Archive for November 8th, 2010

EARLY TELEVISION’S LIVE DRAMA’S

kraft theatre kraft theatre sean
Kraft Television Theatre aired a series of drama’s weekly from 1947 to
1958 on NBC. It launched the careers of many actors,directors and
playwrights.
 

Westinghouse-Studio-One
Westinghouse Studio One began as a CBS radio drama series
in 1947 and moved to CBS-TV in 1948. It ran for ten seasons.   
  

betty furness
Former film actress,TV host and later,consumer advocate Betty
Fruness stands beside an open Westinghouse refrigerator on
the set during a live commercial break from a 1956 episode of
Westinghouse Studio One.

playhouse 90 title card
playhouse 90 2
PLAYHOUSE 90 was another great dramatic television series. It
aired on CBS –TV from 1956 to 1961 for a total of 133 episodes.
One of the writers for the series was… Rod Serling.

No Tags

posted by Bob Karm in TV and have No Comments

A BRIDGE IN THE MAKING

st. johns bridge under cont. 1930
                        The St. Johns Bridge under construction…1930..

No Tags

posted by Bob Karm in PORTLAND'S PAST and have No Comments

FIFTY YEAR’S AGO TODAY!

Kennedy election extra
Senator John F. Kennedy narrowly defeated Vice President
Richard M. Nixon for the Presidency in 1960.

No Tags

posted by Bob Karm in HISTORY,POLITICAL and have No Comments

ANOTHER GREAT KID’S SHOW!

AndysGangCredits

Andy’s Gang ran on NBC-TV from  August 20,1955 to December 31,1960.
It’s host, Andy Devine would interact with Froggy the Gremlin ,Midnight
the cat and Squeeky the mouse. Squeeky, was actually a Hamster. andy and frog
Midnight
squeeky the mouse

  

  

Andy’s Gang was sponsored by Buster Brown Shoes.
buster b rown and tige
“That’s my dog Tige, he lives in a shoe!! I’m Buster Brown, I live in there too!!”

No Tags

posted by Bob Karm in TV and have No Comments

MAURICE LUCAS

maurice-lucasjpg-c7aa62f7771598f2  
               February 18, 1952  –  October 31, 2010

No Tags

posted by Bob Karm in DEATH,SPORTS and have No Comments