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Season 17, Episode 01 Jimmy Durante / Frank Sinatra Jr. / Pied Pipers

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Sep 29, 1963
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Jimmy Durante / Frank Sinatra Jr. / Pied Pipers Sep 29, 1963 Tommy Dorsey Band - ""Marie"" Jimmy Durante - ""A Piano Is A Delicate Thing"" & "" September Song"" Helen Forrest - ""Just One Of Those Things"" & ""Craziest Dream (with the Tommy Dorsey Band)Pied Pipers - ""Chicago"" Pied Pipers & Frank Sinatra, Jr. - ""I'll Never Smile Again"" Frank Sinatra, Jr. & Tommy Dorsey Band - ""Night & Day"" The Harvest Moon Ball winners (categories: Waltz, Tango, Polka, Rhumba, Jitterbug & all around champs). Topo Gigio Audience bows (cameos): Paul Newman; New York Yankees: Whitey Ford, Mickey Mantle, Al Downing, Roger Maris, Elston Howard & manager Ralph Hauk.

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Season 17, Episode 02 Dick Dale / The Angels / Totie Fields

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Oct 6, 1963
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Dick Dale / The Angels / Totie Fields Oct 6, 1963 Guests: --Dick Dale - ""Swingin' & Surfin'"" (with some ""Miserlou"") --Totie Fields (comedian) - boasts about her diet, sings, and then flirts with men in the audience.--Sonny Liston (heavyweight champion of the world) - skips rope to ""Night Train"" recording. --The Page Seven (featuring Page Cavanaugh at the piano) - ""Preacher"" (instrumental song) --The Three Stooges (Larry, Moe and Curly Joe) - sketch with Curly Joe as the Rajah --Audience bow: Eileen Brennan --The Clark Brothers (tap dancers) --Kate Smith - medley of WWII songs: ""Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree,"" ""The White Cliffs of Dover,"" ""On a Wing and a Prayer"" and ""God Bless America."" --Alan Gale (comedian) - jokes about politics, sports, modern conviences, supermarkets, banks --Jerry Stiller & Anne Meara (comedy team) - a couple starts arguing following their dinner party.--The Angels - ""My Boyfriend's Back""

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Season 17, Episode 03 Lesley Gore / Tony Bennett / Frank Gorshin

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Oct 13, 1963
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Lesley Gore / Tony Bennett / Frank Gorshin Oct 13, 1963 Guests (confirmed): --Lesley Gore - ""It's My Party""/""She's A Fool"" medley --Szony & Claire (dancers) --The Baranton Sisters (foot jugglers) --Mr. Pastry (comedian Richard Hearn) - Ed participates in a sketch about various dances. --Tony Bennett - ""The Moment Of Truth"" & ""Don't Wait Too Long "" --Frank Gorshin (impressionist) - does his classic ""Actors in Heaven"" routine Additional guests (scheduled to appear): --Bob & Ray (comedy team) - doing a collection of satiric sketches titled ""What's Going on Here?"" --Jonathan Miller & Peter Cook (from the Broadway play ""Beyond the Fringe."") --Danny Meehan (singer-dancer) --John Bird (from the off-Broadway play ""The Establishment"") --Pat Henry (comedian) --Peter Duchin (pianist) --Mac Ronay (pantomimist) ""What's Going On Here?"" - Some of the comedians on this show were to appear in a satire of current news titled ""What's Going On Here?""

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Season 17, Episode 04 Scheduled: Cliff Richard; Eydie Gorme

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Oct 20, 1963
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Scheduled: Cliff Richard; Eydie Gorme Oct 20, 1963 Scheduled guests: --Cliff Richard (singer) - ""Stranger In Town"" & ""Some of These Days"" --Eydie Gorme (singer) --the Kessler Twins (singing & dancing team) --Dave Madden (comedian) --Shirley Verrett (opera singer) --Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) --Vic Grecco & Fred Willard (comedy team) --The Four Saints (comedy-instrumental group) - ""Tonight""

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Season 17, Episode 05 Moscow State Circus

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Oct 27, 1963
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Moscow State Circus Oct 27, 1963 The Moscow State Circus are a group of Animals, Acrobats, Jugglers, Clowns, Daredevils, High Wire Act, Dog Act, Trapeze Act & The Cannonball.

