Jack Kennelly sent along these clippings of Clancy and Willie appearing at Cedervale shipping center in 1972.
Every so often I bump into a bit of Twin Cities television history that tells us a little bit about our favorite TV hosts. This article comes from BoxOffice magazine dated February 6, 1961. It describes promotion of a movie called Wizard of Baghdad on the local kids shows. The movie was promoted by Casey […]
Dave Lee is fondly remembered for Pete the Penguin and his many other puppets from his programs on WTCN and KMSP in the late 50’s and throughout the 60’s. But Dave Lee spent much of his early career in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where he was an announcer and broadcast journalist. Here’s a photo of Dave […]
Radio TV Mirror was a national magazine published by the McFadden Group that had local inserts specific to the region where the magazine was sold. Broadcasters from Minneapolis were featured regularly in magazines distributed throughout the Midwest. Popeye ‘N’ Pete had debuted on WTCN in April 1961 and as documented in this article, it quickly […]
From Billboard July 7, 1956 This fascinating article offers a vivid description of Daryl Laub’s programs on KSTP, channel 5, shortly after the programs moved from WTCN, channel 11. The T.N. Tatters show is familiar and carried over from the J.P. Patches show on WTCN. However this is the first reference I have seen regarding […]
TV Junior was a TV Guide for young baby boomers published during the late 1950s. The monthly magazine carried articles about network programs such as Howdy Doody and Dennis the Menace, as well as activity pages that were often tied to local kidvid personalities. This must have required many different editions of the mag […]
T. N. Tatters was featured on the cover of the Minnesota edition of the January 1960 issue of TV Funfare, “America’s TV listing magazine for children.” T. N. Tatters allegedly wrote this article, which appeared in the Minnesota edition of the January 1960 issue of TV Funfare, “America’s TV listing magazine for children.” T. N. […]