Movies 'Til Dawn Blog


Yesterday I posted a commercial from 1956 featuring the all-new RCA clock radio. I mentioned that I thought it was an invention from the 70s, not the 50s, and the above 1974 commercial for G.E. clock radios does make it seem falsely like its a new concept. They roped Sammy

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Last night we watched the above installment of ‘Hollywood Palace‘, an hourlong variety show that broadcast Saturday nights (except September 1967 to January 1968, when it aired on Monday nights) on ABC from January 4, 1964, to February 7, 1970. This particular episode was broadcast on January 20th, 1968. The host

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‘THE CANDY MAN’…(can) To close this weeks series of original versions of movie themes that my trio and I (redundant? is just ‘my trio’ enough?) performed last week, here’s the first screen appearance of Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley’s iconic ‘The Candy Man’, from ‘Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory’ (1971). The

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The dance show ‘Hullabaloo’, which aired on NBC from January 12 1965 to April 11, 1966, was arguably the best show of it’s kind–better than ‘Shindig’ in my humble opinion. If you’ve never seen it watch the above complete twenty-five minute episode which features a mind boggling line-up of guests–Sammy

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