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The very best of the Ed Sullivan Show.

The very best of the Ed Sullivan Show. Volume one, Unforgettable performances [videorecording] / Sofa Entertainment.
Burbank, Calif. : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Video, [1992].

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1 videocassette (99 min.) : sd., col. & b&w; 1/2 in.
Uniform Title
Ed Sullivan show (Television program)
Alternative Title
Unforgettable performances
  • Originally broadcast 1952-1971.
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
  • "New footage and extended performances"--on videocassette box.
Credits (note)
  • Producer, Susan F. Walker ; director of photography, Ralf Bode ; writers, Peter Elbling, Andrew Solt ; director, Andrew Solt.
System Details (note)
  • VHS, NTSC.
  • It's only a paper moon (Carol Burnett, 1957) -- I can't get no satisfaction [excerpt] (Rolling Stones, 1966) -- Poor soul routine (Jackie Gleason, 1952) -- Chong and Mana (1967) -- La traviata. Sempre libera / Verdi (Joan Sutherland, 1966) -- Kermit the Frog playing the piano (1967) -- That's life (Pearl Bailey, 1968) -- Dolores Gray (1967) -- George Burns and Gracie Allen (1957) -- Lucille Ball & Desi Arnaz (1954) -- Wayne & Shuster (1958) -- Gonna get along without ya now (Teresa Brewer, 1956)) -- The little white cloud that cried (Johnnie Ray, 1952) -- Bo Diddley (Bo Diddley, 1955) -- Oh, boy! (Buddy Holly and the Crickets, 1958) -- Don't be cruel (Elvis Presley, 1956) -- Beyond the sea (Bobby Darin, 1960) -- Clips of the 1960 Democratic National Convention and of President & Mrs. Kennedy -- Comedy skit impersonating JFK [excerpt] (Vaughn Meader, 1962) -- It's my party (Lesley Gore, 1963) -- Comedy skit about US space program [excerpt] (Bill Dana, 1962) -- I want to hold your hand (Beatles, 1964) -- Photo stills of various comedians (Bob Hope, Milton Berle, Phyllis Diller, Rowan and Martin, ... [et al.]) -- Flip Wilson (1968) -- Moms Mabley (1969) -- Joan Rivers (1968) -- Comedy skit about insurance (Alan King, 1966) -- Ticket to ride (Beatles, 1965) -- Good lovin' (Young Rascals, 1966) -- Poem about hair (George Carlin, 1971) -- Good vibrations (Beach Boys, 1968) -- Michelle Phillips -- California dreamin' (Mamas & the Papas, 1966) -- Raise your hand (Janis Joplin with Big Brother & the Holding Company, 1969).
  • Richard Pryor (1970) -- Papa's got a brand new bag ; I got you (I feel good) (James Brown, 1966) -- Phil Silvers (1955) -- Young at heart (Jimmy Durante, 1962) -- When the sun comes out (Barbra Streisand, 1963) -- Won't you come home Bill Bailey (Louis Armstrong, trumpet, vocals, 1961) -- I could go on singing (Judy Garland, 1963) -- S'wonderful (Ella Fitzgerald and Sammy Davis, Jr., 1964) -- Señor Wences [puppet] (1966) -- Clips from various acrobats and jugglers (Erich Brenn, Kamerazuko Takushi, Dynamite Jefferson, ... [et al.]) -- The impossible dream, from Man of La Mancha (Richard Kiley, 1966) -- Tonight, from West Side story (Carol Lawrence and Larry Kert, 1958) -- I could have danced all night, from My fair lady (Julie Andrews, 1956) -- Two impersonations of Ed Sullivan (Will Jordan, 1954, and John Byner, 1967) -- Jackie Mason (1964) interrupted by CBS News special report [excerpt] (Pres. Lyndon Johnson) and Mason discussing subsequent disagreement between Sullivan and him -- Let's spend 'some time' together (text of "Let's spend the night together" changed by censors) [excerpt] (Rolling Stones, 1967) -- Ray Manzarek -- Light my fire (Doors, 1967) -- Jayne Mansfield, violin [excerpt] (1957) -- I second that emotion [excerpt] (Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, 1968) -- Reach out I'll be there (Four Tops, 1966) -- You can't hurry love (Supremes, 1966) -- For once in my life (Stevie Wonder, 1968) -- I want you back (Jackson 5, 1969) -- Soupy Sales [excerpt] (1965) -- There's no business like show business (Ethel Merman, 1968) -- Topo gigio (1969) -- Trailer for vol. 2 -- Ed and Sylvia Sullivan interviewed by Hy Gardner, April 2, 1958.
