) presents Ed with plaque of appreciation.
    moreless
  • June 17, 1962: Dave Brubeck, Frank Gorshin, Robert Goulet, The Highwaymen, Nipsey Russell

    Guests:
    --Dave Brubeck (with his jazz quartet) - "Take Five" (with Paul Desmondon on sax).
    --Frank Gorshin (comedian) - does imitations of various celebrities
    --Nipsey Russell (rhyming comedian)
    --Robert Goulet (musical-comedy star) - "Where Do I Go from Here?" "Falling in Love With Love" & "Two Different Worlds"
    --The Highwaymen (folk singers) - "Michael Row the Boat Ashore" & "Sinner Man"
    --Gloria Lynne (singer) - "Impossible" & "June Night"
    --Eagle and Man (comedy team) - act includes a Louis Armstrong imitation
    --The Tinellis (acrobats from the Latin Quarter)
    --The Hugh Lambert Dancers (series regulars) - female dancers wearing tight slacks
    --On film: Ted Williams (Boston Red Sox executive) gives baseball tips to young athletes.

    Scheduled guest:
    --Noelle Adam (dancer) - scheduled to appear but not mentioned on transcript

    moreless
  • June 10, 1962: Larry Storch, The Lettermen, Danny Lewis, Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris

    Music:
    --The Lettermen (vocal trio) - "How Is Julie?"
    --Danny Lewis (veteran song and dance man, father of Jerry Lewis)
    --Julie Wilson sings a medley of Cole Porter songs (possibly "That Old Feeling" and "Once in a Lifetime").

    Comedy:
     --Jerry Van Dyke (comedian performing with banjo) - performs a humorous song.
    --Jackie Mason (comedian)
    --Larry Storch (stand-up comedian) - impersonates John F. Kennedy.

    Also appearing:
    --Mickey Mantle & Roger Maris (of the New York Yankees) appear on stage with Ed Sullivan (scheduled to give tips to young baseball players).
    --The Hanneford Family (equestrians, from Ringling Brothers Circus) - appear in 2 segments.
    --Copenhagen dancers (circus act) - 2 blonde women do acrobatics, balancing
    --Cameos: Spelling Bee champions Neddy Crawford (13-year-old) and Michael Day (14-year-old)

    moreless
  • June 3, 1962: Rudy Vallee, Paul Anka, Chita Rivera, Peter Nero, Peg Leg Bates, Bill Dana

    Guests:
    --Paul Anka (singer) - "A Steel Guitar and A Glass of Wine."
    --Chita Rivera (musical-comedy performer) - "This Could be the Start of Something Big" song and dance.
    --Rudy Vallee (singer-actor, from Broadway's "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying") sings "The Big Hurt."
    --Peter Nero (pianist)
    --Peg Leg Bates (tap dancer)
    --Bill Dana (comedian, in character as Jose Jimenez) - plays an astronaut interviewed by Ed.
    --Dave Barry (comedian)
    --Adam Keefe (comedian)
    --Smaxie and Maxie (performing seals)

    Scheduled to appear:
    --Willie Mays (of the San Francisco Giants, giving baseball tips for kids)

    CBS repeated this show on September 16, 1962.

    moreless
  • May 27, 1962: Jackie Wilson, Connie Francis, Red Buttons, Hank Greenberg, Wayne and Shuster
    Music:
    --Jackie Wilson - "Lonely Teardrops" & "Forever and a Day."
    --Connie Francis - "Second Hand Love," "Hey, Ring-A-Ding" and "How Can I Go On?"
    --Connie Francis also sings a medley of Irish songs: "McNamara's Band" and "A Little Bit Of Heaven."
    Dance:
    --Conrad 'Little Buck' Buckner (tap dancer) dances to "I Got Rhythm."
    Comedy:
    --Wayne and Shuster (comedy team, making their 40th Sullivan appearance) - do a spoof of Westerns titled "The Quiet Stranger."
    Also appearing:
    --Red Buttons (actor) - in a monologue, talks about working on location in Africa for the movie "Hatari!"
    --Hank Greenberg (former baseball player) - gives batting tips.
    moreless
  • May 20, 1962: Peggy Lee, Jackie Robinson, Slappy White, The Brothers Four, Georgie Kay

    Music:
    --Peggy Lee - medley: "The Sweetest Sounds," "I'll Get By," "I'll Believe In You" and "New York City Blues."
    --The Brothers Four (folk singers) - "This Train" and "This Land Is Your Land."
    --Martha Perez (mezzo-soprano opera singer from Cuba) - sings a medley of Cuban songs.
    --Louis Prima appears on stage and plays trumpet.

