|THE NEIGHBORHOOD ARCHIVE - All Things Mister Rogers|
Mister Rogers arrives with a slide whistle which he uses to play the beginning of Yankee Doodle before moving to the piano where he finishes the song. He explains that things take time to learn.
Visiting the local symphony hall, Mister Rogers introduces visitors to Itzhak Perlman, a concert violinist. Mr. Perlman walks with crutches as a result of polio and uses his strong arms to play wonderful music on his violin. After playing Yankee Doodle, Mr. Perlman plays some music to show how me might express various emotions. Mr. Perlman also shares about his children who are all musically talented as well.
In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, King Friday asks the Trolley to show the picture of when he was a baby with his mother and father. Prince Tuesday find the picture humorous and asks to see a picture of Robert Troll as a baby. When Miss Paulificate appears to invite every one to the LA Room of the castle for the "Long Ago Party," Trolley produces a picture of her as a child.
Back at the house, Mister Rogers sings You're Growing before he spends some time talking about Colonial Williamsburg. Sharing a picture book about Williamsburg, Mister Rogers talks about what life was like for people in colonial times. He remembers a time when he visited Colonial Williamsburg. He concludes by singing It's You I Like.
With Fred Rogers
Produced in association with WQED/Pittsburgh
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