Call Number
*LVH 817 (F) 1 of 2
1558903453 :
The very best of the Ed Sullivan Show. Volume one, Unforgettable performances [videorecording] / Sofa Entertainment.
Burbank, Calif. : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Video, [1992].
Various performers; hosted and narrated by Carol Burnett.
Producer, Susan F. Walker ; director of photography, Ralf Bode ; writers, Peter Elbling, Andrew Solt ; director, Andrew Solt.
System Details
In its 23-year-run, The Ed Sullivan Show presented an array of over 10,000 performers, including the biggest names in comedy, Broadway, variety, rock, and pop. This volume includes live performances by Barbra Streisand, Bobby Darin, Buddy Holly, Sammy Davis, Jr., Elvis, The Beatles, The Doors and The Rolling Stones, Broadway classics from My Fair Lady, The Man of La Mancha, and West Side Story, comedians Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz in a rare comedy sketch with Ed Sullivan, and, exclusive to this video, Ed and Sylvia Sullivan's only on-camera interview.
Added Author
Sullivan, Ed, 1901-1974.
Burnett, Carol, host.
Burnett, Carol, narrator.
Gleason, Jackie, 1916-1987.
Sutherland, Joan, 1926-2010.
Bailey, Pearl.
Kermit the Frog (Fictional character)
Gray, Dolores.
Burns, George, 1896-1996.
Allen, Gracie, 1902-1964.
Brewer, Teresa.
Ray, Johnnie, 1927-1990.
Bo Diddley, 1928-2008.
Holly, Buddy, 1936-1959.
Meader, Vaughn.
Gore, Lesley, 1946-2015, performer.
Dana, Bill, comedian.
Lewis, Jerry, 1926-2017, performer.
Wilson, Flip.
Mabley, Moms.
Rivers, Joan.
King, Alan, 1927-2004. Performer
Carlin, George.
Joplin, Janis.
Pryor, Richard, 1940-2005.
Brown, James, 1933-2006.
Silvers, Phil, 1911-1985.
Durante, Jimmy, 1893-1980.
Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971.
Garland, Judy.
Fitzgerald, Ella.
Davis, Sammy, Jr., 1925-1990.
Kiley, Richard.
Lawrence, Carol, 1935-
Kert, Larry.
Andrews, Julie.
Jordan, Will.
Byner, John.
Mason, Jackie.
Mansfield, Jayne, 1933-1967.
Robinson, Smokey, 1940-
Wonder, Stevie.
Sales, Soupy.
Presley, Elvis, 1935-1977.
Merman, Ethel.
Ball, Lucille, 1911-1989.
Arnaz, Desi, 1917-1986.
Topo Gigio (Fictitious character)
Sullivan, Sylvia.
Gardner, Hy.
Streisand, Barbra.
Darin, Bobby.
Brenn, Erich.
Jefferson, Dynamite.
Takushi, Kamerazuko.
Wences, Senor.
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Traviata. Sempre libera.
Leigh, Mitch, 1928-2014. Man of La Mancha. Impossible dream.
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990. West Side story. Tonight.
Loewe, Frederick, 1901-1988. My fair lady. I could have danced all night.
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989. Annie get your gun. There's no business like show business.
Wayne and Shuster.
Crickets (Rock group)
Young Rascals (Musical group)
Beach Boys.
Mamas and the Papas (Musical group)
Big Brother & the Holding Co. (Musical group)
Miracles (Musical group)
Four Tops (Musical group)
Supremes (Musical group)
Jackson 5 (Musical group)
Doors (Musical group)
Rolling Stones.
Sofa Entertainment.
Added Title
Unforgettable performances
Ed Sullivan show (Television program)
Research Call Number
*LVH 817 (F) 1 of 2 Container on file.
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