Camera Three

CBS (ended 1980)




Episode Guide

    • Conversations With the Editors, Part I
      In an attempt to sample the point of view of the so-called "little" magazines in an age of mass communications, Camera Three opens a series of talks with editors of the small circulation publications. Today, host James MacAndrew's guest is Norman Podhoretz, editor of Commentary, a monthly sponsored by the American Jewish Committee, interested in arousing intellectual speculation and developing a market for writers of talent.moreless
    • The Right Mixture
      The Right Mixture
      Season 6 - Episode 20
      A dramatization of Roald Dahl's short story "Taste". A ghoulish gourmet with good and bad intentions.
    • Eskimo World, Eskimo Art
      Eskimo World, Eskimo Art
      Season 16 - Episode 41
      The relationship between the realities of Eskimo life and the expression of that life in their art, discussed by two men with long experience in the Arctic. Many examples of Eskimo work, and film of Eskimo life and art.
    • How to Care About the Movies
      How to Care About the Movies
      Season 16 - Episode 42
      A rare opportunity to see and hear respected movie critic Pauline Kael, who discusses the state of the films and film criticism with host - writer George Malko, who has recently completed a profile of Miss Kael for Audience Magazine.
    • Boulez on Varese [Part I]
      Boulez on Varese [Part I]
      Season 17 - Episode 1
      Pierre Boulez rehearses the 1920's composition "Offrandes" by Edgard Varese, and discusses the piece with music critic Michael Steinberg. The piece is then performed again. This is part one of a two-part series using this technique and the music of Varese.
    • Boulez on Varese [Part II]
      Boulez on Varese [Part II]
      Season 17 - Episode 2
      Pierre Boulez rehearses the 1920's composition "Octandre" by Edgard Varese, and discusses the piece with music critic Michael Steinberg. The piece is then performed again. This is part two of a two-part series using this technique and the music of Varese.
    • Every Man is His Own Medici
      Every Man is His Own Medici
      Season 16 - Episode 40
      Robert Snyder, a filmmaker of documentaries about the luminaries of our age, talks with Macandrew about his work and excerpts of his films are shown: R. Buckminster Fuller talking to the camera about geometry; Casals playing Bach's unaccompanied G Major Suite for Cello; and De Kooning at work painting and contemplating.moreless
    • Paul Bowles' Morocco
      Paul Bowles' Morocco
      Season 16 - Episode 39
      An abridgement of a film by Gary Conklin entitled "Paul Bowles in the Land of the Jumblies", a profile of the famous American writer who lives in Morocco. Scenes show Bowles' Moroccan world: landscapes, bazaars, friends, shops, food, rifle shooting, musicians, blind singer, Dervishes, dancing, Sufism, beggar boys talking English, camels, Saharan castle town, an oasis. Bowles talks of his life and work and discusses Gertrude Stein, Aaron Copland, and other friends from the generation that lived in Paris in the 30's.moreless
    • Biological Clocks
      Biological Clocks
      Season 16 - Episode 38
      Scientific experiments with questions like how do birds navigate and why do leaves fold at night are discussed. The program explores natural metabolic timing systems in all living things.
    • Betty Allen
      Betty Allen
      Season 16 - Episode 33
      Mezzo-soprano Betty Allen, a lieder singer of considerable note, is the guest of the program. In addition to talking about her career with the program host James Macandrew, Miss Allen offers songs by Schubert, Virgil Thompson, Aaron Copland and the great composer-arranger of Negro spirituals, Hall Johnson.
    • Chinese Painting: Rhythm and Reason
      Chinese Painting: Rhythm and Reason
      Season 16 - Episode 34
      Here's a rare opportunity to learn something of the tradition that has motivated the art of Chinese painting for centuries. On hand to help explore the techniques and philosophical content involved are Wango Weng, lecturer-artist-writer-filmmaker, and Prof. Yee Chiang of Columbia University.
    • Sing Me a Woman
      Sing Me a Woman
      Season 16 - Episode 35
      Folksingers Oscar Brand and Jean Ritchie are joined by Cecilia Kirtland for a musical examination of the role and the place of American women from the days of the pioneers to women's liberation.
    • Paris as You Remember It
      Paris as You Remember It
      Season 16 - Episode 36
      The Quartet "Les Freres Jacques" (Andre and George Bellec, Paul Tourenne, Francois Soubeyran), pianist Hubert Metzger and commentator Tonia Howard perform charming music hall pieces from the France of the 40's and 50's.
    • The Art of the Mime
      The Art of the Mime
      Season 16 - Episode 37
      Yass Hakoshima, Japanese-American mime artist-teacher, performs several mime pieces and explains some mime techniques. Performance pieces include an eagle which is shot but is determined to fly again, a dictator supressing mass revolt, a man searching in vain for a woman, a parable of Buddhism told through the image of climbing on a spider web.moreless
    • Moving Together, Mind and Body
      Moving Together, Mind and Body
      Season 17 - Episode 3
      The art of Tai Chi shown by performance and explanation by Al Huang, Chinese-born teacher of tai chi, calligraphy, eastern dance movement and meditation. Film clips illustrate Huang at work with various groups.
    • Notes on the New York Film Festival
      Two directors whose work is featured in the ninth annual New York Film Festival discuss their work and ideas with Molly Haskell, film critic for "The Village Voice." Excerpts from their most recent films illustrate their conversation Peter Bogdanovich is represented by "The Last Picture Show", Henry Jaglom by "A Safe Place."moreless
    • Nijinsky by Bejart [Part II]
      Nijinsky by Bejart [Part II]
      Season 17 - Episode 12
      Part II. Again as in last week's part I of this two-part series on Maurice Bejart's new ballet, "Nijinksy, Clown of God," excerpts of bis choreographic study of the legendary dancer's life are performed by Bejart's Ballet of the 20th Century group. Another feature is a discussion of his controversial style by Bejart and dance critic Faubion Bowers.moreless
    • Goddess Dancers of Cambodia
      Goddess Dancers of Cambodia
      Season 17 - Episode 14
      The Palace Dancers of Cambodia, once one of the finest Asian troupes in the world, perform two dances from the classical repertoire. There is a demonstration of styles and commentary on training methods as Bowers talks with an 18 year old star-dancer. Dances included are "Indra's Garden and the Queen of the Apsaras" and "Mekhala and the Diamond".moreless
    • Parables from "Godspell"
      Parables from "Godspell"
      Season 17 - Episode 15
      A hit of the 1971 off-Broadway season, "Godspell", is here presented in excerpts. Based on the Gospel of St. Matthew, the segments chosen for this broadcast illustrate the play's narrative technique and its special use of lighthearted music and humor in recounting serious themes.
    • Search for Ecstasy: Morocco
      Search for Ecstasy: Morocco
      Season 17 - Episode 16
      A performance by the National Dance Company of Morocco, with definitive commentary on the company and its style by music critic Faubion Bowers.
    • A Primer for "2001: A Space Odyssey"
      A Primer for "2001: A Space Odyssey"
      Season 17 - Episode 13
      A "primer" or explanation of the basic plot, themes, sources and meanings in Stanley Kubrick's widely praised and often misunderstood epic motion picture, released in 1968. Film clips illustrate the scenes as interpreted in a script narrated by Keir Dullea, one of the stars of the film. Includes some behind-the-scenes information and references to material not included in the final cut.moreless
    • Nijinsky by Bejart [Part I]
      Nijinsky by Bejart [Part I]
      Season 17 - Episode 11
      The first part of a two-part series. A filmed exploration of the latest full-length ballet work by choreographer, Maurice Bejart, "Nijinsky, Clown of God". Eighty dancers from Bejart's "Ballet of the Twentieth Century" are involved in this performance. Bejart discusses aspects of his work with dance-music expert, Faubion Bowers.
    • Gilberto Gil
      Gilberto Gil
      Season 17 - Episode 10
      Gilberto Gil, well-known Brazilian guitarist and singer, since 1958 exile in America, performs songs (in English with some Portuguese). The music shows the influence of Latin America, Portuguese, jazz, and primitive "countryside" forms. Titles include: "Can't Find My Way", "I Want to Change the World", "Just Want to Talk to You", "I Came Home So Happy" and "I'm Gonna Do My Best".moreless
    • The Art of Classical Guitar
      The Art of Classical Guitar
      Season 17 - Episode 5
      A concert by the young guitar master Christopher Parkening whom the great Segovia dubbed "one of my musical heirs." Performance pieces include works by Bach, Weiss, Albeniz, Mudarra, Villa-Lobos, and a portion of Rodrigo's "Fantasia para un Gentilhombre" written for Segovia and played by Parkening with the CBS Chamber Orchestra conducted by Alfredo Antonini.moreless
    • Persian Legacy
      Persian Legacy
      Season 17 - Episode 6
      In commemoration of the 2,500th anniversary of ancient Persia's glory which is being celebrated by Iran, its contemporary successor, this month, Camera Three offers a unique capsule demonstration of Persia's literature and art.
    • Fall, a film by Tom DeWitt
      Fall, a film by Tom DeWitt
      Season 17 - Episode 7
      Filmmaker Tom DeWitt demonstrates radical techniques used to achieve new images and effects on 16mm film. These include repeated loops, videographics (such as color distortions, and matting one image in another) and synthetic music. His film "Fall", 15 minutes long is shown.
    • Topaze, Mark of a Forgotten Master
      Topaze, Mark of a Forgotten Master
      Season 17 - Episode 8
      Film buffs won't want to miss this half hour recollection and review of a film director whose work in the late '20s and early '30s' made history, and just as suddenly came to an end. He is the late Harry d'Abbadio d'Arrast, best known perhaps for his 1933 comedy classic "Topaze," starring Jphn Barrymore and Myrna Loy. Tune in for excerpts from that movie and an evaluation of it and its director by cinema historians.moreless
    • Color Music
      Color Music
      Season 17 - Episode 9
      The synchronization of light and sound as a structural essence in a piece of music is the subject of this exploratory Sunday morning series. Music lovers and film buffs will be offered an unusual experiment with two pieces of music, a movement from Beethoven's "Eighth Symphony", and a portion of Prokofiev's "Overture on Hebrew Themes."moreless
    • Real-Reel
      Season 16 - Episode 32
      "Real-reel" is an experimental theater work of the avant garde Belgian group Theater Laboratoire Vicinal. On this program the work is performed, with commentary by Margaret Croyden. Underlying the experimental nature of this two-man performance is an attempt to present meaning without plot, and to provide a language with little verbal communication. The new Belgian experimental theater group, "Theatre Laboratoire Vicinal," will present excerpts from their play "Real-Reel," on Camera Three. The group, widely acclaimed as one of the foremost innovators of the stage, is historically related to Jerzy Grotowski's Polish Laboratory Theater and to the Living Theater and Open Theater groups. It has toured many of the important European festivals and has appeared in the United States, Iran and Canada. Frederic Flamand and Jean Pol Ferboa will be seen in the excerpts from "Real-Reel." Margaret Croyden, professor of dramatic literature and a frequent contributor to leading Journals on the subject of contemporary theater, will act as the commentator and guide of the broadcast which will show how the group presents theater with meaning but hardly any plot, with language but hardly any verbal communication.moreless
    • Inner Exile: The Poetry of Anna Akhmatova
      Perspectives on poetess Akhmatova, who bridged Tsarist and Revolutionary Russia, was adored and called "the soul of her time," and who suffered under Stalin's disfavor. Irene Moore, a founder of the American Stanislavsky Theatre, recites the poetry in Russian. Faubion Bowers narrates this study of the poetry of the late Russian poetess Anna Akhmatova, highlighted by a reading of some of her works by actress Irene Moore. Also on hand to discuss her life and times are Sam Driver, professor of Russian at Brown University and Prof. Irene Kirk of the University of Connecticut, who talks about me last time she saw Miss Akhmatova.moreless
    • Knoxville: 1915
      Knoxville: 1915
      Season 16 - Episode 11
      A rare performance of Samuel Barber's companion, written for voice and orchestra and based on James Agee's preface to bit novel, "A Death in the Family." On hand are Metropolitan Opera soprano Judith Raskin and Alfredo Aatonini conducting the CBS Chamber Orchestra.
    • Backstage with Ralph Richardson and John Gielgud
      Discussion of theater, acting, British versus American audiences, and schools of acting with Alexander Cohen, producer of the David Storey play "Home", and its two stars, the reknowned British actors, Sir John Gielgud and Sir Ralph Richardson. "Home" is in New York after a successful London run, and all three men have plenty to say about its journey over the Atlantic.moreless
    • Andre Gregory's "Manhattan Project" [Part I]
      The first part of a two-part series featuring excerpts from Andre Gregory's production with the Manhattan Project Company (New York City) of the experimental theater piece "Alice in Wonderland". This segment is entitled "Why Alice?" as Theatre critic and author John Lahr interviews Andre Gregory who in turn introduce each excerpt.moreless
    • Andre Gregory's "Manhattan Project" [Part II]
      The second part of a two-part series featuring excerpts from Andre Gregory's production with the Manhattan Project Company (New York City) of the experimental theater piece "Alice in Wonderland". The unorthodox staging of "Alice in Wonderland" is discussed by director Andre Gregory and theater critic John Lahr.
    • The Soul of Verdi
      The Soul of Verdi
      Season 16 - Episode 15
      The CBS concert orchestra and chorus, under the direction of Alfredo Antonini, present works of the 18th century Italian composer Guiseppi Verdi.
    • La Rosa De Papel
      La Rosa De Papel
      Season 16 - Episode 10
      "La Rosa De Papel," a one-act play by the late Spanish playwright Ramon Maria Del Valle-Inclan, will be presented in Spanish with English translation on Camera Three. Performing "The Paper Rose" will be the Esta Noche Teatro Company from Madrid, under the direction of Delfor Peralta.
    • Caprice on Danish and Russian Airs
      Caprice on Danish and Russian Airs
      Season 16 - Episode 9
      A rare pleasure for Saint-Saens' "Caprice on Danish and Russian Airs" but the society's artistic director, pianist Charles Wadsworth. will join composer William Schumann, former president ot the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, for a discussion of the musical form and the extent of its appeal, chamber music enthusiasts. Not only will the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center perform Haydn's "Quartet in E Major".moreless
    • An Elegant Legacy
      An Elegant Legacy
      Season 16 - Episode 4
      Add the charm and bubbling good humor of the Clancy Brothers, the folk-singing quartet from Ireland, to the title, off their show, and you know you'll be in for an entertaining half-hour. The Clancy brothers, Tom, Pat, Liam and Bobby by name, will sing Irish children's tunes, ballads and such, as well as embellishing a variety of Irish tales.moreless
    • Behind the Scenes
      Behind the Scenes
      Season 16 - Episode 5
      Eddie Fowlie, stunt man, scenic designer and properly master for motion pictures, discusses and illustrates with film clips a number of his unusual movie assignments.
    • La Belle Epoque
      La Belle Epoque
      Season 16 - Episode 6
      Performance by Virgil Fox of organ works from the Edwardian Age, the turn-of-the century period that broke the strictures of the Victorian period. "La Belle Epoque" illustrated with contemporary photographs. Virgil Fox, recognized as the foremost interpreter of this music, performs "Marche religieuse" by Guilmant, "Fanfare d'Orgue" by Shelley, "Variations on America" by Charles Ives, "Pomp and Circumstances" by Elgar. Photographs and prints of the arts and fashions of the times accompany this concert, plus works by J.H. Lartrigue depicting experiments in early action photography.moreless
    • Arthur Miller and Israel Horovitz in Conversation
      Conversation between the established American master Arthur Miller and the young successful writer, Israel Horovitz, about theater, the writer, playwriting and politics, and the responsibility of the playwright to society.
    • The Metaphysics of Buster Keaton
      The Metaphysics of Buster Keaton
      Season 16 - Episode 8
      Exploration of the career of America's great film director-actor Buster Keaton, with some unusual perspectives on his goals and motivations. Illustrated with many film excerpts from 1917-1928. Raymond Rohauer describes rescuing Keaton's films from a garage and talking with Keaton at the end of his life when he had been forgotten. Andrew Sarris a film critic with the Village Voice in New York City joins the discussion.moreless
    • Let There Be Love
      Let There Be Love
      Season 16 - Episode 16
      Martha Schlamme, Viennese-born actress and singer, in a one-woman show of song, poetry and drama, in several languages...all on the theme of love.
    • Arthur C. Clarke in Conversation
      Arthur C. Clarke in Conversation
      Season 16 - Episode 17
      Conversation between scientist future-thinker, Arthur C. Clarke, and film critic, Joseph Gelmis, about the genesis and development of the film "2001: A space odyssey", its ideas, themes and conjectures about its meanings.
    • Terminal: The Open Theater
      Terminal: The Open Theater
      Season 16 - Episode 18
      This program presents performance of experimental theater pieces by a group that prides itself on developing theater as a collaborative effort, The Open Theater Ensemble. These pieces concern dying, death and afterdeath. The Open Theater Ensemble consists of Joseph Chaikin, Shami Chaikin, Tina Shepard, Jo-Ann Schmidman, Paul Zimet, Raymond Barry and Henry Smith.moreless
    • Melina on a Sunday
      Melina on a Sunday
      Season 16 - Episode 26
      Greek actress Melina Mercouri is interviewed by film critic Rex Reed. Topic includes her new film "Promise at Dawn" based on the 1960 novel of the same name written by Romain Gary.
    • Fiorenza Cossotto
      Fiorenza Cossotto
      Season 16 - Episode 27
      Mezzo-soprano Fiorenza Cossotto, who has been electrifying audiences at the Met with her bravura singing, is the guest of the program, singing arias from Verdi's "Don Carlo," Cherubini's "Medea," Mascagni's "Cavalleria Rusticana," and Cilea's "Adriana Lecouvreur."
    • Dances of Youth and Maturity
      Dances of Youth and Maturity
      Season 16 - Episode 28
      Performance of two contemporary ballets. Both ballets express the yearnings of youth, the translation of innocence into experience and thus into greater understanding. Lawrence Rhodes was formerly director of the Harkness Ballet. He and Ms. Lone Isaksen were at the time of this production, guest artists with the National Ballet of the Netherlands. The first "Youth," is set to the music of Samuel Barber and is the work of choreographer Richard Wagner, and the second, "After Eden," set to music by Lee Holby and is the work of John Butler.moreless
    • An Occasion with Dorothy Kirsten
      An Occasion with Dorothy Kirsten
      Season 16 - Episode 29
      Metropolitan Opera soprano Dorothy Kirsten sings four pieces (2 opera arias; 2 popular songs) and discusses her long career with Robert Jacobson, music reviewer for Saturday Review Magazine in this celebration of her 25 years with the Metropolitan Opera Company in New York. Orchestra accompaniments by CBS Orchestra and Alfredo Antonini, conductor. Many photographs illustrate her career and life. Miss Kirsten, demonstrates the quality of her voice singing arias from " Tosca" and "Louise," as well as popular ballads like "I'll See You Again."moreless
    • Ramparts of Clay: A Study in the Semi-documentary Film
      Producer-director Jean-Louis Bertucelli's highly praised film, "Ramparts of Clay," which deals with a tiny, primitive, isolated village in North Africa, and uses only two professional actors in its native cast, is the subject of discussion by Mr. Bertucelli and film critic John Lahr.
