Post by Jason James
This program ran ,I think for 11/2 hrs every Sat afternoon during the mid
'60s. It had a central character called "uncle Reg" or similar and had
various segments including one by the Police re road safety etc. It was ch 7
Anyone remember it?
Forget all that Melbournecentric rubbish above - the early TV world
didn't revolve around the Mexicans,as much as they'd like to think so.
The show your thinking of is Captain Fortune - the "Uncle Reg" was
comedian Reg Quartley, who wore a cap with straight short, straggly,
wirey hair hanging down from underneath.
It also included that now-turned-religious TV personality Clifford
Warne, as a magician and ventriloquist, with his puppet Gus.
Renown TV actor the late Les Foxcroft also made appearances as a
Can remember it vividly!!!
(It always fascinates me about 50s/60s kids show on TV - Sydney and
Melbourne - that the central characters were always older men??
Probably something that wouldn't be tolerated in today's politically
correct atmosphere ....)
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