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October 30th in Shep History


1956 Article ''Night People" To Meet Their Maker When Shepherd Descends On CCNY


1962 Radio Swedish Influence


1963 Radio Changing World


1965 Radio Halloween Show


1967 Radio Jean Shepherd


1969 Radio The Forty-Inch Soaking Pit


1973 Radio Approaching Christmas, Football


1974 Radio Phrenology


1975 Radio Christmas Gift Suggestions, American Literary Characters


1999 Article Shepherd's stories appealed to worldwide audience


2011 Article Billingsly: Producing "A Christmas Story: The Musical"


2012 Movies A Christmas Story 2

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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.
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>>> 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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Replay Date: October 04, 2014
From the Edge of Nowhere
Airdate: August 20, 1965

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"Worst Night - June 30, 1975"
"Rock Collector - July 7, 1975"
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Notes 10-30-2014

1985
Television
Jean Shepherd in Concert
Notes 10-29-2014

October 19, 1971
Television
Betty Hughs and Her Friends
Notes 10-29-2014

June 6, 1975
Live Shows
Princeton University
Notes 10-27-2014

November 6, 1971
Live Shows
Princeton University
Notes 10-27-2014

April 22, 1972
Live Shows
Princeton University
Notes 10-27-2014

May 12, 1973
Live Shows
Princeton University
Notes 10-27-2014

June 8, 1974
Live Shows
Princeton University
Notes 10-27-2014

October 11, 1975
Live Shows
Somerset County College
 
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