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Season 17, Episode 06 Richard Burton / Morecombe & Wise / Arthur Worsley

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Nov 3, 1963
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Richard Burton / Morecombe & Wise / Arthur Worsley Nov 3, 1963 Guests: --Richard Burton - recites Dylan Thomas & does bar bit with drunken observations. --Arthur Worsley (British ventriloquist, his dummy does all the talking) --Dave Madden (comedian) --Morecombe And Wise (comedy team) --The Calicoats - ""Blues Away,"" ""Somebody Loves You,"" and ""Have A Happy Day"" --Topo Gigio --Cinco Brutos (comedy-singing group) - ""Little Darling"" & ""Addio"" --The Augsberg (Augspurg?) Jungle Wonders (monkey/baboon act with trainer doing a tea party bit)

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Season 17, Episode 07 scheduled: The Jane Russell, Connie Haines and Beryl Davis trio; Allen & Rossi

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Nov 10, 1963
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scheduled: The Jane Russell, Connie Haines and Beryl Davis trio; Allen & Rossi Nov 10, 1963 Scheduled guests: --The Jane Russell, Connie Haines and Beryl Davis trio --Shelley Berman --Allen and Rossi (comedy team) --Dennis Spicer (British ventriloquist) --the West Point Cadet Glee Club --Dick Contino (accordian player) --Teri Throton (singer) --Baby Opal and Baby Kay (elephant act)

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Season 17, Episode 08 scheduled: Tommy Sands & Nancy Sinatra; Robert Horton

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Nov 17, 1963
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scheduled: Tommy Sands & Nancy Sinatra; Robert Horton Nov 17, 1963 Scheduled guests: --Tommy Sands and Nancy Sinatra - ""Old Straw Hat"" & ""Hey Good Lookin'"" --Robert Horton --Kim Sisters & Kim Brothers --The New Sounds (vocal group) --Bob Lewis (comedian) --Nieman Brothers (acrobats) --Davis & Reese (comedy team)

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Season 17, Episode 09 The Obratsov Russian Puppet Theatre

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Dec 1, 1963
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The Obratsov Russian Puppet Theatre Dec 1, 1963 The Obratsov Russian Puppet Theatre --Ed dedicated the entire hour show to the Obratsov Russian Puppet Theatre. The puppet act, led by Sergei Obratsov, specialized in satire. --The show was divided into different puppet acts: ""The Coloratura Soprano""; ""The Tango""; ""The Wunderkind,"" ""The Gypsies"" from the Forests of Transcaucsia; ""The Performing Animals""; ""The Illusionist""; ""The Tap Dancers"" and ""Jazz Singer and her Combo."" --This show was taped in November 1963 at the conclusion of the troupe's Broadway engagement, a part of the American-Soviet cultural exchange.

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Season 17, Episode 10 Ginger Rogers / Burt Lanchester (on film)

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Dec 8, 1963
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Ginger Rogers / Burt Lanchester (on film) Dec 8, 1963 Guests: --Ginger Rogers - ""Something's Gotta Give"" & ""They Can't Take That Away from Me"" --Burt Lanchester (on film, interview & film clip from ""The Train"") --Sophie Tucker - ""So Much to Do"" --Buddy Greco - ""The Most Beautiful Girl in the World"" & ""In Other Words"" --Topo Gigio (mouse puppet) --Jan Murray (comedian) --Georgie Kaye (comedian) --Vic Greco & Fred Willard (comedy team) --Los Chevales de Espana (a.k.a. The Kids from Spain, singers & dancers)

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Season 17, Episode 11 Burt Lancaster / Al Hirt / Milton Berle / Georgia Brown

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Dec 15, 1963
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Burt Lancaster / Al Hirt / Milton Berle / Georgia Brown Dec 15, 1963 Guests:--Burt Lancaster (actor) --Al Hirt - ""Java"" & ""Man with a Horn"" --Milton Berle (comedian) - running gag: keeps interrupting Ed throughout show --Milton Berle - pays tribute to the ""unsung heroes who work in dept. stores all over the country, the shipping clerks "" --Georgia Brown - ""I've Got Plenty Of Nothing"" & ""I'll Walk Alone""--The Amin Brothers (foot jugglers, Milton Berle gets into the act) --Audience bows: Joe Morrison; John Chandler; Y. A. Tittle; Herman Levin (producer of ""My Fair Lady"") Additional guests (scheduled to appear): --Walter Dare Wahl (comedian) --Emmett Oldfield (comedian)