    Comedy:
    --Slappy White (stand up comedian) - Various topics.
    --Georgie Kay (stand-up comedian) - routine about ladies meeting for lunch.
    --Elliot Reed (comedian impersonating JFK at news conference)

    Also appearing:
    --Jackie Robinson (baseball great) - appears on stage with Ed and gives batting tips.
    --Hugh Lambert & his Dancers - four couples dance the "Masquerade" waltz.
    --The Five Verdus / Los Verdu (balancing act from West Germany) - 4 women & 1 man balancing on large balls.
    --Ed shows photos and films of Hong Kong.
    --Audience bows: Johnny Rotz (jockey); Lou Pondfield (Pimlico Vice President).
    --Ed talks about the USS Constellation, aerial film of the ship, followed by an audience bow by Captain Thomas Jackson Walker.

    moreless
  • May 13, 1962
    May 13, 1962
    Episode 35
    5/13/62
    0.0

    Guests:
    --Jack Carter (comedian) - appears as guest host (substituting for an ailing Ed Sullivan).
    --Bobby Darin (singer) - performs songs from his nightclub act.
    --Nancy Walker and Charles Nelson Reilly (comedians) - shoe store sketch.
    --Joey Adams and Al Kelly (comedy team)
    --Jaye P. Morgan (singer) - performance includes impressions of Louis Armstrong, Tallulah Bankhead, and Bette Davis.

    Scheduled guests:
    --Bobby Weston (singer) and Howard Butler (pianist) (two 16-year-olds from Jamaica) perform "Jamaica Farewell," "I Believe" and "Like Young."
    --Joan Sutherland (Metropolitan Opera star, appearance possibly cancelled)
    --Peg-Leg Bates (tap dancer)
    --Alan Gale (comedian)
    --Warren Spahn (left-handed pitcher of the Milwaukee Braves) - gives tips to Little League baseball players.

    moreless
  • May 6, 1962
    May 6, 1962
    Episode 34
    5/6/62
    0.0

    Scheduled guests:
    --Diahann Carroll (star of the Broadway musical "No Strings") sings "It Had to Be You" and "Hum Drum Blues."
    --The Amazing Mr. Ballantine (magician-comedian Carl Ballantine)
    --Corbett Monica (monologist-comedian)
    --Francis and Blair (Vaudeville comedy team)
    --The Valenos (dancers)
    --Dick Contino (accordionist)

  • April 29, 1962: Johnny Mathis, Jackie Mason, The McGuire Sisters, Rip Taylor

    Music:
    --Johnny Mathis sings "Marianna," "Love, Look Away" & "Love."
    --The McGuire Sisters sing "That's A Plenty," "You're Driving Me Crazy" & "I Love A Violin."

    Comedy:
    --Jackie Mason (comedian)
    --Rip Taylor (comedian)
    --Guy Marks (comedian)

    Also appearing:
    --Brascia and Tybee (dance team) - tribute to the blues.
    --The Madcaps (novelty harmonica duo)
    --The Waterbird Show (performing ducks)

    CBS repeated this episode on September 2, 1962.

    moreless
  • April 22, 1962: Harry Belafonte, Miriam Makeba, Connie Stevens

    Music:
    --Connie Stevens (actress from "Hawaiian Eye") sings "Dancing in the Dark."
    --Harry Belafonte (singer, in an extended segment) - "Crawdad Song," "Mule Skinner," "Try to Remember" "The Baby Boy" and "Michael, Row the Boat Ashore" (and possibly "Kingston Way").
    --Miriam Makeba (South African folksinger) - "Kilimanjaro (Hunting Song and Boot Dance)" & "(Love Tastes Like) Strawberries."
    --Harry Belafonte & Miriam Makeba - perform a duet.

    Also appearing:
    --Thelma Lee (comedienne)
    --On film: Ed Sullivan appears as a clown (complete with grease paint & baggy costume) at Ringling Brothers Circus. The film also features clown act Mike Coco and his Cuckoo Calciminers, Stevenson's Dogs (performing poodles), and Unus (an equilibrist, balancing-on-one finger).

    moreless
  • April 15, 1962: Liberace, Mahalia Jackson, Teresa Brewer, Sophia Loren, Larry Storch, Pat Henning

    Music:
    --Mahalia Jackson (gospel singer) - "Old Time Religion" & "Were You There?"
    --Teresa Brewer - " South Rampart Street Parade" & "Love Makes The World Go Round"
    -- Liberace (pianist) - "Foggy Day" & "Tico Tico."
     --Liberace (later in show) - tribute to Vaudeville medley: "This Old Piano," "Piano Roll Blues" & "Old Soft Shoe." Liberace then dances the soft shoe to "Me & My Shadow."

