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REMEMBER THIS SERIES ON REAL RADIO?

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Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar is a radio drama that aired on CBS
Radio from February 18, 1949 to September 30, 1962.

The series starred Bob Bailey  in "the transcribed adventures
of the man with the action-packed expense account – America’s
fabulous freelance
insurance investigator”.The writer-director
was
Jack Johnstone.

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A HAPPY BIRTHDAY WISH TO THE CAPTAIN

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William Shatner in The Twilight Zone episode: Nightmare At
20,000 Feet. (1963)    

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Shatner is best known for his portrayal of Captain James T. Kirk
of the
USS Enterprise (above) in the Star Trek franchise; from the
second pilot in 1965 to his final appearance as Kirk in the 1994 
Star Trek Generations



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Actor William Shatner is 91 years young today.


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REMEMBERING THIS MORNING TV SERIES

Image 1 - Official Sky King DVD Box Set All 72 TV Episodes + Book + Aviation History Bonus
The Songbird. a twin-engine Cessna T-50 .


The television version (NBC/ABC) starred
Kirby Grant as Schuyler 
“Sky” King, an Arizona rancher and airplane pilot, with
Gloria
Winters
as his niece Penny and Sky’s nephew Clipper, played by
Ron Hagerty


The series had strong Western elements, King usually captured
criminals and spies and found lost hikers, though he did so with
the use of his airplane, the Songbird.
 

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From left: Kirgy Grant,Gloria Winters and Ron Hagerty.

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Original Release: September 16, 1951 – March 8, 1959.

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During production of the series.

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ACTING LEGEND SEAN CONNERY HAS DIED

Sean Connery is 90.
Thomas Sean Connery (August 25, 1930 – October 31, 2020)

Scottish actor and producer Sean Connery was best known as the
first actor to portray the character
James Bond in film. Connery
died in his sleep at his home in Nassau
in the Bahamas. His son
stated that he “had been unwell for some time”. Connery was 90.

Full list of James Bond films in order | James Bond Movies
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IT WAS A POPULAR SYNDICATED TV SERIES

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Highway Patrol
is a 156-episode
action crime drama series produced
for
syndication from 1955 to 1959. The TV series starred Broderick
Crawford
(below) as Dan Mathews as the gruff and dedicated head
of a police force in an unidentified Western state.

 

This 'Highway Patrol' super-fan perfectly recreated the show's ...
“Ten-4”

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