The Life & Times of Howdy Doody – Part 4
The puppets on The Howdy Doody Show were fairly easy to control. The flesh and blood actors, not so much. And it was a group of these cast members who almost brought the show to a screeching halt, resulting in the infamous 1953 “Christmas Eve Massacre” as the show was wrapping up its 5th year.
It's time once again to go behind the scenes and discover who was really pulling the strings on It's Howdy Doody Time!