Toast of the Town

Season 6 Episode 3

September 27, 1953

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Sep 27, 1953 on CBS
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September 27, 1953
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Music:
--Patachou (French chanteuse) sings "C'est Magnifique" (with a parody of vocalists who overact while singing) and 1 other song (title unknown).
--Twelve (horse racing) jockeys, all dressed in top hat and tails, sing a version of "I Got Rhythm."
--Ted Atkinson and Eddie Arcarro (jockeys) do a "Mister Gallagher and Mister Shean" song-and-dance bit.
Comedy:
--Stan Freberg, Daws Butler and June Foray perform Freberg's comedy records "Little Blue Riding Hood" and "St. George and the Dragonet" (both records spoof the TV series "Dragnet").
--Peter Lind Hayes and Mary Healy (husband-and-wife TV personalities) - do a song and comedy routine about people they encountered while visiting Europe (includes Mary singing "My Lost Melody").
Also appearing:
--Darvas and Julia (dance team with half-siblings Nicolas Darvas & Julia Darvas).
--Audience bows: Rocky Marciano (World Heavyweight Champion) and Ted Williams (of the Boston Red Sox) - both athletes are later called up on stage to talk with Ed.
--Audience bows: Sylvia Sullivan (Ed's wife), Bob Precht (Ed's son-in-law), and Betty Sullivan Precht (Ed's daughter).

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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)

Stan Freberg

Stan Freberg

Himself

Guest Star

Daws Butler

Daws Butler

Himself

Guest Star

June Foray

June Foray

Herself

Guest Star

Peter Lind Hayes

Peter Lind Hayes

Himself

Recurring Role

Mary Healy

Mary Healy

Herself

Recurring Role

Patachou

Patachou

Herself

Recurring Role

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