CTVA US Documentary - "Camera Three" (CBS) Season 6 (1960-61)

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 Season 6 (CBS)(1960-61)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:  Rina Fox [Uploaded Feb 2018]
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive / Writers Guild of America (wga)


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6.01 [236] Camera Three: Acting in the Grand Manner
04Sep1960
Host James Macandrew
cast:
John Scanlon

6.02 [237] Camera Three: Sculpture and Mime: A Duet
11Sep1960
Host James Macandrew

6.03 [238] Camera Three: Culture Shock
18Sep1960
Host James Macandrew
Synopsis:
The provocative title of this interesting half hour refers to Americans abroad and their reactions to alien customs and behavior.
Through quotations of Americans who have chosen, either through work or travel, to live in foreign climes, a fascinating picture
of our informal ambassadors both good and bad—emerges.

6.04 [239] Camera Three: Americans Abroad [Part II]
25Sep1960
Host James Macandrew
Synopsis:
Part II.
We recommend this timely and absorbing half hour to your undivided attention.
A host of ideas, attitudes and misconceptions, treasured by Americans and our middle and Far East friends alike, in candid quotations,
taken from the personal experiences of Camera Three's guest and traveler, writer, teacher, publisher, Mr. James Childers of Atlanta, Ga.
It's Mr. Childers' "positive" thinking we particularly applaud.

6.05 [240] Camera Three: Mr. Thurber and Mr. Brosnan
02Oct1960
Host James Macandrew
Synopsis:
A pre-World Series show offers conversation by Humorist James Thurber and Baseball Player-Writer Jim Brosnan.
You don't necessarily have to be a baseball fan to turn on this "Pre-Worid Series" conversation.
Humorist - playwright-short story writer James Thurber has, of course, made a mark in baseball with his midget story, "You Could Look it Up,"
and baseball pitcher Jim Brosnan can tread the writer's path since he has just written a book. So both these regular guys will take on baseball,
writing, the world series, women, or anything else that happens to strike their fancy.

6.06 [241] Camera Three:
09Oct1960
Host James Macandrew

6.07 [242] Camera Three: Castanets
16Oct1960
Host James Macandrew

6.08 [243] Camera Three: In Tilbury Town
23Oct1960
Host James Macandrew
Synopsis:
Some of the poems by Edwin Arlington Robinson, dramatized here this morning, have a curiousity happy ring even though their substance
is vigorously resigned. "Miniver Cheevy, Child of Scorn" is one of the best examples, but "Mr. Flood's Party" is a close runner-up.

6.09 [244] Camera Three: The Brilliant Eye
30Oct1960
Host James Macandrew
Synopsis:
Photography enthusiasts should look in on this exhibit of portraits by a quartet of masters of the art:
Alfred Steiglitz, Edward Steichen, Irving Penn and Man Ray. Their subjects are celebrities like Picasso, Alfred Hitchcock, Sculptor Jacob Epstein, Architect Le Corbusier.

6.10 [245] Camera Three: Songs of William Blake
06Nov1960
Host James Macandrew
Synopsis:
Nineteenth century Poet William Blake's timeless verses, especially those of "I Told My.Love," "The Lamb," and "The Tiger."
But whether or not you know them at all, this half-hour recital of his songs set to the music of our contemporaries.

6.11 [246] Camera Three: Actor's Choice
13Nov1960
Host James Macandrew
Synopsis:
Ossie Davis and his wife Ruby Dee provide a delightful half hour as they read some poetry written by Negroes.

6.12 [247] Camera Three: Esthetic Design of Weapons
20Nov1960
Host James Macandrew

6.13 [248] Camera Three: The Jazz Dance of Matt Mattox
27Nov1960
Host James Macandrew
Synopsis:
Dancer-Choreographer Matt Mattox from the spirited movie, "Seven Brides and Seven Brothers" gives you an inside look at the mysteries
of dance-composition, as he and his group transpose exercises into the finished article.

