Ed Sullivan


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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John Moffitt on The Beatles' appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show
03:55
Mary Lynn Gottfried on Ed Sullivan interacting with guests
01:43
Joan Rivers on appearing on The Ed Sullivan Show
03:16
Vince Calandra on determining the order of acts on The Ed Sullivan Show
01:31
Jerry Lewis on appearing on Ed Sullivan's first show
00:34
Bob Newhart on first appearing on The Ed Sullivan Show
03:43
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Edie Adams

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Edie Adams on her thoughts on people with whom she's worked - Ed Sullivan
00:23

Steve Allen

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Steve Allen on Ed Sullivan panicking when Steve Allen booked Elvis
00:55

Larry Auerbach

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Larry Auerbach on how the William Morris Agency dealt with the emergence of Rock and Roll music and booking those acts on television
03:00

Shelley Berman

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Shelley Berman on his relationship with Ed Sullivan and the encouragement he gave
00:42
Shelley Berman on Ed Sullivan off-stage and his style
05:25
Shelley Berman on why The Ed Sullivan Show  was so successful
02:52

Dann Cahn

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Dann Cahn on doing a movie with Ed Sullivan
00:37

Vince Calandra

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Vince Calandra on the Beatles' historic performance on The Ed Sullivan Show
00:35
Vince Calandra on Ed Sullivan taking a liking to him and going out to eat together
01:05
Vince Calandra on Ed Sullivan's use of cue cards on The Ed Sullivan Show
00:51
Vince Calandra on Ed Sullivan's use of a teleprompter and cue cards on The Ed Sullivan Show
01:01
Vince Calandra on Ed Sullivan's son-in-law Bob Precht taking over production of The Ed Sullivan Show
02:33
Vince Calandra on Ed Sullivan selecting talent for The Ed Sullivan Show; on Sullivan's skill set and learning from him 
08:39
Vince Calandra on getting African-American talent on The Ed Sullivan Show
03:29
Vince Calandra on a typical work week and dress rehearsal on The Ed Sullivan Show
00:48
Vince Calandra on determining the order of acts on The Ed Sullivan Show
01:31
Vince Calandra on the reason Ed Sullivan continued to bring old Vaudevillian acts on The Ed Sullivan Show
06:08
Vince Calandra on Ed Sullivan and Jimmy Durante doing performances for soldiers returning from war
04:48
Vince Calandra on Ed Sullivan's contributions to the Civil Rights Movement and putting African-Americans on television
02:34
Vince Calandra on how his relationship with Ed Sullivan changed when he became talent coordinator for The Ed Sullivan Show
00:51
Vince Calandra on how he booked the Beatles' appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1964
07:26
Vince Calandra on the Beatles' manager Brian Epstein not being pleased with a couple things the day of the Beatles' historic first performance on The Ed Sullivan Show (February 9, 1964)
02:20
Vince Calandra on Jackie Mason giving Ed Sullivan "the finger" on The Ed Sullivan Show
07:12
Vince Calandra on Victor the Bear on The Ed Sullivan Show
02:27
Vince Calandra on Ed Sullivan's duet with Peter O'Toole
00:56
Vince Calandra on a rehearsal with comic Jackie Leonard for The Ed Sullivan Show
03:10
Vince Calandra on the cancellation of The Ed Sullivan Show
01:22
Vince Calandra on the cancellation of The Ed Sullivan Show
01:18
Vince Calandra on the naming of the Ed Sullivan theater and Sullivan's emotional side; on Mrs. Sullivan
03:50
Vince Calandra on Ed Sullivan's routine after a Sunday show and Sullivan's poor business sense
03:22
Vince Calandra on his mentors
02:01
Vince Calandra on a photo of Ed Sullivan and staff on The Ed Sullivan Show
00:29

Dick Cavett

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Dick Cavett on appearing as a stand-up comic on The Ed Sullivan Show
02:04

Marge Champion

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Marge Champion on appearing on The Ed Sullivan Show  with Gower Champion and touring the Soviet Union with Ed Sullivan
15:49

Roy Clark

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Roy Clark on being a guest on The Ed Sullivan Show
02:44

