The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 23 Episode 2

September 27, 1970: Rare Earth, Bobby Vinton, Holiday on Ice performers

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Sep 27, 1970 on CBS
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September 27, 1970: Rare Earth, Bobby Vinton, Holiday on Ice performers
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Show broadcast from the Baltimore Civic Center.

Music:
--Rare Earth - "I'm Losing You" & "Let the Sunshine In" (on ice w/ skaters).
--Bobby Vinton sings "It's a Long Way to Tipperary" and a medley ("London Bridge," "Knees Up Mother Brown," "Whoops-A-Daisy," "I'm A Londoner" & "The Old Bamboo").
--Bobby Vinton and Karen Wyman - "For Me and My Gal" duet.
--Karen Wyman sings a medley of Edith Piaf songs ("Milord," "If You Love Me," "Love Is Like Champagne" & "La Vie En Rose").

Comedy:
--Joe Jackson (hobo clown) - rides a bike which falls apart.

Holiday on Ice segments (1970 edition of ice show):
--Tommy Allen & Juanita Percelly (ice skating pair) - do a Russian production number, and skate to "Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head" & "I'll Never Fall In Love Again."
--Marei Langenbein and Ray Balmer (skaters doing cal and modern ballets).
--John LaDue & Alfredo Mendoza - skaters in a "Ferdinand the Bull" story.
--In a production number, the Holiday on Ice Corps de Ballet do a tribute to Sonja Henie.
--Skaters perform a slapstick cop & drunk routine (pie in the face slapstick, etc.)
--A Cinderella production number.
--Tommy Curtain (juggles while skating).
--Tommy Holiday (trained animal act with chimps on ice skates, dogs also perform).

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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)

Rare Earth

Rare Earth

Themselves

Guest Star

Joe Jackson (II)

Joe Jackson (II)

Himself

Guest Star

Karen Wyman

Karen Wyman

Herself

Recurring Role

Bobby Vinton

Bobby Vinton

Himself

Recurring Role

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