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The Ed Sullivan Show Season 13

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Season 13, Episode 01 Louis Armstrong / Rosemary Clooney / Jose Ferrer / Alan King

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Sep 20, 1959
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Louis Armstrong / Rosemary Clooney / Jose Ferrer / Alan King Sep 20, 1959 Special 90-minute episode (live from New York & Chicago with a taped sequence from Las Vegas).Guests include: --Jose Ferrer (actor) - makes a cameo dressed as a cowboy, riding a horse and speaking in Shakespearean English. --Rosemary Clooney - ""I Wish I Were In Love Again"" and ""For You"" --Louis Armstrong - ""When the Saints Go Marching In"" (from the Stardust in Las Vegas) --Audience bows: Ted Williams (of the Boston Red Sox), Moss Hart and Kitty Carlisle Hart --Eileen Farrell (opera singer) - ""Un Bel Di"" --Alan King (comedian)Please see ""Recap"" for more details.

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Season 13, Episode 02 Invitation to Moscow

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Sep 27, 1959
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Invitation to Moscow Sep 27, 1959 ""Invitation to Moscow"" - Special 90-minute episode taped in and around Moscow. Guests:--Marge and Gower Champion (dancers) --Rise Stevens (mezzo-soprano opera singer) - ""Getting to Know You"" --The Barry Sisters (vocal group) - ""Dark Eyes"" --Charles K. L. Davis (Hawaiian tenor) - ""He Ono"" --Margaret Tynes (gospel singer) - ""Every Time I Feel the Spirit"" & ""Sometimes I Feel like a Motherless Child"" --Dick Contino (accordion player) - ""Hucklebuck"" --Eddy Manson (harmonica player) - Stephen Foster medley --Conrad Buckner (tap dancer) --Nora Kaye and Scott Douglas (ballet dancers) --Marvin Roy (magician) --John and Bonnie Shirley (a baloon act) --Hubert Castle (tight-wire aerialist) --Eric Brenn (plate spinner) Russian performers: --The Red Army Dance Ensemble --The Obratsov Puppets --a trained bear from the Moscow State Circus Note: ""Invitation to Moscow"" was repeated on 18-Sep-60 & 05-Aug-62. Both repeats were edited, 60-minute ver

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Season 13, Episode 03 Danny Thomas / Eartha Kitt / Julius LaRosa

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Oct 4, 1959
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Danny Thomas / Eartha Kitt / Julius LaRosa Oct 4, 1959 Guests: --Jane Morgan, Julius LaRosa and Eartha Kitt - sing ""September in the Rain,"" ""Autumn Leaves"" and ""The September Song."" --Jane Morgan - ""I'm in Love (reciation) amd ""C'est La Vie"" --Eartha Kitt (singer) - ""Ki Ki Tsiun,"" ""In the Evening When the Sun Goes Down"" --Julius LaRosa (singer) - ""A Fine Romance"" and ""The Way You Look Tonight"" --Harvest Moon dancers - winners from different catagories (waltz, rock 'n' roll, tango, polka) --The Marquis Chimps (trained animal act) - chimp dressed up as Ed. Chimps on bicycles, unicycles & small motorbike.--Danny Thomas (comedian, remote from Chicago) - stand-up comedy routine, tells jokes about maids, bellboys, Lebanese jokes, Dean Martin. Then sings ""The Glory of Love."" --The Trio Rennos (acrobats from Europe) - use luggage as props. --Joe E. Lewis (comedian) - tells jokes about gambling, money, insurance policies, Ike, Senator Kennedy, Vice-president Nixon, etc. --Bernie Berns - opera spoof --Audience bow: Go

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Season 13, Episode 04 Mario Lanza (on film) / Ethel Merman / Larry Blyden

S13 E04

Oct 11, 1959
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Mario Lanza (on film) / Ethel Merman / Larry Blyden Oct 11, 1959 Guests: --Ethel Merman - I'm Glad There Is You"" (from ""Gypsy"") & ""There'll Be Some Changes Made"" --On film: Ed Sullivan interviews Mario Lanza --Shiela MacRea sings ""Plaza-0 Double 4 Double 3"" (from ""Bells Are Ringing"") --Gordon MacRea - ""I Met A Girl"" --Shiela & Gordon MacRea - ""Just In Time"" (from ""Bells Are Ringing"") and the couple do some celebrity impersonations. --Larry Blyden - appears in scene from the live TV drama ""What Makes Sammy Run?"" and, later in show, sings ""Carolina in The Morning"" (from ""The Flower Drum Song"") --Shelly Berman (stand-up comedian) --Margi Lee (ice skating routine) --Les Marrottes (French puppet act with snail & worm) --The Lucky Latinos (comedy dance acrobatics)--Antone & Curtis (comedy: Ed Sullivan impersonation; drunken airline pilot sketch; they sing ""Whole World In His Hands"")Audience bows: Gil Hodges & Carl Furillo; Rise Stevens; Ted Kluszewski (on-stage audience bow)

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Season 13, Episode 05 Harry Belafonte (on film) / Ames Brothers / Wilt Chamberlain

