MILTON BERLE (JULY 12. 1908–MAR. 27, 2002)

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Comedian Milton Berle, was host of NBC’s Texaco Star Theater (1948–55). In
1948 he was the first major star of American television and as such became
known as Uncle Miltie and Mr. Television to millions of viewers during TV’s
great golden age. Berle died of colon cancer at the age of 93.

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One Response to “MILTON BERLE (JULY 12. 1908–MAR. 27, 2002)”

  1. Sarah says:

    Dear PDX retro and PDX retro readers,

    Does anyone know where the image of Milton Berle with the NBC color TV camera originally came from? Was it published in a magazine? Is there a book that reproduces it anywhere?

    Thanks,

    Sarah

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