Time Life Unveils 'Ed Sullivan' Retrospective3 Apr, 2015 By: John Latchem
Time Life home video subsidiary StarVista Entertainment May 12 will release The Best of The Ed Sullivan Show, a six-DVD collection highlighting the most memorable acts from the famed 1948-71 variety show.
The $59.95 set includes more than seven hours of programming, including appearances by Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Buddy Holly, The Rolling Stones, The Doors, The Byrds, Janis Joplin, Barbra Streisand, Bobby Darin, Sammy Davis Jr., Marlon Brando, Humphrey Bogart, Fred Astaire, Milton Berle, Carol Burnett, George Carlin, Rodney Dangerfield, Phyllis Diller, Jackie Gleason, Bob Hope, Richard Pryor, Joan Rivers, the Smothers Brothers, Flip Wilson and more.
In addition, the set includes two hours of bonus material , including the only surviving on-camera interviewwith Ed and Sylvia Sullivan.
StarVista will also release a single-DVD collection called The Best of The Ed Sullivan Show: Unforgettable Performances, which includes 98 minutes of performances culled from the series, including Elvis Presley and The Beatles.