Toast of the Town

Season 2 Episode 50

August 27, 1950

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Aug 27, 1950 on CBS
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August 27, 1950
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Music:
--Eleanor Steber (operatic soprano) sings "Un Bel Di Vedremo" (from Puccini's "Madame Butterfly") and the American folk tune "On Top Of Old Smokey."
--Vincent Lopez (pianist)
--Irving Ceasar (composer) - sings one of his "Safety" songs.
Comedy:
--Henny Nadel (comedian) plays a nervous draftee.
Also appearing:
--The Berry Brothers (dance trio) - tap dance in unison and separately.
--Alan & Blanche Lund (ballroom dancers) - perform ballroom and square dance.
--Florence Chadwick (American swimmer who swam the English Channel).
--Mel Allen (announcer for the New York Yankees) - talks about the Lou Gehrig Foundation.
--Tom and Jerry (acrobatic act) - includes stunts on the parallel bars.
--Lenny and Margie Ross (punching bag act) - punch bags while the orchestra plays "Anchors Away."

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Who was the Episode MVP ?

Bern Bennett

Bern Bennett

Announcer (1948-1949)

Ed Sullivan

Ed Sullivan

Host

Ralph Paul

Ralph Paul

Announcer (1964-1971)

Art Hannes

Art Hannes

Announcer (1949-1964)

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