    Comedy:
    --Larry Storch (comedian) - does impressions of United Nations Delegates and JFK.
    --Pat Henning (stand-up comedian) - makes a handkerchief dance, jokes about baldness, and does a Bette Davis impression.
    --Helene & Howard (comedy dance team)

    Also appearing:
    --Sophia Loren - short interview (on film?) Sophia talks about her film "Two Women."
    --Cameo: Maximilian Schell (actor, Academy Award winning performance from "Judgement at Nuremberg").
    --Cameos: George Chakiris & Rita Moreno (actors, short scene from "West Side Story" shown).
    --Hugh Lambert Dancers - do a dance in celebration of baseball
    --Excess Baggage (trained dog act)
    --Audience bow: John Ringling North (circus producer)

    moreless
  • April 8, 1962
    April 8, 1962
    Episode 30
    4/8/62
    0.0

    Scheduled guests:
    --Lionel Hampton (bandleader-vibraphone player, with his band)
    --Franco Corelli (opera tenor) - Aria from "Tosca."
    --The Kim Sisters (vocal group)
    --Anita Bryant (singer)
    --Jack Carter (comedian)
    --Professor Backwards (comedian)
    --Hal and Barbara Loman (dancers)
    --Rudy Cardenas (juggler)
    --On film: Cyd Charisse and choreographer Roland Petit in a dance sequence from the movie "Black Tights" with voice-over by Maurice Chevalier.

    moreless
  • April 1, 1962: Jackie Wilson, Patti Page, Wayne & Shuster, Myron Cohen

    Music:
    --Jackie Wilson - "Heart."
    -- Patti Page - "Most People Get Married" & "All The Way"
    --Anna Moffo - "Aria" from "Romeo & Juliet."

    Comedy:
    --Wayne & Shuster (comedy team) - routine: "Sam Casey, Dedicated Auto Mechanic" (phony TV show)
    --Myron Cohen (stand-up comedian, tells jokes about old ladies)
    --Dewey Pigmeat Markham (comedy act) judge passes out sentences
    --Parker & Betty Keane (comedy team doing a sketch about a husband & wife)
    --Kasten's Animal Fantasy (monkey act)

    Also:
    --On film: Ann Margret singing "Mack the Knife" (screen test for "State Fair")
    --On film: Ann Margret & Pat Boone sing "Willing And Eager" (clip from "State Fair")
    --Audience bow: Colleen Dewhurst

    moreless
  • March 25, 1962: Sid Caesar; Jackie Mason; "No Strings" cast including Diahann Carroll & Richard Kiley

    Guests:
    --Jackie Mason (stand-up comedian) - does imitations, appears with Ed. Later in show, tells jokes about income tax and JFK.
    --Carol Lawrence & Hugh Lambert - dance from "Subways Are Sleeping."
    --Carol Lawrence - "When The Sun Comes Out."
    --Sid Caesar (comedian) - does a pantomime of people waking up in the morning.
    --Sid Caesar & Carol Lawrence - do a comic performance of "Shadow Waltz."
    --Earl Grant & Bill Grant - "Lonesome Road."

    Cast of the Richard Rogers Broadway show "No Strings":
    --Diahann Carroll - "The Sweetest Sound"/"Sweetest Sounds" (from "No Strings") and "Loads of Love."
    --Richard Kiley, Bernice Massi & cast - "Be My Host" (production number from "No Strings").
    --Richard Kiley - "No Strings."
    --Noelle Adam - also in "No Strings" cast.

    moreless
  • March 18, 1962: Robert Goulet, Rowan and Martin, Dick Haymes and Fran Jefferies

    Music:
    --Robert Goulet (musical-comedy star) - "All Of You" & "Two Different Worlds."
    --Dick Haymes & Fran Jefferies - medley: "Come On Get Happy," "I'm Gonna Love You Like Nobody's Loved You" & "I'd Know You Anywhere."
    --Maria Neglia (violinist).

    Comedy:
    --Rowan And Martin (comedy team) - do a skit about people who live underground.
    --Alan Gale (stand-up comedian) - topics: people who worry, Michigan & Notre Dame football jokes.
    --Bob Lewis (stand-up comedian) - more jokes about worrying.
    --Rickey Layne & Velvel (ventriloquist act) - Ed talks with dummy.

    Also appearing:
    --Johnny Hart (magician) - performs magic act, card tricks, silk tricks, etc.
    --Juan Carlo Copez & Maria Neives (dancers from Argentina)
    --Gail Hart (child performer) - young baton twirler.
    --Paul Sydell & Susie (trained animal act) - dog performs handstands.

    moreless
  • March 11, 1962: Henry Fonda and Olivia de Havilland, Maureen O'Hara, Rosemary Clooney, Bobby Rydell

    1962 St. Patrick's Day show

    Broadway:
    --Henry Fonda & Olivia de Havilland (actors) - perform a scene from "Gift of Time" set on cruise ship. A doting wife tries to care for her fatally ill husband.

    Music:
     --Maureen O'Hara (actress) sings "Come Back to Erin" & "If I Loved You."
    --Rosemary Clooney (singer) - "Cabin in the Sky" & "Give Me the Simple Life."
    --Pat Rooney, Maureen O'Hara, Rosemary Clooney and Ed Sullivan - "Great Day for the Irish" & "Danny Boy."
    --Pat Rooney (82-year-old song-and-dance man) - sings "The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady" and tap dances.
    --Bobby Rydell - "Mammy."
    --Folias de Espana (Argentine dance & singing troupe) - Flamenco dancers perform to "Los Tres Caballos." Entire troupe returns later in show for another performance.

