The Bell Telephone Hour

Season 3 Episode 14

The Younger Generation

Aired Friday 8:30 PM Apr 14, 1961 on NBC
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The Younger Generation

Hosted by Arlene Francis with performances by tenor George Shirley, singers Ron Husmann, Paula Stewart, Lauri Peters, Brian Davies, Eileen Rodgers and Harve Presnell, ballet dancers Edward Villella, Patricia McBride, Ruth and Jane Earl, violinist Jaime Laredo, folk singers the Chad Mitchell Trio, belly dancer Francesca Roberto, dancers The Earl Twins and the national winner of the Metropolitan Opera Auditions.

Paula Stewart sings "Hey, Look Me Over" from "Wildcat".
Harve Presnell sings "I'll Never Say No" from "The Unsinkable Molly Brown".
Brian Davies and Lauri Peters sing "Sixteen Going on Seventeen" from "The Sound of Music".
Eileen Rodgers and Ron Husmann perform "Little Old New York" and Rodgers sings "My Gentle Young Jonny" from "Tenderloin."
A ballet segment features Edward Villella and Patricia McBride from the New York City Ballet dancing the "Bluebird Pas de Deux" and "Tchaikovsky Variations".
Jaime Laredo plays the final movement from Felix Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto.
The Earl Twins and Tony Charmoli dance in "Time to Improvise".
George Shirley and Francesca Roberto (winners of the Metropolitan Opera Auditions) sing.


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