Television: Critic Meets Critics

Critic John Crosby, who has been dishing it out to TV for eleven years in the New York Herald Tribune and 95 other papers, started taking it last week. After serving as narrator in the debut of CBS's The Seven Lively Arts, Crosby "went into a state of shock" at the sort of things TV critics say about a new performer.

Carped the New York Journal-American's Jack O'Brian: "Crosby seemed to smile as if in constant pain. Closeups presented his face with a seemingly endless mouth and large lips which seemed to be pulled vertically apart as if with unseen strings." The...

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