Hosted cartoon show in L.A. Played The Pancake Man and introduced cartoons. Sponsored by the International House of Pancakes.
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Mother Goose | Hal J. Smith | Hal John Smith
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We were paid $5.00 a show. That was a lot of money in those days. My sisters, Bernadeen and Kathleen were also great dancers. They performed up a storm. We did a lot of different acts back then and Abe Cohen
helped us. He really enjoyed our work.
Worked as a disc jockey in Utica, New York, from 1936 to 1943. Hal then moved to Hollywood working as an announcer for the Warner Brother's radio station KFWB; while there he was an announcer for "The Jimmie Jackson Show" and "Jimmie Jackson's Memory Lane" Show. Later on Hal was able to lampoon Jimmie on one of the Andy Griffith shows "Goodbye, Sheriff Taylor" The tongue-in-cheek one liner ...