Host Ray Milland welcomes guests Mel Torme, Marni Nixon and The John Halloran Singers. In addition are the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, with some composers conducting their own film scores. Music from "How The West Was Won" (Alfred Newman), "Raintree Country" (Johnny Green), "Picnic" (George Duning), "Exodus" (Ernest Gold), "Around The World In Eighty Days" (Victor Young), "Hi Lili, Hi Lo" (Bronislau Kaper), "Spellbound Concerto" (Miklos Rosza), "Laura" (Davi Racksin), "Cleopatra" (Alex North). Famous songs from the films are song by Marni Nixon and Mel Torme.
January 8th, 1965- July 23rd, 1965 (ABC)
This series traces the career of Franklin Delano Roosevelt drawing on such sources as films, personal papers, recordings, and comments of friends, political associates, and critics. The late Eleanor Roosevelt acted as a consultant for the series, which was co-produced by the creators of "Winston Churchill: The Valiant Years." Music composed and conducted by Alex North. Tonight: Part 1, "The Making Of A Man," covers FDR's pre-presidential years. Arthur Kennedy narrates and Charlton Heston reads from the President's writings.