Tuesday, October 04, 2011

Allan Jefferys Passes

(Thanks to Bob Bell for bringing this to our attention)

Allan Jefferys, a Broadcast House alumnus from the early 1950s passed last week. Jefferys had a half-hour live afternoon variety show on Channel 9 from 1951 to 1955, (directed by Jim Silman), as well as a presence on WTOP Radio.

See Jefferys in action in this clip from the February 10, 1954 Broadcast House Dedication kinescope.


Click the following link for a death notice that outlines Jefferys' career after leaving DC in 1956:


He had quite a run in the Big Apple!


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