Doug Loses To Doug Jr.
April 28, 2012 in Dickie Moore, Doug Harvey, Hockey Night in Canada, Jacques Plante, Jean Beliveau, Maurice Richard, Montreal Canadiens Tags: Dickie Moore, Doug Harvey, Doug Harvey Jr., Hockey Night in Canada, Imperial Oil, Jacques Plante, Jean Beliveau, Maurice Richard
This is a nice 1960 commercial featuring Doug Harvey and son Doug Jr. playing a new table hockey game put out by Imperial Oil celebrating Hockey Night in Canada’s 25th year. The game could be bought for a whopping five bucks.
I spoke to Doug Jr. on the phone several years ago when he owned a restaurant in Charlottetown, and when I asked him what it was like growing up with such a remarkable dad, he said it was completely normal and just like any other family, except for the fact that Jacques Plante, Maurice Richard, Dickie Moore, Jean Beliveau and rest would come over for visits. Which is a little bit different than when the guys from my dad’s paint shop came over to our place after first stopping at the Legion for a few pops..
Big thanks to Beatnik for sending over this neat clip.