Saturday, May 22, 1971

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Titusville Herald (Newspaper) - May 22, 1971, Titusville, Pennsylvania x r SJttustttUe fif rali Titusville Penna May 22 1971 Producer Is Vital Part Of Plimpton Specials By RUTH THOMPSON Looka there If it isnt George swinging like Tarzan midair at the circus that youngish man wholl try anything once The whole show isnt he Only he isnt of course Behind the scenes is another youngish man whom were meeting today William Kronick As producer director and co author he is as essential as tall genial George to the creating and shaping of the Plimpton specials Last seasons crop of three is now in repeats with Plimpton The Man un the Fly ing Trapeze current again this jveek Wednesday May 2G from 8 to 9 on It wasvKronick who had to shop around for a circus Clyde BeattyCole Bros that train Plimpton in aerial ism clown gestures loan him a cageful of lions to walk into and like that George was without fears at any time Kronick still festers with a few Does the show come ov6r on yoursmall screen Hes not sure Its all real buta circus is sobig maybe you justcant believe it on w television The illusionists I think suffer par ticularly because theyre really doing what they seem to be doing The personalities of the two men are poles apart Gigantic Plimpton is outgoing Bill Kronick a man of medium height with receding sandy hair keeps his thoughts so to himself the interview rolls slowly For starters Are he and Plimpton friends Ours is a professional relationship But very close Which is fortunate because were together for six months of the year But they complement each other Plimpton the perpetual amateur Kronick the cool professional Skillful criss crossing has built him a log equally strong in movie and TV credits and special expertise at dramatized documentaries Hell stick with Plimpton for any up coming TV otherwise Kronick sees his future in movies di recting and writing His first short A Bowl of Cherries in 1961 won a batch of awards is still playing Now hes hoping his movie script about folk singer Woody Guthrie surmounts some permission barriers and gets produced We get into the genesis ofhis career andhe wants to correct previously published distortions Yes I was the first foreigner accepted as an Continued onPage The Plimpton Specials top team figures out director William Kronick right a scene George Plimpton left and producer REDECORATING EXPENSIVE NOT AT ALL When You Select Your Wallpaper at ROBINSONS Titusvilte Pa PROUDLY PRESENTS in the CRYSTAL RING Great Entertainment THE QUADSMEN TONIGHT Serving Delicious SATURDAY NIGHT BUFFET to p m and SUNDAY DINNERS 12 noon to 7 p Phone 8272791 WILL WE SEE YOU ON THE REVOLVING CAROUSEL BAR HOPE SO SAM H BARNHART CONTRACTOR Septic Tank Installation Backhoe Work Drain Fields Installed j Footers t PHONE 8276031 Hydetown Pa When answering a want ad say yousaw it in TheHerald Dastardly and Mutbley 4B Opportunity Line 6 The Big Picture 7 Peoples Report 10 Childrens Theatre 11 Pink Panther 12 Garden and Farm 21 Horizons 2433 American Band stand 53 Run for Your Life 22735 The Jetsons 4B Identity 4P American Bandstand 6 Discovery 7 Theatre Seven 10 Kiahanie 11 H R Pufnstuf 12 Cool McCool 21 Focus on Environ ment 33 Baseball 24273553 MOVIES 4B Womens Classic Bowling 6111221 Baseball 4P Parade of Cham pions 4P Community Outreach 4B MOVIE 10 Feature 2 Sports Challenge 3 Maggie and the Beautiful Machine 4P Call of the West 7 Celebrity Bowling 2 Rifleman 3 Quiz 4P72433 Golf 10 RoundUp 53 As it Happened 2 MOVIE 3 Feature 10 Beverly Hillbillies U Roller Derby 12 Call of the West 54 The Advocates 53 NBA Highlights 4P72433 Wide World of Sports 6 Feature 12 Timmy and 21 RollerDerby 27 Catholic Education 53 MVP 354 The World We Live In 6 500th Anniversary of of Albert Durer 11 Wrestling 12 McHales Navy 27 Together Now 35 Jim Nabors 53 Like Young 2 Twilighv 4B27 News Weather Sports 10L Pierre Berton Show 354 Speaking Freely 6 Cross Section 21 Report 12 Urban Coalition 35 PublicService 10 For Your 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prompter coverage of weddings they should be written in advance Rarely does a wedding ceremony alter unless the bridegroom fails to show up at the altar So get them in early The 2Car Cars W PEEBLES MOTOR SALES 428 S Franklin St Pbone 8273S41 Question Box Q Will you please settle something Wasnt the April television concert of Jascha Heifetz his television debut My uncle who has played with sym phrtnic orchestras says it isnt Mrs R T L A Not really though its his first profile special He was involved in the early 1950s in halfhour Meet the Masters specials and in the master classes series Q Did the witch in the Wizard of Oz get the ruby slippers when MGM sold them And howmany times has the movie been on television Will it be shown again and if so when A Hamilton the lovely lady whos gone down in movie history as the Wicked Witchsays sh2 would have been interested in the ruby slippers only if the price had been right Apparently it wasnt Oz has been on TV 13times none on GBS andfour on NBC It un doubtedly will be shown again around Eastertimenext yeai4 Iti is presented only as amajor it always draws big It it will ever pop a late night selection l Q Whos the dish who ap peared as Daisy Bill A Nancee Parkinson played Daisy Mae in the recant ABC special PHILCOrFORD the Idea people SALES ANDSERVICE i Collins RadidTVLService 811 W Central Ave 82737IS SERVICE ON ALL MAKES Listings by TV stations subject to change without notice All rights reserved Dickinson Newspaper Services inc If Y ll ok