Sunday, January 24, 2010

The Old Rebel & Marco The Polar Bear

During the sixties,Santa Claus would be featured on the Old Rebel's show and Marco the Polar Bear would be Santa's helper. This photo of the Old Rebel and Marco was shot during the 1966 Christmas parade in Lexington,NC. I wish I had found this photo before Christmas but better late than never I guess.

Dick Bennick as Count Shockula 1966

On Thanksgiving night,November 24,1966, Sandra Crissman was crowned "Mess Lexington" by Count Shockula (Dick Bennick). The contest was sponsored in part by WGHP channel 8's Shock Theatre. This was part of the "Mess America" contest sponsored by WGHP's Shock Theatre and Famous Monsters of Filmland Magazine.

Saturday, January 23, 2010


Remember when Maya aired on WSJS channel 12? The show starred Jay North ( Dennis The Menace). The ad is from September 1967.

Arthur Smith Show 1967

Arthur Smith in September 1967