    • The Magic of Peter Brook [Part II]
      The Magic of Peter Brook [Part II]
      Season 16 - Episode 25
      Part Two with critic Margaret Croyden of the examination of the work and workings of one of the contemporary theatre's most influential directors.
    • The Magic of Peter Brook [Part I]
      The Magic of Peter Brook [Part I]
      Season 16 - Episode 24
      Peter Brook and his theater company prepare an experimental version of Shakespeare's "The Tempest." Brook talks about the future of theater, its purpose, whether it has somehow been lost in the world today. His company is seen in acting exercises and performance. Theater critic Margaret Croyden gives commentary about Brook's work.moreless
    • Ballet of the Twentieth Century [Part I]
      The first part of a two-part series that presents Maurice Bejart, the Belgian (born French) choreographer as personality, teacher, philosopher, and dance originator. The series also presents examples of his works performed by stars of his Brussels-based troupe. Bejart talks with Faubion Bowers.
    • Ballet of the Twentieth Century [Part II]
      This is part two of a two-part series of an exploration into choreographer Bejart and his "Ballet of the twentieth century" with excerpts from his ballets. Bejart discusses his life and work with Faubion Bowers, well-known dance critic and author of many studies of international dance.
    • Letta Mbulu
      Letta Mbulu
      Season 16 - Episode 21
      Letta Mbulu, South African singer with a devoted following in the United States, performs her work and discusses her life and music with teacher, writer, pop music critic, Albert Goldman. Performance pieces include "Mahalela", "Mumani", and "Imgwea Quonqoza".
    • My Uncle Marshall
      My Uncle Marshall
      Season 16 - Episode 22
      A look at the unique work of Marshall Izen, work that includes film animation puppetry, painting and concert piano playing, narrated through the eyes of his young nephew 14-year-old Larry Abrahams, while his uncle Marshall Izen illustrates his method of creating a hand puppet and pantomiming the story of "The Tortoise and the Hare."moreless
    • They Became What They Behold
      They Became What They Behold
      Season 16 - Episode 23
      The profound ways our lives have been changed in a few generations by advances in communications technology will be examined in a comparative study of primitive peope by anthropologist Edmund Carpenter, in "They Became What They Behold." Health, Education and Welfare Secretary Elliot L Richardson is guest.
    • Josef Albers
      Josef Albers
      Season 17 - Episode 17
      Josef Albers at 83 years of age in conversation with art critic for the New York Times Grace Glueck. Albers is one of the seminal painters of our generation. His influence as a teacher of art in America has been very important. Film excerpts show Albers at work and teaching at Black Mountain College before World War II. Albers discusses some of his pictures of squares.moreless
    • Worship of Music: The Dagar Singers of India
      A concert by the brothers Dagar, Muslims living in Begal, India. Commentary by Faubion Bowers, who comments on Hinduism, the seed syllable "Om", mysticism, ancient Moghul India and the music performed here.
    • King of Ragtime
      King of Ragtime
      Season 18 - Episode 13
      Scott Joplin (1868-1917), his music and his life are evoked through the playing of pianist Eubie Blake, composer Joshua Rifkin and singer Harold Cromer, as well as pictures of Joplin, born near Texarkana into the family of a freed slave. Some of his marvelous tunes, including "Maple Leaf Rag," and "Pineapple Rag Song," will delight any lover of the ragtime beat.moreless
    • The Darpana Dance Company of India
      The Darpana Dance Company of India
      Season 18 - Episode 14
      This performance of Indian dances illustrates modern and traditional themes and techniques. Critic Faubion Bowers offers his commentary and interviews Mrinalni Sarabai, the star and choreographer of the contemporary ballet based on a 5,000-year-old hymn.
    • Michel Beroff Plays Olivier Messian
      Michel Beroff Plays Olivier Messian
      Season 18 - Episode 15
      Students of contemporary music and concert-goers generally will want to tune in for a rare half hour. Pierre Boulez, music director of the New York Philharmonic and an enthusiastic exponent of the modern school, will offer the background commentary on the work of composer Olivier Messiann, called "Vingt Regards sur L'Enfant Jesus," portions of which the young French pianist Michel Beroff, will play. Composer, pianist and commentator are all French musicians who have been greatly affected by one another.moreless
    • Words and Music by Noel Coward
      Words and Music by Noel Coward
      Season 18 - Episode 16
      The current hit off-Broadway revue "Oh, Coward!" with Roderick Cook, Barbara Cason and Jamie Ross are an ingratiating trio of interpreters of some of Cowards' most witty and sophisticated songs.
    • Conversation: Joseph Chaikin and R.D. Laing
      Radical psychoanalyst R.D. Laing and experimental theater director Joseph Chaikin discuss personal freedom. Dr. R.D. Laing, the brilliant Scottish psychoanalyst whose writings about his unorthodox methods of treatment have created both interest and controversy, is heard here this morning in conversation with an avantgarde theater director, Joseph Chaikin, head of an experimental group in New York.moreless
    • Gisela May: Reflections on the Theater of Brecht
      Gisela May, star of the Berliner Ensemble founded by the famous German playwright Bertolt Brecht, discusses the kind of theater the ensemble was, both as to its acting style and political satirical content, and performs a number of songs including the title song from "Mother Courage" in German.
    • The Four Note Opera
      The Four Note Opera
      Season 18 - Episode 11
      Excerpts from "The Four Note Opera," by Tom Johnson, are performed In recital style by baritone Anthony Falco, tenor Roger Owen Quids, contralto Martha Novick and soprano Julie Kennedy. Eric Steinman conducts from the piano. This is a satire of classical opera and the four notes sung are literally, a, b, d, and e.moreless
    • The Time Stop and Other Times [Part II]
      For the second half of this two-part series on the art and history of tap dancing, tune in for performances by dancers in what they call a "challenge round." What it involves is a specialty routine by each of six dancers - Buster Brown, Ralph Brown, Bert Gibson, Chuck Green, Fred Kelly and Jimmy Slydes all of them former vaudeville and nightclub performers, currently, appearing in Leticia Jay's "Tap Happening" revue.moreless
    • Judith Blegen in Concert
      Judith Blegen in Concert
      Season 18 - Episode 7
      An unusual half-hour visit with Judith Blegen, Metropolitan Opera soprano, who will not only sing two songs by Debussy, but also be accompanied by members of her musical family. Miss Blegen's sister Barbara Blegen Brown will assist her at the piano and her brother Halward Blegen will play the trumpet while the CBS Chamber Orchestra performs under the direction of Alfredo Antonini. In view of the Blegen family's musical background, Judith Blegen and her sister Barbara will talk about their lives with their violinist mother and instrumentalist father.moreless
    • Theater Laboratoire Vicinal from Brussels
      This visiting experimental theater group of Brussels offers students of the theater and avant-garde enthusiasts, another example of offbeat dramatic expression, placing its accent on gesture. The group presents an excerpt from their Off-Broadway production called "Tramp."
    • Alicia de Larrocha with Mozart's Piano Concerto
      Virtuoso pianist Alicia de Larrocha is the guest, offering music lovers a very special treat. She will perform Mozart's Concerto 27 in B Flat, as soloist with the CBS Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Sergiu Comissiona, music director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.
    • Diane Arbus: Going Where I've Never Been
      The work of photographer Diane Arbus as explained by her daughter Doon, friends, critics, and her own words as recorded in her journals. Interview with Lisette Model, Diane's teacher and John Szarkowski director of Museum of Modern Art. Illustrated with many of her photographs.
    • Dances of Bali
      Dances of Bali
      Season 18 - Episode 18
      Balinese dancers and Indonesian music are featured, including a dance of bees, a demon dance and an imitation of musical instruments. Faubion Bowers discusses the art form with Sukraka and Raka.
    • Sivuca!
      Season 18 - Episode 19
      Brazilian musician Sivuca, a composer-singer and guitar-harmonica-and-piano player talks about his life and his career as a musician who taught himself all he knows about music. He plays on his own and with his drum-bass-flute-percussion group.
    • Souvenir: Eleanora Duse
      Souvenir: Eleanora Duse
      Season 18 - Episode 20
      Two famous actresses, Eva LeGallienne, who actually knew Duse well, and Julie Harris, discuss the-talents, the technique and the life of one of the legendary actresses of all time - Eleanora Duse (1859-1924). Theater buffs will be particularly interested in the photographs as well as the excerpts of a 1916 film ("Cenere") which will be shown.moreless
    • The MJQ (Modern Jazz Quartet): Flavors of the Old and the New
      On the occasion of its 20th anniversary broadcast this morning, Camera Three presents the Modern Jazz Quartet in a program of music representing the old and the new. On the one hand, mere are two traditional pieces by the quartet's vibraharpist Milt Jackson and an ultra-modern work called "Visitors From Space," by the quartet's John Lewis (pianist and harpsichordist).moreless
    • An Interview with George Dunning
      An Interview with George Dunning
      Season 18 - Episode 29
      Students of animation in films, the film buffs as well, will want to tune in and hear George Dunning, animator and director of the film "Yellow Submarine," starring the Beatles. During the course of this interview, filmed in London, Mr. Dunning talks about the art and technique of film animation, both of which are illustrated in a film short he made called "Damon," shown on the broadcast.moreless
    • Conversations About Theater [Part I]
      Conversations About Theater [Part I]
      Season 18 - Episode 30
      This two-part program is aimed specifically at the nature, styles and forms of the experimental theatre as demonstrated by the creative designs - and philosophies of two directors of international note. This morning, the avant garde director of the Polish Laboratory Theater, Jerzy Grotowski talks to theater critic Margaret Croyden about his work and his reactions to wandering about the U.S. on foot and by car.moreless
    • Conversations About Theater [Part II]
      English director Peter Brook discusses the recent tour of his international theater company through Africa in conclusion of a two part series.
    • To Sarah Lee
      To Sarah Lee
      Season 18 - Episode 32
      A short film about life in Texas along Highway 90. The film, directed by Richard Black and produced by Peter Gill, is a portrail of man on the land, and evokes that quality of wide-open space that makes man feel so small in relationship to his surroundings, yet so large within himself. Black and Gill collected the materials for his film in several months of living and working along Highway 90 with their crew. In this Camera Three broadcast, the young filmmakers briefly explain their intentions and techniques in making the film.moreless
    • Sarah Loves Opera Loves Sarah
      Sarah Loves Opera Loves Sarah
      Season 18 - Episode 27
      The Sarah involved is Sarah Caldwell, director of the Opera Company of Boston, who is rarely spoken of without the word "dynamic." Opera buffs will be particularly intrigued to see the company at work and listen to the tireless and creative Miss Caldwell.
    • A Renaissance of Lute Song
      A Renaissance of Lute Song
      Season 18 - Episode 26
      The long, rich tradition old music and vocal literature for the lute is explored by eminent lutanist Rodrigo de Zayas and his wife mezzo-soprano Anne Perret.
    • The Filming of Godspell
      The Filming of Godspell
      Season 18 - Episode 21
      Theatergoers and film buffs' will be particularly interested in hearing about the problems and opportunities involved in transferring an Off-broadway musical to a film, from author John-Michael Tebelak, "Godspell's" composer-lyricist Stephen Schwartz, and the film director David Greene.
    • Speed Reading: Sense or Nonsense
      Speed Reading: Sense or Nonsense
      Season 18 - Episode 22
      Three experts on speed reading techniques Ronald Carver, experimental psychologist; Professor James I. Brown of the University of Minnesota; and Lenore Ringler, professor of Educational Psychology at New York University - talk about the speed reading craze and the results and value of the techniques involved, in this provocative half-hour.
    • Leni Riefenstahl [Part I]
      Leni Riefenstahl [Part I]
      Season 18 - Episode 23
      A profile of Leni Riefenstahl, a documentarian and one-time propagandist for the Nazis. In the first of two shows, she reflects on the making of "Triumph of the Will" (1934), her record of a massive rally for Hitler at Nuremberg; and looks back on her early career. Clips from Riefenstahl's films are shown. Leni Riefenstahl, controversial filmmaker and actress, best known in this country for her documentary study of the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin and censured the world over tor her film on Hitler's National Socialist rally in Nuremberg in 1934, is the subject of a two-part study beginning today on Camara Three. Both programs offer a review of her work as an actress in the 1920s, as a brilliant maker of documentary films and an interview by writer Stephan Chodorov filmed in Munich.moreless
    • Leni Riefenstahl [Part II]
      Leni Riefenstahl [Part II]
      Season 18 - Episode 24
      The conclusion of a program with German filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl who recalls the making of "Olympiad," her 1936 documentary on the Berlin Olympics. Also: excerpts from the film's high-diving segment. This is the Munich interview with Leni Riefenstahl, the film director whose documentary classics of the 1930s were greeted with acclaim and angry controversy, particularly her pro-Nazi documentary called "Triumph of the Will."moreless
    • Bunraku: Japan's Classical Puppet Theatre
      A glimpse of the art of puppetry as practiced by Japan's Classical Puppet Theatre. The puppets themselves seem to be capable of the most extraordinary lifelike motions, even while the men who operate them are clearly in view of the audience. A comedy about a man fishing for a beautiful woman in a river is told in puppetry.moreless
    • The Time Stop and Other Times [Part I]
      First of a two-part study of the art and history of tap dancing should find viewers beating time at home. Brought to life via film clips that gp back to the turn-of-the-century as well as the 1930s, tap dancing styles and rhythms also will be demonstrated by Ralph Brown and Chuck Green, performers from the current production of Leticia Jay's "Tap Happening" revue in New York City.moreless
    • Notes on the Making of a Political Documentary [Part II]
      German film director Marcel Ophuls and CBS News producer Perry Wolff continue their illustrated discussion of political and historical documentaries with special emphasis on Ophuls' masterful four-and-a-half-hour film about the fall of France in World War II, "The Sorrow and the Pity," which has been hailed for its candor and its clarity everywhere it has been shown.moreless
    • Notes on the Making of a Political Documentary [Part I]
      The first of a thoughtful two-part discussion with German film director Marcel Ophuls, who evaluates the many aspects which go into making political and historical documentaries, like his widely acclaimed "The Sorrow and the Pity" which chronicles the fall of France in World War II. Scenes from the award-winning documentary will be shown.moreless
    • The National Theater of the Deaf
      The National Theater of the Deaf
      Season 17 - Episode 26
      Deaf young actors perform two theater pieces composed and choreographed for them by Joe Layton (a music-dance rendition of "Three Blind Mice") and J. Ranelli's montage of dreams, "Promenade." David Hays, Artistic Director of the Company, appears on camera and explains the group's method and aesthetic. Signing (hand gestures and finger-spelling) is accompanied by some voice-over commentary. This remarkable theater group whose work has been uniquely successful under the direction of scenic designer David Hays demonstrates its skill as performers in two short pieces. Hays discusses the works' themselves and their importance to the company of deaf actors as they perform a musical piece called "Curtain Raiser" based on the nursery rhyme, "Three Blind Mice"; and, "Promenade," a dramatic work on dreams based on actual dreams of members of the company.moreless
    • The Computer Generation!
      The Computer Generation!
      Season 17 - Episode 27
      Stan Van Der Beek, experimental filmmaker at work with friend and computer expert Wade Shaw, at the sophisticated "new" (1972) computer at MIT Center for Advanced Visual Studies, and discussing the inevitable interaction of computers with artistic creativity.
    • Theater of Latin America: Fair of Opinion
      Excerpts of poetry, theater, film and song from an evening-length "fair" of Latin American arts currently running in New York City. The unifying theme is the traditional view of Latin America's art is changing, away from "folklore" and toward a more realistic view of the aspirations of th tens of millions of people who until now have been largely out of the mainstream of world theater. Artistic director Augusto Boal and poet Raquel Jodorwsky are the guests.moreless
    • Louise Nevelson
      Louise Nevelson
      Season 17 - Episode 29
      Tune in for a filmed portrait of 71-year-old sculptor Louise Nevelson, whose extraordinary work with wood has gained her a controversial as well as an envied place in the history of American art. Just as interesting is her new concentration on working with plexiglass, in which she sees not only new light but "new insight."moreless
    • Novella Nelson: Excerpts From My Life
      Performance and reflections by, Black artist, Novella Nelson, whose talents range over television, cabaret, Broadway show and recording studio. On this program she sings several songs. Jazz musicians are Linda Twine, Richard Davis, Freddie Waites.
    • Gisela May Sings Brecht
      Gisela May Sings Brecht
      Season 17 - Episode 25
      Gisela May, star of Bertolt Brecht's East German theater the "Berliner Ensemble" sings songs (one in English, the others in German with subtitles on screen) on texts by Brecht to music by Paul Dessau, Hans Eisler and Kurt Weill. Gisela May introduces each song with an English explanation. May recalls the playwright and performs excerpts from "The Threepenny Opera," "Schweik in the Second World War," "Mahagonny" and "Seven Deadly Sins."moreless
    • The Classical Tunes by John Sebastian
      This program offers a concert of classical music featuring works by Brahms, Debussy, Bach and Veracini by a virtuoso of the instrument, John Sebastian.
    • An Examination of "A Clockwork Orange"
      Excerpts from director Stanley Kubrick's award-winning film "A Clockwork Orange" and discussion of its creation and meaning with the author of the book Anthony Burgess, its star Malcolm McDowell, and America's leading film historian William Everson. Photographs illustrate explanation of the film's unusual computerized music score.
    • Acrobatics of Dance The Sierra Leone National Dance Troupe
      Performance of national dances by the Sierra Leone National Dance Company. The dances reflect the cultural diversity and tribal traditions of the country. The dances are highly acrobatic and expressive. Commentary by writer-critic Faubion Bowers.
    • Juilliard String Quartet: The First Quarter Century
      Performance by the Juilliard String Quartet, on the 25th anniversary of the founding of the famous quartet. Members of the quartet Claus Adam, Robert Mann, Earl Carlyes, Samuel Rhodes comment on the music and illustrate various string techniques.
    • The Ritual Athletes of Iran: The Sport of Religion
      Program of a highly stylized ritual involving weight-lifting, wrestling, dancing and calisthenics performed by a group of Iranian Moslems for whom this is an established form of communal worship. Faubion Bowers, author-critic does the commentary.
