Toast of the Town

Season 5 Episode 51

August 30, 1953

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Aug 30, 1953 on CBS

Episode Recap

Transcript: --Nanette Fabray (musical comedy star) - sings "That's Entertainment" --Chiquita and Johnson (dance team) --Commercial for Lincoln cars (2-minute ad) --Trudie Tache and McHenry Boatright (winners of the Chicago Tribune Song Festival).
--Trudie Tache (best woman singer) sings "My Hero" (scheduled song).
-- McHenry Boatwright (baritone, best man singer) sings "Because" (scheduled song). Note: Trudie Tache is listed as Tudy DeShay on the transcript. --Ed introduces the following members of the Brooklyn Dodgers Baseball Team: Roy Campanella, Pee Wee Reese, Duke Snider, Carl Furillo, Carl Erskine --Al Bernie (stand-up comedian) --Commercial for Mercury autos (with Ed) --Nanette Fabray - does a musical comedy salute to Texas. --Audience bow: Korean War hero --Commercial: Lincoln-Merury used cars (with Ed) --Wally Boag (comedian, novelty act) - makes animals out of balloons and does an acrobatic dance. --The Great Rolando (balancing act) - does a daredevil acrobatic balancing act. --Show closes with Ed doing a final plug for Lincoln-Mercury.