Kids’ Vids of So Long Ago

I had a bunch of videos that I’d had partially drafted, going back many months. This one has only been in draft since March, with just the Captain Kangaroo theme song. I wanted to have a bit more than that, so today I finally went strolling down memory lane. A long stroll.
Cleaning Out the Video Backlog #12 — very few left to go.


 

Here’s a bit of music that plucks the memory strings.

Captain Kangaroo Theme Song
h/t Moon Moon Blutarski on A♠
1:22

Wikipedia: Captain Kangaroo 1955 to 1984 — the longest-running nationally broadcast children’s television program of its day.


The Captain’s show was no Mister Rogers, but he was gentle and grandfatherly. Bob Keeshan played the role for so long that by the last seasons he didn’t have to wear a gray wig anymore: he had grown into the role! Continue reading “Kids’ Vids of So Long Ago”