Television was causing tremors in four kindred professions.
In Hollywood, veteran Moviemaker Hal Roach became an enthusiastic convert to TV. He announced that his 15-acre Culver City studios (where Joan of Arc was filmed) will be turned over exclusively to the production of TV shorts.
In Manhattan, radio's Arthur Godfrey put his Talent Scouts on television, but he was making no concessions to TV. "Forty million people listen to us on the radio," he said. "We're not going to louse that up in order to please a few thousand who can see us."
The theater's Helen Hayes said: "I'm going to be hard to...