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#13131: PABTS BLUE RIBBON BOUTS: MIDDLEWEIGHT BOXING CHAMPIONSHIP, THE
1957-01-02, , 12 min.
Les Keiter, Gene Fullmer, Jack Drees, Sugar Ray Robinson, Ruby Goldstein, Steve Ellis, Johnny Addie, Carmen Basillio, Tony Anthony, Gaspar Orgega, Tiger Jones

Radio broadcast opens with Jack Drees inviting audience to stay tuned to a great Middleweight Championship Boxing Match from Madison Square Garden in New York. 1,700 fans attend.
Introductions by ring announcer, Johnny Addie is heard. Fighters in attendance enter the ring to applause. They include, Carmen Basillio, Tony Anthony, Gaspar Ortega, and Tiger Jones.
Addie explains rules at center of the ring to Robinson and Fullmer.

NOTE:
Steve Ellis gives the blow-by-blow report from ringside. The referee is Ruby Goldstein.

Only the fifteenth round is recorded of this Middleweight Championship of the world between Sugar Ray Robinson and Gene Fullmer. Steve Ellis gives the blow-by-blow report from ringside. The referee is Ruby Goldstein.
The 15th round is heard (a few edits exist in this final round recording, but not significant). 
Gene Fullmer wins by decision, announced by Johnny Addie. 

Interviews with Robinson and Goldstein occur after the fight. 

NOTE 2:
Interestingly, this fight was blacked out in New York. No television broadcasting was permitted. It did air on Connecticut TV Channel 8 WNHC out of New Haven. From New York at 10pm SPORTS PARADE aired with Les Keiter kept viewers posted with spot reports interspersed with general sports films.
However, ABC channel 7 in New York did allow viewers to see the final decision after the end of the 15th round. 

NOTE 3:
This match was originally scheduled to occur on  December 12, 1956, but was postponed.                                                  
#13135: ED SULLIVAN SHOW (TOAST OF THE TOWN)
1957-01-06, CBS, 15 min.
Jackie Robinson, Ed Sullivan, Elvis Presley, Sugar Ray Robinson

           June 20, 1948 - May 30, 1971

ED SULLIVAN SHOW, THE, (TOAST OF THE TOWN)
Television's longest running variety series. Originally, titled, TOAST OF THE TOWN, the name of the series changed on September 18, 1955 to THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW. Most remembered for introducing many stand-up comedians, and musical acts, including The Rolling Stones, Elvis Presley, The Beatles. 

 Most of the 1,087 broadcasts, encompassing 10,000 performers, have been archived. The major exceptions are the first half year of shows circa 1948 of which a few kinescope excerpts survive.
 
The ED SULLIVAN SHOW was a spectacular show-case that for twenty-three years entertained the American family. In its prime, more than thirty million viewers, young and old, tuned in at the same time to view popular culture.   

On this show, Ed Sullivan congratulates Brooklyn Dodger Jackie Robinson on his retirement from baseball, other guests include Sugar Ray Robinson, and Elvis Presley who sings,
"Hound Dog," (complete)
"Love Me Tender," (partial)
"Heartbreak Hotel," (partial)

Elvis Presley thanks all of his fans and introduces his biggest record, 
"Don't Be Cruel," (complete),
"Too Much," (partial)
"In My Arms To Take." (partial)                                              
#13169: MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING
1957-05-01, , 10 min.
Gene Fullmer, Joe Louis, Sugar Ray Robinson, Steve Ellis

WEDNESDAY NIGHT FIGHTS brought to you by PABTS BLUE RIBBON BEER presents Middleweight boxing champion Gene Fullmer who defends his crown against Sugar Ray Robinson. Robinson knocks out Fullmer in round 5. The commentator is Steve Ellis 
After the fight, there's a short interview with Robinson and Joe Louis.
                         
