Toast of the Town

Season 5 Episode 50

August 23, 1953

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Aug 23, 1953 on CBS
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August 23, 1953

--Roberta Peters (Metropolitan Opera soprano)
--Ray Anthony and his orchestra - "Dragnet" theme and "When the Saints Go Marching In."
--The Five DeMarco Sisters sing "When The Red, Red Robin Comes Bob, Bob, Bobbin' Along," "Somewhere Over The Rainbow," and "Get Happy."
--Joe E. Brown tells the "Tortoise Story," about 3 turtles in a bar.
--Mickey Deems (comedian) - talks about the woes of a father on Sunday morning.
--Marshall Issan (spelling?) (pianist with his Maestro puppet)
Also appearing:
--Larry Lynn (unicyclist)
--Verna and Landry (dance duo)
--Six couples dance to a Latin American song (possibly "Brazil").
--Audience bows: Wally Pipp and Joe Dugan (both formerly of the NY Yankees).
--Audience bow: Commander John O'Hara (29th Division, Manhattan Post 90).
--Ed introduces a baseball team from Fairmont, West Virginia, champions of the Pony League Baseball World Series.
--Audience bow: Joe E. Brown (comedian & President of the Pony League).


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