Monday, July 15, 2013

Route 66 conference call

They’re planning a comeback. From the Route 66 episode “Lizard’s Leg and Owlet’s Wing,” (October 26, 1962), with Peter Lorre, Lon Chaney Jr., and Boris Karloff as themselves. This episode is one of several splendid examples of Route 66 making room for surreal, zany comedy.

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[Yes, Chaney’s wearing makeup. The split-screen is in the show, not the result of my cutting and pasting.]

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