WPT Archives: 1950s

The Friendly Giant: Wait for William

Special | 14m 12s Video has closed captioning.

First broadcast in Madison, Wisconsin in 1953, The Friendly Giant was one of the earliest children’s shows, moving quickly from radio to TV. In this episode, Rusty the rooster and Jerome the giraffe join Friendly the Giant (Bob Homme) to read Wait for William (by Marjorie Flack) about a boy waiting for a circus parade.

Aired: 05/04/53

Rating: TV-G

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