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Sir Rhyme-A-Lot Marionette

Sir Rhyme-A-Lot Marionette

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Description (Brief)
The puppet known as the Knight Sir Rhyme a Lot was a regular on the NBC television show "Jump Jump of Holiday House"and one of four characters that appeared along with Jump Jump, Achi Paggli andSleepy Slim Known as a moody poet that speaks only in rhyme, his head is carved from wood with moveable eyes and mouth and he wears a silver helmet decorated with a a large bluie and gray ostrich plume and a pseudo set of armor made of silver lame and gray and red satin.
His voice over was performed by Harry Hickox, part of the husband and wife team, Mary and Harry Hickox that created the original Jump Jump radio broadcast. Both hands are needed to work this puppet--one controls the body, while the other hand operates a wood and string mechanism that moves his eyes and mouth
Currently not on view
Object Name
Date made
Hickox, Harry
Hickox, Mary
Kelly, Bob
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
silk (overall material)
fabric (overall material)
feathers (overall material)
metal (overall material)
string (overall material)
overall: 28 in; 71.12 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Harry Hickox
Children's television programs
Radio and television broadcasting
Television broadcasts
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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