Jim Stewart: It's Light Time
Jim Stewart, the host/ performer and co-creator of WBKB-TV Channel 7's Here's Geraldine, The Gloveables and the nationally syndicated kid's religious TV show It's Light Time passed away on March 28, 2001.
He was 74 years old and suffering from Alzhiemer's Disease. Jim Stewart also produced and hosted Safariland and he MC'd Passage To Adventure and Game Room.
His last regular broadcasting stint was on 'A Course In Miracles' on radio station WVVX -FM where he lectured on hypnotherapy and on human potentials.
His last TV appearances with the puppets from 'Here's Geraldine' and 'It's Light Time' was on a series of TV commercials for Oscar Meyer Wieners and their hand puppets/ puppet theater giveaway promos.
He performed in the commercials with his ex-wife and former TV puppeteering partner Mrs. Bud Stewart.
It's Light Time was seen Sunday mornings on WNEW TV Ch. 5 during the early 1960's. Mr. Stewart and his ex-wife Mrs. Bud Stewart were two very talented and caring people who were able to teach young viewers core values and entertained them without boring them or preaching down to them.
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