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What has become of Ralph Helfer, genius animal trainer for Daktari? Plus another new video: Cheryl Miller’s appearance on The Streets of San Francisco

What has become of Ralph Helfer, genius animal trainer for Daktari? Plus another new video: Cheryl Miller’s appearance on The Streets of San Francisco

Ralph Helfer, the genius animal trainer known for his radical departure from conventional training techniques, is alive and well and living in Africa. Helfer, who introduced affection training to the animal world, is now an author and has written several books. His latest, Zamba: The True Story of the Greatest Lion That Ever Lived tells […]

A sampling of Cheryl Miller’s television appearances in the 1960’s

A sampling of Cheryl Miller’s television appearances in the 1960’s

When I set out to recreate my Cheryl Miller scrapbook, my vision was small. Just replace my pictures. I probably now have twice as many pictures as I ever had with my scrapbook, having replaced several treasured ones, and acquiring many more new photos. As a kid I I wished I had been able to […]

Time for a Daktari Reboot? Who should play Marsh, Paula, Jack and Mike?

Time for a Daktari Reboot? Who should play Marsh, Paula, Jack and Mike?

Guest post by Ken Lynch (author of our Episode Guides) The recent (June 2013) announcement that Henry Cavill is going from “Man of Steel” to a theatrical movie reboot of “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.” has made me think about the possibilities for rebooting our favourite 1960s TV series “Daktari”. Why not a reboot? While “Daktari” […]