#13175: ED SULLIVAN SHOW (TOAST OF THE TOWN)
1957-05-05, CBS, 18 min.
Gene Fullmer, Ed Sullivan, Johnnie Ray, Walter Pidgeon, Sugar Ray Robinson, Sammy Davis, Jr., Robert Strom

           June 20, 1948 - May 30, 1971

ED SULLIVAN SHOW, THE, (TOAST OF THE TOWN)
Television's longest running variety series. Originally, titled, TOAST OF THE TOWN, the name of the series changed on September 18, 1955 to THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW. Most remembered for introducing many stand-up comedians, and musical acts, including The Rolling Stones, Elvis Presley, The Beatles. 

 Most of the 1,087 broadcasts, encompassing 10,000 performers, have been archived. The major exceptions are the first half-year of shows circa 1948 of which a few kinescope excerpts survive.
 
The ED SULLIVAN SHOW was a spectacular show-case that for twenty-three years entertained the American family. In its prime, more than thirty million viewers, young and old, tuned in at the same time to view popular culture.   

Sammy Davis Jr does an impression of Ed Sullivan, Walter Pidgeon enacts a scene from his current Broadway play and 10-year-old Robert Strom who recently won $192,000 on the $64,000 Question quiz show. 

                                                
#13217: MIDDLEWEIGHT BOXING CHAMPIONSHIP
1957-09-23, , 15 min.
Don Dunphy, Sugar Ray Robinson, Winn Elliott, Carmen Basilio

Middleweight boxing champion Sugar Ray Robinson defends his title vs. Carmen Basilio in a fifteen round match at New York's Yankee Stadium. Basilio took the crown from Robinson on a close fifteen round decision. The fight opening plus rounds nine, eleven, and fifteen are heard. Basilio is interviewed after the fight.

The announcers are Winn Elliott and Don Dunphy.                                     
#53: FIGHT OF THE WEEK, THE
1960-12-03, WABC, 15 min.
Gene Fullmer, Sugar Ray Robinson, Don Dunphy, Jimmy Lennon Sr.

Gene Fullmer defends his NBA middleweight title against Sugar Ray Robinson. This controversial 15 round draw was the third match for these two great middleweights. Don Dunphy calls the blows for rounds 11 and 15 including his pre-fight commentary. Jimmy Lennon is ring announcer.
#71: FIGHT OF THE WEEK, THE
1961-03-04, WABC, 34 min.
Gene Fullmer, Sugar Ray Robinson, Don Dunphy, Marv Jensen, Dick Porter

The fourth match between Middleweight Champion Gene Fullmer and Challenger Sugar Ray Robinson is called by Don Dunphy. Winner Gene Fullmer is interviewed with Fullmer's manager Marv Jensen. Ring announcer is Dick Porter. Rounds 1, 3, 8, 10, 13, & 15 are described, blow-by-blow, by Don Dunphy.
#253: TONIGHT SHOW WITH GUEST HOST HAL MARCH, THE
1962-08-28, WNBC, 42 min.
Jack E. Leonard, Mamie Van Doren, Sugar Ray Robinson, Alan Gale, Hal March

Guests are Mamie Van Doren, Sugar Ray Robinson, Jack E. Leonard and Alan Gale.
#14454A: HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT: CASSIUS CLAY VS. SONNY LISTON. ABC RADIO SPECIAL
1964-02-25, ABC, min.
Les Keiter, Howard Cosell, Rocky Marciano, Sonny Liston, Jim Brown, Cassius Clay, Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Robinson

The Miami Beach Convention Center is the site for the first Cassius Clay vs. Sonny Liston Heavyweight Championship fight. 
Les Keiter gives the blow-by-blow account with Howard Cosell doing color commentary. Also on hand are Rocky Marciano, Jim Brown, and Sugar Ray Robinson. Cassius Clay becomes the new heavyweight champion of the world when Liston refuses to come out for round 7.  

