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Retrocast #6 – Podcast #162

This episode of the Useless Information Retrocast includes the following:

Episode #118 – Christmas Time in Santa Heim was discussed.

Question of the Day: When was the first Christmas film made?

Retrosponsor: Dole Pineapple Juice and Dole Pineapple Gems

The three commercials featured in this Retrocast are from the Christmas episode of the Al Pearce Show, which was broadcast on December 20, 1939.

Tidbits:

An Unusual Christmas Tree (1900)

A Reindeer Nips a Boy’s Finger (1954)

How to Fill a Giant Christmas Stocking (1965)

Footnotes to History

Santa Claus Has Trouble Getting Down This Chimney (1937)

Early Greeting Might Be Said In Bad Taste (1948)

Ontario Boy Given Snake by Museum (1949)

Absent-Minded Santa Claus (1953)

Christmases Have Merry Christmas (1958)

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Hannah

Please stop including your wife! The semi back and forth ruins your shows!

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