Steve Allen and wife Jayne Meadows host The 13th Annual Debutante Ball, featuring Hollywood Debutante stars for 1966. Included among the debutants is 19-year-old Sally Field who is introduced by Jackie Cooper, Ryan O'Neal, and Roger Smith. Other highlights include both Tim Conway and Louis Nye doing skits with Steve Allen. 19-year-old Peggy Lipton also appears as a debutante for 1966, as well as 22-year-old Eydie Williams. Maurice Chevalier accepts an award for Walt Disney. Other celebrities appearing are Buddy Ebsen, introduced by Troy Donahue, Vera Miles, Robert Reed, Ray Walston, Ben Gazzara, Dean Jones, Jerry Van Dyke, and Nanette Fabray.