Showbiz Imagery and Chicanery
WABC tries to make you feel old and irrelevant

WABC tries to make you feel old and irrelevant

syndicted programming was often referred to as tele-films back in the 1950s.

syndicted programming was often referred to as tele-films back in the 1950s.

Harold Lloyd Jr. plays Harold Lloyd Sr. 1962.

Harold Lloyd Jr. plays Harold Lloyd Sr. 1962.

a bear shits on your living room cushion 

a bear shits on your living room cushion 

Spike Jones plays Las Vegas

Spike Jones plays Las Vegas

Doodles Weaver (as comedy team Doodles and Skeeter) opens for Sophie Tucker in early Las Vegas

Doodles Weaver (as comedy team Doodles and Skeeter) opens for Sophie Tucker in early Las Vegas

Jack Carter, Alan King, Jackie Miles, Stan Irwin, Joe E. Lewis, Henny Youngman, George Gobel, Buddy Lester, Dave Barry - the comedians of early Vegas.

Kirk Douglas shoots Johnny Cash just to watch him die.

A: the mafia.

A: the mafia.

the Pussycat Theater, Hollywood.

the Pussycat Theater, Hollywood.

The Colgate Comedy Hour

The Colgate Comedy Hour

character actor and voice of Fred Flintstone - Alan Reed

character actor and voice of Fred Flintstone - Alan Reed

Hitchcock’s head

Hitchcock’s head

Don Knotts, bowler of the 1970s.