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July 30th in Shep History


1957 Jazz Concert Jazz Under The Stars


1958 Article HUBCAPS


1960 WOR Show Tropical Storm and Alligators in the Sewer


1961 Article Jean Shepherd Sounds Off; He's a Summer Actor Now


1962 WOR Show Beautiful People and Time


1963 WOR Show Gertz and the 47 Crappies


1965 WOR Show Randy and the Gar Fish


1973 WOR Show Italian Scam


1975 WOR Show Soldering Iron


1976 WOR Show Skippy - Polish Wedding

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July 30, 2014
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More Never Before Heard Shep Audio
Recorded for syndication and never broadcast
Mr FAT-W (Films Around The World) has released 12 new Jean Shepherd shows never before released. These are available as 12 single audio CDs @ $14.99 each.
>>> Shepstore. . .
>>> Films Around the World website. . . <<<
July 26, 2014
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Happy Birthday Shep!
Shep would be 93 years old today. It's been 37 years since his last WOR show on April 1, 1977 and 59 years since he first started on WOR. Don't that make you feel old!
May 1, 2014
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Anyone have the whole set?
The "Ronald Colman Gravy Boat"
One too many!
So what's the story behind this item? In "My Summer Story" one of the plot lines was about the "Great Gravy Boat Riot" Due to a delivery 'snafu' only gravy boats were being delivered to the theater each week and after a while everyone had way too many gravy boats and the women rebelled, throwing them at Leopold Doppler up on stage . A scene reminiscent of Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds" attack scene. Were there actually Ronald Coleman gravy boats or were they made specifically for the movie? At least one of these has survived through the years and has shown up in a very unlikely place. . .
>>> Continued. . .
February 21, 2014
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Shep Receiving Doctorate of Humane Letters at Indiana University in 1995
courtesy: Professor James Lane - Indiana Univerity and Nick Mantis
Here's a photo of Shep receiving his Doctorate of Humane Letters at Indiana University on May 15, 1995.
>>> Continued. . .
February 17, 2014
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From 1959 - "Clean H-Bomb - Ghosts of Gothic NY Architecture"
Early Shep
Thanks to Dan Fine, a 24 minute excerpt from one of Shep's Saturday or Sunday night shows in approx July 1959 has surface for all to enjoy. As usual, Shep covers a bunch of topics in a short time.
>>> Continued. . .

 

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Notes 07-28-2014

November 27, 1971 - Booksigning - Booksigning - Wanda Hickey
Notes 05-1-2014

- Plots - Gravy Boat Riot
Notes 03-5-2014

February 7, 1971 - Live Shows - University of Massachusetts
Notes 02-22-2014

December 25, 2013 - Article - Shepherd documentary to be narrated in radio host's own voice
Notes 02-17-2014

Possibly July 1959 - WOR Show - Clean H Bomb - Gothic NY Architecture
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