Pacific Daily News from Agana Heights, Guam on July 30, 1985 · 25
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Pacific Daily News from Agana Heights, Guam · 25

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25 t:M AM Q Sesame Street 7:M AM E Mister Rogers ghborhood 7:30 AM Q Electric Company 8:00 AM Ba Studio See: MotoCross 8:30 AM Qi Crocketts Victory Garden 8:00 AM pi Pet Action Line: Simple practices for a clean Dog with Pat Walters Puppeteer plays Big Bird character LOS ANGELES (AP) - Not long ago Carroll Spinney was browsing in a bookstore and came across a Golden Book with this string of characters on the back cover: Mickey and Minnie Mouse Donald and Daisy Duck Snow White and a few Dwarfs Bugs Bunny and Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch of TSesame Street Imagine being in that company! Spinney marveled Why they were my idols The first movie I remember seeing was Snow White when I was 4 years old It had a profound influence on my life Carroll Spinney is Big Bird and the reverse may also be true This is somewhat confusing since Spinney is 51 years old and the Bird is 6 having aged from 4lh during the 16 years that Sesame Street has been entertaining and enlightening pre-schoolers on PBS Spinney-Bird recently flew into town to celebrate his-its most impressive production so far: Sesame Street Presents: Follow That Bird Its a big-screen movie released by Warner Bros this summer in defiance of the law that G-rated attractions no longer sell We think our picture might change that at least we hope so said Spinney a friendly trim-bearded puppeteer For a long time people didnt take their children to the theater Maybe we can help draw them back We have the SCTV guys (Second City Television John Klemm Blair & Barusch PC Announces that Lawrence R Barusch has left the firm effective 7185 The new name of the firm is Klemm Blair Sterling & Poppe PC the attorneys in the firm are: J Bradley Klemm William J Blair Ann Poppe Thomas C Sterling Richard L Johnson Jan Rubinstein Lannen Deborah Longstaff B Ann Galey The firm will continue the general practice of law at Suite 1008 Pacific News Building 238 O'Hara Street Agana Guam Tel 477-7857 Professional dog groomer 8:30 AM Q Smithsonian World 10:30 AM 3 Heritage: Civilization and The Jews 11:00 AM BD All My Children 11:30 AM E3 New Literacy: An Introduction To Computers Noon pPJ Capitol U Sesame Street Candy Joe Flaherty Dave Thomas) who might attract an older audience But weve made no compromise with the children Chevy Chase Waylon Jennings and comedian Sandra Bernhard also make appearances in Follow That Bird But the real stars are Big Bird Mr Snuggle-Upagus Oscar Grover Count Von Count and that maestro of gluttony the Cookie Monster Carroll Spinney who plays both Big Bird and his gloom-ridden friend Oscar seemed destined for a lifetime of portraying outlandish characters Inspired by Snow White and other Disney characters he began giving puppet shows as a youngster attended art school in Boston to provide a better basis for his career in puppetry From a Rascal Rabbit kids TV show in Las Vegas Nev to the Judy and Goggle Show in Boston he plied his trade Jim Hensen the Muppets man discovered Spinney at a show and enlisted him by Workshop for pre-schoolers Jim nad the idea that he wanted a large bird Spinney recalled Then came the question of what the bird sounded like Jim suggested Goofy Mickey Mouses friend but that turned out to be a slightly wrong lead What came out was a drawl that was hard for children to understand So we 12:30 PM As The World Turns 1:00 PM 3 Mister Rogers Neighborhood 1:30 PM n 13 Guiding Light j Electric Company 2:00 PM E3 Studio See: MotorCross 2:30 PM H) General Hospital 1 Odyssey : Maya Lords of the tie decided since the character was 4 Vz years old he should talk like a child one who couldnt read Big Bird was an immediate star and he has appeared with the Boston Pops the Ice Follies and on his own TV special Big Bird in China Spinney had found himself a steady if somewhat tiring job I lift weights for weeks before I start back with the show he remarked I have to hold my hand up to work the mechanism ana after 10 minutes my arm starts to get tired Last year I appeared in Up Your Evenings! j I Join jazz vocalist Bren-3 Cyki3 fliJealliraiick Enjoy OLD PARR A LOWENBRAU t a ipaoai low price Distributed by MID P AC Every Monday thru Saturday 640pm to 11:30pm Happy Hoik from 4:00 to 6 00pm to - roberto fracassini productions 0Q((Mt II aii 3:30 PM H 10 Loving 1 1 Sesame Street 4:00 PM Q 3 The Young And The Restless 4:30 PM E3 Mister Rogers Neighborhood 8:00 PM 3 Q The A Team BA is set up as an unbeatable boxer when the team battles a gangster attempting to gain control of the local fight scene Electric Company two parades in Australia and I had to keep my arm up for an hour and a half It was tough but Id do it again to get a trip to Australia He works on Sesame Street four months a year spending much of the rest of his time at home working on his own puppets How do his three teen-agers react to his fame? They first went through the stage of being thrilled he said Then came the period of saying Im so tired of hearing all my friends say oh your fathers Big Bird & C Salon clellt-ar i Wl ffi (C'lHitifji 5:36 PM 3 Computer Programme p pH KUAM Island News Ij Computer Chronicles 8:38 PM Q 3 Facts Of Life Blair draws up her pans for revenge against Jo with the help of a computer program 3 Colorsounds 7:88 PM Q The Jeffersons Florence has a Cinderella fantasy about meeting her soap opera idol at a ball despite her mean stepfather George and ugly stepsisters Helen and Louise : Theatre: Jewel in the The' young couples transgression of the unwritten law that makes romance between the races a social sin that sets off a chain reaction thats interwoven with the events during the lasts day of English rule 7:38 PM Q 3 Special: Skokie" A dramatization of the actual events that led to the intervention of the ACLU when citizens of Skokie El attempted to halt a planned demonstration by the American Nazi Party Star Danny Kaye John Rubinstein 8:88 PM IS NOVA 8:88 PM PI Frontline 1666 P M P IT3 KUAM Island News IjConsUtutional: That Delicate Balance 16:36 PM H Q Eye On Hollywood 11:06 PM BO MacGruder & Loud Malcolm and Jenny are stylmied by an elusive jewel thief who keeps just one step ahead of them uiiiiKvaingT SHOWING TONITE CIRLS 6:00840 NURSE 7:30-10:15 giHrmoviisK BACK To The FUTURE iMiCHAG J fa ES jfif THE LAST SIARFifflTER b a FUTURE 5:30 9:35 1IMJV STARFIGHTER 7:k0 pg-i3 EH 80 40 O NATIONAL LAMPMK1 ywAJions 4 EUROPE 6:00 9:5 HUmEX' Based on a true story THE EMERALD FOREST H DEADLY FORCE no FORCE 6:30 EMERALD 8:30 ff FROM THE DIRECTOR 1 Of GftMUNS' 1 EHPtOREXU m SPACE RAIDERS" PG SPACE 6:00 iT37JITiT EXPLORE 7:60 f - -J f t 8U7INEITOD8T Z I the Extra-Terrestrial He) - CLOAK A DAGGER E3 E 1:00 5:05 9:!0 7:15 t j CLOAK 3:10 sabe PACIFIC DAILY NEWS Tuesday July 30 1985 STRICTLY FOR ADULTS 1:30 3:50 6:10 gy'T' 'IFl H 8130 J) J

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