Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on January 30, 1969 · Page 16
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S—B THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON. ILLINOIS THURSDAY, JANUARY Watching TV 6:C0 6:30 7:00 Town Illinois MISSISSIPPI MUD made these actors look like statues, but it was all in a day's work for Steve McQueen, right, and Rupert Crosse who were making location shots at C arrolton. Miss. Making Film Of Faulkner Novel IS.v BOP. THOMAS HOLLYWOOD i APi •••• The new Stove McQueen movie is dedicated to the proposition lh;it a work of William Faulkner ran Ijc successfully converted b> film. History is against this thesis, since a Faulkner vehicle has rarely been successful on the screen. The efforts have been: "The Story of Temple Drake," 19.'!o from "Sanctuary," "Today We Live," From "Turnabout". "Intruder in the Dust." 1949; "The Long Hot Summer," 1957; "The Tarnished Angels," j 1957 from "Pylon", "The Sound 1 and the Fury," 1958: and "Sanctuary," 1900. The new effort is "The Reiv­ ers," the late Mississippians's last novel, which won him a Pulitzer Prize in 1963. It is a 3ie .tureso.ue tale involving an 11- year-old Southern boy who runs with i Nee. •ouiiK adventurer ind learns about away and lile. Directum I he $f>-million film i for CHS' Cinema Center Films is young 39 Mark Rydell, onetime jazz pianist and actor and now one of the hottest new cli- | rectors in films. The reason for! his success: "The Fox." his i first feature after escaping from j the grind of directing "Ben Cas- j ey," "Gunsmoke" and other TV I series. j Rydell had recently returned J from location filming in the; Faulkner country near Carroll-; ton, Miss, I i Rydell was asked why the Faulkner • magic, which drew him a Nobel Prize and other j honors, has largely escaped i capture on I he screen. i "Maybe because his writing is j so textual," the director mused. ; "His words are brilliant and rich; they look marvelous on the page." "But films are not primarily a verbal medium." Rydell remarked that "The • TONIGHT 2 Nev.T 3 Cddui Pet* 4-5-6 12 Mews 3 TBA 2-3 Ugliest Girl .1-12 D.iniTl Bione 8 Spotlight on Soutnern I I Truth or Consequences 2-3 The flying Nun 4 12 The Jonathan (/.'inters Show 8 Spooempj I I Of lands and Seas 7:30-2-3 Bewitched 5-6 Ironside 8 vVhat'i New 8:00-2-3 That Girl 4-12 Move: "Cat on a Hot Tin Root" 8 Intcrnationdt Cookbook I I Steve Allen 8:30—2-3 Journey to Hie Unknown 8 Washington Week in Review , 9:00-o-6 Dean Martin Snow j 8 Bridge I 9:30-2 Peter Gunn 3 Music Hall 8 Passport 8 II Honeymooners 10:00-2-3-4-5 6 12 News 8 Movie: "Come to th» Stable" 11 Perry Mason 10:30-2-3 Joey Bishop 4 Movie: "Witchire"' i-6 Johnny Carson 12 Movie: "Without Reservation" 11:00-1 i Movie: "To Pans With Love" 12:00-2 MOV,- "Siege o f SiJnoy Street" 12:05—4 Move: "Three Secrets" I 12:1512:30- 1:00 1:30- 2:00- FRIDAY PROGRAM Morning 6:00—4 Town and Country i 3-1 1 Dre«am House 4 Denais the Menace .5 Merv Griffin 6-12 Mews -6 Pastor SpeaKs -3 Make a Deal 4-12 «s the World Turns 6 Hidden Faces 2-3 Newlywed Gdiv.e 4-12 Love is a Many Splendored Thing 5-6 Days of Our Livel I I Make Room For Daddy -2-3 The Dating Game 4-12 The Guiding Light 5-6 The Doctors I 1 Woody Woodbury Shr.v •2-3 General Hospital 4-12 Secret Storm 5-6 Anither World 2:25 L 4-1 1-12 News 2:30-2-3 One Life to Live 4-12 Edge of Night 5-6 You Don't Say 3:00—2 Movie: "Soldiers Three" 3-11 Dark Shadows 4-12 The Linkletter Show 5-6 The Match Game 3:30—3 Lone Ronger 4 Movie: "Ah I Desire" 5 Mike Douglas 6 Snap Judgment 11-12 Underdog 4:00-3 The Hour 6 Popeye II Fhntstones 12 Mike Douglas 4:30—6 Friday Dance Parry 11 Gilligans Island 5:00-2 Combat 3 Cartoons 4 Leave It to Beaver 5 News 11 I Love Lucy 5:30-2-4-5-6-12 News 11 Rawhide 6:30- 6:45- 6:507:00- /:30- ONLY A corel/ FITS LIKE NEW SPRING ARRIVAL! 