Toast of the Town

Season 6 Episode 14

December 13, 1953

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Dec 13, 1953 on CBS
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December 13, 1953

--The Nicholas Brothers (dancers) - tap dance to "Alligator Crawl" with six female dancers (led by the widow of Bill Robinson).
--Frankie Laine sings a medley of "That's My Desire," "Cry of the Wild Goose," "On the Sunny Side of the Street," "Jezebel," "High Noon (Do Not Forsake Me)" & "I Believe."
--Pat Henning (actor-comedian) - stand-up routine includes psychiatrist jokes and impressions of actors.
--Jimmy Boyd sings "Santa Got Stuck In The Chimney" & "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus."
--Rabovsky & Kovach (Hungarian dance duo).
--Pauline Di Maura (spelling?) - whistles "Beautiful Dreamer."
--Ann Penelope Marston (champion archer)
--Manu (juggler) - twirls knives to a native drum beat.
--Eric Badicton (balancing act)
--Ed appears outside on Broadway showing onlookers a tank which was converted from an English (or German) car, and used by a Czech family to escape from the Communists.
--Frankie Laine introduces Patty Bross of Union City (or Newark), New Jersey, winner of the Columbia Records-Wurlitzer-Franki Laine national disk jocky contest.
--Audience bows: Dorothy Houghton (U.S. diplomat), Terry Moore & Robert Wagner (actors, from the movie "Beneath the 12-Mile Reef"), Pamela Martin (aviatrix), Aldo Ray (actor), and Al Rosen (of the Cleveland Indians, later appears on stage to talk with Ed).


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Bern Bennett

Bern Bennett

Announcer (1948-1949)

Ed Sullivan

Ed Sullivan


Ralph Paul

Ralph Paul

Announcer (1964-1971)

Art Hannes

Art Hannes

Announcer (1949-1964)

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