ED SULLIVAN SHOW, THE {AL HIRT, EDDIE FISHER, BILL DANA, JACK CARTER, MICKEY MANTLE, WHITEY FORD} (TV)

Summary

One in this series of variety programs presided over by host Ed Sullivan. Highlights include the following: the winners of the Harvest Moon Ball Dance Contest; jazz trumpeter Al Hirt with "Poor Butterfly" and "Honky-Tonk Town"; Leo Bassi juggles a piano with his feet; singer Joya Sherrill; Sullivan interviews Bill Dana as JosŽ Jimenez on baseball; Eddie Fisher sings two songs, and, with Hirt, "Oh, Mein Papa"; heavyweight boxing champ Sonny Liston talks with Sullivan; comedian Jack Carter performs; Paula Stewart Carter and husband Jack sing "Without You"; and New York Yankees baseball players Mickey Mantle and Whitey Ford talk with Sullivan. Includes commercials.

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

Details

  • NETWORK: CBS
  • DATE: September 30, 1962 Sunday 8:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:58:21
  • COLOR/B&W: B&W
  • CATALOG ID: T82:0718
  • GENRE: Variety
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Baseball
  • SERIES RUN: CBS - TV series, 1955-1971
  • COMMERCIALS:

CREDITS

  • Bob Precht … Producer
  • Jack McGeehan … Associate Producer
  • Tim Kiley … Director
  • Ray Bloch … Music by
  • Ed Sullivan … Host
  • Al Hirt … Guest
  • Leo Bassi … Guest
  • Joya Sherrill … Guest
  • Bill Dana … Guest
  • Eddie Fisher … Guest
  • Sonny Liston … Guest
  • Jack Carter … Guest
  • Paula Stewart Carter … Guest
  • Whitey Ford … Guest
  • Mickey Mantle … Guest
  • New York Yankees (baseball team)
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