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#9490: RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN REVUE SPECIAL
1954-03-28, NBC, 71 min.
Jack Benny, Gordon MacRae, Mary Martin, Richard Rodgers, Ed Sullivan, Groucho Marx, Yul Brynner, Rosemary Clooney, Tony Martin, Patricia Morrison, Jan Clayton, John Rait, Ezio Pinza, Oscar Hammerstein

    To celebrate its 25th anniversary, the General Foods Corporation has taken over the NBC and CBS networks from 8:00 to 9:30 P.M. to present highlights from the musical productions of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein, 2nd.  The shows to be represented in this review of eleven years of musical-comedy achievement are: Oklahoma, Carousel, Allegro, South Pacific, The King and I, and Me and Juliet. 

   Clarence Francis, chairman of General Foods, opens the program which is hosted by Mary Martin. The first musical number, "Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'," sung by Gordon MacRae, comes from "Oklahoma!", Rodgers and Hammerstein's first musical collaboration together. Jack Benny then appears in a sketch in which he recalls buying a ticket to "Carousel" for only six dollars and sixty cents. Then John Raitt sings "You're a Queer One, Julie Jordan," and is joined by Jan Clayton in singing "If I Loved You"; both songs are from "Carousel." After Martin sings "It Might as Well Be Spring," from the score to the movie "State Fair," Edgar Bergen and his dummy, Charlie McCarthy, introduce Bill Hayes and Janice Rule in "You Are Never Away," from the musical "Allegro." The following segment is an excerpt from Groucho Marx's "You Bet Your Life" television series, in which he interviews Rodgers and Hammerstein. Then Martin and Ezio Pinza perform "Some Enchanted Evening," and Martin sings "A Wonderful Guy." Both pieces are from the musical "South Pacific." Ed Sullivan then introduces excerpts from "The King and I," which feature Patricia Morison singing "Getting to Know You," with dancing by Michiko, as well as Yul Brynner performing "A Puzzlement." Jack Benny returns to showcase Tony Martin in "The Big Black Giant" and Rosemary Clooney in "No Other Love"; both pieces are from "Me and Juliet." The program ends with MacRae and Florence Henderson performing a duet from "Oklahoma!" titled "People Will Say We're in Love."       
#9492: ED SULLIVAN SHOW (TOAST OF THE TOWN)
1955-03-27, CBS, 26 min.
Richard Rodgers, Ed Sullivan, John Raitt, Celeste Holm, Florence Henderson, Barbara Cook, Perry Como, Oscar Hammerstein, Ricard Collette, Gary Wright, Robert Kear, Augustana Collge Choir

           June 20, 1948 - May 30, 1971

ED SULLIVAN SHOW, THE, (TOAST OF THE TOWN)
Television's longest-running variety series. Originally, titled, TOAST OF THE TOWN, the name of the series changed on September 18, 1955, to THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW. Most remembered for introducing many stand-up comedians, and musical acts, including The Rolling Stones, Elvis Presley, The Beatles. 

 Most of the 1,087 broadcasts, encompassing 10,000 performers, have been archived. The major exceptions are the first half-year of shows circa 1948 of which a few kinescope excerpts survive.
 
The ED SULLIVAN SHOW was a spectacular show-case that for twenty-three years entertained the American family. In its prime, more than thirty million viewers, young and old, tuned in at the same time to view popular culture.   

On this show, Ed Sullivan salutes the Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein play OKLAHOMA acknowledging its 12 anniversary. Hammerstein is interviewed by Ed Sullivan.                           
#1300: ED SULLIVAN SHOW, THE
1956-10-07, WCBS, 3 min.
Ed Sullivan, Enos Slaughter

The guest is Yankee outfielder Enos (Country) Slaughter who is participating in the current 1956 World Series vs. the Brooklyn Dodgers.                                     
#13003: ED SULLIVAN SHOW, THE
1956-10-07, WCBS, 00 min.
Ed Sullivan, Enos Slaughter

The guest is Yankee outfielder Enos (Country) Slaughter who is participating in the current 1956 World Series vs. the Brooklyn Dodgers.                        
#13021: ED SULLIVAN SHOW, THE
1956-10-28, WCBS, 11 min.
Ed Sullivan, Elvis Presley

Ed Sullivan's guest is Elvis Presley.                          
#13089: ED SULLIVAN SHOW (TOAST OF THE TOWN) THE
1956-11-11, CBS, 7 min.
Louis Armstrong, Phil Silvers, Ed Sullivan, Bing Crosby, Julie Andrews

           June 20, 1948 - May 30, 1971

ED SULLIVAN SHOW, THE, (TOAST OF THE TOWN)
Television's longest running variety series. Originally, titled, TOAST OF THE TOWN, the name of the series changed on September 18, 1955 to THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW. Most remembered for introducing many stand-up comedians, and musical acts, including The Rolling Stones, Elvis Presley, The Beatles. 

