I happened to catch The Dinah Shore Chevy Show on JLTV and saw this amazing performance by Chita Rivera. What a firecracker!
This is the cover of a French magazine called “Femme Pratique” or “Practical Woman” in English. I don’t think this woman is very practical for letting her child stick its hand in the fan blades of that ‘robot!’
“Mom, how did I lose my hand?”
“Well, dear, we were doing this cover shoot…”
Mark your calendars, darlings! The U.S. Postal Service will release the “Early TV Memories” stamp set on August 11th to commemorate the shows that entertained us at the dawn of the television era.
The Early TV Memories stamp set includes: Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet; Alfred Hitchcock Presents; Dinah Shore Show; Dragnet; Ed Sullivan Show; George Burns & Gracie Allen Show; Hopalong Cassidy; The Honeymooners; Howdy Doody; I Love Lucy; Kukla, Fran and Ollie; Lassie; The Lone Ranger; Perry Mason; Phil Silvers Show; The Red Skelton Show; Texaco Star Theater; Tonight Show; Twilight Zone; and, You Bet Your Life.
In memory of Walter Cronkite, here is a clip from What’s My Line, with Charles Collingwood, Douglas Edwards, Eric Sevareid, and Robert Trout. They were a part of the CBS news team covering the Democratic National Convention in Chicago. It originally aired on August 12, 1956.
A tongue-in-cheek version of “Little Red Riding Hood” set to the music of “Autumn Leaves,” with Tad Tadlock.