Don Brown performs on the final episode of The Dave Astor Show, Portland, 1971

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Don Brown performs on the final episode of The Dave Astor Show, Portland, 1971

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After fifteen years, Dave Astor aired his final episode of The Dave Astor Show in June 1971. Originally called "For Teenagers Only," the show was an American-Bandstand type program which aired locally each week on Saturday afternoons.

Highlights of the final episode included the presentation of a plaque to Dave Astor and performances by past guests. Here, former series regular Don Brown reprised his pantomime of "The Battle of New Orleans."

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About This Item

  • Title: Don Brown performs on the final episode of The Dave Astor 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/DA938
  • Collection: Dave Astor Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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