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PAGE FOUR

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

SUNDAY, JULY 22, 1951

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LOOK and LISTEN

'The Enchanted' Opens Wednesday

Radio
By MARILYN FLORIDIS
Presenting a full-hour radio
dramatization of Bud Schulberg's
popular novel, "The Disenchant-
ed," the "NBC New Theatre" will
open the NBC evening calendar
for Sunday at 7:30 p.m.
The story deals with the crack-
up of a hard-drinking, talented
novelist, who was too weak to dis-
cipline himelf or his talent.
HEARD IMMEDIATELY after-
wards at 8:30 p.m. "The NBC Sym-
phony" program will present two
young musicians, Claudette Sorel,
pianist, and Adele Addison, so-
prano, as guest soloists. Selections
for the program will include "Con-
certo No. 1 in F Sharp Minor" by
Rachmaninoff, and the aria "De-
puis Le Jour" from Carpenter's
opera "Louise."
Musical highlight for Monday
will be the "Boston Pops Orches-
tra," conducted by Arthur Fied-
ler, heard at 10:00 p.m., NBC. The
Overture-Fantasy of "Romeo and
Juliet" will spotlight the show.
* * *
STARRING AS the airman in
the radio version of the film fan-
tasy, Robert Cummings will ap-
pear in "Stairway to Heaven" on
the "Screen Director's Playhouse
show for 10 p.m. Thursday, NBC.
Baseball fans will be glad to
hear of a new show on NBC which
will feature Jackie Robinson, sec-
ond baseman ;for the Brooklyn
Dodgers. The show, called "Jackie
Robinson Platter-Up Club," is set
for Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Robin-
son will introduce ball players,
play records and conduct a quiz
program.
Slated for Sunday is song-
writer Johnny Mercer, singing
some of his own compositions, on
the "Peggy Lee Show" at 7:30
p.m. over CBS.
* * ,
THE SECOND show of the ser-
ies "The Nation's Nightmare" will
be heard over CBS on Thursday at
8:30 p.m. This show is unique in
that it will use actual recorded
statements of underworld figures
for its program. The series deals
authentically w i t h organized
crime.
The University Speech De-
partment Radio's schedule for
this week will be highlighted by
the presentation of a psychologi-
cal suspense thriller, "The Key,"
heard over WUOM at 7:30 p.m.
" Tuesday.
WUOM has also announced two
interviews to be aired at 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday and Friday.
Vincent Hillyer, husband of the
sister of the Shah of Iran is ex-
pected to clarify several points re-
garding the Anglo-Iranian oil sit-
uation and the threat of Com-
munism to Iran on the Tuesday
show.
Scheduled for Friday is a panel
discussion on aiding the past-40
handicapped worker.
Under the direction of visiting
lecturer Philip Lang, "live" music
will be heard on the Radio Work-
shop Drama's presentation of a
murder mystery entitled "Today."
It will be heard on Friday at 4 p.m.
The show will be directed by Vic
Hursitz.
DAILY
OFFICIAL
BULLETIN
(Continued from Page 2)
La p'tite causette meets Monday from
3:30 to 5:00 p.m., in the South Room of
the Michigan Union Cafeteria.

Pi Lambda Theta tea and program
July 23, Monday, 7:15 p.m. Rackham
Building East Conference Room. Sarita
Davis will talk about her recent exper-
lences in Germany.
Hillel: Coke hour from three to five
in the Library at Lane Hall, Wednesday,
July 25.
This Week: Wednesday through Sat-
urday, July 25-28, at 8:00 p.m. in the
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre, the De-
partment of Speech presents the comic-
fantasy, The Enchanted, by Jean Girau-
doux and adapted by Maurice Valency.
The Enchanted, which opened in New
York in January, 1950, was adapted from
Giraudoux' Intermezzo which was pro-
duced in Paris in 1933. Tickets are on
sale at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre
box office daily from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., on
days of performance until 8 p.m.
Congregationa>-Disciples Guild: Tea
on the Terrace, 4:30-6:00 on Tueseday at
the Guild House, 438 Maynard St.
Classical Coffee Hour, Tuesday, July
24, at 4 p.m. in East Conference Room,
Rackham Building. All students of
Classics and friends are invited to at-
tend.

