CTVA US Documentary - "Camera Three" (CBS) Season 10 (1964-65)


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 Season 10 (CBS)(1964-65)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:  Rina Fox [Uploaded Feb 2018]
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10.01 [418] Camera Three: I Woke Up This Morning
Host James Macandrew
Songs of the Negro Freedom March.

10.02 [419] Camera Three: Fifty Years of Dance
Host James Macandrew
Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn
The remarkable and enduring talents of Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn, whose interest in the modern dance sparked the youthful imagination
of such modern greats as Martha Graham and Doris Humphrey makes today's anniversary a must for dance enthusiasts everywhere.

10.03 [420] Camera Three: Festival
Host James Macandrew
Following the opening of the second New York Film Festival at Lincoln Center. Camera Three takes this opportunity to invite some of the film's
visiting directors to discuss their work on the show. In addition, movie buffs get a glimpse of some of the festival's films in extracts.

10.04 [421] Camera Three: Music of Future
Host James Macandrew
Far-out sounds of electronic music as Professor Vladimir Ussachevsky of Columbia-Princeton University Electronic Music Center,
explains and demonstrates electronic music.

10.05 [422] Camera Three: The Alchemist
04Oct1964 CBS Sun
Based on the play by Ben Jonson
Host James Macandrew
Roy R. Scheider .. Face
John Heffernan ... Subtle (Hefferman?)
Carole Macho ..... Doll
Scenes from Ben Jonson's bawdy satire on hypocrisy and greed in 17th century England. The play "The Alchemist" currently
running Off-Broadway is performed by the cast.

10.06 [423] Camera Three: Italics - The Hand of Beauty
11Oct1964 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
If you're looking for a useful hobby, and appreciate the rarity of a beautiful legible script in this mechanized age of the typewriter,
tune in for a hopeful tale about the revival of "Italics Penmanship" in England and the US teacher historian Schuyler Watts describes
the handwriting of Michaelangelo and Davinci, who might even convince you of its practical and esthetic advantages today.

10.07 [424] Camera Three: The Fine Art of Political Wit
18Oct1964 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
Leon A. Harris Jr. author of "The Fine Art of Political Wit" talks about centuries of wit in politics from Ben Franklin to JFK.
Harris says that American politicans have become more pious and less witty because of television.

10.08 [425] Camera Three: A Touch of Greatness
25Oct1964 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
A rich and rewarding experiment for Westchester county's school children last year gave youngsters in Rye, Harrison, Purchase.
Port Chester, and the Town of Rye, in New York, a chance to stage and perform Shakespeare's plays, with the help of a dedicated
"teacher. Albert Cullen gave up his sabbatical to guide youngsters from kindergarten to high school age, to produce
"The Public School Shakespeare Festival" and Camera Three offers an illustrated chronicle of their experience on film and in person.

10.09 [426] Camera Three: Commedia del 'Arte: Hamlet
01Nov1964 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
The second of three offbeat tributes to Shakespeare. Camera Three offers a slapstick romp with "Hamlet" done in the farcical
improvisational style of the Italian "Commedia del 'Arte".

10.10 [427] Camera Three: Brecht on Shakespeare
08Nov1964 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
Lotte Lenya
George Tabori
Another offbeat tribute to Shakespeare's universality comes from background "rehearsal" pieces for the plays "Tvfitten by Bertolt Brecht.
This morning, Brecht contemporary and colleague Miss Lotte Lenya joins playwright George Tabori for a discussion of Brecht's purpose and
motivation for these pieces, as she plays the nurse in "Romeo and Juliet" in illustration.
Joining Miss Lenya, whose most famed role was Jenry in the Brecht-Kurt Weill "Threepenny Opera," is playwright George Tabori.

