Art Linkletter | 1948
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<b>Photos:</b> Art Linkletter | 1912-2010

Art Linkletter | 1948
Vivienne George receives flowers from Art Linkletter, left, and developer Fritz B. Burns in 1948 after winning a home on Linkletter’s radio show “People Are Funny.”
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Art Linkletter | 1950
Jo Ann Arnold and Evelun Lovequist, hostesses at the opening of Art Linkletter’s Hollywood bowling alley, present Linkletter and silent film star Harold Lloyd, right, with bowling balls.
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Art Linkletter | 1953
Art Linkletter, John Guedel and Groucho Marx, from left, dedicate Guedel’s new building on Beverly Boulevard by leaving their hand prints in cement. Guedel produced Linkletter’s shows and Marx’s “You Bet Your Life” program.
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Art Linkletter | 1954
Emcee Art Linkletter interviews Mrs. Bernard A. Koteen, 37, of Washington, D.C., right, during the awards ceremony in New York after she won the $25,000 grand prize in Pillsbury Mills bake-off with her Open Sesame Pie recipe. Mrs. Richard Enloe, third from right, of Atlanta, won the second prize of $7,500, and Mrs. Kenneth B. Kennedy, second from left, of Mahtomedi, Minn., won the third prize of $2,500. At left is Nina Warren, wife of Chief Justice Earl Warren, who took part in ceremonies.
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Art Linkletter | 1955
Art Linkletter poses with the Emmy he won for best daytime program.
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Art Linkletter | 1956
Art Linkletter and Dorothea Fitzgerald, the teacher for children appearing on the show, chat with youngsters on “House Party.”
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Art Linkletter | 1959
The first assignment for Renie Bardeau, who became chief photographer for Disneyland, was to take pictures of the dedication of the monorail at the opening of Tomorrowland. Inside the train is Vice President Richard M. Nixon and his family. At top in the train is Art Linkletter and at right is Walt Disney.
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Art Linkletter | 1960
Art Linkletter, seated, is backed by other fathers honored at the 25th annual meeting of the National Father’s Day committee, at New York’s Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. Linkletter was named grandfather of the year. The others are, from left, Sir Cedric Hardwicke, actor, named stage father of the year; radio broadcaster Bob Elliott, radio father of the year; Robert F. Kennedy, father of the year; and Johnny Unitas, star of the Baltimore Colts, named sports father of the year.
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Art Linkletter | 1961
National Easter Seals twins Patricia, left, and Paula Webber, stand with, back row from left, Seals Chairman Art Linkletter, President Kennedy and Joseph J. Foss, president of the Society for Crippled Children and Adults, at the White House.
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Art Linkletter | 1961
Art Linkletter and his wife, Lois, arrive for the Emmy Awards.
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Art Linkletter | 1962
Ronnie Glahn, 4, shows Art Linkletter his idea of how bad guys look on Linketter’s TV show.
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Art Linkletter | 1965
Art Linkletter is backed up by some of the 150 birthday cakes he received to mark the 20th anniversary of his “House Party” show. Most of the cakes were gifts of TV affiliate stations around the country. Linkletter donated the cakes to underprivileged children in Los Angeles.
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Art Linkletter | 1965
Art Linkletter poses with his family.
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Art Linkletter | 1968
Art Linkletter gives advice to Miss Wool hopefuls, from left, Tami Bogue, Miss Wool of Illinois; Cheryl Crain, Miss Wool of Oklahoma; and Semo Sakelaris, Miss Wool of Idaho, during a break in rehearsals for the Miss Wool Pageant.
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Art Linkletter | 1976
Norman Vincent Peale, left, presents the Horatio Alger Award plaque to Francine Neff, treasurer of the United States, and Art Linkletter in New York. The two were among 14 recipients, all of whom shared a rise to success from humble beginnings.
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Art Linkletter | 1985
Art Linkletter and wife Lois arrive for a party for President Reagan in Los Angeles.
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Art Linkletter | 1995
Nancy Reagan stands beside Art Linkletter as they enter the lounge at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Linkletter was to present the former first lady with the Dorothy Kirsten French Woman of the Year Award for her distinguished public service.
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Art Linkletter | 1997
Bill Cosby, left, and Art Linkletter sit on the set of “Kids Say the Darnedest Things” during a taping in Hollywood.
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Art Linkletter | 2002
Bill Cosby and Art Linkletter pose with the Pasadena Christian School’s Joyful Sounds children’s choir in Pasadena after the Tournament of Roses Assn. named them grand marshals for the 2003 Rose Parade. Fred Rogers of “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” unable to attend the ceremony, was also to preside over the parade.
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Art Linkletter | 2005
Steve Martin, right, and Art Linkletter are seen at the Disney Legends Awards at Disneyland. Martin was honored for his work at Disneyland and in Disney films, including working as a teenager at the Magic Shop in the theme park. Linkletter received the award for his live nationwide telecast of the Disneyland grand opening festivities on July 17, 1955.
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Art Linkletter | 2009
Art Linkletter poses on the press line at the “Target Presents Variety’s Power of Youth” event to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
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