The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)

MGM's 30th Anniversary Tribute 

For MGM's 30th Anniversary, Ed Sullivan broadcasts from Television City in Hollywood featuring some of MGM's biggest stars. The program includes clips of their most popular films, as well as recreated scenes and songs from their films.

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Ed Sullivan ... Self - Host
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Renée Adorée ... Melisande in 'The Big Parade' (archive footage)
June Allyson ... Mary Walling in 'Executive Suite' (archive footage)
Desi Arnaz ... Self
Fred Astaire ... Self
Lucille Ball ... Self
John Barrymore ... Baron Felix in 'Grand Hotel' (archive footage)
Lionel Barrymore ... Self
Wallace Beery ... Bill in 'Min and Bill' (archive footage)
Ann Blyth ... Self - Guest
Francis X. Bushman ... Messala in 'Ben-Hur' (archive footage)
Louis Calhern ... Buffalo Bill Cody (archive footage)
Cyd Charisse ... Self - Guest
Paul Douglas ... Josiah Dudley in 'Executive Suite' (archive footage)
Marie Dressler ... Min in 'Min and Bill' / Carlotta Vane in 'Dinner at Eight' (archive footage)
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For MGM's 30th Anniversary, Ed Sullivan broadcasts from Television City in Hollywood featuring some of MGM's biggest stars. The program includes clips of their most popular films, as well as recreated scenes and songs from their films.

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Comedy | Music

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Trivia

Mercury spokeswoman Julia Meade shows off the model of CBS Television City that was first seen in "Stars in the Eye", the TV special that celebrated the new studio's opening in 1952. See more »

Goofs

After Debbie Reynolds' number, when Sullivan and Schary are seen in front of the curtain, the audio cuts out and only slowly returns during their conversation. See more »

Connections

Features Annie Get Your Gun (1950) See more »

Soundtracks

Applause, Applause
Written by Burton Lane and Ira Gershwin
Sung by Debbie Reynolds
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 February 1954 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

CBS Television Network See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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