    • Tonadillas
      Season 17 - Episode 23
      Popular songs (tonadillas) reflecting the fire and tone of Goya's early 19th century Spain, written by Enrique Granados (1867-1916), take over- the show this morning. On hand to give them the brilliance they deserve are Metropolitan Opera soprano Pilar Lorengar, who sings some of the tonadillas, as well as an aria from Granados' opera "Goyescas," to the accompaniment of Louis Hemsley on the guitar.moreless
    • Japan Old and New [Part I]
      Japan Old and New [Part I]
      Season 17 - Episode 31
      Ballet buffs are treated to a world premiere of a film featuring Japan's greatest living actor-dancer, Onoe Baiko, whom the Emperor recently named a "living national treasure." Film of the performance by Onoe Baiko of "The Salt Gatherer," an 18th century Kabuki dance based on a Noh drama about a simple local girl who loves a court noble during his exile to a remote island and her subsequent abandonment. Baiko also grants a rare interview explaining his art and the origin of the dance he performs with Faubion Bowers.moreless
    • Japan Old and New [Part II]
      Japan Old and New [Part II]
      Season 17 - Episode 32
      Portion of a personal film by Rod McCall tracking the lives and works of a group of young Japanese artists who have settled in New York City. Interviews, parties, scenes of artists at work. They have all been influenced by rapid changes in American culture, difference between east and west, emerging styles like Pop Art, and the usual difficulties that beset the avant garde and the expatriate. Last week Camera Three offered a film illustrating the classic style which the Japanese exponents of the performing arts cling to with extraordinary grace and skill. On this program Camera Three beams on a group of young Japanese artists in. New York who have left their homeland seeking a larger and freer canvas to work on than the traditionalists in their country have afforded them.moreless
    • The City in the Image of Man: Ideas and Works of Paolo Soleri [Part I]
      The first in a four part series featuring Paolo Soleri, architect-philosopher-future thinker. The series is an examination of his ideas on architecture, the future of urban centers, the Earth's ability to sustain itself under the increasing load of human population, the interaction of art and utility, the future of ideas we take for granted, (such as progress and technology), and the changing nature of man himself. Stewart Udall is on-camera host and voice-over narrator. Soleri is seen in dialogue with a wide range of persons whose concerns and expertise intersect his own ideas. A great deal of film and photographs illustrates the themes discussed. The main theme discussed on this program: cities are the man made landscape and are essential to the continuation of civilization; but new cities must come about, built up, not out.moreless
    • The Illustrated Alfred Hitchcock [Part I]
      Legendary director Alfred Hitchcock of the best mystery-suspense films the screen has produced, will be interviewed in two separate half hours. In part one, Pia Lindstrom will talk with the master about many aspects of his craft and film clips will be scattered throughout. The film director will discuss his use of such devices as unusual methods of murder, trains, aristocratic blonde women and bizarre, highly svspenseful situations which characterize most of the numerous films be has directed. Specific points made by Hitchcock in the course of these conversations will be illustrated by film dips, among them a sequence from the silent film "The Lodger" (in which he cteverly suggested sound), a montage of beautiful women such as Ingrid Bergman, Eva Marie Saint, Madeleine Carroll, Janet Leigh, Grace Kelly and others who have starred in his films, and a montage of those eagerly awaited moments when Hitchcock himself appeared on camera.moreless
    • The Illustrated Alfred Hitchcock [Part II]
      This is the second part of two-part series on Hitchcock. Film critic William Everson interviews Hitchcock and excerpts from some of his early films are shown and discussed. They include "Number Seventeen", "The Lodger", "The Man Who Knew Too Much" and "Notorious". Discussions are held on his film, "The Birds".
    • The Sufi Way
      The Sufi Way
      Season 17 - Episode 43
      Host James Macandrew welcomes filmmaker Elda Hartley, who introduces her movie about the life of the Sufi religion masters and their disciples in Turkey, Iran, Tunis, Morocco, India and Spain. Huston Smith, professor of philosophy at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, wrote and narrates the film.
    • Boulez: A New Season [Part I]
      Boulez: A New Season [Part I]
      Season 18 - Episode 1
      Part one of a two-part visit with Pierre Boulez, music director of the New York Philharmonic, includes a conversation between the controversial conductor and Michael Tilson Thomas, the 25-year-old music director of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and guest conductor of the Boston Symphony; plus scenes of Boulez rehearsing with the New York Philharmonic and a performance of the overture to "L'Incontro Improviso," a little heard opera by Haydn.moreless
    • Boulez: A New Season [Part II]
      Boulez: A New Season [Part II]
      Season 18 - Episode 2
      Boulez rehearses and conducts a chamber orchestra in Stravinsky's "Concertino", and discusses the work with Michael Tilson Thomas. "Concertino" has the unusual distinction of having been written by Stravinsky as a string quartet and later reworked by the composer as a chamber piece.
    • Radical Theater: Then and Now
      Radical Theater: Then and Now
      Season 17 - Episode 40
      Theater buffs will want to tune in for a discussion between producer-director John Housemann, whose work with Orson Welles in the 1930s he described with vivid detail in his recent memoirs, "Runthrough," and author-social commentator-columnist Marya Mannes. They'll be exchanging views on the work of the radical theater of the '30s, its concern with defining issues and righting wrongs and its apparent rebirth on the theater scene today.moreless
    • The Fine Art of Film Animation
      The Fine Art of Film Animation
      Season 17 - Episode 39
      Filmmakers John and Faith Hubley are interviewed by CBS essayist Andy Rooney on the state of cartoonists and animators and three of their animated films are shown, "Bouncing Ball", "Of Men and Demons", and "The Hat".
    • The City in the Image of Man: Ideas and Works of Paolo Soleri [Part II]
      The second in a four part series featuring Paolo Soleri, architect-philosopher-future thinker. The series is an examination of his ideas on architecture, the future of urban centers, the Earth's ability to sustain itself under the increasing load of human population, the interaction of art and utility, the future of ideas we take for granted, (such as progress and technology), and the changing nature of man himself. Stewart Udall is on-camera host and voice-over narrator. Soleri is seen in dialogue with a wide range of persons whose concerns and expertise intersect his own ideas. A great deal of film and photographs illustrates the themes discussed. The main themes discussed in this part: The construction of Arcosanti in Arizona; cities that work in the desert; why the implosion of megalopolis is necessary; living on the sea; search for a just and congruous environment.moreless
    • The City in the Image of Man: Ideas and Works of Paolo Soleri [Part III]
      The third in a four part series featuring Paolo Soleri, architect-philosopher-future thinker. The series is an examination of his ideas on architecture, the future of urban centers, the Earth's ability to sustain itself under the increasing load of human population, the interaction of art and utility, the future of ideas we take for granted, (such as progress and technology), and the changing nature of man himself. Stewart Udall is on-camera host and voice-over narrator. Soleri is seen in dialogue with a wide range of persons whose concerns and expertise intersect his own ideas. A great deal of film and photographs illustrates the themes discussed. Themes discussed on this part: breakdown of industrial society, history of the idea of an ideal community, in what way ghettos have more life than suburbia, man defined by environment as well as by genetic code.moreless
    • The City in the Image of Man: Ideas and Works of Paolo Soleri [Part IV]
      The fourth in a four part series featuring Paolo Soleri, architect-philosopher-future thinker. The series is an examination of his ideas on architecture, the future of urban centers, the Earth's ability to sustain itself under the increasing load of human population, the interaction of art and utility, the future of ideas we take for granted, (such as progress and technology), and the changing nature of man himself. Stewart Udall is on-camera host and voice-over narrator. Soleri is seen in dialogue with a wide range of persons whose concerns and expertise intersect his own ideas. A great deal of film and photographs illustrates the themes discussed. Themes discussed in this part: Soleri and Ylvisacker in discussion of Soleri's ideas for New Jersey's Meadowlands; population and traffic.moreless
    • Chester Himes: Reflections
      Chester Himes: Reflections
      Season 17 - Episode 37
      The celebrated Black author and long-time expatriate Chester Himes discusses his life and work with the young Black poetess Nikki Giovanni. Himes also recites a memoir written especially for this program. He and Giovanni also discuss the art of fiction and role of the Black writer in America today.
    • Serendipty
      Season 17 - Episode 38
      A rare examination of Chinese Buddhism is illustrated with the showing of a film by Yango Weng in which the origin and development of Buddhism as well as its effect on the political and cultural life of the community is charted.
    • Wishes, Lies and Dreams
      Wishes, Lies and Dreams
      Season 16 - Episode 3
      Poet-playwright-teacher, Kenneth Koch, author of "Wishes, Lies and Dreams," an anthology of children's poetry, shows how children can write poetry. He explains his teaching techniques and demonstrates the writing of poetry with a group of children utilizing the possibilities in a television studio. Students are from 5th and 6th grade classes at P.S. 61 in New York City.moreless
    • Loves of the French Revue
      Loves of the French Revue
      Season 16 - Episode 2
      "La Rive Gauche", a French revue team of three men and on woman (Pia Columbo, Jacques Marchais, Paul Villaz, Bernard Haller), sing and act out in the style of the Paris cabaret world various songs dealing with the subject of love and war. Host James Macandrew compares the work to the work of Jacques Brel, Louis Aragon. "love is a fantasy that pops as suddenly as a balloon...there is a sunny side to a departed lover."moreless
    • Faces
      Season 14 - Episode 13
      Actor-director John Cassavetes discusses film-making with LIFE magazine's film critic Richard Schickel. Cassavetes is the producer of the recently released "Faces", which was made over a five-year period on a shoestring budget. The film was shown at film festivals in Cannes, Venice, San Francisco and New York and opened to rave notices in London and New York.moreless
    • The Forgotten Composer
      The Forgotten Composer
      Season 14 - Episode 14
      Music buffs are offered a special treat when pianist Raymond Lowenthal recalls and illustrates the originality of currently neglected 19th century composer, Charles Valentin Alkan. He was a contemporary of Liszt and Chopin, and Lowenthal is hard at work rediscovering him.
    • Walk Together Children
      Walk Together Children
      Season 14 - Episode 15
      Camera Three presents excerpts from Vinie Burrows' one-woman show, "Walk Together Children", which is an off-Broadway success. It tells the story of the Negro in America in poetry, prose and song.
    • Xmas Xamined
      Xmas Xamined
      Season 14 - Episode 16
      Film buffs and series' enthusiasts might tune in for two short works by young filmmakers with cameras beamed on the pre-Christmas spirit in Southern California and northern Montreal. In the first, "The Season", the attempt transplanting the traditional Christmas look of another time, is both amusing and ironic, while the second echoes the frantic pace of big city Montreal in "The Days Before Christmas".moreless
    • L'Historie du Soldat
      L'Historie du Soldat
      Season 14 - Episode 17
      "L'Historire du Soldat." (The Soldier's Tale), Igor Stravinsky's World War I masterpiece, inspired by the story of a soldier who sells his soul to the Devil for wealth, is narrated by Christopher Walken and danced by James Clouser, Norman Walker and Sally Brayley.
    • Total Dancer
      Total Dancer
      Season 14 - Episode 12
      Dance buffs and those of you who admire grace, skill, power and passion in their performers are urged to tune in for a recital by Carmen De Lavallade. Her commanding style alone will reward you but so will the choreography by Geoffrey Holder, Carmen's husband. The four dances on the program are set to the music of Odetta's spirituals, Villa-Lobos "Bachianas Brasileiras", Canteloube's "Songs by Auvergne" and jazz composer Quincy Jones.moreless
    • Know Ye the Hour
      Know Ye the Hour
      Season 14 - Episode 11
      "Know Ye the Hour" explores gravestone carving, an important art form of early New England. Films and stills study the efforts of artists Avon Neal and Ann Parker who are preserving the designs and epitaphs; remote cementaries and unusual tombstones.
    • Really the Country Blues
      Really the Country Blues
      Season 14 - Episode 6
      Two stars sing the blues, revealing their differing styles similarities of origin and deepening problems of our time. One is 66-year-old Eddie J. "Son" House Jr., oldtime singer and composer of songs who comes from rural Mississippi. The other is Buddy Guy, a man in his late 20s who was brought up in urban Chicago.moreless
    • Mad Maggie
      Mad Maggie
      Season 14 - Episode 7
      The title refers to a painting by Pieter Bruegel the famous 16th century Flemish artist known as Bruegel the Elder, who seems to have had a feeling for fantasy which the current art world would interpret as surrealistic. On hand to offer his scholarly insight and understanding is Dr. Gilbert Highet, author-critic-teacher in an interpretation of this masterly work.moreless
    • The Norman Walker Dance Company
      The Norman Walker Dance Company
      Season 14 - Episode 8
      Performance by members of the Norman Walker Dance Company, a leading proponent of the "modern dance" movement with choreographer Norman Walker who talks about his concern for "here and now". The set pieces, with improvisation, are performed to Judy Collins' rendition of "Suzanne" by Leonard Cohen, "In My life" by John Lennon, and songs by the rock group The Doors.moreless
    • The Faces of Power
      The Faces of Power
      Season 14 - Episode 9
      Author-artist-journalist Emery Kelen is featured in an analysis of his illustrated thesis on "constitutional psychology. Kelen examines faces of men in power with a view toward learning something of their personalities, their strengths and their weaknesses, having had to his credit experience observing the faces of men in power dating back to a jaunt as unofficial journalist-in-residence at the League of Nations.moreless
    • Concert of Works by Franz Schubert
      Concert of Works by Franz Schubert
      Season 14 - Episode 10
      Pianist Lili Kraus offers music lovers a special treat this morning in her concert with commentary of Franz Schubert's works. Tune in for her interpretation of "The Graetzer Gallop", two waltzes, and other Schubert compositions.
    • Aspects of the New Consciousness, I: Humphry Osmond
      Discussion of new views of "expanded consciousness," from biology to philosophy, animal behavior, Eastern thought, and psychedelics. Dr. Humphry Osmond is Director of Research at the N.J. Bureau of Neurology and Psychiatry; John Bleibtreu is an author and expert on animal behavior.
    • The Living Theater [Part I]
      The Living Theater [Part I]
      Season 14 - Episode 19
      Part I. First of a two-part study of the work, method and content of the controversial theater group founded by Julian Beck and his wife, Judith Malina, it features an interview with the founder-directors by critic Jack Kroll.
    • The Living Theater [Part II]
      The Living Theater [Part II]
      Season 14 - Episode 20
      Part two on the work and goals of "The Living Theater", a controversial theater group founded and directed by Julian Beck and Judith Malina, who espoused their radically nonconformist views in an interview here last week, concentrates on illustrative performance excerpts by the company.
    • Panorama of Magic [Part I]
      Panorama of Magic [Part I]
      Season 14 - Episode 27
      Part I. If magic happens to be your cup of tea, here's a chance to hear a bit of its 5,000-year-old history by a past master of the art, Milbourne Christopher and see some famous magic feats performed.
    • Panorama of Magic [Part II]
      Panorama of Magic [Part II]
      Season 14 - Episode 28
      Part II of a two-part series on magic and illusion. Magician Milbourne Christopher, author of "Houdini, the Untold Story," does tricks of illusion on camera (without revealing any secrets) and talks about the history of magic and its many meanings and forms
    • Sabicas: Flamenco Guitar
      Sabicas: Flamenco Guitar
      Season 14 - Episode 30
      The most celebrated name in flamenco music, guitar master Sabicas, performs several solos, which include, "Malaguena", "Zapateado", and "Guadalquivir". Maria Alba, one of the most important names in flamenco dancing, performs and is accompanied by a trio of Young Flamenco Dance Trio Los Duendes de Espana and by a second guitar, and by flamenco singing.moreless
    • The Art of the Bass
      The Art of the Bass
      Season 14 - Episode 31
      Gary Karr, leading performer on the double bass, performs several pieces including one with The Electric Karrs, a rock band from Wisconsin University. Through visuals and commentary, the story of Karr's career is told, and the double bass as a serious instrument is discussed.
    • Direct Cinema [Part I]
      Direct Cinema [Part I]
      Season 14 - Episode 32
      Part one of a two part series in which Jack Kroll interviews Albert and David Maysles about what they call a new technique of natural movie making, Direct Cinema, with excerpts from their first feature length film "The Salesman" (about a door-to-door salesman of The Bible to poor people in Boston). The brothers formed a two man crew and followed the salesman around, an early example of "cinema verite."moreless
    • Bill Evans
      Bill Evans
      Season 14 - Episode 29
      Jazz buffs are treated to a visit with Bill Evans, who will play the piano on his own, join with members of his trio (Marty Morrell on drums and Eddie Gomez talk about his on bass) and theories of arranging, which he describes as "spontaneous music."
    • Grant Johannesen
      Grant Johannesen
      Season 14 - Episode 22
      A concert featuring world-renowned pianist Grant Johannesen and his wife cellist Zara Nelsova, are featured with Alfredo Antonini conducting the CBS Symphony Orchestra. Miss Nelsova is soloist for Saint-Saen's "1st Concerto" and Johannesen joins the orchestra for Mozart's "Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major". The two soloists play Poulenc's "Sonata 1948".moreless
    • Limbo
      Season 14 - Episode 21
      Program presents "Limbo", a dance designed and choreographed by Alwin Nikolais for the visual effects that can be created by television electronic equipment.
    • A Conversation with Norman Mailer
      A Conversation with Norman Mailer
      Season 14 - Episode 23
      Author-social and political critic Norman Mailer is today's guest.
    • Debussy Concert
      Debussy Concert
      Season 14 - Episode 24
      World-renowned American pianist Beveridge Webster offers a concert with - commentary on the works of the French impressionist composer Claude Debussy. The world - renowned pianist will delight his audience playing Debussy's "Etude for Five Fingers." "Reflections in the Water," "Fireworks," "Clair de Lune," and "Reverie."
    • Aspects of the New Consciousness
      Aspects of the New Consciousness
      Season 14 - Episode 25
      The Rev. Walter J. Ong, S.J., a leading American Jesuit scholar, is interviewed on literature and the changing human condition.
    • To Be Young, Gifted and Black
      To Be Young, Gifted and Black
      Season 14 - Episode 26
      This half hour is a tribute to the incisive talent of the late Lorraine Hansberry, author of "A Raisin in the Sun." for which she won the New York Drama Critics Circle Award at the age of 29. The title of the program refers to the off-Broadway production of excerpts from her writings. including the above-mentioned play. "The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window" and an uncompleted of which are novel portions featured in this broadcast.moreless
    • Concert With Commentary
      Concert With Commentary
      Season 14 - Episode 5
      Pianist Andre Watts, the remarkable young virtuoso, now 22, and first heard by viewers on Leonard Bernstein's TV Young People's Concerts at age 16, offers a "concert-with-commentary" and the music of Franz Liszt. He will perform "Rhapsody No. 13", "En Reve", "The Chardas Macabre" and excerpts from Rhapsodies Nos. 2 and 3.moreless
    • New York Film Festival
      New York Film Festival
      Season 14 - Episode 4
      An interview with Czech film director Milos Forman, West German filmmaker Werner Herzog and film critic Richard Schickel is presented as the third annual New York Festival.
