The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 8 Episode 1

September 25, 1955: 'Night of the Hunter' cast, Red Skelton, Pearl Bailey, Rocky Marciano, Lily Pons

0
Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Sep 25, 1955 on CBS
N/A
out of 10
User Rating
0 votes

EPISODE REVIEWS
By TV.com Users

Write A Review

Episode Summary

EDIT
September 25, 1955: 'Night of the Hunter' cast, Red Skelton, Pearl Bailey, Rocky Marciano, Lily Pons
AIRED:

Drama:
--Lillian Gish introduces four scenes from the movie "Night of the Hunter." The movie's stars, Peter Graves, Shelly Winters and Robert Mitchum, perform live reenactments from the movie.
Comedy:
--Red Skelton does a physical comedy boxing routine (after talking with boxer Rocky Marciano).
Music:
--Pearl Bailey sings "Toot Toot Toosie Goodbye" and "Something's Gotta Give."
--Lily Pons (soprano) performs a song from "Carmen" while Pearl Bailey gives a humorous commentary.
--Lily Pons - "Blue Danube."
--Obernkirchen Children's Choir (from Germany) perform "The Cuckoo Cries," "Brahms's Lullaby" and "The Happy Wanderer."
Sports figures:
--Heavyweight Boxing Champ Rocky Marciano is interviewed by Ed.
--Baseball All-Stars Of 1955: Duke Snider (Brooklyn Dodgers), Roy Campanella (Dodgers), Don Newcombe (Dodgers), Willie Mays (NY Giants), Early Wynn (Cleveland Indians), Robin Roberts (Philadelphia Phillies), Mickey Vernon (Washington Senators), Del Webb (Yankee co-owner)
Also appearing:
--George Raft, in a cameo appearance, shakes hands with Pearl Bailey.

moreless

Who was the Episode MVP ?

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)

Robert Mitchum

Robert Mitchum

Guest

Guest Star

Charles Laughton

Charles Laughton

scheduled guest

Guest Star

Rocky Marciano

Rocky Marciano

scheduled guest

Guest Star

Shelley Winters

Shelley Winters

scheduled guest

Recurring Role

Pearl Bailey

Pearl Bailey

scheduled guest

Recurring Role

Red Skelton

Red Skelton

scheduled guest

Recurring Role

Episode Discussion

Join the discussion of this episode Episode Discussion

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions

See All Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions Trivia & Quotes