Monthly Archives: June 2012
(1919-2012) We would like to take a few moments to acknowledge the passing Doris Singleton. Ms. Singleton is remembered best for her successful television career, especially her role as Lucy and Ricky’s neighbor on I Love Lucy. Her other small … Continue reading
The Carter Sisters performed traditional songs, many of which came from the original Carter family, and mixed this with popular and gospel music, as well as comedy. The songs played in the shows included “Eight more miles to Loisville,” Divorce … Continue reading
Howard Hugh’s film, The Conquerer was a big budget flop and nearby nuclear testing was blamed for 91 or 220 of the film cast suffering from cancer in subsequent years.
Two Black Crows, also billed as The Black Crows and Moran and Mack was a blackface vaudeville show, created around 1917. Originally, the act was the creation of Charles Mack (Charles Sellers) and John Swor. The duo enjoyed limited success … Continue reading
We would like to take a moment to acknowledge the passing of beloved character actor, Frank Cady. Although primarily known for his television role as Sam Drucker, the postmaster and general store keeper of Hooterville, USA, like many actors of … Continue reading
At the age of twelve, Ray Bradbury saw a carnival magician, Mr. Electrico. The magician took a statically electrified sword, touched it to Ray’s nose, and shouted “Live Forever!” The hair on Ray’s head literally stood on end from the … Continue reading