The Ed Sullivan Show: Season 23, Episode 19

Episode #23.19 (1 Jan. 1970)
"Toast of the Town" Episode #23.19 (original title)

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On the musical side, Jackie DeShannon sings "Put a Little Love In Your Heart" and "Brighton Hill." Sergio Franchi sings "To Give" and "Una Cantinon de Mexicana." Gwen Verdon dances to "A Fine, Fine Day" (production number choreographed by Bob Fosse. In a Broadway segment, Robert Shaw and Rita Moreno perform a scene from the Broadway musical "Gantry." In comedy segments, Bob Newhart does a stand-up monologue on the police line-up; Red Skelton performs a stand-up monologue and does a pantomime of a woman driving a car; the Comedy team of Skiles & Henderson do a routine about the 1939 Blitzkrieg bombings of London. Also featured are Leo Samourai (sword dancer and dueler) and Punch and Judy puppets with sticks. See more »


Brighton Hill
Written by Jackie DeShannon, Jimmy Holiday, and Randall Meyers
Performed by Jackie DeShannon
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