Monday, March 27, 2017

REMEMBERING MILTON BERLE

Remembering Milton Berle who died this date in 2002. Born Mendel Berlinger; July 12, 1908 – March 27, 2002--Berle was an American comedian and actor. As the host of NBC's Texaco Star Theater (1948–55), he was the first major American television star and was known to millions of viewers as "Uncle Miltie" and "Mr. Television" during TV's "golden age".  (He was PERFECTLY CAST as J. Russell Finch in IT’S A MAD, MAD , MAD, MAD WORLD). Read more about Berle here http://bit.ly/2nZp8v6 

And regarding the first Golden Age of Television in the United States--which began in 1947 and lasted until 1960--you may also have an interest in...

TURN ON THE TELEVISION 1960-1969 http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2017/03/turn-on-tv-1960-1969.html

AND MORE ABOUT CANDID CAMERA, ALLEN FUNT AND THE CROTON CONNECTION http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2015/08/more-allen-funt-croton-connection.html

1 comment:

  1. Went to see that movie with my Uncle down in the city, then Tad's Steak House.

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