The North Adams Transcript from North Adams, Massachusetts on July 13, 1963 · Page 7
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North Adams, Massachusetts
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Saturday, July 13, 1963
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WMNB Radio Programs Schedules for Week of July 14th - July 20th WMNB—1230 KG Transcript News 7:30 a.m. — 8:00 a.m. 12:15 p.m. — 12:30 pjn. 6:00 p.m. — 6:15 p.m. 10.30 p.m. — 10:45 p.m. SUNDAY 8:00—Sign On. S:01—Lead Kindly Light. S:15—Organ Moods. 8:30—News. News and Sports with Weather 8:45—Christian Science Program! 9:00—"Joseph Conrad,*' with Louis Hoberts. assistant professor of English, Northeastern University. 9:30—Sunday Best. 10:00—Polish Varieties Polkas. Prank Galuszka 10:55—News 11:00—Church Service First Baptist Church. Kev. Orvel Hooker. Pastor 12:00—Sunday Strings 12:30—Italian Melodies With Frank Esposito. 1:30—Mormon Sermonettes. l:4o—The Search. 2:00—News. 2^05—Music You Want. 2:30—Heartbeat Theater. 3:00—News. 3:05—Sunday Matinee. 3:15—Here's" to Veterans. 3:30—Sunday Matinee. 4:00—News. 4:05—Sunday Matinee. -i:2a—Boston at Los Angeles. (Doubleheader) 5:00—News. 5:05—Sunday Mr-tinee. 6:00—News and Weather. 5:15—Guard Session. 6:30—The Hour of the Crucified. 7:00—Dinner Concert. 8:00—Recitation of the Rosary 8:15—Howard Kershner's Commentary on the News. 8:30—Choir Date. 8:-!5—Hour of St.. Francis. 9:00—Concert Under the Stars. 10:30—Transcript News and Weather. 10:45—Nightcap. 11:00—Sign-Off. MON.THRU FRI. 8:30—Sign On ana News »:S5—DayBrea* Mn-de. New*. Weather, Time-checks, and Sporti Results 5:00—Angelus and News 6:07—Daybreak 6:15—Sacred Heart Talk 6:22—Daybreak. 6:30—Sprague Log of Air—Monday Wednesday and Friday. 6:35—Daybreak 7:00—Sprague Loe of Air—Tuesday and Thursday. 7:15—Daybreak 7:3«—WMNTc. NewiCayal- cade International New* Analyst*. Sports Briefs Local and Regional Newi and Weather 8:00—DayDreax 8:30—Famiiv Safetv. Men.." Wed., Fri.) 8:35—Daybreak. 8:55—News 8:00—Momtog Devotions Northern Berkshire Ministerial A3SH- 9:15— Companion. 10:00—News 10:0=—Companion. 11:00—News 11:05—Companion- Mils—New« Local. Regional, Natloo- ... al and World -Wide Summary, with Weather and Stock Market 13:30—Noontime Sports Review Capsule summary of sporti with Bucky Bullett 12-.35—Song Shop 2:00—News. 2:05—Band of the Day. 2:30—Moods in Music. 3:00—News. 3:30—Boston Symphony Orchestra at Tanglewood (Monday) J:45—Music World (Monday) 3:30—Social Security (Thursday Only) 4:00—News. 4:05—The Music World 4:25—Boston at Los Angeles. (Monday) S:00—News. 8:05—Supper Club. 5:3O—News. 5:35—Supper Club. 5:50—School Lunch Menus. »:a=—In Town Tonight. «:**— Sbt o'Clwk Report. Hoar- loni News Sonunarr- Includes local new* Iron the Transcript Newsroom. Sports. Barometer al Busl- nesa. Commentary and World and National New^ with Weather Summary. t:45—Report From Bonn (Monday) «:45—Education In the News (Friday) S:45—Family Safety. (Tucs.. Thurs., Sat.) *:45—Wednesday — "Your Hospital, with George Lcrrigo. 7:00—News. 1:05—Supper Club. 7:30—Mon.: Supper Clhb. Thurs.: Guard Session. Frl.: Serenadte In Blue. 7:15—Wed.: The Navy swlng«. WESTERN ADMIRATION — Car! Reindel is seen as Cale, a young man who likes Miss Kitty [Amanda Blake) in repeat epi- sode of "Gunsmoke" to be seen tonight on CBS-TV. 8:00—News. 8:05—The Swing Shift. 8:55—Boston at Kansas Ci:y. (Tues.. Wed.. Thurs > Boston at Chicago (Fri.) 9:00—News. 9:05—The Swing Shift. 9:30—Just' Good Music: Semi- Classical and Mood Music <Mon_ Wed. Fri.) Jazz. Tues_ Thurs. 10:30—News From Transcript News- r o o m and Associated Press, with Weather 10:45—SPOT'S FlnM Late Scores and Sports Highlights 10:50—Nightcap. 