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Retrocast #9 – Podcast #170

This episode of the Useless Information Retrocast includes the following:

Question of the Day: How many people die worldwide from snake bites?

Retrosponsor: Kraft Mayonnaise

This commercial which was featured in this Retrocast is from September 3, 1950, broadcast of The Falcon.

Tidbits:

Dumps Groom for Minister (1921)

Mistaken Identity Finally Ends (1931)

Pigeons Sabotage Tires (1942)


Footnotes to History:

Jealous Husband Guards Wife With Rattlesnakes (1911)

Cat Becomes Flaming Torch; Damage $100 (1934)

Yes…We Have Some Bananas! Tarantulas Too! (1935)

Nimrod Gives Bizarre Excuse (1949)

Dog Saves Lives of 60 Men College Students (1950)

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