A sports presentation of the ABC radio network.                                      
#616: A 1960'S RADIO BROADCAST ADDITION: THE SONNY LISTON VS. CASSIUS CLAY (MUHAMMAD ALI), FIRST HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT
1964-02-25, WABC, 73 min.
Jack Cutty, Les Keiter, Howard Cosell, Rocky Marciano, Sugar Ray Robinson, Joe Louis, Sonny Liston, Jim Brown, Cy Burick, Charles McCabe, Cassius Clay, Frank Gifford, Arthur Daly, Frank Gibbons, John Carmichael, Alexander Robbins, Muhammad Ali

Live radio network coverage of Cassius Clay's 6th round defeat of Champion Sonny Liston is broadcast. There are pre-fight interviews and color commentary by Howard Cosell. The outcome predictions of the fight are heard from a dozen sports columnists, all but one, predicting a Liston slaughter. They include Walter Red Smith, Mel Durslag, Charles McCabe, Lyle Smith, Frank Gibbons, Cy Burick, Hal Abrams, Shirley Povich, Murray Kempton, Jack Cutty, Jack Hand, Arthur Daly and John Carmichael. The legend of Liston's invincibility is also expressed by former champ Joe Louis to Howard Cosell. Also, comments from heavyweight Liston opponent Marty Marshall, trainer Cus D'Amato and from Sonny Liston and Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali), who states to Cosell that he will KO Liston in round eight. We hear from blow-by-blow commentator Les Keiter at ringside, along with Cosell, former heavyweight Champion Rocky Marciano and Jim Brown of the Cleveland Browns. After the upset Clay victory, Cosell interviews Clay and Liston in the ring. Keiter interviews Sugar Ray Robinson and Joe Louis. Howard Cosell recaps the fight; he interviews Dick Young of the Daily News and Clay's trainer Angelo Dundee. Cassius Clay is heard live at the News Press Conference in its entirety. There is a wrap-up  with Les Keiter and comments from UPI sports editor Leo Peterson. In addition, on the following day, CBS Sports With Frank Gifford is heard. Frank Gifford recounts the fight. There is a brief interview with fight physician Alexander Robbins, who stopped the fight giving Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali), his first championship.                                                                                           
#15537: NYC MOVIE PREMIERE OF "DR. FAUSTUS."
1968-02-07, WPIX, 43 min.
Elizabeth Taylor, Dina Merrill, Allen Ludden, Arlene Dahl, Richard Burton, Ethel Kennedy, Les Jaffe, Jules Dassen, Merlina Mercouri, Sugar Ray Robinson

Allen Ludden is the host for the New York City movie premiere of "Dr. Faustus." Celebrities on hand include Merlina Mercouri, Jules Dassen, Arlene Dahl, Les Jaffe, (President of Columbia Pictures), Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton do a filmed interview. There is a film of the London premiere of the movie with Burton arriving, Senator Robert Kennedy arrives with Ethel Kennedy. An after the movie interview with Dina Merrill and Sugar Ray Robinson. Also, an after- movie celebration at the Plaza Hotel in New York City.                        
#3581: KRAFT MUSIC HALL, THE
1968-09-11, WNBC, 52 min.
Sugar Ray Robinson, Joe Louis, Alan King, Rocky Graziano, Don Rickles, Bobbie Gentry, Eddy Arnold

September 13, 1967-May 12, 1971. The 1967 version of "The Kraft Music Hall" was an hour show, which lasted four seasons. It was hosted by a guest celebrity each week.
#8416: KRAFT MUSIC HALL, THE
1968-09-11, NBC, 52 min.
Sugar Ray Robinson, Joe Louis, Alan King, Rocky Graziano, Don Rickles, Bobbie Gentry, Eddy Arnold

September 13, 1967-May 12, 1971. The 1967 version of "The Kraft Music Hall" was an hour show, which lasted four seasons. It was hosted by a guest celebrity each week.

