This Special Collector’s Edition Ed Sullivan includes four DVDs encompassing a vast variety of performances!
1. The Very Best of Ed Sullivan Volume 1
Over an Hour of Incredible Talent – New Footage and Extended Performances Featuring: Louis Armstrong, The Beatles, James Brown, The Doors, Ella Fitzgerald, The Jackson 5, Elvis Presley, The Rolling Stones, Barbra Streisand, The Supremes, Topo Gigio and many more!
2. Rock ‘n’ Roll Forever
For 23 years, Ed Sullivan hosted an American institution, “The Ed Sullivan Show”. Every Sunday at 8 o’clock, America turned on their televisions to CBS to watch his live variety show, not only hoping to catch a glimpse of the established stars of popular music but also to discover new trends and up-and-coming stars. One thing that everyone could be counted on was you’d witness legendary performances that would be riveting to watch and exhilarating to hear.
Although Sullivan started his career as a journalist, he would eventually become television’s most powerful host. His stage was the Promised Land for aspiring talent. A handshake or a few kind words from Ed could make or break a career. Featured performances by The Jackson 5, Bill Haley and the Comets, Elvis Presley, The Doors, Ray Charles, James Brown, Roy Orbison, The Beatles, The Temptations, The Supremes, The Lovin’ Spoonful, The Mamas and The Papas, Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Young Rascals, and Janis Joplin.
Narrated by Michelle Philips (original member of The Mamas and The Papas). Originally aired on CBS
3. Best of Broadway
A priceless time capsule of TV’s golden age, it features unforgettable performances by such classic stars as Richard Kiley, Pearl Bailey, Julie Andrews and many more. Narrated by John Raitt and complete with behind- the-scenes interviews with songwriters Rodgers & Hammerstein and Lerner & Loewe, this DVD is perfect for any fan of legendary Broadway music.
4. The Best of The Ed Sullivan Show- Ed’s Outrageous Moments
This one-of-a kind video features Ed’s personal favorites selected from the most hilarious bloopers, acrobatic feats, and incredible stunts ever featured on his show. Enjoy the offbeat, outrageous moments that took place with an unknown artist or specialty act who amazed the audience—fascinating, funny, and uniquely Ed!.
Standard Full Frame
65, 45, 93, and 60 Minutes
These Discs Are Playable On All REGION 1 NTSC Compatible or Multi-Region / Dezoned DVD Players