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(Vintage Everyday)   Happy almost Halloween. Let's just assume crows didn't scare very easily back in the old days & required an extra order of creepiness   (vintag.es) divider line
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2021-10-26 9:03:47 AM  
The 3some with a vintage realdoll is creepy enough
 
2021-10-26 9:07:24 AM  
They may look creepy, but let's not forget: this is about preventing murders
 
2021-10-26 9:08:47 AM  
I think we all know where this is heading.

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2021-10-26 9:09:52 AM  
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2021-10-26 9:10:49 AM  
There are all kinds of dogs for all kinds of jobs.  But none for running off crows.  Odd
 
2021-10-26 9:11:36 AM  

vudukungfu: The 3some with a vintage realdoll is creepy enough


Yes, that was disturbing to say the least.

Also: #19 legit has an actual corpse inside. I think I know where Stephen King got the idea for Children of the Corn.
 
2021-10-26 9:13:08 AM  
Vintage scarecrows -- outstanding in their fields.
 
2021-10-26 9:13:34 AM  

big pig peaches: I think we all know where this is heading.

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"You gonna get reaped"
 
2021-10-26 9:14:01 AM  

big pig peaches: I think we all know where this is heading.

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I want to put Robert Wagner and Christopher Walken faces on those guys.
 
2021-10-26 9:15:02 AM  
Crows were always hard to scare. Bloody smart birds, crows is.
 
2021-10-26 9:15:44 AM  
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2021-10-26 9:19:04 AM  
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This one creeps me out the most
 
2021-10-26 9:26:07 AM  
Did they have a lion, a tin man, and a girl as friends?
 
2021-10-26 9:26:48 AM  
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2021-10-26 9:28:29 AM  
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2021-10-26 9:33:42 AM  
I'd love to hear the story behind this one.

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2021-10-26 9:56:41 AM  

chawco: Crows were always hard to scare. Bloody smart birds, crows is.


Upstart crows...
 
2021-10-26 9:57:49 AM  

kdawg7736: Did they have a lion, a tin man, and a girl as friends?


Only in the Tropic of Sir Galahad
 
2021-10-26 9:59:06 AM  
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Behind the building was the only wheat field in the City of New York in 68 years. The scarecrow, "Penelope Shoo" protecting the wheat from birds.
The sign reads:
"Penelope Shoo The Scarecrow of Tomorrow Designed by Jean Spadea Crowned by Hattie Carnegie.
Dedicated June 13th, 1939, at the Wonder Bakery"

https://www.1939nyworldsfair.com/world​s_fair/wf_tour/zone-3/continental_baki​ng.htm
 
2021-10-26 10:07:23 AM  
I like how they slipped in the one from Dark Night Of The Scarecrow.

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/Bubba didn't do it.
 
2021-10-26 10:13:51 AM  
Here come the Scarecrows
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2021-10-26 10:28:32 AM  

KRSESQ: I'd love to hear the story behind this one.

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2021-10-26 10:42:25 AM  
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2021-10-26 10:43:40 AM  
This one was always my favorite ...

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2021-10-26 10:44:29 AM  
We got dumped on just before Halloween in 2017. Why not make a snowman/skeleton/scarecrow thing?
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2021-10-26 11:14:51 AM  
Our Crows would probably fall out of the tree laughing.
 
2021-10-26 11:22:43 AM  
"Originally, Greek farmers would fashion their scarecrows to look like Priapus, who was the son of Dionysus and Aphrodite."

Those scarecrows lasted for way longer than 4 hours.
 
2021-10-26 11:26:58 AM  

optikeye: Our Crows would probably fall out of the tree laughing.


The ones in my neighborhood would likely have any of those dismantled and shredded within days. And they'd pick through the remains for stuff to line their nests.

I'd be the one trying not to fall over laughing.
 
2021-10-26 11:43:23 AM  

chitownmike: big pig peaches: I think we all know where this is heading.

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"You gonna get reaped"


I sow what you did there.
 
