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The Golden Age of Chicago Children's Television

Ted Okuda 1953- author. Jack Mulqueen author.

Southern Illinois University Press edition.. 2016

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  • Title:
    The Golden Age of Chicago Children's Television
  • Author: Ted Okuda 1953- author.
  • Jack Mulqueen author.
  • Description: Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Foreword; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface; Introduction; 1 - A Historical Overview; 2 - The Show Must Go On: Preparations, Rehearsals, and Tomfoolery; 3 - The Ratings Game; 4 - The Puppet Master: Burr Tillstrom and Kukla, Fran, and Ollie; 5 - Circus Cinderella: Mary Hartline and Super Circus; 6 - The Golden Egg: Taking a Gander at Frazier Thomas and Garfield Goose; 7 - Rayner Shine: Ray Rayner and His (Many) Friends; 8 - A Trunk Full of Memories: John Conrad and Elmer the Elephant
    9 - Meet the Mulqueens: Pandora, Mr. Hands, and Kiddie-A-Go-Go10 - Working for "U": Attic-A-Go-Go at the Board of Trade; 11 - B.J.'s Dragon Tales: Bill Jackson's Dirty Dragon, Cartoon Town, and Gigglesnort Hotel; 12 - Clowning Around: Noontime Fun at Bozo's Circus; 13 - Animal Instinct: Dr. Lester Fisher and the Ark in the Park; 14 - An Arctic Blast from the Past: Hardrock, Coco, and Joe; 15 - Kid Show Roundup: From Ding Dong School to Jobblewocky Place; 16 - Puppets, Pies, and Prizes: Saluting a Golden Age; 17 - Chicago's Golden Age Kid Shows: An Alphabetical Directory; Bibliography; Index
    About the AuthorsBack Cover
    "A history of local children's television programming in Chicago from the late 1940s until the mid-1970s"--
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Publisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (193 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 0-8093-3537-9
  • Subjects: SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies; SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture; HISTORY / United States / State & Local / Midwest (IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI); PERFORMING ARTS / Television / General; Television and children -- Illinois -- Chicago; Children's television programs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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