Radio: Butler to Jockey

After 17 years of Hollywood typecasting as a know-it-all butler, British-born Cinemactor Arthur Treacher, 55, this week tried being a radio disc jockey. In a once-a-week broadcast over New York City station WNBC (Sun. 12:30 p.m.), his comment is entirely in verse; his records are all Gilbert & Sullivan.

Though Treacher delivered his lines with true Savoyard bounce and archness, his versifying scriptwriters often let him down. Sample:

"My name is Arthur Treacher

And I'm awfully glad to meet'cha,

And I know that you'll enjoy our DJ


For my very pleasant duties

Are to play...

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