2021-10-26 11:47:46 AM  
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2021-10-26 11:51:14 AM  
I love the ribcage on this one:

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2021-10-26 12:13:43 PM  

big pig peaches: I think we all know where this is heading.


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2021-10-26 12:27:28 PM  
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2021-10-26 12:37:32 PM  

chawco: Crows were always hard to scare. Bloody smart birds, crows is.


Well, crows do not mistake scarecrows for people.  Crows are capable of recognizing individual human faces and having some understanding of human expression.
 
2021-10-26 12:38:08 PM  
Hmm, colorized with the hand colored also
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2021-10-26 1:06:15 PM  

kabloink: Hmm, colorized with the hand colored also
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Is the dude on the left wearing drawstring pants? He must be a considerate lover for his partner there.
I mean three egg nogs in and he's up for anything....
 
2021-10-26 1:28:22 PM  

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Oh Jeepers! I loved that show when I was a kid, Mr. Wolfwood! I can still mentally sing most of the Scarecrow show song.
 
2021-10-26 1:46:01 PM  

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Oh Jeepers! I loved that show when I was a kid, Mr. Wolfwood! I can still mentally sing most of the Scarecrow show song.


You know, it *is* possible to get a copy of it on DVD.  I bought one this year, from a site that specializes in hard-to-find, low volume content.  It turned out to be pretty good quality.

The official Disney version on Amazon goes for about $280.  'RareDVDs.biz' has it for $15.  'RareDVDs.net' has it for $12.  Both of those are 2-disk sets.  The one I got was a single disk; I can't remember offhand where I picked it up.  But there are several sources online that list it.

Or you could look for a Disney version on EBay.

McGoohan did several projects for Disney.  In addition to 'Scarecrow', there was 'The Three Lives of Thomasina'.  Thomasina was a cat, and McGoohan was a veterinarian.

Post-Prisoner, he had a one-season TV series, 'Rafferty', with him as a medical man.  It was sort of a 'Quincy' before Quincy.
 
2021-10-26 1:56:38 PM  

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Oh Jeepers! I loved that show when I was a kid, Mr. Wolfwood! I can still mentally sing most of the Scarecrow show song.


I should have added, 'Scarecrow / Doctor Syn' (contrary to Walt's introduction on the show) really was a fictional character.  He was based on a series of novels that cover the man's entire career, which was far more extensive than just being a vicar and a smuggler.  For example, at one point, Christopher Syn was a pirate captain.

I've never managed to find any of the books, but I haven't made a really determined search via ABEbooks yet, either.

Doctor Syn - Wikipedia
 
2021-10-26 2:51:58 PM  

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Oh Jeepers! I loved that show when I was a kid, Mr. Wolfwood! I can still mentally sing most of the Scarecrow show song.

You know, it *is* possible to get a copy of it on DVD.  I bought one this year, from a site that specializes in hard-to-find, low volume content.  It turned out to be pretty good quality.

The official Disney version on Amazon goes for about $280.  'RareDVDs.biz' has it for $15.  'RareDVDs.net' has it for $12.  Both of those are 2-disk sets.  The one I got was a single disk; I can't remember offhand where I picked it up.  But there are several sources online that list it.

Or you could look for a Disney version on EBay.

McGoohan did several projects for Disney.  In addition to 'Scarecrow', there was 'The Three Lives of Thomasina'.  Thomasina was a cat, and McGoohan was a veterinarian.

Post-Prisoner, he had a one-season TV series, 'Rafferty', with him as a medical man.  It was sort of a 'Quincy' before Quincy.


Thank you for all that information, Mr. Wolfwood. That prompted me to refresh my knowledge of Patrick McGoohan and I was surprised to learn that there were only three episodes aired of "Scarecrow" on Disney's Wonderful World of Color (alas we still had only black/white TV with a chimney mounted antenna). I also learned that he he received two Emmie Awards for his work with his very good friend Peter Faulk on "Columbo". I probably saw that in B/W, too. Thanks for eliciting me to recall some simple but fond boyhood memories.
Regards.
 
