Santa Ana Register from Santa Ana, California on February 26, 1976 · Page 19
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Santa Ana Register from Santa Ana, California · Page 19

Santa Ana, California
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Thursday, February 26, 1976
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K Bergen, McCarthy On Snyder Show; Collectors Society Thriving y NOSTALGIA mm Sperdvac is your best contact. Active yearly memberships are $15; family memberships $20. To enroll, write Sperdvac at Post Office Box 1587, Hollywood Calif., 90028. Sperdvac. by (he way, is the word coined to describe the phrase “society to preserve and encourage radio drama, variety and comedy,” in« the vast pool of early radio to attract not only profession-imidnight Monday and a live-Miller in 1942; Friday, the car sees Golden Davs of Radio. A renaissance in radio drama is near. Armed with increased funds, KUSC 91,5 FM plans to talent available in this area. lals, says Smith, but young pec-, remote from Anaheim Stadium Station changes will occur in pie from college and little thea several phases, beginning in ter groups who would learn March when KUSC relocates its! what the “theater of the mind” transmitting tower, making Its is all about, signal available to an estimated 10 million persons: moves to larger studios; doubles the size of its record library; and develops a program guide. Wally Smith, general manager of the USC-licensed station, outlined plans to broadcasting By GAR? LYCAN Edgar Bergen accompanied by his friends Charlie McCarthy and Mortimer Snerd will discuss hi* career with Tom Snv der on NBC’s Tomorrow at 1 a m next Monday on Channel 4 Bergen is a real show busi ness trooper and apparently a favorite as the ‘’dessert” at banquets where the main course is nostalgia. Two recent such occausions were Pacific Pioneer Broadcasters’ salute to Meredith Willson amd this month's KCET tnlnite to the first 50 years of radio. He drew a packed house when be spoke at UC Irvine's early radio series in 1974 and when he brought out Mortimer, be had the audience — a* well as Snerd — in the palm of his hand, Bergen is expected to tell Snyder how he created the personalities of Charlie and Mortimer If you haven't heard it. tune in. It's quite a story. Sficrdvao, the radio collectors society, looks healthy as it moves into its second year of operation. There are some 175 members; its tape library contains more than 425 reels totaling some 1.200 hours, blank tape orders are filled: and members looking for programs, equipment, publicatioas or information can exchange requests through the monthly club newsletter edited bv Joe and Sue Crawford in Placentia. H is NOT necessary to at tend the monthly meetings in Reseda when you join Sperdvac The group realizes either the time or looatn»n may be inconvenient for some members, thus activities and nostalgia news are carried in the monthly bulletin A Sperdvac goal, however, is to encourage a wider turnout by meeting in locations closer to its many memtiers in Orange County. If you are a beginning collector. or want to ?xchange shows. create original documentary executives earlier this month and dramatic programming us- The radio dramas are expected AIR CHECKS: What’s happening at KRLA? Program director Roy Elwefl has replaced Doc Frail in the morning and Paul Compton is on evenings at 1110 AM. . . KNAC 105.5 FM devotes March 7-6 to eer and music of drummer-jjj ;; jo p.m. Sunday on KGfL 1200 bandleader Buddy Rich; top ten features Danny Kaye. The Bick-I records in 1946; Saturday. ,• .„ hinwim« t . . , . _ rvJersons, and timely niowups- words and music from 1941. On J Cecil’s 6:50 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday ....David Schwartz Spotlight onj edition. Lionel Hampton's All- a Star, 9 p.m Sundays on KCSN Stars piay “Stardust” 0947). . . 88.5 FM, presents film compos-1 By popular demand. Fred er Leonard Rosenman and the: Nichols, as reported here, buti Woodruf’s Big Band Scene en- music from his movies James an examination oi fm I record I cores a show- aired two weeks Dean" and “Barry Lyndon A when the group performs there. Jazz Revisited. 3:**) p.m. Saturday with repeats at 6:30 p.m. the following Friday on KIX)N 88,1 FM. features Red Nichols Last Saturday’s show, to be aired again this Friday, was no* ings of “Blue Moon” and “St. James Infirmary.” Chuck Cecil's Swlngin’ Years, The Who. presenting a Sunday; 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. on KGIL 1260 special, a profile from 8 to! AM: today, air checks of Glenn ago featuring Harry Roche and the music of Johnny Mercer. KLON 88.1 FM broadcasts the big hand program airs the following week....Wink Martindaie alters his usual format next show at 4 pm. Saturday andiWednesday to incorporate tele- 6:30 p.m. Sunday... Frank Bre- phoned questions from listeners into his interview with the Captain and Tenniile, Wink’s show is noon to 3 on KM PC 710. Charlie McCarthy and Fred Allen will be saluted at Cal State Los Angeles next week. Showtime* 9:30 a m, and 6 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays in the university union's music-browsing room. Edgar Bergen and Charlie guest on Allen's show (1945); and on McCarthy's show ( Nov. 2. 1947), Charlie goes to Hell where he meets Fred Allen. Please Tnm To Page Bt C*c SADri CBS Mystery Theater, 9.06 p.m. Sunday through Saturday. KNX 10TB AM. T o d a y. “The Providential Ghost," starring Beatrice Straight, with E. G. Marshall, host. A precocious eight-year- old girl who has long talks with her dead grandfather is a suspect in the murder of her aunt. Friday, Feb. 27, “Half a Life,” starring Tammy Grimes. Still unmarried at 40. a woman PhD meets at a singles bar an “honest” man who immediately proposes, but neglects to tell her why. Saturday, Feb. 28, "The Man Who Ran Away,” starring Mercedes McCambridge < rebroadcast). A distraught hus band leaves his unfaithful wife and embarks on a trip that leads to a beautiful woman and an old mansion shrouded in mystery. Sunday. Feb. 29. “Five Ghostly Indians.” starring Robert Dryden and Court Benson (rebroadcast). A professor is haunted and pursued by an Indian spirit seeking revenge for six murders committed over 300 years ago. Monday, March 1 “Death Trail.” starring Robert Kaliban and Robert Dryden. The Gunnysack Gang rides again, this time after $ 200,000 in coins, bills and notes, in a rousing story of the Old West. Tuesday, March 2. “Afterward,” starring Celeste Holm. An adaptation of an Edith Wharton short story in which a couple purcnases a decayed English Tudor house with the idea of restoring its every detail — including its ghost. Wednesday, March 3, “Who Made Me?”, starring Larry Haines. A teen-ager’s questions — “Who made me?” — still doesn’t get a satisfactory answer a million years from now. Who says a good color TV has to cost a fortune? Compare these features then compare this special price. 19" screen measured diagonally, 3 phase* of intermediate frequency amplification for strong signal reception. Memory fine tuning and 4‘* round speaxer*. When you buy It from us. JCPpnnpy Product Service will keep It working. A*k about our Assured Performance Plan. Quantities limited on special merchandise. * 299 . , special 100% solid state 19”color TV at a price you can afford. Save s6 Save s5 Save s7 Reg. 29.99. Sale 23 99. 7-pc. stainless steel cookware set. 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