Toast of the Town

Season 5 Episode 9

November 9, 1952

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Nov 09, 1952 on CBS
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November 9, 1952
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"The Bert Lahr Story" with Lahr appearing in three sketches:
--An interview skit with Lahr as a baseball coach and Art Carney as a reporter.
--"Schneider's Miracle," a sketch from "Two on the Aisle," with Lahr as a "paper picker" collecting litter in Central Park.
--Bert Lahr sings to his ax in "The Woodchopper's Song."

Music:
--The Delta Rhythm Boys (R&B group) sing "Dry Bones."
--Pat Harrington, Jay Villa and Rob Chambers - salute the upcoming Presidential election by singing "I Like Ike," a song written by Irving Berlin.
--Mimi Benzell (opera soprano) sings "Sweethearts."
Also appearing:
--Barry Fitzgerald (comedian) - in a non-comic appearance, recites the final lines from Abraham Lincoln's second inaugural speech.
--Harry Mimmo (Italian pantomime artist) - routine includes an imitation of a Spanish dancer.
--Cameo: Nanci Crompton (ballerina) appears on stage with Ed.

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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)

Rob Chambers

Rob Chambers

Himself

Guest Star

The Delta Rhythm Boys

The Delta Rhythm Boys

Themselves

Guest Star

Barry Fitzgerald

Barry Fitzgerald

Himself

Guest Star

Mimi Benzell

Mimi Benzell

Herself

Recurring Role

Art Carney

Art Carney

Guest

Recurring Role

Nanci Crompton

Nanci Crompton

Herself

Recurring Role

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