6.14 [249] Camera Three: Becket: The Tennyson Version
04Dec1960
Host James Macandrew
Synopsis:
This nineteenth century version of a twelfth century conflict between a king and his archbishop is particularly interesting if
T.S. Eliot's "Murder in the Cathedral" and Jean Anouillrs "Beckett".
In these scenes from Tennyson's blank verse drama, King Henry II is a headstrong monarch and his friend, the archbishop he hoped
to control, a brooding spirit full of foreboding.

6.15 [250] Camera Three: The Pieces
11Dec1960 CBS Sun
Producer John McGiffert
Written by Clair Roskam
Based on a story in The New Yorker magazine (November 5, 1960) by Daniel Lang
Directed by John J. Desmond
Music supervision, James Reichert
Host James Macandrew
cast:
Walter Brooke
Louis Girard
Jamie Smith
Nina Wilcox
Synopsis:
Based on a true story, but with altered names, the story involves "a man we are calling ’Richard Miller,’ suspected of
being a security risk and who two years ago was cleared of all suspicion." The show illustrates just how a man
(in this case a research mathematician) with no provable Communist sympathies, can lose his job and reputation because
of innuendo and untruths. Miller, with the aid of his wife and his lawyer, successfully gets the initial denial of clearance reversed.
A moving dramatization of one man's truelife experience in the aftermath of a security check that questioned his loyalty.
Though he was finally cleared in 1957. this tale emphasizes his courage in picking up the pieces of his life as it illustrates
the basic inner changes brought on by his unfortunate ordeal.

6.16 [251] Camera Three: T.H. White
18Dec1960 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
Synopsis:
If an expert on the legends of King Arthur's round table, medieval customs in general, a lover of animal life,
and a highly articulate gentleman are of interest to you, look in on this interview with author T.H. White this morning.

6.17 [252] Camera Three: Joint Recital
25Dec1960 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
cast:
Kirsten Mayer
Elisabeth Soederstroem
Synopsis:
Two Swedish opera stars, Kirsten Mayer and Elisabeth Soederstroem, sing a choice group of songs to brighten your holiday morning.
Folk songs of their native Sweden; songs by Purcell, Dvorak; hymns, and an amusing piece by, Rossini called . "Duet for Two Cats".

6.18 [253] Camera Three: Album Leaves
01Jan1961 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
Synopsis:
Concert pianist Frank Glazer plays a group of short pieces that famous composers have dedicated to their friends, you hear the
music of Chopin, Beethoven, Debussy, Liszt, Mozart, Schubert and Wagner, along with identifying comment on their inspirations.

6.19 [254] Camera Three: Mark Tapley: Gentleman's Gentleman
08Jan1961 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
cast:
Alfred Lynch
Synopsis:
A few scenes from Charles Dickens' characters in "Martin Chuzzlewit" are dramatized.

6.20 [255] Camera Three: The Right Mixture
15Jan1961 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
Synopsis:
A dramatization of Roald Dahl's short story "Taste". A ghoulish gourmet with good and bad intentions.

6.21 [256] Camera Three: The Playground
22Jan1961 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
Synopsis:
A hardhitting adaptation of a portion of John Hersey's space age novel "The Child Buyer".

6.22 [257] Camera Three: The Essential Scot
29Jan1961 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
Synopsis:
A joyful half hour with poet Robert Burns' singing verses, spoken by Scotsman James Copeland, actor singer.
From "Green Grew the Rashes" to "A Red Red Rose" with "To A Mouse" and "Tam O'Shanter" in between.

6.23 [258] Camera Three: Men Working: Final Rehearsals of a Broadway Musical
05Feb1961 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
Synopsis:
Program follows a Broadway musical through final rehearsals before its out-of-town try out.
The show is "The Happiest Girl in the World", starring Cyril Ritchard and Janice Rule.

