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ABC Press Release 1964
"Animated high adventure - a fresh concept
in television entertainment - makes its bow when ABC-TV's 'Jonny Quest' debuts as
a weekly series Friday, Sept. 18." This
one-page press release was sent by ABC to media in advance of the show's
premiere in September 1964.
ABC Photo and Caption August 1964
black-and-white photograph and caption was sent by ABC to print
media in August 1964, roughly a month in advance of the series' premiere.
ABC Photo and Caption October 1964
This is a
press photo of Jonny and Bandit, sent to print media in October
1964 to promote the episode, "Calcutta Adventure."
Jonny Quest Adventure Club
Jonny Quest Adventure Club press release from 1964 was probably
included in the press kit shown below. It includes the rules for entering a contest
to become the Boy or Girl Leader of the club and win a private tour of the United
Adventure Club Glass Slides 1964
Adventure Club Screen Gems Radio Press Kit 1964
This extremely rare
press kit from Screen Gems was sent to local TV stations to help
them organize "Jonny Quest Adventure Clubs" across the country.
1960s Character Portraits
We're not sure exactly
when two of these press release head
shots were created, but we're sure it was during the show's initial run
CBS Color Press Photos, 1969
color press photos of the Quest team each measuring 7 inches
by 9 inches, which is/was a standard size for press photos. There is a typed caption
glued to the back of each of the photos promoting the series on CBS Saturday afternoons.
1977 Columbia Pictures Syndication Press Photo
This image had been used in
1967 in Austriala, but got a second life 10 years later as a
promotional photo from distributer Columbia Pictures.
1986 Syndication Press Photos
At least five
press release photos were issued to promote Jonny Quest in syndication
Cartoon Network Promotional Kit for Jonny Quest VHS 1996
This is a cardboard suitcase
measuring 14 inches by 11 and one half inches by 2 and one half inches thick. It
was a promotional item given out for the Cartoon Network 1996 release of the Classic
Jonny Quest videos and contained some neat items inside. Click on the picture or
the link to see more images of the item as well as what was included inside.