Toast of the Town

Season 5 Episode 34

May 3, 1953

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM May 03, 1953 on CBS
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May 3, 1953

--Joe Louis (boxer) appears in an extended segment. Leonard Reed, Louis' secretary (and producer of his nightclub act) introduces Louis, who then jokes about his career. Segment ends with Louis tap dancing to the "Joe Louis Shuffle"
--Mercedes McCambridge (actress) - does a scene from "The First Smile"
--Dany Dauberson sings "Autumn Leaves" (in French) & "Stormy Weather"
--Dieter Tasso (tightrope walker & juggler) - while walking on a tightrope, Tasso juggles hats and balances cups.
--Dr. Runyun talks about cancer research and treatment.
--Joe Tremini (might be spelled "Joe Termini") (billed as a "pantomime comedy act) - plays the violin.
--Audience bows: General David Sarnoff (radio pioneer); Private Joe Persuno (former Korean War POW)
On film: a Also, a film clip from the movie "Titanic" with Barbara Stanwyck and Clifton Webb


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