6.24 [259] Camera Three: Through Foreign Eyes
12Feb1961 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
Synopsis:
This unusual Lincoln's birthday salute recalls the variety of opinion generated by a socially conscious foreign
public toward an American president of lowly birth. Interesting to note the comparison between their utterances
before and after the assassination, and the heat of their arguments at all times.

*NOTE: The title is also known as "Lincoln Through Eyes of Europeans.

6.25 [260] Camera Three: The Ignoble Emotion
19Feb1961 CBS Sun (rerun 03Sep61)
Host James Macandrew
cast:
Charlotte Rae
Val Anthony
Synopsis:
A comical look at self-pity illustrated in popular ballads, Why Was I Born?", "How About Me?" and "Cottage For Sale"
performed by Charlotte Rae and Val Anthony.

*NOTE: The title is also known as Self Pity in Song.

6.26 [261] Camera Three:
26Feb1961 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
Synopsis:

6.27 [262] Camera Three: Between Yesterday and Today
05Mar1961 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
Synopsis:
Based on Margaret Laurence's novel "This Side of Jordan".
A two-part study of Africans in transition is especially sensitive and revealing in this dramatization. The New African
nations encounter such problems as tribal loyalties and customs are posed against pride and vanity in the confusing
but persistent drive toward independence, through the personal experiences of one earnest young African schoolteacher.
In Ghana, just prior to its establishment as an independent nation, a schoolteacher struggles to resolve the conflict
between his allegiance to tribal past and his desire to keep step with his country's progress.

6.28 [263] Camera Three: Portrait of African diplomat at U.N.
12Mar1961 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
Synopsis:
Part 2 of the study of the African people.
A representative from Nigeria to the United Nations discussed the trials and tribulations of an African diplomat in the
everyday life of the United States.
C.O. Ifeagwu a member of the Nigerian consulate, describes his impressions of the changing face of his native continent.

[--] Camera Three: The Counties of Ireland
19Mar1961 CBS Sun (repeat)
Host James Macandrew
Synopsis:
Look in on this timely rerun as two men and a girl. William Clancy, Tom Makem and Helena Carroll, all born in various counties
of Ireland, sing away a charming half hour of rare Irish tunes.
If you're in the know, you may recognize "Whack Fol the Diddle," "Whisky in the Jar" and "Kelly the Boy from Killane," among others.


6.29 [264] Camera Three: Shalom of Safed
26Mar1961 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
Synopsis:
Offbeat art exhibit of primitive paintings with modern accents by an elderly Israeli, a watchmaker by trade, whose inspiration comes
from he stories in the Bible. Also, film sequence of (he artist at work in Safed, Israel, and scenes of the Biblical settings of his work.

6.30 [265] Camera Three:
02Apr1961 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
Synopsis:

6.31 [266] Camera Three: Three Stories of Katherine Mansfield
09Apr1961 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
cast:
Mildred Dunnock
Synopsis:
A charming interlude with actress Mildred Dunnock in a reading and dramatization of Katherine Mansfield's tales.
Mildred Dunnock appears in dramatic interpretations of three stories from the pen of the British writer.
The works whose characters span human life from youth through old age are: "At the Bay", "The Singing Lesson" and "The Canary".

*NOTE: From an article in the Corpus Cristi Times 09Apr61.
John McGiffert joined the show as a writer in 1956 and this is now his third year as the programs producer.
John Desmond is the show's director and Clair Roskam and Joseph Hurley the staff writers.

6.32 [267] Camera Three: Lament for April 15th
16Apr1961 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
Synopsis:
A light, winsome touch makes this income tax lament a charming half hour diversion.
There's a dramatization of Mark Twain's story of an Internal Revenue encounter, an interview with a retired bank president with
a penchant for musical composition, and a rendition of his madrigal on income tax instructions.

6.33 [268] Camera Three: The Queen's Twin
23Apr1961 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
cast:
Carmen Mathews ... Abby Martin
Synopsis:
A dramatization of Sarah Orne Jewett's story "The Queen's Twin"
Story about a Maine woman who identifies herself with Queen Victoria and actually discovers many similarities in her
own life and that of the British Monarch.