10.11 [428] Camera Three: The Political Spectacle
15Nov1964 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
Political satire revue, based on Monocle magazine's view of Supreme Court.
Topics coming under fire are the school prayer, integration, and the income tax.
This revue based on political satire published in Monocle magazine, takes a long, hard squint at the Supreme Court's school-prayer ban;
the Berlin Wall; income tax; Red China's Atomic bomb; integration and other current foibles. The players include Dick Neuweiler,
Bill Alton, Sudie Bond, Barbara Ann Teer, Anthony Holland and Fred Ricka Weber.

10.12 [429] Camera Three:
22Nov1964 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
possibly pre-empted for JFK memorial

10.13 [430] Camera Three: The Cradle Will Rock
29Nov1964 CBS Sun
Based on Marc Blitzstein's opera
Host James Macandrew
Howard DaSilva
A dramatic demonstration of how far television had come since its early days, in its willingness to present a work that surely
would have been banned from the airwaves during the era of Joseph McCarthy.
Portions of the late Marc Blitzstein's "The Cradle Will Rock." the play-in music that captured the indomitable will to survive
in the depression of the 1930's, are shown here today by the cast of the current off-Broadway revival.
Tune in for its enduring and contagious verve and excitement.
*NOTE: Title also listed as "Blitzstein's Cradle".

10.14 [431] Camera Three: The New Math
06Dec1964 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
There is demonstration-discussion of a new method of teaching elementary mathematics from Dr. Howard Feahr of Columbia and Dorothy Rom a TV teacher.
Key ideas of contemporary geometry may be developed in the elementary arithmetic program. Among these is the concept of the point and the line.
Pupils can be led to understand that there are many models of a point, a dot on paper, the point of a pin, which represent the idea of a point.
They are taught similarly to distinguish between the model of a line, drawn on paper, and a line itself, which is a set of points and since
a point Is an idea, so is a line.

10.15 [432] Camera Three: The World of Atget
13Dec1964 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
Camera buffs are treated to an exhibit and profile of one of the world's great early photographers, the late Frenchman, Eugene Atget,
whose photographs of Paris served as inspiration to artists like Braque, Vlaminck and Utrillo, and provide us with a "beautiful record of
his environment from the turn-of-the-century to shortly after the First World War."

10.16 [433] Camera Three: The Coach With the Six Insides
20Dec1964 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
A prize-winning dance-drama by choreographer Jean Erdman, based on James Joyce's "Finnegan's Wake". Performed by members of
the off-Broadway cast, Anita Dangler, Van Dexter, Leonard Frey and Gail Ryan.

10.17 [434] Camera Three: Claire Bloom Reads Poetry
27Dec1964 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
Lovely British actress Claire Bloom, whose voice, face and figure evoke the poetic air, is heard in a reading of poems and songs
of her choosing ranging from Sir Philip Sidney and Lord Byron, to T.S. Eliot and Marianne Moore.
Other yuletide selections include William Carlos Williams, Housman, Ezra Pound and Rothke.

10.18 [435] Camera Three: Over the Top to Bebop
03Jan1965 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
As the title suggests, dance buffs are in for an illustrated lesson in the syncopated dance and its development from tap to clog, to shuffle, etc.
Soft-shoe dancers Honi Coles and Charlie Atkins attend to the illustrations, and English professor Dr Marshall Sterns (author of "The Jazz Story") fills in the details.

10.19 [436] Camera Three: Are We Alone?
10Jan1965 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
Science Editor Walter Sullivan of the New York Times and Rocket Engineer Willy Ley discuss the possibility of life on other planets under title of "Are We Alone?"

10.20 [437] Camera Three: Alexander Calder
17Jan1965 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
American sculptor Alexander Calder, whose mobiles alone have staggered and fascinated museum-goers for decades, is the subject of
this morning's appreciative profile backed up by a tour of New York's Guggenheim Museum and its exhibit of his phenomenal 40-year output.

10.21 [438] Camera Three: Goyeseas
24Jan1965 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
Pictorial piano recital of Goya impressions.
Music simulated by painting adds sparkle to today's program, as pianist Nicholas Zumbro plays the "Goyescas" suite by the
Spanish composer Enriques Granados against a background of paintings by Goya which inspired him in the first place.

