WPT Archives: 1950s

The Friendly Giant: Far Away Places

Special | 16m 58s

First broadcast in Madison, Wisconsin in 1953, The Friendly Giant was one of the earliest children’s shows, moving quickly from radio to TV. In this episode, Friendly the Giant (Bob Homme) talks with Jerome the giraffe and Rusty the Rooster on writing about far away places, those you have been to or that are imaginary or those that you've read about.

Aired: 05/04/53

Rating: TV-G

Video has closed captioning.

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