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August 14, 1964

The Ottawa Journal from Ottawa, · Page 51

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AUGUST 14 - 20 - t ' Hi x r I ' , . ' ' 7 in vltie "Petticoat Junction"' glrlsVho spoofed the Beatles on a rebroadcast edi tion of TThe,Ed Sullivan Show" recently go Jhrough their act at New, York's Pep-, permint Iounge, where the Beatles visit ed. LThe quartet consists of (from left) Jeannine Riley, Linda. Kay e and Pat Woodell, who play the three sisters on "Petti-coat Junction" on the! CTV network, and guest Sheila James (right). . j. Weill's Job Vitrf His Getti ng Rid rif 'J azzy - A NEW YORK . (AP) Law-; rence Welk, witfar almost . 40 1 years as popular band leader behind him and oon to start ' his 10th season as star ot . high-rated television show; ha an uncomplicated recipe for ' success: .k : ; ) . 4,. .j-J,. J, "We try to please' eur, audi- :; ence,, he explains simply. "We f. try to bring It some joy, happiness, salaxation - and always to be in -good taste the kind w of entertainment' that should come Into the home." 1 w- ,.. Every year,A Welk siyl, some body predicU that the time has J come When "big bands' will ai iai inm tumcwii;, "WeM, ' I differ .from " musd- cians'.tbinking today," he said. "There's a depression in the or- -chestra business you don't find them In hotels, in ballrooms, restaurants or doing one - 'jLii,U' ft: SPOOF STILL ON nlghters much any more, v And : I don't think the depression will be over until there's a change In the philosophy of the must "dans. ': t "Generally, the modern musician plays from the' heart ! tua own heart, but he's no Judge : about what people want to hear. I think that my people could run a pretty good show without tne, but I do think that I'm " Important just because I'm ' around to knock out some of ' those Jazzy numbers. - - ' . , , .STRESSES VARIETY " - - "Why V he playing this?' , I'll ask. 'He 'likes lt.Tm told. Well, that's not a good reason. The real, question is-will the audience like L A lot of the time I don't think it will." " " Welk's tried-and-true formula for success is based' oa Variety. Each of his Saturday night , THE T.K JOURNAL s "ri Band Numbers' TV programs '' contains snany : musical ingredients: ; C I e a n, polished hand music . ' with a ' bouncy beat and the tune that Is clearly recognizable; Dixie- 'i , land; familiar songs from operettas and musicals; folk songs; modified rock 'n' roil; honky ' . tonk piano; c o m e d y songs; , waltzes, even polkas. "The ladies are my number one audience, said Welk, "and -the gentlemen are my number. ' two... We also ' have, about five ..million young children in our audience. We are short on teenagers, but they are a problem, . And I just, can't afford to go after a ' teenage audience and lose my regular one. I don't try. k .-. The veteran orchestra leader is a cakn-m a n n e r d, soft-spoken man born and brought up on a farm near Strasburg, ..l V 1 :4.-'. n : , HORIZON SCANS HORIZON : Lister Sinclair Is host and writer ot the fascinating Horizon prograni entitled Deniaens of Space, , to be repeated Sunday,' Aug. 16, on the CBO-TV net- ; work. Originally telecast last October,' the program boasts a galaxy of space experts who offer the latest scientific answers to.' age-old . questions about the universe. - , miiiiuuuiiutununnmnmmrantnuiituiiuuuiuiiiuiiiiiuinumtnnutmmiiii Hypnosis-Today:1 Triclcs or In a program subtitled Tricki ' or Treatment, Camera West .Itm . iftftir . h ,,Ki W' hypnosW Hs present-day uses and ; abuses. , "-The half -hour documentary win rbe telecast on the CBC-TV Summer series. produced in Vancouver, on - Wednesday, Aug.-19, at 8 p.m. ;iDr.--y.:V ,. . , Although more formal ... re-' ; search has been undertaken on hypnosis, in the past decade' than In the preceding- 200 years, there b still much mis- "NJX The suggestion of a foreign accent that marks' his . "speech comes from his parents , who Immigrated from Alsace- -Lorraine in 1878 and settled in the , black bills . among other German-speaking families. He as a devoted family man, living with his wife of S3 years. . Fern, in ' a comfortable big home." His two daughters are married, and Welk proudly carries pictures of his five grand- children.-- A son, Lawrence Jr., works f for , a recording com-' pany. 725.1041 TIRES T Treatment understanding of the subject U amonga th ;t seneral . pubUc. - - Camera West talks to . some : practitioners of the art in iU Tinany .varieties, and explores Ita practice whether for treat ment . (as fa psychiatric and childbirth cases) or tricks (as ' In the field of entertainment). -, . - Among those interviewed on . the program are Dr. Norman . B. Hirt. a Vancouver psychia-t trist who .also served as general consultant for this Camera West program; Dr. Ralph I. , Yorsh, a Vancouver dentist who '. uses hypnosis as a relaxing .; technique on his patients; Dr., .James D. Fletcher, who practises hypnosis in childbirth ; cases; John Hughes, . who .biHs himself as "the greatest stage f hypnotist in .America"; and Mrs. Aliseh P. Carter, a nonmedical practitioner. Film sequences include foot-age of a Caesarean birth under hypnosis,' and scenes from a stage performance by Mr, Hughes. - This Camera West program is produced by Gordon v" " - Dealers in AUTOMOTIVE PARTS o CATTERIES 203 Champagne Are. . Blldla(

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