Joe Franklin

Radio and television personality

Joe Franklin
Interview Date:
August 26 2007


"The King of Nostalgia" shares his memories of Coney Island. In 2007, he visited Charles Denson at the Coney Island History Project to record his Coney Island memories, which include doing the first live TV remote in the early 1950s of the Mardi Gras Parade and showing movies outdoors at Feltman's while perched in a tree.

Joe Franklin passed away on January 24, 2015 at the age of 88.