The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 8 Episode 51

September 9, 1956: Elvis Presley (1st appearance), Charles Laughton (guest host), Dorothy Sarnoff

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Sep 09, 1956 on CBS
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September 9, 1956: Elvis Presley (1st appearance), Charles Laughton (guest host), Dorothy Sarnoff
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--Charles Laughton (guest host) - reads limericks, poems & does stand-up comedy routine titled "Little Girl And Wolf" (about the sadistic side of Little Red Riding Hood).
Music:
--Elvis Presley (in a remote from Hollywood) - "Don't be Cruel" and "Love Me Tender" (both songs with backing vocals by The Jordanaires).
--Elvis Presley (later in show, from Hollywood) - "Ready Teddy" and "Hound Dog."
--Dorothy Sarnoff sings "Something Wonderful" (in a scene from the "King And I").
--Amru Sani (female singer from India wearing traditional Indian clothes) - "I'm In The Mood For Love" and "My Bolero."
Comedy:
--The Vagabonds (novelty quartet) - "The Queens Ruler," "I Wonder" & "How You Gonna Keep Em' Down on the Farm," followed by comedy routine.
Also appearing:
--Conn and Mann (duo tap dances to "Tea For Two")
--The Amin Brothers (acrobats)

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SUBMIT REVIEW
    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)

    Charles Laughton

    Charles Laughton

    Himself, guest host

    Guest Star

    Dorothy Sarnoff

    Dorothy Sarnoff

    Herself

    Guest Star

    Elvis Presley

    Elvis Presley

    Himself

    Recurring Role

    Amru Sani

    Amru Sani

    Herself

    Recurring Role

    The Vagabonds

    The Vagabonds

    Themselves

    Recurring Role

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      • Mr. Charles Laughton is holding a new musical artifact called a "Gold" Record and made up to 1 Million Copies (1,000,000) for the 1st time and it wasn't start to present the award up to 1958. In 1976, The "Platinum" Record is introduced and made up to 2 Million Copies (2,000,000). In 1984, The "Multi-Platinum" Record is introduced and made up to 4 Million Copies or Greater than that (4,000,000+) and in 1989, Musical Artifact of the RIAA cuts the number in half... Gold=500,000, Platinum=1,000,000 and Multi-Platinum=2,000,000+.

      • Ed Sullivan missed this broadcast as he was still recuperating from his serious auto accident.

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