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In the video portal YouTube can be found from a long time ago very many documents wonderful extracted from the Ed Sullivan Show , but never until now had ordered the history of this legendary tv program in a single channel. is Nearly 50 years after it issues its final episode , on Sunday evening, June 6, 1971, “The Ed Sullivan Show” joins officially to the universe of streaming to always.
Heu has announced an agreement with SOFA Entertainment Inc. for rights global digital library of The Ed Sullivan Show, which covers the influential television program for 23 years he held the “prime time” on CBS.
This is the first time that the audiovisual library of The Ed Sullivan Show will be officially available in its entirety in streaming services worldwide via the YouTube channel of The Ed Sullivan Show official YouTube channel.
Among the voluminous gems in this vast catalog, there are clips iconic that primarily they have only been available in versions extracted in EdSullivan.com or as “bootlegs” digital low-resolution, and dozens of rarities will also be available digitally for the first time.
The Ed Sullivan Show gave the welcome to artists and influential figures of almost all categories of cultural relevance, including music, comedy, sports, film, dance and opera. Many segments will be updated to high-resolution clips as part of the strategic work of Heu of this national treasure who has achieved international recognition. is S and released every day a new video, and thousands of more clips from the catalog is to be transmitted in the next three years . Heu is planning every day one or more videos on the official YouTube channel The Ed Sullivan Show official YouTube channel and EdSullivan.com, both recently updated.
The Ed Sullivan Show featured the best performances from all over the world and presented every Sunday by the night emerging talent in the living room of the united States. The program featured some of the first performances televised superstars of music like Elvis Presley, Stevie Wonder, The Band, The Beach Boys, The Beatles, The Jackson 5, The Mamas and The Papas, The Supremes and The Rolling Stones . Families also gathered on Sunday evening to see their movie stars and sports figures favorite. The Ed Sullivan show did a preview of films (African Queen, American In Paris, the Best Years Of Our Lives, the Bridge On The River Kwai, Roman Holiday), and icons interviewed: Brigitte Bardot, Charlton Heston, Elizabeth Taylor, Gregory Peck, Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Peter Sellers, Richard Burton, Sophia Loren and Steve McQueen .
Ed Sullivan, who was personally involved in the hiring of artists for their programs, he said that he wanted to “entertain all the people at some point in time”, from providing to the grandparents, lovers of vaudeville, provide the parent with Hollywood stars and sports figures to bring the teens their next idol, and the younger the mouse, Italian, Topo Gigio . In the course of two decades, left the boundaries of racial, political and cultural to ensure that the public was a witness to the best and brightest.
In an era of segregation, Ed Sullivan, an influential advocate of civil rights, invited actors, african american (Pearl Bailey, Diahann Carroll), athletes (Muhammad Ali, Jackie Robinson), comedians (Richard Pryor, Flip Wilson), and musicians (Harry Belafonte , James Brown, Motown artists like the Four Tops, The Temptations, The Supremes, just to name a few, to appear in the program. For many Motown artists, a performance on The Ed Sullivan Show represented a fundamental milestone in her career by bringing her talent to the united States and catapultarlos to the top of the charts with a resounding success.
it was Also the first to bring country music ( Chet Atkins, Johnny Cash, Loretta Lynn, Jimmy Dean, Brenda Lee and Buck Owens ) to the viewers national.
Ed Sullivan sought international talent, artists and influential personalities of the United Kingdom (in total eighteen groups British Invasion and singers like Julie Andrews and Cliff Richard), France ( Johnny Hallyday, Edith Piaf, Brigitte Bardot ), Italy (Sophia Loren, Gina Lollobrigida), Spain ( Salvador Dalí, José Greco ), Germany (Children’s Choir Obernkirchen), Japan (The Blue Comets), Ireland (Peter O’toole, The Clancy Brothers, The Dubliners) and Israel (Prime Minister David Ben – Gurion).
The presentation Mainstream America, Broadway, classical, opera and ballet was often through The Ed Sullivan Show. Broadway productions were often represented in programs together with the great composers, such as Rodgers and Hammerstein, Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, George Gershwin and Lerner and Lowe , who often brought the casts original of its musicals, including My Fair Lady (Julie Andrews, Rex Harrison), Bye Bye Birdie (Dick Van Dyke, Chita Rivera, Paul Lynde), Oliver! (Davy Jones), Camelot (Richard Burton, Julie Andrews and more. The violinist classic and the prodigy of 13 years old Itzhak Perlman was invited to perform, and the classical pianist born in Louisiana, Van Cliburn appeared after winning the competition Tchaikovsky in Russia. is classical guitarist Spanish Andrés Segovia (we need to be attentive to the possible publication of this document, now unfindable) and the violins Suzuki of Japan also appeared on the stage of The Ed Sullivan Show. Between the sopranos most famous and famous in the world of opera, Maria Callas, who rarely made public appearances, she performed Tosca and Beverly Sills performed an aria. The dance included mambo, tango, tap (Sammy Davis, Jr.) and the Russian ballet Moiseyev.
The Ed Sullivan Show is proud to present the superstars as well as other more promising and eccentrics, including computers acrobatic, teams of dance, training teams, college sports teams, the teams of riflemen, bands of music, the acts new and the jugglers. Occasionally, Ed Sullivan also gave to political figures a platform to talk with the united States, including presidents, senators, and governors.
Bruce Resnikoff, president and CEO of Emu, has said about this release: “Emu is proud to continue our successful relationship with SOFA Entertainment. Together, we will transform the amazing treasure of The Ed Sullivan Show to the era of streaming and to new audiences. Ed Sullivan was a pioneer of his time and is responsible for many of the main actions of television, and of important moments in the history of entertainment. We now present these performances on television that catapulted the careers of many icons to a global audience.”