Michael Dann

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Michael Dann on early television variety shows
02:42
Michael Dann on Ed Sullivan
00:09

Phyllis Diller

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Phyllis Diller on appearing on The Ed Sullivan Show; on Ed Sullivan
02:38

Mike Douglas

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Mike Douglas on his appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show (airdate: May 26, 1968)
02:26

Betty Garrett

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Betty Garrett on various people she's worked with in her career: Ed Sullivan
00:39

Mary Lynn Gottfried

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Mary Lynn Gottfried on Ed Sullivan
01:43
Mary Lynn Gottfried on how director Tim Kiley worked with Ed Sullivan 
00:51
Mary Lynn Gottfried on Ed Sullivan interacting with guests
01:43
Mary Lynn Gottfried on Ed Sullivan interacting with guests
01:03

Florence Henderson

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Florence Henderson on singing in the off-camera chorus on The Ed Sullivan Show
00:47

Eartha Kitt

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Eartha Kitt on performing on The Ed Sullivan Show
06:55
Eartha Kitt on working with Ed Sullivan and working without a manager
03:26

Sid Krofft

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Sid Krofft on appearing on The Ed Sullivan Show
00:52

Jerry Lewis

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Jerry Lewis on appearing on Ed Sullivan's first show
00:34

Frank Liberman

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Frank Liberman on columnist Earl Wilson and on Ed Sullivan
01:19

Kent McCray

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Kent McCray on various tasks he undertook at NBC, and on working with Ralph Edwards, Red Skelton, and Ed Sullivan
05:52

Jayne Meadows

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Jayne Meadows on Ed Sullivan and his problems with Steve Allen, and forming a New York branch of The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
02:35

Anne Meara

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Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara on Ed Sullivan
13:43
Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara on Ed Sullivan mispronouncing Anne Meara's name
00:35

John Moffitt

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John Moffitt on The Beatles' appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show
03:55
John Moffitt on Ed Sullivan
09:51
John Moffitt on Ed Sullivan selecting acts for The Ed Sullivan Show
06:33
John Moffitt on how The Ed Sullivan Show reflected the Civil Rights Movement
00:55
John Moffitt on The Ed Sullivan Show going off the air
01:17
John Moffitt on a picture of Milton Berle and Ed Sullivan
00:22
John Moffitt on a picture of him with Ed Sullivan
00:17
John Moffitt on a picture of Ed Sullivan with a Beatles' wig
00:16
John Moffitt on promotional photos of Ed Sullivan
00:28

Tad Mosel

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Tad Mosel on adapting James Agee's novel "A Death in the Family" to the Pulitzer Prize wining play "All the Way Home," and the show being saved by a plug from Ed Sullivan
07:54

Bob Newhart

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Bob Newhart on first appearing on The Ed Sullivan Show
03:43

Della Reese

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Della Reese on making her television debut on The Soupy Sales Show, and on appearing on The Ed Sullivan Show
04:04

Hank Rieger

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Hank Rieger on Ed Sullivan and David Susskind wanting The Television Academy to be solely a New York operation
01:18

Joan Rivers

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Joan Rivers on appearing on The Ed Sullivan Show
03:16

Caroll Spinney

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Caroll Spinney on seeing Jim Henson on The Ed Sullivan Show
00:56

Jerry Stiller

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Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara on Ed Sullivan
13:43
Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara on Ed Sullivan mispronouncing Anne Meara's name
00:35

George Sunga

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George Sunga on acting as Production Manager for Ed Sullivan's various trips to Los Angeles to do The Ed Sullivan Show and the transition to color
05:20

William Tankersley

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William Tankersley on one of his favorite entertainers, Ed Sullivan, and working with Sullivan's son-in-law, Robert Precht
00:29

June Taylor

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June Taylor on getting the June Taylor Dancers booked on Toast of the Town (later The Ed Sullivan Show)
04:24
June Taylor on working with Ed Sullivan on Toast of the Town (later The Ed Sullivan Show)
02:31

Ben Wolf

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Ben Wolf on shooting The Ed Sullivan Show
04:13

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