Pierino Ronald "Perry" Como (May 18, 1912 May 12, 2001) was an American singer and television personality.
During a career spanning more than half a century he recorded exclusively for the RCA Victor label after signing with them in 1943. C.", as he was nicknamed, sold millions of records for Radio Corporation of America (RCA) and pioneered a weekly musical variety television show, which set the standards for the genre and proved to be one of the most successful in television history.
I should mention that I was a devoted follower of this series as a child.
This library is located in the Western Shows Catalog, and the William Boyd Catalog, which is located in the Feature Films Catalog and the Catalog of Stars.
In his early writings, Mulford portrayed the character as rude, dangerous, and rough-talking.
He had a wooden leg which caused him to walk with a little "hop", hence the nickname.
Hopalong Cassidy (aka Hop-along Cassidy) is believed to be a fictional cowboy hero created in 1904 by the author Clarence E.
Mulford, who wrote a series of popular short stories and many novels based on the character.
As portrayed on the screen, white-haired Bill "Hopalong" Cassidy was usually clad strikingly in black (including his hat, an exception to the western film stereotype that only villains wore black hats).
He was reserved and well spoken, with a sense of fair play.