• Introducing Freddy the Flute Collectors Edition

    Mario Della Casa is introducing a collector’s Freddy the Flute from the classic Krofft TV series "H.R. Pufnstuf". The American made flute is made from brass and is jewel-encrusted. It comes in a luxurious black display case that can stand vertically. He is the only person licensed by the Kroffts to make these flutes. Mr. Della Casa has just returned from touring Australia with Barbara Eden to promote his collectable "I Dream of Jeannie" genie bottles and received great enthusiasm from fans when he gave them a sneak peek at Freddy Flute. The amazing thing was Mr. Della Casa had never seen the "H.R. Pufnstuf" TV Series, but when he saw a picture of Freddy Flute he simply had to make it. Word is they will be for sale as early as May 2013. Check back for updates. Mr. Della Casa is well known in the collectables world because he has been making the iconic 1960s “I Dream of Jeannie” genie bottles for the past 30 years. The attention to detail in the genie bottles is amazing. He even decorates the inside of the bottle and you can actually see Jeannie sitting on her sofa. [caption id="attachment_463" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Mario Della Casa introduces the new...

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  • Sid and Marty at the Hollywood Show

    Sid & Marty Krofft greeted fans and signed autographs at the Hollywood Show in Burbank on October 1, 2011. Some of the fans were curious about the Krofft’s short-lived amusement park in Atlanta and Sid & Marty filled in some of the details. In 1976, the Omni Hotel in Downtown Atlanta where the park was located was not the safe place it is today. It had a reputation of being a “bad” area, so the park didn’t get the crowds they needed to succeed. But times have changed, and now the place where the World of Sid & Marty Krofft was, is now the home of CNN. The building still has the world's longest free-standing escalator, which at eight stories, some park-goers thought was the scariest ride at the park. They were scheduled to appear on Saturday only, but so many fans were excited to see Sid for the first time at one of these shows that the brothers Krofft made a surprise visit on Sunday. The show was less crowded and Sid regaled them with stories of his years with the Ringling Bros. Circus where he was billed as “The World’s Youngest Puppeteer”. ...

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  • Bugaloos Special Annoucement

    Legendary entertainment visionaries T Bone Burnett and Sid & Marty Krofft are teaming up to produce an update of the Kroffts’ The Bugaloos television series, focusing on a young country pop music group. Burnett is the 12-time Grammy and Oscar-winning music producer behind countless best-selling and critically acclaimed albums, including the multi-platinum soundtrack to the Johnny cash biopic Walk The Line and the recent smash soundtrack to the Academy Award-winning film Crazy Heart (which he also produced) and many more. [caption id="attachment_448" align="aligncenter" width="190" caption="The Bugaloos from the Classic Krofft TV...

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Sid & Marty Krofft Headshot

Many of the most colorful and fondly remembered children's series of the 1970s and 1980s sprang from the imaginations of Sid and Marty Krofft. Their groundbreaking, live-action fantasy shows were...

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  • Music City News | Sid & Marty Krofft

    Music City News

    Barbara Mandrell, Program of the Year, 1981
  • Action for Children’s Television | Sid & Marty Krofft

    Action for Children’s Television

    Pryor’s Place for Achievement in Children’s Television, 1985
  • Youth In Film | Sid & Marty Krofft

    Youth In Film

    Lifetime Achievement Award, 1992


It all started when Sid & Marty Krofft's father Peter Krofft, discovered seven-year-old Sid (born July 30, 1929) had puppeteering talent and auditioned him in his own production of “Snow...

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