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Season 17, Episode 12 scheduled: Buster Keaton; Teresa Brewer; Tessie O'Shea

S17 E12

Dec 22, 1963
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scheduled: Buster Keaton; Teresa Brewer; Tessie O'Shea Dec 22, 1963 Scheduled guests: --Buster Keaton --John Huston (director) --Teresa Brewer --George Kirby --Tessie O'Shea --Frank Ifield (British singer) --The Burke Family Singers --Paul Dooley and Dick Liberti (comedians) --Rene Lavand (one-armed magician) --Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) --Hugh Forgie (ice skater)

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Season 17, Episode 13 Hank Williams Jr. / Janet Blair / cast of Twice Over Nightly

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Dec 29, 1963
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Hank Williams Jr. / Janet Blair / cast of Twice Over Nightly Dec 29, 1963 Guests: --Hank Williams, Jr. - ""On The Bayou,"" ""Your Cheatin Heart"" & ""Lonesome Blues"" (and possibly ""Cold, Cold, Heart"") --Janet Blair (singer) - ""Some People"" --Audience bow: Otto Preminger --Billy Reed (novelty act) - plays ""I'm Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover"" on dinnerwear. He keeps playing as the china breaks apart.--The Maxwells (2-man pantomime & balancing act) - one man balances wicker boxes on his feet while the other climbs atop the boxes. --Jerry Vale - medley of Italian songs including ""O Solo Mio"" Other guests (scheduled to appear): --cast of ""Twice Over Nightly"" --The Kim Sisters

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Season 17, Episode 14 Count Basie Orchestra / Keely Smith / Sister Sourie (Singing Nun)

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Jan 5, 1964
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Count Basie Orchestra / Keely Smith / Sister Sourie (Singing Nun) Jan 5, 1964 Guests: --The Singing Nun (Sister Sourire) - ""Hallelujah,"" ""Dominique,"" & ""Les Piedes des Missionaires"" (performance filmed in Waterloo, Belgium) --Count Basie Orchestra - ""One O'Clock Jump"" --Kelly Smith - ""Let Me Call You Sweetheart"" & ""Bill"" (with the Count Basie Orchestra)--Count Basie Orchestra & Keely Smith - ""Won't You Come Back, Count Basie"" --Jane Powell - song & dance number, and movie medley: ""Wonderful Day,"" ""Too Late Now"" & ""A Most Unusual Day."" --Johnny Hart (magician, does card tricks, silk tricks doves)--Dieter Tasso (juggler, balancing act)--Marcelo Spanish Ballet (Flamenco dance w/ male soloist)

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Season 17, Episode 15 Connie Francis / Frank Sinatra, Jr. / Stiller & Meara

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Jan 12, 1964
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Connie Francis / Frank Sinatra, Jr. / Stiller & Meara Jan 12, 1964 Guests include: --Connie Francis - ""With A Song In My Heart,"" ""I Left My Heart In San Francisco,"" ""You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You"" & ""Al Di La"" --Frank Sinatra, Jr. - ""Second Time Around"" & ""Nancy"" (with the Dorsey Orchestra) --Tommy Dorsey Orchestra - ""Git It"" --Stiller & Meara (comedy team) --Helen Forrest - ""I've Heard That Song Before"" (with the Dorsey Orchestra) --The Pied Pipers - ""Look At Him Now"" (with the Dorsey Orchestra) --Con Conwally (sword balancing act)

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Season 17, Episode 16 Bobby Vinton / Juliet Prowse / Pat Buttram

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Jan 19, 1964
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Bobby Vinton / Juliet Prowse / Pat Buttram Jan 19, 1964 --Bobby Vinton - medley: ""If You Knew Susie,"" ""When My Baby Smiles at Me"" and ""Yankee Doodle Dandy"" --Dick Alberts (or Albers - trampoline act) - does comic tumbling --Pat Buttram (comedian) - stand-up rural comedy --Juliet Prowse (dancer) - ""Lazy Afternoon with You,"" ""My Heart Belongs to Daddy"" and ""Tell All the World"" --Kate Smith - ""This Is All I Ask,"" ""Fine and Dandy"" and ""As Long As He Needs Me"" --Vic Grecco & Fred Willard (comedy team) - does a telephone act --Marvin Roy (magician act with female assistant) - pulls items out of hat & lightbulbs out of mouth.

