Lot of Ten Captain Kangaroo Original Press Releases
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.