    Also appearing:
    --Pat Buttram (stand-up comedian)
    --The Three Houcs (juggling act from Germany) - a father & his daughters juggle pins
    --Audience bows: NY Senator Jack Javits & wife
    --Hugh Lambert Dancers (modern dancers, series regulars) - "Where Did You Get That Hat?"

    moreless
  • March 4, 1962: Fats Domino, Art Carney, Phyllis Diller, Connie Stevens, Tommy Sands

    Music:
    --Fats Domino - "Jambalaya" & "Let The Four Winds Blow."
    --Connie Stevens & Tommy Sands - "Maggie Blue."
    --Connie Stevens - "Wild Is The Wind."
    --Tommy Sands - "Got A Lot Of Livin' To Do" & "More Than You Know."
    --Johnny Puleo Gang - six harmonica players perform "Heart Of My Heart."

    Broadway:
    --Broadway cast of "Take Her, She's Mine" (Art Carney, Phyllis Thacher, Elizabeth Ashley and June Harding) perform scenes from play: Airport scene where family says goodbye to college bound daughter & scene where daughter comes home for Christmas all grown up.

    Comedy:
    --Phyllis Diller (stand-up comedian) - topics: living in New York, eating in Japanese restaurants, and her marriage
    --Henny Youngman (stand-up comedian) - jokes about wife, marriage.

    Also:
    --Troy Donahue, Connie Stevens, Paula Prentiss - Voted most popular stars, most versatile performers, 1962. Film clip from "Susan Slade" & "Bachelors In Paradise". Trio dances the Twist
    --On film: clip of John Glenn's ticker tape parade in NYC following the astronaut's orbit.
    --Audience bow: Harry Carter (drove Glenn's car in ticker tape parade)
    --Audience bow: Wilt Chamberlain (Record setting basketball champion is bit on the leg by a midget while taking a bow.)
    --Audience bow: Mickey Walker (boxer turned painter)

    moreless
  • February 25, 1962
    February 25, 1962
    Episode 24
    2/25/62
    0.0

    Second of two shows broadcast from Miami Beach
    Scheduled guests:
    --Lloyd Bridges (appears in a water sequence)
    --Damita Jo sings "You're Nobody Until Somebody Loves You"
    --The Crosby Brothers (Bing's sons) - sing and also appear in a dance number with Ed called "We Oughta Dance"
    --Jan Murray (comedian)
    --Patrice Munsel (opera singer)
    --Brascia and Tybee (dance team)
    --The Gimma Brothers (acrobats)

    moreless
  • February 18, 1962: The Everly Brothers, Timi Yuro, Al Hirt, George Kirby, George Jessel

    First of two shows broadcast from the Hotel Fontainebleau in Miami Beach.
    Music:
    --The Everly Brothers (vocal duo, wearing their U.S. Marine uniforms) perform "Crying in the Rain" and "Jezebel."
    --Al Hirt (trumpeter) - "Night and Day," "I Can't Get Started" and "When the Saints Go Marching In."
    --Timi Yuro sings "Come Rain Or Come Shine" and "Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams."
    Comedy:
    --George Jessel (comedian known as "America's Toastmaster General") - stand-up routine, imitates Al Jolsen singing "April Showers."
    --George Jessel and George Kirby - "Freedom Train" bit.
    --George Kirby (comedian-impressionist)
    Also appearing:
    --A Dolphin act from the Miami Seaquarium.
    --On tape: Cypress Gardens water-skiers.
    --Audience bows: the mayors of Miami and Miami Beach.

    moreless
  • February 11, 1962
    February 11, 1962
    Episode 22
    2/11/62
    9.1

    Music:
    --Paul Anka sings "I Love You," "Young, Alive, and In Love" and "Love Me Warm and Tender."
    --The McGuire Sisters (vocal trio) sing "Sugartime Twist" and a medley of 'Lonely' tunes including "Lonesome Gal," "I Ain't Got Nobody" and "I'm Nobody's Baby."
    --Hanna Ahroni (Israeli singer) - (possibly) "Dark and Beautiful" (a Hebrew folk song).
    Broadway:
    --Shelley Berman (comedian) performs "Right Girls," a song from his Broadway musical "A Family Affair."
    Also appearing:
    --Carl Sandburg (poet & Lincoln biographer) recites a tribute to Abraham Lincoln written especially for this show.
    --George Carl (comedian) - pantomime routine.
    --Jay Nemeth (ventriloquist)

    moreless
  • February 4, 1962
    February 4, 1962
    Episode 21
    2/4/62
    0.0

    Scheduled guests:
    --Brook Benton sings "Shadrack."
    --Pearl Bailey - "Doing the New Lowdown."
    --George Gobel (comedian) - "Dance Along" skit.
    --Bobby Rydell sings "Mammy" and "Somebody Loves Me."
    --Molly Picon (actress-comedienne)
    --Ford and Reynolds (comedy team)
    --Lew Parker and Betty Kean (husband-and-wife comedy team)
    --The two Frauensteins (jugglers)
    --On film: The Flying Wallendas (high-wire act)

