User Score: 14050
Guests (show taped earlier in the season):
--Bert Lahr - does "Schneider's Miracle," a sketch about a 'paper picker'
--Rita Pavone (Italian pop singer) - "Big Deal" and "Remember Me?"
--Pat Buttram (comedian) - talks about Elvis, The Beatles, and the 1964 World's Fair.
--London Lee (comedian) - speaks on behalf of America's youth.
--The Stepp Brothers (tap-dancers) - do a tap dance routine
--The Kim Sisters - sing a "West Side Story" medley (which includes "America"). Later in show, they perform "Mr. Banjo" while strumming banjos.
--Enzo Stuarti (Italian singer) - "Yours Is My Heart Alone" and "Battle Hymn"
--Attila Galamb (also spelled as 'Akila Golom') - child saxophonist (also listed as a "10-year-old trumpet player")
--The Two Carmenas (a "head-to-toe" balancing act)
--Della Reese sings "Nobody's Sweetheart" & "His Eye Is On The Sparrow."
--The Highwaymen (vocal-instrumental quintet) - "Standing by the Gate" & "Pretoria."
--The Kaye Sisters (British vocal trio) sing "I Only Want To Be With You," a medley of songs about London, and "She Loves You."
--Hrach Yacoubian's Greek Group (Mediterranean folk musicians & dancers).
--Pat Henning (stand-up comedian)
--Bob King (stand-up comedian)
--Mac Ronay (French comic magician)
--Harry Lorayne (memory expert)
--Jack La Cayen & Gelsomina (acrobatic dancers from Italy)
--Bauman's Tigers (trained animal act)
--Steve Lawrence sings "Day In, Day Out" and "Without A Song."
--Helen Shapiro (from Britain) sings "Tip Toe Through The Tulips."
--Geula Gill (Israeli vocalist) sings "Exodus" and "Hava Negila" medley.
--Maria Neglia (violinist) plays "Lover (When You're Near Me)."
--Los Chavales de Espana (Spanish singers-dancers-instrumentalists) - group with 8 singers and 2 dancers holding maraccas.
--Morecambe & Wise (British comedy team) - tailor sketch.
--Alan Gale (comedian)
--Luis Valdez (puppeteer) - marionette discovers that he's only a puppet.
--Les Comyat (man-and-woman dance team) - graceful dance turns comedic.
--trick golfer - demonstrates his William Tell Shot.
--Ugo Garrido (foot juggler)
--On film: A press conference with Nelson Rockefeller, Billy Graham, David Susskind, Truman Capote, LBJ and Henry Fonda.
Pre-recorded show (taped April 1964).
--Jerry Vale (singer)
--Kay Stevens (singer-dancer)
--The Four Amigos (vocal and instrumental group)
--Marty Allen and Steve Rossi (comedy duo)
--Myron Cohen (comedian)
--Ronnie Martin (comedian)
--Brascia and Tybee (dance team)
--The Neiman Brothers (tumblers)
--Frank Sinatra sings "My Kind of Town," introduces a clip from "Robin and the Seven Hoods," and presents Ed with an anniversary cake.
--Connie Francis sings "Will You Still Be Mine?" "Mala Femmena," "Looking for Love" (with film clip from movie) and "I Found Myself A Guy" (last song with Frank Sinatra cameo).
--Bobby Vinton - "Tell Me Why" & "Mama Don't Allow" and a medley of instrumental songs ("Hava Nagila," "Poinciana" & "When The Saints Go Marching In").
--Ferrante & Teicher (pianist duo) - theme from "Seventh Dawn."
--Joan Holloway - "Puttin' On My Top Hat" (production number with dancers)
--The Sidewinders (barbershop quartet) - "Me and My Gal"
--Jerry Shane (comedian) - routine about domestic life.
--Allan Drake (comedian) - compares growing up today with his upbringing.
--The Banihan Dancers (Filipino dance group)
--Trini Lopez - "Hello Dolly" and "What'd I Say" (both songs in English and Spanish).
--Harve Presnell (Debbie Reynolds' "The Unsinkable Molly Brown" co-star) sings "I'll Never Say No" (live on stage).
--Sally Ann Howes sings "Let's Face the Music and Dance."
--Sally Ann Howes sings "Do Re Me" with children from the Lexington school for the deaf. The children also do a "Spring Medley."
