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WBKB Channel 7 (Station ID & Pre-Emption Notice, 1968)

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Here is a rare animated station ID for WBKB Channel 7 (which became WLS Channel 7 on October 7th 1968), with a promo for an appearance by Chicago-based jazz legend Ramsey Lewis on a midnight program that aired right after The Joey Bishop Show (not Chicago with Ronnie Barrett, which premiered in July of that year). Also included is a preemption notice for The Invaders (while the slide indicated the show was in color, this bumper is presented here in living black-and-white...

Way to Go! Special (Part 2, 1980)

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Here is Part 2 of the Field Communications produced Way to Go! Special - an hour long (compilation?) showcase of some special kids and what they do. Has a lot of nice little slices of late seventies life as a kid. :-) The tape was dated May of 1980. My contact says that only a few of these "Specials" were made. Like I said, I'm not sure if these were compilations of segments shown on the regular Way to Go program, or if they were specifically produced for these specials. I am pretty sure thi...

Way to Go! Special (Part 4, 1980)

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Here is Part 4 of the Field Communications produced Way to Go! Special - an hour long (compilation?) showcase of some special kids and what they do. Has a lot of nice little slices of late seventies life as a kid. :-) The tape was dated May of 1980. My contact says that only a few of these "Specials" were made. Like I said, I'm not sure if these were compilations of segments shown on the regular Way to Go program, or if they were specifically produced for these specials. I am pretty sure thi...

WTTW Channel 11 - Summerfest '79 (Pledge Break #1, 1979)

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Here's the first pledge break for Summerfest '79 on WTTW Channel 11. This segment features Cherie Mason and WCLR Radio personality Paul Brian; and, in a short film, Dick Orkin (by then famous for a series of radio ads he did with Bert Berdis) and a pre-fame Shelley Long. Includes:

Ending of segment with Charles Aznavour, with voiceover (by ??) teasing an upcoming appearance by Jane Olivor

Summerfest '79 video bumper

Start of pledge ...

WBBM Channel 2 - Seal of Good Practice, SSB, & Station Sign-Off (1981)

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Here's a more complete sign-off sequence from WBBM Channel 2 (as compared with this circa 1978 sign-off). Includes:

Station ID / promo for The Rockford Files for 4:00pm (voiceover by ??)

Television Code "Seal of Good Practice" notice (the same 1965 design variant as on this 1979 sign-on), followed by approximatel...

Way to Go! Special (Part 6, 1980)

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Here is Part 6 of the Field Communications produced Way to Go! Special - an hour long (compilation?) showcase of some special kids and what they do. Has a lot of nice little slices of late seventies life as a kid. :-) The tape was dated May of 1980. My contact says that only a few of these "Specials" were made. Like I said, I'm not sure if these were compilations of segments shown on the regular Way to Go program, or if they were specifically produced for these specials. I am pretty sure this...

WMBD Channel 31 - Nightmare Theater - "Werewolf of London" (Opening, 1961)

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Not from Chicago, but close enough for jazz - here's a rarity indeed for this era, the opening for an edition of Nightmare Theater on WMBD Channel 31 in Peoria, IL, hosted by Milton Budd from its 1958 debut into later in the '60's. Here, he is introducing this night's presentation of the 1935 horror film "Werewolf of London."

This was from a 16mm film print saved by a former employee of WMBD-TV.

"Welcome to tonight's meeting of the A.F. of L. (sinister...

Kaiser Broadcasting - "Doing Things in a Big Way" (Promotional Sales Film) (Part 2, 1968)

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This clip made possible by the donations from our generous group of "Fuzzketeers" during the Spring 2012 Tape Transfer Fundraiser.

Here's the second and final part of a neat promotional sales film from Kaiser Broadcasting Company which owned WFLD Channel 32 from 1973 to 1977. This 1968 film, dealt with the company's pre-WFLD early years in operation; at the time of this promo fil...

Way to Go! Special (Part 5, 1980)

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Here is Part 5 of the Field Communications produced Way to Go! Special - an hour long (compilation?) showcase of some special kids and what they do. Has a lot of nice little slices of late seventies life as a kid. :-) The tape was dated May of 1980. My contact says that only a few of these "Specials" were made. Like I said, I'm not sure if these were compilations of segments shown on the regular Way to Go program, or if they were specifically produced for these specials. I am pretty sure thi...