  • January 28, 1962: Sid Caesar, Connie Francis, Frank Gorshin, Franco Corelli, Dick Ruedebusch
    Music:
    --Connie Francis sings "Does Ol' Broadway Ever Sleep" "Don't Break The Heart That Loves You" and a Folk song medley ("Oh, Susanna," "Careless Love," and "She'll Be Comin' 'Round The Mountain").
    --Dick Ruedebusch and his Underprivileged Five (trumpeter, with his band) - "Panama."
    --Franco Corelli (Italian tenor) - sings an aria.
    --Buddy Greco (singer-pianist, with his band) - "Come Rain or Come Shine."
    Comedy:
    --Sid Caesar (comedian) - does a silent movie sketch (Sid might have also been the guest host on this show.)
    --Frank Gorshin (comedian) - does impressions of movie stars

    Also appearing:
    --Lilly Yokoi (cyclist) - does acrobatics while riding a bicycle.
    --Joy Kay (pantomime artist) - man unpacks folded girl from suitcase.
    moreless
  • January 21, 1962: Jackie Wilson, Robert Goulet, Kate Smith, Wayne & Shuster

    Music:
    --Jackie Wilson - "That's Why (I Love You So)" and "The Greatest Hurt."
    --Robert Goulet sings "One Life" and a medley: "What Is This Thing Called Love?" "I Get a Kick Out of You" and "You Do Something to Me."
    --Kate Smith - medley ("When the Moon Comes over the Mountain," "Did You Ever See a Dream Walking," "Just One of Those Things," "Last Time I Saw Paris" "Now Is the Hour," "Thinking of You," "Comin' In on a Wing and a Prayer" and "God Bless America").

    Comedy:
    --Wayne and Shuster (comedy team) - does a sketch about Professor Van Gartner, interior decorator.

    Also appearing:
    --Rob Murray (juggler from Britain)
    --The Marquis Chimps - chimp smokes cigarette and tumbles.
    --Lon Purdy (pantomime act).
    --Audience bow: Paul Anka

    moreless
  • January 14, 1962 (live from Las Vegas): Mickey Rooney, Timi Yuro, Rip Taylor, Ken Murray

    Broadcast live from the Stardust nightclub in Las Vegas

    Music:
    --Timi Yuro (singer) - "Let Me Call You Sweetheart"
    --Patti Page sings "Just in Time," "The Boll Weevil Song" (plays guitar) and "Come On Home"
    --Louis Bellson (drummer) - plays "Manteca"

    Comedy:
    --Mickey Rooney and Joey Forman - do a Candid Camera sketch.
    --Rip Taylor (comedian) - tells sob stories and sings "Make Someone Happy."
    --Rickie Layne & Velvel (ventriloquist act) - Velvel in prospector gear.
    --Leo Diamond (comedian) - plays the "Soundmonica."
    --Ken Murray (comedian) - tells the "Turtle Story."
    --Two unidentified comedians lip-synch to Louis Prima & Keely Smith recording "I'm Confessin'."
    --Following the above comedians, Pamela and Mary Jane Murray (Ken Murray's daughters) lip synch to a Louis Prima & Keely Smith recording.

    Also appearing:
    --The Amin Brothers (acrobats from Egypt) - balancing act
    --Phillipine Dancers - native dance with bamboo poles and, later in show, dancers with coconut castanets & bamboo poles.
    --Audience bows: Jerry Lewis (sports star); Donald O'Connor; Sonny King; Jack Soo; Arlene Fontana

    moreless
  • January 7, 1962 (from LA's Moulin Rouge Nightclub): Jimmy Durante, Rosemary Clooney, Bob Newhart, Gary Morton

    Broadcast live from the Moulin Rouge Nightclub in Hollywood.
    Guests:
    --Rosemary Clooney - "Everything's Coming Up Roses," "Bye Bye Blackbird" & "Show Me."
    --Bob Newhart (stand-up comedy) - routine: trying to dissuade a person on a ledge not to jump.
    --Jimmy Durante - "Inka-Dinka-Do," "I Could Have Danced All Night," "What A Day," "My All Girl Band" & "The Twist."
    --Jimmy Durante - "Love You, Love You" (with Sonny King) & "Young At Heart."
    --Jimmy Durante with sidekicks Eddie Jackson & Sonny King - "Won't You Come Home Bill Bailey?"
    --Gary Morton (comedian & husband of Lucille Ball) - stand up routine.
    --Bessie Griffin and the Gospel Pearls (Gospel singers) - "Bye and Bye."

    CBS repeated this episode on September 23, 1962.

    moreless
  • December 31, 1961: Slappy White, Matt Monro, The Barry Sisters, Smith and Dale

    Music:
    --Matt Monro sings "Love Is The Same Anywhere."
    --The Barry Sisters sing "Nevertheless" and "You're Nobody Til Somebody Loves You."
    --The Hi-Lads (singing group) - "Peppermint Twist" (with The Twisters dancers from the Peppermint Lounge).
    --Sandy Stewart (singer) - "When You're Smiling."
    --Saverio Saridis (retired New York policeman) sings "Granada."

