Toast of the Town

Season 7 Episode 16

December 26, 1954

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Dec 26, 1954 on CBS

Episode Recap

December 26, 1954
--Cab Calloway - "Birth of the Blues" (production number with dancers)
--Tun Tun (entertainer from Mexico) - sings and dances "Che Bonito Mambo" & does impressions of Nat King Cole singing "Too Young"
--Joan Weber (singer) - "Let Me Go Lover" Commercial: Mercury ad with Julia Mead
--The Dunhills (tap dancers) - 3 men do a tap medley
--Hermione Gingold & Billy DeWolfe (British comedians) - Railroad car sketch from "Alamac Revue"
--The Bryants (clown troupe) - do pantomime act with one trying to move his passed-out partner.
--Carl Ballantine (comic magician) - routine where his magic tricks fail. --Commercial: 1955 Mercury ad
--Cab Calloway - "Let My People Go" (with unseen gospel chorus)
--On film: clip from "Not As A Stranger" with Robert Mitchum (from Morton Thompson's novel) --Commercial: Mercury Used Cars --The Harmonicaires (harmonica duet) --Joan Webber - "I'm Sitting on Top of the World" --Ed Sullivan announces who's on next week's show. Closing credits.