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Season 3 (CBS)(1950-51)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Tom Alger
references:
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  Playlist -  "The Ed Sullivan Show"  Season 3 (1950-51) (no videos)

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CBS Sundays 8:00-9:00pm Eastern

 119. 24-Sep-50 guests unknown

3.x [--] Ed Sullivan: Toast Of The Town:
01-Oct-1950 CBS Sun
Guests:
Jackie Robinson
Bert Lahr
James Barton
The Phil Jones Group
Betty & Jane Kean
Gordon Jenkins and his Orchestra & choir

--Jackie Robinson (Brooklyn Dodgers baseball player) - appears on stage
--Bert Lahr (comedian) - "Men In White" comedy sketch about a blind doctor.
--James (Jim) Barton - plays a drunk in sketch.
--Phil Jones Group (dancers doing the Charleston)
--Betty & Jane Kean performance (1) Betty Kean sings "Love Is The Thing"
--Audience bow: Ezra Charles (heavy weight champion who beat Joe Louis)
--Gordon Jenkins with 55-piece orchestra & choir - perform songs about Manhattan in an extended, 15-minute segment.
Segment includes the songs "We're Having A Party" and "New York's My Home Sweet Home."

121. 08-Oct-50 guests unknown
122. 15-Oct-50 guests unknown

3.x [123] Ed Sullivan: Toast Of The Town:
22-Oct-1950
Guests:
Peggy Lee
Dave Barbour

Highlights:
--Peggy Lee - "Show Me the Way to Get Out of This World" & " La Vie en Rose"
--Dave Barbour (Peggy Lee's husband, accompanying her on guitar)

124. 29-Oct-50 guests unknown
125. 05-Nov-50 guests unknown
126. 12-Nov-50 guests unknown
127. 19-Nov-50 guests unknown
128. 26-Nov-50 guests unknown
129. 03-Dec-50 guests unknown
130. 10-Dec-50 guests unknown
131. 17-Dec-50 guests unknown
132. 24-Dec-50 guests unknown
133. 31-Dec-50 guests unknown
134. 07-Jan-51 guests unknown


3.x [135] Ed Sullivan: Toast Of The Town:
14-Jan-1951 CBS Sun
Guests:
Anna Maria Alberghetti
Moira Shearer
Joey Adams
Billy Graves & Sons
James Melton
The Carters

Highlights:
--Anna Maria Alberghetti - 14-year old sings Aria from "Nightingale" & "The Rose"
--Joey Adams (stand-up routine, with Ed)
--Billy Graves & Sons (tap dancing routine)
--Joey Adams, Billy Graves & Sons - tap dance to "Sunny Side Of The Street"
--James Melton (from the Metropolitan Opera) - "Somewhere Beyond The Sea" & "Soul Is A Witness For My Lord"
--The Carters (roller skating family) - skate to "California Here I Come"
--Audience bows: James Edwards, Bob Williams, Sugar Ray Robinson
--Sam Snead (golf pro) - gives golf lesson, with broken wrist.
Joined on stage by Sugar Ray Robinson & Bob Williams.
--Moira Shearer (Scottish ballet dancer)
--Moira Shearer & John Hart - dance the Adagio from "Sleeping Beauty"

136. 21-Jan-51 guests unknown
137. 28-Jan-51 guests unknown
138. 04-Feb-51 guests unknown
139. 11-Feb-51 guests unknown


3.x [140] Ed Sullivan: Toast Of The Town:
18-Feb-1951 CBS Sun
Guests:
Sugar Ray Robinson
Molly Pecan
Ray McKinley
Mila Raymon
Paul Schon
Chief American Horse
The Jaywalkers
Rudy Cardenas

Highlights:
--Sugar Ray Robinson - skips rope to "Anchor's Away." Later in show, Sugar Ray watches clip from an earlier show
with Sam Snead, Bob Williams & Sugar Ray. Sugar Ray talks about Terry Moore
--Molly Pecan - "Heaven Help A Working Girl," "Daisy" and "The Story Of Grandma's Shawl"
--Ray McKinley - "Don't Mess With Mr. In Between" Later, sings "Came A Long Way From St. Louis"
--Mila Raymon (violin player)
--Paul Schon (little boy playing clarinet) - plays "Army Air Corps"
--Chief American Horse (Chief of Sioux Nation) - gives Ed the name
"Laughing Heart" & an Indian headdress. (Six American Indian chiefs on stage.)
--The Jaywalkers (3 male acrobats)
--Rudy Cardenas (young juggler from Mexico)
--Audience bows: General John Reed Kilpatrick; Mrs. Sugar Ray Robinson;
Nancy Chaffe; Irv Kupcinet; Major Alexander; Mrs. Disiversky; Col. Robert Johnson

