1984 top hat/hammer guy

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1984 top hat/hammer guy

Postby smokeyjoe » Tue Jan 18, 2005 3:25 pm

hello

anyone know the origins of the hammer/top hat guy seen on the background screen at 1984 shows and panama video? whats he all about?

anyone got a decent pic of this character, or link to thereof the afore mentioned gentleman?

thanks,  smokey
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Re: 1984 top hat/hammer guy

Postby guitarboy5150 » Tue Jan 18, 2005 3:32 pm

here is a picImage
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Re: 1984 top hat/hammer guy

Postby smokeyjoe » Tue Jan 18, 2005 4:12 pm

thank you very much
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Re: 1984 top hat/hammer guy

Postby jjs5150 » Tue Jan 18, 2005 4:21 pm

They "borrowed" the logo from Western Exterminators, a pest removal company here in So-Cal.        
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Re: 1984 top hat/hammer guy

Postby smokeyjoe » Tue Jan 18, 2005 4:46 pm

thanks for the info.

now i know all about him: http://www.west-ext.com/little_man.html
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Re: 1984 top hat/hammer guy

Postby evhsrv5150 » Tue Jan 18, 2005 6:42 pm

I've got a ton of old VH backstage passes with him on them.


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Re: 1984 top hat/hammer guy

Postby Ollie5150 » Wed Jan 19, 2005 6:10 am

I've always wondered where he came from.  it looks really cool. [smile]
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