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Classic Comedy: Still Open All Hours - David Jason - S01 E01 -

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Still Open All Hours is a British sitcom created by Roy Clarke for the BBC, starring David Jason. It is the sequel to the sitcom Open All Hours, which both Clarke and Jason worked on throughout its 26 episode run from 1973 to 1985, following a 40th Anniversary Special in December 2013 commemorating the original series.

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Book Review: It’s Saturday Morning!

It’s hard to believe that there was a time in my life when Saturday mornings weren’t made for sleeping…but rather, getting up “at the crack of ice” (as my pal Maureen likes to call it) and blissing out in front of the set to watch the endless parade of TV animation.  829 more words

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033 - History of Talking Pictures (Part 2)

Back for more! Revisiting the history of Talking Pictures TV. If you missed Part 1, check it out here – https://smartguideuk.wordpress.com/2018/08/24/025-history-of-talking-pictures-tv-part-1/

July 21st 2015

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“Ah ah ah ah...don’t touch that dial!”

After six years of drawing the comic strip Dumb Dora (about a brunette who “wasn’t as dumb as she looked”), Murat Bernard “Chic” Young handed it off to artist Paul Fung once Chic decided to embark on a new venture.  1,831 more words

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What a girl, what a whirl, what a life

Though she had firmly established herself in motion pictures as America’s favorite man-chaser, it could be argued that comedienne Joan Davis really achieved major fame in radio.  1,824 more words

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