    Comedy:
    --Slappy White (stand-up comedian)
    --Dave Astor (comedian)
    --Smith and Dale (comedy team) - doctor office comedy skit.

    Also appearing:
    --Conrad Hilton - recites the prayer "America on Its Knees."
    --Estelle Alfonso Dancers - production number with child dancers.
    --The Shirleys (novelty balloon act)

    moreless
  • December 24, 1961: Linda Scott, Shari Lewis, The Baird Puppets, Pompoff & Thedy

    Guests (Christmas Show):
    --Linda Scott - "How I Wish (You'd Be With Me On Christmas Day)"
    --Shari Lewis (ventriloquist) with Lamb Chop (dressed as Santa), Charlie Horse sings "Jingle Bells."
    --The Baird Puppets (Bill Baird puppets) - puppets doing a Davy Jones locker routine
    --Pompoff & Thedy (comedy team)
    --Burger's Animals (trained animal act with ponies, dogs, & chimp)
    --Korean Orphan Choir sings "Jingle Bells" (in Korean & English) and "Silent Night"
    --Bob Hammond's Birds (animal act with cockatoos)
    --The Meteors (acrobats dressed as Martians do stunts, 1950's spaceship & space suits)
    --Karrol Fox (comic magician)
    --The Bizarro Brothers (3 Men & a woman wearing bells play "Rock Around The Clock")
    --The Seven Staneks (acrobats doing flips onto each other's shoulders)

    moreless
  • December 17, 1961: Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington, Paul Anka, Elizabeth Allen

    Music:
    --Duke Ellington & Louis Armstrong - "Duke's Place" (Louis on trumpet, Duke on piano, their 1st performance together in 30 years).
    --Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington - "In A Mellow Mood."
    --Louis Armstrong - "Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen."
    --Paul Anka - "Jingle Bells" (jazzy version).
    --Paul Anka - medley: "Diana," "Tonight My Love," "Tonight," "Dance On Little Girl," "Put Your Head On My Shoulder," "You Are My Destiny," "Lonely Boy" and "My Home Town."
    --Paul Anka - "Down by the River Side" (with the Hugh Lambert Dancers).

    Broadway:
    --Barbara Cook - "Magic Moment" (from the Broadway musical "The Gay Life").
    --Elizabeth Allen & Walter Chiari - "Madga, The Gypsy" (correct song title?) (from the show "The Gay Life")
    Note: The "Key Previews" newspaper column lists the following 2 song titles:
    --Walter Chiari and Barbara Cook - "Who Can? You Can."
    --Elizabeth Allen - "Come A-Wandering with Me."

    Also appearing:
    --Wayne and Shuster (comedy team) - do a routine about Hood & Friar Tuck.
    --Corbett Monica (stand-up comedian) - tells jokes about Christmas & travel.

    moreless
  • December 10, 1961
    December 10, 1961
    Episode 13
    12/10/61
    0.0

    Scheduled guests:
    --Sarah Vaughan sings "Great Day" and "Serenata."
    --Al Hirt (trumpet player) - "Holiday for Trumpets" and "Till There Was You."
    --Nina and Frederik (Danish singing duo) - "Listen to the Ocean."
    --Vic Damone (singer) - "Tender Is The Night."
    --Edgar Bergen (ventriloquist, with dummy Charlie McCarthy) - psychiatrist routine.
    --Gary Morton (comedian & husband of Lucille Ball)
    --Rip Taylor (comedian)
    --Anden's Poodles (a trained animal act)

    moreless
  • December 3, 1961: Maurice Chevalier. Connie Francis, Joan Sutherland, Sid Caesar, Mike Clifford
    Music:
    --Connie Francis sings "So Do I," "When the Boy in Your Arms (Is the Boy in Your Heart)," "Baby's First Christmas," "Tzena, Tzena, Tzena" and "Love Is A Many-Splendored Thing."
    --Joan Sutherland (coloratura soprano) - sings "Quanto Rapido" (from the opera "Lucia di Lammermoor").
    --Earl Grant (sings and plays piano) - "Honey.
    --Mike Clifford sings "Bombay."

    Comedy:
    --Sid Caesar appears in two comedy sketches: (1) A stuffy German officer is having problems getting into his uniform. (2) A routine about the 1812 Overture.

    Additional guests:
    --Maurice Chevalier (French singer-entertainer) appears in a 6-minute segment.
    --All-American Football team and coaches (including Roman Gabriel).
    --The Fredonias (acrobatic team)
    --Zippy the Chimp (trained animal act)
    moreless
  • November 26, 1961: Johnny Mathis, Richard Boone, Jackie Mason, Sophie Tucker, Gloria Lynne