11:00—Sign Off SATURDAY 5:30—Sign on ana News S:35—Daybreak 6:00—Angelus and Newt 6:05—Daybreak 6 -30—News 6:35—Daybreak 7:00—News 7:05—DayDreak 7:?0—WMNB Ne«:> Cavalcade 8:00—Daybreak 8:55—News 9:00—Morning Devotions. Northem Berkshire Ministerial Assn. 9:15—Music Makers. 10.00—News 10:05—Saturday Serenade Latest Albums '11:00—News 11:05—Saturday Serenade. 11:45—The Good Life. 12:00—Showcase 12:15—News 12:30—Noontime Sports Review 12:35—Songsnop. 1:30—Moods in Music 2:05—News 2:05—Band of the Day 2:25—Boston at Chicago (Sat.) 2:30—Music for You 3:00—News 3:05—Music for You. 3:15—Music for You. 4:00—News *:05—Music for You 5:00—News 5:05—Music for You 5:30—The Bowling Show 5:45—Music for You 6:55—In Town Tonight 6:00--News 6:1S—Scon» Trail 6:30—Religion m the New*. 6:45—Dinner Corjri-jt. 7:30—Saturday Night Dance Party 8:00 —News. 8:05—Dance Party 9:00—News 9:05—Dance Party 10:00—Just Good Music 10:30—News and Weather. 10 45—Sports rtaal 10:50—ffightcjjx 11:00—Slen CW Ed Begley's One Secret Desire To Play Shakespeare By DON ROYAL NEW YORK—Ed Eegley won an Oscar for his supporting role in "Sweet Bird of Youth" — but he won't let his two children see the picture. "I play a very mean man in it," Eegley says. "And somehow my kids have the idea I'm nice. I don't want to spoil their illusion. Besides, I don't think the picture would do them any good." Eeg'ey hopes that having the Oscar on his mantlepiece will help him to play some nicer characters, such as the starring role he has on The Defenders' repeat (CBS, June 29). Best Roles 'Of course,' he adds, 'the heavies usually have the best roles. But let's face it — a role is only as good as it is written. A good actor can take a poorly written role and make it a little better than it is. but not much. You could never win an Oscar with a poorly written part." Begley is famous in acting circles for his ability to grasp the essentials of a part quickly. This has given rise to the rumor that he is a quick study, but he says that isn't true. "I'm not a quick study." he says. "Learning b'ne is hard work for me. But I can grasp the character of the role I'm playing quickly. Those are two different things. "Actors have different methods of getting a character. Paul Muni did a lot of research for the fc Clarence Darrow part in 'Inherit nings Bryan part I played, I did nings Bryant part I played, I did no research. Oh, somebody sent me that book about Bryan, 'The Great Commoner,' but I only read a few pages and put it down. "I can't get a part from a book. If the playwright hasn't got the character in his play, I can't get it. But if the playwright has got WMNB-Red Sox Baseball Sunday — 4:25 (Doublcheader) Boston at Los Angeles Monday — 4:25 Boston at Los Ajsgeles Tues., Wed.. Thurs. — 8:55 Boston at Kansas City Friday — 8:55 Boston at Chicago Saturday — 2:25 BosU>n at Chicago it, 1 can play it. It all depends on what's been written down." , Two Children Both of Begley's children, at the moment, plan to follow him into acting. His daughter Allene (Bunny) is 14 and young Eddy is 13. Their ambition meets with their father's approval—"as long as they get an education first." "I suppose that's because I never had one," he says. "The fifth grade was as far as I got. So'I'm insisting that my kids get their education before they go into acting. After that, they can do anything they want." As for Begley himself, he's nursing one secret desire—he'd like to play Shakespeare. "I know I could do some of the comedy roles," he says, "but what I'd really like to do—and it's probably presumptuous of me