--Steve Rossi sings "With A Song in My Heart."
--John Byner (stand-up comedian)
--Marty Allen and Steve Rossi (comedy team) - Rossi interviews Allen (in character as the general manager of the World's Fair Japanese Pavilion).
--On film: Ed visits Debbie Reynolds at her home. In her screening room, they view scenes of Debbie dancing in "The Unsinkable Molly Brown"
--Cameo: Ken Venturi (1964 U.S. Open champion)
--Jim Bunning (baseball pitching star from Philadelphia) - is interviewed by Ed twice in show.
--Ed introduces the 50 candidates for the title of "National College Queen," then announces the 6 finalists.
--Ed crowns the winner of the "National College Queen" contest
--Royal National dancers of Sierra Leone - perform in tribal costumes.
--Sammy Davis Jr. - "My Kind of Town (Manhattan)," "Where Do I Belong?" "Gonna Build Me A Mountain" & "What Kind of Fool Am I?"
--Stiller & Meara (comedy team)
--The Vagabonds - "It's a Good Day" & "Route 66."
--Trio Hoganas (high wire balance act)
--The Philippine Dance Company
--On film: a tour of the John F. Kennedy Library exhibit (then on display at the IBM Gallery in NYC).
--Sir Alec Guinness plays poet Dylan Thomas in a scene from his play "Dylan."
--Billy J. Kramer & the Dakotas perform "Pride," "Little Children" and "Bad to Me."
--Robert Horton sings an "Oklahoma" medley & "When The Sun Comes Out."
--Tessie O'Shea (veteran singer) - performs a London Music Hall medley (production number with dancers).
--Nipsey Russell (comedian) - topics include his girlfriend's weight and civil rights.
--Juan Antonio "Chi-Chi" Rodríguez (professional golfer) - demonstrates his tee-shot form.
--Leo Bassi (foot juggler, with female assistant) - juggles a piano with his feet.
--Audience bow: spelling bee winner.
--A scene from Sir Alec Guinness's 1957 film "The Bridge on the River Kwai" is shown.
--Dave Clark Five perform "Can't You See That She's Mine?" & "Do You Love Me?"
--Abbe Lane sings "The Rhumba Rump" & "I Will Follow You."
--Bill Cosby (comedian)
--Peter Lind Hayes & Mary Healy (husband & wife comedy duo)
--Elsa & Waldo (comedy dance team)
--Helen Hayes (actress) plays Mrs. Woodrow Wilson in a dramatic scene from her Broadway play "The White House."
--Audience bow: Betsy Palmer
--Short film: segment with Ed at Indianapolis race track.
--Liza Minnelli sings "Together (Wherever We Go)" and a medley of "Good Bye Blues,"
"When The Midnight Choo Choo Leaves For Alabam'" and "Alabamy Bound."
--Duke Ellington & his orchestra perform "Satin Doll," "Things Ain't What They Used to Be" and "Jam with Sam."
--Shirley Verrett (mezzo-soprano) sings "Ava Maria."
--Jean Paul Vignon- "The French Twist."
--The Christenson High School Band (from St. Croix, Virgin Islands).
--Morecambe and Wise (British comedy team) - re-enact the Battle of Waterloo using toy soldiers, and later in show, sing "Swinging Down the Lane."
--Professor Backwards sings a backwards version of "My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean."
--On film: The Beatles perform "You Can't Do That" (a scene from "A Hard Day's Night" which was cut from the final edit of the film). Also on film: Ed Sullivan interviews The Beatles in London on the set of "A Hard Day's Night".
--Footage of Michelangelo's Pieta, an exhibit at the New York World's Fair.
--Footage of the Lipizzaner White Stallions in Vienna.
--Paul Anka sings "Girls of Paris" (production number with dancers).
--Rita Pavone (Italian singer) - "Remember Me" & "Just One More."
--Paul Anka and Rita Pavone - "Ogni Volta" duet.
--The McGuire Sisters sing a medley of "Bewitched," "Miss You," "Ain't Misbehavin'" and "Bill Bailey."
--"Big" Tiny Little (pianist, from "The Lawrence Welk Show").
--The Mansfield State Training School Band, from Connecticut (or TheMansville Marching Band) - "When The Saints Come Marching In."
--Dan Rowan and Dick Martin (comedy team) - Rowan as reporter interviewing tourist Martin.
