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

Views: 2727

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: 1437

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)

WBBM Channel 2 - Rockford (Bumper Promo, 1981)

Views: 1766

Here's a quick bumper promo for tomorrow's episode (Wednesday, March 25th 1981) of "Rockford" (Syndicated title of "The Rockford Files") featuring special guest star Rita Moreno, on WBBM Channel 2 - at 4pm.

Voiceover by Jerry Harper.

Remember that musical riff in the background? I do. :-)

This aired on local Chicago TV on Tuesday, March 24th 1981.

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

Views: 4561

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: 1898

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: 2254

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)

NBC Network - "Elvis Has Left The Building" (Part 3, 1977)

Views: 2661

Here is Part 3 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 and David Brinkley reporting.

Features the NBC Special Report graphic at the end, an NBC network ID (voiceover by Howard Reig), and the beginning of a promo for a new series, "Big Hawaii", before the recording ends.

"Pressed on blue vinyl."

This aired on local Rockford, IL TV on ...

NBC News (ID, 1978)

Views: 2717

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 - Don Kirshner's Rock Concert (Commercial Break #2, 1978)

Views: 4029

Oops - one more Rockford leftover. (although we will probably have a part 2 of Rockford week in the future)

Here's the second commercial break from an episode of Don Kirshner's Rock Concert on WTVO Channel 17. Includes:

Ending of Moody Blues segment on Don Kirshner's Rock Concert.

Commercial: Edge gel - "Lets you shave closer than foams".

Commercial: Smitty perfume by Cody - "Smitty Did It."

Commercial: Coleco Amaze-A...