Re: Captain Fortune on KPIX

02/08/11 - posted by Randel R. Riedel

I had an opportunity to work with Peter Abenheim when I was 5 yrs old. He produced/Directed a talent show on KPIX called the Roos Bros Talent show. I was a child model and had a Mother and a Father Models.

I seem to remember that he was also a singer. I think his name was Johnny Valenti
I think I did this once a week

.My sister(who was 10 yrs old would take me on the Trolley from the Park Merced area and transfer to a Cable Car to get to the KPIX Studio It. was great fun getting to wear a wide variety of cloths. I still have the cowboy boots that I just had to have.I also have some pictures taken at this show. One other memento I have is my Social Security Card that I got when I was 5 yrs old. However the best part was that On more than one occasion I got to the Captain Fortune show and knock on the barrel with the other kids and have the top fly open to see and visit with the Pirate. Thanks for the opportunity for this 66 year old to take this walk down memory lane. r3

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