TYPE: Clothing
COMPONENTS: Three-piece denim lot includes: - two pairs of vintage Levi's jeans. One pair of Levi's is labeled ''Levi's For Men/Action Jeans /with a skosh more room" and is a size 42 x 30. Second pair of Levi's bears a ''Gentleman's Jeans'' label sewn within and is an approximate size 37 x 28. -a pair of overalls by Lee Jeans, approximate size L.
NOTES: From the estate of Bob Keeshan (Captain Kangaroo). From the Captain Kangaroo wardrobe lot.
ITEM ID: 4848

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Overalls and Pants Worn Mr. Green Jean’s on the Captain Kangaroo Show

Century: 20th (1901-2000)

Lee brand overalls and two pairs of Levi’s jeans, worn on screen by the Mr. Green Jeans character on the Captain Kangaroo show.

Hugh Brannum (January 5, 1910 – April 19, 1987) was an American vocalist, arranger, composer and actor best known for his role as Mr. Green Jeans on the children’s television show Captain Kangaroo. Mr. Green Jeans earned his moniker from his distinctive apparel, a pair of farmer’s overalls (later, jeans and a denim jacket) in his signature green (although, since the show was broadcast in black-and-white for much of its run, this was lost on viewers). He was a talented and inquisitive handyman who provided assistance at the Treasure House. He frequently visited the Captain with the latest addition to his menagerie of zoo animals.