Pinky Lee Collapses on Live Television, September 20, 1955

Frenetic, surreal, careless, and grotesque…these are just a few words to describe¬†The Pinky Lee Show. Critics of children’s television in the early 1950’s were alarmed, and while parents and children welcomed Pinky Lee into their living rooms, it is hard to imagine that anyone would allow the checkered, silly clown through their front doors. This […]

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