Archive for June 26th, 2011

CAPTAIN VIDEO DEBUTED ON THIS DATE IN 1949

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Captain Video and His Video Rangers was a low-budget science fiction TV
series. It was broadcast on the DuMont Television Network, and was the first
series of its kind on American television. It aired between June 27, 1949 and
April 1, 1955 and starred Richard Coogan (below) in the lead role.

 

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Richard Coogan

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Official membership card

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SUNDAY NIGHT ON CBS ~ 1961

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KUKLA, FRAN, AND OLLIE FOR WHIRLPOOL

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Kukla, Fran, and Ollie creator Burr Tillstrom

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THE NBC SUNDAY MYSTERY MOVIE

The NBC Mystery Movie was a television series, produced by Universal
Studios, that was broadcast by NBC from 1971-1977. The theme for the
show was composed by Henry Mancini.

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PETER LORRE (JUNE 26, 1904–Mar. 23, 1964)

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Peter Lorre became a popular featured player in Hollywood crime films and
mysteries, notably alongside Humphrey Bogart and Sydney Greenstreet, and
as the star of the successful Mr. Moto detective series.

 

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