S13 E05

Oct 18, 1959
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Harry Belafonte (on film) / Ames Brothers / Wilt Chamberlain Oct 18, 1959 Guests: --The Harlem Globetrotters vs. the Ames Brothers in a basketball game. Wilt Chamberlain also participates. Duke Snyder is the referee. --The Ames Brothers - medley: (unknown song), ""Rag Mop,"" ""Melody D'amour,"" ""You, You,"" ""Sentimental Me,"" ""It Only Hurts For A Little While"" & ""Naughty Lady From Shady Lane"" --Joe Ames - ""Toreador"" --Vic & Gene Ames - ""By The Light Of The Silvery Moon"" (sung in Vaudeville style) --Ed Ames - ""You & Night Music"" --The Ames Brothers - ""Take Me Along"" --On film: (1) Harry Belafonte sings ""Odds Against Tomorrow"" (2) Ed Sullivan joins Harry Belafonte on the movie set of ""Kingston Town"". (3) Belafonte sings ""Kingston Town"" --Gretchen Wyler (musical-comedy performer) - ""Toreo"" (mock bullfight scene) --Chaim Fershko (Israeli concert pianist, with one arm) - Tchaikovsky's Piano Player --Jean Carrol (stand-up comedian, tells jokes about her husband) --Brascia & Tybee (dancers, doing a modern ballet Pas De Deux) --The Conyots

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Season 13, Episode 06 scheduled: Della Reese; Wayne & Shuster; Betty Johnson

S13 E06

Oct 25, 1959
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scheduled: Della Reese; Wayne & Shuster; Betty Johnson Oct 25, 1959 Scheduled guests: --Della Reese (singer) --Wayne and Shuster (comedy duo, presenting a British Western) --Professor Backwards (comedian Jimmy Edmonson) --Betty Johnson (singer) --Corbett Monica (comedian) --Latona Graham and Chadel (European knockabout act/comic acrobats) --The Phil Jones Group (16 youthful dancers)

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Season 13, Episode 07 Paul Anka / The Step Brothers / Castle Sisters

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Nov 1, 1959
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Paul Anka / The Step Brothers / Castle Sisters Nov 1, 1959 Guests: --Paul Anka (singer) - ""Put Your Head on My Shoulder"" --The Step Brothers (dance team, tap dancers) - do a ""challenge dance"" --The Castle Sisters (vocal trio) - ""Tan Shoes with Pink Shoelaces"" --Dickie Henderson (English comedian) - plays a ""Wyatt Earp"" villian & sings ""Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered"" while fighting the microphone cord. --The Trio Barantons (Barrantons?) (foot jugglers, act from France) - woman foot juggles basketballs with feet, then three people juggle tables with feet. Additional guests (scheduled to appear): --Joni James (singer) --Melvyn Douglas (actor, appearing in a scene from the Broadway play ""The Gang's All Here"") --Michael Flanders (comedian) --Donald Swann (comedian) --Ford and Hines (comedy team)

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Season 13, Episode 08 Johnny Mathis / Gracie Fields / Jan Murray

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Nov 8, 1959
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Johnny Mathis / Gracie Fields / Jan Murray Nov 8, 1959 Guests: --Johnny Mathis - ""Witchcraft,"" ""The Best Of Everything"" and ""Misty"" --The Barry Sisters (vocal group) - ""Who's Sorry Now"" & ""I'm A Fool To Want You"" --Gracie Fields - sings ""Volare"" (comic version of song), ""Donkey"" and ""Wish Me Luck"" --Jan Murray (stand-up comedian, routine includes a song with Ray Bloch and a bit about hi-fi sets) --Rickie Layne & Velvel (ventriloquist act, uses a Yiddish accent) --Lentini Brothers (Italian tap dancers/comedy team doing a Vaudeville routine) --The Laszlos (adagio dance team from Sweden, doing lots of rolling and sliding on floor) --Princess Tajana (aerialist, circus trapeze act) --Baby Opal (elephant act with trainer) --Mismoune (listed as ""Miss Moon"" on transcript) - Poodle act from France, with trainer.

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Season 13, Episode 09 scheduled: Suzanne Pleshette; Tom Poston; Georgia Gibbs

S13 E09

Nov 15, 1959
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scheduled: Suzanne Pleshette; Tom Poston; Georgia Gibbs Nov 15, 1959 Scheduled guests:--The cast of the Broadway comedy ""The Golden Fleecing"" appear in a scene from the play. The cast consists of Tom Poston; Suzanne Pleshette; Mickey Deems; Robert Carraway, Robert Elston, Constance Ford; and Richard Kendrick. --Georgia Gibbs (singer) --Earl Grant (singer)--Blossom Seeley (entertainer) --Sam Levenson (humorist) --The Polish State Folk Ballet --The Borjevs (plate-spinning act)

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Season 13, Episode 10 scheduled: Carol Channing; Count Basie; Joe Williams

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Nov 22, 1959
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scheduled: Carol Channing; Count Basie; Joe Williams Nov 22, 1959 Scheduled guests: --Carol Channing --Count Basie and his band --Joe Williams (singer) --Wayne and Shuster (comedy team) --Shelley Berman (comedian) --Trude Adams (singer) --Dick Roman (singer) --Al Bernie (comedian) --Larible and Company (aerialists)

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Season 13, Episode 11 Dick Van Dyke & Bess Halliday / Dorothy Collins / Marion Marlowe

S13 E11

Nov 29, 1959
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Dick Van Dyke & Bess Halliday / Dorothy Collins / Marion Marlowe Nov 29, 1959 Guests: --Dick Van Dyke & Bess Halliday - perform a sketch about a drunk husband coming home to sober wife. --Dorothy Collins - ""Baciare Baciare"" --Tony Pastor & family - ""Smile"" medley & ""Show Me The Way To Go Home"" --Helene and Howard (comedy dancers) - serious ballet turns comic --Ed announces each member of the 1959 All American Football Team

