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Kiddieland Amusement Park (Commercial #2, 1991)

Views: 3120

Here's a commercial for Kiddieland Amusement Park - gone but not forgotten.

This commercial was produced and directed (and some editing and camera work) by Ken Williamson. The music was written and produced by Sound Images. Ken owned a production company in Cincinnati called The Film House at the time. They specialized in Amusement Park commercials world-wide. (he sold the company in 2000, but is still active in the production business)

This commercial aired ...

Kiddieland Amusement Park (Commercial #1, 1990)

Views: 7013

Here's a commercial for Kiddieland Amusement Park - gone but not forgotten.

This commercial was produced and directed (and some editing and camera work) by Ken Williamson. The music was written and produced by Sound Images. Ken owned a production company in Cincinnati called The Film House at the time. They specialized in Amusement Park commercials world-wide. (he sold the company in 2000, but is still active in the production business)

This commercial aired ...

Kiddieland Amusement Park (Commercial #3, 1991)

Views: 3640

Here's a commercial for Kiddieland Amusement Park - gone but not forgotten.

This commercial was produced and directed (and some editing and camera work) by Ken Williamson. The music was written and produced by Sound Images. Ken owned a production company in Cincinnati called The Film House at the time. They specialized in Amusement Park commercials world-wide. (he sold the company in 2000, but is still active in the production business)

This commercial aired ...

Maywood Park - "The Pace Setter" (Commercial, 1980)

Views: 1839

Here's a local commercial for Maywood Park - which features harness racing, located in Melrose Park, IL. This one is advertising their free ski hat giveaway on November 1st.

I wonder what that horse is doing today?

This aired on local Chicago TV on Wednesday, October 29th 1980.

Old Chicago - "Charlie Baffle" (Commercial, 1977)

Views: 18748

Here's a rare commercial (one of only two I've found so far) for the combination shopping mall & indoor amusement park called Old Chicago! This one features Charlie Baffle - "Mayor" of Old Chicago.

Old Chicago was located in Bolingbrook.

This aired on local Chicago TV sometime between April 10th - April 15th 1977.

Enchanted Forest (Commercial, 1984)

Views: 3651

Here's a commercial for Enchanted Forest - Playland of the Indiana Dunes - a theme park located in Porter, Indiana near the Indiana Sand Dunes - U.S. 20 and Indiana 49.

"Closed Every Monday". (They closed permanently in 1991)

This aired on local Chicago TV on Wednesday, July 4th 1984.

WBBM Channel 2 - Two On Two - "Remembering Riverview" (1981?)

Views: 3193

Here's a segment from the show Two on Two on WBBM Channel 2 about Riverview Park - for 63 years located at Belmont and Western on the Northwest side.

Bob Wallace reporting. (We also see a few moments of Harry Porterfield during the tag at the end)

Features Chuck Wlodarczyk - author of the book "Riverview: Gone but Not Forgotten. 1904-1967" and others reminiscing about the park.

Not sure when this aired exactly but it was likely Fall of 1981.

Old Chicago - "Monsters of the Midway" (Commercial, 1979)

Views: 3506

Here's a commercial for the amusement park Old Chicago featuring "Monster of the Midway Testimonials" from Dracula, the Wolfman and Frankenstein's Monster. This was to promote their ride called Monster of the Midway.

As a bonus, here's a neat on-set picture taken during the filming of this commercial, featuring local actor Stan Adams as Frankenstein's Monster...

Santa's Village - "You Haven't Seen It" (Commercial, 1979)

Views: 2875

Here's a neat commercial for Santa's Village in Dundee, IL.

This aired on local Chicago TV early Tuesday, August 7th 1979.