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Falstaff’s Fables - Pgm 49

November 22nd, 2008

Continuing our look at "Falstaff's Fables", a short five minute program featuring the character Falstaff Openshaw that was created for the "Fred Allen Show", we offer up program 49 in the series.

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In this episode, Alan Reed as Falstaff, along with Alan Reed, Jr., tell us all about the origins of why we have turkey on Thanksgiving.  The show was originally broadcast on ABC radio in November, 1950 and sponsored by Milky Way candy bars.

The transfer is direct from an ABC acetate of the program.

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