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Season 13, Episode 12 scheduled: Lionel Hampton; Teresa Brewer; Jack Carter

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Dec 6, 1959
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scheduled: Lionel Hampton; Teresa Brewer; Jack Carter Dec 6, 1959 Scheduled guests: --Lionel Hampton (jazz musician) and his band --Teresa Brewer (singer) --Jack Carter (comedian) --Wayne and Shuster (comedy team) --Yehudi Menuhin (violinist) with his sister Hepzibah (pianist) --The Vagabonds (vocal-instrumental group) --The Coronados (vocal trio) --Atilina Segura (novelty act from Spain) --The Willers (roller-skating group) --The college football coach of the year

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Season 13, Episode 13 Dorothy Dandridge / Brook Benton / David Seville / Ames Brothers

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Dec 13, 1959
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Dorothy Dandridge / Brook Benton / David Seville / Ames Brothers Dec 13, 1959 Guests: --Dorothy Dandridge - ""What Is This Thing Called Love"" & ""Baby Baby All The Time"" --Brook Benton - ""This Time Of Year"" --David Seville with Alvin & The Chipmunks (Bunin Puppets). The Chipmunks sing ""Yankee Doodle,"" ""Chipmunk Song"" & ""Alvin's Harmonica"" --Ames Brothers - Christmas Medley --Sophie Tucker - ""The Beat Generation"" & ""Take A Step In The Right Direction"" --Channing Pollack (magician does sleight of hand with doves) --Tu Shiu Ni (novelty plate spinning act) --Antone & Curtis (comedy team doing a Western duelists skit with Ed as part of the act)Audience bows: Captain Gerhard Schwede & Captain Mark Hearn; Hy Gardner (journalist)

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Season 13, Episode 14 Polly Bergen / Gertrude Berg / Paul O'Keefe / Harry Simeone Chorale

S13 E14

Dec 20, 1959
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Polly Bergen / Gertrude Berg / Paul O'Keefe / Harry Simeone Chorale Dec 20, 1959 --Paul O'Keefe with the Baird Puppets - ""What Do You Want For Christmas"" --Baird Puppets - ""Christmas in Davey Jones Locker"" sketch --Betty Johnson - sings ""White Christmas,"" ""Winter Wonderland,"" ""Christmas Song (Merry Christmas to You)"" and ""Santa Claus Is Coming to Town"" --The Phil Jones Dance Group - dance to a medley of Christmas songs --The Harry Simeone Chorale - ""Little Drummer Boy"" --Polly Bergen (singer-actress) - sings ""I've Got Love to Keep Me Warm,"" ""Sleigh Ride"" and ""Silent Night"" --Victor Julian and his Pets (trained dog act) --'The Sound of Music' Chorus (dressed as nuns) - perform selections from the Broadway play --Gertrude Berg (actress) - recites ""Christmas Story"" --Patricia Neway (musical-comedy performer, Mother Superior from Broadway's ""The Sound of Music"") - sings ""Climb Every Mountain"" --Closing: Entire cast sings ""White Christmas""

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Season 13, Episode 15 Charlton Heston / Xavier Cugat & Abbe Lane / Leon Bibb

S13 E15

Dec 27, 1959
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Charlton Heston / Xavier Cugat & Abbe Lane / Leon Bibb Dec 27, 1959 Guests: --On film: Charlton Heston: (1) Film clip from ""Ben Hur"" (2) Ed and Heston ride Chariot in Rome. --Charlton Heston (live on stage?) - Heston gives a dramatic Biblical reading on the Creation with a chorus in the background. --Leon Bibb - ""Sinner Man"" --Abbe Lane - I Enjoy Being A Girl"" & ""Witchcraft"" --Xavier Cugat - Hallelujah"" (with bongo playing musician) and ""Warsaw Concerto""--Phil Ford & Mimi Hines (husband & wife musical-comedy team) - sing ""What A Thrill"" from Vaudeville, ""Pretty Baby"" & ""Someone To Watch Over Me"" --Dick Contino (accordion player) - ""Pretty Eyed Baby""--On film: clip from ""Journey to the Center of the Earth"" --Trio Szekly (contortionists, 2 men & 1 woman)

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Season 13, Episode 16 Bobby Darin & Connie Francis / Edgar Bergen / Gene Krupa & Sal Mineo

S13 E16

Jan 3, 1960
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Bobby Darin & Connie Francis / Edgar Bergen / Gene Krupa & Sal Mineo Jan 3, 1960 Guests: --Bobby Darin - ""That's How It Goes"" & ""Beyond The Sea"" --Connie Francis & Bobby Darin duet - ""You Make Me Feel So Young"" & ""You're The Top"" --Connie Francis - Italian song (unknown song title) & ""Mamma"" --cameos: Gene Krupa, Sal Mineo (appear on stage, with clip from movie: ""Gene Krupa"") --Edgar Bergen (ventriloquist, with Mortimer Snerd dummy) --Noel Harrison (son of Rex Harrison) - sings ""I'm On My Way"" (and possibly ""Yellow Bird"") --Carol Haney & Larry Blydon - dance & sing ""Side By Side"" & ""Beginning To See The Light"" --Toni Fisher - ""The Big Hurt"" --Gimma Brothers (5 brothers in suits do flips & handstands) --Dewey Pigmeat Markham (stand-up comedian, re: buried treasure in a haunted house) --Bert Holt (juggles while hanging by his teeth)Audience bow: Kyle Rote (N.Y. Giants Football Star)

