Monthly Archives: June 2012

Good Night, Doris Singleton

(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

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Carter Sisters: Country Western Radio Broadcasts

The Carter Sisters performed traditional songs, many of which came from the original Carter family, and mixed this with popular and gospel

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Atomic Consequences of “The Conqueror”: Howard Hughes Big Budget Film Flop

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. Continue reading

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The Comedic Two Black Crows

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

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Good Night, Frank Cady

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

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Good Night, Ray Bradbury: Sci Fi Writer Passes Away at Age 91

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

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