Toast of the Town

Season 5 Episode 29

March 29, 1953

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Mar 29, 1953 on CBS
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March 29, 1953
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Scheduled guests:
--The Harlem Globetrotters (basketball players)
--Georgie Tapps (dancer who combines ballet with tap dancing)
--Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse (authors of the book "Call Me Madam") Also, a movie clip from "Call Me Madam" with Ethel Merman is shown.
A Salute to Rodgers & Hammerstein (in celebration of the 10th anniversary of "Oklahoma," which opened Mar 31, 1943 on Broadway.)
--Rise Stevens and Mario Del Monaco (singers, both of the Metropolitan Opera) - perform songs by Rodgers & Hammerstein.
--Also, as an added salute to Rodgers and Hammerstein, Ed presents a film of the late Gertrude Lawrence singing "Getting to Know You" and "Whistle a Happy Tune" (both songs from "The King and I") The film is from Lawrence's 1951 "Toast of the Town" appearance.

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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)

    The Harlem Globetrotters

    The Harlem Globetrotters

    scheduled guests

    Guest Star

    Gertrude Lawrence

    Gertrude Lawrence

    Herself, on film

    Guest Star

    Mario del Monaco

    Mario del Monaco

    scheduled guest

    Guest Star

    Rise Stevens

    Rise Stevens

    scheduled guest

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