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Impresario [electronic resource] : The Life and Times of Ed Sullivan. James Maguire.

Maguire, James. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780307799449 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2011.

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Summary, etc.: • Sullivan has nearly 100% name recognition among people 40 and older• In a survey of the fifty most influential programs in the U.S., TV Guide ranked The Ed Sullivan Show #10• Show still appears on PBS and on cable stations across the country• Sixty million baby boomers grew up watching The Ed Sullivan ShowFor more than twenty years, from 1948 to 1971, fifty-five million viewers watched The Ed Sullivan Show religiously every Sunday night. Everyone who was anyone appeared--the Beatles and Elvis, of course, and Woody Allen, Bill Cosby, and Elizabeth Taylor, plus public figures such as Fidel Castro, David Ben-Gurion, and Martin Luther King, Jr. More than thirty years later, the program remains a pop-culture icon. But despite Ed Sullivan's prominence, little was known about the private man...until now. Impresario reveals what the Sullivan viewers never saw: nasty, hot-tempered, craven, yet...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Billboard Books, 2011. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 7252 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Performing Arts.
Genre: Electronic books.

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