TYPE: Documents (Loose)
DIMENSIONS: All measure 8.5'' x 11''
COMPONENTS: Documents are all typed upon CBS logo stationery and stapled or paper-clipped together.
CONDITION: Minor toning, else near fine.
NOTES: From the estate of Bob Keeshan (Captain Kangaroo).
ITEM ID: 4826

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Lot of Ten Captain Kangaroo Original Press Releases

Year: 1955
Decade: 1950s
Century: 20th (1901-2000)

Lot of ten original Captain Kangaroo press releases from the show’s first year.

The first release is dated 1 September 1955, announcing the debut episode and predicting the show will be, ”…a joy to children and a great satisfaction to their parents as well…” Runs 4 pages. Includes 4 copies.

The second release is dated 21 September 1955. It also promotes the pilot, with a focus on Keeshan’s background, citing his experience working on ”Howdy Doody” and his real-life role as ”A model family man.” Runs 3 pages. Includes 4 copies.

Third release is dated 2 April 1956. It provides a bio on Mr. Green Jeans, Hugh Brannum, complete with his quotes on relating to children, ”…We talk to them. Not down to them…” Two copies of 2 page release.