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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - June 5, 1971, Winnipeg, ManitobaTelevision Winnipeg free press saturday. 5, 1971 new Leisure the Hollywood scene Charles Winseck Hollywood to viewers can count on seeing a lot of Jacqueline Susann author of Valley of the dolls when it comes time to promote the movie made from her recent Best seller. The love machine. Jacqueline though will be right at Home in front of the cameras. Before she discovered the typewriter and husband Irv ing Mansfield miss Susann out of Philadelphia sharpened her wits performing in new York live television dramas of the 50s, improvising and and Libbing when doors refused to open and cameras went awry. Quick reflexes and coolness under fire were essential when everything went wrong on the air. Under those prevailing conditions the actress decided to tackle a tougher Field writing Best Sellers and struck Gold. But miss Susann still enjoys working under lights. Take the show she did last season. Mike Connors had overheard the author Tell Otto Preminger at a Hollywood gathering How much she admired the Mannix series. Con nors stepped in to ask if Jacqueline would consider doing a guest role received a Quick yes and shortly had a part that fitted the writer s qualifications. I Only had two or three explained the author. I did t want a big role requiring fanfare in Case i Felt on my the guest role became a Breeze with takes from every Angle for insurance an old television custom. But the technique was new to Jacqueline s experience allowing the writer to study Mike Connors at work. Mike is too sexy for a private Eye. They re supposed to pass unnoticed mingle in a crowd Connors stands out and it pays off. He manages to get the dispassionate Quality of Jack Webb s clipped. Yes. No approach yet Mike s eyes show he s about to miss Suann s taste in men runs to the experienced Ovar-40 Type. For her Young Bucks strike out next to a Belmondo and a Montand. Even at 18. Jacqueline preferred older men. I flipped Over Spencer Tracy at that age. And Over she said. I Only went for Tyrone Power in his later years. Before he was too pretty. I was an Early Yul Brynner fan. Not later and i always enjoyed Gary Grant the age less one. In television Mission impossible left me cold until Peter Graves came the Best Selling author likes to take a theme then build a Story around it drugs in Valley of the dolls the "70s syndrome of men cutting off emotions in the love machine. After a Day at the typewriter. Miss Susann Bat Les insomnia redoing paragraphs especially during third and fourth rewrite periods. She claims to be an observer in the Middle i m with it and i m a with these credentials Jacqueline believes she can talk to and understand youth even though she ignores them in her show business stories. She admires the kids Lack of inhibitions hangups that fettered her own generation. she said you Don t have to worry about the Correct dress no one cares. In my time the right clothes the need to be seen in the right place were important. I m Gladd to see All that go despite All their advantages Over Jacqueline s Genera Tion the kids Are being Short changed in one respect according to the author. They need a Leader said Jacqueline. They Are crying for one. We had the it s the reel thing june 6, on cwt s Cinema six As John Mills. Michael Caine above and Peter Sellers Star in a comedy of errors and greed. Brothers their respective wards and two nephews All scheme to receive Money left in a Large Trust fund. The results Are More a bit unusual. Bex Dakota Clu and eccentric artist is flanked by two models portrayed by Leslie Mccray left and Beverly Gill in Why i blew up Dakota a drama involving a bizarre bombing to be Colo cast june 9. On the name of the game on cwt Channel 6. British entertainer Des o Connor re turns to ctr for another summer of music and Good natured Humour every saturday on a Jay to. Also joining Des Are featured regulars Connie Stevens Jack d. Douglas and the new faces. Naked Alibi thursday night movie scheduled for Channel 12 june 10 Star ring Sterling Hayden Gloria Graham and Gene Barry. Chief of detectives Dis missed for alleged pressure on a murder suspect sets out to prove he s got the right Man he follows the killer to mex Ico

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