So we present to you a little something different this year, for all you kids from Minnesota. Merry Christmas from Minnesota KidVid!
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Kids grew up watching Casey Jones, Axel, Clancy and Willie, and Grandpa Ken on Minnesota television. Eventually kids become teenagers and their interests change a bit. For me, there were monster movies. The showcase for classic (and not so classic) horror movies was Horror Incorporated, on KSTP, channel 5. The program was […]
Horror Incorporated was the monster movie franchise in the Twin Cities, bringing us all the great Universal monsters like Frankenstein with Boris Karloff and Dracula with Bela Lugosi. For most of the shows run, there was a generic open of a featuring a hand crawling out of a coffin. But for a short while, in […]
It was hard to grow up in Minnesota and not know Carmen the Nurse. As Carmen, Mary Davies was costar to Clellan Card’s Axel from 1954 until Card passed away in 1966. After that, Mary Davies hosted her own program, Carmen’s Cottage which was paired up with Clancy and Willie on weekday mornings until 1977. […]
I’ve heard this story repeated many times, but now I’ve been able to track down a little more information. The story goes that Commodore Cappy was talking to Vivian Vulture about Valentines Day. Vivian told the Commodore that she wasn’t going to get any Valentines and that she had never received one. Of course this […]