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Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 56

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Large unemployment lines September MORNING 6:30 O Bible Answers (0 On Farm Q Town Crier (0 Religion 6:45 Q Coin Cob 7 : 00 B O 03 (B (B Today O O Mews 10 Flintstones 0 Keligion 7:30 O Sleepy Jeffers J0 Bullwinkle O Farm 8:00 QQ Kangarou ' fQ Zoo Revue j 8:30 (0 Jack LaLanne I O Romper Room | This leg is based on information provided by the stations, who warn programs are subject to change without notice. 9:00 Q Bess Myerson Q Romper Room Q Kangaroo Q Flintstones (0 Jack LaLanne 03 (0 Phil Donahue © Ben Casey O Films 8:30 O Consequences Q Coffee Break 8 Flintstones Artie Levin Q Hazel 10:00 Q Q QD (B (S Q O Joker Is Wild IB Dick Van Dyke Q America Sings 10:30 O ODD ©03 Concentration Q 0 Price Is Right (B Split Second Q Ladies 11:00 00030303 Sale (B Password O O Gambit Q Friends, Neighbors 11:30 OQQDQ303 Hollywood Squares O O Love of Life OD Q Bewitched 4:00 O Perry Mason © © Somerset Q Cartoons flj) Men' Griffin O Batman 0 Family Affair ffi O Love \ Q © Sesame Street I : 4:30 © Jeffs Collie I © Andy Griffith I Q Green Acres 0 Death Valley Q Virginian © Daniel Boone O Movie 5:00 Q Wagon Train Q Big Valley © High Chaparral (0 Dick Van Dyke Q © Mlsterogers Q Griffin 5:30 (0 Marshall Dillon Q © Electric Co. (0 What's My Line © Corner Pyle Dinah EVENING AFTERNOON 12:00 Q O 09 03 Jeopardy 03 Q9 News O Oblinger O Where Heart Is Q Password 12:30 Q Q © (0 Who, Where Q Q Search E) Split Second CD News 1:00 Q News Q © Somerset © Jeopardy 10 Me Too Show Q Your Bet Q Panorama © O All My Children 1:30 Q Q ( Q © f 0 Three on Match O O As World Turns © Q Let's Deal Days of Lives O Q Splendored Thing ©O Newlyweds 2:30 0 Q © © {0 Doctors O 0 Guiding Light © O Dating Game 8:00 Q 0(0 $0(0 An. other World Q 0 Secret Storm © Q General Hospital *:30£)Q©©(0 Return to Peyton Place Q 0 Edge of Night ©Q One Life 6:00 Q Q Q 3 Q Q O I D ©03 News ffl Yoga Q Lipreading 6:30 O Pathfinders (Q Jeannie Q B Cronklte © Guitar 7:00 Q Let's Deal Q Arthur Smith Q © Billy Graham 03 Consequences 03 Jubilee Q My Line B Geographies © Kreskin 6B Growing Up Q Yoga 7:30 Q Hollywood Squares Q Let's Deal Q Dragnet 09 Tell the Truth Q Mountaineer Sports 8:00 Q©Q3 Theater Q Q © Billy Graham 8 My World ©Q Olympics fl0 {} America 8:30 B Charlie Brown © Jazz Set Q Handsful of Ashes :00 Q Q © © Miss America © Telethon Q Movie t RADACC O "Young Marrieds" 10:00 Q Q © © Bobby Darin g Paul Nuchims World Press 10:30 Q Jazz Set 11:00 News 11:30 Q Q © © © Tonight Q "Adam's Woman" © "Crack in World" g Dick Cavett "Wild Season" I Long-running series stars happy with role By Jerry Buck HOLLYWOOD UP) - Lome Green figured he'd give acting a try for about 10 years and then move on to producing. He wanted a variety of experience, and in the "first six years after leaving Canada he appeared in three Broadway plays, a dozen movies and a number of roles on television. "When 'Bonanza' came along 1 got into it by the sheer circumstance of being there at the right time,'' he said. "I thought, well, you don't know how long it is going to run. We didn't think it would last long. The first scripts were bad." WEEK Black 4 Whit · U«C«tlMlvfciStrviM · UkrSctiAraihUt CALL 344-3637 W. Vo. Communicationi Div., Mtrritl Corp, 113 QUARRIER STREET T h r i t e e n years later, Greene is still playing Ben Cart wright. "When ' B o n a n z a ' ran three years and then five years I was past my 10 year limit," he said. "But it didn't make me unhappy. I was at peace with myself." To an actor, television series means steady work in a profession not noted for its permanence, and a successful series can make a performer wealthy. Yet it also is the cause of a lot of grumbling by performers that it is a grind and its too confining. "What's so bad 1 about a little confinement?" asked Peter Graves of CBS' "Mission: Impossible." "With the production slump and high unemployment in Hollywood I know about 80 per cent of the Screen Actors Guild would like a little confinement now." Graves, beginning his fifth year in "Mission," said he has little sympathy for actors who complain about being trapped in a series. "The most trying times in my career have always been the periods of Inactivity between assignments," he said. Other veteran series actors surveyed feel the same way. Milburn Stone has spent the last 17 of his 68 years playing no other role except Doc A d a m s on CBS's "Gunsmoke." Last season HEADQUARTERS FOR WALLPAPER * VINYL WALLCOVERING · ChMic Frwn 150 P.IHrn. in Slick · NUtchhif F«brki, IM! NOW YOU CAN PARK IN FRONT OF OUR STORE! SUPEt KEMTONE. "Our J3thY««r' 3910 MocCorklt Avt., S.I., Konowh* City Phon.925-1532 SEAMLESS GUTTERS $ 1 00 Completely Installed ^____!l!!;. '.'