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Season 13, Episode 17 Wayne & Shuster (guest hosts) / Frankie Avalon / Birgit Nilsson

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Jan 10, 1960
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Wayne & Shuster (guest hosts) / Frankie Avalon / Birgit Nilsson Jan 10, 1960 Guests: --Frankie Avalon - ""Look What One Kiss Can Do"" & ""Why"" --Wayne And Shuster (guest hosts, comedy team) - sketch: an interview with Professor Vain Gartner, Arctic expert --Peter Palmer (star of movie ""Li'l Abner"") - ""They Call the Wind Mariah"" and ""Shadrack, Meshack, Abednigo"" --Birgit Nilsson (Swedish opera star) - ""Vissi D'arte"" and ""When I Was 14"" (Swedish folk song) --Calamac (illusionist-magician does levitation trick) --Susan Barrett sings ""The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea"" & does impressions of Hermione Gingold, Patti Page, Eartha Kitt. --Earl Grant - ""The Birth Of The Blues"" (Grant plays organ while singing, on stage with drummer, trumpeter & orchestra) --Calamac (illusionist, woman in box trick, makes car disappear) Note: Magician's name might be Kalanag --Norwegian Festival Dancers (Festival Company of Norway) - ""The Haling Dance""

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Season 13, Episode 18 scheduled: Rosemary Clooney; Nelson Eddy; Carol Lawrence

S13 E18

Jan 17, 1960
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scheduled: Rosemary Clooney; Nelson Eddy; Carol Lawrence Jan 17, 1960 Scheduled guests: --Rosemary Clooney (singer) --Nelson Eddy (singer) with his partner Gail Sherwood --Carol Lawrence (musical-comedy star) --Billy Daniels (singer) --Jerome Robbins' ballets: U.S.A. (in a pre-recorded segment) --Kevin Corcoran (young actor) --Rickie Layne (ventriloquist) --The Trio Aristons

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Season 13, Episode 19 Takarazuka Dance Theater / Ford & Hines / Kim Sisters

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Jan 24, 1960
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Takarazuka Dance Theater / Ford & Hines / Kim Sisters Jan 24, 1960 --The Takarazuka Dance Theater of Japan. Female dance troupe doing traditional and modern dances. Other guests:--Ford and Hines (comedy team) --Ginny Tiu (five-year-old pianist & singer) --The Kim Sisters (singers from Korea) CBS repeated this show on August 28, 1960.

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Season 13, Episode 20 Rowan and Martin, The Wanderers

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Feb 7, 1960
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Rowan and Martin, The Wanderers Feb 7, 1960 Scheduled guests: --Teresa Brewer (singer) --Rowan and Martin (comedy team) --Carol Lawrence (musical-comedy star) --Roberta Peters (opera star) --Jan Murray (comedian) --Bob Lewis (comedian) --The Wanderers (vocal quartet) --Holger and Dolores (dance team) --Rudy Horn (acrobat)

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Season 13, Episode 21 Charles Laughton / Dorothy Dandridge / Harry James / Wayne & Schuster

S13 E21

Feb 14, 1960
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Charles Laughton / Dorothy Dandridge / Harry James / Wayne & Schuster Feb 14, 1960 Guests (St. Valentine's Day Show):--Dorothy Dandridge - ""Love"" and, later in show, ""Smooth Operator (I Like It Like That)""--Charles Laughton - (1) Valentine Greetings with cast (2) reads from the Book of Daniel ""Shadrach Meshach Abednegro"" --Harry James - ""You Made Me Love You"" & ""Lester Leaps"" --Wayne & Schuster (comedy team) - (1) spoof Ed as Cupid in a drawing (2) Later in show, do a routine about the Burning of Rome. --Birgit Nilsson - ""Norwegian Aria"" & ""Pace Pace Mio Dio"" --Jane Morgan - ""Valentine Song"" and ""My Love Loves"" --Peter Gennaro and Lisa D'orso (dancers) - (1) Valentine dance (2) Later in show, dance to ""The Peanut Vendor""

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Season 13, Episode 22 scheduled: Jack Carter; Myron Cohen; Earl Grant; Barry Sisters

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Feb 21, 1960
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scheduled: Jack Carter; Myron Cohen; Earl Grant; Barry Sisters Feb 21, 1960 Scheduled guests: --Jack Carter (comedian) --Myron Cohen (comedian) --Earl Grant (singer) --Jerome Robbins' ""Ballets: U.S.A."" - in a pre-recorded segment, the dancers present a portion of a ballet titled ""The Concert."" --The Barry Sisters (singers / vocal duo) --Lee Lawrence (singer) --Giulietta Simionato (mezzo soprano) --Ricardi (illusionist / magician)

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Season 13, Episode 23 Bobby Darin / Connie Francis / Della Reese / Senor Wences