2021-10-26 3:04:02 PM  

Der Vassermeister: Nicholas D. Wolfwood: Der Vassermeister: Nicholas D. Wolfwood: This one was always my favorite ...

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Oh Jeepers! I loved that show when I was a kid, Mr. Wolfwood! I can still mentally sing most of the Scarecrow show song.

You know, it *is* possible to get a copy of it on DVD.  I bought one this year, from a site that specializes in hard-to-find, low volume content.  It turned out to be pretty good quality.

The official Disney version on Amazon goes for about $280.  'RareDVDs.biz' has it for $15.  'RareDVDs.net' has it for $12.  Both of those are 2-disk sets.  The one I got was a single disk; I can't remember offhand where I picked it up.  But there are several sources online that list it.

Or you could look for a Disney version on EBay.

McGoohan did several projects for Disney.  In addition to 'Scarecrow', there was 'The Three Lives of Thomasina'.  Thomasina was a cat, and McGoohan was a veterinarian.

Post-Prisoner, he had a one-season TV series, 'Rafferty', with him as a medical man.  It was sort of a 'Quincy' before Quincy.

Thank you for all that information, Mr. Wolfwood. That prompted me to refresh my knowledge of Patrick McGoohan and I was surprised to learn that there were only three episodes aired of "Scarecrow" on Disney's Wonderful World of Color (alas we still had only black/white TV with a chimney mounted antenna). I also learned that he he received two Emmie Awards for his work with his very good friend Peter Faulk on "Columbo". I probably saw that in B/W, too. Thanks for eliciting me to recall some simple but fond boyhood memories.
Regards.


Oh, you are most welcome!

I remember an episode of Columbo, which if I recall correctly, did not feature McGoohan, but which he directed.  All through the episode a running bit was Columbo talking about giving up his cigars.  At the end, Columbo was in a rowboat, starting across a small lake, and he lit up a cigar.  "I thought you were planning to quit!" came a call from someone on shore.  Columbo stopped rowing, took the cigar out of his mouth, looked at it, and said, "No, I don't think I will quit."

-- Guess he didn't want to end up in The Village.

At any rate, there is no end of fun and interesting things available across all time periods, just waiting to be experienced.  Over time, I have come to adopt the philosophy that "One of the highest purposes of life is to find nifty things and share them."
 
2021-10-26 3:18:35 PM  

Der Vassermeister: Nicholas D. Wolfwood: This one was always my favorite ...

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Oh Jeepers! I loved that show when I was a kid, Mr. Wolfwood! I can still mentally sing most of the Scarecrow show song.


Here you go ...

SONG- SCARECROW OF ROMNEY MARSH
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2021-10-26 4:45:55 PM  

Nicholas D. Wolfwood: Der Vassermeister: Nicholas D. Wolfwood: This one was always my favorite ...

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Oh Jeepers! I loved that show when I was a kid, Mr. Wolfwood! I can still mentally sing most of the Scarecrow show song.

Here you go ...

[Youtube-video https://www.youtube.com/embed/0xr_f6nY​8ms]


Welp, as it turns out I was pretty shaky on remembering the verses, but A-OK with the chorus. Thanks for the smiles; and Happy National Pumpkin Day (today).

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2021-10-26 5:03:51 PM  

Der Vassermeister: Nicholas D. Wolfwood: Der Vassermeister: Nicholas D. Wolfwood: This one was always my favorite ...

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Oh Jeepers! I loved that show when I was a kid, Mr. Wolfwood! I can still mentally sing most of the Scarecrow show song.

Here you go ...

[Youtube-video https://www.youtube.com/embed/0xr_f6nY​8ms]

Welp, as it turns out I was pretty shaky on remembering the verses, but A-OK with the chorus. Thanks for the smiles; and Happy National Pumpkin Day (today).

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Thank you!  Same to you!

And here's to a safe and fun All Hallow's Eve and All Saint's Day for all Farkers!
 
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