SAY IT AIN'T SO, JOE!
Russell sez: the
dates shown here were rather, ummm, ambitious. I-65 around Hoover
wasn't complete until 1979. And the section from there to
Alabaster didn't open until 1981. And I-65 wasn't open to
Warrior until ... 1985!!
(that's about the time 459 was finished around the city)
Why was I reacting this way on Christmas morning 1975? I had just gotten my first
Super 8 home movie camera!
(before the day was over, I was already
writing scripts I intended to produce
... some of which actually got done ...)
In a recent, sad development, Pat Harrington (who played "Schneider"),
is now suffering from Alzheimer's.
radio nostalgia was beginning its great renaissance. But
thanks to the interwebz, one can listen to WOTW, along with hundreds of
other OTR recordings for the princely sum of -nada-.
The daily countdown was
no longer sponsored by
Names one does not normally
connect ... Oral Roberts,
Jerry Lewis and
H. R. Pufnstuf?
Movies based on comic strips had
certainly changed since "Li'l
Abner" and "A Boy Named
Stay tuned for the forthcoming website, "Kmart Rewound"
(I'm surprised they've held in this long!!)
It wasn't Sears in the '70s without Pooh!!
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