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Season 17, Episode 17 scheduled: Eddy Arnold; Van Heflin; Sidney Blackmer

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Jan 26, 1964
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scheduled: Eddy Arnold; Van Heflin; Sidney Blackmer Jan 26, 1964 Scheduled guests: --Van Heflin and Sidney Blackmer (actors, scheduled to appear in a scene from their Broadway play ""A Case of Libel"" written by Henry Denker.) --Eddy Arnold (singer) --Carol Lawrence --Totie Fileds (comedian) --Shirley Verrett (soprano)

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Season 17, Episode 18 Ella Fitzgerald / Sammy Davis Jr.

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Feb 2, 1964
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Ella Fitzgerald / Sammy Davis Jr. Feb 2, 1964 Guests: --Ella Fitzgerald - ""Them There Eyes"" --Sammy Davis Jr. - ""Without A Song"" -- Sammy Davis Jr. & Ella Fitzgerald - ""S' Wonderful"" Other guests (scheduled to appear): --Modern Folk Quartet --Frank Gorshin (impressionist) --The Two Carmenas (balancing act)

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Season 17, Episode 19 Beatles (1st appearance) / Oliver Broadway cast

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Feb 9, 1964
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Beatles (1st appearance) / Oliver Broadway cast Feb 9, 1964 Guests include:--The Beatles (first appearance): All My Lovin,'Til There Was You, She Loves You, I Saw Her Standing There and I Wanna Hold Your Hand.--Davy Jones (pre-Monkees, appearing with Georgia Brown & the Broadway cast of 'Oliver'): I'd Do Anything--Georgia Brown: As Long As He Needs Me (with 2 children from the Broadway cast of 'Oliver')--Frank Gorshin (comedian)--Tessie O'Shea (singer, from Broadway's 'The Girl Who Came To Supper') - medley of show tunes--Mitzi McCall & Charlie Brill (comedy team)

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Season 17, Episode 20 Beatles (2nd appearance) / Mitzi Gaynor

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Feb 16, 1964
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Beatles (2nd appearance) / Mitzi Gaynor Feb 16, 1964 --The Beatles (2nd appearance): She Loves You, This Boy, All My Lovin', I Saw Her Standing There, From Me to You and I Want to Hold Your Hand--Audience bows: Sunny Liston & and Joe Louis (boxers)--Allen & Rossi (comedy team) - boxing sketch--Steve Rossi sings Strike Up the Band--Mitzi Gaynor (with 4 male dancers who also sing backup): Too Darn Hot, The More I See You and a blues medley: Birth of the Blues, St. James Infirmary,When the Saints Go Marching In, Shadrach, Mescach, Obendigo, Joshua Fit The Battle of Jericho & When the Saints Go Marching In (reprise). [Note: Shadrach, Mescach, Obendigo is missing from the DVD release.]--On tape: from Hialeah Race Track. Ed, with Seminole Indian family, introduces the Nerveless Nocks. --Nerveless Nocks (four male sway pole acrobats) - group performs outside (on tape at Hialeah Race Track)--Myron Cohen (stand-up comedian)--The Valanti's (comedic unicyclists) - not on DVD

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Season 17, Episode 21 Beatles (3rd appearance) / Cab Calloway

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Feb 23, 1964
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Beatles (3rd appearance) / Cab Calloway Feb 23, 1964 --The Beatles (3rd appearance): Twist and Shout, Please Please Me and I Want to Hold Your Hand (Pre-recorded Beatles segments, taped 9 Feb 1964, inserted into a live show.)--Gloria Bleezarde - sings Safety in Numbers--Pinky & Perky (marionettes)--Morecambe & Wise (comedy team) - routine about genuine Louis XIV brandy glasses--Acker Bilk (clarinet player): Acker's Lacquer--Gordon & Sheila MacRae (musical-comedy entertainers) - in a parody of The Gary Moore Show, the duo do celebrity impressions.--Dave Barry (comedian) - comedy monologue about children; sings a parody of Sonny Boy.--Cab Calloway - St. James Infirmary & Old Man River--Morty Gunty (comedian) - comedy monologue

