Toast of the Town

Season 7 Episode 29

March 27, 1955: Tribute to Rodgers & Hammerstein

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Mar 27, 1955 on CBS
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March 27, 1955: Tribute to Rodgers & Hammerstein

Tribute to Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein
--Celeste Holm - I Can't Say No" (from "Oklahoma") and "A Fellow Needs A Girl" (from "Allegro")
--Florence Henderson & John Raitt - "People Will Say We're In Love."
--Florence Henderson & Gary Wright - "Be Kind to Your Parents."
--University Of Oklahoma Glee Club - "Oklahoma."
--Robert S. Kerr - Senator From Oklahoma talks about the musical "Oklahoma," his state & America.
--Barbara Cook - "Many A New Day" (from "Oklahoma" with dancers).
--Richard Colett sings "Surry With Fringe On Top" in Swedish.
--Augustana College Choir sings "Oh What A Beautiful Morning" in Swedish.
--Ed Interviews Oscar Hammerstein & Richard Rodgers who discuss the song writing process.
--Richard Rodgers conducts orchestra for "Oklahoma" with entire cast joining in vocals.
--Emmett Kelly (cameo, wanders on stage towards end of show)


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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