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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - June 5, 1971, Winnipeg, ManitobaTelevision Winnipeg free press saturday june 5, 1971 new Leisure Hollywood hotline by Marilyn Beck lit find a cause that really moves them the stars will turn out. Last week end. A i lion country safari in Laguna Milfs. The turn out included Doris May Tyler Moore. Angle Dickinson Amanda Blake and Jayne Meadows. All of them at the 500-acre afr Kan wildlife preserve where animals roam Over the Hills and roadways. Posed willingly for top fashion Magazine , in a variety of synthetic juts. 7 Bey were doing their bit for the the spotted cat Campaign with their modelling fees donated to Cleveland Amory s fund for animals. You might have guessed All it a dresses Are extremely involved in save in animals causes. Doris Day. Partick a fairly. She does her bit at Home where she presently houses nine canines and keeps adding strays whenever she finds i homeless Mutt wandering in rhe neigh boyhood and she certainly did her bit la is sat urday. There beside lion country safari prexy Harry Shuster. I be never seen Doris pose so willingly for the photo coi is. Still on the Charity scene the excite ment swells As the june 13 Date of the 501 h anniversary gala for the motion i 5 c i u r e and television Relief fund i raws nearer. I be never seen Many people in this town work together for one common cause. Gregory Peck has been putting in 15 1r 16 hours a Day organizing the show. Which will feature appearances by a inc Oss Grace. Bob Hope. Danny Kaye. Jack Benny. Pearl Bailey and Frank Sinatra in what looks like it will be Bis Yamn song performance. Goal will be Mel is s even move 10 gel plan loads of the wealthy from major out of town cities including Houston. New York and Palm Springs to come in for the big event that determined that the goal for the Relief fund ill be met. And in the meantime Veronique Feck worried about the grueling work Pace her husband has been keeping decided she would slow him Down a bit. Reluctantly he accompanied her to Hawaii for a week s rest author James Damico has been hard work rewriting the Henry Fonda trial of a. Lincoln starter. It met such mixed reviews during its current run on the Huntington Hartford boards that changes will have to be made before its Detroit opening. Hank s wife Shirlee accompanies him to Michigan and hopefully to a warmer reception from critics. Director Richard Fleischer is in Lon Don. Applying final polish to the Mia Farrow starter see no evil. After a year s stay in Europe where he helped three major flickers Dick returns Home next month to get the new centurions rolling for Columbia pictures. And that Stuffy half of the Odd coup be Tony Randall is off on a sightseeing cur of India. Hell Detour by Way of the continent before he returns for new season shooting of his Abc series on july Joi. Cancer fighters jibe Jheri wether and Hubby Frank Aelter continue to work for the cancer society earlier this month appearing on i telethon in Pensacola Florida. When Frank talks about the Hells of thai f.ijserim.-. He s speaking from rhe he s one of the fortunate ones who be been cured. On the career front. Frank wishes there was a Way of curing producers from changing formats of shows. Both he and Nita Talbot Are out of lbs s fail debuting funny face since the concept has been altered. Sanday Duncan still remains As the Lead but i hear that she. Too. Is disappointed about All the script tampering. At least that s what she told Frank. It was thoughtful for her to write Frank a note and express How sorry she Meh about what s been done and How much Shell miss working with him. Debbie Reynolds wants comedian Larry Wilde to share the stage m Ith her this summer. She s planned a 10-week Nighter tour. And Debbie s the Gal who keeps saying she wants to concentrate less on career More on Home responsibilities to persistent whispers that they have secretly wed Diahann Carroll and David Frost retort no and furthermore say they they have no wed Ding plans. Shirley Maclaine and Sandy Vanocur have called Finis to All the fun. And it s up up and away Lor the sing ing carpenters. Since for All we know. Their fourth hit in a Row hit that magic million sales Circle they be had the vegas Bosses vying for their services. The Young brother and sister learn has just completed a main room gig at the Sands hotel with Don Adams and now three other big name vegas spots have offered two year guaranteed con tracts if they la try their stage next. Besides All that their own Abc summer show begins july 6. And. If fancy figures grab you. Here s one about Dean Martin show producer Greg Garrison who plunked Down a Cool million Cash to buy out Abc s interest in the tapes of three summer s Worth of Gold diggers shows. He won t be losing on the Deal however. He s sold the Gold dig Gers package