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Sarge Dreams #14

Beetle Bailey Sunday page color proof, February 8, 1970.

Beetle Bailey Sunday page color proof, February 8, 1970.

The first Super Bowl was played between the Green Bay Packers and the Kansas City Chiefs at the Los Angeles Coliseum on January 15, 1967. The National Football League champion Packers beat the American Football League champion Chiefs 35 to 10. Green Bay Packer quarterback Bart Starr, who completed 16 of 23 passes for 250 yards, was named the most valuable player.
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Sarge Dreams #11

Beetle Bailey Sunday page color proof, June 4, 1967.

Beetle Bailey Sunday page color proof, June 4, 1967.

The film version of The Sound of Music, which was adapted from the 1959 Broadway musical composed by Richard Rodgers with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein, was released on March 2, 1965. Based on the memoir, The Story of the Trapp Family Singers, the movie starred Julie Andrews as a governess who is hired by a widowed naval officer, played by Christopher Plummer, to take care of his seven children. It was the highest grossing film of 1965 and by November 1966, became the highest grossing film of all time, a distinction it held for five years.
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Sarge Dreams #10

Beetle Bailey Sunday page color proof, April 16, 1967.

Beetle Bailey Sunday page color proof, April 16, 1967.

In the first chapter of Mark Twain’s Tom Sawyer (1876), Aunt Polly punishes Tom for skipping school by making him whitewash a fence.

In the second chapter, “Tom appeared on the sidewalk with a bucket of whitewash and a long-handled brush. He surveyed the fence, and all gladness left him and a deep melancholy settled down upon his spirit. Thirty yards of board fence nine feet high. Life to him seemed hollow, and existence but a burden.”
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