Anderson Herald from Anderson, Indiana on June 18, 1966 · Page 18
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PAGE « THE ANDERSON HERALD 6/18/60 Peter Falk To Star In TV Musical 'Brigadoon' __ ..___ _ . _ .. _ . » T» • _ -• m *_*._() «. icn*A c*tAna In rh« ARO color orescn-i- - '•^^••JM Phyllis Diller To Live High In 'Pruitts Of Southampton' for the important non-singuig ^ was moated for an Emmy "CoM "The tion "The Pruitts of Southampton," starring Phyllis against the glittering ground of fashionable L».*ui.n. Ai-n.m.rt nf legendary ornament _ of Diller Island society, Phyllis back- plays a character who is wild, „ „. South- witty and irreverent but a veri- ampton, will premiere in color table mother hen when her fam- on the ABC-TV Network during the 1966-67 season in the Tuesday, 9-9:30 p.m., tune period. Hy is involved. Miss Diller, who was a mother long before she became Based on a novel by Patrick a professional comedienne has come a long way quickly from her debut in the Purple Onion, Dennis, Mame", ampton" ventures author of "Auntie ! 'The Pruitts o£ South- chrau'cles the ad- of a family which owns and enjoys an extensive and expensive Long Island estate but lacks the wherewithal to keep it or themselves in a style to which they have long been accustomed. The Internal Revenue Department, for reasons of its inextricably own, becomes tangled in ths family's genious machinations aimed at con, bewilderingly involved, as recouping their former tax collector Tom Baldwin and grandeur. Starring as Phyllis Pruitt, which will be seen this fall with Robert Goulet as its star. Sally Ann Howes has already been cast in the role of Fiona. Falk, who was last seen e 1 e y i s i o n in "Trials VBrien," in which he starred, cles." won an Emmy in 1962 for the _ "in" boite in San Francisco, and a showcase for new talent. Since then she has toured and re-toured the swank supper circuit and has achieved stardom in television and films. Surrounding Miss Diller and featured in the series will be such outstanding comic talents as Reginald Gardiner, appearing as 90-year-old Uncle Ned, John McGiver, as rich, stuffy General Cannon, Richard Dea- iest performance by an actor brated international singing star, Grady Button cs Sturgis, the butler. 'Personalities': Actors With Hard-To-Define Assignments By CYNTHIA LOWRY AP Television-Radio Writer NEW YORK (AP) - Television's winter personalities turn into summer actors whenever possible great. as the rewards are Personalities" Is, a word covering performers with hard to define assignments such as host, master of ceremonies, panel or game show regular and, of course, variety stars who can sing, dance or do comedy monologues. Long ago night club owners and summer stock producers learned the public turned out in droves to see in the flesh the people it had been watching daily or weekly on television. It no* is big business with a big money for established and popular stars. The going'rate starts at $5,000 a week, sometimes with a guarantee of 30 to 50 per cent of gross receipts Noel Harrison Has Charm Like Dad's By DICK KLEINER Hollywood Correspondent Newspaper Enterprise Assn. HOLLYWOOD (NEA) - I went over to MGM to watch Noel Harrison al work on the first day of shooting the new NBC series, The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. (which really should be called, simply, Nieces). Noel is Rex's son, of course, and he has his father's charm and considerably mere warmth and friendliness. "When I was 12," Noel says, "my father told me not to go into the entertainment field. He said that I would never make enough money to support him in his old age. But I don't think he worri c s about that any more — I fliink he'll be abb to support himself." Noel admits he was never sure what he wanted to do with his life — "I grew up in a mass of indecision." But eventually he decided acting folk singing were his life's work. Now he is a permanent southern CaJi- fornian, with his wife and four children. I was struck by his resemblance to Steve McQueen, particularly his hair, and the shape of his head and body. He wears his blond hair combed forward, somewhat liku David McCallum's except that Noel's is a bit on the wavy side. "This is the way