|THE NEIGHBORHOOD ARCHIVE - All Things Mister Rogers|
Mister Rogers is talking about loud sounds and quiet sounds when Mr. McFeely arrives with a pair of sound-reducing earmuffs. Picture Picture shows a film of different things that people wear on their ears.
In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Prince Tuesday has been crying all night and Lady Elaine Fairchilde is losing sleep. Nurse Miller explains to Lady Elaine that the baby cannot be "sent back." Lady Elaine puts on a pair of noise-reducing earmuffs and closes the Museum-Go-Round.
Nurse Miller sings Sometimes People Are Good on her way to the tree where she is joined in song by X the Owl. To help calm an exhausted Bob Dog, X the Owl shares a "magic leaf song" -- a performance by Mabel Mercer seen only when holding a magic leaf and saying "una hoja," the Spanish word for leaf.
At the castle, Nurse Miller talks with Dr. Bill Platypus about the patience involved with caring for a new baby. Lady Elaine threatens to turn the casle upside down if the baby does not stop crying. Thankfully, Prince Tuesday's crying stops and King Friday suggests everyone take a thirteen second nap.
Back at the house, Mister Rogers sings When a Baby Comes to Your House before he talks about how babies cry because they do not have any words to communicate.
Produced by WQED Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in association with Small World Enterpriese, Inc. for N.E.T.
Producer-Writer: Fred Rogers
Production funds for this television visit were provided by a grant from the Sears-Roebuck Foundation and a children's program fund established by N.E.T. affiliated stations.
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