Toast of the Town

Season 3 Episode 45

July 22, 1951

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Jul 22, 1951 on CBS
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July 22, 1951

--The Nicholas Brothers (singers-dancers) - tap dance & sing "Mama Mia."
--Robert Merrill (Metropolitan opera baritone) sings "The Flea."
--Robert Merrill - "La Pierta" production number.
--Jane Morgan sings "I Love Paris" (production number with dancers dressed as US soldiers).
--Jerry Colonna (radio & movie comedian) - does a routine about an Italian organ grinder & his monkey.
--Cliff Norton (a series regular on "Garroway at Large") - does a monologue about a big league baseball manager.
Also appearing:
--Renald and Rudy (two-man gymnastic team) - perform a balancing act.
--Eddie S. Dworchek - an 11-year-old from Paoli, PA, who volunteered to travel 10 miles to read to blind veterans at Valley Forge Army Hospital.
--On-stage bow: "Jersey" Joe Walcott (boxer who became the World's Heavyweight champion on July 18).
--Audience bows: Peter Dalessandro (military hero) and Johnny Dundee (boxer).
--Audience bows: Colonel Sidney L. Huff (military hero), Felix Bocchicchio (retired boxer & Jersey Joe Walcott's manager), and Eddie Dworchek's mother.


Who was the Episode MVP ?

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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