Network: CBC Television Network
Broadcast Run: 1956
Broadcast Medium: Television
An after school program that aired from July 1956 to February 1957
Produced in Montreal, this 30 minute program for children featured
Frank Heron as Captain Frank of the Fun Time Showboat . The show also starred two children, Alan Jack and June Mack, and featured magician Tom Auburn and the Otto Muller Orchestra. The show started with juggling or magic or a circus act. Alan and June also showed viewers games that they could play, there was an animal corner, and Elmer the Safety Elephant gave the kids tips on water and traffic safety. Captain Frank’s parrot was called Matey.
Producer: Roger Racine
Written by John Corcelli – February, 2005