--Totie Fields (comedian) asks the question "What Is Happiness?"
--Jackie Vernon (comedian)
--Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) - Ed tutors Topo, who's having problems with his homework.
--Cameo (possibly an audience bow): Eunice Kennedy Shriver (representing the Kennedy Foundation for Mental Retardation).
--Cameo: Bill Haughton (winning horse jockey)
--Dusty Springfield - "Stay Awhile" & "I Only Want to Be with You."
--Gerry and the Pacemakers - "I Like It" & "Don't Let the Sun Catch You Crying."
--Bobby Rydell - "World Without Love."
--Itzak Perlman (violinist) - Wieniawski's "Second Concerto."
--Los Cinco Latinos (vocal and instrumental quintet) - "El Relicario."
--The Brooks Sisters (instrumental trio) - "When The Saints Go Marching In."
--Phyllis Diller (stand-up comedy)
--Jackie Mason - does a routine about folk songs.
--Doug Hart (wire walker with female assistant) - Routine with intoxicated man attempting to walk wire. After a few attempts, he finally succeeds.
--Sid Gary (comedian) - imitates George Jessel's flat singing.
--Stevie Wonder performs "Fingertips."
--Gerry and the Pacemakers - "Don't Let the Sun Catch You Crying" & "I'm the One."
--Patti Page sings "Call Me Irresponsible" & "If I Had A Hammer."
--Louis Gossett, May Barnes and Bibby Oscarwall perform excerpts from their musical "America Be Seated," an attraction at the World's Fair Louisiana Pavilion.
--Bill Dana (comedian, in character as José Jiménez) - Wearing a Roman soldier costume, Jose talks to Ed about his latest epic movie.
--The Claytons (whip and rope act) - dressed as cowboys, 3 people do tricks with whips.
--Burt Lancaster, in a segment filmed in Paris, talks to Ed about his childhood in Harlem.
Additional guest (Scheduled to appear):
--Vaughn Meader (comedian)
--Al Hirt (jazz trumpeter) - "Begin the Beguine" & "Cotton Candy."
--Roberta Peters (Metropolitan Opera soprano) and Al Hirt perform "The Shadow Song" (from the Meyerbeer opera 'Dinorah').
--Itzhak Perlman (violinist) - "Rondo Capricione."
--The Kim Sisters (vocal & instrumental trio from Korea) - 'South of the Border' medley and "Charlie Brown."
--London Lee (comedian).
--Georgie Kaye (comedian).
--Bob King (comedian).
--Peg Leg Bates & Little Buck (tap dancers) - do a challenge dance.
--The Ximenez Vargas Ballet (dance troupe).
--Trio Ariston (acrobat trio).
Moscow State Circus (taped in Minneapolis, MN)
Pre-recorded show with guests:
--Oleg Popov (clown, appears throughout the show).
--The Khodzhabaev Cossack Riders.
--Valentin Filatov's trained bears (boxers, motorcyclists, acrobats & balancers).
--Kaseev and Manasaryan (acrobatic strongmen).
--Michael Nikolaev group (precision gymnasts).
--Violetta and Alexander Kiss (balancers).
--The Vladimir Doveyko Tumblers (acrobats somersault onto stilts).
--The Vladimir Zamotkin's acrobatics (perform on a giant free-spinning wheel).
--Vsevolod Kherts (juggling strongman).
--The Volzhansky wire walkers (roller-skate & perform acrobatics on the high-wire).
--Helena Sinkovskaya & Victor Lisin (gymnasts on the rocket trapeze).
--Victoria Olkhovikova's football-playing canines.
--The Searchers - "Needles and Pins" and "Ain't That Just Like Me?"
--Teresa Brewer sings "Bye Bye Blackbird."
--Franco Corelli (Italian tenor) - sings "Adio La Madre."
--The Little Singers of Tokyo (two dozen Japanese children) sings "Sakura" and "Swanee."
--Nipsey Russell (comedian) - pokes fun at current dances.
--Senor Wences (ventriloquist) - does a routine with his puppets Johnny & Pedro.
--Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) - does an income tax routine with Ed.
--Mata & Hari (dance-pantomime team).
On film:Ed narrates film clips of past World's Fairs.
--Harry Belafonte - "Windin' Road" and "Scarlet Ribbons."