I've worn when the box office returns go over a predetermined amount. Some famous stars earn more ihan $15,000 a week in summer theaters. It is easier for the regulars on panel and game shows to enjoy this summer moonlighting as their shows may be taped in advance or taping schedules can be set to match their convenience. During the next few months [hree of the four panelists oh only one show, "To Tell the Truth" will be making personal acting appearances. Tom Poston will Star in "The Well-Dressed Liar" in Miami. Orson Bean will take on "How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" in North Carolina. Kitty Carlisle has some singing engagements. Betsy Palmer of "I've Got a Secret" will tour in "Peter Pan". Steven Allen has nightclub dates arranged on the West Coast. Allen Ludden of "Password" and his wife, Beljty While, will appear together in "Bells Are Ringing". Gene Rayburn of "Match Game" will appear with his wife, Helen, and daughter, Lynn, in a production of "The Impossible Years." • MOVIE SCHEDULE (Continued From Page 5) lieves are married, are forced to make it true. (2 Hrs.) 4 p.m. (4) — "12 to the Moon' (I960) Ken Clark. Tom Comvay Tony Dexter. Michi Kobl, narrated by Francis X. Bushman. The firs international rocketshin, landing on the moon, discovers an advancec civilization. (\ l ,' 2 Hrs.) 4 p.m. f6) — "Gigantis, th« Fire Monster" (1959). A cast of thou sands. Fantastic war of two gian monsters battling to destroy each other and at the sa.me time to destroy the world. (1 Hr. 18 Min.) 4:30 p.m. (8) — "T r o o p e r Hook"- (1957) Joel McCrea. Barbara Stanwyck. White girl, rescued from Apaches hut held in contempt for having borne tribe's chief a, son finds understnding and a new life with Sgt. Hook. (IV- Hrs.) 9 p.m. (6) — "Ransom" Glenn Ford. 10 p.m. (4) — "Night Tide' (19631 Dennis Hopper, Linda La.w son, Luana Anders. A side show mermaid, believing she is descend -, said. It for a year or more," Noel "My wife likes it this way and, besides, it's getting a bit _„ thin on top and combine k this T6xas """i" p° ses . .,,,. i,:j- ik- «uv* 6 I'lii to run down gang l way hides the thinness a Mtle. cruits men from jail. , ant of the Sea compelled to kill full, falls in love with a young People who are hen the moon is , sailor. . 20 p.m. (1980) (S) — "The Sundown Deborah Kerr, Hober Mitchum. Peter Ustinov, Dina Mer . and tribulations- of family of itinerant, hard living sheep drovers In Australia. (2 Hrs 13 Min.) "Lady in the Dark" (IflM) Ginger Rogers. Ray Milland. Jon Halt Musical about a. woman fashion magazine editor, her psychoanalyst her revealing dress. (1 Hr, 40 Mtn. 11:30 p.m. f«> — "Al Capone' (19591 Rod Stelger Fay Spain. Ca pone's story from 1920 in Chicago to his death on January 25, 1947 rs.) . . l:3ft a.m. (8) — "Star of Texas' (1953) Wayne Morris, Paul Fix _ .. poses down gang leader who re* of "Brigadoo'n," the Turkey" on ABC-TV's musical by Alan Jay Law and Mr. Jones." and Frederick Loewe j^ has twice been on n a Peter Falk, Emmy Award- Price of Tomatoes" on winning actor, has been signed Dj c k Powell Theatre." In 1961 latlon. nominated for Oscar awards for Ms work in motion .pictures, in 1960 for his work in "Murder, Inc.," and again to'1961 for his per- Miss Howes was nominated for a Tony Award for her portray-A al of Fiona in the Broadway jf stage production of the musical play. Among her other triumphs on Broadway Include a run as| o£ formance in "Pocketful of Mira- Howes has appeared in ma, iiunuaiito uy an <H.WL Draieu luienifunmiu .suigiug »KU, H^L «•»« »*wi«»*j, ««- «-dramatic stow, "The has been cast in the role of red in her own TV special. Eliza In "My Fair Lady," inf which she succeeded Julie An" drews. A native of England, television programs, both Sally Ann Howes, the cele- singer and an actress, here anc her own country, and has star- COZIN WILLY SEZ: Give a great big hoot 'n holler fer a tasty bottle of thet gen-yew-ine, country-style MOUNTAIN DEW at yore fav'rit hear? downright dee-lish-ush! it's DEE-LISH-USH ! Bottled under the authority of The Tip Corp. of America Bottled for you locally by "them thar Kurtz folks" at the PEPSI-COLA BOTTLING CO. INC. OF ANDERSON

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