March 13, 2019

An Onion for Walter Winchell


Today, a look back to the spring of 1935 when Walter Winchell, famed newspaper columnist and radio broadcaster, ran an item about Tudor City's parks:

. . . Scallions to the Tudor Park sign; "No Children, Only Adults Admitted!". . .

Winchell's implication that Tudor City was child-unfriendly didn't please the French Company, and soon Tudor City Service, the colony's monthly magazine ‒ underwritten by the French Company ‒ set the record straight.

The editorial in its entirety, below:



Winchell continued to run assorted Tudor City items over the years, see earlier posts herehere and here.

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