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Follyfoot Revisited
« on: August 16, 2016, 03:00:04 PM »
Good afternoon folks. I have just watched this programme again after more than forty years, and subsequently discovered your charming website when undertaking some further internet research. What a show!
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Re: Follyfoot Revisited
« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2016, 03:58:02 PM »
Spud,

>124<    to the Forum   >11<   I hope you enjoy ploughing through all the interesting material!     >41<

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Re: Follyfoot Revisited
« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2016, 04:48:44 PM »
 >33< Spud  >41<

Hope you like it here, this'll take you down memory lane  >116<
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Re: Follyfoot Revisited
« Reply #3 on: August 16, 2016, 05:22:00 PM »
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« Reply #4 on: August 16, 2016, 06:46:22 PM »
 >33< Spud, I'm sure you'll enjoy this friendly forum.  :)
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Re: Follyfoot Revisited
« Reply #5 on: August 17, 2016, 08:44:53 PM »
A big "HELLO" from me too Spud - so glad you found us.   >33<  You'll love it here.   >39<


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Re: Follyfoot Revisited
« Reply #6 on: August 18, 2016, 11:11:34 AM »
Many thanks for all your kind words of welcome. My box set has just this moment been delivered. Farewell then to that fickle creature called you tube!
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Re: Follyfoot Revisited
« Reply #7 on: August 18, 2016, 03:53:38 PM »
Many thanks for all your kind words of welcome. My box set has just this moment been delivered. Farewell then to that fickle creature called you tube!

Yep, it is a little easier to watch on the telly... Especially if you have stone age broadband like we have deep in the country. Oh well, price you pay and all that. >117<

Great to have you on board. >41<
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Re: Follyfoot Revisited
« Reply #8 on: August 21, 2016, 03:55:17 PM »
Please does someone know whether the lightning tree folklore was actually invented with these stories or already established in popular culture?
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« Reply #9 on: August 22, 2016, 12:15:51 AM »
Please does someone know whether the lightning tree folklore was actually invented with these stories or already established in popular culture?


 >48< I would think it was invented Spud 


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Re: Follyfoot Revisited
« Reply #10 on: August 22, 2016, 09:11:38 AM »
Please does someone know whether the lightning tree folklore was actually invented with these stories or already established in popular culture?

Although it may not answer the question completely, the following extract from "Follyfoot Remembered" is worth noting:

"The lightening Tree was the idea of Tony Essex.  It would fill a space which, from the cameraman's point of view was featureless...The tree became a focal point for the series...

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« Reply #11 on: August 24, 2016, 07:28:14 AM »
Your replies are much appreciated and settle any confusion on my part stemming from childhood. We were lucky enough to have our very own lightning tree back in those days. The little girl who lived next door once told me all about its magical properties. I imagine that she had just finished enjoying an especial episode of her favourite series!
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« Reply #12 on: August 24, 2016, 11:37:52 PM »
Your replies are much appreciated and settle any confusion on my part stemming from childhood. We were lucky enough to have our very own lightning tree back in those days. The little girl who lived next door once told me all about its magical properties. I imagine that she had just finished enjoying an especial episode of her favourite series!

Sounds like she was a bit of a dreamer too, like Dora   ;)   


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