    • Clarence's House
      Clarence's House
      Season 14 - Episode 3
      A film study of recluse artist Clarence Schmidt who spent over 50 years building a six-story structure composed of a house, junk, paint and mirrors in Woodstock, N.Y. Cameras carefully scanned the work, which critics called a "monstrous joke" but also, a "brilliant statement of personal vision". Conceived as a never-ending effort by the artist, the "house" was recently destroyed by fire.moreless
    • An American Odyssey [Part I]
      An American Odyssey [Part I]
      Season 13 - Episode 28
      An entertaining, touching and colorful half hour with folk-singing, raconteur Stevenson Phillips, who has gathered his material from his own childhood in Louisiana, and his wanderings ever since. All his tales will intrigue you, but be on the lookout for his story about "Dad," and particularly his poignant recollections of "Mr. Goldberg, the Jewish Cowboy."moreless
    • Peasant Wedding
      Peasant Wedding
      Season 13 - Episode 29
      Part mystery story, part art history, Camera Three followers will be offered an engaging dissertation on a 16th century painting by Flemish painter Bruegel, the older, called "Peasant Wedding," with particular reference to the identity of the bridegroom in the picture. Author-scholar-critic Gilbert Highet offers his solution to the identity controvesy, detailing the course of his detection along the way.moreless
    • An American Odyssey [Part II]
      An American Odyssey [Part II]
      Season 13 - Episode 30
      Another quietly moving half-hour with actor-storyteller Stevenson Phillips, full of folk tales that conjure up the spirit of the land he has wandered over all his life. Some of them are poems, some are sagas and all of them, eloquently simple, leave a host of vivid images in their wake.
    • Poster Art
      Poster Art
      Season 13 - Episode 31
      An unusual illustrated examination of poster art, past, present and future, provides a vivid visual half hour, complemented by a discussion of the impact of the art on society by Mildred Constantine of the Museum of Modern Art in New York and designer Ivan Chermayeff responsible for the interior display of the United States Pavilion at Expo '67.moreless
    • Gotthold Lessing
      Gotthold Lessing
      Season 13 - Episode 32
      An illuminating message on the ecumenical ideal, so prevalent among theologians today, is eloquently underlined in two excerpts from the writings of an 18th century dramatist Gotthold Ephraim Lessing. A scene from his play "Nathan the Wise" and a dialogue from "The Testament of John" for simple truths imaginately and universally defined.moreless
    • Lili Kraus
      Lili Kraus
      Season 13 - Episode 27
      A piano recital graces the program as Madame Lili Kraus offers works in contrast, performing Mozart's "Piano Concerto No. 12" in A Major with the CBS Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Alfredo Antonini in the costume of the period, as well as a modern Bartok rondo.
    • Stan Vanderbeek
      Stan Vanderbeek
      Season 13 - Episode 26
      Features experimental filmmaker Stan Vanderbeek, originally a member of the "underworld" cinema now studying audiovisual communication under a Rockefeller Grant.
    • Joseph Papp's Hamlet [Part I]
      Joseph Papp's Hamlet [Part I]
      Season 13 - Episode 21
      "Hamlet" in the rock-hip version, produced and directed by Joseph Papp in his New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theatre, is the subject of controversy and illustration in this morning's recommended show, Mr. Papp is joined by two theater critics, Clive Barnes of The New York Times who reviewed it adversely and Alan Rich of TIME magazine who reviewed it favorably, with host James Macandrew serving as discussion moderator. Excerpts from the play will be performed by Martin Sheen (Hamlet) and Fred Warriner (Ghost).moreless
    • Joseph Papp's Hamlet [Part II]
      Joseph Papp's Hamlet [Part II]
      Season 13 - Episode 22
      "Hamlet" performed by the New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theatre presents producer-director Joseph Papp is on again joining critics Clive Barnes of The New York Times, Alan Rich of TIME magazine and Leonard Harris of WCBS-TV. Actor Martin Sheen (Hamlet) will also be on view again for illustrative scenes from the production.moreless
    • Fun City, U.S.A. or The Lindsay Swing
      Offbeat, wild and novel, to say the least, Camera Three offers an original cantata for orchestra, voice and film, a collaborative effort of composer Ed Emshwiller, and producer James MacAllen, for the edification of its devoted followers. The music is performed by the CBS Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Alfredo Antonini; the lyrics, made up entirely of newspaper coverage of Mayor Lindsay's term in office, is either tung of lipsynced by Corinne Curry and Jon Cypher; and the film embodies synchronized newsreel clips and footage of action in the city of New York. Tune in for the many movements of the cantata, some of which are entitled "Bike," "Be-In," "Split Fifth," and "Heat."moreless
    • A Woman's Place is in the ...
      A Woman's Place is in the ...
      Season 13 - Episode 24
      The provocative title forms the basis of discussion between two opposing points of view on where a woman's place may be. The participants are Dr. Raphael Patai, visiting professor of Anthropology at Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey, author of a collection of essays called "Women in the Modern World"; and Betty Frieden author of "The Feminine Mystique" and president of- NOW (National Organization for Women).moreless
    • Singing of Gold: Memories of a Nubian Homeland
      Another program, on memories, this time about the early years of a Nubian folk singer Hamza El Din, whose land was flooded to make way for the Aswan Dam in Egypt. Hamza El Din singing his songs of recollection on the oud, a 12-string instrument, in his native language, which will be translated and explained by actor Stevenson Phillips.moreless
    • Voice of the Khalam
      Voice of the Khalam
      Season 13 - Episode 33
      Actress Loretta Pauker plays a double role in this unusual program. Not only has she compiled the poems representing the voice of modern black Africa, but she is also giving them dramatic interpretation on stage. Among the poets whose work she has chosen are Leopold Sedar Senghor, president of Senegal; Gabriel Okara of Nigeria; Birago Diop, a veterinary surgeon in Upper Volta plus anonymous poems of folklore.moreless
    • Pure Gingold
      Pure Gingold
      Season 13 - Episode 34
      Fans of larger-than-life caricature, enhanced by a broad English accent, will undoubtedly be intrigued by Hermione Gingold's one-woman show. Some may remember a hilarious skit she did with Billy De Wolfe about two ladies riding on a train, sipping tea. You'll enjoy her extravagant style in songs, sketches and monologues.
    • Filmmaking 101
      Filmmaking 101
      Season 13 - Episode 35
      Several inventive and amusing student-made films, including a frequently funny and accurate document concerning the travails of a young bachelor living in Brooklyn, and his daily battle with society while commuting to work in Manhattan. It is directed by Philip Messina, who also appears on the program to talk about his work and Donald MacDonald of UCLA and his aims as a college-student film maker.moreless
    • Man of the World
      Man of the World
      Season 13 - Episode 43
      Veteran actor Michael Kane performs "Man of the World," his own adaptation of Anton Chekhov's short story " A Moscow Hamlet"; also Matthew Arnold's poem, "Dover Beach."
    • The World of Secret Words
      The World of Secret Words
      Season 13 - Episode 44
      A rare discussion on the history of codes is the program's feature, as cryptographer David Kahn, author of "The Codebreakers," joins host James Macandrew in an examination of the history and importance of secret codes and their influence on the fortunes of war and politics.
    • Man and His Diet
      Man and His Diet
      Season 13 - Episode 45
      An examination of the history of man and his diet, covering the stages when he was a primitive wandering hunter, then a farmer, and now an industrialized urban dweller. Prehistoric man from an anthropological and nutritional viewpoints are examined.
    • Zoe Caldwell
      Zoe Caldwell
      Season 14 - Episode 1
      Zoe Caldwell, the highly acclaimed star of Broadway's "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodle," is the featured guest of the program this morning, ushering in the new season of the series with her choice readings from the literature of Australia, the country of her birth.
    • Lotte Goslar
      Lotte Goslar
      Season 14 - Episode 2
      For theater goers, a one-woman show with stage personality, actress-mime-clown-dancer Lotte Goslar.
    • Leny Eversong
      Leny Eversong
      Season 13 - Episode 42
      Brazil's Leny Eversong performs songs in English, Spanish, Italian and her native Portuguese with Alfredo Antonini conducting the CBS Symphony Orchestra.
    • Clambake! With Craig Claiborne, Pierre Franey and Friends
      French chef Pierre Franey former chef of Charles de Gaulle and N.Y. Times food critic Craig Claiborne, together with assorted neighbors and friends (including Howard Johnson, owner of the restaurant chain that bears his name) perform a complete authentic American clambake with a few very French touches on the beach at East Hampton, Long Island, N.Y.moreless
    • Dada, Surrealism and Their Heritage
      Dada, Surrealism and Their Heritage
      Season 13 - Episode 36
      For the gallery-goer who's come of age since World War II, this illustrated discussion of art forms that flourished between the two world wars, now on exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, should be of particular interest. William S. Rubin, curator of painting and sculpture ait the museum, is the program's special guest.moreless
    • The Masks in Brown 1968
      The Masks in Brown 1968
      Season 13 - Episode 37
      A group of young people from New York City's Harlem, ranging in age from 15 to 26, offer songs and readings from the works of the late poet Langston Hughes, under the direction of actor-singer Al Fann. "Prayer Meeting". "The Negro Speaks of Rivers," "Blacklash Blues" and "Dream Book," are some of the selections performed. Among the highlights of the show is Fann's discussion of the excitement and confidence aroused in these youngsters by their involvement in his group.moreless
    • e.e. Cummings for Children
      e.e. Cummings for Children
      Season 13 - Episode 38
      A recommended introduction to the fairy tales by the late modern American, e.e. cummings, told originally to entertain his young daughter. Tune in for readings by comedian Arnold Stang and musical comedy actress Nancy Andrews of "The Elephant and the Butterfly" ami "The Little Girl Named I," with jazz and improvisational accompaniment by the Bill Evans Trio.moreless
    • The Dancer's Dancer
      The Dancer's Dancer
      Season 13 - Episode 39
      Modern dance enthusiasts will want to tune in for a demonstration of choreographer-teacher-dancer Katharine Litz's talents. In addition to dancing two solos, "Fire in the Snow" and "Fall of the Leaf," Miss Lite is joined by dancer Buzz Miller for an illustration of her choreographic technique.
    • Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris
      The songs you'll be hearing are modern French, but they'll be sung in English as they are in the show by the off-Broadway cast of "Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris," featuring the work of the Belgian-born, writer-composer Jacques Brel.
    • Direct Cinema [Part II]
      Direct Cinema [Part II]
      Season 14 - Episode 33
      Second of two-part series exploring the technique of Albert and David Maysles to achieve a greater reality in films. Featured are excerpts from their films and a discussion with arts critic Jack Kroll.
    • Los Indios Tabajaras
      Los Indios Tabajaras
      Season 14 - Episode 34
      Two brothers from Brazil, Tabajaran Indians from the jungle interior, Natalicio and Antenor Lima, perform duos on their guitars. Repertoire ranges from native Indian to Chopin. Performance pieces include: "Flight of the Bumblebee", Indian music sung and played in Brazilian Indian costume with beads and feathers, a Portuguese song, light popular fado, Hungarian czardas, "Zigeunerweisen" by Pablo Sarasate, Chopin's "Waltz", Opus 64 number 2, and "Fantasie-Impromptu."moreless
    • Portrait of Misha Dichter
      Portrait of Misha Dichter
      Season 15 - Episode 28
      Young Dichter, 25, made second place at the Tchaikovsky piano competition in Moscow back in 1966, and he's here today to play selections from Mozart, Brahms, Schumann and Stravinsky to illustrate his talent. In addition to the musical segment of the program, Camera Three offers a short profile of Dichter's life which began with his birth in Shanghai and his entrance into the U.S. in infancy.moreless
    • Norman McLaren: Film Artist
      Norman McLaren: Film Artist
      Season 15 - Episode 29
      The work of avant garde filmmaker Norman McLaren of Canada is discussed. McLaren is on hand to describe his innovative techniques like "Camera-less animation" and "synthetic sound" while excerpts of his film shorts give credence to their effect. William Sloan, editor of the Film Library Quarterly and Film Director of Donnel Library, New York City also joins in on the conversation.moreless
    • Oscar Ghiglia
      Oscar Ghiglia
      Season 15 - Episode 30
      A choice musical half hour features young Italian guitarist, Oscar Ghiglia, a protege of world famous classical guitarist Andres Segovia, performing music by Bach, Vivaldi and Villa-Lobos. For the Vivaldi, the CBS Chamber Orchestra provides the accompaniment conducted by Alfredo Antonini, and for a Villa-Lobos number soprano Sharon de Fremery joins Ghiglia.moreless
    • The Japanese Film: Illusion and Reality [Part I]
      Part I. Donald Richie, visiting curator of film at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, and a western expert on Japanese movies, will discuss the unusual quantity and quality of Japanese films, illustrating his commentary with appropriate excerpts, in the first of a two-part study today.
    • The Japanese Film: Illusion and Reality [Part II]
      Donald Richie, Western expert on Japanese films and currently visiting curator of film at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, illustrates his talk on the influence that Japanese films have had on their country's culture, concluding his two-parter today.
    • Dawn Warriors
      Dawn Warriors
      Season 15 - Episode 27
      Interesting discussion about man's warlike nature as expressed in professor Robert Bigelow's book, "Dawn Warriors. Joining professor Bigelow who teaches zoology at the University of Canterbury in Christ-church, New Zealand, will be anthropologist Carlton Coon and host James Macandrew.
    • Richard Tucker's 25th Anniversary
      Richard Tucker's 25th Anniversary
      Season 15 - Episode 26
      Richard Tucker sings arias with which he has long been associated, in a program celebrating his 25 years with the Met. In a conversation segment he discusses his youth and early success in opera. Performance pieces: "Cielo e mar" (Ponchielli), "Guardato pazzo son" (Puccini), "Vesti la Giubba" (Leoncavallo).
    • The Raga
      The Raga
      Season 15 - Episode 20
      Violinist Yehudi Menuhin narrates a film exploration of the ancient Hindu musical tradition of raga. This melodic classical mode of music is a series of five or more musical notes upon which a melody is made.
    • Hundertwasser
      Season 15 - Episode 22
      Austrian avant-garde impressionist painter Friedrich Hundertwasser will have their horizons widened through a documentary film on the artist his work and life style, made by Ferry Radax, an Austrian director and cameraman.
    • Matteo and the Indo-American Dance Company
      Matteo, a dancer-choreographer with wide interests in world dance and an expert in Indian dance, gives a lecture-demonstration of Indian dance, dances several pieces, and has his troupe of young Americans perform pieces both to Indian and Western music.
    • A Young Man's View [Part I]
      A Young Man's View [Part I]
      Season 15 - Episode 24
      First of a two-part study of new filmmakers examines Robin Spry's film "Prologue" a fictional dramatized documentary on the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago.
    • A Young Man's View [Part II]
      A Young Man's View [Part II]
      Season 15 - Episode 25
      Part II. The movie, "End of the Road," the first feature film directed and co-adapted by Aram Avakian from the novel by John Earth, is the subject of discussion and analysis of contemporary attitudes in filmmaking. Joseph Gelmis, chairman of the New York Film Critics, joins Avakian and Dorothy Tritan, an actress who appears in the film.moreless
    • African Sculpture [Part I]
      African Sculpture [Part I]
      Season 15 - Episode 33
      First part of a two-part series on values and relationships in African art. "Glorious Past" is explored by LIFE magazine photographer Elliot Elisofon who has had a lifelong interest in the subject and owns a considerable collection. Discussion illustrated with many examples of African art, including masks, ceremonial items, statues. Film clips illustrate some aspects of African dance. Also appearing on the program are Robert Thompson, a specialist in African art at Yale University and John Karr, the Ambassador from Sierra Leone.moreless
    • African Sculpture [Part II]
      African Sculpture [Part II]
      Season 15 - Episode 34
      Continuation of a two part series on values and relationships in African art. "Dynamic Expression" is explored by LIFE magazine photographer Eliot Elisofon who has had a lifelong interest in the subject and owns a considerable collection. Discussion illustrated with many examples of African art, including masks, ceremonial items, statues.
    • Buffy Sainte-Marie: Alternatives
      Buffy Sainte-Marie: Alternatives
      Season 15 - Episode 35
      Talented folk singer Buffy Sainte-Marie, perhaps best described as a singing spokesman for her people, the American Indians, spends most of the program singing and talking about the plight of the Indians in this country and the possible alternatives open to them. Highlights: Among the numbers she performs are "Now That The Buffalo Are Gone," "Suffer the Little Children" and "The Fishing Rights Song."moreless
    • Gloria Davy
      Gloria Davy
      Season 15 - Episode 43
      American soprano Gloria Davy, who was trained at the Juilliard School of Music in New York but made her name in Europe at La Schala in Milan, the State Opera in Vienna, at Covenl Garden in London and the Deutsch Opera in Berlin, discussed her career and sings as well. Songs by Debussy, Ginastera and from "Porgy and Bess" - in which she toured are included.moreless
    • The Strawberry Statement
      The Strawberry Statement
      Season 15 - Episode 44
      James Kunen, author of the book "The Strawberry Statement", about the Columbia campus revolt of 1968 written from the vantage point of a Columbia student; and playwright Israel Horovitz who wrote the screen adaptation for the movie of the same name; join film critis Joseph Gelmis for a discussion of the controversial film, its merits and relevance.moreless
    • Aspects of the Classical Guitar
      Aspects of the Classical Guitar
      Season 15 - Episode 45
      Virtuoso guitarist Oscar Ghiglia returns to Camera Three for another illustrated study of his instrument. Show highlights include his renditions of works by Bach, DeFalla and Tedesco, as well as his accompaniment for soprano Sharon de Fremery's Spanish folk songs by DeFalla, and for flutist Julius Baker playing a piece by Ibert.moreless
    • Future Shock
      Future Shock
      Season 15 - Episode 46
      Alvin Toffler, former editor of Fortune Magazine and currently Visiting Scholar at the Russell Sage Foundation, discusses his new book, "Future Shock," with Dr. Robert Maston, director of Educational Technology and Training at Bay-Tech Associates in Maryland. Tune in for their explanations and reactions to the basic theory propounded in Mr. Toffler's book namely - that our society is adapt so rapidly to technological and forced to numerous communications advances, people may simply be thrown into a state of shock as a result.moreless
    • The Future Isn't What It Used To Be
      This is a conversation among three leading future thinkers of the 20th century. They assess the nature of the future and how we perceive -- or fail to perceive --the path humankind is on. R. Buckminster Fuller, as architect and city-planner has been a leading designer of much of our world, from shower fixtures to his famous "geodesic dome." Arthur C. Clarke, world-famous writer of science fiction (including the classic "2001: A Space Odyssey") has influenced two generations in an appreciation of man's journey beyond planet Earth. Alvin Toffler, as the author of "Future Shock" started a new dialogue on the re-making of the post-industrial age that has continued to this day.moreless
    • Aspects of the New Consciousness: Materialism vs. Spiritualism
      Alan Watts author of several books on the philosophy and psychology of religion and an interpreter of Eastern thought, moderates a seminar-like examination by a group of young people on the individual in society. Materialism and spiritualism are discussed in this second of two programs on Eastern philosophy. Author Alan Watt and a panel of youths also talk about different values stressed in the West and in the Orient.moreless
    • Aspects of the New Consciousness: Who Am I?
