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TWTD Archive – June 5, 1971

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Originally broadcast on WLTD
Saturday, June 5, 1971

SMILIN’ ED’S GANG (11-1-47) Ed and his Buster Brown gang including Froggy the Gremlin, Midnight the Cat, Squeeky the Mouse, Granny and Shortfellow, the poet. Ed tells the story of “Robin Hood and the Jousting Tourney.”

ARMSTRONG THEATRE OF TODAY (1-3-48) “Thunder and the Miracle” starring Joan Caulfield in a romantic drama. One rainy afternoon, Angie, who works in a flower shop selling flowers to men who already have a girl, wishes for a tall, dark, good looking man for herself.

LET’S PRETEND (8-10-46) “The Story of Faithful John,”  King Richard’s faithful servant who tries to keep the King from falling in love with the princess. Cream of Wheat commercials.

ARCHIE ANDREWS (1940s)  Plumbing problems plague Archie, his family, his friend Jughead and the gang.