Toast of the Town

Season 3 Episode 5

October 15, 1950: Sarah Churchill, John O'Hare, Myron Cohen, Reginald Gardiner, Lauritz Melchoir

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Oct 15, 1950 on CBS

Episode Recap

October 15, 1950 "Toast of the Town"
--Show opens with chorus girls
--Commercial: Lincoln Mercury
--Jacques Cordon (from France) - unicyclist, jumps rope, does dangerous juggling with a knife in his mouth and does hat tricks.
--Carol Bruce - sings "My Bill"
--Myron Cohen (stand-up comedian & storyteller) - comedy monologue
--Commercial: 1951 Lincoln Mercury
--Lauritz Melchoir (of the Metropolitan Opera) - sings "Longren's Farewell"
--Tim Herbert and Don Saxon (comedians) - Psychiatrist Routine includes them singing "Listen to What the Man's Gonna Tell You" (with excerpts of "Goodnight Irene" and "Old Black Magic")
--Sarah Churchill (Winston Churchill's daughter) and John O'Hare - perform the balcony scene from "Romeo and Juliet."
--Reginald Gardiner (British actor) - comedy routine in which he lip-synchs to Bing Crosby's "Mississippi Mud" recording.
--Carol Bruce - sings "Blues in the Night" (with dancing girls)
--Commercial: Lincoln Mercury
--Audience bow: Harry Newman (former All-American Michigan quarterback)
--Audience bow: Tommy Kerrigan (pro-golfer)
--Lauritz Melchoir - sings "Without A Song"
--Show closes with the Toastettes (series regulars) dancing.

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