      Author Alan Watts moderates youth seminars examing the individual this week the question is "Who Am I?".
    • Can You Save the World?
      Can You Save the World?
      Season 15 - Episode 36
      Dr. Humphrey Osmond, British physician and philosopher, embarked on an S.O.S. (Save Our Species) crusade, discusses the ecological problem man has almost brought upon the world, and the terms upon which mankind will have to meet the future.
    • Marilyn Horne: Baroque Opera
      Marilyn Horne: Baroque Opera
      Season 15 - Episode 37
      Marilyn Horne sings three arias from Handel's "Rodelina", conducted by her husband, Henry Lewis. Discussion of the works and the difficulties of baroque opera with Boston Globe music critic, Michael Steinberg.
    • Israfel
      Season 15 - Episode 38
      This is the first part of a two-part biographical study of Edgar Allan Poe, one of America's literary giants, celebrated equally for his poems and his prose. Actor-writer Geddeth Smith has chosen to focus on some of Poe's lesser known poems, such as the "Israfel" of the title, to shed some further light on Poe and his state of mind.moreless
    • Ulalume
      Season 15 - Episode 39
      This is the second of the two-parter on Edgar Allan Poe. Once again actor-writer Geddeth Smith is the host and he uses the actual works of the famed American genius to help dramatize the story of the man's life.
    • Western Eye on Eastern Thought
      Western Eye on Eastern Thought
      Season 15 - Episode 40
      There have been plenty of discussions about the influence of certain eastern philosophies such as Zen and Yoga, but: the plain truth is that most of us do not really know anything about what they really mean. Via film and discussion, cinematographer Elda Hartley and expert Faubion Bowers try to throw some light on this fascinating subject.moreless
    • Jerzy Grotowski [Part II]
      Jerzy Grotowski [Part II]
      Season 15 - Episode 19
      Controversial director and co-founder of the Polish Laboratory Theater, Jerzy Grotowski whose avant-garde philosophy of theater production was on display in New York only to limited audiences during his recent tour, again is interviewed. Margaret Croyden, professor of literature at Jersey City State College conducts the interview with Grotowski in English, but the director who will speak in French, will be heard in simultaneous translation by Jacques Chwat.moreless
    • Jerzy Grotowski [Part I]
      Jerzy Grotowski [Part I]
      Season 15 - Episode 18
      Part I. Theatre buff's are offered an unusual opportunity this morning with the first of a two-part interview of Jerszy Grotowski, founder and director of the Polish Laboratory Theatre, an avant garde theatre whose productions involve the audience almost as much as the actors on stage. Whether or not you've heard of him before, Mr. Grotowski's extraordinary views on his theatre and theatre overall may provoke your interest even if not your assent.moreless
    • The Theater of the Deaf [Part II]
      The Theater of the Deaf [Part II]
      Season 15 - Episode 17
      Conclusion. Program is concerned with the individuals of the Little Theatre of the Deaf, the company's small permanent touring group. Included a performance of the Mad Hatter's Tea Party from Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland."
    • The Lively Art of Fakery [Part I]
      The Lively Art of Fakery [Part I]
      Season 14 - Episode 42
      The Lively Art of Fakery: Part I, The Game of Duplicity. Part one of two-part series on art forgery. In this program, Joseph V. Noble, specialist in the detection of forgeries at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, discusses with host James Macandrew the wide range of the subject, types of forgeries, how he uncovered the famous Greek horse fakery.moreless
    • The Lively Art of Fakery [Part II]
      The Lively Art of Fakery [Part II]
      Season 14 - Episode 43
      The Lively Art of Fakery [Part II], A Modern Day Forger. Part two of two part series on art forgery. Study of one of the biggest art fraud cases in history: David Stein forged Picassos, Chagalls, and Matisses (41 oils and watercolors) and was indicted and sent to jail. In jail he continued to paint, and in 1969 was given a one-man show in London, which sold out. On this program a few of the principals in the case examine how it happened.moreless
    • Gentlemen Prefer Anita Loos
      Gentlemen Prefer Anita Loos
      Season 14 - Episode 44
      Jack Kroll of Newsweek interviews the legendary Anita Loos, author of "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" and any number of lesser known movie scenarios.
    • Sounds for Silents
      Sounds for Silents
      Season 14 - Episode 46
      A half hour of silent movies as selected and used in a lesson by Charles Hofmann, musical director of the Department of Film of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, N.Y.
    • Pierre Boulez [Part I]
      Pierre Boulez [Part I]
      Season 15 - Episode 1
      First of a two-part series marking Pierre Boulez' forthcoming appointment as music director of The New York Philharmonic. Performance by Boulez and a chamber orchestra of Arnold Schoenberg's "Pierre Lunaire."
    • Cinema, the Beginnings: Georges Melies [Part II]
      Conclusion of this interesting study of the films of Georges Melies, a pioneer in the use of the camera as a storyteller, an art which has only recently been recognized by Hollywood's moguls.
    • Cinema, the Beginnings: Georges Melies [Part I]
      Georges Melies, a self-taught engineer, magician, artist, businessman and scenic designer, produced more than 500 films between 1895 and 1918. Unlike his colleagues in the untried art of filmmaking, Melies, a Frenchman, was interested in producing films that would do on a screen what actors did on a stage. On both Parts I and II of the Camera Three presentation, Melies' granddaughter, Madeleine Malthete-Melies, will discuss her grandfather's work and show segments of more than a dozen of the 60 surviving films he made. Facing loss of his films to the upcoming distributors, Melies burned most of them, and it was not until 1923 the he was "rediscovered." He died in 1938.moreless
    • Beverly Sills
      Beverly Sills
      Season 14 - Episode 35
      American opera lovers are in for an interview with coloratura soprano Beverly Sills who talks about her recent spectacular success in this operatic world, and a program sparked by her illustrative excerpts from "Manon", Mozart's "Abduction from the Seraglio", Handel's "Julius Caesar" and Moore's "The Ballad of Baby Doe".
    • Jeremy
      Season 14 - Episode 36
      A film about Jeremy Steig, a jazz-rock-classical flutist and painter.
    • Dear Birds
      Dear Birds
      Season 14 - Episode 37
      Filmmaker and anthropologist Robert Gardner of Harvard shows a record he's been able to put on film of a stone-age ritual type of warfare that is still going on today in the remote highlands of New Guinea. Mr. Gardner's film called "Dead Birds" will be shown on the program, followed by a discussion of the film and its significance by Gardner himself and anthropologist Colin Turnbull of the Museum of Natural History in New York.moreless
    • Aspects of the New Consciousness
      Aspects of the New Consciousness
      Season 14 - Episode 38
      Anyone interested in theories and styles in avantgarde music in America will be interested in tuning in for an interview with composer John Cage by Newsweek drama critic Jack Kroll. In this third program of an intermittent series of dialogues exploring "aspects of the new consciousness" with men whose ideas stretch the boundaries of human experience, Cage will talk about his philosophy of contemporary aesthetics with Jack Kroll, Newsweek magazine drama critic. Cage, whose avant-garde compositions have stood traditional ideas on their heads, has been called by one commentator "one of our contemporary gurus" for his influence on a new generation of sculptors, painters and dancers.moreless
    • The Many Ways of La Femme
      The Many Ways of La Femme
      Season 14 - Episode 39
      Beatrice Arnac, a top attraction in European cabarets, demonstrates her unique and very French presentation of songs. With each number Mlle. Arnac tells a story via singing, dancing, acting and mime.
    • Pierre Boulez [Part II]
      Pierre Boulez [Part II]
      Season 15 - Episode 2
      Last week Camera Three featured composer-conductor Pierre Boulez, who will take over Leonard Bernstein's job as music director of the New York Philharmonic in 1971, rehearsing a chamber orchestra in a piece of modern music by Arnold Schoenberg. Today Boulez joins music critic Michael Steinberg for a discussion of modern music, its history and its promise.moreless
    • Alicia de Larrocha
      Alicia de Larrocha
      Season 15 - Episode 5
      Piano virtuoso Alicia de Larrocha and composer Carlos Surinach devote the half hour to the music of Spain. Miss de Larrocha plays four selections from "Theria" by Albeniz; "Evocacion", "El Puerto", "El Albaicin" and "Trina" and Surinach explains and discussed the distinguishing features of Spanish music which evoke such definite aspects of the Spanish character and people.moreless
    • Inner Secrets of Kabuki
      Inner Secrets of Kabuki
      Season 15 - Episode 3
      Two of Japan's greatest classical actors, Shoroku II and Baiko VII, demonstrate the mechanics of kata motion-forms which constitute the essence of the stylization of 300-year-old Kabuki classical theater and dance. They discuss their techniques with the well-known dance and Asian arts writer Faubion Bowers.
    • Genetic Beginning
      Genetic Beginning
      Season 15 - Episode 12
      A threeway exchange of opinion on an issue of increasing controvery, the science of man's control of life, introduces Dr. W. French Anderson of the National Institutes of Health; Dr. Cecil B. Jacobson of George Washington University; and Albert Rosenfeld, science editor of LIFE magazine and author of the book, "The Second Genesis."moreless
    • Java Diary
      Java Diary
      Season 15 - Episode 13
      If you're a photography enthusiast, an animal lover, and/or an armchair adventurer, you'll be intrigued by photographer Eliot Elisofon's visit to Camera Three this morning. Using color slides to illustrate his talk, Mr. Elisofon will tell you about his trek to Java on a LIFE Magazine assignment to photograph the white Javanese rhinoceros, and the hazards of jungle life that had to be dealt with to bring his task to fruition.moreless
    • The Enigma of Scriabin
      The Enigma of Scriabin
      Season 15 - Episode 14
      The Russian composer Scriabin never really saw his dream come true, but he visualized electronic lights playing contrapuntally to his music. Camera Three lets viewers see what he never saw, as interpreted by pianist Anton Kuerti plays some of Scriabin's Etudes and Sonatas, with choreography by Mimi Garrard and electronic effects.moreless
    • The Theater of the Deaf [Part I]
      The Theater of the Deaf [Part I]
      Season 15 - Episode 16
      The Theater of the Deaf: The Little Theater [Part I]. The Theater of the Deaf, composed of young deaf actors, founded by David Hays, theater designer, operates as a division of the Eugene O'Neill Memorial Theater Foundation in Waterford, Connecticut. Here they demonstrate how they spell words, make signs, and rehearse and perform sequences of performances.moreless
    • Biography
      Season 15 - Episode 15
      Biographers Carlos Baker ("Ernest Hemingway, A Life Story") and Justin Kaplan ("Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain") join literary critic Christopher Lehmann-Haupt for a discussion on the art of biographical writing and the variety of ways in which it can be approached.
    • Potboilers
      Season 15 - Episode 11
      A concert of virtuoso music of the 19th century of pieces that are proven crowd-pleasers and show-off compositions for performers keen on displaying their technical proficiency. Pieces include: Sarasate's "Carmen Fantasy" (violin); Paganini's "Moses Fantasy" from a theme by Rossini, transcribed for the double-bass; Liszt's paraphrase of the quartet from Verdi's "Rigoletto" for piano; and "Duo Concertante" by Bottesini for bass and violin. Performed by Aarond Rosan on violin, Gary Karr on double bass and Nancy Loo on piano.moreless
    • The World of Claes Oldenburg
      The World of Claes Oldenburg
      Season 15 - Episode 10
      Claes Oldenburg, one of the leading pop artists of the 1960's specializing in the aggrandizement of ordinary objects into monster "statues," talks on camera, shows and explains some of his works, and is interviewed by Glueck.
    • Interview with Tom DeWitt
      Interview with Tom DeWitt
      Season 15 - Episode 4
      Excerpts from the work of Tom DeWitt, avant garde film maker who has been experimenting in integrating film and video techniques. DeWitt provides explanations, speaking of his techniques, goals and ideas.
    • Lions and Cannibals
      Lions and Cannibals
      Season 15 - Episode 6
      An examination of the cinematographic approaches and thinking of film directors Agnes Varda and Susan Sontag, both among the small group of artists represented in the prestigious seventh annual New York Film Festival. They discuss their ideas and their films with Jack Kroll, senior editor at Newsweek Magazine. Excerpts from both their films illustrate the conversation. Varda and Sontag discuss their aesthetic and the similarities in their work: both their films concern the problems of tortured personalities, politics and the grotesque in everyday matters.moreless
    • Jean-Louis Barrault and Madeleine Renaud
      Jean-Louis Barrault and Madeleine Renaud, the distinguished French husband and wife acting team, recite poetry in French (subtitled) and perform a scene from Moliere's Le misanthrope. Barrault also does his famous circus horse riding pantomime. Barrault also discusses the state of the theater today.
    • Sonocollage
      Season 15 - Episode 8
      Continuing its practice of offering new cultural ideas a showcase, Camera Three's guest is artist Robert A. DeVoe. He will demontrate a combination of poetry, graphics, lighting effects and electronic music which he calls "Sonocollage."
    • Schubert's Fantaisie
      Schubert's Fantaisie
      Season 15 - Episode 9
      Lili Kraus performs the American premiere of a recently discovered score by Franz Schubert, the "Grazer Fantasie", and discusses musical values and the amazing fact of this "discovery" with critic Michael Steinberg of the Boston Globe. The score which was found in an attic in Austria in 1968, is believed to have been written by Schubert at age 20.moreless
    • Why the Greeks?
      Why the Greeks?
      Season 18 - Episode 33
      The amazing staying power of the classic Greek poets, whose relevance and insight have been "rediscovered" time and time again throughout history, is discussed.
    • The Greeks Had a Word For It
      The Greeks Had a Word For It
      Season 18 - Episode 34
      "Eros," the love of passion and longing, is dramatized in scenes and poems from classic Greek literature, in "The Greeks Had a Word For It," to be presented on Camera Three. Love poetry by Homer, Sappho, Sophocles, Plato, Aristophanes and others fourline poems and whole scense are presented in dramatic readings, and in song and theatrical performance by Leo Aylen and Annette Battam Aylen. All the dramatizations portrays love.moreless
    • Peter Brook [Part II]
      Peter Brook [Part II]
      Season 22 - Episode 19
      Part II. As he did in part one, Mr. Brook continues to explain the origins of his exercises, their values, and the necessity for perfecting them He goes on to explore the differences between his acting exercises, with other forms of training for actors, and asks the audience to join in the exercises.moreless
    • Artist Robert Indiana
      Artist Robert Indiana
      Season 22 - Episode 20
      This enterprising series once again offers us a glimpse of a contemporary artist, this time through a profile of American Robert Indiana, whose sculpture '"Love" has been used on posters and even on a US postage stamp. The work of pop artist Indiana, shown in a film introduced by the formidable sculptor Louise Nevelson. with music by Virgil Thomson, is given an admirable showcase here.moreless
    • The Metropolitan Opera Ballet Ensemble
      With ballet so vital a force on the performing arts scene today, this opportunity to meet still another company should be a welcome treat to the ballet buffs among you. The group is a 14-member dance troupe drawn from the Metropolitan Opera Company called the Metropolitan Opera Ballet Ensemble, whose artistic director, Norbert Vesak, appears and talks about the group, which was formed in 1976. The Ensemble itself performs excerpts from Fokine's "Carnaval'' ballet; and two of Vesak's ballets, "Die Fledermaus Variations" and "What to Do Until the Messiah Comes."moreless
    • Thomas Pasatieri
      Thomas Pasatieri
      Season 22 - Episode 22
      Thomas Pasatieri, 30, composer of 13 operas, accompanies excerpts from three of his works at the piano himself in a rare showcase of his operatic compositions. On hand to sing a solo from "Black Widow," is soprano Joanna Simon; while Catherine Malfitano and Brent Ellis sing a duet from "The Seagull"; and Malfitano, Ellis and Elaine Bonazzi sing a trio from "Washington Square."moreless
    • Yale Repertory Theater [Part I]
      Yale Repertory Theater [Part I]
      Season 22 - Episode 23
      First program in a two-part series on The Yale Repertory Theater, which is connected to The Yale School of Drama in New Haven, CT. Margaret Croyden interviews actor/director Alvin Epstein, dancer Carmen DeLavallade, and discusses the dynamics of a university-connected repertory theater with critic Richard Gilman and the head of the Yale Drama School, Robert Brustein. Filmed on location in New Haven, CT.moreless
    • Peter Brook [Part I]
      Peter Brook [Part I]
      Season 22 - Episode 18
      Theater buffs, drama students, and anyone interested in an experimental approach to the performing arts should tune in for this two-part profile of theatrical director extraordinaire, Peter Brook, best known in this country for his fabulously sensational direction of "Marat-Sade," and his daringly unconventional production of Shakespeare's "Midsummer Night's Dream." The focus of this two-parter is on Mr Brook s work with his International Center of Theater Research, which he established in Paris back in 1970, and whose work he has taken on tour all over the world. This morning we are introduced to aspects of his performances given at the Brooklyn, New York, Academy of Music, through a discussion by Mr Brook, a demonstration of his exercises, and a choral improvisation by Elizabeth Swados.moreless
    • A Voice From Soviet Russia
      A Voice From Soviet Russia
      Season 22 - Episode 17
      The premiere of contemporary Soviet composer Alexander Lokshin's Symphony No. 5, outside Russia, will be performed by the CBS Chamber Orchestra under the baton of Semyon Bychkov, who emigrated from the Soviet Union in 1975. Alan Titus, a brilliant baritone from the New York City Opera company, is the featured soloist.moreless
    • Antonio Gaudi [Part I]
      Antonio Gaudi [Part I]
      Season 22 - Episode 12
      First of a two-part profile ot architect Antonio Gaudi (1852-1926), a native of Catalonia. Spain, whose work, once seen, can never he forgotten for its fantastic vision and remarkable if unconventional beauty is seen in a tour of some of his buildings in Barcelona.
    • Antonio Gaudi [Part II]
      Antonio Gaudi [Part II]
      Season 22 - Episode 13
      Part II of the program's profile of the famous Catalan architect Antonio Gaudi concludes with commentary by people connected with the art world on the influence of Gaudi's unusual work has had on the generations which have succeeded him. Among those participants are James Johnson Sweeney, Jose Luis Sert, Julian Levy, George Collings and Judith Rohrer.moreless
    • Peter Bogdanovich
      Peter Bogdanovich
      Season 22 - Episode 14
      Motion picture director Peter Bogdanovich remembered best as the director of "The Last Picture Show" and "What's Up Doc?" talks about his work with Charles Michener of Newsweek magazine. He's especially eager to discuss the sources for his upcoming film "Nickelodeon" which stars Ryan O'Neal, Tatum O'Neal and Burt Reynolds and deals with the early days of movie-making.moreless
    • A Musical Celebration of the Gospel [Part I]
      Al Carmines, minister of the Judson Memorial Church in New York City, presents this two-part program on the many styles he feels the gospels can be performed church, country, cabaret with reverence and casual attitudes intermixed. In addition to the musical sounds, the show also includes colorful dances choreographed by Dan Wagoner and David Vaughn, with Mr. Carmines at the piano.moreless
    • A Musical Celebration of the Gospel [Part II]
      Al Carmines, minister of the Judson Memorial Church 10 New York City. concludes two-part musical celebration of the gospel with a show that mixes sucii musical styles as cfcarch. country and cabaret along with a happy approach to the sounds of gospel masse. Whether or not you missed part one last week, tune in and watch Carmines lead his cast of performers to his version of the Christmas story.moreless
    • Yale Repertory Theater [Part II]
      Yale Repertory Theater [Part II]
      Season 22 - Episode 24
      Second program in a two-part series on The Yale Repertory Theater, which is connected to The Yale School of Drama in New Haven, CT. Additional information may be seen in the summary for part 1 of this two-part series.
