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WMAQ Channel 5 - Movie 5 (Ending, 1989)

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Here's the ending for the Movie 5 presentation on WMAQ Channel 5. (which I believe was the same sequence as the opening) You can see colored footage of old movies and stars such as Charlie Chaplin.

Wasn't this used as the opening for other movie shows in other cities? How old is it? (i.e., when did they first start using it?) Anyone know?

This aired on local Chicago TV early Saturday, January 14th 1989.

The ABC Summer Movie (Bumper, 1981)

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Here's a bumper for a rare ABC Movie show variation - The ABC Summer Movie. Same music as ABC Sunday Night Movie though. (70s version)

This aired on local Chicago TV on Wednesday, July 8th 1981. (29 Years Ago Today!)

WFLD Channel 32 - Drive-In Movie (Ending, 1984)

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Here is a clip of an end bumper for the WFLD Channel 32 Drive-In Movie. Announces the Son of Svengoolie movie "The Eye Creatures" coming up next. This dates to April 1984. With Jim Barton Announcing.

Theme music: "Alone at a Drive-In Movie" from the movie Grease (albeit sped up) - this movie show title and theme were also used in New York by sister-station WNEW (now WNYW) Channel 5.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Saturday, April 28th 1984....

ABC Tuesday Movie Of The Week (Bumper, 1981)

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Here's a bumper for the ABC Tuesday Movie of the Week.

They used this for a long time in the 70s, right? I'm surprised it was still being used as late as this airing. The movie, which ended after midnight, was "Three on a Date".

This aired on local Chicago TV early Wednesday, February 25th 1981.

32 Movie Club (Promo, 1984)

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Here's a promo for the Channel 32 Movie Club - where you get to choose which movie to watch! (Sounds like an early version of American Idol)

Jim Barton announcing.

This promo aired on local Chicago TV in February of 1984.

ABC Movie Special - "Star Tunnel" (Opening, 1982)

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Here is the terrific "Star Tunnel" version of the ABC Movie opening, which began in Fall of 1981. This is the "ABC Movie Special" version, although the same theme and graphics were used for "The ABC Sunday Night Movie".

Really got you hyped up to see a good flick! :-)

This aired on local Chicago TV on Friday, September 24th 1982.

WLS Channel 7 - Sunday Night Movie - "To Trap A Spy" (Brief Bumper Excerpts, 1978)

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Here are some very brief opening, ending, and bumper excerpts from the Sunday Night Movie airing of "To Trap A Spy" on WLS Channel 7 that I edited together. We can see it uses the same swirling-star motif as used on the 3:30 Movie and Late Night Movie shows of the period, but this one has a different title that can be briefly glimpsed at t...

CBS Special Movie (Bumper, 1984)

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Here's a bumper with music but no voiceover for the CBS Special Movie.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Wednesday, May 2nd 1984.

ABC Tuesday Movie Of The Week (Partial Ending, 1981)

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Here's a mostly complete ending to the ABC Tuesday Movie of the Week (before it got cut off early for a commercial, unfortunately)

They used this for a long time in the 70s, right? I'm surprised it was still being used as late as this airing. The movie, which ended after midnight, was "Three on a Date".

This aired on local Chicago TV early Wednesday, February 25th 1981.