Duplicate Of #3581.              
#15981: HOLLYWOOD PALACE, THE
1968-12-13, ABC, min.
Jimmy Durante, Sugar Ray Robinson

January 4, 1964-February 7, 1970. This hour-long variety series was a mid-season replacement for "The Jerry Lewis Show."   

Host: Jimmy Durante with guest boxer Sugar Ray Robinson.                                                               
#3057: HOLLYWOOD PALACE, THE
1968-12-14, WABC, 52 min.
Jimmy Durante, Bill Dana, Sugar Ray Robinson, Vikki Carr, Ethel Merman, Hendra and Ullett, Leland Palmer, The Horsemen

January 4, 1964-February 7, 1970. This hour-long variety series was a midseason replacement for "The Jerry Lewis Show."
#3450: JONATHAN WINTERS SHOW, THE
1968-12-19, CBS, 57 min.
Jonathan Winters, Sugar Ray Robinson, Roosevelt Grier, The Association, Roy Clark, Minnie Pearl, Godfrey Cambridge

December 27, 1967-May 22, 1969. Jonathan Winters as host of a Wednesday-night variety hour. Joining him were Abby Dalton, Cliff Arquette, Pamela Rodgers, Alice Ghostley and Paul Lynde.             
#3311: JOHN GARY SHOW, THE
1969-02-16, WPIX, 52 min.
Sugar Ray Robinson, John Gary, Judy Carne, Gregg Morris, Robert Clary, Hedge & Donna

June 22, 1966-September 7, 1966 (CBS); 1968 (Syndicated). The first of pop singer John Gary's variety hours was a summer replacement for "The Danny Kaye Show." The second show was a syndicated effort and featured Sammy Spear's Orchestra.
#2012: DEAN MARTIN SHOW, THE
1970-11-05, WNBC, 52 min.
Sugar Ray Robinson, Ernest Borgnine, Dean Martin, The Everly Brothers, Alan Sues

September 16, 1965-May 24, 1974. A variety hour hosted by Dean Martin. Several of the shows were celebrity "roasts," set at a banquet table, in which the guest of honor was showered with insults by other celebs. Regulars of the series included pianist Ken Lane (1965-1972), Kay Medford, Lou Jacobi, The Golddiggers, Marian Mercer (1971-1972), Tom Bosley (1971-1972), Rodney Dangerfield (1972-1973), Dom DeLuise (1972-1973), and Nipsey Russell (1972-1974).
#7314: PEARL BAILEY SHOW, THE
1971-02-27, ABC, 00 min.
Pearl Bailey, Perry Como, B.B. King, Little Steps, Sugar Ray Robinson

January 23, 1971-May 8, 1971. Hour-long variety show hosted by Pearl Bailey.  

Dupe Of Number 4172.                                      
#2576: FLIP WILSON SHOW, THE
1971-10-14, WNBC, 52 min.
Sugar Ray Robinson, George Carlin, Flip Wilson, Pat Boone & Family

September 17, 1970-June 27, 1974. A successful variety hour hosted by Flip Wilson.
#5116: BOB HOPE SPECIAL, THE
1972-04-27, WNBC, 52 min.
Sugar Ray Robinson, Bob Hope, Carol Lawrence, Vic Damone, Glen Campbell

Sketches include spoofs of "The Godfather" and "Adam-12." This is Bob's last Special of the season.
#9850: THE WAY IT WAS
1977-01-08, SYN, 30 min.
Curt Gowdy, Sugar Ray Robinson, Jake LaMotta

October 3rd, 1974-May 14th, 1977  

A half-hour syndicated PBS series sports nostalgia show hosted by Curt Gowdy. Guest athletes view film clips of famous sporting events and reminisce. 

The Jake LaMotta-Sugar Ray Robinson middleweight title fight at Chicago Stadium on February 14th, 1951 is recalled. 

Host: Curt Gowdy.                                                                           
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