SeaHuntJerry
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Ricou Browning isn't well

Tue Sep 14, 2021 11:07 pm

He Guys are favorite Monster and actor in Many Seahunts and Flipper isn't well,i'm dropping him a card weds.
Old-time monster fans, please take note:
Urgent: Well Wishes To Our Monster Bash Alumni Ricou Browning
I just had a call from Ricou Browning's daughter. He isn't doing very well right now and any hard copy letters or get well cards would be very appreciated.
Ricou played the Creature under water in all three CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON movies.
Please cheer him up with a card or letter addressed to:
Ricou Browning
5221 SW 196 Lane
Southwest Ranches,
FL 33332
Get something out for our Gill-Man...it would make him happy.
Sincerely,
Ron Adams, Monster Bash

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Re: Ricou Browning isn't well

Tue Sep 21, 2021 12:26 pm

I just mailed a card to Mr. Browning. His work certainly had a powerful influence on me.

Greg
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Re: Ricou Browning isn't well

Thu Sep 23, 2021 2:22 pm

I didn't have a card handy so I just wrote him a letter...

Dear Mr. Browning,
- You don't know me but I wanted to write and thank you for your many contributions to diving entertainment.
- From the extreme breath holding scenes as Creature from the Black Lagoon to the weekly Sea Hunt Episodes, your's were the best underwater acting and directing I have ever seen. I'm 67 years old and enjoy fixing and diving vintage diving equipment. And, I watch re-runs of your work on TV. I've seen them all many times but it never gets tiring.
- So once again, Thank You for your legacy of Great Underwater Shows!
Sincerely, Eben Brown
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