Friday, February 14, 2014

TGIF: Meet Jonathan Frid's "mystery guest"

In 1968, 16 SPEC ran a photo feature on a party for the cast of DARK SHADOWS. Titled "Jonathan Frid's Mystery Guest," the hook for the feature was that Frid's guest was his mother, Flora. The bulk of these images come from that publication. The photo at the top shows the Frids with Edim Vane (ABC's vice president of daytime programming) and DARK SHADOWS producers Robert Costello and Dan Curtis, presumably taken at the same event.


(NOTE: These clippings are courtesy of Elena Nacanther, who is part of an effort to get Jonathan Frid nominated to Canada's Walk of Fame, a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization that recognizes Canadians who have excelled in music, sports, film, television, and other artistic endeavors. You can find the NOMINATE JONATHAN FRID TO CANADA'S WALK OF FAME Facebook page by clicking here. Please pay them a visit. You can see more selections from Elena's scrapbook each Friday here at the Collinsport Historical Society.)

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