TELEVISION: The Flight of the Dimbleby

As Americans watched the wedding of Britain's Princess Margaret on NBC-TV last week (see FOREIGN NEWS), they heard a flow of murmured Mayfairisms that were almost as impressive as the Archbishop of Canterbury's solemnity. It was the sable-tongued voice of Richard Dimbleby, a tall, benign, Pickwickian commentator so unfailingly proper that he all but calls the thing in his hand a Michael. Dropping sterling syllables into the air from his glass-paneled aerie 60 ft. above Westminster Abbey's nave, Dimbleby lived up not only to his reputation as England's best commentator, but to his nicknames—"Bishop Dimbleby," "Dick Dimbleboom," and "The...

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