Archive for November 15th, 2011

WIZARD OF OZ MUNCHKIN DEAD AT 93

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Karl Slover in “The Wizard of Oz”

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DUBLIN, Ga. (AP) – Karl Slover, one of the last surviving actors who portrayed Munchkins in the 1939 classic film, "The Wizard of Oz," died of cardiopulmonary
arrest Tuesday afternoon in a suburban Atlanta hospital, according to Laurens
County Deputy Coroner Nathan Stanley.

Slover, one of the smallest of the male Munchkins in the movie (4-foot-5), was
best known for playing the lead trumpeter in the Munchkins’ band but also had
roles as a townsman and soldier in the film.

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THE ‘61’ OLDSMOLBILE

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A KODAK MOMENT FROM HOWDY DOODY

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Buffalo Bob Smith talking with kids in the Peanut Gallery during a break in
the broadcast.

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ON AMERICAN BANDSTAND THIS DAY IN 1975

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JUDGE JOSEPH WAPNER IS 92 TODAY

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Joseph A. Wapner, former judge and host of the syndicated television
series "The
People’s Court", holds a replica plaque after he received a
star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles on November 12,
2009.

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