WCCR presents Merriment Players Aug. 20 at ICC

Published 4:28 pm Wednesday, August 8, 2012

The Western Carolina Classic Radio Club will meet Monday, Aug. 20 at 2 p.m. in Room 112 on the ICC Polk Campus.
Bill Drake and Gary Poole will give their last live performance for this year as the Merriment Players take the audience back to the early days of radio.
The old-time radio program will star Burt Lancaster in the suspense play “The Big Shot.” Lancaster plays a mining engineer who gets a job in an illegal gold mine in Mexico. This program first aired Sept. 9, 1948.
Professor Hoyt will keep everyone guessing with his trivia quiz.
The featured radio/TV show will be a club comedy special.
Around 3:15 p.m., the Summer Jazz Series will highlight saxophone virtuoso Charlie Ventura.
Everyone is welcome. There is no charge.
– article submitted
by Bob Reynolds

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