Toast of the Town

Season 6 Episode 8

November 1, 1953

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Nov 01, 1953 on CBS
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November 1, 1953
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Music:
--Julius La Rosa sings "Tea For Two" (soft shoe routine with two women), "Ebb Tide" & "I'll See You In My Dreams."
--Patachou (French chanteuse) - "C'Est Si Bon" and "Why Don't You Believe Me?"
Comedy:
--Bert Lahr & Art Carney - sketch about an overbearing sports announcer (Carney) interviewing an old-time football player (Lahr).
--Senor Wences (ventriloquist) - talks with Pedro (head in box) and Johnny (hand puppet), and does a telephone routine.
Also appearing:
--Cornelia Otis Skinner (author and actress) - performs "Being Presented," a monologue about a Nebraskan woman meeting the Queen of England.
--Cameo: Ann Miller (movie actress-dancer) - joins La Rosa on stage to show him a few dance steps.
--Bronco Majurski - All American Minnesota football player
--Georgie Tapps and other dancers - do a tap and Spanish dance interpretation of Ravel's "Bolero."
--Audience bows: Grace Kahn (widow of songwriter Gus Kahn); Hank Morino Marino (jockey); Louise Suggs (golfer); and Col. John McNutly.

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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)

Ann Miller

Ann Miller

Herself

Guest Star

Cornelia Otis Skinner

Cornelia Otis Skinner

Herself

Guest Star

Julius LaRosa

Julius LaRosa

Himself

Recurring Role

Art Carney

Art Carney

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Recurring Role

Bert Lahr

Bert Lahr

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Recurring Role

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