Toast of the Town

Season 4 Episode 2

September 16, 1951: Salute to Oscar Hammerstein, Part 2

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Sep 16, 1951 on CBS
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September 16, 1951: Salute to Oscar Hammerstein, Part 2
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Oscar Hammerstein II Story, Part 2 (covering Hammerstein's collaborations with Richard Rodgers).

Songs from Rodgers and Hammerstein's musicals:
--Choral sings "Oklahoma."
--Robert Merrill & Sandra Deel - "People Will Say We're In Love" (from "Oklahoma").
--Murial Rahn sings "That's Love" (from "Carmen Jones").
--Dolores Gray sings "It Might as Well Be Spring" (from "State Fair").
--Dolores Gray - "June Is Busting Out All Over" (from "Carousel").
--Lisa Kirk - "The Gentleman Is A Dope" (from "Allegro").
--Robert Merrill - "Some Enchanted Evening" (from "South Pacific").
--Bill Tabbert sings "You've Got To Be Carefully Taught" (from "South Pacific").
--Robert Merrill and chorus - "You'll Never Walk Alone" (from "Carousel").
--Gertrude Lawrence sings "Whistle A Happy Tune" & "Getting To Know You" (from "The King and I").

Non-musical segments:
--Oscar Hammerstein talks about how one must respect the audience. Hammerstein also discusses his partnership with Richard Rodgers, who walks on stage.
--Audience bow: Otto Harbach (Broadway writer, lyricist and composer)

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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)

Sandra Deel

Sandra Deel

Herself

Guest Star

Otto Harbach

Otto Harbach

Himself, audience bow

Guest Star

Oscar Hammerstein II

Oscar Hammerstein II

Himself

Guest Star

Dolores Gray

Dolores Gray

Herself

Recurring Role

Lisa Kirk

Lisa Kirk

Herself

Recurring Role

Bill Tabbert

Bill Tabbert

Himself

Recurring Role

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