10.22 [439] Camera Three: The Pinter Plays
31Jan1965 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
Frances Sternhagen
Henderson Forsythe
"Camera Three" presents excerpts from two Harold Pinter one-act plays, "The Room" and "A Slight Ache".
Frances Sternhagen and Henderson Forsythe, who star in them off-Broadway, do likewise on home screen.
"The Pinter Plays."
Harold Pinter's controversial one-act plays, "The Room" and "A Slight Ache," are either enigmas, offbeat, wayout, or avant garde,
according to your taste in literature. In any case, they're given a whirl this morning both in performance by members of the
current off-Broadway company, and by their director. Word Baker, in conversation with series host James MacAndrew.

10.23 [440] Camera Three: The Hutchinson Family Singers
07Feb1965 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
"Camera Three" observes the birthday of Abraham Lincoln by recreating a concert performed by Lincoln's campaign singers the Hutchinson Family Singers.
The contemporary group (Meg Welles, Roy Hines, Ty McConnell and Bob Henry) sings pop, message and comedy songs of the period. Shades of the New Christy Minstrels!

10.24 [441] Camera Three: The Poetry of Norman Rosten
14Feb1965 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
Uta Hagen
Robert Elston
Uta Hagen and Robert Elston star with Norman Rosten in a dramatized reading of his poetry.

10.25 [442] Camera Three: Today's Dancer
21Feb1965 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
The evolution of skills from medieval times to present day are shown.
Dance enthusiasts are treated to a colorful history of the evolution of dance forms, illustrated by four contemporary artists.
While critic and dance historian Walter Terry explains the changing moods and movements of the dance from medieval to modern styles.
Rochelle Zide and Michael Maule of the New York City Opera Company and teenage students of the High School of Performing Arts in New York,
range through the forms and dances with style and skill.

10.26 [443] Camera Three: Yiddish Stories of Two Worlds
28Feb1965 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
Folk tales from Europe and America are contrasted in "Yiddish Stories of Two Worlds".
The charm of contrast is heightened by an underlying similarity between the two stories dramatized here today.
One is Sholom Aleichem's "Modern Children," a wise little tale about an old world European Ghetto Jew and his rationalizations in the face of reality.
The other is a proud little tale of an American Jewish immigrant, conditioned by the thinking of the old world and rationalizing his values in the new.

10.27 [444] Camera Three: The Love Poems of William Butler Yeats
07Mar1965 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
A compelling and illuminating choice of poems pays eloquent tribute to Nobel prize winning Irish poet William Butler Yeats,
on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of his birth.

10.28 [445] Camera Three: American Dance Theater: Poem
14Mar1965 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
Modern dance combines its movements with poetry and jazz as Sophie Maslow's choreography, Duke Ellington's music,
and Lawrence Ferlinghetti's poem "Autobiography," are joined into one.

10.29 [446] Camera Three: The Film Director
21Mar1965 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
Josef von Sternberg
Stanley Kauffmanm
Movie buffs who treasure the memory of "The Blue Angel" and "Shanghai Express" are directed to tune in here for a conversation
between their tamed director Josef Von Sternberg and film critic Stanley Kauffmann.

*NOTE: An Auteur (or author) is the creator of a film as a work of art, and is the original copyright holder.
Under European Union law the film director shall always be considered the author or one of the authors of a film.

10.30 [447] Camera Three: Conversations With the Editors, Part I
28Mar1965 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
In an attempt to sample the point of view of the so-called "little" magazines in an age of mass communications,
Camera Three opens a series of talks with editors of the small circulation publications.
Today, host James MacAndrew's guest is Norman Podhoretz, editor of Commentary, a monthly sponsored by the American Jewish Committee,
interested in arousing intellectual speculation and developing a market for writers of talent.

