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WFLD Channel 32 - "Festival Of Television" (Promo, 1978)

Views: 1566

Here's a promo for the "Festival of Television" and their first night of special programming on WFLD Channel 32. Here are Chris Tuft's recollections:

"It was a weeknight hour of 1950s sitcoms. Monday (June 19th 1978) was (as noted in the promo) "The Jack Benny Show" (at 10:30pm) and "My Hero" (at 11pm). Tuesday was "Topper" and "The Gale Storm Show", Wednesday was "Love That Bob" and "How to Marry a Millionaire". Thursday was "Bachelor Father" and "People's Choice." Fr...

Zayre - "Before You Go Back To School" (Commerical, 1960?)

Views: 6374

Here's an animated, really early Zayre spot, in black-and-white no less.

Where? Zayre! Where?

Not sure when this aired but from other evidence seems like very late-fifties to very early-sixties.

Sears - "Very Easy To Get To" (Commercial, 1960?)

Views: 3484

Here's a short, animated, really early Sears Department Store spot, in black-and-white no less.

Animation looks similar to Walter Lantz (of Woody Woodpecker fame), no?

Voiceover by ??

Not sure when this aired but from other evidence seems like very late-fifties to very early-sixties.

Calgon Water Conditioner - "Mommy's Choice" (Commercial, 1965)

Views: 2108

Here's an early color commercial for Calgon Water Conditioner, with a child's voiceover explaining (with animation done in the style of children's drawings) how it gets rid of artifacts from "bathtub ring" on clothes.

This aired on local Chicago TV early Friday, March 5th 1965.

Vicks VapoRub - "Continuous 8-Hour Relief" (Commercial, 1965)

Views: 1181

Here's an early 10-second commercial for Vicks VapoRub vaporizing ointment, promising continuous 8-hour relief of misery from children's colds.

Voiceover by ??

This aired on local Chicago TV early Friday, March 5th 1965.

Bergner's - "Christmas Toyland" (Commercial, 1964?)

Views: 1157

Yes, it's Christmas in July here at FuzzyMemoriesTV!

Here's a "Toyland" ad for Bergner's - a famous department store in Peoria, IL at the Sheridan Village Shopping Center.

Music is a quirky instrumental of "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer".

"It's a mad, mad world of holiday fun..." (Could this be a reference to the film?)

Not sure when this aired exactly, but based on various evidence Christmastime of 1964 seems a good...

WGN Channel 9 - Bozo's Circus - "The Premiere Episode!!" (1961) [April Fools Joke]

Views: 8554

INCREDIBLE NEWS! FOOTAGE FROM THE PREMIERE EPISODE OF BOZO'S CIRCUS FROM 1961 HAS BEEN FOUND!! WATCH THIS VIDEO!!!

Fun Gum Toys by Remco (Commercial, 1968)

Views: 1490

Here's a commercial for "Fun Gum" toys by Remco, with over 35 pieces to make all sorts of variations of monsters, birds, and animals (the latter in a tie-in to the then-recent Rex Harrison version of "Doctor Dolittle").

Voiceover by ??

"Build piece by piece, and you'll discover / The nose from one makes the tail of another . . . "

This aired on local Chicago TV on Wednesday, March 27th 1968 during the 12pm to 1pm timeframe.

McDonald's Hamburgers - "Our Kind of Place" (Commercial, 1967)

Views: 4445

Here's a really neat McDonald's Restaurant commercial going back to 1967!

Features the snappy and catchy "Our Kind of Place" jingle.

"Napkins that are big as a bib!"

Copyright (C) McDonald's Corp. 1967

Special thanks to Anthony Diaz of The Mid-American Heritage Preservation Foundation for preserving for many years the original tape this was found on, so that we co...