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IT WAS TIME FOR BEANY BACK IN MY DAY!

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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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HE WAS KNOWN AS THE SINGING COWBOY


TV’s "The Gene Autry Show" premiered on CBS July 23, 1950 with
91 episodes aired. 


Pat Buttram (left) as Gene’s side kick "Pat".

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Orvon Grover "Gene" Autry

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LEGENDARY PUPPETEER HAS DIED AT 85

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Caroll Edwin Spinney (December 26, 1933 – December 8, 2019)

(FoxNews) – Caroll Spinney, the man behind the popular "Sesame Street" characters Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, died Sunday at his home in
Connecticut after living with dystonia for some time. Spinney was also
a cartoonist, author and speaker. The news came in a
press release
from Sesame Workshop.

Caroll Spinney with Jim Henson and Oscar the Grouch.
Caroll Spinney (L) pictured on set with Jim Henson during the
early days of “Sesame Street”. 

Caroll Spinney

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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CAMILLE
BOHANNON

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The Mickey Mouse Club
was an ABC television show that aired intermittently
from 1955 to 1996 and returned in 2017 to social
media. It was created by
Walt Disney and produced by Walt
Disney Productions
.

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Walt Disney (center) with the Mouseketeers in 1955.

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The children’s tv series Captain Kangaroo aired weekday
mornings on the American
television network CBS from
October 3, 1955, until December 8, 1984, making it the
longest-running nationally broadcast children’s tv
program of its day. The show was conceived and the
title character was played by Bob Keeshan, who had
portrayed the original Clarabell the Clown on The
Howdy Doody show that aired on NBC.

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Robert James Keeshan
(June 27, 1927 – January 23, 2004)

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