--Harry Belafonte and the Belafonte Folk Singers perform "Look Over Yonder" "Shake That Little Foot" and "In My Father's House" (and possibly "Sailor Man").
--The Kessler Twins (dancers-singers Alice and Ellen Kessler) - "Best Is Yet to Come" and "On How To Be Lovely."
--Karen Valentine (singer-dancer) sings "Can't Get A Man with a Gun."
--Jack Carter (comedian) - stand-up routine
--Dennis Spicer (ventriloquist) - has his dummy, James Greene, sing "Old MacDonald."
--Bauman Tigers (trained animal act) - seven tigers with trainer.
--Audience bow: Barbra Streisand (sitting next to husband Elliott Gould).
--Van Johnson - "Just One of Those Things" and "I'm A Ham."
--Bobby Vinton - "My Heart Belongs to Only You."
--The Ladybugs (Jeannine Riley, Pat Woodell and Linda Kaye Henning from "Petticoat Junction," and Sheila James, formerly of "Dobie Gillis") perform "I Saw Him Standing There."
--The Brooks Sisters - "Brooks' Boogie."
--Totie Fields (comedian)
--George Kirby (comedian-impressionist)
--Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) - "Topo's Birthday."
--The South African dancers (from the Alan Paton-Krishna Shaw play "Sponono")
CBS repeated this show on Aug. 9, 1964.
--Dave Clark Five performs "Do You Love Me," "Bits and Pieces" and "Glad All Over."
--Jack Jones sings "Rosalie" & "Call Me Irresponsible."
--Carmel Quinn sings a medley of Irish songs.
--On tape: Peter O'Toole is interviewed and joins Ed in singing "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling."
--Pat O'Brien does dramatic recreation of Knute Rockne's inspirational speech to Notre Dame's football team.
--Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) talks to Ed about Irish culture.
--Jackie Vernon (comedian)
--The Volantes (unicycle balancing act) - performance includes riding a unicycle in the theater aisle and playing an accordion while riding a unicycle atop a table.
--The Augspurg Jungle Wonders (trained monkey act).
Dave Clark Five - "Glad All Over."
A Salute to American Composers segment:
--Jerry Vale - "Ah, Sweet Mystery" & "You Can't Take That Away from Me."
--Florence Henderson - "I Get A Kick Out of You" & "Wonderful Guy."
--Ed Sullivan talks with Ira Gershwin.
--Steve Lawrence - "A Room Without Windows, A Room Without Doors" & "Gigi."
--Harry Ruby (piano medley).
--Phil Silvers & Saul Chaplin - "Old Man River" sketch.
--Juliet Prowse (dancer) - dances to "Black Bottom" & "The Peabody."
--Blossom Seeley - "I Love A Medley."
Piano medley with five ASCAP composers: Jimmy McHugh ("Sunny Side of the Street"); Arthur Freed ("Singing in the Rain"); Grace Kahn & Donald Kahn ("It Had to be You" & "Ain't We Got Fun"); Sammy Fain ("Love Is A Many Splendored Thing").
--George Raft (Hollywood star) - scheduled do dance a tango with the Hugh Lambert dancers to the song "La Cumparasita."
--Jack Carter (comedian) - routine includes jokes about the Beatles.
--John Byner (impressionist making his first Sullivan TV appearance).
--The Barry Sisters (singers)
--Hainz, Heinz, and Brown (instrumental group)
--Russell Newport (Gospel singer)
--Rickie Layne and Velvel (ventriloquist act)
--The Alcettys (plate jugglers)
--The Lounsberry Sisters (baton twirlers).
Additional guests (scheduled to appear):
--Julius Monk's "Baker's Dozen" (revue troupe, scheduled to appear in 2 comedy sketches).
--The Beatles (3rd appearance) – "Twist and Shout," "Please Please Me" and "I Want to Hold Your Hand" (Beatles segments pre-recorded, taped 9Feb64).
--Cab Calloway - "St. James Infirmary" & "Old Man River."
--Acker Bilk (clarinet player) - "Acker's Lacquer."
--Morecambe & Wise (comedy team) - man shows his collection of genuine Louis XIV brandy glasses.
--Gordon & Sheila MacRae (musical-comedy entertainers) - do celebrity impressions in a parody of "The Gary Moore Show."
--Dave Barry - talks about children and sings a parody of "Sonny Boy."
--Morty Gunty (comedian) - comedy monologue.
