Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Purchase a reproduction of this item on VintageMaineImages.com.
The Dave Astor Show was a locally produced television program featuring high school students from surrounding schools. The program aired its final show on June 26, 1971. Series regulars and past guests returned for a final celebration.
The program, which reached nearly 35,000 Portland area homes at times, began on WGAN-TV in 1955 and later moved to WCSH-TV.
About This Item
- Title: Dave Astor poses with guests on the set of the final show, Portland, 1971
- Creation Date: 1971-06-26
- Subject Date: 1971-06-26
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Film transparency
- Dimensions: 2 cm x 3.5 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 2499, Box 8/DA922
- Collection: Dave Astor Collection
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- African Americans--Maine
- Dave Astor Show
- Rock & roll dancing
- Television dance parties
- Television programs--Maine--Portland
- WCSH-TV (Television station : Portland, Me.)
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
This Item is protected by copyright and/or related rights. No Permission is required to use the low-resolution watermarked image for educational use, or as allowed by the applicable copyright. For all other uses, permission is required.
Please post your comment below to share with others. If you'd like to privately share a comment or correction with MMN staff, please use this form.