More Highlights for Uncle Paul
Throwback Thursday: Menconi Delves into the Music Behind WRAL Legend Uncle PaulDavid Menconi recently penned a piece about Triangle legend Paul Montgomery, known familiarly as Uncle Paul, for Walter Magazine. Montgomery hosted the beloved WRAL-TV children’s program “Time for Uncle Paul” from 1961 to 1981. Menconi has a Capitol Broadcasting tie
WRAL-TV personality Sally Blackwell entertaining kids on the Uncle Paul Show in 1965.
Sally Blackwell from Uncle Paul Show
Blackwell assisted Paul Montgomery with childrens program. This photo from February 1966.
WRAL Christmas parade float
Paul Montgomery and Margaret Brickell ride the TV5 float in the 1959 Raleigh Christmas parade.
Uncle Paul Show promo 1977
Uncle Paul was a very popular character portrayed by Paul Montgomery, an accomplish jazz pianist who was also legally blind. The video shows Uncle Paul talking with Mr. Anybody, portrayed by Rowell Gormon, about the program, “Time for Uncle Paul,” moving to a new time period. Promo produced in 1977.