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Archive for the ‘Television’ Category

  • Honor Blackman’s Book of Self-Defence

    • 23406 Views • 1960s, Book Covers, Film, Literature, TelevisionComments Off on Honor Blackman’s Book of Self-Defence

    Back in 1965 with the assistance of stunt arrangers Joe and Doug Robinson, Honor Blackman decided to put the knowledge of martial arts and judo in particular she had learned for her role as Cathy Gale in The Avengers to good use. Her role as a beautiful,...

  • Playboy After Dark – Party at Hugh’s Place

    • 13584 Views • 1960s, 1970s, Music, TelevisionComments Off on Playboy After Dark – Party at Hugh’s Place

    Here we see some clips from Hugh Hefner’s ‘Playboy After Dark ‘show which ran for 12 months in 1969. It showed what was portrayed as a typical party at Hugh’s place with celeb guests popping in for a chat and some great bands playing. Have a look at...

  • Lynda Carter – The Wonder of Wonder Woman

    • 43455 Views • 1970s, Music, TelevisionComments Off on Lynda Carter – The Wonder of Wonder Woman

    As buxom saviour of the free world Wonder Woman was the stuff of dreams for many young boys in the late 1970s, but how many of us knew back then that actress Lynda Carter was also a singer with her own show on US network television? Here we strip away the...

  • Top Ten Fictional Bands

    • 19468 Views • Film, Music, TelevisionComments Off on Top Ten Fictional Bands

     This is one we’ve been working on for a while now and has taken a bit of doing – however after much searching we can now proudly present to you VoEA’s Top Ten Fictional Bands. These are made-up bands that we’ve found from TV shows and films –...

  • Unexpected Gems – Bruce Forsyth Lucretia Mac Evil

    • 6480 Views • 1970s, Music, Television, Unexpected GemsComments Off on Unexpected Gems – Bruce Forsyth Lucretia Mac Evil

    OK kids, for a Brucie bonus point, who knew that the great man himself had recorded such a groovy track as this? Here we see Sir Bruce Joseph Forsyth-Johnson take on the Blood, Sweat & Tears psychedelic, jazz-funk classic ‘Lucretia Mac Evil’...

  • Jackson Five Animation

    • 15558 Views • 1970s, TelevisionComments Off on Jackson Five Animation

    Although the Jackson Five cartoon was made by Motown productions and was broadcast on the ABC channel in America From 1971 to 1972, most of the television series was animated by Halas and Batchelor studios in London. In 2009 supervising director Robert...

  • Unexpected Gems – Paul Nicholas Run Shaker Life

    • 5029 Views • 1970s, Music, Television, Unexpected GemsComments Off on Unexpected Gems – Paul Nicholas Run Shaker Life

    Paul Nicholas, for those of us old enough to recall his most successful TV role, is best remembered as Vince Pinner, the ‘lovable rough diamond’ in John Sullivan’s pre-Only Fools & Horses sitcom Just Good Friends. He’s enjoyed a...

  • Really Rosie – Carole King Cartoon from 1975

    • 9372 Views • 1970s, Music, TelevisionComments Off on Really Rosie – Carole King Cartoon from 1975

    Really Rosie is a musical comprising of a book and words by Maurice Sendak, and music by Carole King. It’s based on Sendaks books Chicken Soup with Rice, Alligators All Around, One Was Johnny, and The Sign On Rosies Door...

  • Monkey Magic – Lancelot Link: Secret Chimp

    • 11693 Views • 1970s, TelevisionComments Off on Monkey Magic – Lancelot Link: Secret Chimp

    Lancelot Link -Secret Chimp was basically Get Smart with chimpanzees, which is no surprise as two of the shows creators were also writers for the Sixties comedy secret agent show. The programme was originally broadcast in America on ABC from 1970 to 1972....

  • How to DJ Scratch with DJ Jazzy Jay and Afrika Bambaataa

    • 8813 Views • 1980s, Music, TelevisionComments Off on How to DJ Scratch with DJ Jazzy Jay and Afrika Bambaataa

    Back in the early 80’s, Hip Hop legends Jazzy Jay and Afrika Bambaataa, were recruited by an American teen show to step up front and give the viewers a technical lesson in how to scratch. Great footage of that event is here, and we get some pretty good...