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P^Srg's Ice Show Was Refreshing to Watch ' n)ri 30 mimifcs. and fhat isn't By CYNTHIA LOWRY NEW YORK (.?". — There is sinking and s.ivod the day, who found a rod mouse in I America and thus was a bin lni urrr introduce Iho Pilgrims to the vinuslv red men. While seemed sciously cute, it was mostly for the children. A singing family named Cows- The whimsy Involved a Til- grim chureh mcuse named \Vil- something special about an ice! him. who discovered the Fil- show oven (hough it has dove!-] grims' ship was in danger of oped into a form as ri.sid as n ' gteel beam. There are Ihe soloist's, the boy-and-girl skating duet, the clowns and other acts that consistently show up. No one has objected to this, find ice shows on television invariably pull big ratings. But NBC's Sunday night special, "Here's Peggy Fleming" which starred the pretty young Olympic gold medalist, refreshingly broke the mold. It seemed, in fact, that the producers were determined to avoid all ice show cliches. The result was a most, imaginative and stimulating hour of television. There was an interesting version of "How to Handle a Woman," sung by actor Richard Harris against the backgroun of a set of the film "Camelot." Miss Fleming skated around King Arthur's Court. Another off-beat number had her moving serenely around a rink while a wild hockey game was in progress around her. One of the most effective numbers was an old-fashioned duet with Robert Paul, another Olympic champion. And there was a cute and simpler number with dancer Gene Kelly. Spanky and Our Gang, an excellent young singing group, and Richard Harris, with an interesting but grim antiwar song, performed away from the ice. Miss Flemming, now on a professional career, should be as successful as Sonja Henie in her day. It was a program that should have been seen in color to be full savored. NBC also presented a pair of specials Saturday night. The first, '"Die Mouse on the Mayflower," was a cartoon fantasy with some pleasant musical interludes and some outrageous fiddling around with history that was primarily intended to amuse the younger viewers. of a variety show. The pro- pr.im, apparently designed as a pilot program for a series, tried to project a warm family image, some mild comedy, do a lot of sinking and leave time for a i guest, star. Buddy Ebsen. The family seemed at rase ! and was most effective when doing musical numbers. They cut into difficulty when they t ] j n stilted and oh- memorized dialogue. Khsen did a soft-shoe routine the hour sometimes with the. youngest Cowsill, Su- precions and self-con-1 sail, P. One of the season's really big ones comes along tonight— Frank Sinatra's special on CBS ill— six kids and their mother— | — fl-in EST— with Diahann Car- were the stars of the second roll and the singing Fifth Di- special. The show was crowded 1 mension. Before Starting Holiday Trip If your plans for the upcoming Thanksgiving Day weekend call for traveling by automobile, have your car safety-checked and then drive with due care and caution, motorists were advised today b.v Colonel E. I. (Mike) Hockaday. the Superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol. "Don't, be delayed on your holiday trip by a mechanical breakdown," Hockaday warned. "Check your car before starting your trip. It won't take a garageman or service station attendant long to inspect the tires, headlights, signals, bat- tery, radiator, rear light* and windshield wipers and blades. A failure of any of these items could spoil your plans." The patrol superintendent reminded drivers of the need to be extra alert for changing weather conditions over the Thanksgiving Day weekend. He noted that this is the time of the .year when sudden snow and sleet can quickly develop and turn a pleasant trip into a dangerous ordeal. Motorists were urged to prepare to adjust their driving to weather conditions. Hockaday also recommended stopping for an occasional rest if the trip covers several hundred miles. Passengers and drivers can use the occasion for a refreshment break and to stretch their legs. Then everyone, especially children, can re- Monday, sume the "If home are Thanksgiving sure the mechanical sure you and extra NO driver on a standing during riders the bus. "All out. "Let's church IPARKWAYI •pi CLOSED THURSDAY THANKSGIVING DAY mjiw fare J V-X ^ me i Thanksgiving — a day when you eare to serve only the BEST. So don't take a chance —take your choice of turkeys! Choose one of PARKWAY'S CHOICE QUALITY TURKEYS that are so young, plump, tender V tasty- all cleaned and oven-ready to stuff and roast. And a tthls LOW PRICE, you're getting the BEST for LESS! Come choose yours TODAYI JACK POT DRAWING EVERY DAY FOR CASH COME IN AND REGISTER, NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TODAY'S $ OO 10 to 14-lb. average Broad Breasted HENS Limit one with purchase FRESH DRESSED *^ ^tt wirra HENS *39 C ^^^^^^^ ^^^* • ^ BONELESS

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  1. The Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune,
  2. 25 Nov 1968, Mon,
  3. Page 20

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