Toast of the Town

Season 1 Episode 63

August 28, 1949

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Aug 28, 1949 on CBS
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August 28, 1949
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Music:
--Harold Lang - "Gotta Dance" (song and dance number from the Broadway musical "Look, Ma, I'm Dancin'!").
--Toni Arden sings "Temptation" and "You're Breaking My Heart."
--Frank Cooke plays "12th St. Rag" on guitar & harmonica.
--Carmen Vasquez (Spanish castanet dancer) performs "A Night In Spain."
--Sunny Skylar (composer) sings a medley of his songs: "Just a Little Bit South of North Carolina," "Amor," "Besame Mucho,""Waiting For The Train to Come," "Love Is so Terrific (Ouch! Terrific Thing)," "Make Her Mine" (possibly "Hair Of Gold, Eyes Of Blue") and "You're Breaking My Heart."
Comedy:
--Billy Vine (stand-up comedian)
Also appearing:
--The Rigoletto Brothers (acrobats) - appear in two segments: (1) A sleight of hand w/champagne glass and juggling; (2) boxing match routine.
--Amy Sisters - Two sisters march on their knees to a medley of Phillip Sousa marches (including "The Stars and Stripes Forever").
--Sister Elizabeth Kenny (Australian nurse) is presented with a check from kids who collected money for polio treatment & research.
--Valerie Harvey receives money for charity.
--Maj. C. Adams and veterans from Valley Forge Hospital talk about the Veterans Association.
--Audience bows: Jack Addy; Buddy Lester
Finale:
--Billy Vines and cast perform "No Business Like Show Business" and "Amour" in a segment set in a casting office.

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Bern Bennett

Bern Bennett

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Ed Sullivan

Ed Sullivan

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Ralph Paul

Ralph Paul

Announcer (1964-1971)

Art Hannes

Art Hannes

Announcer (1949-1964)

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