Toast of the Town

Season 3 Episode 38

June 3, 1951

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Jun 03, 1951 on CBS
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June 3, 1951
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Show broadcast from Pittsburgh's Syria Mosque.
Music:
--Frankie Laine sings "Dream Your Troubles Away" and "Jezebel."
--Roberta Peters (coloratura soprano) - sings "The Bell Song" from Lakme.
--The Tucson Boys Chorus (troupe founded by Eduardo Caso) - (possibly) "Oh What A Beautiful Morning" and "Thumbelina."
Comedy:
--Pinky Lee - does a comedy act with Ed Sullivan.
--Elsa and Waldo (comedy dance duo)
Also appearing:
--Nita and Peppi Borza (brother and sister acrobatic act).
--Gautier's Steeplechase (animal circus act with miniature horses/ponies).
--Audience bow: Charles E. Kelly (WWII Medal Of Honor winner, aka "Commando Kelly").
--Audience bow: Billy Conn (retired boxer known as "The Pittsburgh Kid").
--Cameos: Pittsburgh citizens Tom Troy (Chamber Of Commerce president), Admiral Ben Moreell, and Clifford Hood (Vice President of U.S. Steel) present a trophy to the winner of the Steamboat Race, which took place the previous day.

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Bern Bennett

Bern Bennett

Announcer (1948-1949)

Ed Sullivan

Ed Sullivan

Host

Ralph Paul

Ralph Paul

Announcer (1964-1971)

Art Hannes

Art Hannes

Announcer (1949-1964)

Tucson Boys Chorus

Tucson Boys Chorus

Themselves

Guest Star

Elsa and Waldo

Elsa and Waldo

Themselves

Guest Star

Roberta Peters

Roberta Peters

Herself

Recurring Role

Frankie Laine

Frankie Laine

Himself

Recurring Role

Pinkie Lee

Pinkie Lee

Himself

Recurring Role

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