The Bell Telephone Hour

Season 5 Episode 5

Show #5

Aired Friday 8:30 PM Jan 18, 1963 on NBC
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Show #5

Performances by Patti Page, Fred Waring & the Pennsylvanians, ballet dancers Jacques d'Amboise, Melissa Hayden, Jillana and Patricia Neary and pianist Jean Casadesus.

The theme of the show is classics, first up is Fred Waring and the Pennsylvanians.
Waring's 20-voice chorus and 20-man orchestra trout out things like "Dry Bones" , "Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor" and "So Beats My Heart For You" with Leonard Kranendonk the soloist on "I Believe" and Lette Rehnolds on "I'll Walk Alone".
Featured in "So Beats My Heart For You" is Herma Loy Elliott, an ex-Miss New Mexico.
Pianist Jean Casadesus plays Debussy's Prelude No. 12 ("Feux d'Artifice") and the third movement of Saint Saens' Concerto No. 2.
The Greek classics provide the ballet "Apollo" with Stravinsky music and the dancing of Jacques D'Amboise, Melissa Hayden, Jillana and Patricia Neary.
Then Patti Page drops in with popular classics such as "Buttons and Bows", "Manana" and "Tennessee Waltz".
The Waring group winds up with "America the Beautiful".


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