Archive for July 12th, 2014

LONE RANGER GEAR SOLD AT AUCTION

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The above photo from A & S Auction Company of Waco, Texas shows the
outfit Lone Ranger actor Clayton Moore wore when he made appearances
as the character after retiring from television. The outfit was today sold by
the Texas auction house for $195,000.  

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Jack Clayton Moore (September 14, 1914 – December 28, 1999)

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TODAY IN HISTORY

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Camille Bohannon

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William Henry "Bill" Cosby Jr. is 77 today. After flunking 10th grade,
he worked as an apprentice at a local shoe repair shop and began
performing stand up comedy at The Hungry I nightclub in San
Francisco.

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RADIO SERIES DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1946

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Lurene Tuttle and Howard Duff during an episode of Sam Spade

The Adventures of Sam Spade was a radio series based loosely on the private
detective character Sam Spade, created by writer Dashiell Hammett for The
Maltese
Falcon
. The show ran for 13 episodes on ABC in 1946, for 157
episodes on CBS in 1946-1949, and finally for 51 episodes on NBC in
1949-1951. The series starred Howard Duff (and later, Steve Dunne)
as Sam Spade and Lurene Tuttle as his secretary Effie.

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William Spier Producer/Director of The Adventures
of Sam Spade


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