 Most of the 1,087 broadcasts, encompassing 10,000 performers, have been archived. The major exceptions are the first half-year of shows circa 1948 of which a few kinescope excerpts survive.
 
The ED SULLIVAN SHOW was a spectacular show-case that for twenty-three years entertained the American family. In its prime, more than thirty million viewers, young and old, tuned in at the same time to view popular culture.  

The guests are Louis Armstrong, Phil Silvers, Bing Crosby, and Julie Andrews.   

                                                   
#13110: ED SULLIVAN SHOW (TOAST OF THE TOWN)
1956-12-02, CBS, 19 min.
Debbie Reynolds, Eddie Fisher, Ed Sullivan, Sophie Tucker, Tony Curtis, Doris Day, Janet Leigh, Myron Cohen, Louella Parsons

           June 20, 1948 - May 30, 1971

ED SULLIVAN SHOW, THE, (TOAST OF THE TOWN)
Television's longest running variety series. Originally, titled, TOAST OF THE TOWN, the name of the series changed on September 18, 1955 to THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW. Most remembered for introducing many stand-up comedians, and musical acts, including The Rolling Stones, Elvis Presley, The Beatles. 

 Most of the 1,087 broadcasts, encompassing 10,000 performers, have been archived. The major exceptions are the first half year of shows circa 1948 of which a few kinescope excerpts survive.
 
The ED SULLIVAN SHOW was a spectacular show-case that for twenty-three years entertained the American family. In its prime, more than thirty million viewers, young and old, tuned in at the same time to view popular culture.   

Guests include Sophie Tucker, Myron Cohen, Luella Parsons who presents the 1956 Modern Screen Award to Janet Leigh, Eddie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds, Tony Curtis, and Doris Day.                                    
#13135: ED SULLIVAN SHOW (TOAST OF THE TOWN)
1957-01-06, CBS, 15 min.
Jackie Robinson, Ed Sullivan, Elvis Presley, Sugar Ray Robinson

           June 20, 1948 - May 30, 1971

ED SULLIVAN SHOW, THE, (TOAST OF THE TOWN)
Television's longest running variety series. Originally, titled, TOAST OF THE TOWN, the name of the series changed on September 18, 1955 to THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW. Most remembered for introducing many stand-up comedians, and musical acts, including The Rolling Stones, Elvis Presley, The Beatles. 

 Most of the 1,087 broadcasts, encompassing 10,000 performers, have been archived. The major exceptions are the first half year of shows circa 1948 of which a few kinescope excerpts survive.
 
The ED SULLIVAN SHOW was a spectacular show-case that for twenty-three years entertained the American family. In its prime, more than thirty million viewers, young and old, tuned in at the same time to view popular culture.   

On this show, Ed Sullivan congratulates Brooklyn Dodger Jackie Robinson on his retirement from baseball, other guests include Sugar Ray Robinson, and Elvis Presley who sings,
"Hound Dog," (complete)
"Love Me Tender," (partial)
"Heartbreak Hotel," (partial)

Elvis Presley thanks all of his fans and introduces his biggest record, 
"Don't Be Cruel," (complete),
"Too Much," (partial)
"In My Arms To Take." (partial)                                              
#13136A: HY GARDNER
1957-01-14, WRCA, 2 min.
Steve Allen, Hy Gardner, Ed Sullivan, Ingrid Bergman, Elsa Maxwell, Marie McDonald, King Farouk, Frank Pace, John L. Sullivan, Louis Arthur Johnson

    
HY GARDNER - Mon-Fri, weekdays, WRCA CH. 4 New York City 11:15-11:25pm, 11:20-11:30pm, 11:15-11:30pm September 10, 1956-January 25, 1957  

Preceding TONITE! Hy Gardner had a ten minute news/gossip series on WNBC TV. On this broadcast the news of the day included:

-Los Angeles police are expected to announce a solution to the Marie McDonald "who done it" case. Hy feels that the actress was kidnapped and that the incident was not a hoax.

-The board of directors for Lowe's Inc. include the former secretary of defense Louis Johnson, former secretary of the army Frank Pace, and former secretary of the navy, John Sullivan. Hy thinks that MGM must be getting ready to launch a new cycle of war movies.

-King Farouk is suing Elsa Maxwell for material she wrote about the former King of Egypt in her new book.

-Ironically, Ed Sullivan, publicity man, is promoting for Steve Allen Ingrid Bergman's next Sunday's appearance on The Steve Allen Show.       
#13141: EMMY AWARDS: NINTH ANNUAL
1957-03-16, NBC, 56 min.
Robert Young, Jimmy Durante, Claire Trevor, Danny Thomas, Ralph Edwards, Phil Silvers, Dinah Shore, Sid Caesar, Ed Sullivan, Peggy Lee, Carl Reiner, Dave Garroway, Loretta Young, Lloyd Nolan, Nanette Fabray, Perry Como, Jack Palance, Desi Arnaz, Peggy Wood

The Ninth Annual Emmy Awards for the best in television for 1956 are presented from the NBC studios in Burbank, California. Personalities include Ed Sullivan, Phil Silvers, Carl Reiner, Robert Young, Jimmy Durante, Lloyd Nolan, Jack Palance, Claire Trevor, Peggy Lee, Perry Como, Dinah Shore, Danny Thomas, Sid Caesar, Nanette Fabray, Ralph Edwards, Loretta Young, and Peggy Wood, "Requiem For a Heavyweight, a presentation of "Playhouse 90," was voted the Emmy Award for best television presentation of 1956.

