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Ed Sullivan

TV Personality (28-Sep-1902 — 13-Oct-1974)


Jerry G. Bowles. A Thousand Sundays: The Story of the Ed Sullivan Show. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1980. 229pp.

Michael David Harris. Always on Sunday: Ed Sullivan: An Inside View. Meredith Press. 1968. 215pp.

John Leonard. A Really Big Show: A Visual History of the Ed Sullivan Show. New York: Sarah Lazin / Viking. 1992. 255pp.

James Maguire. Impresario: The Life and Times of Ed Sullivan. New York: Billboard Books. 2006. 350pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Public Information Research Namebase [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.680)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1417)

  8. Webster's American Biographies (p.1005)

  9. Les Brown's Encyclopedia of Television (p.539)

  10. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.709)

  11. The Encyclopedia of Television (vol.3, pp.1591-93)

  12. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.4, pp.570-72)

  13. The New York Times Encyclopedia of Television (p.417)

  14. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.354)

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