Journey Into Melody

Journey Into Melody is a Canadian music television miniseries which aired on CBC Television in 1958.

Journey Into Melody
Genremusic
Country of originCanada
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes5
Production
Production locationHalifax
Release
Original networkCBC Television
Original release1 June (1958-06-01) –
29 June 1958 (1958-06-29)

PremiseEdit

The music series was broadcast live from CBC's Halifax studios. It featured singer Bernard Johnson in the role of a travel clerk who dreams of visiting other places and times.[1] For example, the second episode featured selected songs of Vienna at the beginning of the 20th century.[2]

Series regulars included the Armadale Chorus and a 24-member orchestra led by Gordon MacPherson.[3] Dance routines featured on the series were choreographed by Gunter Buchta.[4]

SchedulingEdit

This half-hour series was broadcast Sundays at 5:30 p.m. from 1 to 29 June 1958.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Allan, Blaine (1996). "Journey Into Melody" (PDF). CBC Television Series 1952-1982. Queen's University. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 29 December 2015.
  2. ^ "Program Previews". Ottawa Citizen. 7 June 1958. p. TV3. Retrieved 31 December 2015.
  3. ^ "Program Previews". Ottawa Citizen. 30 May 1958. p. TV3. Retrieved 31 December 2015.
  4. ^ "Series: Journey into melody". Eastern Eye / A Nova Scotia Filmography - 1899-1973. Nova Scotia Archives. Retrieved 31 December 2015.