Toast of the Town

Season 5 Episode 36

May 17, 1953: The Josh Logan Story

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM May 17, 1953 on CBS
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May 17, 1953: The Josh Logan Story

"The Josh Logan Story" with guests:
--Gary Merrill, Paul Newman & others - scene from "This Is Paris"
--Jimmy Stewart - a scene from Princeton Triangle show. Jimmy dressed In Princeton garb recreates song & dance with guy in drag. (probably on film, not live)
--Ralph Meeker & Eileen Heckert - dramatic scene from "The Picnic" (TV Guide listed a different cast for "Picnic": Kim Stanley, Janice Rule, Scott Jackson)
--Josh Logan (brief interview with Ed)
--Janet Blair - "Wonderful Guy" & "I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outta My Hair" (from "South Pacific")
--Gary Merrill & Ralph Meeker - scene from "This Is the Army" ("What's The Name Of The Game") Paul Newman makes a cameo.
--Juanita Hall - "Happy Talk" (from "South Pacific")
--Pat Moran - "Could Be?" (from "Wish You Were Here")
--Sheila Bond - dance number from "Wish You Were Here" (Jack Cassidy was scheduled to appear in this scene)
--Josh Logan talks about suffering a nervous breakdown.
Audience bow: Mrs. Josh Logan (Netta Harrigan)
Scheduled to appear (but not on transcript):
Scene from "Mr. Roberts" with Gary Merrill, Ralph Meeker, Paul Newman


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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