Ahhhh!! Boston TV Memories!!
Fri Nov 4 22:29:39 EST 2005
Re Willie's "voice": I always assumed he did it via some sort of device he
had in his mouth. If he didn't, then I surely don't have a clue. Joe, you
may inadvertently have introduced us to the greatest mystery in all of New
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From: "A. Joseph Ross" <Joe@attorneyross.com>
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Sent: Friday, November 04, 2005 1:13 PM
Subject: Re: Ahhhh!! Boston TV Memories!!
> On 4 Nov 2005 Doug Drown wrote:
> > I never did find out who Willie Whistle really was after the show was
> > discontinued. I always thought that was a totally unique act. I've
> > never known of anyone like him anywhere else.
> I remember once, sometime in the early 70s, I was walking down Tremont
Street along the
> Common, and I suddenly heard Willie Whistle, saying, "Hi, how're you
doin'?" I did a
> double-take and saw him walking along, in costume, with some other people,
> seemed to enjoy my reaction.
> Whenever I saw him on TV, I assumed the "voice" was dubbed somehow with a
> effect, but apparently he was able to do that by himself. I've always
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