A. The Earl Twins and Gene Nelson dance "The Ballad of Bessie and Tessie" in the Bell Telephone Hour's original musical, "The Sounds of America", which will be seen in color over NBC-TV on Friday February 17. This dance, created by Hermes Pan, the noted movie choreographer, tells the sad story of how a cowboy found that twins were harder to handle than any one girl.
B. Cactus Jack (Gene Nelson) basks in the admiration of Bessie and Tessie (The Earl Twins, Jane and Ruth) in the Western music hall segment of "The Sounds of America," to be seen on the Bell Telephone Hour over NBC-TV, Friday , February 17. Typical sounds of the old West are among the sounds of America's past described in this hour-long original musical.
A. Dwight Marfield plays Mark Twain, reminiscing about the good old days on the River, in "The Sounds of America," the Bell Telephone Hour's original musical that will be seen in color over NBC-TV, Friday, February 17. The background, with its steamboat, is Disneyland's reconstruction of the shore of the Mississippi.
B. "Looks like everybody's going on the Train to Yesterday." This scene on the Disneyland railroad opens "The Sounds of America," the Bell Telephone Hour musical that will be seen over NBC-TV on Friday, February 17. The train will take the TV audience not only through the Americana at Disneyland but also through a musical description of the sounds that went to make up America's past.