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STARLETTES HIT THE LANES
Capitalizing on bowling’s popularity, film studios would often send their contracted actors to bowling alleys. Be it promoting their newest picture or drumming up mentions in the gossip columns, Holly ...
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BONJOUR PARIS
The middle of the twentieth century was not just the peak of bowling’s popularity in the United States, but also a time of rapid international expansion of the sport. Just as bowling alleys stateside ...
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CATHERINE FELLMETH INSTRUCTOR TO THE STARS
Women’s International Bowling Congress (WIBC) champ Catherine Fellmeth showed bandleader Jonny Long the correct form for holding a bowling ball. And she should know! Fellmeth was a star of women’s bow ...
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SOUPY SALES DROPS THE BALL
At a Bowl Down Cancer week event, comedian Soupy Sales mimes a classic bowling mishap — dropping a ball on his foot. Not even bowling shoes will save you from that pain!
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JAYNE MANSFIELD MEETS BILLY WELU
Jayne Mansfield brought her daughter Jayne Marie to the opening of Dallas’s Cotton Bowling Palace. The new alley was dressed to the nine pins, with AMF Magic Triangle technology and AMF Streamline Dec ...
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THE ODD COUPLE PREPARE TO ROLL
Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon approached the foul line in this still from Paramount Picture’s The Odd Couple.
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GROUCHO MARX BOWLED DOWN CANCER
Patty Harmon, Groucho Marx and Andy Marzich appeared at a celebrity Bowl Down Cancer week event, likely at an alley in Los Angeles. Bowl Down Cancer’s inaugural week was held April 22-28, 1962. BPAA a ...
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FINGER-LICKIN’ STRIKES
Even Colonel Sanders couldn’t stay away from bowling alleys in the 1970s! He stopped by an ABC bowling tournament to meet with the ABC King and Al Matzelle.
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JERRY VAN DYKE DROPS THE BALL
With bowling’s popularity booming in America, it naturally made its way onto the big screen. Bowling alleys proved a relatable setting for a number of major motion pictures. During the filming of Metr ...
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WHAT’S NEW, DICK WEBER?
Former Budweisers team member and bowling star Dick Weber posed with popstar Tom Jones to promote The New World of Bowling.
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