Skip to comments.Rex Trailer Battling Pneumonia In Florida Hospital
Posted on 01/01/2013 7:06:33 PM PST by massmike
Boston TV icon Rex Trailer is in the intensive care unit of a Florida hospital, his family told WBZ-TV Tuesday.
Trailer, 84, was the host of the popular childrens television show Boomtown, on WBZ from 1956 to 1974. The program often included children with disabilities in the studio audience.
His spokesperson said Trailer was in Florida for Christmas visiting his sister when he came down with pneumonia.
The spokesperson told WBZ Trailer is doing well and that hes alert and responding to treatment.
His family issued this brief statement:
Rex Trailer appreciates everyones prayers and support for a speedy recovery as he is looking forward to getting back to his home in the Commonwealth.
Trailer still owns a television studio in Massachusetts and teaches part-time at Emerson College.
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I watched that as a kid.
every Saturday morning
Me too, but not until later years.
Me too. I still hum his theme song sometimes even after all these years.
I met him and sergeant billy when I was a kid at a carnival .
Living in Dorchester, I watched him every Saturday as well.
What a bunch of old farts in here....lol.
Yep. Also remember Major Mudd :-)
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