Sight And Sound, Daily Racing Form, 1959-05-04


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0 H S I G H T A N D S O U N D - fiy *■« M-shkin NEW YORK, N. Y., May 2. - THE WEEKS WASH: CBS-TVs "Playhouse 90" reported going into theatrical film. production, with the shooting of "As Dark as the Night" in London, starring Michael Wilding and Larraine Day. Picture will be shown on TV in this country, but released by CBS to movie theatres abroad. . . . Ed Sullivan to tape a show in Moscow for airing on Soviet TV, as well as showing off some of his variety acts at the Moscow Trades Fair in August. Wonder who hell introduce from the audience?. . . . Bop Hope, canceled as one of the m.cs for the Emmy Awards show next week, on doctors orders, to receive a special Trustees Award anyway from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. . . . Press release from NBC -TV: "An additional musical number for The Dean Martin Show Sunday. May 3, will be I Cant Give You Anything But Love, Baby, to be sung by Martin to his guest — Mae West." AAA Ernie Kovacs both the star and the author of a special full hour show to be aired by NBC-TV May 22, keeping overything top secret, including the names of his guests if any. . . . Dick Clark, just signed for his Hollywood movie debut, making a quick return to Syracuse University, his alma mater, tomorrow, to receive its 1959 Radio-TV Award as an outstanding alumnus. . . . Ed Murrow paying "Person to Person" calls on Moss Hart and Kitty Carlisle, and golf champ Tommy Armour and Mrs. Armour, next Friday night. . . . Carroll Baker, the "Baby Doll" of a couple of years ago, now scheduled to make a musical for the Warner studios. AAA Robert Young, of "Father Knows Best," journeying to Canada next week to be principal speaker in Toronto for a Canadian highway safety conference. . . . "On My Honor," the Boy Scouv picture on which the late Cecil B. DeMille was working when he died, to be filmed by Henry Wilcoxon, DeMilles closest colleague, next year. . . . Milton Berle, under exclusive contract to NBC for the next century, doing a guest stint on a CBS-TV Lucille Ball-Desi Arnaz show. AAA Song writer Jimmy McHugh cited by the Navy for a tune called "The Navy Swings," used for recruiting. . . . Also in the music department, Mervyn LeRoy has sent J. Edgar Hoover a special number called "The F.B.I. March," used as the background for the "F.B.I. Story.". . . Quote of the Week, from Dean Edward J. Barrett of Columbias School of Journalism, on NBCs "Briefing Session": "There are two groups of famous last words. First is, Alcohol doesnt affect me, and the second is, I understand the Russians, "... Odd Timing of the Week Dept.: Dave Garroways "Today" as the subject of a strike by NBC technicians, also the winner of the Albert D. Lasker Medical Journalism Award yesterday "for over-all excellence of its day-to-day coverage of significant events in public health programs and medical research."

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