The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 19 Episode 3

September 25, 1966: The Supremes, Ethel Merman, Nipsey Russell

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Sep 25, 1966 on CBS
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September 25, 1966: The Supremes, Ethel Merman, Nipsey Russell
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Music:
--The Supremes sing "You Can't Hurry Love" and a medley ("I Hear A Symphony," "Stranger In Paradise," "Wonderful, Wonderful," "Everything's Good About You" and "Without A Song").
--Ethel Merman sings "I Got The Sun In The Morning" (from "Annie Get Your Gun").
--Ethel Merman - medley of Irving Berlin songs: "All By Myself" and "All Alone."
--Steve Rossi (singer-comedian) sings "Dommage."
Comedy:
--Nipsey Russell (stand-up routine)
--Frank Fontaine - does a stand-up monologue & sings "Little Man You've Had A Busy Day."
--The Uncalled for Three (comedy trio, later known as The Pickle Brothers) - spoof "To Tell The Truth" and Tarzan movies.
--On film: A "Candid Camera" segment with Ed Sullivan. After Ed leaves a dry cleaners, Allen Funt asks customers what they think of Sullivan.
Also appearing:
--Audience bow: Allen Funt ("Candid Camera" host).
--Audience bows: baseball greats Rube Marquard, Lefty O'Doul, Fred Snodgrass, Stan Coveleski, John Tortes "Chief" Meyers, Davy Jones, Harry Hooper, Willie Kamm, Edd Roush, and Bill Wambsganss. (All ten retired baseball players were interviewed for Lawrence Ritter's book "The Glory of Their Times," which was released to bookstores in late September 1966.)

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Bern Bennett

Bern Bennett

Announcer (1948-1949)

Ed Sullivan

Ed Sullivan

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Ralph Paul

Ralph Paul

Announcer (1959-61, 1964-71)

Art Hannes

Art Hannes

Announcer (1949-1964)

Frank Fontaine

Frank Fontaine

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Diana Ross

Diana Ross

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The Supremes

The Supremes

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Ethel Merman

Ethel Merman

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