Toast of the Town

Season 7 Episode 49

August 14, 1955

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Aug 14, 1955 on CBS
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August 14, 1955
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Music:
--The Mills Brothers - "Basin Street Blues," "Opus One" and "Lazy River."
--The Four Aces - "Should I?" and "Love Is A Many Splendored Thing."
--Mexican Boys Town Choir - "Auld Lang Syne."
Also appearing:
--Max Bygraves (English comedian) - does stand-up routine with a goose and sings "Anyone Can Be A Millionaire."
--The Cramerton Square Dancers from Burlington Mills, Greensboro, N.C
--Marquis Chimps (animal act) - chimp rides bicycle, unicycle, toy pony, and jumps rope to music.
--Audience bows: Rosalind Russell & her husband Frederick Brisson; Harry Phillips & Sindey James (publisher & managing editor of Sports Illustrated); Spencer Love (CEO of Burlington Industries, mentioned but not seen until later in show); and Marvie Mayor.
Sports Illustrated tribute:
--In celebration of Sports Illustrated magazine's first anniversary, Ed introduces sports stars Eddie Arcaro (jockey), Willie Shoemaker (jockey), Joe Lewis, Jack Dempsey, Ben Hogan (golfer), Maurice Richard (professional ice hockey player from Canada), George Welch (Navy football quaterback), Maurice Stokes, Reverend Bob Richards (pole vaulter), D. Walker, Briggs Cunningham, Bob Grimm, Don Newcombe (baseball star), Bob Cousy (Celtics basketball player); Steve Nagey, Arnold Sowell, and tennis stars Tony Trabert, Louise Brough, & Bill Talbert. [This segment might also include appearances by Arne Sowell (track star) and Ted Williams (baseball star).]
Filmed segments:
--Film clip from Santa Barbara Festival with Chief Justice Warren in attendance.
--Film clip from the movie "Love Is A Many Splendored Thing" starring William Holden & Jennifer Jones.

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    Bern Bennett

    Bern Bennett

    Announcer (1948-1949)

    Ed Sullivan

    Ed Sullivan

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    Ralph Paul

    Ralph Paul

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    Art Hannes

    Art Hannes

    Announcer (1949-1964)

    The Mills Brothers

    The Mills Brothers

    Themselves

    Guest Star

    Billy Talbert

    Billy Talbert

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    Eddie Arcaro

    Eddie Arcaro

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    Ben Hogan

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