to Chevrolet As a syndicated series. Producer Lou Adler s first major film. Brewster Mccloud was backed by Mem studios. Now he says he if so disillusioned with the ways of the big studio that he s going to self finance his next movie venture so he does t have to take orders from any major studio Boss. Has formed a Syndicate of the recording crowd to put up the front Money nearly million for his upcoming big screen baby. They be promised they won t interfere. Well see. It looks As if against the evidence will Mark Joseph Campanella s first major breakthrough As a big screen Star. The bold one Lead plans to Start the Flicker in the fall when his the lawyers segment of the Abc series is on hiatus Jan Murray feels like he has been a Ping Pong Ball bouncing Back and Between Las vegas and Hollywood in recent months. He has just opened at the Riviera his third time there this year. Before he headed Back to that Nevada gambling spot he told me. Besides the Riviera appearances. I be been in vegas this year to film a name of the game then to Lake Hatasu for a Roie in the Day of the wolves and now Here i go again Jan is most excited about his holes role he s no different than most comics who yearn to make it a.? a straight actor and he s finally getting if the Wolverine epic. Three or rive the latest Bureau of broadcast measurements Survey covering the weeks of. March l to 14 revealed that three Al the top five audience getters on the Csc to network were Canadian productions. Saturdays hockey night in Canada telecasts with Over four million watching ran a close second to the top rated wonderful world of Disney. Adventures in Rainbow country and the Anne Murray special straight clean and simple were in fourth and fifth respectively. Further broken Down the figures indicate that four of the top ten and nine of the lading Twenty were Canadian productions. The travel test special held Down eighth spot Good for an audience of More than three million. Amongst adults it was fourth with 2.345.000 viewers Over age 21. The two hour color production of the living Arctic Drew viewers a spectacular figure for a documentary. Moreover this figure was achieved in Competition with wednesday s hockey night in Canada on ctr. The fifth ranked Anne Murray special actually came first amongst women with tuned in. Other Csc produced programs in the top 20 carried on the network include front Page Challenge country time. The manipulators and the Tommy Hunter show. Sesame Street sesame Street will return to the Csc television net work for its second season this fall it was announced recently by Knowlton Nash director of information pro Grams for the Csc s English services division. The widely acclaimed series produced by children s television workshop in new York has captivated youngsters across Canada during the current season and has stimulated enormous audience response. We arc highly pleased that negotiations with the ses ame Street producer s have been concluded or. Nash said. The series has been phenomenally successful in Canada. Latest audience figures by the Bureau of Broad cast measurement show a total audience of almost for the program an unusually High audience for a morning time period. However the real Story is the viewing by children in Canada. The bpm figures show that almost All children Between the Ages of two and 11 who Are watching television Between 11 . And noon Are watching sesame during the 1971-72 season. Sesame Street will feature such stars As Bill Cosby. Artie Johnson flip Wilson and Jim Nabors. As Well As regulars big Bird cookie monster. Bert and Ernie. The general of the program is to promote the intellectual and cultural growth of preschoolers. The major target audience is four to five year Olds. Nevertheless the program has proven to be exceedingly popular with older children As Well As adults. First of five five additional episodes of the highly acclaimed to series Somerset maugham theatre will be presented this coming summer on the Csc to network. The five hour Long programs Are virtue scheduled for telecast on june 5 Force of circumstance july 14 Fiol Sam and jetsam. Aug. 11 human element aug. 18 and door of Opportunity sept. 1. Maugham the renowned British playwright dramatist who died in 1965, penned these dramatic and often Poi Gnant Short stories during the Peak of his career. Virtue from his victims of Fate series recounts the meeting be tween Gerry Morton a Young officer visiting London from Malaya and Marjorie Bishop the attractive Ana frustrated wife of a fat opinionated Little englishman. Daphne Slater plays Marjorie with other key roles held by Graham Crowden Arthur Pentelow Ann Castle Janet Lascelles and marked wards John Davies directed this dramatization by Gerald Savory. Telecast times and details of the remaining acis cats will be announced at a later Date

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