Silvio Francesco is Caterina's brother and this was his American tv debut.
Dean Martin made his way through three television appearances on November 9th, 1957, with The Perry Como Show, Club Oasis and finally The Gisele Mackenzie Show.
From to TV guide article, Carol Channing was paid a whopping $5,000 for her appearance on this episode of "The Perry Como Show". This however was not as much as Sheree North received back in October which was $7,500 for a dance that lasted two minuted and fifty seconds. She was to appear in two skits but they were scrapped.
In the audience was a show-train contingent of six hundred and fifty Como fans from New England.