--Gloria Bleezarde - sings "Safety in Numbers."
--Pinky & Perky (marionettes).
Show broadcast from the Deauville Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida.
--The Beatles (2nd appearance) - "She Loves You," "This Boy," "All My Lovin', "I Saw Her Standing There," "From Me to You" and "I Want to Hold Your Hand"
--Mitzi Gaynor (with 4 male dancers-singers) - "Too Darn Hot" and "The More I See You."
--Mitzi Gaynor (with dancers) - Blues medley: "Birth of the Blues," "St. James Infirmary," "When the Saints Go Marching In," "Shadrach, Mescach, Obendigo," "Joshua Fit The Battle of Jericho" & "When the Saints Go Marchin In" (reprise).
--Marty Allen & Steve Rossi (comedy team) - Interviewer Rossi interviews boxer Marty "Rocky" Allen.
--Steve Rossi sings "Strike Up the Band" while Marty Allen wears a Beatle wig.
--Myron Cohen (story-telling comedian).
--On tape: The Nerveless Nocks (4-man sway pole acrobats) - perform at the Hialeah Race Track.
--Audience bows: Sunny Liston & and Joe Louis (boxers).
--The Volantes (comedic unicycle balancing act, missing from the 2003 GoodTimes/SOFA Home Entertainment DVD).
--The Beatles (1st Sullivan appearance) - "All My Loving," "Til There Was You," "She Loves You," "I Saw Her Standing There" and "I Want to Hold Your Hand."
--Davy Jones (pre-Monkees, then appearing on Broadway) sings "I'd Do Anything" to Georgia Brown (in a scene from "Oliver").
--Georgia Brown (Broadway actress-singer) - "As Long As He Needs Me" (from "Oliver").
--Tessie O'Shea (singer, from Broadway's "The Girl Who Came To Supper") - medley of show tunes including: "I Got Rhythm," "The Tender Trap" and, playing the banjo, "Two Ton Tessie (from Tennessee)."
--Frank Gorshin (comedian) - does impersonations in a routine about movie stars becoming politicians.
--Mitzi McCall & Charlie Brill (comedy team) - casting agent sketch.
--Fred Kapps (magician) - does card and salt shaker trick
--Wells & the Four Fays (acrobatic troupe) - physical comedy & stunts
--Ella Fitzgerald sings "Them There Eyes" (with Roy Eldridge on trumpet), "Love Being Here with You," "My Last Affair" and"Perdido."
--Sammy Davis Jr. sings a "West Side Story" medley, "Shelter of Your Arms" and "Without A Song."
--Sammy Davis Jr. & Ella Fitzgerald - "S' Wonderful" duet.
--Mr. Pastry (British comedian Richard Hearne) - demonstrates the "Passing Out Ceremony" to Ed and singer Cliff Richard.
--Rip Taylor (stand-up comedy monologue)
--Van Heflin and Sidney Blackmer (actors) - perform a scene from their Broadway play "A Case of Libel."
--Carol Lawrence sings "Riding High."
--Eddy Arnold (Country-Western singer) - "Old '97."
--Shirley Verrett (operatic soprano) sings "My Heart At Thy Sweet Voice."
--Les Compagnons de la Chanson - "The Three Bells."
--Don Saunders (British comedian) - does a bagpipe routine.
--Bob King (comedian)
--Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) - "Topo Has A Cold."
--Cameo: Johnny Weissmuller
--Kate Smith sings "This Is All I Ask," "Fine and Dandy" and "As Long As He Needs Me."
--Bobby Vinton - medley: "Blue Velvet," "Roses Are Red (My Love)" & "There! I've Said It Again"
--Bobby Vinton - medley: "If You Knew Susie," "When My Baby Smiles at Me" and "Yankee Doodle Dandy."
--Juliet Prowse (dancer) - "Lazy Afternoon with You," "My Heart Belongs to Daddy" and "Tell All the World."
--Pat Buttram (comedian) - stand-up rural comedy.
--Vic Grecco & Fred Willard (comedy team) - do a telephone routine.
--Dick Alberts (or Albers - trampoline act) - does comic tumbling.
--Marvin Roy (magician act with female assistant) - pulls items out of hat & light bulbs out of mouth.
--Connie Francis sings "With A Song In My Heart," "I Left My Heart In San Francisco," "You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You" and "Al Di Là."
