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Bernard H Paul

 (1907 - 2005)
Bernard H. Paul was active/lived in Maryland.  Bernard Paul is known for hand-crafted marionettes, puppet show performance, teaching.

Biography   Bernard H. Paul


Bernard H. Paul (April 22, 1907 – September 18, 2005) was a puppeteer best known for his traveling show and television broadcasts of "Paul's Puppets". His marionette show ran for 10 years on WBAL-TV in Baltimore. In 1931 he performed the first known children's television show.\

Paul also did the first professional puppet show for a United States president when he performed at the White House for Franklin D. Roosevelt and his wife in 1934.

Bernard Paul was born on April 22, 1907, in Baltimore, Maryland, the only child of Henry James Paul and Mary Paul. He was born in a private hospital called Bidler and Sellman. He went by the nickname "Bernie". The family lived in Baltimore on Lanvale Street for a while and later moved to a ho   ...  Displaying 750 of 8921 characters.

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