ED SULLIVAN SHOW, THE {LIVE FROM LAS VEGAS WITH FRANK SINATRA, ESTHER WILLIAMS, CAROL BURNETT} (TV)

Summary

One in this series of variety programs presided over by Ed Sullivan. This program is live from Las Vegas. Highlights include the following: Esther Williams presents her diving and swimming "Water Babies"; Jacqueline du Bief, world figure skating champion, performs live from the Stardust Casino; The Kirby Stone Four sing "Lazy River"; Carol Burnett performs a comedic version of a song; Professor Backwards presents his unique brand of comedy; a taped segment shows Frank Sinatra's recent trip to Monte Carlo where no one recognizes him except for one little boy; Duke Lloyd sings "Gigi"; Joe Cook, Jr. performs a comedy/juggling routine; and Sally Blair sings "Witchcraft." Includes commercials.

(Series title varies; as above, 1955-1971; as "The Toast of the Town," 1948-1955.)

Details

  • NETWORK: CBS
  • DATE: July 6, 1958 Sunday 8:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:54:00
  • COLOR/B&W: B&W
  • CATALOG ID: T:13491
  • GENRE: Variety
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Comedy
  • SERIES RUN: CBS - TV series, 1955-1971
  • COMMERCIALS: TV - Commercials - Mercury automobiles^TV - Commercials - Brownie movie camera

CREDITS

    • Ed Sullivan … Producer, Host
    • Mario Lewis … Producer
    • Sally Blair … Singer
    • Carol Burnett … Performer
    • Joe Cook … Performer
    • du Bief, Jacqueline … Performer
    • Professor Backwards … Performer
    • Kirby Stone Four … Music Group
    • Duke Lloyd … Singer
    • Frank Sinatra … Performer
    • Esther Williams … Performer