Sandy Howard

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Sandy Howard (August 1, 1927 – May 16, 2008) was an American film producer and television producer. A native of the Bronx, New York City, Howard wrote short stories for publication in magazines like Liberty, and worked as a publicist for Broadway shows until he became a director for the Howdy Doody show at the age of nineteen; he later produced the Captain Kangaroo show.[1]

He cooperated with Ray Heatherton creating the TV show The Merry Mailman in the early 1950s. He was producer of The Barry Gray Radio Show (1951–1958).[2]

Among his film productions are A Man Called Horse (1970) and Man in the Wilderness (1971).

He contributed as writer on Vice Squad (1982).



  1. ^ "Sandy Howard, 80; produced 'A Man Called Horse'" (Retrieved on May 18, 2008)
  2. ^ "Producer behind A Man Called Horse dies"CBC News (Saturday, May 17, 2008) (Retrieved on May 17, 2008)
  3. ^ "Western Heritage Awards: 1971" (Retrieved on May 17, 2008)