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Saturday, January 21, 2023

Cosmo the Clown on KFJZ DFW 1950

Cosmo the Clown was on KFJZ (now CBS 11 DFW KTVT) in Dallas - Fort Worth all the way back in 1950.

KTRK 13's "WEIRD" 1960s

Bill Camfield played the character Cosmo the Clown.  

Camfield also played children's host Captain Catfish

But wait...there's more!

He is also famous for his work as Slam-Bang Theatre host Icky Twerp.

In Houston, kids would later watch kid TV host Kitirik on channel 13 KTRK.

See the Camfield Collection at the Texas Archive of the Moving Image (TAMI). 

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