(Late 1940s) Co-hosted (w.Bud Stefan
) "Hollywood R.S.V.P." on KTLA-TV, Hollywood, CA.
Did You Know?
In the early 1940s, while working at Paramount Pictures, Dick Lane watched as television genius Klaus Landsberg worked on the studio's experimental TV station, W6XYZ. On January 22, 1947, KTLA became the first commercial TV station west of the Mississippi and Dick was one its first on-camera personalities. On the Spade Cooley Show, he wore cowboy chaps and became known as "Leather Britches", ...
Yelled "Whooooaaaah Nellie" everytime something happened during his announcing of Hot Rod Derby, Roller Derby, and Wrestling.