    Music:
    --Johnny Mathis sings "Johnny One Note," "My Love For You" and "A Lot of Livin' to Do."
    --Sophie Tucker (entertainer) - performs a medley of show tunes: "A Bird in a Gilded Cage," "Downtown Strutter's Ball," "I Don't Want to Get Thin" and "Some Of These Days."
    --Gloria Lynne sings "Birth Of The Blues" (accompanied by The Earl May Trio).
    Comedy:
    --Richard Boone (actor, from TV series "Have Gun - Will Travel") - takes part in a Western comedy sketch that includes showgirls and a barroom brawl.
    --Jackie Mason (comedian) - includes jokes about discoveries by Columbus, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Edison.
    --Will Jordan (comedian) - act includes celebrity impressions.
    --Deedy and Bill (comedy duo, novelty singers) - do impressions of popular singers.
    Also appearing:
    --Audience bow: Air Force Major Robert M. White (WWII veteran)
    --Audience bow: George Meany (AFL-CIO president, labor leader)
    --Cameo: Joe Bellino (Navy football star, subject of the book "The Navy's Joe Bellino").

    moreless
  • November 19, 1961: Jerry Lewis, Steve Lawrence, Dorothy Louden, Martha Perez

    Guests:
    --Jerry Lewis (comedian) - "What Kind of Fool Am I?"
    --Steve Lawrence (singer) - "Begin the Beguine" & "If I Ever Would Leave You."
    --Dorothy Loudon (singer-comedian)
    --Martha Perez (mezzo soprano, opera singer from Cuba) - "Cecelia Valdez"
    --The Arnaut Brothers (comedy team, Vaudevillians doing bird whistles)
    --The Tunisian Dancers (or Tanezian Folk Dancers)
    --Francis Brunn (juggler)

    moreless
  • November 12, 1961: Pearl Bailey, Brenda Lee, Ames Brothers, Frank Gorshin, Myron Cohen

    Music:
    --Pearl Bailey (singer) - "Ma, He's Making Eyes at Me" & "I'm Glad There Is You."
    --Brenda Lee sings "Fool #1" & "Learning About Love."
    --The Ames Brothers (vocal group) - "Yes Indeed."
    --Jan Peerce sings "Serenade" (from "The Student Prince")
    --George Young Revue (jazz combo) - "Come Back to Sorrento" (and "When You're Smiling").

    Also appearing:
    --Frank Gorshin (comedian & impressionist)
    --Myron Cohen (comedian)
    --See Hee Family (3-man acrobat team)

    moreless
  • November 5, 1961: Roberta Peters (guest host), Jimmy Dean, Art Carney, Al Hirt, Julius LaRosa

    Music:
    --Roberta Peters (guest host) and Art Carney - "Candy & Cake" duet.
    --Jimmy Dean sings "Big Bad John."
    --Al Hirt and his jazz quintet - "Easy Street"/"I Love Paris" and "Undecided."
    --Julius LaRosa - "Any Place I Hang My Hat Is Home" and "Climb Every Mountain."
    --Sheila MacRae (musical-comedy star) - "I Was Made for New York" and "Please Mr. Brown."
    --Blossom Seeley (vaudevillian) - medley: "I Love A Piano"/"Music Maestro Please"/"The Old Piano Roll Blues"/"I Love A Piano" (reprise).
    Comedy:
    --Art Carney (comedian) - does a sketch about a husband arriving home late at night not wanting to wake wife. Later, does imitations of former New York Governor Al Smith and Franklin D. Roosevelt.
    --George Carl (comedian)
    --Gerard Sety (quick-change artist)

    moreless
  • October 29, 1961: George Gobel (guest host), The Everly Brothers, Robert Goulet, The Ritz Brothers

    --George Gobel (guest host) - recites a poem about Autumn and sings "His Own Little Island" (from the Broadway musical "Let It Ride").

    --The Everly Brothers perform "Lucille," "Don't Blame Me" and, at the end of show, "Bye, Bye, Love."
    --Robert Goulet (musical-comedy star) sings "Maria" and sings a medley of songs made famous by Fred Astaire.
    --The Ritz Brothers (comedians) - do a parody of "The Moisyeu Ballet."
    --Dorothy Loudon (singer-comedian)
    --Harvest Moon Dancers (contest winners)
    --Bertha the Elephant (circus act)

    --Cameos/Audience bows: Capt. Thomas Walker III (USS Constellation Aircraft Carrier captain): Louella Parsons (author); Jimmy McHugh (songwriter); and Rita Gam (movie star, from the film "King of Kings").

    moreless
  • October 22, 1961: Chubby Checker, Phil Silvers & Nancy Walker, Matt Monroe, Wayne & Shuster

    Guests:
    --Chubby Checker - "The Twist"/"Let's Twist Again" medley (with the "Do-Re-Mi" dancers) and "The Fly."
    --Matt Monro sings "My Kind of Gal."
    --Wayne and Shuster (comedy team) - do a "Twilight Zone" sketch.
    --Phil Silvers & Nancy Walker perform the nightclub & bedroom scenes from the Broadway musical-comedy "Do-Re-Mi."
    --Phil Silvers - does the Soda Fountain-Jukebox skit from "Do-Re-Mi."
    --Audience bow: Evelyn Silvers (Mrs. Phil Silvers)

    moreless
  • October 15, 1961: From Berlin - Louis Armstrong, Sid Caesar, Shari Lewis

    Second of two shows taped in West Berlin.