    • Samuel Barber, Happy Birthday!
      Samuel Barber, Happy Birthday!
      Season 22 - Episode 25
      On his 67th birthday a group of musicians who are friends of the eminent composer Samuel Barber gather in his apartment with him and celebrate with performances from his work. Mr. Barber talks about his life and shows photographs illustrating his career. A rare recording of Barber himself singing an excerpt from "Dover Beach" is included.moreless
    • Twenty Five Years of the Circle in the Square [Part I]
      This program is the first of a three-part series on New York City's famous and enduring theater, The Circle in the Square. On this program Margaret Croyden interviews Ted Mann, founder of the Circle in the Square, and stars Dustin Hoffman and George C. Scott who got their start there. Includes performance excerpts.moreless
    • A Court of Solo [Part II]
      A Court of Solo [Part II]
      Season 22 - Episode 34
      "Sons and Others" The concluding study of the ancient Javanese culture, begun here last week with glimpses of remaining ceremonies and dances in the court of Mangkunegoro VIII, turns today to examination of the next generation. Crown. Prince Radityo, age 34, destined to be the next king, works as a businessman in recognition of the changing economic world of Asian royalty; and his younger brother, Prince Heruwasto, age 15, who is nevertheless a devoted and dedicated classical dancer.moreless
    • The New York Vocal Arts Ensemble
      The New York Vocal Arts Ensemble
      Season 22 - Episode 35
      The program will include instrumental quartets, vocal quartets and a quartet for voices and instruments together. The New York Vocal Arts Ensemble will perform, in Russian selections from "Seven Vocal Quartets, Opus 59." as written by the 19th century Russian Composer Cesar Cui. These pieces are rarely performed in the west and probably have never before been performed on television. The American String Quartet will perform a movement from Mendelssohn's "String Quartet, Opus 12." Then the two groups will join forces as they perform Beethoven's brilliant octet "Elegiac Song Sanfit Wie Du Lebtest".moreless
    • Survival of an Instinct
      Survival of an Instinct
      Season 22 - Episode 36
      "Survival of an Instinct: Exploring With Darwin's Great-Grandson." Naturalist Charles Darwin's descendant, Quentin Keynes, an anlhropoligist, film maker and lecturer, has roamed the world for 20 years filming some of the world's most beautiful and treasured wildlife. Highlights of a film he made while retracing Darwin's journey of "The Beagle," to the Galapagos Islands are shown.moreless
    • The Heyday of the Lute
      The Heyday of the Lute
      Season 22 - Episode 37
      Lutanist Paul O'Dette explains on the broadcast how Moorish invaders introduced the lute to Europe as early as the 9th Century and how the instrument was successfully adapted, in the 16th and 17th centuries, particularly in Venice and England.
    • In the Country of Tennessee Williams
      In the Country of Tennessee Williams
      Season 22 - Episode 38
      Today's program will present an original one-act play chronicling the artistic development of playwright Tennessee Williams, drawing upon Williams' own work and the works of others who influenced him.
    • A Court of Solo [Part I]
      A Court of Solo [Part I]
      Season 22 - Episode 33
      "A Court of Solo " Part I. "The King and Queen." This consistently enterprising series turns to Indonesia and the ancient Javanese culture whose vestiges remain in its ceremonies and dances, as practiced in the court of Mangkunegoro VIII and his wife.
    • The Age of Eleanor of Aquitaine [Part II]
      Part two of this study of authentic 12th Century medieval music, performed by the Waverly Consort singers and performers at The Cloisters of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, displays the musical tone of an era dominated by the Crusades as well as the style of the court of Eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of two kings and mother of two monarchs.moreless
    • Twenty Five Years of the Circle in the Square [Part II]
      This is the second part of a three part series about The Circle in the Square, a celebration of 25 years of the theater and the stars that began there. On this program Colleen Dewhurst and James Earl Jones join Margaret Croyden, theater writer and critic. Includes performance excerpts.
    • Twenty Five Years of the Circle in the Square [Part III]
      This program is the third part of a three-part series about the theater group that pioneered "off-Broadway." This program also includes performance excerpts from Ibsen's "Lady from the Sea" with Vanessa Redgrave and Pat Hingle.
    • Facade
      Season 22 - Episode 29
      "Facade" one of the earliest and most popular works of British composer Sir William Walton will be presented along with poems by Dame Edith Sitwell recited by Felicia Montealgre and Michael Wagner with the CBS Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Terrill Jory.
    • Nicholas Ray
      Nicholas Ray
      Season 22 - Episode 30
      Film director Nicholas Ray, whose work includes such movies as "Rebel Without a Cause," "Knock on Any Door," and "They Live By Night." is featured. In addition to showing clips from some of his films on the show, Ray will be interviewed by film critic Cliff Jahr.
    • The First Troubadors [Part I]
      The First Troubadors [Part I]
      Season 22 - Episode 31
      This program the first of two-parts concentrates on the poems composed by Guilhem VII, the Count of Poitou who spoke of love and war in the melodious language of Southern France. The music will be performed by the Waverly Consort.
    • The Life of Stephen Foster
      The Life of Stephen Foster
      Season 22 - Episode 11
      Composer Stephen Foster is remembered in a dramatization of his last unhappy days before his death in an accident at the age of 37. A highlight of the half-hour is the performance at the piano of a number of Foster songs.
    • Philip Johnson [Part III]
      Philip Johnson [Part III]
      Season 22 - Episode 10
      Part III The closing chapter of a three-part study on master architect Philip Johnson. Not only is his work fascinating in and of itself, but Mr. Johnson, articulate individualist that he is will fascinate you with his candor and imagination as parts one and two are reviewed, followed by a glimpse of Mr. Johnson's town house in Manhattan's Turtle Bay section and some insight into the man's philosophic theories about the future of architecture.moreless
    • Women Poets Find a New Voice
      Women Poets Find a New Voice
      Season 21 - Episode 33
      In a program filmed at a historic Greenwich Village pub called, "Chumley's," six poets - Jean Boudin, Celia Gilbert, Carolyn Kizer, Audre Lorde, Anne Waldman and Eurice Wolfgram - offer an unusual poetry reading of their work, followed by a discussion of the range of subject matter that interest them as women and as poets.moreless
    • Portraits of Three Masters
      Portraits of Three Masters
      Season 21 - Episode 34
      Masters Albers, Richter, Ernst as art students and gallery-goers will want to view this tribute to three contemporary artists, all of whom died this year. Each of the three; Josef Albers, Hans Richter and Max Ernst, was accorded a study of his work previously by Camera Three, and this program features excerpts from those programs, illuminated by commentary from art critic-writer Rosamond Bernier.moreless
    • Mozart Under a Microscope
      Mozart Under a Microscope
      Season 21 - Episode 35
      Conductor-pianist Boris Goldvosky, no stranger to the vast radio audience so loyal to the live broadcasts of the Metropolitan Opera on Saturday afternoons during the season, is seen and beard on camera, discoursing in his fabulously intricate, but equally dramatic fashion, on the wonders of an aria from Mozart's opera "Don Giovanni".moreless
    • Roger Corman, King of the B's [Part I]
      For those not familiar with the name, Roger Corman is the man who produced more than 200 films, 49 of which he directed, ranging all the way from westerns, science fiction, and Edgar Allan Poe's horror stories, to films about motorcycle gangs and LSD, during the course of which he employed talented people who've gone on to greater things.moreless
    • Roger Corman, King of the B's [Part II]
      In the conclusion of this two-part series on the prolific producer-director of B movies, Roger Corman, a man who gave many a novice a chance to perform, interviews with actor Bruce Dern. Film editors Joe Dante and Allan Arkush, take over the show.
    • Figures in the Sand
      Figures in the Sand
      Season 21 - Episode 32
      This consistently enterprising series turns to the world of the workshop play, one that's performed for the love of the theater, by its cast, director, and everyone involved in the production, usually of ah experimental work. This morning features just such a one-act, two-character play, first performed at the Theater at St. Clements in New York City. "Figures in the Sand" was written by Nathan Teitel, starring Carol Teitel and Michael Higgins.moreless
    • Arthur Brendel
      Arthur Brendel
      Season 21 - Episode 31
      Camera Three presents the internationally-acclaimed pianist Alfred Brendel in a performance of Beethoven's "Eroica Variations," and a brief interview with Brendel by Robert Jacobson, music critic and editor of Opera News.
    • Hail to the Chieftains!
      Hail to the Chieftains!
      Season 21 - Episode 26
      After fifteen years together as "The Chieftains" (Sean Potts, Sean Keane, Michael Tubridy, Peadar Mercier, Martin Fay, Derek Bell, Paddy Moloney) are largely responsible for the revival of the Irish folk music tradition. Tune in for a concert performed by a group of traditional Irish musicians, who use pipes, tin whistles, harp, bones, concertina and fiddles while performing melodies that are ancient, yet innovative. Their music is carefree, moving, noble and, at times, eerie. Accompanying the players as background are films of the old Irish landscape, and one song, "The Battle of Aughrim," is illustrated with pictures of the battle (fought in 1691 between forces of William III and James II) and was commissioned especially for this show.moreless
    • Mummenschanz: Swiss Mime-Mask Theater
      This enterprising series offers its enthusiastic following yet another opportunity to savor the work of a group of imaginative mimes who use masks to flesh out their pantomimes, so to speak They are an intriguing trio from Switzerland who perform for us while dance and theater critic Faubion Bowers offers some background commentary. The trio's routines include a bit on the evolutionary stages of man.moreless
    • Anatomy of a Song
      Anatomy of a Song
      Season 21 - Episode 28
      Composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim whose works include such Broadway hits as "A Little Night Music", "Company" and "Follies", talks about the origin of a song from his latest Broadway musical, "Pacific Overtures". On camera with him are film critic Frank Rich and John Weidman author of "Pacific Overtures" as a straight play who expanded it to the musical book for the show A highlight of the program is the performance of the song "Someone in a Tree" with Sondheim at the piano sung by Mako James Dybas, Geddie Watanbe and Mark Hsu Syers the men who sing it on the Broadway stage.moreless
    • The Print World of Tatyana Grosman [Part I]
      This program is the first part of a two-part exploration of what has been called the best print workshop in the world. The focus of the series is how artists collaborate in making prints, books of poetry and paintings. Part one features the artist Larry Rivers and the writer Terry Southern at Grosman's "Universal Limited Art Editions" studio in West Islip, NY. Rosamond Bernier is guide and narrator at Grosman's studio, discusses various artists, and talks with Grosman about her life and goals.moreless
    • The Print World of Tatyana Grosman [Part II]
      This program is the second part of a two-part series about the printmaking atelier "Universal Limited Art Editions". Part two centers on Helen Frankenthaler and Robert Rauschenberg at Grosman's studio, working on their prints and discussing printmaking techniques. Jasper Johns is shown at work on a jigsaw. Helen Frankenthaler talks at length about details of print making. Rosamond Bernier explains the history and focus of the studio, and talks with Grosman about her life.moreless
    • Ravi Shankar and Friends
      Ravi Shankar and Friends
      Season 21 - Episode 38
      Performance, masterclass and conversation with India's reknowned sitar player Ravi Shankar. Collin Walcott, usually identified with contemporary music, has been a sitar student for some time and a student of the tabla with Alla Rakha as well. Film segment shows the ceremony at which Walcott became a student of Ravi Shankar.moreless
    • Barbara Cook in Concert
      Barbara Cook in Concert
      Season 21 - Episode 39
      Barbara Cook, an ingenue in musicals in the 1950s and 1960s, made a remarkable comeback last year at a concert in Carnegie Hall. No longer the retiring ingenue, Ms. Cook has a hearty, delightful song style and manner with which she renders songs by Paul Simon, Leon Russell, Sheldon Harnick and Jerry Bock, Janis Ian, Leonard Bernstein and Jerry Herman. Wally Harper accompanies her on piano, and John Beal on bass.moreless
    • Listen With Your Eyes - Laser Music
      Listen With Your Eyes - Laser Music
      Season 21 - Episode 40
      Music lovers are treated to a fascinating experiment in musical enjoyment dreamed up by Lowell Cross, a professor of music at Iowa State University, called a "lightshow machine" which he believes should complement the musical sound not distract from it. Tune in for his explanation, as well as a demonstration of its effect, in a performance of Aleksander Scriabin's "Prometheus: The Poem of Fire," composed in 1909 and actually envisioned a projection of colored lights at that time.moreless
    • Campaign Songs
      Campaign Songs
      Season 22 - Episode 5
      A musical salute to the 1976 Presidential campaign, with Howard Da Silva as host, but it's main delight lies in its recall of campaign songs of the past beginning with the very first one, "For Jefferson and Liberty," and digging up such treasures as "Get on the Raft with Taft" in 1903; "Keep Cool and Keep Coolidge" in 1924, and "Wilson, That's All" in 1912. DaSilva and some of his cronies branching in the neighborhood local political club, the setting of the show, reminisce about the American process of electing a chief executive, while savoring such goodies as bagels and lox, sausages and scrambled eggs, Irish soda bread and lasagna.moreless
    • Janos Starker: Three Centuries of the Cello
      Janos Starker performs several pieces for unaccompanied cello: portions of Bach's "Suite for Unaccompanied Cello in C Major", Boccherini's "Sonata in A Major", Saint-Saens "Carnival of the Animals", Schumann's "Abendied", Popper's "Tarantella" and "Roumanina Dances" by Bartok.
    • Portrait of Poe
      Portrait of Poe
      Season 22 - Episode 7
      Actor Jerry Rockwood, performs a one-man show portraying famous poet Edgar Allan Poe, who not only plays the poet, but has selected the extracts from Poe's letters, stories and poems that represent the man of many moods, contradictions and extremes we know Poe to have been. Anyone who has been haunted by the rhythm, the yearnings and the mystery of such poems as "Annabel Lee" and "The Raven", and been frightened by some of his horror stories, will want to tune in for Mr. Rockwood's well-researched one-man show.moreless
    • Philip Johnson [Part I]
      Philip Johnson [Part I]
      Season 22 - Episode 8
      Philip Johnson, master architect, is the subject of a three-part study, of which this is part one. Mr. Johnson, 70, is not only a busy member of his profession, but he is at the peak of his career and recognized as one of the leading American architects of our time. Tune in for a profile of this charming, creative man, being interviewed by the founder of the arts magazine, L'Oeil Rosamond Bernier, in his office in the Seagram Building in New York City, in his famous "glass house" in New Canaan, Conn., and in his Manhattan town house.moreless
    • Philip Johnson [Part II]
      Philip Johnson [Part II]
      Season 22 - Episode 9
      Part II of the master architect, Philip Johnson, be sure to tune in today for this delightfully articulate, charming, and enthusiastic 70-year-old individualist. Some of the time you'll be seeing his famous glass house home in New Canaan, Conn., and his sculpture garden there. But a major part of the show will offer a close look at his highly touted Pennsoil Building in Houston, Texas.moreless
    • Artur Rodzinski: A Life in Music
      Artur Rodzinski: A Life in Music
      Season 22 - Episode 4
      Profile of the internationally reknowned conductor, with photographs illustrating his life. The perspective is that of his widow Halina Rodzinski, whose book "Our Two Lives" discribes his difficult personality and brilliant career. His son Richard Rodzinski now, artistic administrator at the Metropolitan Opera also speaks about his father's life.
    • Bernard Herrmann
      Bernard Herrmann
      Season 22 - Episode 3
      Bernard Herrmann (1911-1975), whose motion picture scores for such movies as "North By Northwest," "Psycho," and "Taxi Driver," to say nothing of his early scores for "Citizen Kane" and "Jane Eyre," is the subject of this profile, enhanced by film clips as well as commentary by music professor at the University of Southern Californian David Raksin. Incidentally Raksin has a few memorable movie scores, of his own to his credit "Laura" and "The Bad and the Beautiful."moreless
    • Richer By Russia
      Richer By Russia
      Season 21 - Episode 41
      The Soviet cinema is examined by arts critic Faubion Bowers and his three Russian expatriate guests actress Viktoria Fyodorova. director Mikhail Bogin, and cinematographer Mikhail Suslov. The trio compares the Soviet and American film industries, citing major differences, especially the restrictions placed on filmmakers by the Communist Party.
    • Six Faces of Love
      Six Faces of Love
      Season 21 - Episode 42
      Talented character actress Carol Teitel stars in a one-woman show in which she offers excerpts from the literary works of Emily Dickinson, George Bernard Shaw, James Joyce, Eugene O'Neill, Ezra Pound and William Wycherly. The selections deal with the various shadings of love.
