REMEMBERING WALTER BRENNAN

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                (July 25, 1894 – September 21, 1974)

Walter Brennan won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor three
times and is tied with Jack Nicholson for the most Academy Award wins for
a male actor. Film historians and critics have long regarded Brennan as
one of the finest character actors in motion picture history. Brennan is
best remembered From 1957-1963, when he starred in the ABC-TV
series The Real McCoys, which costarred Richard Crenna and Kathleen
Nolan. The series ran on ABC from 1957 to 1962 before switching to CBS
for a final season as The McCoys.

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Released in March 1962, "Old Rivers",featuring The Johnny Mann Singers 
as the backing choir over Brennan’s recitation of the refrain, became a top
5 hit on both the Billboard Hot 100 and Hot C&W Sides charts by the end
of May. 

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