12 Compass • i P.S. Four 5 Focus Your World 12 Gospel Roundup •2 Thought For Today 12 Breakfast Show •2 Farm Report 2 Lone Ranger 4 News S-6 Today 2 Fury 4 Cartoons 5 Today j 3:00—2 Romper Room • 4-12 Captain Kangaroo • 8:30-5 Today 8:45—11 Cartoons 9:00-2 KTVI Presents 3-1 I Jack Lelane Show 4-12 The Lucy Show 5 Snap Judgmem 6 Romper Room 9:30—3 Morning Movie: "Poison Ivy'* 4-12 Beverly Hillbillie* 5-6 Concentration 11 Love That Bob 10:00-2 Pay Cards 4-12 Andy of Mayberry 5-6 Personality 11 Outer Limits 10:30-2 What's My Line? 4-12 Dick Van Dyk« 5-6 Hollywood Squares 1 1:00-2-3 Bewitched 4-12 Love of Life 5-6 Jeopardy I I Twilight Zone 11:30-2-3 Funny You Should Ask 12 Search For Tomorrow 5-6 Eye Guess 11 Cartoons 11:45-11 King and Odie 11:55-2-3 The Children's Doctor Afternoon 12:00-2 Charlotte Peter» 6:00- 6:30- Evening •2 News 3 Cactus Pete 4-5-6-12 News 3 French Chet - Movie: 2"Teahouse of the August Moon" 3 Operation Entertainment 4-12 The Harlem Globetrotters 5-6 High Chaparel 8 A Question of Stature I i Truth or Consequences 7:00—11 Of Lands and Seas 7:30—2-3 Felony Squad 4-12 Gomer Pyle 5-6 Name of the Game 8 What's New 8:00—2-3 Don Rickles 4-12 Movie: "Made n Paris" 8 The World We Live In II Steve Allen 8:30—2-3 Guns of Will Sonnet 8 book Beat 9:00-2-3 Judu 5-6 Star Trr-k 8 Who It 9:30—8 Passport 8 ?:30—11 Th« Honeymooneri 10:00-2-3-4-5-6-12 News 8 NET Playhouse 11 Peny Mason 10:30—2-3 Joey Bishop 4 Movie. "The Revolt of Mamie Stover" 5-6 Tonight Show 12 Alovie: "Ski Camo" 11:00—11 Movie: "San Antonio" 12:00-2 Mo^ie: "Wing and • Prayer" 3 Movie: "Young Rebels" 12:10—5 Cat and Track 12:15—4 Mcvie: "The Left Handed Gun" TV Review Campbell Debut Is A Success / KORELL PLUS-SIZES k FIT YOU PERFECTLY . . . with no alterations if you're 5'5" or under! IT'S BECOMING SPRING . . . you're becoming brighl iind lovely in this 100% Arnel Triacetate print jersey dress. The fitted shift can be worn with or without belt, but either way, it becomes you. With draped tie collar, back zipper and elbow length sleeves. COLORS: $1A95 Pink, Blue • w SIZES: 12 plus to 22 plus XKYV YORK (API - If the quality of its comedy material enn ever match the quality, of its music, the now "Glen Campbell Goodtimc Hour" will be one of the most attractive variety programs in television. The premiere show of the CBS scries opened with a hefty serv- in'; of song by Campbell, of course, and along came Bobbie Gentry and John Hartford. Before the 60 minutes had gone by they had covered most v of the numbers that made their reputations and then some. The Smothers Brothers were there -logically since they are not only the producers of the new series but it was from their summer replacement series that Campbell's career took off. Campbell's attractive singing style and skill on the guitar are especially easy to take. Miss Gentry with her husky, true voice and John Hertford, whose sensitive, pensive face illuminates the sad lyrics of his ballads are interesting to watch and hear. ! The studio audience—or maybe it was a laugh track- screamed wildly at the comedy. However, it did seem that there must have been a better way to amuse the audience than to , dress Tom Smothers in a cow- I boy suit and put him astride a \ real live hippopotamus which he treated like a horse. Or a better j way to handle a monologue than ', to dress Pat Paulsen in an i open-fronted shirt, put a guitar I in his hands and make him read ! an over-blown and almost i desperate piece about the history of the folk song. ! But as long as Campbell and his musical friends are promi- for Wednesday nights during the rest of the season. The appearance of the Smothers Brothers on Campbell's show illustrates one of the curious convictions of producers who book guest stars on television shows. For some reason, they believe unanimously that it is a real treat for viewers to see singers and comedians who have weekly network series of their own as guests on other singers and comedians weekly series. Thus we encounter Carol Burnett in a Lucy episode, and after awhile there's Lucy on