I lived next door to you on Evelyn Drive from around 1965-68.
Was friends with your daughters (graduated from high school with
Pam). Came across your website today and my mind came rushing
I remember being over at you house with a babysitter and your
daughters making popcorn and catching the kitchen on fire.
I remember thinking I was the luckiest kid in the world to have
the Circus Wagon parked in the driveway next to me.
I remember being on the show hogging up screen time by singing
both the Weinerschnizel and Shakey's jingles.
I remember visiting Toy Circus every weekend and pouring over
every shelf. Here is a photo of the game room of my house to
give you some idea of your influence:
Until coming across your website I hadn't realized what a major
influence all of this had on my life.
After I graduated from West High, I moved to Los Angeles and
eventually became a talent agent for film and Broadway
composers. I also became an obsessive collector of toys, games
and pop culture Americana. A year ago I made a documentary
feature about my life and adventures with my son called FINDING
KRAFTLAND. It is now playing at film festivals all over the
world. the website is
Thanks for letting me share all of this with you.
You were a very positive influence in my life.
Hope all is well with you,