6.34 [269] Camera Three: Peter Goldthwaite's Treasure
30Apr1961 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
cast:
James Green as Peter Goldthwaite
Synopsis:
Dramatization of Nathaniel Hawthorne's story about an optimistic fellow searching for the treasure he knows to be his.
Synopsis 2:
A short story from the "Twice-Told Tales" of Nathaniel Hawthorne is dramatized.
Threadbare Peter Goldthwaite is obsessed by the thought that an incredible treasure is hidden within the walls of his family home.

[--] Camera Three: The Accused
07May1961 postponed to 04Jun61


6.35 [270] Camera Three: The Impresario
14May1961 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
cast:
Opera singer Eleanor Steber
Jacquelyne Moody
John Kuhne
Synopsis:
Mozart's one act play The Impresario
The Libretto is a delightful little spoof on the whims and tantrums of the prima donna, wheedled into compliance by
the tact and diplomacy of the tireless impresario.
Opera star Eleanor Steber, Jacquelyne Moody and John Kuhne accomplish their missions forthwith.

6.36 [271] Camera Three: Love Poems Light and Serious
21May1961 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
cast:
Katherine Anne Porter
Synopsis:
Charming, gracious Katherine Anne Porter, literary light with opinions strictly her own, makes her fifth appearance on this series,
happily breaking one of its programming rules.

6.37 [272] Camera Three: The Cracked Looking Glass
28May1961 CBS Sun
Adapted from a story by Katherine Anne Porter
Host James Macandrew
cast:
Sada Thompson .. Rosaleen O'Toole
Synopsis:
Short-story by Katherine Anne Porter. Like all of Miss Porter's works, this short story produces a subtle portrait
of a woman of character for all its seeming simplicity of style.
Talented Sada Thompson plays the gossipy, dream-ridden wife of an elderly man, whom you learn to respect when you know her.

6.38 [273] Camera Three: The Accused
04Jun1961 CBS Sun [postponed from 07May61]
Host James Macandrew
cast:
Patricia Neway
Synopsis:
Patricia Neway stars in an operatic monologue written especially for her. You'll find it a completely satisfying entity,
dramatic and moving, inspired by the harshness of 17th century Salem's witch hunts, yet full of the richness of one woman's
faith in her own innocence.
Synopsis 2:
A one character opera by John Strauss and Sheppard Kerman.
In a 17th century meetinghouse in Salem, Massachusetts a trial is in progress. The young woman in the witness box is charged with witchcraft.
Julius Rudel conducts the orchestra.

[--] Camera Three: Il Filosofo di Campagna (The Guardian Tricked)
11Jun1961 CBS Sun [repeat from 07Feb60]
Host James Macandrew
Summary
Salvatore Baccaloni stars in this impudent 18th Century opera bouffe, with a score by Baldassare Galuppi and a libretto by Carlo Goldoni,
that will leave you with a grin. Naturally, love triumps over all odds and almost everybody is happy.


6.39 [274] Camera Three: Three Don Juans
18Jun1961 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
Synopsis:
A French Russian and English version of the Don Juan legend evokes the national character to a T.
Moliere did the honors for the French roue, Chekov's Russian Don is the victim of his predatory females, and English Satirist Maurice Baring
casts him as a fool. Tune in for an amusing round of dramatized excerpts from the three.

6.40 [275] Camera Three: Evocations of Love
25Jun1961 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
cast:
Ludwig Donath
Synopsis:
A man sits in a coffee house in Vienna and reflects on the life and people around him.

*NOTE: Based on a translation by Alexander King of the novel written by the late Viennese author.

6.41 [276] Camera Three: The Curious Tensions of Chess
02Jul1961 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
Synopsis:
A background history of the game, a discussion about our expertise in developing the young masters even though the Soviets bred
the oldtime greats, topped by a so-called "crash" game between Miles Herbert and the 18-year-old U.S. champ, Bobby Fischer,
adds up to an interesting adventure with an age-old indoor sport.

