INSPIRED BY THE SHADY DELL, YORK, PA, AND DEDICATED TO ITS OWNERS JOHN & HELEN ETTLINE
AND TO MARGARET ELIZABETH BROWN SCHNEIDER, NICKNAMED "THE OLDEST LIVING DELL RAT"


Friday, October 12, 2018

Marshall Marshall Marshall!


MARSHALL THOMPSON

starred in the 1965 movie

Clarence the Cross-Eyed Lion.


Thompson played Dr. Marsh Tracy, a veterinarian who operates an animal
research center in East Africa. Cheryl Miller played Tracy's daughter Paula.







Clarence the Cross-Eyed Lion served as the pilot for the TV series Daktari which ran from 1966 to 1969.






Marshall Thompson and Cheryl Miller reprised their roles as father and daughter on the television show and were joined by the popular animal characters Clarence the Cross-Eyed Lion and Judy the chimp.




TRIVIA QUESTION:

In the mid and late 50s Marshall Thompson developed a cult following
as the star of four science fiction horror films I saw as a boy.
Can you name at least one of those scary flicks?

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ANSWER TO TRIVIA QUESTION:


In the mid and late 60s, Marshall Thompson starred in the children's
television series Daktari. In the mid and late 50s, Thompson starred in
four of my favorite sci-fi/horror movies. View the posters and trailers below.

1955





1958





1958





1959





Did you correctly guess any of them?

Thanks for the memories

MARSHALL THOMPSON!

Have a Shady day!