Desi Arnaz is the host. Dave Garroway concludes the program.                                                                
#13155: ED SULLIVAN SHOW (TOAST OF THE TOWN)
1957-04-06, CBS, 6 min.
Ed Sullivan, Fred Astaire

           June 20, 1948 - May 30, 1971

ED SULLIVAN SHOW, THE, (TOAST OF THE TOWN)
Television's longest running variety series. Originally, titled, TOAST OF THE TOWN, the name of the series changed on September 18, 1955 to THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW. Most remembered for introducing many stand-up comedians, and musical acts, including The Rolling Stones, Elvis Presley, The Beatles. 

 Most of the 1,087 broadcasts, encompassing 10,000 performers, have been archived. The major exceptions are the first half year of shows circa 1948 of which a few kinescope excerpts survive.
 
The ED SULLIVAN SHOW was a spectacular show-case that for twenty-three years entertained the American family. In its prime, more than thirty million viewers, young and old, tuned in at the same time to view popular culture.   

Ed's guest is Fred Astaire.                          
#13175: ED SULLIVAN SHOW (TOAST OF THE TOWN)
1957-05-05, CBS, 18 min.
Gene Fullmer, Ed Sullivan, Johnnie Ray, Walter Pidgeon, Sugar Ray Robinson, Sammy Davis, Jr., Robert Strom

           June 20, 1948 - May 30, 1971

ED SULLIVAN SHOW, THE, (TOAST OF THE TOWN)
Television's longest running variety series. Originally, titled, TOAST OF THE TOWN, the name of the series changed on September 18, 1955 to THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW. Most remembered for introducing many stand-up comedians, and musical acts, including The Rolling Stones, Elvis Presley, The Beatles. 

 Most of the 1,087 broadcasts, encompassing 10,000 performers, have been archived. The major exceptions are the first half-year of shows circa 1948 of which a few kinescope excerpts survive.
 
The ED SULLIVAN SHOW was a spectacular show-case that for twenty-three years entertained the American family. In its prime, more than thirty million viewers, young and old, tuned in at the same time to view popular culture.   

Sammy Davis Jr does an impression of Ed Sullivan, Walter Pidgeon enacts a scene from his current Broadway play and 10-year-old Robert Strom who recently won $192,000 on the $64,000 Question quiz show. 

                                                
#13189: ED SULLIVAN SHOW (TOAST OF THE TOWN)
1957-05-19, CBS, 5 min.
Ed Sullivan, Lou Holtz, Clyde Beatty

           June 20, 1948 - May 30, 1971

ED SULLIVAN SHOW, THE, (TOAST OF THE TOWN)
Television's longest running variety series. Originally, titled, TOAST OF THE TOWN, the name of the series changed on September 18, 1955 to THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW. Most remembered for introducing many stand-up comedians, and musical acts, including The Rolling Stones, Elvis Presley, The Beatles. 

 Most of the 1,087 broadcasts, encompassing 10,000 performers, have been archived. The major exceptions are the first half year of shows circa 1948 of which a few kinescope excerpts survive.
 
The ED SULLIVAN SHOW was a spectacular show-case that for twenty-three years entertained the American family. In its prime, more than thirty million viewers, young and old, tuned in at the same time to view popular culture.   

Host Ed Sullivan is joined by guests Lou Holtz and actor Clyde Beatty.                        
#13202: ED SULLIVAN SHOW (TOAST OF THE TOWN)
1957-07-07, CBS, 12 min.
Jack Paar, Louis Armstrong, Gary Cooper, Ed Sullivan, Theresa Brewer

           June 20, 1948 - May 30, 1971

ED SULLIVAN SHOW, THE, (TOAST OF THE TOWN)
Television's longest running variety series. Originally, titled, TOAST OF THE TOWN, the name of the series changed on September 18, 1955 to THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW. Most remembered for introducing many stand-up comedians, and musical acts, including The Rolling Stones, Elvis Presley, The Beatles. 

 Most of the 1,087 broadcasts, encompassing 10,000 performers, have been archived. The major exceptions are the first half year of shows circa 1948 of which a few kinescope excerpts survive.
 
The ED SULLIVAN SHOW was a spectacular show-case that for twenty-three years entertained the American family. In its prime, more than thirty million viewers, young and old, tuned in at the same time to view popular culture.   

Guests include Jack Paar, Theresa Brewer, Gary Cooper, and Louis Armstrong. 

