Owens' Marionettes, Hepcats, circa 1942

General Electric Company1942

Museum of Innovation & Science

Museum of Innovation & Science
Schenectady, United States

The Hepcats, a feline marionette musical group appear on an early television program on WRGB. The Hepcats were created by Joe Owens, a General Electric engineer who built and marionettes and performed marionette shows as a hobby.

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  • Title: Owens' Marionettes, Hepcats, circa 1942
  • Creator: General Electric Company
  • Date Created: 1942
  • Location: Schenectady - Schenectady County - New York
  • Physical Dimensions: 8 x 10
  • Original Language: English
  • Subject Keywords: Puppet shows; Television programs; WRGB-TV (Television station : Schenectady, N.Y.);
  • Type: Photograph
  • Publisher: General Electric Company
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