Cinema: Parrot's Screech

With the exception of radio and the airplane, television has received more ballyhoo than any other invention in recent history. The first attempt to utilize television as a medium of theatrical entertainment occurred last week in a cinema house on Broadway.

A block away, in the lobby of the Guild Theatre, Actors Franchot Tone and Margeret Barker spoke into a microphone lines from their roles in The House of Connelly (TIME, Oct. 12). The audience in the Broadway Theatre expected to hear and to see Actors Tone and Barker simultaneously, by television....

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