NOTE: Jack Paar is introduced by Ed Sullivan who mentions that young comic Paar now has his own TV show. 
This was to be the sixth and final appearance by Jack Paar on The Ed Sullivan. Previous appearances:
May 20, 1956, June 24, 1956, Oct. 21, 1956, Dec. 16, 1956, 
April 28, 1957.                                   
#13212: ED SULLIVAN SHOW (TOAST OF THE TOWN)
1957-09-15, CBS, 14 min.
Ed Sullivan, Joe E. Lewis

           June 20, 1948 - May 30, 1971

ED SULLIVAN SHOW, THE, (TOAST OF THE TOWN)
Television's longest running variety series. Originally, titled, TOAST OF THE TOWN, the name of the series changed on September 18, 1955 to THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW. Most remembered for introducing many stand-up comedians, and musical acts, including The Rolling Stones, Elvis Presley, The Beatles. 

 Most of the 1,087 broadcasts, encompassing 10,000 performers, have been archived. The major exceptions are the first half-year of shows circa 1948 of which a few kinescope excerpts survive.
 
The ED SULLIVAN SHOW was a spectacular show-case that for twenty-three years entertained the American family. In its prime, more than thirty million viewers, young and old, tuned in at the same time to view popular culture.   

Ed Sullivan's guest is comedian Joe E. Lewis.                         
#13214: ED SULLIVAN SHOW (TOAST OF THE TOWN)
1957-09-22, CBS, 5 min.
George Raft, Jack Dempsey, Ed Sullivan, Betty Grable

           June 20, 1948 - May 30, 1971

ED SULLIVAN SHOW, THE, (TOAST OF THE TOWN)
Television's longest-running variety series. Originally, titled, TOAST OF THE TOWN, the name of the series changed on September 18, 1955, to THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW. Most remembered for introducing many stand-up comedians, and musical acts, including The Rolling Stones, Elvis Presley, The Beatles. 

 Most of the 1,087 broadcasts, encompassing 10,000 performers, have been archived. The major exceptions are the first half-year of shows circa 1948 of which a few kinescope excerpts survive.
 
The ED SULLIVAN SHOW was a spectacular show-case that for twenty-three years entertained the American family. In its prime, more than thirty million viewers, young and old, tuned in at the same time to view popular culture.   

Guests include Betty Grable, Jack Dempsey, and George Raft.                                               
#13237: ED SULLIVAN SHOW (TOAST OF THE TOWN)
1957-10-27, CBS, 10 min.
Ed Sullivan, Maurice Chevalier, WC Handy, Rudolf Friml

           June 20, 1948 - May 30, 1971

ED SULLIVAN SHOW, THE, (TOAST OF THE TOWN)
Television's longest running variety series. Originally, titled, TOAST OF THE TOWN, the name of the series changed on September 18, 1955 to THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW. Most remembered for introducing many stand-up comedians, and musical acts, including The Rolling Stones, Elvis Presley, The Beatles. 

 Most of the 1,087 broadcasts, encompassing 10,000 performers, have been archived. The major exceptions are the first half-year of shows circa 1948 of which a few kinescope excerpts survive.
 
The ED SULLIVAN SHOW was a spectacular show-case that for twenty-three years entertained the American family. In its prime, more than thirty million viewers, young and old, tuned in at the same time to view popular culture.   

Guests include Maurice Chevalier, Joe Howard, W.C. Handy, and Rudolf Friml.                                          
#13270: ED SULLIVAN SHOW (TOAST OF THE TOWN) THE
1958-02-17, CBS, 6 min.
Ed Sullivan, George M. Cohan, Victor Moore

           June 20, 1948 - May 30, 1971

ED SULLIVAN SHOW, THE, (TOAST OF THE TOWN)
Television's longest running variety series. Originally, titled, TOAST OF THE TOWN, the name of the series changed on September 18, 1955 to THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW. Most remembered for introducing many stand-up comedians, and musical acts, including The Rolling Stones, Elvis Presley, The Beatles. 

Victor Moore reprises his Broadway Play lead song, "45 Minutes From Broadway," written for him by George M. Cohan. 

 Most of the 1,087 broadcasts, encompassing 10,000 performers, have been archived. The major exceptions are the first half-year of shows circa 1948 of which a few kinescope excerpts survive.
 
The ED SULLIVAN SHOW was a spectacular show-case that for twenty-three years entertained the American family. In its prime, more than thirty million viewers, young and old, tuned in at the same time to view popular culture.  

