Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 2, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta
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Musical tribute to Harold Arlen Jack Lemmon and his special guests Diahann Carroll, Johnny Mathis, Mama Cass Elliot, Doc Severinson and Dinah Shore will salute the musical talents of composer Harold Arlen on the CTV Network special "J a c k Lemmon - Get Happy" telecasting Sunday, February 4 at 7:30 p.m. Arlen, who will also be making a rare television appearance on the show, wrote the memorable score for the motion pie-. ture "Wizard of Oz" as well as such classic songs as "Stormy Weather," "Blues In The Night," "Get Happy," "The Man That Got Away," "One For My Baby" and "Hurray For Love." Producer of "Get Happy," taped in the studios of CTV Toronto affiliate station CFTO-TV, is Joe Cates, whose show on George Gershwin, telecast last year, won six Emmy Awards. He also produced the CTV special "Cole Porter in Paris" shown on the Network on January 1G. For "Get Happy," Arlen will play one of his greatest hits, "Over the Rainbow" and in all, twenty-six of his songs will be featured. Born in Buffalo, N.Y., Arlen as a boy sang in a choir conducted by his father, a cantor. He began his professional career as a pianist at 15. His compositions, famous throughout the world, range in style from blues to minuets. In his forty-two years as a songwriter he has composed for Broadway: "Bloomer Girl," "House Of Flowers," "Jamaica" and "St. Louis Women;" for the movies: "Cabin In The Sky," "A Star Is Born," "Star Spangled Rhythm" and "Rio Rita;' and has collaborated with Truman Capote, Johnny Mercer, Ira Gershwin, E. Y. I-Iarburg and Dorothy Fields. Early in his career he took a job as a songwriter wilih a music publisher for $50 a week where one of his first writing attempts was "Gat Happy," one of the most popular song hits of all time. He supplemented his Two major CBC-TV films sold to BBC and Holland Two major CBC-TV color films, Springhill and Strike, have been sold to foreign markets, as announced by A. H. Partridge, divisional head of the Corporation's Foreign Relations and Export Sales. Springhill, a 90-rninute drama-documentary based on the 1958 Nova Scotia mine disaster, has been purchased by BBC Television in England. Strike, a or.e-hour fPm drama in the Sunday at Nine series (telecast on CBC-TV in September, 1072), has been sold to Ncderlandse Omroep Stichting, in Holland. CBC also announced the sale of Galapagos, The Islands, a one-hour color film special from The Nature of Things series-to the Norsk Rikskring-kasting network in Norway. Both Springhill and Strike sales represent "firsts" for these films in the export market. Galapagos, The Islands, has been sold twice before, to Scottish Television, and the RTE network in Ireland. income by working with the Cotton Club Revue in Harlem and out of his association came another of his great songs "Stormy Weather." " 'Stormy Weather' was a cloudburst," confessed Arlen in an interview with a Toronto newspaper recently. "I wasn't aware of how big a hit it was. People think I wrote it for Ethel Waters, though the person I actually had in mind was Cab Calloway. But we got Ethel out of retirement with it and everybody came to hear her sing it." Among the songs to be performed on the show are: 'Get Happy" by Mama Cass Elliot "Paper Moon," "One For My Baby" and "Hurray For Love" by Jack Lemmon; "For Every Man There Is A Woman" and "Sleepin' Bee" bv Diahann Carroll; "World On A String" and "Last Night When We Were Young" by Johnny Mathis: "Stormy Weather" by Doc Sev-erinsen: "Come Rain. Come Shine" by Severinsen and Mathis; "Accent-tchu-ate The Positive" by Lemmon, Cass and Mathis and "Somewhere Over The Rainbow" with Harold Arlen and the entire cast. on Feb. 6 Watari-Dori: A Bird of Passage, a CBC-TV Tuesday Night documentary by Jesse Nishi-hata, tells the story of the experience of the Japanese living in Canada, from prewar (World War II) days to the present. (Originally scheduled on Tuesday Night in mid-January, the program was preempted for a special pertaining to the "energy crisis" currently in the news). Watari-Eori will be telecast or. Tuesday, Feb. 6, at 10 p.m. (in color). Using family albums and home movies of the pre-war era (loaned by individuals and families), the documentary on Japanese Canadians recalls a way of life that was suddenly shattered by the events of Pearl Harbor, on December 7. 1CU. For "security reasons*' the Japanese Canadians were uproo'.ed from their homes on Canada's West Coast and interned in remote inland camps. At the end of World War II, they were relocated all across Canada. Today, almost three decades later, a new generation looks back to that unhappy episode of the past, and wonders about its own identity as Canadians of Japanese extraction. Watari-Dori: A Bird of Passage takes its title from the lyrics of a Japanese p o p u lar song: "O bird of passage ycur j?ur-nev blows with the wind." THE IAN TYSON SHOW- Veteran performer Rrcnda Lee guest stars on "The Ian Tyson Show. Tuesday, February 6 at 3:30 p.m. on the CTV Television Network. Uremia sings 'Every body Reaches Out For Someone' and 'Sweet Memory.' /"^ SIMPSONS bears RECORD OF THE WEEK CARLY SIMCU ELECTRA RECORDS Record Dept. Store Hours: Open daily from 9:30 o.m. to 5:30 p.m., Thur*. andFri. until 9 p.m. Centre Village Mall. Telephone 328-9231.