10.31 [448] Camera Three: Music? or Else ...
04Apr1965 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
Musical humorist-composer Peter Schickele enlivens the airwaves with examples of musical humor by Debussy, Haydn, Mozart, and Bartok,
and throws in some takeoff s of greats like Bach written expressly by himself Tune in for a refreshingly different half hour.

10.32 [449] Camera Three: The Young Composer
11Apr1965 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
Premiere performances of "Saul" and "Poeme".
Two works by 24-year-old Stuart Sacks have their premieres. They are "Saul" and "Poeme". Joanna Simon sings "Saul".
Pianist Mary Louise Boehm and her husband, Violinist Kees Kooper, play "Poeme".

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18Apr1965 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
possibly pre-empted for Easter Special

10.33 [450] Camera Three: The Making of a Musical
25Apr1965 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
Arthur Laurents
Stephen Sondheim
Beni Montresor
The genesis of Richard Rodgers-Arthur Laurents-Stephen Sondheim's Broadway musical "Do I Hear a Waltz?" is traced under title of "The Making of a Musical".
In the case of the musical under discussion this morning, Richard Rodgers' current "Do I Hear a Waltz?" its progression from stage play ("The Time of the Cuckoo),"
to motion picture ("Summertime"), to musical play, is of special interest. Since all three productions boast distinctive qualities of their own,
comments from playwright Arthur Laurents, lyricist Stephen Sondheim. and costume-set designer Beni Montresor should intrigue the theatre and movie buff.

10.34 [451] Camera Three: That Eager Zest
02May1965 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
In honor of National Library week, Camera Three dips into the literary recollections of famous authors savoring their earliest encounters with books.
E. E. Cummings' joy on reading "Treasure Island," H.L. Mencken's adventure with "Huckleberry Finn," and a sick young Ellery Queen devouring "Sherlock Holmes,"
are choice, but James Thurber's hysterically funny memory of his syntax-picking English teacher, "Miss Groby," will ring a bell and have you will ring a bell
and have you rocking with laughter.

10.35 [452] Camera Three: As I Lay Dying
09May1965 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
Valerie Bettis
Original dance-drama based on William Faulkner's novel about a woman's dying wish to be buried in Jefferson knowing full well that it is a long
and difficult journey for her husband.

10.36 [453] Camera Three: The World in 1984
16May1965 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
Exploration of the future in a realistic projection of things to come and thoughts on George Orwell's 1949 dystopian novel "1984" .

10.37 [454] Camera Three: Jan's Pantomime
23May1965 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
The art of pantomime as demonstrated by Switzerland's Jan Kessler to the musical accompaniment composed and played by his wife Dora,
combines virtuosity with charm.

10.38 [455] Camera Three: New German Writing
30May1965 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
Gunter Grass, Kay Boyle, Uwe Johnson
Anyone who has been exposed to the recent state of novels about the changing moral values in post-Hitler Germany, will find this program of interest.
Novelist Kay Boyle and three imaginative and perceptive postwar German novelists: Gunter Grass ("The Tin Drum," "Dog years") UWE Johnson "(Speculations about Jacob"),
and Reinhard Lettau ("Obstacles"); discuss the intent of their work and the phenomena of the recent writing upsurge in Germany.

10.39 [456] Camera Three: Conversations With Editors, Part II
06Jun1965 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
Continuing its series on the role of the little magazine's contribution to our appreciation of the American cultural scene,
Camera Three introduces William Phillips, editor-in-chief of that "remarkably durable publication "Partisan Review."

10.40 [457] Camera Three: Modern Jazz Quartet
13Jun1965 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
Jazz buffs are treated to a special half-hour of music by John Lewis at the piano, Milt Jackson on the vibraharp, Percy Heath bass, and Connie Kay drums.
Arrangements of "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot," "The Golden Striker" from their score for a French film: "My Man's Gone Now" from "Porgy and Bess":
'"Bachiaras Brasileriras No. 5" by Villa Lobos: and a unique version of England's Carol. "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen" illustrate their talent and sparkle.