Guest Victor Moore sings "45 Minutes From Broadway."                                                                                                       
#7093: ED SULLIVAN SHOW
1958-05-18, WCBS, 00 min.
Ed Sullivan, Carol Lawrence, Sophie Tucker, Maurice Chevalier, Kim Sisters, Jack E. Leonard, West Point Glee Club

             
#13297: ED SULLIVAN SHOW (TOAST OF THE TOWN) THE
1958-08-03, CBS, min.
Ed Sullivan, Jack E. Leonard

           June 20, 1948 - May 30, 1971

ED SULLIVAN SHOW, THE, (TOAST OF THE TOWN)
Television's longest running variety series. Originally, titled, TOAST OF THE TOWN, the name of the series changed on September 18, 1955 to THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW. Most remembered for introducing many stand-up comedians, and musical acts, including The Rolling Stones, Elvis Presley, The Beatles. 

 Most of the 1,087 broadcasts, encompassing 10,000 performers, have been archived. The major exceptions are the first half-year of shows circa 1948 of which a few kinescope excerpts survive.
 
The ED SULLIVAN SHOW was a spectacular show-case that for twenty-three years entertained the American family. In its prime, more than thirty million viewers, young and old, tuned in at the same time to view popular culture.  

Ed's guest is Jack E. Leonard.                                                                             
#13302: ED SULLIVAN SHOW (TOAST OF THE TOWN) THE
1958-09-28, CBS, min.
Ed Sullivan

           June 20, 1948 - May 30, 1971

ED SULLIVAN SHOW, THE, (TOAST OF THE TOWN)
Television's longest running variety series. Originally, titled, TOAST OF THE TOWN, the name of the series changed on September 18, 1955 to THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW. Most remembered for introducing many stand-up comedians, and musical acts, including The Rolling Stones, Elvis Presley, The Beatles. 

 Most of the 1,087 broadcasts, encompassing 10,000 performers, have been archived. The major exceptions are the first half-year of shows circa 1948 of which a few kinescope excerpts survive.
 
The ED SULLIVAN SHOW was a spectacular show-case that for twenty-three years entertained the American family. In its prime, more than thirty million viewers, young and old, tuned in at the same time to view popular culture.  

                                                                
#13311A: FRIARS CLUB "MAN OF THE HOUR" HONORING ED SULLIVAN, THE
1958-11-06, CBS, min.
Walter Cronkite, Ed Sullivan, Jack Carter, Morey Amsterdam, Jack E. Leonard, Joe E. Lewis, Johnny Wayne, Frank Shuster

The New York City Friars Club honors Ed Sullivan for his ten years on television.

Friars Club members honoring Sullivan include Joe E. Lewis, Jack E. Leonard, Jack Carter, Morey Amsterdam, Walter Cronkite, and Wayne and Shuster.

                                      
#13345: EMMY AWARDS ELEVENTH ANNUAL, THE
1959-05-06, NBC, 18 min.
Raymond Burr, Chet Huntley, Bob Hope, Ed Sullivan, Mickey Rooney, Shirley Temple, Dick Clark, Dame Judith Anderson, Ann Southern

A continuation from entry # 13344. Further guests include Ann Southern, Mickey Rooney, Shirley Temple, Dame Judith Anderson, Dick Clark, Bob Hope, Ed Sullivan, and Chet Huntley.

Host: Raymond Burr.                                      
#1: ELEVENTH ANNUAL EMMY AWARDS, THE
1959-05-06, WRCA, 72 min.
Louis Nye, David Brinkley, Jack Benny, Dayton Allen, Don Hewitt, Robert Young, Raymond Burr, Dennis Weaver, Mike Nichols, Judith Anderson, Don Knotts, Elaine May, Ann B. Davis, Barbara Hale, Art Carney, Chet Huntley, Donna Reed, Richard M. Nixon, Phil Silvers, Dinah Shore, Bob Hope, Ed Sullivan, James Garner, Mickey Rooney, Ann Sothern, Walter Brennan, Shirley Temple, Fred Astaire, Tom Poston, Dick Clark

A galaxy of stars salute their own for the 1958-1959 TV season. Raymond Burr, Robert Young, Dennis Weaver, Barbara Hale, Art Carney, Dinah Shore, Tom Poston, Ann B. Davis, Phil Silvers, Don Hewitt, David Brinkley, Elaine May and Mike Nichols, Walter Brennan, Jack Benny, Donna Reed, Fred Astaire, Louis Nye, Dayton Allen, Don Knotts, Mickey Rooney, Judith Anderson, Dick Clark, Bob Hope, Ed Sullivan, Chet Huntley, and Vice President Richard M. Nixon.
#13418: ED SULLIVAN SHOW (TOAST OF THE TOWN) THE
1960-05-14, CBS, min.
James Cagney, Ed Sullivan, Jack Carter, Robert Montgomery

           June 20, 1948 - May 30, 1971

ED SULLIVAN SHOW, THE, (TOAST OF THE TOWN)
Television's longest running variety series. Originally, titled, TOAST OF THE TOWN, the name of the series changed on September 18, 1955 to THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW. Most remembered for introducing many stand-up comedians, and musical acts, including The Rolling Stones, Elvis Presley, The Beatles. 

 Most of the 1,087 broadcasts, encompassing 10,000 performers, have been archived. The major exceptions are the first half-year of shows circa 1948 of which a few kinescope excerpts survive.
 
