He and Chevi Colton played the role of father and daughter in the 1961 off-Broadway production of "O, Marry Me!" based on Oliver Smith's "She Stoops To Conquer". Silver and Colton were, in fact, a real-life, married couple before that time.
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[on the show Captain Jett] "I had a different kid with me every week as co-pilot, and we'd blast off, and watch cartoons on the way. Now, it's pretty unsettling when a middle-aged man comes up to me and reminds me that he was one of my space hoppers."
He was the second and the last host/performer to play Captain Jet on the WCBS-TV, Ch. 2 NYC version of "Space Funnies"/"Captain Jet" on Saturday and Sunday mornings from Saturday and Sunday June 19, and 20, 1955, to Saturday and Sunday December 30 and 31, 1960. The first host/performer to play Captain Jet was actor and radio DJ Stan Sawyer, who hosted the program from Saturday and Sunday July 5 ...
His foghorn-like voice