Colwell Santa Claus, Rod Serling Memorial Foundation, Mr. Dundee discussed on
He wanted to be the biggest gift giver of all times. The guy was a less, right? What he got a break from the farm story went and got drunk came back. He was sitting up on the chair little boy jumped up in his lap. Santa claus. Just got man. I mean, he fell out of the chair on the floor. You know, where she got fired and everything he went outside. And he was all down down. You went in the back eilly and picked up a bag, and it turned into gifts mysteriously the bag. Just all of a sudden became full of gifts. Instead of you know, empty cans. Man, he went around giving gifts to everybody, and it just and that story. You know, and the guy that random department store. They found Colwell given these gifts out at this place like John three sixteen mission type place. You know, policemen comes in here and goes, Where'd you get all these kids? If you got a receipt for all these kids, blah, blah, blah, and he does not just not found the bag and the gifts rent, and I'm just giving them out talking to the police station and the department store owner came inertia. Yeah, there it is. There's the merchandise. Oh, well, you're blah, blah, blah. You know, and the guy's name was Mr. Dundee the department store on right? And and they emptied out of the bag at the police station. It wasn't nothing but empty cans in it, right? And so they had to let him go. Of course store owner setting. You're scratching his head to policemen scratches. It couldn't figure out where all those district coming from. But they were coming out of that bag. So just before they released Colwell Santa Claus. He reached into the bag and grab a bottle of wine. Nineteen thirty three. And added it to Mr. Dundee. Yeah. Christmas and both of them got pretty pretty toasted on the wine and they walked outside, and they seem Santa Claus. Flying overhead in a sleigh with reindeer. Aw, society and that right? There is just catches my heart. Every time any days, you mentioned something about Kansan. Remember kick, the can nNcholas. Oh, sure. Sure. Yeah. Kicked the cat, and that was actually remade in the twilight zone feature film as well about a old old folks home where one of the one of the people there wants to get the get the residents to play kick the cans, I feel young again. And of course, they do become young again by playing kick the canon and the one person who was against it the whole time he didn't play and he didn't get to become young, and he regrets it, obviously. And and that that was written by George Clayton Johnson. Actually, that's a terrific episode. We're running out of time here neck, but I've got to tell you this is a topic. That is so dear to my heart. It brings back memories. When I was a kid watching television. My folks were there in the living room with us. Those are great time. So we're thank it's great memories. Yeah. Yeah. It was a different time. And for all of us, and yeah, it's great to see TV can bring you. That way, you know. So it's great to think about life was different to. Sure it. Sure was. Yeah. Yeah. Absolutely. There's a kid that didn't have a cure in the world. Did we? Yeah. And that's what and you know, that that's something that brought selling Liz your four and a lot of those twilight zone episodes to be able to go back to being a kid and have been carefree and being innocent, and and less stress and everything else and that came out and in so many stories, by the way, Billy was wrong about one thing. You're not a bad bad, man. That's how I can take it from from Bill movie. He can call me that. That's that's that's a classic one more time. Give out your website. If you would for people. Sure, we'll be rod Serling memorial foundation can be found just that rod Serling dot com. WWW that rod sterling dot com. And I have a Facebook page that's dedicated a book, so it's not my personal taste. It's for the book. It's Facebook dot com forward slash rod, sterling dimensions. Hold onward route Erling dimensions the working title for the book was dimensions of imagination. So it was that. But the book is called rod. Showing his life working immagination super, Nick. Thanks again up next. We're talking about haunted, collectibles, and collectibles to next. Coast.