Jim Backus

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Even the affluent could run out of money

The castaways on TV's "Gillian's Island" included millionaire Thurston Howell III and his wife, Lovey, as portrayed by Jim Backus and Natalie Schafer.You might think that the affluent could kiss the workplace goodbye early and not have a care in the world, ... [Published Benefits Pro - 1 hour ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

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This area lost one of its most unique individuals when Don Manoukian passed away recently.I first met him in the early 60’s during a Mapes invitational golf tournament. The meeting came about because we were looking for a master of ceremonies for our ... [Published Daily Sparks Tribune - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Gilligan's Island At 50: A Goofy Show From A Time Of TV Innocence

The cast of Gilligan's Island , clockwise from top left, Jim Backus, Natalie Schafer, Tina Louise, Alan Hale Jr., Dawn Wells, Bob Denver and Russell Johnson. CBS /Landov hide captioni toggle caption CBS /LandovIt was 50 years ago today (Friday, Sept. ... [Published NPR - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

'Gilligan's Island' 50th Anniversary: How Much Did The Cast Make? Sitcom Actors Missed The Boat On Syndication Royalties

“Gilligan’s Island” was an iconic television show that gained a loyal following in syndication after its three-season run on network TV. Fifty years after the first episode debuted on September 26, 1964, you would think the cast of “Gilligan’s,” who helped ... [Published International Business Times - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Mary Ann of ‘Gilligan’s Island’ pens life guide

Standing from left, Jim Backus as Thurston Howell III, Natalie Schaffer as Lovey Howell, Tina Louise as Ginger Grant, Alan Hale Jr. as The Skipper and Wells as Mary Ann. Seated from left, Russell Johnson as The Professor and Bob Denver as Gilligan.Courtesy ... [Published Walla Walla Union-Bulletin - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

DVD review: 'Mr. Magoo: Theatrical Collection’

Mr. Magoo:Theatrical CollectionI remember Jim Backus vividly as James Dean ’s father in “Rebel Without a Cause” (1955). But Backus was best with comedy, including “I Married Joan,” an early ’50s sitcom in which he portrayed a judge. And I watched his ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Lloyd Center Ice Rink: See historical photos of the 50-year-old rink

Friday we brought you the story of planned changes for Lloyd Center's ice skating rink. Developers want to rebuild the mall with the rink at its center. They're going to design a prettier rink -- it'll be oval instead of rectangular, and all floors of ... [Published Oregonian - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Lloyd Center Ice Rink will be prettier, but also smaller, irritating some skaters

The Lloyd Center ice rink was never meant for competition. But skaters there made do.Tonya Harding learned to skate there. And last year, a team of adult skaters took home fourth place at nationals. They held all their practices at Lloyd, a rectangular ... [Published Oregonian - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Be a Part of an Incredible Saturday!

So…what’cha doing Saturday? Do you have a little bit of free time to help out a worthy cause? The ATV Ride For Dads is taking place in Stonewall and they need volunteers in a big way! Of course, if you’d like to participate as a rider, we’d love to have ... [Published QX104 FM - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Thursday Top 7: Jim, James

As you likely know by now, America lost one of its iconic actors last weekend with the death at age 86 of James Garner.Garner had a long and busy career in television and film, and he became a star via the late-1950s TV Western “Maverick,” playing itinerant ... [Published Corvallis Gazette-Times - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jun 15 2014 - Updated Jun 15 2014 - 1 reports

Late Late Night FDL: Magoo’s Jackpot

p> Magoo’s Jackpot .  This Mr. Magoo cartoon was released on December 5, 1960 . Directed by Steve Clark. Produced by Peter DeMet and Henry G. Saperstein, Executive Producers, Glan Heisch, Producer, and Abe Levitow, Associate Producer. Story ... [Published Firedoglake - Jun 15 2014]
First reported May 16 2014 - Updated May 16 2014 - 1 reports

'Mr. Magoo: The Theatrical Collection' stars voice of Jim Backus, now on DVD (review)

Cleveland native Jim Backus' famed cartoon character lives on in "Mr. Magoo: The Theatrical Collection," with 53 cartoons and a movie. The four-DVD boxed set recently stumbled into stores. ... [Published Real-Time News: Latest Northeast Ohio News - cl ... - May 16 2014]

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Even the affluent could run out of money [Published Benefits Pro - 1 hour ago]
Comments (0) [Published Daily Sparks Tribune - Sep 30 2014]
Marvelous Manoukian memories [Published Daily Sparks Tribune - Sep 30 2014]
Gilligan's Island At 50: A Goofy Show From A Ti... [Published NPR - Sep 26 2014]
'Gilligan's Island' 50th Anniversary: How Much ... [Published International Business Times - Sep 26 2014]
Mary Ann of ‘Gilligan’s Island’ pens life guide [Published Walla Walla Union-Bulletin - Sep 25 2014]
DVD review: 'Mr. Magoo: Theatrical Collection’ [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Sep 24 2014]
Lloyd Center Ice Rink: See historical photos of... [Published Oregonian - Sep 13 2014]
Lloyd Center Ice Rink will be prettier, but als... [Published Oregonian - Sep 12 2014]
Be a Part of an Incredible Saturday! [Published QX104 FM - Sep 12 2014]
Thursday Top 7: Jim, James [Published Corvallis Gazette-Times - Jul 24 2014]
Late Late Night FDL: Magoo’s Jackpot [Published Firedoglake - Jun 15 2014]
'Mr. Magoo: The Theatrical Collection' stars vo... [Published Real-Time News: Latest Northeast Ohio News - cl ... - May 16 2014]
Charges filed in bar fight that resulted in res... [Published Marshfield News Herald - Apr 21 2014]
G Is For Gilligan [Published The Moderate Voice - Apr 08 2014]
Clark County deputy won't be charged in bar fight [Published Marshfield News Herald - Mar 13 2014]
Russell Johnson, the Professor on ‘Gilliganâ€... [Published Plainview Daily Herald - Jan 17 2014]
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Late Late Night FDL: Magoo’s Jackpot [Published Firedoglake - Jun 15 2014]
p> Magoo’s Jackpot .  This Mr. Magoo cartoon was released on December 5, 1960 . Directed by Steve Clark. Produced by Peter DeMet and Henry G. Saperstein, Executive Producers, Glan Heisch, Producer, and Abe Levitow, Associate Producer. Story ...
'Mr. Magoo: The Theatrical Collection' stars vo... [Published Real-Time News: Latest Northeast Ohio News - cl ... - May 16 2014]
Cleveland native Jim Backus' famed cartoon character lives on in "Mr. Magoo: The Theatrical Collection," with 53 cartoons and a movie. The four-DVD boxed set recently stumbled into stores. ...
G Is For Gilligan [Published The Moderate Voice - Apr 08 2014]
The letter for today is G and after considering several options I settled on G for Gilligan,  our favorite friend from the three hour tour. I first came to know the series as a child, like many of us watching it on afternoon TV (usually one of the ...
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