The Bell Telephone Hour

Season 7 Episode 12

Festival of Spring

Aired Friday 8:30 PM Apr 13, 1965 on NBC
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Festival of Spring

Hosted by Olivia de Havilland with performances by tenor Richard Tucker, singer-actress Dorothy Collins, actor Ron Husmann, actress Anita Gillette, ballet dancers Patricia McBride and Edward Villella, The Sholom Secunda Chorale, Morman Tabernacle Choir and the Buster Davis Singers.

Olivia de Havilland officiates over this ode to the varied faces of Spring brought to life by the talents of a host of stars.
Ron Husmann and Anita Gillette sing love songs.
A ballet from Edward Villella and Patricia McBride to the music by Debussy and Ravel.
Dorothy Collins sings "Spring Is Here" from the Broadway musical "I Married An Angel" and "Button Up Your Overcoat" and an Easter Hat Medley.
Selections from the Passover Service from opera tenor Richard Tucker
and the Sholom Secunda Chorale.
Songs celebrating the Easter service from the Mormon Tabernacle Choir
and a filmed essay on the wonder of Spring written by author-columnist Jim Bishop.


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