Toast of the Town

Season 3 Episode 11

November 26, 1950

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Nov 26, 1950 on CBS

Episode Recap

--Show opens with dancing by the Toastettes.
--Ed's opening comments
--Commercial: Mercury automobiles.
--Teresa Brewer sings "The Thing."
--The Tong Brothers (3-man acrobat team)
--Eddie Mayehoff (comedian) - routine about a coach trying to inspire his team with a rousing speech.
--Commercial: Mercury automobiles.
--Leonard Warren (baritone opera singer) - aria from "Rigoletto" (listed as "Vile Countries" on transcript)
--Pat C. Flick (comedian, sitting in a box seat) heckles Ed Sullivan.
--Nancy Walker (comedian) - sings "Chant D'Amour" (a.k.a. "Irving" - song from the Broadway revue "Along Fifth Avenue"), plays piano & tells jokes.
--Commercial: Lincoln automobiles.
--Nancy Walker, Looney Lewis and Sammy Birch - printing press sketch from "All I Wanna Do Is Dance."
--Rudolf Friml (pianist-composer) - performs a piano medley of songs he composed (or co-wrote): "Indian Love Call," "Only A Rose," "Something Seems Tingle-Ingleing," "Hesitation Waltz," "Allah's Holiday" and "L'Amour, Toujours L'amour" (with special effects: a couple dancing is superimposed on top of piano).
--Leonard Warren sings "Musketeers" while Rudolf Frimi plays piano.
--Commercial: Lincoln Mercury used cars
--Ed's closing comments, closing titles.