Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Princess Pet, Pt. 3

Originally published in the March, 2009, Old Radio Times.(http://www.otrr.org/pg07_times.htm)

Princess Pet on Radio Was Memorable Program During Early 50s
Box Cox

Volume 2 concluded in a “they lived happily ever after” fashion: “From high up in the sky over the castle, the Ice Cream Star looked down and smiled a special smile, for it was plain to see, Goodness would live forever in the Kingdom of Princess Pet.”

Storylines from the series include “A Dragon Has Been Slain,” “Ice Cream Star Seeks Yellow Forest,” “Evil Duke Plans to Get the Golden Thread,” “Pet Brown Mule and Pet Brown Bear are Hiding” and “The Princess Dreams of Prince Gallant.” The plot for Volume 2 entails Brown Bear and Brown Mule helping Princess Pet when some evil characters try to harm her. On one page, her majesty bestows membership in her Regal Court upon a little boy.

Youngsters like me eagerly tuned their Bakelite radios to the next broadcast each Saturday morning, at the sound of the clanging bottles, to follow the antics of Ms. Pet and her fantasized court. Situations always seemed to turn out right for the good guys and wrong for the evil ones, a condition all children fervently demanded.

If you have even a hint of memory of this long-ago radio program, please drop me a note and share it with me. boblcox@bcyesteryear.com

- This article first appeared in the Johnson City Press, Tennessee on January 1, 2008 and is reprinted by permission of the author.


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At 2:07 PM, Blogger Margaret Carter said...

I doubt anyone is reading comments on this post after all this time, but just in case: When I was in kindergarten (around 1953), we were shown several cartoon films about Princess Pet and her companions. (I had never heard of the radio series until I found it by doing an online search for the characters.) Do you know anything about these short movies? BTW, can you imagine a school nowadays, even a private one, showing films so blatantly designed as advertising vehicles? :) However, outside of traditional fairy tales, the Princess Pet series was my first exposure to fantasy fiction.


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