Thursday Nov 28
the Bootleg Files: Fol-de-Rol
I just received the latest copy of the always sublime magazine Shock Cinema , and while thumbing through its pages I came upon a write-up of a production that I never heard about: a 1972 TV special produced by Sid and Marty Krofft called "Fol-de-Rol."
Remember H.R. Pufnstuf? Watch the TV Show Intro! Great Memories
Jimmy is 11 years old when he arrives on the island and turns 12 in the episode called "The Birthday Party."
Globe and Mail
Oliver with a Twist: reading Dickens to my son
I have always read to my boys as part of their bedtime ritual. Evening provides an opportunity for the cuddles they tell me aren't manly in daylight.
"the Dick Van Dyke Show" @ 50: Buena Sera, Mr. & MRS. Campbell
His name was Johnny Silver, and he was an actor whom you've seen in plenty of TV and movie roles, like in 'I Dream Of Jeannie', 'Night Gallery', 'Mannix', 'The FBI'.... He was Ludicrous in 'H.R. Pufnstuf', and he played Dr.
Sigmund And The Sea Monsters: Season One
People often joke the Kroffts must have been high when they came up with their television ideas.