From left to right are: Uncle Pete Boyle, unidentified, Judy Lee (lower) and Jack Pyle (upper). It dates from around 1952. Judy, Jack and Pete were celebrities from WPTZ, Channel 3 in Philadelphia.
Leon Kellerman of the Jewish Exponent e-mailed: The "unknown" could be Billie Burke who played Glinda, the Good Witch in "The Wizard of Oz."
FYI, Billie was the co-star of an NBC-TV show called, "Doc Corkle." She played the part of Melinda and it is possible that she was on a publicity tour (short lived because the program lasted only 3 weeks). WPTZ (now KYW-TV) was an NBC-TV affiliate at that time.
Greg Lyons, a visitor to our website e-mailed:
The picture (above) was given to me by my mother, who tells me I was on the Bertie the Bunyip Show on Channel 3 sometime in the mid 1950s. That's Pete Boyle on the left; me in the middle; but I can't identify the man on the right. Any ideas?
As the story goes, my uncle, Jim Lyons was doing news on channel 3 at the time, and made arrangements for me & my dad to visit the show, where this picture was taken. Jim Lyons later spent many years on the air at WBAL-TV in Baltimore.
With broadcasting in the family blood, I've been working in radio since 1967. On WRAW in Reading from 1967-1977 and since then doing the morning show at WLBR in Lebanon, PA.
From the official archives of the Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia
Top Photo originally donated by Jane Kellem Anderson, Judy Lee's daughter
Bottom photo originally donated by Greg Lyons
Special thanks to Broadcast Pioneers member Joe Earley (Mr. Rivets) for identifying Jack Pyle
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