Saturday, September 27, 2014

Bing Crosby's Road to Hollywood (1950s)

This compendium of Educational 'Spice of the Program' Shorts featuring Bing Crosby aired frequently in syndication on 1950s television. The shorts were done in the early 1930s while the cut and paste job was done in the 50s.

WAGA-TV High-Q (1968)

Regional television is my new fetish. Camp classics waiting rediscovery.

Friday, September 26, 2014

WAGA-TV Atlanta A.M. featuring drunken Jimmy Dean (1973)

Regional television at its best - and by best I mean worst. "A mass murder in Memphis. The result, six persons left slaughtered... first though let's check with our traffic and sports director." And then along comes intoxicated singer Jimmy Dean! "I played soccer last night. She opened her mouth and I socked her."

WAGA-TV - The Mr. Pix Show (1968)

a regional children's host can't hide his contempt, but he does throw it to a lot of Looney Tunes cartoons.