Sunday, June 16, 2013

Wonderama!

Wonderama was a popular local NYC show that eventually was syndicated to a handful of stations around the USA. Here's a bit from Wonderama's early days when Sonny Fox was the host. He was a brilliant interviewer of children. Sonny Fox had an autobiography that you should check out.



Here's a segment from Bob McAllister's Wonderama in the 1970s. Wonderama episodes are very rare so don't write in requesting the show your were on. No one thought to save that stuff. A popular feature was Snake Cans, Bob could really get his young audience worked up - he had to, the show ran for four hours (down from 6 originally) on Sunday mornings.



McAllister's signature tune was 'Kids Are People Too', he even hosted a show by that name, at least for the first year...


Read all about Wonderama.

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