141. 25-Feb-51 guests unknown
142. 04-Mar-51 guests unknown
143. 11-Mar-51 guests unknown


3.x [144] Ed Sullivan: Toast Of The Town:
18-Mar-1951 CBS Sun
Guests:
Hugh Laing & Diane Adams
Nancy Walker
Roberta Peters
Byron Nelson
Lucienne Boyer
Carmen Cavallero
Ala Ming

Highlights:
--Hugh Laing & Diane Adams (ballet dancers)
--Nancy Walker (comedian, doing a routine about ballet dancers)
--Roberta Peters (singer) - "If I Were on the Stage"
--Byron Nelson (golfer giving an on-stage lesson)
--Lucienne Boyer - "Speak To Me of Love"
--Carmen Cavallero (pianist)
--Ala Ming (tightrope walker) - does a flip while walking the wire
--Excess Baggage (trained dog act) - dogs perform to "Alabamy Bound"
--Audience bow: Jimmy McHale

145. 25-Mar-51 guests unknown

3.x [146] Ed Sullivan: Toast Of The Town:
01-Apr-1951 CBS Sun
Guests:
Les Paul & Mary Ford
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.
The Irish Memory Review
Mickey Carton, Francis Flanagan & Irish Step Dancers
Martin Keane

Highlights:
--Les Paul & Mary Ford - "On How High The Moon," "Crying" & "Old Fashioned Motel In The Sky."
--Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. (actor) - talks about his European adventure & reads from Kipling's "If"
--The Irish Memory Review - performs an Irish Jig
--Martin Keane (Irish tenor with step dancers) - "A Little Bit Of Heaven"
--Mickey Carton, Francis Flanagan & Irish Step Dancers - "Rickets Hornpipe"
--Artie Dan (correct name?) - fast talking comedian
--Phil Spatalny and the Hour Of Charm - "Voices Of Spring" by Strauss, Mendelssohn's "Spring Song" & "April Song"
--Nino (trained animal act, with dog tricks)
--Audience bow: Jane Wunter (Miss New York press photographer)
--On-stage bow: Jack Dempsey

147. 08-Apr-51 guests unknown
148. 15-Apr-51 guests unknown
149. 22-Apr-51 guests unknown
150. 29-Apr-51 guests unknown
151. 06-May-51 guests unknown
152. 13-May-51 guests unknown
153. 20-May-51 guests unknown
154. 27-May-51 guests unknown
155. 03-Jun-51 guests unknown
156. 10-Jun-51 guests unknown
157. 17-Jun-51 guests unknown
158. 24-Jun-51 guests unknown
159. 01-Jul-51 guests unknown
160 08-Jul-51 guests unknown
161 15-Jul-51 guests unknown
162 22-Jul-51 guests unknown
163 29-Jul-51 guests unknown
164. 05-Aug-51 guests unknown
165. 12-Aug-51 guests unknown


3.x [166] Ed Sullivan: Toast Of The Town:
19-Aug-1951 CBS Sun
Guest Host: Victor Borge
Guests:
Les Paul and Mary Ford

167. 26-Aug-51 guests unknown
168. 02-Sep-51 guests unknown
169. 9-Sept-51 guests unknown

3.x [170] Ed Sullivan: Toast Of The Town: RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN TRIBUTE
16-Sep-1951 CBS Sun
Guests:
Robert Merrill & Sandra Dale
Murial Rahn
Dolores Gray
Lisa Kirk
Bill Tabbert
Gertrude Lawrence

Highlights:
--Robert Merrill & Sandra Dale - appear in a scene from Rodgers & Hammerstein's "Oklahoma"
--Murial Rahn - "Carmen Jones"
--Dolores Gray - "Spring" from "State Fair"
--Dolores Gray - June Is Busting Out All Over" from "Carousel"
--Lisa Kirk - "The Gentleman Is A Dope" from "Allegro"
--Robert Merrill - "Some Enchanted Evening" From "South Pacific"
--Robert Merrill - "You'll Never Walk Alone" (with chorus)
--Bill Tabbert - "You've Got To Be Carefully Taught" from "South Pacific"
--Gertrude Lawrence - "Whistle A Happy Tune" & "Getting To Know You"
(according to transcript, the picture is missing on this segment, no video)
--Oscar Hammerstein (composer) - talks about how you must respect the audience.
Later in show, talks about his partnership with Richard Rodgers, who comes on stage.
--Audience bow: Otto Harbach

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