TV

By MIKE BOOM
Although the show has been on
the air for three weeks, we didn't
get around to viewing CBS's high-
ly-touted "Amos 'N' Andy" until
last Thursday night.
A huge press release extolling
the program showed TV column-
ists across the nation united in
their praise, and Thursday night
we became a member of the clan.
"Amos 'N' Andy" have long pro-
vided a treat for radio listeners'
ears, but the television version
gives the eyes a great deal of en-
joyment, too.
The radio scripts are easily and
hilariously adapted to TV, as
shown by Thursday's episode deal-
ing, with Kingf ish's attempt to
steal a rare nickel from unsuspect-
ing Andy.
The four-year search for a
cast has paid off handsomely,
for they are the exact images of
the radio characterizations.
The situation comedy and dia-
logue seems fresh on the new
medium, and even the kinescoping
is of top quality. Take a look any
Thursday at 7:30 p.m. on Chan-
nel 2.
* * *
AT 5:00 THIS afternoon, a
timely discussion on Korea will
take place on "Mrs. Roosevelt
Meets the Public." Senators Paul
H. Douglas (D., Ill.) and Harry P.
Cain (R., Wash.) will take oppos-
ing views on the program to be
seen on Channel 4.
NBC has come out with two new
mystery dramas, when it appears
to us that there are already too
many of this type being produced.
"Assignment: Manhunt" on Sat-
urdays at 9:30 p.m. and "The Door
With No Name" on Fridays at 8:00
p.m. are the new Channel 4 of-
ferings.
OSCAR LEVANT got the "hook"
from CBS after two weeks as an
insulting host on "Guest House,"
seen on Sundays at 8:00 p.m. on
Channel 2. Durward Kirby re-
ceived a promotion from the net-
work to be the new MC. He's a
personable fellow who should rise
to new heights (besides his own
6'3").
CBS seems determined to
flood the TV and radio scenes
with the tear-jerking quiz show,
"Strike It Rich." They now
have the show scheduled for a
half-hour each Wednesday night
and a half-hour each week-day
morning on TV, with another
half-hour every day on radio.
The show has people with sad
problems as contestants. Forin-
stance, on one show last week
there appeared a little girl who
had lost her dog, a young man
who needed an operation, and a
mother who wanted to erect a
memorial to her son who was
killed in Korea. It's too much to
sit through much of this and have
a happy day.

-Daily-James Butt
MAY I HELP YOU?-Dean Walter B. Edmondson of the School of Education is shown assisting
Bernice Lirones, Grad., make her choice of free reading material. The free books and prints are being
given to education students as part of Edmondson's "Share the Book Plan." Approximately 5,000
books have been given by professors and instructors to their students.

English Confab
Will Be Held
In Rackham
The fifth conference of high
school English teachers will be
held at 4 p.m.htomorrow in the
Rackham Amphitheatre.
Participating in the discussion
will be Miss Cleo Wood, from
* * *

