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Bedtime for Bonzo (1951) Poster

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Often used by Johnny Carson on The Tonight Show (1962) when Ronald Reagan was president partly because the former president was directed by Frederick De Cordova who was also the producer of The Tonight Show.
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The popular Ramones song Bonzo Goes To Bitburg is written about Ronald Reagan and refers to Reagan as Bonzo because of the controversy over putting a wreath on a Nazi graveyard in Bitburg. The reason why is because people found it to be unacceptable for a United States president to show any remorse for the nazis.
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During the 1980 US Presidential campaign when Ronald Reagan was the Republican nominee; this film suddenly became extremely popular again and was frequently shown on television. The joke in Washington was that "Bedtime for Bonzo" was a "favorite of old movie buffs and Democrats".
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