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Bill Kennedy at the Movies Willard "Bill" Kennedy was an American actor, voice artist, and the host of the long-running (Detroit based television show) Bill Kennedy at the Movies. CKLW-TV in Windsor, Ontario. In 1969 he moved to WKBD-TV in Southfield, Michigan and continued hosting the show until retiring to Florida (1956-1981)....The format of his program was to feature a vintage movie during which Bill would give pertinent information & and provided anecdotes about the actors, directors and about the production of the movies he showed, etc. Also, Kennedy's voice is heard doing the opening narration of the television series Adventures of Superman!
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Added: 16th March 2009
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Posted By: mia_bambina
Posted by: Mia_bambina on 2009-03-16 
Listen to this about - Mistaken Identity,

When the headline Kennedy has been shot hit the air waves in Detroit, telephone calls flooded the Channel 9 television station in Windsor, Ontario.

People first thought Bill Kennedy, not the President, had been killed.

He was that popular.
I learned so much from this man!
Posted by: Steve on 2009-03-16 
We had Joe Franklin in NYC area, sounds like the same show!
Posted by: Lava1964 on 2009-03-16 
Sounds like he had the same type of job as a fellow named Elwy Yost who hosted 'At The Movies' on TV Ontario for years.
Posted by: Mia_bambina on 2009-03-17 
On the other hand Do any of you remember those guys that would dress up, to scare you...and show those scary or creepy MOVIES, maybe on a Saturday afternoon...or late night???? I liked those shows too!

(Like that Movie, with Danny Devito - Jack the Bear (1993) .... as John Leary.)

In Detroit, we had -
Sir Graves Ghastly And The Ghoul!
Posted by: Marty6697 on 2009-03-18 
Bill Kennedy is an Icon around here. Who could forget Bill Kennedy at the movies. I grew up watching him. Rita Bell and the prize movie, Sir Graves Ghastly, The 4:30 Movie, Godzilla week Lol! Yup Thanks for the memories!
Posted by: Marty6697 on 2009-03-18 
Oh yeagh and Count Scary!
Posted by: TomL on 2020-10-13 
I Redondo Beach Roofingowe my love of old movies to Bill Kennedy. There will never be another one like him---- never.

Posted by: Egconcretepumping on 2020-11-06 
I remember watching Bill Kennedy while being home sick from school. He really got me into many old movies that I still watch to this dayGod! Bless him
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