The Canadian Press

1996-07-05 | Fred Davis Obit

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Canadian TV personality Fred Davis died July 5th after suffering a stroke. Davis was best known as the smooth moderator of the long-running TV program "Front Page Challenge". He joined "Front Page Challenge" when it became a regular fixture on CBC TV in the fall of 1957 -- and was still on board for the final show in February, 1995. Fellow broadcaster Betty Kennedy had fond memories of working with Davis.

Date: 1996-07-05
Placeline: TORONTO, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 26 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << and of course he had a very long and distinguished career front page challenge is probably the thing that he is best known for but he did a great many other things as well with the film board and in radio and in the music sphere and so on so I think he will be remembered as someone with a great deal of wit and humor and Grace he was a real gentleman >>