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Feb 28, 1960
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Bobby Darin / Connie Francis / Della Reese / Senor Wences Feb 28, 1960 Guests: --Della Reese - ""Blue Skies"" & ""I Won't Want You""--Bobby Darin - ""Oh, My Darling Clementine"" & medley (""By Myself"" & ""When Your Lover Has Gone"") --Connie Francis - ""What Would Al Jolson Say About Rock And Roll"" (humorous lyrics to old songs) --Ken Murray & Marie Wilson (comedy team) - (1) do a few jokes about Sullivan, then do a humorous song (2) Later in show, she appears as Louis Prima & he's in drag as Keely Smith. They lip-synch to record. --Senior Wences (ventriloquist, does a ""Turn The Page"" routine using big book as prop) --Antone & Curtis (comedy team doing song impressions) --Noelle Adam (French dancer doing a dance routine titled ""Models for Painters."") --Corbett Monica (stand-up comedy, jokes about married life) Medley of songs sung in other languages: --Bobby Darin sings excerpt from ""Mack The Knife"" in French --Della Reese - sings in Italian (song title unknown) --Connie Francis sings excerpt from ""Who's Sorry Now"" in Swedish --Ke

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Season 13, Episode 24 scheduled: Eartha Kitt; Leon Bibb; Anna Maria Alberghetti

S13 E24

Mar 6, 1960
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scheduled: Eartha Kitt; Leon Bibb; Anna Maria Alberghetti Mar 6, 1960 Scheduled guests: --Eartha Kitt (singer) --Leon Bibb (folk singer) --Anna Maria Alberghetti (singer) --Bob Lewis (comedian) --The Happy Jesters (comedy impressionists) --Augie and Margo (dance team) --Pompoff Thedy and Co. (pantomime act) --Rickie Layne (ventriloquist) --Excess Baggage (trained animal act)

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Season 13, Episode 25 scheduled: Eileen Brennan; Pat Rooney; Sean O'Casey; Barry Fitzgerald

S13 E25

Mar 13, 1960
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scheduled: Eileen Brennan; Pat Rooney; Sean O'Casey; Barry Fitzgerald Mar 13, 1960 Scheduled guests (St. Patrick's Day show): --Eileen Brennan (singer-actress, then appearing on the off-Broadway play ""Little Mary Sunshine"") --Pat Rooney (song-and-dance man) --Lee Sullivan --On film: Sean O'Casey (playwright) & Barry Fitzgerald (actor) appear from Dublin's Abbey Theatre.

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Season 13, Episode 26 Circus Stars from All Over the World

S13 E26

Mar 20, 1960
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Circus Stars from All Over the World Mar 20, 1960 Circus Stars from All Over the World Appearing in London: --Popov (Soviet clown) --The Boxing Russian Bears Appearing in New York: --Emmett Kelly (American clown) --Lindon (high-wire clown) --Miss Mara (trapeze artist) --Penito del Oro (trapeze artist) --Tonito (wire walker) --The Wallendas (wire walkers) --Bruno (sway-pole acrobat) --The Zacchinis (cannon and trapeze act) --The Cordons (whip act) --The Three Murkies (comic group) --The De Donge chimps In Las Vegas --The Nerveless Nocks (comic acrobats) In Moscow: --Hubert Castle (American trapeze comedian) In Paris: --The Antares (aerialists) --Francisco's Clowns --Gene Bouglinoni (equestrian) --The Carolis (equestrians) --The Morways (teeterboard acrobats) --Gene Bouglinoni --Bouglinoni's Tigers --Heintz's Elephants --The Jockey Dogs In Tokyo: --Takeyo (acrobat) --a head-bouncer --a knife-balancer

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Season 13, Episode 27 Dorothy Dandridge / Teresa Brewer / Jack Carter / Myron Cohen

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Mar 27, 1960
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Dorothy Dandridge / Teresa Brewer / Jack Carter / Myron Cohen Mar 27, 1960 Guests: --Dorothy Dandridge - ""I Get A Kick Out Of You"" & ""That's All"" --Dorothy Dandridge (later in show) - ""One of Those Things"" --Teresa Brewer - ""You Turned The Tables On Me"" & ""Just In Time"" --Myron Cohen (stand-up comedian) jokes about European trips, Max the Deli Man --Jack Carter (stand-up comedian) - sings and tell jokes about Ed, travel in Europe & England--The Barry Sisters - ""Around The World In 80 Days"" and, later in show, ""Cry Me A River."" --Earl Grant - ""Hallelujah, I Love Her So"" (Earl plays organ while his brother Bill plays drums) --Earl Grant (with orchestra & singers) - ""Two Loves Have I"" then plays ""Malaguena"" on piano --Rick Giardi (illusionist) - magic tricks with canaries & eggs. Later in show, turns a dog into a woman.

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Season 13, Episode 28 scheduled: Chris Connor; Ames Brothers; Jill Corey

S13 E28

Apr 10, 1960
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scheduled: Chris Connor; Ames Brothers; Jill Corey Apr 10, 1960 Fourth salute to ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) with scheduled guests: --The Ames Brothers (vocal quartet) --Chris Connor (singer) --Alfred Drake (musical-comedy performer) --Jill Corey (singer) --Roberta Peters (operatic soprano) --Blossom Seeley (vaudevillian) --The McGuire Sisters (singing trio) --Carol Haney (dancer) --Rose Hardaway (singer)

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Season 13, Episode 29 David Seville / Mahalia Jackson / Wayne & Shuster

