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Show Summary

Success Through Spells - Magic Twig
Airdate: Monday - November 8, 1965

WOR Show
Original Airing

First Line After Theme Ends
Al righ before we get started we must warn you once again. . .
Show Description
Tonights show is about success. Shep sings "If I had the Wings of an Angel" Life Magazine add for nylon zippers. Don't let your zipper stand in your way to success. The nylon zipper doesn't shine the the metal ones! "Stink Out" - the magic blue gargle.Shep does a mock commercial for "Stink Out" with the magic blue oscillating bubbles. "It ain't what you know - it's who you know." Shep tells about how his father sits at the table moaning about being passed over for a promotion. Magical, mystical spells. Shep reads ad for a revealing book of magic spells that give you mystical powers instantly. The magic twig. Shep fantasizes that He is put in charge of WOR, then the the 'Magic Twig' is stolen by a counter spell and the bubble is burst!
Matt is engineer Shep notes that he worked at Flick's Tavern cleaning up and cooking the fish on Fridays.
Commercials (All times approximate)
Sponsor Time Notes
Garden State Racetrack
Happiness Chinese Restaurant
Miller Beer
Rover 2000
Music (All times approximate)
First Film Music
Ballet Mecanique
Beethoven's 5th Symphony
Engineer and Staff in Booth
Summary/Rating Credit
By: Jim Clavin
Date: -
Rating: Not Rated
Instruments Played
Jews Harp
Airdate History ' - Original' date is earliest known broadcast)
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