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IT WAS NEW IN 58

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TIME FOR BEANY ~ 1949

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On February 28, 1949, a puppet show called TIME FOR BEANY
debuted on KTLA-TV in Los Angeles. It became a huge success
and went national on the Paramount Television Network (PTN)
from 1950 to 1955. The show was created by animator Bob
Clampett, who later made it into the animated series BEANY
AND CECIL. Principal voice actors were Daws Butler and
comedian Stan Freberg.

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Main characters Beany Boy and Cecil, The Seasick Sea Serpent.

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Daws Butler is pictured with puppet’s Captain Horatio Huffen Puff and Beany, while Stan Freberg, background, has Cecil and the caped
villian, Dishonest John. Butler later became the voice of Hanna-
Barbera’s animated characters Yogi Bear, Quick Draw McGraw
and Huckle Berry Hound. 

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              Daws Butler (1976)                         Recent pic of Stan Freberg

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A GREAT COMEDY DUO!

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George Burns and Gracie Allen on the TV set.

                         A  monolog from one of the shows.

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THE FASTEST FEMALE IN 1964

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It was on this date in 1964 that 29-year-old Paula Murphy of California set a female
land speed record of 226.36 MPH. PAULA-MURPHY-ARFONS_lg
The 10,000 horsepower jet car that was driven by Paula Murphy at the Bonneville
Salt Flats in Utah.
 
 
 
 

 

 

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GRACE WAS BORN ON THIS DATE IN 1929

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Academy Award winning actress Grace Kelly became the Princess of Monaco when she married Prince Rainier lll in 1956 and retired from
acting. Grace died as the result of a stroke in 1982. She was 52.

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Grace Kelly co-starred with James Stewart in Alfred 
Hitchcock’s 1954 suspense thriller, “Rear Window”.
 

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Princess Grace and her Husband, Prince Rainier lll.

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