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DO YOU REMEMBER THE 40s?

Astonian

gone but not forgotten
hi jenny
many thanks for that info;
i will try and get hold of that and try and get down load i never missed
an episode,mind you my old man was worse he would always put it on
and we all got our penny winks from the hawker when he came around
on sunday afternoons he would charge one old penny a pint glass
of winkles, mom issued every body with a pin
and we would eat them and clare at bunter and laugh
a great series
maggs the cisco kid was one of my favorite cowboys always
tuned into him and pancho , along with roy rogers my here
i have got hundreds of roys books and pictures and photos
when ever i go to the car boots i look out for them
have a nice dayguys bestwishes astonian ;;;
 

davidfowler

Exiled Brummie
Someone mentioned Dick Barton. Here's the opening credits "The Devil's Gallop".
[ame="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tXugAiYcQlk"]YouTube - Dick Barton -Special Agent intro[/ame]
 

Astonian

gone but not forgotten
hi guys
my favorite police series if any-body can remember was
fabion of scotland yard
black and white films around london and he always got is man
and the one to go with him was good old dixon of dock green ,
and whilst on the subject of police i think we should bring back the old
fashion police officiers
best wishes astonian ;;
 

maggs

master brummie
Oh yes I remember Fabian and Inspector Lockhart. Those lovely old car's they used to drive Wolsey's I think.

We have started watching a re-run of 'All creatures great and small' Why don't they make TV programmes like these any more?

I suppose Billy Bunter wouldn't be PC these days.
 

Astonian

gone but not forgotten
hi maggs
i asked my good old friend whom is known as mr bbc
whom knows every body and virtualy most things at the bbc
he runs vitualy every think in fact i will send him an email
i had arranged to meet up with this week end but he his away recording
some programes out of the country so he said the other night
in fact he e mailed me monday night
he as got alot of old stuff in is departments from way ,way , back
he knows all and every body connected to the bbc and alot
movie and series makers and virtualy all the producers at the bbc
he lives down in pinewood , but got is second home here in selly park
one never knows he may be find and dig some-one out
whonm as got an old pilot of it
i will asked for myself as well micles do happen you know
have a nice day maggs , give my regardsto your other half
best wishes astonian ;;;
 

mallyb2

master brummie
hi guys
my favorite police series if any-body can remember was
fabion of scotland yard
black and white films around london and he always got is man
and the one to go with him was good old dixon of dock green ,
and whilst on the subject of police i think we should bring back the old
fashion police officiers
best wishes astonian ;;
Hi,don't forget that 'Fabian of the Yard ' was based on the true life stories of an actual detective,Robert Fabian. Police were a lot less pc (no pun intended) in those days.Going off this programme for a sec or two,and possibly into the '50's,you must remember the hilarious antics of the tenant of 23 Railway Cuttings,East Cheam.None other than Birmingham born comedian Tony Hancock,in HHHHHHancock's Half Hour............Mal.
 

Astonian

gone but not forgotten
hi mal
i have got to say i do remember hancocks half hour
but he never appealed to me, i was never a fan of his
may be i amabit dry in my humor but i could never see any
funny side to him
best wishes astonian ;;
 

cookie273uk

master brummie
It must have been the 40s as it was on during ww2, I was born in 1930 and can remember the programme, the parts were played by Elsie and Doris Walters very popular at the time, it was probably on the old 'light' programme, the only other stations we had was the Home Service, the Third Programme and Radio Luxemburg on our old accumalator powered radio, it was my job to take it to the local electricalshop to exchange it for a charged up accumalator !!! Eric
 
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Pamela Y

master brummie
Elsie and Doris Walters were the sisters of Jack Warner PC 49. I remember going with my mother to a garage in Selly Oak to have the accumulator battery filled up in th 40's. Pamela
 

paul stacey

master brummie
I rememer all the radio programms and " the oveltinee's" the most thing I remember in Birmingham from those days is the friendly ness of all you met and the helping caring folk of that timeI really miss that now I am older
 

Bernard67Arnold

master brummie
I can remember during the war taking the accumalator from our Echo wireless, we never called them
radios, every Friday to the Ironmongers in School road Yardley Wood, opposite the row of TASC shops.Cant quite remember if it was 10pence or not, My favourite prog was "Dick Barton" Special Agent
never missed it. One thing they cant tax is your memories!! Bernard
 

mike jenks

master brummie
hi

unfortunately i can only remember the bombsites left behind. my earliest listening s were children's at 5-00
on the radio. tv didn't come into my world till 1953 the coronation.
my favourite was dick barton but taken away from us lads to be given ambridge. horror continued
pc 49 with brian reece he went i think he was ill with leukaemia.
its a hard thread as most of my memories are in the 50's

mike jenks
 
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