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Season 17, Episode 22 George Raft / Jack Carter / John Byner

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Mar 1, 1964
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George Raft / Jack Carter / John Byner Mar 1, 1964 Guests: --George Raft (Hollywood star) - scheduled to appear in a tango sequence with the Hugh Lambert dancers--Jack Carter (comedian) - routine includes jokes about the Beatles --John Byner (comedian making his first TV appearance) Additional guests (scheduled to appear): --Anita Bryant (singer) --Rickie Layne and Velvel (ventriloquist act) --Julius Monk's ""Baker's Dozen"" (revue troupe, scheduled to appear in 2 comedy sketches)

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Season 17, Episode 23 Dave Clark Five / A Salute to American Composers

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Mar 8, 1964
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Dave Clark Five / A Salute to American Composers Mar 8, 1964 Dave Clark Five - ""Glad All Over"" ""A Salute to American Composers"" --Jerry Vale - ""Ah, Sweet Mystery"" & ""You Can't Take That Away from Me"" --Florence Henderson - ""I Get A Kick Out of You"" & ""Wonderful Guy"" --Ed Sullivan talks with Ira Gershwin. --Steve Lawrence - ""A Room Without Windows, A Room Without Doors"" & ""Gigi"" --Harry Ruby (piano medley) --Phil Silvers & Saul Chaplin - ""Old Man River"" sketch --Juliet Prowse (dancer) - dances to ""Black Bottom"" & ""The Peabody"" --Blossom Seeley - ""I Love A Medley"" Piano medley with five ASCAP composers: Jimmy McHugh (""Sunny Side of the Street""); Arthur Freed (""Singing in the Rain""); Grace Kahn & Donald Kahn (""It Had to be You"" & ""Ain't We Got Fun""); Sammy Fain (""Love Is A Many Splendored Thing"").

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Season 17, Episode 24 Dave Clark Five / Peter O'Toole / Jack Jones

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Mar 15, 1964
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Dave Clark Five / Peter O'Toole / Jack Jones Mar 15, 1964 --Dave Clark Five - ""Do You Love Me,"" ""Bits and Pieces"" and ""Glad All Over"" Other guests: --Peter O'Toole (actor) - interview, sings ""When Irish Eyes Are Smiling"" with Ed Sullivan. --Jack Jones (singer) - ""Rosalie"" & ""Call Me Irresponsible"" --Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) --Pat O'Brian (comedian) --Jackie Vernon (comedian) --Carmel Quinn (medley Of Irish songs) --The Volantes (unicycle balancing act)  - rides a unicycle in theatre aisle and plays an accordian while on unicycle on table --The Augsberg Jungle Wonders (trained monkey act)

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Season 17, Episode 25 Bobby Vinton / Van Johnson / The Ladybugs

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Mar 22, 1964
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Bobby Vinton / Van Johnson / The Ladybugs Mar 22, 1964 Guests: --Van Johnson - ""Just One of Those Things"" & ""I'm A Ham"" --Bobby Vinton - ""My Heart Belongs to Only You"" --The Ladybugs - ""I Saw Him Standing There."" The Ladybugs were Jeannine Riley, Pat Woodell and Linda Kaye Henning (from ""Petticoat Junction"") & Sheila James (formerly of ""Dobie Gillis""). --Totie Fields (comedian) --George Kirby (comedian-impressionist) --Brooks Sisters - ""Brooks' Boogie"" --The South African dancers (from the Alan Paton-Krishna Shaw play ""Sponono"") --Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) - ""Topo's Birthday"" CBS repeated this show on Aug. 9, 1964.

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Season 17, Episode 26 Harry Belafonte and the Belafonte Folk Singers

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Mar 29, 1964
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Harry Belafonte and the Belafonte Folk Singers Mar 29, 1964 Guests: --Harry Belafonte --Jack Carter (comedian) --The Kessler Twins Additional guests (scheduled to appear): --Harry Belafonte and the Belafonte Folk Singers – ""Sailor Man,"" ""Look Over Yonder,"" ""Windin' Road,"" ""In My Father's House"" and ""Shake That Little Foot"" --Dennis Spicer (ventriloquist) --Karen Valentine (singer-dancer, talent winner in the Miss Teen-Age America contest)

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Season 17, Episode 27 The Searchers / scheduled: Rowan & Martin; Senor Wences

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Apr 5, 1964
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The Searchers / scheduled: Rowan & Martin; Senor Wences Apr 5, 1964 The Searchers – ""Ain't That Just Like Me"" & ""Needles and Pins"" Other guests (scheduled): --Dan Rowan & Dick Martin (comedians) --Senor Wences (ventriloquist) --Nipsey Russell (comedian) --Franco Corelli (Italian tenor) --Topo Gigio (puppet) --Mata & Hari (dance-pantomime team) --The Little Singers of Tokyo.