--Frank Sinatra, Jr. (with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra) - "Second Time Around" and "Nancy With the Laughing Face."
--The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra - "Git It."
--Helen Forrest (with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra) - "I've Heard That Song Before."
--The Pied Pipers (with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra) - "Oh! Look at Me Now."
--Big Tiny Little (Ragtime-piano player) - 'Swinging Door' medley.
--Jerry Stiller & Anne Meara (comedy team) - Stiller plays a rescued fisherman interviewed by Meara.
--Alan Gale (comedian) - stand-up monologue.
--Ginny Tiu and family (children in traditional Japanese clothes) - tap dance routine.
--Con Conwally (balancing act) - balances sword, candelabra, etc.
--Audience bows: Mickey Mantle, Jimmy Piersall, Darryl Zanuck, and Julia Mead.
--On stage cameos: Juliet Prowse and Mickey Mantle (in addition to Mantle's earlier audience bow).
--The Singing Nun (Sister Sourire) - "Hallelujah," "Dominique," & "Les Piedes des Missionaires" (performance filmed in Waterloo, Belgium).
--Count Basie Orchestra - "One O'Clock Jump."
--Kelly Smith - "Let Me Call You Sweetheart" & "Bill" (with the Count Basie Orchestra).
--Count Basie Orchestra & Keely Smith - "Won't You Come Back, Count Basie?"
--Jane Powell - "By Strauss" song & dance number, and a movie medley: "Wonderful Day," "Too Late Now" & "A Most Unusual Day."
--Johnny Hart (magician, does card tricks, silk tricks doves).
--Dieter Tasso (juggler, balancing act).
--Marcelo Spanish Ballet (Flamenco dance w/ male soloist).
--Hank Williams, Jr. - medley of Hank Williams Sr. songs ("On The Bayou," "Your Cheatin' Heart" "Cold, Cold Heart" and "Lonesome Blues").
--Janet Blair sings "Some People" (from 'Gypsy') and "And This Is My Beloved" (from 'Kismet').
--Jerry Vale (singer) - medley of Italian songs including "O Solo Mio" and "Mama."
--The Kim Sisters - 'Al Jolson' medley ("Swanee," "Mammy," "Sittin' on Top of the World," "April Showers," "California Here I Come" and "Toot-Toot Tootsie").
--The Kim Sisters - "The Mysterious East."
--Twice Over Nightly, Upstairs At The Downstairs (New York nightclub revue) - troupe (which includes Paul Dooley, Jane Connell and Dick Liberti) parody people's excuses for arriving late for work.
--Billy Reed (Vaudeville novelty act) - plays "I'm Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover" on dinnerware (that gradually breaks apart as he keeps playing).
--Audience bow: movie director Otto Preminger (appearance follows a clip from his movie "The Cardinal").
--The Maxwells (2-man pantomime & balancing act) - one man balances wicker boxes on his feet while the other climbs atop the boxes.
--Cameo: Paul Davis (football coach).
--The Pusztai Troupe(6 or 7-man acrobatic troupe from Hungary).
--Rene Lavand (illusionist) - does one-handed card tricks.
--Frank Ifield (Australian-English singer) performs "Winter Wonderland" and "Waltzing Matilda."
--Tessie O'Shea (British music hall singer & star of Broadway's "The Girl Who Came To Supper").
--The Burke Family Singers - perform "Silent Night" & "Hallelujah."
--Buster Keaton (silent film comedian) - plays a blacksmith in a pantomime sketch.
--Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) - does a routine in a Santa Claus costume.
Scheduled guests (mentioned in TV listings):
--John Huston (movie director).
--George Kirby (stand-up comedian)
--Sean Scully and 34 other cast members of the Broadway musical "The Girl Who Came to Supper."
--Paul Dooley and Dick Liberti (comedians, from the "Twice Over Nightly" New York nightclub revue) - perform a greeting card routine.
--Rene Lavand (one-armed magician).
--Hugh Forgie (ice skater).
--Al Hirt (trumpeter)- "Java" (with dancers) & "Man with a Horn."
--Georgia Brown sings "I've Got Plenty Of Nothing" & "I'll Walk Alone."
--Milton Berle (comedian) - running gag: keeps interrupting Ed throughout show.
--Milton Berle - reads a screenplay of Ed's life; does a comedy bit with Al Hirt; and pays tribute to the "unsung heroes who work in dept. stores all over the country, the shipping clerks."
