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Lonnie Donegan

Lonnie Donegan rose to international fame as one of the founding fathers of a new wave of music called Skiffle that swept the world during the...

Skiffle

Without skiffle there might have been no Quarrymen and hence no Beatles. Seen in retrospect on television, skiffle can seem entertaining yet quaint, and yet...

2i’s Coffee Bar

The 2i's Coffee Bar was an integral part of British pop music history. Although London's first skiffle bar was the Gyre & Gimble in Charing...

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Tom Terrific

1 9 5 7 - 1 9 6 1 130 x 5 minute episodes Developed by Gene Deitch as the first CBS-based Terrytoon (the network had...

Afghan Coats

The Afghan Coat was a fur-lined and trimmed sheepskin or goatskin coat, sometimes with intricate embroidery decoration, but often crudely made. Particularly loved by hippies...

Stone The Crows

Formed around Scottish singer Maggie Bell the band worked initially in clubs and air bases around the UK and Europe before arriving in London in...

Then Churchill Said To Me

1 9 8 2 (UK) 6 x 30 minute episodes This short-lived 30 minute BBC comedy series was Frankie Howerd's last sitcom. Ostensibly a transfer of his Up Pompeii! persona...

When the Boys Meet the Girls (1965)

Danny Churchill (Harve Presnell) is a young heir who tries to help Ginger (Connie Francis), an attractive postal worker in rural Nevada, save her...

Hello Down There (1969)

Jim Backus, fresh from playing the millionaire tycoon on Gilligan’s Island, plays millionaire tycoon T.R. Hollister while Roddy McDowall, fresh from playing a Phil...

Weeds (1987)

Weeds is the story of an armed robber, Lee Umstetter (Nick Nolte), sentenced to life without the possibility of parole in San Quentin. After two suicide...

Garrison’s Gorillas

1 9 6 7 - 1 9 6 8 (USA) 26 x 60 minute episodes A wartime action-adventure series from ABC featuring the exploits of a group...