6.42 [277] Camera Three: Dialogues in Dance
09Jul1961 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
cast:
Lupe Servano and Reyes Fernandez
Ruth Ann Koesun and John Kriza of the American Ballet Theatre
Synopsis:
Talented quartet of soloists of the American Ballet Theatre company will delight any ballet lover with their interpretations
of two classical and two modern ballets. Accenting the dramatic duets known as "pas de deux," each performer is seen to advantage.
Tune in and choose your own favorite dancer and style.

6.43 [278] Camera Three: A Chance to Grow
16Jul1961 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
Synopsis:
Primarily for educators and teachers, and the layman with experience in experimental theories of educating the young.
This half hour discussion between Dr. Geoffrey Osler, an American psychoanalyst and program host James Macandrew, explores the methods
used by an experimental school in England called Summerhill. which seems to outdo John Dewey in its belief in "laissez faire."
Synopsis 2:
The approach to child-raising and education taken by Summerhill School in England is the subject of todays program. The school's
radically non-authoritarian methods and its director A.S. Neill are discussed by host James Macandrew and psychiatrist Dr. Geoffrey Osler.

6.44 [279] Camera Three: The Balcony
23Jul1961 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
Synopsis:
Off-Broadway's most distinguished theater, the "Circle in the Square", gets a welcome visit from TV.
Producer Theodore Mann and Director Jose Quintero talk to James MacAndrew about the hopes, the fruits and the accomplishments of
their unusual artistic efforts and illustrate this season's activity with a scene from "The Balcony," by the incorrigible French writer Genet.

6.45 [280] Camera Three: The Jazz of Wilbur de Paris
30Jul1961 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
Synopsis:
Jazz buffs get special attention in a three-week special from this virtuoso series.
This rooming, it's Wilbur de Paris and his New Orleans jazz band, plus dancers and vocalists to help amplify the mood.

Highlights:
Wilbur de Paris and his Jazz Band perform "Mardi Gras Rag", "Blue Ingee", "Charleston" and "Bouquets".
The Townsmen Quartet, a vocal group join in on "Walkin' the Dog" and "Just a Closer Walk with Thee".

6.46 [281] Camera Three: The Whims of Genius
06Aug1961 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
Synopsis:
Program presents musical pranks of Composers Vivaldi and Mozart under title of "The Whims of Genius".
Student of music or not, this is a charming, witty, musical visit with the genius of Antonio Vivaldi and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
in delightful contrary mood. Solos for instruments like the piccolo, a duet between a cello and a bassoon, and the arbitrary use
of a dice game to establish the melody of a waltz, are some of the pranks you'll relish.

Highlights:
Musical oddities include Vivaldi's "Concerto for Piccolo", Mozart's "Adagio and Rondo for Glass Harmonica" and the "Musical Joke".
Soloists include Julius Baker, piccolo; Jascha Zayde, harpsichord; Alfredo Antonini conducts the Orchestra.

6.47 [282] Camera Three: Nina Simone
13Aug1961 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
Synopsis:
Jazz buffs get their third summer special on Camera Three as stylist Nina Simone and her percussion, guitar and bass trio lead
into songs and improvisations peculiar to her taste.
Nina Simone has brought classic counterpoint and fugue treatments to blues and jazz singing is featured with her trio,
Robert Hamilton on drums, Alvin Shackman on guitar and Christopher White on bass.
Highlights:
Nina sings "Sunday in Savannah", "When I Was in My Prime", "For All We Know", "Zungo!", "I'll Look Around" and "Work Song".

6.48 [283] Camera Three: Sextette of Poems
20Aug1961 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
Synopsis:

[--] Camera Three: Company K
27Aug1961 CBS Sun (repeat from 17Jul60)

[--] Camera Three: The Ignoble Emotion
03Sep1961 (rerun from 19Feb61)


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