The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 9 Episode 2

September 30, 1956

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Sep 30, 1956 on CBS
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September 30, 1956
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Comedy:
--Lucy & Desi sketch: Lucy mistakenly believes that she and Desi will be appearing on Edward R. Murrow's "Person to Person" TV show. This 10-minute sketch also features appearances by Vivian Vance and William Frawley.
--Joyce Grenfell (British comedienne) - performs two monologues: a nursery school bit and commentary on cocktail parties.
Music:
--Gisele MacKenzie sings "It's Delightful To Be Married" and "Canadian Sunset."
--Stockholm Gosskore Glee Club (Swedish boys choir) - "Goethe Waltz" and "Swedish Marching Song."
Baseball tribute:
(On the even of the World Series, New York Yankees vs. Brooklyn Dodgers, beginning Oct. 3)
--Yogi Berra (of the New York Yankees) is interviewed by Ed.
--Sal Maglie (Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher) also is interviewed.
--Milwaukee Braves team members Hank Aaron and Frank Torre make cameo appearances.
Also appearing:
--Lilly Yokoi (bicycle acrobat) - performs balancing stunts.
--Benson Ford, of the Ford (Motor Company) family, promotes United Charity work.
--On film: President Dwight D. Eisenhower gives a speech encouraging charity work.
--Audience bow: Dr. Albert Jorgensen (University of Connecticut president).

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Yogi Berra

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Desi Arnaz

Desi Arnaz

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Gisele MacKenzie

Gisele MacKenzie

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Lucille Ball

Lucille Ball

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Joyce Grenfell

Joyce Grenfell

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