Toast of the Town

Season 3 Episode 29

April 1, 1951

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Apr 01, 1951 on CBS
out of 10
User Rating
0 votes

By Users

Write A Review

Episode Summary

April 1, 1951

--Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. (actor) - talks about his recent European adventure and reads from Kipling's "If."
--Les Paul & Mary Ford - "How High The Moon?" and "Cryin''."
--Phil Spitalny and His Hour of Charm Orchestra (aka "Phil Spitalny and His All-Girl Orchestra") - medley of 'Spring' songs: Strauss' "Voices Of Spring," Mendelssohn's "Spring Song" and "April Song."
--Martin Keane (Irish tenor) sings "A Little Bit Of Heaven" (with Irish Step Dancers).
--Mickey Carton (accordion player) and Francis Flanagan - "Rickets Hornpipe" (with Irish Step Dancers).
--Artie Dann (fast-talking comedian) - monologue.
Also appearing:
--Dorothy Hayden's Irish Memories Revue (Irish step dancers) - perform an Irish jig at beginning of show.
--Nino (trained dog act from France) - balances on ball, etc.
--Audience bow: Jane Wurster (selected "Miss New York Press Photographer" of 1951)
--On-stage bow: Jack Dempsey


Who was the Episode MVP ?

Bern Bennett

Bern Bennett

Announcer (1948-1949)

Ed Sullivan

Ed Sullivan


Ralph Paul

Ralph Paul

Announcer (1964-1971)

Art Hannes

Art Hannes

Announcer (1949-1964)

Episode Discussion

Join the discussion of this episode Episode Discussion

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions

See All Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions Trivia & Quotes