The ED SULLIVAN SHOW was a spectacular show-case that for twenty-three years entertained the American family. In its prime, more than thirty million viewers, young and old, tuned in at the same time to view popular culture.  

The guests include Jack Carter, James Cagney, and Robert Montgomery.                                                                            
#13433: ED SULLIVAN SHOW (TOAST OF THE TOWN) THE
1960-05-29, CBS, min.
Gary Cooper, Ed Sullivan, Humphrey Bogart, Guy Marks

           June 20, 1948 - May 30, 1971

ED SULLIVAN SHOW, THE, (TOAST OF THE TOWN)
Television's longest running variety series. Originally, titled, TOAST OF THE TOWN, the name of the series changed on September 18, 1955 to THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW. Most remembered for introducing many stand-up comedians, and musical acts, including The Rolling Stones, Elvis Presley, The Beatles. 

 Most of the 1,087 broadcasts, encompassing 10,000 performers, have been archived. The major exceptions are the first half-year of shows circa 1948 of which a few kinescope excerpts survive.
 
The ED SULLIVAN SHOW was a spectacular show-case that for twenty-three years entertained the American family. In its prime, more than thirty million viewers, young and old, tuned in at the same time to view popular culture.  

Comedian Guy Marks imitates Gary Cooper and Humphrey Bogart.                                                                                                        
#7094: ED SULLIVAN SHOW
1960-06-05, WCBS, 00 min.
Ed Sullivan, Louis Prima, Keeley Smith

Excerpt            
#7095: ED SULLIVAN SHOW
1960-06-12, WCBS, 00 min.
Connie Francis, Ed Sullivan, Louis Prima, Paul Lynde, Keeley Smith, Victor Borge, Dick Gautier, Dick Van Dyke, Jay North, Cast of Bye Bye Birdie, Wayne and Shuster

This is the 12th Anniversary show. 
#7096: ED SULLIVAN SHOW
1960-06-19, WCBS, 00 min.
Ed Sullivan, Don Adams, Jane Morgan, Della Reese, Ann Miller, Benny Goodman All Star Band, Guy Marx, Charles K.L. Davis

Salute To Hawaii. 

Last live episode until September 4th,1960.          
#7097: ED SULLIVAN SHOW
1960-06-26, WCBS, 30 min.
Gene Krupa, Ed Sullivan, Jackie Kannon, Rise Stevens, Rickie Layne, Ames Brothers, Velvel

      This Ed Sullivan  Show is without introductions by Sullivan...abruptly edited, but complete performances and acts included.                     
#7098: ED SULLIVAN SHOW: SEE AMERICA
1960-11-06, WCBS, 00 min.
Ed Sullivan, Mahalia Jackson, Bob Newhart, Charlton Heston, Benny Goodman, Delores Gray, Edgar Bergan

Filmed in Chicago,this is the second in Sullivan's "See America" series.                  
#7099: ED SULLIVAN SHOW
1960-11-20, WCBS, 00 min.
Jerry Lewis, Connie Francis, Ed Sullivan, Sophie Tucker, Kim Sisters, Ford and Reynolds, Bert Wheeler, Tom Dillon

Jerry Lewis makes his first appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show since 1948.            
#7100: ED SULLIVAN SHOW
1961-02-19, WCBS, 00 min.
Ed Sullivan, Jack Carter, Dan Rowan, Dick Martin, Lucille Ball, Paula Stewart, Wayne and Shuster, Leon Bib, Bill Black Combo, Justin Wilson

There is a Western Saloon sketch with Sullivan playing "Dead Eye," from a clip of February 7th, 1961, when Sullivan guest-hosted on the Red Skelton Show. This Sullivan show was repeated by CBS on August 6th, 1961.         
#13525: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JACK PAAR, THE
1961-03-13, NBC, 21 min.
Jack Paar, Hugh Downs, Ed Sullivan

July 29, 1957- March 30,1962. 

For four years and eight months Jack Paar reigned supreme as host of the Tonight Show with a crew of regulars, but only two stayed with him for the entire run; announcer Hugh Downs and band leader Jose Melies, a former army buddy. Familiar faces who appeared many times with Jack included Dody Goodman, Betty Johnson, Elsa Maxwell, Alexander King, Genevieve, Jack Douglas; and wife Reiko, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Hans Conried, Peggy Cass, Cliff (Charley Weaver) Arquette, and Johnathan Winters. Hugh Downs substituted for Jack Paar 79 times, more than any other substitute host there were 20 different performers over the period of the series run. Joey Bishop substituted for Paar 31 times. Arlene Francis, 30 times, Jonathan Winters, 26 times, Orson Bean, 21 times and Johnny Carson 15 times. Altogether there were 243 broadcasts that had substitute hosts filling in for Paar during Jack Paar's TONIGHT SHOW tenure. The title of the late-night broadcast changed to THE JACK PAAR SHOW which took effect on February 3, 1958. The first videotaped broadcast aired on January 5, 1959. "Best of Paar " Re-runs began on July 10, 1959. The first color broadcast aired on September 19, 1960.  

