Archive for November 9th, 2010

HE WAS A WIZARD ON TELEVISION!

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‘MR. WIZARD’, with host Don Herbert, premiered March 3,1951
on NBC-TV and featured Herbert and guest kid’s conducting
science experiments. Don won a Peabody award for his work
on the program which aired for 30-minutes every Saturday
morning until it was cancelled in 1965. Herbert was a General
Science and English Major at the University of Wisconson.

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A FEEL OF THE FUTURE!

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THE MORRISON STREET BRIDGE IN 1892

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A NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC IN 1918

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RADIO’S EARLY DAY’S

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‘The Lone Ranger’ premiered January 30,1933 on WXYZ radio in Detroit. It then moved to the Mutual Broadcasting System and finally to NBC’s Blue Network, which became ABC. The last episode was  broadcast on September 3, 1954. The lead role was played by several actor’s, the most remembered was the shows announcer for a few years, Brace Beemer, pictured above. He played the role till the final show. Beemer
also protrayed “Sergeant Preston Of The Yukon” for a brief time.

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