Nostalgia Convention Features Radio Re-Creations
The Mid-Atlantic Nostalgia Convention
gets more ambitious each year. Scheduled for Aug. 9–11 at the Marriott Hotel in
Hunt Valley, Md., the multimedia radio/TV/film event brings in increasingly
better-known stars along with expanding the scope of its events each year.
of expected guests include mother Partridge, Mr. Time Tunnel, Tarzan, the Green
Hornet and Dennis the Menace — also known respectively as Shirley Jones, James
Darren, Ron Ely, Van Williams and Jay North.
For radio diehards,
once again the convention will feature “lost” radio program re-creations, live
on stage. Familiar face Don Ramlow is helming a lost Tarzan radio episode and
another script. He will be holding on-site auditions for some roles (paging Ron
The Gotham Radio
Players are also back again for their re-creation of a Golden Age of Radio
script. And as usual there’ll be plenty of memorabilia dealers.
There will also be a
charity auction for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Ironically, Sherry Jackson,
“Terry Williams,” one of Danny Thomas’ daughters from “Make Room for Daddy,”
will be one of the celebrities at the convention.