S13 E29

Apr 17, 1960
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David Seville / Mahalia Jackson / Wayne & Shuster Apr 17, 1960 Guests: --Mahalia Jackson - ""Old Rugged Cross"" & ""Were You There?"" --Mahalia Jackson - ""I Found the Answer"" (with Willie Webb on organ & Mildred Falls playing piano). --David Seville and the Chipmunks - sing along; Alvin gives David an exploding Easter basket --Wayne And Shuster (comedy team; routine: IRS Hires an ad agency to make people want to pay taxes) --Roberta Sherwood & her sons - ""Easter Parade"" --Patricia Neway - ""To This We've Come"" (scene from the musical ""The Consul"") --Charles Davis - ""Ave Maria"" -- University Of Rochester Glee Club - medley (""Salvation Commith To Our God"" & ""Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child"" --Phil Jones Troupe - children's dance group dance To ""It's Easter Time"", ""Peter Cottontail"" & ""Whisker On The Easter Bunny's Nose"" Cameo: Bill Moose Skowron (New York Yankee player appears on stage)

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Season 13, Episode 30 scheduled: Red Buttons; Rowan & Martin; Ames Brothers

S13 E30

Apr 24, 1960
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scheduled: Red Buttons; Rowan & Martin; Ames Brothers Apr 24, 1960 Scheduled guests: --Red Buttons (comedian) --The Ames Brothers (singing groups) --Rowan and Martin (comedy team) - secret agent routine --The McGuire Sisters (singing group) --Senor Wences (ventriloquist, also also does a plate spinning routine with one plate & two sticks) --Peter Palmer (singer) --Rod Lauren (singer) --The Kim Sisters (singing-instrumental group)

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Season 13, Episode 31 Charlton Heston / Johnny Horton / Dean Jones

S13 E31

May 1, 1960
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Charlton Heston / Johnny Horton / Dean Jones May 1, 1960 Guests: --Johnny Horton sings ""Sink The Bismark"" (with war footage) --Charlton Heston - Talks with Ed on stage. Later in show, Heston does a Biblical reading of ""The Five Book"" & ""Out Of Egypt"" (with the De Cormier Chorale on stage). --Dean Jones - ""I Concentrate On You"" --Pinky Lee (stand-up comedy) --Renato's Boogie Jazz Combo (with Renato Carosone, from Italy) --Elliot Reed (stand-up) --The Demarcos (ballroom dancing) --Rickie Layne & Velvel (ventriloquist with dummy, Ed Sullivan plays straight man) --Antone & Curtis (comedy act, Bull Fighter sketch with Ed Sullivan)

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Season 13, Episode 32 scheduled: Nina Simone; The Browns; Bess Myerson

S13 E32

May 8, 1960
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scheduled: Nina Simone; The Browns; Bess Myerson May 8, 1960 Scheduled guests: --Nina Simone (singer-pianist) --The Browns (vocal group) - ""The Old Lamplighter"" --Bess Myerson (TV personality & former Miss America making an appearance as a pianist) --Wayne and Shuster (comedy team) --Gordon and Sheila MacRae (husband-and-wife singing act) --Ford and Hines (comedy team) --Arthur Worsley (ventriloquist) --Noonan and Marshall (comedy team)

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Season 13, Episode 33 scheduled: James Cagney; Robert Montgomery; Jane Froman; Julie Wilson

S13 E33

May 15, 1960
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scheduled: James Cagney; Robert Montgomery; Jane Froman; Julie Wilson May 15, 1960 Scheduled guests: --James Cagney and Robert Montgomery - Ed interviews Cagney and Montgomery about their new movie based on the life story of Adm. William Halsey.--Jane Froman (singer) --Julie Wilson (singer) --The United States Naval Academy glee club --The American Legion Zouaves (drill team from Jackson, Michigan) --The Vagabonds (comedy-instrumental group) --Lorin Hollander (young concert pianist)

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Season 13, Episode 34 scheduled: Nelson Eddy & Gale Sherwood; Brothers Four; Wayne & Shuster

S13 E34

May 22, 1960
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scheduled: Nelson Eddy & Gale Sherwood; Brothers Four; Wayne & Shuster May 22, 1960 Scheduled guests: --Nelson Eddy and Gale Sherwood (singing duo) - ""In the Still of the Night"" (possible song) --The Brothers Four sing ""Green Fields"" --Wayne and Shuster (comedy team) --Sam Levenson (humorist) --Frances Faye (singer) - ""Darktown Strutters Ball"" and ""I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate"" (possible songs) --the United States Military Academy Glee Club On film: Clips from the upcoming movie ""Pollyanna"" with Haley Mills, Jane Wyman, Agnes Moorehead, etc.

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Season 13, Episode 35 scheduled: Count Basie; Joe Williams; Chita Rivera

S13 E35

May 29, 1960
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scheduled: Count Basie; Joe Williams; Chita Rivera May 29, 1960 Scheduled guests: --Count Basie and his Orchestra --Joe Williams (blues singer, performing with Count Basie's band) --Chita Rivera (musical comedy star) --Dennis Day (singer) --Charles Chaplin Jr. (actor-comedian) --Professor Backwards (comedian) --Jean Carroll (comedian) --Guy Marks (comedian) --The Hi-Lads (comedy-vocal quartet) --Ford and Reynolds (comedy team) --The Ducats (five children doing a song-and-dance act)

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Season 13, Episode 36 Jack Lemon / Louis Prima & Keely Smith / Bert Lahr

