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The Ed Sullivan show featuring the Beatles and various other artists

The Ed Sullivan show featuring the Beatles and various other artists / a CBS Television Network production.
Los Angeles, CA : SOFA Entertainment, [2003], ©2003.

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Additional Authors
  • Precht, Robert.
  • Kiley, Tim.
  • Sullivan, Ed, 1901-1974.
  • Kaps, Fred.
  • Brown, Georgia.
  • Gorshin, Frank.
  • McDermott, Terry.
  • O\u0027Shea, Tessie.
  • Liston, Sonny, 1932-1970.
  • Lewis, Joe.
  • Gaynor, Mitzi, 1931-
  • Cohen, Myron.
  • Bleezarde, Gloria.
  • MacRae, Gordon.
  • MacRae, Sheila, 1921-2014.
  • Barry, Dave.
  • Calloway, Cab, 1907-1994.
  • Sales, Soupy.
  • Beatles.
  • CBS Television Network.
  • Sofa Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • McCall and Brill (Comedy team)
  • Wells & the Four Fays (Comedy team)
  • Allen and Rossi (Comedy team)
2 videodiscs (240 min.) : sound, black and white; 4 3/4 in.
Presents the four complete one-hour Ed Sullivan Shows that launched the "British Invasion" of the music industry and introduced the Beatles to America. Includes the original commercials.
Uniform Title
Ed Sullivan show (Television program)
Alternative Title
  • Beatles and various other artists
  • Four historic Ed Sullivan shows featuring the Beatles
  • Four complete historic Ed Sullivan shows featuring the Beatles
  • Ed Sullivan shows featuring the Beatles
  • Four fab shows starring the Fab Four
Variety shows (Television programs) – United States.
  • Aspect ratio 1.33:1, standard full frame.
Credits (note)
  • Producer, Robert Precht ; director, Tim Kiley.
Audience (note)
  • MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details (note)
  • DVD; restored original mono or Dolby digital surround (use only with S.1 systems).
February 9, 1964: Ed\u0027s opening. All my loving ; Till there was you ; She loves you (The Beatles). Card and salt shaker trick (Fred Kaps). I\u0027ll do anything for you (cast of Oliver!). As long as he needs me (Oliver!) (Georgia Brown). Frank Gorshin, comedian/impressionist. Terry McDermott, Olympic athlete. Medley of favorite show tunes (Tessie O\u0027Shea). Comedy/office sketch (McCall and Brill). I saw her standing there ; I want to hold your hand (The Beatles). Acrobatic physical comedy (Wells & the Four Fays) -- February 16, 1964: She loves you ; This boy ; All my loving (The Beatles). Audience bow (Sonny Liston, heavyweight champion). Audience bow (Joe Louis, former heavyweight champion). Boxing skit (Allen and Rossi). It\u0027s too darn hot ; Medley of hits (Mitzi Gaynor). Sway pole routine (The Nerveless Knocks). Complex comedy bits (Myron Cohen). I saw her standing there ; From me to you ; I want to hold your hand (The Beatles) -- February 23, 1964: Ed\u0027s opening. Twist and shout ; Please please me (The Beatles). Safety in numbers (Gloria Bleezarde). Caterpillar & crow routine ; Dog & cow routine (Pinky & Perky). Louis XIV sketch (Morecambe & Wise). Acker\u0027s lacquer (Acker Bilk). Take off on The Garry Moore show (Gordon & Sheila MacRae). Stand-up re: his daughter\u0027s marriage (Dave Barry). St. James Infirmary ; Old man river (Cab Calloway). Comedy stand-up (Morty Gunty). I want to hold your hand (The Beatles) -- September 12, 1965: Ed\u0027s opening. Soupy Sales reminisces with Ed. September in the rain (Cilla Black). Fantasio, sleight-of-hand artist. I feel fine ; I\u0027m down ; Act naturally (The Beatles). Try to remember (Allen & Rossi). Goin\u0027 out of my head (Cilla Black). The mouse (Soupy Sales). Ticket to ride ; Yesterday ; Help! (The Beatles).
  • ocm53802678
  • SCSB-5059622
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