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Bob Keeshan as Corny the Clown - TV & Radio Mirror Magazine published in 1955Corny the Clown - The pseudonym of Bob Keeshan (a.k.a. "Captain Kangaroo") when he took the job as Corny the Clown, the host of a noontime children's program called TIME FOR FUN broadcast on the WABC-TV in New York City in the early 1950s. Sitting on a park bench with a cocker spaniel by his side, Corny the Clown gently talked to the kids between cartoons.

Bob Keeshan had previously been Clarabell the clown on the NBC children's program HOWDY DOODY until he left the show in 1952. See also - CHILDREN'S SHOW HOSTS: "Captain Kangaroo"


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