Toast of the Town

Season 5 Episode 11

November 23, 1952

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Nov 23, 1952 on CBS
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November 23, 1952

--Les Paul & Mary Ford perform "Lady Of Spain" and "My Baby's Coming Home."
--Christopher Lynch (Irish tenor) - "Mighty Lak' a Rose."
--The Dagenham Girls (10 woman Scottish Bagpipe Band) - play a Scottish jig.
--Paul Lynde (comedian from the Broadway revue "New Faces") - stand-up routine as Carl Cankerin, an explorer just back from Africa (on crutches and with bandages on his head).
--Clifford Guest (ventriloquist with puppet Lester) - routine: British Foxhound impression, Lester sings "How Dry We Are" and a "Won't Go In The Case" routine.
--"My Darling Aida" cast - Forty cast members dance and do the Bull Run Victory Celebration scene from the play "My Darling Aida" (with music by Verde).
Also appearing:
--Johnny Mize (of the New York Yankees) - Ed Holds a baseball bat for the introduction, shows film clip of Mize at the 1952 World Series, Mize comes on stage for a demonstration of his batting technique.
--On film: Henry Fonda does an announcement for Radio Free Europe.
--The Toastettes (series regulars) - dance during Les Paul & Mary Ford's "Lady of Spain" performance and at end of show.


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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