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WGN Channel 9 - Lead Off Man - "Opening Day With JFK" (Part 1, 1961)

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Here's Part 1 of an interesting piece of history - The beginning of the Lead-Off Man show on WGN Channel 9 on Opening Day 1961, White Sox At Washington, featuring an interview with the president.

Vince Lloyd interviews both John F. Kennedy and LBJ from the President's box. Hubert Humphrey and Everett Dirksen are right behind JFK. Panoramic shots of the old (and now long gone) Griffith Stadium, with the National Anthem. JFK throws out the first ball, caught by Jungle Jim Rive...

WGN Channel 9 - Lead Off Man - "Opening Day With JFK" (Part 2, 1961)

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Here's Part 2 of an interesting piece of history - The beginning of the Lead-Off Man show on WGN Channel 9 on Opening Day 1961, White Sox At Washington, featuring an interview with the president.

Vince Lloyd interviews both John F. Kennedy and LBJ from the President's box. Hubert Humphrey and Everett Dirksen are right behind JFK. Panoramic shots of the old (and now long gone) Griffith Stadium, with the National Anthem. JFK throws out the first ball, caught by Jungle Jim Rive...

WGN Channel 9 - WGN Presents - "Wild in the Country" (Bumper, 1984)

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Here is a WGN Presents bumper for a showing of the Elvis movie "Wild in the Country" on WGN Channel 9. Features the famous long-running theme music of WGN Presents.

Voiceover by Bob Bell.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Saturday, January 7th 1984.

WGN Channel 9 - WGN Presents - "A Guide For The Married Man" (Ending, 1980)

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Here's the ending for a WGN Presents showing of "A Guide for the Married Man" on WGN Channel 9.

This version of the graphics was used for many years on WGN Channel 9 going back well into the seventies.

Not sure what the ending music is - anyone know?

Voiceover by Jerry Golden.

This aired on local Chicago TV on early Saturday, September 20th 1980.

WGN Channel 9 - WGN Presents - "The Maltese Falcon" (Opening, 1980)

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Here is the opening for the WGN Television Presents presentation of "The Maltese Falcon" [1941], starring Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Peter Lorre, and Sydney Greenstreet

Includes a WGN ID at the beginning. (voiceover for all by Carl Greyson)

This aired on local Chicago TV on Monday, May 19th 1980 at 11:00pm.

WGN Channel 9 - WGN Presents - "The Questor Tapes" (Opening, 1981)

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Here's the opening to the WGN Television Presents presentation of "The Questor Tapes" on WGN Channel 9. (also includes a partial WGN Station ID with an interesting baseball variation - touting their carrying of the Cubs and the newly re-acquired White Sox)

Station ID voiceover by Marty McNeeley. Movie opening voiceover by Bob Bell.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Wednesday, March 11th 1981 at 11pm.

WGN Channel 9 - WGN Friday Night Movie - "Fahrenheit 451" (Opening, 1983)

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Here is the opening of the WGN Friday Night Movie presentation of "Fahrenheit 451" on WGN Channel 9.

Also includes a WGN Globe Station ID at the beginning. Voiceover by Jack Taylor.

Check out the film hair that sticks around at the beginning of the movie. Reminds me of that one cartoon where the character plucks it off the screen during the middle of the action. :-)

This aired on local Chicago TV on Friday, January 7th 1983.

WGN Channel 9 - WGN Presents - "A Guide For The Married Man" (Bumper, 1980)

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Here's a bumper showing the very first version of the WGN Presents graphics! This version was used for many years on WGN Channel 9 going back well into the seventies.

This must have been a transitional period where they would alternate between the older WGN Presents graphics and the newer one, since we have seen that earlier in May of 1980 they were already using the new graphics at least in some cases.

WGN Channel 9 - G.I. Joe (Commercial Break #2, 1987)

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Here's another commercial break for an airing of G.I. Joe on WGN Channel 9. Quality's a little iffy, but this is the best I have right now. Includes:

G.I. Joe bumper
WGN-TV Tribune Broadcasting Company bumper
WGN Facts of Life promo
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe action figures
Laser Tag
Chicago Dental Society PSA with Willie Gault of the Chicago Bears
WGN-TV Chicagoland Calendar
G.I. Joe bumper

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