S13 E36

Jun 5, 1960
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Jack Lemon / Louis Prima & Keely Smith / Bert Lahr Jun 5, 1960 Guests: --Audience bows (marking the 15th anniversary of D-Day): Bob Murphy and Bill Petty (D-Day heroes); Connie Ryan (author) --Louis Prima - ""When You're Smiling"" (with Keely Smith, Sam Butera and the Witnesses) --Trombone player from the Witnesses - sings ""Waiting For the Robert E. Lee"" --Cameo: Billy Wilder (film director) --Jack Lemon (actor) - on stage, talks with Ed about Billy Wilder with clips from Wilder's movies: ""Some Like It Hot,"" ""The Apartment,"" ""Witness For The Prosecution,"" etc. --Bill Williams and his combo (R&B style combo, nightclub lounge act from The Latin Quarter) - ""Alright, Okay, You Win"" & ""Shout"" --Shari Lewis (puppeteer with Lambchop) --Paul Lynde & Bert Lahr - comedy routine: Lynde interviews baseball player Lahr. --Louis Prima - ""All Night Long"" (with Keely Smith, Sam Butera and the Witnesses) --Keely Smith - ""Could've Been Censored"" & ""I Wanna Love You All Night Long"" --Sam Butera & the Witnesses - ""When My Baby Smiles

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Season 13, Episode 37 Louis Prima & Keely Smith / Connie Francis / Dick Van Dyke

S13 E37

Jun 12, 1960
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Louis Prima & Keely Smith / Connie Francis / Dick Van Dyke Jun 12, 1960 12th Anniversary Show:Louis Prima & Keely Smith segment: --Louis Prima - ""Up A Lazy River,"" ""I'm Confessin"" ""I Got You Under My Skin"" --Keely Smith - ""Close"" Other guests: --Connie Francis - ""Everybody's Somebody's Fool"" and ""The House I Live In"" --Dick Van Dyke & Paul Lynde - scene from ""Bye Bye Birdie"" --Jay North (from TV's ""Dennis The Menace"") sings ""Little Boy's Blues"" --Wayne & Shuster (comedy team) - ""What's My Racket"" comedy skit --Victor Borge (comedy monologue)

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Season 13, Episode 38 Ann Miller / Della Reese / Don Adams / Benny Goodman All-Star Band

S13 E38

Jun 19, 1960
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Ann Miller / Della Reese / Don Adams / Benny Goodman All-Star Band Jun 19, 1960 Guests include: --Ann Miller - tap dances and sings ""Beat In My Heart"" --Della Reese - ""Every Day"" --Don Adams (comedian) - court room skit in which Adams plays the defense attorney --Benny Goodman All Star Band - ""Don't Bother That Way,"" ""Poor Butterfly,"" ""Bill Bailey"" (with Maria Marshall), ""World If Wonderful"" & ""The Sunrise"" --Jane Morgan - ""You Make Me Feel So Young"" --Guy Marx - Mythical Trip to Metropolitan Opera --Charles Davis - ""My Magic Island"" --Halo Loki - ""Blue Hawaii"" & How To Do The Hula

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Season 13, Episode 39 scheduled: Rise Stevens; Ames Brothers; Gene Krupa Orchestra

S13 E39

Jun 26, 1960
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scheduled: Rise Stevens; Ames Brothers; Gene Krupa Orchestra Jun 26, 1960

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Season 13, Episode 40 Rosemary Clooney, Dave Barry

S13 E40

Jul 3, 1960
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Rosemary Clooney, Dave Barry Jul 3, 1960 Guests: --Rosemary Clooney - ""For You,"" ""Bally High"" & ""You Do Something To Me"" --The Wanderers (doo wop vocal group) - ""Gonna Live Til I Die,"" ""Mamselle"" & ""Birth Of The Blues"" --Dave Barry (stand-up comedian, makes jokes about women out on the town; dieting, drunk driving routine with Ed as cop). --The Happy Jesters (comic vocal group) - ""Your Cheatin' Heart"" and ""Heart Of My Heart"" --Channing Pollock (magician / illusionist) --Phil Foster (stand-up comedian, makes jokes about his wife) --The Botands (3-man balancing act) --The Borjevas - plate spinning act, spins about 30 plates --Gogi Pasha (Indian illusionist with 3 assistants makes woman disappear) --Las Chanembellas de Espana (singing & dancing ensemble; 8 men sing ""Ole"" & a Spanish dancer joins them)

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Season 13, Episode 41 scheduled: Red Buttons; Georgia Gibbs; Rowan & Martin

S13 E41

Jul 10, 1960
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scheduled: Red Buttons; Georgia Gibbs; Rowan & Martin Jul 10, 1960 Scheduled guests: --Red Buttons (comedian) - in a comedy routine, Red wonders why songwriters write songs about girls but not about boys. --Georgia Gibbs (singer) --Dan Rowan and Dick Martin (comedy team) --Senor Wences (ventriloquist) --Julie Wilson (singer) --Elliott Reid (comedian) - in a routine, plays a society columnist for a posh magazine. --Rod Lauren (singer) --Brascia and Tybee (ballroom dancers)

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Season 13, Episode 42 scheduled: Dick Van Dyke; Chris Connor; Edgar Bergen

S13 E42

Jul 17, 1960
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scheduled: Dick Van Dyke; Chris Connor; Edgar Bergen Jul 17, 1960 --singer Chris Connor performs ""Come Rain or Come Shine""Other guests (scheduled to appear): --Dick Van Dyke (comedian) --Alan King (comedian)--The Xavier Cugat Orchestra - ""Mack the Knife"" & ""Tequila"" --Abbe Lane (singer with the Xavier Cugat orchestra) - ""My Man"" & ""Taking a Chance on Love"" --Edgar Bergen (ventriloquist) --Peg Leg Bates (dancer) --Dick Contino (accordian player) - ""Lady of Spain"" & ""Dick's Blues"" --Val Valenti (singer) - ""Core Ingrato""--Teddy Randazzo (singer)