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Season 17, Episode 28 Moscow State Circus (taped in Minneapolis, MN)

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Apr 12, 1964
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Moscow State Circus (taped in Minneapolis, MN) Apr 12, 1964 Moscow State Circus (taped in Minneapolis, MN): Taped show with guests:--Oleg Popov (clown, appears throughout the show) --The Khodzhabaev Cossack Riders --Valentin Filatov's trained bears (boxers, motorcyclists, acrobats & balancers) --Kaseev and Manasaryan (acrobatic strongmen)--Michael Nikolaev group (precision gymnasts) --Violetta and Alexander Kiss (balancers) --The Vladimir Doveyko tumblers (somersault onto stilts) --The Vladimir Zamotkin's acrobatics (on a giant free-spinning wheel) --Vsevolod Kherts (juggling strongman)--The Volzhansky wire walkers (roller-skate & perform acrobatics on the highwire) --Helena Sinkovskaya & Victor Lisin (gymnasts on the rocket trapeze) --Victoria Olkhovikova's football-playing canines

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Season 17, Episode 29 Al Hirt / Roberta Peters / Itzhak Perlman / Kim Sisters

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Apr 26, 1964
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Al Hirt / Roberta Peters / Itzhak Perlman / Kim Sisters Apr 26, 1964 --Al Hirt - ""Begin the Beguine"" & ""Cotton Candy"" --Al Hirt & Roberta Peters - ""The Shadow Song"" --Itzhak Perlman - ""Rondo Capricione"" (on violin) --Peg Leg Bates & Little Buck (tap duet) --The Kim Sisters (""South of the Border"" medley and ""Charlie Brown"") --London Lee (comedian) --Georgie Kaye (comedian) --Bob King (comedian) --Ariston (acrobat trio)

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Season 17, Episode 30 Stevie Wonder / Gerry and the Pacemakers

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May 3, 1964
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Stevie Wonder / Gerry and the Pacemakers May 3, 1964 Guests: --Stevie Wonder - ""Fingertips"" --Gerry and the Pacemakers - ""Don't Let the Sun Catch You Crying"" & ""I'm the One"" --Patti Page (singer) - ""Call Me Irresponsible"" & ""If I Had A Hammer"" --Bill Dana (comedian in character as Jose) - Ed interviews Jose, who's dressed as a Roman soldier. This time, Jose is an actor talking about his latest epic. --The Claytons (whip and rope act) - 3 people, dressed as cowboys, do tricks with whips. --The cast of ""America Be Seated"" with Louis Gossett, May Barnes, Bibby Oscarwall Scheduled guest:--Vaughn Meader (comedian)

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Season 17, Episode 31 Dusty Springfield / Gerry & the Pacemakers / Itzhak Perlman

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May 10, 1964
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Dusty Springfield / Gerry & the Pacemakers / Itzhak Perlman May 10, 1964 Guests: --Dusty Springfield - ""Stay Awhile"" & ""I Only Want to Be with You"" --Gerry and the Pacemakers - ""I Like It"" & ""Don't Let the Sun Catch You Crying"" --Bobby Rydell - ""World Without Love"" --Itzak Perlman (violinist) - Wieniawski's ""Second Concerto"" --Phyllis Diller (stand-up comedy) --Jackie Mason (makes jokes about folk songs) --The Brooks Sisters - ""When The Saints Go Marching In"" (instrumental) --Doug Hart (portrays a drunk who wants to do wire walking with a female. He gets on and does a good routine by himself) --Sid Gary (comedian) - imitates George Jessel's flat singing --Los Cinco Latinos - ""El Relicaro""

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Season 17, Episode 32 scheduled: Paul Anka; McGuire Sisters; Rita Pavone