    • Thomas Wolfe: An American Odyssey
      Thomas Wolfe: An American Odyssey
      Season 21 - Episode 43
      The period during which Thomas Wolfe lived and wrote about is vividly recalled in this program of readings of selections from his three celebrated works, "Look Homeward, Angel," "Of Time and the River," and "You Can't Go Home Again." A trio of talented actors - Paul Hecht, Robert Gerringer and Andy Wood bring the famous authors words to life.moreless
    • The Cradle Will Rock [Part I]
      The Cradle Will Rock [Part I]
      Season 22 - Episode 1
      Tribute for the late American composer, Marc Blitzstein, who was murdered in Martinique back in 1964, at the age of 58, just as he was on the brink of writing an opera commissioned by the Metropolitan, on the Sacco and Vanzetti case. During the course of this two-parter, friends and people who've been close to his work, recall the man and his talents, while performers, including Howard Da Silva who re-creates his role of Larry Foreman in the original production of "The Cradle Will Rock" in 1937, sing some of the songs from Blitzstein works . . . "No for an Answer," "Daarlin' June," "Regina."moreless
    • he Cradle Will Rock [Part II]
      he Cradle Will Rock [Part II]
      Season 22 - Episode 2
      Part two of this colorful study of the late American composer, Marc Blitzstein, recalls the extraordinary opening night of his 1937 music drama, "The Cradle Will Rock," during which actor Howard DaSilva recreates the role he originated, that of Larry Foreman. Whether or not you saw part one last week, hearing excerpts fron "The Cradle Will Rock," and listening to DaSilva's recollections are definitely worth your while.moreless
    • The Grass Harp
      The Grass Harp
      Season 22 - Episode 39
      Truman Capote's story, set to music by Claibe Richardson and adapted for the stage by Kenward Elmslie who wrote the book and the lyrics is performed in excerpts by Ruth Ford and Carol Brice both of whom appeared in the original Broadway production. Although it received critical praise when it opened in New York City back in 1971, the play closed after seven performances.moreless
    • Tribute to Charles Tomlinson Griffes
      Tribute to Charles Tomlinson Griffes
      Season 22 - Episode 40
      Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Ned Rorem hosts a tribute to the late American composer Charles Tomlinson Griffes. Griffes who died in 1920 was best known for his compositions "The Pleasure Dome of Kubla Khan" and "The White Peacock" but much of his music is rarely heard. On this program "Camera Three" presents some of Griffes' little-known compositions, including the unpublished "Three Tone Pictures". Other works to be performed are "Scherzo for Piano" played by American concert pianist Robert de Gaetano and "Two Sketches for String Quartet Based on Indian Themes" sung by tenor Paul Speery, who is accompanied by Martin Katz at the piano. Griffes died after only a dozen creative years, yet his music spanned many styles. One critic wrote, "It was Griffes' ability to assimilate the best around him and stamp it with his own power of expression and individuality."moreless
    • Oskar Fischinger: Film Artist
      Oskar Fischinger: Film Artist
      Season 22 - Episode 41
      Exploration of the film work of the painter, engineer, animator and film artist Oskar Fischinger, with many examples and commentary by his widow, William Moritz who has spent years cataloguing his work, and animator John Canemaker.
    • American Comic Strip [Part II]
      American Comic Strip [Part II]
      Season 23 - Episode 34
      Part 2 of a two part series: a kaleidoscopic survey of American comic strip art with comments by various artists and examples of the artists at work. Host of the program is Mort Walker ("Beetle Bailey", "Hi and Lois") and president of the Museum of Cartoon Art in Rye, N.Y. "Comics" has come to mean one-panel drawings, strips with daily continuity, whole books, and several other forms, whether funny or not. This series illustrates the whole range, plus film animation as well. Part 2 dwells on the action and adventure comic.moreless
    • Cinema of Yugoslavia [Part I]
      Cinema of Yugoslavia [Part I]
      Season 23 - Episode 36
      Part I of a two-part study of the emerging cinema in Yugoslavia with the film movement called novi film.
    • Cinema of Yugoslavia [Part II]
      Cinema of Yugoslavia [Part II]
      Season 23 - Episode 37
      Second of a two-part program. The broadcast focuses on the popularity of Yugoslav films, the film industry and the freedom from overt censorship.
    • A Peek at Burlesque
      A Peek at Burlesque
      Season 23 - Episode 38
      The history of one of America's most popular performing arts is explored with host William Green. Pictures of such performers as Gypsy Rose Lee, Phil Silvers, Sophie Tucker, Bert Lahr, and commentary by a professor who did his doctoral thesis on burlesque (obviously a man who enjoys his studies).
    • Television: The First Fifty Years
      Television: The First Fifty Years
      Season 23 - Episode 39
      Journalists Cliff Jahr and Jeff Greenfield discuss the first half century of television.
    • American Comic Strip [Part I]
      American Comic Strip [Part I]
      Season 23 - Episode 33
      Part 1 of a two part series: a kaleidoscopic survey of American comic strip art with comments by various artists and examples of the artists at work. Host of the program is Mort Walker ("Beetle Bailey", "Hi and Lois") and president of the Museum of Cartoon Art in Rye, N.Y. "Comics" has come to mean one-panel drawings, strips with daily continuity, whole books, and several other forms, whether funny or not. This series illustrates the whole range, plus film animation as well.moreless
    • The History of the Musical Instrument
      The program explores the many aspects of the musical instrument.
    • No Need to Tell the Children
      No Need to Tell the Children
      Season 23 - Episode 26
      Aline MacMahon hosts dramatizations of fairy tales which are then discussed by psychiatrists and psychologists.
    • Red Grooms and Ruckus Manhattan
      Red Grooms and Ruckus Manhattan
      Season 23 - Episode 28
      Excerpts from a film made by artist Red Grooms shows how he and co-workers created "Ruckus Manhattan", a multi-dimensional, mixed media, walk-through, polychrome sculpture of New York City exhibited in New York in 1975-1976. With an introduction, especially for this program, by Grooms.
    • Elizabeth Swados and Her Music [Part I]
      This is the first of two programs exploring the remarkable career of Elizabeth Swados. It is a study of Swados as composer, with performance examples. She is interviewed by Margaret Croyden. The two programs deal with Swados as artist, person, and participant in some of the most unusual theater projects of the decade.moreless
    • Elizabeth Swados and Her Music [Part II]
      This is the second of two programs exploring the remarkable career of Elizabeth Swados. It is a study of Swados as composer, with performance examples. She is interviewed by Margaret Croyden. The two programs deal with Swados as artist, person, and participant in some of the most unusual theater projects of the decade.moreless
    • Forward in Space and Time
      Forward in Space and Time
      Season 23 - Episode 31
      The story of the long playing record, copies of which were sent beyond the solar system.
    • Caught in the Act
      Caught in the Act
      Season 23 - Episode 40
      Host Howard Thompson presents Julie Kurratz and David Summers two rising young singers in their television debut.
    • Harold Rome's "Pins and Needles"
      Harold Rome's "Pins and Needles"
      Season 23 - Episode 41
      Composer-lyricist Harold Rome discusses the genesis of his musical review "Pins and Needles" and its current revival.
    • A Pursuit of Folk Music in America [Part I]
      The drastic change in American folk music before 1800 is examined.
    • Erte
      Season 24 - Episode 11
      A profile of French set and costume designer Romain de Tirtoff, "Erte", one of the most influencial designers of this century, whose credits include the 1925 film "Ben-Hur." The program is narrated by fashion doyenne Diana Vreeland. Included: an interview with former film star Carmel Myers, who appeared in "Ben-Hur."
    • Songs of Irving Berlin
      Songs of Irving Berlin
      Season 24 - Episode 12
      A half-hour profile of the popular American composer, with Al Carmines, Margaret Wright and David Vaughn perform a selection of his songs.
    • Andrei Serban
      Andrei Serban
      Season 24 - Episode 14
      Profile of theater director Andrei Serban, including conversation with film critic Margaret Croyden and reflections on Serban by theatre producer Joseph Papp and theatre owner Ellen Stewart. Filmed excerpts of Serban's productions are included.
    • Songs from Flora the Red Menace
      Songs from Flora the Red Menace
      Season 24 - Episode 15
      Songs from the 1965 Broadway play "Flora, the Red Menace" is performed.
    • Paul Mellon: One Man's England
      Paul Mellon: One Man's England
      Season 24 - Episode 16
      A discussion between Rosamond Bernier and Paul Mellon, illustrated with examples of themany paintings, drawings, books and sculpture he has given to the museum, Yale University Center for British Art.
    • Nouvelles Aventures
      Nouvelles Aventures
      Season 24 - Episode 13
      Composer Gyorgy Ligeti's work "Nouvelles Aventures" is performed.
    • In Sweet Music
      In Sweet Music
      Season 24 - Episode 10
      American composer William Schuman's "In Sweet Music" is performed in a serenade on a setting of Shakespeare for flute, viola, voice and harp.
    • A Pursuit of Folk Music in America [Part II]
      The drastic change in American folk music after 1800 is examined.
    • A Pursuit of Folk Music in America [Part III]
      Conclusion to the three-part series of American folk music.
    • The Music of Rodion Shchedrin
      The Music of Rodion Shchedrin
      Season 24 - Episode 7
      Performances of works by Rodion Shchedrin, one of the most powerful and popular Soviet composers. Includes an interview of the composer by Faubion Bowers, music and dance writer. Shchedrin plays "Humoresque" on the piano. Performances by cellist Timothy Eddy, pianist Robert de Gaetano and violinist Sung Ju-Lee are highlighted.
    • Remembering Jean Gabin [Part I]
      Remembering Jean Gabin [Part I]
      Season 24 - Episode 8
      Part 1 of a two part series on Jean Gabin, the great French actor of 100 films, who died in 1976 at the age of 73. Here his career is traced and his remembered by some of the many producers, directors, writers and actors with whom he worked. Illustrated with many photographs and film clips. Narrated by Nadia Gray who played opposite Gabin in the early 50's.moreless
    • Remembering Jean Gabin [Part II]
      Remembering Jean Gabin [Part II]
      Season 24 - Episode 9
      Part 2 of a two part series on Jean Gabin, the great French actor of 100 films, who died in 1976 at the age of 73. Here his career is traced and his remembered by some of the many producers, directors, writers and actors with whom he worked. Illustrated with many photographs and film clips. Narrated by Nadia Gray who played opposite Gabin in the early 50's.moreless
    • Living in the Louvre
      Living in the Louvre
      Season 23 - Episode 25
      Rosamond Bernier conducts an intimate trip into the Louvre as "habitation," a place where people actually live and lived. The director of the French state museums now resides in the Louvre and shares this first time ever visit by television. Many of the Louvre's treasures are seen, and rooms that are off limits to the public.moreless
    • Celebration of the Egg
      Celebration of the Egg
      Season 23 - Episode 24
      A celebration of the egg, nature's masterpiece. In history and to present day with an Easter Egg hunt.
    • Songs From The Golden Apple [Part II]
      Part II. More selections from the 1954 Phoenix Theater musical written by John Latouche and Jerome Moross, based the Greek legends of Homer, about Helen and Ulysses, and brought up to date in the state of Washington during the year 1900 to 1910. Among the players are Margaret Whiting, Anita Darian, Edward Evanko, Salley Jo Anderson and Swen Swenson. Margaret Whiting sings "By A Goona-Goona Lagoon".moreless
    • Victor Borge
      Victor Borge
      Season 23 - Episode 5
      Pianist-humorist Victor Borge and cellist Jascha Silberstein perform selections from "Countess Maritza" by Emmerich Kalman and excerpts from "Fedora" by Umberto Giordano.
    • A Prince of Bali
      A Prince of Bali
      Season 23 - Episode 6
      Faubion Bowers who lived in Bali 30 years ago, visits the court of Prince Agung to discover the changes which the years have brought to the culture of the country.
    • Francois Truffaut
      Francois Truffaut
      Season 23 - Episode 7
      Francois Truffaut the celebrated French film director, appears here for the first time on television, to talk about his life, his work and his craft, in conversation with Richard Roud, director of the New York Film Festival.
    • Otto Messmer
      Otto Messmer
      Season 23 - Episode 8
      Otto Messmer, an octogenarian and the creator of Felix The Cat, the animated film star who made his appearance on the scene long before Mickey Mouse or Bugs Bunny, visits the show this morning Mr. Messmer talks about his work, Al Eugster, who worked with Mr. Messmer in the 1920s, is interviewed, and an excerpt of Messmer's 1915 Charlie Chaplin cartoon series is included in the half-hour.moreless
    • Songs From The Golden Apple [Part I]
      In 1954 Broadway Show the premiere of The Golden Apple, an offbeat musical loosely based on the tales of Ulysses and Helen of Troy, updated and reset to 1900 America. It has since become a cult favorite with a very entertaining score, and me songs are brought to life once again in this two-pan concert featuring Margaret Whiting, Anita Darian, Edward Evanko, Sally Jo Anderson and Swen Swenson.moreless
    • Sam Bimbo
      Sam Bimbo
      Season 23 - Episode 2
      American pop singing fans will want to take advantage of this program to see Sam Bimbo, Indonesia's top pop-singer-composer, perform. It seems that Sam came under the spell of Elvis Presley back in 1956, and though Bimbo was born Javanese of princely blood, he broke with tradition which banned a "gentleman" from singing in public. This portrait features Bimbo at home, with his family, in performance, and in prayer.moreless
    • Mahler in New York [Part I]
      Mahler in New York [Part I]
      Season 22 - Episode 42
      The first of this two-part program on the great musical composer Gustav Mahler, who spent the last four years of his life (1907-1911) in New York City, deals with his two-year association with the Metropolitan Opera. James Levine, the current music director of the Met, discusses Mahler's work, while pianist Robert de Gaetano and members of the Manhattan String Quartet perform an early composition written by Mahler when he was 17 years old.moreless
    • Mahler in New York [Part II]
      Mahler in New York [Part II]
      Season 22 - Episode 43
      Part II. In the concluding chapter on Gustav Mahler's musical life in New York, his work as music director of the New York Philharmonic is examined, as well as songs Mahler wrote lor his wife, Alma. They are sung by soprano Janis Pern, accompanied by pianist Wayne Sanders. Pierre Boulez who resigned only recently as music director of the New York Philharmonic, makes a special appearance on the show with his commentary on Mahler.moreless
    • Let Them Eat Pasta
      Let Them Eat Pasta
      Season 22 - Episode 44
      Chef Anna Teresa Callen presents the history of pasta and offers a variety of recipes, including noodles layered with mozzarella, meatballs, eggs and prosciutto. Pasta in all its forms is today's subject. Hostess Anna Teresa Callen, who has-been cooking, studying and eating pasta ever since she was a ehild in her naive Italy provides careful cooking lessons for all sorts of pasta dishes.moreless
    • Bando Tamasaburo
      Bando Tamasaburo
      Season 22 - Episode 45
      Bando Tamasaburo, an actor of the Kabuki classical theater in Japan who specializes in onnagata the art of performing women's roles, is profiled.
    • Leo Smit Remembers Stravinsky and Copland
      Pianist Leo Smit is special guest. He will not only recollect his personal experiences with Igor Stravinsky, with whom he collaborated while working for a ballet company under George Balanchine. as a performer and with Aaron Copland conducting, but he will also play the following. Stravinsky's "Piano Rag Music," and "Romanza" from "Serenade in A," plus Copland's "Piano Blues" and "Passacagha".moreless
    • Beaubourg [Part I]
      Beaubourg [Part I]
      Season 23 - Episode 9
      First of two part series on the planning, construction, scope and controversial reception of one of the most modern arts centers in the world, the Pompidou Center in Paris. Rosamond Bernier in Paris discusses with all concerned the pros and cons of the Georges Pompidou National Center for Art and Culture, built in January, 1977. The camera explores the building and the public that uses it.moreless
    • Beaubourg [Part II]
      Beaubourg [Part II]
      Season 23 - Episode 10
      Second in two part series on the new international arts center in Paris, the Georges Pompidou National Center for Art and Culture. This part focuses on the many public rooms (libraries, classes, research facilities, etc.). "The George Pompidou National Center for Arts and Culture." Part II. This is the concluding chapter in the discussion over the controversy raging in Paris about the modern architectural style of the new arts center there, which many Parisians feel is rompletely out of character with the traditional look of the buildings it surrounds Art critics and architects from here ana abroad offer their reactions and commentary on the validity of the structure.moreless
    • Anna Sokolow: Choreographer [Part I]
      Anna Sokolow: Choreographer [Part I]
      Season 23 - Episode 11
      Actress Uta Hagen narrates part one of this two-part study of Anna Sokolow, one of the most original and enduring choreographers of the modern idiom, whose work has always reflected her interest in the social problems of the day. The broadcast shows Miss Sokolow rehearsing young dancers at Ohio State University ten years ago and touches upon the dancer's concern for 'honest movement.'moreless
    • Dimitri Shostakovich [Part II]
      Dimitri Shostakovich [Part II]
      Season 23 - Episode 19
      Michael Clyne concludes hosting this two-part study with Shostakovich's Piano Sonata No. 1 Opus 12 composed when he was 20 is performed by Robert de Gaetano.
    • Andre Kertesz: Everything is Photograph
      A profile of Andre Kertesz the photographers' photographer, the "father of 35mm photography". 84-year-old Andre Kertesz discusses his life and career and describes the origins of some of his better known works with Michael Livesey and Reuben Aaronson. Numerous photographs are featured as well as Andre at work on the streets of New York.moreless
    • Theater Laboratoire Vicinal "I"
      Theater Laboratoire Vicinal "I"
      Season 23 - Episode 21
      Theatre Laboratoire Vicinal is a highly experimental Belgian theater group specializing in non-verbal or multi-language pieces. In this program Anne West is seen in a solo tour de force dancing and talking with a set of portable sculptures by Olivier Strebelle. The production is titled "I" and the text -- half-French and half-English --is by Frederic Baal. Margaret Croyden relates the background and goals of the Theatre and the performer Anne West.moreless
    • The Cinema of Senegal
      The Cinema of Senegal
      Season 23 - Episode 22
      Two film directors in Senegal, West Africa, Paulin Sounnamon Vieyra and Ousmane Sembène are interviewed. Larry Kardish associate curator of New York's Museum of Modern Art conducts the interviews in French; English translations run simultaneously.
    • Ram Thai-Dance Art of Thailand
      Ram Thai-Dance Art of Thailand
      Season 23 - Episode 23
      Exploration of the various types of dance in Thailand, conducted by musicologist Faubion Bowers, and illustrated with performances by dancers from royal dance school. On this program practice is seen, and close up views of exact movements and gestures. Thai dancers from the royal household, Prince Bhanupan Yugala (royal dance patron).moreless
    • Dimitri Shostakovich [Part I]
      Dimitri Shostakovich [Part I]
      Season 23 - Episode 18
      Michael Clyne hosts a profile of one of the musical giants of our time Dimitri Shostakovich (1906-1975). The New York Vocal Ensemble performs "Songs from Jewish Poetry".
    • Irene Worth: Actress
      Irene Worth: Actress
      Season 23 - Episode 17
      One of America's leading stage actresses is seen in conversation with author/theater critic Margaret Croyden, in several brief performances and reading Shakespeare sonnets.
    • Anna Sokolow: Choreographer [Part II]
      This program is a dance choreographed by Anna Sokolow. Theme is based on the Holocaust and inspired by scenes found in The diary of Anne Frank and The last of the just. Anna Sokolow introduces the program. "Dreams," choreographer Anna Sokolow's work about victims of the Holocaust, is performed by Contemporary Dance System. This 1961 piece, restaged for TV, was inspired by Anne Frank's diary and Andre Schwarz-Bart's "The Last of the Just."moreless
    • An Alternative Louvre
      An Alternative Louvre
      Season 23 - Episode 13
      Art critic and lecturer Rosamond Bernier narrates this guided tour through some of the lesser known art treasures of one of the most famous museums in the world, the Louvre in Paris. If you haven't had an opportunity to visit the museum yourself, or have only had time enough to see the Mona Lisa and Winged Victory, tune in this morning.moreless
    • Alberta Hunter: One Hundred Years from Today
      Eighty-two year old Alberta Hunter sings a concert before a live audience. Music critic Whitney Balliett of the New Yorker Magazine gives background on her career and her place in music. Hunter has had a successful career in jazz and blues. Alberta Hunter is backed by pianist Gerald Cook and bassist Al Hall. Also: a photo montage traces the blues in the '20s and '30s.moreless
    • Filming Ballet: The Turning Point
      Filming Ballet: The Turning Point
      Season 23 - Episode 15
      An exploration of the essential problem of capturing dance on film. Commentary from The Turning Point director Herbert Ross.