--The Amin Brothers (foot jugglers, Milton Berle gets into the act).
--Audience bows: Joe Morrison; John Chandler; Y. A. Tittle; and Herman Levin (producer of "My Fair Lady")
--Ginger Rogers sings "Something's Gotta Give" & "They Can't Take That Away from Me."
--Sophie Tucker - "So Much to Do" (recitation) and "Some of These Days."
--Buddy Greco - "The Most Beautiful Girl in the World" & "Fly Me to the Moon (In Other Words)."
--Los Chevales de Espana (a.k.a. "The Kids from Spain," singers & dancers).
--Jan Murray (comedian) - topics include nightclubs & marriage.
--Georgie Kaye (comedian) - psychiatrist routine.
--Vic Greco & Fred Willard (comedy team) - give advice to young baseball players.
--Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet)
--All-American Football Team players (selected by the American Coaches Association).
--Ed Sullivan talks with Roger Staubach.
--Audience bows: Myron Cohen (comedian), The Kim Sisters, Port Chester High School football team.
New segment added to August 30, 1964 repeat:
--On a Paris movie set, Burt Lancaster talks about his upcoming movie "The Train." A few scenes from the film are shown.
The Obratsov Russian Puppet Theatre
--Ed dedicates the entire hour show to the Obratsov Russian Puppet Theatre. The puppet act, led by Sergei Obratsov, specializes in satire.
--The show is divided into different puppet acts: "The Coloratura Soprano"; "The Tango"; "The Wunderkind," "The Gypsies" from the Forests of Transcaucasia; "The Performing Animals"; "The Illusionist"; "The Tap Dancers" and "Jazz Singer and her Combo."
This show was taped in November 1963 at the conclusion of the troupe's Broadway engagement, a part of the American-Soviet cultural exchange.
--Kirk Douglas (actor) - talks about the importance of staying in school.
--Tommy Sands and Nancy Sinatra sing "Old Straw Hat" & "Hey Good Lookin'."
--Tommy Sands sings "Real Live Girl" and "San Francisco."
--Robert Horton sings "Out of a Dream" and, later in show, "I Have Dreamed."
--Earl Grant sings "Banana Tree" (with two female dancers).
--The Kim Sisters and the Kim Brothers sing "Shanty," "Try to Remember" and "Little Darling."
--Bob Lewis (comedian) - attempts to do magic tricks while telling stories to the audience.
--Davis & Reese (comedy team of Pepper Davis and Tony Reese) - do a comedy routine.
--Ronnie Martin - monologue about being single.
--The Nieman Brothers (acrobats, three brothers) - two men throw the third into the air.
--Jane Russell, Connie Haines and Beryl Davis (singing trio).
--Shelley Berman (comedian).
--Marty Allen and Steve Rossi (comedy team).
--Dick Contino (accordian player) - polka medley (production number with The Hugh Lambert Dancers).
--The West Point Cadet Glee Club (90-member singing troupe).
--Baby Opal and Baby Kay (performing elephants)
Additional guests (scheduled to appear):
--Teri Thornton (singer)
--Karen Valentine (16-year-old talent award winner in the Miss Teenage America Pageant) - "Blame It On The Bossa Nova" comedy dance.
--Ed Wynn (movie comedian)
--Dennis Spicer (British ventriloquist)
--On film (scheduled):
The last known press interview with Ngo Dinh Diem, the South Vietnamese leader who was assassinated on November 2, 1963.
--Richard Burton (British/Welsh actor) in a segment taped in England, recites works by Welsh writers Dylan Thomas and Jack Jones. (Dylan Thomas' "Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog" about a troubled young man at a bar and Jack Jones' description of a sermon in a Bethlehem Chapel.)
--The Calicoats - "Blues Away," "Somebody Loves You," and "Have A Happy Day."
--Dave Madden (comedian) - Stand-up monologue (topics: riding the subway, show business).
--Morecambe and Wise (British comedy team) - do a singing routine with Ed and Ray Bloch.
--Arthur Worsley (British ventriloquist, with his dummy doing all the talking).
--Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) - attempts circus tricks.
--Cinco Brutos (comedy-singing group) - "Little Darling" & "Addio."
--Augspurg's Jungle Wonders (monkey/baboon act with trainer) - tea party sketch.