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May 17, 1964
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scheduled: Paul Anka; McGuire Sisters; Rita Pavone May 17, 1964 Guests (2nd half of show): --Totie Fields (comedian) --The Mansville Marching Band - ""When The Saints Come Marching In"" --Audience bow: Eunice Kennedy Shriver --Jackie Vernon (comedian) --""Big"" Tiny Little (pianist, from ""The Lawrence Welk Show"")Scheduled guests (probably the 1st half of show): --Paul Anka --Rita Pavone (Italian singer) - ""Remember Me"" & ""Just One More"" --Paul Anka and Rita Pavone - ""Ogni Volta"" --The McGuire Sisters --Rowan & Martin (comedy team) --Youngsters from the Connecticut Training Center for the mentally retarded

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Season 17, Episode 33 Liza Minnelli / Duke Ellington / The Beatles (on film)

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May 24, 1964
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Liza Minnelli / Duke Ellington / The Beatles (on film) May 24, 1964 --The Beatles (on film) - movie clip of ""You Can't Do That"" from ""A Hard Day's Night"" - song was cut from final edit of film. Also on film: Ed Sullivan interviews The Beatles in London on the set of "" A Hard Day's Night"". --On film: footage of the Lipizzaner White Stallions in Vienna. --On film: Michelangelo's Pieta, an exhibit at the New York World's Fair.Guests: --Duke Ellington & his orchestra --Liza Minnelli (actress-singer) - possibly performed ""The Travelin' Life""--John Paul Vignon (French singer) --Shirley Verrett (mezzo-soprano) - ""Ava Maria"" --Morecambe and Wise (British comedy team)Other guests (scheduled to appear): --Professor Backwards (comedian) --The Watusi Dancers

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Season 17, Episode 34 Dave Clark Five / Bill Cosby / Helen Hayes

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May 31, 1964
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Dave Clark Five / Bill Cosby / Helen Hayes May 31, 1964 Guests: --Dave Clark Five – ""Can't You See That She's Mine"" & ""Do You Love Me"" --Bill Cosby --Helen Hayes - plays Mrs. Woodrow Wilson in a dramatic scene --Abbe Lane - ""The Rhumba Rump"" & ""I Will Follow You"" --Peter Lind Hayes & Mary Healy (husband & wife doing a stand up routine) --Elsa & Waldo (comedy dance team)

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Season 17, Episode 35 Billy J. Kramer & the Dakotas / Alec Guinness

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Jun 7, 1964
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Billy J. Kramer & the Dakotas / Alec Guinness Jun 7, 1964 Guests: --Billy J. Kramer & the Dakotas - ""Pride,"" ""Little Children"" and ""Bad to Me"" --Alec Guinness (cameo & film clip from ""Bridge On The River Kwai"") --Nipsey Russell (stand-up comedian) --Robert Horton - ""Oklahoma"" medley & ""When The Sun Comes Out"" --Tessie O'Shea (singer doing a London music medley) --Leo Bassi (foot juggler)

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Season 17, Episode 36 Sammy Davis Jr./ A filmed tour of the JFK Library exhibit

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Jun 14, 1964
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Sammy Davis Jr./ A filmed tour of the JFK Library exhibit Jun 14, 1964 Guests: --Sammy Davis Jr. - ""My Kind of Town (Manhattan),"" ""Where Do I Belong?"" ""Gonna Build Me A Mountain"" & ""What Kind of Fool Am I"" --Stiller & Meara (comedy team) --The Vagabonds - ""It's a Good Day"" & ""Route 66"" --Trio Hoganas (high wire balance act) --The Philippine Dance Company --On film: a tour of the John F. Kennedy Library exhibit (then on display at the IBM Gallery in NYC).

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Season 17, Episode 37 Debbie Reynolds (on film) / Trini Lopez / Harve Presnell