    • The Civilized City: George Nelson
      The Civilized City: George Nelson
      Season 23 - Episode 16
      An illustrated essay by architect George Nelson on the nature of the urban center in our times and through history. On this program Nelson roams over many topics, all based on his views that we must learn accurately to see our environment. His points are illustrated with film and still photographs.moreless
    • Charles Ives: Tomorrow's Composer Yesterday
      The seemingly paradoxical title of today's examination of the life and music of Charles Ives (1874-1954) is actually a logical summation of this remarkable composer's experience. Businessman and artist, Ives wrote music so far ahead of his time, it is only in recent years that his music has been performed enough to build a sizable audience. Tune in for a visit with members of the Performance Committee for Twentieth Century Music, who will illustrate and discuss Ives and his music.moreless
    • Mad About the Boy: Noel Coward [Part II]
      Part II of the celebration of Noel Coward with Jean Marsh, George Ross, Carole Shelley and Kristoffer Tabori continue the saga of that 20th century master of wit Noel Coward, playwright composer performer, whose ups and downs were remarkable for their extremes through scenes of his plays, "Design for Living" and "A Song at Twilight" for example, his songs and excerpts from his two autobiographies the measure of the man is taken and celebrated.moreless
    • Mad About the Boy: Noel Coward [Part I]
      Part I. In this two-part remembrance of a 20th century marvel, Noel Coward, master playwright, composer, performer, song-stylist Camera Three offers scenes from some of his plays "Tonight at 8:30", "Design For Living" and "A Song at Twilight" and renditions of some of his songs "You Were There," "Play Orchestra Play" performed by a stellar cast. At the top of the list is Jean Marsh of "Upstairs, Downstairs" fame, and she's joined by George Ross, Carole Shelley, and Kristoffer Tabori.moreless
    • Rose, Where Did You Get That Red?
      Rose, Where Did You Get That Red?
      Season 19 - Episode 32
      Kenneth Koch, inspired teacher of poetry-reading-and-writing to children, illustrates his unique method with seventh-grade students in Camera Three's highly recommended show. The glorious title of the program, "Rose, Where Did You Get That ..Red?" is the work of a 10-year-old, Inspired by Mr. Koch's approach of reading and analyzing poems of the masters, and suggesting the children write a poem with a similar idea.moreless
    • Poetry to See, Poetry to Hear
      Poetry to See, Poetry to Hear
      Season 19 - Episode 33
      Always interested in new ideas in the arts, Camera Three is host today to writer-critic Richard Kostelanetz, who explores and demonstrates a new art form which seeks to combine language with graphics or musical Rhythms, with poetry as its end result.
    • The March of Time [Part I]
      The March of Time [Part I]
      Season 19 - Episode 34
      During the years 1935 to 1951, any adult of the period will readily recall the vitality and quality of the weekly newsreels which sparked the movie screens of more than 5,000 theaters across the country. Camera Three devotes a two-part program, illustrating through actual films and discussions with people who were involved with the series just what "The March of Time" was all about.moreless
    • The March of Time [Part II]
      The March of Time [Part II]
      Season 19 - Episode 35
      Part II. Whether or not you saw Part I last week, about the famous newsreels that played so colorful a part in informing the public of events from 1935 to 1951, tune in Part n this week for more excerpts of the films themselves and some of the people involved in their production.moreless
    • Documentary Films: Discussion on the State of the Art
      Four distinguished producer-directors of documentary films are on hand not only to discuss the state of the art of documentary filmmaking, but, also to offer excerpts from their work in illustration. They are Isaac Kleinerman with film clips of his facinating study of an autistic child, "A Boy Named Terry Egan"; Fred Wiseman with clips of his remarkable protrait of a monastery, "Essene"; Robert Macbeth with clips of his work, "In the Streets of Harlem"; and Willard Van Dyke with clips from "Valley Town."moreless
    • Looking at Radio [Part II]
      Looking at Radio [Part II]
      Season 19 - Episode 31
      Part II. Here's more background information documented in stills, film clips, and sound recordings, as well as in interviews with radio personalities and officials, on radio's past history and its present expansion, exemplified in its revival of dramatic radio shows.
    • Looking at Radio [Part I]
      Looking at Radio [Part I]
      Season 19 - Episode 30
      Camera Three explores the phenomenon of the comeback of radio, not just as a medium for news and disc jockeys, but as a source of entertainment on a much broader scale. It examines the recent success of the CBS Radio Mystery Theatre (seen in the New York area on WOR) which finds the younger crown switching to its thrills and excitement and away from the inevitable disc jockey rounds. Part One of a two-part program.moreless
    • Nightwalk [Part I]
      Nightwalk [Part I]
      Season 19 - Episode 25
      One of the more ambitious experimental groups known as the Open Theatre, which disbanded last year, managed to offer imaginative as well as controversial works by such writers as Jean-Claude Van Itallie, Sam Shepard and Megan Terry. Camera Three is offering a two-part production of their last work, presented and written as an exercise in theatrical expression of the human condition by the group collectively.moreless
    • Nightwalk [Part II]
      Nightwalk [Part II]
      Season 19 - Episode 26
      The Open Theater's last production, "Nightwalk," begun last week as a two-part showcase for the experimental collective theater piece, concludes this morning with its surrealist view of the human condition.
    • Japanese Photography
      Japanese Photography
      Season 19 - Episode 27
      Contemporary Japanese photography actually a Western import in their camera-conscious country, is the subject of this half-hour study. Using 150 photographs in illustration, against a backgroun of films of modern Japan, the program shows the influences at work in the creation of the photographs.
    • I Change with the Work: Portrait of Isamu Noguchi
      Art enthusiasts are offered a special treat this morning, as Camera Three presents a film profile of famed sculptor-designer Isamu Noguchi. Born and raised in Japan but educated in the United States, the 70-year-old Noguchi is still at work trying out new designs and inventions.
    • Dear Nobody
      Dear Nobody
      Season 19 - Episode 29
      Series followers will be intrigued by this half-hour visit with Jane Maria Robbins, and portions of her one-woman dramatization of the life of Fanny Burney (17S2-1840), an English novelist of considerable renown before the advent of Jane Austen. Miss Robbins uses the author's letters and diaries as her source material.
    • In the Streets of Harlem [Part I]
      In the Streets of Harlem [Part I]
      Season 19 - Episode 37
      Part one of a two part series displaying the documentary film work of Robert Macbeth exploring the black community in Harlem. Macbeth explains how the film was made in 1973.
    • In the Streets of Harlem [Part II]
      In the Streets of Harlem [Part II]
      Season 19 - Episode 38
      Part two of a two part series displaying the documentary film work of Robert Macbeth about the black community in Harlem. Macbeth explains how the film was made in 1973.
    • Homage to the Horse
      Homage to the Horse
      Season 19 - Episode 39
      Jack Whitaker pays homage to the horse. This documentary detailing the roles the animal has played in the development of human civilisation.
    • Modern Jazz Quartet and the Juilliard String Quartet
      The famed Modern Jazz Quartet has rarely performed classical works, and the Julliard group, although it plays a great deal of contemporary music, has just as rarely attempted pieces in the jazz idiom. On this Camera Three program, the two quartets join forces for one composition in each idiom - "Sketch" by MJQ member John Lewis, and "Progression in Tempo," by Gunther Schuller. On its own, the Modern Jazz Quartet - comprised of John Lewis, piano; Milt Jackson, vibraharp; Percy Heath, bass, and Connie Kay, drums - performs "Regret?" and "Blues in A Minor" by Lewis. The Julliard String Quartet - made up of Robert Mann, violin; Earl Carlyss, violin; Samuel Rhodes, viola, and Joel Krosnick, cello - plays the Andante from Mozart's "Quartet" (KV575) and the Scherzo from Mendelssohn's "Quartet in A Minor, Opus 44, No. 2."moreless
    • The Otrabanda Company
      The Otrabanda Company
      Season 20 - Episode 5
      Here's another showcase for an experimental theater group. Called the Otrabanda Company, it performed in a circus tent pitched in towns alongside the riverbanks of the Mississippi, making its way from town- to town on the river in a homemade raft. Drama lovers will want to see this venturesome group performing their "River Raft Revue" on tour.moreless
    • Max Ernst
      Max Ernst
      Season 20 - Episode 6
      Art critic Rosamond Bernier offers an illustrated profile of the world renowned painter, Max Ernst, a man in his 80s, who has made use of all manner and kind of experimental and avant garde ideas in his long and highly creative life.
    • A Video Event With Merce Cunningham and Dance Company [Part I]
      Of Special interest to dance buffs and students of the dance, this two-part study of choreographer Merce Cunningham's creative approach to the dance as a personal expression of identity as well as choreographed movement in space, is particularly welcome this morning. In addition: to illustrating his ideas through his dancers, Mr. Cunningham interpolates his meaning through his own commentary. "He has done a great deal for the acceptance of American dance around the World" critic Clive Barnes has written of choreographer Merce Cunningham, in the first of a two-part program, Cunningham and his company are seen in performance.moreless
    • A Video Event With Merce Cunningham and Dance Company [Part II]
      Part II. Whether or not you watched part one last week, dance students and dance buffs will want to tune in this morning for a glimpse of choreographer Merce Cunningham's imaginative avant grade creations, performed by Cunningham and his talented group
    • The Family - Scenes from British Working Class Life [Part II]
      Part II with an illuminating visit from the producer and members of "The Family", Britain's version of Public television's "An American Family" series broadcast on TV last year. All of them are extremely interesting people, and manage to get the point across that family unity is the most important factor in their lives, which means that tolerance and understanding is at a premium.moreless
    • The Family - Scenes from British Working Class Life [Part I]
      First of a two-parter featuring excerpts from "The Family" a BBC cinema-verite study which aired in 12 segments in England. For 14 weeks the Wilkinses, a working-class family from Reading, England, allowed a BBC crew to film their daily lives. The result was a 1974 TV series, "The Family". Included are interviews with the documentary's producer Paul Watson, who explains why he chose the Wilkinses.moreless
    • Seeing with Rudy Burckhardt
      Seeing with Rudy Burckhardt
      Season 19 - Episode 40
      Film buffs and students of filmmaking will want to tune in for a glimpse of the work of an original and enterprising spirit - filmmaker Rudy Burckhardt, who is inspired by the streets of the cities to illuminate the feel of the life of the people who inhabit them. Excerpts from a number of his films will be shown with critic Faubion Bowers on hand to narrate and comment on the content and style of the artist's work.moreless
    • Dimensions of Depression [Part I]
      Dimensions of Depression [Part I]
      Season 19 - Episode 41
      First in a two-week discussion by leading psychiatrists and psychologists on the subject of the most common mental illness-depression. Participating in the discussions are author-psychologist Paul Gilette; William Knoff, associate professor of psychiatry at the State University of New York in Syracuse, and author Albert Ellid, clinical psychologist and psycholo-therapist.
    • Dimensions of Depression [Part II]
      Dimensions of Depression [Part II]
      Season 19 - Episode 42
      The concluding half of a two-part discussion by leading psychiatrists and psychologists the subject of the most common mental illness ... depression Participants on the program include author-psychologist Paul Gillette; William Knoff, associate professor of psychiatry in the State University of New York in Syracuse; and author Albert Allis, clinical psychologist and psycho-therapist.moreless
    • The Films of Scott Bartlett [Part I]
      Film buffs and students interested in the experimental, low-budget, short features created by inspired members of the independent film movement, will want to tune in today, and next Sunday for a two-part study of the films of Scott Bartlett, three of which will course of be seen during the the programs. As Camera Three begins its 22nd season, it continues its imaginative role as a showcase for new idea's and talents in all phases of the arts and sciences.moreless
    • The Films of Scott Bartlett [Part II]
      Part II. Film buffs with an eye for the experimental will want a glimpse of Scott Bartlett's mood pieces, particularly if they missed Part I last week. This morning, his autobiographical film, "1970," part of the becomes a major program, with the former Mrs. Bartlett, Freude Bartlett, providing the commentary. Other short films include "Moon" and "Medina".moreless
    • Mahler: Songs From Ruckert
      Mahler: Songs From Ruckert
      Season 19 - Episode 24
      Famed soprano Heather Harper sings three songs composed by the great Gustav Mahler to poems by the German romantic Friedrich Ruckert. Alfredo Antonini conducts the CBS Chamber Orchestra accompanying Miss Harper; and critic Faubion Bowers is joined by Henry-Louis de la Grange, Mahler's biographer, for a discussion of the works of composer Mahler and poet Ruckert.moreless
    • Good Evening
      Good Evening
      Season 19 - Episode 23
      Those incorrigible British humorists, Dudley Moore and Peter Cook, stars of their two-man revue, "Good Evening," one of the high spots of the current Broadway season, visit the show for a sampling of their zany comedic talents. Since they range from Moore's virtuosity at the piano to parodies by both of any subject matter at all, meeting them can't be less than a treat.moreless
    • Ken Russell [Part I]
      Ken Russell [Part I]
      Season 19 - Episode 3
      Flamboyant, controversial and offbeat are just a few of the descriptive words that fit British film director Ken Russell, known to American audiences through his films "Women in Love," "The Boy Friend" "The Devils" and "The Music Lovers." Part one of this two-part profile of Russell examines his early career highlighted by three short" films which got him a job with the BBC, where he made an enormous success with his film biographies.moreless
    • Ken Russell [Part II]
      Ken Russell [Part II]
      Season 19 - Episode 4
      Part two of a colorful profile of one of Britain's most controversial, nonconformist televison and film' directors, Ken Russell. Russell will talk about his films, backed up by film clips of "The Devils" and "The Boy Friend."
    • The Bix Pieces
      The Bix Pieces
      Season 19 - Episode 5
      Unusual fare for jazz buffs, as the, music of the great jazz musician, Bix Beiderbecke, is used as the basis for the choreography of five dances, as a tribute to the man and his work. Twyla Tharp doubles as choreographer and performer, is joined by dancers Sara Rudner, Rose Marie Wright, Isabel Garcia-Lorca and Kenneth Rinker.moreless
    • If One Picture is Worth a Thousand Words
      The title quotation calls to mind the brilliance of the photographs that made LIFE Magazine a weekly treasure-trove, and it is LIFE Magazine and an evaluation of its contents and impact, which is evoked in this half hour program.
    • Basil Bunting, Poet of Northumberland
      Another showcase, this time for the English poet, Basil Bunting, filmed in the north country that is his home and his inspiration. Tune in for Bunting in his habitat, reading some of his poems, backed up by a narrative text on Buntings life by actor Patrick Macnee.
    • Liszt in Mid-Life at Mid-Century
      Liszt in Mid-Life at Mid-Century
      Season 19 - Episode 2
      Music lovers will be treated to three pieces by Franz Liszt which he wrote at age 40 in the middle of the 19th century, expressing his own restless volatility at that time of his life. Young pianist Joseph Villa, a Juilliard graduate who is beginning his concert career as a Liszt specialist, is the guest soloist this morning.moreless
    • Rufino Tamayino: The Sources of His Art
      This consistently resourceful and imaginative series, which offers artists and writers, known and unknown, a wonderful showcase for their work, opens its 19th season on CBS this morning with a film study of one of Mexico's great painters, Rufino Tamayino.
    • A Rememberance of Edward Steichen
      A Rememberance of Edward Steichen
      Season 18 - Episode 35
      Photographer Edward Steichen was considered by many to be one of the best, if not the best, photographers in the world. He died this year at the age of 93, prompting Camera Three to edit a film portrait produced when he was 86 and present it here. Many of Steichen's best known portraits are shown in this fitting tribute to his talent and genius.moreless
    • Lots of Fun at Finnegan's Wake
      Lots of Fun at Finnegan's Wake
      Season 18 - Episode 36
      Fans of both James Joyce's literary genius and Anthony Burgess' explosive writing style will enjoy this unique outing in which Burgess examines James Joyce's "Finnegan's Wake" in an Irish pub setting.
    • The Geography of Schizophrenia [Part I]
      First of a two-part discussion on schizophrenia, a mental disorder which is frequently misunderstood because of its complexity, features a conversation on the nature of the disease, its diagnosis and treatment, by Dr. Humphrey Osmond, an authority on schizophrenia and hallucinations, and Dr. Paul Gillette, psychologist, novelist and journalist on medical research and psychiatry.moreless
    • The Geography of Schizophrenia [Part II]
      Dr. Humphrey Osmond, an esteemed and internationally recognized authority on. schizophrenia, continues his exploration of tbe subject with. Dr. Paul Gillette, psychologist, novelist and journalist.
    • A Conversation with the Lord Chancellor of England
      As Lord Chancellor of England, Lord Hailsham's duties combine the responsibilities of our Chief Justice of the United States and our Attorney General. It is, therefore, of great interest to listen to Lord Hailsham's description of his office which he, apparently, believes to have as its base the "separation of powers" in the English government. Tune in for this interview, filmed last December in England, with British journalist Sheridan Morley.moreless
    • Peter Handke: Theater and Ideas [Part I]
      Part I. Here's a two-part introduction to the work of the Austrian experimental playwright, Peter Handke, whose work has received critical attention in this country through the off-Broadway productions of two of his plays, "Kaspar" and "The Ride Across Lake Constance." Theater buffs and, drama students will be particularly interested in the excerpts of five of his plays, performed this morning and next Sunday, for an opportunity to fathom his provocative, occasionally obscure, and demanding ideas.moreless
    • Peter Handke: Theater and Ideas [Part II]
      Excerpts from major works of Austrian playwright Peter Handke will be presented in the second part of a two-part episode.
    • The Theater Rejoins the World: Dialogue on a New Society [Part I]
      Part I. Continuing its series of programs showcasing the ideas and dramatic styles of a number of experimental playwrights and theater groups, Camera Three turns to "The Open Theater," as its subject. The Open Theater offers a highly original approach to movement, pace and drama, as an expression of ideas.
    • Sylvia Plath: Part I - The Struggle
      Sylvia Plath: Part I - The Struggle
      Season 19 - Episode 18
      Members of the Royal Shakespeare Company, currently performing a dramatization of Sylvia Plath's poems at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York City, appear here this morning in excerpts from that production. On hand to offer background and commentary of Miss Plath's work, is drama critic Margaret Croyden.
    • Sylvia Plath: Part II - Getting There
      Poems by the late Sylvia Plath, set to music by composer Elizabeth Swandos, are sung by Michele Collison, with piano, bass, drums, bells and cymbals accompanying her, performed by Jeffrey Waxman, John Schimmel and Alan Kirschenbaum. Another highlight of the program is the illuminating commentary by drama critic Margaret Croyden on Miss Plath and her work.moreless