even to think about—is to play King Lear." Lewis—Memory: Most show business performers have fabulous memories—for acts and other performers. Witness this story told by Joanne HiSl, the young soprano who got her big break on The Voice of Firestone's next-to-last show. She once did a television show in Dallas, Some time later, she reached New York and eventually auditioned for a Jerry Lewis spectacular. Lewis took one look at her and ssid he knew her from somewhere. Miss Hill knew she'd never met him. But Lewis didn't mean that they'd actually met—he just had seen her. It turned out he had happened to be in Dallas and had seen her television show once. She got the job. IRVING MANSFIELD Irving Mansfield's Talent Scouts Summer Perennial By JOAN CROSBY NEW YORK — Like gaillardia, coreopsis and phlox, Irving Mnns- field's Talent Scouts is n summer perennial. Mansfield, the creator and producer of Talent Scouts, which returned to television this month blooms every summer with his program. This pleases him. but only partially. He thinks there should be rocm on television for his show on a 52-week basis. "There has got to be a place where young prospects can work. Before an artist can be good, he has to be bad. We're willing to take a chance. Talent Scouts is put on for less money than cither Como or Moore has in his budget for scenery. We have big ratings. Yet when the fall and winter months come along, the variety shows, in a mad rush for ratings. go out for only the top stars. We're in a medium where we have to find young faces, to' be tomorrow's top stars. I'm out looking." Proof of Mansfield's words is foxmd in the person of one Vaughn Mender, who was a talent discovery on the first show last season. One year later, Meader is the psuedo-president of the United States and has two highly successful record albums. "From time to time he was on our show, last July 3, through ' Christmas, he sold more First Family record albums than My Fair Lady sold through its entire Broadway run." Mansfield, a former press agent, an enthusiastic and rapid talker, and a genial man, defends his show against the charge that some of the talent is not really discovered by the stars. "We have never said it was," he said. "We're honest about people we like. I go to joints in Greenwich Village, where I find a lot of them. Some of them say 'But I don't know any big stars to introduce me.' I always tell them not to worry about that. we'll find someone. We never say these people are proteges of the stars, unless they happen to be. Sometimes a star really does find talent. For instance, last year Robert Goulet brought us his understudy in Camelot, a fellow named Bob Peterson." Mansfield created Talent Scouts in 1946, and a fairly new performer named Arthur Godfrey was the host. "I was also the first person fired by Godfrey," Irving smiled. "It took him seven or eight months, and eventually he went to CBS and said he couldn't get on with me. I still don't know why. Well, when I was retired kicking and screaming from Talent Scouts. I went on to This Is Show Business. Eventually, CBS gave me back the rights to Talent Scouts, after Godfrey had run it into the ground. I sold it as a special to NBC for the Ford Star- time series.' 1 A lot of big names appeared on Talent Scouts, during its long CBS run. But Mansfield recalls one episode ruefully. "I wanted to put on a young kid named Eddie Fisher, but his schedule was such that I had to take someone else out, to work Eddie on. So I said, OK, take oat the fat boy.' The fat boy was Mario Lanza, who never spoke to me again."

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