Carol's show. Or Tom and Dickie Smothers show up on "Laugh in." And pretty soon Dan Ro wan and Dick Martin return the visit. The truth is, it's not much j of a treat, and besides, it is i bound to lead to over-exposure ' of a special sort. Another TV custom which has long since staled is the business of having stars with a show coming up appearing on an as sortment of programs on the same network for the sole purpose of plugging their project. The game shows and the early morning and late evening con versation shows are widely used for this purpose. It seems that at least twice a week Johnny Carson must struggle with some performer awkwardly attempting to sell some TV product. Eydie Gorme was the most recent Carson guest with TV plugs on her mind, but she was better than most because she could at least sing a song or two. Too much of the time, the guest has little of interest to contribute—neither quick wit nor a good anecdote— and the viewer suffers right along with Carson. NEWS BKIEI i m Reivers" seemed to be a good j Faulkner* work for film adapta- ! tion because of its wealth of humor and action. But the rambling novel had to be made more visual and simple by script writers Harriet Frank Jr. and her husband, Irving Ravetch, who also functions as producer. They also adapted "The Long Hot Summer" and "The Sound and The Fury." CHANDLER, Ariz. tAP) — Television star Art Carney isn't i interested in attending a sewage ' disposal plant dedication here. Carney, who has played sewer worker Ed Norton on the Jackie Gleason Honeymooners show for 10 years, turned down the invitation from Mayor George Nader because he "wants to dispel his association with the sew- erman . image," business manager William McCaffrey explained. The mayor had even offered to engrave Carney's name on all the manhole covers in the city. STANDOUT IN A CROWD is actor Gregory Peck whose smiling face can be seen above heads of Formosans in the Keelung marketplace. Peck is in Formosa shooting location scenes for a new movie. Cast Strips Naked In Play At College By STEVE WILUSTROM ANN ARBOR, Mich. (APi Six actors and four actresses were arrested Sunday at the University of Michigan after i performing in a. play in which they stripped naked. | They were ordered to appear ! in District Court in Ann Arbor ; today on indecent exposure charges which carry a maxi-' mum penalty of one year in jail' and a $500 fine. Police did not release the names of those arrested. The members of the New York company, the Performance Group, removed their clothes for 15 minutes a third of the way through the .'iVi-hour play, "Dionysus in '69," and for 20 minutes at: the end. Advance billing that the actors would "kiss and fondle each other from head to toe" created a furor among state legislators. State x Sen. Gilbert Bursley, Ann Arbor Republican, said Sunday night "some of my colleagues will no doubt be shocked" when he reports to the state Senate this week. However, University President Robben Fleming, who did not attend, defended the play in a statement Saturday, in which he said nudity was difficult to describe as obscene, and at question was "the context within which nudity occurred." Academic and professional people regarded the play, a con­ temporary version of Euripides' "Bacchae," as worthy of serious consideration, Fleming said. NEWS BRIEF LOS ANGELES, (AP) - Comedian Bob Hope 's eye ailment was treated successfully Tuesday but he probably will remain hospitalized for several days, his doctors said. Hope, 65, suffix ed eye hemorrhaging Sunday at his home. Treatment consists of a powerful hot light which cauterizes ruptured blood vessels in the eye and stops the hemorrhaging. Why Gamble When Buying A Television? When You Con Own A Brand New With Exclusive 3-YEAR WARRANTY On Color Picture Tubes WITH ALL THE DELUXE FEATURES Has The Most Advanced Picture Makng Circuit On The Market — Bar None. 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