    Music:
    --Louis Armstrong and his band perform"After You've Gone," "Blueberry Hill" and "Muscrat Ramble" medley.
    --Roberta Peters (soprano) sings"Look Me Over Once."
    --Peter Kraus (German singer) - "Long, Long Ago."
    --Janet Blair (singer-actress)

    Comedy:
    --Sid Caesar (comedian, performing at the Berlin Command Headquarters Theater)
    --Shari Lewis (puppeteer) - entertains children at the Thomas A. Roberts School of the Berlin Command.
    --The Trio Ariston (comedy acrobats)

    On film:
    --A tour of the Oktoberfest beer festival.

    moreless
  • October 8, 1961: From Berlin - Louis Armstrong, Connie Francis, Maureen O'Hara
    Taped at West Berlin's Sportspalast
    Music:
    --Maureen O'Hara sings "Hello, Young Lovers"
    --Louis Armstrong & his orchestra - "Sleepy Time Down South," "Royal Garden Blues," "Hussar Gussar" & "When the Saints Go Marching In."
    --Van Cliburn (pianist) - "Polonaise" by Chopin.
    --Connie Francis - medley: "Stupid Cupid," "Among My Souvenirs," "Lipstick on Your Collar," "Who's Sorry Now" and "Everybody's Somebody's Fool"
    --Connie Francis - "Where the Boys Are" (sings to soldiers in audience) and "Schöner Fremder Mann" (in German).
    Comedy:
    --Rowan & Martin (comedy team) - Rowan interviews Martin, an American tourist visiting Germany.
    --Bob Lewis (comic magician)
    Also appearing:
    --The Bluebell Girls (chorus line, taped in Paris, France) - "Can Can Dance?"
    --Enrique del Rey (juggler)
    Audience bows: Generals Albert Watson, Fred Hartel
    moreless
  • October 1, 1961
    October 1, 1961
    Episode 3
    10/1/61
    0.0

    Guests:
    --Nancy Dussault and John Readon (from the Broadway musical "Do Re Mi") - "Make Someone Happy."
    --Phil Silvers (also from "Do Re Mi") performs a singing lesson comedy bit with Ed.
    --Peter Nero (piano soloist) - "Mountain Greenery."
    --The McGuire Sisters (singers) - (possibly) "Run, Run, Run" and "Just Because."
    --Audience bow: Tom Zachary (former Washington Senators pitcher who threw the pitch that Babe Ruth hit for home run no. 60 in 1927).

    Filmed segments from Sullivan's recent trip around the world:
    --In Paris, Sullivan interviews Brigitte Bardot.
    --In London, Ed talks with Bob Hope and Bing Crosby about their new "Road" picture "The Road to Hong Kong."
    --Jackie Gleason and Gene Kelly are seen on the set of their new movie (probably "Gigot" which Kelly directed).
    --Cameos by Paul Newman, Sidney Potier, and Louis Armstrong.
    --Also: a Little League game in Japan, a tour of Hong Kong's harbor, a festival in Rome, and a puppet show in Berlin.

    moreless
  • September 24, 1961: Della Reese, Crosby Brothers (in Las Vegas) / Danny Thomas (from Hollywood)

    Taped in Las Vegas (at The Desert Inn & The Stardust)
    Guests:
    --Della Reese sings "In The Still Of The Night" & "Summertime."
    --The Crosby Trio (Bing's sons Philip, Lindsay and Dennis Crosby) sing "Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams" and "We Ought To Dance."
    --Danny Thomas (comedian) - in a segment taped in Hollywood, talks about his TV show, tells jokes and sings "I Will Stay Younger Than Spring."
    --The Kim Sisters (3 Korean sisters who sing and play drums, accordion & string instruments) - "Shanty In Old Shanty Town" and "The Steel Guitar Rag."
    --Rudy Cardenas (juggler)
    --Michele Sander Winters & Michael Larry Rubin (daredevil couple, performing stunts from a helicopter)
    --Powers and Park (ice skaters perform with non-skating dancers)

    moreless
  • September 17, 1961: Bert Lahr and Nancy Walker, Gordon and Sheila MacRae, The Wanderers

    Music:
    --Gordon and Sheila MacRae (musical comedy performers) - perform a medley of old-time standards (please see "Recap" for song titles).
    --Teddy Randazzo sings "Lady of Spain" and "Autumn in New York."
    --The Wanderers (singing quartet, doo wop vocal group) sing "Climb Ev'ry Mountain," "Every Day (I Have the Blues)" and "The Whiffin' Poof Song."

    Comedy:
    --Bert Lahr and Nancy Walker (comedians) - appear in "The Love Nest," a pantomime about a married couple who are not speaking to each other.
    --The Mayo Brothers (tap dancing duo)
    --Corbett Monica (comedian) - stand-up comedy monologue.

    Also appearing:
    --Richardi (illusionist) - appears three times during show.
    --The Mayo Brothers (tap dancing duo)

    moreless
Thursday
No results found.
Friday
No results found.
Saturday
No results found.