Toast of the Town

Season 3 Episode 10

November 19, 1950

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Nov 19, 1950 on CBS
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November 19, 1950

Broadcast from the Boston Opera House.
--Sarah Vaughn sings "Tenderly."
--Jerome Hines (Metropolitan Opera operatic bass) sings "Song of the Vagabond."
--Johnny Alden (baritone) sings an Italian song.
--Victor Moore (actor) reprises his TV role as Lightnin' Bill Jones in the courtroom scene from the comedy "Lightnin'." (Moore played the role a month earlier when "Lightnin'" was presented on the October 27, 1950 episode of CBS's TV anthology series "The Magnavox Theatre.")
--Victor Borge (Danish comic pianist) plays Staccato and Minuet while eating a sandwich.
Also appearing:
--Partington & Kaiser (dancers) - perform the dance from "Call Me Madame."
--Gautier's Steeplechase (trained animal act) - animals include ponies (jumping steeples), dogs (riding ponies), and monkeys (performing various tricks).
--Bobby Winters (juggler) - juggles pins and tambourines.
--Cameo: Jack Sharkey (boxer)
--On-stage bow: Walt Dropo (Boston Red Sox first baseman)


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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