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Season 13, Episode 43 scheduled: Lloyd Price; Blossom Seeley; Jan Murray; Bob Lewis

S13 E43

Jul 24, 1960
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scheduled: Lloyd Price; Blossom Seeley; Jan Murray; Bob Lewis Jul 24, 1960 Scheduled guests: --Lloyd Price and his band - ""I Only Have Eyes for You"" --Rowan and Martin (comedy team) --Blossom Seeley (vaudevillian) - ""Birth of the Blues"" & ""Is It True What They Say about Dixie?"" --Jan Murray (comedian) --Jean Carroll (comedian) --Bob Lewis (comedian) --Billy Daniels (singer) --Lee Sullivan (singer) --Doreen Kilmer (tap dancer) --The Gimma Brothers (tumbling and balancing act) --Rudy Horn (novelty act)

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Season 13, Episode 44 scheduled: Harry James; Henny Youngman; Wayne & Shuster

S13 E44

Jul 31, 1960
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scheduled: Harry James; Henny Youngman; Wayne & Shuster Jul 31, 1960 Scheduled guests: --Harry James and his orchestra --Henny Youngman (comedian) --Wayne and Shuster (comedy team) --Gordon and Sheila MacRae (music & comedy team) --Jane Morgan (singer) --Nico Feldman (singer) --Delage (illusionist) --The Bizzarro Brothers (novelty act)

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Season 13, Episode 45 Sophia Loren & Clark Gable (on film) / Jack Carter

S13 E45

Aug 7, 1960
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Sophia Loren & Clark Gable (on film) / Jack Carter Aug 7, 1960 Scheduled guests:--On film: In Italy, Ed visits the movie set of ""It Happened in Naples,"" starring Sophia Loren and Clark Gable. --Jack Carter (comedian) --Charles Manna (comedian) --Ken Murray and Marie Wilson (comedians) - ""I'm Confessin'"" --Earl Grant (singer) - ""Witchcraft"" & ""I'm Confessin'"" --Trude Adams (singer) - ""Anything Goes"" & ""Why Was I Born?"" --Lou Diamond (harmonica player) - ""Dream"" & ""Granada"" --Holger and Dolores (dance team) --The Morlidors (novelty act)

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Season 13, Episode 46 scheduled: Kirby Stone Four; Roberta Peters; Carol Haney

S13 E46

Aug 14, 1960
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scheduled: Kirby Stone Four; Roberta Peters; Carol Haney Aug 14, 1960 Scheduled guests: --Roberta Peters (soprano) - ""Nightingale"" --Kirby Stone Four (vocal-instrumental group) - ""Lazy River"" --Maynard Ferguson (jazzman with his orchestra) - ""Humbug"" & ""Hey There"" --Carol Haney (musical comedy star) - ""For Me and My Gal"" --Lu Ann Simms (vocalist) - ""Lonesome Road"" --Andrer Zannis (tenor) - prologue from ""Pagliacci"" --Richard Hearne (British comedian) --Noonan and Marshall (comedy team) --The Pompoff Thedy Family (comedy act)

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Season 13, Episode 47 scheduled: Lionel Hampton; Sam Levene; Four Preps; Dewey Markham

S13 E47

Aug 21, 1960
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scheduled: Lionel Hampton; Sam Levene; Four Preps; Dewey Markham Aug 21, 1960 Scheduled guests: --Lionel Hampton and his band --Sam Levene (actor doing a dramatic reading from the writings of Sholom Aleichem) --The Four Preps (vocal group) --Dewey Markham (comedian) --Tina Robin (singer, does impressions of other singers) --Manolo Mera (singer-guitarist) --Lou Willis Jr. (tap dancer) --Jay Nemeth (ventriloquist) --The Salici Puppets (from Italy) --Joe Phillips and his horse Smokey

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Season 13, Episode 48 Oscar Hammerstein tribute: Della Reese; Georgia Gibbs; Jill Corey

S13 E48

Sep 4, 1960
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Oscar Hammerstein tribute: Della Reese; Georgia Gibbs; Jill Corey Sep 4, 1960 Oscar Hammerstein tribute Scheduled guests (from Madison Square Garden): --Della Reese --Georgia Gibbs --Jill Corey --Teddy Randazzo --""Ice Capades"" skaters - with a special tribute to Hammerstein

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Season 13, Episode 49 Nina Simone / Eartha Kitt / Noelle Adam

S13 E49

Sep 11, 1960
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Nina Simone / Eartha Kitt / Noelle Adam Sep 11, 1960 --Eartha Kitt - sings ""Little White Lies"" --Rodriguez (juggler) --Noelle Adam (dancer from France, Mrs. Sydney Chaplin) - ""Where or When"" --Daniele Barioni (tenor) - ""Sorrento"" --Eartha Kitt - medley: ""Independent"" & ""Yellow Bird"" --Mark Antone and Jackie Curtis (comedy team) - do a drunk pilot routine --Professor Backwards (comedian Jimmy Edmondson) --Nina Simone (singer-pianist) - ""Love Me or Leave Me"" and ""I Loves You, Porgy"" --Corbett Monica (comedian) --Calamac (illusionist, with his company)

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