10.41 [458] Camera Three: The Extension of Life
20Jun1965 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
The guests who appear on the program today are not only taking its title literally, but are spending their time in elaborate research on the
possibilities of extending man's time span oh earth. Participating scientists are physicist Robert Ettinger, author of the book, "The Prospect of Immortality;"
Dr. Benjamin Schloss, president of the Society for Btosis (an organization which sponsors such research); and psychotherapist Dr. George Weinberg.

10.42 [459] Camera Three: Poems of Edith Sitwell
27Jun1965 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
Irene Worth
A tribute to Dame Edith Sitwell, sophisticated poet of an era gone by who died just last December. With the elegance, wit, range,
and voice of actress Irene Worth on hand to express their charm, humor, sorrow and substance, Miss Sitwell's poems are a joy indeed.

10.43 [460] Camera Three: Conversations With Editors, Part III
04Jul1965 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
Again, Camera Three turns to the editors of small magazines with a devoted following. For some insight on their contribution to a better
understanding of the contemporary scene. This time, the president and publisher of "Scientific American," Gerard Piel, talks about the
"changing American attitude toward technology and science."

10.44 [461] Camera Three: The Art and Science of Translation
11Jul1965 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
Readers of translated literary works who have lauded and deplored their translations, should tune in here for an illustrated discussion
on their pitfalls by experts in the art. Host James MacAndrew's guests are Cornelia Schaeffer of Atheneum Publishers; Michael Roloff of
Metamorphosis Magazine and Ivan Morris of Columbia University.

10.45 [462] Camera Three: A Visit With Earl Robinson
18Jul1965 CBS Sun [rerun 20Aug67]
Host James Macandrew
Composer-lyrcist Earl Robinson, best known as the author of "Ballad for Americans," and "The House I Live In," and other critical songs
connected with social issues of the 40's on the American scene, discusses his career with host James Macandrew and sings a number of his songs.

10.46 [463] Camera Three: Valentina Felix Sings the Songs of Portugal
25Jul1965 CBS Sun [rerun 23Jul67]
Host James Macandrew
Carlos Montalban
Valentina Felix
A novel and diverting half hour of rarely heard songs of Portugal, sung by a native folk singer Valentina Felix. Portuguese culture is
expressed in song, photographs and poetry read by Carlos Montalban.

*NOTE: This was Portuguese singing star Valentina Felix's American TV debut.

10.47 [464] Camera Three: Traveling Poets
01Aug1965 CBS Sun
Host James Macandrew
The title refers to the recent success of poetry reading sessions on the American college campus scene by a number of distinguished poets.
The phenomenon is discussed by Muriel Rukeyser, James Dickey and Peter Viereck, who give us a sample of their poems to savor.

[--] Camera Three: Yiddish Stories of Two Worlds.
08Aug1965 [repeat]
(Repeat) The charm of contrast is heightened by an underlying similarity between the two stories dramatized here today.
One is Sholem Aleichem's "Modern Children" a wise little tale about an Old World European ghetto Jew and his rationalizations in the face of reality.
The other is a proud little tale of an American Jewish immigrant, conditioned by the thinking of the Old World and rationalizing his values in the new.

[--] Camera Three: The Love Poems of William Butler Yeats
15Aug1965 [repeat]
"Camera" presents the second of five repeats considered "The Best of Camera Three". This is "The Love Poems of William Butler Yeats"
Actors Sydney Walker and Ion Berger read selections of poetry by Yeats.

[--] Camera Three: Hutchinson Family Singers
22Aug1965 [repeat]
Abraham Lincoln's campaign quartet, re-created by contemporary group.

[--] Camera Three: Claire Bloom Reads Poetry
29Aug1965 [repeat]
Claire Bloom reads poetry by Sidney, Byron, Housman, Pound, Eliot, Moore, Roethke.

[--] Camera Three: Coach With the Six Insides
05Sep1965 [repeat]
Avant-garde adaptation of James Joyce's "Finnegan's Wake".

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