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Jun 21, 1964
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Debbie Reynolds (on film) / Trini Lopez / Harve Presnell Jun 21, 1964 --Ed introduces the 50 candidates for the title of ""National College Queen,"" then announces the 6 finalists.--On film: Ed visits Debbie Reynolds at her home. In her screening room, they view scenes of Debbie dancing in ""The Unsinkable Molly Brown""--Harve Presnell (Reynolds' co-star in ""The Unsinkable Molly Brown"") - sings ""I'll Never Say No"" (live on stage) --John Bryner (stand-up comedian) - imitates folk singers, sings ""The Mountain,"" then does impressions of Ed Sullivan, Elvis and Topo Gigio. --Sally Ann Howes - sings ""Let's Face the Music and Dance""--Allen and Rossi (comedy team) - Steve Rossi sings ""With A Son in My Heart,"" then interviews the general manager of the World's Fair Japanese Pavillion (played by Marty Allen)--Sally Ann Howes sings ""Do Re Me"" with children from the Lexington school for the deaf.--Cameo: Ken Venturi (1964 U.S. Open champion) --Lexington School for the Deaf children - ""Spring Theme"" --Jim Bunning (baseball pitching star from Philadelphi

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Season 17, Episode 38 Bobby Vinton / Connie Francis / Frank Sinatra / Ferrante & Teicher

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Jun 28, 1964
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Bobby Vinton / Connie Francis / Frank Sinatra / Ferrante & Teicher Jun 28, 1964 Guests: --Frank Sinatra - cameo, brings out anniversary cake, sings ""My Kind of Town"" --Bobby Vinton - ""Tell Me Why"" & ""Mama Don't Allow"" + instrumental songs (""Hava Nagila,"" ""Poinciana"" & ""When The Saints Go Marching In"") --Connie Francis - ""Will You Still Be Mine,"" ""Mala Femina,"" ""Looking for Love"" & ""I Found Myself A Guy"" --Ferrante & Teicher (2 pianists, playing two pianos) - theme from ""Seventh Dawn""--Jerry Shane (comedian) --Joan Holloway - ""Puttin' On My Top Hat"" --The Banihan Dancers (Filipino dance group)

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Season 17, Episode 39 scheduled: Kay Stevens; Myron Cohen; Jerry Vale; Allen & Rossi

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Jul 5, 1964
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scheduled: Kay Stevens; Myron Cohen; Jerry Vale; Allen & Rossi Jul 5, 1964 Scheduled guests: --Jerry Vale --Kay Stevens --Allen and Rossi (comedy duo) --Myron Cohen (comedian) --Brascia and Tybee (dance team) --The Neiman Brothers (tumblers) --The Four Amigos (vocal and instrumental group) --Ronnie Martin (comedian)

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Season 17, Episode 40 Steve Lawrence / Helen Shapiro / Geula Gill

S17 E40

Jul 26, 1964
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Steve Lawrence / Helen Shapiro / Geula Gill Jul 26, 1964 Scheduled guests: --Steve Lawrence --Helen Shapiro - ""Tip Toe Through The Tulips"" --Geula Gill (Israeli vocalist) --Maria Neglia (violinist) --los Chavales de Espana (singers-dancers-instrumentalists)

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Season 17, Episode 41 Della Reese / the Highwaymen

S17 E41

Aug 16, 1964
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Della Reese / the Highwaymen Aug 16, 1964 Guests: --Della Reese - ""Nobody's Sweetheart"" & ""His Eye Is On The Sparrow"" --The Highwaymen (vocal-instrumental quintet) - ""Standing by the Gate"" & ""Pretoria"" --Pat Henning (stand-up comedian) --Bob King (stand-up comedian) --The Kaye Sisters (British vocal trio) - ""I Only Want To Be With You"" --Mac Ronay (magician) --Harry Lorayne (memory expert) --Rosh Atubian & His Mediterranean International Troop (folk musicians & dancers) --Jack La Cayen & Gelsomina (acrobatic dancers from Italy) --Bauman's Tigers (trained animal act)

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Season 17, Episode 42 Bert Lahr / Rita Pavone / The Kim Sisters

S17 E42

Sep 6, 1964
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Bert Lahr / Rita Pavone / The Kim Sisters Sep 6, 1964 Guests (show taped earlier in the season): --Bert Lahr - ""Schneider's Miracle"" --Rita Pavone (Italian pop singer) - ""Remember Me?"" & ""Big Deal""--Pat Buttram (comedian) --London Lee (comedian) --The Stepp Brothers (tap-dancers) --The Kim Sisters - ""Mr. Banjo"" & a ""West Side Story"" medley --Enzo Stuarti (Italian singer) - ""Battle Hymn"" & ""Yours Is My Heart Alone"" --Attila Galamb (child saxophonist) --The Two Carmenas (a ""head-to-toe"" balancing act)

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