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Frozen in a Block of Ice
Airdate: Saturday - March 15, 1969

WOR Show
Original Airing

First Line After Theme Ends
Oh, Oh, there a straw in the wind. . .
Show Description
"Won't You Come Home Bill Bailey" with Jew's Harp and Kazoo Salute to Gorillas - Officials at zoo in Bristol, England attempting to fingerprint three gorillas Letter from kid who purchased a 1936 Hudson - Shep relates "the facts of life" learned from his own Hudson Hornet ("an aggressive piece of junk") purchased from Friendly Fred Story of Old Man's Essex which couldn't get off the street car tracks due to bad kingpins as street car approaches Description of the lot of the "walkin around guy" - the guy not invited to the Roman orgies who might have had cleanup duty in the lion cages at the coliseum Adaptability of cockroaches and man - both can be frozen in a block of ice and survive when thawed Story of radio station promotion at a circus in which Shep (age 17) is frozen in a block of ice while providing five minute remote broadcasts every three hours to describe the process - complete with a feeding tube, rubber suit, attached microphone, and refrigeration tank
55 minute Saturday show - "A Classic" LT This show was edited down from a 55 minute Saturday night show originally aired on March 15, 1969. Opening theme - The 12/9/70 show starts with a new theme. On the 3/15/69 show he talks over the theme and mentions it being Saturday. Towards the end of the theme the 3/15/69 show is cleverly edited in for the theme's finish just as Shep starts singing "La Cha...Cha Cha..." Both shows run parallel through the bit about the Milano Italy Schools and at the point right after Shep sings happy birthday, the 12/9/70 show skips ahead about 5 minutes to where Shep says "Oh hey, here's an ad..." On the the 3/15/69 show these 5 minutes are taken up by Shep playing the jews harp and talking about gorillas being fingerprinted. The two shows come together again and Shep reads an ad for professional landlords and talks about doing Uncle Tom's Cabin in school. Right after he says "Oh - high point in drama!" about 45 seconds is cut where he plays 'reality sounds' (a train) and mentions it being Saturday.
Commercials (All times approximate)
Music (All times approximate)
Engineer and Staff in Booth Summary/Rating Credit Instruments Played
By: Lowell Thelin
Rating: 4
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