Category Archives: Remembering a Great Talent

Remembering the Bandit: Burt Reynolds

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Another Childhood hero gone, but not forgotten. Because Smokey and the Bandit was always a favorite of mine, I thought I’d remember Burt Reynolds in my own way. Sharing some photos and video clips.

Although I never met this talented actor, I’m going to miss him dearly, he was a huge part of my childhood.

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Remembering Reynolds in Cannonball Run..

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And in ‘Best Little Whorehouse In Texas’..

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Remembering Chuck McCann

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A third-generation performer and the son of a singing band leader, Chuck McCann was already a show business veteran by age eleven. Born in Brooklyn, he began his career as a child actor on radio, and by the age of nineteen had appeared on The Steve Allen Show. My personal memories of Chuck McCann center mainly on [Far Out Space Nuts] by Sid and Marty Krofft, one of my favorite shows as a kid. But I also have a more personal memory of Chuck, as he once met myself and many others during a charity meet up California.

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Being a huge [Little House and the Prairie] fan, I also remember McCann as Tinker Jones.

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