When I started this blog on June 28, 2015, I was scared out of my wits. What would I write? Who would read it? How long could I keep it going?
Hi, friends! For those who would like to attend my reading…
Many of you know I published a memoir a while back about my stint as a script coordinator in the film and TV biz in Montreal. Here’s a free peek at the Table of Contents! 🙂
I started thinking about Adam (aka “Batman”) West’s passing Friday, and it brought back so many memories of the early (black & white!) days of television. Adam was a perfect Batman, square-jawed and brave – nothing fazed him. For new followers, here are a few other things I wrote over a year ago about this TV era.
Ok, people. This has gone far enough! We have a lovely channel here called Animal Planet. Can you please tell me why it features such idiotic fare as:
Much as I look forward to what my post-retirement life will soon look like, I also enjoy peeking back at what was. I beg my readers’ forbearance during my occasional musings on old photos.
Here in Montreal, in 1952, we got all of one (1!) TV channel. If memory serves, it was channel 2 on the dial, and it was bilingual, English and French. (In those days there was more linguistic cooperation in this province!) The channel was run by the CBC: the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Shows were, of course, in black and white.