--Audience bows: Ron Mix (offensive tackle for the San Diego Chargers), Lance Alworth (wide receiver for the San Diego Chargers), Don Freeman (children's book author and illustrator), and Johnny Rotz (racing jockey).
Performers appearing on this show:
--The Four Boubnovs (precision aerialists)
--The Homenko Group (trampoline acrobats)
--Karandash, Nicolin and Shudin (three clowns)
--Irina and Petr Schetinini (high-wire artists)
--The Simadov Group (Chinese balancers)
--Dzerassa Touganova and Valeri Denisov (equestrians)
--Nina and Anatole Yaroslavsky (hand balancers)
Also: animal acts including trained bears, a performing elephant and a cat piloting a plane with mice as passengers.
--Eydie Gorme (singer) - "You Don't Know What Love Is" and "Just One of Those Things."
--Cliff Richard sings "Stranger In Town" and "Some of These Days."
--The Kessler Twins (singing & dancing team) sing "Without You."
--Ginny Tiu & siblings - Ginny plays the piano, her sister Elizabeth sings, Ginny tap dances with her brother and sister.
--The Four Saints (comedy-instrumental group) performs "Tonight" (group sings and plays trumpet).
--Shirley Verrett (opera singer) - "Habanera."
--Bob and Ray (comedy team) - do a "What's Going On Here" news & current events parody.
--Vic Grecco & Fred Willard (comedy team)
--Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) - does a cowboy sketch.
--Lesley Gore - "It's My Party"/"She's A Fool" medley.
--Tony Bennett sings a medley ("Moment of Truth," "Smile," "Don't Wait Too Long" and "Smile You Sinners").
--"What's Going On Here?" a satire of current news stories with Bob & Ray, Peter Cook, and Godfrey Cambridge.
--Frank Gorshin (impressionist) - does an "Actors in Heaven" routine with impressions of James Cagney, Clark Gable, Al Jolson, James Dean and W.C. Fields.
--Mr. Pastry (British comedian Richard Hearne) - does a pantomime routine titled "The Lancers."
--Mac Ronay (European pantomime artist) - does a magic act including sword-in-box trick, assisted by Ed.
--The Baranton Sisters (foot jugglers).
--Szony & Claire (adagio dance team) - perform a romantic dance and, later in show, a Spanish-Flamenco dance.
--On film: Clip of the late Eleanor Roosevelt talking about Israel.
--Audience bows: Joan Payson (New York Mets owner) and Buddy Greco (singer & pianist).
--The Angels - "My Boyfriend's Back."
--Dick Dale - medley of "Surfin' and a Swingin'," "Misirlou" and "The Wedge."
--Kate Smith - medley of WWII songs: "Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree," "The White Cliffs of Dover," "On a Wing and a Prayer" and "God Bless America."
--The Page Seven (featuring Page Cavanaugh at the piano) - "Preacher" (instrumental).
--Totie Fields (comedian) - boasts about her diet, sings, and then flirts with men in the audience.
--The Three Stooges (Larry, Moe and Curly Joe) - sketch with Curly Joe as the Rajah.
--Jerry Stiller & Anne Meara (comedy team) - a couple starts arguing following their dinner party.
--Sonny Liston (heavyweight champion of the world) - skips rope to "Night Train" recording.
--The Clark Brothers (tap dancers)
--Alan Gale (comedian) - topics include politics, sports, modern conveniences, supermarkets, and banks.
--Audience bow: Eileen Brennan
--Tommy Dorsey Band - "Marie."
--Jimmy Durante - "A Piano Is A Delicate Thing" & " September Song."
--Helen Forrest - "Just One Of Those Things" & "I Had the Craziest Dream" (with the Tommy Dorsey Band).
--The Pied Pipers - "Chicago (That Toddlin' Town)."
--Frank Sinatra Jr. and The Pied Pipers - "I'll Never Smile Again."
--Frank Sinatra Jr. & Tommy Dorsey Band - "Night & Day."
--Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) - talks about his vacation.
--The Harvest Moon Ball winners (categories: Waltz, Tango, Polka, Rhumba, Jitterbug & all around champs).
--Audience bow (cameo): Paul Newman (actor).
--On-stage cameos: New York Yankees Whitey Ford, Mickey Mantle, Al Downing, Roger Maris, and Elston Howard; Yankees manager Ralph Hauk.