IFS, ANDS, BUTS:
Experts Say UMTBil
Loaded with Difficulties
By The world Staff of The Associated Press
WASHINGTON-The President's five-man Universal Military
Trainng Commission says it probably will send Congress its plan for
a national security training corps in September.
When UMT finally will go into effect no one knows.
First, Congress must okay it-and UMT will be dynamite with an
election year coming up.
But that may be nothing compared to the merry-go-round of ifs,
ands and buts that UMT must ride after that.
UNDER THE Universal Military Training and Service Law, Con-
gress or the President must reduce the terms of service for draftees
under 19 to six months.
Yet this will be impossible if the armed forces are to be kept at
3,500,000 men.
Defense officials have said armed strength could be reduced-
if a well organized and well trained reserve could be called up
at short notice.
But there can't be any such beefed-up reserve until UMT goes in-
to effect and starts shunting train-
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And UMT can't go into effect
until world conditions permit a IMPORTED
gamble on reducing the size of the
armed forces. fn
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problem of cutting service for un- Suitable for beda
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etc. V
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By HARRIET TEPPERMAN
"The Enchanted", written by
the celebrated French playwright
Jean Giradoux, will open at 8 p.m.
Wednesday at the Lydia Mendels-
sohn Theatre as *the next offering
on the speech department's list of.
summer plays.1
Translated by Maurice Valency,
"The Enchanted" is a witty, hu-
morous fantasy about a young
French schoolteacher named Isa-
bel who believes she can converse
with a ghost.
PLAYED BY Dorothy Gutekunst,
Grad., Isabel hopes that through
the ghost, played by Ted Heusel,
Grad., she may be able to rid the
community of many of its evils.
The story develops in a fas-
cinating manner when Isabel
falls in love with the handsome
Supervisor of Weights and Mea-
Dean Counsels
On Air Rdates
Prof. Herbert F. Taggart, Ass't.
Dean of the business administra-
tion school is flying to Washington
tomorrow to testify before a Con-
gressional subcommittee.
Dean Taggart, a noted authority
on cost accounting, has been call-
ed to give his opinion on a pro-
posed bill dealing with Air Mail
rates. The bill would make it ne-
cessary to determine the exact
cost of air mail service.
"Such a thing just couldn't be
done," Dean Taggart asserted.
"Planes carry other freight and
passengers as well as mail, and
you can't determine the exact cost
of any one of these items. It's a
technical impossibilty."
Talpy Wins Fulbright
For Study in France
Thomas Talpy, a University stu-
dent working on his doctorate in
electrical engineering, has been
awarded a Fulbright Scholarship.
Talpy will go to France in the
fall to study at the University of
Grenoble.
ARTICLES
(fast colors)
and couch covers.
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sures, played by William Brom-
field, Grad.
The plot is further complicated
by the pompous government in-
spector, played by Nafe Katter,
Grad., who more than adequately
handled the lead in "An Enemy of
the People" earlier this summer;
the gentle mayor, as portrayed by
Richard Burgwin, Grad.; and the
understanding doctor who is
played by Donald Klechner, Grad.
Two gossipy busy-bodies, assist-
ed by a group of school children,
both help and hinder the love af-
fair. Ann Drew and Joyce Bohyer,
Second Quartet
Program Slated
Presenting the second recital in
their three program series, the
Stanley Quartet will again be
heard at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in
Rackham Lecture Hall.
Adding their talents also to this
concert will be University music
school faculty members Helen Ti-
tus, piano, and Clyde Thompson,
bass, in the Schubert "Quintet in
A Major, Op. 114."
Other selections to be played by
the Stanley Quartet will include
"Quartet in C Major, Op. 74, No.
1" by Haydn, and "Quartet No. 6"
by Bela Bartok.

both of whom are graduate stu-
dents, will play the town gossips,
but the list of school children has
not yet been announced.
* * *
GIRANDOUX WON the New
York Critics Award for the best
foreign play of the 1949 season
with "The Madwoman of Chail-
lot," also translated by Maurice
Valency.
The campus production is being
directed by Prof. Claribel Baird,
who also directed the popular
"Green Grow the Lilacs" this sum-
mer. Costumes have been execut-
ed by Lucy Barton, and the sets
designed by George Crepeau.
Recorded music, written espec-
ially for the original production
by Francis Poulenc, will be used
for the campus presentation.
Tickets for the play may be pur-
chased from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
daily and until 8 p.m. on perform-
ance nights at the Lydia Mendels-
sohn box office.
Ghisi To Lecture
Federico Ghisi, head of the de-
partment of music, University of
Florence, Italy, will lecture on
"Italian Ars Nova," at 4:15 to-
morrow in the Rackham Amphi-
theatre.

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* * *
Creston High School in Grand Ra-
pids, and Miss Anna Yambrick of
Northern High School in Flint.
Chairman for the panel will be
Prof. A. K. Stevens of the English
department.
The subject under debate will
be "Teaching the Essay in High
School."
The conference is open to the
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