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WREX Channel 13 - "Some Old Building" (Station ID, 1978)

Views: 2554

Here's a rare Station ID and slide from WREX Channel 13. Serving Juda, Wisconsin from Rockford, ILL.

Voiceover by Vince Danca. He was the weatherman at the station for many years.

"This is WREX-TV Channel 13 - Rockford, Illinois. Serving Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin."

This aired on local Rockford, IL TV on Monday, January 9th 1978 at a little before 8pm! (not Chicago, but close enough)

Williams-Manny Insurance (Commercial, 1977)

Views: 1339

Here's a commercial for Williams-Manny - some sort of insurance company in Rockford & Belvidere.

"Better Call Williams-Manny - Now!"

This aired on local Rockford, IL TV on Monday, November 28th 1977. (not Chicago, but close enough)

NBC Network - "Elvis Has Left The Building" (Part 1, 1977)

Views: 4257

Here is Part 1 of an NBC Special Report (on local Rockford affilliate WTVO Channel 17) from when it was first announced that Elvis Presley had died. Features Jackson Bain, David Brinkley, and Brian Ross reporting.

Notice the sound fades out at the end - this was the beginning of the technical difficulties moment which continues in Part 2.

This aired on local Rockford, IL TV on Tuesday, August 16th 1977. (not Chicago, but close enough)

NBC Network (ID, 1977)

Views: 1810

Here's a vintage network ID for NBC.

Voiceover by Howard Reig.

"This is the NBC Television Network..."

This aired on local Rockford, IL TV on Tuesday, August 16th 1977. (not Chicago, but close enough)

Halls - "Cab Driver Relief" (Commercial, 1979)

Views: 2106

Here's a commercial for Halls Mentho-Lyptus cough tablets (cough drops).

"Vapor Action"

This aired on local Rockford, IL TV in early January 1979. (not Chicago, but close enough)

WTVO Channel 17 - Bruce Richardson And The News (Opening Segment, 1979)

Views: 3242

Here's (some of) the opening and first few minutes of Bruce Richardson and the News on WTVO Channel 17. Features some coverage on the big blizzard of '79.

This aired on local Rockford, IL TV in mid-January 1979. (not Chicago, but close enough)

NBC News (ID, 1978)

Views: 2565

Here's a retro animation for NBC News (mostly complete).

"NBC News produced this program and is solely responsible for it's content."

Voiceover by Bill Hanrahan.

This aired on local Rockford, IL TV on Tuesday, January 10th 1978 at a little before 10pm! (not Chicago, but close enough)

WTVO Channel 17 - "Snow Scene" (Station ID Slide, 1976)

Views: 3900

Here's a rare Station ID and slide from WTVO Channel 17.

Voiceover by Bob Kevern.

"Bob was the weather man and did most of the booth announcing. Bob also introduced the weather window, with shots of citizens waving at the camera. Bruce Richardson anchored the news and was a wonderful person. Bob Lewis did the sports and had a loose casual style. If Ernie Banks dropped in - he was on the air. Those were good times." - Ted Schwandt

This aired on l...

Alpo With Lorne Greene (Commercial, 1979)

Views: 3586

Here's a commercial for Alpo beef flavored dinner dog food featuring Lorne Greene.

This aired on local Rockford, IL TV in early January 1979. (not Chicago, but close enough)