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The Ed Sullivan Show 

Toast of the Town (original title)
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The classic prime time variety show most famous for its vaudeville acts and rock music performances.
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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 5 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Ed Sullivan ...  Himself - Host / ... 1,054 episodes, 1948-1971
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Storyline

Ed Sullivan's show was straight out of old vaudeville; brief acts of every description, from slapstick comedy to operatic arias. At least once, he showed a film, the only known film of Anna Pavlova (doing her Swan Dance). The Muppets' first TV appearance was on Ed Sullivan. Stiff and expressionless, with a peculiar voice and a talent for mispronunciation, Sullivan was at least as recognizable as Cronkite to early 60's viewers. Written by Molly Malloy <mailcall@intersource.com>

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Comedy | Music

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USA

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English

Release Date:

20 June 1948 (USA) See more »

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The Ed Sullivan Show See more »

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CBS, Sullivan Productions See more »
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Mono

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Color (1965-1971)| Black and White (1948-1965)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The Dave Clark Five performed more times on the show than any other British act. See more »

Quotes

[Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby are singing "Road to Morocco", when Frank spots Bob Hope walking down the stairs at the back of the stage]
Frank: Run for the hills.
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Referenced in The Twilight Zone: The Masks (1964) See more »

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episode 816 with Carmen Sevilla
10 August 2007 | by mestevez29See all my reviews

(sorry for my bad English) I am interested in find the episode 816 of 1/3/1965. I am Spanish and in this episode was appeared the Spanish singer Carmen Sevilla. Carmen Sevilla born in Sevilla in 1930, she is in the actually a famous showman in the TV of my country. She was appeared in films with Richard Kiley and Charlton Heston and she filmed in 1961 King of kings. She was an important singer of traditional and pop Spanish music at the 50 and 60's decade and she was to Hollywood at the Paramount studies in 1956. I wait your answer and your resolution. This is very important for me trouble this program because is marvellous and a bid entartaimente. Thank you. Best Regards from Spain.

Miguel.


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