..... Count-down spout in footoge OTHERS CHARGE YOU EXTRA FOR ACCESSORIES^ ADDITION TO INSTALLATION ( ·itimating ordering \ by phone only I Mode of Beautiful White Acrylic enamel-aluminum. NEVER NEEDS MAINTENANCE. WHATSOEVER! _NO W IS THI TIMt TO SA VI MONEY) GUTTER-TITECO. ·(o Div. of Alum. Bldg. Prod. Co, Inc.) 2141 MocCorkle, St. Albans, W, Va. 727-9363 · BANK TERMS · MY or NITE CHARLESTON, W. VA. Peter Graves he was off the show for 13 weeks because of a heart attack. "I'm going to work as long as I feel good, and I'm feeling better all the time," he said. "I don't ever want to retire. I've always said the only kind of a retired actor I'd want to be is a dead actor." Stone, who modeled his gruff portrayal of Doc after his own grandfather, said, "I don't yearn to play anything else. Not any more. I wouldn't want to finish my career doing anything else. I'm finding out new things about Doc all the time." Resting between takes on the "Mission" set, Graves said one thing that keeps the series interesting for him is his constantly changing role. "It's the role playing within role playing, he said. "I adopt * different undercover role playing," undercover role every week. This week I'm an Insurance investigator and next week I'll play a pool shark. It changes, whereas my brother is Matt Dillon every week." His brother is James Arness, the star of "Guns- TV Movies Thursday "Adam's Woman," 11:30 p.m., Q with Beau Bridges and John Mills. "Crack in "the* World" (1964) **i/,, 11:30 p.m., (Q with Dana Andrews and Janette Scott. "Wild Season," 11:30 p.m., 0 with Joe Stewardson and Janis Reinhardt. FrWay "Emergency," 8:30 p.m., OOQDfBCB with Robert Fuller and Julie London. "Pirate of the Half Moon," 9 p.m., Q with John Derek and Gianna Maria Canale. "The Fugitive Kind," (1959) '**, 11:30 p.m., Q with Marlon Brando and Joanne Woodward. * · * "Donovan's Reef," (1963) ***, 11:30 p.m., ffi with John Wayne and Lee Marvin. * · * "Sound of Anger," (1968) **, 11:30 p.m., Q with Burl Ives and Dorothy Provine. James Arness moke," of whom Stone said: "Three or four years ago Jim said he was getting tired of playing Matt Dillon. Then he looked around and saw some of the big movie stars biting the dust. I think Jim now believes he's got the greatest job In televi- sionl" The rotating series, such as NBC's "Mystery Movie," has been a boon to actors in relieving the weekly tedium and has helped lure such stars as Rock Hudson and George Peppard to the medium. Hudson is returning in "McMillan and Wife" on the Sunday "Mystery Movie" and Peppard will star in "Banacek" on the Wednesday "Mystery Movie." "Stars hate to work shows back to back," said producer Leslie Stevens, who helped create the rotating concept with "The Men From Shiloh" and "The Name of the Game," "Actors are like thoroughbred horses. They fall apart if you don't give them time off." Arthur Hill is beginning his second year in "Owen M a r s h a l l , Counsellor at Law." On ABC, but before that he spent years on Broadway in such long running plays as "The Matchmaker," "Look Homeward Angel," "A Death in the Family" and "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" "It's the same with actors in long run plays," Hill said. "After a few months some can hardly wait to get out. I've never been of that breed. I want it to go on and on." Some actors, like Greene, have turned to movies as "a stretching exercise." He was a Russian agent in the TV movie "Destiny of a Spy" and a taciturn farmer in the TV film version of John Steinbeck's "The Harness." Others, like Michael Landon of NBC's "Bonanza," have turned to writing. "I took up writing because I wasn't really busy enough," he said. "When I'm not busy enough, like most people, I begin to get depressed." Is he bored with the series? "It all depends on the episode. If it's fun or has something you can get hold of it can be great. It's like any other Job, you have good w e e k s and bad weeks." SUNDAY GAZETTE-MAIL

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