MEET five-year-old Roy Browne, he's Ireland's whiz kid quiz kid
Then there's Stanley, TV's current child genius and former Quiz Kid
Donnie Smith (William H Macy) who's a warning of how winners can still wind up as losers.
Actress-writer Vanessa Brown, who escaped Nazi Europe to become a celebrated radio Quiz Kid, Jane opposite Lex Barker's film "Tarzan," the toast of Broadway in "The Seven Year Itch" and respected as author of a book on labor policy, died May 21 of cancer at the' Motion Picture and Television Country Home in Woodland Hills, Calif.
By age 14, Brown, who spoke four languages, was a member of the hit radio show "The Quiz Kids.
In this historical case study, writer and advertiser Gardner discusses the radio program Quiz Kids
, with its remarkably long run from 1940-53, and its cultural influence.
The specific needs of the gifted had not even been fully conceived or set forth by Lewis Terman and Leta Hollingworth when these early prodi The Quiz Kids radio program debuted on June 28, 1940, and at the height of its popularity had 10 million listeners.
The Quiz Kids were predominantly White children from a variety of home backgrounds in and around the Chicago area.
Such challenging opportunities are provided for a considerable number of very bright children on the Quiz Kids program.
She was awarded a Certificate of Honor in the Quiz Kids
Best Teacher Contest, and was also honored by the Massachusetts Senate for her dedication to the Students of Southbridge.
When TJ and Seymour, master fact gatherers and ace cat wranglers, are asked to join their school's Quiz Kids
team, Seymour is keen (as usual), but TJ has his doubts.
The fourth and possibly the best yet in Hazel Hutchins' engaging series, TJ and the Quiz Kids once again brings together TJ, his two cats and his excitable friend Seymour.
TJ is baffled when the vice-principal asks him to be the fourth member of the school's Quiz Kids team--after all, he considers himself to be "incredibly average" and feels Seymour, an insatiable collector of oddball facts, would be a more knowledgeable player.
The younger of the quiz kids
, Stanley (Jeremy Blackman), even asks for meteorological instruments (and has been studying a book by Charles Fort, chronicler of unexplained downpours).
Later came Pot O'Gold, The Treasure Chest, the appealing Quiz Kids
, Truth and Consequences, People are Funny, Take It or Leave It, the Kay Kyser Kollege of Musical Knowledge, Double or Nothing, Can You Top This, and Break the Bank.