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Cartoon Express, The

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Original Air Date:
1962
Channel:
WPIX-TV
Prod. Co.:
Tribune Broadcasting Inc.
Genre:
Live Action
 

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Characters & Voices
Host/Performer: -
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Engineer Smokey Bill - Bill Britten
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Cartoon Voices: -
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Popeye The Salior - Jack Mercer
Oilve Oyl - Mae Questel
Brutus - Jackson Beck
Alice The Goon - (Actor is unknown)
The Sea Hag - Mae Questel
Sweetpea - Mae Questel
Poopdeck Pappy - Jack Mercer
Wimpy - Jack Mercer
Roughhouse - Jackson Beck
Prof. O.G. Wottasnozzle - Jackson Beck
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Film Comedies: -
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The Three Stooges: -
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Moe Howard - HimSelf
Larry Fine - Himself
Curly Howard - Jerry Howard
Shemp Howard - Sam Howard
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Laurel & Hardy: -
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Stan Laurel - Himself
Oliver Norvell Hardy - Himself
 
This kids wraparound show was seen saturday mornings on WPIX TV Ch.11 in NYC. Debuting on Saturday October 13, 1962 the show was set against the backdrop of an old fashioned train station where the engineer of "The Cartoon Express", "Engineer Smokey Bill" (Played by entertainer Bill Britten), would engage his train passengers (His viewers) in comedy skits, craftmaking, informational segments and hobbies inbetween the reruns of The Syndicated "Popeye" TV Cartoons and The Laurel & Hardy and "Three Stooges" Film comedies.

"The Cartoon Express" remained on the air until the station execs at Ch.11 derailed the show on Saturday November 3, 1962.
 
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