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IT WAS TIME FOR BEANY BACK IN MY DAY!

Time4Beany promo card.jpg

Time For Beany is a children’s television series, with puppets for characters,
which was broadcast locally in Los Angeles starting on February 28, 1949
and nationally (by
kinescope) by the improvised Paramount Television
Network
from 1950 to 1955. It was created by animator Bob Clampett,
who later reused its main characters for the animated series Beany and
Cecil
. The show won three
Primetime Emmy Awards for best children’s
show.

The Butter Rum Cartoon: TIME FOR BEANY AND CECIL

Stan Freberg talks about Bob Clampett's "Time for Beany" on the ...
Voice artist Stan Freberg was one of the puppeteer’s on the show.

Time for Beany (1949-1954)


Pictured from left: Daws Butler and Stan Freburg behind the wall.

Newspaper ad for personal appearance of Stan Freberg, 1951.  Freberg was the voice of Cecil The Seasick Serpent on the show "Time For Beany".

Acclaimed satirist Stan Freberg dies at 88
Stan Freberg (Stanley Friberg) (August 7, 1926 – April 7, 2015)

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BIG CELEBRATIONS ON THIS DAY IN 1945

Stories of VE day to ring out on anniversary | News | The Times

On May 8, 1945, both Great Britain and the United States celebrated Victory
in Europe Day. Cities in both nations, as well as formerly occupied cities
in Western Europe, put out flags and banners, rejoicing in the defeat of the
Nazi war machine during
World War II.

 VE Day marked the official end to the war in Europe, bringing huge numbers out on to the streets to celebrate victory

VICTORY IN EUROPE DAY AND THE END OF WORLD WAR II
In the United States, the triumph happened on President Harry
Truman’s 61st birthday, when he dedicated the victory to the
memory of his antecedent, Franklin D. Roosevelt.

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