The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 8 Episode 52

September 16, 1956: The Four Aces, Marion Marlowe, Brooklyn Dodgers, Milwaukee Braves, Cincinatti Redlegs

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Sep 16, 1956 on CBS

Episode Recap

--Fujiawari (Japanese opera group) - perform "Three Little Maids" (from "Madame Butterfly")
--Ed introdues members of the Brooklyn Dodgers, Milwaukee Braves and the Cincinatti Redlegs (name was changed from "Reds" to "Redlegs" during '50's Red scare). All three baseball teams were contenders for the World Series.
--Sports announcers Vin Scully; Earl Gillespie; Blaine Walsh; George Bison and Mark Scott
--Players from the Brooklyn Dodgers, the Milwaukee Braves and the Cincinatti Reds are introduced.
--Vin Scully introduces individual Brooklyn Dodgers
--Milwaukee Braves baseball team with manager Fred Haney

--The Four Aces - "Love Is a Many Splendored Thing" & "Thee I Love"
--Richard Hearn ("Mr. Pastry") - skit set in a drapery shop.
--Marion Marlowe - sings medley of songs from "The King & I" ("Hello, Young Lovers," "Getting to Know You" and "I Have Dreamed")
--Harvest Moon Ball dancers - winners from various catagories
--On film: clip from "The Best Things in Life Are Free" starring Ernest Borgnine, Gordon MacRae, Dan Dailey, Sheree North and Ed Sullivan (as himself).
--Ed introduces Carmen Basilio (Welterweight Boxer)
--The Goofers - "Pogo Stick"

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