Television: Review

Back-alley exposés of TV comics have come into fashion on big and little screens this season. Notable examples: Hollywood's The Great Man and Studio One's Tale of a Comet. Last week on TV, Producer Martin Manulis of CBS's Playhouse go turned Ernest Lehman's novelette The Comedian into an X ray of the flabby soul of a top-ranking clown. TV Comic Sammy Hogarth, played by Mickey Rooney as if the part were fitted to him in Savile Row, is the man who gives the chuckle to TV's 40,000,000 chuckleheads, but to those who know him...

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