Here's the full segment found on a tape from KWHY Channel 22 in Los Angeles, featuring the end of the movie "The Hills Have Eyes" on SelecTV followed by a promo for the movie "Blow-Up" and a station sign-off.
Not sure when this aired exactly - can anyone date it definitively?
Guess which movie I put in my Netflix queue after watching this. :-P Comment posted by Smctopia on Monday, October 4th 2010 at 8:30pm.
"Blow Up" is a good movie. I recorded this off of The Movie Channel back in 1989. Comment posted by Betamax75 on Monday, October 4th 2010 at 10:15pm.
I just watched "Blow-Up". It was a great film and terrific period piece. It lends itself to several good double features with films such as "The Conversation" (suspenseful films that deal with how we perceive things), "The Knack...and How to Get It" (Swingin', Mod London!) or Smashing Time" (Two films, two different Redgraves!) Comment posted by Smctopia on Friday, October 22nd 2010 at 8:53am.
I must admit, those are the most unusual color bars I've ever seen. Of course, I haven't seen any color bars since WPWR took over channel 50 back in 1987. Comment posted by OldTVNut on Friday, August 10th 2012 at 1:49pm.
That was an 11-step 180-degree burst pattern. Comment posted by W.B. on Saturday, August 11th 2012 at 9:38am.
Not to be confused with a 12-step program. Comment posted by T.K. on Saturday, August 11th 2012 at 2:29pm.
Just found out today that Blow-Up will air on TCM late Saturday June 21/early Sunday June 22 at midnight ET (11 pm CT).
(Corrects earlier information after having checked the on-screen and web guides as of today, June 19, 2014.) Comment posted by VintageCanada on Wednesday, April 30th 2014 at 11:20am.
Worth seeing just for the rare footage of The Yardbirds when both Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page were in the band...the song Stroll On is a rework of Train Kept A Rollin. Comment posted by Jack Demus on Friday, May 2nd 2014 at 4:05am.
Reminder for those who have Turner Classic: Blow-Up airs late Saturday night/early Sunday morning at midnight ET/11 pm CT. Comment posted by VintageCanada on Friday, June 20th 2014 at 6:17pm.
Ok, who here watched Blow-Up for the first time this weekend when Turner aired it? Did you like it? :-) Comment posted by Smctopia on Monday, June 23rd 2014 at 8:10pm.
I have it recorded and will find some time to watch it. Comment posted by VintageCanada on Wednesday, June 25th 2014 at 2:10pm.
Just got one Sarah Miles film in the books. It isn't Blow-Up yet, but I still have the DVD. (The film I did complete tonight features brief appearances by James Stewart.) Comment posted by VintageCanada on Sunday, August 24th 2014 at 9:25pm.
I got Blow-Up watched last Thursday. Great film. David Hemmings was outstanding, as was Vanessa Redgrave and Sarah Miles, and pretty much the entire cast. A very artful masterpiece.
And for the record, the other Sarah Miles movie I watched earlier this summer was the 1978 version of the Big Sleep with Robert Mitchum and James Stewart.
Oh, I do have The Night of the Hunter from 1955 on DVD starring Mitchum and Lillian Gish, but have yet to watch it. Comment posted by VintageCanada on Wednesday, September 10th 2014 at 5:51pm.
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The company that offered (for sale, of course) this color test pattern (and laid out the type including the "Broadcasting From Sears Tower" and "Circular Polarization" notices) was a Clifton, NJ firm called Tele-Measurements, Inc., which is still around. In 1977 adverts the company put out in magazines such as Broadcast Engineering and BM/E (Broadcast Management/Engineering), their designation for this type pattern was TM-501, as part of their "Tele-Pat" line. A much earlier version of this pattern was used in Chicago by WFLD Channel 32 in its early years on the air (from its 1966 debut into the early '70's, apparently giving way to electronic color bars around the onset of Kaiser's 1973-77 sojourn).
No doubt when the tape of Fr. Hitpas' sermonette got around to airing on NYC sister station WCBS Channel 2's "Give Us This Day" at sign-on or sign-off, the voiceover (either Pat Connell or Norm Stevens or Roger Forster or whomever) would have announced at the end that it "was presented in cooperation with the Communications Office of the Archdiocese of New York." And if at sign-on, would have been followed by first the station ID, then a 20-or-so-minute slides-only newscast read by the said announcer.
Isn't there a longer, minute version of this commercial? If I remember, they also had a segment where Larry from Perfect Strangers, "Boz Knows Comedy?" and you see Cooky trying to hit Bozo with a pie and as usual, it backfires. I swear I saw it on here. I checked YouTube and there's no such commercial on there.
Around Why-Tee (the phonetic spelling for the initials of YouTube), you have quite a few editorials (and even some editorial feedbacks) from sister station WPIX Channel 11 in New York City, as delivered by Richard N. Hughes who was perhaps the most famous of the editorialists in NYC. Pray tell, who amongst the Chicago TV stations' editorialists would have been better known "at the time"? I'm banking on WMAQ's Dillon Smith . . .
NYC sister station WPIX Channel 11's "Portions..." wording was "Portions Of The Preceding Program Were Pre-Recorded." The "pre-recorded" terminology was used by NYC stations almost uniformly, as if they believed New Yorkers wouldn't understand what "mechanically reproduced" meant.