Jack Paar comments on his feud with Ed Sullivan, bitterly attacks him as well as the press, calls Sullivan a "liar."                                                                                                                                                                                                   
#9441: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JACK PAAR, THE
1961-03-13, NBC, 21 min.
Jack Paar, Hugh Downs, Ed Sullivan, Jose Melies

July 29, 1957- March 30,1962. 

   Jack Paar speaks vehemently about Ed Sullivan continuously. He explains why Ed Sullivan refused to appear on The Tonight Show. Jack said that Ed wanted to use a teleprompter and to read a prepared statement. Jack said "any idiot can read a teleprompter" and continued to address other grievances about Sullivan. He ended his address calling Ed Sullivan a liar. 

NOTE: This broadcast is the only example of a JACK PAAR TONIGHT SHOW where Jack was a guest on his own show. Hugh Downs opens the 11:15pm opening segment as substitute host, and conducts the show for the first 15 minutes. Jack Paar is introduced at 11:30pm. He then speaks about Ed Sullivan continuously for 51 minutes, only interrupted for commercials. At 12:21am Jack finally finishes his emotional tirade, calling Ed Sullivan a liar!    
So angry was Paar that he left the show after his monologue, leaving Hugh Downs to finish the show. 

Archival Television Audio, Inc. has a portion of this memorable historic episode recorded on audio tape related to the never predictable host of The Tonight Show, Jack Paar.
THIS BROADCAST WAS THE HIGHEST RATED JACK PAAR TONIGHT SHOW aired during his for four and one half years as host.  

Occasional variations in sound quality.    

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
#13526: BARRY GRAY SHOW, WMCA RADIO THE
1961-03-13, WMCA, 6 min.
Ed Sullivan, Jackie Kannon, Barry Gray

Barry Gray was an American radio personality, often referred to as "the father of talk radio." His late-night New York City radio talk show was carried by WOR radio and then later by WMCA.

Barry Gray returned to WMCA in 1950, and stayed there for 39 years, refining the talk show format still utilized today. During the 1960s, he was in the odd position of having an 11 p.m.-1 a.m. late night talk show on a station otherwise dominated by Top 40 music and the youth-targeted "Good Guys" disc jockey campaign. But for teenagers who kept their radios on into the night, Gray's show was a window into the high-brow New York culture of the 1940s and 1950s.

Ed Sullivan and Barry Gray comment on Sullivan's feud with Jack Paar. Additional guest Jackie Kannon.
 
                                                              
#9442: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JACK PAAR, THE
1961-03-14, NBC, 4 min.
Jack Paar, Hugh Downs, Ed Sullivan, Jose Melies

July 29, 1957- March 30,1962. 

 More discussion by Jack Paar regarding his feud with Ed Sullivan.
                                                                                                                                                                                    
#7101: ED SULLIVAN SHOW
1961-03-19, WCBS, 00 min.
Ed Sullivan, Robert Goulet, Maurice Chevalier, Hermione Gingold, Frederick Loewe, Richard Burton, Julie Andrews, Jay Lerner, Manolo Fabregas, Charles Victor

Salute to Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe. Repeated on September 10th, 1961.                                                                
#80: MILLION DOLLAR INCIDENT, THE
1961-04-21, WCBS, 75 min.
Jackie Gleason, George Jessel, Jack Klugman, Everett Sloane, Peter Falk, Ed Sullivan

Screenwriter, arranger, conductor and actor, Jackie Gleason stars in this unusual tale of a kidnapping and ransom. Costars include Everett Sloane, Jack Klugman, Peter Falk and cameo appearances by Ed Sullivan and George Jessel.
#7102: ED SULLIVAN SHOW
1961-06-18, WCBS, 00 min.
Connie Francis, Cyril Ritchard, Ed Sullivan, Robert Goulet, Al Hirt, Bert Lahr, Dorothy Louden, Eddie Foy, Charlie Manna, Marion Marlowe, Jean Carroll, Susan Johnson, Joan Fagan, Gene Littler

A musical tribute to Ed Sullivan on this 13th Anniversary show.                        
#122: ED SULLIVAN SHOW, THE
1961-08-27, WCBS, 30 min.
Jerry Lewis, Connie Francis, Ed Sullivan, Sophie Tucker

Guests Jerry Lewis, Connie Francis and Sophie Tucker perform. This program is a repeat of the show from November 20, 1960.
#157: ED SULLIVAN SHOW, THE
1962-01-07, WCBS, 24 min.
Jimmy Durante, Ed Sullivan, Eddie Jackson, Sonny King

Jimmy Durante makes his first appearance on an Ed Sullivan Show, most of which is devoted to the loveable "schnozzola" and company. With Eddie Jackson and Sonny King.
#164: ED SULLIVAN SHOW, THE
1962-01-28, WCBS, 16 min.
Connie Francis, Sid Caesar, Ed Sullivan, Frank Gorshin

