Video: 1970 "This is Al Capp" TV Special

Here we have the first six and a half minutes of an hour-long 1970 TV special about LI'L ABNER cartoonist Al Capp by Ernest Pintoff and Guy Fraumeni titled THIS IS AL CAPP.

It's great to get glimpses of fellow cartoonists Walt Kelly and Milt Caniff. Later on in the special, you get a chance to see and hear underground cartoonists Spain and Trina Robbins. (Trina calls Spain on stereotyping women in the same way Capp does!) John Canaday, William F.Buckley, Paul Krassner and David Susskind are also on the show. And you get some quotes from John Steinbeck. Yes.

Most of the program is Capp, espousing right wing views. It's a snapshot of the man and the era. I am not associated with the fellow who is selling the rest of the video for $20.

I posted about this in February, but the clips have since been removed. Here's a second chance.

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