Sid Caesar stands in for ailing Ed Sullivan. Guests introduced are Connie Francis and Frank Gorshin.
#7103: ED SULLIVAN SHOW
1962-03-18, WCBS, 00 min.
Ed Sullivan, Robert Goulet, Alan Gale, Bob Lewis, Dan Rowan, Dick Martin, Fran Jeffries, Dick Haymes, Johnny Hart, Maria Neglia, Ricky Layne and Velvel

             
#9452: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JACK PAAR, THE
1962-03-19, NBC, min.
Jack Paar, Hugh Downs, Charles Laughton, Ed Sullivan, Dorothy Kilgallen, Jose Melies, William F. Buckley

July 29, 1957- March 30,1962. 
 
 Return from London England. Broadcast from New York.

In his monologue Jack Paar comments on Dorothy Kilgallen, Ed Sullivan, and William F. Buckley. 

Jack interviews Charles Laughton.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
#9454: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JACK PAAR, THE
1962-03-29, NBC, min.
Jack Paar, Hugh Downs, Joey Bishop, Jack E. Leonard, Alexander King, Richard M. Nixon, Bob Hope, Ed Sullivan, Dorothy Kilgallen, George Burns, Buddy Hackett, Nipsey Russell, Robert Morley, Walter Winchell, Tallulah Bankhead, Jose Melies, Dr. Rev. Billy Graham

July 29, 1957- March 30,1962. 
 
  FINAL FIRST RUN TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JACK PAAR.

 During the four and half years Jack Paar hosed the Tonight Show he clocked approximately 24,000 hours of programming of which only less than .1% survives!!! No video tapes survive. No color episodes survive. Only an handful of black and white kinescopes are extant.

What does survive is only a total of 13 hours archived by Paley Center for Media, Library of Congress, and UCLA Film & Television, combined. 

The greatest number of surviving broadcast TV Audio Air Checks in the country, representing THE JACK PAAR TONIGHT SHOW, is archived by ARCHIVAL TELEVISION AUDIO, INC. (34 hours). 

Among Jack's many guests on this final first run broadcast are Jack E. Leonard who opens the show. He acts as host for the first 15 minutes..introduces, many celebrities in the audience including Tom Poston, Sam Levenson, Selma Diamond, Jack Haskell and Max Asnas of the Stage Delicatessen. Jose Melies plays all of the familiar theme songs associated with Jack Paar. Hugh Downs reads excerpts for Abel Green's column "Variety' about the show and Jack.  Alexander King, and Buddy Hackett are live guests. On film Hugh Downs introduces good bye salutations from George Burns, Jack Benny, Bob Hope, Richad M. Nixon, Tallulah Bankhead, Joey Bishop, Robert Morley, Nipsey Russell, and Rev. Dr. Billy Graham. . In Jack's last monologue he reminisces about his feuds with Walter Winchell, Dorothy Kilgallen and Ed Sullivan.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
#7104: ED SULLIVAN SHOW
1962-04-08, WCBS, 00 min.
Ed Sullivan, Jack Carter, Maurice Chevalier, Anita Bryant, Cyd Charisse, Franco Corelli, Kim Sisters, Professor Backwards

                          
#192: ED SULLIVAN SHOW, THE
1962-04-15, WCBS, 12 min.
John F. Kennedy, Ed Sullivan, Larry Storch, Mahalia Jackson

Larry Storch does John F. Kennedy impressions and Mahalia Jackson sings gospel songs.
#202: ED SULLIVAN SHOW, THE
1962-05-27, WCBS, 12 min.
Connie Francis, Ed Sullivan, Red Buttons

Guests are stand up comedian Red Buttons and singer Connie Francis.
#13674: ED SULLIVAN SHOW (TOAST OF THE TOWN)
1962-06-03, CBS, min.
Rudy Vallee, Bill Dana, Ed Sullivan, Paul Anka, Willie Mays, Gil Hodges, Jose Jimenez

           June 20, 1948 - May 30, 1971

ED SULLIVAN SHOW, THE, (TOAST OF THE TOWN)
Television's longest running variety series. Originally, titled, TOAST OF THE TOWN, the name of the series changed on September 18, 1955 to THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW. Most remembered for introducing many stand-up comedians, and musical acts, including The Rolling Stones, Elvis Presley, The Beatles. 

 Most of the 1,087 broadcasts, encompassing 10,000 performers, have been archived. The major exceptions are the first half year of shows circa 1948 of which a few kinescope excerpts survive.
 
The ED SULLIVAN SHOW was a spectacular show-case that for twenty-three years entertained the American family. In its prime, more than thirty million viewers, young and old, tuned in at the same time to view popular culture.   

Ed's guests include Willie Mays, Gil Hodges, Rudy Vallee, Paul Anka, and Bill (Jose Jimenez) Dana.                                                  
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